The No. 7 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team cruised to a victory in the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational with six of the top 12 finishers and a total of 33 team points. For the fifth time this season, Bryn McKillop (SC) took the top spot in a race. On Satruday morning, McKillop finished the 6K race in a time of 21:24.99 to finish more than 16 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher.
On Saturday morning the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team took the top spot in a 12-team field for their third team victory of the season. The Stags finished with 56 team points, six points ahead of second-place Pomona-Pitzer (62 points), to take first place.
For the second time this season, 90 minutes was not enough to decide a winner between the Regals and the Athenas on the pitch. Saturday night's tilt at Cal Lutheran was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation and after two scoreless overtime periods, CMS and the Regals played to their second draw of the season.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team jumped out to an early 5-1 lead against Cal Lutheran on Saturday morning, but had to hold on late as the Kingsmen battle back in the second-half. The early goals helped propel the Stags to a 11-10 victory.
For the second time in as many days the No. 8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team earned a 3-0 victory. After a sweep of Caltech on Friday night, CMS was back at it on Saturday afternoon earning a 3-0 (25-14, 25-7, 25-23) sweep over the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs.
Cal Lutheran handed the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team their first SCIAC loss of the season on Saturday afternoon by a 42-20 final. The Stags held a 10-7 lead early in the second-quarter, but the Kingsmen found success through the air with Adam Friederichsen tossing three of his four touchdown passes in the second-quarter and Cal Lutheran took a 28-13 lead at the half.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's soccer team was shutout against the University of Redlands Bulldogs 3-0 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs outshot the Stags 15-6 in the match and put 10 shots on goal against three for CMS.
Two weeks ago, Catherine Allen (SC) won the ITA West Regionals singles title and earned a spot in the ITA Oracle Cup this weekend on the campus of Berry College in Rome, Ga. Allen won her first match of the weekend before dropping her semifinal match on Friday. Allen rebounded to win the third-place match on Saturday and finish her weekend 2-1.
Sophomores Jake Berber (CMC) and Nikolai Parodi (CMC) edged teammates Oscar Burney (CMC) and Julian Gordy (CMC) in a thrilling, three-set match 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 two weeks ago to claim the doubles title at the ITA West Regionals. With the victory the duo qualified for the ITA Oracle Cup this weekend in Rome, Ga. on the campus of Berry College.
The No. 8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 (25-8, 25-19, 25-21) victory over the Caltech Beavers on Friday night for their seventh-straight victory. The match allowed CMS to turn to their bench for production. Setter Jessica Lee (CMC) dished out a career-high 39 assists while Sarah Bruml (SC) led the attack with 10 kills and a blistering .692 hitting percentage. Playing as CMS’ libero, Lina Aluzri (CMC) picked up 17 digs.
Wednesday night featured the second installment of the women’s soccer Sixth Street rivalry game. The Sagehens from Pomona-Pitzer took the short walk across the street to square off with the Athenas in a match that would end in a 0-0 draw after 110 minutes.
With just over three minutes left in regulation, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team clung to an 8-7 lead. Redland’s Grant Curry scored a pair of goals in the final 3:06 to edge the Stags 9-8 on Wednesday night. Robert Driscoll (CMC), Peter Tilton (CMC), and Noah Deer (CMC) each tallied two goals in the match. Driscoll also added an assist.
On Wednesday afternoon the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s soccer team fell to the Chapman Panthers 2-1. After a first-half goal by Chapman, Justin Gadalla (HMC) found the equalizer in the 82nd minute for CMS. Just two minutes later, Charlie Raymond delivered the game-winner in the 84th minute with a slotted shot to the far post from the left-side. Chapman held a 15-13 advantage in total shots and only a slim, 8-6 edge on shots on target.
United Soccer Coaches recognized both the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s and women’s soccer teams for their classroom achievements during the 2016-17 academic year with the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association named eight members of the 2016-17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Softball team to the 2016-17 Easton/NFCA NCAA Division III Scholar Athlete Honors on Tuesday, October 10.
The No. 8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team moved to 15-5 on the season and 8-1 in the SCIAC with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-11, 25-17) victory over the Redlands Bulldogs on Tuesday night. The Athenas swung at a blistering .371 clip in the match, including a .591 mark in the second set alone.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team competed in the Embry Riddle (Ariz.) Invitational on Monday and Tuesday. The Athenas finished the tournament in third place with a team total of 940 (+76) across the three-round invitational. Emma Kang (CMC) and Mira Yoo (CMC) placed in the top five with scores of 228 (+12) and 232 (+16) respectively.
The Gary Troyer Tournament ended on a positive note for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team as the Stags upset Division II Concordia University in a 12-11 comeback thriller on Saturday night to close the weekend.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team continued their strong start to SCIAC play by shutting out the Occidental Tigers 37-0 on Saturday afternoon. The Stags overwhelmed the Tigers on both sides of the ball, collecting 459 yards on offense and limiting the Tigers to just 113 yards. The CMS defense allowed Occidental to gain just six first downs and collected a half dozen sacks in the contest.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and La Verne women’s soccer teams battled to a 0-0 draw after 110 minutes on Saturday night. The Athenas and Leopards each had chances late in the contest with the Leopards actually finding the back of the net at the end of regulation. The goal however, would not count as it crossed the goal-line after the horn sounded for the end of regulation.
The Sixth Street Rivalry rematch finished in favor of the Sagehens on Saturday afternoon, as the Stags took a tough 2-1 loss. Trailing 2-0 for majority of the match, the Stags worked hard to stage a comeback. Isaiah Alba (CMC) managed to bring CMS within one with a goal in the 67th minute, but the Stags' comeback attempt fell short.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo got off to a strong start at the Gary Troyer Tournament, earning a hard-fought 17-10 victory over Connecticut College on Friday afternoon. The two teams were fairly close in the first half of the match, but the Stags came out sharper in the second half and pulled away for their seventh win of the season.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team extended their winning streak to four games after a gritty 3-0 sweep (25-14, 25-23, 25-19) over the University of Redlands Bulldogs. Despite finishing the game quickly, the Athenas were tested by the Bulldogs, especially during the second set when CMS overcame a three-point deficit to take a 2-0 set lead.
The Stags and Kingsmen went the distance on Wednesday evening, after 90 minutes of play the score stood even at 1-1. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps had all sorts of chances in the first overtime period, but were unable to find the back of the cage for the golden goal. Despite dangerous chances from Cal Lutheran in the second overtime, the match ended in a 1-1 draw.
It took the Athenas a rocket from 20 yards out by Wren Osler (CMC) to edge out the University of Redlands with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday night. In an evenly contested match, the two teams held each other scoreless for majority of the game, but the game took an explosive turn starting in the 70th minute as the two teams combined for three goals in an eight minute span.
On Wednesday night the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team steamrolled the visiting La Verne Leopards 18-8 in Axelrood Pool. The Stags scored at least four goals in each period en route to the double-digit victory.