End of the Year Awards for CMS

End of the Year Awards for CMS

CLAREMONT, Calif. – During the 2016-17 academic year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department won 14 hard-fought regular season championships and five post season tournament championships in the Southern Californian Intercollegiate. Perviously, the most championships won in any year was CMS with 12 (2013-14).

At the annual SCIAC End of Year Banquet, CMS was awarded the Men's, Women's and Combined All-Sports Trophies. This is the seventh-consecutive year that CMS has earned all three All-Sports Trophies. CMS has come home with the women's trophy 22 times, the men's 40 times and the combined trophy 29 times, far out-numbering every other SCIAC program.

2016-17 CMS Year in Review

2016-17 CMS Highlight Video
Jun 1, 2017

Relive the best moments of all 21 sports at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics during the 2016-17 academic year highlighted by a 4th place finish in the Learfield Directors' Cup. This has been an incredible year at CMS Athletics.

CMS Department Awards

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic department honored the athletic and academic achievements of the student-athletes during the 2015-16 season in the annual department awards.

CMC Male Senior Athlete of the Year:

Matthew Williams – Swimming & Diving

CMC Female Senior Athlete of the Year:

Nicole Kerkhof - Volleyball

HMC Athlete of the Year:

Paul Slaats – Football

Scripps Alumnae Athlete of the Year:

Vaiva Palunas - Track & Field

Scripps Athlete of the Year:

Carmen Mejia - Cross Country/Track & Field

Dickinson Award:

Kris Brackmann - Basketball

Boucquey Award:

Mary Lynn Clark - Swimming & Diving

Krieger Award:

Jai Dungca - Basketball

CMS' SCIAC Scholar Athletes:

Graham Spruzem - Swimming & Diving


Vaiva Palunas - Track & Field


The Hank Krieger Award is given to a student-athlete that exhibits athletic excellence, academic excellence and leadership.

The Noelle and Veronique Boucquey Outstanding Scholar-Athlete Award is awarded to a Scripps College student for their athletic and academic excellence and leadership.

The Dickinson Award is presented to the one member of the CMC student body who above all others typifies those qualities of athletic participation which are beneficial to the student body in campus life as well as on the athletic fields. The exhibit these qualities: leadership, self-discipline, determination, and conscientiousness.

The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) sponsors a male and female Scholar Athlete Award from each member institution. It is presented to a graduating senior with an elite GPA and excellent athletic achievements.

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