2015-2016 CMS Stags Tennis News

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    August 24, 2016
    Highlight Video: 2015-16 CMS Men's Tennis Look back on some of the highlights from the 2015-16 CMS Men's Tennis season. The Stags went 27-5, won their 11th-straight SCIAC Championships, ran their conference win streak over 100 matches and advanced to the NCAA D-III quarterfinals. Skyler Butts won the NCAA D-III singles national championship.
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    July 15, 2016
    Scholar Athletes honored by CMS 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.
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    July 07, 2016
    CMS Athletics Top-10 moments of 2015-16 A look back at a memorable 2015-16 school year for the Stags and Athenas of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics. What do you think is on the top-10? Find out here.
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    July 01, 2016
    SCIAC honors All-Academic Team for 2015-16 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.
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    July 01, 2016
    End of the Year Awards for CMS 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.
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    June 16, 2016
    Season capped for Butts and Morkovine with All-America awards The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2016 Division III All-America teams and D-III singles national champion Skyler Butts (CMC) has landed on the All-America teams in both singles and doubles, while junior teammate Daniel Morkovine (CMC) joined Butts on the team for doubles.
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    June 10, 2016
    CMS Athletics 2015-16 Highlight Video 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.
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    June 01, 2016
    SCIAC and CMS Athletes of the Week: Skyler Butts and Tyra Abraham (5/23 - 5/29/16) An outstanding 2015-16 year for CMS Athletics and its student-athletes concluded on Saturday, May 28, with two NCAA Division III individual national championships, one by Skyler Butts '16 in men's tennis singles and the other by Tyra Abraham, a women's track sprinter from Scripps.
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    May 28, 2016
    NATIONAL CHAMPION: Butts of CMS closes career with NCAA D-III singles title National Senior Player of the year and senior captain Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA) of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis closed his career with a national championship in singles at the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships.
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    May 28, 2016
    Highlight: Match point for Skyler Butts in NCAA singles final Match point, Division III men's singles final between Branden Metzler of Kalamazoo College and Skyler Butts of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Butts defeated Metzler 6-2, 6-7(0), 6-2. May 28, 2016, Stowe Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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    May 27, 2016
    Butts named ITA Senior Player of the Year The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2016 Division III regional and national award winners on Wednesday, May 25, at the 2016 Division III NCAA Tennis Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich. Skyler Butts (CMC) was named the men’s ITA Senior Player of the Year after having been the No. 1 ranked player in the West Region in singles and doubles all season. Additionally, he was named the West Region’s Senior Player of the Year.
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    May 27, 2016
    Butts of CMS back in NCAA singles championship match With a return trip to the men’s singles national championship match on the line, senior captain Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA) of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team faced a familiar foe.
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    May 26, 2016
    Butts and Morkovine advance at NCAA Championships Through the first day of matches (May 26) at the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships (May 26-28), Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has two Stags who have advanced, representing both tournaments.
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    May 23, 2016
    Chicago wins rematch 5-2 and ends CMS’ NCAA run in the quarterfinals For the first time since 2012, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team will not be playing for the national championship.
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    May 19, 2016
    Match Notes: 2016 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships - Final Rounds The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team is heading to Kalamazoo, Mich. for the final rounds of the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships. CMS takes on the University of Chicago in the quarterfinals on Monday, May 23 at 11 a.m. EST.
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    May 18, 2016
    Stags Tennis Week in Review (5/9 - 5/16/16) Coach Settles previews the NCAA Quarterfinals in Kalamazoo.
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    May 14, 2016
    Powered by singles, CMS sneaks by Texas-Tyler and into NCAA quarterfinals Down 3-0 after doubles, the No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team came all the way back for the 5-4 victory over Texas-Tyler in the third round of the NCAA Division III Championships on May 14 at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
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    May 13, 2016
    Butts SCIAC Athlete of the Year; six Stags All-Conference The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released its All-Conference teams and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team has six representatives including Athlete of the Year, senior captain Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA).
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    May 13, 2016
    NCAAs open as CMS cruises by Santa Cruz in second round Similar to the start of last year’s postseason run, the 2016 postseason started for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team with a 5-0 win over UC Santa Cruz in the second round of the NCAA Division III Championships.
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    May 12, 2016
    2016 NCAA® Division III Men's and Women's Tennis West Regionals Info Find out all you need to know about the 2016 D-III West Regionals. This webpage includes links to live scoring, video, visitor information and much more.
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    May 12, 2016
    Preview: 2016 NCAA D-III Men’s Tennis Championships Defense of its 2015 national title begins for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team on Friday, May 13 with a second round contest against UC Santa Cruz at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center at 2 p.m.
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    May 10, 2016
    Hull named SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week Junior Glenn Hull was the only starter in the CMS lineup to go undefeated in both singles and doubles play during the SCIAC Championships.
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    May 09, 2016
    Stags to host second and third regional rounds of NCAA Championships The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee released the 43-team field for the 2016 Championships and the SCIAC champion and No. 2 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team is hosting second and third round regional matches on May 13-14 at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
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    May 08, 2016
    Stags claim 11th straight SCIAC title, defeat #10 Pomona-Pitzer 6-3 #2 CMS Stags Tennis won its 11th consecutive conference title, defeating #10 Pomona-Pitzer 6-3 in the SCIAC tournament championship match Sunday at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. With the victory, CMS extends it's unbeaten conference streak to 105 matches and earns the SCIAC's automatic qualification bid into the NCAA tournament.
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    May 07, 2016
    2016 SCIAC Men's Tennis Championships Information Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics is pleased to host the 2016 SCIAC Men's Tennis Championships at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on May 7-8.
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    May 07, 2016
    Stags defeat Poets, face Pomona-Pitzer in SCIAC tourney final Top-seeded CMS Stags Tennis advanced to the SCIAC tournament final with a 5-0 win over Whittier on Saturday, setting up a Mother's Day title match with second seeded Pomona-Pitzer. CMS earned its third consecutive doubles sweep before Patrick Wildman (So. - Cincinnati, OH) and Daniel Morkovine (Jr. - San Carlos, CA) won at #5 and #3 singles to clinch the victory.
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    May 06, 2016
    Stags oust Oxy, advance to SCIAC semis Top-seeded CMS Stags Tennis won the opening round of the SCIAC tournament on Friday, defeating Occidental 9-0 under threatening skies at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. CMS yielded only five total games in nine matches, using ten roster players in the victory.
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    May 05, 2016
    Men’s Tennis: 2016 SCIAC Championships Preview The SCIAC Championships get underway for the No. 2-ranked and top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team on May 6 at 3 p.m. with a quarterfinals home match against eighth-seeded Occidental at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
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    May 03, 2016
    Stags Tennis Week In Review (5/3/16 - Joe Dorn takeover) We let Stag alumnus and current assistant coach Joe Dorn do this week's interview with junior Glenn Hull. What questions does Coach Dorn have in store for Glenn? Find out by watching this week's Stags Tennis Week In Review.
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    April 30, 2016
    Stags conclude regular season in triumph over Tritons #2 CMS Stags Tennis closed out regular season play on Saturday with a 7-2 victory over #17 (Division II) UC San Diego at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. CMS was led by seniors Bryan Mehall (Snowmass Village, CO) and Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA), two of four Stags to earn singles and doubles wins on the day.
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    April 24, 2016
    Butts and Morkovine reign at Ojai, take D3 singles and doubles titles Senior Captain Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA) and junior Daniel Morkovine (San Carlos, CA) defended their doubles title, and Butts won his first singles title in the D3 event at the 116th Ojai Valley Tournament which concluded on Sunday.
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    April 21, 2016
    2016 Ojai Tournament Information The 116th annual Ojai Valley Tournament runs from April 21-24 at the Ojai Valley Tennis Club. Find out all the info you need to know about seeding, draws and results on the USTA website.
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    April 20, 2016
    Stags Tennis Week In Review (April 20) As the Stags prepare for the Ojai Tournament, Coach Settles talks about the last two weeks in this week's Stags Tennis Week In Review.
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    April 19, 2016
    Stags finish off Whittier but fall short to #18 Azusa Pacific #3 CMS Stags Tennis clinched the top seed in the SCIAC tournament by defeating Whittier 5-0 in a match postponed by rain from April 9, but then fell to #18 (Division II) Azusa Pacific on Tuesday night at the Biszantz Famly Tennis Center.
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    April 16, 2016
    Stags beat Oxy to stay atop SCIAC, then fall 6-1 at #75 UC Irvine #3 CMS Stags Tennis moved to 6-0 in conference with a home shutout of Occidental, then traveled to Division I UC Irvine, falling to the #75 Anteaters 6-1 on Saturday afternoon. Senior Captain Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA) was 3-0 on the day with two doubles wins and a singles win at UCI.
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    April 15, 2016
    Stags' 7-2 win at Redlands is 100th straight in SCIAC #3 CMS Stags Tennis won their first road match of the season and 100th consecutive conference contest, a 7-2 victory at #15 Redlands. The conference streak dates back eleven years to the day, as their last loss was April 15, 2005.
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    April 05, 2016
    Stags Tennis Week In Review (3/28 - 4/3/16) The Stags went 4-0 last week including three wins against top-10 opponents. Daniel Morkovine helped pave the way for the Stags with a great week individually and he talks about his and the team's performances in the latest Week In Review.
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    April 02, 2016
    Trio of three-set wins lift Stags over #3 Middlebury 6-3 #4 CMS Stags Tennis earned a second come from behind win over a top ten opponent in as many days, this time defeating #3 Middlebury 6-3 at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon. CMS was a 9-0 winner over Cal Lutheran in the first half of the double header.
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    April 01, 2016
    Stags' singles ignites 6-3 comeback win over #10 Pomona-Pitzer A day after seeing their national ranking fall from #2 to #4, CMS Stags Tennis rallied from 2-1 down and won five of six singles to defeat rival Pomona-Pitzer on Friday. Senior captain Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA) became the all-time leader in career singles victories with his 112th, a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 win at the #1 position for the Stags' final point.
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    March 30, 2016
    Stags bounce back from rain delay, stop #14 Williams 7-2 When the rain drops began to fall late Wednesday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center, #2 CMS Stags Tennis trailed #14 Williams 1-0 with matches at #1 and #3 doubles suspended at 5-all and 6-all. CMS came out of the hour plus delay and earned service breaks almost immediately, taking a 2-1 advantage into the singles.
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