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Spartan women return to the hardwood

Spartan women return to the hardwood

Wade Hopper, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University squad pulled out a 61-56 win on Tuesday against the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets. The Spartans rallied late, ending the game on a 10-4 run and improving their record to 2-1 on the season. The Spartans started slow, unable to get their inside shots to fall, and...

Women’s basketball loses two straight on the road

Women’s basketball loses two straight on the road

Stephen Wong, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2014


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

The road provided no comfort for the Spartans’ women basketball team as they lost both of their games over the weekend to Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Chicago. Playing away from the comfortable confines of Horsburgh Gym is never easy for the Spartans, but this road trip...

Spartans break losing streak in dominant fashion

Spartans break losing streak in dominant fashion

Stephen Wong, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014


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

The Spartans found their way home and back on the winning side of things this weekend against the University of Rochester and Emory University. With their wins on Friday and Sunday in Horsburgh Gymnasium, the Spartans snapped an eight game losing streak and find themselves currently sitting at 9-13 overall...

Spartans fall to last place in UAA

Spartans fall to last place in UAA

Stephen Wong, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans seemingly experienced déjà vu on their road trip to the East Coast as they once again dropped two close games to the same opponents in Brandeis University and New York University. With the losses of the weekend, the ladies drop to 7-13 on the season, 1-8 in UAA and are now sporting an...

Mooney shines despite two losses

Stephen Wong, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

With another weekend, came another pair of tough losses for the Spartans in addition to the news of junior captain Berit Eppard suffering an ACL tear that ends her season. Although the team dropped another two games, coach Jennifer Reimer said, “Overall, we felt it was a good weekend, but disappointing...

Women’s basketball drops two games despite strong effort

Women’s basketball drops two games despite strong effort

Stephen Wong, Contributing Reporter

January 31, 2014


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

The Spartans dropped below .500 to 7-9 overall and 1-4 in UAA play this weekend after losing two games to two difficult opponents: Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Chicago. Despite the two losses, head coach Jennifer Reimer believed that the games were not complete losses, “Our...

Spartans continue to struggle versus UAA

Stephen Wong, Contributing Reporter

January 28, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

With the University of Chicago Maroons visiting on Sunday, the Spartans had the difficult task of stopping a team riding a two game win streak and a three game stretch where they had averaged 91 points. Following a big loss to Washington University, the Spartans’ Brooke Orcutt came ready to play, sc...

Women’s basketball suffers back-to-back losses in second week on conference play

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

January 23, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans will have to make up some ground in their conference season as the women dropped two straight games over the weekend versus the University of Rochester and Emory University. The team’s overall record now sits at 7-7, 1-2 within the University Athletic Association conference. The ladies...

Spartans continue UAA slide with second loss

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

January 22, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team fell against nationally ranked Emory University on Sunday. The team was unable to get much going offensively, losing to the strong team 52-76. Compared to the successful showing last weekend, the Spartans had only one player hit double figures in scoring as Laura Mummey sc...

Women fall to 1-1 after heartbreaking loss

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

January 22, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartan women’s basketball team lost their second University Athletics Association game versus the University of Rochester. The team made a strong showing, switching leads with the Yellowjackets before falling behind with a score of 53-55 to end the game. The Spartans started strong, leading Roche...

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