While teaching members about the nuances of archery, the 5C archery club helps students build memorable relationships.
Laurel Melton PZ ’20 has climbed all across the world for the U.S. Climbing national team and hopes to pursue a career in climbing.
The 5C women’s ultimate Frisbee team, the Greenshirts, is many things — competitive, fun-loving, passionate and supportive — but they don’t actually wear green shirts.
Three years ago, Amanda Martinez SC ’20 couldn’t even fill a full women’s rugby team. Now, she can barely squeeze the Claremont Foxes’ more than 30 members on the field for practice.
In just its second year, the 5C Climbing Club has expanded to include 46 members, and will send four athletes to the USA Collegiate Climbing Nationals at the end of April.
After losing the bulk of its players to graduation following the 2016-17 season, the Claremont Colleges Rugby team has struggled to replicate its success.
Eight Stags chose to play rugby this semester, meaning they will not play football next year.
5C club sports athletes are unable to access athletic trainers outside of games.
“We are advancing to Colorado with only 160 minutes of rugby standing between us and a national title,” rugby player Sean Pyn CM ’17 said. “Anytime you can say something like that, I think you have to be happy with the result.” And the Claremont Lions should be happy.
The Claremont Colleges Foxes Women’s Rugby Football Club (3-0, 3-0 Gold Coast) are the 5Cs’ best team on campus that is the least talked about. Not many 5C students know about women’s rugby; the club has a small budget and faces institutional adversity when attempting to provide resources for its team members. Despite