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.
Though the pool reflected hues of cardinal and gold after last weekends’ men and women’s swim and dive SCIAC Championship, the Saghens are looking ahead and laying their nest for nationals.
Scripps is the only CMS school making their student-athletes stay off-campus during winter break, Annika Johnson SC ’23 writes.
Hoping to make a splash next season, the CMS swim team wants to build off of last year’s momentum and has an ambitious goal of both the men’s and women’s teams winning the SCIAC.
Although the programs traditionally sweep the SCIAC championships, CMS and P-P swim and dive split the championships this year.
Including its impressive 3-1 start on the season, the CMS Swim and Dive teams have a strong emphasis on unifying as one group.
The SCIAC canceled all fall and winter sports for the 2020-2021 academic year on Tuesday, citing public safety concerns. “In accordance with public health guidance and safety standards, as well as NCAA Resocialization recommendations, the SCIAC Presidents have unanimously agreed to cancel conference competition, including championships, for all fall and
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer swimmers had the opportunity to qualify for nationals this past weekend.
Kendall Hollimon has won every SCIAC diving title in his four years at CMS and looks to close out his career with a national championship.
With the SCIAC Championships right around the corner, the CMS and P-P swim and dive teams are preparing to claim the conference championship.