Yearly Archives: 2013

Warriors find finishing touch, beat Whittier 4-2

Tanner Wolf scored a clutch goal in the second half, helping Westmont defeat visiting Whittier College 4-2 in a nonconference men’s soccer match on Saturday at Thornington Field. more

WSoc: Westmont scores impressive win over Lee

The Westmont women’s soccer team knew that it had a big test in hosting one of the most successful women’s soccer teams in recent history.

The Warriors passed the test, defeating Lee (Tenn.) by a score of 3-2. Though they are now an NCAA Division II team, Lee (0-2) won the NAIA National Championship four straight years from 2008 through 2011. more

Lady Flames Drop Second Straight Soccer Match

For the first time since 2002, coach Matt Yelton and his Lee women’s soccer team have dropped two straight matches. Westmont College jumped out to a 3-0 lead and then turned back a gritty second-half comeback by the Lady Flames to secure the 3-2 victory. more

Nyad’s swim is the toughest feat of all this year

Also kudos to Dave and DeAnna Odell who celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary last month by completing the grueling six-day TransRockies Run. This impressive finish was made more impressive because of their life schedule that includes parenting and careers. Dave Odell is Westmont College’s athletic director and San Marcos High’s boys’ basketball coach, which makes this writer wonder if he ever rests. more

Westmont Landscaper Becomes U.S. Citizen: Dream Achieved at the age of 75

A man who has spent the past 40 years on the campus of Westmont College just took the most important test in his life. And he passed. Jose Velazquez is now a U.S. citizen. more

New Dean of Extension Services

McClelland has experience in extension studies from his time as the Director of the San Francisco Urban Program based out of Westmont College. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Concise Chargers top Spartans


Ciara Turner had a team-high 11 kills in leading the Warriors to a 25-17, 25-19, 25-22 non-conference victory over the Blues, out of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Madison Serrano had eight kills in the win for the Warriors (10-0), who hit .253 for the match to the Blues’ .069. more

‘Back to School’ Series Highlights Painful Experiences of Minority Students on Christian Campuses

The Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart author also mentions being the single African-American faculty member for two years at Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts school in California. more

Westmont rolls to 10th straight victory

Sixteenth-ranked Westmont made it a perfect 10 in women’s volleyball Tuesday night with a sweep over Capilano of British Columbia, Canada. more

Westmont Alumna Cat Conti Earning Her Stripes as College Football Referee

The Westmont College alumna has been officiating since 2000, and three of those years have been as a full-time Division 1 official on the roster. more