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Senior Phoebe Nguyen training at a post season womens golf workout

Phoebe Nguyen Named NWC Student Athlete of the Week

Wil Kotnik, Sports Writer November 2, 2017

The fall season has been wildly successful for senior Phoebe Nguyen on the women’s golf team. This success reached a culmination at the North West Conference Women’s Fall Classic. She gained as big...

Luc Birchfield, sophomore. Spring season 2017. Photo credit: Henry Honzel

Whitman Men’s Golf Debut Shows Promising Signs

Wil Kotnik, Sports Writer September 28, 2017

In last week’s Pacific Lutheran Invitational competition, Whitman’s golf team retained last year’s position and finished 11 out of 14 teams with a total score of 633. As the Whitman team’s debut...

Whitman Basketball - NWC Tournament Champions

Whitman Basketball – NWC Tournament Champions

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor February 26, 2017

In men's basketball #2 Whitman College hosted #4 Whitworth University in a Northwest Conference Championship title showdown Saturday night. The Blues claimed the top spot after narrowly ousting their...

Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts

Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts

Cherokee Washington, Sports Reporter February 9, 2017

Tim Howell is one of Whitman’s most visible students. Originally from Calabasas, California, Howell has made his mark on the Whitman campus in less than three years. A sociology major and member of the...

Whitman Tennis Starting Off Hot

Whitman Tennis Starting Off Hot

Quinn Salkind, Sports Reporter February 9, 2017

As the snow begins to melt off the tennis courts, the men’s and women’s tennis teams have already begun their spring seasons. After completing the fall matches, their schedules are heavy in dual matchups....

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....

In It for the Long Run: Cross Country Builds toward Conference

In It for the Long Run: Cross Country Builds toward Conference

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Reporter October 13, 2016

Any sports team has its ups and downs over the course of the season, and Whitman’s cross country program is no exception. After a productive and optimistic preseason, it’s been a bumpy road lately...

Men’s Soccer Off to a Fast Start

Arie Knops, Sport's Reporter October 5, 2016

A year ago this week, Whitman’s men’s soccer team was preparing for a rivalry game against Whitworth while sitting bottom of the Northwest Conference with a 1-1-4 record, and a 1-1-7 overall record....

Shae Kanakaloe, Senior. Photo by Matt Banderas, contributed by Gregg Petcoff.

Athlete Spotlight: Shae Kanakaole Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week

Kathleen Daly-Jensen, Sports Writer September 29, 2016

Whitman senior and volleyball player Shae Kanakaole was named the Northwest Conference scholar-athlete of the week. Kanakaole had an impressive week on the hardwood, and was subsequently recognized for...

Whitman Men's Soccer Team in Loss Angeles. Photo by Trayvon Foy '17

Whitman Soccer Takes LA

Conor Scanlon, Sports Writer September 15, 2016

While many students were acclimating themselves to campus the first weekend after classes began, the Whitman Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams were busy playing in a combined five games in Southern...

Men’s Basketball Starts Homestand Right

Julian Reed January 29, 2015

The Whitman Men's basketball team is finally back in Walla Walla for a five-game home stand after playing five of their first six games on the road over winter break. While most Whitties were catching...

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Sarah Anderegg April 10, 2014

Only three weeks shy of becoming Whitman College's first national champion in its Division-III history, junior two-time All-American swimmer Karl Mering already has his eye set on his next and final...

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