The Observer

Late goal sinks Spartans

Second-year midfielder Josh Wargo, the hero in the Spartans last match, dribbles down the sideline in search of a goal.

Kevin Smith, Social Media Editor

October 7, 2016

After an impressive win against No. 2-ranked Kenyon College last week, a victory that made school men’s soccer history, the Spartans dropped their first University Athletic Association (UAA) match against the New York University Violets. They fall below .500 again with a record of 4-5-1. The first...

Scoring in Bunches

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team continued their hot start to the season on Sept. 10, defeating Allegheny College 3-1 at home. The win brought the Spartans to a sterling 3-0-1 record on the season as conference play approaches. In their fifth game of the season, the Spartans suf...

Soccer team uses stoppage time in Brazil

The Spartans Men’s Soccer team traveled to Brazil over Spring Break giving them both a relaxing break and an international soccer  experience.

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team embarked on an once-in-a-lifetime trip to Brazil over spring break this year. The team played matches against the U20 clubs of three Brazilian teams; Vasco de Gama, Botafogo and Barra da Tijuca FC. In addition to the matches, the team went sightseeing...

Women’s soccer ends season with a loss but several UAA honors

Marley Praprost battles for the ball earlier this season. The women’s soccer team ended their season with a loss to Carnegie Mellon last weekend.

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

November 13, 2015

Women’s soccer played their final game of the season at home last Saturday, Nov. 7 against Carnegie Mellon’s (CMU) team, which is ranked fifth in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The game made it into double overtime before CMU found the back of the net and delivered the striking blow to...

Men’s soccer finishes season strong with a win against Carnegie Mellon

Jacob Grindel clears a ball earlier this season. Grindel was one of five Spartans who earned UAA honors.

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

November 13, 2015

Spartan men’s soccer marked up another win with their defeat of arch-rival Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on Nov. 7, as they posted a 1-0 final score in their last game of the 2015 season. With 13 wins and a second place finish in the University Athletic Association (UAA) standings, the Spartans...

Spartans roar back to sit atop UAA: Men’s Soccer bests two conference opponents

The Spartans rebounded from a rough week with two stellar wins.

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2015

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team got back on track last week, notching two wins against Emory University and University of Rochester. The Spartans rebounded after a tough previous week that saw them tie 1-1 at Oberlin College and lose 2-1 against Brandeis University. In the...

Spartan men’s soccer dominates Wilmington heading into UAA play

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team keeps rolling, picking up another win against Wilmington College with a final score of 1-0. The team is now an impressive 8-1, and has yet to lose in regulation this year. The Spartans have been recognized for their outstanding level of play...

Spartan mens soccer move to 6-1 with a win over Ohio Northern University

The Spartans jumped up to 7-1 with a big win over Wooster Wednesday night.

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2015

Playing at home on DiSanto Field last Saturday, Sept. 19, Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team picked up a fourth straight win against Ohio Northern University behind the strength of a shutout. Regarding his team’s recent success, Head Coach Brandon Bianco said, “We’ve really tried...

Spartan women’s soccer battles to draw in weekend game

CWRU defender Elle Zadina fights for possession against a Thomas More forward. The Spartans battled the  #8 Saints to a scoreless draw this weekend.

Noah Crowley, Contributing Reporter

September 11, 2015

The Case Western Reserve University’s women’s soccer team took on Thomas More College’s women’s soccer team in a neck-and-neck battle that ended in a dramatic double-overtime tie. Senior Makenzie Best led the Spartans with three shots during the game, but could not come up with any scores. Junior...

Men’s Soccer nets five in season opening win over Mt. Union

The Spartans found the back of the net five times against Mount Union Tuesday night. The Spartans’ home opener is Saturday afternoon.

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

September 4, 2015

Case Western Reserve men’s soccer started their 2015 season off on a high note, with a 5-0 win versus the University of Mount Union in a Sept. 1 away game. “We worked all last spring and this preseason on our shape and movement when we have the ball,” said Head Coach Brandon Bianco of the win. The...

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