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Women’s basketball struggles in back to back tournaments

Women’s basketball struggles in back to back tournaments

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Since you last heard from them, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team has played four games. The Spartans struggled in their two tournaments, dropping three of the four matchups. However, the team remained competitive in all games with a points margin in their favor as they outscored...

Women’s Basketball drops first two games of season

Women’s Basketball drops first two games of season

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team got their season underway this past weekend. The Spartans made the trip to Denison University to face off against the Big Red. Denison is an experienced team with a lot of talent, including a d3hoops.com preseason All-American in Jordan...

Women’s basketball looks to rebound from last season

Women’s basketball looks to rebound from last season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Last season record: 9-16 overall Last Season University Athletic Association (UAA) Standing: 3-11, Tied for 7th place Top Rival: Carnegie Mellon University Tartans Returning players: 5 Newcomers: 7 Season kickoff: Friday, Nov. 13, Away at Denison University, 6 p.m. Home Ope...

Skid stopped

Skid stopped

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 27, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Hard work and persistence pays off. The Spartans, after dropping handfuls of close games as part of their nine-game losing skid, finally broke through by defeating Rochester in the capping game of this year’s Throwback Weekend. The weekend started in heartbreak for the Spartans, however, as they...

Celebrate throwback weekend tonight and Sunday

Celebrate throwback weekend tonight and Sunday

Julia Bianco, News Editor

February 20, 2015


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

This weekend the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s basketball teams are going to be hosting the 10th Annual Throwback Weekend in the Adelbert Gymnasium. The women will play Emory University at 6 p.m. on Feb. 20, while the men will play Emory the same day at 8 p.m. Then, on Feb....

Basketball woes continue through snow

Basketball woes continue through snow

Evan Rose, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans’ losing streak continued over the weekend, stretching to eight after away losses to New York University (NYU) and Brandeis University. They fell to 7-15 overall and 1-10 in the University Athletic Association. The team lost to 11th-ranked NYU 69-52 on Friday at the Jerome S. Coles Sports...

Women’s basketball struggles on the road

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans are still looking for answers. The women’s basketball squad has struggled on the road the past two weekends, dropping four straight games of University Athletic Association play. This past weekend, the Spartans faced off against Washington University at St. Louis and the University...

Spartans drop back-to-back heartbreakers

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans lost both matchups this weekend by a combined point total of four points. The Case Western Reserve University squad went out on the road this weekend and battled the Emory Eagles and the Rochester Yellowjackets to within seconds of victory. The pair of losses set the Spartans at 1-4...

Women’s basketball headed in the right direction

Women’s basketball headed in the right direction

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

January 23, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team found their footing to climb back to .500 on Sunday, two days after dropping a heartbreaking upset bid of the visiting New York University squad. The women’s squad has had their share of ups and downs this season, but back-to-back strong showings this weekend seem to...

Women’s basketball wins two in a row

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

December 5, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans have strung together two in a row to jump to 4-2 on the young season. Right before Thanksgiving, the Spartan women dropped a close game to Kenyon College by a score of 51-47. The Spartans were led by sophomore guard Jessica McCoy, who put up 13 points and helped facilitate the offense...

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