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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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Whitman Swim Drops Regular Season Finale, Looks Toward Repeat Conference Championship

February 4, 2016

The men’s and women’s swim teams have both finished their regular seasons after an intense matchup this past weekend at Whitworth. It was a difficult matchup, with Whitworth gunning for revenge after...

Mens swim sets sights on repeat title

Men’s swim sets sights on repeat title

December 7, 2015

The Whitman College men’s swimming team has been faced with the task of defending a championship, one of the most difficult things to do in sports. In the past, Whitman had been able to play up their...

Left to right: Sam Starr,  Loic McGiverin-Odeide, Clark Sun, Karl Mering, Sean Tarada. These swimmers are in the running to go to nationals. Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Record-breaking swim season continues for select athletes

Kendra Winchester February 26, 2015

The energy from their sweep against Whitworth to end the regular season carried both the men's and women's swim teams through their Northwest Conference Championship finals. The men took first place earning...

California trip focuses swim team on conference championships

Cole Anderson February 5, 2015

Written by Kyle Flannery For the Whitman men and women's swim teams, a training trip to California is critical. It is also physically strenuous. Practicing twice a day, they swim more yardage than...

Swim Team Season Preview

Swim Team Season Preview

Cole Anderson November 7, 2013
The swim team is looking to continue their record-breaking pace this season with an infusion of young talent to complement the accomplished returners.
Credit: Marin Axtell

Trial, training, tradition: Whitman swim season 2011-2012

maddybell October 20, 2011
Whether it has been in the pool or in the weight room, since the start of swim season two weeks ago this year's crop of aquatic athletes have been working hard to prepare for another great year of Whitman's swim program.

Recharge, recruiting, reflection punctuate coaches’ summers

Nick Wood May 16, 2011
Much like their student athletes, Whitman varsity coaches use the summer as a time to recuperate and recharge.

Athletes recommit to fitness with summer training

Libby Arnosti May 16, 2011
Whitman varsity athletes juggle summer training with jobs, internships and study abroad.
Photo Credit: Marie Von Hafften

Whitties’ success celebrated at annual awards banquet

Pamela London May 16, 2011
After a year of unprecedented success, Whitman varsity athletes came together to celebrate their achievement on the field, in the pool, on the court and in the classroom at the annual Whitman College Athletic Awards Banquet.

SSRA helps unite Whitties with the outdoors

Pamela London April 7, 2011
Whitman's SSRA courses provide all students with the opportunity to expand their horizons and experience something new, or reunite themselves with an activity they love.

Holiday training presents challenges, opportunities

Pamela London December 2, 2010
While many Whitman students spend the holidays at home catching up on sleep, the long academic breaks provide winter sports teams the opportunity to improve individually and as a team as they gear up for the start of the Northwest Conference season.

Varsity swimmers ‘leave it in the pool’ for charity

Pamela London November 11, 2010
On Nov. 9, Whitman swimmers joined thousands of other athletes worldwide in the annual Hour of Power, raising money for the Ted Mullin Fund for Pediatric Sarcoma Research.
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