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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
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‘Title IX Tuesday’: a celebration of women in Whitman Athletics

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter February 2, 2023

Whitman Athletics has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX by using Instagram to spotlight accomplishments of women's sports teams and student athletes throughout the history of the college. Lindsey...

Photo by Nathaniel Martin.

On the court with Whitman Women’s Tennis

Marian Sandoval Lemus, Campus Life Reporter February 24, 2022

The women’s tennis team is starting their spring season, preparing for a conference with high hopes of bringing titles home for the Blues. While training requires discipline, commitment and time,...

Whitmans womens tennis team celebrates a successful run in the ITA Fall Regional Championships. Photo contributed by Andrea Gu

Clean sweep for the Whitman Blues at ITA Fall Regional Championships

Charlotte Elliott, Sports Reporter October 9, 2019

“Your purpose here is to learn” is a phrase that has been spoken in the Whitman residence halls almost daily since the start of the semester. The typical college student might interpret this to mean...

Andrea Gu and Mary Hill served on the doubles team that traveled to Rome, Georgia. Photo contributed by Andrea Gu

Women’s Tennis Recap: From Washington to Georgia

Emily Solomon, Staff Reporter October 19, 2018

The Whitman College women’s tennis team traveled to Rome, Georgia last week to battle some of the best teams in the nation. The team started out the 2018 ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) Cup...

Contributed by Gaby Thomas.

Unbeatable: Whitman Teams Seize Three Conference Titles

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor February 16, 2017

It was a breathtaking weekend for Whitman Athletics: men’s and women’s swimming broke records to each win the Northwest Conference Championship, men’s basketball clinched its first NWC title since...

Season Preview: Veteran women’s tennis players poised for continued success

Kyle Flannery February 19, 2015

Combine skilled players with a simultaneously open and competitive environment, and the results are destined to be good. For Whitman's women's tennis program, results are already here. According to Head...

Whitman mens soccer players at Old Trafford, Manchester United F.C.s home stadium. Photo courtesy of the Whitman mens soccer team.

Preseason trips more than just vacations for varsity athletes

Cole Anderson September 25, 2014

One of the perks of being a varsity athlete at Whitman College is the implicit privilege, or obligation, to travel. Whether it is within the Pacific Northwest or to various places around the globe, it...

Womens Tennis Sets Sights on Regionals

Women’s Tennis Sets Sights on Regionals

Cole Anderson May 1, 2014
Already having accomplished many of their goals of staying undefeated and hosting and winning the conference, the team can now look to their biggest goal, getting into the Elite Eight. This season brought a few changes to what the team does regularly and how they prepare for games.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams End the Regular Season on Top

Kyle Howe April 17, 2013
Whitman tennis's men and women wrapped up a pair of undefeated conference titles and look to enter national competition after this weekend's home matches.
Tennis Court Remodel

Tennis Court Remodel

Tristan Gavin January 24, 2013
Whitman's Board of Trustees will meet to make a decision on the possibility of expanding the tennis courts in the center of campus, impacting athletes and non athletes, alike.
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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.

Day in the Life: Women’s tennis senior envisions self ninja

Nick Wood April 7, 2011
Every few weeks, The Pioneer's sports section takes a look behind locker rooms left slightly ajar. This week, a senior tennis player battle volleys, ladybugs and mineralogy homework.
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