2023-24 CMS Men's Track and Field News

Riley Capuano now ranks fifth in DIII in the 1500
Riley Capuano Moves into Third in CMS History in 1500 Meters

April 19, 2024

WALNUT, Calif. - Riley Capuano took almost five seconds off her PR in the 1500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays, moving up into third place on the all-time list at CMS with a 4:28.83.

Emily Kendrick won the steeplechase at Whittier's SCIAC Multi-Dual
CMS Women's Track and Field Finishes Busy Weekend at Bryan Clay

April 14, 2024

AZUSA, Calif. - Riley Capuano capped off a busy weekend for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team at the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific late Saturday night, earning the 14th best time in Division III this season in the 1500 meters with a 4:33.25.

Natalie Bitetti posed shot with SCIAC logo
Natalie Bitetti Captures SCIAC Athlete of the Week Accolades for Athenas Track and Field

April 08, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Natalie Bitetti of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team earned the SCIAC Track Athlete of the Week for events through Sunday, April 7, the conference office announced today.

Natalie Bitetti took .13 off the old CMS record in the 1500
Natalie Bitetti Sets CMS 1500-Meter Record at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

April 06, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team was in action in two different places this weekend, with the distance runners at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, and the rest of the team at the UC San Diego Invitational, with Natalie Bitetti's CMS-record 4:26.59 in the 1500 meters at Pomona-Pitzer highlighting the weekend's action.

Laura Zimmer is first in the nation in the 1500 and second in the 800 so far this year
CMS Women's Track and Field Places Sixth in USTFCCCA's First Rating Index

March 27, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team is sixth in the nation in the first NCAA DIII Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index for the 2024 season from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, presented by AthleticNET.

posed shot of Antonia Hekster with the SCIAC logo
Antonia Hekster Takes SCIAC Field Athlete of the Week Accolades for Athenas

March 25, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Antonia Hekster of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team earned the SCIAC Field Athlete of the Week award for events through Sunday, March 24, the conference office announced today.

Elle Marsyla won the 10000 meters at the Larsen Distance Carnival
Marsyla Wins 10000 Meters at Larsen Distance Carnival, Four Athenas Place in Top 10 at CMS

March 23, 2024

WESTWOOD, Calif. - Elle Marsyla finished in first place in the 10000 meters, earning a time of 35:48.29 to move into fifth in CMS history, to highlight some changes in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field record books at the Bob Larsen Distance Carnival, hosted by UCLA on Friday.

Madeline Seifert tied for first in the pole vault
Seifert Ties for First in Pole Vault at Redlands Invitational for Athenas

March 16, 2024

REDLANDS, CA - Madeline Seifert tied for first place in the pole vault with a top clearance of 3.35 meters (10'11 3/4") to highlight the performance of the CMS women's track and field team on Friday at the Redlands Invitational.

Natalie Bitetti earned her third All-America trophy this year
Natalie Bitetti Earns Runner-Up Finish in 3000 Meters at NCAA Indoor Championships

March 09, 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Natalie Bitetti earned her second runner-up finish in an NCAA Championship event so far during her senior season, as she came in second in the 3000 meters at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships

L to R: Natalie Bitetti, Laura Zimmer, Riley Capuano, Shriya Velichala
DMR Team Finishes Third at Nationals for CMS Women's Track and Field

March 08, 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's distance medley relay team of Riley Capuano, Shriya Velichala, Laura Zimmer and Natalie Bitetti came into the NCAA Division III Championships as the No. 11 seed, but vastly exceeded expectations, earning All-America honors with a third-place finish that saw them come within less than a half-second of the national title.

Natalie Bitetti will compete twice at nationals this week (photo by Eva Fernandez)
Natalie Bitetti Earns West Region Athlete of the Year Award; Stewart, Muncan Earn Coaching Honors

March 06, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior distance runner Natalie Bitetti earned the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) West Region Indoor Track Athlete of the Year Award, the organization announced today.

Riley Capuano earned All-Region three times (mile, 3000m, DMR) - photo by Eva Fernandez
Seven Athenas Earn USTFCCCA All-Region Honors for Indoor Season

March 05, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Seven members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team earned All-Region honors from the USTFCCCA for indoor track and field season, including several who earned it in multiple events, the organization announced today.

Natalie Bitetti will be the No. 3 seed in the 3000 at nationals
DMR Team, Natalie Bitetti Earn NCAA Indoor Track and Field Invitations

March 04, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Natalie Bitetti earned an invitation to the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend after recording the third-best time in the 3000 meters during the regular season, and she will also get to compete at nationals with the distance medley relay team, along with Riley Capuano, Sally Gaskell and Laura Zimmer, the NCAA announced on Sunday.

posed shot of Josephine Jett with the SCIAC logo
Josephine Jett Earns SCIAC Track Athlete of the Week Honors for Second Time

March 04, 2024

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Josephine Jett of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team earned the SCIAC Track Athlete of the Week honor for events through Sunday, March 3, the conference office announced today.

Revere Schmidt took first in the 5000 (photo by Kelly Young)
CMS Women's Track and Field Sweeps First SCIAC Multi-Duals

March 03, 2024

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - Josephine Jett swept the 100 meters, the 200 meters, and the 100-meter hurdles to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team to a pair of wins at the first SCIAC Multi-Duals which were held on the campus of Occidental College on Saturday.