2016 Men's Water Polo News

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    December 15, 2016
    Taylor and Deer named to All-American Team The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced the 2016 Men’s Division III Water Polo All-America teams on Dec. 15. Senior Ellison Taylor (CMC) and junior Noah Deer (CMC) earned First Team nods while senior Alex Waggoner (CMC) was recognized as an Honorable Mention.
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    November 30, 2016
    Four Stags All-SCIAC after valiant playoff run After Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team came up just short in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, four athletes earned All-Conference recognition from the SCIAC. Senior Ellison Taylor (CMC) and junior Noah Deer (CMC) were honored with First Team while seniors Rye Newman (CMC) and Alex Waggoner (CMC) captured Second Team nods.
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    November 20, 2016
    A fight until the end for Stags in SCIAC final In the eighth consecutive appearance in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships Final, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team came up short against the strong Pomona-Pitzer team for the 7-4 final score. The Stags wrap up their season for a second place finish in SCIAC standings at 14 points (six for regular season wins, eight for 2nd place in the tournament).
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    November 19, 2016
    Eighth straight SCIAC final appearance for Stags The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team advances to its eighth straight championship game in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with the 10-9 win over Whittier College. The Stags avenged the regular season loss to the Poets with a come-from-behind victory in the fourth quarter.
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    November 19, 2016
    Postgame Interview: Noah Deer - Men's Water Polo @ SCIAC Semifinal (11/19/16) Junior Noah Deer (CMC) talks about the 10-9 victory over Whittier to advance to the SCIAC Championships final.
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    November 18, 2016
    Stags advance to SCIAC semifinal with win over Oxy Ultimately the persistence of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team paid off as the Stags bested Occidental 12-7 in the opening game of the 2016 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
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    November 17, 2016
    Stags look to defend SCIAC title The Claremont Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team enters the 2016 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships as the No. 3 seed, but is still statistically vying for the conference title. CMS (6-2) faces the No. 6 seed, Occidental (2-3), in the opening matchup on Friday, Nov. 18 at 11:45 a.m.
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    November 12, 2016
    Senior day win over Caltech keeps Stags in the hunt With the 16-6 win over Caltech on Senior Day for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team, the Stags are still in contention for the SCIAC title. Prior to the game, the five Stag seniors were honored and adorned with customary leis: Ellison Taylor (CMC), Alex Waggoner (CMC), Eric Bakar (CMC), Rye Newman (CMC) and Nick Bailey (HMC).
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    November 09, 2016
    Taylor scores season-high four goals in loss to Pomona-Pitzer The hard-fought match against the cross street rival didn’t go in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team’s favor, as the Stags (13-15, 5-2) took a tough 13-8 loss to No. 15 Pomona-Pitzer (19-8, 7-0) on Wednesday night.
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    November 05, 2016
    Crucial SCIAC win over Redlands in 1-1 weekend The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team went 1-1 on the weekend with an important win over Redlands (9-7) on Saturday morning. On Sunday, the Stags faced Air Force in a non-conference matchup and fell 9-5. In both games, junior Noah Deer (CMC) steadied the defense and put in almost half the team’s goals.
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    November 02, 2016
    Big third quarter for win over Chapman Junior Noah Deer (CMC) scored five goals en route to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team 13-11 victory over Chapman University on Wednesday night. The Stags put together a six-goal third quarter to break the tie and bring home their fourth SCIAC win.
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    October 29, 2016
    Stags get another SCIAC win vs. Oxy The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team earned their third win in SCIAC competition with the 15-11 victory over Occidental on Saturday morning. Junior Graham Fullerton (CMC) and senior Eric Baker (CMC) each scored a hat trick in the game as the five-goal third quarter took CMS past the Tigers.
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    October 22, 2016
    Newman saves 10 as Stags take CLU For its second win in SCIAC, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team pulled away in the second half to beat Cal Lutheran 10-7 on Saturday morning. Senior Rye Newman (CMC) made 10 saves, including on a penalty, to lead his team to the victory at home.
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    October 19, 2016
    Whittier takes regular season matchup 11-7 The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team faced a potent Whittier College on Wednesday and recorded the 11-7 loss.
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    October 16, 2016
    Stags stagger Leopards in conference opener The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team (9-11, 1-0) opened up conference play on Sunday afternoon with a major 12-6 victory over University of La Verne (2-14, 0-1).
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    October 14, 2016
    Big fourth quarter takes CMS past LMU Avoiding overtime, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team came from behind to pull out a 14-13 victory over Loyola Marymount on Friday afternoon. The Stags rallied past the Lions with five goals in the fourth quarter and then played superb defense to hold onto the lead at the end.
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    October 08, 2016
    Gary Troyer wraps up with two more wins On the second day of the annual Gary Troyer Tournament, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team added two more wins beating Iona 15-11 and Connecticut College 15-9.
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    October 07, 2016
    Nightcap goes to Stags in first day of Gary Troyer In the first day of the Gary Troyer Tournament, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team went 1-1 with a win over Concordia, Irvine, 8-7 in the final game of the day after dropping the afternoon game to UC San Diego 12-8.
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    October 01, 2016
    Stags battle Fresno Pacific and Cal Baptist In the 2016 Lancer Invite hosted by California Baptist University, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team played two intense games with split results.
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    September 29, 2016
    Gary Troyer Tournament Homepage Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer are the host of the 2016 Gary Troyer Tournament. The tournament features 21 programs from across the country to compete in a total of 39 games over two days, Oct. 7-8.
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    September 23, 2016
    Stags come up short against No. 16 Lancers The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team faced off against California Baptist University in the Lancers’ home opener on Friday afternoon and came up short in the 18-9 loss. The Stags kept the game close through the first quarter but then the well-organized CBU put together 13 goals in 16 minutes of clock time in the middle of the game.
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    September 16, 2016
    Save the Date: CMS Men's Water Polo Alumni Game This is a great opportunity to reunite with teammates, meet other alumni, and get to know the current team.
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    September 11, 2016
    First wins for Stags at Inland Empire Classic The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team earned its first wins of the 2016 campaign against Concordia (CA) and Redlands at the annual Inland Empire Classic hosted by the University of Redlands. On the weekend, the Stags were 2-2 overall with losses to two highly ranked DI institutions: Pepperdine and Long Beach State.
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    September 02, 2016
    Triton Invite leads off the season for the Stags Find out some key facts about the 2016 CMS men's water polo team and get ready to mark your calendar with a few key dates from this season's schedule.
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    August 24, 2016
    SCIAC coaches pick Stags No. 2 in preseason poll The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released the 2016 SCIAC Preseason Men’s Water Polo Coaches Poll and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has been picked second out of the nine programs in the conference.
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    August 23, 2016
    Schedules released for fall sports With the beginning of the academic year just around the corner, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has the fall sports schedules already populating the calendar. In the fall, CMS sponsors football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball, and men’s water polo. Here is a short preview of the schedules of each of our teams. Also, check the Alumni Athletic Events schedule for more information as it becomes available for upcoming alumni games, meets, and matches.
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    July 12, 2016
    Terrance J. Tumey begins tenure as CMS Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services Claremont McKenna College President Hiram E. Chodosh in March of 2016 appointed Terrance J. Tumey as the new Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps Colleges (CMS) Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services and William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow.