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Missionaries fall to #13 St. Thomas

Julian Reed

November 24, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Weekend Recaps

The Whitman men's basketball team dropped to 1-1 Thursday, Nov. 20 after a 96-86 loss to University of St. Thomas. Whitman took an eight-point lead into halftime and led for most of the game, but the Tommies pulled away late in a close, tightly called game. The Missionaries were led by seniors Matt...

From here to there

Garrett Atkinson

October 16, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Weekend Recaps

Many people who play sports will say that the best part is that it teaches them all sorts of invaluable lessons. Sometimes, though, learning a few lessons doesn't require play; for example, simply following the sports world over the weekend of Oct. 4 would have sufficed. By the end of the weekend,...

Women’s Basketball Falls in National Championship

Cole Anderson

March 25, 2014


Filed under Game of the Week, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports, Weekend Recaps, Women's Basketball

The Whitman women's basketball team fell to the FDU-Florham Devils in the DIII national title game on Saturday, March 22 with a final score of 80-72, ending a record-breaking season for the Missionaries. Heading into the 2013-2014 season, Whitman's team motto was "paving the road to Steven's Point,...

Whitman Women’s Basketball to Play for National Title

Pamela London

March 21, 2014


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

Add another one to the list: in a season that has been defined thus far by broken records and program firsts, perhaps it is only fitting that the Whitman women's basketball team is going to end its year playing for the national title. With an 85-70 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater...

Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Pamela London

March 19, 2014


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

The game is done, the nets are cut down and for the first time in program history the Whitman women's basketball team has danced all the way to the Final Four. In front of a raucous crowd that filled the Sherwood Center to the brim Saturday night, Whitman (30-1) defeated Thomas More College (31-1) 76-60 to earn a b...

Women’s Basketball Starts NCAA Tournament With Two Wins

Cole Anderson

March 10, 2014


Filed under Game of the Week, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports, Weekend Recaps, Women's Basketball

Whitman 106, Chapman 51 Following a close loss to the Whitworth Pirates in the Northwest Conference Championship, there were doubts whether the previously undefeated, previously no. 1 nationally ranked Missionaries women's basketball team was the real deal. If their Friday night performance in the f...

Swim Teams Finish Strong at Conference Meet

Swim Teams Finish Strong at Conference Meet

Cole Anderson

February 27, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Weekend Recaps

Two weekends ago, the Whitman men's and women's swim teams completed their seasons at the Northwest Conference Championships. Though the season could potentially continue for a select group of swimmers, this meet marked the end of another successful season for the team as a whole. With six NWC meet...

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...

Men’s Basketball Honors Seniors In Winning Fashion, Splits Last Two-Game Home Stand

Marah Alindogan

February 17, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Weekend Recaps

With a crucial win in a two-game home series this weekend to lock up at least a number two seed going into the Northwest Conference playoffs, the Whitman men's basketball team delivered in exciting fashion. In their first game of the weekend, the Missionaries faced the George Fox University Bruins...

Men’s Basketball Welcomes Eisenhardt Back With Win

Sarah Anderegg

February 3, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Weekend Recaps

The Whitman men's basketball team started the second round of conference play off strong with a 78-69 win over Pacific University.  Along with the win, Whitman welcomed back senior forward Ben Eisenhardt in his first game since sustaining an injury in November 2013. After a stagnant start to the...

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...

Women’s Soccer Completes Weekend with 2 Wins

Marah Alindogan

November 4, 2013


Filed under Weekend Recaps

The Whitman women's soccer team (10-9, 6-9 NWC) hosted its last series of home games this weekend, Nov. 2 and 3, against the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers (9-7-1, 6-6-1 NWC) and the Willamette University Bearcats (4-11-3, 2-9-3 NWC). Saturday's game against the Pioneers proved to be a thriller...

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