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.
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.
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.
Me-Wow! Athenas had the Oxy Tigers purring during their 24-4 blowout on March 5.
With a chip-in their shoulder after their 2022 landed in the rough, CMS women’s golf is going ‘fore’ SCIACs and beyond.
Goddess of military victory? More like goddesses of softball victories. Athenas softball started their 2023 season off with a bang last Saturday, defeating the Westcliff Warriors in a double header season opener to remember.
Slam, swish the Athenas can be your fantasy. Let them tell you about ‘Big Team Energy’ and its role in their 75-60 victory over Chapman.
Scripps is the only CMS school making their student-athletes stay off-campus during winter break, Annika Johnson SC ’23 writes.
All-American runner Natalie Bitetti CM ’24 describes cross country as “a very simple sport.” Well, that might be easy for her to say. After finishing in the top 20 of every race in her debut season, and winning SCIAC athlete of the week after each race she ran in her junior season, all Bitetti knows is winning. The decorated athlete was originally recruited for CMS’s softball team, but after running just one season in high school she made the bold choice to walk onto the cross country team and has been a star ever since.