Presidio Sports

WBK Concordia upends Westmont

Westmont dropped its second Golden State Athletic Conference women’s basketball game in a row, falling to Concordia, 83-76, on Saturday night at Murchison Gym. The Eagles were led by senior transfer Janis Peterson who scored 32 points, pulled down five rebounds and collected four steals. Five Warriors scored in double figures led by Aysia Shellmire with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Celina Gougis also had a double-double recording 13 points and 10 rebounds. Lauren McCoy and Esther Lee added 12 points each while Krissy Karr posted 11. more

MBK: Westmont stumbles against Concordia

Westmont didn’t have an answer for Concordia’s Stephen Grosey. The junior forward scored 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Eagles to an 83-76 win over the Warriors in a GSAC men’s basketball game at Murchison Gym on Saturday night. “Allowing their best player to be as good as he was tonight with 14 rebounds and 28 points was difficult,” Westmont coach John Moore said. “He played exceptionally well tonight. more

MBK: Blau leads charge in Westmont win at Vanguard

Cory Blau put on his hard hat and put in a good night’s work for the Westmont men’s basketball team, leading the Warriors to a 77-63 win over NAIA defending national champion and top-ranked Vanguard in the GSAC opener on Tuesday night in Costa Mesa. … more

WBK: Westmont drops GSAC opener

Westmont suffered its first loss of the season, dropping a 64-58 decision to Vanguard in the GSAC women’s basketball opener Tuesday night in Costa Mesa. …more

Westmont’s John Moore reaches 500-win milestone

Westmont men’s basketball coach John Moore reached the 500-win mark in his career Friday night as his Warriors defeated Menlo 87-69 at the Bud Presley Classic in Atherton.

In his 27 years of coaching, Moore has earned an overall record of 500-301, with 421 of those wins coming in the last 22 years at Westmont. …more

Westmont’s Moore soars to 500th career victory

At this altitude, the air thins … Yes, 500-wins is at a ‘stratospheric’ level of coaching achievement!And for Westmont College’s John Moore, who just attained the magical 500-win milestone with the Warriors’ 87-59 victory over Menlo last night, well, it’s when you call a quick timeout to take it all in, that you realize “the numbers” — though incredibly impressive — are not the true measure of success here. …more

WBK: Westmont rolls to 7th straight win

Esther Lee made 4-of-5 three-point baskets, and Westmont roared to a 29-point halftime lead en route to a 79-54 women’s basketball win over visiting Cal State San Marcos on Tuesday at the Murchison Gym. …more

SBART: Westmont women’s hoops is about grit and gratitude

Westmont women’s basketball coach Kirsten Moore likes to create a theme for her team to focus on each season. This year’s theme is “grit and gratitude,” she told the crowd at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon. The origin of the theme comes from a chapter of Moore’s life. …more

XC: Westmont women place 8th at NAIA Finals

Westmont women’s cross country team finished eighth out of 38 teams at the NAIA National Championship in Lawrence, Kansas. The Warriors scored 316 points and moved up three places from their number 11 ranking.

“It was a nice day with good weather for Kansas,” said Westmont head coach Russell Smelley. “The race temperature was 47 degrees.”

Sophomore Kelli Collins finished 21st in the field of 336 to earn All-American honors. Collins completed the 5,000 meter race in a time of 18:28. …more

WBK: Westmont pulls away from Goshen in tourney opener

Seven Warriors tallied eight or more points as 13th-ranked  Westmont posted a 73-53 women’s basketball win over the Maple Leafs of Goshen (Ind.) in the first game of the Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn Classic at Westmont on Friday evening. …more