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Cross Country Finishes Strong

Jordan O'Roy, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

In October, Whitman’s cross country team journeyed over to the Northwest Conference Championship at McIver State Park, hosted by Lewis and Clark College in Portland Oregon. The women’s team as a whole placed third in the conference, which landed them with three all-conference spots. Maya Virshup, a...

Women’s Tennis Recap: From Washington to Georgia

Women’s Tennis Recap: From Washington to Georgia

Emily Solomon, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Whitman Tennis

The Whitman College women’s tennis team traveled to Rome, Georgia last week to battle some of the best teams in the nation. The team started out the 2018 ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) Cup against the number three ranked Emory. The Blues doubles team of junior Andrea Gu and senior Mary H...

Athlete Spotlight: Ananda Gupta

Athlete Spotlight: Ananda Gupta

Jaisa Swasey, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Ananda Gupta is a sophomore on the Men’s Soccer Team. As a student and athlete it can become difficult to balance one’s schoolwork and athletic obligations. Gupta explains how he handles roles as both Whitman student and athlete. “Being an athlete has surprisingly had a positive effect on my sch...

Looking into the Athlete Recruitment Process

Looking into the Athlete Recruitment Process

Jordan O'Roy, Sports Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The NCAA oversees the NCAA Division 3 recruiting process, but Division 3 recruiting varies from that of other divisions. The Division 3 recruiting rules are a little more relaxed than the rules for NCAA Division 1 and Division 2 schools.  There are no set NCAA Division 3 recruiting “calendars,”...

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...

Whitman Volleyball

Whitman Volleyball

Jaisa Swasey, Sports Reporter

September 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Whitman Volleyball

Whitman’s volleyball team had an eventful weekend in Southern California playing against schools from across the nation at the Cal Lu Fornia Invitational. After a quick flight from Walla Walla’s infamous airport to Seattle, then a 3 hour flight to LAX, and a drive through L.A traffic they finally...

Women’s Soccer Preseason in Chicago

Women’s Soccer Preseason in Chicago

Jordon O'Roy, Sports Editor

September 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The Whitman women’s soccer team began their 2018 season on the road, playing against the University of Chicago and Illinois Institute of Technology. Whitman suffered a 5-0 loss to the University of Chicago and ended in a 1-1 draw against the Illinois Institute of Technology. However, the team looks to take...

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 ...

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