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Two Spartans earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors

Cassandra Laios and Andrew Ibibo earned UAA Athlete of the Week honors as the track and field teams competed at the W&L Track Carnival.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017

Two Spartans were awarded University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week honors after strong performances at the Washington and Lee University (W&L) Track Carnival. For Case Western Reserve University, both men and women track and field team members won events at the outdoor season op...

Track and Field teams seeing double

There were many firsts for the track and field team at the UAA Indoor Championship meet. Temi Omilabu, who took second in the weight throw, helped the Spartans sweep medal stand at the event.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017

The Spartans earned two top five team finishes at the two-day University Athletic Association (UAA) Indoor Championships this past weekend at Brandeis University. The women’s squad fought for fourth place out of seven and the men earned fifth place out of seven teams. Washington University in St. Lo...

Track and field turns in outstanding performance

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017

The Spartan men took first and the women took second in this year’s Greater Cleveland Colleges Meet. During the spectacular day, Case Western Reserve University fourth-year students Joe Ledger and Nathaniel Wahner broke school records as they gave everything that had at the meet. The Spartan women ...

Spartans run strong two days in a row

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017

The Spartans competed in two days of events this weekend, with a list of top-five finishes from both days. On Friday, Feb. 10, Case Western Reserve University’s swimming and diving team traveled to Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio to compete against 12 other schools. The day after, the Spa...

Wahner wins three times

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017

The Spartans did exceptionally well this weekend in Ada, Ohio. Case Western Reserve University’s track and field teams took a pair of top-five finishes in the 15 team meet at Ohio Northern University (ONU). The men’s team finished in third, while the women’s team took fifth place. ONU’s women...

Tartans outrun Spartans, take the Obelisk

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2017

The Spartans fell to their rival, the Tartans, at the 9th annual Battle for the Obelisk. The Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans, Case Western Reserve University’s arch rival in the University Athletic Association, won the day 147-125 after combining both the men’s and women’s scores. CMU also ...

Track and Field shine at the SPIRE Invitational

Nico Ericksen-Deriso sprints to connect with a teammate during a relay earlier in the season. The Spartans take on Carnegie Mellon University in the Ninth Annual Battle for the Obelisk.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2017

Both the Spartan men and women performed well this past weekend at the SPIRE Invitational in Geneva, Ohio. A school record was broken, the Case Western Reserve University men took third place out of 12 teams and the women took seventh out of 13. The event, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University, was the firs...

Running and jumping into the new year

Running and jumping into the new year

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017

 The Spartans invaded Kent State University for a track and field meet at the beginning of December. Case Western Reserve University had participants in a large variety of events throughout the two-day meet. The first day had far fewer Spartans participate than the second, but both days saw Spartans plac...

Spartans dominate top three

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2016

The Spartans shined in the Fourth Annual Case Western Reserve University Spartan Holiday Classic, totalling a large sum of top three performances. Of these top-three performances, CWRU had four first-place finishes. Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams earned top three performances f...

Ready in the blocks

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

December 2, 2016

Though the forecast for Dec. 3 is cold and possibly rainy, there is going to be a track and field meet held on campus. The frigid temperatures won’t stop any runners, as the event is going to be held inside the Veale Athletic, Convocation and Recreation Center. The Case Western Reserve University trac...

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