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Successful season comes to a close

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
November 11
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The season is over, and the Spartans surpassed their 20-win goal for the year. Though the Case Western Reserve University women’s volleyball team may have stumbled during their final weekend of the year, the season remains one to be proud of. Next year seems extremely promising as the team looks ahe...

A clean sweep

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
November 4
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans played two matches and won six straight sets last weekend in Wooster, Ohio. They played two teams, one from Denison University and one from the College of Wooster. Case Western Reserve University seemed impossible to defeat as the games went on, leaving both opponents scrambling for answer...

Tough weekend in Pittsburgh

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
October 7
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans went to Pittsburgh for a round robin tournament and met their match this weekend. The team came out of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin with a win and two losses and learned much from the experience. Fourth-year outside hitter Marian Barton fought with her hardest and sec...

Spartans, without rhythm, lose twice

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
September 30
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans could not seem to get into a rhythm this week, and fate was not kind. The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team played two matches this past week and won only a single set. A devastating loss at the hands of the Baldwin Wallace University (BW) Yellow Jackets was followed by a sting...

Bitter loss fuels Spartans for weekend

Bitter loss fuels Spartans for weekend

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
September 23
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

A nail-biting match brought the bitter taste of defeat into the Spartans’ mouths, and they responded with unmatched ferocity. The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team fought through a tough match against the Mount Union University Purple Raiders on Sept. 14, and they came away with their f...

Five Games, Five Victories

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
September 16
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans achieved the amazing feat of five victories in five games played this week. Their first home game of the season was Sept. 7, against John Carroll University, and that was followed by four more home games at the Marcia French Tournament. The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team show...

Spartans volleyball completes the trifecta

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
September 9
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans were hoping for a winning weekend, and they came out undefeated with three wins to start out the year. The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team opened the season this past Friday in Bexley, Ohio against the Capital University Crusaders at the Capital/Otterbein Invitational....

Volleyball full of optimism after record setting year

Volleyball full of optimism after record setting year

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
September 2
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans Women’s Volleyball team put up their best record since the start of the millennium last season. Their historic season included the team’s second ever trip to the NCAA tournament and their first ever tournament victory. In 2015, they won 25 games and lost only ...

Volleyball completes historic season at national tournament

Volleyball completes historic season at national tournament

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter
November 20
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

In a small central Pennsylvanian town with a population barely over 7,000, history was made by the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team. The Spartans won their first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament match in the history of the school by defeating the University of...

Volleyball makes national tournament after finishing third in conference

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter
November 13
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For just the second time in the history of the Case Western Reserve University volleyball program, the team is playing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championship tournament. The Spartans will face the University of Mary Washington in the first round on Friday, Nov. 13 on the...

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