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Tennis competes at Fall Nationals

Tristan Gavin

October 18, 2012

Last weekend, five Whitman tennis players flew out to Mobile, Ala., to participate in the USA/ITA National Championships. Whitman has had great success in the small-college division of the tournament over the years, and the players they sent last weekend were no exception. All five players Whitman ...

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...

Whitman tennis paves way to nationals

Pamela London

April 26, 2012

Whitman tennis is going to Nationals. Playing at home on the sun-drenched Whitman courts surrounded by dozens of enthusiastic Whitties, the Whitman men's tennis team capped off its year of dominance with a 5-0 win over George Fox University in the Northwest Conference tournament final. Not to be...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap-up 4/20-4/22

Pamela London

April 23, 2012

"Dynasty, dynasty" After an undefeated Northwest Conference season, there was only one fitting finish to this story: a NWC tournament title. This past weekend, the Whitman men's tennis team finished what they started by winning the 2012 NWC tournament championship at the outdoor courts on the W...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap-up 4/13-4/15

Pamela London

April 16, 2012

Men's tennis wins NWC regular season title Nothing was going to stop the Whitman men's tennis team this season. With an 8-1 win against Lewis & Clark College in the home finale, Whitman improved to 12-0 in the Northwest Conference and clinched its perfect season with a regular season conferen...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap up 4/6-4/8

Pamela London

April 10, 2012

Men's tennis inches closer to NWC perfection One win away. One win from an undefeated run through the Northwest Conference. One win from a sixth consecutive conference championship. The Whitman men's tennis team went 2-0 this past Sunday with a pair of road victories at Linfield and at Willamet...

Profile: Courtney and Morgan Lawless ’15

Sarah Debs

April 5, 2012

Hometown: Austin, Texas Major: Both Undecided Over lunch at Jewett Dining Hall, Morgan and Courtney sit down to talk about tennis, twins and time at Whitman together. When did you start playing tennis? Morgan: When we were five years-old. Courtney: The courts were right across the street from our elem...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London

April 2, 2012

Baseball takes weekend series The Whitman baseball team wrapped up its second series victory of the season this weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark College two games to one. Whitman also won its first back-to-back games of the season and improved to 4-11 on the year, good for seventh place in the Nor...

Whitman Sports Blog: Spring Break Wrap-up

Pamela London

March 27, 2012

Tennis men seek top five ranking Nine days, eight matches and eight wins: that is how the Whitman men's tennis team celebrated spring break. Facing five conference foes as well as two non-conference foes ranked regionally and nationally, Whitman stepped up its game another notch looking to improve ...

Whitman Sports Blog: Athletes score big victories, awards heading into spring break

Pamela London

March 7, 2012

This week, the Sports Blog takes a look at the state of Whitman sports heading into spring break. Whitties bring home the hardware Five Whitman athletes collected NWC Player of the Week awards in the past two weeks of competition (Feb. 20-26 and Feb. 27-March 2). Senior Conor Holton-Burke (tennis)...

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...

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