2018 CMS Volleyball News
August 22, 2019
In a year without any seniors and many first-year Athenas, the 2018 version of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas volleyball rose above the challenge to set more records and write its own chapter in the history book of CMS Volleyball.
November 13, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior setter/hitter Phoebe Madsen became the second player in Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball history to earn first-team All-America honors (joining Margaux Arntson from last year), while junior outside hitter Amanda Walker was named a third-team All-American, the AVCA announced today.
November 10, 2018
SAINT PETER, Minn. - There will be a new national champion this year in Division III volleyball, as the defending champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas, ranked No. 5 in the nation, were defeated by No. 14 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 3-1 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at Gustvus Adolphus.
November 09, 2018
SAINT PETER, Minn. - The defending national champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team clicked on all cylinders as it began its title defense with a 25-17, 25-16, 25-14 win over Augsburg in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon at Gustavus Adolphus.
November 07, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior setter Phoebe Madsen earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association West Region Player of the Year, while Kurt Vlasich was named the region's Coach of the Year honor, the AVCA announced today.
November 05, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The defending national champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team will begin defense of its 2017 crown when it heads to Saint Peter, Minnesota for the NCAA Division III Volleyball regionals, hosted by Gustavus Adolphus, opening up play against Augsburg on Friday.
November 03, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior Phoebe Madsen had 10 kills in 21 attempts, to go along with 16 assists and nine digs to earn Most Outstanding Player honors, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team repeated as SCIAC Champions with a 3-0 win over Cal Lutheran on Saturday at Roberts Pavilion.
November 02, 2018
CLAREMONT, CALIF. - Melanie Moore and Phoebe Madsen combined on the winning block for a 29-27 win in the fourth set as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team took a 3-1 win over La Verne in the semifinals of the 2018 SCIAC Tournament on Thursday evening at Roberts Pavilion.
October 31, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - A year ago, the CMS Volleyball team had a perfect postseason, going 8-0 to win both the SCIAC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament, the first national title in the program's history. After a successful regular season, the task for the Athenas changes to trying to defend their postseason titles, starting this week.
October 29, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior setter/outside hitter Phoebe Madsen was named the SCIAC Volleyball Athlete of the Year, and Kurt Vlasich and staff repeated as the SCIAC Coaching Staff of the Year for the second year in a row, it was announced today by the conference office.
October 27, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team was close to its sixth straight 3-0 sweep, but settled for a 3-1 win over Whittier in its regular season home finale on Friday evening at Roberts Pavilion.
October 27, 2018
ORANGE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team won its eighth five-setter of the year as it defeated Chapman 3-2 on the road to close out the 2018 regular season with its seventh straight win.
October 25, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team took a 3-0 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday at Voelkel Gymnasium to clinch its fourth straight regular season SCIAC title, as well as its second straight outright title after earning co-championships with Cal Lutheran in 2015 and 2016.
October 23, 2018
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Playing its first of four matches in five days during the final week of the regular season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team made quick work of Occidental, taking a 25-18, 25-15, 25-16 win over the Tigers to move closer to the SCIAC regular season title.
October 20, 2018
REDLANDS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team prevailed in tight battles in the first and third sets, sandwiched around a runaway win in the second set, to take a 3-0 road win over Redlands on Friday evening.