2012 CMS Softball News

October 31, 2012
CMS Softball Ranked 23rd Academically, 19th Athletically
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently announced the Top All-Academic Team Rankings in NCAA Division III Softball, for the 2011-2012 academic year and CMS ranked 23rd overall.

July 30, 2012
2012 Photos
Relive the 2012 season with a series of photo galleries.

July 10, 2012
2012 Season In Review
The 2010 and 2011 CMS Softball seasons set successive “best record in CMS Softball history” marks. CMS also won SCIAC Championships in 2010 and 2011. Thus, committing to improve upon the past and take the program where it’s never been before presented a formidable challenge to the 2012 squad. But, once again, the Athenas demonstrated that bold challenges engage their passions and fuel their competitive fires.

June 14, 2012
2012 NCAA Tournament Postgame Interviews
At the conclusion of each game of the Texas-Tyler Regional of the NCAA Division III Softball Championships the head coach and two players from each team were interviewed. The following page has the links to the CMS interviews.

May 14, 2012
Softball Battles, But Falls To Two Top Seven Teams In NCAA Regional

May 12, 2012
Athenas Beat #7 UT-Tyler To Move To 2-0 In Regional
The Athenas of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps scored three runs in the bottom of the third inning Saturday and then fended off a late rally by UT Tyler to claim a 3-1 win over the Patriots at the Tyler Regional of the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament.

May 11, 2012
Athenas Open Regional With Resounding Win
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas won the first game of the 2012 Tyler, Texas Regional, 9-2, over Louisiana College on Friday at the UT Tyler Ballpark. The Athenas blasted 12 hits in the game, improving their season record to 29-13.

May 7, 2012
#18 CMS Heads To National Championships
The Athena softball team will travel to the University of Texas at Tyler this weekend to compete in one of eight regionals comprising the first rounds of the NCAA Championship tournament.

April 30, 2012
Athenas Win SCIAC Tournament and Earn Fourth Bid to NCAA Championships
CMS softball completed a clean sweep of every opponent at the SCIAC Softball tournament over the weekend.

April 17, 2012
Lopez Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Emily Lopez has been selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of April 9-15.

April 16, 2012
Lopez Hits Four, Team Hits Seven in Home Run Derby at Cal Lu
Senior Emily Lopez ranks third in all-time NCAA Division III Softball records after crushing three home runs in one game Saturday against California Lutheran University.

April 9, 2012
Schultz Wins Three Including Her First Collegiate No-No
Freshman Hayley Schultz led the CMS Athenas to three victories over the weekend including her first “No-No,” no hits – no runs, against Whittier College.

April 2, 2012
Seniors Lead Athenas in Explosive SCIAC Sweeps
In an offensively explosive weekend, the CMS Athenas put up 36 runs in four games. Equally impressive, they allowed only 9. The 9 runs-per-game average and the 2.25 runs-per-game-allowed typified 2012 Athena softball at its finest.

March 19, 2012
Athenas Go 5-1 At Tucson Tournament
The Athena Softball team went 5-1 during a three day, six game stretch at the Tucson Invitational Games over Spring Break.

February 26, 2012
Brody, Morris Lead Sweep Over Whittier
The CMS Softball team played flawless defense over 13 innings and 55 batters faced in a sweep over SCIAC rival Whittier College.

February 18, 2012
Athenas Take Two From Chapman

February 15, 2012
Athenas Sweep In SCIAC Opener

February 6, 2012
CMS Softball Splits in Season Opener
The CMS Softball 2012 season got underway with a Jekyll and Hyde split against Azusa Pacific, ranked #11 in NAIA.

January 31, 2012
CMS Softball Alumni Weekend a Big Success
The first-ever CMS Softball Alumni game was a big success. Several alumnae arrived on campus Friday night creating excitement as old friends and teammates reconnected. A tremendous atmosphere for the game followed as alumnae from 1998 forward turned out in force with over 20 returnees assembling to face the 2012 team.

January 25, 2012
First Ever Athena Softball Alumni Game To Take Place This Weekend

January 4, 2012
The 2011 Graduates - Where Are They Now?
CMS Softball graduated twenty years of Athena Softball playing experience last May (pictured, left to right): Kara Mantani, Chelsea Baker, Gizelle Pera, Katerina Yale and Michelle Harvey.

January 4, 2012
Softball Field Gets Huge Upgrades For 2012 Season
The CMS Softball field has been expanded and upgraded for 2012. Already a beautiful facility, Athena Field now ranks among the finest collegiate softball venues in Southern California.

September 28, 2011
Softball Among Nation's Top Academic Teams
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) today announced their top ten All-Academic Teams for the 2010-11 academic year in all collegiate divisions and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps was the sixth best team in NCAA Division III. The Athenas had a 3.512 team GPA for 2010-11.