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Swimming and diving wraps up winning semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams have made a splash so far this season. Both the women’s and men’s teams have won five out of their six meets in the current season. Most recently, the teams swept a quad meet at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. The...

Strong early start for swimming, diving

The men's and women's swimming and diving teams have started the season with two wins in their first three meets. They aim to continue that success in their next meet at University of Rochester.

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

After their first three meets, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each stand at 2-1 after a loss to Carnegie Mellon University and victories over John Carroll University and Oberlin College. Against Carnegie Mellon, the men’s team lost by a score of 206...

Second-year swimmer finds his poker face

Second-year swimmer Jonathan Liu has developed a love for poker since coming to campus. He has also taught himself how to play piano in his free time.

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018

Jonathan Liu is a second-year swimmer who swims the breast and butterfly strokes. He loves swimming for the friendships he has formed through the sport and the time management it requires, which keeps him more organized. Although he was an avid video game player in high school, he has found a new ho...

Spartan swimming end season with 33rd place national finish

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2016

Last Saturday, Case Western Reserve University men’s swimming and diving team finished its season in North Carolina at the 2016 NCAA Division III Championships. The five competitors made history for the Spartans’ improving program, entering record books and concluding the season on a strong point. At...

Swimming and diving fall at championships

The Spartans struggled at the UAA but show plenty of promise for the future.

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

Last week Case Western Reserve University’s swimming and diving teams competed at the University Athletic Association Conference Championships in Webster, New York. In the eight-team competition, the men finished sixth and the women finished seventh among the best Division III teams in the country....

Swimming and diving prepares for postseason

Spartans are competing this week in the UAA Championships and have prepared for well for the challenge.

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Last weekend, the Spartans wrapped up the regular season swimming at the Midwest Invitational held by the University of Chicago. Case Western Reserve University was without their top swimmers, only sending four women and two men to compete in the small invitational. Due to the small rosters, the women...

Spartans triumphant in senior day meet

Spartans triumphant in senior day meet

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

Last Saturday, Jan. 31, here at Case Western Reserve University, the women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams dominated Baldwin Wallace University. Neither team has lost since their second meet of the season as the men moved to 10-1-0 and the women moved to 10-1-1. The women defeated Baldwin...

Swimming and diving to return home after hot streak

A Spartan swimmer looks up to see the race results. The results have been good as the Spartans continue to win on the road.

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016

Case Western Reserve University’s men and women’s swimming and diving teams fared well at Ohio Northern University this past weekend. Both teams handily defeated Ohio Northern University. In addition, the women tied a tough Division II team in Hillsdale College. Regarding the draw with Hillsdale,...

Swimming and diving carries dominance into second half

The Spartans returned to the pool with wins for both the men’s and women’s squads.

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016

The men and women’s swimming and diving teams started off the second season with a bang, defeating Allegheny handily. Impressed by the team’s victory, Coach Doug Milliken said, “It was a total team effort. The team is incredibly tired and broken down from hard training.” Both teams have lost...

Swimming and diving looks to carry momentum into second half

The Spartans return to competition this weekend as the number 18th men's team and 23rd women’s team in the country.

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2016

Returning from a strong first half of the season, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams look to continue their success in a tougher second semester schedule. With only one loss in eight dual meets this season, both teams ranked in the top 25 in NCAA Division III swimming prior to the new...

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