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Second-year swimmer excited for new season

Second-year swimmer excited for new season
November 22, 2019

Kate Ptashnik is a second-year distance free swimmer on the Case Western Reserve University swim team. With the season still young, she looks to improve on a stellar first year that featured an 18:21.88...

The team comes first for second-year soccer player

Christina Hickinson
November 8, 2019

Christina Hickson is a second-year forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. In just 10 games this season, she has recorded 16 points, including six goals and four assists....

First-year soccer player off to a blistering start

First-year soccer player off to a blistering start
November 1, 2019

Aniya Hartzler is a first-year forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. In just her first year, she is already off to an amazing start, scoring five goals and racking up four...

Second-year tennis player cherishes the great times

August 23, 2019

Eliza Georgiades is a second-year tennis player on the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team. Georgiades gained valuable experience as a first-year player, even while going 4-9 in single...

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player
April 12, 2019

This week the Athlete Spotlight is focusing on second-year club soccer player Naomi Kane, rather than a varsity athlete. She has played soccer ever since she can remember and loves spending time with others...

Second-year goalkeeper inspired by CWRU community

April 5, 2019

Andrew Engelmeyer is a second-year goalkeeper on the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team. Last season, he saw action in three games allowing one goal with four saves. He continues to grow...

Second-year jumper designs bridges

March 29, 2019

Luke Traverso is a second-year jumper on the Case Western Reserve University track team. Last indoor season, he topped his pole vault at 4.01 meters, and he is looking forward to building on that this...

Second-year runner sprinting into spring season

March 22, 2019

Eric Rachita is a distance runner on both the Case Western Reserve University cross country and track teams. Last track season, he achieved personal records of 2:07.47 in the 800-meter run and a 15:50.94...

Fourth-year swimmer finishes season with a bang

February 22, 2019

Renee Decker is a fourth-year student and a freestyle/backstroke swimmer on the Case Western Reserve University women’s swim team. Recently, at the University Athletic Association Championships, her...

First-year swimmer remembers the “sweet” moments

First-year swimmer remembers the “sweet” moments
February 15, 2019

Daniella Rupert is a first-year student and freestyle swimmer on the Case Western Reserve University’s women’s swim team. In just her first year swimming at the collegiate level, she has already earned...

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