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Tennis competes at Fall Nationals

Tristan Gavin

October 18, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Last weekend, five Whitman tennis players flew out to Mobile, Ala., to participate in the USA/ITA National Championships. Whitman has had great success in the small-college division of the tournament over the years, and the players they sent last weekend were no exception. All five players Whitman ...

Alumni, students link up at W Club golf tournament

Alumni, students link up at W Club golf tournament

Pamela London

September 20, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Whitman's third annual W Club golf tournament went off without a hitch last Friday, bringing alumni and student athletes together for an afternoon of hitting the links. Put on by the W Club––Whitman's athletics alumni association––and Whitman's varsity golf teams, the tournament is one of...

Whitman tennis paves way to nationals

Pamela London

April 26, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

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: Weekend wrap-up 4/20-4/22

Pamela London

April 23, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

"Dynasty, dynasty" After an undefeated Northwest Conference season, there was only one fitting finish to this story: a NWC tournament title. This past weekend, the Whitman men's tennis team finished what they started by winning the 2012 NWC tournament championship at the outdoor courts on the W...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap-up 4/13-4/15

Pamela London

April 16, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Men's tennis wins NWC regular season title Nothing was going to stop the Whitman men's tennis team this season. With an 8-1 win against Lewis & Clark College in the home finale, Whitman improved to 12-0 in the Northwest Conference and clinched its perfect season with a regular season conferen...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London

April 3, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Baseball takes weekend series The Whitman baseball team wrapped up its second series victory of the season this weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark College two games to one. Whitman also won its first back-to-back games of the season and improved to 4-11 on the year, good for seventh place in the Nor...

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

Pamela London

March 7, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

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)...

Athletes recommit to fitness with summer training

Libby Arnosti

May 16, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

For nine months of the year, groups of sweaty varsity athletes can be spotted frequenting the weight room, pool and gym as they build strength for their athletic seasons. But as the school year ends, these teammates will scatter into internships and jobs everywhere from Seattle to South Africa, and each...

Whitman tennis competes nationally

Pamela London

October 21, 2010


Filed under SPORTS

From the outdoor courts and Bratton Tennis Center at Whitman College to the world's largest indoor tennis facility--the change was drastic, to say the least. For weeks Whitman tennis players Conor Holton-Burke, Andrew La Cava, Elise Otto and Alyssa Roberg trained every day on the practice courts next...

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