May 11, 2016
Smith named to All-SCIAC Second Team
Sophomore Trey Smith (CMC) earned baseball all-conference honors from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) as announced on May 11. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team finished in eighth place with a 9-19 record in conference, significantly better than the 5-23 showing in 2015.
May 11, 2016
Highlight Video: 2016 CMS Baseball
Take a look back at some of the highlights from the 2016 CMS baseball season. Video produced by Louise Anderson.
May 3, 2016
Team win for Stags in final game of the season
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team went out with a win – 7-6 over Redlands – in the last game of the 2016 season. It was the multi-hit games for freshman Ryan Motter (CMC), senior MacKenzie Menthen (CMC) and sophomore Nolan Anderson (CMC) plus a big homer by sophomore Chase Eller (CMC) that lifted CMS past the No. 4 seeded Bulldogs. The Stags finished the year at 11-26, 9-19 in SCIAC.
May 3, 2016
Video: Coach Arce Memorial Service
If you were not able to attend the memorial service for founding CMS Director of Athletics and baseball coach Bill Arce, the entire service can be watched here.
April 27, 2016
Baughman & Anderson take Stags past No. 12 Oxy
For the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team’s eighth SCIAC win, the Stags beat No. 12 Occidental 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon at Arce Field in the first SCIAC Round Robin game. Junior Sam Baughman (CMC) pitched five scoreless innings and ultimately only allowed two runs for his fifth win on the season.
April 23, 2016
Whittier takes two on senior day
The Whittier Poets took the final two games of the three game series from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team on senior day at Arce Field.
April 15, 2016
Ninth inning proves costly for Stags
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team held a 3-0 lead through the first eight innings of play in game one of its three game series with Redlands but gave up four in the ninth to fall 4-3.
April 13, 2016
Information for May 1 Coach Arce Memorial Service
A memorial service Celebrating the life of William "Bill" Arce, founding CMS Athletics Director, is scheduled for Sunday, May 1 at Claremont McKenna College.
April 2, 2016
Walk-off grand slam helps Stags sweep Beavers
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team swept a three-game series with the Caltech Beavers, highlighted by a walk-off grand slam in game two at Arce Field.
April 2, 2016
Highlight: Menthen's walk-off Grand Slam in extras (Caltech - 4/2/16)
MacKenzie Menthen hit a walk-off Grand Slam in extra innings of the Stags' 12-9 win over Caltech in Game 1 of the doubleheader on April 2 at Arce Field. Watch it here.
March 19, 2016
Stags take series finale from Chapman
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team defeated Chapman 4-1 in the finale of its three-game series on March 19.
March 18, 2016
Panthers beat Stags 12-4
In the first of their three game series, the Chapman Panthers rolled over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team 12-4.
March 16, 2016
Highlight: Chase Eller's walk-off single (Rutgers-Newark: 3/12/16)
Chase Eller brought home the game-winning run with this walk-off single in the CMS baseball team's 7-6 win over Rutgers-Newark on March 12 at Arce Field.
March 15, 2016
Big ninth inning gives Ithaca sweep of Stags
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team lost to Ithaca College 9-5 on Tuesday afternoon after a big ninth inning comeback for the Bombers. The Stags led or the game was tied through eight innings before Ithaca put together five runs on five hits in the ninth.
March 14, 2016
Unearned runs result in 4-3 loss to Ithaca
In the first game against Ithaca College this week, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team was unable to produce late in the game and finished with the 4-3 loss. While senior MacKenzie Menthen (CMC) did not allow an earned run in seven innings of work, Ithaca’s Tyler Hill went all nine innings and held the Stags at three runs off six hits.
March 12, 2016
Split with Rutgers-Newark in first games over Spring Break
After getting rained out on Friday afternoon, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team earned a split with Rutgers University-Newark in the Saturday double header on Arce Field (7-6 win, 8-5 loss). Before the game, CMS founding athletic director and baseball coach, William B. Arce was remembered.
March 9, 2016
A message on the passing of Coach Bill Arce
Bill Arce, founding Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) athletic director and Stags head baseball coach, passed away Monday. He was at Pomona Valley Hospital in the presence of his close family. Coach Arce was 90.
March 4, 2016
Tigers slip past Stags in ninth
Despite holding a one run lead going into the ninth inning, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team fell to the Occidental Tigers 6-4 in the first of a three game series.
February 27, 2016
Leopards sweep Stags in doubleheader
A pair of home losses to the University of La Verne Leopards dropped the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team to 3-8 (2-4) SCIAC on the year. La Verne beat CMS 6-2 in game one and 4-2 in game two.
February 25, 2016
Highlights: Trey Smith's Grand Slams (Pomona-Pitzer DH - 2/20/16)
Watch Trey Smith's two grand slams in the doubleheader sweep against Pomona-Pitzer on Feb. 20.
February 20, 2016
First innings grand slams lift Stags over Sagehens for sweep
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team scored 32 runs in Saturday’s double header against cross-street rivals, Pomona-Pitzer for a sweep of the Sagehens on the road.
February 20, 2016
Postgame Interview: Trey Smith (BSB vs. Pomona-Pitzer - 2/20/16)
Trey Smith smacked two grand slams in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team's series-winning, doubleheader sweep over Pomona-Pitzer on Feb. 20. Here's what Trey had to say afterwards.
February 19, 2016
Alumni celebrate their former CMS head coaches
It’s fitting that two of the winningest head coaches in Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics history were honored by their former players on the same weekend earlier this winter.
February 19, 2016
Baseball relinquishes early lead in loss to Pomona-Pitzer for SCIAC opener
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team scored first in the Friday single game against cross-street rivals, Pomona-Pitzer. Until the top of the eighth inning, the Stags kept the game close but ultimately lost 12-3 to the Sagehens in the SCIAC opener.
February 17, 2016
Highlights: Baseball 8, Willamette 6 (2/12/16)
The CMS baseball team came back to beat Willamette 8-6 on Feb. 12, earning their first win of the year.
February 15, 2016
Ninth inning lead disappears for CMS against La Sierra
La Sierra scored two runs in the ninth inning to defeat Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 11-10 on Feb. 15 in a non-conference game.
February 13, 2016
Comeback bid for CMS falls short against Antelope Valley
The CMS baseball team dropped both games of its doubleheader at Antelope Valley on Feb. 13, including a 3-2 decision in Game 2.
February 12, 2016
Walkenbach earns first win as Stags head coach
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team scored seven runs and erased a 4-0 deficit in the sixth inning of their only matchup with the Willamette Bearcats to walk away with their first win under first year head coach Bill Walkenbach.
February 10, 2016
Spring is here, get your Stags gear
Shop the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Apparel Store for the latest selection of Stags fan gear! The team store allows you to customize clothing for every type of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Stags fan.
February 9, 2016
Strong No. 10 Master’s College take down Stags in home opener
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team opened up their 2016 season with a loss to Master’s College 19-7. The Stags put together a couple strong innings but the Mustangs’ explosive 4-0 lead in the first inning was too much to overcome.
February 5, 2016
Season Preview: 2016 CMS Baseball
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team plays an exhibition game on Feb. 6 at Arce Field and hosts Master's on Feb. 9 in the regular-season opener. Hear what Coach Walkenbach and Jack Witte have to say about the upcoming season.
January 6, 2016
Spring sports schedules and alumni event information
A busy and exciting spring season for CMS Athletics begins in February when 10 sports will begin play for 2016. The schedules for baseball, men’s and women’s golf, women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s tennis, track and field, softball and women’s water polo have been published on the CMS Athletics website. A full list of alumni events for the spring sports can be found here.
December 7, 2015
Save the Date: CMS Baseball Reunion and Alumni Game
You are invited to join CMS Baseball alumni and current athletes for the annual reunion and alumni game on Saturday, Jan. 30. Find out more information here.
December 4, 2015
Alumnus Dean Taylor ’73 retires after 40 years in baseball with third World Championship ring
With 162 games during the regular season (not including Spring Training and postseason), a front office career in Major League Baseball is a grind, even if it’s just for one season.
July 15, 2015
Hall of Fame Class of 2015 for CMS announced
A group of five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps standout alumni have been selected as inductees into the Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame, announced Michael Sutton ’76, the CMS Director of Athletics and William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College.
July 2, 2015
70 Stags and Athenas on SCIAC All-Academic Teams
On July 1, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced the 2014-15 Spring All-Academic Teams. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps students made up 70 of the 436 athletes honored.
July 1, 2015
Bill Walkenbach selected as head coach of CMS Baseball
Bill Walkenbach has been selected as the next head coach for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ baseball program, as announced on July 1 by CMS Director of Athletics Michael Sutton, who is the William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow. Walkenbach will be the seventh coach in the 58-year history of the Stag baseball program.
June 8, 2015
A new record for CMS in national D-III Directors’ Cup standings
By ending the school year in 11th place in the 2014-15 NCAA Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup final standings which were released on June 4, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics secured its highest finish in the standings in program history.
May 13, 2015
Menthen earns Second Team All-SCIAC honors for Stags
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team landed junior MacKenzie Menthen (CMC) on the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s (SCIAC) Second Team, as released on May 11.
May 13, 2015
2015 CMS Baseball Highlight Video
Highlights from the 2015 CMS Baseball season. Video by Louise Anderson.
April 22, 2015
Kingsmen beat Stags in first game of round robin play
In the first game of the SCIAC round robin games, the No. 8 seed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team hosted the No. 1 seed, Cal Lutheran with the Kingsmen victorious 11-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The Stags manufactured two runs in the sixth inning but Cal Lu had consistent scoring throughout and proved to be the better team.
April 19, 2015
Pair of comebacks give CMS series win over Whittier
Down late in both of its games at Whittier on April 18, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team found a way to win on each occasion as CMS swept Saturday’s conference doubleheader and captured the weekend series win.
April 17, 2015
Three solo homers on Senior Day for Stags
On Senior Day, John Rizzo hit two blasts to left field while freshman Trey Smith went yard over the left center fence for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team’s only runs. The Stags lost 7-3 against Whittier on Friday afternoon.
April 11, 2015
Stags Baseball drops weekend series vs. University of Redlands
CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball dropped both games in a Saturday double header versus the University of Redlands. The Stags kept it close in the first game losing 6-4 but lost their steam and dropped the second game 14-1 in seven innings.
March 27, 2015
Big second inning lifts Stags over Caltech
CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team faced off against Caltech on Friday afternoon and defeated the Beavers 10-0 in seven innings. This is the first win for the Stags in SCIAC play on the season.
March 26, 2015
Highlights: Baseball wins vs. Ithaca and Rutgers-Newark
In case you weren't able to watch the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team's wins over Ithaca and Rutgers-Newark, catch a few of the highlights here and see CMS' late-inning heroics.
March 25, 2015
Hits galore in loss to MIT
In a Wednesday afternoon game that saw 28 total hits from both teams, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team came up short 9-6 against the MIT Engineers. Nolan Anderson led the way for the Stags going 4-for-5 at the plate.
March 23, 2015
CMS Athlete of the Week: MacKenzie Menthen – Baseball (3/16 - 3/22/15)
The Claremont McKenna College junior had a big week offensively for the Stags, who went 1-2 during the week. Over the three games, Menthen went 8-for-13 at the plate with eight RBI, four doubles, three runs scored and a home run.
March 21, 2015
Menthen, Weissenfels lift CMS over Rutgers-Newark in series finale
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team won their final game in a weekend series versus Rutgers University in Newark (NJ). The Stags lost the first two games 11-7 and 13-2 respectively and won the final game with a score of 11-10. After the series, CMS goes to 2-23 on the season.
March 21, 2015
Postgame Interview: Robby Weissenfels (BSB vs. Rutgers-Newark)
Robby Weissenfels came up with the game-winning RBI in the 8th on a sac fly which scored MacKenzie Menthen to give CMS an 11-10 comeback win. Hear what Robby had to say after the game.
March 14, 2015
CMS Baseball drops weekend series to Chapman University
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team faced Chapman University in a three game series over the weekend and played close in the first two games. The Stags lost at Chapman 4-2 on Friday and then lost on Saturday 5-3 and 14-3 in back-to-back games.
March 10, 2015
Walkoff homerun in the 11th breaks winless streak
In the bottom of the 11th inning with Michael Gose on first base, Trey Smith hit a towering walk-off homer to give the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team its first win of the 2015 season.
March 6, 2015
Big fourth inning pushes Kingsmen past Stags
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team faced California Lutheran in SCIAC action Friday afternoon and lost 11-1.
February 28, 2015
Pair of one run games in series with Oxy
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team came within one run of a win on two occasions in the weekend series with Occidental College. The Stags lost at Oxy 7-6 and then were swept at home 12-2 and 6-5.
February 18, 2015
Smith named to first D3baseball.com Team of the Week in 2015
In the first D3baseball.com Team of the Week of the 2015 season, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps freshman outfielder Trey Smith (CMC) has been selected to the team for his impressive start to the season.
February 17, 2015
Doubles lift Stags in sixth inning but Bates wins 15-4
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags faced Bates from the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) on Tuesday afternoon and lost 15-4.
February 16, 2015
CMS Athlete of the Week: Trey Smith – Baseball (2/9 - 2/15/15)
The CMS baseball team’s offense had a breakout three-game series over the weekend, scoring 22 runs in the three losses to Pomona-Pitzer.
February 14, 2015
Rallies come up short for CMS in doubleheader losses to Pomona-Pitzer
Over the course of the marathon doubleheader against Pomona-Pitzer on Feb. 14 at Arce Field, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team’s offense scored 19 runs and churned out 28 hits.
February 8, 2015
Stags score six but swept by Willamette in series
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ baseball team charged ahead in the bottom of the first off a deep homer by senior John Rizzo (CMC), but was unable to maintain the lead, losing 12-6 to Willamette. Today’s game concluded the four game series with the Bearcats from Salem, Ore.
February 8, 2015
Willamette keeps CMS out of win column with sweep in doubleheader
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team is still in search of its first win of 2015 as Willamette took the second and third games of a the four-game weekend series, on Feb. 7 at Arce Field.
February 6, 2015
Late rally not enough in baseball home opener against Willamette
In the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team’s home opener, the Stags scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth but was unable to continue the rally, losing to Willamette 9-3. Freshman Nolan Anderson (CMC) led CMS with three hits, two runs scored and a run batted in.
February 3, 2015
Pair of big innings sink CMS in season-opening loss at The Master’s
In its 2015 season-opener, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team fell on the road to The Master’s College, 10-4 on Feb. 3 at Reese Field.
January 30, 2015
Season Preview: 2015 CMS Baseball
Hear what interim head coach Morgan Cummins had to say about the upcoming CMS baseball season in the 2015 Season Preview video.
January 28, 2015
Video: Mike Scioscia visits with CMS Softball and Baseball
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia came out to the CMS softball and baseball teams' practice on Tuesday at Arce Field and shared some of the lessons he has learned during his 30-plus years in the Big Leagues as a player and coach.
January 8, 2015
2015 CMS Baseball Reunion and Alumni Game Information
Register and find out all you need to know about the 2015 CMS Baseball Reunion and Alumni Game.
October 2, 2014
CMS to host baseball camp on October 26
CMS will be hosting a baseball camp on Sunday, October 26. The camp will take place at Arce Field on the campus of Claremont McKenna College.
October 2, 2014
Kansas City makes first playoff appearance since ’85 with former Stag Dean Taylor ’73 as Assistant G.M.
Kansas City Royals fans witnessed an event on Sept. 30 that hadn’t happened in their city in nearly 30 years; their beloved Royals made an appearance in the Major League Baseball playoffs. Not only did the Royals make the playoffs and host the American League Wild Card Game, they defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in a 12-inning, winner-take-all, instant classic.
September 9, 2014
Former Stag Morgan Cummins named CMS’ interim head baseball coach
Former Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball player and Claremont McKenna College alumnus Morgan Cummins ’07 has been named as the interim head coach of the CMS baseball team, Director of Athletics Mike Sutton ’76 has announced.
September 4, 2014
Follow CMS Athletics with email updates and on social media
Following CMS Athletics has been made easier than ever. Whether you are on the go and comfortable with all forms of social media or just figured out your email, CMS Athletics has a way for you to follow your favorite sports teams.
August 20, 2014
Coach Town steps down as head coach of CMS Baseball
After 27 years in the dugout at the helm of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team, head coach Randy Town has stepped down from the position to move into an administrative role within the athletics department, Director of Athletics Mike Sutton announced on Aug. 20.
July 3, 2014
Spring sports land 60 CMS student-athletes on SCIAC All-Academic Teams
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released its 2014 spring sports All-Academic Teams and 60 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps student-athletes made their respective sports’ All-Academic Team.
June 11, 2014
2013-14 CMS Athletics Highlight Video
The 2013-14 school year saw 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams win SCIAC championships and 12 teams make NCAA postseason appearances in their respective sport. Watch a few highlights from the record-breaking year for CMS Athletics.
May 28, 2014
Witte named All-West Region Second Team Shortstop
Senior Scott Witte added another post-season accolade to his resume when he was named as American Baseball Coaches Association's All-West Region's Second Team shortstop. Witte was an All-West Region Third Team shortstop last year.
May 9, 2014
Scott Witte named to All-SCIAC second team
Senior infielder Scott Witte of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team has been named to the All-SCIAC second team, the conference announced on May 8.
May 1, 2014
Highlights: Baseball 3, Occidental 1 (4/29/14)
Watch a few highlights from the CMS baseball team's 3-1 win over Occidental at Arce Field on April 29 to close out the 2014 season.
April 29, 2014
Stags end season with a win, spoil Oxy’s SCIAC Tournament hopes
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags end the 2014 season with a 3-1 win over Occidental on Tuesday afternoon at Arce Field. With the win, CMS spoiled Oxy’s post season hopes at being the fourth place seed in the upcoming SCIAC Tournament. The Stags pitching staff held the Tigers to seven scattered hits while the offense strung singles and doubles together in an inning to earn the win.
April 27, 2014
Road win over Whittier for the Stags
Despite being out of contention for the post-season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team won a hard-fought game against Whittier (7-4) on Sunday afternoon in the third game of Round Robin play. The Stags (14-24, 10-17) won with outstanding play on both sides of the ball.
April 23, 2014
Stags fall to powerful Kingsmen
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team lost to SCIAC’s top seed Cal Lutheran 15-3 on Wednesday afternoon in the first game of Round Robin play. The Kingsmen held the Stags to just five hits while they amassed 20 on the day for the seven inning victory. The highlight of the CMS offense was an RBI triple by senior Yoni Hendel to score the Stags’ first run.
April 21, 2014
Kesselman near perfect in seven inning win over Caltech; CMS earns sweep
To close out its series with Caltech and earn a three-game sweep, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team combined for 20 runs and 25 hits over the final two games on April 19 at Arce Field.
April 12, 2014
Victory over Redlands earns Town 500th win
Coach Randy Town earned his 500th win as the Stags beat Redlands 9-6 in the final game of the series.
April 7, 2014
SCIAC schools participate in home run derby fundraiser for cancer; CMS' Rizzo wins home run derby
When you think of a home run derby, you think of the biggest names in Major League Baseball during All-Star Weekend every summer. Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, Robinson Cano and David Ortiz come to mind.
April 5, 2014
CMS plays three close games and takes one from No. 3 Cal Lu
The Stags went toe to toe with the No. 3 ranked Cal Lutheran Regals in the weekend series. CMS was either ahead of or tied with the Kingsmen in each of the three games but ultimately lost 9-7 and 5-4 before winning the second game of the Saturday doubleheader 6-2. Sophomore Samuel Woodman earned the win, his third on the season, by holding Cal Lu scoreless through five innings.
March 29, 2014
CMS swept by Lutes
In a two game exhibition with Pacific Lutheran, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team lost both (8-1 and 14-3) on Friday and Saturday at Arce Field. Freshman Evan Opperman and Andrew Burgard had the only RBI for the Stags during the games.
March 24, 2014
Offense comes up big on spring break trip to Tucson
Over its spring break trip to Arizona, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team went 2-1 and scored 37 runs over three games as the team registered wins over Carleton (9-8) and Middlebury (21-5) at the Tucson Tournament March 21 and 22. CMS improved to 8-16 on the season.
March 15, 2014
Three RBI by Burgard and homer by Jack Witte propel Stags past ULV for one win in series
CLAREMONT, Calif. – In the SCIAC series against La Verne, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team went 1-2 over the weekend. The Stags lost the Friday game 2-1, won the first of the double header on Saturday 9-7 and then lost the final game 9-6. Sophomore Andrew Burgard was 2-4 at the plate with three RBI in the Stags’ win.
March 12, 2014
Sign the petition to support Coach Arce’s nomination for the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Friends, colleagues, Claremont McKenna College alumni and former student-athletes of Bill Arce, founding athletic director of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department and head baseball coach, have teamed up to organize a Presidential Medal of Freedom nominating committee for Coach Arce.
March 11, 2014
Ithaca knocks off CMS
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team lost to non-conference opponent Ithaca College 6-2 in a mid-week game at Arce Field. Freshman Samuel Baughman got his first collegiate start and struck out one. The Stags are now 5-13 overall
March 8, 2014
Stags nab a win against Chapman in weekend series
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team went 1-2 in the three game series with Chapman over the weekend. Sophomores Jack Witte and Clayton Brock led their team to battle against the now 8-4 (SCIAC) Chapman Panthers. CMS is now 3-9 in conference play and 5-12 overall.
March 2, 2014
Soggy Sunday split for the Stags against Oxy
Continuing with conference play, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team lost the first game of the double header against Occidental 5-2 but then took an early lead in the second game and got the 8-4 win for a split on the day. The Stags are now 2-6 in SCIAC contests, 4-9 overall. Sophomore Mackenzie Menthen was 4-8 over both games with two doubles while senior Ray Hurwitz was part of three double plays on defense.
February 21, 2014
Late rally not enough for Stags to come back against Whittier
To begin their second conference series of the year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team lost to Whittier 11-5 on Friday evening. The Stags’ offense was not able to muster enough runs early in the game and then ran out of innings to fight back.
February 15, 2014
Extra inning win gives CMS doubleheader split at Pomona-Pitzer
A day after dropping a close game at home against Pomona-Pitzer, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team rebounded with a doubleheader split against Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field.
February 14, 2014
Sagehens capitalize on Stags’ errors in 4-3 loss
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team opened up their SCIAC season playing cross-street rivals Pomona-Pitzer and lost 4-3 on Friday afternoon. The Stags did not give up any earned runs in the game and rallied in the eighth and ninth innings to put up three runs of their own. Timely hitting by the Sagehens allowed them to score enough to keep CMS at bay.
February 13, 2014
CMS Athlete of the Week (2/3 - 2/9): John Rizzo - Baseball
Junior John Rizzo of the CMS baseball team had a big week going 5-for-11 at the plate with six RBI, including a two-homer game.
February 9, 2014
Big third inning leads to the Stags’ win and a split in the four game series vs. Willamette
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team beat Willamette University 11-6 in the final game of the four game series. Willamette scored first but the Stags’ bats came alive as they scored in three different innings to garner their second win on the season.
February 8, 2014
Walk-off gives CMS first win of 2014 and doubleheader split against Willamette
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team earned its first win of the young season as CMS split a pair of games with Willamette at Arce Field on Saturday afternoon. CMS is now 1-3 on the season.
February 4, 2014
Season-opener for Stags slips away in late innings against Master’s
For six innings, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team held Master’s scoreless. Over the last three innings, Master’s scored five runs to defeat CMS 5-0 on Tuesday afternoon at Arce Field in the season-opener for CMS.
February 3, 2014
Stags victorious over Alumni 8-0
It was a remarkable day at Arce Field on Saturday, February 1st for the annual Alumni Game. There was a fine showing by the alumni as 50 players returned including four members from the first Stag Baseball team in 1959.
January 31, 2014
Season Preview: 2014 CMS Baseball
The CMS baseball team gets its 2014 season underway on Feb. 4 at home on Arce Field vs. Master's. Find out all you need to know about this year's team by watching the season preview video with head coach Randy Town.
December 16, 2013
2014 CMS Stag Baseball Reunion and Alumni Game Information
Information for the 2014 CMS Stag Baseball Reunion and Alumni Game is now available. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at Arce Field.
September 13, 2013
CMS To Host Baseball Camp On October 27
CMS will be hosting a baseball camp on Sunday, October 27. The camp will take place at Arce Field on the campus of Claremont McKenna College.
June 14, 2013
ABCA Tabs Scott Witte For All-West Region Third Team
The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) has named its 2013 ABCA/Rawlings Division III West All-Region teams and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps junior baseball player Scott Witte is a third team All-Region selection.
June 13, 2013
CMS Athletics Broadens Fan Outreach With Addition Of Instagram And YouTube Pages
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics has expanded its social media reach to include both Instagram and Youtube in order to enhance its engagement and connection with fans, alumni, parents, current students, prospective student-athletes and the community.
June 12, 2013
CMS Athletics Highlight Video (2012-13)
Now that the 2012-2013 CMS Athletics season is behind us, watch this year's highlight video for a look back on a year that saw nine CMS teams win SCIAC Championships.
April 30, 2013
Rally Comes Up Short On Senior Day
The bid for a comeback victory for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team fell short as the Stags fell 9-8 to the Occidental Tigers at Arce Field. The Tuesday game concluded the 2013 season for CMS as they finish the year 5-23 in SCIAC play and 8-29 overall.
April 24, 2013
Stags Drop Game 1 in SCIAC Round Robin Play Against Cal Lu
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team hosted California Lutheran Kingsmen, Wednesday April 24, at Arce Field. The Stags fought hard, but with a few hit batters, walks and timely hitting by Cal Lu, the Kingsmen won the first of four games in the SCIAC Round Robin play, 14-1. The Stags are now 8-26 overall and 5-20 in SCIAC play.
April 19, 2013
Dominant Performances By Kesselman, Witte Lead To Win
Andor Kesselman and Scott Witte helped the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team get back in the win column with a 10-0 victory versus the California Institute of Technology Friday at Arce Field.
April 13, 2013
Bats Silent For CMS In Doubleheader Loss
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team dropped both games Saturday to the University of Redlands at Arce Field in conference play. The Stags fell behind early in the first game eventually losing 8-2 while falling in the night cap 11-4.
April 5, 2013
Slow Start For Stags Leads To Defeat
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team could not overcome a nine run second inning from California Lutheran University Friday afternoon, falling 18-1 at Arce Field.
April 2, 2013
Watanabe, Levihn-Coon Spark Eighth Inning Comeback
Seven runs in the bottom of the eighth helped the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team comeback to win in dramatic fashion 9-8 against Pacifica University Wednesday at Arce Field.
March 24, 2013
Stags Comeback Falls Short
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team could not complete the comeback bid Sunday against the Pacific University Boxers falling 5-3 at Arce Field.
March 23, 2013
Pitching Helps Stags To Doubleheader Split
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team was able to split its doubleheader on Saturday at Arce Field. The Stags lost the first game to the Pacific University Boxers 5-0, but responded with a victory in the second game 7-0.
March 16, 2013
Stags Continue to Battle, Lose Tough Games Against La Verne
CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team took on the University of La Verne Leopards Saturday March 16, at Arce Field in conference doubleheader play. The Stags fall in game one, 8-2 and drop game 2, 8-7. CMS is now 2-13 in the SCIAC and 3-17 overall.
March 12, 2013
Stags Start Fast, But Fall to Bridgewater (VA) Tuesday Afternoon
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team faced a tough Bridgewater College Eagles (VA) team, Tuesday afternoon at Arce Field, falling 14-6.
March 8, 2013
Early Lead For CMS Doesn’t Hold Against Chapman
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team was unable to hold onto an early lead Friday against the Chapman Panthers, dropping the first game of the series 5-2 at Arce Field.
March 1, 2013
Stags Battle, Fall In Extra Innings To Occidental
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team lost 6-5 in extra innings to Occidental College Friday afternoon at Arce Field.
February 23, 2013
Gomez Leads CMS To Doubleheader Split With Whittier
Senior pitcher Austin Gomez allowed just two hits and one run over seven innings of work as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team defeated Whittier College 6-2 on Saturday afternoon at Arce Field in the first game of the doubleheader.
February 6, 2013
Stags Split Doubleheader Against Whitman
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team split its doubleheader against Whitman College on Wednesday at Arce Field. The Stags collected their first win of the season with a 12-0 decision in the first game, but fell 8-3 in game two. CMS is now 1-3 overall.
February 1, 2013
Stags Fall To Division II Azusa Pacific In Season Opener
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team opened the season with a 4-1 lost against Division II foe Azusa Pacific University on Friday at Arce Field.
January 31, 2013
2013 Baseball Season Preview
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team gets its 2013 campaign started on Friday, Feb. 1 at home vs. Azusa Pacific University. After a 14-26 season in 2012, the Stags are looking to get back on track and secure their third winning season over the last four years.
November 7, 2012
Baseball and Swim & Dive Teams Give Back
The CMS Baseball and members of the CMS Swimming and Diving teams worked together this past weekend to help set up for the 64th Annual Pilgrim Place Festival.
September 14, 2012
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Baseball Prospective Skills Camp
March 11, 2012
Stags Knock Down Poets in Doubleheader
February 21, 2012
Erb Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Michael Erb was selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of February 13-19.
February 15, 2012
Stags Upset #2 Panthers
CMS staged a late inning rally to win at Chapman, ranked second nationally, 3-1 on Tuesday evening. The Stags (2-4) had lost 17 straight to the Panthers (4-2).
February 11, 2012
Heroics Help Stags Split Doubleheader with Kingsmen
February 8, 2012
Stags Roughed Up by Mustangs
June 8, 2011
Sunderland Drafted By Mariners
Alex Sunderland was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 38th round of the Major League Baseball draft. The 6-3 right-handed pitcher was the 1143rd player selected in the annual MLB first-year player draft.
May 19, 2011
Stags Lead Nation In Double Plays
CMS finished the season with 56 double plays in 39 games and will lead the nation in the final statistics with 1.44 double plays/game. The next closest team is 0.25/game behind the Stags.
March 22, 2011
CMS Wins California Invitational Tournament
The Stags, playing host to teams from across the country, continued to play their best baseball of the year at Arce Field this past weekend. CMS was the only team in the 16th Annual California Invitational Tournament to finish 4-0
March 15, 2011
Ulrich and Tavé Named SCIAC Athletes Of The Week
David Ulrich and Jennifer Tavé were selected SCIAC Athletes of the Week for the week of March 7-13.
March 14, 2011
Stags Take Two Of Three From Sagehens
CMS got back on track in SCIAC competition by winning the weekend series with defending SCIAC Champion Pomona-Pitzer.
March 9, 2011
CMS Gets On Right Track Against Wabash
CMS bounced back from a tough weekend series to beat visiting Wabash College 10-3 on Tuesday.
March 7, 2011
CMS Falls To Cal Lutheran In Close Series
The Stags dropped three one run games to the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran after playing some of their best baseball of late.
February 28, 2011
Stags Go 1-3 During Four Game Weekend
The CMS baseball team struggled to put all the pieces together this past weekend and was only able to win of the four games they played. The win was an exciting 16-15 game that went extra innings.
February 15, 2011
CMS Finishes 1-2 In First SCIAC Series
The Stags opened up conference play with a three game series against the Redlands Bulldogs. Although the bats struggled early, the offense woke up enough to salvage one of the three games behind a strong outing by junior David Ulrich.
February 9, 2011
CMS Falls To The Master's Despite Strong Pitching
In their road opener, the CMS baseball team (0-2) suffered a 6-2 defeat at the hands of The Master’s College (5-2). The pitching staff no-hit the Mustangs for five innings and only allowed two earned runs, but four unearned runs led to the loss.
February 7, 2011
2011 Season Preview
Coming off a 21-win campaign in 2010, the Stags are looking to make a run at a SCIAC title this season. With the changes in bat regulations and the loss of some power at the top of the lineup, CMS will look to play a new brand of baseball.
February 3, 2011
Stags Fall To Cougars In Opener
CMS (0-1) fell behind early to Azusa Pacific University (3-0) in their season opener at Arce Field on Tuesday. They couldn’t pull back into this one and fell to the Cougars 5-0.
May 26, 2010
Dannaway Earns Academic All-American Honors
Steve Dannaway (SR, Honolulu, HI) was voted to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America baseball teams which was released today.
May 6, 2010
Dannaway, Pera Earn Academic All-District Honors
Steve Dannaway (SR, Honolulu, HI) and Gizelle Pera (JR, Los Angeles) were voted to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District baseball and softball teams, respectively, which were released today.
April 11, 2010
Leopards Shock Stags, Complete Three-Game Sweep
CMS was unable to continue their two-series winning streak by losing a three-game series to La Verne (15-1, 8-2, and 13-4).
March 30, 2010
Baseball Loses to Top-Ranked Chapman
Stags had their hands full against the fourth-ranked Chapman Panthers (17-4) and lost 16-7 at Hart Park in Orange, California.
March 21, 2010
Baseball Wins Three out of Four at Californa Invitational
CMS wins three games in the 15th Annual California Invitational
March 15, 2010
Baseball Dominates at Home, Lose Two Close Games Against 'Hens
Overall, the Stags played exceptionally well against the first-place Sagehens. CMS won their first game 5-0 and lost their double-header at Pomona-Pitzer 10-5 and 9-8.
March 7, 2010
Baseball Wins on the Road, Swept at Home by Cal Lu
The Stags (8-7, 5-4 SCIAC) started their series against Cal Lutheran (9-7, 4-5 SCIAC) on a winning note by defeating the Kingsmen 10-4 at Arce Field in Thousand Oaks, but could not keep the momentum in Saturdays double-header and lost both games (10-4 and 7-4).
February 20, 2010
Baseball Sweeps Caltech
The Stags completed a three-game sweep of the Caltech Beavers with an 11-0 victory in the 8th inning on Friday at Bill Arce Field and two victories (19-0, 16-1) on Saturday at North Field in Pasadena.
February 16, 2010
Stroops Three-Run Double Not Enough to Defeat #7 Chapman
Captain Stephanos Stroops (SR, Nashville, TN [pictured]) hit a three-run double to tie the game at 3-3, but a disastrous nine-run 5th inning gave Chapman (4-1) the win by a score of 12-3.
February 14, 2010
CMS starts SCIAC season 1-2
The Stags opened conference play with games verses Redlands, winning a game at home and losing two games away.
May 7, 2009
Three Stags Earn All-SCIAC Honors
Steve Dannaway (JR, Honolulu, HI [pictured-left]) earned First Team All-SCIAC honors and Andrew Blomberg (SR, Honolulu, HI [pictured-center]) and Max Rose (JR, Shell Beach [pictured-right]) earned Second Team All-SCIAC honors for 2009.
April 23, 2009
Stags Baseball Featured Players: Jeff Postetter & David Ulrich
Jeff Postetter (FR, Kenmore, WA [pictured-left]) and David Ulrich (FR, Summit, NJ [pictured-right]) are two rookies making an impact for the CMS Stags this year.
March 23, 2009
Stags Baseball Featured Player: Tim Ednoff
March 19, 2009
Weekend Preview: March 20-22, 2009
The 14th Annual California Invitational this weekend will feature a preview of SCIAC matchups to come, and meetings with familiar opponents for the Stags.
March 14, 2009
Rose Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Max Rose (JR, Shell Beach) was selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of March 2-8.
March 12, 2009
Weekend Preview March 13-15,2009
The Stags are set to host a slew of out-of-state opponents in the California Classic Tournament this weekend.
March 11, 2009
Stags Baseball Featured Player: Max Rose
Since opening the season at Point Loma Nazarene University, Max Rose, (JR, San Luis Obispo) been on a tear at the plate for the CMS Stags.
March 10, 2009
Stags Take Two Of Three From Whittier
CMS won two of three games against Whittier this past weekend. A wrapup of all three games follows.
April 4, 2008
Town Earns Milestone With Win Over Cross-Street Rival
CMS beat Pomona-Pitzer 8-2 at Arce Field on Friday and in the process gave Head Coach Randy Town his 400th career win.
August 22, 2007
Parker Named To All-Time Rawlings Gold Glove Team
CMS Hall of Fame member Wes Parker was named to the All-Time Rawlings Gold Glove Baseball Team which was announced today.
June 21, 2007
CMC Male Athlete of the Year: Morgan Cummins, Baseball
Morgan Cummins earned numerous honors this past spring. He was a First Team All-SCIAC selection for the third time in his career. He was an ABCA First Team All-West Region selection.
May 24, 2007
Three Players Earn All-Region Honors
Three baseball players were selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-West Region team.
May 8, 2007
Spring All-SCIAC Teams Announced
The All-SCIAC teams for all eight spring sports have all been announced and CMS was well represented. 22 CMS athletes earned First Team All-SCIAC honors and 23 athletes earned Second Team All-SCIAC honors.
February 12, 2007
CMS Sweeps Cal State East Bay
The baseball team defeated Cal State East Bay 5-3 and 8-7 in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Arce Field. With timely hitting and solid pitching, CMS brought their record to 2-1 on the season while East Bay fell to 2-2.