Athenas served, but they did not eat. On Friday, Sept. 8th, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) women’s volleyball team suffered their first loss of the season, conceding to the Washington University Bears 3-2 in the annual East-West Battle hosted at Roberts Pavilion.
All nested in, the Sagehens men’s soccer team kicked off the last game of their preseason with a bang, defeating the Linfield Wildcats 3-2 in an eventful back-and-forth showdown on Sunday, Sept. 10.
Sixth Street goes Hollywood! With film crews from the docuseries The Rivals tracking their every move, Sixth Street was ablaze at the Pauley Courts on April 22 as the Stags took the narrow 5-4 victory to claim the SCIAC regular season title.
After a year of trying to take DIII sports seriously, TSL’s sports editors have finally lost it. We’ve brought back what used to be a weekly column titled “Sagehen Briefs,” expanded it to both programs, and made it slightly less PC but much more entertaining.
Antlers and spears, cardinal and gold, Stags and Athenas – this year’s CMSPYs were a huge success. The annual CMS Athletics awards ceremony hosted by the student athlete advisory committee (SAAC) was held last week in Roberts Pavilion. With 11 total awards, along with a trivia game and penalty of jokes, the night left athletes full of more than just the catered tacos, swelled with pride for CMS sports and excited for the seasons to come.
After a tumultuous and humbling fall during which a hazing scandal brought the cancellation of their season, led by new head coach, Edward Cartee, Stags soccer is hoping to shift their culture for the better and bring a title back to CMS.
No ifs, ands or putts about it, Sagehens women’s golf is un-fore-gettable. This year, it’s ball or nothing and P-P secured a second SCIAC Championship. The team is working to foster a sense of community while setting themselves up for success at nationals, all without any seniors.
Do the 5Cs feel like a bubble? Pop it and take a step outside with the Pomona Mountain Project (PMP), an organization founded in 2019 by Shawn Trimble PO ’21 and Nicole Arce PO ’21, dedicated to giving nearby high school students an unorthodox approach to mental health care.
Hurdling the competition, CMS Track and Field is leaving the SCIAC in the dust as both the Athenas and the Stags are looking for back to back conference titles.
Making waves (in the water and in the world). Aditi Madhok PZ has been organizing surf trips for 5C BIPOC students this year in collaboration with Color the Water – a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a space for BIPOC to enjoy surfing in LA County. On campus, Madhok partners with Pitzer Outdoor Adventures (POA) and Pitzer’s Womxn of Color Collective (WCC) to advertise the trips.