Whitman Wire

Janin Steps Up for Sweets

Janin Steps Up for Sweets

Tristan Gavin

April 4, 2013

Skeptics of the 2013 Whitman Sweets will point to the void of leadership and star power after graduating a strong class last spring. That is where Jacob Janin comes in. Janin, a senior, is one of the team captains and brings extensive experience at high levels of club Ultimate. While the Eugene native has played for the Portland Rhino club team for years...

Sweets Earn Spot in Stanford Invite

Sweets Earn Spot in Stanford Invite

Tristan Gavin

February 27, 2013

After graduating several key seniors last year, the Whitman men's ultimate Frisbee team, the Sweets, did not get an invitation to the power-packed Stanford Invite, a Bay Area tournament held yearly to showcase the best teams in the country. Although their personnel losses led the Sweets to be overlooked...

Veteran Handler Anchors the Lady Sweets

Veteran Handler Anchors the Lady Sweets

Peter Clark

January 24, 2013

Whitman's women's Ultimate Frisbee team is a club sport often overlooked on campus. Not only are the "Lady Sweets" competing in a nontraditional sport, but they have also been overshadowed by the national success of the men's team in the past. This year promises to be different for the Lady Sweets, whose...

Whitman news since 1896
University of Oregon