The Observer

Several Spartans earn All-Ohio honors

Track and field earns multiple All-Ohio honors and many athletes set school records.

Eddie Kerekes, Director of Web and Multimedia

February 16, 2018

Competing at the 2018 All-Ohio Indoor Championships on Feb. 10, 13 Spartans earned All-Ohio honors by finishing in at least third place in their event. Multiple Case Western Reserve University track and field athletes broke school records in Westerville, Ohio. Fourth-year thrower Cassandra Laios finished...

Track and field lose to Tartans in close dual meet

Despite strong efforts from a plethora of team members, the CWRU track and field teams lost a close dual meet to archrival Carnegie Mellon University.

Eddie Kerekes, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 2, 2018

The whole track and field team surrounded the high jump mat, holding their collective breath as their teammate ran toward the bar. When he finally fell to the ground, the team exhaled. Unfortunately for Case Western Reserve University, their jumpers came up a bit short. Archrival Carnegie Mellon University...

Track finishes second, wrestler earns honors

Eddie Kerekes, Director of Web & Multimedia

January 26, 2018

Women’s track and field places second, men’s team finishes third at SPIRE Invitational The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams competed at the SPIRE Invitational in Geneva, Ohio on Saturday, Jan. 20. The women’s team scored 90 points and finished in second place out of 12 tea...

Track and field starts season with solid performance

Fourth-year veteran sprinter Ben Zelkin runs past his opponent during the meet.

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

December 8, 2017

In their first indoor competition of the season, the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams turned in a solid performance at the Fifth Annual Spartan Holiday Classic on Dec. 2 at Horsburgh Gymnasium. The men’s team finished first out of six teams with 124 points, and the women’s team...

Cross country opens season with run at farm

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 8, 2017

The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams opened their season with the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede held at the Squire Vallevue Farm on Sept. 1. The women’s team finished first out of the four teams running the four kilometer race by scoring 28 points, while the men’s team finished...


Third-year thrower Cassandra Laios (top) and fourth-year sprinter Nathaniel Wahner (bottom) won a combined seven University Athletic Association titles for the track and field team.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017

The 2017 University Athletic Association (UAA) Track and Field Championships witnessed incredible feats from seven teams, including the Spartans. The Spartan men and women both had UAA Champions, and both performed spectacularly. Case Western Reserve University’s men earned third place overall, ...

All-Ohio Championships preview conference meet

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter

April 21, 2017

The All-Ohio Championships on Saturday, April 15 showcased a strong Spartan team just before the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. Earlier in the week, third-year student Sam Merriman broke the school record in the 5,000-meter run at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Invi...

Track and field shines at two invitationals

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017

The Spartans took part in two meets in one day this past weekend, and managed to perform well in both. Case Western Reserve University’s men’s team took second and fourth place overall in the two meets, and the women’s team took third and fourth. The first meet, the Marv Frye Invitational, ...

Another great day for Spartans’ track and field

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017

The Spartans dominated the 17-team Centre Invitational in Danville, Kentucky on Saturday, April 1. The Spartan men took first place overall and ended the day with 10 top-three finishes during the meet, and the Spartan women took fourth place overall and secured six top-three finishes during the meet. Th...

Track and field wins big at Muskingum

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017

The Spartan men came in first and the Spartan women came in third overall during the Amy Adams Memorial Invitational hosted by Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio this past weekend. Case Western Reserve University’s runners and throwers shined in just about every event over the weekend. For ...

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