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New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance

New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance

Mitchell Smith

October 3, 2013

Last October, a committee composed of faculty, staff, coaches and alumni approved the building of six new outdoor tennis courts at a cost of just under $900,000. This past weekend, that investment paid huge dividends as the Whitman men's tennis team hosted and dominated the annual Fall USTA/ITA Regional...

Whitman tennis paves way to nationals

Pamela London

April 26, 2012

Whitman tennis is going to Nationals. Playing at home on the sun-drenched Whitman courts surrounded by dozens of enthusiastic Whitties, the Whitman men's tennis team capped off its year of dominance with a 5-0 win over George Fox University in the Northwest Conference tournament final. Not to be...

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

Pamela London

March 7, 2012

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)...

NWC championships may soon involve final tournament

Pamela London

May 16, 2011

Changes may be in the works for the Northwest Conference. In the past two years, the NWC has turned its attention towards re-assessing the structure of each athletic season, specifically the potential addition of a conference championship tournament for soccer and baseball after changes were made...

Recharge, recruiting, reflection punctuate coaches’ summers

Nick Wood

May 16, 2011

Much like their student athletes, Whitman varsity coaches use the summer as a time to recuperate and recharge. "It's a very seasonal lifestyle we have," head swimming coach Jenn Blomme shared. "It's very intense in season or when we're preparing for the season." The summer allows for a break from...

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