January 5, 2015
CMS represented on SCIAC sportsmanship teams for volleyball and men’s water polo
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced its sportsmanship awards for volleyball and men’s water polo on Dec. 15 and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps had a pair of representatives.
December 18, 2014
Coberly named AVCA D-III National Assistant Volleyball Coach of the Year
After helping lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team to its first trip to the NCAA Division III quarterfinals and their best season in program history, Morgan Coberly has been chosen as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III National Assistant Coach of the Year.
December 5, 2014
Highlights: 2014 CMS Volleyball NCAA Postseason Run
Watch a few of the highlights from the CMS volleyball team's NCAA postseason run to the Elite 8. Highlights are from Mary Hardin-Baylor, Trinity and Wisconsin-Stevens Point matches.
November 21, 2014
Record postseason run ends for CMS in NCAA D-III Quarterfinals loss to UW-Stevens Point
In a match that could not have been more closely contested, the No. 17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team’s historic postseason run came to a close with a loss in a five-set thriller.
November 20, 2014
Info and Game Notes: 2014 NCAA D-III Volleyball Championships (Final Rounds)
The No. 17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team (27-6) begins play in the final rounds of the NCAA Division III Volleyball Championships in the quarterfinals against No. 6 Wisconsin-Stevens Point (32-4) on Friday, Nov. 21 at 12:30 p.m. EST.
November 19, 2014
Athena volleyball duo adds AVCA All-America honors to season’s list of awards
Prior to the NCAA Division III Volleyball Championships, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its Division III All-America teams and two Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball players were selected as honorable mentions.
November 17, 2014
CMS Athlete of the Week: Margaux Arntson – Volleyball (11/10 - 11/16)
Arntson put up season-high numbers during the three matches for the volleyball team’s NCAA Regional Championship over the weekend.
November 17, 2014
Regional Champs: CMS takes down Trinity to advance to first NCAA Quarterfinals
For the first time in team history, the No. 17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team is heading to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Volleyball Championships.
November 17, 2014
Highlight: Match Point vs. Trinity (11/16/14)
Nicole Kerkhof clinched the regional championship win for the CMS volleyball team over Trinity Sunday with this kill. Watch match point and the ensuing celebration here.
November 16, 2014
Postmatch Interview: Vlasich, Kerkhof, Coleman (Volleyball NCAA vs. Trinity - 11/16/14)
Most Outstanding Player Megan Coleman, Nicole Kerkhof and Head Coach Kurt Vlasich talk about their victory over Trinity in the Thousand Oaks, Calif. Regional and now advance to the quarterfinals of the 2014 NCAA DIII Volleyball Tournament.
November 15, 2014
Comeback win for CMS in rematch against Colorado College in NCAA Tournament, lands Athenas in regional championship match
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team toughed out another five set match in the NCAA Regional on Friday, this time against Colorado College for the 3-2 win (25-23, 22-25, 19-25, 25-22, 15-13). The Athenas were down two sets to one and forced a fifth set by minimizing errors and coming up with timely blocks in the fourth set.
November 14, 2014
Athenas advance in NCAA Tournament after 3-2 win vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team battled through a five set match against the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to win 2-3 (25-22, 25-27, 25-15, 26-28, 15-12) and advance to the NCAA regional semi-final hosted by Cal Lutheran. The Athenas face Colorado College on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. for a rematch from last year’s NCAA Tournament.
November 14, 2014
Postmatch Interview: Vlasich, Arntson and Breitwieser (Volleyball NCAAs vs. MHBU - 11/14/14)
Head Coach Kurt Vlasich, Margaux Arntson and Audrey Breitwieser talk about a victory in five sets over Mary Hardin-Baylor at the 2014 NCAA Division III Volleyball Thousand Oaks Regional on Nov. 14, 2014.
November 13, 2014
Rigg, Coleman and Breitwieser named as All-West Region selections
Senior libero Megan Coleman (CMC) and junior opposite Audrey Breitwieser (CMC) each were selected to the All-West Region first team in addition to their teammate Mariah Rigg (CMC) named as the West Region Freshman of the Year.
November 10, 2014
CMS receives at-large bid to NCAA Tournament, plays Mary Hardin-Baylor in first round
In the NCAA Division III volleyball selection show earlier this morning, it was announced that the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA postseason tournament. The Athenas boast a 24-6 record and placed second in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) regular season and conference tournament.
November 9, 2014
SCIAC Tournament championship hopes for CMS dashed by Cal Lu once again
With an opportunity to clinch an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships on the line, the 18th-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team lost in three sets at No. 3 California Lutheran in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament finals on Nov. 8 at Gilbert Arena.
November 7, 2014
Athenas advance to SCIAC Tournament Final after sweep of La Verne
In Thursday night’s SCIAC Tournament Semi-final match, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team beat familiar conference foe, La Verne 3-0 (25-16, 26-14, 25-18). The Athenas will return to the tournament final against Cal Lutheran for the second year in a row. The match is set for Saturday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m.
November 6, 2014
SCIAC Volleyball Postseason Tournament Preview
For the third time in four seasons and second-straight year, the 18th-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team has made the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Volleyball Postseason Tournament.
November 6, 2014
Hoke named to Capital One Academic All-District First Team
Junior setter Tanner Hoke was named to the Capital One Academic All-District ® First Team on Thursday morning, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The student-athletes selected are recognized for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. First-team Academic All-District ® honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America ® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
November 5, 2014
Rigg and Vlasich highlight SCIAC postseason award selections for CMS; six named All-SCIAC
After a 23-win regular season and a second place finish in the conference standings, six Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball players have been selected to the All-SCIAC volleyball teams, the conference announced on Nov. 5.
November 1, 2014
Athenas secure second place SCIAC finish with 3-0 win over Chapman
The No. 18 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team secured a second place SCIAC finish with Saturday night’s 3-0 win over Chapman on Senior Night(25-17, 25-20, 25-13). Megan Coleman and Regina Mullen were honored as the team’s graduating seniors. This is the highest regular season finish for the Athenas during head coach Kurt Vlasich’s four seasons at the helm, and the most conference wins in program history (13).
October 28, 2014
Coleman chosen as AVCA’s D-III Women’s Player of the Week
For her efforts in leading the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team to a 3-0 week which included an upset win over No. 2 Cal Lutheran, senior libero Megan Coleman has been selected by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Women’s Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 20-26.
October 27, 2014
CMS Athlete of the Week: Megan Coleman – Volleyball (10/20 - 10/26)
The senior from Palo Alto played a key role in the volleyball team going 3-0 during the week which included one of the biggest wins in recent program history, a five-set home victory over No. 2 Cal Lutheran on Oct. 21.
October 25, 2014
No. 20 CMS beats Oxy in three sets
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team ran the table in their Saturday night matchup with Occidental, winning in straight sets (25-17, 25-17, 25-17). The 20th ranked Athenas had a team hitting percentage of .272 on the night.
October 22, 2014
Highlights: Volleyball 3, Cal Lu 2 (10/21/14)
Hear what Coach Vlasich and junior Arianna Sifuentes had to say after the 20th-ranked CMS volleyball team took down No. 2 Cal Lu on Oct. 21 at CMS' Linde Activities Center.
October 21, 2014
No. 20 CMS beats No. 2 Cal Lu in five set epic match
For the first time since 2009, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team bested the Cal Lutheran Regals 3-2 in an epic Tuesday night match. CMS took the first two games, CLU earned the next two and then CMS won the fifth for the victory (25-21, 25-21, 20-25, 23-25, 15-12).
October 18, 2014
Three set sweep of Whittier
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team beat Whittier in straight sets (25-15, 25-18, 25-14) on Saturday night in the Linde Activities Center. The Athenas improve to 18-5, 9-2 in SCIAC, still tied with La Verne.
October 17, 2014
Athenas take early lead but unable to finish, lose in five sets to La Verne
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won the first two sets in the Friday night matchup with La Verne but then came up short in each of the three subsequent sets losing 3-2 (17-25, 16-25, 25-22, 25-23, 15-13). The Athenas have played four-five set matches so far this season, two of which have been against the Leopards and tonight’s was the only one CMS has lost.
October 15, 2014
No. 18 CMS makes quick work on the road of Caltech
The No. 18 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team swept Caltech 3-0 on Oct. 14 in Pasadena.
October 7, 2014
No. 18 CMS takes down Chapman in four on the road
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team hit the road on Oct. 7 and defeated Chapman 3-1 at the Hutton Center in SCIAC play.
October 4, 2014
Athenas handle Redlands in three sets
To start the second set, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team rattled off 14 straight points and eventually won the set and match against Redlands on Saturday night at the Linde Activities Center. The final score was 25-16, 25-11, 25-19.
October 1, 2014
Highlights: Volleyball 3, Pomona-Pitzer 1 (9/27/14)
Watch a few of the key highlights from the CMS volleyball team's 3-1 win over rival Pomona-Pitzer in SCIAC play on Sept. 27 at the Linde Activities Center.
September 27, 2014
CMS rallied for 3-1 win over Pomona-Pitzer with big crowd at the LAC
In a packed gym with a lively crowd, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat cross-campus rivals Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday night in four sets (25-23, 25-22, 23-25, 25-22). The Athenas rallied from behind to take the first set and then continued to battle to win the match.
September 19, 2014
Straight sets win for Athenas
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team easily handled Caltech in the Friday night SCIAC opener in the Linde Activities Center. The Athenas almost kept the Beavers from scoring double digit points in each game winning 3-0 (25-6, 25-5, 25-12).
September 15, 2014
Win over top-25 team highlights 3-1 trip to Texas for CMS
In its final tune-up tournament before SCIAC play begins on Sept. 19, the No. 18 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team went 3-1 at the Trinity Fall Classic Sept. 12-13, including a win over No. 23 Mary Hardin-Baylor.
September 12, 2014
Fall 2014 CMS Sports Camp: GoPro View
See what fall sports camp and practice looks like from the CMS student-athletes point of view. Includes video from men's soccer, women's soccer, football, men's water polo, cross country and volleyball practices.
September 10, 2014
Newcomers play key role as CMS goes 2-2 at Cal Lu Invite
In the second of three non-conference tournaments before SCIAC play begins on Sept. 19, the No.18 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team went 2-2 at the Cal-Lu-Fornia Invitational on Sept. 5-6.
September 4, 2014
Follow CMS Athletics with email updates and on social media
Following CMS Athletics has been made easier than ever. Whether you are on the go and comfortable with all forms of social media or just figured out your email, CMS Athletics has a way for you to follow your favorite sports teams.
August 30, 2014
Straight set victories to go undefeated in Pacific Coast Classic
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat UT Tyler (25-22, 25-21, 25-17) and Kean University (25-18, 25-14, 25-11) to round out the competition in the Pacific Coast Classic Tournament. The Athenas are off to a strong 4-0 start to their season after this weekend’s non-conference matches.
August 29, 2014
Athenas overcome deficits to start season with two strong wins at Pacific Coast Classic
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat the College of St. Scholastica (3-2) and UC Santa Cruz (3-0) in their first matches of the season during the Pacific Coast Classic.
August 29, 2014
Postmatch Interview: Audrey Breitwieser (Volleyball vs. UCSC - 8/29/14)
The CMS volleyball team started out its 2014 season 2-0 with wins over St. Scholastica and UC Santa Cruz. Hear what junior Audrey Breitwieser had to say after the matches.
August 28, 2014
Season Preview: 2014 CMS Volleyball
The CMS volleyball team starts its 2014 season on Aug. 29 with a pair of matches in the Pacific Coast Classic. The Athenas are coming off a school-record breaking season and an NCAA postseason appearance in 2013. Find out all you need to know about this year's team by watching the season preview with Coach Vlasich.
August 17, 2014
Fall sports teams gearing up for 2014 seasons
As August comes to a close and summer is ending, the great news for CMS sports fans is that fall sports are right around the corner. As women’s and men’s soccer, football, volleyball, men’s water polo, and men’s and women’s cross country report and start training there are over 190 athletes hoping to make a CMS athletic team and build on the stellar year that CMS athletics had last year.
August 13, 2014
AVCA has CMS in top-20 in preseason poll
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2014 NCAA Division III Top-25 Preseason Poll on Aug. 13 and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team is ranked 19th heading into the upcoming season.
June 11, 2014
2013-14 CMS Athletics Highlight Video
The 2013-14 school year saw 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams win SCIAC championships and 12 teams make NCAA postseason appearances in their respective sport. Watch a few highlights from the record-breaking year for CMS Athletics.
June 9, 2014
Mark your calendars for the Fall 2014 CMS sports seasons
Springs sports just ended and all is quiet on campus, but the 2014 fall sports season is just a few months away.
June 8, 2014
2013-14 a record year for CMS Athletics on conference and national levels
Over the years, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics has won 27 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Sports Trophies and has been ranked in the upper echelon of Division III programs in the annual Directors’ Cup Standings.
June 3, 2014
HMC's Linde Activities Center home to Athena Volleyball for 2014-15 seasons
With the two-year construction of Claremont McKenna College’s Roberts Pavilion underway and Ducey Gym now demolished, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team will play its home matches for the 2014 and 2015 seasons at the Linde Activities Center on the campus of Harvey Mudd College.
April 16, 2014
Fall sports land 42 CMS student-athletes on SCIAC All-Academic Teams
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released its final six (football was released in March) 2013 fall sports All-Academic Teams and 42 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps student-athletes made their respective sports’ All-Academic Team.
November 25, 2013
Accolades keep rolling in for Athenas after 25-win season
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2013 NCAA Division III All-America teams and junior libero Megan Coleman has been chosen as an honorable mention All-American. In addition, Coleman and freshman outside hitter Nicole Kerkhof were both selected to the All-Tournament team of the Atlanta Regional for their efforts in the team’s two matches during NCAA Division III postseason play.
November 16, 2013
CMS knocked out of Regionals in closely contested, 3-1 loss to Colorado College
Colorado College ended the No. 23 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team’s season in the second round of the Atlanta Regional on Saturday, Nov. 16 in the NCAA Division III Volleyball Championships. The Tigers upped their record to 35-4 following the 3-1 verdict over the Athenas who closed out their campaign with a program-best 25-7 record.
November 15, 2013
Program-best season continues with NCAA opening round win over Thomas More
It had been 16 years since the last Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team made an NCAA postseason appearance and won a match in the tournament. CMS put the 16-year drought behind them with a solid defensive effort to defeat Thomas More in an opening-round match of the NCAA Division III Atlanta Regional on Friday, Nov. 15 at Woodruff P.E. Center on the campus of Emory University.
November 14, 2013
Coleman, Vlasich earn AVCA West Region honors
The 2013 AVCA Division III All-Region Teams and Region Coaches of the Year were announced today. Megan Coleman was named to the All-West Region team at libero and Kurt Vlasich was named the West Region Coach of the Year.
November 11, 2013
Athenas heading to Emory Regional after earning at-large bid to NCAA D-III Championships
The NCAA announced its field of 64 teams on Monday, Nov. 11 for the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championships and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team has earned an at-large bid and is heading to the Emory Regional. Emory University is located in Atlanta, Ga.
November 9, 2013
Cal Lu sweeps CMS in championship match of SCIAC Tournament
Going for the program’s first SCIAC Postseason Tournament championship, the No. 24 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team lost 3-0 to No. 3 Cal Lutheran in the championship match on Saturday evening at Gilbert Arena. Cal Lutheran won 25-17, 26-24, 25-14.
November 8, 2013
Win over Pomona-Pitzer sends CMS to SCIAC Tournament title match
Back in the SCIAC Postseason Volleyball Tournament after a one year hiatus, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team defeated Pomona-Pitzer 3-1 in the semifinal of the SCIAC Postseason Tournament on Thursday night at Gilbert Arena. CMS won 25-20, 25-15, 19-25, 25-21.
November 5, 2013
Four Athenas named to All-SCIAC Volleyball Team; Kerkhof Freshman of the Year
On the heels of a 23-win regular season, four Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball players have been named to the Women’s Volleyball All-SCIAC Teams the conference announced Nov. 4, including three on the first team and the Freshman of the Year.
November 4, 2013
Volleyball opens SCIAC Tournament Thursday against Pomona-Pitzer in Thousand Oaks
On Thursday, Nov. 7, the No. 25-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team plays No. 2 seed Pomona-Pitzer in the first round of the SCIAC Postseason Volleyball Tournament which is hosted by Cal Lutheran. CMS earned the SCIAC’s No. 3 seed after finishing the regular season at 23-5 overall and 11-5 in SCIAC play.
October 30, 2013
Bruegl leads CMS to Senior Night sweep over Oxy
Down in both the second and third sets, the No. 25 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team came back to win both sets and earn a 3-0 win over Occidental on Tuesday night at Ducey Gymnasium on Senior Day.
October 29, 2013
Highlights: Volleyball 3, Oxy 0 (10/29/13)
The CMS volleyball team had a big home win over Occidental on Tuesday, Oct. 29 on Senior Night. Watch a few of the key highlights here.
October 25, 2013
Athenas battle but lose to No. 3 Cal Lu
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team lost to Cal Lutheran 3-2 in the Friday night SCIAC showdown (25-21, 25-19, 15-25, 23-25, 15-13). The Athenas forced the match to go to five sets but could not pull out the win against the nationally ranked Regals.
October 19, 2013
Athenas drop one to La Verne, win in four
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat La Verne 3-1 in tonight’s SCIAC match up (25-18, 25-14,14-25, 25-16). The Athenas improve their win streak to nine games after a successful weekend.
October 18, 2013
Athenas win in three vs. Rose Hulman
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat Rose Hulman Institute of Technology 3-0 on Friday afternoon. The Athenas captured a win to set up for the afternoon matchup against Caltech.
October 17, 2013
Q & A With Coach: Kurt Vlasich - Volleyball
Coach Vlasich began coaching volleyball at CMS in 2002 under Coach Dianna Graves as an assistant coach and became the head coach of the Athenas in 2012. Learn more about Coach Vlasich in the latest installment of Q & A With Coach, a feature that aims to shed light on the great work done by the coaches at CMS and to help alumni, students, parents and fans get to know more about the Athena and Stag head coaches.
October 15, 2013
CMS downs Chapman in four in SCIAC rematch
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat Chapman 3-1 tonight in Ducey Gym (25-14, 21-25, 25-21, 25-11). In their last meeting Chapman bested CMS in five sets leading to this highly anticipated SCIAC rematch.
October 12, 2013
Successful day grounded in solid defense for Athenas
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat Kenyon (3-0) and Susquahanna (3-0) in Saturday’s double header. After a wild match on Friday night, the Athenas came out strong and notched two more wins.
October 11, 2013
Athenas rally for comeback win over UC Santa Cruz
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat UC Santa Cruz 3-2 in tonight’s match (23-25, 26-28, 25-16, 25-18, 18-16). The Athenas came back from a two set deficit to win the last three sets and the match.
October 8, 2013
CMS controls match for win over Redlands
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat Redlands 3-0 tonight in Ducey Gymnasium (25-18, 25-23, 25-16). Once the Athenas took the lead in each set they held onto it and dominated the match.
October 8, 2013
Highlights: CMS Volleyball 3, Redlands 0 (10/8/13)
Watch a few key plays from the CMS volleyball team's 3-0 win over Redlands on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Ducey Gym.
October 1, 2013
Pomona-Pitzer bests CMS in 6th Street rivalry game
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team was beat by Pomona-Pitzer 3-0 on Tuesday night in Ducey Gym (27-25, 26-24, 25-23). CMS battled but could not take a set off Pomona-Pitzer.
September 21, 2013
CMS Bounces Back With Decisive Win Over Caltech
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat Caltech 3-0 on Saturday night. The Athenas dominated the court and remained undefeated at home.
September 18, 2013
No. 20 CMS Takes SCIAC Opener Over Whittier In Three
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team beat Whittier College in three games (25-12, 25-20, 25-23) on Tuesday night in Ducey Gymnasium. The 9-0 Athenas remain undefeated as they begin SCIAC play.
September 11, 2013
CMS Athlete of the Week (9/2 - 9/8): Nicole Kerkhof - Volleyball
Freshman outside hitter Nicole Kerkhof helped lead the CMS volleyball team to four wins including an upset of previous No.9 Puget Sound during the week. Watch to find out more.
September 10, 2013
AVCA Has CMS Volleyball Ranked In Top-25 After 4-0 Weekend
After a 4-0 weekend at the Posada Royale Invitational hosted by Cal Lutheran and an 8-0 start to the year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team has broken into the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III top-25 at No. 23 the AVCA announced Tuesday.
September 9, 2013
Win Over No. 9 Puget Sound Highlights Perfect Posada Royale Showing For CMS
For the second-straight year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team won all four of its matches at the annual Posada Royale Invitational hosted by Cal Lutheran. A 3-0 win over preseason No. 9 Puget Sound on Saturday in the tournament finale highlighted the tournament for CMS which ran on Sept. 6-7.
August 30, 2013
CMS Starts Season Strong With Two Wins at Pacific Coast Classic
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team won their first two matches of the season on Friday afternoon at the Pacific Coast Classic in Ducey Gymnasium. CMS beat the Whitworth Pirates 3-0 in the first game and then defeated the Benedictine Eagles 3-0 in the second match.
August 29, 2013
2013 CMS Volleyball Season Preview (Video)
Watch the 2013 CMS Volleyball Season Preview to find out all you need to know about this year's team from head coach Kurt Vlasich.
July 12, 2013
Fall Sports Schedules Announced; Alumni Event Dates Set For Soccer And XC
Fall sports schedules for women’s and men’s cross country, football, women’s and men’s soccer, men’s water polo and volleyball have been posted on the CMS Athletics website (www.CMSAthletics.org).
June 13, 2013
CMS Athletics Broadens Fan Outreach With Addition Of Instagram And YouTube Pages
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics has expanded its social media reach to include both Instagram and Youtube in order to enhance its engagement and connection with fans, alumni, parents, current students, prospective student-athletes and the community.
June 12, 2013
CMS Athletics Highlight Video (2012-13)
Now that the 2012-2013 CMS Athletics season is behind us, watch this year's highlight video for a look back on a year that saw nine CMS teams win SCIAC Championships.
November 30, 2012
Fall Sports Recap
Winter sports season is here, but recognition for Claremont McKenna College and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps fall sports student-athletes have continued to roll in after a season in which four sports – women’s and men’s cross country, men’s water polo and men’s soccer – have earned SCIAC regular season or tournament championships.
November 1, 2012
Searls Named To All-SCIAC Team
Courtney Searls has been selected Second Team All-SCIAC for the 2012 season.
October 16, 2012
Athena Volleyball Digs Deep To Beat Cancer
The SCIAC volleyball teams are digging deep this October to help Emily Bennett (SCR '06) beat lung cancer! On Saturday, October 20th the CMS Athenas will take on the Cal Lutheran Regals and, while only one team can win the volleyball showdown, everybody is committed to helping Emily beat lung cancer.
January 6, 2012
CMS Names Vlasich Volleyball Coach
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department removed the interim tag from Kurt Vlasich naming him the head coach of the CMS Women’s Volleyball Team and an instructor of physical education.
November 8, 2011
Three Athenas Earn All-Conference Volleyball Honors
Megan Coleman, Taylor Jones, and Courtney Searls recognized by SCIAC
October 26, 2011
Athenas Volleyball Clinches Post-Season Berth With Eighth Consecutive Victory
Athenas rally after going down 1-0 to win match
October 24, 2011
Athenas Volleyball Wins Seventh Consecutive Match
CMS defeats University of La Verne 3-1 to improve to 8-3 in conference
October 3, 2011
Athenas Volleyball Pulls Off Upset of #25 Occidental College
With victory, CMS tied for second place.
October 1, 2011
Athenas Sweep Past Bulldogs In Volleyball
The CMS volleyball team (8-7, 3-2 SCIAC) dominated in a straight-set win this past Friday night against the Redlands Bulldogs (1-11, 1-4 SCIAC) to move to third in the SCIAC standings.
September 30, 2011
Athenas Pull Out Five Set Win Over Poets
The CMS Athenas moved to .500 overall (7-7, 2-2) after a win in five sets over the Whittier Poets this past Tuesday. CMS won 19-25, 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 15-12.
September 21, 2011
Volleyball Beats Cross-Street Rivals 3-1
The women's volleyball team won their SCIAC opener on Tuesday evening over their cross-street rivals, Pomona-Pitzer, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17, 25-19. CMS improved to 6-5 overall and 1-0 in SCIAC.
September 7, 2011
CMS Finishes 3-1 In Pacific Coast Classic
The Athenas volleyball team opened their season hosting the Pacific Coast Classic and finished the tournament with a 3-1 record. Emily Hudson was selected to the All-Tournament Team after leading the team in kills (52) and aces (8).
December 7, 2010
CMS Aspiring Collegiate Athlete Volleyball Camp Registration
CMS Volleyball is pleased to announced that registration for the 2011 CMS Aspiring Collegiate Athlete Volleyball Camp is now open.
November 22, 2010
Volleyball Players Earn SCIAC Honors
The SCIAC recently announced the Women’s Volleyball All-Conference Teams. Emily Hudson (JR, South Pasadena, OH) was selected to First Team All-SCIAC. Taylor Jones (SO, Scottsdale, AZ, S) was selected to Second Team All-SCIAC.
October 27, 2010
Volleyball Falls To Top Ranked Regals
CMS Volleyball (17-9, 7-4 SCIAC) fell to the Cal Lutheran Regals (23-3, 12-0 SCIAC) on Tuesday evening in four sets (23-25, 25-23, 22-25, 19-25) in a close, well fought battle.
October 21, 2010
CMS Volleyball Wins In Straight Sets
On Tuesday, CMS Volleyball (16-5, 7-3 SCIAC) cruised past Caltech (1-14, 0-9 SCIAC) in an at home 3-0 victory (25-9, 25-17, 25-8).
October 14, 2010
Volleyball Falls To Redlands in Nail Biter
On Tuesday the CMS Volleyball Team (14-5, 5-3 SCIAC) was defeated by Redlands (13-6, 3-5 SCIAC) 3-2 in an exciting, back and forth battle in their second matchup of the season.
October 14, 2010
Ringquist Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Leanne Ringquist has been selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of October 4-10.
October 7, 2010
CMS Volleyball Comes From Behind To Defeat Sagehens
CMS Womens Volleyball (11-4, 4-2 in SCIAC) defeated the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens (9-6, 3-3 in SCIAC) on Tuesday evening three sets to one (23-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-17)
September 28, 2010
Athenas Silence the Bark of the Bulldogs
The CMS volleyball team captured its third SCIAC win in straight sets over the defending SCIAC champion, University of Redlands Tuesday night at Ducey Gym (25-15, 25-23, 26-24).
September 27, 2010
Athenas Volleyball Tamed by the Tigers
The CMS Volleyball team lost its first match in conference play Saturday night when it fell to the Occidental College Tigers in three sets (25-23, 25-22, 25-20).
September 24, 2010
Athenas Volleyball Remains Undefeated in SCIAC Play
The CMS Volleyball team continued conference play Friday night with a three set win over Whittier College (25-22, 25-22, 26-24).
September 21, 2010
Athenas Open Conference with win at Cal Tech
The Athenas traveled to Pasadena to open SCIAC play and defeated the Cal Tech Beavers 3-0
September 7, 2010
Athenas Sweep at Chapman
The Athenas volleyball team took three games from host Chapman 25-23, 25-23 and 25-15.
September 6, 2010
CMS Undefeated in Pacific Coast Classic
The CMS Volleyball team finished day 2 of the Pacific Coast Classic with a perfect record, defeating Manchester College (North Manchester, MA) and Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH).
September 5, 2010
Pacific Coast Classic Day One Summary
The CMS Volleyball team posted a pair of wins in its 2010 debut Friday afternoon (25-23, 25-19, 25-18).
September 3, 2010
2010 Volleyball Preview
The CMS Volleyball team will open up the 2010 season as it hosts the Pacific Coast Classic this weekend. On Friday, the Athenas will square off with Ithaca College before facing regional opponent UC Santa Cruz. Saturday, the team meets Manchester College and Case Western Reserve University.
January 12, 2010
Athena Volleyball Honors
The 2009 season has drawn to a close and the future is bright for CMS Volleyball
October 12, 2009
Athenas Volleyball Splits Again
CMS Volleyball split another pair of conference matches on Friday and Saturday, dropping a 4 set contest against Pomona-Pitzer Colleges before beating Whittier College 3-0.
October 7, 2009
Athenas Wrap-Up First Half Play with Win Over Oxy
CMS Volleyball finished the first round of SCIAC play with a win over Occidental College Tuesday night at Ducey Gym.
October 6, 2009
Athenas Beat #25 Cal Lu Then Fall to Leos
CMS Volleyball split results in conference play last weekend with a win over #25 ranked Cal Lutheran University (3-2) and a loss at University of La Verne (0-3)
September 28, 2009
Athenas Volleyball Split with Redlands and Whittier
The CMS Athenas split in wins and losses last weekend. (pictured Angella Estrella-Lemus)
September 28, 2009
Athenas Drop Conference Opener to Sagehens
The CMS Volleyball team dropped its conference season opener in a grueling 5 sets to Pomona-Pitzer Friday night in Ducey Gym (25-15, 21-25, 27-29, 25-22, 11-15).
September 21, 2009
Athenas Volleyball Wins Two on Friday Night
The CMS Volleyball squad picked up two wins in as many matches Friday at Ducey Gym. (pictured-Kelly Halamek)
September 8, 2009
Paific Coast Classic Recap
The CMS Volleyball team went 2-2 to open the season in the Pacific Coast Classic, September 4-5.
September 7, 2009
Pacific Coast Classic Day One
The CMS Volleyball team started the 2009 campaign on the right foot with a win over west region opponent Lewis and Clark College Friday afternoon in Ducey Gym.
December 4, 2008
Three Players Earn SCIAC Volleyball Honors
The Women's Volleyball All-SCIAC team was recently announced and three Athenas earned places on the team. Emily Hudson (FR, South Pasadena, OH [pictured-left]) earned First Team All-SCIAC honors and Alex Harrison (SR, Tucson, AZ, S) and Helena Bottemiller (SR, Burien, WA, MB) were Second Team All-SCIAC selections.
October 16, 2008
Bottemiller Named SCIAC Athlete Of The Week
Helena Bottemiller (SR, Burien, WA) was selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of October 6-12.
October 11, 2008
CMS Shocks #1 Juniata
The women's volleyball team beat #1-ranked Juniata College at the La Verne Leopard Invitational Saturday afternoon 27-25, 16-25, 27-25, 18-25, 15-6. The victory was the biggest win in CMS history and provided Juniata with its second loss of the season (the other was to Princeton University). (Photo: All Tourney players Greer and Emily)
October 8, 2008
Estrella-Lemus Leads Athenas to Win Over Oxy
The CMS Volleyball team dropped its opening set, but managed to come back and capture a SCIAC victory over Occidental College Tuesday night in Ducey Gym.
October 6, 2008
Volleyball Drops Game to Cal Lu; Rebounds at Redlands
The CMS Volleyball team dropped its first conference match of the 2008 season to #18 Cal Lutheran University Friday night 3 sets to 1.
October 3, 2008
Athenas Down Rival Sagehens
The CMS Volleyball team captured its third conference win in as many matches in a 3-1 victory over SCIAC rival, Pomona-Pitzer Colleges. (Photo: Athenas Celebrate after game point)
September 29, 2008
Athenas Volleyball Head to the Windy City
CMS Volleyball split its matches in the Thunder Invitational at Wheaton College Friday and Saturday afternoons. (Photo: Athenas outside Myron & Phil's Restaurant, an alumni favorite)
September 21, 2008
Athenas Volleyball Completes Successful Week
CMS Volleyball wrapped up its third week of competition with a 3 match sweep of its opponents (photo: Sarah Beattie)
September 16, 2008
Athenas Volleyball Goes 2-2 at Cal Lutheran Tourney
The CMS Athenas returned from Thousand Oaks Saturday night even in match wins and losses, going 2-2 at the Cal Lutheran Invitational. (Photo: Freshman Sarah Marietta)
September 10, 2008
Athenas Volleyball Takes Three of Four Hosting Pacific Coast Classic
The CMS Volleyball team picked up 3 wins against West Region teams September 5-6 while co-hosting the Pacific Coast Classic. (photo: CMS seniors)
September 3, 2008
Athenas Fall to Chapman Panthers in 2008 Opener
The CMS Volleyball team dropped its season opener at Chapman University Monday night in Orange (19-25, 25-18, 25-27, 21-25).
November 12, 2007
Athenas Volleyball Names 3 to All-Conference Team
Post-season conference honors were determined early this week, and included 3 players from the 2007 CMS Volleyball team.
November 9, 2007
CMS Seals Season with Win Over Caltech
The CMS Athenas closed out the 2007 season with a 3-game victory over conference opponent Caltech. The Athenas were in charge from the opening serve, challenging the Beavers with aggressive defense and consistent offensive play winning 30-16, 30-21, 30-9.
November 2, 2007
CMS Win Streak Snapped by #5 University of La Verne
CMS Volleyball suffered its first loss in 8 matches to #5 nationally ranked University of La Verne Tuesday night, falling to the Leopards, (30-28, 25-30, 25-30, 18-30).
October 27, 2007
CMS Seniors Celebrate Last Home Game with 3-0 Sweep of Oxy Tigers
The CMS Volleyball team won its 5th consecutive conference match with a commanding win over the Occidental Tigers Friday night at Ducey Gym. Celebrating their final home contest of the year, the Athenas honored the seniors from both teams preceding the match.
October 24, 2007
Winning Ways Continue with 3-0 Victory Over Host Redlands
The CMS Volleyball team captured its 5th consecutive win Tuesday night at University of Redlands in a 3 game sweep of the Bulldogs, 30-24, 30-19, 30-27.
October 24, 2007
Athenas Sweep the Week with Win Over Regionally Ranked Cal Lutheran
The CMS Volleyball team upset Cal Lutheran University Saturday night to hand the Regals just their second conference loss of the season
October 20, 2007
Athenas Ride Thrilling 5 Game Win to Season Sweep of Sagehens
CMS Volleyball captured its second win of the week with a victory over cross-campus rival, Pomona-Pitzer Colleges Friday night at Ducey Gym.
October 17, 2007
Athenas Down Poets; Prepare for Pomona Rematch
CMS defeated the Poets of Whitter College in a 3 game sweep Tuesday night to open the second round of conference play.
October 15, 2007
Athenas Dominate Muhlenberg in Three
CMS bested Muhlenberg College at Ducey Gym Saturday afternoon in a 3-game sweep, 30-18, 30-15, 30-20.
October 8, 2007
Athenas Fall to 9th Ranked ULV; Rebound Against Cal Tech
The Athenas split their home matches against the University of Laverne and Cal Tech Beavers to close out the first half of the SCIAC season.
October 5, 2007
Third Time's a Charm for Chapman Panthers
The CMS Athenas suffered their first loss to the Chapman University Panthers in 3rd contest between the 2 schools Friday night.
October 1, 2007
Athenas Volleyball Bounces Back to Beat Tigers
The CMS volleyball team rallied from a tough loss on Friday night to capture a victory over Occidental College at Rush Gymnasium in Eagle Rock Saturday night.
September 29, 2007
Redlands' Intensity Topples Athenas
The CMS volleyball team dropped a tough match at Ducey Gym Friday night to the University of Redlands 3 games to 1.
September 26, 2007
Athenas Fall to Regals of Cal Lutheran 3-1
CMS Volleyball fell to 2-1 in conference play at the hands of Cal Lutheran University Tuesday night in Thousand Oaks.
September 22, 2007
Athenas Battle to 4 Game Win Over Rival Sagehens
CMS outlasted the Sagenhens from Pomona-Pitzer Friday night in the first battle of the year between the cross-campus rivals. The outcome was certainly not predictable as CMS fell behind 1-8 in game 1 before falling into pace offensively, tying the game at 12 and matching the Hens point for point for the rest of the game
September 19, 2007
Athenas Volleyball Opens SCIAC Play with Win Over Whittier
The CMS Athenas defeated the Poets of Whittier College in their conference opener Tuesday night. CMS dominated in games one and two, holding the Poets to just .042 hitting percentage to surge to 30-22, 30-12 scores
September 17, 2007
Athenas Go 2-2 Against Tough Competition in the Cal Lutheran/Redlands Tournament
CMS beat Chapman University for the second time this season at the Cal Lutheran/Redlands tournament in Thousand Oaks Friday afternoon. The Athenas came out in their strongest effort of the season, quickly establishing the offense and pulling ahead in the opening points by a margin of 6...
September 13, 2007
CMS Splits in Pacific Coast Classic
The CMS Athenas carried the momentum of a 5-game victory over Chapman University earlier in the week into the Pacific Coast Classic last Friday. The tournament featured a field of 15 teams, including schools from as far away as Massachusetts and Pennsylvania
September 12, 2007
Butts Named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
Camille Butts (SR, Ontario) has been selected SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of September 3-9.
September 5, 2007
Senior Captain's Double-Double Debut Leads CMS to Victory in Season Opener
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas volleyball won its season opener in a five game battle with Chapman University Wednesday night at Ducey Gym
June 21, 2007
Scripps Athlete of the Year, Camille Butts, Volleyball/Track
Camille Butts was a First Team All-SCIAC selection in both Volleyball and Track & Field for the second straight year.
November 10, 2006
CMS Places Nine On All-SCIAC Soccer, Volleyball Teams
The All-SCIAC teams for Volleyball and Men's and Women's Soccer were recently announced and CMS had nine players selected among the three teams.
October 18, 2006
CMS Records Big Win At Cal Lutheran
The CMS volleyball team upset 26th-ranked Cal Lutheran Tuesday night with a 30-25, 22-30, 30-25, 30-27 victory. The loss was only Cal Lutheran's second at home this season and ended their three-match winning streak.
October 9, 2006
Athenas Finish First Round of SCIAC With Two Wins
CMS won their last two matches in the first round of SCIAC play with 3-0 wins at Caltech (30-9, 30-14, 30-8) and against Whittier at home (30-21, 31-29, 30-17). The team is now 11-5 overall and in third place in SCIAC with a 5-2 record.
September 18, 2006
Athenas 3-1 at Gargoyle Classic
The CMS volleyball team had a successful trip to the Windy City over the weekend finishing 3-1 in the Gargoyle Classic at the University of Chicago.
September 10, 2006
Athenas 3-1 In Pacific Coast Classic
CMS co-hosted the Pacific Coast Classic over the weekend and came away with a 3-1 record. After dropping their opening match to Willamette University 3-2, the team won two straight 3-0 matches before pulling out an exciting 3-2 win over George Fox University.