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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Photo by Aidan Tribolet.

Women’s soccer undefeated in opening games

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Campus Life Reporter September 15, 2022

Whitman's women’s soccer team has opened their season with a bang after achieving a quick succession of wins. The first victory was at home on Sept. 4 with a 2-0 win against Doane University. Junior...

Photo by Michael Lans.

Whitman Athletics Department welcomes new assistant coaches for soccer and basketball

Hailey Livingston, Sports Reporter March 4, 2021

The Whitman Athletics Department recently hired three assistant coaches to work during the spring 2021 sports season. Lily Gustafson and Mikayla Ferenz are acting as women's varsity basketball coaches,...

Photo contributed by Jennifer Northam.

Alumni relations holds Women in Whitman Athletics panel

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter November 5, 2020

On Oct. 22, Whitman alumni relations hosted a panel titled “Women in Whitman Athletics” as a part of this semester’s online engagement for the athletics department. The panel brought together...

Coping with an injury as a varsity athlete

Tate Cadang, Staff Reporter March 5, 2020

Athletes here at Whitman College frequently sustain injuries. Regardless of severity, athletes continue to get both physically and mentally in shape during their treatments to prepare for their next season. Strengthening...

Women’s soccer seniors pose with their framed Whitman jerseys. From left to right: Allie Seracuse, Sophie Brussell, Emily Rigsby, Sofia Ellington, Jessie Mano, Tate Kautzky, Kenz Tierney, Pagan Hetherington and Bryanna Schreiber. Contributed photos by Bryanna Schreiber

Whitman soccer celebrates seniors at last home game 

Emily Solomon, Sports Editor November 14, 2019

On Sunday, Nov. 3, both men’s and women’s soccer teams honored their respective classes of 2020 with a pregame celebration on the Whitman Athletic Fields. The women’s team capped off Senior Day with...


Start of the semester inconveniences riddle fall varsity athletes

Emily Solomon, Sports Editor October 24, 2019

While many varsity athletes know the struggle of having significantly less time for homework and other extracurriculars during their seasons than other students, they also understand the struggle of having...

Senior Pagan Hetherington celebrates game-winning goal as Blues snatch the overtime win. Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics

Battle of the Whits: A thrilling overtime victory

Miguel Baza, Sports Reporter October 9, 2019

On a chilly Wednesday afternoon on Sept. 12, the Whitman women's soccer team went head-to-head on their home field with their biggest Northwest Conference rival, the Whitworth University Pirates. Whitman...

Photo contributed by Ellie Fix

Santa Cruz Trip Provides Optimism for Women’s Soccer

Mario Santos-Davidson, Sports Writer September 10, 2017

After finishing with a disappointing 3-15-2 record and zero road wins during the 2016 season, the Whitman women’s soccer team looks to bounce back in 2017. With only two seniors on the roster and...

Womens Soccer Earns First Win

Women’s Soccer Earns First Win

Quinn Salkind, Sport's Reporter October 20, 2016

After a losing streak to start the 2016 season, the Women’s soccer team earned their first win of the year, beating Pacific University 4-2 on October 9. Lena De Guzman came out fast, scoring a first...

Women’s Soccer takes talents to the Big Apple

Alden Glass, Sports Reporter September 24, 2015

Whitman Women’s Soccer returned from a preseason trip to New York last week having suffered a pair of close losses. With games against New York University and Vassar, the Missionaries had the opportunity...

Laura Williamson Named New Women’s Soccer Head Coach

Cole Anderson April 4, 2014
After an extensive and comprehensive search to fill the vacant Women’s Soccer head coaching position, Dean Snider and the women’s team have found a new head coach, Laura Williamson from Vassar College. For the majority of this spring semester thus far, the Whitman women’s soccer team has been without a head coach. After previous head coach Heather Cato stepped down early in the semester to leave for Rogers State University, finding a new coach was a high priority.

Women’s Soccer Looks to Move On After Cato Steps Down

Cole Anderson February 6, 2014
Earlier this week, the Whitman women’s soccer team suffered a setback that may be felt on the team for years to come. Former women's soccer head coach Heather Cato has left Whitman for another coaching opportunity at Rogers State University in Oklahoma.
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