More Pictures from the past

I found some more pictures that I hadn’t put up on flickr. These photos were from my first trip to the NCAA’s as a Whitman Coach. At the time this was probably one of the best freshman classes in the nation — 5 freshman all playing in the top 5. I believe that year we reached a high ranking of #12.
Click the photo below for the slide show.

By |November 27th, 2011|2004 season, Pictures|0 Comments

2003 Halloween Pictures

Been going through photos on my computer and ran across these gems. I think these photos were from a Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) varsity athletic event on Ankey field. Question for the day — should I tag and put on facebook?
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By |November 21st, 2011|2003 season, Alumni|0 Comments

USTA Campus Showdown = Alumni Showdown

Recently the USTA/ITA started a new program called the Campus Showdown. These events are one-day, open tennis events held on college campuses. I figured hosting a campus showdown would be a great way for some of the guys to play extra matches. I didn’t figure on the alumni getting wind of the event and coming out to play! Saturday’s Whitman Campus Showdown will feature 8 Whitman alumni, 6 current team members and 2 PNW junior players. So really this is a Whitman tennis alumni showdown! (more…)

Solomon falls in National Tournament

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — A lost service game early in the first set proved costly as Whitman College senior Matt Solomon dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision to Williams College senior Nick Lebedoff in this morning’s opening round of the NCAA Division III National Tennis Singles Championship Tournament.

The 32-player singles tournament, taking place at Ohio’s Oberlin College, continues through Sunday. (more…)

Matt Solomon — R.V. Borleske award!

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Matt Solomon, a two-time Northwest Conference Player of the Year in men’s tennis, is the 2010 winner of the R.V. Borleske Trophy, which is presented annually to the top male athlete at Whitman College.
The trophy, which is awarded by a vote of the Whitman coaching staff, recognizes athletic ability and accomplishments, leadership and sportsmanship qualities, and contributions to the campus as a whole.

Matt Solomon

Solomon, playing No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, led Whitman to its third straight Northwest Conference title this spring, and to its fourth consecutive 16-0 NWC regular season.
Ranked No. 22 nationally in NCAA Division III, Whitman advanced to the national championship tournament for the fourth time in as many years. A loss in the regional semifinals to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ended Whitman’s season with a 20-5 record. (more…)

By |May 18th, 2010|Alumni|0 Comments