CMS celebrating the 2017 SCIAC title. Words over the photo read: Great Moments from 75 Years of Athletics, 2017 Women's Basketball: CMS 65, Chapman 54 (SCIAC Finals)
CMC75 Moments: 2017 Women's Basketball Wins Fourth Straight SCIAC in Opening Year for Roberts

June 25, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The seniors on the 2016-17 CMS Women’s Basketball team perhaps made some NCAA history by winning four straight conference titles … using playoff wins at three different home courts.

Picture of the team bench celebrating. Words over the photo read: Great Moments from 75 Years of Athletics. 2014 Women's Basketball: Athenas 76, Redlands 72 (OT)
CMC75 Moments: 2014 Women's Basketball Wins Final Game at Ducey, Takes SCIAC Title

June 24, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - CMS Women's Basketball had historically always been a SCIAC contender, with six championships and 13 runner-up finishes heading into the decade of the 2010s, but the 2013-14 Athenas were able to celebrate the final year of Ducey Gym with a 15-game improvement and their first league title in 10 years.

Betsy Butterick '06 was joined by four current CMS student-athletes for this discussion on leadership. Pictured student-athletes are Samay Rahim (Men's Soccer), Leila El Masri (Women's Swim), Flora Durgerian (Women's Basketball) and Sam Harrison along with Betsy Butterick.
ICYMI - Leadership Lessons with CMS Student-Athletes

June 11, 2021

If you couldn't make it to Listen, Learn, Lead: Behind the Scences with CMS Student-Athletes, don't worry, we recorded the panel discussion for you and hope you enjoy watching it. Thank you for your dedication to CMS Athletics.

Colleen Tribby and Heather Schroder cutting down the nets after the win. Words over the photo read: Great Moments from 75 Years of Athletics. 1995 Women's Basketball: CMS 63, Cal Lutheran 54 (NCAA)
CMC75 Moments: 1994-95 Women's Basketball Earns First NCAA Bid, Downs Cal Lutheran

June 03, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS women’s basketball team had a 20-win regular season in 1994-95, but came up one game behind Cal Lutheran in the SCIAC. The Athenas handed the Regals their only conference loss, 82-69 in the final week of the regular season for a season split, which was enough to earn a rubber match in the NCAA Opening Round, which the Athenas captured 63-54.

The 1988 CMS Women's Basketball team. Words over the photo read: Great Moments from 75 Years of Athletics. 1988 Women's Basketball: CMS 60, Pomona-Pitzer 58
CMC75 Moments: 1988 Women's Basketball Edges Sagehens to Complete First SCIAC Title

April 29, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS Women's Basketball team capped off an undefeated SCIAC season in 1988 with a 60-58 win over Pomona-Pitzer in the closing seconds, earning the tiebreaking basket in unusual fashion when the Sagehens were late coming back onto the floor after a timeout and the Athenas scored the winner against no defense.

CMC75 Moments: 2001 Women's Basketball Earns SCIAC Title in Overtime
CMC75 Moments: 2001 Women's Basketball Earns SCIAC Title in Overtime

April 28, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The final day of the regular season for the CMS women’s basketball team came against Whittier, which worked out to be a de facto conference championship game. Both teams came into the game at 9-2 in conference, with the winner guaranteed to take home the SCIAC title and earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament, and the Athenas were able to prevail in overtime to cut down the Ducey Gymnasium nets.

CMS Women's Basketball Class of 2021 head shots
Video Tribute: The CMS Women's Basketball Class of 2021

April 08, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS Women's Basketball Class of 2021 competed for three years and produced a remarkable 41-7 SCIAC record during that time, good for an .854 conference winning percentage, as well as a 66-15 overall mark.

Action photos of Maezelle Millan (left) and Katelynn Nguyen (right)
Maezelle Millan, Katelynn Nguyen Named CMS Women's Basketball Team Captains

December 08, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior guards Maezelle Millan and Katelynn Nguyen were named captains of the 2020-21 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's basketball team, it was announced by Head Coach Chanel Murchison.

Chanel Murchison coaching in her CMS debut, a win over Puget Sound
Head Coach Chanel Murchison Earns Impact Award from WeCOACH

December 04, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Women's Basketball Head Coach Chanel Murchison earned the 2020 Impact Award from WeCOACH, the organization announced today at their annual NCAA Women Coaches Academy.

Maya Love action shot
Maya Love Earns Student Leadership Award from Claremont McKenna

July 16, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior women's basketball player Maya Love earned the William H. Alamshah Award for Student Leadership from Claremont McKenna College as part of its Class of 2020 Senior Awards, the college announced today.

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.

Action shots of Lauren Longo (left), William Birchard (center) and Catherine Allen (right)
Birchard, Longo, Allen Earn National Strength and Conditioning All-American Athlete Award Honors

May 21, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce men’s soccer’s William Birchard, women’s basketball’s Lauren Longo, and women’s tennis’ Catherine Allen from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps as All-American Athlete Award recipients for the 2019-20 season. 

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.

Jai Dungca in action for the Athenas in the NCAA Tournament
Jai Dungca (CMC '17) Joins Fellow Medical School Students in Bringing PPE to Healthcare Workers

April 21, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Former CMS women's basketball player Jai Dungca (CMC '17) is part of an effort from current medical school students in Pennsylvania providing personal protective equipment to healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Lindsey Cleary drives to the basket during the SCIAC Championship game
Championship Bid for CMS Women's Basketball Falls Just Short to Redlands in Overtime

March 01, 2020

REDLANDS, Calif. - Senior forward Lindsey Cleary had 21 points, 17 rebounds and tied the score with 10 seconds left in regulation, but the top-seeded Redlands women's basketball team was able to regroup in overtime and earn a 62-55 win in the 2020 SCIAC Championship game on Saturday evening at Currier Gymnasium.