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Quiet Powerhouse: Women’s Golf Ready to Take On the Nation

Quiet Powerhouse: Women’s Golf Ready to Take On the Nation

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

Despite little coverage on campus, the Whitman women’s golf team is confident, elite, and geared for a NCAA Division III Championship run in Houston this May. A third place finish at the competitive DIII National Preview Tournament in early March followed by match wins in Hawaii and a first place fin...

Whitman Women’s Golf Ranked #2 in the Country

Cherokee Washington, Sports Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Two weeks ago at the 2016 Whitworth Invitational, the Whitman women’s golf team dominated their NWC competition, earning themselves the No.2 spot in the nation within Division III varsity golf. Heading into the tournament, Whitman sat at a No. 8 standing, which was quickly altered with the stellar pe...

Nguyen making major contributions to Whitman women’s golf team

Nguyen making major contributions to Whitman women’s golf team

Alden Glass, Sports Reporter
September 27, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

On Sept. 12-13, the Whitman Women’s Golf team won their first tournament of the year at the Pacific Lutheran University Invitational. After two grueling days of competition, Whitman emerged as the winner by a mere two strokes over rival Whitworth University. The Whitman team stated its high ambitions...

Women’s Golf Makes Push for Nationals

Women’s Golf Makes Push for Nationals

Marah Alindogan
April 17, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

Before the start of every round, the women's golf team gathers together in a circle. "It is a time we can be with each other before we split up and are all alone on the course for five hours," said senior Elaine Whaley. This sense of togetherness is carrying the team, currently ranked 12th in the na...

Golf Teams Endure Elements in Fall Classic

Kyle Howe
October 31, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

This past weekend, the Whitman men's and women's golf teams were hard at work at the Northwest Conference Fall Classic in Ridgefield, Wash. The golfers battled rain, mud and wind throughout the tournament. The Fall Classic is the only tournament of the fall that counts towards the final NWC points...

Whitman Sports Blog: Season wrap-ups

Pamela London
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

Baseball wraps up season with series loss Facing a tough test to close out the 2012 season, the Whitman baseball team was swept by rival Whitworth University in a three-game series 7-4, 13-2 and 8-7. Whitman trailed 4-0 heading into the seventh inning in game one before sophomore Kyle Moyes st...

Varsity athletes juggle finals, upcoming national competitions

Sylvie Luiten
May 3, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

For some athletes, the end of  classes does not necessarily mean the end of their athletic season. This year, women's varsity golf and both women's and men's varsity tennis teams will be competing at their respective NCAA Championship Tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman. The women's...

Women’s golf captures NWC crown, men look forward to next season

Matt Tesmond
April 26, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

Whitman golf simultaneously reached its peak and valley this past weekend as the women's golf team took home the Northwest Conference Championship while the men found themselves in a disappointing sixth place finish.   With a hold on second place in the conference standings heading into the NWC Cha...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap-up 4/20-4/22

Pamela London
April 23, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

"Dynasty, dynasty" After an undefeated Northwest Conference season, there was only one fitting finish to this story: a NWC tournament title. This past weekend, the Whitman men's tennis team finished what they started by winning the 2012 NWC tournament championship at the outdoor courts on the W...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London
April 3, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

Baseball takes weekend series The Whitman baseball team wrapped up its second series victory of the season this weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark College two games to one. Whitman also won its first back-to-back games of the season and improved to 4-11 on the year, good for seventh place in the Nor...

Whitman Sports Blog: Spring Break Wrap-up

Pamela London
March 28, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

Tennis men seek top five ranking Nine days, eight matches and eight wins: that is how the Whitman men's tennis team celebrated spring break. Facing five conference foes as well as two non-conference foes ranked regionally and nationally, Whitman stepped up its game another notch looking to improve ...

Spring season: Varsity sports standings

Kyle Howe
February 23, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

Men's Tennis Conference record:  1-0 Overall record:  5-3 Whitman's men's team is currently tied for first place with Pacific University in the NWC standings. Men's team went to the East Coast last weekend, playing three matches in three days against nationally-ranked teams. The team, ranked...

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