Case Western Reserve Men's Cross Country News

  • Spartan Club Athletes of the Week for Nov. 20: Sam Merriman and Suhan Mestha
    November 20, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman, a runner on the men’s cross country team, and junior Suhan Mestha, a swimmer on the women’s swimming and diving team, have been named the Spartan Club Athletes of the Week for their performances this past weekend.
  • Merriman Places 11th at NCAA XC Championships
    November 18, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman finished 11th at the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, hosted by Principia College in Elsah, Illinois on Saturday to earn All-America honors for the second-straight season.
  • Merriman to Represent CWRU at NCAA DIII XC Championships
    November 16, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman will travel to Elsah, Illinois for the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, hosted by Principia College on Saturday, November 18th.
  • Spartan Club Athletes of the Week for Nov. 13: Sam Merriman and Danielle Kulpins
    November 13, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman, a runner on the men’s cross country team, and senior Danielle Kulpins, a runner on the women’s cross country team, have been named the Spartan Club Athletes of the Week for their performances this past weekend.
  • Merriman Officially Named to NCAA Championship Field
    November 12, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman was officially named to the field of 280 competitors for the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships, as announced on NCAA.com on Sunday afternoon.
  • CWRU Men’s XC Places Seventh at Regionals behind Merriman’s All-Great Lakes Finish
    November 11, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman placed fourth out of 242 finishers to lead the Spartans to a seventh-place finish in the team standings at the 2017 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regionals at Liberty Park in Powell, Ohio on Saturday morning.
  • CWRU Cross Country Aims to Leave an Impression at NCAA Great Lakes Regional Champs
    November 08, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams will head to Liberty Park in Powell, Ohio on Saturday, November 11th for the 2017 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Championship, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University.
  • Merriman Claims Second-Straight All-UAA First Team Honor at Conference Championships
    October 28, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman placed sixth to earn all-conference first team honors, as the Spartans placed seventh in the team standings at the 2017 University Athletic Association Championships, hosted by New York University at Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey on Saturday.
  • 85 Spartans Receive UAA Fall All-Academic Recognition
    October 26, 2017
    Eighty-five Case Western Reserve University Fall sport participants received All-Academic recognition from the University Athletic Association for the 2017 season, as announced by the conference on Thursday.
  • Spartan Cross Country to Begin Final Stretch of Season at UAA Champs
    October 25, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams will start the final stretch of their season this weekend, when the team travels to Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey for the 2017 University Athletic Association Championships, hosted by New York University on Saturday, October 28th.
  • CWRU Preview of the 2017 UAA XC Championships
    October 25, 2017
    CWRU Head Coach Kathy Lanese and senior captains Claire Plunkett and Ben Whitman preview the 2017 University Athletic Association Championships.
  • Merriman Places Second; #35 Spartans Finish Third at Yellowjacket Invite
    October 14, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University senior Sam Merriman led the 35th-ranked Spartans to a third-place finish, placing second overall at the Yellowjacket Invitational in Rochester, New York on Saturday afternoon.
  • Seven Spartans named to UAA 30th Anniversary XC Teams
    October 12, 2017
    Seven former Case Western Reserve University Spartans were among the athletes named to the University Athletic Association 30th Anniversary Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams.
  • Cross Country Back in Action at Two Weekend Meets
    October 12, 2017
    After taking last weekend off from intercollegiate competition, the Case Western Reserve University men?s and women?s cross country teams will take part in a pair of meets this Saturday, October 14th, with part of the squad headed to the Yellowjacket Invitational in Rochester, New York, and another group traveling to Oberlin, Ohio for the 2017 Inter-Regional Rumble.
  • CWRU Cross Country Rises in USTFCCCA Regional Rankings
    October 05, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams each made a jump in this week’s United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Great Lakes Region Poll, released by the organization earlier this week.
  • CWRU Men Finish Second in DIII, Ninth Overall, at All-Ohio Champs
    September 29, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team had a breakout performance on Friday afternoon, as the Spartans placed second among Division III teams and ninth among all competing squads (Division I, II, III and NAIA) at the 2017 All-Ohio Championships in Cedarville, Ohio on Friday afternoon.
  • Cross Country to Return to Action at All-Ohio Championships
    September 27, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams will return to action after taking last weekend off from competition, as the squads will head to Cedarville, Ohio for the 2017 All-Ohio Championships on Friday, September 29th.
  • CWRU Men Place Fourth at Allegheny Classic
    September 16, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team finished in fourth place at the Allegheny Classic on Saturday morning in Meadville, Pennsylvania.
  • Cross Country Heads to Meadville, PA for the Allegheny Classic
    September 14, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams will travel to Meadville, Pennsylvania this weekend for the Allegheny Cross Country Classic, hosted by Allegheny College, on Saturday, September 16th.
  • CWRU Men Finish Fourth at OWU Invitational
    September 09, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team finished fourth out of 18 competing squads at the Ohio Wesleyan University Invitational in Powell, Ohio on Saturday morning.
  • CWRU Cross Country to Preview Regional Course at OWU Invite
    September 07, 2017
    The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams will get an early look at the course for the 2017 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Championships, when the team travels to Liberty Park in Powell, Ohio for the Ohio Wesleyan University Invitational on Saturday, September 9th.
  • 2017 Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede Men's 6K Finish
    September 02, 2017
    2017 Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede Men's 6K Finish
  • Spartan Men Finish Second at Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede
    September 01, 2017
    Paced by a second-place finish from senior Aidan DeSanto, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team opened its 2017 campaign with a second-place finish in the team standings at the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede at the Squire Valleevue Farm in Hunting Valley, Ohio.
  • 2017 CWRU Men’s Cross Country Season Preview
    August 31, 2017
    Senior and 2016 All-American Sam Merriman will lead an experienced group of 20 returners for the Spartans, as the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team will get its 2017 season underway this Friday, September 1st at the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede in Hunting Valley, Ohio at the Squire Valleevue Farm.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 https://www.instagram.com/caseathletics/ 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.
  • Merriman Selected to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    May 26, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men’s Track and Field / Cross Country Team, for his outstanding performance both on the track and in the classroom.