2016 Track & Field News

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    September 02, 2016
    Interim tag removed; Glenn Stewart takes over as CMS Track & Field head coach After a nationwide search, Terrance Tumey, the Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Recreational Services for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and George R. Roberts Fellow for Claremont McKenna College, has selected Glenn Stewart to lead the CMS track & field program as its head coach.
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    July 29, 2016
    USTFCCCA releases All-Academic Teams and Individuals Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earned academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Additionally, eight women and four men earned individual accolades.
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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 11, 2016
    Canadian Olympic Trials an honor for CMS pole vaulter Michael Wagenveld In January at the Pole Vault Summit open event, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps pole vaulter Michael Wagenveld (CMC) met world champion Shawn Barber, his pole-vaulting role model.
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    July 08, 2016
    Hall of Fame Class of 2016 for CMS announced A group of four Claremont-Mudd-Scripps standout alumni have been selected as inductees into the CMS Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame, Class of 2016.
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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 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: Abraham leads Athenas to fifth place at NCAA Championships The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s team came in fifth place at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships for the highest finish program history at 33 points. During the day, CMS totaled six All-American performances including a national championship in the women’s 100m dash by sophomore Tyra Abraham (SCR).
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    May 27, 2016
    Big day for Athenas at NCAA Track & Field Championships The second day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships proved to be very successful for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women. All three individuals who competed in preliminary races qualified for the finals and junior Vaiva Palunas (SCR) finished up her second of three events in the championships with the women’s shot put.
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    May 26, 2016
    Track & field wraps up day one at NCAA Championships In the first day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships in Waverly, Iowa, six individuals and one relay team competed for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Two track athletes advanced from preliminary races in the 1500m and 200m on Thursday to the finals of the respective events on Saturday while two field athletes completed their events in discus and pole vault.
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    May 24, 2016
    Track & Field NCAA Championships preview The NCAA announced the full field of qualifiers for the 2016 Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship in preparation for the event May 26-28. Thirteen athletes from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams qualified: four men and nine women. The championships will be held at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa in the Walston-Hoover Stadium. Events will start at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 and 12:30 p.m. on May 27-28.
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    May 24, 2016
    Track & Field earns 39 All-Region honors The US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released the All-Region Teams and Awards for 2016 on May 23. As a program, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps hauled in 39 All-Region honors: 26 for the women, 13 for the men.
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    May 07, 2016
    Middle distance, sprint athletes shine at Oxy Invite Sprinters and middle distance runners for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams had standout performances at the Occidental Invite on May 7 at Bill Henry Track in a meet that saw several Division I, open and post-collegiate athletes compete.
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    May 05, 2016
    CMS earns majority of All-SCIAC track and field awards This season marks the 23rd men’s and 15th women’s track and field titles for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and the 13th year that both programs have achieved the feat in the same season.
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    May 03, 2016
    SCIAC & CMS Athlete of the Week: Cam Van – Men’s Track & Field (4/25 - 5/1/16) The Claremont McKenna College junior came up big over the weekend as the Stags won the SCIAC Championships for the fourth season in a row.
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    April 30, 2016
    Three-peat; CMS sweeps SCIAC Championships to stay atop conference For the third year in a row, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams swept the team titles at the SCIAC Championships.
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    April 29, 2016
    Field and distance events have Stags and Athenas out in front after Day 1 of SCIACs Through 12 events scored – six men’s and six women’s – both Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams have a lead after the first day of the SCIAC Championships on April 29 at Occidental’s Bill Henry Track, behind the strength of field events and distance running.
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    April 28, 2016
    Track & Field SCIAC Championships preview Both the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s and women’s track and field teams look to defend their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships from 2015. During the multi-dual meet season, the Athenas were 8-0 as the Stags were 7-1. The championships will be held at Occidental and hosted by Caltech and take place Friday, April 29 through Saturday, April 30.
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    April 16, 2016
    CMS sweeps at final SCIAC multi-dual meet; breaks more records at Bryan Clay In the final Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) multi-dual meet before the SCIAC Championships, the men’s and women’s team each went 4-0 sweeping Chapman, Cal Lutheran, Pomona-Pitzer and La Verne. On Thursday and Friday last week, some athletes additionally competed at the Bryan Clay Invite and broke more CMS and SCIAC records.
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    April 13, 2016
    Athenas launch into top-5 after big weekend In the third poll from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) this season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s team jumped into the top-5 after success at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite.
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    April 12, 2016
    CMS Athlete of the Week: Tyra Abraham – Women’s Track & Field (4/4 - 4/10/16) Sophomore Tyra Abraham (SCR) set the CMS record for the 200 meter dash at a blazing 24.85. She finished fourth overall but the led all collegians in the extremely competitive event.
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    April 12, 2016
    CMS records broken at rainy PP Invite The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field team competed in the 30th Annual Pomona-Pitzer Invite through the intermittent rain on Saturday. The athletes battled through uncharacteristically cold and difficult conditions and ultimately set three new CMS records.
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    April 12, 2016
    Tyra Abraham sets the CMS record in the 200 meters at the PP Invite Sophomore Tyra Abraham (SCR) set a new CMS record in rainy conditions at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite with a time of 24.85.
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    April 05, 2016
    SCIAC and CMS Athlete of the Week: Vaiva Palunas – Women’s Track & Field Junior Vaiva Palunas (SCR) officially broke the SCIAC discus throw record (46.40/152-03) on April 2 at CMS’ SCIAC meet at Redlands.
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    April 02, 2016
    CMS sweeps second SCIAC multi-dual meet In its second SCIAC multi-dual meet of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams posted impressive results as both the Athenas and Stags defeated Whittier and Redlands, April 2 at Redlands.
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    March 22, 2016
    Tyra Abraham selected as USTFCCCA D-III Women's National Athlete of the Week Claremont-Mudd-Scripps sophomore Tyra Abraham got a head-start on the competition this season in NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field.
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    March 19, 2016
    Sprints highlight Ross and Sharon Irwin Invite for CMS Despite not sending any distance runners to the event, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s track & field team finished in first (283 points) and the men’s track & field team finished in fourth (157 points) at the Ross and Sharon Irwin Invitational hosted by Point Loma University of March 19.
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    March 11, 2016
    Several program top-10s and personal bests set at Oxy Distance Carnival The distance runners and sprinters for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams competed at the Occidental Distance Carnival Spring Break Classic over the weekend at Occidental.
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    March 05, 2016
    Athenas 2-0, Stags 1-1 at first SCIAC multi-dual meet In the first SCIAC multi-dual meet of the season for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams, the Athenas went 2-0 (Occidental: 113-45, Caltech: 142-0) while the Stags went 1-1 (Occidental: 72-91, Caltech: 138-8) on March 5 at Bill Henry Olympic Track.
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    February 27, 2016
    Records fall and new top-10’s set at Rossi Relays At the 20th Annual Rossi Relays on Feb. 27 at the Burns Track Complex, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams excelled with a handful of CMS and meet records set and top-10 marks made.
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    February 20, 2016
    Trio of event wins highlight All-Comers Meet for CMS In its first full meet of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams came away with a new program record, three event wins and several top-3 finishes at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet on Feb. 20 at Strehle Track.
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    February 13, 2016
    Field athletes tune-up for season at Sialaris Memorial Meet At the Alyssa Sialaris Memorial Field Events Meet hosted by Whittier College on Feb. 13, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletes won each of the six events they participated in.
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    February 10, 2016
    Spring is here, get your Athena gear Shop the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Apparel Store for the latest selection of fan gear for the Athenas! The team store allows you to customize clothing for every type of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps fan.
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    February 10, 2016
    Spring is here, get your Stags gear Shop the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Apparel Store for the latest selection of Stags fan gear! The team store allows you to customize clothing for every type of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Stags fan.
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    February 10, 2016
    Fun competition with CMS Track & Field Alumni The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field team hosted its annual Alumni Meet over the weekend and drew a large number of former athletes. The meet was very low key with an emphasis on welcoming the alumni back to campus and giving our young athletes their first taste of collegiate competition. All marks were unofficial.
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    February 09, 2016
    Season Preview: 2016 CMS Track & Field The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track & field teams officially start its season on Feb. 13 with the Sialaris Memorial Throws Meet. Watch the season preview here.
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    January 06, 2016
    Spring sports schedules and alumni event information A busy and exciting spring season for CMS Athletics begins in February when 10 sports will begin play for 2016. The schedules for baseball, men’s and women’s golf, women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s tennis, track and field, softball and women’s water polo have been published on the CMS Athletics website. A full list of alumni events for the spring sports can be found here.
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