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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...

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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 women's soccer team.

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Mitchell Smith September 11, 2014

Some teams have their first game of the season at home, others have to travel an hour or two away, but this summer the Whitman women's soccer team traveled for close to 24 hours to reach their first opponent:...

New Women’s Soccer Coach Ready to Get to Work

Cole Anderson April 10, 2014

After an extensive and comprehensive search to fill the vacant women's soccer head coaching position, Athletics Director Dean Snider and the women's team have found a new head coach, Laura Williamson from...

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...

Women's Soccer Off to Hot Start

Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Cole Anderson September 19, 2013

This time last year, the Whitman women's soccer team had a 1-4 record and was heading into a conference season that would prove to be subpar by their standards. The team would eventually end up with a...

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...

Women’s Soccer Team Falls to Puget Sound 2-0

Quin Nelson September 30, 2012

Despite dominating possession for most of the game, the Whitman women's soccer team fell to the University of Puget Sound 2-0 at the Whitman Soccer Complex on Saturday. Whitman took immediate control...

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