The Observer

Athletic awards and recognition

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

CWRU women’s indoor track and field rank in top 25 for first time On Jan. 10, it was announced that the women’s indoor track and field team was ranked 25th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Computer Rankings. This is the first time the t...

Spartan swimming sinks in New York

The CWRU swimming and diving teams competed at SUNY-Geneseo over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. Unable to secure a win, both men's and women's teams hold a 5-2 record for dual meets.

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams both lost to State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY-Geneseo) on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past weekend. The meet was pushed back from Saturday, Jan. 19 due to the dangerous winter weather’s effect on travel time. Both the men...

Swimming and diving takes first to end semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams are starting the new semester on a high note. The Spartans ended last semester at the College of Wooster Invitational, coming in first out of the 11 competing universities. The team swept the board, racking up enough points to launch them into...

Sports briefs

In their first meet of the indoor season, the men's and women's track and field teams secured first place at the Sixth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic. The Spartans return to action Dec. 7 and 8 at the Kent State Golden Gala.

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

Indoor track and field The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams both took home first place finishes at the Sixth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic on Dec. 1. Third-year athlete Dominic Oddo paced the men’s team with a first place finish in the ...

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...

Case Athletics Briefs

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 26, 2018

Swimming and diving teams open season with win The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams began the 2018-2019 campaign against John Carroll University. Both teams won, with the women winning by a score of 216-80, and the men 153-147. For the women, fourth-yea...

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...

Spartans make waves at NCAAs

Men's and women's swimming sent a contigent of six swimmers to compete in the NCAA Division III championships. The women sent a record of five swimmers, which was the most CWRU has sent since 2003.

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018

Six members of the Case Western Reserve University men's and women's swimming and diving teams traveled to Indianapolis last week for the 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by the Indiana Sports Corporation and Franklin College at the Indiana University-Purdue University...

Baseball, softball make appearances in top 25

Sanjay Annigeri and Andrew Ford

March 23, 2018

Baseball and softball rank in top 25 The Case Western Reserve University baseball and softball teams placed in the Division III top 25 rankings, with the men appearing at No. 18 and the women appearing at No. 22. This was the first time the baseball team was ranked in the top 25 since 2015 when t...

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