Whitman College Sports


Whitman soccer loses in season finale

Seven seniors stepped onto the pitch one final time for the Whitman College men’s soccer program as the Missionaries battled Northwest Conference leader Whitworth University here in the final game of the regular season.

Missionary women play to scoreless tie in two overtimes

SALEM, Ore. — A physical, foul-plagued afternoon at Sparks Field finished scoreless as Whitman College and host Willamette University played to a 0-0 double-overtime tie in Northwest Conference women’s soccer action on Sunday.

Paul’s goal leads Whitman men to upset of Bearcats

SALEM, Ore. — A rocket shot from outside the box into the top-left corner from Whitman College’s Riley Paul propelled the visiting Missionaries past host Willamette University, 2-1, on a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon on the slick turf of Sparks Field.

Whits celebrate senior night with 3-1 win

Senior night at the Sherwood Athletics Center ended with a proper send-off for Whitman College seniors Megan Bafus and Franny Gardner as the pair helped the host Missionaries to a 3-1 Northwest Conference volleyball victory over visiting Willamette University Saturday night, taking down the Bearcats by counts of 25-21, 25-13, 27-29 and 25-21.

Whitman women play to 1-1 draw

A goal from Danielle Audino in the final minute of regulation pulled visiting Whitman College even with Lewis & Clark College, and goalkeeper Haley Case helped the Missionaries preserve the tie over a pair of extra periods as Whitman and the host Pioneers settled for a 1-1 double-overtime deadlock Saturday at Griswold Stadium in Northwest Conference women’s soccer action.

Whitman harriers compete at NWC championships

Colin Domonoske paced the Whitman College men and Julia Wood the Missionaries women Saturday morning at the Northwest Conference 2014 Cross Country Championship meet at Bush’s Pasture Park. Whitman finished third in the men’s team standings with 80 points. The women took fourth with 86 points.

Missionary men drop Linfield

Whitman College’s Eric Conte scored the go-ahead goal in the 58th minute, and the Missionaries received stellar goaltending by Niko Contos to defeat Linfield, 2-1, here Saturday afternoon in Northwest Conference men’s soccer action.

Whitman women's golfers secure second at Fall Classic

NEWBERG, Ore. — Whitman College’s women’s golf team maintained its hold on second place on the final day of the two-day Northwest Conference 2014 Fall Classic, posting a four-player score of 657 which included first-year player Phoebe Nguyen’s 16-over-par 160, tying the newcomer for third place on the individual leaderboard at the par-72, 5,802-yard Chehalem Glen Golf Course.

Missionaries hand Boxers 2-0 NWC defeat

WALLA WALLA — Clara Merlino’s goal in the game’s fourth minute held up over the rest of the afternoon as Whitman College’s women’s soccer team downed visiting Pacific University, 2-0, in Northwest Conference action Sunday afternoon at the Whitman Athletic Fields.

Pacific steals 1-0 OT win over Missionaries

WALLA WALLA — A dominant afternoon in time of possession and shots didn’t matter on the scoreboard for Whitman Sunday afternoon at the Whitman Athletic Fields, as visiting Pacific University stole a 1-0 overtime victory from the Missionaries in Northwest Conference men’s soccer action.

Martin leads Whitman men at NWC Fall Classic

NEWBERG, Ore. – Whitman College senior Scott Martin moved into a second-place tie Sunday in the final round of the Northwest Conference 2014 Fall Classic.

Wildcats triumph over Whitman

A pressing attack by visiting Linfield College kept Haley Case busy all afternoon as the Whitman College goalkeeper registered seven saves during the host Missionaries’ 1-0 loss to the Wildcats in Northwest Conference women’s soccer action at the Whitman Athletic Fields.

Whitman men victorious 3-1 over Bruins

Riley Paul scored the opener and Jose Beleche buried the eventual game winner for Whitman College during the first 20 minutes of Saturday afternoon’s 3-1 Northwest Conference men’s soccer victory over visiting George Fox at the Whitman Athletic Fields.

Whitman volleyball wins at Stoller Center

The quartet of Shae Kanakaole, Natalia Zea, Megan Bafus and Abby Seethoff accounted for all but six kills for Whitman College’s attack here Friday night, but the visiting Missionaries weren’t able to hold off host Pacific University — which rallied from a one-game deficit to rattle off three consecutive games to take a 3-1 Northwest Conference volleyball win at the Stoller Center.

Whitman volleyball team falls to Pirates

Despite trailing by a point late in the fourth set, Whitworth rallies for a four-set win.