Whitman athletics have come a long way since the days of Scotty Cummins ’38, a hard-hitting catcher in baseball and gifted receiver in football who earned All-Conference honors in both sports.
Women’s Ultimate Team Soars to New Heights
The women’s Ultimate Frisbee team qualified for nationals for the first time in school history and placed 13th while competing against giant NCAA Division I colleges like the University of Wisconsin and The Ohio State University.
Supercoaches: Jenn Blomme
Jenn Blomme has spent the past decade transforming Whitman’s swim program into a Northwest Conference powerhouse.
Student-athlete looks to make a splash in genetic research
Genay Pilarowski ’13 was co-captain of the women’s swim team in the 2012 season. The biology major will pursue a Ph.D. in genetics at Johns Hopkins University.
The women’s basketball team finished the 2012-13 season 23-6, compiling the most wins in the program’s history. The Lady Missionaries also made it all the way to the NCAA Elite 8.
Super Coaches: Mike Washington
Whitman’s men’s soccer coach is part philosopher, part psychologist and part tactician.
Rise With Us
A particular group of dedicated alumni, parents, students and friends of the college have been integral to the recent success of Whitman athletics. They are known as the W Club. But don’t call it a booster club.
Super Coaches: Jeff Northam '88
Whitman’s men’s tennis team won the Northwest Conference Championship trophy for the sixth straight season under the leadership of six-time NWC coach of the year Jeff Northam ’88. What is the secret of his success?