>RH�q � [Content_Types].xml �(� ���j�0E����Ѷ�J�(��ɢ�eh "[11], In 1920, The Alabama Crimson Tide played their first ever game in the north at University Circle's Van Horn Field against Case, mainly due to coach Xen C. Scott, prior coach of both Case and Western Reserve, wanting to showcase his new team to the Cleveland audience.[12]. 2017 CWRU Football Media Guide. [22] The lone playoff victory during this stretch occurred in 2007, with a thrilling 21-20 victory over Widener University[23], In the first round of the 2017 playoffs, the Spartans traveled to and shut out Illinois Wesleyan 28-0. The Bill Edwards era (1936–1941) propelled Western Reserve into the national spotlight, achieving three undefeated seasons (1935, 1936, and 1938), a 28-game win streak, and the school's only bowl game — 1941 Sun Bowl, played Jan 1, 1941. In fact, the team outscored opponents a combined 232–8, and posted five shutouts. Founding charter members of five conferences: Western Reserve University Case Tech Case Western Reserve University, Football team for Case Western Reserve University. The most successful coach by winning percentage in the post-merger era was Coach Jim Chapman, who amassed a 36–7–1 (0.830) record from 1982–1986, including a 14-game win streak.[21]. The local tradition came to an end due to the interruption of World War II. "Case–Alabama battle in this city clinched". 2015 CWRU Football Roster. A total of eleven undefeated seasons have been recorded—Western Reserve (1894, 1935, 1936, and 1938) and Case (1892, 1893) both while Independent and Case Western Reserve while in the NCAC or UAA (1984, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2017). 2016 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL. 1Justin PhanJr.WR5-8155Atlanta, Ga. / Greater Atlanta Christian. �*�8�i�����Ĕ�ĥI6y�{5��7F'+Q9��A�g X�re������YQ�\hg!c[�lN�bBj3�@��G� #b�. The official media guide for the 2016 Case Western Reserve University football team. The Spartans played in the PAC until 1983. Wt. When the Ohio Athletic Conference was formed in 1902, Case dominated the early years winning its first four titles (1902–1905), posting a combined 18–1–1 league record, led by Chester Orr[7] and Peggy Parratt, a quarterback who would later throw the first forward pass in professional football history. Visit ESPN to view the Case Western Reserve Spartans team roster for the current season. The champion received the Douglas S. Campbell Trophy. [17] Over his six-year tenure, Coach Edwards guided the team to a 49–6–2 (0.877) record, earning a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame before heading off to coach the Detroit Lions. The team was established in 1920 and plays its home games at the 5,416 seat Don Shula Stadium. In 1986, the annual game and trophy was officially dubbed the Academic Bowl. Case Western Reserve University Football, Cleveland, OH. Some of the highest attended games in school history occurred during this decade, needing to be played at Cleveland Municipal Stadium and League Park to handle the larger crowds. [19] In conjunction with reviving the Case Institute program who had disbanded in 1954, both teams helped form the Presidents' Athletic Conference as charter members in 1955, with Western Reserve winning conference titles in 1955, 1958, and 1960. Wt. From 1894–1953, the rivalry game was played mostly on Thanksgiving Day, creating a Cleveland tradition. For the Red Cats, Steve Belichick, father of NFL coach Bill Belichick, scored the first touchdown. "[8] Western Reserve emerged to win league titles in both 1907 and 1908, and again in 1915. PK ! Carnegie Mellon University Official Site of Carnegie Mellon AthleticsSkibo Gymnasium Tech and Frew Streets Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (412) 268-1236 November 20, 2019 #25 CWRU to Face #13/14 Union in First Round of NCAA Playoffs The Case Western Reserve University football team, ranked 25th in Division III, will travel to Frank Bailey Field in Schenectady, New York to face #13/14 Union College in the opening round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Playoffs on Saturday, November 23rd at 12:00 p.m. Get the latest Case Western Reserve Spartans news, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and more from ESPN. Case, originally known as Case School of Applied Science, carried the name Scientists from 1918 to 1939. Name. Capt. Name. The following season, they helped charter their fourth conference, the North Coast Athletic Conference. 493 likes. 2019 Case Western Reserve Spartans football team, "Visual Guidelines | UMC | CWRU - University Marketing & Communications - Case Western Reserve University", "Case Western Reserve University to debut new 'Spartie' mascot", http://mgoblue.com/news/2009/4/21/university_of_michigan_football_all_time_records_vs_opponents.aspx, http://athletics.case.edu/sports/spartan_club/bios/orr_chester?view=bio, "A violent game: 110 years ago, a death brought Ohio State to a crossroads in a debate about football's future", "Notre Dame Football :: UND.COM :: The Official Site of Notre Dame Athletics", "This Day In History: Rockne Takes The Reins // Moments // 125 Football // University of Notre Dame", "History of the Academic Bowl - Case Western Reserve", "2015 Case Western Reserve Football Media Guide", "Case Western Reserve football schedule and results - D3football", "Widener vs. Case Western Reserve - Game Summary - November 17, 2007 - ESPN", http://www.cleveland.com/sports/college/index.ssf/2017/11/case_western_reserve_blanks_il.html, https://athletics.case.edu/sports/fball/2017-18/releases/20171125mvnk1w, "NFL Players who Attended Case Western Reserve University - databaseFootball.com", http://www.profootballresearchers.org/coffin-corner70s/01-06-008.pdf, "Obituary: George Roman / Played three seasons in NFL after starring at Penn Hills, Western Reserve", "Stanley E. Skoczen was a star athlete and school superintendent", https://www.hookem.com/2017/06/04/daily-longhorn-football-history-1923-season/, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Case_Western_Reserve_Spartans_football&oldid=991721823, American football teams established in 1890, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 December 2020, at 13:55. No. Ride. John Sayle Watterson (2002). After a couple decade hiatus, the team rejoined the PAC in 2014 while retaining its membership in the UAA. Hometown / High School. They are coached by Greg Debeljak. McCune plunged over. p. 12. Case Tech won the inaugural in 1933 and then Western Reserve won eight out of the next nine—1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, and 1942. Case Western Reserve University Football, Cleveland, OH. Greenwood Publishing Group. In 1892, Western Reserve declined Clevelander John Heisman's offer to be their head coach, and then ironically faced him and his Oberlin Yeomen during the season opener, getting destroyed 38–8. CWRU Football Play of the Week - Gavin Sandidge Blocked Field Goal 2014 Case Western Reserve University Football Play of the Week Game #1 vs. Carnegie Mellon University (Sept. 6) Junior linebacker Gavin Sandidge (Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic) keeps CMU off of the scoreboard with a field goal block as time expires in the first half. A new rivalry game emerged in 1970 against the Carnegie Mellon Tartans. Finally in OAC play, Case would win two more titles—first in 1932, ironically losing only to Western Reserve who exited the conference in 1931—and another in 1941, again suffering their only loss to rival Western Reserve. Western Reserve led the all-time series 49–20–5. In fact, the headline in the Detroit Free Press referred not to Michigan's victory but instead read, "MICHIGAN'S GOAL LINE CROSSED. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division III level and hold dual membership in both the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) and the University Athletic Association (UAA). In 1954, Western Reserve withdrew from the MAC, citing the need for the school to focus more energy on academics and the high cost of running a big time program spearheaded by President John S. [9] Case Tech holds a 10–11–2 all-time record against the Ohio State Buckeyes, with Coach Joe Fogg posting a perfect 4–0 record during his tenure. After a short hiatus during World War II, football resumed in 1946 where Western Reserve pushed hard to elevate the program to the national stage scheduling teams such as Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Rutgers, West Virginia, Marshall, Kent State, Miami of Ohio, Ohio University, Western Michigan, Colgate, Brown, and Duquesne. Visit ESPN to view the Case Western Reserve Spartans team schedule for the current and previous seasons Highlights from the CWRU football game vs. the University of Rochester on September 1, 2018. 2017 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL. [4] Western Reserve would have their revenge two years later in 1894, finally defeating Heisman while at home in Cleveland, ending the season with a 7–0 undefeated record. The official 2020 Football Roster for the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers The 1902 team scored the first touchdown against Michigan's legendary coach Fielding H. Yost, who began his coaching career posting twelve consecutive shutouts. A total of 23 conference titles have been earned—9 (OAC), 8 (UAA), 5 (PAC), and 1 (NCAC). Due to high civic interest and large crowds, the games were often held at larger Cleveland city venues, such as League Park and Cleveland Municipal Stadium. The Official Page of Spartan Football [20] Another rivalry against the College of Wooster began in 1984, where the winner holds on to the Baird Brothers Trophy. The team in its current form was created in 1970 after the federation of Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology. The Spartans played as a member of both the NCAC and UAA, until finally departing the NCAC in 1999. Yr. Pos. The football teams combined in 1970, a few years after the federation of the two universities. The Official Page of Spartan Football This would become both the only bowl game played and won in school history, ending in a 26-13 victory. [2] Western Reserve originally used the mascot Pioneers from 1921 to 1927, until being forced to change by Marietta College, who claimed earlier usage of the namesake. Physically bordering each other, the two schools became instant rivals. [3] The famous Red Cats mascot was then used beginning in 1928. Three experienced kickers are returning to the roster… Ht. The undefeated teams featured strong play from Ray Zeh, Frank "Doc" Kelker,[13] Phil Ragazzo, Albie Litwak,[14] Johnny Ries,[15] Gene Myslenski,[16] Mike Rodak, Dick Booth, and Johnny Wilson. Conference titles were won in 1988 and 1996. once again be strong across the board on special teams. NUMERICAL ROSTER * indicates varsity letters earned. Cleveland had its own Big Four Conference, which was formed in 1933 consisting of Baldwin-Wallace, Case Tech, John Carroll, and Western Reserve. The John Carroll Blue Streaks football program is the intercollegiate American football team for John Carroll University located in the U.S. state of Ohio. The Spartans reached the playoffs during the 2007, 2008, and 2009 seasons, led by quarterback Dan Whalen. The AP story recounted the scoring drive: "Case scored in the opening period when brilliant open field running by Hale and a forward pass, Hale to Wolf, placed the ball on Notre Dame's two-yard line. No. Home games are played at DiSanto Field. Coach Greg Debeljak holds a 10–6 record against rival Carnegie Mellon. THE OFFICIAL ATHLETICS WEBSITE OF COE COLLEGE Hometown / High School. 494 likes. Four other future NFL players played in the game for Western Reserve, Dom "Mickey" Sanzotta, Stan Skoczen, Dick Booth, and Andy Logan. Western Reserve is the only Ohio team with a winning record, 6–5–1, against the Ohio State Buckeyes, playing from 1891–1934. 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