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.
The No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team faces a tough regional field in the first three rounds of the NCAA Tournament. CMS is joined by four teams, three of which are ranked in the top-25 nationally. The Claremont Regional in the NCAA Tournament will be played at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center May 12-14.
In a marathon match that was delayed multiple times by rain, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team emerged as the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Champions with the 5-4 win over Pomona-Pitzer. With the 2017 conference title, the Athenas earn the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. This marks the program’s 19th SCIAC Championship and seventh consecutive.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team made quick work of Chapman University in the first round of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships. The No. 1 seed in the tournament faced little resistance as they cruised to the 5-0 victory on Friday afternoon.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team has earned the No. 1 seed going into the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships May 5-7 hosted by the University of Redlands. En route to the gaudy 23-0 record, the Athenas recorded sweeps in 11 matches and posted an overall point total of 176-25.
The No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team finished the SCIAC season in style with the 6-3 victory over Pomona-Pitzer under the lights on Thursday night. The Athenas (22-0, 7-0) went up 2-1 after doubles and then held on in four singles matches for the victory and earning them the No. 1 seed heading into the conference tournament May 6-7.
The No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team won every game in seven of the nine matches against Occidental College on Saturday morning. The Athenas (21-0, 6-0) easily swept the Tigers (3-11, 1-5) in doubles and then earned their ninth 9-0 sweep of the season.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team made quick work of the 21st-ranked team in Division II, Azusa Pacific University. The Athenas (20-0) took a dominant 3-0 lead after the doubles and then just needed two wins in singles play to secure the 5-0 victory.
Over the weekend, the No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team earned three more victories including two over SCIAC competition – No. 25 Redlands and Whittier – and one against No. 19 in Division II, Point Loma Nazarene.
After the huge 8-1 win vs. Middlebury the day before, the No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team (16-0) returned to the courts on Saturday, April 1 for a 9-0 blowout win against No. 28 Whitman (10-6). The Athenas demonstrated their depth by playing four different athletes than competed in the previous match.
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 tennis team demonstrated why they are ranked No. 2 by the most recent ITA rankings with the 8-1 win over No. 9 Middlebury on Friday afternoon. The Athenas (15-0) dominated in doubles and then did not miss a beat transitioning into singles play for another win against a top-10 opponent.
On Wednesday evening, the No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (14-0) women’s tennis team beat No. 20 MIT (11-3) to the tune of 6-3 in a marathon match. The Athenas took an early 3-0 lead after doubles but were then challenged by the persistent Engineers in singles play.