April 28, 2021
CLAREMONT, Calif. - CMS Volleyball is known now as a national power, but the first hint of the program’s potential came with a big turnaround in the 1985 campaign. After a 4-17 season in 1984, the Athenas put everything together in 1985, improving their win total by 20 to come away with a 24-10 final record and capturing the first NCAA Tournament bid in program history, while also earning a No. 10 ranking in the nation.
April 05, 2021
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The senior class of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team had an enormous impact during their careers. The Class of 2021 contributed to the first women's team national championship in CMS history as first-years in 2017, and added two more SCIAC Championships as sophomores and juniors.
October 14, 2020
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Claremont-Mudd-Scripps will serve as the host of the 2023 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship at its state-of-the-art home facility at Roberts Pavilion, the NCAA announced this morning.
October 01, 2020
When we last wrote, we recounted the successes of the 2018 season by a senior-less squad that rose to set numerous team records. In 2019, where the four juniors became the senior leadership, we are proud to say the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas volleyball team suffered no lapses as the team equaled its own record for winning percentage set just a year before by winning 27 matches for the second year in a row. “In a row” are words you will see over and over in recapping the 2019 season.
September 30, 2020
CLAREMONT, Calif. - After walking on to the CMS volleyball team midway through her career as a Harvey Mudd physics major, Jenny Smith earned herself a national championship ring as one of the emotional leaders of the Athenas title squad.
September 26, 2020
CLAREMONT, Calif. - With a deep and talented senior class, as well as the strong contributions of two first-year middles, the 2017 CMS Volleyball team made history by taking the program's first national championship with a 3-0 win over Wittenburg.
July 14, 2020
CLAREMONT, Calif. – Senior Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball player Phoebe Madsen 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.
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.
May 27, 2020
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior volleyball player Phoebe Madsen was one of 18 student-athletes to earn SCIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year accolades from the conference, which awards the honor to one male and one female student-athlete from each of its nine member institutions each year.
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.
January 25, 2020
Coach John Goldhammer, Ryan Gibson (HMC ’03), Dianna Turner-Graves (CMC ’98), Ryan Gocong (CMC ’03) and Todd McKenzie (CMC ’88) have been selected as the newest members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Alumni Association Hall of Fame.
November 19, 2019
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Phoebe Madsen was earned a first-team American Volleyball Coaches Association All-America honor for the second year in a row, while senior Amanda Walker earned second-team honors one year after being named to the third team, the organization announced today.
November 17, 2019
CHICAGO, Ill. - The No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team battled No. 4 Carthage in an evenly-matched NCAA Second Round contest, but came up short in the fifth set as the Athenas saw their 2019 season come to a close with a 3-2 defeat on Saturday afternoon.
November 15, 2019
CHICAGO, Ill. - Senior Amanda Walker had 21 kills and senior Phoebe Madsen had her eighth triple-double of the season with 11 kills, 26 assists and 19 digs as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team began its 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament with a 3-1 win over Washington (Mo.) University on Friday afternoon at the University of Chicago.
Phoebe Madsen Repeats as AVCA West Region Player of the Year; Tritschler, Moore, Walker Named All-Region
November 14, 2019
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior setter/hitter Phoebe Madsen earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association West Region Player of the Year for the second straight season, the organization announced this morning.