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The men’s tennis team took a trip to Cambodia in the spring of 2018. Photo contributed by Gary Ho.

The reality of international travel for varsity teams  

Dylan Mathias, Sports Reporter November 21, 2019

For Whitman’s varsity athletic teams, international travel has been an important part of team development. This additional opportunity for play makes a positive impact on athletic teams – not only...

Illustration by Nathaly Perez

Women’s Tennis Takes on High Stakes

Maegen Martin, Staff Reporter April 25, 2019

The Whitman Women’s tennis team concluded the Northwest Conference regular season with their fifth consecutive win this past weekend on Senior Day against Whitworth University. They ended the regular...

The womens tennis team interacted with local schools as part of a cultural exchange during their spring break trip to China. Photos contributed by Andrea Gu

Women’s Tennis Spends Spring Break in China

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter April 7, 2019

Over the spring break, the women’s tennis team traveled as part of a cultural exchange to Shanghai and Qingdao in China. Last year, the men’s team traveled to Cambodia on a similar trip. The women...

Men’s Tennis Looks to Rally After Top 10 Challenges

Emily Solomon, Sports Editor March 5, 2019

The men’s tennis team travelled to Cleveland, Ohio to compete against fellow nationally ranked teams in the ITA National Indoor Championships. The 13th ranked Blues faced teams that are ranked in the...

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Men’s Tennis Looks to Continue Rally in 2019 Season

Maegen Martin, Staff Reporter February 8, 2019

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...

Women’s Tennis Preview

Women’s Tennis Preview

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter January 31, 2019

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...

Andrea Gu and Mary Hill served on the doubles team that traveled to Rome, Georgia. Photo contributed by Andrea Gu

Women’s Tennis Recap: From Washington to Georgia

Emily Solomon, Staff Reporter October 19, 2018

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...

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

Jordon O'Roy, Sports Editor October 8, 2018

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...

Photo by Amelia Wells

NWC Finals Wrap-up: Women’s Tennis falls short, Men’s team takes home 9th straight title

April 27, 2016

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...

Dynasty Talk Still Alive for Men’s Tennis

April 21, 2016

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...

Photo by Anna Dawson

Men’s Tennis Continues Dominance

March 10, 2016

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...

Zach Hewlin (left) and Phillip Locklear (right) play doubles in the tournment this past weekend. Photo by Chloe Alley-Sarnack.

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Alden Glass October 4, 2015

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...

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