Whitman College Sports


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.

21st Onionfest Ultimate Frisbee Tourney invades Whitman

Whitman College is hosting its 21st annual Onionfest Ultimate Frisbee Tournament this weekend at five fields near the campus.

Pacific holds off Whit lacrosse, 15-13

Whitman College’s women’s lacrosse team continues to be agonizingly close to the program’s second win, this time falling short by a scant two goals in a 15-13 Northwest Conference loss to visiting Pacific Sunday afternoon at the Whitman Athletic Fields.

Missionaries’ 8-run inning spark win over Puget Sound

TACOMA — An eight-run second inning sparked Whitman College to an 8-5 Northwest Conference win Sunday at Logger Field, where the Missionaries were able to take the final game of a three-game set against host Puget Sound.

UPS pulls out two wins over Whits

The Loggers hit two walk-off homers to down Whitman in an NWC doubleheader Saturday.

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Whits drop baseball twin bill to Whitworth

The Missionaries fall short in the nightcap, 10-6, after losing game one, 11-5.

Missionaries improve to 14th at West Cup

Whitman College’s men’s golf team improved its standing Tuesday during the final day of the West Cup on The Champions course at Tukwet Canyons, moving up a spot from Monday’s results to a 14th-place finish after a 36-hole day.