It was a tough opening half for the Warriors at Harder Stadium on Saturday night as Westmont Women’s Soccer took on the Gauchos of UC Santa Barbara in this year’s edition of the annual crosstown exhibition game. The Warriors gave up four goals in the opening frame and fell by a final score of 5-1.
Westmont’s goal came in the 38th minute afterMaddi Berthoud drew a foul that resulted in a yellow card being issued to UC Santa Barbara’s Amaya Zabalza. Payton Wolf took the resulting free kick from 25 yards out on the right side directing, the ball to the front of the Gaucho net. more
When Westmont Women’s Soccer steps on the field for the first game of the 2018 season, nearly half of its players will be donning a Warrior uniform for the first time. Head coach Chantel Cappuccilli has announced the addition of 11 new student-athletes to the roster – two transfers and nine incoming freshmen.
“What excites me is their drive, competitive nature, experience, and work ethic,” said Cappuccilli. “They are eager and have the potential to contribute immediately. Since we graduated a large senior class that developed a winning culture within the team, it was imperative to bring in a group that has the same mentality and will assist the program moving forward. more
This was a contest where both teams entered the tournament on a roll. The Westmont College (CA) Warriors beat Hope International in the Golden State Athletic Conference tournament before falling to top ranked The Master’s University in the final, while the Bleu Devils of Dillard University (LA) had just won the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference tournament. more
Phoenix, AZ- In a game where neither team led by more than eight points, Arizona Christian came back to grind their way to a 70-69 win over #14 Westmont on Saturday afternoon. Junior Courtney Christmas scored 22 points while Freshman Sierra Stephan added 11 points off the bench. more
Dordt College followed up a win over the Hastings College Broncos earlier in the day in the first round of elimination bracket play with a 3-0 win over Westmont late Friday night in the quarterfinal round to advance to the semifinals Saturday morning. more
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The final Menlo team in action against Westmont College was the women’s soccer team, taking the pitch after the men’s team earned a 1-0 victory just moments before. For the Oaks, it would be another very tall task against one of the top teams in the nation, with the Warriors ranked fourth-best in the NAIA. more
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Menlo College Men’s Soccer was looking to pick up its first win of the season in GSAC play and would need to pick up its first win over a ranked opponent this season and they accomplished both with a big 1-0 shutout victory over #25 Westmont on Saturday afternoon in Santa Barbara. more
Westmont Men’s Soccer is pleased to announce the signing of seven recruits from the Class of 2017: Landin Filippini from Waddell, Arizona; Isaiah Garza-Bolton from Newbury Park; Zachary Godeck from Ventura; Jonathan Romero from Santa Ana; Nicolas Ruiz from Foothill Ranch; Jose Vasquez from Long Beach; and Tyler Young from Ventura. more
The SDC baseball upset the No. 8 Westmont Warriors not once, but twice on Saturday as the Hawks swept the day and won the 3-game series. more
Media Coordinator Dave McCulley said, “This will be without a doubt the strongest Classic in the country as all fourteen teams are expected to be in the Top 25 NAIA Women’s Basketball Pre-Season rankings coming out in October. This group includes past NAIA Women’s Championship teams – MidAmerica Nazarene (2016) – Westmont College (2013) and Vanguard University (2008).” more