Whitman College Sports


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Missionary men drop Scarlet Raiders

Whitman placed four players in double figures Saturday night and posted an 89-62 victory over previously-undefeated Rutgers University-Newark in NCAA Division III men’s basketball action on George Ball Court at Sherwood Center.

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Whitman women drop Rutgers University-Newark, 58-43

Whitman Guard Heather Johns scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Missionaries to a 58-43 victory over Rutgers University of Newark in an NCAA Division III women’s basketball game Saturday afternoon on George Ball Court at Sherwood Center.

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Tommies knock off Whits

St. Thomas overcomes a pair of 14-point deficits to hand the Missionary men a 96-86 defeat Thursday.

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Missionary men open with rout of D'Youville

WALLA WALLA — Led by Jackson Clough’s game-high 25 points and four others also reaching double-figures, the Whitman College men’s basketball team exploded out of the gate in the season-opener with a 129-88 thumping of visiting D’Youville College Sunday afternoon in a non-conference matchup on George Ball Court at the Sherwood Athletic Center.

Missionary women's rally falls short at Tip-off Tournament

WILMINGTON, Ohio — A spirited second-half rally from Whitman College’s women’s basketball team sent Sunday afternoon’s non-conference outing against Eastern Mennonite University into overtime, but the Missionaries’ steam ran out in the extra period as the Royals pulled away for a 76-73 victory at the Damon’s/Hampton Inn Tip-Off Tournament hosted by Wilmington College at Fred Raizk Arena.

Whitman women fall to Knights, 64-52

The season opener for Whitman College’s seventh-ranked women’s basketball program went along as planned, just not all the way to the final buzzer as the Missionaries dropped a 64-52 decision to the State University of New York at Geneseo after seeing the scoreboard show a tie score with five minutes remaining in the late game of the first day of the Damon’s/Hampton Inn Tip-Off Tournament hosted by Wilmington College.

Whitman cross country at west region championships

Whitman College’s Colin Domonoske, Julia Wood and Ziggy Lanman raced to all-region honors Saturday morning at the NCAA 2014 West Region cross country championship at Bush’s Pasture Park. Wood and Lanman led a women’s team that finished ninth in the team standings while Domonoske paced the Missionaries men to their 10th-place finish.

Four-way double dual meet for Whitman swimming

In a strange twist of weather, what was planned as a double dual meet weekend turned into a four-way dual meet between NWC teams Whitworth, Pacific, Whitman and Lewis & Clark.

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Whit women reload after historic run

The Missionaries add a large group of newcomers to a potent group of veterans that played for the national title last season.

Missionary men return veteran group

Whitman has its top five players in minutes played last season returning for this year’s campaign.

Re-live Whitman women’s run Tuesday at Sapolil

The run into the NCAA Division III 2014 championship game was memorable for Whitman College’s women’s basketball team.

Missionary women No. 7 in D3hoops national poll

The 2014-2015 D3hoops.com preseason poll has Whitman College’s men’s and women’s teams making their marks.

L-C State drops Missionaries

The Whitman College men’s basketball team took to the court Sunday afternoon for an exhibition matchup against Lewis-Clark State College, pitting the NCAA Division III Missionaries against a seasoned NAIA squad with five games already under its belt.

Whitman volleyball finishes season

Whitman concluded its Northwest Conference volleyball season here Saturday on a victorious note. The Missionaries completed a week end sweep with a 3-1 win over George Fox. Whitman opened its last road trip of the season with a 3-0 sweep of Lewis & Clark on Friday.

Whitman women finish with winning league record

Brianna Brown pounded home the eventual game-winning goal in the 80th minute for Whitman College in its 2-1 victory over visiting George Fox University here Friday afternoon in a Northwest Conference women’s soccer contest that was the season finale for both teams.