2021 CMS Men's Water Polo News

Will Clark action shot
Will Clark Earns SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week Award for CMS Men's Water Polo

October 18, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Will Clark of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team was named the SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week for games through Sunday, Oct. 17, the league office announced today.

Len Korol action shot
Eight-Goal Third Quarter Leads CMS Men's Water Polo to 13-7 Win over La Verne

October 16, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team led 4-1 at the half, but broke it wide open with eight goals in the third quarter as it went on to capture a 13-7 win over La Verne on Saturday afternoon at Axelrood Pool.

Will Clark had four goals in a key 6-0 run (photo by Jarred Davis)
CMS Men's Water Polo Pulls Away From Chapman in Second Half for 16-9 Win

October 13, 2021

ORANGE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team used a 6-0 run spanning both halves, with four of the goals coming from senior Will Clark, as it captured a 16-9 road win over Chapman on Wednesday evening at Allred Aquatic Center. 

Christian Pang had two goals and two assists (photo by Tessa Guerra)
CMS Men's Water Polo Pulls Away for Key Road Win over Redlands

October 09, 2021

REDLANDS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team broke open a close contest by scoring the first seven goals of the second half as it took a key 14-7 road win on Saturday morning at Thompson Aquatic Center.

Rob Driscoll was the only mutli-goal scorer for CMS
CMS Men's Water Polo Can't Overcome Slow Start in 7-5 Loss to Whittier

October 07, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team didn't score its first goal until the final two minutes of the first half, but battled back to within 6-5 with the ball in the closing minutes before settling for a 7-5 defeat to Whittier on Wednesday night at Axelrood Pool.

Theodore Pasquesi had a hat trick in the W&J win (photo by Tessa Guerra)
CMS Men's Water Polo Finishes 3-1 in the Gary Troyer Tournament

October 03, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS men's water polo team battled in the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament and came away with a 13-4 win over the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, ending the weekend with a 3-1 record on Saturday at Axelrood pool after falling to the No. 12 Pepperdine Waves in the nightcap.

Will Clark action shot (Photo by Jarred Davis)
CMS Men's Water Polo Takes Two Wins on First Day of Troyer

October 02, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Christian Thornton had hat tricks in both games and Noah Smith had a combined 27 saves as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team swept both games on the first day of the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament on Friday, defeating Navy 12-8 and Johns Hopkins 9-3.

Len Korol was one of three Stags with two goals (photo by Tessa Guerra)
CMS Men's Water Polo Drops Heartbreaker in Sudden Death to Cal Lutheran

September 30, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team never led in regulation, and nearly came away with the comeback win by taking a two-goal lead in overtime, but Cal Lutheran rallied back to force the game into sudden death and took a 12-11 win at Axelrood Pool on Wednesday afternoon.

Axelrood Pool will feature 15 matches in two days at the Gary Troyer Tournament
CMS Men's Water Polo Co-Hosts Gary Troyer Tournament Friday and Saturday

September 30, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo program will serve as one of the hosts of the annual Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament this Friday and Saturday at Axelrood Pool.

Sam Harrison had seven points on the day (photo by Tessa Guerra)
CMS Men's Water Polo Takes 14-8 Road Win Over Occidental

September 23, 2021

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team held Occidental scoreless in the first quarter and broke the game open with a 5-1 third as it captured a 14-8 road win over the Tigers on Wednesday evening.

Christian Pang scores one of his two goals for the Stags
CMS Men's Water Polo Falls 11-8 to Pomona-Pitzer

September 19, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS men's water polo team played Pomona-Pitzer tight most of the way in the first of two Sixth Street Rivalry games this season, but the Sagehens used a 4-0 third quarter run to create separation and captured an 11-8 win over the Stags on Saturday night at Axelrood Pool.

Noah Smith posed shot with the SCIAC logo
Noah Smith Named SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Week

September 13, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior goalie Noah Smith was named the SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Week for matches through Sept. 12, the league office announced today.

Kyle Ballack had one of the five goals for CMS against USC (photo by Tessa Guerra)
CMS Men's Water Polo Hangs Tough in Losses to USC, UC Irvine

September 12, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo had a challenging Sunday schedule at the Inland Empire Classic, facing No. 2 USC and No. 13 UC Irvine, but the Stags responded with some strong moments in a pair of defeats.

Noah Smith makes one of his 25 saves on the day (photo by Tessa Guerra)
CMS Men's Water Polo Defeats Concordia to Earn First-Day Split of Inland Empire Classic

September 11, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Noah Smith had 17 saves in goal and Sam Harrison had four goals on offense to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team to an 11-8 win over Concordia in its first match of the Inland Empire Classic on Saturday morning at Axelrood Pool.

CMS lining up for the USA Water Polo Championships
CMS Men's Water Polo Opens at Home This Weekend at Inland Empire Classic

September 07, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team will be back at Axelrood Pool this weekend for the first time since a dramatic 2019 SCIAC Semifinal win over Pomona-Pitzer, serving as a co-host of the Inland Empire Classic.