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Spartans sweep opening weekend Cleveland City Tournament

Spartans sweep opening weekend Cleveland City Tournament

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 9, 2012

Men improve to 6-0, women to 3-3, to face Oberlin in championship The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams both swept the opening weekend of the Cleveland City Tournament last weekend at the Veale Natatorium. Competing against Division II foes Lake Erie College and Notre D...

Spartan Spotlight: Sara Tillie

Spartan Spotlight: Sara Tillie

November 9, 2012

Sara Tillie is a junior on the women’s swimming and diving team. Tillie is from Fallston, Md. and is majoring in medical anthropology and Asian studies.   Ben Yavitt: It is good to hear from you, Sara. How long have you been a swimmer? Sara Tillie: 15 years. BY: Impressive. I know I...

No. 6 men open season with 4-0 win, No. 16 women 1-3

No. 6 men open season with 4-0 win, No. 16 women 1-3

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 2, 2012

The Case Western Reserve University men’s swimming and diving team continued its rise into the national spotlight over the past few years as the team opened the 2012-13 season with a 4-0 win at the University Athletic Association Invitational hosted by the University of Rochester. The women’s swimming...

Spartan Spotlight: Chris Emr

September 21, 2012

Chris Emr is a senior on the men’s swimming and diving team. Emr is from Rockville, MD and is studying engineering physics.   Peter Cooke: Chris, welcome to the Spartan Spotlight. Let’s go ahead and get started, how long have you been swimming? Chris Emr: I’ve been swimming now for ...

This year in Spartan sports

Peter Cooke and Shinichi Inoue

April 27, 2012

The past year was marked with seasons of record breaking performances all across the athletic spectrum. The men’s soccer team woke up and became a juggernaut under All-American striker Vinny Bell. Bell shattered the program record for goals by 11. The men’s counterparts on the pitch may not have...

Swimmers break three records at Last Chance Meet

Swimmers break three records at Last Chance Meet

compiled from staff reports

March 2, 2012

Looking to hit records and qualifying marks, select members of the Case Western Reserve University swimming & diving teams competed at the Midwest Invitational Last Chance Meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25, at Myers-McLoraine Pool at the University of Chicago. Two school records were broken...

Men finish 3rd, women 7th at UAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Men finish 3rd, women 7th at UAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 24, 2012

Men match best finish ever as Milliken, Wylam, and Johnson win Men’s Coaching Staff of the Year The final heat of the men’s 400-yard free relay, comprised of freshmen Eric Haufler and Caleb Allen and sophomores Heath Hudgins and Gus Bailey, touched the wall in fourth place, and the crowd in the...

Unequaled Athletic Association

Unequaled Athletic Association

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 17, 2012

The University Athletic Association has long been touted by its athletes and coaches as one of the top conferences in just about every sport in which it competes. Some may disagree, but when the UAA swimming and diving championship comes to Cleveland and the Veale Natatorium Feb. 15-18, it will be an...

Rochester leads UAA Championship after day one

Rochester leads UAA Championship after day one

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 17, 2012

After day one of the University Athletic Association swimming and diving championships on Wednesday, Feb. 15, the University of Rochester women lead thanks to their depth of divers. Sara Spielman, Rachel deLahunta, Meg Braun, and Joanna Wallace all placed in the top eight for the Yellowjackets, who sc...

UAA Swimming and Diving Championships come to Cleveland

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 17, 2012

Emory University continues to be the cream of the crop of the UAA: the women come off their second straight national championship and the men are fixed firmly in third in the College Swimming Coaches Association of America top 25, behind perennial top two Kenyon University and Denison University. However,...

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