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          Spartans near best win total in school history

          "The thing I'm most proud of is that we're having some success this year with a lot of the same players as last year, but they have just kept their noses to the grindstone and worked really hard and gotten a lot better as individuals and as a team," said coach Matt Englander

          Whalen auditions for Browns, Mangini

          "I thought I had good velocity and accuracy on my throws. For a while there, I was in the zone - I couldn't miss. There were really only a few balls that got away from me. I left very satisfied," said Whalen.

          Smetona's workouts work out

          Smetona was the day's biggest story. He played in his final home match for the Spartans. Before the match, tribute was paid to Smetona, who has been a part of the tennis program for four years and has stepped up as a leader to the very young men's team.

          Spartans drop 13th and 14th straight to Wooster

          Spartans drop 13th and 14th straight to Wooster

          "The second game was not as good at all. We played very poorly in every aspect of the game. We need to get to the point where we are always playing the defense we played in the first game combined with some solid hitting, and not ever play like we played in the second game again."

          Spartans go 2-2 against Wolverines, Lords

          "Big innings like that, when they're done with a lot of hits, [tend] to snowball. It's a lot of fun to be a part of those, as opposed to others where there are just a bunch of errors and walks and things like that." - Coach Matt Englander

          When fans care

          I don't care if my defensive tackle is a big enough idiot to carry a loaded weapon onto a plane? As long as he plugs up running lanes and sits on QBs chests nine times a year, our relationship is good.

          Spartan Spotlight: Jon Edmunds

          Spartan Spotlight: Jon Edmunds

          Jon Edmunds is a junior sprinter and jumper for the track and field team. Edmunds, who is from The Woodlands, Texas, is majoring in civil engineering with minors in psychology and sports medicine. Greg Meyer: What inspired you to run? Jon Edmunds: Forrest Gump.

          Howe's love of game grows

          Howe's love of game grows

          "I didn't start getting serious about tennis until summer of junior year in high school," said Howe. Two years later, Howe finds himself among a group of talented players on the CWRU tennis team trying to move the program to the next level.

          For Gobies, this weekend is first step to goal

          For Gobies, this weekend is first step to goal

          The Fighting Gobies, CWRU'S Ultimate Frisbee team, is gearing up for the beginning of the biggest tournament of the season this weekend. On Saturday morning the men's and women's teams will begin their quest to claim ultimate glory on May 28 in Madison, Wis.

          In This Issue

          News

          • Can you name this place?
          • Cleveland Institute of Art announces new president
          • Have you heard about The Confused Greenies
          • Relay For Life hoping for success as event begins today
          • Undergraduate Student Government inaugurations bring new faces, new initiatives

          Sports

          • For Gobies, this weekend is first step to goal
          • Howe's love of game grows
          • Smetona's workouts work out
          • Spartan Spotlight: Jon Edmunds
          • Spartans drop 13th and 14th straight to Wooster
          • Spartans go 2-2 against Wolverines, Lords
          • Spartans near best win total in school history
          • Whalen auditions for Browns, Mangini
          • When fans care

          Opinion

          • City boasts unusual outdoor spaces for observing Cleveland in springtime
          • Editorial: Although meal plan policy remains unchanged, policy seems fundamentally flawed
          • Letters to the editor: Greek Life opportunities
          • Political leaders are ill-equipped to decide when wars are "just"
          • Sticks and stones: bullying still hurts, but can be stopped with just one word
          • What's your favorite flower?

          Focus

          • August: Osage County astonishes audiences
          • International Conference on Narrative successful and engaging
          • Just a Perfect Day
          • Pokémon returns to Nintendo DS with best games in years
          • Rompers: this season's divisive trend
          • Safety First
          • Take a picture, It'll Last Longer: CIA student photo exhibition
          • The Buzz
          • Tremont: The A-list of Cleveland's bars
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