Over the weekend, Bryn McKilllop (SC) claimed the West Region women’s cross country title by finishing over 20 seconds ahead of her closest competitor at the NCAA Regionals. McKillop finished the 6K course in a time of 21:07.51, helping the Athenas to their first Regional title since 2013.
Over the weekend, Shelbi Stein was named the Most Valuable Player of the SCIAC Tournament. Stein collected 19 kills and amassed a .381 hitting percentage in the Athenas’ two matches en route to the 2017 SCIAC Tournament Championship.
Over the weekend, Bryn McKillop (SC) helped lead the No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team to their eighth-straight SCIAC Championship by winning the Individual title at the Conference Championship with a time of 22:36.55. The individual title for McKillop was the first for the CMS women since the 2003 season.
In three victories last week, Margaux Arntson collected a .368 hitting percentage with 38 total kills to earn CMS Student-Athlete of the Week honors. The No. 8 Athenas earned a tight, 3-2 (17-25, 25-16, 24-26, 25-22, 15-10) victory over La Verne before sweeping Chapman and Pomona-Pitzer 3-0 last week. Arntson was in the middle of all three victories.
The No. 7 women’s volleyball team went 3-0 with three sweeps last week. Crystal Anderson appeared in two matches and finished the week with 22 kills and just one error to finish the week with a blistering .524 hitting percentage.
This past Saturday the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team earned their first shutout since Sept. 29, 2001 when they defeated Occidental 37-0. Brendan MacDonald was a huge part of the defensive effort with a team-high eight tackles in the game. The senior linebacker also forced a fumble and recorded 1.5 sacks.
Catherine Allen (SC) was named CMS Athlete of the Week following a first-place finish at the ITA West Regional. Playing in a pool of 64, Allen fought her way to the final bracket and secured a spot in the Oracle Cup on October 11-14, 2017.
Margaux Arntson (CMC) is named CMS Athlete of the Week after a stellar showing at the Pacific Coast Classic. Helping the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team to a 3-1 record, Arntson was a model of efficiency, hitting .353 at the tournament.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics department named Matthew Williams (CMC ’17) and Kris Brackmann (CMC ’17) the 2017 CMS Athletes of the Year in honor of their contributions to the program this past academic year. The criteria for this honor was centered on the athletes’ on-field performance and lasting impact on CMS Athletics.
Following a successful showing at the SCIAC Championship, seniors Joshua Sealand (HMC) and Carmen Mejia (SC) earned CMS Athlete of the Week for their contributions to their programs’ major victory at the conference meet.
After helping the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps golf programs win the SCIAC Championship and winning the individual titles, both junior Jonathan Shaw (CMC) and freshman Emma Kang (CMC) are named CMS Co-Athlete of the Week.
Junior Michael Scarlett (CMC) and senior Kris Brackmann (CMC) were named CMS Co-Athlete of the Week after playing pivotal roles in helping their respective basketball programs win the SCIAC Tournament Title.
Seniors Matthew Williams (CMC) and Graham Spurzem (CMC), sophomore Tyler Welty (CMC) and freshmen Dave Makhervaks (HMC) were named CMS Athletes of the Week after winning the 400 Yard Medley Relay at the SCIAC Championships.
Freshman Ben Culberson (CMC) played a big role in the Stags’ 167-129 victory over rival Pomona-Pitzer over the weekend. After PP won the men’s medley relays to start the swimming portion, Culberson delivered in the 500 and 1000-yard freestyle to fire up CMS.