On Thursday morning, the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced their NCAA Division III All-Region teams. Among the 286 student-athletes honored nationally, were four Athenas. Corie Hack (CMC) and Evan Murphy (CMC) garnered First Team West Region honors with Allie Hill (CMC) and Sally Abel (CMC) earning Second Team accolades in the West Region. The recognition comes a week after the 2018 season came to an end in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament.
For the second-straight season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team bowed out of the NCAA Tournament in the Second Round with a loss against the Colorado College Tigers. The Athenas fell by a 17-13 final score on Sunday afternoon in Colorado Springs. CMS went down early, but battled back and made it a one-goal game at the half, but the Tigers pulled away in the second-half to earn the victory and advance to the Third Round of the Tournament.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team will put their 18-game winning streak on the line on Sunday afternoon in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament when the Athenas travel to Colorado College for a rematch of last season’s NCAA Second Round. Thanks to their 18-game winning streak, the Athenas earned a bye through the First Round of the Tournament and will square off with the Tigers in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. MT/12:00 p.m. PT.
For the 10th-straight year and 30th time in program history, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department claimed the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Combined All-Sports Trophy. The Athenas earned 94 points this season and won the All-Sports Trophy on the women’s side by a 19-point margin, claiming their eighth-straight and 23rd overall. The Stags finished third in the standings on the men’s side with 65.5 points. Pomona-Pitzer won the men’s All-Sports Trophy.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released Sunday the bracket for the Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament, and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas earned a bye through the First Round of the NCAA Tournament, and will oppose the Colorado College Tigers in the Second Round on Sunday for the second year in a row.
The wins just keep on coming for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team. On a hot Saturday afternoon, the Athenas added the 2018 SCIAC Tournament Championship to their collection with a 17-5 victory over the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens on Zinda Field. With the victory, CMS claims their second-straight SCIAC Tournament Title and extends their winning streak to 18-straight games.
The top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team flexed their muscle in the SCIAC Semifinals against Chapman, earning a 17-6 victory on Saturday afternoon to advance to next weekend’s SCIAC Championship. The Athenas took a 12-3 lead at the half before cruising to an 11-goal victory. Seven different Athenas scored in the victory, with Corie Hack (CMC) and Evan Murphy (CMC) lead the team with four goals each. In addition to her four goals, Murphy dished out three assists to help the Athenas to their second-straight SCIAC Championship game.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team has won 16-straight games, including a 10-0 mark in the SCIAC this season. The Athenas locked up their fourth regular season SCIAC Championship this season and have earned the top seed in the SCIAC Tournament that begins on Saturday morning when CMS hosts the Chapman Panthers at 11:00 a.m. in the SCIAC Semifinals. The Athenas defeated the Panthers by scores of 18-9 and 21-2 in their two meetings during the regular season.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced the Women's Lacrosse All-Conference team on Friday afternoon. Among the student-athletes named were eight Athenas, including the SCIAC Offensive and Defensive Athletes of the Year. Corie Hack (CMC) was named the conference's Offensive Athlete of the Year and Evan Murphy (CMC) was tabbed as the Defensive Athlete of the Year. In addition to the eight athletes named All-SCIAC, head coach Lauren Uhr was honored as the SCIAC Coach of the Year.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas wrapped up the regular season on Saturday with a 21-2 victory over the Chapman Panthers on the road. CMS spread the scoring around with five different players recording hat tricks on the afternoon and a total of 10 Athenas scoring goals in the game. Corie Hack (CMC), Evan Murphy (CMC), Hannah Graves (CMC), Sally Carlson (CMC), and Sally Abel (CMC) each tallied three goals while Hack and Murphy both added multiple assists.
The Athenas scored early and often en route to a 20-4 victory over the Whittier Poets on Wednesday night on Zinda Field. The convincing win for the No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team locked up sole possession of their fourth SCIAC Championship in program history. CMS scored 15 goals in the opening half including 10 goals in the first 9:32 of the game to start the running clock for the remainder of the contest. A total of 13 different players scored in the game for the Athenas.
With 13:22 remaining in the first-half on Saturday night, the Athenas trailed the Redlands Bulldogs 4-2 and faced a two-goal deficit for the first time against a Division III opponent this season. Four-straight CMS goals ended the period and the Athenas took a 6-4 lead into the half. The Athenas separated themselves from the Bulldogs with a 10-3 scoring margin in the second-half to claim the 16-7 victory and lock up at least a share of their fourth SCIAC Championship in program history.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) announced the All-American Athletes of the Year Awards for the 2017-18 school year and of the 500 named from 230 schools across all divisions, three Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletes earned the honor. The award recognizes athletic accomplishments and dedication to strength and conditioning. Football’s Mackenzie Cooney (CMC), men’s basketball’s Maxwell Kirsch (CMC), and lacrosse’s Corie Hack (CMC) were all honored with the award.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team defended their home turf with a 17-3 victory over the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens in the Sixth Street Rivalry on Wednesday night. Corie Hack (CMC) and Evan Murphy (CMC) each tallied four goals to lead the Athenas’ offense as CMS improved their winning streak to 13 games. The Athenas allowed just nine shots on goal in the game with Anna Gillespie (SC), the defending SCIAC Player of the Week, making six saves.
The No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team scored early and often to defeat the Occidental Tigers in a Senior Day showdown between the top two teams in the SCIAC. The Athenas built a comfortable 12-2 lead at the end of the first-half before taking care of business in the second-half for the 18-6 victory. Emily Cohen (CMC), Evan Murphy (CMC), Lauren Clubb (CMC), and Sally Abel (CMC) lead the offense with three goals each in the win.
The No. 21 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team handled the visiting George Fox Bruins on Zinda Field to the tune of a 19-6 victory. CMS was relentless in their pressure of the Bruins and took a total of 43 shots in the contest against just nine for George Fox. Hannah Graves (CMC) led the offensive effort for CMS with four goals on five shots in the contests. Five other Athenas collected multiple goals in the game with Allie Hill (CMC) and Evan Murphy (CMC) each striking for three each.
The No. 20 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team ran away from the University of Redlands Bulldogs with a 10-goal scoring streak in the middle of the game to earn their 10th-victory of the season at 15-6. After 20 minutes of the game, CMS held a slim 4-3, after the Athenas and Bulldogs traded goals in the early going. CMS picked the scoring up, notching six consecutive goals in the final 10 minutes of the half to take a 10-3 lead into the break.
The No. 20 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team continued their dominant start to the 2018 season on Wednesday night, defeating the Chapman University Panthers 18-9 to improve to 9-1 overall and 4-0 in SCIAC play. Sally Abel (CMC) led the Athenas with six goals and Evan Murphy (CMC) added three goals and dished out a trio of assists. Emily Cohen (CMC) led the Athenas with six draw controls and tied for the team-lead with four ground balls. CMS outscored the Panthers 11-3 in the first half before playing a near even second half. The Athenas were a perfect 12-for-12 on clear attempts and collected 29 groundballs compared to Chapman’s 14.
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.