2021-22 CMS Men's Swimming and Diving News

2022 Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame inductees
Watch: 2022 Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame Ceremony

March 29, 2022

The Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame Class of 2022 consists of 13 Athenas and Stags, making it the largest Hall of Fame class ever. The 13 Athenas and Stags inducted on Saturday, March 26, 2022 for the Class of 2022 are: Chris Blees (CMC ’11 - Basketball), Felicia Davis (CMC ’01 – Basketball), Sarah Dick (CMC ’11 - Lacrosse), Donovan Jones (CMC ’84 – Tennis), Chris Noyes (CMC ’92 – Tennis), Annie Perizzolo (CMC ’11 – Swimming), Jason Reed (CMC ’01 – Swimming), Matthew Roberson (CMC ’06 – Track & Field), RJ Romero (CMC ’89 - Soccer), Lisal Smith Moran (CMC ’07 - Swimming), Ken Stevens (HMC ’61 - Football), Ryan Teeples (CMC ’91 - Swimming) and Louise (Tench) Willard (SC ’97 – Track & Field and Cross Country).

Frank Applebaum on his way to an NCAA record in the 200 fly (photo by Aaron Gray)
CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Sets 11 Program Records on Way to Eighth-Place NCAA Finish

March 21, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving program set 11 new program records, as well as NCAA Division III record in the 200-yard butterfly from Frank Applebaum, as it came in eighth place at the NCAA Championships from Wednesday-Saturday at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI.

Lucas Lang holds his second place trophy from the 1650 (photo by Aaron Gray)
Lucas Lang Earns Runner-Up in 1650, Helps Stags to Eighth-Place Finish at NCAA Championships

March 19, 2022

INDIANPOLIS, Ind. – Lucas Lang earned a runner-up finish in the 1650-yard freestyle to help cap off an eighth-place finish for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming and diving team on the final day of the 2022 NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday at the IU Natatorium.

Frank Applebaum atop the NCAA podium (photo by Aaron Gray)
Frank Applebaum Sets New NCAA Record to Win National Title in 200 Fly

March 18, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Frank Applebaum knocked over a half-second off the NCAA Division III in the 200-yard butterfly, while winning the race by over two seconds, as he captured a national title in 1:44.01 on the third day of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday at the IU Natatorium.

Marco Conati earned All-America in the 100 fly for the second time (photo by Aaron Gray)
Applebaum, Conati Earn All-America Honors, 400 Medley Relay Earns Runner-Up

March 17, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Frank Applebaum and Marco Conati both earned first-team All-America honors in the 100-yard butterfly with the top two times in program history, and then contributed to a 400-yard medley relay team which finished second, to highlight the performance of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming and diving team on the second day of the NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday at the IU Natatorium.  

The CMS men's 200 medley relay was national runner-up (photo by Aaron Gray)
Medley Relay Earns Runner-Up Finish at NCAA Championships for CMS Men's Swimming and Diving

March 16, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The 200-yard medley relay team of Anderson Breazeale, Walter Limm, Marco Conati and Nick Tekieli came in second place on the first day of the NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday afternoon at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.

The Stag relay parlayed in a SCIAC title into a second-place finish at nationals
CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Ranked No. 8 Heading into NCAA Championships

March 02, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team, which is sending 10 student-athletes to the NCAA Division III Championships in two weeks, will head to nationals ranked No. 8 in the nation, after the final pre-championship poll was released today.

Cyrus Gaylord earned one of four NCAA bids from Region 2 (photo by Brette Thornton/Trinity)
Cyrus Gaylord Qualifies for Nationals with Second Fourth-Place Finish

February 27, 2022

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - One day after finishing fourth in the three-meter dive, Cyrus Gaylord earned a fourth-place finish in the one-meter at the NCAA Region 2 Diving Qualifier to earn one of the region's four bids to the NCAA Division III Championships.

Cyrus Gaylord was fourth for CMS in the three-meter (photo courtesy TrinityU)
Cyrus Gaylord Earns Fourth Place at NCAA Regionals in Three-Meter Dive

February 25, 2022

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Cyrus Gaylord earned fourth place in the three-meter dive at the NCAA Division III Region 2 Diving Qualifier at Trinity University on Friday.

Frank Applebaum has the fastest time in the 200 fly in Division III this year
CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Sends Nine Swimmers to NCAA Championships

February 24, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team will have nine swimmers attending the NCAA Division III Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana next month, the NCAA announced on Wednesday.

CMS won by 143 points to earn the 39th SCIAC title in program history
CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Runs Away with SCIAC Title

February 20, 2022

LA MIRADA, Calif. - SCIAC Newcomer of the Year Nick Tekieli won his third individual race of the weekend, while Anderson Breazeale, Frank Applebaum, and Lucas Lang each won their second, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team defending its SCIAC Championship in convincing fashion, defeating second-place Pomona-Pitzer by a final margin of 1146-1003.

The CMS 400 medley relay team took 1.69 seconds off the school record
CMS Men's Swim and Dive Opens Up 100-Point Lead Heading into Final Day of SCIACs

February 19, 2022

LA MIRADA, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team stretched its lead up to over 100 points over Pomona-Pitzer (788-682) after the third of four days of the SCIAC Championships on Friday at Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center.

Frank Applebaum won the 200 IM over the defending SCIAC Swimmer of the Year
CMS Men's Swim and Dive Wins All Four Events, Takes 71-Point Lead After Day Two of SCIACs

February 18, 2022

LA MIRADA, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team won all four events that were held on Thursday at the SCIAC Championships, with individual wins from Lucas Lang (500 free), Nick Tekieli (50 free), and Frank Applebaum (200 IM) and a 200-yard freestyle relay win, as the Stags stretched their lead to 71 points at the midway point of league championships.

Anderson Breazeale swam the backstroke leg of the medley relay champion team for CMS
Medley Relay Team Sets League Record on Opening Day of SCIAC Swim Championships for Stags

February 17, 2022

LA MIRADA, Calif. - The CMS men's swimming and diving team's 200-yard medley relay team of Anderson Breazeale, Walter Limm, Marco Conati and Nick Tekieli set a new SCIAC record in 1:28.57 to highlight the first day of the SCIAC Swimming Championships at the Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center on Wednesday evening.

Cyrus Gaylord earned third place in the three-meter
Gaylord Becomes Second CMS Men's Diver to Earn All-SCIAC Honors

February 13, 2022

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Cyrus Gaylord earned a third-place finish in the three-meter dive to earn All-SCIAC honors on the second day of the SCIAC Diving Championships at Cal Lutheran on Sunday.