Was it writer’s block? The Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens silenced the Whittier College Poets last Saturday at home for their biggest win of the season. The final scoreboard read 115-70, a 45 point lead to secure P-P’s victory.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer won a combined six SCIAC Championships across five sports this fall, the most ever in a single season. Pomona-Pitzer Football Without a doubt, the most compelling narrative of the SCIAC’s fall season was the historic Cinderella story of Pomona-Pitzer football. Ranked fifth in the beginning of the
Cecil shed a tear from his rocking chair Saturday as after 67 years of waiting. The Sagehens defeated the Stags 28-14 to earn their first SCIAC championship since 1955. While both P-P and CMS will be named co-champions, the Sagehens’ victory has earned them their first ever trip to Nationals.
Is three times the charm? The Pomona-Pitzer men’s Cross Country team hopes so. They have won the last two NCAA DIII cross country championships and are hoping for a third. Fortunately for them, so far, so good. The Sagehens won the SCIAC on Saturday, Oct. 29th and also placed first at the NCAA West Region Championship.
The Hens did it again. Last Saturday, the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Water Polo defeated Claremont-Mudd-Scripps for the second time that day. This win secured the Sagehens the title of the regular season SCIAC champions and will enter into the SCIAC tournament at the top seed.
Perfection. CMS volleyball plucked the Sagehens in three sets Saturday to wrap up their undefeated season as SCIAC Champions.
Start getting those pensions ready. This week the 5Cs congratulated their veteran athletes during Senior Day, one of the most fun and emotional traditions of the year.
For most teams, the finish line is the end of the race. However, this fall for the Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross country team, there is more at stake than the podium. In support of Pomona dining hall workers in their ongoing negotiations with the administration, the P-P cross country team is wearing pins and T-shirts to spread awareness.
No one is surprised and 3/5 of the 5Cs are happy. The No. 1 ranked CMS women’s volleyball team sent the Sagehens back to their nests with beaks dragging on Saturday when they defeated them three sets to none. This Sixth Street rivalry game ended in favor of the Athenas, who are continuing their unbeaten streak and have yet to lose a single set in conference play.
What do the Sagehens need to do in order to end their 67-year drought? Catch up with sports editor Ben Lauren PZ ’25 in his first sportscast.