Case Western Reserve Athletic News

  • Milliken Named Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development
    August 11, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University Director of Athletics and Chair of Physical Education Amy Backus announced the promotion of Doug Milliken to the Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development. Milliken will continue to serve as the Head Swimming & Diving Coach, in addition to his new role within the department.
  • Henry Announces 2017 Fall Softball Schedule
    August 10, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University softball team will host a Fall Tournament on Saturday, September, 30th at Mather Park. The game schedule is as follows:
  • 2017 PAC Media Day: #22 CWRU Football Picked to Finish Third in Conference
    August 02, 2017
    The 22nd-ranked Case Western Reserve University football team was picked to finish third in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference in a poll of the league’s coaches and sports information directors, and local media, conducted at the PAC Media Day on Wednesday afternoon at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
  • 13 Spartans Named to Ninth-Annual UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
    August 01, 2017
    Thirteen Case Western Reserve University student-athletes were named to the ninth-annual University Athletic Association Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team, as announced by the conference on Tuesday afternoon.
  • CWRU Football Preview Week: 2017 Spartan Football Season Preview
    August 01, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University football team finished the 2016 season with a 9-1 record, winning a share of the University Athletic Association title with a 2-1 conference ledger, and finishing second in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference with a 7-1 mark. Now, with 60 players slated to return from last year’s team, including 21 starters and a large senior class, the Spartans are primed for another strong season in 2017.
  • CWRU Football Preview Week: Coaching Staff Announced
    July 31, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University Head Football Coach Greg Debeljak has announced his coaching staff for the upcoming 2017 season, which will consist of six returning coaches and four newcomers to the staff.
  • CWRU Track & Field Claims USTFCCCA Academic Honors
    July 31, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams were recognized as All-Academic Teams by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), while seven members of the team – seniors Nathaniel Wahner, Galen Caldwell and Temi Omilabu, juniors Sam Merriman and Cassandra Laios, and freshmen Jonathan Haling and Brian Holden - each claimed individual All-Academic honors.
  • Spartan Club Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2017
    July 27, 2017
    The Spartan Club, in coordination with the Case Western Reserve University Department of Athletics, has announced its 2017 Hall of Fame Class – Aaron Johnston-Peck (Cross Country/ Track & Field, CWRU ’07), David Kallevig (Football, CWRU ’05), Carson Oren (Men’s Basketball, CWRU ’06), Meredith Stakem (Swimming & Diving, CWRU ’03), Ed Trebets (Football & Baseball, CWRU ’93), heritage selection Jack Larimer (Track & Field, WRU ’63) and special category inductee Si Ostrach.
  • CWRU Men’s & Women’s Tennis Claim ITA Academic Awards
    July 25, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s tennis teams each received the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award, while 12 members of men’s team were recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes and five members of the women’s squad were named ITA Scholar-Athletes.
  • UAA 30 for 30 - Obinna Nwanna: NCAA Decathlon Champion and Dedicated Student
    July 25, 2017
    Obinna Nwanna was so focused on academics when he chose to attend Case Western Reserve University that he did not even reach out to then track and field head coach Steve Rubin until his third week on campus.
  • CWRU Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 24, 2017
    The 2016 Case Western Reserve University volleyball team was selected as a recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, based on the squad’s outstanding grade point average during the 2016-17 academic year.
  • 2017 DiSanto Field Turf Project from Start to Finish
    July 20, 2017
    Video of the new turf being installed at DiSanto Field from start to finish.
  • CWRU Women’s Basketball Named to WBCA Academic Top 25 Honor Roll
    July 20, 2017
    By virtue of having one of the top-25 grade point averages among NCAA Division III women’s basketball teams during the 2016-17 season, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans were named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Top-25 Team Honor Roll.
  • Top Vote-Getter Merriman Advances to Finals of Elite 90 Fan Favorite Contest – Finals Voting Today!
    July 19, 2017
    After receiving more votes than any of the other semifinalists in the contest, Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman advanced to the final round of the NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite Contest. Finals voting will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19th, and continue through 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20th.
  • Duckett, Lavis & Zucker Named to NABC Honors Court
    July 18, 2017
    Three members of the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team – juniors T.J. Duckett, Jake Lavis and Colin Zucker – were named to the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, which recognizes men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.
  • Men’s Basketball Receives 2016-17 NABC Team Academic Excellence Award
    July 12, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team was announced as a recipient of the National Association of Baseball Coaches (NABC) Fifth-Annual Team Academic Excellence Award, based on their acheivements in the classroom during the 2016-17 season.
  • CWRU Football Ranked 22nd in Preseason Poll
    July 11, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University football team was ranked 22nd in the preseason poll, released on Monday.
  • UAA 30 for 30 - Leslie Kindling: The Science of Success
    July 07, 2017
    As a part of the University Athletic Association's 30 for 30 series, the conference recently spotlighted former CWRU athlete and two-time National Champion Leslie Kindling (CWRU '95).
  • Follow the Spartans on Instagram for the Top Moments of 2016-17!
    June 29, 2017
    Fans of Case Western Reserve University athletics can now follow the Spartans on Instagram at or @caseathletics.
  • Merriman Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team
    June 21, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman (Middlesex, Vt. / U-32) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Division III Track & Field/ Cross Country First Team, based on his athletic and academic achievements.
  • Spartans Receive Scholar All-America Honors from CSCAA
    June 21, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were each designated as Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic performance during the 2017 Spring semester, while three members of the CWRU men’s swimming and diving team were recognized as Scholar All-Americans or honorable mentions by the CSCAA, based on their athletic and academic performances during the 2016-17 campaign.
  • Henning to Receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    June 15, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University swimmer and recent graduate Andrew Henning (Ann Arbor, Mich. / Huron) was chosen as a recipient of the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship based on his athletic and academic achievements, along with his work in the community and demonstrated leadership. One of 58 winter sport athletes selected for the scholarship from across all three NCAA divisions, Henning will receive a one-time, nonrenewable grant of $7,500 to be used for graduate study.
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