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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 attitude have them poised for long-term success, which could culminate in a bid to the NCAA Tournament...

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 Whitman. Previously a successful team at the club level, returners as well as new adds are looking...

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

Photo by Halley McCormick.

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 first varsity team added at Whitman College since the early '80s, and quite fittingly will be new head...

Women’s 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 dressed up in crazy outfits to bring attention to and celebrate the start of their spring 2014 season. Th...

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 the east and west up to the professional level. Women's lacrosse today, which lacks significant pro...

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, Hannah LaCroix and Sarah Evans, and junior  Krista Garrett, the team fought its way through...

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