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Wrestling makes history at UAA Championships

Wrestling makes history at UAA Championships

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

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 York University, their first team victory ever against a ranked opponent, but fell to No. 24 University o...

Wrestling dominates on Senior Day

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

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 Gavin Dersh-Fisher and Brian McNamara were recognized during the Senior Day matches for their...

Spartan wrestling sees midseason struggles

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

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. Third-year wrestlers Andrew Hoover, Alec Hoover and Isaac Collier won their matches in their respective...

Multiple CWRU wrestlers place in winter break action

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

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 ninth place at the Waynesburg Invitational. Third-year grapplers Jacob Frisch and Alec Hoover led CW...

Fourth-year wrestler driven by competitive nature

Fourth-year wrestler driven by competitive nature

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

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 All-American recognition. He decided during his second year of college to switch into polymer ...

Wrestling takes second in BW Invite

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has wrapped up its “first season,” according to Head Coach Danny Song, finishing second in the Baldwin Wallace University (BW) Invitational and tenth at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Invitational. The Spartans’ season is split by a month-l...

Wrestling takes the mats for a new year

Wrestling takes the mats for a new year

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

Head Coach Danny Song is once again at the helm of the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team, and the Spartans look to improve upon the progress of last year. According to Song, the team’s goal is to pick up where they left off at season’s end. The Spartans return nine wrestlers fro...

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...

Wrestling wraps up season

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team capped off its season at the NCAA Central Regional Championships with a 16th place finish (25.5 points) and two individual wrestlers placing in their respective weight class. Second-year wrestler Alec Hoover ended his season with a fifth place finish....

Crawling, trying to walk

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

It has been many, many years since the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has won a University Athletic Association (UAA) match. That streak continued last weekend. The team traveled to the University of Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 10 to test their wills against the hosts and New York University...

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