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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...

Men’s Tennis Team Sweeping Through the Competition

Men's Tennis Team Sweeping Through the Competition

Kyle Howe

March 7, 2013

Whitman tennis' recent wins against the University of Puget Sound and Whitworth University raised its win streak to six following a loss to Lewis-Clark State. The team easily won its two matches this weekend by scores of 9-0 and 8-1, respectively. As the season progresses, the men look to add to their...

Life after Whitman Athletics

Life after Whitman Athletics

Kyle Howe

February 14, 2013

All varsity athletes dedicate their lives to their respective sports at Whitman, working hard to balance academics and athletics. When these athletes graduate, they go in many different directions; some pursue careers, others turn their sights to graduate school. Regardless of what they do, the same...

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...

Men’s tennis launches into spring season

Peter Clark

March 1, 2012

The Whitman men's tennis team faced the teeth of a challenging non-Conference schedule when they traveled to the East Coast on Feb. 17 to play No. 23 ranked Rhodes, Kalamazoo, and No. 22 ranked Mary Washington. Overcoming time zone differences, cramps, fatigue and every other injury in the book, the...

Spring season: Varsity sports standings

Kyle Howe

February 23, 2012

Men's Tennis Conference record:  1-0 Overall record:  5-3 Whitman's men's team is currently tied for first place with Pacific University in the NWC standings. Men's team went to the East Coast last weekend, playing three matches in three days against nationally-ranked teams. The team, ranked...

NWC change could make Whitman tennis national condender

Conor Holton-Burke ‘12 en route to a victory in the No. 1 singles match over Linfield's senior Mark Magdaong last Saturday, February 26th.  Credit: Ethan Parrish

Andrew Hawkins

March 3, 2011

In the last three years, the men's tennis team has won three Northwest Conference (NWC) titles and is on an active streak of 71  consecutive conference wins. Currently they are ranked 19 in the NCAA Division III. This team includes three All-Americans, the 22nd highest recruiting class of division III...

Fall athletics wrap up season

Whitman VS Whitworth. Photo Credit: David Jacobson

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...

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