Anika Kimme
Anika Kimme
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Champaign, IL
  • High School:
    Urbana
  • Major:
    Public Policy
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna

Bio



At CMS
2021-22 (Junior)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Made her debut race of cross country season in the SCIAC Championships and finished in an impressive 25th place with a time of 23:34.3.

2020-21 (Sophomore)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ...
Athenas did not compete due to COVID-19.

2019-20 (First-Year)

SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Competed in four events in her rookie season, including a 17th place finish in the Coyote Challenge (18:24.5 over 5K).

Prior to CMS
Attended Urbana High School in Illinois, where she was a member of the cross country and track and field teams ... Qualified for the state championships in the 3200 meters by winning the sectional with a 12:14.24 ... Had a PR in the 3200 of 11:48.89 ... Clocked a 5:30.99 to set a new personal best in the 1600 and finish third at the Lady Spartan Classic. 

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in public policy ... Also a member of the CMS track and field team in the winter ... Parents are Duane Kimme and Eva Pomerantz and she has a younger brother Ross ... Hobbies include spending time outdoors, swimming, and eating chocolate and peanut butter.

Anika Kimme posed shot

News Mentions

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Women's Cross Country Earns 10th at Nationals, Bitetti Captures All-America Honors

LANSING, Mich. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team earned a top-10 finish (10th) by passing Pomona-Pitzer over the final 1000...

November 19, 2022

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CMS Women's Cross Country Heads to Nationals Saturday, After Runner-Up Finish in 2021

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team heads to Lansing, Michigan on Saturday for the NCAA Division III...

November 18, 2022

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CMS Women's Cross Country Heads to Nationals for 14th Straight Time

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team officially earned its invitation to nationals when bids were announced...

November 14, 2022

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Bitetti, CMS Women's Cross Country, Earn West Region Championships

SPOKANE, Wash. - Natalie Bitetti ran a 21:41.3 to finish in first place by 11 seconds, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team...

November 13, 2022

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Bitetti Earns SCIAC Athlete of the Year, Marsyla Top Newcomer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Junior Natalie Bitetti of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team earned the SCIAC Athlete of the Year Award,...

November 2, 2022

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Bitetti-Bloss-Kimme Finish 1-2-3 to Lead Athenas to 12th Straight SCIAC Title

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Natalie Bitetti led wire-to-wire to win the SCIAC women's cross country individual title by 37.7 seconds in 21:19.7, and was...

October 29, 2022

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Natalie Bitetti Takes Individual Title at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, Athenas Finish Second to Biola

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Natalie Bitetti continued her dominant junior season by taking first place at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday...

October 8, 2022

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CMS Women's Cross Country Takes First Place at Paul Short Run

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team had a dominant performance at the Paul Short Run, hosted by Lehigh, taking...

September 30, 2022

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Bitetti Helps Women's Cross Country Finish 12th at UC Riverside Invitational

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Junior Natalie Bitetti came in 12th place out of 265 runners, many of whom were from Division I, to help the CMS women's cross...

September 17, 2022

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Natalie Bitetti Earns First SCIAC Athlete of the Week Honor of New Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Natalie Bitetti earned the SCIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor for events through Sunday, Sept. 4, the...

September 6, 2022

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CMS Women's Cross Country Records Best Possible Score (15 Points) at Redlands Invitational

Redlands, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's cross country team, which finished second in the nation last year, began the 2022 season by...

September 3, 2022

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CMS Women's Cross Country Unanimous Pick to Continue Streak of SCIAC Titles

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS women's cross country team was picked to finish first in the SCIAC in a preseason poll of the league's coaches, the...

August 18, 2022

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