Head Shots for the CMS Men's Swim and Dive Class of 2021
Video Tribute: The CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Class of 2021

April 07, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Class of 2021 didn't know that the SCIAC Championships in 2020 would be their final meet together as a full class, but they made it count, earning a thrilling 12-point victory over Pomona-Pitzer for their first SCIAC title.

Abel Sapirstein swimming the freestyle
Abel Sapirstein (HMC '21) Earns Watson Fellowship

April 01, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimmer Abel Sapirstein, a mathematical and computational biology major at Harvey Mudd, earned a prestigious 2021 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, the Watson Foundation announced this week.

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.

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.

Kiubon Kokko at the 2020 SCIAC Championship
CMS Men's Diver Kiubon Kokko Wins Grand Prize at Study Abroad Film Festival

October 15, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior diver Kiubon Kokko was the grand prize winner at the Study Abroad Film Festival, sponsored by IES Abroad, the organization revealed at its sixth annual festival this evening.

Walter Limm swimming the breaststroke
11 Stags Honored on CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams

July 08, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - A total of 11 members of the CMS men's swimming and diving team earned selections to the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America teams, the organization announced this afternoon.

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.

CMS men's and women's swimming and diving combined team shot
CMS Swimming and Diving Teams Both Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Accolades

June 30, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's and men's swimming and diving teams both earned Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America for the 2020 spring semester, the organization announced today.

Catherine Allen, Nikolai Parodi Highlight CMS Year-End Awards
Catherine Allen, Nikolai Parodi Highlight CMS Year-End Awards

May 18, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Senior women’s tennis player Catherine Allen and senior men’s tennis player Nikolai Parodi earned the 2019-20 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Female and Male Athlete of the Year Awards in a vote of the department’s 17 head coaches and administrative personnel.

Sam Willett swimming the breaststroke at the SCIAC Championships
Seven Stags Earn All-America Honors from College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association

April 08, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America announced its NCAA Division III All-America teams this morning, and seven members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team were honored.

Anderson Breazeale swimming the backstroke
CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Sends Seven Representatives to NCAA Championships

March 02, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team, which captured the SCIAC Championship last weekend, will have seven representatives heading to the NCAA Division III Championships in Greensboro, N.C. on March 18-21.

Kendall Hollimon diving at the NCAA Regionals with an NCAA logo on the wall in the background
Kendall Hollimon Qualifies for NCAA Championships with Second-Place Showing at Diving Regionals

February 29, 2020

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Four-time All-American diver Kendall Hollimon will get the opportunity to add to his total as he earned one of two spots from the Trinity (Texas) qualifier to the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, which will be held on March 18-21 in Greensboro, N.C.

CMS Swim and Dive team celebration
CMS Men's Swimming and Diving Earns SCIAC Championship By Just 14 Points in Exciting Sunday Finish

February 24, 2020

COMMERCE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving team took a narrow lead into the final day of the SCIAC Championships and held on thanks to a large volume of finals qualifiers, edging Pomona-Pitzer by just 14 points (1078-1064) over the four-day meet at the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center.

Marco Conati
Big Third Day Surges Men's Swimming and Diving into First Place at SCIAC Championships

February 22, 2020

COMMERCE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's swimming and diving came back from a big deficit to rally into a 21-point lead (762-741 over Pomona-Pitzer) after the third day of the SCIAC Championships at the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center on Saturday.