CJ Box - Men's Water Polo
CLAREMONT, Calif. - It was a big week for CMS men's water polo, and a big week for junior CJ Box, who scored five goals, including two huge ones in the early going to keep CMS in striking distance in its win over No. 1 Whittier on Wednesday.
Olivia Gleason - Women's Cross Country
CLAREMONT, Calif. - There were many strong performances from the CMS cross country teams as they swept the SCIAC Championships on Saturday, and junior Olivia Gleason provided one of them, earning her highest-ever finish for the Athenas (second) to help her team to its 10th league title in a row.
Eduardo De Anda - Men's Soccer
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sophomore goalie Eduardo De Anda remained undefeated in his seven collegiate starts, earning a 110-minute shutout in a big overtime tie at Redlands which kept the CMS men's soccer team in a tie for first (with the tiebreaker) in the SCIAC standings.
Christian Thornton - Men's Water Polo
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team had a big week with road wins over Pomona-Pitzer and Occidental, and Christian Thornton was a big factor for the Stags, contributing five goals and three assists in the two matches.
Justine Leong - Women's Tennis
CLAREMONT, Calif. - First-year Justine Leong participated in her first collegiate tournament this weekend and had quite a dramatic entrance, winning both the singles and the doubles championships at the ITA West Regionals from Friday-Sunday at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
Thomas D'Anieri - Men's Cross Country
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Thomas D'Anieri had his second straight top-five finish, coming in fifth at The Master's Invitational, to help the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team to its second straight team championship on Saturday,
Lauryn Jeans - Women's Soccer
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sophomore Lauryn Jeans helped the CMS women's soccer team remain undefeated (5-0-1) with a 2-0 win at La Verne in the SCIAC opener for the Athenas on Saturday. She provided the game-winning goal in the ninth minute, but also played a big role as a defensive midfielder, helping to hold the Leopards to only one shot attempt in the entire 90-minute contest.
Nick Britt - Men's Water Polo
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior Nick Britt had a big offensive weekend to help CMS to a 2-2 record at the Inland Empire Classic, including scoring twice against No. 1 USC to help the Stags to nine goals against the top team in the nation.
Daniel Rohde - Men's Soccer
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's soccer team picked up a huge 3-1 non-conference win over No. 9 Trinity this week, with Daniel Rohde assisting on the opening goal in the first half and scoring the eventual game-winner in the second half.
Sarah Tocher - Women's Soccer
CLAREMONT, Calif. - As a senior, Sarah Tocher helped CMS women's soccer get off to a strong start to the 2019 season by getting the Athenas off to a strong start in both contests over the weekend, assisting on the game-opening goal in both wins.
Doubles - Women's Tennis
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team made history by winning the program's first-ever national championship in doubles, while becoming the first program to have both NCAA doubles finalists since Gustavus Adolphus in 2005.
Malea Martin - Women's Track & Field
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The women's track and field team defended its SCIAC Championship by a narrow margin, edging Redlands 150-147. In a meet where every point mattered, Martin came up huge by scoring in the top three in both the 10K (second) and the 5K (third) on successive days, when she would have had a better chance at an individual title by focusing on one or the other.
Sally Abel - Women's Lacrosse
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team kept on rolling, clinching at least a share of the SCIAC regular season title with two road wins this week at Redlands and Chapman, as sophomore Sally Abel came through with nine goals and two assists to lead the Athenas.
Kelly Ransom - Women's Golf
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Kelly Ransom shot a 69 (-3) in the final round of the SCIAC #2 Regular Season Championship to lead the CMS women's golf team to a single-round school-record 291 and its fifth straight team championships this spring. Ransom's 69 also tied the program record for the lowest round in a SCIAC Tournament, matching the standard set by Margaret Loncki last year and tied by Emily Attiyeh in Saturday's opening round.
Nic Meister - Men's Tennis
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Freshman Nic Meister was inserted into the CMS Men's Tennis lineup on its biggest weekend of the regular season, with No. 1 Chicago and No. 2 Middlebury coming in on consecutive days. He came through with straight-set wins in both matches, including the clincher against Middlebury to help the Stags finish off a perfect week and stake their claim to being the new No. 1.
Rachel Perley - Softball
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Rachel Perley came through in the clutch with both her glove and her bat to keep the strong start to the season going for the No. 12 CMS softball team this week.
Megan Perron - Softball
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Megan Perron came up with clutch hits twice to lead the CMS Softball team to a 10-inning 3-2 win over Pomona-Pitzer in the opening game of a pivotal doubleheader on Friday between two teams tied for first in the SCIAC standings.
Marco Conati - Men's Swimming and Diving
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sophomore Marco Conati had a big weekend to lead the way for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team, which came in second at the SCIAC Championships. Conati won two individual championships in two different strokes, winning the 50-yard freestyle sprint and then capturing the 100-yard butterfly in one of the top 10 Division III times this season.
Kendall Hollimon - Men's Swimming and Diving
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior Kendall Hollimon brought home the first two SCIAC Championships for the men's swimming and diving team at the diving event held at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday and Sunday, repeating as the league winner in both the one-meter and the three-meter events, giving him five SCIAC titles in his first three years.
Maxwell Kirsch - Men's Basketball
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior forward Maxwell Kirsch had a major role in helping the CMS men's basketball team to a pair of SCIAC home wins over the weekend, knocking down 10 shots in a row from the floor, including 6-6 from three-point territory, to help the Stags defeat Caltech and La Verne and set up a big home game with Occidental on Wednesday night.
Gloria Bates - Women's Basketball
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior guard Gloria Bates had a huge week to lead the CMS women's basketball to wins over Pomona-Pitzer and Redlands and sole possession of first place in the SCIAC, so big that she was nominated for both the SCIAC Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week Awards (winning the DPOW one).
Riley Hoffman - Women's Swimming and Diving
Riley Hoffman had a big day, winning two individual events and adding a relay win, to help the CMS women's swimming and diving team to a clean sweep of Redlands to remain perfect in the SCIAC this season at 6-0.