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Softball swings away for another strong season

Softball swings away for another strong season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Last Season Record: 32-11 Last Season UAA Standing: 5-5, fourth in conference Last-Season Standing: fourth in Central Region Top UAA Rival: Washington University at St. Louis Top Rival: Trine University Returning Seniors: Abbey Filliez, Rebecca Molnar, Kristen Klemmer, Meghann McMahon ...

Spartan baseball looks to return to championship heights

Spartan baseball looks to return to championship heights

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Last Season Record: 24-15 Last Season UAA Standing: 4-4, tied for second in UAA (Rochester University) Last Season Standing: Ninth in Mid-Eastern Region Top UAA Rival: Emory University Top Rival: Marrietta University Returning Seniors: Eddie Abramson, Neal Krentz, Lee Penzarella,...

Young women’s tennis team looks to improve on last year’s success

Young women’s tennis team looks to improve on last year’s success

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Last Season Record: 13-7 Last Season UAA Standing: 2-1, Three team tie for second place (Carnegie Mellon, Washington) Rankings: 20th in Oracle/ITA Division III Women's Tennis National Rankings. Fourth in the Central Region Preseason Poll Top Rival: University of Chicago Returning Seniors:...

Men’s tennis adds six newcomers to successful program

Men’s tennis adds six newcomers to successful program

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

Last Season Record: 17-10 Last Season UAA Standing: 2-1, tied for second in UAA (Chicago and Washington University) Pre-Season Standing: 14th in Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Fall National Rankings. Fourth in the Central Region Rankings. Top Rival: Washington University...

CWRU Track and Field teams return to competition

CWRU Track and Field teams return to competition

Shounak Bose, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Top Finishes Women Last Season: 1st of 5, 2nd of 5, 2nd of 10, 3rd of 7 Top Finishes Men Last Season: 1st of 4, 2nd of 5, 3rd of 9, 4th of 12 Top Rival: Carnegie Mellon University Newcomers: 15 women, 9 men Last Season UAA Standing: 4th of 7 (men), 4th of 7 (women) Returning Seniors: 17 women,...

Swimming and Diving kick off-season this weekend

Swimming and Diving kick off-season this weekend

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

While most people think of autumn as the end of swimming season, when you are racing competitively, fall is just the beginning. Both the men’s and women’s Spartan Swimming & Diving squads kick off their 2015-2016 season, the sixth under head coach Doug Milliken, this weekend against cross town...

A stark look at the upcoming NFL season

Taylor Moran, Director of Business Operations

September 11, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

With the new NFL season kicking off this weekend, there are always interesting storylines across the league to pay attention to over the next 17 weeks. I’ve been a huge fan of football since 2008, the year before my team won the Super Bowl. What started off as a casual hobby slowly devolved into...

Volleyball looking to continue team success

Volleyball looking to continue team success

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

August 27, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With the majority of last year’s team still on board, Spartan women’s volleyball is looking forward to their upcoming season, which kicks off at home on Sept. 11 at the Marcia French Memorial Invitational. The team is made up of six rookies and 12 returnees, including five top hitters from last...

Football looking to jump back into success

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

As the campus community gets back into the swing of school, the football team prepares to tackle their tough Division III competition this season. For a program that won three straight UAA championships less than four years ago, the past year was an unforeseen struggle for Spartan football and head...

Spartans cross-country poised for a breakout season

Spartans cross-country poised for a breakout season

Veijay Raj, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Coming off top 10 finishes last season, Case Western Reserve University’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams look to move up the ladder in the NCAA DIII Great Lakes Region. Cross-country coaches Kathy Lanese and Mark Berton will likely continue to utilize a group running strategy with both teams...

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