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Navigating defeat as an athlete: Finding perspective in losing

Illustration by Elie Flanagan
February 27, 2020

Athletes deal with defeat in different ways. While for some it is devastating, others just brush it off. According to Patrick O'Rourke, who compiles statistics from various athletic sources, only around...

Whitman soccer celebrates seniors at last home game 

Women’s soccer seniors pose with their framed Whitman jerseys. From left to right: Allie Seracuse, Sophie Brussell, Emily Rigsby, Sofia Ellington, Jessie Mano, Tate Kautzky, Kenz Tierney, Pagan Hetherington and Bryanna Schreiber. Contributed photos by Bryanna Schreiber
November 14, 2019

On Sunday, Nov. 3, both men’s and women’s soccer teams honored their respective classes of 2020 with a pregame celebration on the Whitman Athletic Fields. The women’s team capped off Senior Day with...

Youth Movement: Men’s Soccer Takes on New Look

Youth Movement: Men's Soccer Takes on New Look
September 7, 2017

Ever since Whitman men’s soccer coach Jose Cedeno took over the reigns of the program in 2015, there have been monumental alterations in team cadence and culture. Entering the 2017 season, the team...

Men’s Soccer Off to a Fast Start

October 5, 2016

A year ago this week, Whitman’s men’s soccer team was preparing for a rivalry game against Whitworth while sitting bottom of the Northwest Conference with a 1-1-4 record, and a 1-1-7 overall record....

Jose Cedeno adds fresh perspective for men’s soccer

November 16, 2015

Born in Manta, a city on the coast of Ecuador, Coach Jose Cedeno left the warm shores of the Pacific when he was 11 years old and moved with his family to Queens, New York. Jose and his family moved to...

Men’s soccer kicks season into full gear

Men's soccer kicks season into full gear
September 18, 2014

After starting their season with two losses in three games on a preseason trip to Virginia, the Whitman men's soccer team rallied to win their final game of the trip. Now with five games down, they are...

Men’s Soccer Splits Weekend Games, Beats PLU in OT Thriller

October 20, 2013

The Whitman Missionaries men's soccer team (5-8-2, 4-4-1 NWC) had a big weekend at home as they faced Pacific Lutheran University (9-3-3, 4-3-2 NWC) and the University of Puget Sound (10-4, 8-1). On...

Men’s Soccer Bounces Back After Rough Preseason

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,...

Men’s Season Finale

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...

Men’s, women’s soccer honor seniors

October 25, 2012

As the soccer season winds down for the Whitman women's and men's soccer teams, both women's head coach Heather Cato and men's head coach Mike Washington waved goodbye to two groups of seniors that played...

Coach Washington amasses 100th career win

October 4, 2012

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...

First-Year Profile: Marcos Medina

Medina is hopeful for the season ahead.
September 20, 2012

Profile: First-year Marcos Medina Sport: Soccer Hometown: Walla Walla, WA Medina grew up in the local area and has already asserted himself as a contributor to the 2012 Whitman men's soccer team,...

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