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Men’s Soccer Bounces Back After Rough Preseason

Kelsey Peck

October 3, 2013

With a 0-1-4 record after their first five games, it's safe to say that the Whitman men's soccer team was off to a rough start. Despite a talented roster and a month of playing in England prior to preseason, games were not coming together as they had hoped. However, with continued determination and...

Men’s Basketball Preview

Tristan Gavin

November 29, 2012

Last spring, the Whitman men's basketball team graduated one of the school's highest all-time scorers in Brandon Shaw, a pair of layers who would go on to sign professional contracts in JP Alvarez and David Michaels, and versatile wing D.J. Wright. In spite of its losses, this year's team expects to...

Men’s Season Finale

Tristan Gavin

November 8, 2012

Two months ago, Whitman's men's soccer team traveled to California and beat a nationally ranked Redlands University team on their home field. In the next two days they lost in overtime to a solid Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College team and scraped out a win against highly competitive Pomona-Pitzer College. "It...

Whit men fall to Puget Sound in playoffs

Pamela London

March 1, 2012

One and done: The double-edged sword of the collegiate basketball postseason hit the Whitman men's basketball team the hard way last Thursday night as the Missionaries fell 79-62 to the University of Puget Sound. Despite winning five of seven games to finish off the season at 11-5 in conference, Whitman lost the battle for the second seed in the Northwest Conference tournament to Puget Sound by way of a head-to-head ti...

Whitman Sports Blog: Seniors’ final efforts not enough as Whit teams fall in semis

Pamela London

February 28, 2012

Two of the most successful seasons in the history of Whitman basketball came to an abrupt end Thursday night in the opening round of the Northwest Conference tournament. Both the men's and the women's teams finished the season in third place and hit the road to open up tournament play. Both teams...

Men’s basketball starts season, NWC coaches take notice

Tyler Hurlburt

November 11, 2010

On Saturday, Nov. 6, the men's basketball team opened its season with a 109-92 loss to the NCAA Division I San Jose State Spartans. The Missionaries traveled to San Jose to take part in this exhibition game which, according to sophomore Drew Raher, served as a great way for the team to see how they...

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