The Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross country team won its second straight national championship Saturday, defending a title it earned for the first time in 2019. In a neck-and-neck finish, the Athenas were national runners-up.
Having swept all the SCIAC championships during the 2010s, the CMS women’s cross country team has dominated their competition every year.
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The CMS women’s cross country team picked up its 10th straight SCIAC championship , while the Stags beat out the Sagehens in a tiebreaker.
The Stags finished fifth in the 8,000-meter invitational race at UC Riverside on Sept. 14, the best performance for a Division III team there.
CMS women snagged sixth place in the 6,000-meter invitational event and seventh in the 5,000-meter open race at the UC Riverside Invite on Sept 14.
This season, the Athenas are attempting a feat nearly unheard of in college sports: a 10th straight conference championship. Meanwhile, P-P is still vying for the conference title that has eluded them for years.
Abby Johnson SC ’21 has emerged as a leader of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track team, putting up great times on the track and establishing a welcoming and friendly team culture.