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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
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Women’s tennis celebrates after home success

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Campus Life Reporter September 29, 2022

Whitman's varsity tennis team enjoyed a successful weekend at the ITA Fall Northwest Regional Championship after Whitties took home multiple victories in front of a home crowd. On Friday night, qualifying...

The womens tennis team enters the NWC Playoffs as the #2 seed and will play Lewis and clark in the semifinal before facing the winner between host Linfield and Whitworth.

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...

Contributed by Mario Santos-Davidson

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...

Sophmore Andrea Gu and Senior Hanna Greenberg prepare for Nationals. Photo by Carson Jones

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...

Lawless Leads Womens 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.
Womens 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, but they also went to the NCAA National tournament, proving they were truly 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 make the Elite Eight portion of the tournament.

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...

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 to pick the sport up again immediately. Nonetheless, many Whitman athletes studying abroad are resourceful and find ways to answer this dilemma.

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.
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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 in Mobile, Alabama, and All-American recognition.

Whitman Sports Blog: Season wrap-ups

Pamela London May 4, 2012
This week the Whitman Sports Blog recaps how the Whitman baseball team fared in its season finale against Whitworth University, and also takes a look at where the three Nationals-bound teams stand as they begin preparations for the NCAA Championships.

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 national tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman.
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