Yearly Archives: 2013

Westmont College women’s basketball team honored after rising up from tragedy

At Westmont College, the women basketball players are taught to always say never. “Never stop working. Never stop believing. Never give up.” more

CIF needs help picking All-Century teams

Tyler Imhoff, a forward, scored four points and had three rebounds in 20 minutes for Simpson University (Redding) in an 89-63 loss to Westmont last week at Murchison Gymnasium in Santa Barbara. more

Lee’s record night sparks Westmont : Guard hits 11 3-pointers against Flying Queens

Practice didn’t quite make perfect, but it got Westmont College’s Esther Lee close enough. The junior guard followed a hot pregame with a sizzling shooting performance on Tuesday, making a school-record 11-of-15 three-pointers during the Warriors’ 77-54 women’s basketball win over Wayland Baptist at Murchison Gym. more

WBK: Lee’s threes carry Westmont, 77-54

Junior guard Esther Lee was in the zone Tuesday night as she buried a school-record 11 of 15 three-point field goals and scored 36 points to lead Westmont to a 77-54 women’s basketball win over Wayland Baptist, Texas at Murchison Gym. more

College sports roundup: Spring Arbor men’s basketball falls twice in Arizona

Rob Hogans scored a game-high 24 points and Xavier Prather netted a career-high 18 points and a game-high nine rebounds to lead the Spring Arbor University men’s basketball team in a losing effort against Westmont College in the second game of the Arizona Christian Classic in Phoenix on Tuesday. more

KIHLSTROM, Kim (Potter)

56.Kim Kihlstrom, a professor of Computer Science at Westmont College, died December 12, 2013 at home following a long battle with cancer. She was born April 26, 1957 in Santa Rosa, CA to C.W. (Bud) and Virginia Potter. She received a BSEE from Stanford University in 1979. She married Ken Kihlstrom in 1978 and they raised three children: Kathy, Karen, and Kevin. more

MBK: Subs step up in starting roles for Westmont

PHOENIX, Ariz — Westmont capped off a two-game stint in the Arizona Christian Classic with another victory, this time over the Cougars of Spring Arbor (Mich.) (5-9).

In route to a 85-72 triumph, the Warriors’ customary sixth-men of Mantas Drungys and Nate Marsing got starting roles this evening and provided the heavy lifting. more

Lee Sets Westmont College Single Game Record for 3-Pters: Junior Nails 11 Three-Pointers in Westmont Win


Esther Lee got hot and stayed hot. She made a new single game Westmont College record 11 three-pointers to lead the Warriors to a 77-54 win over Wayland Baptist of Texas. more

UCSB Reads Selects ‘The Big Burn,’ Chronicling Formation of Forest Service

The Santa Barbara Public Library also offers “Book Club in a Bag” kits, which feature 10 copies of the book and a set of reader questions geared toward book club participants. The Luria Library at Santa Barbara City College, and the Westmont College Library are also partners in the program. more

WBK: Sampson’s 33 points carry Westmont

Kelsey Sampson scored a career high 33 points on Monday night in Murchison Gymnasium to lead eighth-ranked Westmont Women’s Basketball to an 85-71 win over the visiting Argos (8-4) of Great Falls (Mont.).

Sampson made 14 of 27 attempts from the field and drilled five of six shots from the charity stripe. She also pulled down eight rebounds and notched three blocks. more