News

07
Sep

Warriors Prepare to Go on the Road

Irvine, CA – The Westcliff University Women’s Volleyball team will go on the road next week after their home match tomorrow night. The Warriors will take on the Marymount California University Mariners at home (Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa) on Saturday at 7pm. The Warriors are off to a strong start in their first season as...
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25
Aug

Women’s volleyball wins first matches in program history!

San Marcos, CA – The Westcliff University Women’s Volleyball team went 2-1 on the weekend at the University of St. Katherine tournament. On Friday, the Warriors battled but fell to CETYS-Mexico in 3 sets. The warriors came charging back on Saturday and downed the University of Antelope Valley and West Coast Baptist College in 3...
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25
Aug

LADY WARRIORS BATTLE IN SEASON OPENER

SAN MARCOS, Calif. – The Westcliff University (0-1) women’s volleyball team fought hard in a three set battle against CETYS-Mexico in their season opener at the University of St. Katherine tournament. WU senior outside hitter Kaitlin Meyer (Sacramento, CA) led the warriors with 10 kills and 9 digs. Junior Vasiti Baleilomaloma (Suva, Fiji) had 9...
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09
May

Taboo from Black Eyed Peas speaks at Westcliff

Musician and performer Taboo took some time to talk to students and staff of Westcliff University. Taboo recently collaborated with Hancock President Johnny Lee to make a music video that won an MTV Video Music Award. The song was called Stand Up/Stand N Rock and was written to raise awareness about the fight of the...
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09
May

Fullerton Twilight Classic Results

On Saturday May 5, 2018, the track team traveled to Cal State Fullerton for the Fullerton Twilight Classic. This was their first time competing under the lights, which made for a great evening of competition. Once again Ryan Beard came through with another personal best and school record in the 100 meters finishing in 10.97...
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01
May

Westcliff University Adds Men’s Beach Volleyball

Irvine, CA. May 1, 2018 – Westcliff University Athletic Director Paul Cook has announced the addition of Men’s Beach Volleyball to become a sport for WU Athletics. The men’s beach team will start its inaugural season in the fall of 2018 and compete again after the indoor season is done in April. Women’s collegiate beach volleyball has...
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23
Apr

Bryan Clay Invitational

The track team competed at the Bryan Clay Invitational this past Thursday and Friday (April 19-20) at Azusa Pacific University. There were over 4,000 athletes representing universities from all over the US, including schools from the Big 10, Pac 12, ACC, SEC, WAC, Big Sky, Big West, and many other conferences. Track Power houses Arkansas, Texas, Texas A &...
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15
Apr

Westcliff University Adds Men’s Volleyball and Introduces Head Coach Danko Iordanov

Irvine, CA. April 15, 2018 – Westcliff University Athletic Director Paul Cook has announced the addition of Men’s Volleyball as a varsity sport for WU Athletics. The men’s team will start its inaugural season in the spring of 2019. Men’s volleyball has been gaining momentum nationally and recently reached the milestone and becoming the newest championship sport...
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14
Apr

2018 Triton Invitational

The track team competed at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational on Saturday April 14, 2018. There were over 1,500 athletes entered from major Universities from around the country. Ryan Beard improved his school record in the 100 meters running 11.02 and finishing 7th in his heat, while Ronnie Robinson won his heat in a...
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12
Apr

Westcliff Introduces Women’s Basketball Head Coach Patty Medina

04/12/2018 – Westcliff University in Irvine has hired Patty Medina as its head women’s basketball coach to lead the inaugural Warriors team that will begin play in the fall of 2018. Medina spent the last two years at Bethesda University as a head coach, where she was named NCCAA Coach of the Year both seasons...
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11
Apr

Westcliff University Adds Women’s Indoor & Beach Volleyball. Kristen Iordanova named head coach.

The Westcliff University athletic department is proud to announce the hiring of Kristen Iordanova as the Warriors’ new head women’s indoor and beach volleyball coach. Kristen Iordanova grew up in southern California and is an alumnus of Gretchen Whitney High School, where she was a starting outside hitter for the Wildcats. She played indoor club...
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09
Apr

Pomona Pitzer Track Meet

Track and field had another exciting and productive meet at Pomona-Pitzer College on Saturday April 7th. Ronnie Robinson had seasonal bests in the 100 meters and 200 meters, while Ryan Beard improved his school record in the 200 meters with a win and a time of 22.24. Each week the competition gets better and the...
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04
Apr

Concordia Track Meet

Ryan Beard and Ronnie Robinson continued their record setting year this past weekend as they both set seasonal bests in the 100 meters and 200 meters. Ryan improved his school records in the 100 meters to 11.03, and in the 200 meters he ran 22.43. The March 31st Team for Titus and Ely benefit track...
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26
Mar

Warriors continue to excel at Northridge Track Meet

Westcliff University’s track program continued their successful season this past Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Cal State University Northridge. The men saw seasonal bests in the 100 meters and 200 meters. Ryan Beard ran into a headwind and still ran another school record in the 200 meters tying for first in a time of 22.86. Congratulations to...
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12
Mar

Ben Brown Track Meet Results Hosted By Cal State Fullerton

There is historical significance to the Ben Brown track meet. Ben Brown was an Olympic gold medalist at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games. He was a graduate of UCLA  and a NCAA champion. He worked a full time job for Hughes Aircraft and was a part time sprint coach at Cal State Fullerton. He tragically...
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27
Feb

Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field Meet

The Warriors traveled to Pomona, Saturday, February 17th for their third meet of the season. Kiara White ran a season best and women’s school record in the 100 meters. Ryan Beard improved upon his season’s best marks  and continued to lower his school records in the 100 meters and 200 meters. Ryan won his heat...
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23
Feb

Warriors Drop Heartbreaker to End Season

The Warriors ended their season with a heartbreaking loss to Cal Miramar on Tuesday, February 20, by the score of 96-94. The Warriors fought hard and made a great comeback to put themselves in a position to take the last shot with a chance to win the game. Cal Miramar jumped ahead early and maintained...
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19
Feb

Warriors Get Road Win against ULA

The Westcliff Warriors are hitting their stride as they come down the final stretch of the season. After playing Vanguard to a 3 point game on Tuesday February 13, the Warriors went on the road and handled University of Los Angeles, School of the Divinity. The game was Saturday night, February 17th, in Compton, CA,...
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16
Feb

Warriors Take Vanguard to the Brink

The Westcliff Warriors almost pulled of the upset of the year Tuesday night, February 13th. With 16 seconds to go, the Warriors trailed Vanguard by just 1 point, 81-80. For a team that has won only four games all season and against a team that was nationally ranked for most of the season and who...
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08
Feb

Warriors to Rematch Life Pacific College

The Westcliff Warriors have waited all season for a second chance to play Life Pacific College and get that opportunity Wednesday, February 7th, as they visit Life Pacific for the second time this season. The first contest was the Warriors first game of the season, and both teams put together a very exciting game. The...
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01
Feb

Warriors Late Rally Falls Short

The Westcliff Warriors fought and clawed their way back into the game but could not quite complete the comeback Tuesday night, Jan. 30th and fell to the University of Los Angles by the score of 64-56. The Warriors troubles started because they couldn’t get a shot to fall at the start of the game, falling behind 13-0...
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31
Jan

Westcliff Take on University of Los Angeles

The Westcliff Warriors are back in action Tuesday, January 30th at 7pm for a Pac-6 Conference showdown with the University of Los Angeles, School of the Divinity. The game will be played at Momentous Sports Center and features a hot University of Los Angeles team. They have won 5 games in a row and are looking to...
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29
Jan

Westcliff Drops Close Games on the Road

The Westcliff Warriors found themselves in two tight games over the weekend in Arizona and were not able to come out with a win in either one. Friday night, Jan 26th, the Warriors visited Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Phoenix, Arizona and fell just short, with the final score of 88-82. The Warriors led throughout the...
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27
Jan

Westcliff To Play Two in Arizona

The Westcliff Warriors make a quick trip to Arizona for two games against conference opponents. The Warriors play Friday night, January 26 against Southwestern Assemblies of God University, in Phoenix Arizona. The game tips at 7 PM local time, 6 PM California time. Then Saturday afternoon the Warriors travel to Surprise, Arizona for a showdown...
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23
Jan

Warriors Cruise to Win over NW Indian

The Westcliff Warriors got back to winning ways with a 98-78 win over NW Indian College Friday night, Jan 19. The win moves the Warriors to 2-2 in the Pac 6 Conference.The Warriors got ahead early before back to back baskets gave NW Indian a 9-6 lead. That was the last lead they would have in the...
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18
Jan

Warriors Home Game Friday, Jan. 19 vs NW Indian

The Warriors will try and get back to .500 in conference play Friday night, January 19th, with a home tilt against Northwest Indian College. NW Indian will be traveling all the way from Washington, and will play several conference games on their trip. The Warriors sit at 1-2 in the Pac 6 Conference and are looking to get to 2-2...
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12
Jan

Warriors Fall Late in Conference Play

In a thoroughly entertaining game, the Westcliff Warriors fell to Ottowa University by the score of 98-87 in Pac 6 Conference play. The game took place at the Warriors home gym, Momentous Sports Center, and was a back and forth game the entire way. The Warriors fell behind by 12 midway through the second half,...
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11
Jan

Warriors Play Top-Conference Foe Ottowa University

The Westcliff Warriors return home to play Ottowa University, Thursday, January 11, at Momentous Sports Center. The Warriors will have to be at their best as Ottowa is one of the top teams in the Pac 6 Conference. Ottowa plans to move to the GSAC Conference next year, the top NAIA Division 1 conference in...
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10
Jan

Warriors Lose Two in New Mexico

The Westcliff Warriors dropped both games in New Mexico to Northern New Mexico College. The first night the score was 84-57 and the second night the score was 103-79. The first game could have been much closer had the Warriors converted from the offensive end. The Warriors finished 14-35 from the free throw line, leaving 21...
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07
Jan

Warriors Head to New Mexico for Two Games

Your Westcliff Warriors are heading out on their longest trip of the year. They will head to Espanola, New Mexico, for two games against Northern New Mexico College. The Warriors will be shorthanded as they are missing several players who won’t be making the trip. Northern New Mexico College is in good form as they...
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04
Jan

Warriors Prepare To Face Off Cal Miramar

Westcliff looks to go to 2-0 in Conference play The Warriors are back from the holiday break and are on the floor Thursday night, Jan 4, at 6:30 pm. The opponent is Cal Miramar University who will be playing their first conference game of the season. The Warriors sit at 1-0 and in first place in the Pac 6...
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04
Jan

Warriors Drop Conference Game at Cal Miramar

The Westcliff Warriors lost a tough conference game on the road January 4th to Cal Miramar University by the score of 84-61. The game was played at Life Pacific University, as Cal Miramar’s gym was unavailable. The game was back and forth in the first half, with both teams going on runs to take the...
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27
Dec

Warriors Struggle In Loss to Undefeated #4 Carroll College

The Westcliff Warriors fell to Carroll College Thursday night December 21st by the score of 96-53. Carroll College, ranked #4 in the country, jumped on the Warriors early in the game and cruised the rest of the way. The Warriors were shorthanded again, with only 8 players suited up for the game. Michael Crosby led the way...
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21
Dec

Warriors Play Top-Ranked Carroll College

The Westcliff Warriors will need a great effort in order to get their third win of the season Thursday night, December 21st. In their last game before the Christmas holiday, the Warriors take on Carroll College from Montana. Carroll College currently sits at 10-0 on the season, after defeating the Bethesda Flames Tuesday night December 19, by the score...
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18
Dec

Warriors Pick Up Their Second Win of The Season

The Westcliff Warriors picked up their second win of the season on Saturday, December 16th as they defeated Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU). After a mix up with Westcliff’s home court, the game was moved to Vanguard University. The two teams were close the whole first half, with the lead going back and forth...
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15
Dec

Warriors Gear Up for First Conference Game

The Westcliff Warriors will suit up Saturday, December 16 for their first conference game of the season. The program is new, the team is new, and the conference is new as well. Called the Pac 6 Conference, Westcliff University will be participating in a six-team conference which includes Cal Miramar University, University of Los Angeles School...
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12
Dec

Warriors set to take on Vanguard University

The Westcliff Warriors hit the court again this Tuesday, December 12, at 7:00 pm for a clash with the Lions of Vanguard University. Vanguard comes into the game sitting at 6-2 on the season. Vanguard is in good form as of late, coming into the game off two consecutive wins, beating Bethesda University 86-84 and also defeating Cal...
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12
Dec

Shorthanded Warriors fall to The Masters College

The Warriors took just eight players to their game versus The Masters College Friday night. In a rematch from earlier in the season, Westcliff again headed to Santa Clarita to take on highly ranked Masters. The result was similar to the first, as the Warriors fell 126-70. The Warriors played well in the first half, but a...
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07
Dec

Warriors Late Rally Comes up Short

The Westcliff Warriors needed five more minutes Wednesday night in their game against La Sierra. An incredible rally came up short as the Warriors lost a tough game 93-83 to the La Sierra Golden Eagles from Riverside. Westcliff trailed by 36 points with 16 minutes to go and by 30 points with under 10 minutes to go...
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05
Dec

Warriors prepare for La Sierra

The Warriors take on La Sierra Wednesday, December 6 The Westcliff Warriors travel to Riverside, Wednesday, December 6 for a 6 pm clash with the Golden Eagles of La Sierra University. La Sierra comes into the contest sitting at 1-8 on the season but in a positive state of mind after two excellent performances in a row. La Sierra got...
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28
Nov

Warriors Defeat ULA School of Divinity

The Westcliff Warriors men’s basketball team got their first win of the season and first win in program history Friday afternoon, November 24th. The Warriors played against the University of Los Angeles, School of the Divinity, and was part of the Hope International Thanksgiving Invitational. The University of Los Angeles is a conference opponent, but this was...
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21
Nov

Warriors head out to Masters University

The Warriors go on the road Tuesday, November 21st for a clash with nationally ranked Masters University in Santa Clarita, California. The Masters University comes into the game sitting at 5-1 and ranked #5 in the country for NAIA Division 1. The Masters is loaded with talent and averages a staggering 47 rebounds per game...
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16
Nov

Warriors head out to Santa Barbara

The Westcliff Warriors will travel to Santa Barbara Thursday, November 16, for a clash with the Warriors of Westmont College. Westmont comes into the game still perfect on the season, sitting at 4-0 while the Warriors still search for their first win at 0-3. The game is at 7 pm from Westmont.
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15
Nov

Warriors take a loss at home

The Westcliff Warriors fell in their first home game of the season, losing to Benedictine at Mesa by the score of 103-72. The game was held at Misty May Treanor Sports Center in Tustin and was the inaugural home game for the Warrior program. Benedictine jumped out to an early lead 12-0 before the Warriors...
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10
Nov

Warriors First Home Game Sunday! Link to live stream as well

The Westcliff Warriors are coming home! After several road games including 3 games in 3 nights in northern California earlier in the week, the Warriors have their first home game of the year. The Warriors come in at 0-2 and looking for their first win of the season. Benedictine College of Mesa comes into the...
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09
Nov

Warriors fall to Pacific Union

The Westcliff Warriors men’s basketball team fell to the Pioneers of Pacific Union Wednesday from Anguin, California. The Warriors drop to 0-2 on the season and are still in search of the program’s first win. Pacific Union, in beating Westcliff, secured their first win of the season, bringing their record to 1-2. The game was close throughout...
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08
Nov

Warriors in search of their first win tonight

The Warriors look to hit the win column with an afternoon showdown with the Pioneers of Pacific Union. This game is the 4th in 5 nights for the Warriors who are dealing with several injuries as well. Rishard Williams is still dealing with a separated shoulder, Kevin Davis has a leg contusion, and Keijon Hickmon...
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08
Nov

Warriors stumble against Menlo Oaks

The Warriors were handed defeat at the hands of the Menlo Oaks in Atherton California Tuesday night. The game is the 3rd of 4 in five nights in a tough swing for the Warriors. Westcliff was led by Christopher Pendley who scored 15 points and chipped in with 4 rebounds. Vincent Head had 10 points as well...
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07
Nov

Warriors prepare to showdown against Menlo University

The Westcliff Warriors men’s basketball team travels to Menlo University for a showdown with the Oaks. Menlo comes into the contest sitting at 3-0 after wins against Notre Dame de Namur, Bethesda University, and Oregon Tech. The Warriors enter after a tight game against Holy Names where the Warriors fell 75-66. Injuries to Rishard Williams...
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07
Nov

Warriors fall short in loss against Holy Names

The Warriors lost a close game to the Holy Names Hawks in Oakland, California by the score of 75-66. It was the best game the Warriors have played this season, as they put together a great effort on both ends of the floor. The game was close the whole way, as the two teams went...
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06
Nov

Warriors travel up north to face off with 3 Northern California teams!

The  Westcliff Warriors travel up to Oakland for three games in three nights starting Monday, November 6. The Warriors will take on Holy Names University, an NCAA Division 2 team. The Warriors are in search of their first win, and the first win in program history. This will be the first game of the new...
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05
Sep

Warriors Basketball First Practice

Westcliff Warrior basketball kicked off with its first practice of the season. The intensity level was high and the guys played really hard. The Warrior players are getting to know each other as well as get accustomed to college level practice. Coach Janssen was very impressed with the amount of effort the guys showed as...
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31
Aug

Warrior Logo Introduced

Westcliff athletics is proud to debut their new mascot logo. After months of working to find a design that fit the personality of the University and the athletic program, Westcliff is proud of the look and design were chosen for its mascot. Westcliff colors are royal blue, silver, and a bit of gold. The new...
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25
Aug

New Student Orientation for Athletes

New student orientation is this Monday at 9 am for all new athletes at Westcliff University. This is a mandatory meeting and all athletes are required to attend. You will be learning everything about Westcliff University, meeting members of the staff, and the expectations of the University. The last part of orientation will be a...
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14
Aug

2017 Season

Westcliff University is pleased to announce they will be starting a men’s basketball program in the Fall of 2017/18. Westcliff University will be the part of the inaugural season of athletics at Westcliff University. The men’s basketball team will participate in the Pac 6 conference which includes teams from California, Arizona, and Washington. Westcliff University...
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