ed by three goals from Noah Deer (CMC), 10 different Stags scored in a 13-6 victory over the Caltech Beavers on Saturday morning. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps fell into a 3-1 hole after just six minutes of the match, but rattled off eight-straight goals to take a commanding 9-3 lead.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team held the Whittier Poets scoreless over the final period on Thursday night, but could not complete the comeback. The Stags fell 8-7 in a gripping match in Axelrood Pool.After Noah Deer (CMC) scored the matches’ first goal, the Poets went on to take a 6-2 lead after 11 minutes of play. Facing an uphill battle, the Stags clawed their way back and early in the third period trimmed the lead to just one at 6-5.
Chapman’s Hunter Ramaekers scored twice in the second overtime period to help push the Chapman Panthers past the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team on Tuesday by a 12-9 final. Zack Rossman (CMC) led the Stags’ offensive effort on the evening with five goals and an assist.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team jumped out to an early 5-1 lead against Cal Lutheran on Saturday morning, but had to hold on late as the Kingsmen battle back in the second-half. The early goals helped propel the Stags to a 11-10 victory.
With just over three minutes left in regulation, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team clung to an 8-7 lead. Redland’s Grant Curry scored a pair of goals in the final 3:06 to edge the Stags 9-8 on Wednesday night. Robert Driscoll (CMC), Peter Tilton (CMC), and Noah Deer (CMC) each tallied two goals in the match. Driscoll also added an assist.
The Gary Troyer Tournament ended on a positive note for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team as the Stags upset Division II Concordia University in a 12-11 comeback thriller on Saturday night to close the weekend.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo got off to a strong start at the Gary Troyer Tournament, earning a hard-fought 17-10 victory over Connecticut College on Friday afternoon. The two teams were fairly close in the first half of the match, but the Stags came out sharper in the second half and pulled away for their seventh win of the season.
On Wednesday night the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team steamrolled the visiting La Verne Leopards 18-8 in Axelrood Pool. The Stags scored at least four goals in each period en route to the double-digit victory.
Saturday's rematch against Occidental College provided similar results for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team as the Stags tamed the Tigers in a 17-7 victory. Five different Stags scored multiple goals as Nick Britt (CMC), Noah Deer (CMC), and Arya Nakhjavani (CMC) co-led with three goals each while Ethan Lewis (CMC) and Peter Tilton (CMC) both tallied a pair.
The first day of the Lancers Invitational ended in partial success for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team nearly upset Division II Cal Baptist University in a 8-7 loss before defeating Occidental College handily 13-6.
Two goals in the opening minute by Graham Fullerton (CMC) and Zack Rossman (CMC) gave the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team an early 2-0 against their sixth street rival, Pomona-Pitzer. The early goals were not enough as the Sagehens went on for the 11-5 victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team hosted their first match of the 2017 season against the Caltech Beavers on Saturday afternoon, winning its home opener 14-6. The Stags followed-up their early morning victory with an 18-9 win over Riverside Community College in the nightcap of the split-doubleheader for CMS.
A tremendous group of five Athenas and Stags are being inducted into the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame this year. The induction ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov. 11 at Claremont McKenna College’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum.
On Sunday afternoon the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team took on a pair of Division I teams in No. 2 University of Southern California and No. 8 Pepperdine University. The Trojans showed why they are one of the top teams in the country with a 20-1 victory over the Stags. CMS was able to score a goal in the third quarter, but Southern Cal went on for the comfortable victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team went 1-1 in the first day of the Inland Empire Classic, earning its first win of the season in a thrilling comeback against Whittier College before falling to Cal Baptist University.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team jumps into the pool on Saturday for their first two matches in the 2017 season. The Stags will travel to Los Angeles for a double-dip against University of Southern California and UCLA beginning at 10:20 a.m.
Over the next week the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) will release their Preseason Coaches Polls. Each team’s preseason rankings were determined through a poll filled out by the respective head coaches in the conference.
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.
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.
Ten members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team were recently honored by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) for their academic achievements. The ACWPC All-Academic team consisted of a total of 357 athletes from across the nation and NCAA divisions.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.