Tag archives: Westmont sports

New Home Run King
By Scott Craig   |   May 7, 2024

Westmont’s Daniel Patterson rewrote the baseball record book April 26 in Irvine, but the Warriors (33-15-3, 23-8-1 PacWest) fell out of contention for their first PacWest Conference Championship.  Patterson belted two solo home runs in the first game – one in the fifth inning and another in the sixth. That brought his season total to […]

Sophomore Golfer Takes Eighth on Hawaii
By Scott Craig   |   April 30, 2024

Peyton Hendricks was the Westmont men’s golf team’s top finisher, tying for eighth place with a three-day score of 227 at the PacWest Men’s Golf Championship on Mauna Lani’s North Course on the Big Island.  “Peyton improved his score every day with his best score being on the final day,” said Westmont’s head coach Josh […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sokhela Races to College’s First PacWest Honor
By Scott Craig   |   September 19, 2023

Zola Sokhela, Westmont’s 14-time NAIA All-American, ran to a second-place finish in the men’s cross country 8K at the Biola Invitational September 8. The performance earned him the title of PacWest Runner of the Week, the first NCAA Division II honor given to a Westmont athlete. Sokhela and the Warriors return to action September 23 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Warriors Swing a Series Sweep
By Scott Craig   |   March 28, 2023

Westmont Baseball (21-5, 10-2 GSAC), ranked 18th in the NAIA, completed a three-game series sweep of No. 9 Vanguard (17-11, 5-7) at Russ Carr Field. The Warriors won the first game 8-7 in 12 innings on March 17 thanks to the strong starting pitching from sophomore right-hander Bryan Peck who only allowed two earned runs […]

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 […]

Honoring Past Hoops Champions
By Scott Craig   |   February 7, 2023

Westmont celebrates one of its all-time great teams at halftime of the men’s basketball game Saturday, February 4. The 1971-72 men’s basketball team beat NCAA DI No. 14 Hawaii a day after the death of the Warriors’ head coach Tom Byron following a battle with cancer. The club would go on to win the NAIA […]

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 […]

Top Seeded Warriors Host Soccer Tourney
By Scott Craig   |   November 15, 2022

Westmont women’s soccer (12-0-3 overall, 7-0-1 GSAC), ranked No. 16 in the NAIA, host the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament Nov. 10-12 at Thorrington Field. The top-seeded Warriors, GSAC Regular Season Champions and undefeated in the regular season, will battle No. 5 seed The Master’s on Nov. 10 at 2 pm. The championship game is […]

Teeing Off for the Warrior Golf 
By Scott Craig   |   September 27, 2022

Westmont men’s golfer Peyton Hendricks’ collegiate career is off to a stellar start. The freshman from Livermore notched the individual championship with a three-under score of 69 on September 8 to guide Westmont to a tri-match tournament against Hope International and Vanguard at El Dorado Park Golf Course in Long Beach. The following day at […]