The Observer

Cross country teams run by competition

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016

It was hard to keep up with the Spartans’ cross country teams last weekend, and not just because they were running so fast. Both the men’s and women’s teams split into two and ran in two different races last Saturday at the Yellowjacket Invitational in Rochester, N.Y. and the Behrend Invitation...

Cross country kicks off season in style

Veijay Raj, Web Editor

September 9, 2016

On a cool morning this past Saturday, third-year students Danielle Kulpins and Sam Merriman bolted across the finish line to claim the top individual spots in condensed races. Despite typically running eight kilometer races throughout the season, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country ...

New faces going faster

Fourth-year runner Galen Caldwell pushing himself to the limit during a race last year.

Veijay Raj, Web Editor

September 2, 2016

Coming off top 10 finishes in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region, the women’s and men’s cross country teams have high expectations entering this season. Last season both teams were loaded with fourth-year students at the top. Head Coach Kathy Lanese will need strong improvement from the you...

Spartan cross country gears up for postseason

Viejay Raj, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2015

The men and women’s cross country teams are heading into their biggest meets of the season, starting with the University Athletic Association championships this weekend. The teams will then receive a two week break before national qualifiers. Much improved over last year, both teams look to push towards...

Caldwell, Spartans Cross Country Team Keeps Pace with D1 & D2 Teams

Viejay Raj, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2015

Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams placed 19th and 16th out of 47 at the 2015 All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championships this past Friday, Oct 2. The men’s team ran an 8K while the women’s team ran a 6K. Hosted by Cedarville University, the meet included schools...

CWRU cross country teams hold annual alumni run for charity

Shounak Bose, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015

Taking a break from their normal competitive schedule, the Case Western Reserve University Men and Women’s cross-country teams held their 10th annual Alumni Run for charity on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Squire Vallevue Farm. The Alumni Run is a friendly 5,000-meter race featuring the men and women’s...

Men and Women’s Cross-Country teams stumble, take fifth and seventh

Shounak Bose, Contributing Reporter

September 18, 2015

On a cool Saturday morning, Case Western Reserve University’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished fifth and seventh respectively out of twenty-five teams at the Calvin College Knight Invitational in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The men finished behind the home team Calvin, Ohio Northern Univ...

Spartan cross country crushes competition at Sudeck Stampede

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

September 11, 2015

With the late summer sun sitting low over the horizon, the Spartans lined up at the starting line. The men’s and women’s cross country squads played hosts as they kicked off their season this past weekend. The teams hosted both crosstown rival John Carroll University and Ursuline College in the...

Spartans cross-country poised for a breakout season

Spartan runners give it their all down the stretch last season. The Spartans will rely on a “next-man-up” mentality this season.

Veijay Raj, Contributing Reporter

August 28, 2015

Coming off top 10 finishes last season, Case Western Reserve University’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams look to move up the ladder in the NCAA DIII Great Lakes Region. Cross-country coaches Kathy Lanese and Mark Berton will likely continue to utilize a group running strategy with both teams...

A Beginning and an End

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

December 5, 2014

Kelsey Aamoth competed in her first NCAA Championship meet back on Nov. 22nd to bring Case Western Reserve University back to the national cross country stage. Aamoth placed 138th of the 280 runners, despite only finishing the 6K course a mere three minutes behind the leaders. She finished the course...

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