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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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The swim team practices in the pool located within Baker Ferguson Fitness Center. Photo by Nikki Antenucci.

Swimmers enter break near top of conference

Julian Reed December 11, 2014

The arrival of winter break means that Whitman swimmers have a monthlong rest in their meet schedule, giving the swimmers a chance to focus on their academics and training in preparation for the more intense...

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Sarah Anderegg April 10, 2014
Despite losing his goggles earlier in the morning preliminaries, and seeding 6th, Mering was in a good place come the finals. “I was feeling pretty relaxed and confident. I knew that I had a good race in me. I didn’t know if I was going to execute perfectly, but I felt like I had it,” said Mering. Although the race wasn’t over until Mering touched the wall at 47.91 seconds, Collins, watching impatiently, was confident that her teammates would take home the title after just a few strokes.

Mering Makes History with Win at Nationals

Quin Nelson March 24, 2014
Junior Karl Mering started Nationals without his goggles and ended as a national champion. Despite an early mishap, Mering had a very successful stint at D-III Nationals in Indianapolis, highlighted by a victory in the 100-yard butterfly, making him the first national champion swimmer in Whitman.’s history.
Swim Teams Finish Strong at Conference Meet

Swim Teams Finish Strong at Conference Meet

Cole Anderson February 27, 2014

Two weekends ago, the Whitman men's and women's swim teams completed their seasons at the Northwest Conference Championships. Though the season could potentially continue for a select group of swimmers,...

Credit: Greg Lehman

Whitman Swimming smashes long-set records in huge blitz

Libby Arnosti February 16, 2012
The Whitman swimming record board has never been shattered with such ruthlessness.
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