Male Athlete of the Week Blake Bender went off for a career-high 36 points in the Westmont men’s basketball team’s 80-70 win over Carroll College (Mont.) last week. Bender shot 15-for-22 from the field and added seven rebounds with three steals and three assists for the Warriors, who are currently 4-1.
Female Athlete of the Week Emilie Johnson scored a career-high 29 points as the UCSB women’s basketball team’s 75-65 win at the University of San Diego on Sunday. The sophomore point guard’s previous career-high was 14.