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Spartans No. 25 after first set of Winter Championships in Directors Cup

courtesy Case Sports Information

March 23, 2012

One of the most successful fall athletics seasons in school history coupled with another solid campaign during the winter has earned Case Western Reserve University the No. 25 ranking in the first set of winter standings of the 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, announced today by...

Dukes heads to Wisconsin- La Crosse for NCAA Championship

Dukes heads to Wisconsin- La Crosse for NCAA Championship

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2012

Senior Isaac Dukes will be returning to the NCAA Division III wrestling championships to compete for the Case Western Reserve University men’s wrestling team. After a runner-up showing at the Midwest Regional Championships on Feb. 25, Dukes secured a wild card selection to compete in the 157 lb. we...

Host grapplers ninth at regionals

Host grapplers ninth at regionals

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

March 2, 2012

Dukes finishes second, Harter fourth Horsburgh Gymnasium has seen its fair share of quality wrestling competition this February. The biggest and best was saved for last with the Midwest regional championships, which were held last Saturday, Feb. 25. Ten teams from around the region brought their be...

Wrestling swept at Si Ostrach Meet

Wrestling swept at Si Ostrach Meet

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

February 24, 2012

The home contests continued for the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team when they hosted the annual Si Ostrach Meet on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Horsburgh Gymnasium. The event featured competition between CWRU, Thiel College, Muskingum University, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. Thiel...

Case finishes third, NYU crowned champion

Case finishes third, NYU crowned champion

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2012

Spartan grappler Cale Harter earns All-UAA honors at 285 lbs It may have been cold and windy out last Saturday, but the heat was on in Horsburgh Gymnasium, where Case Western Reserve University hosted the 2012 UAA Wrestling Championships. The event welcomed the New York University Violet and the U...

Case hosts Chicago, CMU as the UAA Championship comes to Cleveland

Case hosts Chicago, CMU as the UAA Championship comes to Cleveland

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

February 10, 2012

The February frenzy of Spartan athletics continues this month as Case Western Reserve University hosts the UAA Wrestling Championships on Saturday, Feb 11. The Spartans will host the Violets of New York University and the Maroons of the University of Chicago in Horsburgh Gymnasium to decide the conference...

Spartan Spotlight: Kurt Jensen

Spartan Spotlight: Kurt Jensen

February 3, 2012

Kurt Jensen is a senior on the men’s wresting team. Jensen is from Marshfield, Mass., and is majoring in systems engineering.   Ben Yavitt: Okay, Kurt, let’s start off. How long have you been wrestling? Kurt Jensen: Eight years. BY: I stopped wrestling eight years ago, when my brother starte...

Grapplers remain winless with loss to Mount Union

Grapplers remain winless with loss to Mount Union

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

January 27, 2012

Unlike most students, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has been busy training and competing all winter. After two tournament appearances in Florida and Pennsylvania over the break, the Spartans returned home to host the National Wrestling Coaches Association No. 16 Mount Union this...

Grapplers drop match against rival John Carroll, fall to 0-2

Grapplers drop match against rival John Carroll, fall to 0-2

compiled from staff reports

December 3, 2010

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team lost a dual match to local rival John Carroll University by a score of 32-13 on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center. The Spartans and the Blue Streaks clashed in eight matches on Tuesday night, but just one ended in a decision, as...

Spartans drop first dual meet against Baldwin-Wallace

Spartans drop first dual meet against Baldwin-Wallace

Ben Yavitt, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team opened up dual meet action last weekend by hosting the Yellow Jackets of Baldwin Wallace College. The Spartans lost 31-15 in one of only two home matches all season. Regardless of the score, head coach Bob Del Rosa was impressed with the performances...

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