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Century Club Celebration – Playoff Push and Hanna Greenberg’s 100th Win

Century Club Celebration – Playoff Push and Hanna Greenberg’s 100th Win

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018

On Saturday April 7 against Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), Whitman’s women’s tennis team not only secured a remarkable 9-0 win as a team, but also made history. During a doubles match with Andrea Gu, senior Hanna Greenberg joined Whitman’s Century Club by winning her hundredth career match...

Tennis, Snorkeling, and a Missile Scare: Women’s Tennis Takes on Maui

Tennis, Snorkeling, and a Missile Scare: Women’s Tennis Takes on Maui

Mario Santos-Davidson, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

The women’s tennis team’s fall schedule featured only two events, the Whitman College Invite and the ITA Northwest Regional, a more prestigious event featuring 64 singles and 32 doubles teams from the Northwest Conference. In the singles draw, Whitman saw two players reach the Quarterfinals in Hanna Gree...

Whitman Tennis: Triumph in the ITA Tournament

Whitman Tennis: Triumph in the ITA Tournament

Wil Kotnik, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017

Last weekend, Whitman hosted the Intercollegiate Tennis Association tournament, that is also known as the Oracle. As the first major event of the fall season, the ITA Oracle includes players from all the teams in the Pacific Northwest conference, with eight contestants from each school. This tourna...

Lawless Leads Women’s Tennis to Regionals

Lawless Leads Women’s Tennis to Regionals

Cole Anderson

May 8, 2014

Gearing up for regionals this week and weekend, the Whitman women's tennis team looks to have an even stronger showing than last year and move on to the elite eight round of the NCAA tournament. One player the team will likely be able to count on to earn points is junior Courtney Lawless. In t...

Women’s Tennis Seeks Winning Mentality

Women’s Tennis Seeks Winning Mentality

Cole Anderson

February 20, 2014

Not only did the women's tennis team win a Northwest Conference title last spring, they also went to the NCAA national tournament, proving they were a force to be reckoned with. This season the goal is no different for the team, as they look not just to make nationals again, but to make the Elit...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams Sweep Through the Competition

Kyle Howe

April 23, 2013

Over the weekend, both the men's and women's tennis teams secured their dominance in the Northwest Conference on campus. With both teams playing in the conference tournament; the men soundly won their semifinal match with 5-0 win against Pacific University, followed by a 5-0 win against George Fox...

Varsity athletes maintain fitness abroad in preparation for seasons

Kyle Howe

October 25, 2012

Every year Whitman students travel the globe participating in the Off-Campus Studies program, focusing on a wide expanse of topics that suit their interests. For athletes, this can be somewhat of a hassle: They are apart from the sport for half a year and then return to Whitman with the expectations...

Tennis competes at Fall Nationals

Tristan Gavin

October 18, 2012

Last weekend, five Whitman tennis players flew out to Mobile, Ala., to participate in the USA/ITA National Championships. Whitman has had great success in the small-college division of the tournament over the years, and the players they sent last weekend were no exception. All five players Whitman ...

Women’s tennis sets the tone for the upcoming season

Women’s tennis sets the tone for the upcoming season

Kyle Howe

September 27, 2012

Over the past weekend the Whitman women's tennis team was hard at work at the USTA/ITA Fall Regional Tournament, their first major tournament of the season. The stakes at this competition are high, as every participant competes for the few available positions in the USTA/ITA Fall National Tournament...

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...

Whitman tennis paves way to nationals

Pamela London

April 26, 2012

Whitman tennis is going to Nationals. Playing at home on the sun-drenched Whitman courts surrounded by dozens of enthusiastic Whitties, the Whitman men's tennis team capped off its year of dominance with a 5-0 win over George Fox University in the Northwest Conference tournament final. Not to be...

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