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Wrestlers end season at regional meet

Wrestlers end season at regional meet

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 3
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

A young and inexperienced team met its match at the regional meet, though season-long improvements were still found. The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team finished 18th out of 19 teams at the NCAA Division III Mideast Championships. The Spartans faced tough competition at the meet, but couldn’t...

Wrestlers drop both matches at conference meet

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 17
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Despite the team dropping both of its matches in dual play, one Spartan wrestler was named to the all-conference team after the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships on Feb. 12. Case Western Reserve University lost to the University of Chicago 29-12 and No. 13 New York University (NYU) 36...

Wrestlers rise together

Wrestlers rise together

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wrestling

It’s 6 a.m. on a Saturday morning in the beginning of February. There’s snow covering the ground, and the Weather application says it feels less than 10 degrees. The campus is deserted. The late night revelers have just gone to bed, but the early risers have not awoken. Despite the desolation, the...

Bad day on the mats

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 3
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The Spartans had a tough time at the Pete Willson Invitational, with only four members of the wrestling team notching wins, and none earning more than one. The team finished 31st out of the 34 schools participating in the meet, accumulating 7.5 points. The poor results are perhaps explained by th...

Down to the last point

Down to the last point

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
January 27
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Two years ago, the NCAA instituted tiebreaking criteria for dual wrestling meets beyond the three they had before. Though the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team did not need the new criteria, they came pretty close. The hosting Spartans suffered a heartbreaking loss to Waynesburg Universit...

Wrestling through the winter

Wrestling through the winter

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
January 20
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wrestling

While many Case Western Reserve University students recuperated at home during the long break, members of the wrestling team fought hard in four competitions. They started out by taking part in the Waynesburg Invitational on Jan. 7, then they hosted Otterbein University for a dual meet on Jan. 11, nex...

Dersh-Fisher leads improving wrestlers at Findlay

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
December 2
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Facing another tough slate of competition, the Spartan wrestling team did not have a single member place at the Findlay Open on Nov. 19. However quite a few Case Western Reserve University student-athletes turned in solid performances at the team’s second meet of the season. Head Coach Danny Son...

Four fourths for fighting wrestlers

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 18
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

During the summer months, wrestling mats are stored away, waiting for the leaves to begin to fall. As players work on conditioning at the gym, the mats just sit rolled up like burritos. The Spartans’ varsity wrestling team finally rolled out those mats and began their season by hosting the Ohio Inter...

Pinning down the opposition

Pinning down the opposition

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 11
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

It’s not too often an athlete in their first season wins a conference title, but that’s exactly what happened on the Spartans’ wrestling team last season. Then first-year student Brian McNamara won the University Athletic Association (UAA) heavyweight title for Case Western Reserve University. McN...

Wrestling falls at UAA Tournament

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor
February 19
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

they competed in their final two dual meets of the season. The Case Western Reserve University squad took on University Athletic Association (UAA) rivals the University of Chicago Maroons and the New York University Violets in Chicago at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship. The...

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