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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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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...

Excitement for upcoming year of athletics grows as seasons wrap up

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter May 6, 2021

As various varsity sports teams wrap up their seasons, and rosters are finalized for the coming year, coaches and incoming first-years are beginning to think about fall 2021. It’s usually around this...

Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics.

Whitman athletics coaches’ perspective on remote seasons

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter October 8, 2020

Whitman's athletics coaches have been working hard this semester to adapt to an online environment while continuing to offer all the necessary support for their teams. Head Coach Scott Shields of the...

The women’s team poses with Frome Town FC, an English football club, after their match. Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics.

European Takeover for the Whitman Blues

Charlotte Elliott, Sports Reporter September 26, 2019

For most students, summer is a time for recuperation after a strenuous year of readings, essays and frat parties. However, for Whitman College’s soccer teams, it was nothing of the sort. The women’s...

Renee van Bergeijk 19 looks to hit a long ball to create an opportunity for her outside midfielders. Photo courtesy of Whitman College.

Women’s Soccer Preseason in Chicago

Jordon O'Roy, Sports Editor September 23, 2018

The Whitman women’s soccer team began their 2018 season on the road, playing against the University of Chicago and Illinois Institute of Technology. Whitman suffered a 5-0 loss to the University of Chicago...

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Daniel Charlton and Mitchell Smith September 8, 2016

Women's Soccer After spending much of last year’s rebuilding effort at the bottom of the Northwest Conference standings, the 2016 Whitman women’s soccer team will feature one of its most balanced...

Contributed by Laura Williamson

Soccer Brings Community to Campus With Youth Clinics

February 11, 2016

With their 2015 seasons behind them, the men’s and women’s soccer teams have been running clinics together for local youth soccer teams in Walla Walla. These clinics are a great opportunity for the...

Photo courtesy of Whitman womens soccer team.

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Mitchell Smith September 11, 2014
After 22 hours and 45 minutes worth of traveling, the Whitman women’s soccer team arrived in Bristol, England, exhausted but ready for the opportunity of a lifetime. Many things were uncertain:We had precious few subs for the five games we were scheduled to play, we hadn’t played together as a team for months and we were adjusting to having a new coach. However, none of these factors curbed our excitement for the three weeks we were about to spend together.

New Women’s Soccer Coach Ready to Get to Work

Cole Anderson April 10, 2014
Dean Snider, the Whitman College athletic director, worked with next season’s captains searching for and interviewing prospective coaches to take over the team next season. After a lengthy interview process that looked at over 50 different potential coaches, they finally chose Williamson, a choice that Snider is very excited about.

Women’s Soccer Completes Weekend with 2 Wins

Marah Alindogan November 4, 2013

The Whitman women's soccer team (10-9, 6-9 NWC) hosted its last series of home games this weekend, Nov. 2 and 3, against the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers (9-7-1, 6-6-1 NWC) and the Willamette University...

Womens Soccer Off to Hot Start

Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Cole Anderson September 19, 2013
This year, the Missionaries look like a completely different team. They are off to their best start in over a decade, so far undefeated and having already amassed 14 goals for and only one against. In its first five games, the team has already matched its win total from last season.

Women’s Soccer Settles for Scoreless Tie Against PLU

Quin Nelson September 30, 2012

The Whitman women's soccer team played well but ended up with a 0-0 tie against Pacific Lutheran University on Sunday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. As was the case Saturday, the Missionaries established...

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