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

Kendra Winchester

February 19, 2015

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

Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Julian Reed

October 30, 2014

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,...

Division III Recruitment Boasts Unique Perks

Division III Recruitment Boasts Unique Perks

Cole Anderson

October 23, 2013

The differences between Division I and Division III athletics are a hot topic, especially in recent years, and when it comes to recruiting, DIII schools are competing more than usual with DI programs. For the varsity coaches at Whitman, the recruiting constraints that come with competing at the Division III...

Coming Together Across the Pond

Coming Together Across the Pond

Quin Nelson

September 12, 2013

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

Mike Washington. Photo contributed by Washington.

Kyle Howe

February 27, 2013

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...

Coach Washington amasses 100th career win

Peter Clark

October 4, 2012

This past Saturday, men's soccer head coach Mike Washington earned his 100th career win when Whitman defeated the University of Puget Sound 2-1 in overtime. With Washington entering his 14th year coaching the Missionaries, the head coach had no idea that he had reached the 100-win plateau until the feat...

First-Year Profile: Marcos Medina

Medina is hopeful for the season ahead.

Tristan Gavin

September 20, 2012

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 ...

Fall athletics wrap up season

Whitman VS Whitworth. Photo Credit: David Jacobson

Libby Arnosti

December 2, 2010

With ice and snow covering the ground, it is clear that fall in Walla Walla has ended. For many athletes on campus, this also marks the end of their sport's competitive season. Men's and women's cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and women's volleyball have recently wrapped up their fall seasons, receiv...

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