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  • Friday, April 24

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Track & Field
    • Baseball

  • Saturday, April 25

    • Men's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Women's Tennis
      • WC at Ojai Tournament
    • Track & Field
    • Baseball
      • WC hosts Concordia
        Doubleheader, 12 pm
        Game 1: WC 2 CUI 0
        Game 2: CUI 4 WC 3
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  • Sunday, April 26

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

Warriors Swept in the Semifinals

Submitted by: Christy Cain - April 16th, 2015

By Christy Cain

(INDIAN WELLS, Calif.) The Westmont men’s tennis Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament run came to an end this morning in the semifinal round as they dropped their final match 5-0 to an undefeated #3 Vanguard University team.

Coming off of a great win against Biola University yesterday, the men were looking for some successful sets this morning as they started off with doubles play. But when you go against a talented, undefeated roster like Vanguard, you truly need the odds to be ever in your favor.

“I felt that all three courts of our doubles got off to a bit of a sluggish start,” opened Mark Basham. “My hope was that we could be confident and get some early opportunities in those matches. But unfortunately we didn’t. Although Vanguard has some of the very best talent, I was confident that at number two we could be successful or at least very, very competitive. They competed well, but we were simply outmatched.”

On court number one, Carl Lindqvist and Joshua Barnard battled it out with Stefan Kilchohhfer and Roger Muri who handily won 8-2. Right next to them was Christian Mathis and Travis Kimsey who went back and forth with Fabio Silva and Michael Rjazanov who won with another score of 8-2.

Warriors Beat Biola in First Round

Submitted by: Christy Cain - April 15th, 2015

By Christy Cain

(INDIAN WELLS, Calif.) The Westmont men’s tennis team started the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament off strong this afternoon with a First Round 5-2 win over Biola University. With the perfect stage set at the beautiful Indian Wells Tennis Complex, the Warrior men fought their way into victory.

“We played Biola last Saturday and even though we beat them 8-1, I thought we played really fundamental, consistent tennis all of that day,” opened head coach Mark Basham. “I was a bit worried about today’s match, knowing that we have some injuries and men who are not 100 percent. I was confident in our talent, but I knew that we would have to execute well today.”

If injuries were an issue, you would not have noticed them this afternoon. Other than a couple of underhand (yet surprisingly tough) serves from Josh Barnard-who has been sidelined off and on all season due to injury- there was no blatant sign of physical struggle.

The men played at a high level and fought for each win of the day. In the first doubles position was Carl-Philip Lindqvist and Joshua Barnard who have proven to be the most dynamic of the duos. Their 8-3 victory over their Eagle opponents truly set the tone for the rest of the day.

An Unwelcome Upset

Submitted by: Christy Cain - April 8th, 2015

By Christy Cain

(EL CAJON, Calif.) #16 San Diego Christian men’s tennis team (11-6, 7-4 GSAC) pulled out an unwanted 7-2 upset Tuesday afternoon against #10 Westmont College (8-12, 7-4 GSAC) on the Hawks’ home court.

With regular season play almost over, the San Diego Christian was looking for a last minute upset over Westmont who was ranked above them in both conference and national standings. On court number one, Brendan Aguilar fought Westmont’s Carl-Philip Lindqvist for a 6-3, 6-0 win to start the day. Joshua Barnard worked hard to hang with Leonardo Urquidi, but lost the sets 6-4, 6-1, giving the Hawks the second win of the day.

Lions Roar Past Warriors

Submitted by: Christy Cain - March 31st, 2015

By Christy Cain

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) This afternoon, the #10 Westmont men’s tennis team (8-9 overall, 7-3 GSAC) took on the undefeated #4 Lions of Vanguard University (20-0, 10-0 GSAC). It was going to be an uphill battle for the Warriors from the start, but despite the eventual 8-1 Vanguard win, Westmont gave the Lions a run for their money.

They kicked off the match with singles play. On court one Carl-Philip Lindqvist battled it out with Stefan Kilchhofer who ended with scores of 6-2, 6-0. Joshua Barnard, the lone Westmont senior, took the court against Lion senior Fabio Silva. It was a very heated match as Barnard fought for a final singles win on his home tennis court. In front of a crowd of friends and family here to support him on senior day, Barnard rallied hard back and forth with the former Frenso Pacific player. Despite the effort put out by Joshua, Silva proved to be a tennis machine and walked away with a 6-2, 6-2 win this afternoon.

On court number three, Jan Sibbel faced off against Vanguard’s Roger Muri who came away with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the Warriors. The match on court four between Christian Mathis and Daymon Johnson was the longest singles match of the day. They played each other point for point for what seemed like an eternity, until Mathis was able to capitalize on his opportunity and won the match 6-4, 3-6, 10-8, giving the Warriors their only- yet hard earned- victory of the day.

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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.

Sneaking by San Diego

Submitted by: Christy Cain - February 20th, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) #9 Westmont men’s tennis team (4-3, 4-1 GSAC) had their work cut out for them this afternoon as they hosted #21 San Diego Christian (5-2, 3-2 GSAC) on the Abbott Tennis Courts.

“We played well. It was a very tough match. We knew it was going to be difficult against them,” opened head coach Mark Basham. “I think that the Hawks are going to be a top 15 team in the NAIA, so it was a great win for us today.”

As usual, the Warriors opened with doubles play this afternoon and ended up winning two out of the three matchups. On court one, Carl-Philip Lindqvist and Travis Kimsey were upset by Brendan Aguilar and Leonardo Urquidi by a score of 8-2. But on court number two, Westmont’s Mathis and Sibbel took care of business with 8-1 win against De Romas and Zasadnyy.

Warriors Fall to the Lions

Submitted by: Christy Cain - February 17th, 2015
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By Christy Cain

(COSTA MESA, Calif.) #9 Westmont’s men’s tennis team (3-3, 3-1 GSAC) had a difficult time this afternoon while playing #4 Vanguard University (6-0, 3-0GSAC). The Warrior men had their work cut for them as they took on the undefeated Lions and ultimately dropped the match 2-7.

In doubles play, Lindqvist and Kimsey notched one of Westmont’s two wins as they opened up with an 8-6 victory against the Lion’s number one duo. Mathis and Sibbel dropped 4-8 against Gely and Muri, while Whalen and Nightingale fell 1-8 against Vanguards Johnson and Burnac.

Warriors Fall to Cal Lutheran

Submitted by: Christy Cain - February 11th, 2015

By Christy Cain

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.)The Westmont men’s tennis team (1-2, 1-0 GSAC) took the courts for the first time in over a week this afternoon against Cal Lutheran (2-1). It was a hard fought battle between the two teams, but ultimately the Kingsmen came out with a 5-4 win over the Warriors.

As usual, the day started off with doubles play. Carl-Phillip Lindqvist and Travis Kimsey played in the number one spot for the Warriors and took on Moises Cardenas and Fergus Scott. Though it was a hard fought match, the Warriors fell to the Kingsmen 8-4. On the second court, Westmont’s Mathis and Sibbel took on and defeated Knight and Thorton 8-5, splitting the doubles score to 1-1. The final doubles matchup involved Luke Whalen and Tommy Nightingale vs. brothers Andrew and Ian Slater. In a close competition, the Slater brothers snuck away with a 9-8 (4) win, giving Cal Lutheran a 2-1 lead coming out of doubles play.

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