• Werner named AVCA All-American
    November 15, 2016
    Werner named AVCA All-American The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the 36th annual All-America teams for NCAA Division III women's volleyball on Nov. 15, 2016 and junior libero Mikena Werner (SC) was honored with the spot on the Second Team.
  • NCAA run cut short by Colorado College in top-10 matchup
    November 11, 2016
    NCAA run cut short by Colorado College in top-10 matchup The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball lost a heartbreaker in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to No. 8 Colorado College in four sets (15-25, 25-21, 25-14, 25-22). The NCAA Regional was played in Richardson, Tex. on the campus of UT Dallas.
  • Postgame Interview: Vlasich, Kerkhof, Arntson in NCAA 1st Round (11/11/16)
    November 11, 2016
    Postgame Interview: Vlasich, Kerkhof, Arntson in NCAA 1st Round (11/11/16) Head coach Kurt Vlasich is accompanied by Nicole Kerkhof and Margaux Arntson to talk about after a 3-1 loss to Colorado College in the first round of the 2016 NCAA national tournament.
  • Athenas return to NCAA Regionals for fourth straight year
    November 10, 2016
    Athenas return to NCAA Regionals for fourth straight year For the fourth year in a row, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament. This season, the Athenas match up with the seed Colorado College in the first round in an eight-team regional hosted by UT Dallas.
  • Kerkhof, Stein and Werner represent CMS on AVCA All-Region Team
    November 10, 2016
    Kerkhof, Stein and Werner represent CMS on AVCA All-Region Team Senior Nicole Kerkhof (CMC) and juniors Shelbi Stein (CMC) and Mikena Werner (SC) were named to the All-West Region Team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Nov. 10.
  • Volleyball to face Colorado College in NCAA First Round
    November 07, 2016
    Volleyball to face Colorado College in NCAA First Round In the Division III women's volleyball selection show on Monday morning, the NCAA announced the field of 64 teams to compete for the 2016 National Championship. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team (23-3) was sent to a Regional hosted by UT Dallas and will face Colorado College (27-5) on Friday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. CST (1 p.m. PST).
  • Blocking gives Regals SCIAC Tournament Final
    November 05, 2016
    Blocking gives Regals SCIAC Tournament Final The Cal Lutheran Regals won the SCIAC Volleyball Tournament Final 3-0 over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (25-23, 25-19, 25-16). In the three set match, the Regals had just seven errors and recorded 23 block assists while the Athenas had 60 digs.
  • Athenas look to defend tournament title
    November 03, 2016
    Athenas look to defend tournament title The No. 2 seed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team is set to host No. 3 seed La Verne for the third consecutive year in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Postseason Tournament Semifinal. CMS enters the tournament on the heels of earning the program’s fourth SCIAC regular season championship, tying with No. 1 seeded Cal Lutheran at a 14-2 record in conference play. The Regals host No. 4 seed Pomona-Pitzer in the other semifinal match.
  • Semifinal success for Athenas
    November 03, 2016
    Semifinal success for Athenas For the fourth straight year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team is headed to Cal Lutheran for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament final. The No. 2 seed CMS bested No. 3 seed La Verne on Thursday night 3-1 (27-29, 25-23, 25-19, 25-16) to advance to the conference final.
  • Kerkhof, Madsen, Stein and Werner named All-SCIAC
    November 01, 2016
    Kerkhof, Madsen, Stein and Werner named All-SCIAC After the second-consecutive regular season co-championship in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the No. 3 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team landed four athletes on the All-Conference first and second team.
  • Fourth regular season championship for Athenas in three set win
    October 29, 2016
    Fourth regular season championship for Athenas in three set win The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team earned the fourth regular season championship in program history with the three set win over Redlands (25-12, 25-11, 25-14) on Saturday afternoon. The Athenas finish the regular season in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a 14-2 record, to tie with Cal Lutheran for the regular season title.
  • Athenas roll past Caltech
    October 25, 2016
    Athenas roll past Caltech A different face of the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team earned the 3-0 win over Caltech on Tuesday night (25-14, 25-10, 25-11).
  • Regular season sweep of Sagehens
    October 22, 2016
    Regular season sweep of Sagehens After two tough losses earlier in the week, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team bounced back for a decisive 3-0 victory over Sixth Street rivals, Pomona-Pitzer (25-18, 25-18, 25-11).
  • Top-5 battle goes to CLU on Friday night
    October 21, 2016
    Top-5 battle goes to CLU on Friday night In the highly anticipated second matchup of No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 5 Cal Lutheran, the Regals evened the score on the season with a 3-0 victory over the Athenas (25-16, 25-23, 25-18) in Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Friday night.
  • Five set loss to Leos breaks streak
    October 18, 2016
    Five set loss to Leos breaks streak The 18-game win streak for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team in the 2016 campaign came to an end the with the 3-2 loss to the University of La Verne (20-25, 21-25, 26-24, 25-21, 15-10) on Tuesday night in front of a rowdy crowd. CMS jumped out to a two set lead but then the Leos built momentum to the fifth set, ultimately taking it 15-10.
  • Usual suspects take care of business for volleyball
    October 15, 2016
    Usual suspects take care of business for volleyball On Saturday night at Occidental’s Rush Gym, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team won three sets in a row to beat the Tigers (25-19, 25-21, 25-11). The Athenas’ defense held Occidental to a mere .058 hitting percentage on the night as the team combined for 12 block assists and 51 digs.
  • Arntson hits over .750 in 3-0 win
    October 11, 2016
    Arntson hits over .750 in 3-0 win Junior Margaux Arntson (CMC) played a flawless match and led the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Chapman University (25-21, 25-7, 25-13) on Tuesday night. Arntson hit .789 in the match with 15 kills.
  • Volleyball owns Sixth Street with straight set win
    October 08, 2016
    Volleyball owns Sixth Street with straight set win In their first meeting in the 2016 season, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps made quick work of the Pomona-Pitzer volleyball team, winning 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-14). In the match, juniors Shelbi Stein (CMC) and Crystal Anderson (CMC) each hit over .420 with 17 kills combined.
  • Athenas take Redlands in four sets
    October 04, 2016
    Athenas take Redlands in four sets The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team maintained their SCIAC winning streak with tonight’s 3-1 victory over Redlands (25-17, 25-13, 24-26, 25-20). The Athenas held the Bulldogs to a .140 hitting percentage over the match, with two of the sets at less than .100.
  • Madsen serves No. 2 Athenas to victory
    October 01, 2016
    Madsen serves No. 2 Athenas to victory Freshman setter Phoebe Madsen (CMC) served for 14 consecutive points in the middle of the first set en route to the 3-1 victory over Whittier (25-7, 25-15, 19-25, 25-12). The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team is ranked No. 2 nationally by the AVCA and improves to 14-0 on the season, 5-0 in conference play.
  • Athenas remain undefeated with 3-0 victory over Caltech
    September 30, 2016
    Athenas remain undefeated with 3-0 victory over Caltech The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team rolled through Caltech with the 3-0 victory (25-19, 13-25, 25-12) on Friday night in the Braun Gymnasium. The Athenas remain undefeated overall at 13-0 and in the SCIAC at 5-0.
  • Team win for Athenas in thriller vs. Cal Lu
    September 24, 2016
    Team win for Athenas in thriller vs. Cal Lu In front of the largest crowd for a volleyball game to date, the No. 2 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team bested defending National Champions and No. 4 ranked Cal Lutheran in four sets (15-25-, 25-22, 26-24, 25-19). The Athenas had four hitters in double-digit kills and 16 more digs than the Regals.
  • Postgame Interview: Margaux Arntson (9/24/16)
    September 24, 2016
    Postgame Interview: Margaux Arntson (9/24/16) Junior Margaux Arntson (CMC) talks about the 3-1 win over defending national champs and SCIAC rival, Cal Lutheran.
  • Athenas roll to 3-0 win over ULV
    September 23, 2016
    Athenas roll to 3-0 win over ULV The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team remained undefeated in SCIAC play after the 3-0 defeat of La Verne (25-16, 25-18, 25-17) on Friday night. The Athenas were led by junior libero Mikena Werner (SCR) who had 22 digs in the match.
  • Straight set win for No. 2 Athenas over Oxy
    September 20, 2016
    Straight set win for No. 2 Athenas over Oxy The No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team came away with the 3-0 victory over Occidental (25-14, 25-16, 25-17). The Athenas are now 10-0 overall and leading the conference at 2-0. Senior Nicole Kerkhof (CMC) led all hitters with 11 kills on the night.
  • SCIAC on top of AVCA poll
    September 14, 2016
    SCIAC on top of AVCA poll In the second week of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll, two SCIAC programs – the defending national champions, Cal Lutheran and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – sit at the top. Each team is 8-0 so far, two of 10 teams that are undefeated in the top-25.
  • Top-10 takedown for CMS Volleyball
    September 10, 2016
    Top-10 takedown for CMS Volleyball In the second tournament of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team went 4-0 again with victories over No. 6 Emory, No. 10 Washington University-St. Louis, East Texas Baptist and Wheaton.
  • Kerkhof breaks kills record in Athenas’ tournament sweep
    September 03, 2016
    Kerkhof breaks kills record in Athenas’ tournament sweep In the annual Pacific Coast Classic volleyball tournament hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Pomona-Pitzer and La Verne, CMS was one of only three teams that went undefeated. The Athenas only dropped two sets over the four matches and landed two players on the all-tournament team: senior Nicole Kerkhof (CMC) and junior Shelbi Stein (CMC).
  • Pacific Coast Classic Tournament Homepage
    September 02, 2016
    Pacific Coast Classic Tournament Homepage Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Pomona-Pitzer and the University of La Verne are the host the 2016 Pacific Coast Classic Volleyball Tournament. The tournament features 19 programs from across the country to compete in a total of 38 games over two days, Sept. 2-3.
  • Volleyball to start season off with packed weekend schedule; first-ever game in Roberts Pavilion
    September 01, 2016
    Volleyball to start season off with packed weekend schedule; first-ever game in Roberts Pavilion Find out some key facts about the 2016 CMS volleyball team and get ready to mark your calendar with a few key dates from this season's schedule.
  • Save the Date: CMS Volleyball Alumnae Game
    August 26, 2016
    Save the Date: CMS Volleyball Alumnae Game Join fellow CMS women's volleyball alumnae as we gather to reminisce, catch up, and play an alumnae game!
  • Defending SCIAC tourney champs picked second in preseason conference poll
    August 24, 2016
    Defending SCIAC tourney champs picked second in preseason conference poll Defending Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Postseason Tournament champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has been picked in the SCIAC Volleyball Preseason Coaches Poll to finish in second place during the 2016 season.
  • Schedules released for fall sports
    August 23, 2016
    Schedules released for fall sports With the beginning of the academic year just around the corner, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has the fall sports schedules already populating the calendar. In the fall, CMS sponsors football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball, and men’s water polo. Here is a short preview of the schedules of each of our teams. Also, check the Alumni Athletic Events schedule for more information as it becomes available for upcoming alumni games, meets, and matches.
  • AVCA preseason poll ranks CMS No. 7
    August 23, 2016
    AVCA preseason poll ranks CMS No. 7 The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its 2016 Preseason Poll with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at No. 7. CMS improves from its No. 9 status in the final AVCA rankings of the 2015 season.
  • Complete Roberts Pavilion construction time-lapse
    August 15, 2016
    Complete Roberts Pavilion construction time-lapse You have seen the Roberts Pavilion construction time-lapse in stages. Here is the whole process from the demolition of Ducey Gym to the exterior being complete, and everything in between. Watch the building evolve over two-plus years in this five minute video.
  • Scholar Athletes honored by CMS
    July 15, 2016
    Scholar Athletes honored by CMS Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics would like to congratulate the 17 recent graduates who have been added to the CMS Wall of Fame and the 129 student-athletes who have made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the 2015-16 academic year.
  • Terrance J. Tumey begins tenure as CMS Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services
    July 12, 2016
    Terrance J. Tumey begins tenure as CMS Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services Claremont McKenna College President Hiram E. Chodosh in March of 2016 appointed Terrance J. Tumey as the new Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps Colleges (CMS) Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services and William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow.
  • Hall of Fame Class of 2016 for CMS announced
    July 08, 2016
    Hall of Fame Class of 2016 for CMS announced A group of four Claremont-Mudd-Scripps standout alumni have been selected as inductees into the CMS Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame, Class of 2016.
  • CMS Athletics Top-10 moments of 2015-16
    July 07, 2016
    CMS Athletics Top-10 moments of 2015-16 A look back at a memorable 2015-16 school year for the Stags and Athenas of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics. What do you think is on the top-10? Find out here.
  • SCIAC honors All-Academic Team for 2015-16
    July 01, 2016
    SCIAC honors All-Academic Team for 2015-16 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps was represented by 201 student-athletes on the 2015-16 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic Team. The SCIAC recognizes student-athletes who have achieved at least a cumulative 3.4 grade point average and completed one full year at their institution.
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