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Spartan track team squared up against CMU in the annual Battle for the Obelisk

January 30, 2020

This past weekend was the annual “Battle for the Obelisk” track event against Carnegie Mellon University. “The Duel,” as it is commonly known, is hosted by Case Western Reserve University, and...

First-year runner appreciates the structure and discipline the track team provides

First-year runner appreciates the structure and discipline the track team provides
December 6, 2019

Ellijah Fragnoli is a first-year member of Case Western Reserve University’s track team. He plans to major in biomedical engineering. What is your favorite part of being on the track team? Why?  My...

Track and field claim 12 titles at First-Annual CWRU Invitational

Jumper Samantha Kelts competes at DiSanto Field this past weekend. Kelts finished first in the long jump.
April 26, 2019

Like the gunshots that start every race, the Spartans went out with a bang at their only home outdoor track meet this season. The Case Western Reserve University track and field team competed at the...

Individual wins lead to team success for track and field

Second-year runner Olivia Battistoni competes in the 5,000-meter run at the Outdoor All-Ohio Championships.
April 19, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams traveled to Delaware, Ohio to compete at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships. The men’s and women’s competitions each had a total of 20...

Track and field continues success

The teamwork of the men’s track and field team earned them first place at the Marv Frye Invitational.
April 12, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University’s track and field teams again split to compete in two different meets last weekend. The throwers traveled to the Bob Kahn Invitational at Oberlin College, while the...

Track and field teams continue to break records

Track and field teams continue to break records
April 5, 2019

As the snow begins to melt and the weather begins to warm, the Spartans continue their blazing record breaking streak. The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams split and attended two...

Second-year jumper designs bridges

March 29, 2019

Luke Traverso is a second-year jumper on the Case Western Reserve University track team. Last indoor season, he topped his pole vault at 4.01 meters, and he is looking forward to building on that this...

Track and field teams win meet, Cassandra Laois breaks records again

March 29, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams both placed first out of 14 teams at the Amy Adams Memorial Invitational hosted by Muskingham University, located in New...

Track and field opens outdoor season, thrower breaks school record

Track and field opens outdoor season, thrower breaks school record
March 22, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University track and field team began its outdoor season last weekend at the Washington and Lee Track Carnival in Lexington, Virginia. The team combined to win five total events....

Laios sweeps throwing events at UAA Championships

Third-year Michael Hradesky competes in the men’s 4x400-meter relay, which placed fifth at the UAA Championships. Hradesky will compete in the 800-meter run this weekend at the ONU Polar Bear Last Chance Meet.
March 1, 2019

The Spartan track and field team competed at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship over the weekend. The event was hosted by Brandeis University. The Spartan women finished fifth, scoring...

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