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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Fourth-year Trey Razanauskas, second from the right, gives an impassioned speech at the NCAA National Meet on Nov. 20, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.

The legacy of Trey Razanauskas

Yoshmar Pinal-Alfaro, Contributing Writer January 14, 2022

On Nov. 20, 2021, at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky, fourth-year Trey Razanauskas ran for a time of 24:25.7 on the 8K course, the fastest time ever run by a member of the Case...

Fourth-year Trey Razanauskas (54), finishes 45th in the nation at the 2021 NCAA Division III Championship, setting a new record for CWRU.

Season ends for cross country, opens for track & field

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor December 3, 2021

Cross Country Case Western Reserve University’s cross country teams concluded their seasons at the 2021 NCAA Division III Championship in Louisville, Kentucky.   The men’s team placed 19th out...

Fourth-year Trey Razanauskas (pictured) and third-year Jack Begley led the Spartans to a fifth place finish at the 2021 UAA Championships this past Saturday

Cross country teams bring in 5th place finishes at UAA Championships

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor November 5, 2021

With three total athletes finishing in the top five, both the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross-country teams earned fifth place at the 2021 UAA Championships hosted by the University...

David Hall, above, and the other men’s cross country runners decreased their points by 136 points together between their first kilometer and the last.

Men’s cross country finish 24th at NCAA Nationals

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor December 6, 2019

The place? E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The time? 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23. The conditions? Cold, wet and muddy. Standing at the starting line are seven runners, who,...

Athlete Spotlight: Trey Razanauskas

Athlete Spotlight: Trey Razanauskas

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor November 15, 2019

Trey Razanauskas transferred to Case Western Reserve University in 2018 and is now a third-year. He is one of two captains of the cross country team and is majoring in both economics and philosophy. He...

David Hall (left) and Jack Begley (right) power through their race.

Spartans take fourth, sixth at UAA Championships

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor November 8, 2019

For those unfamiliar with the UAA’s strong athletic reputation, at the moment, six of the eight member schools are ranked among the top 35 cross country teams in the country. The competition is fierce,...

Captain Trey Razanauskas crosses the finish line first of 339 runners, leading the team to an impressive finish.

Spartans conquer at inter-regional rumble

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor October 25, 2019

While much of campus traveled home for fall break, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams journeyed to the Inter-Regional Rumble, hosted by Oberlin College. This...

Spartans run personal bests at Oberlin

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor October 25, 2019

Racing against some of their toughest competition all year, the women’s cross country team finished an impressive seventh out of 32 teams this past weekend at Oberlin’s Inter-Regional Rumble. All six...

Spartans succeed despite sweltering heat

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor October 4, 2019

Sept. 28 marked the All-Ohio Cross Country Championships. This meet was a big deal, colleges and universities from across the buckeye state traveled to Cedarville to compete for glory and dominion over...

Mens cross country finished third at this years Calvin Invitational

Men’s Cross Country demonstrates depth while at Allegheny

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor September 20, 2019

Coming off an outstanding third-place finish at the Calvin Invitational, the Case Western Reserve University Men’s cross country team traveled to Allegheny College for the Allegheny Cross Country Classic...

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