Westmont Polo Repeats as National Champions

John Westley, David Samaniego, Tony Uretz, Patrick Uretz, Jake Bergman and Wendy Westley (Frances Hinkle, franceshinkle.smugmug.com)

The Westmont Men’s Polo team has repeated as national champions, beating the University of Virginia, 16-13 on April 12 at ERG Arena at Brookshire, Texas. The Warriors beat Colorado State University in the U.S. Polo Association National Intercollegiate Championship last year for the college’s first polo title. Westmont made it to the championship game this year… [Continue Reading]

Polo Prepares to Repeat as National Champs

Westmont Men's Polo 2014

The National Champion Westmont Men’s Polo Team will have a final tuneup Saturday, April 5, playing against Westmont alumni at 11 a.m. at the Santa Barbara Polo Club. The Warriors will defend their title in the U.S. Polo Association National Intercollegiate Championship against Cornell University on Thursday, April 10, at 9 a.m. (PDT) at ERG… [Continue Reading]

Warriors’ Title Hopes Dashed in Finals

First-year defender Sophie Fuller

An inspiring run for a national title came up one game short for the Westmont women’s soccer team. The No. 2 Warriors (17-2-5) stumbled against No. 4 Concordia (Ore.) 1-0 in the 2013 NAIA National Championship on Dec. 7 in Orange Beach, Ala. After winning at home on penalty kicks against Westminster (Utah) on Nov…. [Continue Reading]

Lady Warriors Open National Tourneys at Home

Sophomore Sydney Striff of Valencia, Calif.

The Westmont women’s volleyball and soccer teams will host games in the opening round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championship. The No. 17 Westmont women’s cross country team competes in the NAIA National Championships in Lawrence, Kansas. The No. 2 Westmont women’s soccer team (15-1-3) will battle Westminster College of Salt Lake… [Continue Reading]

Warriors Secure Playoff Plans

Sophomore forward Kelsey Steck

The No. 3 Westmont women’s soccer team captured a first-round bye and a semi-final match at home in the upcoming Golden State Athletic Conference Championship. The Warriors (14-0-3, 8-0-2 GSAC) open the tournament at Thorrington Field on Friday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. against either Biola, Vanguard, San Diego Christian or the Master’s. The Warriors… [Continue Reading]

Talk Aims to Show Value of Collegiate Sports

Kirsten Moore

Kirsten Moore, head coach of Westmont women’s basketball team, examines the role coaches play in educating students in a free, public lecture Thursday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. at University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. No tickets are required; the limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please call (805) 565-6051…. [Continue Reading]

Will’s Tourney Features Stick, Disc Golf

Tom Wiersma throws a disk

Golfers and disc golfers will play together at the Montecito Country Club for the sixth annual William Wiersma Golf and Disc Tournament on Monday, Oct. 28. Registration and lunch begin at noon with play beginning at 1 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres will be served, and awards and prizes will be handed out at 6 p.m. All… [Continue Reading]

Westmonster 5K to Race through Campus

Artwork by Allie Trabucco '08

More than 100 runners are expected to compete in Santa Barbara’s toughest 5K race Thursday, Aug. 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Westmont track. The fourth annual Westmonster, part of the 2013 Santa Barbara Athletic Association Grand Prix Series, is a fundraiser for Westmont student-athlete scholarships. The course, which climbs 284 feet, weaves through… [Continue Reading]

Olympians Offer Track Lessons at Westmont

FelixHarperTarmoh

Sixteen high school track athletes eagerly listened to comments by several U.S. Olympic champions, including gold medalist Allyson Felix, during Westmont’s Prospect Camp July 9. Felix earned 2012 gold medals in the 200 meter, 4-x-100 meter relay and 4-x-400 meter relay. Jeneba Tarmoh, 4-x-100 meter relay 2012 gold medalist, and Dawn Harper, 100-meter hurdles 2008… [Continue Reading]

Westmont, Nike Offer Championship Apparel

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The NAIA National Champion Westmont women’s basketball team and Nike have teamed up to offer custom apparel commemorating the Warriors’ historic season. The special T-shirts, sweat shirts and hats are only available for purchase through July 14. To view the championship gear and place your order, please visit the custom website. The Nike gear will… [Continue Reading]