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Whitman athletics coaches’ perspective on remote seasons

Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics.

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 cross country and distance track team uses online discussions to talk about topics that can be used...

European Takeover for the Whitman Blues

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

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 soccer team jetted off to England where they had the chance to discuss team expectations and goa...

Women’s Soccer Preseason in Chicago

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

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 and ended in a 1-1 draw against the Illinois Institute of Technology. However, the team looks to take...

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 squads in the last few years. The team returns NW Conference First Team member and senior midfie...

Soccer Brings Community to Campus With Youth Clinics

Contributed by Laura Williamson

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 teams to connect with the community in a fun way outside of their own games. The clinics are also a...

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Photo courtesy of Whitman women's soccer team.

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: Bridgwater College in SE England. Sophomores Naomi Lee and Emma Onstad-Hawes were able to rep...

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 Vassar College. For the majority of the spring semester thus far, the Whitman College women's...

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 Bearcats (4-11-3, 2-9-3 NWC). Saturday's game against the Pioneers proved to be a thriller...

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 lackluster 5-11-2 record and a season that didn't go quite as planned. This season the Missionaries...

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 control early on. Center midfielders Hallie Swan and Jaclyn Rudd were solid as usual, and outside...

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 of possession in the first half, looking nothing like a team that has not beaten the UPS women since...

Women’s Soccer Bounces Back, Beats Willamette 1-0

Quin Nelson

September 15, 2012

Hungry for their first conference win of the season, the Whitman women's soccer team ground out a solid 1-0 victory over the Willamette Bearcats Saturday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. The Missionaries again got off to a strong start with Whitman dominating ball possession in the first half. Whitman...

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