The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team avenged a loss in the 2017 NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon by defeating the Colorado College Tigers 14-9 on the road. Sally Abel (CMC) led the Athenas scoring effort on the afternoon with three goals. Emily Cohen (CMC), Corie Hack (CMC), Allie Hill (CMC), and Hannah Graves (CMC) got in on the action, scoring two goals each in the important regional victory for CMS. Evan Murphy (CMC) followed up a seven assist performance on Wednesday with five assists on Sunday afternoon.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team scored 12 goals on Wednesday afternoon in a 12-8 victory over the Springfield Pride on Zinda Field. Evan Murphy (CMC) registered an assist on over half of the Athenas scores on the day, accumulating seven in the Athenas' seventh-straight victory. A quick scan of the record books shows that Murphy's seven assists are the most in a single game for an Athena since Lindsay Gaesser (CMC) recorded seven against Denison on Apr. 27, 2007. Earlier that same season, Gasser notched nine assists against Puget Sound on Apr. 8, 2007.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team defeated the Stevenson Mustangs on Zinda Field. The Athenas took a 6-1 lead at the half and never looked back earning a 12-4 victory over the Stevenson Mustangs. Corie Hack (CMC) led the way with five goals on the night.
On a damp and dreary day, the No. 23 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas controlled the visiting Albion Britons from the opening whistle en route to a 17-3 victory on Zinda Field. A total of 11 different Athenas collected goals in the non-conference victory with Hannah Graves (CMC) and Sally Abel (CMC) leading the charge with three tallies apiece. The victory improves the Athenas to 5-1 on the season. CMS will next take the field on Monday night when they host the Stevenson Mustangs at 7:00 p.m. for another non-conference contest on Zinda Field.
The No. 23 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team opened their 2018 home slate with a meeting against the Rhodes Lynx. In a battle between two NCAA Tournament teams from last season, the Athenas emerged as the 20-8 victor under the lights on Zinda Field. Corie Hack (CMC) led all scorers on the night with seven goals on 11 shots.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team won their third-straight SCIAC game with a 20-3 drumming of the Whittier Poets on Saturday morning. The Athenas held the Poets scoreless in the first-half and scored 13 goals to take a convincing 13-0 lead into the break. During the opening period, CMS held a 32-1 advantage in shots taken. CMS scored the first two goals of the second-half before cruising to a 20-3 victory. The Athenas were paced on the afternoon by three-goal efforts from Allie Hill (CMC), Julia Mueller (SC), and Corie Hack (CMC). In total, 11 different Athenas registered goals in the convincing conference victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team dominated the field on Saturday night across the street at Pomona-Pitzer. Five Athenas scored multiple goals in a 15-5 win victory for the Athenas. Corie Hack (CMC) led the offensive effort for the Athenas with four goals on the evening as the Athenas improve to 2-0 in the SCIAC. CMS outshot the Sagehens 32-12 in the contest.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team opened SCIAC play on Wednesday afternoon with a 14-10 victory against Occidental. The Athenas took a 10-2 lead early in the second-half before the Tigers mounted a second-half comeback. Occidental’s late push was not enough as the Athenas held on for the four-goal victory to move to 1-1 on the season and start conference play 1-0. Senior Evan Murphy (CMC) and freshman Sally Abel (CMC) combined for nine total goals on the afternoon with Murphy leading the scoring effort with five tallies and an assist. Abel found the twine four times on nine shots.
On Sunday afternoon, the No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team opened the 2018 season on the road against UC Davis. The Athenas hung with the Aggies throughout the game, but UC Davis used a big second-half to claim the 13-6 victory. CMS freshmen accounted for five of the six goals the Athenas scored on the afternoon. Sally Abel (CMC) scored three goals on three shots to lead the Athenas’ offense on the day. Abel also picked up four ground balls and won three draw controls.
A second-year CMC scholar-athlete is sharing her passion for lacrosse with girls in Uganda, both to encourage the development of the sport and to empower her young pupils. Kira Weiss ’20, a defender on the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps lacrosse team, has been traveling to Africa every summer for nearly half her life, tagging along with her family and then working as a volunteer with FundaField, a nonprofit organization started by her brothers Kyle Weiss ’15 and Garrett Weiss.
If you would have told me on my first day of college that as a sophomore I would leave behind my life as a Division I athlete at the University of Oregon to attend a school smaller than my high school, I would have laughed in your face.
A tremendous group of five Athenas and Stags are being inducted into the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame this year. The induction ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov. 11 at Claremont McKenna College’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum.
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.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team fell to regional rival, Colorado College, in the Second Round of the NCAA Championships with the score of 15-12. The game was tight throughout the first half, but then when the Tigers scored three in a row to start off the second half, the Athenas’ late rally was not enough to pull out the tournament victory.
Five players from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse program were named to the All-West Region First and Second Teams, as announced by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association on May 12. Senior midfielder Cara Cancelmo (CMC) and junior midfielder Evan Murphy (CMC) earned First Team honors while junior attacker Lauren Clubb (CMC), freshman attacker Emily Cohen (CMC), and junior defender Katie Hill (CMC) were named to the Second Team.
After sweeping through the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season and tournament, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse program (16-1) earned a Pool B berth to the NCAA Tournament. The Athenas will get a bye and then host Colorado College (14-4) in a Second Round game on May 14.
Saturday night turned out nothing short of spectacular for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team as the Athenas (16-1, 10-0) completed a dominant run in the SCIAC regular season and tournament undefeated after an 18-9 win over Chapman University (11-7, 7-3).
Following a spectacular undefeated run through the conference during the regular season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team saw 10 of its athletes recognized by the SCIAC while head coach Lauren Uhr won Coach of the Year.
After going undefeated in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this season, the Athenas (14-1, 10-0) are ready to have an opportunity at a Pool B berth in the NCAA Tournament as they open up the SCIAC Tournament as the No. 1 seed.
Senior day started and ended well for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team as the members of the graduating class each made a notable impact in their 17-5 victory over Occidental College (11-5, 5-5) on Saturday afternoon.
There was no stopping the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon as the Athenas (12-1, 8-0) cruised through a 20-1 victory over Whittier College to stay undefeated in SCIAC play.