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Men’s Basketball Rebounds to Win at The Master’s

February 27th, 2007

After shooting just 21.1% from the floor in the first half, Westmont Men’s Basketball (16-11, 11-9) posted an amazing field goal percentage of 73.9% in the second half to produce a 22 point comeback and post a thrilling 67-66 win at The Master’s on Monday night. Santiago Aguirre recorded a career high 31 points, including a buzzer beater put back with 0.3 seconds on the clock to win the game.
Aguirre, who made nine of 12 field goal attempts, also connected for 13 of 16 attempts from the charity stripe.

After scoring just 19 points in the first half and facing a 41-19 halftime deficit, it looked like it just might not be the Warriors’ night. But Westmont begin whittling away at the Mustangs’ lead and when Aguirre connected on a jumper with just under five minutes to play the Warriors found themselves just two points back.


Mustangs Hand Warriors a Loss

February 27th, 2007

Despite 23 points from sophomore post Ali Mooty and 15 more from freshman point guard Amber Stevens, the Warriors could not generate enough offense in the final regular season game of the year and lost to The Master’s 64-55. The Warriors shot less than 30% from the floor in the loss including less than 14% from beyond the arc.

In addition to 23 points, Mooty recorded seven rebounds and added two steals. Stevens, who played all 40 minutes, supplemented her 15 points with eight assists, six rebounds and four steals. Freshman forward Alisha Heglund made all four of her shots from the floor, scoring eight points for the Warriors.


Aguirre, Allen Lead the Way in Win at Hope International

February 26th, 2007

Seniors Santiago Aguirre and Luke Allen each scored 22 points as Westmont Men’s Basketball (15-11, 10-9) posted a 77-63 win at Hope International (4-25, 2-17) on Saturday night. Aguirre added 11 rebounds to record his sixth double-double of the year.

Hope International jumped out to a 6-0 lead, but Allen and Jonny Wilson evened the score and started the Warriors on their way to a 35-25 halftime lead. In the second half, Westmont never led by less than eight.


Grand Slam Robs Warriors of First GSAC Win

February 26th, 2007

Westmont men’s baseball had a 4-4 tie going into the bottom of the seventh inning in the second game of a doubleheader at Azusa Pacific on Saturday, but a walk-off grand slam by the Cougars’ right fielder Eddie Crespo, sent the Warriors home after being swept by Azusa Pacific (14-1, 7-1). Westmont lost the first game of the twin bill by a score of 14-3.

Jon White (0-4) pitched a complete game for the Warriors in the second game, allowing eight runs, only two of which were earned, in six and one-third innings of work. White walked four batters and struck out four.

The Warriors (1-11, 0-8) scored first in game two on a RBI-single in the top of the second inning by sophomore catcher Nate Dreesmann. Freshman left fielder Luke Montzingo walked to lead off the inning and reached second on a sacrifice bunt by junior designated hitter Eric Gaustad. Dreesmann’s drove Montzingo home on a single to left-center.

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Men’s Tennis .500 on Road Trip

February 26th, 2007

Westmont Men’s Tennis (2-3, 0-3) made a trip to the greater Los Angeles area over the weekend where they defeated Occidental 6-3 on Friday before losing to #2 Azusa Pacific (8-1, 3-0) on Saturday by a score of 9-0.

Against the Tigers of Occidental, Westmont’s J.B. Schiller picked up a win at number one singles with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Vince Karlen. Team captain Kyle Godfrey and freshman Davis Moore won for the Warriors at numbers three and four respectively. Godfrey won 6-2, 7-6 (0) over Michael Guice while Moore battled with Seth Brown to a 7-5, 7-5 win. Freshman Arthur Kalayjian also picked up a singles point for Westmont by defeating Michael Kuhn 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.


Women down Concordia and Take Step towards Tennessee

February 23rd, 2007

Post player Ali Mooty scored 21 points and pulled down 8 rebounds while freshman point guard Amber Stevens scored 14 and recorded six steals, five assists and four rebounds to lead #25 Westmont Women’s Basketball to a 65-50 win over the visiting Eagles of Concordia (12-15, 7-12) on Thursday night at Murchison Gymnasium.

Mooty returned to Santa Barbara today after flying to Minnesota on Saturday to be with her family following the death of her Grandmother. The sophomore expressed her excitement to rejoin the team for tonight’s game.

“I am thankful for having the body to be out there playing. I love my teammates and was excited to see them. When things are going on outside of basketball, it’s always fun to get out there and play and run and work things out.”


Warriors Lose Double-Overtime Thriller to #5 Concordia

February 23rd, 2007

Westmont Men’s Basketball took #5 Concordia (25-4, 16-3) to double-overtime on Thursday night in Murchison Gymnasium, but in the end, the Eagles prevailed by a score of 79-75. Sophomore Tyler Dutton scored 22 points and pulled down five rebounds for the Warriors while senior Santiago Aguirre notched 16 points and 10 rebounds.

“It was an epic basketball game, a high quality game.” said head coach John Moore. “I am very proud of our guys and they have every reason to be encouraged. Andrew Schmalbach was super-clutch, Jonny Wilson had a whale of a game and Santiago made a big basket to put it into overtime. Santiago played aggressively and Jonny played with a lot of heart.”


Gauchos down Warriors 11-2

February 20th, 2007

As road trips go, this was the shortest one of the year for Westmont Baseball (1-9). The Warriors paid a visit to Caesar Uyesaka Stadium on the campus of UC Santa Barbara to renew their rivalry with the Gauchos (3-3). But the Warriors could manage only four hits in an 11-2 loss while UCSB connected for 13 hits including four doubles, two triples and a home run.

Westmont used five pitchers in an effort to keep from over using any one man in a non-conference game. Jon White, who started the game, took the loss. White pitched two and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs on five hits. He allowed three walks and struck out four.