The Observer

Spartans bounce back on the road

Spartans bounce back on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women's basketball team snapped their six game losing streak with a win over Brandeis University 67-55. The Spartans fell to New York University (NYU) 83-72 before their triumph. Against NYU, the Spartans took the lead early on in the first quarter. A jumper by ...

Spartans’ struggles continue through Throwback Weekend

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Although most students were relieved to have two days off due to cold weather, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team’s rough schedule did not allow for any breaks. The Spartans dropped two games at home last weekend, finishing 60-54 against the University of Chicago and 81-62...

Athletic awards and recognition

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Swimming, Softball, Sports, Track and Field, Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming

CWRU women’s indoor track and field rank in top 25 for first time On Jan. 10, it was announced that the women’s indoor track and field team was ranked 25th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Computer Rankings. This is the first time the t...

Spartans fall to top UAA competition

Spartans fall to top UAA competition

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team fell to tough opponents this past weekend, including No. 19 University of Chicago 83-55, and the University of Washington in St. Louis (WashU), who holds a perfect 7-0 University Athletic Association (UAA) conference record. The Spartans still main...

Spartans split on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

“For every high, there is a low.” The adage rings true to the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team’s first University Athletic Association (UAA) road trip last weekend. The Spartans tied the program’s second-longest win streak with their win against Emory University, 71-...

Strong start to the new year

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team has started 2019 with five wins, highlighted by University Athletic Association (UAA) wins against Carnegie Mellon University (74-63), New York University (72-62) and a (67-64) nailbiter against Brandeis University, as well as an 86-76 win against...

Spartans four game win streak snapped

Spartans four game win streak snapped

David Chang, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

After opening the season 4-0, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season against Ohio Northern University, 71-57. Ohio Northern started hot in the first quarter, making four of seven threes while the Spartans failed to make any shots, miss...

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball started the season 4-0, winning against Allegheny College and Chatham University in the Greg Richards Tournament, topping Denison University 91-84 in overtime and defeating John Carroll University 79-65. With the addition of graduate student forwar...

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Kara Hageman is a graduate student and forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team. She retained a year of athletic eligibility due to a year-long injury in her fourth year but is back with a passion to succeed. She graduated with a degree in biomedical engineering and is c...

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Alicia Marie Gonzales is a third-year guard on the women’s basketball team. She has played basketball since the first grade and has continued to better herself at the sport despite suffering injuries. Off the court, she is an active member in Phi Mu, Theta Tau and the American Society of Civil Engi...

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