• CMS Volleyball Gets Back on Winning Track, Sweeps La Verne in Three Sets
    October 14, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team bounced back from its first conference loss at Cal Lutheran on Friday night to take a 3-0 win over La Verne on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Pavilion, maintaining a two-game lead in the SCIAC.
  • Cal Lutheran Comes Back to Upset No. 2 CMS Volleyball 3-2
    October 13, 2018
    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – The second-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team suffered only its third loss of the season, as Cal Lutheran rallied from behind to take a 3-2 win over the Athenas in a SCIAC match on Friday evening.  
  • No. 2 CMS Volleyball Keeps Rolling, Defeats Pomona-Pitzer in Three Sets
    October 10, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The second-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team committed only eight hitting errors in the entire match as it improved to 8-0 in the SCIAC at the midway point of the conference schedule with a 3-0 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Tuesday.
  • Sister Act Gone Solo: Phoebe Madsen Helps Keep CMS Volleyball Among Nation's Elite
    October 08, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - For the last two years, CMS Volleyball has rotated two setters, sisters Clara Madsen and Phoebe Madsen, utilizing the dual-setter 6-2 system to win a national title last fall. Clara graduated last year, along with seven classmates, but Phoebe has stepped up in a big way this fall to help keep the Athenas ranked in the top three in the nation.
  • Sarah Tritschler's Big Day Defensively Leads CMS Volleyball to 3-1 win over Cal Lutheran
    October 05, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior libero Sarah Tritschler had a career-high 40 digs in a four-set match to lead the No. 3-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Cal Lutheran on Thursday evening at Roberts Pavilion.
  • No. 3 CMS Volleyball Asserts Its Hold on SCIAC with 3-0 Win over Chapman
    October 02, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team had one of its most complete performances of the year as it rolled past Chapman in three sets in a battle for first place in the SCIAC on Tuesday evening at Roberts Pavilion.
  • Another High Five for CMS Volleyball, Athenas Edge Whittier in Fifth Set
    September 30, 2018
    WHITTIER, Calif. - The fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won its seventh five-set match of the season as it edged Whittier 3-2 (16-14 in the fifth) on Saturday evening to remain undefeated in SCIAC play.
  • Efficient Offense Carries CMS Volleyball to Three-Set Sweep of Occidental
    September 28, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sophomore middle Melanie Moore hit .727 (8-of-11 with no errors) and freshman outside hitter Jackie Jones hit .526 (12-of-19 with two errors) as the No. 5-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team remained the only unbeaten team in the SCIAC with a 3-0 home win over Occidental on Friday evening at Roberts Pavilion.
  • Fifth-Ranked CMS Volleyball Improves to 12-2 with Three-Set Sweep of Caltech
    September 25, 2018
    PASADENA, Calif. - The No. 5-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won its second straight match in three sets, defeating Caltech 25-11, 25-19, 25-15 to improve to 12-2 overall and 3-0 in the SCIAC on Tuesday evening.
  • CMS Volleyball Cruises to Quick Three-Set Win over Redlands
    September 22, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team had a rare quick match as it coasted to a 3-0 win over Redlands on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Pavilion.
  • CMS Volleyball Takes Another Five-Setter, Edges La Verne 3-2 in SCIAC Opener
    September 18, 2018
    LA VERNE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team improved to 10-2 overall, including 6-1 in five-setters, as it hung on to defeat La Verne 3-2 in its SCIAC opener on Tuesday evening.
  • CMS Volleyball Wins Fifth Five-Setter of Year, Then Sees Win Streak Snapped at Nine
    September 16, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won in five sets for the fifth time this year in the morning, defeating UT Dallas 3-2, but then fell to No. 12 Washington (Mo.) 3-1 in the afternoon to see its winning streak snapped at nine.
  • No. 3 CMS Volleyball Rallies From Behind Again for 3-1 Win over No. 6 Emory
    September 15, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 3-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team dropped the first set, and then came from behind in each of the next three to take a thrilling 3-1 home win over No. 6 Emory in a top 10 battle at Roberts Pavilion on the first day of the East-West Challenge.
  • New-Look CMS Volleyball Team Looks Familiar After All
    September 12, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Every opponent that the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team faces this year sees the "CMS" on the front of the jerseys and knows they have a chance to battle the defending national champions.
  • CMS Volleyball to Host East-West Challenge on Friday and Saturday
    September 11, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The defending national champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team will serve as the host for the prestigious six-team East-West Challenge this Friday and Saturday at Roberts Pavilion.
  • Sarah Tritschler Named SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week
    September 10, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior libero Sarah Tritschler was named the SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week for matches through Sept. 9, it was announced today by the conference office.
  • Another Five-Set Thriller Highlights CMS Sweep on Second Day of Trinity Fall Classic
    September 08, 2018
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Junior Amanda Walker had kills for the final three points of the match as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team outlasted Texas-Tyler 3-2 for its fourth five-set win of the season on Saturday morning at the Trinity University Fall Classic.
  • CMS Volleyball Defeats Texas-Dallas in Four, No. 5 Trinity in Five
    September 07, 2018
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won its third five-set match of the year by taking the fifth set 15-11 over No. 5 Trinity in its second match of the day on Friday at the Trinity Fall Classic. The Athenas also defeated Texas-Dallas in four sets earlier in the afternoon.
  • Phoebe Madsen Earns SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week Honor
    September 03, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior setter Phoebe Madsen was named the SCIAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week for matches through Sunday, Sept. 2, it was announced today by the conference office.
  • Dramatic Comeback Gives CMS Volleyball 3-2 Win over Carthage, Opening Day Split
    September 01, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior setter Phoebe Madsen had 13 kills, 38 assists and 15 digs to lead the No. 1 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team back from a 2-0 deficit for a 3-2 win over No. 14 Carthage in its second match of the day on Friday evening at Roberts Pavilion on the first day of the Pacific Coast Classic.
  • Thrilling Five-Setter over Brandeis Highlights Pair of CMS Volleyball Wins
    September 01, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team fought off a comeback effort from Brandeis with a 17-15 win in the fifth set to take a 3-2 victory in its first of two matches on Saturday at Roberts Pavilion on the second day of the Pacific Coast Classic. The Athenas then swept No. 9 Southwestern (Texas) 3-0 to close out a 3-1 weekend.
  • Defending National Champion CMS Volleyball Picked to Win SCIAC
    August 29, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team, which captured the 2017 Division III National Championship, was the runaway choice to win the SCIAC in 2018 in a preseason poll of the conference's coaches, the league announced today.
  • CMS has another record year in the Directors’ Cup standings
    May 31, 2018
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics is ranked third in the 2017-18 Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, the program’s highest finish ever. This is the second-straight year that CMS has finished in the top-5 in the country.
  • CMS Claims 10th-Straight SCIAC All-Sports Trophy
    May 09, 2018
    For the 10th-straight year and 30th time in program history, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department claimed the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Combined All-Sports Trophy. The Athenas earned 94 points this season and won the All-Sports Trophy on the women’s side by a 19-point margin, claiming their eighth-straight and 23rd overall. The Stags finished third in the standings on the men’s side with 65.5 points. Pomona-Pitzer won the men’s All-Sports Trophy.
  • 2017 Volleyball National Champions: I Belong Here
    April 26, 2018
    Seniors on the 2017 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps national championship volleyball team talk about the journey to winning a national championship, and what motivated them to get there.
  • National Champions! 2017 Women's Volleyball Season Recap
    March 27, 2018
    It is hard to write much more after the above headlines of this year’s recap – that pretty much says it all! The 2017 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas volleyball team climbed to the pinnacle of NCAA women’s volleyball by capturing the Division III National Championship. It was an inspired squad that swept Wittenberg University 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-22) on a rainy Saturday evening at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • CMS National Girls & Women in Sports Day - Feb. 7, 2018
    February 07, 2018
    Hear from our presidents as they describe the importance of athletics for women.
  • Athenas Sweep Tigers, Earn First NCAA National Title
    November 18, 2017
    After winning the first five rounds of the 2017 NCAA Tournament by scores of 3-1, the Athenas finally put their foot down and completed a 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-22) sweep of the Wittenberg Tigers to win their first National Championship. It was a heavyweight battle all night long, but it was the Athenas that held the upper hand throughout the match. Margaux Arntson (CMC) was a force to be reckoned with and the Tigers had no answer for the senior opposite. Arntson delivered 18 kills on a .519 hitting percentage to lead the Athenas to victory while earning Tournament Most Valuable Player honors in the process.
  • Athenas Win! Next up, Meeting with Wittenberg for Title
    November 17, 2017
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Athenas defeated Ithaca College 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-21, 25-18) to advance to Saturday's National Championship match against the winner of Calvin vs. Wittenberg. Four different Athenas collected multiple kills in the National Semifinal victory.
  • And Then There Were Eight: Athenas Continue NCAA Tournament in Michigan
    November 16, 2017
    After a thrilling weekend in Texas, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team is one of only eight teams remaining in the country. The Athenas continue their NCAA Tournament run on Thursday in Grand Rapids, Mich. with a meeting against the Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties at 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT. The winner of the CMS-Gustavus Adolphus match will take on the winner of Emory-Ithaca in the National Semifinals on Friday.
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