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Century Club Celebration – Playoff Push and Hanna Greenberg’s 100th Win

The women's tennis team enters the NWC Playoffs as the #2 seed and will play Lewis and clark in the semifinal before facing the winner between host Linfield and Whitworth.

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018

On Saturday April 7 against Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), Whitman’s women’s tennis team not only secured a remarkable 9-0 win as a team, but also made history. During a doubles match with Andrea Gu, senior Hanna Greenberg joined Whitman’s Century Club by winning her hundredth career match...

Tennis, Snorkeling, and a Missile Scare: Women’s Tennis Takes on Maui

Contributed by Mario Santos-Davidson

Mario Santos-Davidson, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

The women’s tennis team’s fall schedule featured only two events, the Whitman College Invite and the ITA Northwest Regional, a more prestigious event featuring 64 singles and 32 doubles teams from the Northwest Conference. In the singles draw, Whitman saw two players reach the Quarterfinals in Hanna Gree...

Whitman Tennis Starting Off Hot

Whitman Tennis Starting Off Hot

Quinn Salkind, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2017

As the snow begins to melt off the tennis courts, the men’s and women’s tennis teams have already begun their spring seasons. After completing the fall matches, their schedules are heavy in dual matchups. Both teams appear ready to continue the strong tradition of Blues tennis. Women's Team The ...

Women’s Tennis Seeks Winning Mentality

Women's Tennis Seeks Winning Mentality

Cole Anderson

February 20, 2014

Not only did the women's tennis team win a Northwest Conference title last spring, they also went to the NCAA national tournament, proving they were a force to be reckoned with. This season the goal is no different for the team, as they look not just to make nationals again, but to make the Elit...

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...

Women’s tennis sets the tone for the upcoming season

Kate Kunkel-Patterson '14

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...

Women’s tennis team hold onto second place

Sylvie Luiten

April 12, 2012

A recent loss against top-ranked Linfield women's tennis team has put a dark cloud over the Whitman team's goal of winning the conference championships this year and ensuring a berth at Nationals. "This is definitely our most competitive season and the best that we've ever done in the conference. We have three players ranked in the west region, and it's definitely a challenge having a b...

Women’s varsity tennis sets sights on nationals

Credit: Halley McCormick

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...

Women’s tennis finds focus, fun in California

Tyler Hurlburt

March 31, 2011

Imagine spending spring break boating, tanning and hanging out with 10 of your closest friends in Southern California while also playing tennis against some of the strongest competition in the country. This is exactly what the women's tennis team did two weeks ago. This very tight-knit group of women...

Jan Start athletes find their place in Whitman sports

Libby Arnosti

January 27, 2011

As difficult as it can be for January Start students to break into Whitman's social and academic scene halfway through the school year, a few of these new Whitties have taken on the additional commitment of becoming winter varsity athletes, jumping right into the season with their new teammates. After...

Women’s tennis hosting the ITA Pacific Northwest Championships

Libby Arnosti

September 23, 2010

On Saturday, Sept. 26, the first and only fall women's tennis tournament will take place at the outdoor tennis courts on Ankeny Field at Whitman College. The ITA Pacific Northwest Championships are held in a different location each year, and this year the Whitman women are excited to host it. All...

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