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Athlete of the week: Kai Strawn

Sophomore Kai Strawn of the men’s varsity tennis team is this week’s athlete of the week. Photo by Chelsea Goldsmith
March 12, 2020

Coming hot off of a win this past weekend, sophomore Kai Strawn is our athlete of the week.  Strawn is part of the men’s tennis team, playing both singles and doubles. On March 8, Strawn and his...

Visiting a “Shithole Country”

Illustration by Haley King
September 10, 2018

Amid the continuous barrage of President Donald J. Trump’s many reprehensible diatribes and tweetstorms, it can be difficult to pause for a moment in order to adequately consider how appalling certain...

From Cambodian Pros to D1 Foes, Men’s Tennis Prepares for 2018 Season

From Cambodian Pros to D1 Foes, Men's Tennis Prepares for 2018 Season
February 1, 2018

This year, the men’s tennis team topped off their winter break abroad with a challenging, yet memorable training trip to Cambodia that would mark the beginning of spring season. The following weekend,...

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Zach Hewlin (left) and Phillip Locklear (right) play doubles in the tournment this past weekend. Photo by Chloe Alley-Sarnack.
October 4, 2015

Two weekends ago, the Whitman men’s tennis team opened their fall play by hosting the ITA Northwest Regional. With all their Northwest Conference opponents in attendance, Whitman demonstrated their ambition...

New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance

New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance
October 3, 2013

Last October, a committee composed of faculty, staff, coaches and alumni approved the building of six new outdoor tennis courts at a cost of just under $900,000. This past weekend, that investment paid...

Tennis competes at Fall Nationals

October 18, 2012

Last weekend, five Whitman tennis players flew out to Mobile, Ala., to participate in the USA/ITA National Championships. Whitman has had great success in the small-college division of the tournament over...

Whitman Sports Blog: Season wrap-ups

May 4, 2012

Baseball wraps up season with series loss Facing a tough test to close out the 2012 season, the Whitman baseball team was swept by rival Whitworth University in a three-game series 7-4, 13-2 and 8-7. Whitman...

Varsity athletes juggle finals, upcoming national competitions

May 3, 2012

For some athletes, the end of  classes does not necessarily mean the end of their athletic season. This year, women's varsity golf and both women's and men's varsity tennis teams will be competing at...

Whitman tennis paves way to nationals

April 26, 2012

Whitman tennis is going to Nationals. Playing at home on the sun-drenched Whitman courts surrounded by dozens of enthusiastic Whitties, the Whitman men's tennis team capped off its year of dominance...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap-up 4/20-4/22

April 23, 2012

"Dynasty, dynasty" After an undefeated Northwest Conference season, there was only one fitting finish to this story: a NWC tournament title. This past weekend, the Whitman men's tennis team finished...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap up 4/6-4/8

April 10, 2012

Men's tennis inches closer to NWC perfection One win away. One win from an undefeated run through the Northwest Conference. One win from a sixth consecutive conference championship. The Whitman men's...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

April 2, 2012

Baseball takes weekend series The Whitman baseball team wrapped up its second series victory of the season this weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark College two games to one. Whitman also won its first...

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