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Soccer Seniors Go Out with a Home Win

Soccer Seniors Go Out with a Home Win

Mario Santos-Davidson, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

The Whitman men’s soccer team has had a solid 2017 season thus far, winning five games, tying three and losing three. This record has placed the team in fourth place in the Northwest Conference with 18 points, a single point behind third place Whitworth. This past weekend was the last one a...

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Daniel Charlton and Mitchell Smith

September 8, 2016


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

Women's Soccer After spending much of last year’s rebuilding effort at the bottom of the Northwest Conference standings, the 2016 Whitman women’s soccer team will feature one of its most balanced squads in the last few years. The team returns NW Conference First Team member and senior midfie...

Soccer Brings Community to Campus With Youth Clinics

Soccer Brings Community to Campus With Youth Clinics

February 11, 2016


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

With their 2015 seasons behind them, the men’s and women’s soccer teams have been running clinics together for local youth soccer teams in Walla Walla. These clinics are a great opportunity for the teams to connect with the community in a fun way outside of their own games. The clinics are also a...

Washington retires, search for new men’s soccer coach in full swing

Kendra Winchester

February 19, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

After 12 seasons and a tough 2014 season, Mike Washington, Whitman's head men's soccer coach, has decided to retire.  As the spring season kicks into gear, the team is still unsure about their coaching situation for the fall. Looking for a new coach involves Dean Snider, the athletics director at W...

Men’s soccer fights through adversity to end

Men’s soccer fights through adversity to end

Julian Reed

October 30, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

For a men's soccer team that has played, and lost, in four different overtime games this season, the year has turned into an arduous slog. The team currently holds an 8-9 record overall (4-7 in the Northwest Conference). They have been forced to struggle with a wide array of injuries, horrible luck and,...

Preseason trips more than just vacations for varsity athletes

Preseason trips more than just vacations for varsity athletes

Cole Anderson

September 25, 2014


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

One of the perks of being a varsity athlete at Whitman College is the implicit privilege, or obligation, to travel. Whether it is within the Pacific Northwest or to various places around the globe, it is no doubt that Whitman varsity athletes are well-travelled. Between the Bahamas, England and Hawaii,...

Weekend Recap: Whitman Men’s Soccer Sweeps Senior Weekend

Mitchell Smith

November 4, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Weekend Recaps

Facing the beginning of its final home stand of the season, the Whitman men's soccer team dominated the second half of their game on Saturday, Nov. 2 at home against Linfield College, winning 4-1. The Missionaries struck first after a back-and-forth first half. Sophomore Alex Barsher scored his 10th...

Coming Together Across the Pond

Coming Together Across the Pond

Quin Nelson

September 12, 2013


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

There's no better way to get rid of jet lag than getting knocked around by a professional British soccer team. We, the Whitman men's soccer team, took the field for our first game in England, where we were blown out by Paulton Rovers FC 5-2. As we stood on the rain-ravaged field after our loss, it was...

Men’s soccer coach studies coaching abroad

Men’s soccer coach studies coaching abroad

Kyle Howe

February 27, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Even though the soccer season is over, Men's Soccer Coach Mike Washington is hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. For the first few weeks of February, Washington traveled to Manchester, where he was enrolled in a course for the education of coaches. There Washington, who is originally from...

First-Year Profile: Marcos Medina

First-Year Profile: Marcos Medina

Tristan Gavin

September 20, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Profile: First-year Marcos Medina Sport: Soccer Hometown: Walla Walla, WA Medina grew up in the local area and has already asserted himself as a contributor to the 2012 Whitman men's soccer team, providing a pair of assists in his first two weekends of collegiate soccer. What was it ...

13 Whitties earn all-NWC recognition

Pamela London

November 17, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

Men's soccer First Team Leland Matthaeus '13, Forward Redmond, Wash. 4 goals (1 GW), 3 assists (11 points) 3rd in NWC in total shots (41), 5th in NWC in shots on goal (19) 16-13 Honorable Mention in 2010   Second Team Cooper Schumacher '14, Defense Seattle, Wash. 5 goals (3 ...

An English voyage: Whitman men’s soccer travels abroad

An English voyage: Whitman men’s soccer travels abroad

Nick Wood

September 23, 2010


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

"Being able to visit the stadium even when not watching a game…was more than sick," said Fleming.  "[It] was a pilgrimage to my soccer Mecca." "Stepping into [Old Trafford] pretty much brought me to tears." These are the words of Whitman senior John Fleming who this past August along with thirteen of his te...

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