The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team picked up a pair of victories over the Occidental Tigers and Caltech Beavers on Saturday morning in Axelrood Pool. The Athenas topped the Tigers 227-66 and defeated the Beavers 229-44 in an impressive day for CMS swimming and diving. The Athenas won 15 of the 16 events contested on Saturday, including the first 11 to cruise to a dominating effort across the board.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team opened Saturday's game with a layup by Maya Love (CMC) and led wire-to-wire against the Caltech Beavers to claim a 68-47 victory. Love finished the game as the Athenas' leading scorer with 14 points in a balanced effort for CMS. A total of 12 different Athenas found the bottom of the cup and all 14 available players saw the floor in the contest. With the win the Athenas move 14-3 on the season and 7-1 in the SCIAC.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team held off the Caltech Beavers on Saturday evening en route to a 66-56 victory in Roberts Pavilion. Michael Scarlett (CMC) led the effort for CMS with 19 points on a 7-13 shooting effort. Jack Ely (CMC) collected his first double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The win moves the Stags to 8-7 on the season and 6-1 in the SCIAC. CMS will next take the floor Wednesday when they host Redlands at 7:00 p.m.
The Stags celebrated their senior class before taking care of the Occidental Tigers and Caltech Beavers in convincing fashion on Saturday morning. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming and diving team handed the Tigers a 233-55 loss while defeating the Beavers by a 228-63 margin. The Stags won all but one event in the double dual for a total of 15 victories on the day.
All five starters scored at least 14 points in an 86-76 victory for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team over the Whittier Poets on Wednesday night. The Stags and Poets were tied 69-69 with five minutes to play, but a strong final push from CMS lifted the Stags to their fourth-straight SCIAC victory. The win improves the Stags to 5-1 in the conference and moves them back to .500 overall with a 7-7 record.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team closed out Wednesday's game with a 13-6 run over the final four minutes to beat the Whittier Poets on their home floor by a 62-51 final. The Athenas held a slim, 49-45 lead following a Whittier free throw with 3:59 remaining in the game, but a strong final stretch allowed the Athenas to push past the Poets and claim the 11-point victory. Corinne Bogle (CMC) and Maya Love (CMC) led four double-digit scorers with 17 and 16 points, respectively. Love added 13 rebounds in the game for her ninth double-double of the season.
I don’t even really remember running onto the court. Suddenly, I was just there. Confetti was raining down on us as the whole team piled on top of one another in a heap of excitement and disbelief. Safe to say, winning the National Championship was one best moments of my life. I felt so lucky. How did I get from the PE volleyball class to the National Championship?
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 12 points in the opening half, but battled back to take a lead at the break and eventually held off the Chapman Panthers on the road 70-63. Scott Lynds (CMC) and Michael Scarlett (CMC) led the Stags on the afternoon, pouring in 41 combined points with Scarlett dropping 21 and Lynds accounting for 20.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The No. 17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team handled the Cal Lutheran Regals 178-65 on Saturday morning for their second-straight dual victory. Emma Stacy (SC) claimed victories in the 200 IM and 100 Free to highlight the effort for the Athenas on the day. Mia Syme (CMC) also turned in a personal best, 10:37.20, in the 1000 Free to improve her already ninth-best time in CMS women’s swimming history. Syme finished over 30 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher and was a full lap in front of the field when she finished.
The Stags topped the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen on Saturday morning by a score of 159-72 for their second victory this week. Aaron Lutzker (HMC) won both the 200 IM and 100 Breast while Kendall Hollimon (CMC) was dominate in both diving events for the No. 9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming and diving team. The Stags won a total of nine events on the day and shared first in the 500 Free when Ben Culberson (CMC) and Cal Lutheran’s Jonah Hobbs both touched in 4:49.40.
Running against Division I and post-collegiate athletes, Bryn McKillop (SC) placed 28th in the 3K at the University of Washington Indoor Preview Meet on Saturday. Her time of 10:07.09 topped 31 of the top runners in the northwest. McKillop’s time is the eighth fastest 3K time in NCAA Division III this season.
Running in his home state of Massachusetts, Thomas D’Anieri (CMC) turned in the sixth best time in NCAA Division III in the 5K on Saturday at the Tufts Invite at Tufts University. D’Anieri finished with a time of 14:57.03 to win the race by over a minute in front of a field of five runners from the US Coast Guard.
ORANGE, Calif. - In a battle between the only two remaining undefeated teams in the SCIAC, the Chapman Panthers used a strong second-half to top the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team 68-56 on Saturday evening. The loss is the first for the Athenas since Nov. 29 and snaps a nine-game winning streak. After a slow opening quarter, the Athenas took a 27-22 lead heading into the half, but Chapman outscored CMS 46-29 after the break to halt the Athenas’ win streak just shy of double-digits.
Marco Conati (HMC) and Henry Limm (HMC) had their hand in seven of the Stags’ 14 event wins on Wednesday afternoon as CMS routed the Whitman Blues 216-46 in Axelrood Pool. Conati went four for four on Wednesday, winning the 100 Back and 100 Free as well as swimming on the winning 200 Medley and 200 Free Relay teams. Limm took home three events of his own, winning the 1000 Free, 200 Fly, and 500 Free in the victory for CMS.
Senior Lauren Rosenberger (CMC) won the 200 Fly and 400 IM as the No. 17 Athenas defeated the Whitman Blues 200-61 on Wednesday afternoon. Despite the Athenas winning all 14 women's events in the meet, Rosenberger was the only swimmer to win multiple individual events on the afternoon. The other 10 individual events were won by 10 different Athenas, showing the balance of their roster.
I’m new to the Athletics Department. My first day was August 8, so I’ve only been on the inside of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics for a few months. I moved across the country to be a part of something special in Southern California. CMS initially intrigued me because it was different than most departments around the country. Sure CMS is three schools feeding into one department, which is different enough, but, in my mind, CMS Athletics is the quintessential Division III experience.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas trailed by as many as 12 points on Monday night against Occidental, but a huge fourth quarter helped lift CMS past the Tigers 57-51. Maya Love (CMC) set career-highs with 25-points and 21 rebounds in an impressive double-double to lead the Athenas to the comeback victory. Both teams struggled from the field, with Tigers firing at a 28.1% clip (16-57) and CMS just percentage points better at 28.8% in the game (19-66). The Athenas made the most of their buckets outscoring the Tigers 15-5 in the fourth quarter.
he Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team led the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen 36-31 at the half, but a fast start to the second stanza quickly pushed the Stags lead up 52-33. The Kingsmen battled back and closed the gap to as few as five points late in the contest, but the Stags held on for the 80-72 victory to improve to 3-1 in the SCIAC. It was a historic night for Michael Scarlett (CMC). The senior guard led the Stags offensively with 21 points and collected his 1,000th career point with a free throw late in the second-half.
Kate Parrish (CMC) turned in her second-straight double-double to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team past the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs 64-43 on Friday evening. The Athenas took control of the contest by outscoring the Banana Slugs 17-3 in the second quarter. The impressive period helped put the Athenas up 34-16 at the break and, after a relatively even second-half, CMS earned their eighth-straight victory. The Athenas held Santa Cruz to just a 28.8 shooting percentage from the floor (15-52) and out rebounded the Banana Slugs 48-27 in the contest.
On Friday afternoon the No. 17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team took the pool against Division II No. 14 Cal Baptist for their first competition in over a month. The Lancers topped the Athenas 142-98 in the distance dual, but the Athenas featured strong performances in a number of events on the day. CMS won four events, highlighted by a sweep of the 100 Free. Natalia Orbach-Mandel (HMC) won the race with a time of 54.60 and four Athenas joined her to round out the top-five. Orbach-Mandel (24.67) also won the 50 Free, touching ahead of teammate Laura Dickinson (CMC). Dickinson (25.55) finished second and earned four valuable points for the Athenas.
After more than a month without competition, the No. 9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team was back in the pool on Friday afternoon taking on Division II No. 8 Cal Baptist. While the Lancers defeated the Stags 174-69, CMS had a number of strong showings on the afternoon. The Stags won a pair of events with Kendall Hollimon (CMC) taking the top spot in the three-meter diving competition. Hollimon scored a 412.42 in the event to win by 53.32 points.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team scored 90 points in a dominating, 90-63 victory over the La Verne Leopards on Wednesday night. Scott Lynds (CMC) went for 24 points while collecting two rebounds, three steals, and three assists in the victory. Michael Scarlett (CMC) finished a rebound shy of a double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds. Scarlett also added five dimes in 24 minutes on the floor.
Double-doubles from Kate Parrish (CMC) and Maya Love (CMC) carried the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team to their seventh-straight victory on Wednesday night with an 81-61 win at La Verne. Parrish registered her first career double-double with a career-high in both points (20) and rebounds (14) on the bench in the 20-point victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s basketball team ended the 2017 calendar year with a 56-47 victory over the Webster Gorloks on New Year’s Eve. Maya Love (CMC) finished with her sixth double-double of the season, grabbing 13 rebounds and scoring 16 points in the victory. Kailee Severt (CMC) scored a game-high 17 points to pace the offense with Love.
With the Athenas trailing the Middlebury Panthers 53-52 with under five seconds remaining, Corinne Bogle (CMC) drove down the lane with her right hand. She was bumped, but managed to lift a shot from just outside the key that found the bottom of the cup and gave the Athenas the lead with one second on the clock.
Playing in their final game of 2017, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team fell to the Tufts Jumbos 71-63 on Friday night. The Jumbos went on a 21-4 run in the early portion of the second-half to flip a 33-28 CMS lead into a 49-37 advantage for Tufts. With under six minutes remaining, the Stags went on a late run to pull within five points at 59-54 with 2:42 on the clock, but the run was halted when Tufts' Everett Dayton hit a back breaking three to put the visitors up by eight. In the final 30 seconds, Scott Lynds (CMC) once again brought the margin to five points with a triple, but Tufts knocked down free throws late to claim the 71-63 victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team used 18-point performances from both Scott Lynds (CMC) and Kendrick Morris (CMC) to defeat the Lewis & Clark Pioneers 87-64 in Roberts Pavilion on Wednesday night. The Stags led by as many as 15 points in the first-half, but a strong run from the Pioneers closed the game to a 36-30 contest at the break.
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