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.
After a fifth place finish at the National Championships, junior Margaret Loncki (CMC) was a Second Team All-American honoree, as named by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association. Prior to the championships, Loncki and freshman Emma Kang (CMC) both earned All-Region awards from the WGCA as well.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team ended the 2017 season in eighth, the program’s highest finish at the NCAA Championships. The Athenas rose another spot on the leaderboard in the final day of the tournament with a team score of 311. The team total of 1262 is also the lowest in program history in the NCAA Tournament.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team maintained their position in ninth place at the NCAA Championships at the Bay Oaks Country Club on Thursday afternoon in the NCAA Division III National Championships. The Athenas, led by Margaret Loncki (CMC), improved their team score for the third day in a row to shoot a 314.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf program improved by one position on the leaderboard in the second day of the NCAA Championships at Bay Oaks Country Club thanks to low scores by Taylor Hughes (CMC), Emma Kang (CMC) and Margaret Loncki (CMC). As a team, CMS improved five strokes with a 316 for Wednesday’s round.
In the first day of the NCAA Championships, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team posted a 321 for 10th place in the team standings. The Athenas were led by junior Cara Brinster (CMC) who shot a 6-over on the day on the par 72, 5869 yard course.
After running away with the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf program landed four athletes on the conference’s First Team. Additionally, freshman Emma Kang (CMC) was honored as the Newcomer of the Year and head coach Jodie Burton was voted as the Coach of the Year.
Phase 1 of the new golf practice facility for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athena and Stag golf programs on the campus of Claremont McKenna College is now complete. Both the Stags and Athenas had the opportunity to use the new facility for the first time on Friday, April 28.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team won its fourth Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship by beating the University of Redlands by 35 stokes over the course of the four regular season rounds plus the three championship rounds.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team is in the lead of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship tournament by 27 strokes over Pomona-Pitzer and 41 strokes lower than the University of Redlands in the overall conference standings.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team extended their lead in the conference standings up to 28 strokes over the University of Redlands in the first day of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. Freshman Taylor Hughes (CMC) leads the field after posting a 73 on the day.
The No. 10 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team enters the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships as the No. 1 seed. The Athenas sit 11 strokes ahead of No. 7 Redlands after having taken a 26-stroke lead after the SCIAC #1 tournament, but then dropping 15 in SCIAC #2.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team finished in second place in the SCIAC #2 tournament over the weekend with a team score of 627. Freshman Emma Kang (CMC) delivered a 72 on Sunday for the low round of the day and finished in third overall at 10-over.
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.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team dropped 15 strokes between the two rounds in the Ogio Bulldog Classic at the Indian Springs Golf Club for a second place finish at 635. After a very blustery day for the first round, the Athenas posted a team score of 310 to jump up from fifth place.
Junior Margaret Loncki (CMC) improved from the first day to shoot the low round in the field on the final day of the Division III Spring Preview. After being one stroke off the leader in the first round, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team dropped down slightly in the standings to finish in fourth with a 651 over two rounds.
After the first round at the Division III National Spring Preview, the No. 20 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team sits in second place, just one stroke behind No. 6 Whitman College. The Athenas shot 318 on the day at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas.
In the first conference tournament of 2017, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team took a 12-stroke lead after the first round and then increased that to win by 21. The Athenas were led my junior Margaret Loncki (CMC) who posted the low round on each day, ultimately winning the individual medal by 10 strokes.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team wrapped up its fall season with a second place finish at the Embry Riddle Invitational and a No. 2 national ranking by Golfstat. This is the highest ranking for the Athenas in program history.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golf team took the lead in their first event of the season, holding a comfortable lead over Chapman University and Occidental College at the CMS Tri Match at Los Serranos Golf Course on Sunday afternoon. The team scored 315 on the course while Chapman stroked 341 and Occidental scored 369.
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.
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.
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.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s golfers, Kelly Ransom (CMC) and Maya Bhat (CMC), both have garnered Women’s Collegiate Golf All-American Scholar honors, as announced by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) on July 5.
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.