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Kim Chandler took over as athletic director in July. Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics.

Whitman Athletics Enters 2019-2020 Season with New Leadership

Emily Solomon, Sports Editor September 26, 2019

Early last summer, head women’s basketball coach, Michelle Ferenz, took over athletic director responsibilities for Whitman’s athletic department when Dean Snider left the position. This past July,...

Whitman Basketball Keeps Rising

Whitman Basketball Keeps Rising

Conor Scanlon, Sports Reporter January 26, 2017

Women's basketball unstoppable While many Whitman students take the Winter Break to relax, the women's basketball team spent their time away from school hard at work maintaining their hot start . The...

On the Court: Women’s Basketball Shooting for a Successful Season

Kathleen Daly-Jensen, Sports Reporter November 17, 2016

We are now halfway through November and the Whitman Women’s Basketball season is upon us. This year’s team is young, with half the 14 player roster being freshman, but predicted to be strong, nonetheless....

Hallie Buse 15. Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

New journey begins for national runner up

Cole Anderson November 20, 2014

While the rest of the Whitman campus gears up for the end of the semester, the Whitman women's basketball team has just started an arduous journey to live up to last year's historic season. The challenge...

Women’s Basketball Leaves Strong Legacy

Mitchell Smith April 10, 2014

The 2013-2014 Whitman College women's basketball team will go down as the most successful basketball team ever to don the maize and blue. The Missionaries boasted an undefeated regular season, hosted a...

Ferenz Leads Womens Basketball to Outstanding Start

Ferenz Leads Women’s Basketball to Outstanding Start

Cole Anderson January 30, 2014

With a 17-0 record so far in the 2013-2014 season, sitting atop the NWC and ranked third nationally, the Whitman women's basketball team is following up their Elite Eight National Championship run last...

Varsity Teams Give Back to Community

Varsity Teams Give Back to Community

Mitchell Smith October 23, 2013

Visitors in the Sherwood Athletic Center on Sunday, Oct. 20 saw the varsity gym full of basketball players going through rigorous dribbling and shooting drills and scrimmaging to improve their skills....

Women’s Basketball Team Reaches the Elite 8

Kyle Howe April 4, 2013

Over spring break, the women's basketball team was hard at work shattering expectations reaching the Elite 8 in the Division III NCAA basketball tournament. This memorable season saw the team go 23-6,...


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 at Sherwood Center. The camp provides an important outreach opportunity for the team, as they pass on their...

Women’s basketball takes 3rd in NWC

Sarah Debs March 1, 2012

After a season of continous improvement, Whitman's women's basketball team fought hard through their final game against Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore. last Thurs., Feb. 23. While the game...

Jenele Peterson 11 puts up a shot in Sherwood Center. Peterson was injured in last weekends Lady Yote Classic. She hopes to return for NWC play Jan. 2. Courtesy of Darrin Lingle

Missionaries lose players, games

jaygold December 2, 2009

The Whitman women's trip to Caldwell, Idaho for the Lady Yote Classic last weekend was discouraging to say the least.   Not only did the Missionaries lose games to host College of Idaho 66-48 and...

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