• CMS Women's Water Polo Falls in Overtime to La Verne
    March 16, 2019
    LA VERNE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team went to overtime at La Verne in a SCIAC match on Saturday morning, and fell short as the Leopards scored the game-winner on a five-meter shot for a 7-6 victory.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo Comes up Just Short in 7-6 Loss to Whittier
    March 14, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team overcame a slow start offensively to tie the score 5-5 in the fourth quarter, but Whittier responded with back-to-back goals and held on for a 7-6 win over the Athenas on Thursday evening at Axelrood Pool.
  • Defense Leads CMS Women's Water Polo to Key 7-6 Road Win over Redlands
    March 12, 2019
    REDLANDS, Calif. - Freshman goalie Jessica Salaz had eight saves, including one on a penalty shot in the second half, and Aracelia Aldrete had three goals as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team was able to prevail with a tight 7-6 road win over Redlands on Tuesday evening in a SCIAC matchup at the Thompson Aquatic Center.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo Rolls to 13-6 Win Over Caltech
    March 09, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Women's water polo team used a vast array of goal scorers and a hat-trick from Krystal Sung to roll past Caltech 13-6 and clinch its first SCIAC victory of the 2019 season.
  • No. 2 Cal Lutheran Defeats CMS Women's Water Polo in SCIAC Opener
    March 07, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team fell in its SCIAC opener on Wednesday afternoon at Cal Lutheran, dropping an 11-4 decision to the No. 2-ranked Regals.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo Falls to CSU Monterey Bay, Azusa Pacific at Claremont Convergence
    March 02, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team dropped a close 10-8 decision to CSU Monterey Bay in its opening game of the day, and then fell 9-3 to Azusa Pacific in the Claremont Convergence Tournament finale on Saturday at Axelrood Pool.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo Edged by Sonoma State on First Day of Convergence
    March 02, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team pulled within a goal twice in the fourth quarter, but couldn't complete the comeback as it fell 6-5 to Sonoma State on Friday evening at Axelrood Pool on the first day of the Claremont Convergence Tournament.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo to Co-Host Annual Claremont Convergence Friday and Saturday
    February 28, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team will serve as one of the hosts of the 2019 Claremont Convergence Tournament, featuring 24 teams from around the country, on Friday and Saturday at Axelrood Pool.
  • Wednesday Athletic Events Postponed
    February 27, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse and women's water polo home games with Chapman on Wednesday evening have been postponed, and will be rescheduled on a mutually agreed upon date to be announced.
  • USA Water Polo Division III National Championship Set to Begin in 2019-20
    February 26, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - In the Fall of 2019, USA Water Polo will sponsor the first-ever Division III national championship in the sport of water polo. The Division III water polo championship is a joint effort by the Division III water polo institutions and USA Water Polo to provide Division III student-athletes the opportunity for a meaningful postseason competition in addition to offering an incentive for other Division III institutions to add the sport on a varsity level.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo, Behind Amelia Ayala's Game-Winner, Edges Toronto 7-6 in Sixth OT Session
    February 21, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS Women's Water Polo team went the distance plus six overtime sessions and Amelia Ayala won the contest with a game-winning goal in the extra session to defeat Toronto 7-6 in the home opener.
  • Chandlyr Denaro Earns SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week Honor for CMS Women's Water Polo
    February 18, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sophomore Chandlyr Denaro, who spent almost all of last season as a goalie, was named the SCIAC Women's Water Polo Offensive Player of the Week for matches through Saturday, Feb. 17, the league office announced today.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo Splits; Defeats Redlands 11-6, Falls to CSU East Bay 10-4
    February 16, 2019
    REDLANDS, Calif. - The CMS women's water polo team participated in a one-day tournament at Redlands on Saturday, defeating the host Bulldogs in a non-league match 11-6 before falling to CSU East Bay 10-4 in the nightcap.
  • CMS Drops Two on Opening Day to No. 1 USC, Host Cal Baptist
    January 27, 2019
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team got the 2019 season underway with two matches at the Cal Baptist Mini-Tournament, battling the host Lancers to a 10-6 defeat after falling to No. 1 USC in its first match of the day.
  • CMS Women's Water Polo Picked Third in SCIAC Preseason Poll
    January 24, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team was picked to finish third in the SCIAC in the 2019 season in a preseason poll of the conference's coaches, the league office announced today.
  • Thank You from the Stags and Athenas
    October 18, 2018
    We are incredibly grateful for the generosity from the community during the CMC 1946 Challenge. Gifts to the program positively impact the competitive experiences of our scholar-leader-athletes, and the success of our teams. Thank you.
  • Athenas Combine For Sixth Highest Team GPA
    July 10, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team combined to have a 3.49 grade-point average for the sixth-highest team GPA in collegiate water polo during the 2018 season. In addition, 10 Athenas qualified for the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Team.
  • 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.
  • Trio of Athenas Named ACWPC All-Americans
    May 26, 2018
    The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced their selections for the 2018 Women’s Division III All-America Teams on Thursday, and three Athenas garnered All-American accolades. Jessica Gaffney (CMC) was named First Team in her third-career honor. Roxy Kiessling (CMC) earned Second Team recognition, and Aracelia Aldrete (CMC) received an Honorable Mention nod.
  • 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.
  • Back-And-Forth Battle Favors Regals in SCIAC Semifinals
    April 27, 2018
    In a rematch of last Saturday's regular season finale, the Cal Lutheran Regals edged the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team, 6-5 in a back-and-forth SCIAC Semifinal. The Athenas had a chance with seven second left on the clock to tie the game, but Roxy Kiessling's (CMC) shot under heavy pressure missed just outside the right post and the Regals held on to advance to the SCIAC Championship Game on Sunday.
  • Athenas Begin SCIAC Tourney Friday at Cal Lutheran
    April 26, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team ended the 2018 regular season with a thrilling, 11-10 victory over Cal Lutheran last Saturday. The CMS vs. Cal Lutheran match-up will be replayed this Friday in the SCIAC Semifinals as the No. 3 Athenas head on the road to take on the No. 2 Regals at 4:00 p.m. The winner of the CMS-Cal Lutheran match will square off with the winner of the other SCIAC Semifinal, No. 4 Whittier at No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer, in the SCIAC Final on Sunday. The Athenas and Regals split their first two meetings this season. As mentioned, CMS earned an 11-10 victory last weekend and Cal Lutheran picked-up an 8-4 win earlier in the year on Mar. 24 in Axelrood Pool.
  • Gaffney, Kiessling, and Aldrete Named All-SCIAC
    April 26, 2018
    On Thursday morning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released their All-Conference team. Among the student-athletes listed were a trio of Athenas. Jessica Gaffney (CMC) and Roxy Kiessling (CMC) were named First Team while sophomore Aracelia Aldrete (CMC) was named Second Team.
  • Kiessling Nets Seven as Athenas Edge Regals
    April 21, 2018
    With the third seed in the SCIAC Tournament already solidified the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team wrapped up the regular season with a trip to Cal Lutheran on Saturday morning. The Athenas earned a hard-fought 11-10 victory against the Regals, thanks in large part to seven goals from senior Roxy Kiessling (CMC). After being held scoreless in the first period, Kiessling scored three goals in the second period and netted a pair of goals in both the third and fourth to finish the day with seven goals on nine shots.
  • Athenas Take Down Redlands on Senior Day
    April 14, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team celebrated their seniors on Saturday prior to their final home game of the season. Following the festivities, the Athenas used a big four-goal first quarter to push them past the visiting Redlands Bulldogs in a 10-7 victory. Jessica Gaffney (CMC) led the Athenas offensively with three goals and fellow senior Roxy Kiessling (CMC) had two.
  • Early Lead Propels Athenas Past Tigers on the Road
    April 11, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team breezed past the Occidental College Tigers in a midweek matchup on Wednesday, earning their 16th victory of the season by a score of 9-1. The Athenas scored seven times in the first half as part of an 8-0 run. They held the Tigers to just one goal in the contest.
  • CMS Defeats Leopards behind Gaffney's Four Goals
    April 07, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team earned their eighth conference win of the season on Saturday after edging La Verne 11-7. The Athenas scored three goals in each of the final three quarters and were led by a strong four-goal performance from Jessica Gaffney (CMC). Aracelia Aldrete (CMC), Roxy Kiessling (CMC), and Amelia Ayala (CMC) each scored twice.
  • Strong Second Half Pushes Sagehens Past Athenas
    April 04, 2018
    After an evenly played first half, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team fell to the SCIAC leaders in Pomona-Pitzer 11-5. Tied 2-2 at the end of the first half, the Sagehens scored nine in the second half to come away with their eighth SCIAC win of the season.
  • Women's Water Polo Pastes Caltech in 17-3 Victory
    March 31, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team cruised to a 17-3 victory over the Caltech Beavers on Saturday morning. Nine different Athenas scored in the victory with Jessica Gaffney (CMC), Anna Fry (HMC), and Chandlyr Denaro (CMC) leading the offense for CMS by each scoring at least three goals. The Athenas outshot the Beavers 28-16 in the victory.
  • Gaffney's Five Goals Leads CMS to Victory
    March 28, 2018
    The Athenas of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps' women's water polo earned their sixth SCIAC win of the season with an 11-7 victory over the Whittier Poets on Wednesday night. After falling in an early hole, CMS came from behind in the second quarter and were able to maintain the lead for the rest of the game. Jessica Gaffney (CMC) led the charge with five goals in the game.
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