• McKillop Finishes Runner-Up, Athenas 12th at Nationals
    November 18, 2017
    Bryn McKillop (SC) capped off a tremendous senior season with a Runner-Up finish in the National Championships on a wet and windy Saturday morning in Eslah, Ill. McKillop helped lead the Athenas to a 12th-place finish (402 team points) in the 32-team field. The 12th-place team finish marks the seventh-straight season that the Athenas have finished in the top-15 in the country.
  • Stags and Athenas Race in National Championships Tomorrow
    November 17, 2017
    Just outside of St. Louis, in Elsah, Ill. the men’s and women’s cross country teams will race in the NCAA Championships at the North Farm Facility on Saturday morning. The women’s team enters the National Championship as the fifth-ranked team in the country and an automatic qualifier from the West Region after claiming the regional title last weekend by 51 points over the second-place team.
  • McKillop Named West Region Athlete of the Year
    November 15, 2017
    On Tuesday, U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) named Bryn McKillop the NCAA Division III West Regional Athlete of the year, an award given based off of a vote by member coaches in the region. McKillop took home the award after winning the West Regional Championships over the weekend with a time of 21:07.6, an 18-second improvement for her on the course.
  • Best in the West! Athenas, McKillop Claim Regional Titles
    November 11, 2017
    The No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team won their first NCAA West Regional Title since 2013 with a victory at the Regional on Saturday morning. The Athenas finished with 58 team points, 51 points ahead of the second-place Whitworth Pirates (109 points). Bryn McKillop (SC) dominated the field to claim the individual title with a time of 21:07.51. McKillop finished over 20 second ahead of second-place finisher Lauren Hamilton from Pomona-Pitzer (21:28.09).
  • CMS Ready for Saturday's NCAA West Regional
    November 10, 2017
    On Saturday morning, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country teams will make the short walk across the street to Pomona-Pitzer to race in the NCAA West Regional. The Athenas enter the race ranked as the top team in the region and sixth team in the country while the Stags stand third in the region and 27th nationally. The women’s race will begin at 9:00 a.m. while the men will start at 10:00 a.m.
  • McKillop and Coaching Staff Headline All-SCIAC Honors
    November 02, 2017
    On Thursday afternoon the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced the All-Conference teams for women’s cross country. Bryn McKillop (SC) was named the SCIAC Athlete of the Year to lead nine Athenas on All-Conference teams. In addition to the nine runners honored, John Goldhammer and the Athenas’ coaching staff was named the Coaching Staff of the Year in the SCIAC.
  • Depth Carries Athenas to Eighth-Straight SCIAC Title, McKillop First
    October 28, 2017
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country placed five runners in the top ten and 12 in the top 24 to claim their eighth-straight SCIAC Championship on Saturday morning. Running at Prado Park in Chino, the Athenas ran away from the field, scoring 30 team points, topping second-place Occidental (80 points) by 50 points. Bryn McKillop (SC) continued her impressive senior season by winning the individual title in a time of 22:36.55 in the 6K race.
  • CMS Ready to Roll at SCIAC Championships
    October 27, 2017
    Tomorrow morning, the Stags and Athenas begin the postseason with the SCIAC Championships on Saturday morning at Prado Regional Park in Chino, Calif. The morning will kick off with the men getting underway at 9:00 a.m. The women’s race will follow at 9:45 a.m. The Athenas head into the postseason ranked No. 5 in the country while the Stags check-in at No. 25 in Division III.
  • Athenas Dominate Field at Pomona-Pitzer Invite
    October 14, 2017
    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.
  • SCIAC Dual Meet ends in Sweep for Athenas
    September 29, 2017
    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.
  • Athenas See Three in Top-10, Winning Coyote Challenge
    September 23, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team conquered the trails at Cal State San Bernardino on Saturday morning, taking first place as a team in the Coyote Challenge.
  • Athenas Impress Against Strong Field at UC Riverside
    September 16, 2017
    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.
  • Athenas Hustle to First-Place Finish at Biola
    September 09, 2017
    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.
  • First Years Impress for Athenas at Nationball Classic
    September 02, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team started the 2017 season by heading up to Santa Barbara to run in the 2017 Nationball Classic hosted by Westmont College.
  • Athenas Set to Stay Ahead of the Pack
    August 30, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s and women’s cross country teams will open the 2017 season this weekend when they travel to the Nationball Classic on Saturday.
  • SCIAC Announces 2017-18 Fall Preseason Rankings
    August 17, 2017
    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.
  • Save the Date: CMS Cross Country Alumni Meet
    July 26, 2017
    Join CMS cross country alumni and parents to cheer on the current Athenas and Stags as they run against Westmont in the Nationball Classic! Alumni looking to compete may also run in the race.
  • End of the Year Awards for CMS
    June 01, 2017
    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.
  • Unprecedented fourth place ranking in Learfield Directors’ Cup
    June 01, 2017
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ended the 2016-17 academic year with the program-high mark of fourth in the NCAA Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup.
  • CMS Celebrates Division III Week
    March 31, 2017
    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.
  • Lund, Sealand, McKillop earn All-American honors
    November 22, 2016
    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.
  • NCAA Champs wrap up with Stags at fifth, Athenas 15th
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • CMS off to the races in Kentucky for NCAA Finals
    November 16, 2016
    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.
  • Stags and Athenas earn trip to NCAA Championship
    November 12, 2016
    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.
  • Cross Country looks to maintain dominance at Regionals
    November 09, 2016
    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.
  • 2016 SCIAC Cross Country Championship
    November 04, 2016
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program dominated the SCIAC championship in spite of muddy course conditions, as the Stags won their 16th title and the Athenas took their 20th.
  • 13 CMS runners named on All-SCIAC Team
    November 03, 2016
    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.
  • Prado Park's hard conditions no match for CMS
    October 29, 2016
    The SCIAC Cross Country Championship belonged to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program on Saturday morning as both the Stags and Athenas overcame unpleasant conditions to take first place.
  • Athenas set sights on a seven-peat
    October 26, 2016
    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.
  • CMS takes top finish in Connecticut and Pomona-Pitzer Invitational
    October 15, 2016
    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.
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