2013 CMS Football News

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 30, 2014
Austria’s best hold on for narrow win over CMS in Turkish Airlines Charity Bowl
When you think of Division III football, huge crowds, fireworks during introductions, cheerleaders, pregame singers and Harley Davidson Motorcycles circling the field as part of the pre-game festivities usually don’t come to mind.

May 13, 2014
CMS heads to Austria and Czech Republic to play in Charity Bowl
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team will head to Austria and the Czech Republic next week and face the Austrian National Team in the annual Charity Bowl as part of a nine-day overseas tour organized by Global Football.

March 10, 2014
Crawford, Herrera and Stanek land on SCIAC All-Academic football team
A trio of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football players in junior defensive back Phil Crawford, sophomore linebacker A.J. Herrera and sophomore wideout and punter Tyler Stanek have all been selected to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic team, the conference announced on March 4.

December 17, 2013
CMS head football coach part of D-III All-Star Team coaching staff for game in Mexico
Head coach Kyle Sweeney of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team is one of six NCAA Division III coaches selected to the coaching staff of Team Stars and Stripes for the fifth annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars).

December 3, 2013
Five Stags named to All-SCIAC football team
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced its All-Conference football teams on Monday, Dec. 2 and five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football players were named second team All-Conference. Two players from the offensive side of the ball for CMS and three from the defensive side were named All-Conference.

November 16, 2013
Season ends for CMS with 29-23 Homecoming win over Pomona-Pitzer
Down in the second quarter by two points, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team ran off 22-straight points to take the lead and go on to a 29-23 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Homecoming at Zinda Field on Saturday afternoon. CMS has now won four of its last five games in the rivalry vs. Pomona-Pitzer. With the win, CMS closed out its 2013 season with a 3-6 record while Pomona-Pitzer dropped to 2-7.

November 16, 2013
Football Postgame Interview: Coach Sweeney (Pomona-Pitzer)
Hear what Coach Sweeney had to say after the Stag football team defeated rival Pomona-Pitzer 29-23 at Zinda Field for Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 16.

November 15, 2013
Stag freshman kicker Aven featured in LA Times article
Freshman kicker Matthew Aven of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team is featured in a Los Angeles Times article by Mike DiGiovanna published online on Nov. 14 and in print on Nov. 15. The article talks about Aven's big 62-yard field goal on Oct. 19 against Cal Lutheran which tied an NCAA Division III record and goes into why Aven choose to attend Claremont McKenna College.

November 9, 2013
Chapman pulls away in final minutes for 42-20 win over CMS
For almost the whole game, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team hung around. A three minute stretch to close out the game put some distance between the two teams on the scoreboard as Chapman pulled away for a 42-20 win over CMS in a SCIAC football game on Saturday night at Wilson Field.

November 2, 2013
Missed opportunities, Redlands’ passing game hurt CMS in loss
Powered by three touchdowns in the first half by receiver Taylor Irwin, visiting Redlands defeated the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team 34-6 on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field in SCIAC play.

November 1, 2013
Highlights: Football 49, Whittier 46 (5OT)
Watch highlights from the CMS football team's 49-46, five overtime win at Whittier on Saturday, Oct. 26.

October 30, 2013
CMS Athlete of the Week (10/21-10/27): Trey Reynolds - Football
Freshman quarterback Trey Reynolds played a big role in the CMS football team's 49-46 5OT win at Whittier on Saturday, Oct. 26 by throwing for a career-high five touchdown passes. Find out more by watching this week's CMS Athlete of the Week video.

October 29, 2013
Award for outstanding place-kicking recognizes Stag kicker Aven
The recognition keeps rolling in for kicker Matthew Aven of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team. On Oct. 29, organizers of the Fred Mitchell Outstanding Place-Kicker Award announced that Aven is among the candidates on the “watch list” to win the award which is scheduled to be announced in mid-December.

October 28, 2013
Offense fires on all cylinders as CMS pulls out 5OT, 49-46 win at Whittier
In a wild back-and-forth game that saw eight lead changes and four ties, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team pulled out a 49-46 win at Whittier on Saturday night in five overtimes at Memorial Stadium.

October 23, 2013
D3Football.com and SCIAC select kicker Aven for weekly awards
Freshman kicker Matthew Aven has been named SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week and also has been selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week for his efforts in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s game at Cal Lutheran on Saturday, Oct. 19.

October 19, 2013
Aven ties NCAA D-III record with 62-yard field goal; Cal Lu pulls away in 3Q for 20-6 win over CMS
All even 6-6 at halftime, Cal Lutheran pulled away in the third quarter with a pair of touchdowns for a 20-6 win over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team on Saturday afternoon at Rolland Stadium in conference play.

October 12, 2013
Second half turnovers prove costly for Stags in 38-30 loss to Oxy
Through the first 30 minutes of play, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team held a 22-7 lead over Occidental College and did not have a turnover. In the final half however, CMS had three turnovers which led to Occidental’s 38-30 come-from-behind win over CMS on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field in SCIAC play.

October 6, 2013
Stags undone by turnovers in SCIAC opener
CMS lost the turnover battle and ultimately the game in their SCIAC opener at La Verne on Saturday. The Leopards scored 10 points off turnovers and went on to beat the Stags 30-6.

September 22, 2013
Rhodes Jumps Out To Early Lead, Tops CMS In Its Home-Opener
Last season when Rhodes College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team squared off in Memphis, the game came down to the final possession. On Saturday at Zinda Field in the Stags’ home-opener, instead Rhodes took command of the game early and went on to a 36-9 win. CMS is now 1-1 while Rhodes is 2-1.

September 20, 2013
Lewis & Clark Game Highlights
In case you weren't able to make the trip up to Portland to see the Stags 31-28 overtime, come-from-behind win at Lewis & Clark on Sept. 14, you can watch highlights here. CMS hosts Rhodes College on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the first home game of the year.

September 18, 2013
CMS Athletes of the Week (9/9 - 9/15): Ian Shleton and Matt Aven - Men's Soccer and Football
Freshman Ian Shelton (men's soccer) and Matt Aven (football) each had game-winners for their team during the week. Shelton scored in double overtime to give CMS a 2-1 win at Pomona-Pitzer while Aven kicked a field goal in OT to give CMS a 31-28 at Lewis & Clark. Hear about their experience in this week's Athlete of the Week feature.

September 15, 2013
Field Goal In OT Gives CMS 31-28 Win At Lewis & Clark In Season-Opener
Down by as many as two scores in the third quarter, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team came all the way back and defeated Lewis & Clark (Ore.) 31-28 on a field goal in overtime on Saturday afternoon at Griswold Stadium. The win for CMS in its season-opener, avenged a 27-24 loss to Lewis & Clark last year in the season’s first game in Claremont.

September 12, 2013
2013 CMS Football Season Preview (Video)
Watch the 2013 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Football Season Preview to find out all you need to know about the season from head coach Kyle Sweeney. The Stags' season begins on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Lewis & Clark (Ore.) with kickoff set for 1 p.m. The home-opener for CMS is Sept. 21 against Rhodes College at 7 p.m.

August 23, 2013
2013 CMS Football - Camp Q & A
Freshman Gator Adams, senior Joey Liekwig and junior Sean McKaveney tell us a little bit about themselves and talk about the upcoming season in this Camp Q & A.

July 23, 2013
Clancy Chosen As Preseason All-American By USA Football Network
The USA Football Network released its 25th Annual Division III Preseason All-American list and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps junior offensive lineman Peter Clancy has been selected to the fourth team.

July 17, 2013
2013 CMS Football Schedule Poster

June 24, 2013
Alumni-Led 847 Hoops Provides Free Camps To Chicago Area Youth
How much do you think a week-long boys basketball summer camp in the Chicago area costs? Two hundred dollars? Three hundred dollars? Four hundred dollars? If you guessed in that range, you are right, which is the reason why what a group of Claremont McKenna College alumni are doing is so remarkable.