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Homestand vital for struggling volleyball team

Homestand vital for struggling volleyball team

Cole Anderson

October 16, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

While most of the Whitman community was away for the four-day weekend, the Whitman Women's Volleyball Team was on campus for their first home conference weekend of the season. Halfway through their conference season, the team is finally looking forward to a consistent stream of home games, of which the te...

Whitman volleyball sets up for success

Whitman volleyball sets up for success

Mitchell Smith

September 25, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

There are times during a volleyball match when perseverance takes precedence over talent, when grit defeats strength and when young can overcome old. For a Whitman volleyball team that regularly features three inexperienced first-years, the hope is that these times will come more often than not. The...

Linsenmayer Leading Voice for Volleyball Team

Linsenmayer Leading Voice for Volleyball Team

Cole Anderson

October 3, 2013


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Profiles

When you think about sophomores and varsity sports captains, the two rarely overlap. As a sophomore, one is typically still trying to find their place on the team and maneuver into a starting role while leadership is left to seniors and the occasional junior. On the Whitman Volleyball team, however,...

Volleyball preview

Volleyball preview

Tristan Gavin

September 11, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Although Whitman College's women's volleyball team did not graduate any seniors from their 2011 squad, they are a far cry from the team that won just four of 22 games last year. The team has not had a senior on the roster in either of the last two seasons, nor have they had a winning season for five...

Profile: Matt Helm

Peter Clark

September 6, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Position: Head volleyball coach Before coming to Whitman, Coach Helm led Molokai High School to four Maui Interscholastic League titles, six consecutive state tournament appearances and the 2010 Hawaii Division state championship. Coach Helm and his wife Erika have four children: daughter Noelani...

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