The Observer

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Alicia Marie Gonzales is a third-year guard on the women’s basketball team. She has played basketball since the first grade and has continued to better herself at the sport despite suffering injuries. Off the court, she is an active member in Phi Mu, Theta Tau and the American Society of Civil Engi...

Spartans look past loss toward NCAA berth

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University soccer team dropped its final game against Carnegie Mellon University 3-1, finishing the season with a solid 14-3-1 record, and a 4-2-1 University Athletic Association record, finishing second for the conference. The Spartans looked to take control of the pace early, with seco...

Strong early start for swimming, diving

Strong early start for swimming, diving

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

After their first three meets, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each stand at 2-1 after a loss to Carnegie Mellon University and victories over John Carroll University and Oberlin College. Against Carnegie Mellon, the men’s team lost by a score of 206...

Volleyball ends season hoping for more in 2019

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

At the beginning of the season, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team had high expectations. They were coming off a solid season a year ago and only graduated one player while returning all of their crucial pieces. After 32 matches, the Spartans fell short of expectations. However, label...

CWRU wins over Waynesburg

CWRU wins over Waynesburg

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University football team defeated Waynesburg University 41-17 at home on DiSanto Field last Saturday, Nov. 3. Waynesburg kicked off the game with a 33-yard field goal in just over five minutes of game time, but the Spartans came right back with their own field goal from first-...

Women’s soccer ends season with heartbreaker

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team ended their season on a down note, suffering a 2-1 defeat at Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday, Nov. 3. Carnegie Mellon started off the scoring in the match with an early goal in the 10th minute by fourth-year forward Kaily Bruch. T...

Spartans win on the road

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team hit the road on Saturday, Oct. 27, to defeat Bethany College, 34-3. Spartan first-year kicker Robertson Albrecht kicked the game off to a strong start with a 24-yard field goal in the first quarter. The Bethany College Bison couldn’t manage...

Injuries plague volleyball team

Injuries plague volleyball team

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Injuries have plagued the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team’s season. Earlier in the year, one of their top attackers, third-year outside hitter Brianna Lemon, went down with a foot injury and is out for the year. Last season, second-year outside hitter Fabiola Torres tore her ACL an...

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team notched another 2-0 weekend record. They beat No. 9 University of Rochester in a tight 3-2 overtime thriller and had a 3-0 blowout against Emory University. The Spartans started off hot against Rochester as third-year forward Zachary Senft ...

Women’s soccer suffers two close defeats

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Last week, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team fought hard and persevered on the road against their University Athletic Association (UAA) rivals, University of Rochester and Emory University. But, ultimately they suffered setbacks with consecutive 2-1 defeats on Friday, Oct. 26...

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