A total of 16 Whitman athletes earned All-Northwest Conference honors.
Men’s soccer led the way with six honorees. Leland Matthaeus ’13 made the First Team as a forward while midfielder Sam Freedman ’12 and defender Cooper Schumacher ’14 were voted by conference coaches to the Second Team. Defender Brian Percival ’12 and midfielders Junpei Tsuji ’14 and Jesse Mirman ’14 received Honorable Mention.
Amy Hasson ’12, a midfielder on the women’s soccer squad, made the All-NWC First Team. Midfielder Jaclyn Rudd ’13 and defender Erin Flannery ’13 were voted to the Second Team while midfielders Hallie Swan ’14 and MacKenzie Hughes ’14 received Honorable Mention.
In cross country, Erin Campbell ’15, Emilie Gilbert ’13 and Katri Gilbert ’13 ran to spots on the All-NWC Second Team. Campbell placed ninth at the NWC Championships while Emilie Gilbert was 11th and sister Katri Gilbert 13th. Oliver Wood ’13 finished 15th in the men’s race. In volleyball, outside hitter Jillian Davis ’14 made the All-NWC Second Team, and middle blocker Courtney Brewer ’13 was an Honorable Mention selection.
Academic All-District Honors
Two Whitman soccer players, Amy Hasson ’12 and Cooper Schumacher ’14, were voted to the Academic All-District Second-Team this fall by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Hasson and Schumacher were chosen in District VIII, which represents NCAA Division III schools in 20 western states and Canada.
Whitman tennis players dominated the NCAA Division III regional tournaments. On the women’s side, Alyssa Roberg ’13 won the regional singles title and teamed with Courtney Lawless ’15 for the singles crown. Andrew La Cava ’14 won the men’s singles title while Conor Holton-Burke ’12 and Matt Tesmond ’13 were the winners in doubles. All five players advanced to the national tournament, where La Cava finished sixth in singles and Roberg and Lawless placed sixth.