The Observer

Fink beyond the possible

Fink beyond the possible

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


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

What do LeBron James and first-year goalkeeper Charlie Fink have in common? They are both from Akron, Ohio and are heroes for Cleveland sports teams. In the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team’s second-ever visit to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Championships, Fink made the game-...

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


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

The No. 19 Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team is hosting the sectional round of the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17. The Spartans will face No. 10 Kenyon College in the opener on Friday at 5 p.m. while No. 4 Calvin College will play Penn State Be...

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


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

Although the temperature recently has dropped to about 40 degrees, the Spartans’ determination to go far in the NCAA Championship tournament remains ablazing. Donning their long sleeves, the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated Keystone College 3-1 in the first round and then ...

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...

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 ...

Men’s soccer shines during Senior Weekend, upsets top-ranked Chicago

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team amassed their best weekend this season on Oct. 12-14, with two victories against University Athletic Association (UAA) opponents. The team edged out Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) in a tight 1-0 match and took down the then-No. 1...

Spartans’ win streak ends in first home UAA game

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated Hiram College 3-1, but dropped the first home University Athletic Association conference game against New York University (NYU), 0-3. The match against Hiram got off to a fast start with both teams immediately trading shots. Second-...

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Climate change seems to have struck the Spartans, as the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team has had a blistering hot season. The team tied in their first University Athletic Association match-up against Brandeis University after defeating No. 7 Kenyon College 3-0 at home this past ...

Nicholas Bertrand: For the love of the game

Nicholas Bertrand: For the love of the game

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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

Nicholas Bertrand is a third-year defenseman for the CWRU men’s soccer team. While he grew up playing many different sports, his love for soccer persisted. Throughout his extensive career, two games standout in particular: one good, one bad. As a biomedical engineering major, he hopes to use his degree ...

Ice water in their veins

Ice water in their veins

David Chang, Sports Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated two formidable teams, who both made the NCAA Division III tournament last year, in No. 22 Capital University 1-0 and John Carroll University 2-1 last week. In the first half against the Blue Streaks of John Carroll, both teams traded...

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