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Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams Sweep Through the Competition

Kyle Howe

April 23, 2013

Over the weekend, both the men's and women's tennis teams secured their dominance in the Northwest Conference on campus. With both teams playing in the conference tournament; the men soundly won their semifinal match with 5-0 win against Pacific University, followed by a 5-0 win against George Fox...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams End the Regular Season on Top

Kyle Howe

April 17, 2013

Over the weekend, both the men's and women's tennis teams were hard at work finishing up the regular season. On Friday, the women's team played Pacific Lutheran University and soundly won 9-0. The following day, the women's team played at home against the University of Puget Sound, and put their opponents...

Tennis Season Starts to Heat Up

Kyle Howe

February 21, 2013

After a great season in which the women's tennis team made it to the national tournament last year, Whitman's women look to capitalize on the momentum to carry them even farther this season, while the men aim to build upon their tradition of regional success. "I am so excited for this season. So far,...

Women’s tennis sets the tone for the upcoming season

Women’s tennis sets the tone for the upcoming season

Kyle Howe

September 27, 2012

Over the past weekend the Whitman women's tennis team was hard at work at the USTA/ITA Fall Regional Tournament, their first major tournament of the season. The stakes at this competition are high, as every participant competes for the few available positions in the USTA/ITA Fall National Tournament...

Varsity athletes juggle finals, upcoming national competitions

Sylvie Luiten

May 3, 2012

For some athletes, the end of  classes does not necessarily mean the end of their athletic season. This year, women's varsity golf and both women's and men's varsity tennis teams will be competing at their respective NCAA Championship Tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman. The women's...

Women’s varsity tennis sets sights on nationals

Women’s varsity tennis sets sights on nationals

Sarah Debs

February 16, 2012

Women's tennis has seen many recent successes, including  competing in the North West Conference Playoff Semi-finals last spring, and placing at the National Small College Championships this past fall. After a solid individual fall season, the team is looking forward to a promising spring season. Their...

Spring sports wrap up seasons with big wins, new records

Spring sports wrap up seasons with big wins, new records

Andrew Hawkins

May 4, 2011

As spring in Walla Walla continues to tentatively unfold, varsity sports this semester have drawn definitively to a close. The men's baseball team recently had its last home game, and the men's and women's golf and tennis teams have all completed their seasons. The Pioneer looks back at the achieveme...

Fall athletics wrap up season

Fall athletics wrap up season

Libby Arnosti

December 2, 2010

With ice and snow covering the ground, it is clear that fall in Walla Walla has ended. For many athletes on campus, this also marks the end of their sport's competitive season. Men's and women's cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and women's volleyball have recently wrapped up their fall seasons, receiv...

Women’s tennis hosting the ITA Pacific Northwest Championships

Libby Arnosti

September 23, 2010

On Saturday, Sept. 26, the first and only fall women's tennis tournament will take place at the outdoor tennis courts on Ankeny Field at Whitman College. The ITA Pacific Northwest Championships are held in a different location each year, and this year the Whitman women are excited to host it. All...

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