On Saturday morning the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s cross country team took the top spot in a 12-team field for their third team victory of the season. The Stags finished with 56 team points, six points ahead of second-place Pomona-Pitzer (62 points), to take first place.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team outlasted the competition at the Coyote Challenge on Saturday morning, taking first place in a tough field featuring a handful of Division II and NAIA schools.
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.
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.
Over the next week the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) will release their Preseason Coaches Polls. Each team’s preseason rankings were determined through a poll filled out by the respective head coaches in the conference.
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 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.
NEW ORLEANS, Louis. – Following a strong showing at the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship this past Saturday, three runners from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program were named on the 2016 United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association All-American Team.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team finished in fifth place for the highest result in program history while the women's team placed 15th, three places better than their pre-championships poll placement, in the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championship.
Following a first and second-place finish at the NCAA Regionals, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will fly out to Louisville, Kentucky for the 2016 NCAA Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Nov. 19.
SALEM, Oreg. – The weather was not ideal for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country team on Saturday morning at Bush’s Pasture Park, as the Stags and Athenas had to battle light showers in 56 degree weather and 18 miles per hour winds. Regardless, the two teams grinded it out to earn a trip to the NCAA Division III Championships.
With the SCIAC Championships in the bag, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will be heading to Salem, Oregon this Saturday to compete in the NCAA West Regionals. The men will be looking for a three-peat, having won the last two regionals and taking three in the last four years. The Athenas on the other hand will be looking to stop Willamette from repeating, falling in second place behind them the last two years.
Following the SCIAC Championships on Saturday, October 30, the conference named 13 runners from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program on the All-SCIAC team, six from the men’s team and seven from the women’s.
Head Coach John Goldhammer and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country program will be heading to Prado Park in Chino, California for the SCIAC Championship meet in hopes of claiming their fifth consecutive conference title and 16th total.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country participated in two separate events on Saturday morning and managed to take a top finish in both events. The Stags won first place at the Connecticut College Invitational and finished fourth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational. The Athenas on the other hand, placed third at Connecticut and took fourth at Pomona-Pitzer.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country programs both took first place with a perfect 8-0 record at the SCIAC Multi-Dual Meet in La Mirada Park. Seniors Joshua Sealand (HMC) and Carmen Mejia (SC) were the highest finishers for the CMS men and women, respectively, and both took second overall at the event.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country teams finished within the top 3 at the Coyote Challenge hosted by Cal State San Bernardino as the Stags took second place (63 points) behind Division II #25 Cal Baptist University (60) while the Athenas finished in third (65) behind hosts CSUSB (26) and Cal State San Marcos (48). This was a strong finish in spite of the fact that this was their fourth consecutive racing week.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country programs finished within the top 10 at the UC Riverside Invitational this past Saturday. The Stags took seventh place in the 8K event out of 22 teams with a combined score of 201 and finishing with an average time of 25:28.28. The Athenas on the other hand finished in 10th at the 5K event with a combined score of 226 and average time of 19:17.89.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps cross country is off to a promising start this season as both the men’s and women’s team were listed in the top 10 of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Coaches’ Poll.
With the beginning of the academic year just around the corner, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps has the fall sports schedules already populating the calendar. In the fall, CMS sponsors football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball, and men’s water polo. Here is a short preview of the schedules of each of our teams. Also, check the Alumni Athletic Events schedule for more information as it becomes available for upcoming alumni games, meets, and matches.