2012-2013 CMS Men's Swim and Dive News

August 21, 2013
SWIM Across The Sound Relay Team From CMS Raises $7,500 For Cancer Patients
A group of five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimmers, all of whom are Claremont McKenna College students, raised $7,500 for cancer patients and their families at the 26th Annual St. Vincent’s Medical Foundation Swim Across the Sound Marathon in early August.

July 17, 2013
Stag And Athena Swimmers & Divers Receive Academic Accolades
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming and diving teams received recognition from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for outstanding academic achievement during the Spring 2013 semester.

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.

May 31, 2013
Blumberg Takes First At 2013 Alcatraz Sharkfest Swim
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimmer Marc Blumberg finished first out of 481 competitors in the men’s division of the 2013 Annual Alcatraz Sharkfest open-swim competition which occurred on Sunday, May 19.

March 24, 2013
400-Free Relay, Diver Stevick Secure Stags 10th Place Finish At NCAA Championships
After four days of competition, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming & diving team came away with a 10th place finish at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships March 20-23 at Conroe Natatorium.

March 22, 2013
800 Free Relay Team Shines; Stags In 11th After Day 3 Of NCAA Championships
After the third day of competition on Friday at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships at Conroe Natatorium, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming & diving team is in a tie for 11th place in the 44-school field.

March 21, 2013
Diver Stevick National Runner-Up, Stags In 10th After Day 2 Of NCAA Championships
Sophomore diver James Stevick made his 2013 NCAA Championships debut on the second day of the Division III NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships and finished as the national runner-up. As a team, the Stags moved up two spots from 12th to 10th with 65 points after two days of competition.

March 20, 2013
A Pair Of CMS Records Fall On First Day Of NCAA Championships
After the first day of competition at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming & diving team sits in 12th place in the 26-team field with 12 points. Along the way, CMS schools records were set in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relay.

March 15, 2013
Men’s Swimming & Diving NCAA Championships Preview
With all the success that the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming & diving team has had within the conference, 15 years had gone by since the last time the team sent 10 or more participants to the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. That streak came to end this season as 10 CMS participants – nine swimmers, one diver – have qualified for the Championships which run from March 20-23 at the Conroe Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas. This is the highest total of participants the Stags have sent to the Championships since 2011 when eight qualified.

February 26, 2013
Weber Named SCIAC Male Athlete Of The Week
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced Tuesday that Claremont-Mudd-Scripps senior swimmer Blake Weber has been named the SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 18-24.

February 22, 2013
Weber Named Male Swimmer of the Year, 28 Athenas And Stags Named All-SCIAC
With the SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships in the rear view mirror, the conference has released its 2013 All-SCIAC awards for men’s and women’s swimming and diving and 28 swimmers (14 Athenas and 14 Stags) earned the award. In addition, senior Blake Weber was named SCIAC Athlete of the Year on the men’s side.

February 19, 2013
Stags Capture Sixth Straight SCIAC Championship
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming & diving team closed out an impressive three-day stretch at the 2013 SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships by setting several school and meet records en route to their sixth-straight SCIAC title.

February 19, 2013
Both Athenas And Stags Extend Lead At Day Two Of SCIAC Championships
Day two is in the books at the SCIAC Swimming & Diving & Championships at Splash! La Mirada and both the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s and men’s swimming & diving teams hold a lead with one day to go.

February 17, 2013
Records Fall On Day One Of SCIAC Championships
The Stags set three CMS records and one SCIAC record en route to winning all six events contested on the first day of the SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships on Sunday. After the first of three days of competition, CMS has 343 points with Redlands in second with 220.

February 15, 2013
Athenas And Stags Look To Repeat As SCIAC Swimming & Diving Champions
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming and diving teams are all set to compete at the SCIAC Swimming & Diving Championships which begin on Sunday, Feb. 17 and run through Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center.

February 10, 2013
Three Qualify For Diving Finals
The 2013 SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championships opened with the diving preliminaries over the weekend at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center. One varsity record was set, while all five CMS divers put themselves in position to score points in the championships.

February 2, 2013
CMS Sweeps Redlands In Dual Meet Finale
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags and Athenas swept the University of Redlands in the season’s dual meet finale on Saturday, Feb. 2. At Redlands’ home pool, the Athenas topped the Bulldogs 148 to 95, while the Stags beat Redlands 185 to 58.

January 26, 2013
Both Athenas and Stags Get Win Over Pomona-Pitzer In Final Home Meet
In its final home meet of the season on Senior Day, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming and diving teams both earned victories over the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Axelrood Pool. The Athenas narrowly defeated the Sagehens 152-146 while the Stags came away with a 240-47 win.

January 19, 2013
CMS Rolls In Double-Dual Meet Against Oxy and Chapman
On a postcard perfect day, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming & diving team hosted Chapman University and Occidental College in SCIAC action on Saturday, Jan. 19. The Stags beat Occidental 185 to 45 and Chapman 193 to 30, while the Athenas topped the Tigers 160 to 77 and the Panthers 192 to 49.

January 16, 2013
Five Wins In Six Events Earn Whiting SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week
For the second consecutive week a member of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming & diving team has been named SCIAC Athlete of the Week. Sophomore men’s swimmer Cameron Whiting (CMC) has been selected as the conference’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 7-13, 2013, the conference announced Tuesday.

January 13, 2013
CMS Tops Cal Lu
The CMS Stags and Athenas swept the California Lutheran University Kingsmen and Regals in SCIAC dual meet action on Saturday.

January 13, 2013
Distance Races Pay Off For CMS
CMS played host to California Baptist University in the annual "Training Camp Splash" distance meet on Friday, January 11. The meet featured an unusual slate of events, including 500 yard relays and 300 yard stroke events. The Stags and Athenas each earned team victories.

January 6, 2013
CMS Returns to Action With Sweep Over La Verne
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming & diving team won 26 of 32 events to sweep the University of LaVerne in SCIAC dual meet action on Saturday, January 5, in its first meet in over a month. The Athenas won 214 to 44 and the Stags topped the Leopards 191 to 85. Both CMS squads are now 3-0 in conference play.

December 3, 2012
CMS Sweeps Caltech and Whittier
The CMS swimming and diving teams opened the 2012-13 SCIAC season with a pair of sweeps. The Stags and Athenas faced Whittier and Caltech at Whittier College on Saturday, December 1, in a double-dual meet. The Athenas beat Caltech 245 to 35 and topped Whittier 215 to 76. The Stags defeated Caltech 253 to 45 and Whittier 245 to 53.

November 17, 2012
Divers Rip To Victory
Senior Athena Carmen Lundell and sophomore Stag James Stevick swept the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions at the annual Bulldog Diving Invitational on Saturday, November 17 at the University of Redlands.

November 17, 2012
CMS Chops Down Loggers
The CMS Stag and Athena swimmers hosted the University of Puget Sound November 16-17, in the two-day, 34-event, “West Coast Challenge.” The Athenas chopped down the Loggers 184 to 124, while the Stags won 203 to 99.

November 11, 2012
CMS Races At Redlands Pentathlon
CMS took to the water on Saturday, November 10 as members of the Stags and Athenas raced at the annual Redlands Pentathlon.

October 31, 2012
Swim Teams Among Nation's Best
The Endless Pools/CollegeSwimming.com Division III Top 25 was released yesterday and the CMS teams are ranked fourth (men) and 11th (women). The Endless Pools Top 25 reflect each team's best performance meets.

October 27, 2012
CMS Opens At UC San Diego
The CMS swimming and diving team opened its season on Saturday, October 27 with a dual meet at UC San Diego. The NCAA Division II power Tritons topped the Athenas by a score of 256 to 44 and the Stags 234 to 66.