Westmont’s Adams adds Scholar-Athlete honor to list of accomplishments

Christine Adams has had a tremendous career as a student-athlete at Westmont College. In her four years as a member of the women’s soccer team, she’s played in four NAIA National Tournaments, finished as national runner-up in 2013, won Golden State Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships in 2014.

Christine Adams, Westmont's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Christine Adams, Westmont’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

On the academic side, Adams carries a grade-point average of 3.80 and is graduating with a degree in biomechanics.

Adams on Monday was named Westmont’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon.

The award is one of several honors Adams has received in her Westmont career. She was named a GSAC and NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2013, a Capital One Academic All-American second-team selection in 2013 and a Westmont Golden Eagle Award winner in 2014.

Adams career goal is to become a physical physician’s assistant. She is presently accumulating 1,000 hours of patient care experience as a PT aide at Elite Performance and Rehabilitation Center.

During her time at Westmont, Adams has worked with Special Olympics and traveled to Kenya and Uganda with the soccer team as part of a sports outreach program. She also tutors in science and math.