Tag archives: Warriors

McIntyre’s Scoring Title Chase Continues
By Scott Craig   |   February 27, 2024

Men’s basketball wing Anthony McIntyre continued his chase for the PacWest scoring title, as the senior dropped 25 points on 8-for-10 shooting in the Warriors 91-70 win over the Chaminade Silverswords on Feb. 17. Westmont’s leading scorer now averages 18.8 points-per-game, and with four games remaining in PacWest Conference play, he now stands alone atop […]

Opening Day of Baseball 
By Scott Craig   |   February 6, 2024

Westmont baseball, last year’s winners of the NAIA World Series, are set to make the first pitch of the NCAA Division II season on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 2 pm. The Warriors will play Regis (Colo.) in four games over the weekend. Members of last year’s national champions will receive their World Series rings at […]

Warriors Host Hoops Tourney
By Scott Craig   |   November 14, 2023

The Westmont men’s basketball team hosts the Conference Challenge Event, a tournament that includes Saint Martin’s (Wash.), Hawaii Hilo, and Montana Billings, on Nov. 10-11. The Warriors play Montana Billings on Friday, Nov. 10, at 5:30 pm and Saint Martin’s on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 3 pm. Last year, Westmont competed in the 64-team NAIA […]

Zola Legs Out More Honors
By Scott Craig   |   October 3, 2023

Westmont’s Zola Sokhela picked up the pace at the end and ran to victory in The Master’s Invitational September 23, finishing the 8K cross country race in a season-best: 24:08.2. As a result, Sokhela earned PacWest Runner of the Week honors for the second time this season.  The junior from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, will next […]

Soccer Kicks Off NCAA DII Schedule
By Scott Craig   |   September 5, 2023

The Warriors kick off a new era of Westmont athletics when men’s soccer battles Saint Martin’s (Wash.) on Thursday, August 31, at 3 pm on Thorrington Field as part of the Heritage Club Classic men’s soccer tournament. This will be the first official game by Westmont as a member of NCAA DII. The Warriors game […]

Warriors Host Home Soccer Action
By Scott Craig   |   August 29, 2023

Men’s and women’s soccer play their first exhibition games on Thorrington Field. Fresh off an exhibition against UC Santa Barbara at Harder Stadium, the men will battle CSU San Bernardino on Thursday, August 24, at noon. The Warriors’ junior goalie Brady Highfill of Bakersfield tallied 10 saves in the game against the Gauchos, impressing the […]

The Warriors Are Coming
By Scott Craig   |   August 29, 2023

About 400 first-year and transfer students arrive on campus for the newly named Warrior Welcome August 24-27. Classes for the fall semester begin Monday, August 28. On Wednesday, August 23, about 150 first-generation and international students and their families participate in First Connections, a pre-orientation welcome program designed for those who are the first in […]

Swimming Team Earns Academic Accolades 
By Scott Craig   |   August 1, 2023

The Westmont women’s swimming team has capped off an historic season by being named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America. The teams were selected on the basis of their spring 2023 team grade point averages. The Warriors posted a team GPA of 3.38.  The CSCAA also selected Ella Chaisson […]

Warriors to Compete in NCAA DII PacWest Conference 
By Scott Craig   |   July 25, 2023

It’s official: Westmont launches into a new era of athletic competition to play in the NCAA Division II this fall. The NCAA formally notified the college that it is approved to move on to the second year of provisional status, which allows them to compete in the PacWest Conference beginning this coming year.  “The move […]

Warriors Finish on Top
By Scott Craig   |   June 13, 2023

Westmont Athletics ended its final season in the NAIA with the baseball team diving onto a celebratory dogpile. The Warriors secured a nail-biting 7-6 World Series victory over the hosts, Lewis-Clark State, claiming the college’s 10th national championship. Westmont will compete in NCAA Division II this fall after more than seven decades with the NAIA. […]

Baseball Hits 15th Straight Win
By Scott Craig   |   April 4, 2023

Westmont baseball (25-5) extended its winning streak to 15 games by taking two doubleheaders against Bethesda University on March 24-25 at Russ Carr Field. The Warriors, ranked 12th in the NAIA, have completed four straight series sweeps, and the fifth this season. The Warriors host Jessup in two double headers on March 31 and April […]

Women’s Hoops Enters Playoffs
By Scott Craig   |   February 28, 2023

The No. 5 Westmont women’s basketball team was led by its seniors in the final regular-season game of the 2022-23 season on Feb. 18. The Warriors (23-2, 16-2 GSAC) beat Golden State Athletic Conference foe Jessup (81-44) on the shoulders of Stefanie Berberabe and Sydney Brown. Berberabe produced her third triple-double of the season and […]

Swimmer Leave Their Mark
By Scott Craig   |   February 21, 2023

Westmont women’s swimming finished ahead of all other NAIA teams in the Pacific Collegiate Swim Conference Championships Feb. 8-11 at East Los Angeles College. In their fourth year, the Warriors were able to beat Fresno Pacific and Alaska-Fairbanks, which have been their biggest rivals. The meet also provided an opportunity to honor Westmont’s graduating seniors, […]

Warriors Come Out Swinging
By Scott Craig   |   February 14, 2023

In their first seven games of the young baseball season, the No. 13 Westmont Warriors have been hot at the plate, hitting .314 and scoring 74 runs against Saint Katherine and Embry-Riddle (AZ). The Warriors completed a four-game sweep of Embry-Riddle Feb. 4-5 at Russ Carr Field.  Starting pitchers Eric Oseguera (.82 ERA), Chase Goddard […]

Athletes Advance to National Championships
By Scott Craig   |   November 22, 2022

Four Westmont athletics teams hit the road with hopes of bringing home national championships. No. 15 Westmont women’s soccer (14-0-3) battle No. 22 Lindsey Wilson College (KY) (7-4-4) on Thursday, November 17, at 9:30 am PST at Southeastern University in Florida for the first round of the NAIA National Championship. The winner advances to play […]

Baseball is Bound for the World Series
By Scott Craig   |   May 31, 2022

For the first time, Westmont baseball is headed to the NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho. Though the Warriors have made seven trips to the NAIA National Tournament in the last eight years in which the tournament was held, they have never won the opening round tournament.  Westmont is the No. 6 seed in the […]

Berberabe and Jarrett Win NAIA All-Americans
By Scott Craig   |   April 5, 2022

Senior guards Stefanie Berberabe and Lyree Jarrett have been named NAIA Women’s Basketball First Team All-Americans. This is the second time Berberabe and Jarrett have won first team honors. Last year, Berberabe was honored as the NAIA Player of the Year in addition to being included on the first team, while Jarrett was named to […]

Warriors March into Round of 16
By Scott Craig   |   March 22, 2022

Westmont women’s basketball (27-4) punched their ticket to the Round of 16 in the NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa, but it wasn’t easy. Down eight points with less than five minutes left, the Warriors staged an incredible 12-1 comeback to defeat Science and Arts of Oklahoma 50-47.  “The key all night […]

Warriors Tip Off Season
By Scott Craig   |   November 19, 2020

The Westmont men’s basketball team tips off its 2020-21 season against the University of Saint Katherine from San Marcos, on Saturday, November 14, at 7:30 pm in Murchison Gym. Though fans will not be allowed in the gym due to the pandemic, the game will be live-streamed at portal.stretchinternet.com/Westmont and available on Roku, Apple TV, […]

Friday Night Alumni Concert
By Scott Craig   |   October 13, 2020

Soprano Megan (Silberstein) Billings will perform as part of the music department’s Alumni Spotlight on Friday, October 9 at 7 pm. Listen to the free concert at vimeo.com/showcase/westmontmusic. Billings, a 2014 Westmont graduate, will sing recognizable tunes from Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals as well as productions of Bridges of Madison County and Frozen. She earned […]