Santa Barbara News Press

Westmont’s Olympic star passes away

Jean Louis Ravelomanantsoa, a three-time Olympian who came to Westmont College to run track only after a misdialed phone call, passed away on Tuesday. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont tops No. 9 Vanguard

Westmont College got the jump on ninth-ranked Vanguard with two early goals and then sealed its 3-1 men’s soccer victory with another goal with just over a minute to play on Wednesday in Costa Mesa. more

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: On an Honors Roll UCSB, Westmont soccer stars honored

A stellar season of collegiate women’s soccer led to players from both UCSB and Westmont College receiving Offensive Player of the Week Awards from their respective leagues. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont suffers first loss in overtime

Tenthranked Vanguard handed No. 3 Westmont College its first women’s soccer defeat of the season by scoring five minutes into the first overtime for a 10 victory in Costa Mesa. more 

OUT & ABOUT: Grotenhuis joins board

David W. Grotenhuis has been named a board member of the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara. Mr. Grotenhuis is a partner in Santa Barbara Capital, a real estate investment and development company. He is also a partner in the firm of Cascade Investment Capital, headquartered in Portland, Ore. Mr. Grotenhuis is a founding board member of The Bank of Santa Barbara and past board member of Birnam Wood Golf Club, where he serves as chair of the Membership Committee. He graduated from Westmont College, where he was honored with the Wall Street Journal Award as the outstanding graduate in business and economics. more

ON STAGE: Westmont readings explore the world

Westmont College Festival Theatre this week will launch its Border Crossings Staged Readings Series, which explores global issues ranging from immigration to war. more 




Westmont College swept the Golden State Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week Awards. Sophomore middle blocker Libby Dahlberg was voted Attacker of the Week, sophomore Amy Buffham was tabbed as Setter of the Week, and senior libero Kami Troesh earned Defender of the Week honors. more

17 international students get ready for Westmont

Around 400 new students are set to start Westmont College next Monday. Some are locals transferring from high school or other colleges, some are coming from elsewhere in the state and in the country.

And for a group of 17 international students, they are coming from as far away as China and Rwanda to study at this well known and highly regarded Christian College. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont posts shutout in opener

The No. 7-ranked Westmont women’s soccer program opened its season with a 3-0 victory over Marymount, giving first-year coach Chantel Cappuccilli her first win as boss. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors take two in first round

The 16th-ranked Westmont women’s volleyball team opened its 2016 campaign with a pair of sweeps at the Biola Summer Slam, held in La Mirada. Westmont (2-0) opened with a 25-21, 25-14, 25-19 victory over No. 8 Eastern Oregon in the morning, then scored a 25-17, 25-17, 25-20 victory over Great Falls (Mont.). more


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