2011 CMS Lacrosse News

  • Three Lacrosse Players Selected For Academic Honor Roll
    September 12, 2011
    Three members of the 2011 Athena lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Honor Roll. Student-athletes need to have a 3.50 or better cumulative GPA and have reached junior standing to qualify.
  • CMS Announces Hiring of New Head Lacrosse Coach
    August 26, 2011
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps announces the hiring of Heather Semelmacher as the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach and Instructor of Physical Education. Semelmacher, who will be in Claremont full-time beginning September 15, has been the head coach at State University of New York at New Paltz since 2009.
  • Athenas Lacrosse Team Awards
    June 03, 2011
    After a great season, the CMS women’s lacrosse team has voted for its key players of the year. While many Athenas played pivotal roles this season, the players voted for their MVP and Unsung Hero. The coaching staff also selected one player to receive the “Coach’s Award” for their commitment and hard work this season.
  • Dick and Shove Earn All-America, All-Region Honors
    May 30, 2011
    Sarah Dick and Madi Shove capped off the 2011 season with Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Third Team All-American selections. Both players were also selected IWLCA First Team All-West Region. Madeleine Bannon was selected IWLCA Second Team All-West Region.
  • Women's Lacrosse Advances To NCAA Second Round
    May 12, 2011
    CMS beat the University of Redlands Bulldogs 19-11 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championships on Wednesday afternoon. With the victory, the 16th-ranked Athenas advance to the second round for a matchup with seventh-ranked Gettysburg College. The game will be Saturday, May 14 at 2:30 pm (Eastern) in Salisbury, MD.
  • Women's Lacrosse To Host NCAA First Round
    May 09, 2011
    On Wednesday, May 11th the CMS Athenas will be hosting fellow SCIAC member the University of Redlands Bulldogs in the first round of the Division III Women's Lacrosse Championships.
  • Bannon Recognized By Synapse Sports
    May 04, 2011
    Freshmen starter Maddie Bannon was placed on the Honor Roll by Synapse Sports for the week of May 2. Synapse Sports honors a defensive, offensive, and rookie of the week throughout the season that stands out from all the rest.
  • Back To Back SCIAC Titles For CMS Lacrosse
    May 02, 2011
    CMS earned their second consecutive SCIAC title by defeating cross-street rival Pomona-Pitzer 16-7 in the SCIAC Tournament final at Redlands on Sunday. The Athenas went undefeated in SCIAC (10-0) for the second straight year and improved their overall record to 15-2.
  • Athenas Tame Tigers In SCIAC Semis
    May 01, 2011
    CMS defeated the Occidental Tigers 16-6 on Saturday to advance to the SCIAC Championship on Sunday. The Athenas remain undefeated in SCIAC (9-0) and improve to 14-2 overall.
  • Athenas No. 1 in the Region; No. 18 in the Nation
    April 28, 2011
    The Athenas Lacrosse team, which made program history with their first national ranking last week, has improved to 18th in the latest IWLCA rankings. CMS is also the top ranked team in the West Region in the NCAA regional rankings.
  • Athenas Win 20-3; Six Seniors Honored
    April 21, 2011
    CMS lacrosse recognized their senior leaders on Wednesday evening prior to their regular season finale against Pomona-Pitzer and a concerted team effort was put forth to send them out in style. CMS dominated the game from the opening draw and won 20-3.
  • CMS Hosts Clinic For Local Laxers
    April 19, 2011
    CMS held its first inaugural play day for middle school aged girls this past Saturday, April 16 on Parents Field.
  • Athenas Make SCIAC History With IWLCA Ranking
    April 19, 2011
    The IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaching Association) has ranked CMS in its top 20 for the first time in SCIAC history. This is the first time a California team appeared in the poll this season. The Athenas come in at No. 20 in week eight of voting in their first appearance.
  • CMS Beats Whittier For Seventh Straight Win
    April 18, 2011
    The CMS Athenas attacked for the entire 60 minutes against Whittier on Parents Field on Saturday and came away with a 19-9 win. CMS improved to 12-2 overall and 7-0 in SCIAC play.
  • CMS Remains Undefeated In SCIAC
    April 11, 2011
    The Athenas improved their SCIAC record to 6-0 on Saturday with an 18-7 home win over the Bulldogs of Redlands. CMS improved to 11-2 overall with the victory.
  • CMS Featured In Lacrosse Magazine
    April 07, 2011
    The Athenas lacrosse team is featured in the latest online edition of Lacrosse Magazine.
  • CMS Downs The Sagehens 19-8
    April 05, 2011
    CMS played at conference rival Pomona-Pitzer on Monday and used a balanced attack to come away with a 19-8 victory. Ten players scored goals in the game and the defense turned in a solid effort as CMS improved to 5-0 in SCIAC play.
  • Athenas Utilize Balanced Attack to Tame Tigers
    April 04, 2011
    CMS improved to 4-0 in SCIAC play with a 16-9 win at Occidental on Saturday. Five players had goals for the Athenas with two more players having assists.
  • CMS Hands Redlands First Loss Of The Season
    April 01, 2011
    The women's lacrosse team won at Redlands 17-16 on Wednesday night. The Bulldog fans were encouraged to 'White Out' to make it a difficult playing envrionment and although it was a close game in the second half, the Athenas held on for the win and produced Redlands’ first loss of the season.
  • First Annual CMS Play Day
    March 31, 2011
    On April 16, CMS will be hosting the First Annual Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Lacrosse Play Day for middle school girls. We invite any and all middle school aged girls and their families out to watch the Athenas take on conference foe Whittier at 1:00. Following the game there will be a meet and greet and open clinics with the coaching staff and players.
  • Sarah Dick And Athenas Gain National Credit
    March 30, 2011
    Senior attacker Sarah Dick was named Offensive Player of the Week in Division III play for the week of March 28, 2011 by Synapse Sports.  The Athenas were also recognized as a team in the Synapse Weekly Poll falling in at #18 for the week of March 28, 2011.  The Athenas stand 7-2 overall and 2-0 in the SCIAC conference.
  • Senior Captains Lead Team To Win Against Buffalo State
    March 25, 2011
    After a cold and rainy game against Whittier College the previous night the Athenas came out strong for a united 15-14 win over Buffalo State (NY) on Thursday night.
  • CMS Improves To 2-0 In SCIAC With Win At Whittier
    March 24, 2011
    The CMS women's lacrosse team improved their conference record to 2-0 on March 23 against Whittier College. The Athenas outscored the Poets 20-10 playing on the road at Memorial Stadium in the wind and rain under the lights.
  • Athenas Finish 1-2 On Spring Break Trip
    March 18, 2011
    The women's lacrosse team were dealt their first two losses of the season during their Spring Break trip to Orlando, Florida. The two defeats were separated by a convincing win over Berry College.
  • Athenas Down Loggers
    March 14, 2011
    The Athenas defeated the Loggers from the University of Puget Sound on Zinda Field Saturday 16-5.
  • Athenas Stand Strong Against St. John Fisher
    March 03, 2011
    The CMS women's lacrosse team faced the Cardinals of St. John Fisher on Wednesday and played with authority to come out on top with a 17-13 victory against the strong East Coast team. CMS improved to 3-0 on the season while St. John Fisher is now 0-1.
  • Sarah Dick Earns National Recognition
    February 28, 2011
    Senior captain Sarah Dick added another accolade to her resume this week having been selected as an honorable mention in the weekly lacrosse honors published by Synapse Sports.
  • Athenas Corral Bobcats
    February 25, 2011
    The CMS Athenas won their second straight game in as many nights with a 16-11 win over the Bates Bobcats Thursday evening. Coming on the heels of the season’s first conference win, the Athenas mounted a strong performance that was able to topple their NESCAC foe.
  • CMS Beats Occidental In Season Opener
    February 24, 2011
    CMS opened their season last night on Zinda field under the lights against conference opponent Occidental. As defending conference champions, the Athenas made a statement defeating the Tigers 19-5.
  • 2011 Women's Lacrosse Season Preview
    February 10, 2011
    The CMS womens’ lacrosse team will be returning on fire this season ready to defend their 2010 SCIAC championship. After going undefeated in the region and finishing with a 16-3 record, the Athenas look to continue their success in 2011.