Is it enemies to lovers? Probably not. But maybe it could be rivals, turned quasi-teammates. From SCIACs to NCAAs all in one month, both CMS and P-P made a splash at nationals and fostered a new sense of community amongst all 5Cs in the process.
Ryan Long PO ’21 spreads his wings at the World Baseball Classic
Traveling just across the pond for the chance to represent your country in the sport you love isn’t too bad innit? Ryan Long PO ’21 would say so. After competing on the Sagehen’s baseball team for four years, Long was drafted first by the Baltimore Orioles in 2021 and now was selected to represent Great Britain in the World Baseball Classic that took place this past week.
P-P women’s lacrosse team finds silver lining in an early season loss
re-LAX! Despite losing the battle of the birds to No. 7 ranked Wesleyan 16-4, the Sagehens are using the loss as motivation for continuing their dominance of the SCIAC in hopes of bringing home a National Championship.
112 years ago, the Boston Red Sox faced off against Pomona College. Today they are working together to change the perception of DIII baseball
Take a trip down memory lane and hear the echo of “Sweeeet Caaroline, Bom, Bom, Bom” as you do. In 1911, the Boston Red Sox took a trip to Claremont and faced the Pomona Baseball team at Alumni Field. Over a century later, the two organizations have crossed paths once again with three Sagehen alumni since 2009 being drafted by the Sox and even more joining their front office. Together, they are aligning to bring P-P and Division III athletics to the forefront of pro ball.
Stags baseball sweep Sagehens in historic Sixth Street series
Break out the brooms! Stags complete historic season sweep of Sagehens with three bombs in 16-4 series finale victory.
Greenshirts prioritize ‘Spirit of Game’ at annual Claremont Classic tournament
Spirit –- it’s in the game. Line dancing their way to Nationals, the Claremont Greenshirts are the best show the sport of ultimate has to offer. Hosts of the Claremont Classic tournament this past weekend, the Greens are creating a welcoming, fun and competitive environment and winning while they do it.
Athenas lacrosse tames Oxy Tigers in impressive 20 point win
Me-Wow! Athenas had the Oxy Tigers purring during their 24-4 blowout on March 5.
CMS, PP co-host 27 teams at annual Convergence water polo tournament
27 Dresses? More like 27 women’s water polo teams in Claremont. This past weekend, CMS and P-P women’s water polo co-hosted teams from all over the country across all divisions. Both the Athenas and the Sagehens had two wins and two losses, a promising sign for their upcoming spring season.
Q&A: Masters athlete Linda Cohn on her world record-breaking performance at P-P All-Comers track and field meet
She might be learning new tricks, but she’s always had that dawg in her. Besting college seniors as a senior citizen, javelin thrower, Linda Cohn, broke the world record for her age group at a Pomona-Pitzer track meet. Competing for the first time in her 50s, ‘Javelinda’ spoke on her domination of the sport and finding fun in athletics.
Clash at CARW: Top seeds P-P and CMS battle it out in Sixth Street shootout for SCIAC regular season title
Unfortunately for the Stags, the second time was not the charm. Swarmed by the Sagehens, who pecked away at their defense, the CMS men’s basketball team fell to their sixth street rivals in the last game of the regular season. Both teams moved onto the semi finals later that weekend, but failed to make the final game. The result of their final face-off, however, along with their better record, allowed the Sagehens to receive a bid for the D-III NCAA tournament which they will compete at this weekend.