The Observer

Softball struggles in opening weekend

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 26, 2016

The Spartans’ big bats show promise, but the squad was unable to overcome their opponents this weekend as the team dropped three of their first four games. The Case Western Reserve University softball team combined for 24 runs in their first four games of the season, facing off in a pair of doubleheaders...

Softball swings away for another strong season

Spartans look to follow up last years great season with an NCAA playoff bid.

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016

Last Season Record: 32-11 Last Season UAA Standing: 5-5, fourth in conference Last-Season Standing: fourth in Central Region Top UAA Rival: Washington University at St. Louis Top Rival: Trine University Returning Seniors: Abbey Filliez, Rebecca Molnar, Kristen Klemmer, Meghann McMahon ...

Softball thrives in playoff push while dealing with finals stress

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

April 24, 2015

Check out how the Spartan softball team did in their last game game of the season.

Intramural season in the books

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2015

CWRU also offers a variety of intramural sports, as well as club sports.

Spartans Skid

A Spartan runner watches the pitch, waiting to head home and score.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

April 17, 2015

The Spartan softball team took on some of their toughest competition of the season this weekend and came out of it slightly battered and bruised. The Case Western Reserve University squad lost three out of their four matchups this week. The Spartans lost two games to ninth nationally-ranked Trine...

Intramural softball playoffs around corner

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2015

Springtime is officially upon us. The flowers are blooming, the sun is finally shining and, most importantly, softball season is upon us. The regular season for intramural softball is coming to a close here at Case Western Reserve University. In anticipation of the playoffs, let us see how teams have...

Swinging away

A Spartan baserunner rounds second and heads to third. The Spartans’ aggressive approach on the bases has helped them win seven straight games.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

April 3, 2015

The Spartan women have kicked their season into high gear as they currently have compiled a seven-game win streak since their return from the University Athletic Association (UAA) tournament. “We have been really playing well,” said Head Coach Josie Henry. “Good pitching performances, our strong...

Riding the long ball

Freshman Grace Tritchler slides safely into second in the Spartan’s win over Geneva during the home opener doubleheader.

JP. O’Hagan, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2015

The home run is one of the most exciting events in sports. When a player gets all of the ball and sends it flying over the outfield fence, there is great excitement. Maybe that exhilaration will become boring for the Spartans soon though. It’s becoming commonplace. The team has already raked 30...

Softball finishes fourth at UAA

The Spartans are off to a strong strong on the season having won 10 of 15 and were 5-5 at the UAA tournament.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

March 20, 2015

The Spartan softball team has a strong 15 games under their belt and have brought home the win in 10 of them. The Case Western Reserve University softball squad has put together a strong start to the season, putting up a .667 winning percentage bolstered by their team batting average of .344 an on...

Nothing “soft” about it

Last years Spartan softball team poses after a victory. The 2015 team kicks off their season this weekend in Memphis against Rhodes.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

February 27, 2015

Last season record: 25-15 Last season UAA Standing: 5-3, UAA Tri-Champions Top rival: Trine Returning seniors: 5 Newcomers: 8 Pre-season ranking: Season kickoff: Doubleheaders at Rhodes (Memphis) Saturday Feb. 28th Expected home opener: Sat., March 21 vs. Geneva College Weather...

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