Sportlight: seniors reflect on seasons

Catching up with Osvaldo Cerda, senior, cross country/track long distance runner, Alex Hernandez, senior lacrosse defenseman, and Zyania Morales, senior, water polo attacker...

Sportlight: seniors reflect on seasons

Poet Pride down in the Pits

Whittier College is home to several successful Division III (D3) athletic teams. Women’s Water Polo has two SCIAC Championships, Lacrosse dominates on the field, and Men’s Basketballdraws in more fans than any other sports team. Despite these successes, the College’s student body appears to believe that their sports teams don’t live up to a successful name. 

Poet Pride down in the Pits

Baseball Beat by Bruins; Hope to Bounce Back

The Whittier College Baseball team journeyed to Newberg, Oregon to take on the George Fox University Bruins in a two-day, three-game series from March 31 to Apr. 1. The Whittier College Baseball team journeyed to Newberg, Oregon to take on the George Fox University Bruins in a two-day, three-game series from March 31 to Apr. 1. The Poets were able to win one out of the three games played that weekend, which put the Poets’ season record at 7-20 overall, with a 3-9 record in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play. 

What floats with women’s water polo?

Like every sports team, the Whittier College Women’s Water Polo team has a routine they follow that helps them get pumped up and ready to beat their opponents. From the moment the team enters the locker room to the time they hit the water, each team member has participated in rituals and are ready to put up a good fight.

Why athleticism over feminism?

Referred to by his fans as Bruno, Brazilian soccer star Bruno Fernandes de Souzawas that was once rumored to play for Brazil in the 2014 World Cup orchestrated a gruesome crime in an alleged effort to avoid paying child support....Bruno was recently released on a technicality earlier this year after serving only six years. 

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Sports Rituals: what sticks with Lacrosse?

Whether it’s the order in which gear is put on, the pattern of their warm-ups, or something as simple as their choice in stretches, every sports team has its own rituals.

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