The latest CMS Athletics Newsletter is packed full of exciting news, and touches on the 45th anniversary of Title IX. Other highlights include a story about new (and returning) women’s soccer coach Jennifer Clark, details about the on-campus golf facility, recaps on our spring sports, and much more.
Over the 40 years since Claremont-Mudd-Scripps added women’s intercollegiate athletics and changed its name from Claremont-Mudd, Athena teams have won 114 SCIAC championships (at least three in all 11 varsity sports) and 22 SCIAC All-Sports trophies.
Rising seniors Jonathan Shaw (CMC ’18) and Matt Shuman (CMC ’18) have earned Division III Ping honorable mention All-America awards for their performances in leading the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s golf team during the 2017 season.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics department named Matthew Williams (CMC ’17) and Kris Brackmann (CMC ’17) the 2017 CMS Athletes of the Year in honor of their contributions to the program this past academic year.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association named four members of the No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Men’s Tennis team to the All-American team on June 8 after the conclusion of the NCAA National Championships.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced it’s All-American winners on June 8 after the National Championships, naming four members of the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team on the list.
After one of the best years in CMS history, the CMSPYS honored all of the amazing individual and team achievements of the 2016-17 sports season with awards in 16 different categories. Go Stags and Athenas!
During the 2016-17 academic year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department won 14 hard-fought regular season championships in the Southern Californian Intercollegiate and its athletes were honored with many outstanding awards.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps' Nicole Tan (CMC '20) and Nikolai Parodi (CMC '20) each wrapped up their first season playing collegiate tennis as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Female and Male Rookie of the Year, respectively. Additionally, the Athenas' head coach, Dave Schwarz, was named the women's Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year.
The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced the selection of the 2017 Women’s Division III All-America Team which features two members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team.
The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the recipients of the All-America honors for the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season on Tuesday, choosing them by virtue of finishing in the top-8 in their events.
Lindsay Brown (CMC '18) and Nicole Tan (CMC '20) continued the tradition of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's doubles teams competing for a national title on Saturday afternoon. The pair won their semifinal game against Emory earlier in the day and then ended the season as the National Runner-Up team with the loss to Wesleyan in the final.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Track & Field Team bid farewell to Ohio after completing the final day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships. Despite not taking first place in their events, the Stags and Athenas hold their heads high after all the hard work they put in this season and for making it this far.
Nikolai Parodi (CMC '20) wrapped up his freshman season as the National Runner-up in the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis singles final. In a rematch from earlier in the week, Parodi fell to Lubomir Cuba of Middlebury College 6-1, 6-1 in the final.
Nikolai Parodi (CMC ’20) will be competing for a national championship for the second time this week in the singles final at the NCAA Championships tomorrow. Both Parodi and Daniel Morkovine (CMC ’17) competed in the quarterfinals on Friday morning and Parodi’s two wins today advanced him to the singles title match.
In the second day of the individual competition at the NCAA Tennis Championships, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team competed in quarterfinals in both doubles and singles play. The doubles team of Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) and Lindsay Brown (CMC ’18) won a straight set match to advance into the semifinals tomorrow morning.
Nikolai Parodi (CMC ’20) and Daniel Morkovine (CMC’ 17) advanced into the quarterfinals of the NCAA Individuals competition with first and second round wins while Glenn Hull (CMC ’17) faced a stout opponent ending his run in the first round.
Both doubles teams representing the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals in the NCAA Individuals competition. Additionally, Catherine Allen (SC ’20) and Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) each won their first round singles matches with Allen continuing into the quarterfinals.
The pouring rain and winds set the stage for several unpredictable results at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Track & Field program saw six of its athletes compete on the first day.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team came up against fierce competition in Emory University in the NCAA Men’s Tennis National Championship match. The Stags went down 3-0 in doubles competition and were unable to recover in singles play, ultimately falling 5-2.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named Joshua Sealand (HMC ’17) and Vaiva Palunas (SC ’17) to the 2017 Athlete of the Year on Tuesday, an award given to the best track and field athletes of each region.
For the fourth time this year, the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team came back from a 3-0 deficit after doubles play for a spectacular team win. This time, the Stags topped No. 1 Middlebury 5-4 to advance to the National Championship match