• CMS Run-Rules Whittier in Doubleheader Split
    February 17, 2018
    Two big innings at the plate gave the Athenas enough offense to run-rule Whittier College in Game One of Saturday's doubleheader. CMS scored three in the first and six in the fourth for a 9-0 final in five innings. Molly Spaniac (CMC), Chloe Amarilla (CMC), and Kawai Scanlan (SC) all collected two hits and Amarilla and Carly Roleder (CMC) each knocked in two. The Poets quieted the Athenas' offense in game two and forced extra innings before taking Game Two 2-1.
  • Offense Prevails in Athenas' Shutout Over Linfield
    February 16, 2018
    The Athenas’ bats came alive on Friday afternoon in a 7-0 shutout over the Linfield Wildcats. Four Athenas had multi-hit games including Reeve Grobecker (CMC) who led the charge going 4-4 at the dish. Anna Gurr struck out eight in her second win of the season. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team avenged their two losses to Linfield last season with overpowering offense and a dominating performance in the circle from Gurr.
  • Amarilla Tosses Shutout in Doubleheader Split with Leopards
    February 10, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team began SCIAC play on Saturday with a doubleheader against the reigning conference champions, the University of La Verne Leopards. In the rematch of last season's SCIAC Championship Game, the Leopards rallied from behind late to take Game One 5-3. A three-run big fly from Carly Roleder (CMC) was all the Athenas needed in Game Two behind a complete-game shutout from Chloe Amarilla (CMC) as CMS went on to win 3-0 to split the day.
  • Athenas Open the 2018 Season with a Win
    February 09, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team earned their first victory of the season in Friday’s home opener. The Athenas battled the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers and came away with a 2-0 win. Molly Spaniac (CMC) tallied her first collegiate hit while Anna Gurr (CMC) went the distance in the circle for her first win of the season.
  • Softball Gears Up for 2018 Season
    February 08, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team will head into the 2018 season tomorrow afternoon with a mix of All-SCIAC returners along with a slew of newcomers, including first-year head coach Gina Oaks Garcia. After a non-conference game against Lewis & Clark College to kick off the season, the Athenas jump right into conference play with a doubleheader at La Verne on Saturday.
  • CMS National Girls & Women in Sports Day - Feb. 7, 2018
    February 07, 2018
    Hear from our presidents as they describe the importance of athletics for women.
  • CMS Athletics Announces Oaks Garcia as Softball Head Coach
    November 09, 2017
    On Thursday morning, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Department officially announced Gina Oaks Garcia as the head coach for the CMS softball program. Oaks Garcia, a former All-American at Cal State Fullerton and member of U.S. and Venezuela National Teams, comes to the Athenas after assistant coaching stints at Loyola Marymount, Azusa Pacific, and Cal State Fullerton.
  • Eight Athenas Named NFCA Scholar Athlete Honors
    October 11, 2017
    The National Fastpitch Coaches Association named eight members of the 2016-17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Softball team to the 2016-17 Easton/NFCA NCAA Division III Scholar Athlete Honors on Tuesday, October 10.
  • CMS thanks Betsy Hipple for 12 years as softball coach
    August 22, 2017
    Betsy Hipple is stepping away from the softball program at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps after 12 years as the head coach of the Athenas. Hipple will be missed not only for her passion and tenacity on the diamond but her empowerment of strong women leaders throughout the CMS community.
  • Unprecedented fourth place ranking in Learfield Directors’ Cup
    June 01, 2017
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ended the 2016-17 academic year with the program-high mark of fourth in the NCAA Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup.
  • End of the Year Awards for CMS
    June 01, 2017
    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.
  • Gurr and Troutman represent Athenas on All-Region Teams
    May 17, 2017
    During the 2017 campaign, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team was led by junior pitcher Anna Gurr (CMC) from the circle and sophomore center fielder Ande Troutman (CMC) on both sides of the ball. Both Gurr and Troutman were selected to All-Region Teams from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for their successes this season.
  • SCIAC’s AQ goes to La Verne
    May 07, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team came up short in the “if necessary” Championship Game of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament. The host, the University of La Verne, came back from a three-run deficit to win 4-3 and earn the SCIAC’s automatic qualification to the NCAA tournament.
  • La Verne forces a second championship game in SCIAC Tournament
    May 07, 2017
    Late inning heroics from La Verne forced the “if necessary” championship game for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team has one more opportunity at a SCIAC Postseason Tournament Championship game in 30 minutes.
  • Athenas advance to SCIAC Championship game with 10-1 win over La Verne
    May 06, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team finds itself in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship game against La Verne for the second time in as many years. After the 10-1 victory over the Leos today, the Athenas emerged as the only undefeated team in this season’s SCIAC Tournament.
  • Troutman goes deep twice in SCIAC Tournament win
    May 05, 2017
    Sophomore Ande Troutman (CMC) sent two hits deep over the outfield fence to help the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team beat Whittier College 6-2 in the first round of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament.
  • Automatic qualification on the line for Athenas in SCIAC Tournament
    May 04, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team has won four Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournaments and all as the No. 2 seed. The Athenas finished the SCIAC regular season at 18-10 behind No. 1-seeded University of La Verne at 20-8.
  • Gurr is Pitcher of the Year; five Athenas named to All-SCIAC Teams
    May 01, 2017
    Five members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team were selected to the All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Team, as announced on Monday afternoon. Junior Anna Gurr (CMC) was honored as the Pitcher of the Year for the second consecutive season sophomore transfer Ande Troutman (CMC) earned Newcomer of the Year honors.
  • Split with Cal Lu on Senior Day
    April 28, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team split with Cal Lutheran in the final home double header of the regular season. The Athenas (20-16, 17-9) won game one handily, 9-0 in five innings, but then fell 2-1 to the Regals (16-18, 13-13) in an extra innings affair.
  • Lopsided split for Softball at Whittier
    April 22, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team split with Whittier College in a Jekyll and Hyde double header at Whittier’s Palmer Field on Saturday afternoon. The Athenas (19-15, 17-7) took game one in decisive fashion, 8-0, but then the Poets (17-19, 13-11) came roaring back in the nightcap to return the shutout, 8-0.
  • Athenas sweep Sagehens 1-0 and 5-1
    April 21, 2017
    In the second softball Sixth Street Rivalry of the season, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earned the sweep with a tight 1-0 victory in game one and then the 5-1 win in the nightcap. The Athenas (18-14, 16-6) held Pomona Pitzer (10-26, 6-18) to just one run in 14 innings while sophomore Chloe Amarilla (CMC) went yard in the first game and freshman Kylie Hetzel (HMC) provided three RBI in the second.
  • Battle for top spot goes to La Verne
    April 15, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team went toe-to-toe with the University of La Verne in the first game of the doubleheader but then took the 12-2 loss in the nightcap. CMS (16-14, 14-6) and ULV (23-7, 16-4) took game one through eight scoreless innings before the Leos were able to scratch the game-winner in the top of the ninth.
  • Comeback win in sweep of Oxy
    April 14, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team earned two more wins in SCIAC play due to a shutout and then a comeback on Friday afternoon. The Athenas (16-12, 14-4) earned the sweep over Occidental College (9-19, 7-11) with scores of 7-0 and then 9-5.
  • One-run win in sweep of Redlands
    April 08, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team continued on its roll in SCIAC play with its third consecutive sweep, this time taking Redlands 6-2 and 2-1 at home. The Athenas (14-12, 12-4) played errorless defense behind junior Anna Gurr (CMC) and sophomore Chloe Amarilla (CMC) to edge out the Bulldogs (12-18, 8-10).
  • Second consecutive softball sweep
    April 01, 2017
    For the second time in as many Saturdays, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team earned a sweep of a SCIAC opponent and maintained second place standing in the conference. CMS (12-12, 10-4) won both games against Chapman (13-11, 7-7) to the tune of 4-2. The Athenas out-hit the Panthers 15-7 while junior Anna Gurr (CMC) struck out 11 in nine innings pitched.
  • CMS Celebrates Division III Week
    March 31, 2017
    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.
  • Offense breaks out for 6-1, 6-0 sweep of CLU
    March 25, 2017
    The bats of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team were hot on Saturday as the Athenas recorded their second sweep of the 2017 season, beating Cal Lutheran 6-1 and 6-0. The Athenas (10-12, 8-4) put up crooked numbers in five innings on the day while the defense did not allow an earned run for Cal Lu (7-13, 4-8).
  • Gurr throws shutout in split at Redlands
    March 24, 2017
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team played two drastically different games on Friday afternoon at the University of Redlands for the SCIAC split. CMS (8-12, 6-4) won the first game 5-0 behind junior pitcher Anna Gurr (CMC) and then dropped the nightcap 6-1.
  • Gurr throws no-hitter in split with Whittier
    March 18, 2017
    At the end of a long week for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team, junior ace Anna Gurr (CMC) still had the legs to throw a no-hitter against Whittier on Saturday afternoon. CMS (7-11, 5-3) and Whittier (10-10, 6-4) split the series with CMS earning the 3-0 win initially with the Poets taking game two, 5-1. The Athenas were dealt a sweep by Ithaca on the day prior, losing 5-0 and 6-3.
  • Denison takes Athenas in double header
    March 15, 2017
    After the high of beating the now No. 1 Berry on Tuesday afternoon, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team (6-8) returned to the diamond the next day to be swept by Denison (7-1), 8-1 and 5-2. The Big Red had just previously swept both Whittier and Pomona-Pitzer in high-scoring affairs and came to CMS ready to hit.
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