Yearly Archives: 2013

Templeton High School athlete commits to Westmont College

TEMPLETON � Michael Frigon’s commitment to Westmont College was a decision he knew would shape more than just his college career, but the foundation for his next forty years. more

Staumont, Oaks struggle as baseball swept by Westmont

Westmont College defeated Biola baseball twice in Saturday afternoon’s home doubleheader, limiting the Eagles to just four runs over 16 innings, winning 16-3 and 5-1. more

College Notebook: Title has deeper meaning for Wilber, Westmont

Before the Westmont College women’s basketball team took the court last Wednesday night to play for a national title, it gathered for an emotional pregame speech. Head coach Kirsten Moore’s husband, Alex, died last May from complications following surgery for Crohn’s disease. The 31-year-old was an assistant professor of kinesiology at Westmont and spent a lot of time with the team. more

Biola Swept by Westmont College in GSAC Doubleheader

LA MIRADA, Calif. — Biola struggled in nearly every facet of the game, dropping a GSAC doubleheader to Westmont College by scores of 16-3 and 5-1 on Saturday afternoon at Eagles Diamond. more

Bill Macfadyen: El Encanto Hotel Checks In at No. 1, But Westmont’s the Biggest Winner

A bicycle-bus collision, a spectacular motorcycle wreck and crime dominate NoozWeek’s Top 5, and Allen Parsons puts in an appearance, too more

Former LMU cadet receives national award

Integrity, service before self, excellence: These are the core values established by the Air Force and exemplified by members of LMU’s AFROTC program including recent Cadet of the Year award winner Elijah Tylski. …As a cadet, Tylski attended Westmont College and majored in chemistry, according to a statement released by Colonel Chuck Corley. more

Jake Blair

PODCAST POWER: Born in Denver and raised in Vail, Colorado, Jake Blair came to Santa Barbara to attend Westmont College, where he graduated in 2010. more

RETURNING CONQUERORS : Canitez repeats as Player of the Year : Branson is first-team All-American; Sachs, Lee, Sampson honored

Some things just aren’t surprising any more. After leading the Westmont women’s basketball team to its first-ever NAIA national championship and an undefeated Golden State Athletic Conference regular season record, senior forward Tugce Canitez repeated as the NAIA National Player of the Year and a first-team All American on Wednesday. more

Warriors claim first women’s hoops crown at NAIA tournament

A field of 32 teams. Five games in six days. All to crown one champion. On Tuesday, the Westmont women’s basketball team defeated Lee University of Tennessee, 71-65, at the Frankfort, Ky., Convention Center to claim the program’s first NAIA national title. And all it took was a herculean effort in the post and another hot shooting night from guard Esther Lee. more

Dr. Paul J. Maurer appointed Senior Vice President for External Relations at Gordon College

Maurer’s credentials include serving as director of the capital campaign at Westmont College and as senior vice president for institutional advancement at Trinity International University while also serving as president of the Trinity International Foundation. In both roles, Maurer led capital campaigns that significantly exceeded the most successful previous campaigns at those institutions—by a factor of five at Trinity and a factor of four at Westmont. more