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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.