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Scooping up Talent: Varsity Lax Finds Success in Third Year

Scooping up Talent: Varsity Lax Finds Success in Third Year

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter April 13, 2017

With their best record in the program’s three short years at the varsity level, the Whitman lacrosse team has quickly evolved into a Northwest Conference contender. The team’s young core and competitive...

Women’s Lacrosse gears up for inaugural varsity season

Kendra Winchester February 12, 2015

With about one month left until their first game, the varsity women's lacrosse team is gearing up for their inaugural season. The team is the first team to move from club to varsity in over a decade at...

Photo by Halley McCormick.

In Compliance with Title IX, Women’s Lacrosse Shifts from Club to Varsity

Cole Anderson September 11, 2014

As Whitman's academic realm welcomes back new and returning students for the '14-'15 school year, Whitman athletics welcomes a new varsity team: women's lacrosse.  Formerly a club sport, this is the...

Womens Lacrosse Prepares to Become Varsity Sport

Women’s Lacrosse Prepares to Become Varsity Sport

Sarah Anderegg March 13, 2014

Silly costumes and lacrosse sticks are not the typical outfit combination students might expect to encounter when walking across Ankeny Field. However, last week, the women's lacrosse team was seen...

Women’s lacrosse grows in numbers, preserves historical roots

Sylvie Luiten April 19, 2012

Originally based off of the Iroquois style of play, lacrosse has evolved significantly over the years from its roots. It has gained widespread national attention as a growing popular sport both in...

Whitman women take third in lacrosse championships

Pamela London April 21, 2011

This past weekend the women's lacrosse team made Whitman  history with their winning achievements on Ankeny Field as they played for the Northwest championship title. Captained by seniors Diane Feuillet,...

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