During the 2016-17 academic year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department won 14 hard-fought regular season championships in the Southern Californian Intercollegiate and its athletes were honored with many outstanding awards.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team travelled to Ireland and Scotland on Monday, May 15, for a nine-day cultural and educational tour that will include a game against top UK club team the East Kilbride Pirates.
Senior Jake Glasser (CMC), from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team, has been named a First Team All-American by the Jewish Sports Review. Glasser joins 21 other players from across all three NCAA Divisions.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is joining NCAA Division III programs nationwide to celebrate the impact of athletics and student-athletes on college campuses. From April 3-9, CMS will be sharing videos that document just a few of the hundreds of stories about why our student-athletes play DIII.
For the second consecutive year, junior Victor Bunce (CMC) was named to one of D3football.com’s All-West Region teams, as announced Dec. 5. A total of 77 players were chosen from 260 nominations in NCAA Division III.
Senior linebacker Gator Adams (CMC) from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team has been selected to the 42-man roster of the USA All American Eagles to compete against the Mexico All Stars in the Aztec Bowl. Adams joins five other players from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to compete in the international football game.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released the 2016 All-Conference football teams, including nine athletes from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The four CMS players on the First Team are senior tight end Patrick Dixon (CMC), senior defensive tackle Paul Slaats (HMC), junior linebacker Brendan MacDonald (CMC), and junior defensive back Victor Bunce (CMC). Sophomore offensive lineman Malcolm Stolarski (CMC), junior tight end Chris Cziesla (CMC), defensive end Henry Wei (CMC) and senior kicker Matthew Aven (CMC) represent CMS on the Second Team. Senior defensive end Jake Glasser (CMC) was named to the Second Team and was the 2016 recipient of the John Zinda Award.
In the final game of the 2016 season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team beat cross-campus rivals Pomona-Pitzer 23-21. This win marks the fourth over the Sagehens for the CMS graduating class of 2017.
In the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football program’s final home game of the regular season, freshman Christian Curcio (CMC) stepped up and scored two touchdowns for a total 77 offensive yards to lead the Stags (6-2, 4-2) to a 17-6 victory over Chapman University (4-4, 3-3).
Senior Henry Wei (CMC) is recognized for the second year in a row on CoSIDA’s Academic All-District Team for his success on the field and in the classroom. The economics and finance major boasts a cumulative 3.71 grade point average at Claremont McKenna College.
Senior Trey Reynolds (CMC) and the Stags defense brought the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football program (5-2, 3-2) back on the win column after holding off University of La Verne (1-6, 1-4) in a key 34-23 victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team tried to spoil the University of Redlands’ (5-1, 4-0) homecoming party, but their late comeback attempt fell short as the Stags (4-2, 2-2) dropped their second game of the season 23-17.
Victor Bunce (CMC) of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps returned two punts for a combined 98 yards, both for touchdowns, on Saturday’s 45-13 rout of Whittier. These statistics earned him a spot on D3football.com’s Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
In the season and home opener, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team beat the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers 35-3. The Stags rushed for 185 yards and scored 14 points off turnovers for the decisive victory in front of the large home crowd.
With the beginning of the academic year just around the corner, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has the fall sports schedules already populating the calendar. In the fall, CMS sponsors football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball, and men’s water polo. Here is a short preview of the schedules of each of our teams. Also, check the Alumni Athletic Events schedule for more information as it becomes available for upcoming alumni games, meets, and matches.
After finishing the 2015 season as the statistical champion of “Interceptions Per Game” for Division III at 1.0 (over nine games), rising junior Victor Bunce (CMC) was selected to two different preseason All-American teams: D3football.com and College Football of America Yearbook.
Claremont McKenna College President Hiram E. Chodosh in March of 2016 appointed Terrance J. Tumey as the new Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps Colleges (CMS) Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services and William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow.