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Weekend Recap: Volleyball Struggles, Loses Twice

Chris Calamita

October 28, 2013

Whitman's women's volleyball team had two special games this weekend. On Friday, Oct. 25, they hosted Pacific University for Dig Pink night, a night dedicated to honoring survivors, victims and those currently diagnosed with breast cancer. Then, on Saturday, Oct. 26, they hosted George Fox University...

Women’s Soccer Dominates George Fox

Marah Alindogan

October 13, 2013

Looking to bounce back from a rough road trip against UPS and PLU, the Missionaries women's soccer team (8-5, 4-5 NWC) faced the George Fox University Bruins (3-6-2, 1-4-2 NWC) on Sunday, Oct. 13 in a Northwest Conference match. A solid team effort, both on offense and defense, led to a dominating...

Weekend Recap: Whitman Volleyball Team Drops Consecutive Games to PLU, UPS

Mitchell Smith

October 6, 2013

After losing its second match of the year to Pacific Lutheran in straight sets, the night of Friday, Oct. 5 gave the Whitman volleyball team a chance at redemption. Unfortunately for the Missionaries, it was not to be, as the 15th-ranked Lutes dropped Whitman in straight sets for the second time this...

Weekend Recap: Women’s Soccer Splits Weekend Games, Defeats 17th-Ranked Linfield

Marah Alindogan

September 29, 2013

Hungry for some key conference wins, the Whitman women's soccer team faced Pacific University (6-1-2, 3-1-1 NWC) and Linfield College (8-1, 4-1 NWC) over the weekend. The Missionaries started off the weekend against the red-hot Pacific Boxers. The windy weather conditions proved difficult as the Missionaries...

Senior Profiles: Cross Country/Volleyball

Tristan Gavin

October 31, 2012

When the fall sports come to an end in the following weeks, so too will the collegiate athletic careers of many seniors. For most, this season marks the peak of an athletic career that will likely never continue at such a competitive level. For all, it is the end of an emotional roller coaster that has...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball loses Friday, upsets PLU Saturday

Quin Nelson

October 14, 2012

Friday, October 12: The Whitman volleyball team put forth a solid effort but could not overcome the impressive performance of the University of Puget Sound, who are ranked 13th nationally, losing 22-25, 25-21, 18-25, 22-25 on Friday night at George Ball Court. The Missionaries jumped out to an...

Whitman Volleyball Seals the Deal, Friday, Plays Tough Saturday

Quin Nelson

October 7, 2012

Friday, October 4 The Whitman volleyball team was able to overcome a shaky start to beat the Linfield Wildcats convincingly three sets to one on Friday night at George Ball Court. The beginning of the game placed the spotlight on the referees more than the either of the two teams competing. Due t...

Women’s Soccer Settles for Scoreless Tie Against PLU

Quin Nelson

September 30, 2012

The Whitman women's soccer team played well but ended up with a 0-0 tie against Pacific Lutheran University on Sunday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. As was the case Saturday, the Missionaries established control early on. Center midfielders Hallie Swan and Jaclyn Rudd were solid as usual, and outside...

Women’s Soccer Team Falls to Puget Sound 2-0

Quin Nelson

September 30, 2012

Despite dominating possession for most of the game, the Whitman women's soccer team fell to the University of Puget Sound 2-0 at the Whitman Soccer Complex on Saturday. Whitman took immediate control of possession in the first half, looking nothing like a team that has not beaten the UPS women since...

Whitman Volleyball Turns in Dominant Performance in Victory Over Willamette

Quin Nelson

September 21, 2012

The Whitman volleyball team made quick work of Willamette University Friday night at Ball Court, sweeping the Bearcats three games to none. Before seizing control of the match, Whitman had to withstand a back-and-forth first game. Neither team was able to hold a lead for long, nor extend a lead beyond...

Women’s Soccer Bounces Back, Beats Willamette 1-0

Quin Nelson

September 15, 2012

Hungry for their first conference win of the season, the Whitman women's soccer team ground out a solid 1-0 victory over the Willamette Bearcats Saturday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. The Missionaries again got off to a strong start with Whitman dominating ball possession in the first half. Whitman...

13 Whitties earn all-NWC recognition

Pamela London

November 17, 2011

Men's soccer First Team Leland Matthaeus '13, Forward Redmond, Wash. 4 goals (1 GW), 3 assists (11 points) 3rd in NWC in total shots (41), 5th in NWC in shots on goal (19) 16-13 Honorable Mention in 2010   Second Team Cooper Schumacher '14, Defense Seattle, Wash. 5 goals (3 ...

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