The Observer

Pinning down the opposition

The Spartans wrestling team looks to improve under Head Coach Danny Song after he led a very young team in his first year at the helm.

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 11, 2016

It’s not too often an athlete in their first season wins a conference title, but that’s exactly what happened on the Spartans’ wrestling team last season. Then first-year student Brian McNamara won the University Athletic Association (UAA) heavyweight title for Case Western Reserve University. McN...

Wrestling falls at UAA Tournament

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016

they competed in their final two dual meets of the season. The Case Western Reserve University squad took on University Athletic Association (UAA) rivals the University of Chicago Maroons and the New York University Violets in Chicago at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship. The...

Spartan wrestling notches first win of season

Nick Lees pins his opponent this weekend during the Si Ostrach Meet. Lees earned UAA Wrestler of the week in the Spartans first win of season.

JP. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016

Perhaps it was a case of home court advantage, maybe it was luck. More likely it was the hard work of the Spartans finally coming to long overdue fruition. The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team notched their first head-to-head win of the season as they bested Muskingum University at the...

Wrestling heads home

The Spartans will host their only home meet of the season this weekend.

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

January 22, 2016

The Spartans finished in the middle of the pack in the first tournament back for the Case Western Reserve University wrestling squad. The Spartans rode the success of four wrestlers to their eighth place finish in the Will Abele Invitational. The tournament was won by University of Wisconsin-Eau...

Wrestling team looks to put first one in win column

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

January 15, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team struggled as they ended 2015 and took time to regroup over break. The Spartans competed in their first matchup of the new year on Wednesday with a dual meet against number 19 in Division II, Ashland University, and will return to the mat in the Will...

Young wrestling team struggles to find footing

The Spartans struggled to open the season dropping all four matches.

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

December 4, 2015

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team remains winless as they enter their third week of competition. The Spartans took part in the Comet Duals hosted by Olivet College back on Saturday, Nov. 21, dropping all head to head matches. Despite the disappointing start to the season the Spartans...

CWRU Wrestling team returns to the mat under new head coach

The CWRU wrestling team returns to the mat this week.

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

November 20, 2015

Last season record: 6-10 overall in head to head Tournament places: 8 of 10, 9 of 12, 25 of 32, and 18 of 18 Last Season University Athletic Association (UAA) Standing: 3rd place Top Rival: University of Chicago Maroons Returning players: 11 Newcomers: 7 Season kickoff: Wednesday, Nov. 18, Away...

Spartans host meet named after famous CWRU professor

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

February 27, 2015

The Spartan wrestlers had a strong season last year.

Spartans to host UAA Championship

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

February 13, 2015

The Spartans are will return to the mat this weekend to face off against their conference competition. Case Western Reserve University is hosting the University Athletic Association (UAA) Wrestling Championship on Saturday, Feb. 14 in Horsburgh Gymnasium. The UAA only has three member schools...

Spartan wrestlers win on the road

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

January 30, 2015

The Spartans continued their winning ways this past weekend as they won their second straight dual meet, after dropping three straight as part of the Budd Whitehill National Duals. The Spartans travelled this past weekend to face off against Washington & Jefferson College. The Spartans faced tough...

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