2022 CMS Men's Water Polo News

CMS is the No. 4 seed in the SCIAC Tournament (photo by Keilee Bessho)
CMS Men's Water Polo Opens Postseason at Axelrood Wednesday Night

November 16, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team hosts Redlands in an opening-round game of the SCIAC Postseason Tournament on Wednesday night at Axelrood Pool.

Posed shots of Aidan Nettekoven, Luke (Bear Weigle) and Ben Weldon with the SCIAC logo
Nettekoven, Weigle, Weldon Earn Postseason SCIAC Honors for CMS Men's Water Polo

November 16, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Aidan Nettekoven was named the SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Year, Luke (Bear) Weigle earned the Newcomer of the Year, and Ben Weldon captured the league's Character Award, the league office announced today.

Thomas Walker had three goals and two assists (photo by Stella Cheng)
CMS Men's Water Polo Suffers One-Goal Loss to Redlands in SCIAC Opening Round

November 16, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Thomas Walker had three goals and two assists and Aidan Nettekoven had nine saves, but the Redlands men's water polo team took advantage of three penalty shots to earn a 7-6 win over CMS in the opening round of the SCIAC Postseason Tournament on Wednesday evening at Axelrood Pool.

Kyle Ballack had a goal and an assist (photo by Caelyn Smith)
CMS Men's Water Polo Starts Fast, But Pomona-Pitzer Comes Back for 12-10 Win

November 13, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team raced out to a 5-1 lead after the first quarter, but Pomona-Pitzer was able to regroup and come back for a 12-10 win on Saturday evening at Haldeman Pool.

CMS honored its seniors before the game
CMS Men's Water Polo Defeats Whittier 15-11 on Senior Day

November 10, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Luke (Bear) Weigle scored five goals and Thomas Walker had four goals and two assists as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team celebrated Senior Day with a 15-11 win over Whittier in a key SCIAC matchup at Axelrood Pool on Wednesday evening.

Aidan Nettekoven had 13 saves (photo by Caelyn Smith)
CMS Men's Water Polo Picks up Key SCIAC Road Win at La Verne 8-6

November 02, 2022

LA VERNE, Calif. - Gavin Rosser, Thomas Walker, and Cristian Pang each scored back-to-back CMS goals in key stretches of the game, and Aidan Nettekoven had 13 saves as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team earned an important 8-6 road win over La Verne at Las Flores Pool.

Thomas Walker had six goals for the Stags
Biola Overcomes Six-Goal Effort from Walker to Take Narrow 11-10 Win over CMS

October 28, 2022

LA MIRADA, Calif. - First-year Thomas Walker scored a career-high six goals, but Biola used a late 3-0 run to come away with a narrow 11-10 win over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team on Friday afternoon at Splash! La Mirada.

Gavin Rosser led CMS with three goals (photo by Stella Cheng)
CMS Drops First Sixth Street Rivalry Game to Pomona-Pitzer

October 27, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Gavin Rosser scored three goals, but the CMS men's water polo team was unable to come all the way back from an early 4-0 deficit and fell 11-7 to Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday at Axelrood Pool.

Aidan Nettekoven had a career-high 19 saves (photo by Keilee Bessho)
Nettekoven's 19-Save Effort Helps CMS to 11-10 Road Win over Redlands

October 19, 2022

REDLANDS, Calif. – Aidan Nettekoven had a career-high 19 saves, and added four steals, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo captured a pivotal SCIAC win with an 11-10 road victory over Redlands on Wednesday evening at the Thompson Aquatics Center.

Posed shots of Weigle and Nettekoven with the SCIAC logo
Weigle, Nettekoven Earn SCIAC Weekly Awards for CMS Men's Water Polo

October 17, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Luke (Bear) Weigle was named the SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week, and Aidan Nettekoven earned the Defensive Player of the Week as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team earned both weekly honors for games through Sunday, Oct. 16.

Auggie Aliaga had a goal and three assists (photo by Stella Cheng)
CMS Men's Water Polo Drops 12-11 Decision to Chapman

October 15, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Luke (Bear) Weigle scored four goals, but the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team was unable to come all the way back from a five-goal deficit and fell 12-11 to Chapman on Saturday at Axelrood Pool.

Aidan Nettekoven makes one of his 16 saves (photo by Keilee Bessho)
Nettekoven (16 Saves), Weigle (5 Goals) Lead CMS Men's Water Polo Past Cal Lutheran

October 12, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Aidan Nettekoven had 16 saves, and Luke (Bear) Weigle had five goals as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team picked up a key 10-6 win over Cal Lutheran on Wednesday afternoon at Axelrood Pool.

Posed shot of Eli Schwarz with the SCIAC logo
Eli Schwarz Earns SCIAC Defensive Player of the Week Honor

October 10, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Eli Schwarz of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team was named the SCIAC Defensive Player of the Week for games through Sunday, Oct. 9, the league office announced today.

Kyle Ballack had the game-winner for CMS in sudden death
CMS Men's Water Polo Takes Dramatic Road Win at Whittier in Sudden Death

October 08, 2022

WHITTIER, Calif. - Luke (Bear) Weigle tied the game with just one second left in regulation, and Kyle Ballack scored the game-winner in sudden-death overtime as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team came away with a big 14-13 road win over Whittier on Saturday morning at Slade Aquatics Center.

Aidan Nettekoven had 17 saves (photo by Caelyn Smith)
CMS Men's Water Polo Hangs On to Defeat La Verne 11-9

October 06, 2022

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Aidan Nettekoven had 17 saves to help the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team build a 10-3 lead, and the Stags held off a late La Verne rally to capture an 11-9 win on Wednesday evening in a SCIAC matchup at Axelrood Pool.