A head shot of Nikki Ayers superimposed in front of Roberts Pavilion. An NCAA logo and a Women Leaders in College Sports logo are also superimposed
Nikki Ayers Selected for Women Leaders in College Sports Roundtable

February 24, 2021

Claremont, Calif. — Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Assistant Athletic Director for Administration and Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator Nikki Ayers was one of 70 women from all three NCAA divisions who were selection to participate in the Women Leaders in College Sports (Women Leaders) 5th Annual President/Search Firm Roundtable Event on February 23, 2021  in a virtual format. 

Dan Calichman coaching for CMS in 2013
Former CMS Head Coach Dan Calichman Joins LA Galaxy Coaching Staff

February 03, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Former Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's soccer head coach Dan Calichman will return back to Southern California as an assistant coach with the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer, the organization announced this week.

Tain Lee in action at CMS, with a logo for the Farmers Insurance Open superimposed over the top
Tain Lee '12 Makes The Cut in First PGA Tour Event

February 01, 2021

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Tain Lee (CMC '12) earned his way into his first career PGA Tour event when he was a co-medalist in the qualifying round of the 2021 Farmers Insurance Open last Monday, and he made his debut count, making the cut with a -1 after two rounds and finishing in the top half of the 156-golfer field.

Tain Lee competing at the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships (courtesy NCAA Photos)
Tain Lee '12 Shoots -1 in First PGA Tour Round

January 28, 2021

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Former CMS men's golfer Tain Lee qualified for his first PGA Tour event this week at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines and finished in the red in his debut round, shooting a 71 (-1) on Thursday to place in the top half of the field after the first day.

Head shots of (clockwise from top left) Natasha Crepeau, Kira Favakeh, Camille Simon and Ben Hinthorne with a Hack for Black Lives logo
CMS Student-Athletes Create 'Hack for Black Lives' Hackathon Feb. 19-21

January 27, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Harvey Mudd student-athletes Natasha Crepeau, Kira Favakeh, Ben Hinthorne and Camille Simon have joined forces to create "Hack for Black Lives" a Hackathon open to students of all backgrounds from the 7C community, which will be held virtually from Feb. 19-21.

Tain Lee competing at the 2010 NCAA Championships  (courtesy NCAA Photos)
Tain Lee '12 Earns Spot in PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open This Weekend

January 26, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Former Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's golfer Tain Lee (CMC '12), who won an individual NCAA Division III National Championship in 2010, qualified for the first PGA Tour event of his professional career when he earned a spot in the Farmers Insurance Open, which will be held at Torrey Pines (South) this Thursday-Sunday.

The CMS swimming and diving teams celebrate their 2020 SCIAC titles
CMS Swimming and Diving Squads Capture CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Honors

January 19, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's and men's swimming and diving teams both had strong semesters in the classroom in the 2020 Fall semester, earning Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America, the organization announced today.

Photo of Ernie Smith with CMS track and field (accompanied by the words Ernie Smith 1933-2021)
CMS Athletics Mourns Passing of Hall of Famer Ernie Smith (CMC '56)

January 18, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department lost one of its groundbreaking legends on Jan. 13, as Hall of Famer Ernie Smith (CMC ’56) passed away at the age of 87, leaving behind an impressive legacy both locally at CMS and nationally in the sport of track and field. 

CMS Women's Golf celebrates national title

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Championship Memories Saturday: Athenas Win 2018 NCAA Women's Golf Title

December 12, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team needed to go to two playoff holes in a tight battle with Williams for the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship, but a clutch 15-foot putt from senior Margaret Loncki proved to be the difference as the Athenas earned their first title in program history.

Action photos of Maezelle Millan (left) and Katelynn Nguyen (right)
Maezelle Millan, Katelynn Nguyen Named CMS Women's Basketball Team Captains

December 08, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior guards Maezelle Millan and Katelynn Nguyen were named captains of the 2020-21 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team, it was announced by Head Coach Chanel Murchison.

Kyla Scott in action with the CMS women's tennis team in the 2018 national championship match
Catching Up With ... Kyla Scott (CMS Women's Tennis Class of 2018)

December 08, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Kyla Scott had a storybook ending to her collegiate athletics career, winning a national championship on her home courts in her final match as the Athenas defeated Emory 5-4 to win the 2018 title. She is now working as a mechanical engineer for research and development at Masimo, a medical device company in Irvine, helping to create sensors for use in hospitals.

CMS women's tennis celebrates the national title

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Championship Memories Saturday: 2018 CMS Women's Tennis Wins National Title

December 05, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - After reaching the program's first-ever national championship match with a semifinal win over Williams, the 2018 CMS Women's Tennis team earned the crown with a dramatic 5-4 win over Emory at its home Biszantz Family Tennis Center courts.

Chanel Murchison coaching in her CMS debut, a win over Puget Sound
Head Coach Chanel Murchison Earns Impact Award from WeCOACH

December 04, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Women's Basketball Head Coach Chanel Murchison earned the 2020 Impact Award from WeCOACH, the organization announced today at their annual NCAA Women Coaches Academy.

Charlie Griffiths coaching at the 2020 SCIAC Championships, where the Stags and Athenas won titles
Head Coach Charlie Griffiths Authors Cover Article for November ASCA Newsletter

December 04, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Head Swimming and Diving Coach Charlie Griffiths wrote the cover article for the November issue of the American Swimming Coaches Association Newsletter.

CMS Men's Swim and Dive celebrates 2020 SCIAC title

Words over photo read Championship Memories Saturday. 2020 CMS Men's Swim and Dive, SCIAC Title (CMS 1078, Pomona-Pitzer 1064)
Championship Memories Saturday: 2020 Men's Swimming and Diving Edges Pomona-Pitzer for SCIAC Title

November 21, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - In a back-and-forth battle that was deadlocked with only three events to go, the 2019-20 CMS men's swimming and diving team edged Pomona-Pitzer by just 14 points to win its first SCIAC title in three years.