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Alumni relations holds Women in Whitman Athletics panel

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter November 5, 2020

On Oct. 22, Whitman alumni relations hosted a panel titled “Women in Whitman Athletics” as a part of this semester’s online engagement for the athletics department. The panel brought together...

W Club boosts success for varsity athletes

Cole Anderson December 4, 2014

As a Division III school, the Whitman athletics department has a unique challenge in budgeting and successfully funding all its sports programs from season to season. Though most costs are covered in the...

The bench rejoices as Morgan Outzen 16 scores a deuce at Fridays game against Linfield.

Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

Sarah Debs January 24, 2013

For most students, winter break means leaving campus to enjoy the holiday season elsewhere with family and friends. For some varsity athletes, however, this is not the case. Instead, these athletes...

Reliance on Donations to Fund Assistant Coaches Leaves Varsity Programs Wanting More

Reliance on Donations to Fund Assistant Coaches Leaves Varsity Programs Wanting More

Pamela London December 6, 2012

Whitman College varsity athletes: all Missionaries, all fierce Northwest Conference competitors, all striving to represent Whitman on and off the field. But no two varsity teams at Whitman are made alike. Each...

Alumni, students link up at W Club golf tournament

Alumni, students link up at W Club golf tournament

Pamela London September 20, 2012

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...

W Club gives athletes moral, financial support

Sarah Debs April 19, 2012

The Whitman W Club is an athletic booster club composed of alumni, friends of the college and parents who want to support excellent student-athletes and competitive varsity athletics. Even though the W...

Alumni playing in the 2nd Annual W Club Golf Tournament on Friday.  Photo Credit: Kendra Klag

W Club golf tournament fosters connections, competition

Pamela London May 5, 2011

Every day, the W Club strives to foster excellence on and off the field of competition. Last Friday, it turned to fostering connections between former and current Whitman student-athletes at the second...

Athletics recruiting: Not just jocks

Matt Manley December 9, 2010

With varsity athletes comprising around 20 percent of the student body, bringing topflight scholar-athletes to campus is a definite priority, according to Athletic Director Dean Snider. Recruiting future...

W Club fosters athletic excellence

Pamela London October 28, 2010

Whitman College is known across the nation as a school that attains excellence in the classroom. In the past five years, a group of Whitman alumni have joined together in an attempt to reciprocate that...

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