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.
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.
Despite playing its third game in three days and facing windy conditions, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team grinded through a narrow 5-4 victory over No. 15 Amherst (2-2) on Friday afternoon to conclude its east coast trip.
Saturday afternoon proved to be a major test for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team (4-0) as they had to hold off a major four-goal rally from Chapman in the second half to come away with a 15-9 victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team met up with cross-street rivals, Pomona-Pitzer, in just the second game of the season, and won 16-6. The tenacious CMS defense held the Sagehens to just one goal in the first half en route to the dominating victory in SCIAC play.
In the first game of the 2017 campaign, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team out-played Redlands for the 13-3 victory on Tuesday night. The Athenas’ defense stifled almost every opportunity for the Bulldogs while the offense controlled the pace of the game.
It has been another outstanding year for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics. On the largest scale, CMS broke into the top-10 in the Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup. During the 2015-16 year, many of the CMS student athletes were honored for their athletic and academic achievements.