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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

First-year diver Abigail Wilkov becomes the first CWRU diver ever to earn First Team All-American honors after finishing seventh in the NCAA Division III Championships last Saturday.

Three Spartans shine at NCAA DIII Swimming & Diving Championships

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor March 25, 2022

From March 16-19, three Spartans on the swimming and diving teams represented Case Western Reserve University at the 2022 NCAA Division III Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana. First-year Abigail Wilkov...

Second-year Ethan Chuang (left) and third-year Ally Halsdorfer (right) were among some to achieve NCAA B cut times, totaling five for CWRU.

Swimming & diving shines at UAA championships, earn 6th place

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 18, 2022

From Feb. 9-12, the Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams competed at the UAA Championships in Atlanta, Georgia and brought home sixth place finishes overall and multiple NCAA “B”...

Graduate guard Mitch Predergast recorded a career-high 28 points against Brandeis to tie the programs record of 18 wins in a season.

Men’s basketball wins 17th game, matches program record against Brandeis

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 18, 2022

Last Friday, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team had the opportunity to match the program record for wins against New York University. However, the Spartans couldn’t surmount...

Third-year Maria Pritchett (pictured) competes in the Magnus Cup Invitational at Cleveland State University, joining a record-breaking lineup.

Swimming, diving and wrestling teams earn mixed finishes

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor December 3, 2021

Swimming & Diving The Case Western Reserve University swimming teams delivered multiple standout performances at the Magnus Cup Invitational at Cleveland State University (CSU). For the men’s...

The CWRU mens and womens swim teams dove into the season opener with victories against Ohio Wesleyan

Swimming and diving sweep season opener against Ohio Wesleyan

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor October 29, 2021

Case Western Reserve University’s swimming and diving athletes have been raring for competition after more than a year and a half of nothing. They finally got that opportunity last Saturday on the road...

CWRU’s men’s and women’s swimming teams celebrated their senior classes with wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter February 6, 2020

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming teams both celebrated their senior class by hosting Baldwin Wallace University. Both teams earned a victory, with the...

Men’s and women’s swimming teams earn dominant wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter January 30, 2020

The men’s and women’s swimming teams both prevailed this weekend against Ohio Northern University. Additionally, the women’s team defeated Hillsdale College. The women’s team beat Ohio Northern...

Second-year swimmer excited for new season

Second-year swimmer excited for new season

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter November 22, 2019

Kate Ptashnik is a second-year distance free swimmer on the Case Western Reserve University swim team. With the season still young, she looks to improve on a stellar first year that featured an 18:21.88...

Spartan swimmers break two relay records

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor March 1, 2019

Over the weekend, a portion of the Spartan swim team traveled to the University of Chicago to compete at the Midwest Invitational. The women finished third after totaling 435.5 points, and the men earned...

Fourth-year swimmer finishes season with a bang

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter February 22, 2019

Renee Decker is a fourth-year student and a freestyle/backstroke swimmer on the Case Western Reserve University women’s swim team. Recently, at the University Athletic Association Championships, her...

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