The Observer

Women’s tennis starts fall season against tough competition

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team started their season at the Oberlin Invitational last weekend, winning several singles and doubles matches over the two days of competition. The women’s team ended last season as a top-15 team in Division III and seek to maintain their rep...

Men’s tennis storm the court in season openers

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team battled through bad weather to take four of the five brackets in the Kenyon Invitational doubles’ competition. The six Spartan doubles teams combined to win 26 of their 29 matches over the course of two days. Third-year student Anthony Kanam and second-...

Softball finishes tied for fifth after magical run last spring

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

August 24, 2018

In case you missed it after leaving campus last semester, the Case Western University softball team achieved a historic feat in May by placing sixth at the NCAA National Tournament. Here is a recap of the run. Greatness can be hard to define, but is easily recognizable. The Case Western Reser...

Transfer pitcher tears up batters, builds up relationships

Second-year pitcher Ilissa Hamilton has performed exceptionally well on the mound for the softball team with a 3.30 ERA.

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018

"Strike, you’re out!" Another batter retired, another strikeout recorded for second-year pitcher Ilissa Hamilton. As she stands atop the mound, Hamilton reads the batter and takes advice from her catcher for the next pitch. Every throw matters for Hamilton, as she whizzes fastballs passed batters an...

Men’s tennis wins both matches on senior day

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018

The No. 18 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team won both games on Senior Day against New York University (NYU), 7-2, and Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU), 6-3, at home. The Spartans boast a 15-9 record, winning six out of the last seven games heading into University Athletic Association...

Baseball clinches UAA conference championship

Baseball clinches UAA conference championship

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018

The No. 12 Case Western Reserve University baseball team split a four-game series at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) to clinch a share of the University Athletic Association (UAA) championship. They can claim sole ownership of the position, as long as Emory University does not sweep New Y...

Celebrating a memorable class

Softball gifted its departing fourth-year players with a UAA-home victory over Washington University in St. Louis, with each of the graduating players playing their hearts out.

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018

Emotions were high, but the Case Western Reserve University softball team still managed to secure a series win against Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) on Senior Weekend for the Spartans. On April 20 and 21, CWRU hosted WashU and celebrated four fourth-year players who showed extreme dedic...

Track and Field perform well at meet, women’s tennis seeded at No. 5 in UAA championship

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018

Track and Field place in top at Sparky Adams Invitational The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams competed in the Sparky Adams Invitational, hosted by Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. The women’s team finished third with a score of 104.5 points, while the men’s tea...

Track and field performs well at All-Ohio Outdoor Championships

Andrew Ford and Sanjay Annigeri

April 20, 2018

Track & Field The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams had great performances at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships in Delaware, Ohio on April 14. Leading the women was fourth-year runner Danielle Kulpins, who set a school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:40.17. ...

Tennis hitting stride going into conference championships

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

The No. 16 Case Western Reserve University women's tennis team beat Division II Walsh University 7-2 last Thursday in North Canton, Ohio. The win improved the Spartans to 13-3 on the season with the win, while Walsh dropped to 10-8 this year. CWRU has won 10 of its last 11 matches. Since the S...

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