Westmont 1, Vanguard 0
SANTA BARBARA — The host Warriors, ranked No. 3, scored in the 47th minute to earn a two-game conference sweep of the defending champion Lions, ranked No. 10, on Saturday.
Tiffany DiMaculangan scored an unassisted goal for the difference.
Vanguard (14-3, 7-3 in conference) finished third and is the No. 3 seed for the six-team GSAC Tournament that begins Tuesday.
Vanguard will play host to No. 6-seeded Biola at a time to be determined on Tuesday. The semifinals are Friday and the title game is on Nov. 15.
Concordia won its first GSAC women's soccer title.
Westmont 3, Vanguard 1
SANTA BARBARA — The host Warriors prevailed in the Golden State Athletic Conference game on Saturday.
Vanguard (8-7-1, 4-5-1 in conference), finished fifth and will be the No. 5 seed in the six-team GSAC Tournament that begins on Wednesday.
The Lions, for whom Nahum Paz scored an unassisted goal on Saturday, will visit No. 4-seeded Westmont (10-6, 6-4) in the tournament's first round.
Concordia won the regular-season crown.
UC Irvine 2, Cal State Fullerton 1
IRVINE – A goal and an assist from Mats Bjurman helped the host Anteaters prevail in the Big West Conference game on Saturday night.
The win, along with UC Riverside’s 1-0 upset of Cal State Northridge, allowed UCI (10-4-3, 5-2-1 in conference) to assume sole possession of first place in the Big West South Division with two regular-season conference games remaining.
Christian Santana also scored for the Anteaters, who received four saves from Michael Breslin.
Fullerton fell to 6-9-1, 3-4-1.
UC Berkeley 91, Vanguard 62
BERKELEY — Junior All-American Nicole Ballestero had 22 points to pace the visiting Lions in the exhibition game on Saturday.
Samantha Doucette added 19 points for the Lions, ranked No. 1 in the NAIA, who won the turnover battle, 14-12.
Cal had three players with 17 points.
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Big West Conference Championship
The Anteaters totaled 127, 95 off the pace of victorious Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Thompson completed the 8,000-meter course in 26 minutes, 40.9 seconds.
Riley Martin (22nd in 26:40.9), Alex Tebbe (29th in 27:08.9) and Amir Shirif (31st in 27:13.0) were also notable for UCI.
Chris Frias of Cal Poly was the individual champion in 25:19.5.
The 'Eaters compete in the NCAA West Regional at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento on Nov. 15.
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Big West Conference Championship
SAN LUIS OBISPO — UCI finished seventh with senior Carlotta Pham posting the Anteaters' top finish at 30th on Saturday at Fairbanks Memorial Cross Country Course.
Pham completed the 6,000-meter course in 23 minutes, 53.5 seconds.
Nicole Mendoza (39th in 24:14.3) was the other Anteater in the top 40.
Laura Hollander of conference champion Cal Poly won the race in 20:43.9.
UCI travels to Sacramento for the NCAA West Regional on Nov. 15 at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex.
Hawaii def. UC Irvine
HONOLULU — Arielle Manz led the visiting Anteaters with eight kills and four block assists in their 25-22, 25-16, 25-23 Big West Conference road loss on Friday.
UCI fell to 11-12, 2-7 in conference.
No. 13-ranked Hawaii is 17-4, 6-3.
MEN'S WATER POLO
UC Santa Barbara 11, UC Irvine 7
SANTA BARBARA —Senior Bojan Hrlec scored a game-high three goals for the No. 8-ranked Anteaters in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation contest on Saturday.
UCI (11-9, 0-4 in conference) had two goals from freshman Kyle Trush.
No. 6-ranked UCSB broke a 4-4 tie with five straight goals on its way to improving to 16-6, 3-2.
UCI plays host to Stanford Friday at 7 p.m.