Mackenzie Cooney's INT in the NCAAs at Whitworth (with younger brother Benjamin - #2 - celebrating in background)
Catching Up With ... Mackenzie Cooney (CMS Football Class of 2019)

October 27, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Mackenzie Cooney spent four years with the CMS Football program building up to winning a SCIAC title as a senior as one of the team captains. Cooney is now an associate at KPMG, a multinational professional services network, and one of the Big Four accounting organizations, where he is using some of his life lessons from football in the professional world.

CMS Football celebrating the win over Chapman for the 2018 SCIAC title
Championship Memories Saturday: 2018 CMS Football Takes SCIAC Title

October 24, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Perhaps no single moment better encapsulates the mindset of the 2018 CMS Football team than the celebration after the big home win over Chapman which clinched the program’s first SCIAC title in 31 years. Or, to be more accurate, the lack of celebration.

CMS Trophy Case inside Roberts Pavilion
Update on CMS 2020-21 Fall Competition

July 01, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Claremont McKenna College announced its detailed plan this afternoon for the return of students for the fall semester, and has established new guidelines regarding participation in athletics and recreation activities.

Six CMS Football players earned Honors Society distinction
Six Stags Earn Selections to Hampshire Honors Society by National Football Foundation

April 15, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Six graduating seniors of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team were chosen to the Hampshire Honors Society by the National Football Foundation for their performance as scholar-athletes during their CMS careers.

Ryan Gocong '03, John Goldhammer, Dianna Turner-Graves '98, Ryan Gibson '03 and Todd McKenzie '88
Five New Members Inducted Into the CMS Hall of Fame

January 25, 2020

Coach John Goldhammer, Ryan Gibson (HMC ’03), Dianna Turner-Graves (CMC ’98), Ryan Gocong (CMC ’03) and Todd McKenzie (CMC ’88) have been selected as the newest members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Alumni Association Hall of Fame.

Center Jett Zeimantz finished his career as a two-time first-team All-SCIAC selection (photo by Daniel Addison)
Zeimantz Earns First-Team All-SCIAC Honors, Cheadle, Cooney, Lyle Named to Second Team

November 21, 2019

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior center Jett Zeimantz earned a spot on the All-SCIAC first team for the second year in a row, while senior running back Garrett Cheadle, junior offensive lineman Jacob Lyle and sophomore cornerback Benjamin Cooney were each named to the second team, the league office announced today.

The Stags celebrate with the Sixth Street Trophy after a 20-17 win (photo by Daniel Addison)
Sixth Street Trophy Migrates North! CMS Defeats Pomona-Pitzer 20-17 in 2019 Finale

November 16, 2019

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior running back Garrett Cheadle was one of 11 seniors honored before the game and rushed for 121 yards in his final contest as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team won back the Sixth Street Trophy with a 20-17 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field.

Matthew May will be one of 11 seniors honored before Saturday's annual battle for the Sixth Street Trophy
The CMS-ence of Matthew May

November 13, 2019

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Politicians in Washington, D.C. often talk about the need to have a good "ground game" during election season. If that's the case, Matthew May (CMC '20) may have a heck of a future in his chosen line of work.

First-year safety Michael Colangelo had nine tackles and an 85-yard kickoff return for the Stags (photo by Daniel Addison)
Chapman Secures SCIAC Football Championship with Win over CMS

November 10, 2019

ORANGE, Calif. - One year after the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team clinched a SCIAC Championship and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with a win over Chapman, the Panthers returned the favor by securing a title of their own with a 41-17 win over the Stags on Saturday evening at Chapman Stadium.

Garrett Cheadle rushing the ball
Well Grounded! CMS Football Has Almost 400 Rushing Yards in 52-16 Win at Whittier

November 02, 2019

WHITTIER, Calif. - Senior Garrett Cheadle had 165 rushing yards on 18 carries as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team carried the ball for 393 yards total in a 52-16 win over Whittier on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Jonah Cartwright ran for over 100 yards
Ground Game Leads CMS Football to Lopsided Win over Occidental

October 26, 2019

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Seniors Garrett Cheadle (108) and Jonah Cartwright (101) each rushed for over 100 yards and sophomore Brian Loudermilk Jr. ran for 99 as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team roared out to a 49-0 halftime lead and captured a 56-9 win over Occidental on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field.

Alessandro Maiuolo made a career best 52 yard field goal
CMS Falls to Redlands in Battle of 2018 SCIAC Co-Champions

October 20, 2019

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team faced Redlands on Saturday at Zinda Field in a battle between the two teams that tied for first in the SCIAC last year, with CMS earning the automatic bid due to its 20-10 win over Redlands, but this time the Bulldogs were able to come out on top with a 45-6 win on Saturday afternoon.

Thank You From CMS Athletics - 1946 Challenge
Thank You From CMS Athletics - 1946 Challenge

October 16, 2019

Alumni, families and friends came together in a big way in support of CMS Athletics during the 1946 Challenge. Over the course of the two-day challenge (Oct. 9-10), 875 donations were made totaling $199,948. Thank you from the Athenas and Stags! You have helped enhance the experiences of CMS student-athletes.

Brian Loudermilk rushed for over 100 yards
CMS Football Falls on the Road at Cal Lutheran

October 13, 2019

CLAREMONT, Calif. - A shorthanded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team kept the game close at Cal Lutheran in the first half, but the Kingsmen struck for two quick touchdowns to start the second half and went on to earn a 37-7 win over the Stags on Saturday evening.

Benjamin Cooney had two interceptions and a fumble recovery in CMS' defeat at La Verne (photo by Daniel Addison)
CMS Football Opens SCIAC Play with Overtime Defeat at La Verne

October 06, 2019

LA VERNE, Calif. - Nathaniel Sagastume caught a 23-yard touchdown pass on 4th-and-8 in the overtime session as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football team opened SCIAC play with a heartbreaking 20-17 road defeat to La Verne on Saturday afternoon.