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Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Cole Anderson

September 19, 2013


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

This time last year, the Whitman women's soccer team had a 1-4 record and was heading into a conference season that would prove to be subpar by their standards. The team would eventually end up with a lackluster 5-11-2 record and a season that didn't go quite as planned. This season the Missionaries...

Coach Washington amasses 100th career win

Peter Clark

October 4, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

This past Saturday, men's soccer head coach Mike Washington earned his 100th career win when Whitman defeated the University of Puget Sound 2-1 in overtime. With Washington entering his 14th year coaching the Missionaries, the head coach had no idea that he had reached the 100-win plateau until the feat...

Skiers wary of budget cuts

Sylvie Luiten

March 1, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

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...

Whit men fall to Puget Sound in playoffs

Pamela London

March 1, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

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


Filed under SPORTS

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...

Whitman basketball teams combine to take three of four from Tacoma schools

Pamela London

February 9, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

After a weekend of electric crowds, furious rallies and stifling defense, the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams find themselves in a position where everyone wants to be: in line for a spot in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament. Boisterous crowds filled Sherwood Center Friday and Saturda...

What’s to know: Introduction to Northwest Conference

Pamela London

November 10, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

Northwest Conference (NWC) NCAA Division III Established 1926 Original members: 6 (Willamette University, Whitman College, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Linfield College,  College of Idaho) Current member institutions: Lewis & Clark, Linfield, George Fox, Pacific, Wi...

Soccer men intend to dominate weekend of competition, take top spot in NW Conference

Soccer men intend to dominate weekend of competition, take top spot in NW Conference

Matt Tesmond

September 22, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

The men's soccer team, bolstered by young talent, returns home this weekend for two important conference contests. The men will square off against a fiery University of Puget Sound team and the preseason favorite  to win the Northwest Conference, the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes. Luckily, the Missiona...

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