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With strong first-year talent, women’s tennis earns key win at Winter Classic Invitational

Alden Glass February 18, 2016

This past weekend the Whitman Women’s Tennis team hosted their Winter Classic Invitational, welcoming Trinity, Redlands and Linfield to the Bratton Tennis Center in their last competition before conference...

Alex Honeyman climbing at his Beginning Rock Climbing SSRA class

Whitman SSRAs offer outlet for coaches and students alike

Grant Laco, Staff writer October 13, 2015

Finding yourself with some extra time in your schedule? Why not try out one of Whitman’s Sport Studies, Recreation, and Athletics classes? In the spring semester, Whitman will be offering 28 SSRA courses...

Maddy Webster '15 practices. Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Women’s Tennis eyes another NWC championship

Kendra Winchester April 16, 2015

For years, the Whitman College Varsity Women's Tennis team has been able to compete successfully at a national level. They have continually set the bar higher year after year with the help of Head Women's...

Season Preview: Veteran women’s tennis players poised for continued success

Kyle Flannery February 19, 2015

Combine skilled players with a simultaneously open and competitive environment, and the results are destined to be good. For Whitman's women's tennis program, results are already here. According to Head...

Whitman men's soccer players at Old Trafford, Manchester United F.C.'s home stadium. Photo courtesy of the Whitman men's soccer team.

Preseason trips more than just vacations for varsity athletes

Cole Anderson September 25, 2014

One of the perks of being a varsity athlete at Whitman College is the implicit privilege, or obligation, to travel. Whether it is within the Pacific Northwest or to various places around the globe, it...

Lawless Leads Women's Tennis to Regionals

Lawless Leads Women’s Tennis to Regionals

Cole Anderson May 8, 2014

Gearing up for regionals this week and weekend, the Whitman women's tennis team looks to have an even stronger showing than last year and move on to the elite eight round of the NCAA tournament. One player...

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...

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. "It's a very seasonal lifestyle we have," head swimming coach Jenn Blomme shared. "It's...

Athletes recommit to fitness with summer training

Libby Arnosti May 16, 2011

For nine months of the year, groups of sweaty varsity athletes can be spotted frequenting the weight room, pool and gym as they build strength for their athletic seasons. But as the school year ends, these...

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