Jonathan Shaw (CMC) followed up a Day One, 67 (-5) by carding a 66 (-6) on Tuesday to finish atop the leaderboard at the California State Intercollegiate with a two-day total of 133 (-11), four shots clear of the field. As a team, the Stags opened the 2017-18 season by finishing the tournament in fifth-place with a team total of 578 (+2).
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team hosted their first match of the 2017 season against the Caltech Beavers on Saturday afternoon, winning its home opener 14-6. The Stags followed-up their early morning victory with an 18-9 win over Riverside Community College in the nightcap of the split-doubleheader for CMS.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team opened SCIAC play on Saturday evening with a dominating 3-0 (25-7, 25-15,25-13) sweep over CalTech. Melanie Moore (CMC) paced the offense with 11 kills in the match, while Jessica Lee (CMC) dished out 27 assist and Megan Dymerski (HMC) compiled 15 digs in the comfortable victory.
On Saturday night the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s soccer team made the short trip across the street to take on the No. 16 Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens on Pomona’s campus. The Athenas fell by a 4-1 final, but battled in the second-half, outshooting the Sagehens 8-1 over the final 45 minutes.
A goal off the volley from Chapman’s Elliott Braund in the 73rd minute proved to be the eventual game-winner on Saturday evening in a 1-0 victory for the Panthers over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s soccer team. A hard, low cross from Zev Gollis found the foot of Braund at the top of the six for the lone goal of the contest.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team wrapped up their trip to Atlanta on Saturday morning with a match against Division II, Lee University. Despite a pair of extremely close sets, the Lady Flames swept the Athenas 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-23).
Early Saturday morning the Athenas’ cross country team ran in the UC Riverside Invitational. Thirteen non-Division I institutions competed and of those 13 teams, the Athenas finished the race in fifth-place with a team score of 131.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Stags’ cross country team ran in the UC Riverside Invitational on Saturday morning and finished ninth among non-Division I institutions. CMS finished with a team score of 223 in the non-DI category placing them as the second-highest finishing Division III institution in the competition.
On a beautiful Saturday afternoon the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team hosted the Washington and Lee Generals in Zinda Field. The Generals used a methodical ground attack to build a 24-0 lead. The Stags battled back scoring the next 14 points, but it was not enough as the Generals held on for the 24-14 victory.
The No. 8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team traveled to Atlanta, Ga. for the East-West Challenge against a pair of top-10 foes. In the afternoon match, the Athenas swept the No. 6 Juniata Eagles 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-20). In the evening session, CMS squared off with the No. 4 Emory Eagles, but dropped a hard-fought battle with Emory 3-1 (25-21, 19-25, 25-19, 27-25).
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.
All three goals in Wednesday’s contest between the La Verne Leopards and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas were scored in a 10-minute span in the middle of the second-half. The Athenas found the back of the net once, but their effort fell just short in a 2-1 decision for La Verne in the SCIAC opener for both teams.
On a hot and sunny Sunday afternoon the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s soccer team scored four second-half goals en route to a 5-1 victory over the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs. The Athenas got on the board first with a goal in the eighth minute off the foot of Sydney Smith (CMC), but Santa Cruz tied the match in the 26th minute.
On Sunday afternoon the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team took on a pair of Division I teams in No. 2 University of Southern California and No. 8 Pepperdine University. The Trojans showed why they are one of the top teams in the country with a 20-1 victory over the Stags. CMS was able to score a goal in the third quarter, but Southern Cal went on for the comfortable victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team opened the 2017 season with a 37-16 victory over the Lewis and Clark Pioneers on Saturday afternoon. The Stags’ defense held the Pioneers to just two points for the first 55 minutes before Lewis and Clark pushed two late touchdowns through.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team hit the road on Saturday morning to race in the Biola Invitational. The Athenas cruised to a comfortable victory over the 11 teams in attendance. CMS finished with four of the seven fastest times including a first-place finish from Bryn McKillop (SC) in 17:48.61. McKillop was over seven seconds faster than the second place finisher in the race.
Racing in their second meet of the season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team took on nine other teams in the Biola Invitational. The Stags finished with a team score of 56 points and finished in second-place. The host Biola Eagles won the Invitational with a score of 33.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team went 1-1 in the first day of the Inland Empire Classic, earning its first win of the season in a thrilling comeback against Whittier College before falling to Cal Baptist University.
Playing in the 10th annual Cal Lu Fornia Invitational, the No. 9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team split a pair of matches. The Athenas mounted a furious comeback against Pacific Lutheran to win their first match of the day in five sets (3-2, 15-25, 25-19, 20-25, 25-22, 16-14). In the nightcap, the Athenas fell in a squeaker to No. 10 Trinity (TX) 3-1 (13-25, 25-23, 28-26, 28-26) in their second match against a top-10 opponent in as many weeks.
On Saturday afternoon the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team will hit the field for the first time in the 2017 season when they travel to Lewis and Clark College. The season opener between the Stags and Pioneers is slated to begin at 1:30 p.m. in Portland, Ore.
After a scoreless first-half, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s soccer team scored a quick goal after the break off the head of Matthew Swift (CMC) to open SCIAC play with a 1-0 victory over La Verne. The victory gives the Stags their first victory of the season in their home opener.
In the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey over the past 10 days the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Department wants to help. Headed up by Equipment Manager Brian Smith, the Stags and Athenas are sending 400 pieces of apparel to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
On a hot and steamy Sunday morning, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s soccer team took the pitch against the University of Puget Sound in their second match of the opening weekend. The Loggers scored a goal in each half en route to a 2-0 victory over the Athenas.