Kyla Scott in action with the CMS women's tennis team in the 2018 national championship match
Catching Up With ... Kyla Scott (CMS Women's Tennis Class of 2018)

December 08, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Kyla Scott had a storybook ending to her collegiate athletics career, winning a national championship on her home courts in her final match as the Athenas defeated Emory 5-4 to win the 2018 title. She is now working as a mechanical engineer for research and development at Masimo, a medical device company in Irvine, helping to create sensors for use in hospitals.

CMS women's tennis celebrates the national title

Words over the photo read: Championship Memories Saturday. 2018 CMS Women's Tennis, NCAA Division III National Championship, CMS 5 Emory 4
Championship Memories Saturday: 2018 CMS Women's Tennis Wins National Title

December 05, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - After reaching the program's first-ever national championship match with a semifinal win over Williams, the 2018 CMS Women's Tennis team earned the crown with a dramatic 5-4 win over Emory at its home Biszantz Family Tennis Center courts.

Biszantz Family Tennis Center
CMS to Once Again Host NCAA Division III Tennis Championships in 2025

October 14, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, which is scheduled to host the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Tennis Championships this coming spring, will once again host the NCAA Championships in 2025, the NCAA announced this morning.

Nicole Tan prepares to hit a backhand with the NCAA logo superimposed over the photo
Nicole Tan Advances to Second Phase of NCAA Woman of the Year Voting

August 11, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The NCAA officially announced the conference-level nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award today, and CMS senior women's tennis player Nicole Tan is one of 161 student-athletes across the country who remain in the running for the prestigious national honor.

Lauren Yamagami prepares to hit a forehand
CMS Women's Tennis Places 13 on ITA Scholar-Athlete Team

July 29, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 1-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team had just as much success in the classroom as it did on the court this season, placing a total of 13 players on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Scholar-Athlete Team, given to student-athletes with a 3.5 GPA or higher during the 2019-20 academic year.

Nicole Tan prepares to hit a forehand, with an NCAA logo superimposed over the photo
Nicole Tan Earns Nomination for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

July 14, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Senior Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis player Nicole Tan earned a nomination for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, which honors the academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and leadership of outstanding female college athletes, the organization 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.

Nicole Tan hits a forehand, with the Academic All-America logo superimposed over the photo
Nicole Tan Captures First-Team Academic All-America Honors

June 16, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior women's tennis player Nicole Tan became just the sixth Claremont-Mudd-Scripps student-athlete in department history to win first-team Academic All-America honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America, the organization announced today.

Justine Leong and Catherine Allen celebrating a point during a doubles match together
Catherine Allen Earns ITA National Senior Player of the Year Award, Justine Leong Captures Rookie of the Year

May 27, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Senior Catherine Allen was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women’s Tennis Senior Player of the Year, and first-year Justine Leong captured the ITA Division III Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Year Award, the organization announced this morning during its virtual awards show.

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. 

Nicole Tan
Nicole Tan Earns Academic All-District Honors for Second Straight Year

May 21, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior women's tennis player Nicole Tan earned a spot on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 8 team in a vote of the district's SIDs, the organization announced today.

CMS All-West Region Winners
Allen, Leong, Bryan-Ajania Earn ITA West Region Awards

May 20, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its awards for each of its four regions this morning, and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team had three of its players earn ITA West Region accolades.

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.

CMS women's tennis All-Americans
CMS Women's Tennis Has Five Players Earn ITA All-America Honors

April 29, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Five members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team officially earned All-America honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association this afternoon, including singles and doubles honors for senior Catherine Allen and first-year Justine Leong.

Justine Leong (left) and Catherine Allen/Caroline Cox (right) ended the year ranked No. 1.
Athenas Dominate Final ITA Rankings, Leong-Allen Rank 1-2 in Singles, Allen-Cox No. 1 in Doubles

April 24, 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association put out its final Division III rankings for the 2019-20 season on Friday afternoon, and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team dominated the top of the charts, with Justine Leong and Catherine Allen ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in singles, and Allen and Caroline Cox holding down the No. 1 spot in doubles.