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.
After a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 16 Cal Lutheran on Friday, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team tried to play spoiler in Saturday’s road doubleheader against the Kingsmen, but ended up falling in both games 5-0 and 5-2, respectively.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team could not have asked for a better ending to its final home game of the regular season. Junior Chase Eller (CMC) smacked a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to put the Stags (15-19, 9-12) past Cal Lutheran 5-4.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team scored 30 runs in Saturday’s double header split with Whittier College. In the slugfest marathon that was the first game of the day, the Poets prevailed with the 14-11 victory over the Stags. CMS threw senior Sam Baughman (CMC) in the final game of the series for the Stags to earn the 19-3 victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team had a bittersweet series this past weekend against Chapman University as the Stags (13-18, 7-11) took the opener in thrilling fashion before dropping both doubleheaders on the road to the Panthers (21-10, 12-6).
The Sixth Street Rivalry had plenty of excitement and eye-opening plays throughout the series from both sides, but the series did not go in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team's favor as Pomona-Pitzer swept all three games: 9-8, 8-3, 7-5.
Despite the rough start to the weekend series against the University of Redlands, dropping the first two games 12-0 and 4-1, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team managed to string an incredible 12-run comeback in the final game of the series against the Bulldogs to win 18-15.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is joining NCAA Division III programs nationwide to celebrate the impact of athletics and student-athletes on college campuses. From April 3-9, CMS will be sharing videos that document just a few of the hundreds of stories about why our student-athletes play DIII.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (11-10, 5-4) lost two games out of three in its series against Occidental College (16-8, 9-3), dropping the road game on Friday before splitting the doubleheader at home on Saturday.
After a tough 5-0 loss against Willamette University (15-7, 9-3) on Friday night, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (8-8, 4-2) ended its drought on Saturday afternoon with a 7-5 victory over Berry College (12-10, 3-3).
Friday’s game was thought to be a promising indicator for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Baseball team (7-6, 4-2) as the Stags mercy-ruled the University of La Verne (9-5, 7-2) in their first meeting 12-2 before dropping both Saturday’s contest 5-3 and 10-0.
The weekend matchup between the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (5-4, 3-0) and University of Puget Sound (5-7, 1-2) concluded with a split series after a rainout on Sunday afternoon cancelled the third game of the series.
Senior Sam Baughman (CMC) put on a pitching clinic against Bates College (2-3, 0-0) on Friday afternoon, striking out eight batters in five shutout innings to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (5-3, 3-0) to a 5-4 victory.
Stellar defending from the infield and some standout pitching performances helped the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (4-3, 3-0) sweep its weekend series against Caltech (2-7, 0-3). The Stags narrowly won 4-3 in their game on Saturday, but looked more in control in their Sunday doubleheader as they won 5-0 and 6-3.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (1-3) faced Whitman College (3-1) in a four game series over the weekend to open the 2017 season for both teams. This is the first time since 2006 that the Stags have won their first game of the season.
On a sunny day in late January, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball alumni and their families gathered for the annual alumni event. First, two teams of alumni squared off in the Vintage Game. Then, the event was dedicated in the names of Nancy and Bill Arce, the founding family of CMS Athletics.
The Arce family name is indelibly stamped on the Claremont McKenna College and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics communities. Arce Field. The William B. Arce Scholarship Fund and the William B. Arce Professorship at CMC. The William B. & Nancy T. Arce Hall of Excellence in Roberts Pavilion.
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.
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.
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.
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.