The No. 3 Athenas cruised their way to a pair of 9-0 sweeps on Friday. First the Athenas took care of San Diego Christian this afternoon before disposing of Colorado College under the lights of the Biszantz Family Tennis Center to complete Friday’s doubleheader. Against San Diego Christian, CMS dropped a total of 22 games across the nine matches en route to the sweep. CMS was even better in their second match of the day, dropping just 15 games against the Tigers.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team opened the 2018 home slate with a pair of victories on Saturday. First the Athenas defeated No. 40 Caltech with a convincing 9-0 victory. In the nightcap of their double-dip, CMS took down Division II No. 9 UC San Diego 6-3 to move their overall record to 3-0 on the young season.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team opened the 2018 season with a 5-4 victory over the Division II No. 23 Azusa Pacific Cougars. The Athenas swept the three doubles matches and claimed two of the six singles matches to earn the season opening victory. CMS jumped out to a quick start in two of the three doubles matches and held off the Cougars in all three competitions to build an early 3-0 lead. Caroline Cox (CMC) and Catherine Allen (SC) were the first team to win a point for the Athenas, claiming an 8-3 victory in the second doubles match.
The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team is just one week away from getting the 2018 season underway. The Athenas travel to Azusa Pacific on Feb. 2 for their first match of the season when they take on the Cougars at 3:00 p.m. The 2018 slate will feature 17 home matches, beginning with contests against Caltech and UC San Diego on Feb. 3 of opening weekend.
Two weeks ago, Catherine Allen (SC) won the ITA West Regionals singles title and earned a spot in the ITA Oracle Cup this weekend on the campus of Berry College in Rome, Ga. Allen won her first match of the weekend before dropping her semifinal match on Friday. Allen rebounded to win the third-place match on Saturday and finish her weekend 2-1.
This weekend the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team had a strong showing at the ITA West Regional. Playing on their home court at the Biszantz Tennis Center, the Athenas accounted for three of the four semifinalists in the singles competition and three of the four semifinalist teams in the double competition. Catherine Allen (SC) defeated Nicole Tan (CMC) in the championship of the singles competition by a 6-2, 6-2 final.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) listed the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team into the 2017 All-Academic Team after the Athenas met the criteria of having a cumulative team GPA of 3.20 or higher.
After avoiding relegation with a second place finish in Pool C, Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) and the Singapore National Team looked to finish their Fed Cup run on a high note. However, the team fell 3-0 against Pacific Oceania in the 5th to 8th Playoff on Friday morning and concluded their Fed Cup run in 7th place.
Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) and the Singapore National Team did not get the start they hoped for as they fell 3-0 to Malaysia in the group stage of the Fed Cup at Dushabe Central Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced it’s All-American winners on June 8 after the National Championships, naming four members of the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team on the list.
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' Nicole Tan (CMC '20) and Nikolai Parodi (CMC '20) each wrapped up their first season playing collegiate tennis as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Female and Male Rookie of the Year, respectively. Additionally, the Athenas' head coach, Dave Schwarz, was named the women's Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year.
Lindsay Brown (CMC '18) and Nicole Tan (CMC '20) continued the tradition of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's doubles teams competing for a national title on Saturday afternoon. The pair won their semifinal game against Emory earlier in the day and then ended the season as the National Runner-Up team with the loss to Wesleyan in the final.
In the second day of the individual competition at the NCAA Tennis Championships, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team competed in quarterfinals in both doubles and singles play. The doubles team of Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) and Lindsay Brown (CMC ’18) won a straight set match to advance into the semifinals tomorrow morning.
Both doubles teams representing the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals in the NCAA Individuals competition. Additionally, Catherine Allen (SC ’20) and Nicole Tan (CMC ’20) each won their first round singles matches with Allen continuing into the quarterfinals.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team got off to a rolling start in the NCAA Championship at Chattanooga, Tennessee, defeating No. 11 Washington University in St. Louis 5-1 in the quarterfinals.
The field is set for the Elite Eight of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Team Championships. Team competition will span May 22-24 with the championship matches at 11 a.m. PDT for the men and 7 p.m. PDT for the women on Wednesday, May 24.
The cross-street rivals of No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 5 Pomona-Pitzer met for the third time this season in the NCAA Third Round. The Athenas earned the 5-3 victory and advanced to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament. This was the seventh year in a row that the CMS has beaten the Sagehens in the Regional Championship and today, the Athenas came back after trailing 2-1 after doubles to then win four singles matches.
The top two doubles pairs from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team qualified to compete in the doubles draw at the National Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. beginning on May 25. Additionally, first years Catherine Allen (SC) and Nicole Tan (CMC) were selected to play in the singles draw. Senior Katie Kuosman (CMC) will pair with Allen while junior Lindsay Brown (CMC) partners with Tan.
All six of the singles players for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team earned all-conference honors from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The First Team honorees included junior Kyla Scott (HMC), and first years Catherine Allen (SC) and Nicole Tan (CMC). Senior Katie Kuosman (CMC), junior Lindsay Brown (CMC), and sophomore Jessie Cruz (CMC) were named to the All-SCIAC Second Team.
The No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team advanced to the Third Round of the NCAA Championships with a 5-0 win over East Texas Baptist University. The Athenas went up 3-0 in the doubles and never looked back, ending ETBU’s postseason run.