2021 CMS Women's Cross Country News

2022 Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame inductees
Watch: 2022 Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame Ceremony

March 29, 2022

The Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame Class of 2022 consists of 13 Athenas and Stags, making it the largest Hall of Fame class ever. The 13 Athenas and Stags inducted on Saturday, March 26, 2022 for the Class of 2022 are: Chris Blees (CMC ’11 - Basketball), Felicia Davis (CMC ’01 – Basketball), Sarah Dick (CMC ’11 - Lacrosse), Donovan Jones (CMC ’84 – Tennis), Chris Noyes (CMC ’92 – Tennis), Annie Perizzolo (CMC ’11 – Swimming), Jason Reed (CMC ’01 – Swimming), Matthew Roberson (CMC ’06 – Track & Field), RJ Romero (CMC ’89 - Soccer), Lisal Smith Moran (CMC ’07 - Swimming), Ken Stevens (HMC ’61 - Football), Ryan Teeples (CMC ’91 - Swimming) and Louise (Tench) Willard (SC ’97 – Track & Field and Cross Country).

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2022
13 Athenas and Stags Inducted into Ted Ducey CMS Hall of Fame

January 22, 2022

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletics is celebrating its “Great Moments from 75 Years of Athletics” during the 2021-22 academic year and as part of the year-long celebration, CMS has announced its Class of 2022.

CMS with the NCAA runner-up trophy (Larry Radloff/D3photography)
CMS Women's Cross Country Has Highest-Ever NCAA Finish, Earns Runner-Up By Just Two Points

November 20, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s cross country team earned the highest finish in program history, coming in second place to Johns Hopkins by just two points, led by four All-Americans who finished in the top 26, on Saturday afternoon at EP “Tom” Sawyer State Park.

The Athenas celebrate with the West Regional Championship trophy
CMS Women's Cross Country Wins NCAA West Regional Championship

November 13, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Meredith Bloss, Natalie Bitetti and Emily Clarke finished 2-3-4 and Riley Harmon finished sixth as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team ran away with the NCAA West Regional championship on Saturday morning at the Pomona-Pitzer Cross Country Course.

CMS had 6 of the 10 first-team All-SCIAC winners
Bloss, Bitetti Earn Major SCIAC Honors for CMS Women's Cross Country

November 05, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Meredith Bloss was named the SCIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Year and Natalie Bitetti earned the Newcomer of the Year honor, the league accounted today.

CMS around the SCIAC Championship banner
CMS Women's Cross Country Dominates SCIACs with Five of Top Six; Bloss Wins Individual Title

October 30, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Led by a 1-2 finish from Meredith Bloss and Riley Harmon, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team dominated the field to take home its 11th straight SCIAC Championships on Saturday morning at Pomona-Pitzer.

Team huddle
CMS Women's Cross Country Moves Up to No. 2 in Latest National Poll

October 20, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team, which is 10 days away from going from its 11th straight SCIAC title, moved up to No. 2 in the nation in the latest USTFCCCA Division III coaches poll, the organization announced today.

Posed shot of Riley Harmon, with USTFCCCA logo
Riley Harmon Earns National Athlete of the Week Honors from USTFCCCA

October 11, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - After winning the individual title at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, Riley Harmon captured the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III Athlete of the Week for events through Sunday, Oct. 10.

L to R: Bitetti (3rd), Bloss (2nd) and Harmon (1st) separate from the pack.
CMS Women's Cross Country Has 1-2-3 Finish to Dominate Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

October 09, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Riley Harmon, Meredith Bloss and Natalie Bitetti finished 1-2-3, while Sophie Gitlin (fifth), Emily Clarke (seventh) and Angela Gushue (eighth) were also in the top 10, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team dominated the competition for its second straight team title, winning the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.

Natalie Bitetti posed shot with the SCIAC logo
Natalie Bitetti Becomes Third Athena to Win SCIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

October 04, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sophomore Natalie Bitetti earned the SCIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor for events through Sunday, Oct. 3, the league office announced today.

Natalie Bitetti finished third to lead CMS to the team title
CMS Women's Cross Country Dominates the Field at NCAA Pre-Nationals

October 02, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team had four of the top ten finishers as it earned a dominant win at the NCAA Division III Pre-Nationals, held at E.P "Tom" Sawyer State Park.

Carson McVay was one of the five scorers for CMS on Saturday
CMS Women's Cross Country Finishes Seventh at Cougar Challenge

September 26, 2021

SAN MARCOS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team, running without the 10 runners scheduled to compete at the Pre-Nationals next weekend, earned a seventh-place finish at the Cougar Challenge, hosted by CSU San Marcos on Saturday.

CMS Women's Cross Country at the 2019 SCIAC Championships
CMS Women's Cross Country Moves Up to Fourth in Division III National Rankings

September 22, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team surged up the national rankings this week from No. 9 to No. 4, after a strong showing at the UC Riverside Invitational over the weekend.

Posed shot of Meredith Bloss with the SCIAC logo
Bloss Named SCIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

September 20, 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - After setting a new program record for the fastest time over a 6K race, Meredith Bloss earned the SCIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for events through Sunday, Sept. 19, the league office announced today.

Meredith Bloss set a new CMS record for a 6K with a time of 20:31.0
Bloss Sets Program Record to Lead Athenas to Second Runner-Up Finish in 2021 Season

September 18, 2021

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Meredith Bloss set a new program record for a 6K race with a time of 20:31.0 as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team finished second of 22 teams, behind only Division I California Baptist, at the UC Riverside Invitational on Saturday morning.