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Women’s Golf Climbs the Rankings

Women’s Golf Climbs the Rankings

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018

On March 16 to 18, the women’s golf team travelled across the country to compete in the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational. Hosted by Oglethorpe University, the tournament took place at the Indian Mounds Golf Course in Jekyll Island, Georgia. Shiyang Fan and Phoebe Nguyen both performed well; Nguyen...

Freshman Golfer Shiyang Fan Cards School Record 70, Wins Whitman Invitational

Mario Santos-Davidson, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2015

In her second ever collegiate tournament, Shiyang Fan set a school record by scoring a two under par 70 in the first round at the Whitman Women’s Invitational on Sept. 26. She followed that up with a 78 in Sunday’s second round, enough to win by three strokes over sophomore teammate Phoebe Nguyen. With...

Spring golf season looks to build on fall success

Riley Foreman

March 5, 2015

If good things come in small packages, then the Whitman women's golf program is not just good, but it's great. The team is comprised of one senior, one junior, one sophomore and two first-years, all of whom will resume play this month after placing in the top two in four consecutive fall tournaments....

Poor Conditions Lead to Shortened Tournaments for Golf Teams

Kyle Howe

April 11, 2013

Over the weekend, both Whitman men's and women's golf teams fought against the elements in the Spring Classic in Bremerton, Wash. The persistent rain led to unplayable conditions on the course, leading to the second day of both men's and women's tournaments to be canceled. The men finished sixth overall...

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. The golfers battled rain, mud and wind throughout the tournament. The Fall Classic is the only tournament of the fall that counts towards the final NWC points...

Skiers wary of budget cuts

Sylvie Luiten

March 1, 2012

Three years ago, the Varsity Ski Program was cut at Whitman, causing an uproar among students, and fear among the skiers about the future budget. "The varsity ski team program was cut when this year's seniors were freshman, so a couple years ago, and when that happened it was basically [that] they...

National competition within reach for women golfers

National competition within reach for women golfers

Sylvie Luiten

September 29, 2011

We rarely see them in action: the women's golf team is perhaps one of the most under-appreciated sports teams on campus. Last fall while at the Fall Classic, the team took fourth place  and continued its success by winning the Spring Classic. The women then placed second at the Northwest Conference...

Track and Field Club a training resource for variety of Whitman athletes

Matt Manley

February 10, 2011

Coming to Whitman as a dual-sport athlete in cross country and track, sophomore Katri Gilbert felt something missing her first spring at Whitman. "In high school, I noticed a lot of the cross country runners did track and trained for most of the year. When I came to Whitman I was wondering, 'Why don't...

Influx of first-year players promise to spark Men’s basketball program

Influx of first-year players promise to spark Men’s basketball program

maxrausch

November 10, 2009

The last time the Missionaries' men's basketball team finished with a winning record, it was 1998; Michael Jordan was still playing for the Bulls, Bill Clinton was fighting off impeachment and Barack Obama had just been elected to the Illinois State Senate. Needless to say, it has been a while. Howe...

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