Esther Lee posed shot with SCIAC logo
Esther Lee Earns SCIAC Women's Golf Athlete of the Week

February 20, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Esther Lee of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earned the SCIAC Women's Golf Athlete of the Week Award for events through Sunday, Feb. 18, the conference office announced today. 

CMS women's golf took first at the Leopard Spring Invitational
CMS Opens Spring With 32-Stroke Win, Esther Lee Earns Individual Medalist Honors

February 13, 2024

CORONA, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team earned a 32-stroke victory at the 2024 Leopard Spring Invitational on Monday and Tuesday, with sophomore Esther Lee earning individual medalist honors with an even-par finish at Dos Lagos Golf Course.

Stella Cheng carded a 72 for the Athenas
Athenas Golf Closes Fall Season with 20-Stroke Win over La Verne

October 20, 2023

CHINO HILLS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team concluded the fall portion of its schedule with a 20-stroke win over La Verne, defeating the Leopards 304-324 on Friday at Los Serranos Golf Club.

CMS took first place at the Chapman Quad
CMS Women's Golf Earns Team Title at Chapman Quad

October 08, 2023

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Jessie Kong and Esther Lee tied for the low round of the day, each shooting a 72, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team took first place at the Chapman Quad, which also included the host Panthers, Occidental and La Verne, on Sunday at Costa Mesa Golf Club.

The Athenas finished under par (-1) at their first tournament of 2023-24
Cheng Wins First Tournament of 2023-24, Athenas Golf Takes Second

September 12, 2023

VENTURA, Calif. - Stella Cheng of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team shot in the red for the second day in a row to finish -6 and take first place at the California State Intercollegiate Tournament on Tuesday, while the Athenas finished in second place in the team standings at Olivas Links Golf Club.

Keilee Bessho (right) was named a WSF VanDerveer Fellow
CMS Receives a Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching Grant from the Women’s Sports Foundation®

September 12, 2023

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Claremont-Mudd-Scripps announced today it received a Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching grant from the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF). Grants were awarded to institutions to support collegiate women coaches on the rise, assisting with living expenses, professional development and mentorship. CMS is one of 10 athletic departments to receive the grants, which are designated for women coaching fellows in a wide variety of women’s sports. 

Reina Tain joined the tie for the CMS record with a 67 (photo by Kelly Young)
Cheng, Lee, Tain All Shoot CMS-Record 67s on First Day of California State Intercollegiate

September 11, 2023

VENTURA, Calif. - Stella Cheng, Esther Lee and Reina Tain all tied the program record with 67s (-5) on the first day of competition of the 2023-24 season at the California State Intercollegiate at Olivas Links on Monday.

Irene Jun was one of three Athenas honored as WGCA All-American Scholars
Stella Cheng, Irene Jun, Jeissy Lee Earn WGCA All-American Scholar Distinction

July 10, 2023

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Stella Cheng, Irene Jun and Jeissy Lee of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team earn spots on the All-American Scholar team from the Women's Golf Coaches Association for the 2022-23 season.

L to R: women's golf (third), women's tennis (first) and men's golf (third) with their NCAA trophies
CMS Earns Top-10 Finish in Final Learfield Directors' Cup Standings

June 13, 2023

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Buoyed by the second-highest point total in the nation during the spring season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department earned another top-10 finish (tenth) in the final Learfield Directors' Cup standings for the 2022-23 academic year, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today.

Esther Lee helped CMS to a third-place finish at the NCAAs (photo courtesy of Oglethorpe)
Esther Lee Wins WGCA Freshman of the Year Award for CMS Women's Golf

June 05, 2023

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Esther Lee of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team captured the Women's Golf Coaches Association Division III Freshman of the Year Award, Presented by Strackaline, while Keilee Bessho earned the WGCA Assistant Coach of the Year Award for the Athenas as well, the organization announced today.

CMS holds its third-place trophy
CMS Women's Golf Finishes Third at NCAA Division III Championships

May 12, 2023

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - After the third round was erased due to a single hole deemed unplayable, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team regrouped and earned a third-place finish in a tournament that was shortened to 54 holes on Friday at the Mission Inn Resort and Club.

Esther Lee added first-team All-America honors to her postseason resume
Esther Lee Earns First-Team All-America Honors, Stella Cheng Named to Second Team

May 11, 2023

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - First-year Esther Lee earned first-team All-America honors from the Women's Golf Coaches Association, and sophomore Stella Cheng captured a spot on the second team, the WGCA announced at its annual awards banquet on Wednesday night.

Esther Lee carded an eagle on Wednesday (photo courtesy of Oglethorpe)
CMS Women's Golf Moves Up to Second Place at Midway Point of NCAA Championships

May 10, 2023

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team scored eight shots better than its opening round as it moved up four spots to second place on the leaderboard and into contention for the national championship on the second day of the NCAA Division III Golf Championships at the El Campeon Golf Course at the Mission Inn Resort and Club on Wednesday. 

Ella Chiu birdied her 18th hole to tie for the CMS low round (photo courtesy of Oglethorpe)
CMS Women's Golf Just Six Back in Tight Team Battle after First Day of NCAAs

May 09, 2023

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team stands in sixth place, just six shots off the lead, after the first day of the NCAA Division III Golf Championships at Mission Inn Resort.