The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team opened SCIAC play on Wednesday afternoon with a 14-10 victory against Occidental. The Athenas took a 10-2 lead early in the second-half before the Tigers mounted a second-half comeback. Occidental’s late push was not enough as the Athenas held on for the four-goal victory to move to 1-1 on the season and start conference play 1-0. Senior Evan Murphy (CMC) and freshman Sally Abel (CMC) combined for nine total goals on the afternoon with Murphy leading the scoring effort with five tallies and an assist. Abel found the twine four times on nine shots.
On Sunday afternoon, the No. 22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team opened the 2018 season on the road against UC Davis. The Athenas hung with the Aggies throughout the game, but UC Davis used a big second-half to claim the 13-6 victory. CMS freshmen accounted for five of the six goals the Athenas scored on the afternoon. Sally Abel (CMC) scored three goals on three shots to lead the Athenas’ offense on the day. Abel also picked up four ground balls and won three draw controls.
A second-year CMC scholar-athlete is sharing her passion for lacrosse with girls in Uganda, both to encourage the development of the sport and to empower her young pupils. Kira Weiss ’20, a defender on the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps lacrosse team, has been traveling to Africa every summer for nearly half her life, tagging along with her family and then working as a volunteer with FundaField, a nonprofit organization started by her brothers Kyle Weiss ’15 and Garrett Weiss.
If you would have told me on my first day of college that as a sophomore I would leave behind my life as a Division I athlete at the University of Oregon to attend a school smaller than my high school, I would have laughed in your face.
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.
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.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team fell to regional rival, Colorado College, in the Second Round of the NCAA Championships with the score of 15-12. The game was tight throughout the first half, but then when the Tigers scored three in a row to start off the second half, the Athenas’ late rally was not enough to pull out the tournament victory.
Five players from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse program were named to the All-West Region First and Second Teams, as announced by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association on May 12. Senior midfielder Cara Cancelmo (CMC) and junior midfielder Evan Murphy (CMC) earned First Team honors while junior attacker Lauren Clubb (CMC), freshman attacker Emily Cohen (CMC), and junior defender Katie Hill (CMC) were named to the Second Team.
After sweeping through the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season and tournament, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse program (16-1) earned a Pool B berth to the NCAA Tournament. The Athenas will get a bye and then host Colorado College (14-4) in a Second Round game on May 14.
Saturday night turned out nothing short of spectacular for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team as the Athenas (16-1, 10-0) completed a dominant run in the SCIAC regular season and tournament undefeated after an 18-9 win over Chapman University (11-7, 7-3).
Following a spectacular undefeated run through the conference during the regular season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team saw 10 of its athletes recognized by the SCIAC while head coach Lauren Uhr won Coach of the Year.
After going undefeated in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this season, the Athenas (14-1, 10-0) are ready to have an opportunity at a Pool B berth in the NCAA Tournament as they open up the SCIAC Tournament as the No. 1 seed.
Senior day started and ended well for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team as the members of the graduating class each made a notable impact in their 17-5 victory over Occidental College (11-5, 5-5) on Saturday afternoon.
There was no stopping the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon as the Athenas (12-1, 8-0) cruised through a 20-1 victory over Whittier College to stay undefeated in SCIAC play.
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.
Despite playing its third game in three days and facing windy conditions, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s lacrosse team grinded through a narrow 5-4 victory over No. 15 Amherst (2-2) on Friday afternoon to conclude its east coast trip.