The No. 7 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team cruised to a victory in the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational with six of the top 12 finishers and a total of 33 team points. For the fifth time this season, Bryn McKillop (SC) took the top spot in a race. On Satruday morning, McKillop finished the 6K race in a time of 21:24.99 to finish more than 16 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team brought out the brooms as the Athenas swept through the SCIAC Dual Meet 7-0. Despite the high number of slopes at La Mirada Regional Park, the Athenas managed to see four runners in the top-10 and seven in the top-15.
Early Saturday morning the Athenas’ cross country team ran in the UC Riverside Invitational. Thirteen non-Division I institutions competed and of those 13 teams, the Athenas finished the race in fifth-place with a team score of 131.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team hit the road on Saturday morning to race in the Biola Invitational. The Athenas cruised to a comfortable victory over the 11 teams in attendance. CMS finished with four of the seven fastest times including a first-place finish from Bryn McKillop (SC) in 17:48.61. McKillop was over seven seconds faster than the second place finisher in the race.
Over the next week the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) will release their Preseason Coaches Polls. Each team’s preseason rankings were determined through a poll filled out by the respective head coaches in the conference.
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 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.
NEW ORLEANS, Louis. – Following a strong showing at the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship this past Saturday, three runners from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program were named on the 2016 United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association All-American Team.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team finished in fifth place for the highest result in program history while the women's team placed 15th, three places better than their pre-championships poll placement, in the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championship.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – Following a first and second-place finish at the NCAA Regionals, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will fly out to Louisville, Kentucky for the 2016 NCAA Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Nov. 19.
SALEM, Oreg. – The weather was not ideal for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country team on Saturday morning at Bush's Pasture Park, as the Stags and Athenas had to battle light showers in 56 degree weather and 18 miles per hour winds. Regardless, the two teams grinded it out to earn a trip to the NCAA Division III Championships.
With the SCIAC Championships in the bag, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will be heading to Salem, Oregon this Saturday to compete in the NCAA West Regionals. The men will be looking for a three-peat, having won the last two regionals and taking three in the last four years. The Athenas on the other hand will be looking to stop Willamette from repeating, falling in second place behind them the last two years.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – Following the SCIAC Championships on Saturday, October 29, the conference named 13 runners from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program on the All-SCIAC team, six from the men’s team and seven from the women’s.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – Head Coach John Goldhammer will guide the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country program to their seventh consecutive SCIAC Championship, 26th overall, on Saturday, Oct. 29 as they head to Prado Park in Chino, California.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country teams participated in two separate events on Saturday morning and managed to take a top finish in both events. The Stags won first place at the Connecticut College Invitational and finished fourth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational. The Athenas on the other hand, placed third at Connecticut and took fourth at Pomona-Pitzer.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country teams finished within the top 3 at the Coyote Challenge hosted by Cal State San Bernardino as the Stags took second place (63 points) behind Division II #25 Cal Baptist University (60) while the Athenas finished in third (65) behind hosts CSUSB (26) and Cal State San Marcos (48). This was a strong finish in spite of the fact that this was their fourth consecutive racing week.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country programs finished within the top 10 at the UC Riverside Invitational this past Saturday. The Stags took seventh place in the 8K event out of 22 teams with a combined score of 201 and finishing with an average time of 25:28.28. The Athenas on the other hand finished in 10th at the 5K event with a combined score of 226 and average time of 19:17.89.
Former Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Assistant Cross Country and Track Coach, Jennifer Tavé, has taken a coaching position at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Jen, a 2012 Scripps College graduate and CMS athlete was a two-time All-American in cross country (in 2009 and 10) and one-time in track (2011).
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country is off to a promising start this season as both the men’s and women’s team were listed in the top 10 of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Coaches’ Poll.
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.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released its Preseason Coaches Polls and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team is predicted to repeat as SCIAC champions, while the CMS men are picked second.