On a windy and damp Saturday morning, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team capped off the 2017 season with a run in the National Championships. The Stags finished in 29th overall (688 points) in the 32-team field. Kevin Huang (HMC) and Thomas D’Anieri (CMC) finished in the top 100, in 85th and 93rd respectively.
Just outside of St. Louis, in Elsah, Ill. the men’s and women’s cross country teams will race in the NCAA Championships at the North Farm Facility on Saturday morning. The women’s team enters the National Championship as the fifth-ranked team in the country and an automatic qualifier from the West Region after claiming the regional title last weekend by 51 points over the second-place team.
The No. 27 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team finished third in the team standings of Saturday’s NCAA West Regional. The Stags finished with a team score of 103 to trail, second-place UC Santa Cruz (90 points) by 13. Pomona-Pitzer had four of the top ten finishers to win the team title with a score of 35. Thomas D’Anieri (CMC) led the Stags with a seventh-place finish in a time of 25:31.50. Senior Kevin Huang (HMC) placed 11th to ensure his spot in next weekend’s National Championship. Both D'Anieri and Huang have, at the very least, claimed their spot as individuals in the final race of the season.
On Saturday morning, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country teams will make the short walk across the street to Pomona-Pitzer to race in the NCAA West Regional. The Athenas enter the race ranked as the top team in the region and sixth team in the country while the Stags stand third in the region and 27th nationally. The women’s race will begin at 9:00 a.m. while the men will start at 10:00 a.m.
Late Thursday afternoon the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced the All-Conference teams for men’s cross country. Sophomore Thomas D'Anieri (CMC) and senior Kevin Huang (HMC) were among the 20 student-athletes honored, both earning First Team accolades.
Thomas D'Anieri (CMC) Kevin Huang (HMC) finished in the top ten on Saturday morning to help the No. 25 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the SCIAC Championships. Running at Prado Park in Chino, D’Anieri crossed the line in 25:49.59 to finish the SCIAC Championships in third-place. Kevin Huang (HMC) joined D'Anieri in the top ten with a seventh-place finish in a time of 26:10.81 in the 8K race.
Tomorrow morning, the Stags and Athenas begin the postseason with the SCIAC Championships on Saturday morning at Prado Regional Park in Chino, Calif. The morning will kick off with the men getting underway at 9:00 a.m. The women’s race will follow at 9:45 a.m. The Athenas head into the postseason ranked No. 5 in the country while the Stags check-in at No. 25 in Division III.
On Saturday morning the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team took the top spot in a 12-team field for their third team victory of the season. The Stags finished with 56 team points, six points ahead of second-place Pomona-Pitzer (62 points), to take first place.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team outlasted the competition at the Coyote Challenge on Saturday morning, taking first place in a tough field featuring a handful of Division II and NAIA schools.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Stags’ cross country team ran in the UC Riverside Invitational on Saturday morning and finished ninth among non-Division I institutions. CMS finished with a team score of 223 in the non-DI category placing them as the second-highest finishing Division III institution in the competition.
Racing in their second meet of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team took on nine other teams in the Biola Invitational. The Stags finished with a team score of 56 points and finished in second-place. The host Biola Eagles won the Invitational with a score of 33.
Over the next week the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) will release their Preseason Coaches Polls. Each team’s preseason rankings were determined through a poll filled out by the respective head coaches in the conference.
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.
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.
NEW ORLEANS, Louis. – Following a strong showing at the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship this past Saturday, three runners from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program were named on the 2016 United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association All-American Team.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team finished in fifth place for the highest result in program history while the women's team placed 15th, three places better than their pre-championships poll placement, in the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championship.
Following a first and second-place finish at the NCAA Regionals, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will fly out to Louisville, Kentucky for the 2016 NCAA Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Nov. 19.
SALEM, Oreg. – The weather was not ideal for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country team on Saturday morning at Bush’s Pasture Park, as the Stags and Athenas had to battle light showers in 56 degree weather and 18 miles per hour winds. Regardless, the two teams grinded it out to earn a trip to the NCAA Division III Championships.
With the SCIAC Championships in the bag, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will be heading to Salem, Oregon this Saturday to compete in the NCAA West Regionals. The men will be looking for a three-peat, having won the last two regionals and taking three in the last four years. The Athenas on the other hand will be looking to stop Willamette from repeating, falling in second place behind them the last two years.
Following the SCIAC Championships on Saturday, October 30, the conference named 13 runners from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program on the All-SCIAC team, six from the men’s team and seven from the women’s.
Head Coach John Goldhammer and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will be heading to Prado Park in Chino, California for the SCIAC Championship meet in hopes of claiming their fifth consecutive conference title and 16th total.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country participated in two separate events on Saturday morning and managed to take a top finish in both events. The Stags won first place at the Connecticut College Invitational and finished fourth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational. The Athenas on the other hand, placed third at Connecticut and took fourth at Pomona-Pitzer.