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  • Thursday, March 26

    • Women's Tennis
      • Arizona Chr. 5 WC 4
    • Men's Tennis
      • WC 8 Arizona Chr. 1

  • Friday, March 27

    • Track & Field
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC 2 Xavier (La.) 7
    • Baseball
      • WC 17 Wm. Jessup 2

  • Saturday, March 28

    • Track & Field
    • Baseball
      • WC vs. Wm. Jessup
        in Marysville
          Game 1 - WC 7 WJU 2
          Game 2 - WC 14 WJU 10
    • Men's Tennis
      • WC hosts Xavier (La.)., 2 pm
    • Women's Tennis
      • Pt. Loma Naz. 6 WC 3

  • Monday, March 30

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC hosts Williams, 1:30 pm

  • Tuesday, March 31

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC hosts Vanguard, 12 pm
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC hosts Vanguard, 2 pm



  • Friday, April 3

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Pomona-Pitzer, 4 pm
    • Track & Field
      • WC hosts Sam Adams
        Combined Events, 11 am

  • Saturday, April 4

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Claremont, 3 pm
    • Track & Field
      • WC hosts Sam Adams
        Combined Events, 11 am
    • Track & Field
      • WC at California Invite
        San Diego, CA, 10 am
          Live Results

  • Tuesday, April 7

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at San Diego Chr., 1:30 pm
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC at San Diego Chr., 1:30 pm

  • Wednesday, April 8

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Pt. Loma Naz., 2 pm


  • Saturday, April 11

    • Track & Field
      • WC at Mangrum Invite
        San Marcos, CA, 10 am
    • Baseball
    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Biola, 1 pm
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC at Biola, 2 pm

  • Sunday, April 12

    • Baseball
      • WC hosts Wm. Jessup
        Rain make-up, 1 pm
          Live Stats

  • Wednesday, April 15

    • Men's Tennis
      • GSAC Championships
        Indian Wells
    • Women's Tennis
      • GSAC Championships
        Indian Wells

  • Thursday, April 16

    • Men's Tennis
      • GSAC Championships
        Indian Wells
    • Women's Tennis
      • GSAC Championships
        Indian Wells

  • Friday, April 17

    • Men's Tennis
      • GSAC Championships
        Indian Wells
    • Women's Tennis
      • GSAC Championships
        Indian Wells
    • Baseball


  • Wednesday, April 22

    • Baseball
      • WC hosts Antelope Vly, 3 pm

  • Friday, April 24

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Track & Field
      • WC hosts the GSAC
        Championship, 11 am
    • Baseball
      • WC hosts Concordia, 3 pm

  • Saturday, April 25

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Track & Field
      • WC hosts the GSAC
        Championship, 11 am
    • Baseball
      • WC hosts Concordia
        Doubleheader, 12 pm

  • Sunday, April 26

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament

Baseball Sweeps William Jessup

Submitted by: Ron Smith - March 28th, 2015
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Twelfth-ranked Westmont Baseball (28-8, 22-7 GSAC) earned a sweep of William Jessup (5-26, 5-24) this weekend in a three-game Golden State Athletic Conference series in Marysville. Westmont took Friday’s game 17-2 and then won Saturday’s doubleheader 7-2 and 14-10. The #12 ranking is the highest in Westmont’s history.

On Friday, Daniel Butler earned his fifth win of the season against no loses. He pitched six innings giving up one run on five hits. He struck out four and walked one.

Offensively, the Warriors connected for 14 hits including five doubles. Derek Rodigo produced a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning to complete the Warrior scoring.

Alex Bush took the mound for the Warriors in the first game on Saturday and earned his second win of the season. Bush pitched five scoreless innings while allowing four hits. He struck out three and walked one.

[Friday box score] [Saturday game one box score] [Saturday game two box score]

Warriors Fall to Nuggets

Submitted by: Christy Cain - March 28th, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) The Westmont women’s tennis team (9-7, 7-2 GSAC) had an impressive day of play on the Abbott Tennis Courts yesterday against Xavier University (La.)(12-8). Despite the ultimate 7-2 team loss, the Warrior women have so much to be proud of and excited about. As any athlete knows, numbers only tell part of the story.

“We lost 2-7 against a top ten team but we still think we can win and are so close to breaking through,” opened head coach Kendyll McManigal. “Xavier team was in the semis at Nationals last year and we performed really well at certain spots throughout the day.”

The women’s team opened with doubles play yesterday afternoon. At the number one spot was the most promising duo Lauren Stratman and Ines Costamagna who took on Caroline Vernett and Simone-Alyse Ewell. The Warriors were able to cap off a good first win by a score of 8-1 and get the day started on an exciting note.

On court number two Hayley Standness and Alyson Meyer were overcome by Nour Abbes and Carmen Nelson with a final score of 8-1. To cap off doubles play, Emily Keach and Grace Davis suited up and were looking for some redemption after yesterday’s tough loss against Arizona Christian. While the duo battled against Nelson and Flowers, they were not able to solidify a win and dropped the set 8-2.

“We came out super solid at number one doubles. Everything went their way,” explained McManigal. “Number two and three were much tougher but had lots of close games. Girls carried that into singles. We knew it would be tough across the board and that we would have to dig in, grind and be mentally tough from start to finish.”

Putting out the Firestorm

Submitted by: Christy Cain - March 27th, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) The #8 Westmont men’s tennis team (8-6, 7-2 GSAC) went to work against Arizona Christian (5-10, 1-9) on Thursday afternoon on the Abbott Tennis Courts, winning by a team score of 8-1.

On singles court number one, Carl- Philip Lindqvist swept Santiago Galeffi with duel scores of 6-0, 6-0. Right behind him was Luke Whalen posted scores of 6-4, 6-4 against the Firestorms Tyler Cawthorne. Joshua Barnard was back in action today in singles play today on court number three. He went up against Arizona Christian’s David Castano and defeated him 6-0, 6-1.

On court number four, Jan Sibbel continued the singles sweep with scores of 6-2, 6-3 against his opponent. Christian Mathis quickly overcame Andrew Gross with two scores of 6-0. To complete the day, Tommy Nightingale had the closest of the singles matches with final scores of 6-4 and 6-3 against Adam West.

Warriors Almost Upset Firestorm

Submitted by: Christy Cain - March 27th, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) The #11 Westmont women’s tennis team knew that they had a battle on their hands as they took the courts yesterday against #9 Arizona Christian’s undefeated team (19-0 overall, 10-0 GSAC).

While the challenge was set before them, the Warriors did an amazingly good job of navigating the course. They played the Firestorm point for point for most of the day, but unfortunately, despite the mental and physical strength of the match, Arizona Christian came out the ultimate victors with an overall score of 5-4.

The Warrior women started the day by winning three out of their six singles matches. “I knew that we only won one doubles last time we played Arizona Christian, so we were looking to do as well as possible in singles so that we could build momentum going into doubles play,” opened head coach Kendyll McManigal.

Lauren Stratman played at number one position against Firestorm competitor Desiree Jackson. Stratman handily won the first set 6-2 and then battled it out in the second to pull out a 7-5 victory, giving Westmont its first victory of the day. Ines Costamagna went three sets with Andrea Crook, but eventually won 2-6, 6-4, 6-0.

Carlin and Blau Earn Post Season Honors

Submitted by: Christy Cain - March 27th, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Upon the conclusion of the NAIA National Championship, the 2014-15 Division I Men’s Basketball All-American teams were officially released. The selections are made by the All-America Committee and comprise a first, second, third team, as well as honorable mention candidates. There are 10 members on each of the first three All-America teams.

Westmont senior captain Daniel Carlin caps off his collegiate career with the official title of a Second Team All-American. While Carlin was sidelined on Tuesday’s championship game due to severe sickness, the senior has so much to be proud of. The circumstances of Tuesday night do not overpower the success that Carlin has had this year. Not even close.

In his final season as a Warrior, the Aussie started every single one of their 36 games. He averaged 25 minutes per game and 13.6 points per matchup. Offensively, he led the squad with a team high 61.4 percent field goal percentage. Overall this season, Daniel made 197 of his 321 shots from the field totaling 489 points on the year. Defensively, the 6-9 Center was the top rebounder for the Warriors. Carlin pulled down a total of 252 boards this year (63 offensive, 189 defensive), averaging seven per game. He also added 78 assists, 40 blocks and 13 steals to his career stats.

In his three years as a Warrior, Carlin has made 353 of 600 total field goals, leaving him with a 58.8 field goal percentage, which ranks as the third best shooting percentage in Warrior men’s basketball history.

Kiely Resigns, Headed to Arkansas

Submitted by: Ron Smith - March 26th, 2015
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After five years at the helm of Westmont Women’s Soccer, head coach Kristi Kiely has announced her resignation. Kiely posted a record of 65-26-10 (.693) at Westmont and took the program to the NAIA National Championship the last four years. In 2014, the Warriors finished as NAIA national runner-up under Kiely’s guidance.

“Coach Kiely’s accomplishments on the field in her five years are considerable, but she will be remembered more by me for what she accomplished relationally in the lives of our student-athletes and how she created an amazing culture,” said athletic director Dave Odell. “The young women she recruited to our institution are leaders and fit nicely into the overall mission of the school. Her team consistently led our athletic program in team GPA and also found the time to give back to our community.”

Kiely’s association with Westmont began in the fall of 2001 when then Kristi Peich wore number five as a freshman and started all 19 games. During her four years as a player, Kiely was a part of three National Championship team (2001, 2002, 2003).

As coach, Kiely was named the 2014 Golden State Athletic Conference Coach of the Year after the Warriors claimed a share of the GSAC regular season championship and won the GSAC Tournament. Under Kiely’s watch, 12 Warriors have been named NAIA All-Americans and 20 have earned All-GSAC honors.

Warriors’ Storybook Run Ends in Finals

Submitted by: Christy Cain - March 24th, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Adversity is not a new concept to the Westmont men’s basketball team. It has been said time and time again that this group of men has surprised just about everyone this season. They were not “supposed” to be good. They were not supposed to fight their way up the Golden State Athletic Conference rankings. They were not supposed to make the NAIA National Tournament and they were certainly not supposed to be final contenders for the 2014-15 National crown. And yet tonight, they played on the biggest stage of all. While the bite of a of a 53-71 loss to Dalton State (Ga.) in the championship will hurt for a while, these 15 Warrior men have so much to be proud of.

Tonight, the unseeded Warriors took the court in the final game of the National Tournament against #6 seed Dalton State. While Dalton had a healthy and complete roster, the Warriors were missing a key element on the court. Senior Daniel Carlin came down with flu-like symptoms after Monday night’s victory and was unable to participate in tonight’s game. As any true athlete would do, Carlin warmed up and attempted to play, but about three minutes into the game it became evident that the senior captain would not be fighting for a ring, nor playing in the final game of his career.

“We needed to get off to a good start tonight, especially with Daniel Carlin being ill,” opened John Moore. “With him being on the bench, I knew we really needed to make opportunities for Cory to take lots of shots. But then we started missing shots. When you miss shots in a game like this, it is hard to come back. We didn’t get to keep them on their heels like we had hoped to.”
Dalton State’s Ladaris Green scored the first basket of the game on Daltons first possession. Westmont responded with a 10-2 run, kicked off by a fast break layup by Sean Harman. Over the next three-plus minutes, Cory Blau sank four field goals to account for the rest of the run.

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A Little Bit of March Magic

Submitted by: Christy Cain - March 23rd, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) The Westmont men’s basketball team certainly had their dancing shoes on this evening as they took the court against top-seeded, fellow Golden State Athletic Conference team Hope International in the semifinal round of the NAIA Men’s National Championship. Thankfully, when the clock struck 0:00, this Cinderella team did not turn into pumpkins. Instead, for the first time in Westmont College history, your men’s basketball team is taking the biggest stage of all to play for a chance at a NAIA National Championship Title.

“First of all, I have to start with Hope International,” opened teary eyed head coach John Moore. “They are an incredible team and we are very fortunate. Every time we took a lead, they came back and made big shot after big shot. They hit a basket at the very end and it looked like it might have won the game for them. But we put the ball in our best mans’ hand and Cory Blau had no hesitation. He buried that shot.”

Coming into this game, the odds were once again stacked against the Westmont men. Hope International has not only owned the GSAC all season, but held the top spot in the NAIA national rankings. They are a squad of great talent with a deep bench. The Royals defeated Westmont both times in regular season conference play and were looking to strike them out for good.

But you know what people always say? It is hard to beat a team three times. And tonight, that proved to be true.

Hope took a quick 2-0 lead eight seconds into the game by sinking a pair of free throws after a foul by Daniel Carlin. To have a notch in the big man’s belt that early on was not ideal, but four minutes later the Warriors were able to tie the game up at 8-8 and never looked back. From there, the Warriors ran a very well balanced and evenly distributed offense all night long. Not only did they move the ball quickly and efficiently all night long, defensively they went after Hope International’s players like their season depended on it.

Because it did.

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