Defending their nest, the Sagehens women’s water polo team defeated the Athenas last Wednesday in the only sixth street rivalry match-up for the 2023 regular season. As the 2022 SCIAC and NCAA DIII champions, Pomona-Pitzer is in flight once again to repeat their previous success.
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.
Athenas apply the SPF to block the Sunbirds as CMS shades Fresno State 11-8 in home opener victory.
Standing at second place in the conference standings behind the 8-0 P-P Sagehens, the Athenas are close behind after wins against CalTech and Chapman, improving their record to 8-1.
P-P women’s water polo remains hungry to claim the SCIAC title, while CMS looks to improve upon last year’s sixth-place finish.
CMS men’s water polo has ambitious goals for the season, the foremost of which will be taking down their closest rival and long-time league champion, P-P.
The P-P women’s water polo team continued their SCIAC dominance against rival CMS, sealing their second straight undefeated season and extending their conference winning streak to 35 games.
The Athena water polo team (19-5, 7-7 SCIAC) lost its final game of the season 8-5 to Pomona-Pitzer (19-12, 14-0 SCIAC), and will not compete in the SCIAC tournament. CMS attempted to mount a comeback in the fourth quarter, pulling within two goals with just over two minutes left, but
Celia Aldrete CM ’20 scored her career 100th goal on senior day as CMS women’s water polo (9-14, 7-6 SCIAC) dropped a 9-8 game to La Verne (10-13, 8-5 SCIAC) last weekend. Alex Szymczak SC ’22 led the team with three goals in the effort. Wednesday, the Athenas fell 9-2
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo (9-12, 7-4 SCIAC) was on the winning side of two SCIAC matchups decided by one goal this week and is now riding a three-game win streak. The team defeated Caltech (2-15, 0-11 SCIAC) 17-6 Saturday, Chapman (9-14, 3-8 SCIAC) 9-8 Monday and Whittier (10-9, 6-5 SCIAC)