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Whitman athletics coaches’ perspective on remote seasons

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter October 8, 2020

Whitman's athletics coaches have been working hard this semester to adapt to an online environment while continuing to offer all the necessary support for their teams. Head Coach Scott Shields of the...

Sophomore Kai Strawn of the men’s varsity tennis team is this week’s athlete of the week. Photo by Chelsea Goldsmith

Athlete of the week: Kai Strawn

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter March 12, 2020

Coming hot off of a win this past weekend, sophomore Kai Strawn is our athlete of the week.  Strawn is part of the men’s tennis team, playing both singles and doubles. On March 8, Strawn and his...

Phillip Locklear (back) Petar Jivkov (front). Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Men’s Tennis completes undefeated NWC regular season

Kendra Winchester April 23, 2015

As the 2015 spring season for Whitman Men's Tennis comes to an end, the Northwest Conference Tournament Championships are right around the corner. After this past weekend's sweep of PLU, the team finished...

Northam leads tennis team to new heights

Mitchell Smith February 12, 2015

Whitman's Athletic Department is in the middle of a renaissance of sorts that has seen a number of different sports experience historic success over the last decade. Still, there are dominant programs,...

Roston, La Cava Prove Crucial to Men’s Tennis Success

Mitchell Smith April 24, 2014

One of Whitman's most successful teams continued its domination of the Northwest Conference this past weekend as the men's tennis team won all nine games in matches against both Linfield College and Willamette...

Mens Tennis Accepts Nothing but Success this Season

Men’s Tennis Accepts Nothing but Success this Season

Marah Alindogan February 27, 2014

If you walk into Sherwood Athletic Center, you will see banner after banner hanging on the rafters of George Ball Court commemorating the success of the nationally ranked Whitman College men's tennis team....

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams Sweep Through the Competition

Kyle Howe April 23, 2013

Over the weekend, both the men's and women's tennis teams secured their dominance in the Northwest Conference on campus. With both teams playing in the conference tournament; the men soundly won their...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams End the Regular Season on Top

Kyle Howe April 17, 2013

Over the weekend, both the men's and women's tennis teams were hard at work finishing up the regular season. On Friday, the women's team played Pacific Lutheran University and soundly won 9-0. The following...

Mens Tennis Dominates Willamette

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Halley McCormick February 19, 2013

The Whitman men's varsity tennis team reached its 91st consecutive regular season victory on February 16, 2013, playing both indoors at the Bratton Tennis Center and on Whitman's outdoor courts. Whitman...

Tennis Court Remodel

Tennis Court Remodel

Tristan Gavin January 24, 2013

In February, Whitman's Board of Trustees will meet to make a decision on the possibility of expanding the tennis courts in the center of campus. Whether they choose to add the proposed two new courts or...

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Missionaries sink Pacific, maul Wildcats

lindsayfairchild April 8, 2010

This past weekend, the men's tennis team had their final two home games of the season. After coming in to these matches ranked 21st in the NCAA Division III national rankings and seventh in the regional...

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Whit men maul Bruins

Dujie Tahat February 25, 2010

Whitman men's tennis team quietly demolished George Fox University in a conference match at home, 9-0. The Bruins had no answer for the number 26-ranked Missionaries (NCAA, Division III), as Whitman didn't...

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