• Memorial Stadium Renovation Update (No. 2)
    August 07, 2017
    Memorial Stadium and the Aubrey Bonham Track are currently undergoing a major renovation, which will include new Field Turf and a Benyon synthetic track surface to be completed later this month. This project will now allow football, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's lacrosse, and men's & women's track & field to compete on one of the nicest facilities in the Greater Los Angeles area.
  • Baseball Earns Team Academic Excellence Award
    August 01, 2017
    The Whittier College baseball team was awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association for the second straight year. The Poets were one of over 200 college and high school teams to earn the distinction.
  • Nicholas Marks named Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach
    July 21, 2017
    After an extensive search Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman is happy to announce the hiring of Nicholas Marks as the new Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach.
  • Softball to host 2017 Prospect Camp (August 12 - 9am-2pm)
    July 20, 2017
    The Whittier College Softball team is hosting their annual Summer Prospect Camp announced by Head Coach Dee Dee Kingsbury.
  • Kristin Yep named Head Women’s Tennis Coach
    July 20, 2017
    Kristin Yep was just named the Head Coach for the Whittier College Women’s Tennis team announced by Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman.
  • Memorial Stadium Renovation Update
    July 12, 2017
    Memorial Stadium and the Aubrey Bonham Track are currently undergoing a major renovation, which will include new Field Turf and a Benyon synthetic track surface to be completed in late August. This project will now allow football, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's lacrosse, and men's & women's track & field to compete on one of the nicest facilities in the Greater Los Angeles area.
  • 124 Poet Athletes Recognized on SCIAC All-Academic Team
    July 10, 2017
    An impressive number of Whittier College student-athletes were again recognized for their work in the classroom. The Poets placed 124 student-athletes on the SCIAC's annual All-Academic team, the conference announced on Thursday.
  • Ciara Clark, Kajal Vitha, and Taylor Beckwith named WGCA Scholar All-Americans
    July 06, 2017
    The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced today with a total of 952 women’s collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.
  • Women’s Soccer Finalizes 2017 Recruiting Class
    July 06, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Soccer team will be adding seven prospective student-athletes to the program, solidifying a talented class that will join the Poets in the Fall of 2017.
  • Former Poet Basketball player Essence Scott passes away at age 28
    July 06, 2017
    Alumnus and former Whittier College Women’s Basketball player Essence Scott passed away following a two and a half year battle with Idiopathic Pancreatitis. She was 28.
  • Memorial Stadium Receives 2017 Best of Whittier Award
    June 29, 2017
    Memorial Stadium has been selected for the 2017 Best of Whittier Award in the Stadiums category by the Whittier Award Program this past week.
  • Laura Elliot Resigns as Director of Operations & Inventory
    June 24, 2017
    Following a five year stint, Laura Elliot is resigning her position as Director of Operations & Inventory at Whittier College.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Team Highlights CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
    June 21, 2017
    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.
  • PSALA completes 2nd Annual Leadership Retreat
    June 20, 2017
    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.
  • Cross Country Teams Release Schedule and Begin Preparations for another Nationals Run
    June 20, 2017
    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.
  • Seven Poets named ACWPC All-Academic
    June 19, 2017
    The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) released the 2016 women's water polo All-Academic awards earlier this week and seven Poets were honored for their academic performances.
  • Men’s Water Polo releases 2017 Schedule
    June 16, 2017
    Director of Aquatics and Head Water Polo Coach Justin Pudwill officially announced his 2017 Schedule for Men’s Water Polo Friday.
  • Volleyball Releases 2017 Schedule
    June 14, 2017
    Whittier College Head Volleyball Coach Chris Duarte-McDermott released his 2017 schedule Wednesday, which involves a trip to Colorado, while taking part in three Invitationals.
  • Poet athletes recognized for Academic Achievement during Spring Semester
    June 14, 2017
    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.
  • Nick Angileri named IMLCA 2nd Team All-West Region
    June 13, 2017
    The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) announced their Division III All-West Region teams Tuesday with a total of 39 players being recognized on the All-West Team.
  • Jason Nunez named Director of Golf; Paul Gomez to lead Women's Program
    June 12, 2017
    Whittier College Men’s Head Golf Coach Jason Nunez was just announced as the new Director of Golf according to Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman.
  • Men’s Soccer releases 2017 Schedule
    June 07, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Soccer team looks to bounce back here in 2017 following an 8th place finish in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Standings from a year ago.
  • Five Poets named ACWPC All-Americans
    June 02, 2017
    The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced this week their ACWPC All-American Teams and Whittier College saw five Poets recognized.
  • Women’s Soccer announces 2017 Schedule
    June 01, 2017
    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.
  • Brian Kelly Resigns as Head Coach of Men’s Lacrosse
    June 01, 2017
    After nine seasons at the helm of the Whittier College Men’s Lacrosse program, Head Coach Brian Kelly has decided to step down announced by Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman.
  • Jasmine Tong & Gabriel Forbes named SCIAC Scholar Athletes
    May 30, 2017
    The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced their 2016-17 Scholar Athletes across all nine institutions this past week.
  • Julissa Tobias Concludes Season at National Championships
    May 25, 2017
    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.
  • Football releases 2017 Schedule
    May 25, 2017
    Whittier College Head Football Coach Mike Neale released his 2017 Schedule Thursday, which includes four home games and a trip to Washington.
  • Six Poets named USTFCCCA NCAA All-West Region
    May 25, 2017
    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.
  • Julissa Tobias Qualifies for NCAA Div. III National Championships
    May 21, 2017
    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.
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