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Quality Over Quantity: Whitman Volleyball

Maegen Martin, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

It’s been training, training and more training for Whitman’s volleyball team this spring season. With a team of only six players at the moment, spring training has been both a time of adversity and growth. A time of growth but more importantly a chance to spend quality time with each other. This clos...

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Jaisa Swasey, Sports Reporter

September 23, 2018

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...

Whitman Volleyball Looks for a New Beginning in 2015

Whitman Volleyball Looks for a New Beginning in 2015

Alden Glass, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2015

As the 2015 season kicks off, Whitman’s Volleyball team is ready for a fresh start. Last season the Missionaries finished with an 11-14 record, and just missed out on a .500 season. After a preseason filled with hard work, the team is coming in ready to better that record. This season will be the ...

Weekend Recap: Volleyball Struggles, Loses Twice

Chris Calamita

October 28, 2013

Whitman's women's volleyball team had two special games this weekend. On Friday, Oct. 25, they hosted Pacific University for Dig Pink night, a night dedicated to honoring survivors, victims and those currently diagnosed with breast cancer. Then, on Saturday, Oct. 26, they hosted George Fox University...

Weekend Recap: Whitman Volleyball Team Drops Consecutive Games to PLU, UPS

Mitchell Smith

October 7, 2013

After losing its second match of the year to Pacific Lutheran in straight sets, the night of Friday, Oct. 5 gave the Whitman volleyball team a chance at redemption. Unfortunately for the Missionaries, it was not to be, as the 15th-ranked Lutes dropped Whitman in straight sets for the second time this...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball Dominates in Two Home Games

Elena Aragon

October 28, 2012

Friday, Oct. 26 Whitman won 3-0 against George Fox University during their home match on Friday. Whitman dominated all three sets while bringing the intensity with pink ribbons in their hair and pink laces on their shoes to show support for breast cancer awareness. Despite strong hits by George F...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball loses Friday, upsets PLU Saturday

Quin Nelson

October 14, 2012

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

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...

Whitman Volleyball Turns in Dominant Performance in Victory Over Willamette

Quin Nelson

September 21, 2012

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...

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