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First-year Christina Boxberger (left), junior Elyse Benavides (middle) and junior Ruby Matthews (right) prepare for a serve versus conference opponent, University of Puget Sound. Contributed photo by Whitman Athletics

Theme nights lined up for women’s volleyball’s final homestead

Bhavesh Gulrajani , Sports Reporter October 31, 2019

The women’s volleyball team will play their final home games of the season this weekend, which also marks the end of theme nights — games during which players dress up according to designated themes. ...

The Long Road to Recovery: Injuries in Athletics

The Long Road to Recovery: Injuries in Athletics

Cherokee Washington , Sport's Reporter October 13, 2016

“Imagine working your whole life at your craft.Imagine winning [a] state [title], [a] championship, or maybe even experiencing that high [you feel] when you beat a rival team. Now, imagine not being...

Weekend Recap: Whitman Volleyball Team Starts Conference Season Strong

Kyle Howe September 23, 2013

Whitman College women's volleyball endured a rough preseason in which the team had a six-game losing streak and an overall record of 3-11. However, on the night of Friday, Sept. 23 in the Sherwood Athletic...

Volleyball preview

Volleyball preview

Tristan Gavin September 11, 2012

Although Whitman College's women's volleyball team did not graduate any seniors from their 2011 squad, they are a far cry from the team that won just four of 22 games last year. The team has not had...

Profile: Matt Helm

Peter Clark September 6, 2012

Position: Head volleyball coach Before coming to Whitman, Coach Helm led Molokai High School to four Maui Interscholastic League titles, six consecutive state tournament appearances and the 2010...

Whitties shed pre-finals stress during weekend competitions

Matt Tesmond May 3, 2012

Last weekend, with less than two weeks before finals begin, Whitties got out their stress by climbing, playing volleyball and getting fierce on the soccer field. In Sherwood Athletic Center this...

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