The Observer

Five women’s soccer players recognized on Senior Day

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017

“Playing soccer at Case [Western Reserve University] was truly one of the best experiences of my life and I will never forget my time here… This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and there is no place I would preferred to do it at,” said fourth-year career defensive back and co-team captain...

Spartans dominate last half of final match

Fourth-year veteran defenseman Jack Rademacher searches for a teammate, so he can pass the ball.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017

The Spartans ended on a high note against the Tartans, giving a bitter season a sweet finale. Case Western Reserve University hosted their biggest rival, the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans, on Senior Night, Nov. 4, on DiSanto Field this past weekend. As the teams gathered, all the players...

Women’s soccer reverses their fortunes

Third-year midfielder and forward Melanie Kukura goes around a flabbergasted defender.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff reporter

November 3, 2017

Once the women’s soccer team allowed three goals in the second half against the University of Rochester, they vowed to never let an opposing team score so quickly, so fast. Head Coach Tiffany Crooks described her team as being very resilient and that quality was displayed at home against Emory Un...

Losing streak gets snapped

Battling the cold, second-year midfielder Brian Woo looks upfield for a teammate.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017

Just as Halloween marks the end of October, and just as the season is coming to its end, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans snapped their four game losing streak this past week at home against Emory University. In the past week, Case Western Reserve University hosted two teams on DiSanto...

Spartans strike, but fall short to top team

Midfielder and forward Maximillian Klemm attempts to keep a ball in bounds during a match at DiSanto Field.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017

Over fall break, the Case Western Reserve University’s men’s soccer team took on 10th ranked North Park University at home. Because of a mishap late in the game, the Spartans failed to break North Park’s thirteen-game winning streak, ultimately dropping the game 3-2. However, the two goals ...

excELLEnce

Midfielder and forward Melanie Kukura attempts to navigate around a defender earlier this season.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017

Fourth-year midfielder Elle Zadina has scored six goals this season for the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. Half of those six came in the team’s 3-1 victory over Oberlin College on Saturday, Oct. 21, as her hat trick led the Spartans to a late season, non-conference win. ...

Women’s soccer loses twice to top teams

The women’s soccer team took on the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the country, losing both conferece matches.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017

Washington University clinches game with seconds left but Chicago gains early

Kim Possible

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017

A crime-fighting superheroine was spotted on DiSanto Field last week. She slashed through her enemies, taking them out one by one in the process, knowing that her name told it all. In the process, she saved her school and team from being in harm's way, leading to her being bestowed with the prestigious h...

Men’s soccer records undefeated week

Second-year midfielder Marques Manta chases the ball during a game earlier this season.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017

We are now two-thirds of the way through the soccer season, and the Case Western Reserve University men’s team sits on a 5-5-2 record after taking their first road win of the season this past week. The week opened with a game against Oberlin College here at DiSanto Field. The beginning of the ma...

Spartans stuck in a corner

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017

The day was breezy, and some shots were beautiful, but nothing about this game was easy. Case Western Reserve University took on their first University Athletic Association (UAA) rival of the season— the No. 15 Brandeis University Judges. The Judges arrived at DiSanto Field as the Spartans were comin...

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