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TMU’s Trio of Titles Highlight Day 1 of GSAC Championship

As one lap turned into three and three to five, it became clear that a Mustang was going to win the 3,000-meter steeplechase Thursday at the Golden State Athletic Conference Championship. It was just a question of which one. … TMU’s Tim Gutierrez runs his leg of the 4×800 relay Thursday at Westmont College. more

Mustangs Fall to Westmont in Golden State Athletic Conference Finale

In light of two days and 25 innings of mostly forgettable baseball, Master’s catcher Ryan Bricker summed up the weekend the best he could. “It’s better that this happened now,” Bricker said Saturday after the Mustangs fell, 8-5, to Westmont College in the Golden State Athletic Conference finale at Russ Carr Field. more

TMU Baseball Squanders Grand Slam in Series Finale

With two outs, two strikes and the bases chock-full of Warriors during Sunday’s ninth inning, William Jessup’s Kawaiola Takemura sprayed a single through the right side. … Three-game sets with San Diego Christian, Hope International, Vanguard University and Westmont College still await TMU. San Diego and Hope currently rest behind TMU in the standings. more

Battle-Tested TMU Women’s Basketball Team Ready for Biggest Test

Coach Dan Waldeck didn’t have the exact stat in front of him. He didn’t need it. … One, the Mustangs have faced the nation’s No. 2 scoring defense, Westmont College, three times this season, so they won’t be caught off guard by a team that gets after it on that end of the floor. more

TMU Heads into NAIA Tourney as No. 1 Seed

Wednesday wasn’t about if or where. For The Master’s University men’s basketball team, it was all about the who and the when. … Monday’s 88-73 win over No. 14 Westmont College in Phoenix delivered TMU’s second straight conference tournament crown. more

Mustangs Beat San Diego Christian, Win 17th Straight

Returning on Saturday after a 91-69 win over San Diego Christian, The Master’s University men’s basketball team found itself in a markedly better position than it was at this time last season. … The Mustangs will play Westmont College at home on Jan. 20. more

7 Mustangs Score in Double Figures in Runaway Win

The Master’s University men’s basketball coach Kelvin Starr’s to-do list was relatively simple entering Tuesday night’s 108-58 win over visiting Westcliff University: He wanted the Mustangs to be disciplined defensively. … Hope International, ranked No. 10 in the country, won by 60. Menlo College by 54. And, most recently, No. 25 Westmont College by 39. more

TMU Women’s Soccer Shutout Against Westmont

The Mustangs’ season isn’t necessarily over. Their resolve-trying trilogy with Westmont College is, though. The final installment – a Golden State Athletic Conference semifinal at host Vanguard in Costa Mesa – again didn’t go TMU’s way Wednesday, as it lost 1-0 despite controlling the second half. more

Mikesell Leads TMU Cross Country Through Rehearsal

Master’s cross country coach Zach Schroeder likes to map out his fall race schedule months before his runners arrive on campus. “We always know well in advance what we’re planning on doing,” Schroeder said. “… But there’s always the possibility of a schedule change.” … The Mustang men, ranked No. 14 in the NAIA and racing without two of their top runners, finished fourth – trailing No. 1 Southern Oregon, No. 4 College of Idaho and, most importantly, No. 17 Westmont. more

Master’s Men Soccer Players Fall to Westmont in OT

SANTA BARBARA — When Master’s and Westmont College get together in men’s soccer, fans know to splash on a little extra sunscreen and push off postgame plans to late evening. Overtime, of late, is all but a sure thing. And the two schools needed more than 90 minutes again Saturday to settle a Golden State Athletic Conference showdown in Santa Barbara. more