Austin Long (CMC) and Jonathan Shaw (CMC) of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s golf team have been extended invitations to compete in the Arnold Palmer Cup next summer. The Arnold Palmer Cup is a Ryder Cup-style competition between the top collegiate golfers from around the world. Evian Resort Golf Club, host of LPGA major The Evian Championship, will host the 22nd playing of the Arnold Palmer Cup on July 6-8, 2018. The Evian Resort is located in Évian-les-Bains, France and will host the first-ever Arnold Palmer Cup contested in continental Europe.
Due to fires burning in Ventura County, Saturday’s men’s basketball game between Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Westmont College has been cancelled. The fires forced an evacuation order of the Westmont campus on Sunday and as a result, Saturday’s game has been cancelled.
Playing in their second game in as many days, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team dropped a hard-fought, 84-76 overtime game against the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs. Off the bench, Nicolas Segura (CMC) and Jeremy Horn (CMC) led the Stags with big nights on both ends of the floor. Segura finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double while Horn finished with a team-high 17 points.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team had to mount a second-half comeback to top the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens 60-52 on Saturday night in the Rains Center on Pomona's campus. The Athenas trailed 30-23 after a tough shooting first-half, but CMS responded in the second-half and claimed the eight-point victory in the Sixth Street rivalry game.
The Stags came away with a tight, 72-67 victory in the Sixth Street rivalry on Saturday night. The Stags opened up a 12-point, 40-28 lead at the half before Pomona-Pitzer battled back early in the second-half to tie the game. The Sagehens ended up taking a 55-50 lead midway through the second-half, but the Stags fought their way back late to claim the five-point victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team scrapped and clawed their way to a 58-55 victory in Roberts Pavilion on Wednesday night. The Athenas held a slim 21-20 lead at the half, before both offenses started to get it going in the second-half. CMS earned the victory thanks to 17 free throw attempts in the fourth-quarter. The Athenas went 11-17 from the charity stripe in the final quarter to seal the deal and move to 2-0 in the SCIAC.
The Redlands Bulldogs used a strong second-half to push past the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team 72-67 on Wednesday night. Michael Scarlett (CMC) led the Stags with 17 points in the game, including eight in the first-half to help CMS build a 32-20 lead at the break. Following halftime the Bulldogs shot 55.6% from the field and connected on 17 free throws to overcome the 12-point deficit at the half and claim the conference victory.
This weekend the No. 9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags and No. 10 Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens squared off in a two-day meet in Haldeman Pool. The Stags trailed 56-53 after Friday’s events, but a strong Saturday for CMS saw the Stags win eight events and set four pool records to defeat the Sagehens 191-161 in the top-ten dual.
On Saturday evening the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team came on strong in the second-half to earn their first SCIAC victory of the season with a 75-59 win over Caltech. Kailee Severt (CMC) led the offensive effort with a game-high 25 points for the Athenas. Maya Love (CMC) scored in double-digits as well with 10 points and both Love and Severt grabbed eight rebounds each.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team picked up their first victory of the 2017-18 season with an 84-65 victory over California Miramar on Saturday night in Roberts Pavilion. The Stags were paced by a career-high 24 points from senior Scott Lynds (CMC). In the game, Lynds went 9-11 from the field including an impressive 5-7 mark from downtown.
This weekend the No. 15 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas made the short walk across the street and took on the No. 19 Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens in a two-day meet in Haldeman Pool. The Athenas started off the meet with a strong Friday and held a 61-49 lead through six events, but the Sagehens got the better of the Athenas on Saturday and Pomona-Pitzer won the dual 192-161.
On Wednesday night, the La Sierra Golden Eagles edged the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team 65-62. Corinne Bogle (CMC) led the Athenas with 17 points in the contest. Kailee Severt (CMC) and Maya Love (CMC) also scored in double-figure with 13 and 10 points, respectively. Love also grabbed a team-high nine rebounds. The Golden Eagles were paced by Alexis Davis, who scored 18 points off the bench in a 6-12 shooting performance.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas defeated the Ithaca College Bombers 74-68 in a close contest on Saturday evening. The Bombers held as much as a seven-point lead in the second quarter, but the Athenas came back to tie the game at the half. With 3:44 remaining in the third quarter the Athenas took a 47-46 lead on a Maya Love (CMC) free throw. While the lead never grew above six points, the Athenas would hold a lead for the remaining 13:44 of the contest. Ithaca closed the gap to one point on two occasions in the fourth quarter, but the Athenas stayed in the driver’s seat en route to the six-point victory.
The University of Puget Sound Loggers levered high-pressure and a deep bench to top the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team on Saturday night by an 87-74 final. The Loggers brought full-court pressure from the opening whistle and subbed in five new players seemingly every minute to sustain the pressure throughout the game.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas used a strong second-half to separate themselves from the Case Western Reserve University Spartans in a 78-58 victory on Friday evening. Kailee Severt (CMC) scored 22 points to lead the Athenas offensively. Maya Love (CMC) registered her third double-double of the season with 13 points and 14 rebounds. Love also dished out four assists and swiped a pair of steals.
The George Fox Bruins went 13-24 from beyond the three-point arc (54.2%) on Friday night to top the No. 15 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags by a 91-73 final score. The threes were flying early for the Bruins. George Fox connected on 10 of their 15 attempts in the first-half to build a 52-36 lead at the break. Kendrick Morris (CMC) led the Stags with 17 points in 22 minutes on the floor. The senior was second on the team with eight rebounds on the day. Jack Ely (CMC) grabbed a team-high nine boards while also dishing out a team-high five rebounds.
After winning the first five rounds of the 2017 NCAA Tournament by scores of 3-1, the Athenas finally put their foot down and completed a 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-22) sweep of the Wittenberg Tigers to win their first National Championship. It was a heavyweight battle all night long, but it was the Athenas that held the upper hand throughout the match. Margaux Arntson (CMC) was a force to be reckoned with and the Tigers had no answer for the senior opposite. Arntson delivered 18 kills on a .519 hitting percentage to lead the Athenas to victory while earning Tournament Most Valuable Player honors in the process.
On Tuesday morning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced their All-Conference teams. Among the student-athletes honored were seven Stags. Chris Cziesla (CMC), Brian Wahl (CMC), Mitchell Allan (CMC), and Jordan Leonard (CMC) earned First Team honors while Trey Smith (CMC), Brendan MacDonald (CMC), and Victor Bunce (CMC) were named Second Team.
Bryn McKillop (SC) capped off a tremendous senior season with a Runner-Up finish in the National Championships on a wet and windy Saturday morning in Eslah, Ill. McKillop helped lead the Athenas to a 12th-place finish (402 team points) in the 32-team field. The 12th-place team finish marks the seventh-straight season that the Athenas have finished in the top-15 in the country.
On a windy and damp Saturday morning, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team capped off the 2017 season with a run in the National Championships. The Stags finished in 29th overall (688 points) in the 32-team field. Kevin Huang (HMC) and Thomas D’Anieri (CMC) finished in the top 100, in 85th and 93rd respectively.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags picked up another big swimming and diving dual victory on Saturday, defeating the Redlands Bulldogs 171-72. The Stags dominated the day by winning 10 of the 13 men’s events. Henry Limm (HMC) headlined the CMS effort by breaking his own pool record in the 400 IM with a time of 4:05.88.
On Saturday, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas defeated the Redlands Bulldogs by a 201-39 final score. The Athenas won 12 of the 13 events in the dual. Julia Hagenbaumer was the only Bulldog to win a women’s event, claiming the 200 Breast with a time of 2:31.87. Jocelyn Crawford (CMC) time in the 50 Free gave her an NCAA B-cut. Crawford’s time of 23.40 won her the 50 Free by .86 seconds.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team wrapped up their season opening trip to Wisconsin on Saturday, suffering a 74-57 defeat against the Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers. Kendrick Morris (CMC) and Scott Lynds (CMC) both scored in double-figures on the evening with Morris leading the charge with 15 points.
On Saturday night, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team wrapped up their season opening trip to Tacoma, Wash. with a 69-65 loss against the No. 17 University of Puget Sound Loggers. Despite a furious fourth-quarter comeback, the Athenas were not able to close the deal and the Loggers held on for the four-point victory.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Athenas defeated Ithaca College 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-21, 25-18) to advance to Saturday's National Championship match against the winner of Calvin vs. Wittenberg. Four different Athenas collected multiple kills in the National Semifinal victory.
Just outside of St. Louis, in Elsah, Ill. the men’s and women’s cross country teams will race in the NCAA Championships at the North Farm Facility on Saturday morning. The women’s team enters the National Championship as the fifth-ranked team in the country and an automatic qualifier from the West Region after claiming the regional title last weekend by 51 points over the second-place team.