Yearly Archives: 2014

Gerald Carpenter: Westmont Orchestra Concert to Feature New Faculty Violinist

The Westmont Orchestra, conducted by Michael Shasberger, will perform its Spring Orchestra Concert at 7 p.m. Friday in the Page Multipurpose Room at Westmont College and at 3 p.m. Sunday in First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance Ave. more

Sports Highlights: February 21-March 3

UCSB, Pepperdine and Westmont College will compete in a three-way track and field meet Saturday at Westmont. more

Rams make quick work of Spartans

COLLEGE BASEBALL

WESTMONT 6,

BRITISH COLUMBIA 5

Steven Pollex’s two-run double in the bottom of the eighth gave the Warriors the lead for good in a back-and-forth non-conference victory over the Thunderbirds.

Andrew Devian, Brandon Gildea and Will Barring had two hits each in the win, pushing Westmont to 8-9 on the season.

Steve Larson picked up the win in relief, while Gildea worked a scoreless ninth for the save. more

Jok to Receive USBWA Most Courageous Award

Moore’s life changed forever two years ago. Happily married and coaching another successful team at Westmont College in California, Moore was eight months pregnant when in May 2012 her husband Alex, age 31, died of a pulmonary embolism following colon surgery. more

Westmont Observatory to Zoom In on Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Stargazers might enjoy views of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot at this month’s public viewing at the Westmont College Observatory, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday and lasting several hours. more

Zips basketball: Writers honor Dan Peters

University of Akron Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters has been named one of three recipients of the United States Basketball Writers Association’s (USBWA) Most Courageous Award, the association announced on Thursday.
Peters will share this year’s award with Dau Jok of the University of Pennsylvania. Kirsten Moore of Westmont College was selected as the recipient of the Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award for women’s basketball. more

Sports Roundup: From High School Water Polo to College Baseball to a Foresters’s Roast

An extra-inning loss to Concordia last week prevented the Westmont College baseball team from getting over the .500 mark. The Warriors, 7-8, will host doubleheaders the next two Saturdays during a nine-game home stand. more

Dons’ defense clamps down in CIF-SS victory

WESTMONT 3

Westmont starter Casey Shapper allowed two runs with a pair of strikeouts over seven innings, but British Columbia scored a pair of runs in the top of the ninth to break a 3-3 tie.

The Warriors (7-9) took their first lead in the fourth on David Gabel’s second home run of the season, and tied the game 3-3 in the eighth on a squeeze bunt by Will Barring. more

New ESG Study Validates Strong Demand For Hybrid Online File Sharing Solutions

Recent hybrid deployments of Egnyte include: AIB, AppDynamics, Calvary Church, Devcon, Semperian and Westmont College. Justin Silva, senior manager at AppDynamics, explains why the hybrid model works for his company: “The hybrid file-sharing model that Egnyte provides allows us to have so much more control over our data than we’ve ever had before. more

Penn Senior Dau Jok honored with national award

On Thursday, the United States Basketball Writers Association honored Jok with its Most Courageous Award. Jok is one of three individuals to receive the accolade this year along with Dan Peters, Akron’s director of basketball operations, and Kirsten Moore, the coach of Westmont College’s women’s team. more