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Recap: Women’s Tennis Serves Game at ITA Northwest Regional Championship

Jordon O'Roy, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Scores, SPORTS, Whitman Tennis

This past weekend the Blues Women’s Tennis team played in the ITA Northwest Regional Championship at the home of the Linfield Wildcats. Junior, Andrea Gu, fought through a challenging series of doubles and singles matches over this past weekend and will advance into the semifinals in both, which will be conti...

Men’s Basketball Falls Short in Second Battle of the Whits

Sarah Anderegg

February 19, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Scores, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Weekend Recaps

In the second battle of the Whits in men's basketball this season, both Whitman and Whitworth had their fair share of ups and downs throughout the 40 minutes of play.  However, it was the 13th-ranked Whitworth who prevailed, coming out on top of the Missionaries 79-76 on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Despite...

Women’s Basketball Moves to 18-0 With Win Over Pacific

Cole Anderson

February 3, 2014


Filed under Scores, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Weekend Recaps, Women's Basketball

In Friday night's game against the Pacific University Boxers, the Whitman women's basketball team did what they've been doing all season long; shot consistently, defended aggressively, rebounded well and won. With their 65-55 victory over the Boxers, the Missionaries move to 18-0 on the season and 9-0...

Men’s Basketball Falls to Whitworth

Cole Anderson

January 24, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Scores, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

In the first meeting for the Whitman men's basketball team with Whitworth University, the rivalry upheld its growing reputation as one of the most exciting in Division III sports. In what seems to be a trend between these two teams, the last few plays of the game on Tuesday, Jan. 21 decided its result,...

Women’s Soccer Dominates George Fox

Marah Alindogan

October 13, 2013


Filed under Scores, Varsity Sports

Looking to bounce back from a rough road trip against UPS and PLU, the Missionaries women's soccer team (8-5, 4-5 NWC) faced the George Fox University Bruins (3-6-2, 1-4-2 NWC) on Sunday, Oct. 13 in a Northwest Conference match. A solid team effort, both on offense and defense, led to a dominating...

WEEKEND RECAP: Men and Women’s Soccer

Quin Nelson

October 21, 2012


Filed under Scores, Varsity Sports

Saturday, Oct. 20: Women's: The Whitman women's soccer team defeated George Fox University 1-0 Saturday at the Whitman Soccer Complex with a performance even more impressive than the score would seem to indicate. Despite not scoring a goal, Whitman put forth one of their best stretches of s...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball loses Friday, upsets PLU Saturday

Quin Nelson

October 14, 2012


Filed under Scores, Whitman Volleyball

Friday, October 12: The Whitman volleyball team put forth a solid effort but could not overcome the impressive performance of the University of Puget Sound, who are ranked 13th nationally, losing 22-25, 25-21, 18-25, 22-25 on Friday night at George Ball Court. The Missionaries jumped out to an...

Whitman Volleyball Seals the Deal, Friday, Plays Tough Saturday

Quin Nelson

October 7, 2012


Filed under Scores, Whitman Volleyball

Friday, October 4 The Whitman volleyball team was able to overcome a shaky start to beat the Linfield Wildcats convincingly three sets to one on Friday night at George Ball Court. The beginning of the game placed the spotlight on the referees more than the either of the two teams competing. Due t...

Women’s Soccer Settles for Scoreless Tie Against PLU

Quin Nelson

September 30, 2012


Filed under Scores, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The Whitman women's soccer team played well but ended up with a 0-0 tie against Pacific Lutheran University on Sunday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. As was the case Saturday, the Missionaries established control early on. Center midfielders Hallie Swan and Jaclyn Rudd were solid as usual, and outside...

Women’s Soccer Team Falls to Puget Sound 2-0

Quin Nelson

September 30, 2012


Filed under Scores, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Despite dominating possession for most of the game, the Whitman women's soccer team fell to the University of Puget Sound 2-0 at the Whitman Soccer Complex on Saturday. Whitman took immediate control of possession in the first half, looking nothing like a team that has not beaten the UPS women since...

Whitman Volleyball Turns in Dominant Performance in Victory Over Willamette

Quin Nelson

September 21, 2012


Filed under Scores, Whitman Volleyball

The Whitman volleyball team made quick work of Willamette University Friday night at Ball Court, sweeping the Bearcats three games to none. Before seizing control of the match, Whitman had to withstand a back-and-forth first game. Neither team was able to hold a lead for long, nor extend a lead beyond...

Women’s Soccer Bounces Back, Beats Willamette 1-0

Quin Nelson

September 15, 2012


Filed under Scores, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Hungry for their first conference win of the season, the Whitman women's soccer team ground out a solid 1-0 victory over the Willamette Bearcats Saturday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. The Missionaries again got off to a strong start with Whitman dominating ball possession in the first half. Whitman...

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