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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Its On Us: Athletes Campaign to Stop Sexual Violence

It’s On Us: Athletes Campaign to Stop Sexual Violence

Cherokee Washington, Sports Reporter December 1, 2016

In September of 2014, President Barack Obama launched the “It’s On Us” initiative as a nationwide attempt to end sexual assault violence on college campuses. In short, the campaign aims at making...

Women’s Basketball Falls in National Championship

Cole Anderson March 25, 2014
The Whitman women’s basketball team fell to the FDU-Florham Devils in the D-III national title game Saturday night 80-72, ending a record-breaking season for the Missionaries.

Whitman Women’s Basketball to Play for National Title

Pamela London March 21, 2014
With an 85-70 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (26-4) Friday night, the Missionaries (30-1) advanced to the first national championship game in program history. Whitman will play for the Division III national title Saturday night against Farleigh Dickinson University, Florham.
Womens basketball advances to Final Four

Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Pamela London March 19, 2014
The game is done, the nets are cut down and for the first time in program history the Whitman women’s basketball team has danced all the way to the Final Four.
Tennis Court Remodel

Tennis Court Remodel

Tristan Gavin January 24, 2013
Whitman's Board of Trustees will meet to make a decision on the possibility of expanding the tennis courts in the center of campus, impacting athletes and non athletes, alike.

Golf Teams Endure Elements in Fall Classic

Kyle Howe October 31, 2012
This past weekend, the Whitman men’s and women’s golf teams were hard at work at the Northwest Conference Fall Classic in Ridgefield, Wash.

Varsity athletes juggle finals, upcoming national competitions

Sylvie Luiten May 3, 2012
For some athletes, the end of classes does not necessarily mean the end of their athletic season. This year, women's varsity golf and both women's and men's varsity tennis teams will be competing at national tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman.

Waivers give injured athletes an extra year of play

Pamela London April 12, 2012
For many Division III student-athletes, the four years of college represent the end of an era: the end of long road trips and the day-to-day grind of being a serious athlete. But what happens when injury strikes and takes one of those years away? How would you feel about the end?

Whittie athletes weigh in on NCAA scholarships

Peter Clark April 12, 2012
In the most recent Pioneer survey, varsity athletes at Whitman were asked what they think about scholarships and additional cash payments for athletes to play sports at both the Division I and Division III level. The results provide a peek into what Whitman athletes think about money and college athletics.
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