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Men’s Tennis Looks to Continue Rally in 2019 Season

Men’s Tennis Looks to Continue Rally in 2019 Season

Maegen Martin, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Whitman Tennis

The Whitman College men’s tennis team finished last season (2017-2018) making it to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championships. They are looking to build from their Elite 8 run, working hard to make it as far as possible this season. With a tough schedule upon them, competing against Divisio...

Women’s Tennis Preview

Women’s Tennis Preview

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

Though the outdoor tennis courts sit vacant during the cold winter months, the Women’s Tennis team is hard at work in the Bratton Tennis Center, located on Boyer Ave behind Cordiner Hall.   With doubles team junior Andrea Gu and senior Mary Hill ranked number six in the country by the Interc...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Alden Glass

October 4, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

Two weekends ago, the Whitman men’s tennis team opened their fall play by hosting the ITA Northwest Regional. With all their Northwest Conference opponents in attendance, Whitman demonstrated their ambition and ability by sweeping the tournament. Doubles team Phillip Locklear and Zach Hewlin won ag...

Women’s tennis kicks off fall season

Women’s tennis kicks off fall season

Grant Laco, Sport's Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

The Women’s Tennis team played in its first tournament of the year, the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships, between Sept. 18 and 20. The tournament, held at Willamette College, consisted of eight conference teams. The USTA/ITA Northwest Regional tournament is the only fall conference for...

Men’s Tennis completes undefeated NWC regular season

Men’s Tennis completes undefeated NWC regular season

Kendra Winchester

April 23, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Whitman Tennis

As the 2015 spring season for Whitman Men's Tennis comes to an end, the Northwest Conference Tournament Championships are right around the corner. After this past weekend's sweep of PLU, the team finished its regular season undefeated in the conference and ranked number 15 in the Nation with a possible...

Women’s Tennis eyes another NWC championship

Women’s Tennis eyes another NWC championship

Kendra Winchester

April 16, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Whitman Tennis

For years, the Whitman College Varsity Women's Tennis team has been able to compete successfully at a national level. They have continually set the bar higher year after year with the help of Head Women's Tennis Coach John Hein, who shared in a 1998 national championship as a player at the Universi...

Season Preview: Veteran women’s tennis players poised for continued success

Kyle Flannery

February 19, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

Combine skilled players with a simultaneously open and competitive environment, and the results are destined to be good. For Whitman's women's tennis program, results are already here. According to Head Women's Tennis Coach John Hein, the past three years have been arguably the strongest years in the...

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