The No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team held off charges from No. 1 New York University and No. 12 Methodist on Sunday to win the Jekyll Island Invitational by five shots over a field of 23 teams that featured 17 of the top 35 teams in the country. The Athenas shot a 310 (+22) on Sunday to finish the three-day tournament with 913 strokes (+49). CMS finished five shots ahead of second-place NYU to finish on top of a talented and deep field.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team avenged a loss in the 2017 NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon by defeating the Colorado College Tigers 14-9 on the road. Sally Abel (CMC) led the Athenas scoring effort on the afternoon with three goals. Emily Cohen (CMC), Corie Hack (CMC), Allie Hill (CMC), and Hannah Graves (CMC) got in on the action, scoring two goals each in the important regional victory for CMS. Evan Murphy (CMC) followed up a seven assist performance on Wednesday with five assists on Sunday afternoon.
The No. 8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's golf team shot a season-worst 22-over, 310 in the First Round of the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational on Friday. The Stags flipped a switch overnight and played the final two rounds of the tournament at eight-under par. CMS posted back-to-back rounds under-par on both Saturday and Sunday to climb the leaderboard and finish in sixth-place. Across the three days, the Stags shot 878 (+14) to finish two shots ahead of No. 49 Hampden-Sydney and Kenyon College who tied for seventh at 880 (+16).
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball extended their win-streak to 10 games after sweeping their doubleheader with Hamline on Saturday afternoon. Chloe Amarilla (CMC) highlighted the day for the Athenas with her first-career no-hitter. The Athenas run-ruled the Pipers in both games, taking Game One 10-0 and Game Two 8-0, both in five innings. The Athenas jump back into SCIAC play next weekend when they head across the street to take on Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday afternoon. The doubleheader with the Sagehens is slated to start at noon.
It was two more ranked tests for the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team when the Athenas hosted the No. 7 Bowdoin Polar Bears and No. 12 Sewanee Tigers on Saturday afternoon. The Athenas passed both tests with flying colors to earn their 14th and 15th victories to begin the season. With two wins on the day, CMS improves to 15-0 on the season and will next take the court on Wednesday when they host the No. 8 Tufts Jumbos at 6:00 p.m.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team took care of the No. 6 Amherst Mammoths on Saturday afternoon, earning their third-straight 9-0 victory in as many days. The Stags swept their way through three doubles matches before taking all six singles contests to earn their seventh victory over a ranked team this season.
Claire Baxter (CMC) and Roxy Kiessling (CMC) each scored three goals in a 9-4 victory for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team over the Redlands Bulldogs on Saturday morning. The 9-4 victory over the Bulldogs was just the start of a doubleheader sweep for the Athenas, CMS completed their sweep with a 12-7 victory over Macalester later in the afternoon. Baxter led the Athenas on the day with six goals across the two games.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s track and field team posted two top finishes at the Redlands Invitational, both coming in field events. Emily Bassett (CMC) posted a first-place finish in one of her three events, before Amanda Gallop (SC) put her name in the CMS records books with her win in the javelin (39.12m). The 4x100 team also put up a top-10 time in program history after taking third in the event. Tyra Abraham (SC) posted the fastest 100 meter dash in Division III this season with a time of 11.89.
The team of Grace Pratt (CMC), Danielle Honan (CMC), Nirel JonesMitchell (CMC), and Tyra Abraham (SC) put together the sixth best 4x100 relay performance in program history, finishing third with the top Division III mark at the meet with a time of 47.66.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s track and field team had 11 top-10 finishes at the Redlands Invitational on Saturday. Alex McDonald (CMC) posted the best finish of the day, taking third in the 400 meter hurdles. The Stags had the top Division III marks in five different events.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team took the first game of Thursday's twin bill in thrilling fashion, taking Western Connecticut State into extra innings. Briana Halle (CMC) provided the clutch base hit, bringing in Chloe Amarilla (CMC) from third to push the Athenas to an 11-10 victory. The Athenas trailed 6-3 heading into the bottom of the seventh in Game Two but emerged victorious, bringing in four runs to earn the 7-6 win. Maddie Valdez (CMC) laced a walk-off triple into the gap in right center to plate Kawai Scanlan (SC) and give CMS their second walk-off win of the day.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team defeated the No. 11 Amherst Mammoths 6-3 on Thursday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. The Athenas took the top two doubles matches before claiming four of the six singles matches for the top-15 victory. Nicole Tan (CMC) and Lindsay Brown (CMC) both turned in dominate performances to claim victories in the #2 and #3 singles matches. Tan won 6-2, 6-0 to earn the Athenas first singles point of the match at #2 singles. Brown was off the court next at #3 singles with a 6-2, 6-1 victory.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team turned in a pair of sweeps in non-conference matches on Thursday. CMS opened Thursday with a dominating 9-0 victory over Wheaton College (MA) before cruising to another 9-0 victory over the No. 26 Skidmore Thoroughbreds. Against the Lyons, the Stags dropped just nine games across six singles matches en route to the convincing victory. Their match against Skidmore was more of the same, with CMS earning straight-set victories in all six singles matches.
The Athenas scored 10 goals in the first-half en route to a runaway, 13-3 victory over the Connecticut College women's water polo team in Axelrood Pool on Thursday afternoon. The Athenas followed up their afternoon victory with a 13-6 win over the Occidental Tigers in the night-cap of their doubleheader. Claire Baxter (CMC) scored four goals in each game for a total of eight on the day to lead CMS to a pair of victories.
On Thursday morning, Michael Scarlett (CMC) added to his list of postseason accolades with a Third Team All-American nod by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The All-American nod comes on the heels of Scarlett earning First Team All-District by the NABC and First Team All-Region by D3Hoops.com.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team improved to 12-0 on the season with a pair of convincing victories on Wednesday. In the morning, the Athenas topped Division I Lehigh University by a score of 7-2 before sweeping the Texas-Dallas Comets 9-0 in their afternoon session. As mentioned the Athenas remain perfect on the season and hold a 12-0 record heading into their match with Amherst tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team scored 12 goals on Wednesday afternoon in a 12-8 victory over the Springfield Pride on Zinda Field. Evan Murphy (CMC) registered an assist on over half of the Athenas scores on the day, accumulating seven in the Athenas' seventh-straight victory. A quick scan of the record books shows that Murphy's seven assists are the most in a single game for an Athena since Lindsay Gaesser (CMC) recorded seven against Denison on Apr. 27, 2007. Earlier that same season, Gasser notched nine assists against Puget Sound on Apr. 8, 2007.
A six-run deficit after the first two innings did not stop the Athenas from taking Game One over Occidental College in Wednesday's doubleheader. Maddie Valdez (CMC) was the hero in the victory, smashing two home runs before knocking in the winning run with a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to solidify the 7-6 comeback victory. The freshman stayed hot at the plate, legging out two triples in the 6-1 win in Game Two. Chloe Amarilla (CMC) pitched all 14 innings for the Athenas and struck out 10 batters as she earned two wins.
Michael Scarlett (CMC) earned a pair of season-end accolades this week with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and d3hoops.com naming him First Team All-West. Scarlett was named First Team All-District by the NABC on Monday before earning First Team All-Region by d3hoops.com on Tuesday.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team finished the Cal Lutheran Regals Invitational on top of the leaderboard with a two-day total of 621 (+45) to win the tournament by 29 strokes over Cal Lutheran. The Regals finished in second with a team score of 650 (+74). In addition to their team victory, Margaret Loncki (CMC) and Mira Yoo (CMC) finished in first and second in the 49-player field to lead the Athenas.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s golf team attempted to beat the rain when they took on Harvard University on Tuesday, falling by a narrow 299-303 margin at Red Hill Country Club. Alex Wrenn (CMC) tied Harvard’s Greg Royston for the best round of the day, shooting a one-over, 73.
The No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team dropped a tight match against the No. 4 Bowdoin Polar Bears on Tuesday morning in the Title match of the Stag-Hen Invitational. While the Stags fell 7-2, the match felt much closer with four of the six singles matches going to three sets. Oscar Burney (CMC) won the only singles match for CMS at No. 3 singles with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 victory. In doubles play, Burney teamed up with Jack Katzman (CMC) to win the other point for the Stags with an 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles.
The No. 2 Claremont-Mudd Scripps men's tennis team cruised their way through the first two rounds of the annual Stag-Hen Invitational. In the morning, the Stags took care of No. 32 Swarthmore 9-0 to advance to the semifinals where they topped the No. 5 Wesleyan Cardinals in a similarly convincing 9-0 victory. CMS will play No. 4 Bowdoin tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in a re-match of the 2017 Stag-Hen title match.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team defeated the Stevenson Mustangs on Zinda Field. The Athenas took a 6-1 lead at the half and never looked back earning a 12-4 victory over the Stevenson Mustangs. Corie Hack (CMC) led the way with five goals on the night.
On Monday afternoon the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team split a doubleheader on Arce Field. CMS earned a 9-7 victory in Game One against the Dickinson Red Devils before falling the nightcap of the doubleheader by a 4-2 final score. The Stags were led on the day by Henri Levenson (CMC), Patrick Gavin (CMC), and Ryan Motter (CMC) who each drove home multiple runs on the day. After the split, the Stags move to 13-8 and are over half-way done with the regular season. They will take an 11 day break before getting back on the field against the Occidental Tigers on Friday, Mar. 23 at 3:00 p.m. on Arce Field.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team had two athletes place in the top-five in their respective events at the NCAA Indoor National Championships on Saturday afternoon. Bryn McKillop (SC) was the National Runner-Up in the 3,000 meter run, finishing with a time of 9:39.04. Tyra Abraham (SC) placed fifth in the 60 meter dash, clocking a time of 7.668. With All-American finishes from Abraham and McKillop, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps finished the Championships tied for 18th-place with 12 points in their first appearance at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship Meet.
On a damp and dreary day, the No. 23 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas controlled the visiting Albion Britons from the opening whistle en route to a 17-3 victory on Zinda Field. A total of 11 different Athenas collected goals in the non-conference victory with Hannah Graves (CMC) and Sally Abel (CMC) leading the charge with three tallies apiece. The victory improves the Athenas to 5-1 on the season. CMS will next take the field on Monday night when they host the Stevenson Mustangs at 7:00 p.m. for another non-conference contest on Zinda Field.
The weather did not stop the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team from sweeping the Redland Bulldogs on a rainy Saturday morning. The Athenas walked-off in Game One of the doubleheader for a 4-3 win and took Game Two 6-0 in a rain-shortened six-inning game.
La Verne’s Jassmine Kezman scored three-straight goals to begin the fourth period to tie Saturday’s women’s water polo match at 7-7. The Athenas battled back in the final minutes of play to score three unanswered goals to earn a 10-7 victory over the Leopards. Roxy Kiessling (CMC), Claire Baxter (CMC), and Arcelia Aldrete (CMC) scored in the final 2:19 of the game to help the Athenas pull out the SCIAC victory. With the victory, the Athenas improve to 2-1 in the SCIAC and will next be in action on Thursday when they host Connecticut College at 12:00 p.m. and Occidental at 7:00 p.m.
The Stags of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field team dodged the rain at the Oxy Sprint and Distance Carnival on Saturday. Though not the entire team participated, multiple Stags posted top-10 finishes, including a new school record from Thomas D'Anieri in the 5,000 meter run. His time of 14:21.04 was less than a second faster than the 14:21.74 posted by Rafer Dannenhauer in 2013.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s track and field team was in action on Saturday, braving the rain at the Oxy Sprint and Distance Carnival. Though not the entire team participated, multiple Athenas posted top-10 finishes.