For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. Included among the teams was Whittier College’s Women’s Swimming & Diving Team who posted a team GPA of a 3.51.
The Poet Student-Athlete Leadership Academy (PSALA) has just returned from their 2nd annual Leadership Retreat, which took place in Big Bear, Calif. from May 20-22. The entire event was facilitated by Jen Schumacher a Performance Psychology Instructor at the Center for Enhanced Performance at West Point.
While official team practice doesn’t begin until August 24, the men’s and women’s cross country teams are already logging summer mileage crucial to success in the sport. Tradition will find the Poet endurance runners working hard at an altitude training camp in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., until Cal State Fullerton’s Mark Covert Invitational on September 2. Biola’s Invitational (September 9) and UC Riverside’s fast, flat course (September 16) will follow; all early meets purposed toward preparing for peak performances in November.
The Whittier College Athletic Department and Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman announced the teams and athletes from the 2017 Spring semester that have exemplified tremendous success within the classroom.
Monica Gerardo, Head Coach for the Whittier College Women’s Soccer team announced her 2017 Schedule Thursday, which includes 10 home contests all of which will take place on the new turf field within Memorial Stadium.
Over the weekend at the SPIRE Institute for the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field National Championships, Whittier College distance runner Julissa Tobias (Norwalk, Calif.) competed on the national stage for the first time (track) in her career.
This week the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced their All-Region teams and the Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field teams saw six athletes earn NCAA All-West Region recognition.
Junior Julissa Tobias (Norwalk, Calif.) continues to add to her impressive resume qualifying for the NCAA Division III National Championships for Track & Field announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
For the second straight year Senior Andrew You (Arcadia, Calif.) has found himself on a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Team as he led the Whittier College Men’s Tennis team to a 4th Place finish in the final SCIAC Standings.
Juniors Matthew Macey (Oceanside, Calif.) and Andrew Lamar (Alta Loma, Calif.) were both recognized this week on an All-SCIAC team announced by the conference office and voted on by the nine SCIAC head coaches.
Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman and Associate Athletic Director for Communications Lance Franey are pleased to announce the launch of its official online store through a partnership with Advanced-Online. Through this collaboration, Whittier is able to provide students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and fans access to more than 2,000 items to show their Poet pride.
The Whittier College Athletic Department capped off the 2016-17 season with their annual Purple & Gold All-Sports Awards Banquet that took place Tuesday evening where they recognized those student athletes who excelled both on and off the field or court of competition.
The Whittier College Men’s Tennis team entered the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships as the No. 4 seed but couldn’t get through the first round as they were upset by Cal Lutheran University 5-4.
The Whittier College Men’s Track & Field team faced some tough competition within the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships this past weekend as they totaled 35.50 points.