From Claremont to Wyoming, CMS men’s water polo stays connected from home
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team lost the SCIAC title, but will compete in the first ever USA Water Polo Division III National Championship.
After losing the first matchup this season, the Sagehens’ men’s water polo team beat the Stags last week. The teams will face off in the SCIAC semifinal Friday.
CMS water polo trounced Oxy 19-7 before falling in heartbreaking fashion 10-9 to its Sixth Street rivals Wednesday in sudden-death overtime.
Both the Stags’ Nov. 2 game against Chapman and Wednesday contest with Whittier ended in narrow 10-9 wins for CMS (14-9, 9-2 SCIAC).
The Stag men’s water polo team (12-9, 7-2 SCIAC) added to its win streak by beating SCIAC rivals Chapman, Cal Lutheran and Redlands.
The 5C men’s water polo teams emerged from a hectic weekend of tournament play with a pair of big victories and two disappointing defeats apiece.
CMS’ (5-5, 2-0 SCIAC) conference opener Saturday turned into a 17-2 rout of Caltech and featured standout performances from several younger players.
The Stags (3-5, 0-0 SCIAC) beat Concordia 12-9 on Sept. 14 at La Verne’s Inland Empire Classic, then fell 21-9 to No. 1 USC. The following day, CMS came out on top 10-7 against Fresno Pacific, followed by a 15-4 loss to UC Santa Barbara.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team trekked across the country to participate in the Harvard Invitational Water Polo Tournament. After