WALLA WALLA — After a season in which Whitman College’s women’s basketball team finished 23-6 and made a run to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Division III tournament, it can add another accolade to its name.
The Missionaries finished the season with its highest ranking in program history, No. 11 in the final D3Hoops.com poll of the season. Whitman was also ranked No. 22 in the final USA Today coaches poll.
Whitman’s final ranking was also highest in the Northwest Conference. Coference-mate Lewis & Clark (25-4) finished the season ranked No. 22 by D3Hoops.com.