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Phoebe Nguyen Named NWC Student Athlete of the Week

Phoebe Nguyen Named NWC Student Athlete of the Week

Wil Kotnik, Sports Writer

November 2, 2017

The fall season has been wildly successful for senior Phoebe Nguyen on the women’s golf team. This success reached a culmination at the North West Conference Women’s Fall Classic. She gained as big a lead as eight strokes, but ultimately settled the win by two strokes. Nguyen’s excellent play secu...

Women’s Golf Starts Season Strong

Women’s Golf Starts Season Strong

Mario Santos-Davidson, Sports Writer

October 10, 2017

The Whitman women’s golf team started the year with high hopes after finishing ranked in the top 10 each of the last two seasons. With only Lou Points graduating from last year’s squad, the team began the season hoping to continue the recent run of success. “This team has the opportunity to be ...

Quiet Powerhouse: Women’s Golf Ready to Take On the Nation

Quiet Powerhouse: Women’s Golf Ready to Take On the Nation

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2017

Despite little coverage on campus, the Whitman women’s golf team is confident, elite, and geared for a NCAA Division III Championship run in Houston this May. A third place finish at the competitive DIII National Preview Tournament in early March followed by match wins in Hawaii and a first place fin...

Whitman Women’s Golf Ranked #2 in the Country

Cherokee Washington, Sports Reporter

November 3, 2016

Two weeks ago at the 2016 Whitworth Invitational, the Whitman women’s golf team dominated their NWC competition, earning themselves the No.2 spot in the nation within Division III varsity golf. Heading into the tournament, Whitman sat at a No. 8 standing, which was quickly altered with the stellar pe...

Nguyen making major contributions to Whitman women’s golf team

Nguyen making major contributions to Whitman women’s golf team

Alden Glass, Sports Reporter

September 27, 2015

On Sept. 12-13, the Whitman Women’s Golf team won their first tournament of the year at the Pacific Lutheran University Invitational. After two grueling days of competition, Whitman emerged as the winner by a mere two strokes over rival Whitworth University. The Whitman team stated its high ambitions...

Women’s Golf Makes Push for Nationals

Women’s Golf Makes Push for Nationals

Marah Alindogan

April 17, 2014

Before the start of every round, the women's golf team gathers together in a circle. "It is a time we can be with each other before we split up and are all alone on the course for five hours," said senior Elaine Whaley. This sense of togetherness is carrying the team, currently ranked 12th in the na...

Golf Teams Endure Elements in Fall Classic

Kyle Howe

October 31, 2012

This past weekend, the Whitman men's and women's golf teams were hard at work at the Northwest Conference Fall Classic in Ridgefield, Wash. The golfers battled rain, mud and wind throughout the tournament. The Fall Classic is the only tournament of the fall that counts towards the final NWC points...

Whitman Sports Blog: Season wrap-ups

Pamela London

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 trailed 4-0 heading into the seventh inning in game one before sophomore Kyle Moyes st...

Varsity athletes juggle finals, upcoming national competitions

Sylvie Luiten

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 their respective NCAA Championship Tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman. The women's...

Women’s golf captures NWC crown, men look forward to next season

Matt Tesmond

April 26, 2012

Whitman golf simultaneously reached its peak and valley this past weekend as the women's golf team took home the Northwest Conference Championship while the men found themselves in a disappointing sixth place finish.   With a hold on second place in the conference standings heading into the NWC Cha...

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

Pamela London

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 what they started by winning the 2012 NWC tournament championship at the outdoor courts on the W...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London

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 back-to-back games of the season and improved to 4-11 on the year, good for seventh place in the Nor...

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