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Volleyball looking to continue team success

Spartans set up the front line for a kill last season. The Spartan’s veteran hitters are returning for a run at a UAA championship.

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

August 28, 2015

With the majority of last year’s team still on board, Spartan women’s volleyball is looking forward to their upcoming season, which kicks off at home on Sept. 11 at the Marcia French Memorial Invitational. The team is made up of six rookies and 12 returnees, including five top hitters from last...

Men’s volleyball concludes season in Pennsylvania tournament

Men’s Volleyball players compete earlier this season.

Noah Santon, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2015

The Case Volleyball Club men’s team competed in the Pennsylvania-Ohio Volleyball League Championships this past weekend. Coming off a perfect 9-0 season of conference play, our Spartan men landed a first seed for the pool play on Saturday. After making a two-hour voyage to the courts in the morning,...

Intramural volleyball gears up for playoffs

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

With the regular season fully in the rearview mirror, the intramural volleyball playoffs are well under way. Only one team in each league will be left standing when it’s all said and done. Who will those teams be? Let’s recap the playoffs so far. In the Co-Rec League, Delt/Theta outlasted PiKapp/Tri...

Intramural volleyball check in

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014

Intramural volleyball season is well underway, with the playoffs in sight. Here’s a quick breakdown of recent games from each league on campus. In the Co-Rec league, the first game of the week saw the Netter’s Setters beat the Macroballs. PASSoma defeated PiKapp/Tri Sigma in two sets, with final...

The top 10 moments in CWRU 2014 fall sports

The top 10 moments  in CWRU 2014 fall sports

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 21, 2014

Here are all of the top moments from CWRU's sports last fall.

Spartans finish season with pair of victories

The CWRU volleyball squad huddles prior to the start of a new set. The team 

finished their season over the weekend with a fifth place finish in the UAA.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 14, 2014

The Spartans finished off their season with a pair of victories to claim the fifth place spot in the University Athletic Association Championship Tournament on Friday. The Spartans were seeded fourth in the tournament held in Pittsburgh, but fell to the fifth-seeded University of Chicago in four...

Spartans unable to capitalize on UAA success

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 31, 2014

The Case Western Volleyball team returned from an excellent showing at second UAA round robin tournament to drop both local games, losing to Oberlin University and Heidelberg University last week. The Spartans won three of their four matches in the UAA tournament opening with a pair of victories...

Volleyball battles to victory in home finale


JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 17, 2014

The Spartans rode the roar of the home crowd to victory Tuesday night. After a weekend off following the first of two UAA round robins, the Spartans returned to the court to win a hard fought battle against Hiram College. The match was the Spartans’ last this season in Horsburgh Gymnasium. The...

Spartans struggle in UAA play

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 10, 2014

The University Athletic Association does volleyball conference play through two sets of Round Robin Tournaments. The first tournament for the 2014 season took place this weekend as the Spartans matched up against tournament host Emory University, archrival Carnegie Mellon and Rochester University over...

Spartans sweep second straight

Volleyball team prepares for game last week agianst John Carroll, Spartans had second straight sweep Wednesday night agianst Baldwin Wallace.

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

It was a spectacular night for the Spartans’ volleyball team, as they proceeded to sweep their set against white hot Baldwin Wallace University at Ursprung Gymnasium. The sweep was to the tune of 25-19, 25-15 and 25-16 final scores, ending a hot streak that saw the Yellow Jackets win five of their...

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