Wow at this point in the season all the weeks are a blur as we are getting near the finish line. Been a busy couple weeks for the Whitties and I’m sorry for the lack of updates.
Two weeks ago we played our final regular season home matches against Linfield (Fri) and Willamette (Sat). It was great to send the seniors off on a positive note BUT incredibly disappointing that neither Linfield nor Willamette could field a full a team. In fact Willamette only brought up 4 players .. not even enough players for our five seniors to play against!
Last week started the week off on an emotional high note. As I’ve discussed a few times on this blog we start every week off by awarding the “yellow jersey”. Everyone nominates a player they feel showed great leadership during the previous week. Once we get together in a group to start practice those that nominated the winner have to say why. This week senior Atanas Atanasov (Nasko) was so caught up in the emotion of receiving this award from his teammates that he broke down into tears .. and in the process made most of the team get very weepy (I must admit I shed a few tears). Well earned Nasko!
Big event for the week was hosting the NWC Tennis Tournament. By virtue of winning the regular season conference title we received the #1 seed and earned the honor of hosting the tournament.
Friday morning we opened our conference tournament campaign against #4 seeds Lewis Clark College. Even though we had beaten the Pioneers twice this year the match wasn’t without drama as NWC Player of the Year suffered a foot injury and wasn’t able to […]