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The Musician-Athlete

Sarah Debs

November 29, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Musician-athletes are few and far between. The dedication, practice time and focus demanded of musician-athletes is incredibly high both in the practice room and on the field. While music and sports are seemingly separate activities, there is overlap in mental preparation and self-discipline. Whitman student musician-athletes senior Katri Gilbert and sophomore Cheney Doane balance ...

Athlete profile: Emilie and Katri Gilbert ’13 talk cross country, basketball

Athlete profile: Emilie and Katri Gilbert ’13 talk cross country, basketball

maddybell

November 3, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

For junior cross country runners Emilie and Katri Gilbert, the shift from fall to winter sports seasons means running in two different directions: one onto the court and one into the stands. As both sisters are finishing their 2011 cross country season and Emilie continues to prepare for the varsity...

XC kicks off season with twin sweep, deep roster

XC kicks off season with twin sweep, deep roster

Libby Arnosti

September 8, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Whitman women took eight of the top 10 spots at the finish of the women's race at the annual Whitman Invitational last Saturday. Junior Emilie Gilbert sprinted past the 6 km mark, posting a time of 23:24.89 to win the race by more than 20 seconds. Her twin sister, junior Katri Gilbert, finished second,...

Track and Field Club a training resource for variety of Whitman athletes

Matt Manley

February 10, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

Coming to Whitman as a dual-sport athlete in cross country and track, sophomore Katri Gilbert felt something missing her first spring at Whitman. "In high school, I noticed a lot of the cross country runners did track and trained for most of the year. When I came to Whitman I was wondering, 'Why don't...

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