Presidio Sports

Awarded PK dooms Warriors

“It was a hard end to a hard year,” said Westmont Men’s Soccer head coach Dave Wolf in response to a controversial ending to the Warriors’ first round Golden State Athletic Conference playoff loss to No. 11 California Baptist. For the Lancers (15-3) it was the first men’s soccer playoff win in school history. more

Warriors fight off Vanguard comeback

Westmont Volleyball (13-13, 7-10 GSAC) won the first two sets and then held on to take a five-set victory over Vanguard (13-13, 5-12) on Tuesday night in Vanguard. In each set except the last, one team or the other made a significant comeback. more

Warrior women’s season ends in OT, 1-0

After ninety-two minutes of a hard-fought, first round GSAC Tournament Women’s Soccer game in Santa Clarita, The Mustang’s Emily Bruton found the back of the net to give fourth-ranked The Master’s (16-2-1) a 1-0 overtime victory over Westmont. The loss brings an end to the Warrior’s season with a record of 7-8-3. It was the sixth overtime game of the year for the Warriors. more

Vom Steeg reports Gauchos are nearing record

WESTMONT HOOPS GOING BIG: The exhibition schedule for the Westmont men’s and women’s basketball teams could easily be confused with that of a top NCAA team. John Moore’s men face UCLA at Pauley Pavilion on Thursday and then head to New York to play St. John’s on Saturday. Kirsten Moore’s women’s team was set to play at Pepperdine on Monday night and has Oregon on the road on Sunday… more

Moropoulos proud of his local players

At Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon, he expressed his hometown pride regarding Saturday’s wacky 26-21 win over visiting L.A. Southwest…MARQUES MAKES IT BACK: The speaker at the podium before Crawford, Westmont women’s soccer coach Kristi Kiely, introduced a player whom the Cardinals can take a lot of inspiration from as they try to get healthy. more

Westmont Hall of Fame welcomes three new inductees

The Westmont Athletics Hall of Fame is about to increase in number by three. In a ceremony to be held on Friday during Homecoming weekend, Tine Hardeman of the class of 1955 will be joined by two 1997 graduates as 2010 inductees – Miriam Niednagel Ryan and Riva DaSilva. First established in 1995, this year’s honorees will comprise the eighth class admitted into the Hall of Fame, bringing its membership to 31. more

Edgington, Maiwald receive top SBCC honors

Zach Edgington has been named Male Athlete of the Year for SBCC while Meghan Maiwald earned the Female Athlete of the Year honor. Edgington was named the WSC North baseball co-Pitcher of the Year after compiling a 6-3 record with a 2.92 ERA. The UCSB-bound left-hander struck out 101 in 80 innings and had an opponent batting average of .208. more

SBVC well represented in top tourneys

Currently ranked seventh in the Southern California Volleyball Association, the 18-Smack competed in the Gold bracket among the top 32 teams in SoCal. The team went 5-1 in pool play Saturday and Sunday and later went on to win the tournament. The 18-Smack team beat Mizuno LB 17-Rockstar in the quarters-finals, Sport Shack 18-1’s in the semi-finals and Rancho Valley 18-Danny in the finals. more

Introducing SBART Hall of Fame Class of 2010

The Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table is hosting its annual awards banquet on Monday night, recognizing a number of local athletes and sports figures important to Santa Barbara’s athletic community. Here’s some background on this year’s Hall of Fame inductees and special award winners. more

Koski, Minc earn showdown with Rogers and Dalhausser

DROST MAKES IT THROUGH: Westmont graduate Avery Drost, who picked up the game at East Beach just a few years ago, made his first ever main draw on Thursday. He and teammate Chris Icaza didn’t drop a set through their three victories, the last a 21-18, 22-20 decision over Alexi Gabriel and Ventura’s Hylas Smith. Drost, 23, who recently moved from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica to hone his game, flopped down on his back in jubilation after the final point. more