• CMS Volleyball Cruises to Quick Three-Set Win over Redlands
    September 22, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team had a rare quick match as it coasted to a 3-0 win over Redlands on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Pavilion.
  • CMS Volleyball Takes Another Five-Setter, Edges La Verne 3-2 in SCIAC Opener
    September 18, 2018
    LA VERNE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team improved to 10-2 overall, including 6-1 in five-setters, as it hung on to defeat La Verne 3-2 in its SCIAC opener on Tuesday evening.
  • CMS Volleyball Wins Fifth Five-Setter of Year, Then Sees Win Streak Snapped at Nine
    September 16, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won in five sets for the fifth time this year in the morning, defeating UT Dallas 3-2, but then fell to No. 12 Washington (Mo.) 3-1 in the afternoon to see its winning streak snapped at nine.
  • No. 3 CMS Volleyball Rallies From Behind Again for 3-1 Win over No. 6 Emory
    September 15, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 3-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team dropped the first set, and then came from behind in each of the next three to take a thrilling 3-1 home win over No. 6 Emory in a top 10 battle at Roberts Pavilion on the first day of the East-West Challenge.
  • New-Look CMS Volleyball Team Looks Familiar After All
    September 12, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Every opponent that the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team faces this year sees the "CMS" on the front of the jerseys and knows they have a chance to battle the defending national champions.
  • CMS Volleyball to Host East-West Challenge on Friday and Saturday
    September 11, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The defending national champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team will serve as the host for the prestigious six-team East-West Challenge this Friday and Saturday at Roberts Pavilion.
  • Sarah Tritschler Named SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week
    September 10, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior libero Sarah Tritschler was named the SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week for matches through Sept. 9, it was announced today by the conference office.
  • Another Five-Set Thriller Highlights CMS Sweep on Second Day of Trinity Fall Classic
    September 08, 2018
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Junior Amanda Walker had kills for the final three points of the match as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team outlasted Texas-Tyler 3-2 for its fourth five-set win of the season on Saturday morning at the Trinity University Fall Classic.
  • CMS Volleyball Defeats Texas-Dallas in Four, No. 5 Trinity in Five
    September 07, 2018
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won its third five-set match of the year by taking the fifth set 15-11 over No. 5 Trinity in its second match of the day on Friday at the Trinity Fall Classic. The Athenas also defeated Texas-Dallas in four sets earlier in the afternoon.
  • Phoebe Madsen Earns SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week Honor
    September 03, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior setter Phoebe Madsen was named the SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week for matches through Sunday, Sept. 2, it was announced today by the conference office.
  • Dramatic Comeback Gives CMS Volleyball 3-2 Win over Carthage, Opening Day Split
    September 01, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior setter Phoebe Madsen had 13 kills, 38 assists and 15 digs to lead the No. 1 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team back from a 2-0 deficit for a 3-2 win over No. 14 Carthage in its second match of the day on Friday evening at Roberts Pavilion on the first day of the Pacific Coast Classic.
  • Thrilling Five-Setter over Brandeis Highlights Pair of CMS Volleyball Wins
    September 01, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team fought off a comeback effort from Brandeis with a 17-15 win in the fifth set to take a 3-2 victory in its first of two matches on Saturday at Roberts Pavilion on the second day of the Pacific Coast Classic. The Athenas then swept No. 9 Southwestern (Texas) 3-0 to close out a 3-1 weekend.
  • Defending National Champion CMS Volleyball Picked to Win SCIAC
    August 29, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team, which captured the 2017 Division III National Championship, was the runaway choice to win the SCIAC in 2018 in a preseason poll of the conference's coaches, the league announced today.
  • CMS has another record year in the Directors’ Cup standings
    May 31, 2018
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics is ranked third in the 2017-18 Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, the program’s highest finish ever. This is the second-straight year that CMS has finished in the top-5 in the country.
  • CMS Claims 10th-Straight SCIAC All-Sports Trophy
    May 09, 2018
    For the 10th-straight year and 30th time in program history, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department claimed the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Combined All-Sports Trophy. The Athenas earned 94 points this season and won the All-Sports Trophy on the women’s side by a 19-point margin, claiming their eighth-straight and 23rd overall. The Stags finished third in the standings on the men’s side with 65.5 points. Pomona-Pitzer won the men’s All-Sports Trophy.
  • 2017 Volleyball National Champions: I Belong Here
    April 26, 2018
    Seniors on the 2017 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps national championship volleyball team talk about the journey to winning a national championship, and what motivated them to get there.
  • National Champions! 2017 Women's Volleyball Season Recap
    March 27, 2018
    It is hard to write much more after the above headlines of this year’s recap – that pretty much says it all! The 2017 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas volleyball team climbed to the pinnacle of NCAA women’s volleyball by capturing the Division III National Championship. It was an inspired squad that swept Wittenberg University 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-22) on a rainy Saturday evening at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • CMS National Girls & Women in Sports Day - Feb. 7, 2018
    February 07, 2018
    Hear from our presidents as they describe the importance of athletics for women.
  • Athenas Sweep Tigers, Earn First NCAA National Title
    November 18, 2017
    After winning the first five rounds of the 2017 NCAA Tournament by scores of 3-1, the Athenas finally put their foot down and completed a 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-22) sweep of the Wittenberg Tigers to win their first National Championship. It was a heavyweight battle all night long, but it was the Athenas that held the upper hand throughout the match. Margaux Arntson (CMC) was a force to be reckoned with and the Tigers had no answer for the senior opposite. Arntson delivered 18 kills on a .519 hitting percentage to lead the Athenas to victory while earning Tournament Most Valuable Player honors in the process.
  • Athenas Win! Next up, Meeting with Wittenberg for Title
    November 17, 2017
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Athenas defeated Ithaca College 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-21, 25-18) to advance to Saturday's National Championship match against the winner of Calvin vs. Wittenberg. Four different Athenas collected multiple kills in the National Semifinal victory.
  • And Then There Were Eight: Athenas Continue NCAA Tournament in Michigan
    November 16, 2017
    After a thrilling weekend in Texas, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team is one of only eight teams remaining in the country. The Athenas continue their NCAA Tournament run on Thursday in Grand Rapids, Mich. with a meeting against the Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties at 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT. The winner of the CMS-Gustavus Adolphus match will take on the winner of Emory-Ithaca in the National Semifinals on Friday.
  • Women's Volleyball Advances to National Semifinals
    November 16, 2017
    The No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas take a little time to get acclimated to a new match. One set to be exact. For the fourth-straight time, the Athenas dropped the opening set in an NCAA Tournament match before coming from behind to win the match 3-1. On Thursday afternoon, it was the No. 16 Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties that took a set off the Athenas but CMS prevailed for a 3-1 (16-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-14) victory in the National Quarterfinals.
  • Arntson, Werner, and Madsen Honored Nationally by the AVCA
    November 15, 2017
    On Tuesday morning the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced their All-American teams with three Athenas being honored. Margaux Arntson (CMC) became the first-ever First Team All-American in CMS women’s volleyball history. Mikena Werner (SC) was named to the Second Team for the second-straight season while Clara Madsen (CMC) earned an honorable mention nod.
  • Athenas Tame No. 1 Tigers, Advance to National Quarterfinals
    November 12, 2017
    At the beginning of the weekend the Georgetown Regional was touted as the toughest pod in the NCAA Tournament. After seven matches over three days, the Regional lived up to the hype. No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps edged No. 1 Colorado College in a 3-1 (21-25, 25-17, 25-17, 26-24) instant classic to claim the Regional Title and advance to the National Quarterfinals.
  • Moving On: Athenas Get Past Pirates, Advance to Regional Final
    November 11, 2017
    The No. 6 Claremont- Mudd-Scripps Athenas are moving on the Georgetown Regional Final after defeating the No. 5 Southwestern Pirates 3-1 (23-25, 25-20, 27-25, 25-14) on Saturday afternoon. It was an edge-of-your-seat battle the entire way through, but in the end, the Athenas prevailed and will square off with No. 1 Colorado College on Sunday with a trip to the National Quarterfinals on the line. Led by Margaux Arntson’s (CMC) 13 kills, the Athenas put together one of their more balanced attacks of the season with five different players collecting at least 10 kills. Clara Madsen (CMC), Phoebe Madsen (CMC), and Mikena Werner (SC) all tallied double-doubles in the match.
  • Athenas Advance to Second Round, Edge Texas-Dallas
    November 10, 2017
    It was back and forth all match long, but the No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team edged the Texas-Dallas Comets 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-23) in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon. Margaux Arntson (CMC) led the Athenas’ offense with 16 kills in the match. Isabelle Taylor (CMC) was a force to be reckoned with on both offense and defense. She finished the contest with 11 kills and 11 digs for one of only two double-doubles in the match. Clara Madsen (CMC) registered the other, finishing with 29 assists and 13 digs for the Athenas.
  • Arntson Named West Region Player of the Year, Three Others Earn Honors
    November 09, 2017
    Just a day before the No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team takes the floor in the NCAA Regionals, four Athenas were named All-West Region by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). Margaux Arntson (CMC) led the group with her West Regional Player of the year honors. Joining Arntson on the All-Region team were classmates, Clara Madsen (CMC) and Mikena Werner (SC). Shelbi Stein (CMC) joined the trio with an Honorable Mention nod.
  • NCAA Tournament Begins Friday in Texas for Athenas
    November 07, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team is making their fifth-straight trip to the NCAA Tournament and ninth appearance in program history. This year's journey begins in Georgetown, Texas on the campus of Southwestern University with one of the toughest regionals in the country. The grouping features eight teams with four squads ranked in the top six in the most recent AVCA National Rankings.
  • No. 6 Athenas Heading to Texas for Tough NCAA Regional
    November 06, 2017
    The No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team is heading to Southwestern (TX) for the NCAA Division III Regionals. On Monday morning, the NCAA released the field for the 64-team Women’s Volleyball Championships and the bracket has the Athenas traveling to Georgetown, Texas for the opening rounds of the tournament.
  • SCIAC Champions: Athenas Sweep Regals to Win Tournament Title
    November 04, 2017
    On Saturday night the No. 6 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas made quick work of the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team in the SCIAC Tournament Finals by sweeping the Regals 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-16) to claim the 2017 SCIAC Tournament Championship. Shelbi Stein (CMC) collected 12 kills and a .385 hitting percentage to be named the Tournament Most Valuable Player.
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