Track and Field wins Amy Adams Memorial Invite
The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams placed first out of 14 teams with 187 points and 156 points, respectively, at the Amy Adams Memorial at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio last weekend. The men had 18 top-three finishes in the meet, while the women had 11 top-three finishes. First-place finishers for the men included fourth-year athletes Andrew Ibibo, James Gibson and Aidan DeSanto, along with first-year runner Jordan Butler. Ibibo tied for first in the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.53. Gibson won the 1500-meter dash, while DeSanto won the 5,000-meter run. Butler finished first in the high jump. Top performers for the women included fourth-year hurdler Marie-Louise Kloster, second-year pole vaulter Abby Waltz and thrower Nimi Gupta. Kloster won the 400-meter hurdles, while Waltz won pole vault also with a height of 3.20 meters. Gupta won the hammer throw title with a toss of 46.14 meters. The team will travel to Westerville, Ohio for the Otterbein April Fool’s Invitational hosted by Otterbein University. The meet with start Friday, March 30.
Baseball and softball alumni make UAA 30th anniversary team
Former Case Western Reserve University baseball and softball player alumni were named on the 30th anniversary University Athletic Association team. The seven baseball players were Scott Feskanich, Jarrett Gish, Andrew Gronski, Marshall Hampton, Matt Keen, Chad Mullins and Lance Sparks. The six softball players named were Adrienne Douglass, Carla Kinyon, Molly O’Brien, Becky Palmer, Melanie Simpson and Annie Wennerberg. All of these athletes accomplished amazing feats during their time at CWRU, from being most valuable players to All-Association and All-American honors.