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2014 Women's Water Polo News

July 8, 2014
CMS Athletics announces Hall of Fame Class of 2014
A group of five Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic greats have been selected as inductees into the CMS Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014, Michael Sutton ’76, Director of Athletics, William B. Arce Professor and George R. Roberts Fellow has announced.

June 20, 2014
Four Athenas named as All-Americans for second straight year
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team had an impressive 17-win season in 2014 and finished second at the SCIAC Championships. With that, for the second-consecutive year, there were four Athenas named to the 2014 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-American Teams, the association announced.

June 11, 2014
2013-14 CMS Athletics Highlight Video
The 2013-14 school year saw 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams win SCIAC championships and 12 teams make NCAA postseason appearances in their respective sport. Watch a few highlights from the record-breaking year for CMS Athletics.

April 30, 2014
Candace Filippelli named Player of the Year; Toohey, Hu & Alyssa Filippelli earn All-SCIAC Honors
After a strong year and a second place finish in the SCIAC Championships, senior Candace Filippelli was named the SCIAC Player of the Year with senior Alex Toohey and junior Allison Hu earning All-SCIAC First Team honors and senior Alyssa Filippelli named to the All-SCIAC Second Team.

April 27, 2014
Fourth quarter struggles hurt CMS in SCIAC finals loss to Pomona-Pitzer
In a low-scoring match with the SCIAC championship on the line, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team came up short in a 7-4 loss to Pomona-Pitzer in the finals of the SCIAC Women’s Water Polo Championships Sunday at Whittier’s Slade Aquatics Center.

April 25, 2014
Toohey’s big second half helps CMS get by Chapman on first day of SCIAC Championships
Holding on to a one goal lead at halftime, the No. 2 seed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team pulled away in the second half behind four scores from senior driver Alex Toohey to defeat No. 7 seed Chapman 12-6 on the first day of the SCIAC Championships at Whittier’s Lillian Slade Aquatic Center.

April 23, 2014
CMS Women's Water Polo plays Chapman in first round of SCIAC Championships
All nine SCIAC teams face off in the conference tournament April 25-27 hosted by Whittier College.

April 19, 2014
Comeback for Athenas falls short in overtime loss to Sagehens
Down 4-0 in the first quarter, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team came all the way back to force overtime, only to lose 8-7 in sudden death overtime to Pomona-Pitzer on April 19 at Axelrood Pool. The loss, the first of the conference season for CMS, dropped CMS to 15-12 overall, 7-1 in SCIAC.

April 11, 2014
Highlights: Women's Water Polo 12, Redlands 8 (4-9-14)
Watch a few highlights from the Athena water polo team's 12-8 win over Redlands on April 9 at Axelrood Pool.

April 9, 2014
CMS overcomes ejections and remains undefeated in SCIAC with win over Redlands
Since the loss to Brown a few weeks ago, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team has been on a tear through SCIAC competition. Winning the last four games including Wednesday’s 12-8 victory over Redlands, the Athenas remain undefeated in conference play at 5-0.

March 29, 2014
Late goal seals close win for CMS over La Verne
So far this spring, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team has two SCIAC matches under its belt, both wins, but each of the matches have been close as CMS most recently pulled out a 10-8 win over La Verne on March 29 at Axelrood Pool.

March 25, 2014
Sisters face off as Brown beats CMS
In their first game after spring break, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team lost to Brown University 12-9 on Tuesday evening. The non-conference matchup drew a big crowd due to the competing sisters: junior Rose Koper for CMS, and freshman Hannah Koper for Brown.

March 19, 2014
Candace Filippelli scores overtime game-winner in SCIAC opener vs. Chapman
With just 18 seconds gone by in sudden victory overtime, senior utility Candace Filippelli scored the game-winner to give the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team a 14-13 win over Chapman in the SCIAC opener March 19 at Axelrood Pool. The win is the fourth in the last five matches for CMS who improve to 9-10 overall, 1-0 in SCIAC.

March 19, 2014
Postmatch Interview: Candace Filippelli (Women's Water Polo - Chapman)
Senior utility Candace Filippelli scored the game-winning goal in sudden victory overtime in a 14-13 win over Chapman on March 19. Hear what she said afterwards about the goal and the team's performance.

March 11, 2014
Hu comes up big in net as CMS takes down D-I George Washington
Junior goalkeeper Allison Hu had 16 saves in net and the defense came up big when it needed to, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team continued its strong play of late, winning 13-10 over George Washington on Tuesday evening at Axelrood Pool.

March 9, 2014
Athenas sweep on second day of Convergence
CMS dominated play on the second day of the Convergence Tournament beating Siena College 16-7 and Cal State San Bernardino 14-6.

March 8, 2014
Athenas split on day one of Convergence Tournament
The Athena water polo went 1-1 on the first day of the Convergence Tournament.

March 6, 2014
18th Annual Convergence Tournament Information
CMS co-hosts the 18th Annual Convergence Water Polo Tournament Friday and Saturday at Axelrood Pool.

February 21, 2014
Hawaii proves to be too much in home-opener for Athenas
Back in action for just the second time in almost three weeks, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team dropped its home-opener 18-6 to the University of Hawaii on Thursday, Feb. 20 at Axelrood Pool.

January 27, 2014
Two-match swing in Santa Barbara kicks off season for Athenas
After a long offseason, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team got their 2014 season underway over the weekend with a pair of games in Santa Barbara on Sunday. CMS opened its season against a pair of NCAA Division I opponents as they dropped the opener 13-3 to Long Beach State and lost 12-7 to UC Santa Barbara.

January 24, 2014
Season Preview: 2014 CMS Women's Water Polo
The Athenas kick off their 2014 season on Jan. 26 against Long Beach State and UC Santa Barbara. CMS finished 2013 with 15 wins and a third place finish at the SCIAC Championships. Watch the season preview with head coach Greg Lonzo for a complete breakdown of the 2014 season.