Westmont sports information director Ron Smith announced that Moore is receiving the Pat Summitt Courage Award. The award is named for the legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach, who three years ago was diagnosed with early-onset dementia.
In May of 2012, Moore’s husband, Alex, died unexpectedly from a pulmonary embolism after a surgery for Crohn’s disease. Seven weeks after his death, she gave birth to their first child, Alexis. Last March, Moore led the Warriors to the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship. more
UCSB’s 19 hits were the most recorded by the team in a single game since Feb. 23, 2010 against Westmont College. The program hadn’t collected 19 hits against a Division I opponent since Mar. 27, 2009 at Cal State Northridge. UCSB has had at least 16 hits in consecutive games after only accomplishing that feat three times in the 2013 season. more
With a 7-2 victory in the first game of a doubleheader against Menlo and a 7-1 win in the second, Westmont Baseball(11-9) completed a three-game sweep of the Oaks from Menlo College (7-5). more
Westmont fell short in a double-overtime thriller against The Master’s College, losing an 85-84 decision on Tuesday in Santa Clarita.
The defeat drops the Warriors (15-10, 4-7) into a two-way tie for seventh in the GSAC with San Diego Christian. Furthermore, John Moore’s squad has now dropped three-straight games in league play. more
Westmont Women’s Basketball had trouble filling in the nets on Tuesday night and dropped a key Golden State Athletic Conference game to No. 7 The Master’s by a score of 68-46. The ninth-ranked Warriors shot just 24.2 percent compared to the Mustang’s 47.1 percent. more
Scarvelis has twice this winter set new personal best marks. Last month at an All-Comers meet at Westmont College, she threw 52-04.50, which passed her previous record of 52-1.75, which was her winning mark at the USA Junior Nationals last summer. more
Senior forward Kelsie Sampson tallied 27 points and six rebounds as 10th-ranked Westmont defeated No. 15 Hope International by a score of 70-66 in the NAIA Women’s Basketball Game of the Week.
Sampson, the current Golden State Athletic Conference player of the week, made 11 of 23 shots from the floor.
“Kelsie played great against double and triple teams,” noted Westmont head coach Kirsten Moore. “She was able to maintain composure and still finish.” more
Five Westmont pitchers allowed just five hits over nine innings as Westmont Baseball (6-6) defeated Corban of Oregon (2-2) by the score of 7-2 at Russ Carr Field.
With a three-game Golden State Athletic Conference series starting tomorrow, Westmont head coach Robert Ruiz rested his usual starters both on the mound and in the infield. He also opted to pull his relief pitchers from among those who have seen less playing time. more
Vanguard’s sharp-shooting duo of Preston wynne and Chris Gorman combined to make 11 of 14 3-pointers to lead the ninth-ranked Lions to an 80-58 basketball win in a GSAC game in Costa Mesa on Tuesday night.
“Gorman may be as good as anyone in the league, and Wynne may be as good of a shooter as there is in our league,” said Westmont head coach John Moore. “They each played very well tonight. Their play got Vanguard on a roll.” more
Top-ranked and undefeated Vanguard defeated No. 10 Westmont (15-7, 6-3) for the second time this season, posting a 68-56 Golden State Athletic Conference women’s basketballwin in Costa Mesa on Tuesday.
The loss drops the Warriors (15-7, 6-3) into fourth place in the conference standings, one game behind ninth-ranked The Master’s and No. 17 Hope International who have identical overall records of 19-5 and are tied for second in the GSAC standings at 7-2. more