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Wrestling gains momentum ahead of UAA Championships

Spartans storm the mat and earn victories against Defiance College and Penn State Behrend.
February 13, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans won both their dual matches this past weekend at the Horsburgh Gymnasium, competing against Defiance College and Penn State Behrend. Before this weekend, the...

Spartan wrestling team gains momentum at Si Ostrach Meet

Spartan wrestling team gains momentum at Si Ostrach Meet
January 30, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans’ wrestling team hosted the Si Ostrach Meet this past Saturday, Jan. 25 and found moderate success, winning two of their four dual matches. The meet started...

Recent matches prepare the Spartan wrestling team to host the Si Ostrach Meet

After starting out strong, the Spartans' meet on Jan. 15 turned into a mixed bag. Naji Saker
January 23, 2020

This past week marked a somewhat difficult stretch for the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team. On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Spartans held their Senior Night, where the team honored fourth-years...

Spartan wrestling rallies to beat Thiel

Brandon Barton sizes up his opponent as the Spartans gain revenge for last year’s loss against Thiel College
January 17, 2020

Last Wednesday, Jan. 8, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team snapped their 5-meet losing streak in a thrilling 27-24 home win against the Thiel College Tomcats.  The Spartans opened their...

Wrestling faces early tests

The Spartan wrestlers began their season with two tough matches against JCU and CSU.
November 22, 2019

The mats have been rolled out for another season of Spartan wrestling as Head Coach Danny Song leads the Case Western Reserve University wrestling squad into the 2019-2020 campaign.  “We want to...

Wrestling makes history at UAA Championships

First-year wrestler Adam Kates takes on an opponent. Kates earned the title of UAA Rookie of the Year as well as an All-UAA honor last weekend at the UAA Championships.
February 15, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team competed on Feb. 9 at home in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. En route to a second place finish, the Spartans beat No. 17 New...

Wrestling dominates on Senior Day

February 8, 2019

The fourth-year wrestlers from Case Western Reserve University ended their careers in Horsburgh Gymnasium in style, leading the team to three dual match victories on Saturday, Feb. 2. Fourth-year grapplers...

Spartan wrestling sees midseason struggles

February 1, 2019

In their recent matches, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has not seen the results they have desired. On Thursday, Jan. 17 the Spartans lost to Adrian College in a dual match, 25-12....

Multiple CWRU wrestlers place in winter break action

January 18, 2019

After a month-long break, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team returned to competition in early January, partaking in three contests before the start of classes. They began 2019 by taking...

Fourth-year wrestler driven by competitive nature

Fourth-year wrestler and polymer science and engineering major Gavin Dersh-Fisher. In addition to wrestling, he enjoys spending time outside, backpacking and hiking.
December 7, 2018

Gavin Dersh-Fisher is a fourth-year student and wrestler on the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team. Last season, he earned a 21-13 record along with National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar...

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