The Observer

Spartan squads victorious in back to back meets

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 14, 2014

The men's and women’s swimming and diving squads combined for three victories last weekend. Both the men’s team and the women’s team had two dual meets this weekend, with their first meet against the College of Wooster on Friday and the second against Oberlin College on Saturday. Both sets of...

Spartans slip in first meet of season

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 31, 2014

The swimming and diving teams started their competition for the year over Fall Break with their first meet against archrival Carnegie Mellon University. It was sadly a slow start for both the men and women’s squad as the two teams lost to the Tartans. The women lost by a 183-115 point total and...

Swimming team shines in meet versus Ohio Northern

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2014

The Spartans had a very unusual meet this weekend against Ohio Northern, due to the bad weather raging across the state. Instead of the normal travel meet, the team stayed at home and had a virtual meet; in this meet, the Spartans swam in Veale, and sent their times in to the team over at Ohio Northern...

Dillione named two-time All-American in 100-, 200-yard butterfly

Junior captain Maggie Dillione picked up a pair of All-American laurels with a 12th place finish in the 200-yard butterfly and a 14th place finish in the 100-yard butterfly at the 2013 NCAA Championship.

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 29, 2013

Swimmer finishes 12th, 14th in first ever trip to national champinonship Case Western Reserve University junior captain Maggie Dillione returned from the 2013 NCAA Division III Championship a two-time All-American after a pair of top-16 finishes. The meet was held at the Conroe ISD Natatorium in Shena...

Spartans heat up, sink Polar Bears on Seniors’ Day

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 1, 2013

No. 22 men upset No. 19 ONU 118.5-100.5, women 175-123 The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams gave their seniors a winning sendoff as the Spartans swept visiting Ohio Northern University on Saturday at the Veale Natatorium. The women topped the Polar Bears 175-123, on the ...

All eight UAA teams in Director’s Cup top-65

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

January 18, 2013

With the final fall rankings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup having been released, the rest of the country is even more aware of what Case Western Reserve University and University Athletic Association student athletes have known all along: that the UAA is consistently the best...

Men win third straight Wooster Invite, women fourth

Men win third straight Wooster Invite, women fourth

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

December 7, 2012

Dillione resets school records in 100-, 200-yard butterfly The No. 13 nationally ranked Case Western Reserve University men’s swimming and diving team won its third straight annual College of Wooster Invitational. The men swam to the team title with 23 top five finishes, including 11 on the...

Spartans win inaugural Cleveland City Tournament

Spartans win inaugural Cleveland City Tournament

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 16, 2012

Swimmers knock out Yeomen 379-212 with 22 first places  The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams won the inaugural Cleveland City Tournament by defeating Oberlin College by a combined score of 379-212. The Spartans won 22 of the meet’s 32 events, including seven 1-2...

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...

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