June 8, 2015
A new record for CMS in national D-III Directors’ Cup standings
By ending the school year in 11th place in the 2014-15 NCAA Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup final standings which were released on June 4, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics secured its highest finish in the standings in program history.
June 3, 2015
End of year awards for CMS, CMC, HMC and Scripps
Over the final few weeks of the 2014-15 school year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department, along with Claremont McKenna College (CMC), Harvey Mudd College (HMC) and Scripps College (SCR) all announced their end-of-year athletic awards. Below is a list of this year’s recipients, what the awards represent and a little bit about the recipient’s career and accolades with CMS.
April 20, 2015
Women's Basketball Season Highlights (2014-15)
Check out some highlights from the women's basketball 2014-15 season.
April 14, 2015
Kristen Dowling and Athenas to host three basketball camps this summer
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team is hosting three summer camps in 2015. Register now, space is limited.
March 25, 2015
SCIAC releases All-Academic selections for the winter sports
A total of 33 student-athletes from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges were honored on the 2014-15 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic teams for the winter sports.
March 24, 2015
Big senior season earns Scamman honorable mention All-America accolades
In addition to being named All-Region earlier this month, senior guard Kimberly Scamman (CMC) of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team has been named to the D3hoops.com All-America Team as an honorable mention selection.
March 18, 2015
Scamman becomes Athenas’ first two-time D3hoops.com All-Region selection
For the second-straight season and second time in her career, senior guard Kimberly Scamman (CMC) of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team has been named to the D3hoops.com All-West Region Team. This season she made the second team after landing on the third team in 2014.
March 6, 2015
Run comes to an end as Athenas are stifled in the second half by No. 18 UPS in NCAA Tournament
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team had a 33-19 lead at halftime but ultimately was unable to stay on top, losing 61-56 to No. 18 Puget Sound from the stout Northwest Conference in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
March 5, 2015
Scamman, Severt, Brackmann and Dowling honored with All-SCIAC Awards
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swept Athlete of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Coach of the Year in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) annual awards for women’s basketball announced by the SCIAC on Mar. 5. As regular season and tournament champions, head coach of the Athenas, Kristen Dowling was named as the Coach of the Year. Senior Kimberly Scamman earned the Athlete of the Year award along with freshman Kailee Severt as the Newcomer of the Year. Additionally, sophomore Kris Brackmann earned a First Team selection.
March 2, 2015
Women’s basketball matched up with Puget Sound in first round of NCAA Tournament
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team faces the University of Puget Sound in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, Mar. 6 at 5 p.m.
February 28, 2015
Repeat Tournament Champions - Athenas victorious over Cal Lu for perfect SCIAC season
The top seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team was dominant in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s (SCIAC) Postseason Tournament against No. 2 California Lutheran, winning 60-43.
February 26, 2015
Win over Redlands advances Athenas to SCIAC Tournament Final
The No.1 seed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps beat No. 4 seed Redlands in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) women’s basketball tournament semifinal, 56-49.
February 26, 2015
Highlights: Women's Basketball 56, Redlands 49 (SCIAC Semifinals - 2/26/15)
Highlights from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team's win over Redlands in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament semifinals on Feb. 26, 2015 at the Linde Activities Center.
February 25, 2015
Women’s Basketball SCIAC Tournament Information
The top four teams in SCIAC face off in the conference tournament on Thursday and Saturday this week. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps won the regular season title outright with a perfect 16-0 record and is the No. 1 seed for the upcoming SCIAC Tournament. The Athenas will host No. 4 seed Redlands (9-7) in the Linde Activities Center in one semifinal while No. 2 Cal Lutheran (13-3) host No. 3 Chapman (10-6) in the other semifinal game.
February 21, 2015
Stifling ‘D’ helps CMS take down Cal Lu, wrap up perfect SCIAC regular season
Over 25 years have passed by since the last Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team completed an undefeated conference regular season.
February 19, 2015
Highlights: Women's Basketball 66, Pomona-Pitzer 57 (2/18/15)
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team captured the SCIAC regular season title outright with a win over Pomona-Pitzer on Feb. 18. In case you missed it, get caught up here with a few highlights.
February 18, 2015
Athenas clinch eighth SCIAC title in 66-57 win over Pomona-Pitzer
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team continued its dominance of the SCIAC and clinched its eighth conference championship in the 66-57 win over Sixth Street rival, Pomona-Pitzer. This is the second consecutive title for the Athenas.
February 16, 2015
Athenas extend win streak to 16 as they beat Occidental
The CMS women's basketball team beat Occidental 60-37 holding Occidental to just 16 points in the second half.
February 12, 2015
Athenas late surge keeps them undefeated in SCIAC
The Athenas beat Redlands 61-48. A late run by the Athenas allowed them to pull away from the Bulldogs and earn a double digit win.
February 12, 2015
Athenas to host Play 4Kay game on Feb. 18
On Wednesday, Feb. 18 when the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team hosts Pomona-Pitzer, the teams will take the court ready to fight. However, on this day, the basketball game will take a backseat to the fight against breast cancer, as both teams will be taking part of a nationwide initiative known as Play 4Kay.
February 4, 2015
CMS defense holds Chapman in second half; Athenas win 60-54
After a slow first half, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team came charging back to win 60-54 against Chapman, last season’s SCIAC co-champion. The Athenas’ defense only allowed 21 points in the second half, stifling the Panthers’ usually potent shooting game.
February 2, 2015
The Athenas defense key in win over the Poets
The Athenas held the Poets to just 39 points making this the fifth time this season they have held an opponent to 40 points or under.
January 29, 2015
Highlights: Women's Basketball 71, Pomona-Pitzer 41 (1/24/15)
In case you couldn't make it out to the Rains Center to watch the CMS women's basketball team's win over Pomona-Pitzer on Jan. 24, you can watch the key highlights here.
January 28, 2015
Athenas earn double digit wins in SCIAC with 63-45 victory over Oxy
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team has beaten every other SCIAC opponent as of their Wednesday night victory over Occidental College. The Athenas won 63-45 after putting up 37 points in the first half.
January 25, 2015
Tight game at halftime turns into big win for CMS over Pomona-Pitzer
An eight point halftime lead ballooned into a 30-point win as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team pulled away from Pomona-Pitzer in the second half to get a 71-41 conference win on Jan. 24 at Voelkel Gymnasium.
January 25, 2015
Postgame Interview: Kris Brackmann (WBB vs. Pomona-Pitzer - 1/24/15)
Hear what Kris Brackmann had to say after the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team's 71-41 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Jan. 24.
January 22, 2015
Stifling defense propels Athenas past the Regals
The Athenas held the fast paced Regal offense to just 26% shooting on their way to a 50-38 win. The Athenas also had two different players record double-doubles.
January 17, 2015
Big second half boosts CMS past Leos
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team rallied after a one point deficit at halftime to beat La Verne 55-35. Junior Mara Falahee (SCR) led the team in points, rebounds and assists for a career night.
January 15, 2015
Highlights: Women's Basketball 62, Whittier 48 (1/14/15)
In case you couldn't make it out to the Linde Activities Center to watch the CMS women's basketball team's win over Whittier on Jan. 14, you can watch the key highlights here.
January 14, 2015
Physical win against Whittier puts CMS at 6-0 in SCIAC
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team played a smart and physical second half to secure a Wednesday night 62-48 win against Whittier. The Athenas scored comparably in both halves but chopped the Poets’ scoring from 28 in the first to a mere 20 points in the second half.
January 10, 2015
Key early-season SCIAC showdown against Chapman goes to CMS
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team remained unbeaten in conference play, with a 59-51 win at Chapman on Jan. 10 in Orange.
January 6, 2015
Scamman earns D3Hoops.com Team of the Week and SCIAC honors
This past week, senior guard Kimberly Scamman (CMC) had a big week scoring, earning her a spot on D3Hoops.com Team of the Week and the Female Athlete of the Week in SCIAC.
January 5, 2015
CMS Athlete of the Week: Kim Scamman – Women’s Basketball (12/29 - 1/4)
The first team All-Conference selection from a season ago has never had an issue scoring points during her CMS career, as she has frequently put up big numbers and filled up the scoring column.
January 5, 2015
Ray leads CMS to lopsided win at Caltech
Kyra Ray scored a team-high 14 points to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team to a 76-43 conference win at Caltech on Jan. 5
January 3, 2015
Athenas extend win streak to five games and beat Redlands 61-51
In the first contest of 2015 for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team, the Athenas came away with a 61-51 win over Redlands and increase their win streak to five games.
December 30, 2014
Balanced scoring leads to win over Raiders
CMS defeated the Milwaukee School of Engineering 89-63 on Tuesday evening as five Athenas scored in double figures.
December 29, 2014
Scamman puts up 41 in 65-61 win against Johns Hopkins
Senior Kimberly Scamman went 15-20 from the field contributing to the team's 65-61 victory over Johns Hopkins in the first game of the CMS-Caltech Classic.
December 19, 2014
Highlights: Women's Basketball 67, Bethesda 47 (12/13/14)
In case you couldn't make it out to the Linde Activities Center to watch the CMS women's basketball team's win over Bethesda on Dec. 13, you can watch the key highlights here.
December 13, 2014
Big second half and shut down defense for 67-47 win over Bethesda
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball scored 40 points in the second half for a 67-47 win over Bethesda Christian on Saturday night. After last week’s win against Caltech, CMS faced a stronger opponent in the Flames and rose to the occasion.
December 8, 2014
Athenas supreme over Caltech 77-34
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team was on fire in the first half of its Monday night 77-34 win over Caltech. The Athenas scored 49 points in twenty minutes and then the defense held Caltech to merely ten points in the second half.
December 6, 2014
Valiant effort falls short against No. 17 George Fox
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team faced stiff competition in No. 17 George Fox and lost 63-48 on Saturday night in Harvey Mudd’s Linde Activities Center. The Athenas matched George Fox in points during the first ten minutes of the second half before the aggressive Bruins took control of the game.
December 3, 2014
Bench key as CMS holds on for win at La Verne in SCIAC-opener
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team defeated La Verne 65-62 on Dec. 3 at La Verne in the SCIAC-opener for both teams.
November 29, 2014
CMS dominant against UC Santa Cruz in David Wells Classic
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team rounded out its games in the 21st Annual David Wells Classic with a second win on the weekend, beating UC Santa Cruz 52-46. After tying the game with their first basket, the Athenas never trailed for the remaining 39 minutes while Kimberly Scamman (CMC) went 12-for-15 from the line to contribute 18 points.
November 29, 2014
David Wells Classic Information
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer are co-hosts for the annual David Wells Classic Basketball Tournament.
November 28, 2014
Rally by CMS in final minutes lead to win over Augsburg
A 15-0 run in a five minute stretch late in the second half ended up being the turning point in the game as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team erased a six-point deficit to get a 50-40 win over Augsburg in the Wells Classic on Nov. 28 at Pomona-Pitzer’s Voelkel Gymnasium.
November 24, 2014
Wittenberg and Wheaton hand CMS back-to-back losses on Midwest swing
In its Midwest trip to the Chicago area, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team lost both of its games in the Beth Baker Classic, hosted by Wheaton College on Nov. 21-22.
November 16, 2014
Athenas best Pacific Lutheran 63-44 in season opener
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team opened its season against in-region opponent, Pacific Lutheran, and won 63-44. The Athenas scored the first six points of the game and never relinquished the lead as senior Kimberly Scamman (CMC) and freshman Kailee Severt (CMC) each scored 12 points.
November 13, 2014
Venue information for the 2014-15 basketball season
With the construction of Roberts Pavilion ongoing, here is information about where the CMS women's basketball team and men's basketball teams will be playing their home games.
November 12, 2014
Season Preview: 2014-15 CMS Women's Basketball
The defending SCIAC champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team begins its bid for a second-straight NCAA Tournament appearance on Nov. 16 as the team kicks off its 2014-15 season at home against Pacific Lutheran. Find out all you need to know about this year's team by watching the season preview video.
November 7, 2014
Stags and Athenas receive votes in D3Hoops.com preseason poll
In the preseason poll released by D3Hoops.com, both the Stags and Athenas received votes but were not quite able to break into the top 25.
November 3, 2014
CMS Hall of Fame Class of 2014 to be inducted at banquet on Nov. 8
CMS hosts its annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 8 in the Athenaeum at 6 p.m. Find out more info here.
October 15, 2014
Both CMS basketball teams hit the court on Oct. 15 for first practices of the season
For anyone and everyone across the college basketball landscape at the NCAA level, when the calendar turns to Oct. 15, it means one thing: the start of basketball season.
September 15, 2014
Basketball Alumni Event Information
Register for this year's alumni basketball games.
September 4, 2014
Follow CMS Athletics with email updates and on social media
Following CMS Athletics has been made easier than ever. Whether you are on the go and comfortable with all forms of social media or just figured out your email, CMS Athletics has a way for you to follow your favorite sports teams.
July 8, 2014
CMS Athletics announces Hall of Fame Class of 2014
A group of five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic greats have been selected as inductees into the CMS Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014, Michael Sutton ’76, Director of Athletics, William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow has announced.
June 11, 2014
2013-14 CMS Athletics Highlight Video
The 2013-14 school year saw 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams win SCIAC championships and 12 teams make NCAA postseason appearances in their respective sport. Watch a few highlights from the record-breaking year for CMS Athletics.
June 8, 2014
2013-14 a record year for CMS Athletics on conference and national levels
Over the years, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics has won 27 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Sports Trophies and has been ranked in the upper echelon of Division III programs in the annual Directors’ Cup Standings.
April 24, 2014
CMS women's basketball program to host three summer camps
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team is hosting three summer camps in 2014.
April 17, 2014
CMS has 28 winter sport student-athletes on SCIAC All-Academic Teams
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released its 2013-14 winter sports All-Academic Teams and 28 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps student-athletes made their respective sports’ All-Academic Team.
April 3, 2014
2013-2014 Women's Basketball Highlight Film
Highlights from the 2013-2014 women's basketball season.
March 18, 2014
Scamman selected to D3hoops All-West Region third team
After helping lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team to a school-record 24 win season, junior guard Kimberly Scamman has been selected to the D3hoops.com All-West Region third team, released on March 17.
March 18, 2014
Highlights: Scamman Named All-West Region
After helping lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team to a school-record 24 win season, junior guard Kimberly Scamman has been selected to the D3hoops.com All-West Region third team, released on March 17. Watch a few of her highlights from the 2013-14 season.
March 7, 2014
Defending national champs DePauw top CMS in first round of NCAAs
Defending national champion DePauw University pulled away in the second half for a 79-68 win over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship on Friday, March 7 at Neal Fieldhouse. CMS ends its season at 24-4, the most wins in school history.
March 5, 2014
Scamman, Barnes named First Team All-SCIAC
After winning a share of the SCIAC Championship and their first SCIAC Tournament title, the women's basketball team placed junior guard Kimberly Scamman and senior guard Madeline Barnes on the All-SCIAC First Team the conference announced on Wednesday, March 5.
March 5, 2014
Barnes named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) named Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball player Madeline Barnes as the SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 24 - Mar. 2.
March 4, 2014
(Updated 3/4) - NCAA field announced, CMS travels to DePauw for opening round on March 7
Back in NCAA postseason play for the first time since 2004, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team is scheduled to take on defending national champion DePauw University (27-1) on Friday, March 7 in Greencastle, Ind. Game times and ticket information are not yet available.
March 1, 2014
A total team win as CMS runs by Chapman for SCIAC Tournament title, NCAA bid
For the first time since 2004, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team is heading to the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship tournament. With a convincing, team-oriented 78-60 win over Chapman University in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament championship game on Saturday, March 1 at the Hutton Center, CMS earned that right.
February 28, 2014
CMS gets comeback win in OT over Redlands to advance to SCIAC Tournament finals
The No. 2 seed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team overcame a 10-point second half deficit to force overtime, as they went on to defeat No. 3 seed Redlands 76-72 in the semifinals of the SCIAC Women’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 27 at Ducey Gym.
February 27, 2014
Highlights: Women's Basketball 76, Redlands 72 (SCIAC Tourn. - 2/27/14)
Watch some highlights from the CMS women's basketball team's 76-72 overtime win over Redlands in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament semifinals on Thursday, Feb. 27 at Ducey Gym.
February 23, 2014
Narrow win over Cal Lutheran gives CMS share of SCIAC regular season championship
One season after the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team tied for a sixth place conference finish in the SCIAC, CMS has seen a complete turnaround. With a 60-54 win at Cal Lutheran on Saturday evening in the team’s final regular season game, the Athenas secured a share of the SCIAC regular season championship with Chapman.
February 21, 2014
Long-time CMS coach Jodie Burton honored at final regular season game in Ducey Gym
At halftime of the final regular season women’s basketball game of the 57-year history of Ducey Gym on Feb. 20, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics honored long-time women’s basketball and current women’s golf head coach Jodie Burton.
February 20, 2014
Scamman scores 28 for big SCIAC win over Redlands on Senior Night
On senior night and the last regular season game in Ducey Gym, the Athena basketball team brought home a 55-47 win over Redlands. CMS betters their record to 21-3 overall and 13-2 in conference. The Athenas sit tied for first place in SCIAC with just one game left in the regular season.
February 15, 2014
Athenas turn the heat up in second half to beat La Verne
CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team beat the University of La Verne Saturday, Feb. 15, 74-51 in Ducey Gym. The win keeps the Athenas at the top of SCIAC play with a 12-2 record and a combined record of 20-3 with two games remaining in the regular season.
February 12, 2014
Highlights: Women's Basketball 63, Pomona-Pitzer 48 (2/8/14)
In case you weren't able to attend or watch online, watch a few highlights from the CMS women's basketball team's 63-48 win at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Pomona-Pitzer.
February 9, 2014
Freshmen duo spark Athenas to double-digit road win against Sagehens
Freshmen Kris Brackmann and Claire Donnelly came off the bench and played a big role in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team’s 63-48 win over Pomona-Pitzer at Voelkel Gymnasium in SCIAC play on Saturday night.
February 6, 2014
CMS Athletics to honor Ted Ducey and Ducey Family prior to games on Feb. 19 and 20
Before the doors to Ducey Gymnasium close for good, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics plans to honor the late Ted Ducey along with the Ducey Family prior to the final regular season basketball games in the gym on Wednesday, Feb. 19 (men’s basketball) and Thursday, Feb. 20 (women’s basketball).
February 6, 2014
Athenas dominate Tigers 75-36
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team beat Occidental College 75-36 on Thursday night in Ducey Gym. The Athenas scored 40 in the first half and unequivocally dominated the entire game. This strong showing by the CMS offense will propel them into the upcoming rivalry weekend.
February 1, 2014
Defense propels Athenas to bounce-back win over Whittier
Just a couple days after its loss to Chapman, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team bounced back with a 70-43 conference win over Whittier on Saturday night at Ducey Gym. With the win, CMS moved to 16-3, 8-2 in SCIAC while Whittier dropped to 1-18 overall.
January 30, 2014
Barnes named Academic All-District
The 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-District® Men's and Women's Basketball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), were announced today and Madeline Barnes was selected to the Division III District VIII team.
January 18, 2014
Three pointers propel CMS past Caltech
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team beat the Caltech Beavers 88-39 on Saturday night in Ducey Gym. The Athenas played a strong game and delivered ten three point buckets.
January 16, 2014
All involved benefit from Athena basketball team’s volunteer efforts at Vista Elementary
As elementary school students, many of us can easily recall individuals who inspired us, whether they knew it or not– people we met for an instant or heard speak, and then decided that, because of them, we wanted to stay in school, pursue a certain career or chase down a dream we didn’t think possible.
January 7, 2014
Scamman named conference’s Female Athlete of the Week
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) named Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball player Kimberly Scamman as the SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 30 – Jan. 5.
January 4, 2014
Missed layups cause second loss for Athenas
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team earned only their second loss of the season in Saturday’s game vs. Chapman. The Athenas lost 55-48 to the Panthers in the first game of 2014 in Ducey Gym. Missed opportunities and layups cost the game for CMS.
December 31, 2013
CMS downs Grinnell behind Scamman's double-double
The Athenas beat the Pioneers of Grinnell College 72-58 on Tuesday afternoon in the second game of the CMS/Caltech Classic. Hamline University beat Caltech 90-58 in the first game at Ducey Gym.
December 14, 2013
Athenas win five in a row with victory over Northern New Mexico
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team closed out their early season schedule with a win over Northern New Mexico College on Saturday evening 59-45. All 16 of their healthy players saw time on the court and contributed to the team win.
December 12, 2013
Athenas overcome tough shooting night for home win over Sagehens
On a night when the offense struggled for much of the game, the defense stepped up and helped the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team to a 61-50 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Thursday night at Ducey Gymnasium.
December 4, 2013
CMS Athlete of the Week (11/25 - 12/1): Kimberly Scamman - Women's Basketball
Junior guard Kimberly Scamman of the CMS women's basketball team set a school record by making 17 free throws in a win over UC Santa Cruz. In two games, both Athena wins, she averaged 21.5 points to earn CMS Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Nov. 25 - Dec. 1.
November 30, 2013
Scamman sets free throw record in team win over UC Santa Cruz
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team beat UC Santa Cruz in the second and final day of the David Wells Classic 63-47. Junior Kimberly Scamman set the CMS free throw record making 17 during the game while the Athenas played well and controlled the tempo of the game behind her.
November 29, 2013
Athenas win in tight game against Arizona Christian
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team beat Arizona Christian University 68-64 in the first day of the David Wells Classic in Ducey Gym. The Athenas held onto their first half lead to remain undefeated at home this season.
November 23, 2013
Athenas go 1-1 in trip to Northwest
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team earned a win and a loss over the weekend in the Northwest. The Athenas came back late in the second half to beat Pacific Lutheran University 72-68 on Thursday night to extend their win streak to three games. On Saturday, the Athenas fell to the University of Puget Sound 65-86.
November 16, 2013
Exciting overtime win vs. UC Merced for Athenas
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team won their second game of the season over UC Merced 67-64 in overtime. The Athenas came out on top of a game that had 16 lead changes to defeat the Bobcats.
November 15, 2013
Last minute layup leads to win in season opener over Bethesda
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team won their season and home opener against Bethesda University 64-63 on Friday night. The Athenas held the momentum for the majority of the game, but a second half surge by the Flames forced the game to come down to the final minute. Junior Kimberly Scamman made the game-winning layup for CMS with just under two seconds remaining.
November 14, 2013
Season Preview: 2013-14 CMS Women's Basketball
The Athena women's basketball team gets its 2013-14 season underway at home on Friday, Nov. 15 against Bethesda Christian. Hear what Coach Dowling has to say about this year's team in the women's basketball season preview.
October 15, 2013
Oct. 15 marks the first day of practice for 2013-14 Athena women’s basketball
For many, Oct. 15 is just another day, but for women’s college basketball players across the country, Oct. 15 marks the first day of practice in a new season. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team hit the floor for the first practice of the season on Tuesday morning as they look to build on last season’s 9-16 campaign.
October 9, 2013
Inaugural CMS Stadium Run raises over $2k for Wounded Warrior Project
Each year members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) organize an event that benefits a community service organization.
July 22, 2013
CMS Qualifies For WBCA Top 25 Honor Roll
The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) recently announced their Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls for the 2012-13 season and CMS was ninth overall.
June 13, 2013
CMS Athletics Broadens Fan Outreach With Addition Of Instagram And YouTube Pages
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics has expanded its social media reach to include both Instagram and Youtube in order to enhance its engagement and connection with fans, alumni, parents, current students, prospective student-athletes and the community.
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 29, 2013
CMS Women’s Basketball Program to Host Three Summer Camps in 2013
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team is hosting three summer camps in 2013.
April 18, 2013
2012-13 Women's Basketball Highlight Film
Watch some of the highlights from the 2012-13 women's basketball season.
March 1, 2013
Barnes’ Career Year Earns Her Second Team All-SCIAC Honors
After a career-best season now in the books, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball player Madeline Barnes has been named second team All-SCIAC, the conference announced Friday, March 1. This is the first All-SCIAC award for the junior guard.
February 18, 2013
Krumwiede Leads Athenas On Senior Night Win Over Caltech
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team won their season finale 94-48 against the Caltech Beavers on Monday, Feb. 18, at Ducey Gym. With the conference win, CMS finished its season at 9-16 overall and 5-11 in the conference.
February 16, 2013
Redlands Leads Throughout To Defeat Athenas 78-65
In the first match-up of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team lost on the road by one point to Redlands in overtime. The second time around Redlands led from start to finish as they defeated CMS 78-65 on Saturday night at Ducey Gymnasium in SCIAC play.
February 14, 2013
Second-Chance Points Cost Athenas In 69-65 Loss To Sagehens
Second-chance points and rebounding proved to be the difference as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team lost to Pomona-Pitzer 69-65 on Thursday night at Voelkel Gymnasium in SCIAC play.
February 9, 2013
Second Half Comeback Falls Short For Athenas Against La Verne
Down by as many as 22 points in the second half, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team nearly completed the comeback. Instead the University of La Verne held on for an 82-77 win over the Athenas on Saturday night at Ducey Gymnasium.
February 7, 2013
After Late Rally, Athenas Fall To Oxy Tigers In Overtime
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team lost 71-65 against the Occidental College Tigers on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Ducey Gym. With the loss, CMS is now 4-8 in the conference and 8-13 overall.
January 24, 2013
Athenas Run Away With Win Over Rival Sagehens At Home
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team won 71-49 against the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens on January 24, 2013, at Ducey Gym. With today’s conference win, CMS improves to 3-6 in the conference and 7-11 overall.
January 17, 2013
Women's Basketball Spends An Afternoon With Students Volunteering At Vista Elementary
After a morning practice at Ducey Gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan 16, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team packed into the van to hit the court again in the afternoon, but for a different reason. With school still on break and an off day in-between games, the Athenas spent a few hours playing games and tutoring students who participate in the After School Community Education and Safety (ASES) program at Vista Del Valle Elementary School in Claremont.
January 17, 2013
Athenas Fall To Strong Cal Lu Squad
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team lost 69-53 against the California Lutheran Regals on January 17, at Ducey Gym. With tonight’s conference loss, CMS is now 5-11 overall – 1-6 in the conference.
January 11, 2013
Balanced Attack Helps CMS Top Chapman For First SCIAC Win
Ahead for the majority of the game, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team had to fend off a late rally by Chapman University to pull out a 72-69 win on Thursday night at Ducey Gymnasium.
December 30, 2012
Another Win For the Athenas at Home - Finish Cal-Tech/CMS Classic Undefeated
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team won 71-44 against the Emerson Lions on December 30, at Ducey Gym. With today’s win, CMS goes 2-0 in the Cal-Tech/CMS Classic and improves their team record to 3-8 overall.
December 29, 2012
Athenas Top Vikings In Opener Of CMS-Caltech Classic
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team won 69-62 against Bethany Lutheran on December 29, at Ducey Gym. CMS breaks their eight-game losing streak and with today’s win, improve their team record to 2-8 overall.
December 8, 2012
Slow Start Trips Up Athenas Against Wheaton
After scoring 85 points the previous night against the University of La Verne, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team had a tough time continuing their scoring ways, as they fell 70-34 to Wheaton College (IL) Friday night at Ducey Gym.
December 2, 2012
Athenas Drop SCIAC Home-Opener To Poets 69-61
Up by as many as 12 points in the second half, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team failed to hold its lead, as they lost 69-61 to Whittier College on Saturday night at Ducey Gym in its SCIAC home-opener.
November 16, 2012
Women's Basketball Opens Season With Win
The CMS Women’s Basketball team opened the 2012-13 season at home with a 66-60 win against the Eagles of La Sierra University on Thursday, November 15.
November 9, 2012
Athenas Basketball Team Hosts Free Youth Clinic
The CMS Women’s Basketball Team hosted a free youth basketball clinic on Saturday October 27th for kids in the community.
September 17, 2012
Athena Summer Travel Blog: Sarah King
This is the second of a series of blogs by women's basketball relating their experiences during the past summer.
August 29, 2012
Athena Summer Travel Blog: Maddie Barnes
This is the first of a series of blogs by women's basketball relating their experiences during the past summer.
August 27, 2012
Women's Basketball Announces Assistant Coaches
CMS women’s basketball coach Kristen Dowling filled her staff today with the announcement that she has hired Reggie Ellis and John Hill as assistant coaches.
May 30, 2012
Kristen Dowling Named New Women's Basketball Coach
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Director of Athletics Mike Sutton announced today the appointment of Kristen Dowling as the new head coach for CMS women’s basketball. Dowling joins CMS effective June 15.
April 17, 2012
Burton Retires As Basketball Coach
February 29, 2012
Two Athenas Earn All-SCIAC Honors
Frannie Hemmelgarn and Kalika Tullock were selected the All-SCIAC Women's Basketball team which was announced Wednesday.
February 17, 2012
CMS Defeats Cross Campus Foes On Senior Night
CMS sent their seniors out in style on Senior Night at Ducey Gymnasium on Wednesday by beating cross-campus rival Pomona-Pitzer 60-47.
February 16, 2012
Athenas Celebrate Their Seniors
February 14, 2012
Lots Of Love From Your Athenas
February 12, 2012
Q & A With Lyndsay Bergus
February 11, 2012
Athenas Lose a Tough One to Bulldogs, 61-60
February 10, 2012
Q & A With Anastasia Jones
February 9, 2012
Athenas Stay Perfect on the Road, Clinch Postseason Berth
February 5, 2012
Q & A with Jennifer Ringoen
February 4, 2012
Athenas Drop to Poets
February 2, 2012
Athenas Move into Third, Topple Beavers at Home
January 28, 2012
Athenas Outshine Regals
January 26, 2012
Athenas Capture 8th Straight Rivalry Game Over Sagehens
January 25, 2012
Q & A With Elissa Ronquillo
January 22, 2012
Poets Made It Tough On The Road
January 20, 2012
Athenas Not Able To Tame The Tigers
January 14, 2012
Q & A With Frannie Hemmelgarn
January 14, 2012
Redlands Ends Conference Winning Streak
January 13, 2012
Athenas Get A Big Win At Cal Lutheran
January 11, 2012
Hemmelgarn Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Frannie Hemmelgarn was selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of January 2 - 8.
January 9, 2012
Q & A With Kalika Tullock
January 7, 2012
Burton Wins 500th Game
Jodie Burton won her 500th game as head women's basketball coach on Saturday night as CMS won at Caltech 51-36. She is the 15th coach in Division III history to achieve the milestone.
January 5, 2012
Athenas Get First Win In Conference
The women's basketball team began SCIAC play on Thursday night with a 68-51 home win over the University of La Verne.
January 4, 2012
Athenas To Kick Off Conference Play
January 2, 2012
Wrapping Up The Preseason
December 30, 2011
CMS-Cal Tech Winter Classic Tournament
December 10, 2011
Arizona Christian University Visits Claremont
December 3, 2011
Tough defense secures win in Riverside
November 26, 2011
Remembering David Wells at the DAVID WELLS CLASSIC
November 19, 2011
Athenas Away In The Windy City
March 4, 2011
Three Athenas Earn All-SCIAC Honors
The women's basketball All-SCIAC team was announced today and three Athenas were selected to the team. Frannie Hemmelgarn and Aria Krumwiede earned First Team honors and Kalika Tullock earned Second Team honors.
February 28, 2011
Athenas Fall Short Against Tigers in SCIAC Championship
CMS women’s basketball faced off against the Occidental Tigers on Saturday at Occidental in the SCIAC Tournament Championships. It was a close game between the teams, but Occidental came out victorious 55-49.
February 24, 2011
Athenas Dominate Sagehens To Finish Third In SCIAC
The CMS Women's Basketball Team soundly defeated Pomona-Pitzer 70-47 on Tuesday during Pomona-Pitzer’s Senior Night to finish third in the SCIAC.
February 14, 2011
Athenas Continue Strong Play At Home
The women's basketball team improved to 12-1 at home this season with a 71-66 win over La Verne on Saturday night. The Athenas moved ahead of the Leopards in the SCIAC standings with CMS now alone in third with a 7-4 record while La Verne is now in a three-way tie for fourth at 6-5.
February 11, 2011
Athenas Earn Important Win Against Regals
The CMS Athenas staged an impressive victory at Ducey Gymnasium Thursday night defeating the Cal Lutheran Regals 68-53. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps improved to 16-5 overall and 6-4 (t3rd) in SCIAC. The win moved the team out of a three-way tie for fourth and into a two-way tie for third.
February 4, 2011
Athenas Close Out Poets With Late Run
CMS closed out their game with Whittier on Thurssday with an 11-4 run to win 89-82 at Ducey Gym. The Athenas were two for two from the field and seven for eight from the line in the final two minutes. CMS improved to 15-4 overall and 5-3 (t3rd) in SCIAC.
February 3, 2011
Athenas Raise Awareness Of Childhood Cancer
The Athenas basketball team wore 'Team Pearce' shirts for their January 29 game against Redlands and will wear them again in tonight's game against Whittier. Team Pearce represents the PearceQ Foundation which raises funds to assist families whose children are battling cancer.
January 31, 2011
CMS Wins Double Overtime Thriller
The Athenas basketball team beat the University of Redlands 90-83 in double overtime on Saturday night at Ducey Gymnasium. CMS improved to 14-4 overall and 3-2 (t3rd) in SCIAC while knocking Redlands (11-7, 5-2) out of a first place tie in the conference.
January 21, 2011
Tenacious Defense Leads the Way for Athenas
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas improved to 12-3 overall and 2-2 in conference, as they defeated the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens 79-57 on Thursday night in Ducey Gymnasium.
January 12, 2011
Frannie Hemmelgarn: A Key Player For Athenas Basketball
Frannie Hemmelgarn is a sophomore transfer at CMC and a forward/center on the CMS Women’s Basketball team. She plans to pursue the Leadership Sequence and major in either government or economics.
January 5, 2011
Women's Basketball Conference Preview
Conference play begins on Saturday, January 8 for the CMS Women’s Basketball Team. Their first SCIAC opponent will be Occidental College, the defending SCIAC Champions. The two teams last met in the SCIAC Tournament Semi-finals, in which Occidental narrowly edged out CMS for a 72-69 victory.
January 3, 2011
Women's Basketball Preseason Recap
The CMS Women's Basketball Team has started the 2010-2011 season on fire. With only one loss, the Athenas are looking forward to an exciting SCIAC Conference season, which begins on January 8. Below is a recap of their preseason games.
March 4, 2010
Krumwiede Represents Athenas On All-SCIAC Team
Aria Krumwiede (SO Scottsdale, AZ) was named First Team All-SCIAC on Wednesday.
February 25, 2010
SCIAC Post-Season Tournament: #4 Athenas Travel to #1 Oxy for SCIAC Semi-Finals.
Tonight, Feb. 25 the Athenas will travel to Occidental College to compete in the SCIAC Post-Season Tournament. Tip-off is 7:30 PM
February 25, 2010
Athenas Scare Tigers, Almost Pull Off Upset
It took all 40 minutes for the Occidental Tigers to defeat the Athenas 72-69 as Aria Krumwiedes (SO, Scottsdale, AZ) last-second shot fell short and the Tigers dodged an upset.
February 24, 2010
Hanson Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Cameron Hanson (SR, Rockville, MD) has been selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of February 15-21.
February 21, 2010
Athenas Steal Tournament Spot, Defeat Hens.
The Athenas 65-51 victory over Pomona-Pitzer was more than just a win over a heated cross-street rival. It also gave them a SCIAC tournament bid.
February 18, 2010
Athenas Keep Tournament Hopes Alive with Win at Whittier
The Athena win against Whittier moves CMS into a tie for the fourth SCIAC tournament spot.
February 13, 2010
Athenas Defeat La Verne, Prepare for Crucial Game at Whittier
The Athenas win over La Verne pulls them within one game of fourth-place Whittier. The Athenas will face-off against Whittier on Thursday.
February 11, 2010
Krumwiede, Athenas Have Record Night in Win Versus Caltech
Sophomore Aria Krumwiede (Scottsdale, AZ [pictured]) set a team record for most three-pointers without a miss (6-6) in the Athenas win over Caltech (5-17, 1-10) 81-30.
February 6, 2010
Athenas Lose Close Game to First-Place Tigers in OT
Despite attempting 22 more shots than the Tigers, the Athenas (3-7, 12-9) were not able to upset Occidental (9-1, 17-4) and lost a close game in overtime 76-73.
January 6, 2010
Krumwiede Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Aria Krumwiede has been selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the weeks of December 14 - January 3.
December 30, 2009
Athenas Sweep Holiday Classic
The Athenas basketball team went 2-0 at the Caltech-CMS Holiday Classic to finish their first semester schedule 7-2 overall. On December 19, CMS came back from a 13-point second half deficit to defeat Buena Vista University 82-78. On December 20, CMS defeated Knox College 75-58.
December 2, 2009
Krumwiede Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Aria Krumwiede has been selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of November 23-29.
March 8, 2009
Krumwiede Earns All-SCIAC Honors
Aria Krumwiede (FR, Scottsdale, AZ) was named Second Team All-SCIAC for 2009.
February 15, 2009
Athenas Complete Sweep Of Cross Street Rivals
CMS beat Pomona-Pitzer 70-59 on Saturday night to complete a season sweep of the series. This is the sixth time in seven years that the Athenas have swept both games.
January 16, 2009
Athenas Rebound From Early Deficit To Down Regals
CMS was down 20-11 to Cal Lutheran midway through the first half, but closed the half on a 17-3 run en route to a 59-46 victory. CMS improved to 9-5 overall and 2-1 in SCIAC.
January 7, 2009
Athenas Finish Non-Conference Schedule 7-4
CMS concluded its non-conference schedule on Monday with a 76-44 win at Southwestern College in Phoenix, AZ. The Athenas improved to 7-4 overall, a dramatic improvement over last year's 1-9 preseason.
March 5, 2008
Osgood Named To All-SCIAC Team
Jennifer Osgood (SO, Vashon, WA) was selected this week to the 2008 Women's Basketball All-SCIAC Second Team.
February 22, 2008
CMS Downs Caltech Behind Balanced Attack
CMS defeated Caltech 69-60 on Thursday evening with a team effort as all nine Athenas who played scored.
February 15, 2008
Athenas Overcome Second Half Deficit, Sagehens
CMS battled back from a 10-point deficit with 7:44 remaining in the second half to win at Pomona-Pitzer 58-56 on Thursday evening.
January 25, 2008
Remaining Home Basketball Games To Be Audiocast
The remaining home games for the men's and women's basketball teams will be audiocast on the web.
January 18, 2008
Athenas Defeat Poets In Overtime For First SCIAC Win
The women's basketball team made 14 of 18 free throws in the overtime period to win at Whittier 65-59.
January 7, 2008
Athenas Win First Game Of Season
The women basketball team won their final preseason game 66-53 over Bryn Mawr College with an excellent all-around effort.
December 30, 2007
Women's Basketball Game Moved To La Verne
Tonight's women's basketball game against Rockford College has been moved to the University of La Verne. The game time remains 7:00.
March 9, 2007
Four Players Earn All-SCIAC Honors
Four basketball players were recently named to the All-SCIAC Teams. Mani Maceira (JR, Cotati) and Lana Young were named First Team All-SCIAC and Jocelyn Woolsey (SO, Piedmont) and Cameron Hanson (FR, Rockville, MD) were named Second Team All-SCIAC.
February 5, 2007
Athenas Move Into Tie For First
The women's basketball team beat the University of La Verne 60-55 on Saturday evening and is now tied for first in the SCIAC with La Verne. CMS is 12-7 overall and 7-1 in SCIAC while La Verne dropped to 14-5 and 7-1.
February 2, 2007
Athenas Finish First Half In Second
The women's basketball team concluded the first round of SCIAC play with a 72-68 win at Cal Lutheran on Thursday evening. The win improved their record to 11-7 overall and 6-1 in SCIAC play while Cal Lutheran fell to 9-7 and 5-2.
January 21, 2007
Burton Achieves Landmark Win
The women's basketball team beat Caltech 73-41 on Saturday evening to give coach Jodie Burton her 200th career SCIAC victory. She is the first women's coach in conference history to achieve the milestone.
January 19, 2007
Athenas Down Bulldogs
The women's basketball team overcame a sloppy first half to defeat the University of Redlands 62-56 on Thursday evening.
January 10, 2007
Woolsey Named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
Jocelyn Woolsey (SO, Piedmont) was selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the weeks of December 25 - January 7.
January 1, 2007
Athenas Win La Sierra Tournament Title
The CMS women's basketball team won the La Sierra Tournament over the weekend. They defeated Hiram College 51-48 on Saturday and beat tournament host La Sierra University 55-45 on Sunday.