May 12, 2016
Stags Stand Strong for Mountain View Elementary School students
Tight end Patrick Dixon (CMC ’17) and offensive lineman Austin Crist (CMC ’16) started playing sports at a young age and their playing careers have continued throughout college, as members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team.
April 8, 2016
What it means to be a Stag
Hear from Coach Sweeney about why you should play football for CMS.
March 23, 2016
2016 Summer Mini-Camp
Click here for more information about the Mini-Camp in July 2016.
February 9, 2016
Bunce is NCAA DIII statistical champion for interceptions per game
Sophomore cornerback Victor Bunce (CMC) is the 2015-16 Division III Football statistical champion for Interceptions Per Game with nine on the year.
January 5, 2016
Bunce reels in more accolades from D3football.com and Associated Press
Sophomore cornerback Victor Bunce (CMC) added two more accolades to his resume upon the close of the college football season. He was named to the D3football.com’s All-America Honorable Mention team and The Associated Press’ Little All-America First Team.
December 8, 2015
Bunce and Slaats named to D3football.com All-West Region Team
Sophomore cornerback Victor Bunce (CMC) and junior nosegaurd Paul Slaats (HMC) earned All-Region awards from D3football.com for their performance in the 2015 season, as announced on Dec. 7. The athletes were of the 77 players selected from 249 nominations in the west region.
November 30, 2015
Slaats named Defensive Athlete of Year; six Stags on All-SCIAC teams
After a second place finish, the highest since 2003, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team landed six players on the All-SCIAC teams, highlighted by junior Paul Slaats (HMC) earning the Defensive Athlete of the Year award. Senior center Autin Crist (CMC), sophomore linebacker Brendan MacDonald (CMC) and sophomore cornerback Victor Bunce (CMC) were named to the First Team while sophomore running back Shane Pico (CMC) and senior defensive lineman Andrew Sova (CMC) made the Second Team, as released by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference office on Nov. 30.
November 15, 2015
Highlights: Football 20, Pomona-Pitzer 17 (11/14/15)
CMS closed out the 2015 season with a sixth street rivalry win over Pomona-Pitzer. Check out the highlights from the Stags' third straight victory over the Sagehens.
November 14, 2015
Battle for Sixth Street trophy stays with CMS
For the third season in a row, the Battle for Sixth Street trophy is staying with the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team, after CMS came back to defeat Pomona-Pitzer 20-17 on Nov. 14 at Zinda Field.
November 14, 2015
Postgame Interview: Tyler Stanek (Pomona-Pitzer - 11/14/15)
Tyler Stanek scored what ended up being the game-winning touchdown for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team in a 20-17 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Nov. 14 at Zinda Field.
November 11, 2015
Highlights: Football 49, Whittier 3 (11/7/15)
CMS dominated Whittier for their fourth-straight SCIAC win. Trey Reynolds threw for four touchdowns and the Stags' defense held the Poets to only 230 yards of total offense. Check out the highlights from their commanding performance here.
November 7, 2015
Offense and defense showcased in 49-3 rout of Whittier
In the same game that the defense only allowed 50 rushing yards, the offense scored six touchdowns, resulting in a 49-3 win for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team over Whittier. The Stags retain sole possession of second place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) with the win and improves to 5-1, 6-2 overall.
November 6, 2015
Highlights: Football 42, Cal Lutheran 21 (10/31/15)
Andrew Segre and Trey Reynolds led the CMS football team to a decisive win over Cal Lutheran to keep the Stags in the race for the SCIAC title. Check out the highlights.
November 5, 2015
Wei and Stanek land on CoSIDA Academic All-District™ Football Teams
The 2015 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ Football Teams were released on Nov. 5 and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football players Henry Wei (CMC) and Tyler Stanek (CMC) were selected to the District 8 region team.
November 4, 2015
Bunce picked as top DB in DIII Football
Sophomore Victor Bunce (CMC) leads all of NCAA Division III football with nine interceptions, averaging 1.3 per game and is recognized by Hero Sports as the top defensive back in DIII.
October 31, 2015
Career night by Segre gives CMS key SCIAC win at Cal Lu
Three unanswered touchdowns by the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team turned a tie game late in the third quarter into a runaway, 42-21 win for CMS over Cal Lutheran on Oct. 31 at William Rolland Stadium.
October 28, 2015
CMS Athlete of the Week: Trey Smith - Football (10/19 - 10/25/15)
Trey Smith (CMC) played an instrumental role in the CMS football team’s come-from-behind, 45-42 win over Occidental on Oct. 24 at Zinda Field.
October 26, 2015
Highlights: Football 45, Occidental 42 (10/24/15)
The Stags won a thriller against Occidental College, scoring two touchdowns in the final 30 seconds to earn the comeback victory. Catch the highlights here.
October 24, 2015
Wild ride for Stags to snatch 45-42 win over Occidental
With a minute and 18 seconds remaining, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team trailed Occidental by 13 points only to win in regulation by the score of 45-42. In yet another exciting game in the 2015 season, the Stags managed 22 points in the fourth quarter to beat Occidental on Zinda Field on a hot Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-1 in SCIAC and 4-2 overall.
October 21, 2015
Highlights: Football 25, Redlands 23 (10/17/15)
The Stags beat Redlands on a touchdown in the final minute and have now beaten the top two SCIAC teams from last season. View the highlights from the Stags' clutch victory here.
October 19, 2015
CMS Athlete of the Week: Victor Bunce - Football (10/12 - 10/18/15)
Sophomore defensive back Victor Bunce (CMC) intercepted two passes in key moments in the Stags’ 25-23 win over the University of Redlands on Oct. 17 and now leads Division III in interceptions per game (1.4) and is tied for first in total interceptions (7).
October 17, 2015
Big plays in final minute give CMS first win over Redlands since 2003
Similar to its win earlier this month at Chapman, with the game on the line, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team turned to its ground game.
October 17, 2015
Highlight: Shane Pico scores winning TD vs. Redlands
Shane Pico scored the game-winning touchdown on a 4-yard run with 34 seconds remaining in the game to give the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team a 25-23 win over Redlands on Oct. 17 at Zinda Field.
October 17, 2015
Postgame Interview: Coach Sweeney (Redlands - 10/17/15)
Coach Sweeney talks about the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team's 25-23 win over Redlands on Oct. 17 at Zinda Field. The win keeps CMS in the hunt for the SCIAC title. It was CMS' first win over Redlands since 2003.
October 10, 2015
Comeback comes up short in 32-27 loss to La Verne
After some first half woes, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team put up 20 points in the second half to momentarily take the lead but ultimately lost 32-27 to La Verne.
October 7, 2015
Highlights: Football 33, Chapman 30 2OT (10/3/15)
The Stags won their 2015 SCIAC opener, beating Chapman in double overtime. Check out the highlights here.
October 6, 2015
Wei earns D3football.com Team of the Week honors
Defensive end Henry Wei was selected to D3football.com's Team of the Week for his outstanding play against Chapman.
October 4, 2015
Defending conference champ Chapman taken out by CMS in double overtime
Nearly 75 percent of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s total offense came through the air against Chapman. But when CMS needed a touchdown, it ran the ball and fittingly, a CMS rushing touchdown is how the game ended.
October 3, 2015
Football Highlight: Andrew Segre wins it for CMS (Chapman - 10/3/15)
Running back Andrew Segre scored on an option pitch to give CMS a 33-30 double overtime win at defending SCIAC champion Chapman on their Homecoming. Stags are off to a great start in conference play. Video courtesy of Chapman Athletics.
September 16, 2015
Highlights: Football 27, Lewis & Clark 7 (9/12/15)
The CMS football team defeated Lewis & Clark on the road 27-7 on Sept. 12, 2015. Check out the highlights here.
September 14, 2015
CMS Athlete of the Week: Shane Pico - Football (9/7 - 9/13/15)
In a 27-7 road win over Lewis & Clark in Portland, Ore. on Sept. 12, Pico led a CMS rushing attack that controlled the game and totaled 315 yards with four touchdowns.
September 12, 2015
Ground game, defense overpower Lewis & Clark in 27-7 CMS road win
Sophomore running back Shane Pico (CMC) put the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team ahead with a rushing touchdown in the first quarter, and CMS continued running all day, on their way to a 27-7 road win over Lewis & Clark on Sept. 12 at Griswold Stadium.
September 8, 2015
Victor Bunce earns D3football.com and SCIAC honors
After the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s first game, sophomore corner back Victor Bunce (CMC) earned D3football.com Team of the Week and SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week honors.
September 5, 2015
Overtime field goal gives UPS win over CMS in sloppy season-opener
Early on in the fourth quarter, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team held a 13-point lead with the offense on the move. The game quickly turned however as the University of Puget Sound rallied and scored the final 16 points of the game, including the game-winning field goal in overtime, as UPS defeated CMS 22-19 on Sept. 5 at Zinda Field in the season-opener for both teams.
September 4, 2015
2015 CMS Football Schedule Poster
Download a copy of the 2015 CMS Football schedule poster here.
September 1, 2015
2015 CMS Football Positional Preview
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s season gets underway on Saturday, Sept. 5 with a home game against Puget Sound. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. Below is a positional breakdown of the 2015 Stags.
September 1, 2015
Season Preview: 2015 CMS Football
The 2015 season gets underway for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team at home on Saturday, Sept. 5 against Puget Sound. Get a preview of this year's squad in this season preview video with Coach Sweeney and a pair of the team's captains.
August 18, 2015
Training camps start and schedules posted for fall sports
With preseason training camps for the fall sport teams starting, the competition schedules for cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, football, volleyball, and men’s water polo have been posted on the CMS Athletics website.
July 15, 2015
Hall of Fame Class of 2015 for CMS announced
A group of five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps standout alumni have been selected as inductees into the Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame, announced Michael Sutton ’76, the CMS Director of Athletics and William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College.
June 8, 2015
A new record for CMS in national D-III Directors’ Cup standings
By ending the school year in 11th place in the 2014-15 NCAA Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup final standings which were released on June 4, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics secured its highest finish in the standings in program history.
February 24, 2015
CMS tallies highest number of SCIAC All-Academic selections for the fall
A total of 90 student-athletes from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges were honored on the 2014-15 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic teams for the fall sports.
December 9, 2014
Nasse represents CMS on 2014 D3football.com All-West Region second team
Senior linebacker and special teams leader Nick Nasse (CMC) of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team has been selected to the 2014 D3football.com All-West Region second team as a special teams player, D3football.com announced on Dec. 8.
December 1, 2014
Defense and special teamers highlight All-Conference selections for CMS
Of the eight selections the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team had on the 2014 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Conference teams, six were either on defense or special teams.
November 24, 2014
Highlights: Football 41, Pomona-Pitzer 21 (11/15/14)
Watch some of the highlights from the CMS football team's 41-21 over Pomona-Pitzer back on Nov. 15. CMS retained the Battle of Sixth Street trophy with the win and improved to 5-4 to close out the season.
November 20, 2014
Career as a Stag ends for Winsberg with D3 Team of the Week honors
For the second time in 2014, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps senior linebacker Max Winsberg (CMC) has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
November 15, 2014
Battle of Sixth Street trophy stays with CMS after 41-21 win over Pomona-Pitzer
For the second-straight season, the Battle of Sixth Street trophy belongs to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team.
November 15, 2014
Postgame Interview: Defensive Seniors (CMS 42, PP 21 - 11/15/14)
The defense shined bright in the final game of the season coming up with three touchdowns and six interceptions for CMS. Hear what defensive seniors Nick Nasse, Alex Chang, Chris Fang and Max Winsberg had to say after the team's performance.
November 11, 2014
CMS Athlete of the Week: Alex Chang – Football (Nov. 3 - Nov. 9)
(11/3 – 11/9) – In the CMS football team’s 40-3 win over Whittier on Nov. 8, the defense had a record day and senior defensive lineman Alex Chang (CMC) played a big role in the defensive dominance.
November 8, 2014
Big showing by offense and defense in 40-3 win over Whittier on Senior Day
In the final home game of the 2014 season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team set the CMS record for fewest total yards allowed and scored five touchdowns for a 40-3 win over Whittier. The Stags are now 4-4 overall and 3-3 in conference with just one game against Pomona-Pitzer (1-7, 1-5 SCIAC) remaining on the schedule.
November 8, 2014
Postgame Interview: Coach Sweeney (Football 40, Whittier 3 - 11/8/14)
Hear what Coach Sweeney had to say after the CMS football team defeated Whittier 40-3 on Nov. 8 at Zinda Field as CMS closed out the home portion of its season with a 4-1 record.
November 6, 2014
Highlights: Football 37, Cal Lu 30 (11/1/14)
Highlights from the CMS football team's 37-30 home win over Cal Lutheran on Nov. 1 in SCIAC play.
November 2, 2014
Stags earn first victory over Cal Lu since 2006
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team took an early lead over Cal Lutheran and never looked back for the 37-30 win. This is the first victory over Cal Lu for the Stags since Oct. 14, 2006 when CMS won 30-27 on Zinda Field.
October 26, 2014
Rally comes up short as Oxy hands CMS second road loss in a row
Down 14-0 at halftime, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team scored a pair of second half touchdowns, but in the end fell short, losing 21-14 at Occidental on Oct. 25 at Jack Kemp Stadium. The loss for CMS was their second in a row – both road losses – and dropped their record to 2-4 overall, 1-3 in SCIAC play.
October 18, 2014
Turnovers prove costly for CMS in 31-7 loss at Redlands
Turnovers were the difference in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team's 31-7 loss at Redlands on Oct. 18. CMS committed four turnovers and also gave up a punt return touchdown in the loss, which dropped the team to 2-3 on the season.
October 15, 2014
O-Line for CMS selected to D3Football.com Team of the Week after La Verne win
After racking up 544 yards of total offense in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s recent 40-24 Homecoming win over La Verne, CMS’ offensive line is getting some much deserved attention. The unit has been named to the Team of the Week, D3Football.com announced on Oct. 15.
October 15, 2014
Highlights: Football 40, La Verne 24 (10/11/14)
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team rolled up 500-plus yards of total offense and forced some big turnovers in a 40-24 Homecoming win over La Verne on Oct. 11. Watch the highlights here.
October 12, 2014
Six touchdowns propel Stags past Leopards for 40-24 Homecoming win
Scoring at least a touchdown in each quarter, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team earned their first SCIAC win beating La Verne 40-24 for their Homecoming game on Zinda Field.
October 10, 2014
CMS and Pomona-Pitzer football teams to play for “The Battle of Sixth Street” trophy
During halftime of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s Homecoming Game on Saturday, Oct. 11 against La Verne, CMS Director of Athletics Mike Sutton will present the new rivalry trophy that will be given annually to the winner of the football game between CMS and Pomona-Pitzer.
October 4, 2014
Season-best offensive output not enough as CMS drops SCIAC-opener to Chapman
The calendar recently switched to October and with that, the transition from the non-conference to conference season for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team. Despite holding a brief first quarter lead, CMS dropped its conference-opener 33-23 to Chapman on Oct. 4 at Zinda Field.
September 18, 2014
Highlights: Football 36, Lewis & Clark 14 (9/13/14)
In case you missed the CMS football team's home-opening 36-14 win over Lewis & Clark on Sept. 13, watch a video recap here to see all that you missed and if you were at the game, you can re-live the action.
September 17, 2014
Two interception game earns Winsberg D3Football.com Team of the Week honors
Senior linebacker Max Winsberg of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team has been selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week for games between Sept. 11-13. Winsberg had a career-high two interceptions to go along with eight tackles in CMS’ 36-14 win over Lewis & Clark on Sept. 13.
September 14, 2014
Explosive fourth quarter gives Stags first win in home opener
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags scored 22 unanswered points in the fourth quarter of their home opener to beat Lewis & Clark 36-14 on a hot Saturday night at Zinda Field.
September 14, 2014
Postgame Interview: Max Winsberg (Football vs. Lewis & Clark - 9/13)
Senior linebacker Max Winsberg came up big with two interceptions as the defense led CMS to a 36-14 win over Lewis & Clark on Sept. 13 in CMS' home-opener. Hear what he had to say after the game.
September 12, 2014
Fall 2014 CMS Sports Camp: GoPro View
See what fall sports camp and practice looks like from the CMS student-athletes point of view. Includes video from men's soccer, women's soccer, football, men's water polo, cross country and volleyball practices.
September 6, 2014
Offense stumbles for CMS in season-opening road loss to Puget Sound
A field goal attempt to tie the game by the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team with six seconds left came up short, as CMS fell 13-10 to the University of Puget Sound at UPS’ Baker Stadium in the season-opener for both teams on Sept. 6.
September 5, 2014
Season Preview: 2014 CMS Football
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team's 2014 season gets underway on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. Find out all you need to know about the 2014 Stags in the season preview video.
September 4, 2014
Follow CMS Athletics with email updates and on social media
Following CMS Athletics has been made easier than ever. Whether you are on the go and comfortable with all forms of social media or just figured out your email, CMS Athletics has a way for you to follow your favorite sports teams.
August 19, 2014
Highlights: Get ready for Stags Football
Get amped up for the upcoming season with a look back at some of the team's top highlights from 2013-14.
August 18, 2014
CMS Football and Coach Sweeney challenge all CMS teams to ALS #ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE
In honor of Claremont McKenna College and CMS Stags Football alumnus Augie Nieto and in support of Augie's Quest, the CMS football team took on the ALS #icebucketchallenge. A great cause and a good way to cool off on a hot day of training camp.
August 17, 2014
Fall sports teams gearing up for 2014 seasons
As August comes to a close and summer is ending, the great news for CMS sports fans is that fall sports are right around the corner. As women’s and men’s soccer, football, volleyball, men’s water polo, and men’s and women’s cross country report and start training there are over 190 athletes hoping to make a CMS athletic team and build on the stellar year that CMS athletics had last year.
June 30, 2014
Winsberg and Chang selected DIII Preseason All-Americans
The USA Football Network released its 26th Annual Division III Preseason All-American list and senior defensive lineman Alex Chang was selected to the third team while senior linebacker Max Winsberg received an honorable mention selection. This is an improvement from last year for CMS as they increased from one Preseason All-American to two this year.
June 27, 2014
2014 CMS Football Schedule Poster
Start planning now for the 2014 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football season with this season's Football Schedule Poster. The Stags host five games at Zinda Field and have four games on the road in 2014. The season begins on Sept. 6 with a road game at Puget Sound.
June 20, 2014
Vicory joins Stag football staff
Chris Vicory has joined the CMS football staff as offensive line coach and will also coordinate the special teams.
June 11, 2014
2013-14 CMS Athletics Highlight Video
The 2013-14 school year saw 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams win SCIAC championships and 12 teams make NCAA postseason appearances in their respective sport. Watch a few highlights from the record-breaking year for CMS Athletics.
June 9, 2014
Mark your calendars for the Fall 2014 CMS sports seasons
Springs sports just ended and all is quiet on campus, but the 2014 fall sports season is just a few months away.
May 30, 2014
Austria’s best hold on for narrow win over CMS in Turkish Airlines Charity Bowl
When you think of Division III football, huge crowds, fireworks during introductions, cheerleaders, pregame singers and Harley Davidson Motorcycles circling the field as part of the pre-game festivities usually don’t come to mind.
May 13, 2014
CMS heads to Austria and Czech Republic to play in Charity Bowl
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team will head to Austria and the Czech Republic next week and face the Austrian National Team in the annual Charity Bowl as part of a nine-day overseas tour organized by Global Football.
March 10, 2014
Crawford, Herrera and Stanek land on SCIAC All-Academic football team
A trio of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football players in junior defensive back Phil Crawford, sophomore linebacker A.J. Herrera and sophomore wideout and punter Tyler Stanek have all been selected to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic team, the conference announced on March 4.
December 17, 2013
CMS head football coach part of D-III All-Star Team coaching staff for game in Mexico
Head coach Kyle Sweeney of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team is one of six NCAA Division III coaches selected to the coaching staff of Team Stars and Stripes for the fifth annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars).
December 3, 2013
Five Stags named to All-SCIAC football team
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced its All-Conference football teams on Monday, Dec. 2 and five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football players were named second team All-Conference. Two players from the offensive side of the ball for CMS and three from the defensive side were named All-Conference.
November 16, 2013
Season ends for CMS with 29-23 Homecoming win over Pomona-Pitzer
Down in the second quarter by two points, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team ran off 22-straight points to take the lead and go on to a 29-23 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Homecoming at Zinda Field on Saturday afternoon. CMS has now won four of its last five games in the rivalry vs. Pomona-Pitzer. With the win, CMS closed out its 2013 season with a 3-6 record while Pomona-Pitzer dropped to 2-7.
November 16, 2013
Football Postgame Interview: Coach Sweeney (Pomona-Pitzer)
Hear what Coach Sweeney had to say after the Stag football team defeated rival Pomona-Pitzer 29-23 at Zinda Field for Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 16.
November 15, 2013
Stag freshman kicker Aven featured in LA Times article
Freshman kicker Matthew Aven of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team is featured in a Los Angeles Times article by Mike DiGiovanna published online on Nov. 14 and in print on Nov. 15. The article talks about Aven's big 62-yard field goal on Oct. 19 against Cal Lutheran which tied an NCAA Division III record and goes into why Aven choose to attend Claremont McKenna College.
November 9, 2013
Chapman pulls away in final minutes for 42-20 win over CMS
For almost the whole game, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team hung around. A three minute stretch to close out the game put some distance between the two teams on the scoreboard as Chapman pulled away for a 42-20 win over CMS in a SCIAC football game on Saturday night at Wilson Field.
November 2, 2013
Missed opportunities, Redlands’ passing game hurt CMS in loss
Powered by three touchdowns in the first half by receiver Taylor Irwin, visiting Redlands defeated the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team 34-6 on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field in SCIAC play.
November 1, 2013
Highlights: Football 49, Whittier 46 (5OT)
Watch highlights from the CMS football team's 49-46, five overtime win at Whittier on Saturday, Oct. 26.
October 30, 2013
CMS Athlete of the Week (10/21-10/27): Trey Reynolds - Football
Freshman quarterback Trey Reynolds played a big role in the CMS football team's 49-46 5OT win at Whittier on Saturday, Oct. 26 by throwing for a career-high five touchdown passes. Find out more by watching this week's CMS Athlete of the Week video.
October 29, 2013
Award for outstanding place-kicking recognizes Stag kicker Aven
The recognition keeps rolling in for kicker Matthew Aven of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team. On Oct. 29, organizers of the Fred Mitchell Outstanding Place-Kicker Award announced that Aven is among the candidates on the “watch list” to win the award which is scheduled to be announced in mid-December.
October 28, 2013
Offense fires on all cylinders as CMS pulls out 5OT, 49-46 win at Whittier
In a wild back-and-forth game that saw eight lead changes and four ties, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team pulled out a 49-46 win at Whittier on Saturday night in five overtimes at Memorial Stadium.
October 23, 2013
D3Football.com and SCIAC select kicker Aven for weekly awards
Freshman kicker Matthew Aven has been named SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week and also has been selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week for his efforts in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team’s game at Cal Lutheran on Saturday, Oct. 19.
October 19, 2013
Aven ties NCAA D-III record with 62-yard field goal; Cal Lu pulls away in 3Q for 20-6 win over CMS
All even 6-6 at halftime, Cal Lutheran pulled away in the third quarter with a pair of touchdowns for a 20-6 win over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team on Saturday afternoon at Rolland Stadium in conference play.
October 12, 2013
Second half turnovers prove costly for Stags in 38-30 loss to Oxy
Through the first 30 minutes of play, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team held a 22-7 lead over Occidental College and did not have a turnover. In the final half however, CMS had three turnovers which led to Occidental’s 38-30 come-from-behind win over CMS on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field in SCIAC play.
October 6, 2013
Stags undone by turnovers in SCIAC opener
CMS lost the turnover battle and ultimately the game in their SCIAC opener at La Verne on Saturday. The Leopards scored 10 points off turnovers and went on to beat the Stags 30-6.
September 22, 2013
Rhodes Jumps Out To Early Lead, Tops CMS In Its Home-Opener
Last season when Rhodes College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team squared off in Memphis, the game came down to the final possession. On Saturday at Zinda Field in the Stags’ home-opener, instead Rhodes took command of the game early and went on to a 36-9 win. CMS is now 1-1 while Rhodes is 2-1.
September 20, 2013
Lewis & Clark Game Highlights
In case you weren't able to make the trip up to Portland to see the Stags 31-28 overtime, come-from-behind win at Lewis & Clark on Sept. 14, you can watch highlights here. CMS hosts Rhodes College on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the first home game of the year.
September 18, 2013
CMS Athletes of the Week (9/9 - 9/15): Ian Shleton and Matt Aven - Men's Soccer and Football
Freshman Ian Shelton (men's soccer) and Matt Aven (football) each had game-winners for their team during the week. Shelton scored in double overtime to give CMS a 2-1 win at Pomona-Pitzer while Aven kicked a field goal in OT to give CMS a 31-28 at Lewis & Clark. Hear about their experience in this week's Athlete of the Week feature.
September 15, 2013
Field Goal In OT Gives CMS 31-28 Win At Lewis & Clark In Season-Opener
Down by as many as two scores in the third quarter, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team came all the way back and defeated Lewis & Clark (Ore.) 31-28 on a field goal in overtime on Saturday afternoon at Griswold Stadium. The win for CMS in its season-opener, avenged a 27-24 loss to Lewis & Clark last year in the season’s first game in Claremont.
September 12, 2013
2013 CMS Football Season Preview (Video)
Watch the 2013 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Football Season Preview to find out all you need to know about the season from head coach Kyle Sweeney. The Stags' season begins on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Lewis & Clark (Ore.) with kickoff set for 1 p.m. The home-opener for CMS is Sept. 21 against Rhodes College at 7 p.m.
August 23, 2013
2013 CMS Football - Camp Q & A
Freshman Gator Adams, senior Joey Liekwig and junior Sean McKaveney tell us a little bit about themselves and talk about the upcoming season in this Camp Q & A.
July 23, 2013
Clancy Chosen As Preseason All-American By USA Football Network
The USA Football Network released its 25th Annual Division III Preseason All-American list and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps junior offensive lineman Peter Clancy has been selected to the fourth team.
July 17, 2013
2013 CMS Football Schedule Poster
July 12, 2013
Fall Sports Schedules Announced; Alumni Event Dates Set For Soccer And XC
Fall sports schedules for women’s and men’s cross country, football, women’s and men’s soccer, men’s water polo and volleyball have been posted on the CMS Athletics website (www.CMSAthletics.org).
June 24, 2013
Alumni-Led 847 Hoops Provides Free Camps To Chicago Area Youth
How much do you think a week-long boys basketball summer camp in the Chicago area costs? Two hundred dollars? Three hundred dollars? Four hundred dollars? If you guessed in that range, you are right, which is the reason why what a group of Claremont McKenna College alumni are doing is so remarkable.
June 13, 2013
CMS Athletics Broadens Fan Outreach With Addition Of Instagram And YouTube Pages
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics has expanded its social media reach to include both Instagram and Youtube in order to enhance its engagement and connection with fans, alumni, parents, current students, prospective student-athletes and the community.
June 12, 2013
CMS Athletics Highlight Video (2012-13)
Now that the 2012-2013 CMS Athletics season is behind us, watch this year's highlight video for a look back on a year that saw nine CMS teams win SCIAC Championships.
May 1, 2013
Williard Elementary Students Spend Time With Stags Football
As the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team gears up for the end of the semester with final projects, papers, and exams looming, several team members took a break on Friday, April 26, to spend some time on the football field with third graders from Williard Elementary.
April 22, 2013
Stags Release 2013 Schedule
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team released its 2013 schedule. The Stags will host four games against Rhodes College (TN), Occidental College, the University of Redlands and Pomona-Pitzer College. The full schedule can be found through this link.
February 28, 2013
CMS Football Summer Mini-Camp
Head football coach Kyle Sweeney is excited to announce July 26 as the date for the Stags Football Summer Mini-Camp.
February 15, 2013
Five CMS Football Players Named To 2012 SCIAC All-Academic Team
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released its annual All-Academic football team on Friday, Feb. 15 and five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps student-athletes have been selected.
February 14, 2013
Stags Football Volunteers For Habitat For Humanity
This past weekend part of the CMS Football team took a break from their spring training and school work and traveled to Corona, CA to volunteer for Habitat Humanity of Riverside’s “Helping Hands: Mobile Home Rehabilitation Program.
February 12, 2013
Spring Football In Full Swing For Stags
Preparations for the 2013 football season have begun for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team with the start of spring football. Head coach Kyle Sweeney returns a core group of players in addition to the full coaching staff from 2012.
November 30, 2012
Fall Sports Recap
Winter sports season is here, but recognition for Claremont McKenna College and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps fall sports student-athletes have continued to roll in after a season in which four sports – women’s and men’s cross country, men’s water polo and men’s soccer – have earned SCIAC regular season or tournament championships.
November 21, 2012
Clancy And Coburn Named To All-SCIAC Second Team
A pair of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football players in sophomore OL Peter Clancy and senior LB Jackie Coburn were named Second Team All-SCIAC as announced by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
November 8, 2012
Coburn Named Academic All-District
Jackie Coburn (SR, Beaverton, OR) has been selected to the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Capital One Academic All-District Football Team for Division III District 8.
September 26, 2012
CMS Athletics Raises Money For Pomona Hope
At the CMS Stags football home opener vs. Lewis and Clark, there was a sense of hope in the air.
September 15, 2012
Kimmey Okay After Scary Hit
For those who were watching today's CMS football game online, here is an update on Peter Kimmey.
April 17, 2012
CMS Football to Host Contact Football Camp
The CMS Football Coaching Staff and Nike Sports Camps are proud to team up for the second year in a row for the Contact Football Camp.
April 3, 2012
CMS Football Summer Mini-Camp And Recruiting Open Houses
Head football coach Kyle Sweeney today announced the dates for the Stags Football Summer Mini-Camp and three recruiting open houses. CMS will host a mini-camp on July 27. The recruiting open houses will take place June 15, July 13 and August 4.
December 13, 2011
Senior Offensive Lineman Sam Jolly Named To All-Region Team
November 29, 2011
Five Stag Seniors Named To All-SCIAC Football Teams
November 14, 2011
Stag Football Claims Fifth Consecutive Peace Pipe
24-14 victory over Pomona-Pitzer increases overall series lead to 31-23 CMS.
October 24, 2011
Stags Overcome 17 Point Deficit To Beat Poets
CMS trailed Whittier 24-7 four minutes into the second half in the Poets' homecoming game on Saturday afternoon, but were able to battle back for a 31-30 victory.
October 15, 2011
Stags Lose Heartbreaker To Bulldogs
CMS hosted Redlands on Saturday in a game with surprises, lucky breaks, and incredible plays. In the end, was a tip drill Hail Mary pass that gave Redlands the win over CMS, 30-24.
October 3, 2011
CMS Stags Football Wins Conference Opener 20-17
Stags overcome adversity to defeat La Verne.
September 18, 2011
Stags Win Home Opener Over Boxers
The football team used a strong rushing offense and a equally strong rushing defense to beat Pacific University 28-9 in their home opener. The Stags rushed for 257 yards and held the Boxers to just 29 as CMS improved to 1-1 overall.
September 13, 2011
Stags Fall To Pioneers In Season Opener
In the first game of CMS Head Coach Kyle Sweeney's inaugural campaign with the team, the CMS Stags dropped a hard fought game to the Lewis & Clark Pioneers in Portland, Oregon 36-14.
April 18, 2011
CMS Football Summer Mini-Camp And Recruiting Open Houses
Head football coach Kyle Sweeney today announced the dates for the Stags Football Summer Mini-Camp and three recruiting open houses. CMS will host a mini-camp on July 29. The recruiting open houses will take place June 17, July 8 and August 5.
February 25, 2011
CMS Announces Hiring of New Head Football Coach
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Director of Athletics Mike Sutton announced today the appointment of Kyle Sweeney as the new head coach for CMS football. Sweeney, whose leadership of the Stags is effective March 2, 2011, has been the defensive coordinator at the University of Chicago since 2009.
January 27, 2011
Twelve Stags Earn SCIAC All-Academic Honors
CMS had the most players (12) represented on the SCIAC All-Academic team. To qualify, players need to have a 3.40 or better cumulative GPA.
December 4, 2010
Three Stags Named To All-SCIAC Team
The All-SCIAC Football team was recently announced and CMS had three representatives. First Team All-SCIAC selections included Sam Jolly and Ed Mills. Ben Salzman earned Second Team All-SCIAC honors.
November 16, 2010
Stags Seniors Finish Undefeated In Peace Pipe Rivalry
CMS finished the season in dramatic fashion with a 31-30 overtime victory at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday. Led by a clutch defense and a determined offense, the Stags won their fourth straight Peace Pipe. CMS finished 7-2 overall, its best record since 2002.
October 29, 2010
Football Gives Back With Elementary School Visit
The Stags spent last Tuesday morning up at Condit Elementary School in Claremont. The players, naving the morning off during fall break, took the opportunity to visit a local elementary school and mentor some students.
October 28, 2010
Stags Show Support Of Breast Cancer Awareness
The CMS football team joins the NFL and other organizations in supporting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Stags are showing their support by wearing pink socks at their home games to bring awareness and support for those dealing with breast cancer.
October 26, 2010
Football Pulls Out Exciting Homecoming Victory
CMS beat Whittier 30-27 on Saturday in a back and forth game that was tied three times and that each team led multiple times. The Stags are now 5-1 overall and 2-1 in SCIAC.
October 19, 2010
Stags Fight To The End Before Losing First Game
CMS battled to the end of a physical game at Redlands before suffering their first loss of the season 21-7.
October 13, 2010
Stags Featured By Local Press
The football team's Yingling brothers, Scott and Eric, are featured in an article this week in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. The football team's strong start is also the lead in the Bulletin local football column.
October 11, 2010
Stags Down Panthers, Improve To 4-0
The football team improved to 4-0 for the first time since 2002 with a 31-21 win over visiting Chapman University on Saturday. This was the team's first win over the Panthers since 2006.
October 8, 2010
Stags Continue Strong Representation In National Stats
After three games, here is how some of your Stags rank in the national statistics. CMS (3-0) faces Chapman University (1-2) at 7:00 pm Saturday night. The Stags expect another great crowd to turn out and root the team on while enjoying the great pizza of the famous Slice Truck.
October 4, 2010
Stags Down Leopards To Improve To 3-0
CMS, aided by great fan support, extended their record to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the SCIAC with 20-14 win over the University of La Verne.
September 29, 2010
Football Among NCAA Leaders In Statistics
Several Stags are amongst the NCAA Division III leaders four weeks into NCAA reporting. The team leads the nation in tackles for a loss and has the nations leading sacker. Come out for a game this Saturday night and Zinda Field and see the team for yourself. Stag Football is on the rise.
September 27, 2010
Stags' First Football Championship
Other than the participants and coaches, not many people will take note that the Stags 2010 season marks the fortieth anniversary of their very first football championship in school history.
September 22, 2010
Stags Win In Convincing Fashion
The Stags traveled to Forest Grove, OR for Pacific Universitys first home game in almost 20 years and, despite the many distractions, kept their focus and improved to 2-0 on the season with a 37-9 win.
September 16, 2010
Stags Crush The Pioneers In Season Opener
CMS scored touchdowns in all phases of the game - offense, defense and special teams - to beat Lewis & Clark in the season opener for both teams 65-21.
September 7, 2010
Stag Offense 2010
The Stag Offense enters the 2010 season with high expectations and a strong sense of optimism. In the second season in Offensive Coordinator Jake Campbells offense, the players are ready to build on last years success, both on the ground and through the air.
August 31, 2010
Camp As Seen By Defense
This year the Stag defense welcomes back Coco Jarin. The former linebacker coach has stepped into the role of defensive coordinator, and with that he brings his fast paced hard hitting style back to a seasoned group of veterans.
August 30, 2010
Camp As Seen By The Offensive Line
Camp. The very word drives shivers down the spine of any football player. It is the culmination of nine months of running and lifting, and the beginning of blood, bruises, and broken bones.
July 20, 2010
Candaele Retires As Football Coach
Rick Candaele has announced that he will retire as head football coach at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps effective August 15. Assistant Head Coach Steve Retzlaff will be the interim head coach for the 2010 season.
July 2, 2010
Stags Travel To South America
Forty Stags, parents and family went to Uruguay and Argentina on a great Stag football adventure.
February 22, 2010
22 Stags Named to All-Academic team
Twenty-two of the Stag football players were honored as SCIAC Football All-Academic members.
December 1, 2009
Five Stags Earn All Conference Honors
The Stags wrap up the successful 2009 football campaign with five players earning All-SCIAC honors as selected by the SCIAC coaches.
November 16, 2009
Three-Peat! The Stags Hold Off The Hens To Keep The Peace Pipe
The Stags once again proved their dominance over their cross campus rival by defeating the Sagehens in the season finale, 28-21, to retain the coveted Peace Pipe in front of the large homecoming crowd at Zinda Field.
November 9, 2009
Stags Pull Off The Thriller At Whittier
In what can be considered one of the Stags most thrilling victories in recent memory, CMS edged the Poets of Whittier, 21-17, on a game-winning TD with 15 seconds left on the clock.
November 5, 2009
Three Players Earn Academic All-District Honors
D.J. Lillard (SR, Phoenix, AZ [left]), Brock Olson (SR, Lake Oswego, OR [middle]) and Patrick Atwater (SR, La Canada [right]) were voted to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team which was released today.
October 20, 2009
Stags Lose a Nail Biter at Cal Lu, 21-14
CMS faced Cal Lutheran's top ranked offense and defense on Saturday and battled hard the entire game before falling in the final two minutes 21-14.
October 12, 2009
Stags Win a Tough Conference Road Game at La Verne to Improve to 3-1
The Stags know there are no easy victories when it comes to conference play. A conference road tilt at the University of La Verne would prove to be no different, but the Stags made the big plays for a 17-7 win.
October 4, 2009
Stags Fall in Conference Opener to Defending Champs
CMS lost to defending SCIAC Champion Occidental College 42-21 on Saturday. The score was not nearly indicative of how closely contested the battle was.
September 21, 2009
Stags Beat Loggers To Go 2-0
CMS beat University of Puget Sound for the first time in six meetings on Saturday. The 14-6 win improved the team's record to 2-0 for the first time since 2002.
September 14, 2009
Stags Win Season Opener
For the sixth straight year the CMS Stag Football team won its season opener. The team traveled to Portland, OR last weekend to beat the Lewis & Clark Pioneers 22-7.
September 9, 2009
2009 Stags Football Captains
This year's captains are Dan Picciotto (SR, DB, Tigard, OR) Brock Olson (SR, DB, Lake Oswego, OR), DJ Lillard (SR, RB, Phoenix AZ) and Mike Takkinen (SR, OL, Placentia, CA)
September 6, 2009
Stags Break Camp
The 2009 Football Stags broke training camp looking forward to the season and finishing by traveling down to Chapman University for a controlled scrimmage.
March 3, 2009
15 Stags Represented On SCIAC All-Academic Team
CMS had 15 players qualify for the SCIAC All-Academic Team this year. Players must be a starter or important reserve and earn a 3.2 GPA or better during the fall semester.
December 4, 2008
Four Players Earn SCIAC Football Honors
The All-SCIAC Football team was recently announced and four Stags earned places on the team. Matt Pautler (SO, Tiburon, OL [pictured-left]) was named First Team All-SCIAC Offense and Ashton Clarke (SR, Santa Rosa, LB [pictured-middle]) and Brock Olson (JR, Lake Oswego, OR, DB [pictured - right]) were named First Team All-SCIAC Defense.
November 17, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Pomona-Pitzer
The Stags ended the season on a great note with an exciting 18-6 win over rival Pomona Pitzer. Congratulations to seniors Ryan Larsen, Ashton Clarke, James Lotka, Chris Hasbrouck, Steven Wolcott, Andrew Scranton, David Kalin, Andy Doyle, Brad Heaton, David Pezzola and Bryan Downs for their great effort in retaining the "Peace Pipe"!!
November 10, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Whittier
November 6, 2008
Lillard, Olson Earn Academic All-District Honors
D.J. Lillard (JR, Phoenix, AZ [left]) and Brock Olson (JR, Lake Oswego, OR [right]) were both voted to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team which was released today.
November 3, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Chapman
October 27, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Redlands
October 20, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Cal Lutheran
October 13, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. La Verne
October 12, 2008
Big Plays Lead To Big Win For Stags
CMS defeated visiting University of La Verne 44-14 on Saturday night with the help of several big plays. The Stags had 15 plays covering 10 or more yards in the game and scored on offense, defense and special teams.
October 6, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Occidental
September 22, 2008
Stags Fall In Triple Overtime Heart Breaker
CMS lost at Puget Sound on Saturday 34-28 in triple overtime. The final seconds and overtime were especially frustrating as two game-winning field goals were blocked and a game-winning defensive stand on fourth and goal was neutralized by a penalty.
September 22, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Puget Sound
September 15, 2008
Stags Hit On All Cylinders Against Pioneers In Season Opener
CMS scored on their first five possessions in the first half to open their season with a 41-17 win over visiting Lewis & Clark College. The Stags defense also started well forcing six Pioneer turnovers in the game.
September 15, 2008
Players Of The Week vs. Lewis & Clark
September 12, 2008
Captains and Testing
Congratulations to first game captains Ashton Clarke (SR, Santa Rosa), Ryan Larsen (SR, Seymour, IN), Andy Doyle (JR, Ojai) and Andrew Scranton (SR, Upland). Preseason testing was again successful...