Yearly Archives: 2017


SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Midland University was swept by Westmont College on Thursday afternoon in a battle of the Warriors. Both teams had locked up a berth out of pool play heading into the match by virtue of winning their first two matches of the championship. Midland earns the second seed out of Pool F while Westmont wins the pool with a perfect 3-0 record. more

Westmont Goes Unbeaten in Pool Play at Nationals, Moves Into Knockout Phase

Westmont finished 3-0 in pool play at the NAIA National Championship after sweeping (25-12, 25-16, 31-29) of Midland of Nebraska, 25-12. 25-16, 31-29, on Thursday in Sioux City, Iowa. The sixth-ranked Warriors advance to the single-elimination, 16-team championship bracket as the top seed out of Pool F and will take on the yet-to-be-determined second-place team out of Pool E on Friday. more

Carroll College women open Frontier season at MSU-Northern, Providence

HELENA — Ready or not, the Frontier Conference basketball season is here. The season begins for the Carroll College Saints in earnest this weekend, though some teams started earlier this week. … The Saints were certainly ready through their non-conference portion. Unranked Carroll made a case for the Top 25 when new rankings are released next week. Carroll built a 4-1 record, including a win over No. 7 Westmont College, defeating the Warriors on their home court. more

Vazquez to serve as first Chief Enrollment Management Officer

Silvio Vazquez, currently the Dean of Admissions at Westmont College, will start his role as Chief Enrollment Management Officer (CEMO) at Wheaton next semester. President Philip Ryken notified Wheaton staff and students about the hire on Nov. 20.; Vazquez will be the first to hold this newly created position. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont volleyball secures spot in NAIA final 16

Westmont College clinched a spot in the 16-team championship bracket of the NAIA Women’s Volleyball Championships in Sioux City, Tenn. with Wednesday’s 25-22, 25-17, 25-19 sweep over Marian, Ind. during the second round of pool play. more

Quarterfinal loss ends Warrior season

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Westmont women’s soccer team ended a strong season on Wednesday with a 2-0 quarterfinal loss to second-seeded Spring Arbor (Mich.) in the NAIA National Tournament. more

Obituary: Clifford Kirkpatrick Steele III

Clifford Kirkpatrick Steele III (Patrick), 42, died suddenly on October 11, 2017, while in the hospital for pain treatment. Born August 14, 1975 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Patrick was a true Californian who loved the outdoors, especially surfing. He graduated from Trabuco Hills High School in Mission Viejo in 1993, then completed his education at Westmont College in 1997. more

Tremper Longman III on What to Look for in Exodus

Tremper Longman III is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He’s written over 25 books, and his writings have been translated into 17 different languages. He’s one of the main translators of the New Living Translation, and has served as a consultant on other popular Bible translations including The Message, the New Century Version, the Holman Standard Bible, and the Common Bible. more

Westmont Volleyball Earns Spot in NAIA Round of 16

With a three-set sweep of Marian (Ind.) in the second day of pool play at the NAIA Volleyball Championships, sixth-ranked Westmont earned a spot in the 16-team championship bracket to begin on Friday morning. The Warriors (34-3) defeated the Knights (28-7) by scores of 25-22, 25-17, 25-19. more

Westmont Women’s Soccer Defeated in NAIA Quarterfinals

Westmont fell behind against a Spring Arbor team that ranked second in the country in total shutouts and ended up falling 2-0 in the quarterfinals at the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championships on Wednesday in Orange Beach, Ala. The Cougars (22-1-1) scored in the 24th minute and added their second goal in the 73rd. more