Yearly Archives: 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors can’t stand the heat applied by Stags in loss

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College put the heat on Westmont College right from the start, more

Helping People and Animals: Fundraiser for Diana Basehart Foundation

After chatting about men, murder, and mayhem, the conversation steered around to art and animals. Birthday girl Valori is an accomplished fine artist who also teaches privately, at SBCC continuing education, and has also taught at Westmont College. Her specialty is portraiture of adults and children, as well as animals. Sarah noted that she was studying in a small private class with Valori. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors volleyball on a roll – Win seventh in a row to open season on streak

Junior outside hitter Madison Serrano racked up 20 kills to lead the Westmont women’s volleyball team to a 21-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-23 win over Westminster (Utah) at the ASICS/Wyndham Labor Day Tournament in Irvine. Serrano also added 18 digs and two blocks while senior middle blocker Ciara Turner added 10 kills of her own as she hit .400 to lead the team. The Warriors continue tourney play today at 11 a.m. vs. No. 25 Carroll (Mont.), before facing William Jessup at 3 p.m. for the second time this season. more

Westmont pushes record to 9-0 after two tourney wins

Add two more tallies in the win column for 16th-ranked Westmont, which improved its volleyball record to 9-0 with a 3-1 win over No.25 Carroll (Mont.) and a sweep of William Jessup at the ASICS/Wyndham Labor Day Tournament, hosted by Concordia in Irvine. more

MSoc: Warriors can’t recover from early deficit

Westmont’s soccer team tasted defeat in its first official game of the season Saturday as the Warriors fell to the Stags of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 3-1.

On a hot afternoon at Thorrington Field, Westmont found themselves trailing just five minutes into the game after Stags’ midfielder Mehron Abdi netted a header off of a throw-in by defender Daniel Beer. more

WVB: Warriors remain unbeaten after seven

The Griffins narrowed the gap to four (21-17), before Westmont’s Marissa Fuerst delivered a kill to give her teammate Tessa Martin the serve. Martin, playing in her first match of the season after suffering an injury early on, served for two points to make it 24-17. The Griffins scored the next three points, but Westmont tied the match at one set apiece on a Westminster error. more

Boyoko’s pair help Gauchos bounce No. 19 Northwestern

The France native’s first goal was eerily similar to UCSB’s first goal against Westmont last Saturday. Taking a free kick to the goalie’s right from about 25 yards out in the 15th minute, freshman midfielder Drew Murphy crossed to Boyoko, who finished with a header past goalie Tyler Miller. more

ART REVIEW: Ways and Means of the Spirit

In its first phase of operation, the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, wonderfully designed and beautifully situated on the woodsy Montecito campus, has firmly established itself. Yet, it still faces a strange hurdle of public perception in that art-goers may be under the mistaken impression that an art museum on a Christian college campus is fixated on art of a religious order or leaning. But clearly, that’s only part of the story, given the variety of impressive shows gracing these walls thus far in its young history. more

WSoc: Warriors see scoreless stalemate with No. 5 Concordia

(PORTLAND, Ore.) In an early season test for both teams, #18 Westmont (1-0-1) and #5 Concordia (2-0-1) played to a 0-0 tie after regulation and two overtime periods. The high-powered Concordia offense had averaged 5.5 points per game coming into tonight’s contest while Westmont had scored two in its only previous game. However, it was the defenses for both teams that were on display tonight. more

Westmont ranks among the best colleges in the west in Princeton Review’s “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”

Westmont ranks among the best colleges in the west in Princeton Review’s “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” The educational services company named 124 colleges in 15 western states, including 41 in California, in this list. Nationwide, Princeton Review included 643 institutions—25 percent of U.S. four-year colleges—in four regions. Two major factors influenced the rankings: excellent academic programs and reports by students about their campus experiences. more