Recent Press

Westmont Women Roar Back From Early Deficit, Win 3-1

Maddi Berthoud scored twice and Katie Stella added another as #12 Westmont Women’s Soccer (11-1-2, 4-1-1 GSAC) picked up a 3-1 Golden State Athletic Conference win over San Diego Christian (3-6, 1-5) at Thorrington Field. … more

Westmont Volleyball Reaches 20-Win Mark

Westmont Volleyball, ranked #17 in the NAIA, earned its 20th win of the season and ninth in a row by defeating Golden State Athletic Conference opponent Life Pacific (7-17, 2-12 GSAC) in four sets (27-25, 27-25, 22-25, 25-14). The Warriors (20-4, 11-3) were led by senior middle blocker Samantha Neely with 16 kills and senior setter Amy Buffham who recorded 48 assists for the second night in a row. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Braves march right past Royals

The Warriors shook off the injury of starting quarterback Vance Keiser to score a Citrus Coast victory over the Saints at Carpinteria Valley Memorial Stadium. … more

Westmont Professor’s Lecture Dives into World of Sea Fans

Beth Horvath, Westmont associate professor of biology, will examine the key roles gorgonian corals (sea fans) play in the healthy biodiversity of deep-water habitats, such as the Santa Barbara Channel, in a 5:30 p.m. talk, Thursday, Nov. 8, at the University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. … more

Westmont Outlasts Vanguard in Five Sets

In a showdown for second place in the Golden State Athletic Conference, NAIA No. 17 Westmont (19-4, 10-3 GSAC) outlasted No. 15 Vanguard (21-5, 8-4) in a five-set thriller. … more

Dons Girl Golfers End Chargers’ Dominance

Dave Thoreson, fondly remembered as a physical education teacher at La Colina Junior High, died last week in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was 77. A native of North Dakota, Thoreson was a track-and-field athlete at Westmont College in 1962-63. … more

Adjunct Pofessor Joins Westmont Foundation Board

Jason Eldred, adjunct professor of history at Westmont College, and vice president of the family management company operating the Storage Place, is now on the Westmont Foundation Board of Directors. … more

Community News

Jason Eldred, adjunct professor of history at Westmont and vice president of the family management company operating the Storage Place, has joined the Westmont Foundation Board of Directors, which helps build connections between Westmont and the greater Santa Barbara community. more

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Westmont setter wins NAIA award

Westmont setter Amy Buffham added a national honor this week to the Golden State Athletic Conference recognition she received for the third time. … more

Westmont’s Amy Buffham Named NAIA Setter of the Week

Westmont’s Amy Buffham was selected as both the NAIA National Volleyball Setter of the Week and the Golden State Athletic Conference Volleyball Setter of the Week. It is the third such honor from the conference for the senior setter and her first national award. … more