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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Women’s Basketball Leaves Strong Legacy

Mitchell Smith April 10, 2014
The 2013-2014 version of the Whitman women's basketball team will go down as the most successful basketball team to ever don the maize and blue. The Missionaries boasted an undefeated regular season, hosted a Sectional and a Regional in the NCAA Tournament, and finished second in the country after a loss in the National Championship game to FDU-Florham.

Whitman Women’s Basketball to Play for National Title

Pamela London March 21, 2014
With an 85-70 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (26-4) Friday night, the Missionaries (30-1) advanced to the first national championship game in program history. Whitman will play for the Division III national title Saturday night against Farleigh Dickinson University, Florham.

Women’s Basketball Moves to 18-0 With Win Over Pacific

Cole Anderson February 3, 2014
In Friday night’s game against the Pacific University Boxers, the Whitman women’s basketball team did what they’ve been doing all season long; shot consistently, defended aggressively, rebounded well, and won. With their 65-55 victory over the Boxers, the Missionaries move to 18-0 on the season and 9-0 in Northwest Conference play.
Athletes Count on Superstition, Rituals

Athletes Count on Superstition, Rituals

Marah Alindogan October 23, 2013
Athletes are known for having unique superstitions and rituals to help their performance, and athletes at Whitman are no exception.
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Women’s basketball team assists Walla Walla community girls

Matt Tesmond October 11, 2012
This past Sunday the Whitman women's basketball team put on its first skills camp of the year. The camp provides an important outreach opportunity for the team, as they pass on their knowledge and skills to the basketball youth of Walla Walla.
As over 1,200 fans screamed and chanted in the stands, the Whitman mens basketball team pulled off an incredible victory over Whitworth University — the #1-ranked DIII team in the nation — last Tuesday, February 15th. Following nearly two hours of fast-paced competitive play, the Missionary men scored 17 points in the remaining five minutes for the win. The roaring crowd of students, faculty & staff, alumni and community members flooded the court in celebration. Credit: Marie von Hafften

Whitman athletes feel benefits of home competition

Tyler Hurlburt February 17, 2011
Statistics show that fans, facilities, and travel time factor into the success of Whitman's varsity sports teams.
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