A Season for Santa Barbara Baseball
By Jamie Knee   |   June 11, 2024

This week, UCSB Baseball will make history by hosting an NCAA regional tournament for the first time. The Gauchos’ remarkable journey this season goes beyond wins and losses; it’s a testament to resilience and the indomitable human spirit. Despite facing challenges that could have derailed many teams, these obstacles only strengthened their bond and galvanized […]

It’s Chukka Time
By Richard Mineards   |   April 30, 2024

Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club opens its 113th season on Sunday (May 5) kicking off an action-packed schedule filled with exciting tournaments and events that will showcase some of the world’s most talented equestrians from across the globe. With a record number of teams and players participating at every level, this season is set […]


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Anthony McIntyre is All-PacWest
By Scott Craig   |   March 19, 2024

In Westmont men’s basketball’s first season in the conference, senior Anthony McIntyre has been named to the First Team All-PacWest.  “From the first time he put on a Westmont uniform, Anthony’s continued to improve, especially during the offseason,” says head coach Landon Boucher. “To be the first Warrior in program history to be First Team […]

Donors Equip Warriors for NCAA DII Success 
By Scott Craig   |   March 12, 2024

This spring, several of Westmont’s athletic facilities have seen dramatic upgrades to accompany the Warriors’ move to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II in hopes of attracting exceptional student-athletes who will thrive with a rigorous Christian liberal arts education. The Westmont community and supporters have stepped up to provide vital resources for the challenge. Westmont […]

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 […]

Beach Volleyball Star to Preach
By Scott Craig   |   February 20, 2024

One of the best American beach volleyball players will speak in Westmont chapel on Friday, Feb. 16, at 10:30 am in Murchison Gym. Alumnus Avery Drost (’07) led the Association of Volleyball Players (AVP) with 350 digs and was second with 551 kills last season. He coaches boys’ volleyball at Mira Costa High School in […]

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 […]

  • Golf Coach Wins Tourney
    By Tim Buckley   |   January 2, 2024

    Congratulations to Westmont men’s and women’s golf head coach Joshua Ault, who won his first mid-amateur tournament in the AmateurGolf.com Winter Invitational December16-17 at Corica Park Golf Course in Alameda. Ault finished at 2-over with rounds of 72-74. He led by one stroke heading into the challenging final two holes. Facing wind and rain, he […]

    Distelberg named PacWest Defender of the Week
    By Scott Craig   |   October 24, 2023

    Junior middle hitter Taylor Distelberg of Yucaipa was named PacWest Defender of the Week, the first player to receive a PacWest weekly honor in Westmont volleyball history. The Warriors, who travel to Hawaii for their next three games, won a pair of conference matches last weekend.  “Her transition attacking, blocking, and presence at the net […]


    Third Time’s a Charm for Sokhela
    By Scott Craig   |   October 17, 2023

    For the third time in as many opportunities, Westmont’s Zola Sokhela has been deemed the PacWest Runner of the Week after winning the men’s cross country race at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational. He beat the second-place finisher by half a second (24:58.6), giving him his second consecutive individual win.  Sokhela now prepares for the PacWest Championships […]

    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 […]