• 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.
  • Justin Pudwill announces 2017 Men's Water Polo Recruiting Class
    May 18, 2017
    Director of Aquatics and Head Men’s Water Polo coach Justin Pudwill announced his 2017 recruiting class this week, which includes 16 new additions (13 freshmen / 3 Transfers).
  • Andrew You named 1st Team All-SCIAC
    May 15, 2017
    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.
  • Matt Macey and Andrew Lamar named 2nd Team All-SCIAC
    May 13, 2017
    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.
  • Poet Athletics, Advanced Online Announce Partnership
    May 11, 2017
    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.
  • Hall of Famer Jack Mele '43 passes away at 95
    May 11, 2017
    Jack Mele ‘43, a Whittier councilman who taught, coached and later served as principal at Whittier High School for 30 years, has died. He was 95.
  • 5,000m Records fall at Oxy Invitational
    May 06, 2017
    A handful of Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field athletes took part in the Oxy Invitational this past weekend with both 5,000m records falling.
  • Athletics caps off 2016-17 with Purple & Gold All-Sports Awards Banquet
    May 08, 2017
    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.
  • Kajal Vitha and Taylor Beckwith named 2nd Team All-SCIAC
    May 08, 2017
    Sophomore Kajal Vitha (Whittier, Calif.) and freshman Taylor Beckwith (Turlock, Calif.) were recognized this past week on the All-SCIAC teams announced by the conference office.
  • Four Poets recognized on All-SCIAC teams
    May 08, 2017
    Four Whittier College Women’s Water Polo players were recognized this past week on the All-SCIAC Teams announced by the conference office.
  • Softball finishes 3rd in SCIAC Post Season
    May 05, 2017
    The No. 3 seeded Poets of Whittier College exited the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post Season Tournament Saturday as they went 1-2 over the two days.
  • Men’s Tennis stunned by Kingsmen 5-4
    May 05, 2017
    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.
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