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Men’s and Women’s Tennis head to NCAA nationals


Both the Whitman Men and Women’s Tennis Teams seek to turn a winning tradition into a dynasty as they head to the NCAA Division III tournament in Ohio later this month. The lady Missionaries clinched their fourth consecutive Northwest Conference title in April, while the men earned top honors for the eighth straight year. The men and women, who held perfect 11-0 and 12-0 records in regular season conference play, know that now is not the time to falter. To first-year Hanna Greenberg, her team’s preparation for the national championship started many weeks ago. “A very strong focus for our team has been having intense match mentality during practice so that we're ready for those close matches,” she said. “We have been training and conditioning well in hopes to do well at nationals this year and potentially beat some teams that we haven't in the past.” One advantage that Whitman will bring to the ... (more)

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Noah Edelson '18. Photo by Tywen Kelly.

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Phillip Locklear (back) Petar Jivkov (front). Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Men’s Tennis completes undefeated NWC regular season


As the 2015 spring season for Whitman Men's Tennis comes to an end, the Northwest Conference ... more...