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Athlete Spotlight: Eli Fournier

Athlete Spotlight: Eli Fournier

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

This week’s athlete spotlight is junior Eli Fournier. Fournier was chosen for the athlete spotlight based on his efforts at the end of this fall season; Fournier ran a great race on Oct. 27 during the NWC Cross Country Championships. In the men's 8K competition, he finished fourth overall. His time was  ...

Athlete Spotlight: Bryanna Schreiber

Athlete Spotlight: Bryanna Schreiber

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

This week’s Athlete Spotlight is Bryanna Schreiber, a goalkeeper on the Whitman College women’s soccer team. Schreiber is a psychology major graduating in 2020. Her focus is on mental health in the criminal justice system. After Whitman, Schreiber plans to continue her education by going to law s...

Athlete Spotlight: Shiyang Fan

Athlete Spotlight: Shiyang Fan

Jordan O'Roy, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Senior women’s golf player, Shiyang Fan, is an environmental studies and anthropology combined major. This past week Fan was recognized by the Northwest Conference as a student athlete of the week. Fan has had an outstanding season, as she has won three events out of her nine competitions. Fan won ...

Athlete Spotlight: Sierra Myers

Athlete Spotlight: Sierra Myers

Jaisa Swasey, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Sierra Myers is a senior varsity volleyball player. Myers’ experience differs greatly from teammates' as she has only played on the team for two years, including this year. Myers came to Whitman with enough credits to be placed as a junior. So while most of her teammates get to play for all four years,...

Callahan assists men’s basketball in unconventional ways

Kyle Flannery

February 12, 2015


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Profiles, Varsity Sports

Go to any Whitman Men's basketball game and you will rarely see senior Clay Callahan score, or even shoot for that matter. But what you will see him do are the intangibles, the little things that transcend box scores and the stat sheet. He won't win you the game with a single shot; he will win you the...

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Sarah Anderegg

April 10, 2014


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Only three weeks shy of becoming Whitman College's first national champion in its Division-III history, junior two-time All-American swimmer Karl Mering already has his eye set on his next and final season. "The off season is an extremely important time for swimmers. It's not just about getting...

Profile: Senior cyclist, future chef David Hancock

Profile: Senior cyclist, future chef David Hancock

Sylvie Luiten

April 26, 2012


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    Year: Senior Major: Spanish Hometown: Seattle, Wash. David Hancock, the current president of Whitman Cycling Club, is also a standout performer. Hancock recently earned second place in the road race stage of the 2012 Whitman Omnium among Category C men, and fourth place ...

Whitman athlete of the week: Rachel Shober, first-year volleyball player

Whitman athlete of the week: Rachel Shober, first-year volleyball player

J. Staten Hudson

October 21, 2009


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As any volleyball player will tell you, one of the most important characteristics of a solid player is a solid head. Being able to cope with the pressure, weather the swings and remain emotionally stable in a tight game all comes with experience. But for first-year Rachel Shober, remaining calm in import...

Whitman Athlete of the Week: Justin Hayashi

Andy Jobanek

May 7, 2009


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Each week, the sports staff will pick one Whitman athlete who performed exceptionally during the previous weekend. The distinction will be judged both on the individual's performance and his or her impact on the team. Senior Justin Hayashi has spent four years on the most successful team on the Whitman...

Whitman Athlete of the Week: Kendi Thomas

Andy Jobanek

April 30, 2009


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Each week, the sports staff will pick one Whitman athlete who performed exceptionally during the previous weekend. The distinction will be judged both on the individual's performance and his or her impact on the team. Junior Kendi Thomas dominated the Northwest Conference Championships, as did her...

Athlete of the Week: Cycling’s Nick Littman

Athlete of the Week: Cycling’s Nick Littman

Andy Jobanek

April 23, 2009


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Each week the sports staff will pick one Whitman athlete that performed exceptionally in the previous weekend's games. The distinction will be judged both on the individual's performance and their impact on the team. Senior Nick Littman won the road race and took fourth in the Time trial to become the ...

Whitman Athlete of the Week: Dan Wilson

Whitman Athlete of the Week: Dan Wilson

Andy Jobanek

April 16, 2009


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Each week the sports staff will pick one Whitman athlete that performed exceptionally in the previous weekend's games. The distinction will be judged both on the individual's performance and their impact on the team. With the conference No. 1 seed already wrapped up the week before, the Whitman men'...

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