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Spartans sweep

Spartans sweep

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams placed first at the Wooster Invitational this past weekend. This three day invitational followed up strong performances by both teams at Grove City College, as the team is beginning to fire on all cylinders. With the win, the men’s team won their sev...

Swimming Finds its Groove at Grove City

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Before the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams went home to feast on turkey and stuffing, they feasted on the competition at Grove City College on Saturday, Nov. 19, in a quad meet. The Case Western Reserve University men swept the competition while the women went 2-1. The Spartan men de...

Swim and dive kicks past competition

Swim and dive kicks past competition

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories

With wins over the College of Wooster and Oberlin College, the Spartans’ men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both went undefeated in their two meets this past weekend. The men’s team’s two wins brought their record to 3-2 on the season while the women’s team’s two wins brought them ...

Swimming suffers setback with Saturday split

Swimming suffers setback with Saturday split

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams competed in a tri-meet on Saturday, Oct. 29, against Allegheny College and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). The men’s team split the doubleheader by beating Allegheny but falling to CMU. They beat Allegheny by a score of 196-97 while they...

Swimming teams dive into new season

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Head Coach Doug Milliken was very pleased with the way his team came out and competed in the first meet, even if it was not at full strength. “Our women’s team came out strong and our depth showed pretty well,” said Milliken. “Our men’s team came out and swam pretty well but we have some in...

Taekman: Division III sports: no glory, no problem

Sarah Taekman, Columnist

September 30, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Competitive swimming is less of a sport and more of a lifestyle. It’s not terribly hard to discern the dedication the sport takes, even from an outsider’s standpoint: early morning dryland and weight-lifting, the actual afternoon swimming and the lingering scent of chlorine around the athletes ...

Spartan swimming end season with 33rd place national finish

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2016


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

Last Saturday, Case Western Reserve University men’s swimming and diving team finished its season in North Carolina at the 2016 NCAA Division III Championships. The five competitors made history for the Spartans’ improving program, entering record books and concluding the season on a strong point. At...

Swimming and diving fall at championships

Swimming and diving fall at championships

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

Last week Case Western Reserve University’s swimming and diving teams competed at the University Athletic Association Conference Championships in Webster, New York. In the eight-team competition, the men finished sixth and the women finished seventh among the best Division III teams in the country....

Swimming and diving prepares for postseason

Swimming and diving prepares for postseason

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

Last weekend, the Spartans wrapped up the regular season swimming at the Midwest Invitational held by the University of Chicago. Case Western Reserve University was without their top swimmers, only sending four women and two men to compete in the small invitational. Due to the small rosters, the women...

Spartans triumphant in senior day meet

Spartans triumphant in senior day meet

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

Last Saturday, Jan. 31, here at Case Western Reserve University, the women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams dominated Baldwin Wallace University. Neither team has lost since their second meet of the season as the men moved to 10-1-0 and the women moved to 10-1-1. The women defeated Baldwin...

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