2023=24 CMS Men's Swimming and Diving News

Pictures of Josh Angle, Riley Capuano, Lucas Lang and the men's tennis team, along with the Learfield logo
CMS Finishes Ninth in Learfield Directors' Cup Standings for 2023-24

June 11, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department earned a top-10 finish (ninth) in the final Learfield Directors' Cup Division III standings for the 2023-24 academic year, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today.

Frank Applebaum was a first-team All-America in the 100 and 200 fly (photo by Josh Brown)
Frank Applebaum Captures Second-Team Academic All-America Honors

April 24, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Frank Applebaum of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team earned second-team College Sports Communicators Academic All-America honors, the organization announced today.

Lucas Lang stands atop the podium after winning by just .07
Lucas Lang Wins National Title in 1650-Yard Freestyle for Stags Swim and Dive

March 23, 2024

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Lucas Lang earned the national championship in the 1650-yard freestyle by a margin of just seven-hundredths of a second in a thrilling finish to highlight the final day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at the Greensboro Aquatics Center.

Frank Applebaum finished second with his fastest-ever 200 fly (photo by Josh Brown)
Applebaum Breaks Own 200 Fly Record, But Finishes as National Runner-Up

March 22, 2024

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Frank Applebaum took almost a half-second off of his NCAA Division III record time in the 200-yard butterfly, but ended up in second place with a 1:43.39 on the third day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Frank Applebaum earned third place in the 100 fly (photo by Josh Brown)
Applebaum Earns Third Place in 100 Fly on Second Day of NCAA Championships

March 21, 2024

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Frank Applebaum broke his own CMS record in the 100-yard butterfly with a 47.13 to take third place on the second day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Jeremy Tan leads off a 10th-place CMS relay (photo by Josh Brown)
CMS Men's Swim and Dive in 13th Place after First Day of NCAA Championships

March 20, 2024

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Frank Applebaum finished 10th in the 200 IM, Lucas Lang finished 11th in the 500 free, and the 200-yard medley relay team came in 10th place as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team picked up 27 points to stand in 13th place after the first day of the NCAA Division III Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Cyrus Gaylord Broke 400 Points on Both Boards (photo by Payton Thibault)
Gaylord Earns Top-10 Finish at NCAA Regional Qualifiers

March 03, 2024

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Cyrus Gaylord came in ninth place in the one-meter with 419.40 points at the NCAA Division III Region 2 Diving Qualifiers on Saturday at Trinity University.

Frank Applebaum is seeded in the top five in three events (photo by Carlos Morales)
Stags Swim and Dive Qualifies Six Individuals, Five Relays for Nationals

February 29, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team had six individuals qualify for the NCAA Division III Championships, headlined by two-time defending 200 fly national champion Frank Applebaum, the NCAA announced on Wednesday evening.

Evan Deedy defended his SCIAC title in the 100 breast
Stags Win Three More Events to Maintain Lead at SCIAC Swim and Dive Championships

February 25, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Frank Applebaum (100 fly) and Evan Deedy (100 breast) won individual titles and combined with Anderson Breazeale and Dylan Krueger for a 400-yard medley relay win as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team maintained a lead of 39.5 points after three days of the SCIAC Swim and Dive Championships.

CMS celebrated its fourth straight SCIAC title
Four-Peat! CMS Men's Swim and Dive Wins SCIAC Championship Again

February 25, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Frank Applebaum was named the Athlete of the Year after winning the 200 fly for the third year in a row, his third first-place finish of the weekend, and Anderson Breazeale (200 back) and Lucas Lang (1650) won their third SCIAC titles in a row as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team earned the league championship for the fourth straight season at East Los Angeles College Swim Stadium on Sunday.

Theo Johnson, Frank Applebaum, Jeremy Tan and Dylan Krueger set a new meet record
Anderson Breazeale, Frank Applebaum Set SCIAC Records on Day Two of League Championships

February 24, 2024

LOS ANEGELES, Calif. - Anderson Breazeale broke the SCIAC record in the 500-yard freestyle with a 4:24.75, and Frank Applebaum broke a 26-year old record in the 200 IM with a 1:46.38 to help the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team built just over a 100-point lead at the midway point of the 2024 SCIAC Championships at East Los Angeles College Swim Stadium on Friday.

CMS took first in the 200-yard medley relay
CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Takes Lead After First Day of SCIACs

February 23, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s swimming and diving team’s 200-yard medley relay (Anderson Breazeale, Evan Deedy, Frank Applebaum, Dylan Krueger) took first place, and Breazeale set a SCIAC record with the opening leg of the 800-yard freestyle relay (1:37.29) to help the Stags finish second, as Claremont-Mudd-Scripps opened up nearly a 50-point lead on the first day of the four-day 2024 SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championships at East Los Angeles College.

Frank Applebaum moved into third in CMS history in the 100 back (photo by Ruby Marks)
CMS Men's Swim and Dive Concludes Regular Season at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

February 10, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Frank Applebaum, the NCAA Division III record holder in the 200-yard butterfly, moved into third place in CMS history in the 100-yard backstroke (48.76) to highlight the performance of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday.

CMS Swim and Dive team photo
CMS Swim and Dive Teams Earn Scholar All-America Team Honors for Fall Semester

February 05, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's and men's swimming and diving teams earned Scholar All-America distinction from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America for the fall semester, the organization announced today.

Evan Deedy wasn't far off his SCIAC-winning pace in the 100 breast
CMS Men's Swim and Dive Battles Division I Competition at UCSB Invitational

February 03, 2024

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team had several of its swimmers travel to the UC Santa Barbara Invitational on Saturday, swimming against some strong Division I competition as it gears up for the SCIAC Championships in just over two weeks.