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Select men’s swimmers compete at Nationals

Kendra Winchester

April 9, 2015


Filed under Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

As everyone on the Whitman campus headed back home or took their two week destination vacation, five swimmers, Karl Mering, Sam Starr, Sean Terada, Clark Sun and Loic McGiverin-Ideide, made their way to Shenandoah, Texas. There, at the Conroe ISD Natatorium, they competed in the NCAA Division 3 Swim...

Record-breaking swim season continues for select athletes

Record-breaking swim season continues for select athletes

Kendra Winchester

February 26, 2015


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The energy from their sweep against Whitworth to end the regular season carried both the men's and women's swim teams through their Northwest Conference Championship finals. The men took first place earning 697.5 points, ending Whitworth's 12-year NWC winning streak. And the women finished second with...

Swimming Caps Off Season at NWC Championships

Swimming Caps Off Season at NWC Championships

Tristan Gavin

February 14, 2013


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Whitman's men's and women's swimming teams finished second and third, respectively, to wrap up their season this weekend at the Northwest Conference Championships. Although the men and women finished in the same places as last year, the attitude leaving the meet was very different. "The performances this wee...

Whitman Swimmers Win Against Linfield, Willamette

Elena Aragon

November 8, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

The Whitman swim teams opened the 2012-13 Northwest Conference season at the Louise and Paul Harvey Pool with dominant victories in dual meets over Linfield College and Willamette University. Both the men's and women's teams defeated Linfield in the Friday meet, with a men's score of 140-62 and...

Whitman Sports Blog: Spring Break Wrap-up

Pamela London

March 28, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Tennis men seek top five ranking Nine days, eight matches and eight wins: that is how the Whitman men's tennis team celebrated spring break. Facing five conference foes as well as two non-conference foes ranked regionally and nationally, Whitman stepped up its game another notch looking to improve ...

Whitman Sports Blog: Athletes score big victories, awards heading into spring break

Pamela London

March 7, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

This week, the Sports Blog takes a look at the state of Whitman sports heading into spring break. Whitties bring home the hardware Five Whitman athletes collected NWC Player of the Week awards in the past two weeks of competition (Feb. 20-26 and Feb. 27-March 2). Senior Conor Holton-Burke (tennis)...

Profile: Assistant swim coach Kevin Howard

Profile: Assistant swim coach Kevin Howard

Pamela London

December 1, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

Profile: Kevin Howard University of Rochester, Class of 2011 Current Position: Assistant Swimming Coach How did you get involved with coaching swimming at Whitman? I was looking for a job in coaching during the summer and used the NCAA coaching site to find the position. I was working as an engineer for a biomedical company, and I wasn't really happy with it. I'd rather do somethi...

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