Moore will receive Musial Sportsmanship Award: Westmont coach nabs national award in St. Louis

Westmont’s National Championship basketball story keeps getting better. Head Coach Kirsten Moore will receive the NAIA-National Sportsmanship Foundation “All that’s Right in Sport” Award this fall in St. Louis. She will be honored at the Stan Musial Awards on November 9. more

Westmont College makes Forbes top 100 list: Westmont named among the best return-on-investment

Forbes Magazine recently released a survey on the schools with the best return-on-investment. Westmont College ranked 74th on the Forbes Grateful Grad list. It measures the amount of private gifts given to a four year college divided by its number of full time students. more

Santa Barbara woman will run 155 miles to raise money for charity: Vanessa Felts to run across China to help impoverished women

It is an adventure of a lifetime and it will change the lives of dozens of women across the developing world. Santa Barbara resident Vanessa Felts is running a 155 ultra marathon through China to raise money for women fighting to overcome extreme poverty. more

Westmont Polo National Champs teach reporter to play ‘The Sport of Kings.’: Westmont Polo team wins title, first for West Coast school since 1986

Polo is called “The Sport of Kings” and Westmont College players are the kings of the college ranks. Westmont won the Polo NCAA National Championship earlier this year, which is is a rare feat for a west coast school. “The last time was 1986 when a West Coast team actually won and it just feels awesome to bring it to Westmont,” team captain Patrick Uretz said. more

Westmont College honors polo team: Warriors salute National Champion Polo squad at reception

A reception was held to salute the recently crowned National Champion Westmont Men’s Polo Team. The team won its first national title on April 13 by beating Colorado State 19-16 in the U.S. Polo Association National Intercollegiate Championship. more

Champion Warriors celebrate with year-end banquet: Westmont women’s basketball team invites community to celebrate season


Westmont Women’s Basketball celebrated the year that was with its year-end banquet.

The event was held in Westmont’s Murchison Gymnasium and for the first time ever, it was open to the public. more

Westmont College hoops honored by SBART: National Champion Warriors sign Sydney Hedges

The Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table honored the recently crowned NAIA Division One National Champion Westmont Warriors. Last month the women’s basketball team became the first team in school history to win a national title in hoops. more

At evangelical colleges, a shifting attitude toward gay students

Combing through prayer requests in a Wheaton College chapel in 2010, then-junior Benjamin Matthews decided to do something “absurdly unsafe.” He posted a letter on a public forum bulletin board near students’ post office boxes. In the letter, he came out as gay …About 200 LGBT and straight alumni from California’s evangelical Westmont College co-signed a letter to the student newspaper suggesting they experienced “doubt, loneliness and fear due to the college’s stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.” more

Westmont Women’s Basketball’s year-end banquet open to public

Westmont Women’s Basketball is inviting fans and friends to their season-ending banquet to celebrate the NAIA National Championship.The event is 2:00 p.m. in Westmont’s Murchison Gymnasium on Saturday, April 13. Tickets may be purchased online at through April 8 or by contacting Trisha Beaudin at 805-565-7164. more


Olympic Gold Medalist Ashton Eaton helps run youth clinic at Westmont College: Around 45 kids take part in free track & field clinic from elite athletes

The world’s top athlete took a break from training to help conduct a free track and field youth clinic at Westmont College. 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton along with other elite athletes instructed close to 45 kids from the community in running, jumping and throwing drills. more

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