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TMU Insider: Mustangs basketball teams gearing up for NAIA tournaments

It’s all a matter of perspective. The Master’s University men’s basketball team is a No. 1 seed in this week’s NAIA national tournament, but the Mustangs are wary of overlooking their first-round opponent. … Waldeck said recently he felt TMU played its best basketball yet during this month’s Golden State Athletic Conference tournament. The Mustangs beat a ranked Menlo College squad before losing to No. 4 Westmont College by nine. more

TMU insider: Mustang men’s basketball aiming to build on last year’s success

The way a smiling Delewis Johnson rocked back and forth as he answered questions inside The MacArthur Center foyer on a recent afternoon embodied the buzz surrounding men’s basketball, a team expected to be one of The Master’s University’s best in decades. … The Mustangs and Westmont College from Santa Barbara will enter Saturday’s regular-season finale tied for second place and the conference’s final first-round bye in next month’s GSAC tournament. more

TMC Insider: Baseball rolls in NAIA opener

Conner Menez hurled a complete-game five-hitter and Pearson Good slugged a three-run homer to lead The Master’s College past Madonna of Michigan, 7-1, on the opening day of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. …Now, the Mustangs turn their attention to Westmont, the Opening Round’s host and top-seeded team. The Warriors won the GSAC’s regular-season championship but were eliminated in the conference tournament, won by the Mustangs. more

TMC Insider: Men’s golf nabs second straight GSAC title

The Master’s College golf team won the Golden State Athletic Conference title at the 2016 GSAC Tournament, while TMC track & field amassed a collective 11 all-conference titles. …The men’s track & field program made an impressive showing at the 2016 GSAC Championships at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more

TMC Insider: Mustangs gear up for 2nd half of conference

Tonight on Bross Court, the Lady Mustangs will face Westmont College, currently the second-best team in the NAIA. The Warriors are 18-3 and 7-1 in GSAC play, 1.5 games behind the Lady Mustangs. more

TMC Insider: Records fall for men’s hoops

Notably, TMC’s top 10 finishes place the Mustangs at the top of the Golden State Athletic Conference. Biola University ranks 10th with 134 points and Westmont College sits in 13th place with 123.5 points. more

TMC Insider: Mustangs hoops pick up road wins

After falling to Westmont in the first set to the tune of 25-18, TMC took the next two frames with identical scores of 25-21. Despite leading Westmont 23-15 in the waning moments of the fourth set, the Warriors managed to produce a 9-1 run, bringing the match to 24-all. However, a kill from Morgan Koch, coupled with a service ace from Aubrey Pyburn, put the match on ice at 3-1. more

TMC Insider: Men’s Cross country wins GSAC title

The Mustangs will play in their regular-season finale on Saturday against the 14th-ranked Westmont Warriors. First serve is set for 7 p.m. in Santa Barbara. more

TMC Insider: Mustangs keeping pace: Men’s and women’s XC make strides; soccer squads sweep at Reese Field

As winners of six of their past seven and boasting the GSAC’s highest-scoring offense (105 points), the Mustangs will take their show on the road next Wednesday when they travel to Santa Barbara to take on always tough Westmont before returning home next Saturday to host No. 3 Vanguard. more

Anatomy of a defining moment

The wonderful thing about people, and groups of people, is that there is not a formula that can contain the beauty of the spontaneous uniqueness involved when they compete.  …The Master’s College Mustangs, riding a 12 game winning streak, ranked fifth in the nation, and boasting a three-game lead on the Westmont College Warriors, came into Westmont needing only two wins to clinch the championship in the Golden State athletic conference, and host the upcoming conference tournament at Master’s College. more