Whitman College Sports


Linfield sweeps past Missionaries

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — Linfield College scored early and often here Sunday afternoon and defeated Whitman College 7-0 to conclude a three-game Northwest Conference baseball sweep.

Whit men eighth at NWC Classic

OLYMPIA — Whitman College posted a 19-stroke improvement here Sunday at the Olympia Country & Golf Club and finished eighth at the Northwest Conference Spring Classic.

Whitman’s Nguyen wins NWC Spring Classic

TACOMA — Shooting a 1-over-par 73 here Saturday morning at the Lake Spanaway Golf Course wasn’t good enough for Phoebe Nguyen.

Linfield sweeps Whits in baseball twin bill

Whitman College dropped both games of its doubleheader Saturday at Linfield College.

Whitman women’s tennis team beats Pacific, Willamette

Whitman College’s women’s tennis racked up a pair of Northwest Conference wins Saturday, closing out the day with an 8-1 late-afternoon victory at Willamette University after starting the day with a 6-3 win in Forest Grove, Oregon, at Pacific (Ore.) University in the morning.

Missionary men’s tennis squad downs Willamette

Whitman College’s men’s tennis team had little trouble downing visiting Willamette University, 9-0, Saturday morning in the Bratton Indoor Tennis Center but it was the 15th-ranked Missionaries’ Gary Ho who registered one of the rarest of feats in the Northwest Conference match, posting a perfect “golden set” during his straight-set victory at No. 5 singles.

Whitman men sweep past Whitworth

It took less than three hours for Whitman College’s men’s tennis team to sweep its way past visiting Whitworth under the lights of the Whitman Tennis Courts Tuesday as the Missionaries rolled to a 9-0 Northwest Conference victory over the Pirates.

Whit women avoid first NWC tennis loss of season

PORTLAND — One point shy of its first Northwest Conference loss of the season Sunday afternoon, the Whitman College women’s tennis team stormed back to down host Lewis & Clark College, 5-4, with wins from Jenna Dobrin, Lindsey Brodeck and Erin Bell in the final three singles matches still on the courts at the L&C Tennis Dome.

Missionary men place fourth

Saturday morning’s 8 a.m. shotgun start at Veterans Memorial Golf Course teed off in surprisingly chilly April weather, but the sun heated things up over the final round of the Whitman College Easter Invitational as the Missionaries recorded their second day with a score of 314 to finish fourth of seven teams with a two-day total of 628.

Missionary women win Easter Invite

Individual medalist honors came down to two golfers Saturday at Veterans Memorial Golf Course, and for Whitman College it couldn’t lose as both were Missionaries.

Whitman lacrosse rally falls short

TACOMA — Five unanswered goals in the span of less than nine minutes nearly pulled Whitman College’s women’s lacrosse team even with their hosts from Puget Sound, but the Loggers finally halted the Missionaries’ rally with a late goal of their own to snuff out Whitman’s upset bid, 14-10, in a Northwest Conference matchup at Peyton Field at Baker Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Onionfest Ultimate fun

Whitman College hosted the 21st Onionfest Ultimate Frisbee Tournament over the weekend, with 24 teams coming to town to participate in games at the Whitman Athletic Fields, Martin Field, DeSales’ football field and Whitman’s Ankeny and Harper Joy fields.

Whit women beat Linfield

Five consecutive wins in singles action Saturday afternoon led Whitman College’s 25th-ranked women’s tennis team to a 7-2 Northwest Conference victory over host Linfield College.

Missionary men pick up two NWC wins

Whitman College’s men’s tennis team rolled through back-to-back Northwest Conference victories Friday at the Whitman Tennis Courts, winning a 7-2 decision against Lewis & Clark College in an early-afternoon match before pounding out a 9-0 win over visiting Linfield in a late-afternoon contest.

Whit baseball splits with Lewis & Clark on Saturday

The Missionaries split a doubleheader on Saturday after falling to the Wildcats on Friday.