In their fourth-straight match against a top-15 team, the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas edged the No. 8 Tufts University Jumbos 5-4 at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on Wednesday night. After the match was delayed nearly an hour, the Athenas took a 2-1 lead after doubles play and won just enough of their singles matches to hold off the Jumbos. Nicole Tan (CMC) and Catherine Allen (SC) were both perfect on the day, picking up wins in doubles and singles play.
It was two more ranked tests for the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team when the Athenas hosted the No. 7 Bowdoin Polar Bears and No. 12 Sewanee Tigers on Saturday afternoon. The Athenas passed both tests with flying colors to earn their 14th and 15th victories to begin the season. With two wins on the day, CMS improves to 15-0 on the season and will next take the court on Wednesday when they host the No. 8 Tufts Jumbos at 6:00 p.m.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team defeated the No. 11 Amherst Mammoths 6-3 on Thursday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. The Athenas took the top two doubles matches before claiming four of the six singles matches for the top-15 victory. Nicole Tan (CMC) and Lindsay Brown (CMC) both turned in dominate performances to claim victories in the #2 and #3 singles matches. Tan won 6-2, 6-0 to earn the Athenas first singles point of the match at #2 singles. Brown was off the court next at #3 singles with a 6-2, 6-1 victory.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team improved to 12-0 on the season with a pair of convincing victories on Wednesday. In the morning, the Athenas topped Division I Lehigh University by a score of 7-2 before sweeping the Texas-Dallas Comets 9-0 in their afternoon session. As mentioned the Athenas remain perfect on the season and hold a 12-0 record heading into their match with Amherst tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team earned another top-25 victory with a convincing win over No. 16 Trinity (TX) on Saturday morning. The Athenas earned their second 8-1 victory in as many days. CMS swept doubles play to build a 3-0 lead. After a win by Kyla Scott (HMC) at #4 singles, Lindsay Brown (CMC) secured the victory for the Athenas at #3 singles with a 6-0, 6-1 win for the fifth point of the match for CMS.
In a Top-25 showdown, the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team improved their winning streak to nine matches with an 8-1 victory over the No. 24 Southwestern Pirates on Friday afternoon. The Athenas won all six singles matches in straight sets and picked up two of the three doubles matches for the convincing victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team earned a pair of 9-0 sweeps on Saturday. First CMS took care of the Occidental Tigers in a SCIAC match to improve to 3-0 in conference. Later in the afternoon, the No. 19 Brandeis Judges fell by the same 9-0 score. The Athenas run their overall record to a perfect 8-0 on the season.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team swept the Chapman Panthers on Friday afternoon by a 9-0 final. The Athenas remain perfect on the season, moving to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in SCIAC play. The Athenas swept through doubles play with Catherine Allen (SC) and Caroline Cox (CMC) earning the first point for the Athenas at No. 1 doubles. The duo was the first off the court with an 8-3 victory at the top spot. At No. 2 doubles, Juliette Martin (HMC) and Lauren Yamagami (CMC) teamed up for an 8-3 victory and at No. 3 doubles, Anastasia Bryan-Ajania (SC) and Jessie Cruz (CMC) combined for an 8-5 win to complete the doubles sweep.
The No. 3 Athenas cruised their way to a pair of 9-0 sweeps on Friday. First the Athenas took care of San Diego Christian this afternoon before disposing of Colorado College under the lights of the Biszantz Family Tennis Center to complete Friday’s doubleheader. Against San Diego Christian, CMS dropped a total of 22 games across the nine matches en route to the sweep. CMS was even better in their second match of the day, dropping just 15 games against the Tigers.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team opened the 2018 home slate with a pair of victories on Saturday. First the Athenas defeated No. 40 Caltech with a convincing 9-0 victory. In the nightcap of their double-dip, CMS took down Division II No. 9 UC San Diego 6-3 to move their overall record to 3-0 on the young season.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team opened the 2018 season with a 5-4 victory over the Division II No. 23 Azusa Pacific Cougars. The Athenas swept the three doubles matches and claimed two of the six singles matches to earn the season opening victory. CMS jumped out to a quick start in two of the three doubles matches and held off the Cougars in all three competitions to build an early 3-0 lead. Caroline Cox (CMC) and Catherine Allen (SC) were the first team to win a point for the Athenas, claiming an 8-3 victory in the second doubles match.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team is just one week away from getting the 2018 season underway. The Athenas travel to Azusa Pacific on Feb. 2 for their first match of the season when they take on the Cougars at 3:00 p.m. The 2018 slate will feature 17 home matches, beginning with contests against Caltech and UC San Diego on Feb. 3 of opening weekend.
Two weeks ago, Catherine Allen (SC) won the ITA West Regionals singles title and earned a spot in the ITA Oracle Cup this weekend on the campus of Berry College in Rome, Ga. Allen won her first match of the weekend before dropping her semifinal match on Friday. Allen rebounded to win the third-place match on Saturday and finish her weekend 2-1.
This weekend the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team had a strong showing at the ITA West Regional. Playing on their home court at the Biszantz Tennis Center, the Athenas accounted for three of the four semifinalists in the singles competition and three of the four semifinalist teams in the double competition. Catherine Allen (SC) defeated Nicole Tan (CMC) in the championship of the singles competition by a 6-2, 6-2 final.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) listed the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team into the 2017 All-Academic Team after the Athenas met the criteria of having a cumulative team GPA of 3.20 or higher.
After avoiding relegation with a second place finish in Pool C, Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) and the Singapore National Team looked to finish their Fed Cup run on a high note. However, the team fell 3-0 against Pacific Oceania in the 5th to 8th Playoff on Friday morning and concluded their Fed Cup run in 7th place.
Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) and the Singapore National Team did not get the start they hoped for as they fell 3-0 to Malaysia in the group stage of the Fed Cup at Dushabe Central Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced it’s All-American winners on June 8 after the National Championships, naming four members of the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team on the list.
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.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps' Nicole Tan (CMC '20) and Nikolai Parodi (CMC '20) each wrapped up their first season playing collegiate tennis as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Female and Male Rookie of the Year, respectively. Additionally, the Athenas' head coach, Dave Schwarz, was named the women's Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year.
Lindsay Brown (CMC '18) and Nicole Tan (CMC '20) continued the tradition of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's doubles teams competing for a national title on Saturday afternoon. The pair won their semifinal game against Emory earlier in the day and then ended the season as the National Runner-Up team with the loss to Wesleyan in the final.
In the second day of the individual competition at the NCAA Tennis Championships, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team competed in quarterfinals in both doubles and singles play. The doubles team of Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) and Lindsay Brown (CMC ’18) won a straight set match to advance into the semifinals tomorrow morning.
Both doubles teams representing the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals in the NCAA Individuals competition. Additionally, Catherine Allen (SC ’20) and Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) each won their first round singles matches with Allen continuing into the quarterfinals.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team got off to a rolling start in the NCAA Championship at Chattanooga, Tennessee, defeating No. 11 Washington University in St. Louis 5-1 in the quarterfinals.