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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

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Northam leads tennis team to new heights

Mitchell Smith February 12, 2015

Whitman's Athletic Department is in the middle of a renaissance of sorts that has seen a number of different sports experience historic success over the last decade. Still, there are dominant programs,...

Roston, La Cava Prove Crucial to Men’s Tennis Success

Mitchell Smith April 24, 2014
The Missionaries pride themselves on their quality from top to bottom of the lineup, but the team rode several strong performances this year to their seventh-straight Northwest Conference title. In their last year at Whitman, seniors Steven Roston and Andrew LaCava have stood out.
Division III Recruitment Boasts Unique Perks

Division III Recruitment Boasts Unique Perks

Cole Anderson October 23, 2013
While DIII athletics lack the prestige of the DI level, Whitman coaches are able to draw players by emphasizing the academics, atmosphere, and balance of the college.

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...

Men’s tennis team continues winning tradition

Kyle Howe October 11, 2012
Last spring, the Whitman men's tennis team kept the dynasty rolling. The team swept through the Northwest Conference regular season undefeated en route to winning its fifth consecutive NWC title and ultimately rose to number eight in the nation.

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 national tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman.
Illustration: Ruth Hwang

Fly fishing avids seek club revival

Kyle Howe April 12, 2012
It would seem a fly fishing club would fit well within the Whitman environment, yet over the years, it has struggled to stay afloat. The club has been started a few times by a group of proactive students, only to fall apart after their graduation.

Spring season: Varsity sports standings

Kyle Howe February 23, 2012
A varsity spring sports preview of conference and national rankings
illustration: Erika Zinser

Men’s tennis kicks off spring season with Whitman Shootout

Sarah Debs February 9, 2012
After an eventful pre-season, Men's Varsity Tennis will mark the beginning of a promising season with the Whitman Shootout during the weekend of February 10th.

Men to host weekend tennis tournament

Kyle Howe September 22, 2011
This weekend, the men's tennis team will be hosting the ITA Northwest Regional Championships, which will span from the 24th to the 26th. This competition is the men's only chance to test their mettle against Northwest conference opponents before the longer spring season.
Conor Holton-Burke ‘12 en route to a victory in the No. 1 singles match over Linfields senior Mark Magdaong last Saturday, February 26th.  Credit: Ethan Parrish

NWC change could make Whitman tennis national condender

Andrew Hawkins March 3, 2011
The current Whitman team can make the jump from Conference Champions to National competitors this season.
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