• CMS thanks Betsy Hipple for 12 years as softball coach
    August 22, 2017
    Betsy Hipple is stepping away from the softball program at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps after 12 years as the head coach of the Athenas. Hipple will be missed not only for her passion and tenacity on the diamond but her empowerment of strong women leaders throughout the CMS community.
  • Unprecedented fourth place ranking in Learfield Directors’ Cup
    June 01, 2017
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ended the 2016-17 academic year with the program-high mark of fourth in the NCAA Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup.
  • End of the Year Awards for CMS
    June 01, 2017
    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.
  • Gurr and Troutman represent Athenas on All-Region Teams
    May 17, 2017
    During the 2017 campaign, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team was led by junior pitcher Anna Gurr (CMC) from the circle and sophomore center fielder Ande Troutman (CMC) on both sides of the ball. Both Gurr and Troutman were selected to All-Region Teams from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for their successes this season.
  • SCIAC’s AQ goes to La Verne
    May 07, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team came up short in the “if necessary” Championship Game of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament. The host, the University of La Verne, came back from a three-run deficit to win 4-3 and earn the SCIAC’s automatic qualification to the NCAA tournament.
  • La Verne forces a second championship game in SCIAC Tournament
    May 07, 2017
    Late inning heroics from La Verne forced the “if necessary” championship game for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team has one more opportunity at a SCIAC Postseason Tournament Championship game in 30 minutes.
  • Athenas advance to SCIAC Championship game with 10-1 win over La Verne
    May 06, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team finds itself in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship game against La Verne for the second time in as many years. After the 10-1 victory over the Leos today, the Athenas emerged as the only undefeated team in this season’s SCIAC Tournament.
  • Troutman goes deep twice in SCIAC Tournament win
    May 05, 2017
    Sophomore Ande Troutman (CMC) sent two hits deep over the outfield fence to help the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team beat Whittier College 6-2 in the first round of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament.
  • Automatic qualification on the line for Athenas in SCIAC Tournament
    May 04, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team has won four Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournaments and all as the No. 2 seed. The Athenas finished the SCIAC regular season at 18-10 behind No. 1-seeded University of La Verne at 20-8.
  • Gurr is Pitcher of the Year; five Athenas named to All-SCIAC Teams
    May 01, 2017
    Five members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team were selected to the All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Team, as announced on Monday afternoon. Junior Anna Gurr (CMC) was honored as the Pitcher of the Year for the second consecutive season sophomore transfer Ande Troutman (CMC) earned Newcomer of the Year honors.
  • Split with Cal Lu on Senior Day
    April 28, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team split with Cal Lutheran in the final home double header of the regular season. The Athenas (20-16, 17-9) won game one handily, 9-0 in five innings, but then fell 2-1 to the Regals (16-18, 13-13) in an extra innings affair.
  • Lopsided split for Softball at Whittier
    April 22, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team split with Whittier College in a Jekyll and Hyde double header at Whittier’s Palmer Field on Saturday afternoon. The Athenas (19-15, 17-7) took game one in decisive fashion, 8-0, but then the Poets (17-19, 13-11) came roaring back in the nightcap to return the shutout, 8-0.
  • Athenas sweep Sagehens 1-0 and 5-1
    April 21, 2017
    In the second softball Sixth Street Rivalry of the season, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earned the sweep with a tight 1-0 victory in game one and then the 5-1 win in the nightcap. The Athenas (18-14, 16-6) held Pomona Pitzer (10-26, 6-18) to just one run in 14 innings while sophomore Chloe Amarilla (CMC) went yard in the first game and freshman Kylie Hetzel (HMC) provided three RBI in the second.
  • Battle for top spot goes to La Verne
    April 15, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team went toe-to-toe with the University of La Verne in the first game of the doubleheader but then took the 12-2 loss in the nightcap. CMS (16-14, 14-6) and ULV (23-7, 16-4) took game one through eight scoreless innings before the Leos were able to scratch the game-winner in the top of the ninth.
  • Comeback win in sweep of Oxy
    April 14, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team earned two more wins in SCIAC play due to a shutout and then a comeback on Friday afternoon. The Athenas (16-12, 14-4) earned the sweep over Occidental College (9-19, 7-11) with scores of 7-0 and then 9-5.
  • One-run win in sweep of Redlands
    April 08, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team continued on its roll in SCIAC play with its third consecutive sweep, this time taking Redlands 6-2 and 2-1 at home. The Athenas (14-12, 12-4) played errorless defense behind junior Anna Gurr (CMC) and sophomore Chloe Amarilla (CMC) to edge out the Bulldogs (12-18, 8-10).
  • Second consecutive softball sweep
    April 01, 2017
    For the second time in as many Saturdays, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team earned a sweep of a SCIAC opponent and maintained second place standing in the conference. CMS (12-12, 10-4) won both games against Chapman (13-11, 7-7) to the tune of 4-2. The Athenas out-hit the Panthers 15-7 while junior Anna Gurr (CMC) struck out 11 in nine innings pitched.
  • CMS Celebrates Division III Week
    March 31, 2017
    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.
  • Offense breaks out for 6-1, 6-0 sweep of CLU
    March 25, 2017
    The bats of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team were hot on Saturday as the Athenas recorded their second sweep of the 2017 season, beating Cal Lutheran 6-1 and 6-0. The Athenas (10-12, 8-4) put up crooked numbers in five innings on the day while the defense did not allow an earned run for Cal Lu (7-13, 4-8).
  • Gurr throws shutout in split at Redlands
    March 24, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team played two drastically different games on Friday afternoon at the University of Redlands for the SCIAC split. CMS (8-12, 6-4) won the first game 5-0 behind junior pitcher Anna Gurr (CMC) and then dropped the nightcap 6-1.
  • Gurr throws no-hitter in split with Whittier
    March 18, 2017
    At the end of a long week for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team, junior ace Anna Gurr (CMC) still had the legs to throw a no-hitter against Whittier on Saturday afternoon. CMS (7-11, 5-3) and Whittier (10-10, 6-4) split the series with CMS earning the 3-0 win initially with the Poets taking game two, 5-1. The Athenas were dealt a sweep by Ithaca on the day prior, losing 5-0 and 6-3.
  • Denison takes Athenas in double header
    March 15, 2017
    After the high of beating the now No. 1 Berry on Tuesday afternoon, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team (6-8) returned to the diamond the next day to be swept by Denison (7-1), 8-1 and 5-2. The Big Red had just previously swept both Whittier and Pomona-Pitzer in high-scoring affairs and came to CMS ready to hit.
  • Walk-off win for CMS hands No. 4 Berry first loss
    March 14, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team looked to junior ace Anna Gurr (CMC) when the No. 4 team in the country came to town. Berry (19-1) was previously unbeaten and averaged over 8.5 runs per game before matching up with the Athenas (6-6) on Tuesday afternoon. CMS dropped the first game 3-0 due to a pair of early unearned runs but then came back in the second to win in walk-off fashion 2-1.
  • Late rally not enough in split with Sagehens
    March 11, 2017
    Junior Anna Gurr (CMC) earned her fourth win on the season as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team (5-5, 4-2) split with Pomona-Pitzer (5-6, 3-5) on Saturday afternoon. The Athenas took a one-run lead in the first game and then added to it for the eventual 4-2 win. In the second game of the day, the Sagehens broke out for four runs in the first inning and CMS’ late rally was not enough in the 4-2 loss.
  • Gurr on Schutt Sports/NFCA Watch List
    March 10, 2017
    Junior Anna Gurr (CMC) from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team has been chosen to be in the mix for the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Player of the Year.
  • Softball scores seven in split with La Verne
    March 04, 2017
    For the second SCIAC double header of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team (4-4, 3-1) split with the University of La Verne (9-3, 5-1), 3-1 loss and then 7-6 win. The first game showcased the Athenas’ defense and ULV’s pitching while the second game saw each team have three hits for extra bases in the high scoring affair.
  • Legendary Carol Hutchins gives insight on staying focused
    March 02, 2017
    University of Michigan head coach Carol Hutchins took time off from practice to chat with CMS Softball head coach Betsy Hipple about preparing players to compete at a high level.
  • Shutout sweep of Oxy
    February 25, 2017
    In the first conference games of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team swept Occidental College winning 1-0 and then 4-0. The Athenas improve to 3-3 overall while the Tigers drop to 2-10, 0-4 in SCIAC play.
  • Early season rematch goes to Wildacats
    February 18, 2017
    In its home opener on Saturday afternoon, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team matched up with the last team it faced in the 2016 season, Linfield. The Athenas scored first in both games and out-hit the Wildcats in game two, but ultimately fell in both with scores of 3-1 and 4-1.
  • Season Preview: Softball for 2016-17
    February 10, 2017
    Reeve Grobecker, Anna Gurr, and Carly Roleder share their thoughts on the upcoming softball season.
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