2016 CWRU Men's Cross Country News

  • 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.
  • Merriman Advances to NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite Semifinals – Voting Starts Today!
    July 17, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University junior cross country/ track & field team member Sam Merriman advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite contest, with fan voting for the round starting on Monday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m. and ending on Tuesday, July 18 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Vote for Merriman for Elite 90 Fan Favorite!
    July 11, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University fans can go online to vote for junior cross country/ track and field team member Sam Merriman for the Elite 90 Fan Favorite contest beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11th. Voting for the first round will be active through Friday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m.
  • 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.
  • CWRU Cross Country Receives Team & Individual Academic Honors from USTFCCCA
    February 09, 2017
    Case Western Reserve University cross country was recognized on both the team and individual level for their academic success during the 2016 season by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
  • 2016 CWRU Men’s Cross Country Season Recap
    December 14, 2016
    Highlighted by one of the best individual seasons in the program’s history by junior Sam Merriman, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team once again ranked among the top teams in the region in 2016.
  • 36 Spartans Recognized at First Annual Scholar Athlete Honors Reception
    December 13, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University and President Barbara R. Snyder recognized 36 of its student-athletes who have recorded a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 or higher and have an academic standing of juniors or seniors at the University.
  • Merriman Caps Off Banner Season with All-American Finish at NCAA DIII Championships
    November 19, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman finished 21st at the 2016 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, becoming the eighth men’s cross country runner in program history to earn All-America status.
  • CWRU’s Merriman Wins Prestigious Elite 90 for NCAA DIII Men’s Cross Country Championship
    November 18, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman (Middlesex, Vt. / U-32) was named the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s Cross Country Championship.
  • Merriman to Compete at 2016 NCAA XC Championships on Saturday
    November 16, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University will be represented by junior Sam Merriman at the 2016 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, November 19th.
  • Merriman Selected to NCAA Championships Field
    November 13, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman was selected to compete individually at the 2016 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, November 19th, as announced by the NCAA on Sunday afternoon.
  • Merriman & Caldwell Earn All-Region Honors; Spartan Men Finish Sixth at NCAA Regionals
    November 12, 2016
    Led by all-region finishes by junior Sam Merriman and senior Galen Caldwell, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team placed sixth out of 36 teams at the 2016 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Championships in Holland, Michigan on Saturday.
  • 86 Spartans Earn Fall All-Academic Recognition
    November 09, 2016
    Eighty-six fall sport student-athletes from Case Western Reserve University received All-Academic recognition from the University Athletic Association for the 2016 season, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
  • Cross Country Travels to Michigan for NCAA Regional Championships
    November 09, 2016
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams will travel to Hope College in Holland, Michigan to compete in the 2016 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Championships on Saturday, November 12th.
  • Merriman Finishes Third at UAA Cross Country Championships
    October 29, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman recorded a third-place finish to lead the Spartans at the 2016 University Athletic Association Championships, hosted by Emory University at McIntosh Reserve Park in Whitesburg, Georgia on Saturday.
  • Spartans Head to Whitesburg, Georgia for 2016 UAA XC Championships
    October 25, 2016
    The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams will head to Whitesburg, Georgia this weekend to compete in the 2016 University Athletic Association Championship, hosted by Emory University at McIntosh Reserve Park on Saturday, October 29th.
  • Seven Inducted in Spartan Club Hall of Fame
    October 18, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University, in conjunction with the Spartan Club, inducted seven new members into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 15th, in addition to honoring the CWRU Men’s Tennis Teams from 1972-79 with the University Award for Athletic Excellence.
  • Spartan Men Place Sixth at Oberlin XC Invite
    October 15, 2016
    Led by career-best times from five of their top-seven runners on Saturday morning, the Case Western Reserve University men finished sixth out of 32 teams at the Oberlin Invitational in Oberlin, Ohio.
  • Cross Country Returns to Action at Inter-Regional Rumble
    October 12, 2016
    The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams will return to competition this weekend, when the Spartans take part in the Inter-Regional Rumble, hosted by Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio on Saturday, October 15th.
  • Merriman Wins D3 All-Ohio Championship; Spartans Finish Fourth at Meet
    September 30, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman finished first out of a field of 114 Division III runners to claim the D3 title at the 2016 All-Ohio Championships in Cedarville, Ohio on Friday afternoon, and lead the Spartans to a fourth-place finish out of 16 teams at the meet.
  • Cross Country Returns to Action at All-Ohio Championships
    September 28, 2016
    The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams will be back in action this weekend, when the squads travel to the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, Ohio for the 2016 All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championships on Friday, September 30th. The women’s 6K championship is scheduled for a 2:00 p.m. start, with the men’s 8K race slated to follow at 2:45 p.m.
  • Spartan Men Place Second at Two Saturday Meets
    September 17, 2016
    Split between a pair of meets on Saturday afternoon, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team placed second at both the Yellowjacket Invitational in Rochester, New York, and the Behrend Invitational in Erie, Pennsylvania.
  • CWRU Cross Country to Compete at Two Weekend Meets
    September 13, 2016
    After a week off from competition, the Case Western Reserve University cross country teams will return to action this Saturday, September 17th, when the squad be split to run at both the Yellowjacket Invitational in Rochester, New York, and the Penn State Behrend Invitational in Erie, Pennsylvania.
  • Finish to the Men's 6K at the 2016 CWRU Sudeck Stampede
    September 03, 2016
    Finish to the Men's 6K at the 2016 CWRU Sudeck Stampede
  • CWRU’s Merriman Wins Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede
    September 02, 2016
    Case Western Reserve University junior Sam Merriman led the way for the Spartans at the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede, winning the men’s 6k race during the team’s season-opening meet at Squire Valleevue Farm in Hunting Valley, Ohio on Friday afternoon.
  • Important Traffic Information for Sudeck XC Meet on Friday
    September 01, 2016
    Due to construction in the area, fans and teams attending the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede are asked to enter the farm by heading east on Fairmount, crossing over Som Center Road, and turning left into the farm main entrance.
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