After a nationwide search, Terrance Tumey, the Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and George R. Roberts Fellow for Claremont McKenna College, has selected Glenn Stewart to lead the CMS track & field program as its head coach.
Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earned academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Additionally, eight women and four men earned individual accolades.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics would like to congratulate the 17 recent graduates who have been added to the CMS Wall of Fame and the 129 student-athletes who have made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the 2015-16 academic year.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps was represented by 201 student-athletes on the 2015-16 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic Team. The SCIAC recognizes student-athletes who have achieved at least a cumulative 3.4 grade point average and completed one full year at their institution.
It has been another outstanding year for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics. On the largest scale, CMS broke into the top-10 in the Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup. During the 2015-16 year, many of the CMS student athletes were honored for their athletic and academic achievements.
CMS won 11 SCIAC championships, had 13 teams participate in the NCAA Championships, finished tied for 10th in the Directors' Cup Standings and tallied four national championships (3 individual and 1 team). Take a look back at the 2015-16 year in this highlight video.
In the 2015-16 school year, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps broke into the top-10 in the Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings for the first time in program history with a tie for tenth place nationally. The final results were released by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) on June 9.
An outstanding 2015-16 year for CMS Athletics and its student-athletes concluded on Saturday, May 28, with two NCAA Division III individual national championships, one by Skyler Butts '16 in men's tennis singles and the other by Tyra Abraham, a women's track sprinter from Scripps.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s team came in fifth place at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships for the highest finish program history at 33 points. During the day, CMS totaled six All-American performances including a national championship in the women’s 100m dash by sophomore Tyra Abraham (SCR).
The second day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships proved to be very successful for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women. All three individuals who competed in preliminary races qualified for the finals and junior Vaiva Palunas (SCR) finished up her second of three events in the championships with the women’s shot put.
In the first day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships in Waverly, Iowa, six individuals and one relay team competed for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Two track athletes advanced from preliminary races in the 1500m and 200m on Thursday to the finals of the respective events on Saturday while two field athletes completed their events in discus and pole vault.
The NCAA announced the full field of qualifiers for the 2016 Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship in preparation for the event May 26-28. Thirteen athletes from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams qualified: four men and nine women. The championships will be held at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa in the Walston-Hoover Stadium. Events will start at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 and 12:30 p.m. on May 27-28.
The US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released the All-Region Teams and Awards for 2016 on May 23. As a program, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps hauled in 39 All-Region honors: 26 for the women, 13 for the men.
Sprinters and middle distance runners for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams had standout performances at the Occidental Invite on May 7 at Bill Henry Track in a meet that saw several Division I, open and post-collegiate athletes compete.
This season marks the 23rd men's and 15th women's track and field titles for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and the 13th year that both programs have achieved the feat in the same season.
Through 12 events scored – six men’s and six women’s – both Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams have a lead after the first day of the SCIAC Championships on April 29 at Occidental’s Bill Henry Track, behind the strength of field events and distance running.
Both the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s and women’s track and field teams look to defend their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships from 2015. During the multi-dual meet season, the Athenas were 8-0 as the Stags were 7-1. The championships will be held at Occidental and hosted by Caltech and take place Friday, April 29 through Saturday, April 30.
In the final Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) multi-dual meet before the SCIAC Championships, the men’s and women’s team each went 4-0 sweeping Chapman, Cal Lutheran, Pomona-Pitzer and La Verne. On Thursday and Friday last week, some athletes additionally competed at the Bryan Clay Invite and broke more CMS and SCIAC records.
In the third poll from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) this season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s team jumped into the top-5 after success at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field team competed in the 30th Annual Pomona-Pitzer Invite through the intermittent rain on Saturday. The athletes battled through uncharacteristically cold and difficult conditions and ultimately set three new CMS records.
In its second SCIAC multi-dual meet of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams posted impressive results as both the Athenas and Stags defeated Whittier and Redlands, April 2 at Redlands.