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Women’s basketball beats #7 NYU to cap throwback weekend

Women’s Basketball picked up second UAA win this weekend and look to build to bigger success.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016

The weekend of Feb. 5 to Feb. 7, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team got to play two games in Adelbert Gymnasium. It was Throwback Weekend, and that meant it was time to break out the bright yellow Mather College jerseys in homage to the past. The weekend did not start off...

Men’s basketball wins and loses on smallest of margins

The Spartans split the weekend at home, beating Brandies but then falling to NYU.

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team had Throwback Weekend, with the team wearing the historic Western Reserve University's basketball uniforms against Brandeis University on Feb. 5 and Case Institute of Technology uniforms against New York University on Feb. 7. The Spartans went...

Women’s basketball looks to win in second crack at UAA rivals

Jessica McCoy drives around her defender in a game earlier this season. McCoy and the Spartans return home to take on Brandies and NYU for Throwback Weekend.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University Women’s Basketball team played two conference games on the road, dropping both games by close margins. “I'm extremely proud of how the team has come together,” said third-year student and guard Jessica McCoy. “We've had our setbacks,...

Men’s basketball snaps skid, looks to round two on Throwback Weekend

Colin Zucker drives toward the basket earlier this season. The Spartans split their games last weekend against tough UAA opponents and look to take advantage of their home court this weekend.

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Basketball team picked up an important win this week, ending a four game losing streak. The team split the weekend, winning at Brandeis University and losing against New York University. The team is now 9-9 on the season and is 2-5 in the University Athletic...

Basketball woes continue through snow

Amanda Germer faces off against a Washington University defender.

Evan Rose, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015

The Spartans’ losing streak continued over the weekend, stretching to eight after away losses to New York University (NYU) and Brandeis University. They fell to 7-15 overall and 1-10 in the University Athletic Association. The team lost to 11th-ranked NYU 69-52 on Friday at the Jerome S. Coles Sports...

On the verge

Jordan Dean guards a Washington University player in a lost at home. Last weekend, the team split their roadtrip at NYU and Brandeis.

Andrew Hodowanec, Contributing Reporter

February 20, 2015

The Spartans split last weekend going 1-1, first seeing their losing streak extend to three on Friday as they fell to the New York University (NYU) Violets 94-73. Despite four Spartans scoring double digits, including a standout 18-point performance by senior guard Julien Person, the men were unable...

Women’s basketball headed in the right direction

Jessica McCoy dribbles the ball into the Spartan’s offensive half.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

January 23, 2015

The women’s basketball team found their footing to climb back to .500 on Sunday, two days after dropping a heartbreaking upset bid of the visiting New York University squad. The women’s squad has had their share of ups and downs this season, but back-to-back strong showings this weekend seem to...

Volleyball battles to victory in home finale


JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 17, 2014

The Spartans rode the roar of the home crowd to victory Tuesday night. After a weekend off following the first of two UAA round robins, the Spartans returned to the court to win a hard fought battle against Hiram College. The match was the Spartans’ last this season in Horsburgh Gymnasium. The...

Up and down week proves Spartan’s mettle

Taylor Fletcher, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

In the past three games, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team experience typifies what draws so many people to competition and sport. CWRU was able to start with a 1-0 win on Thursday in their final home non-conference game against Kenyon. However, their seven-game unbeaten streak...

So close

JP. O’Hagan

October 10, 2014

The Case Western Reserve soccer team was mere minutes from subduing the fourth best team in the nation last Saturday. The Spartans battled the Brandeis Judges in the kickoff of the University Athletic Association conference play of the year for two halves and two minutes short of two full extra times...

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