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Whitman Basketball – NWC Tournament Champions

Whitman Basketball – NWC Tournament Champions

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor
February 26, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Women's Basketball

In men's basketball #2 Whitman College hosted #4 Whitworth University in a Northwest Conference Championship title showdown Saturday night. The Blues claimed the top spot after narrowly ousting their rival 86-83 in overtime. This was Whitman's second Championship title of the night. At the U...

Men’s Soccer Fundraiser Brings Walla Walla Community Together

May 5, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Whitman College’s Men’s Soccer Team organized a fundraising community soccer tournament for the weekend of April 23 and 24. Nine teams in all signed up for the fundraiser, with one team composed of Whitman students and the other eight composed of adult league teams and teams with varsity players...

Men’s and Women’s Golf Finish Season on High Note; Women Await Bid to Nationals

April 27, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The Whitman men’s and women’s golf teams are both returned Sunday from Crosswater Golf course in Sunriver, Oregon, where they each competed in the NWC championships. The Men played well the first day, but stepped up their game considerably and competed very strongly the second day. They ended up...

NWC Finals Wrap-up: Women’s Tennis falls short, Men’s team takes home 9th straight title

NWC Finals Wrap-up: Women’s Tennis falls short, Men’s team takes home 9th straight title

April 27, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

After four consecutive years of hosting the conference tournament, the Whitman women’s tennis team found themselves in a new situation on the road with a championship on the line. The women routed Linfield in the semi final match by a score of 5-0, storming into the championship match. Senior captain...

Women’s Lacrosse on Right Track for Future Success

Women’s Lacrosse on Right Track for Future Success

April 21, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Competing in their first full season at the varsity level, Whitman Women's Lacrosse has shown that they will be a force for years to come. The Northwest Conference is comprised of five teams, with Whitman being the most recent to join in. Competing against programs which have been established for some ...

Exploring the Daily Life of a Whitman Varsity Athlete

Alden Glass
April 21, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Whitman Men’s Golf scored a season low 306 at the Northwest Conference Golf Spring Classic earlier this April. Senior Daniel Hoffman has been the embodiment of the student athlete with a number of strong performances and leadership for the team averaging a 77 over the course of the year. In many ways,...

Dynasty Talk Still Alive for Men’s Tennis

April 21, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

Whitman’s Men’s Tennis team began the 2016 season with high hopes after winning the Northwest Conference and reaching the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2015. The team challenged themselves with the early season schedule, playing Division I teams University of Idaho and Seattle University....

Men’s Basketball Caps Historic Season With Trip to Sweet 16

April 4, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

The Whitman Men’s Basketball team just came off of an incredible season, filled with many firsts. They put together the most wins in the school’s history and received a birth to the DIII national tournament for the first time, making it all the way to the sweet sixteen. Coach Eric Bridgeland attributes...

Men’s Tennis Continues Dominance

Men’s Tennis Continues Dominance

March 10, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

In the spring of 2015, the men’s tennis team brought home its eighth straight Northwest Conference title trophy, prompting talk of an emerging dynasty on the courts of Whitman College. After the success of the ’14-’15 season and the loss of All-American Colton Malesovas, it seemed as though Whi...

On to the Next: The ‘Big Dance’ Continues for Men’s Basketball

March 10, 2016
Filed under Game of the Week, Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Two weeks ago, there was uncertainty whether the Whitman men’s basketball would even make an appearance in this year’s postseason. Bowing out in the semi-finals of a conference tournament is hardly an ideal way to make a case for a spot in the national tournament, no less instill any kind of fear ...

Historic Season Not Over Yet For Men’s Basketball

March 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

As the clock hit zero last Thursday night, and the Whitman men's basketball team fell in the semi-final round of the Northwest Conference tournament, cheers turned to murmurs, and disappointment, doubt and deja vu filled the Sherwood Athletic Center. It seemed like an exact replica of last year, only...

With season on the line, men’s basketball looks forward to crucial conference semifinal

With season on the line, men’s basketball looks forward to crucial conference semifinal

Alden Glass
February 25, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

The Whitman Men’s Basketball team finished out conference play this weekend with two convincing wins over University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University to finish second in conference with a record of 14-2. Conference rivals Whitworth clinched the first seed after two much tighter contests...

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