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.
Attending an open session with the Claremont Men’s Club Volleyball team, a TSL contributing writer presents an inside dig on the squad’s competitive nature.
After their first conference loss of the season, CMS volleyball (15-3, 6-1 SCIAC) bounced back this week to record two consecutive shutout wins.
P-P’s volleyball team (9-8, 3-4 SCIAC) ground out five sets against Redlands on Friday night and came out on top three sets to two. Naomi Chen-Mallouk PO ’23 led the Hens with 17 kills.
It’s been an inauspicious start to conference play for the Sagehens (6-7, 0-3 SCIAC) whose string of losses this week has them still searching for their first SCIAC win.
The Athenas (11-2, 2-0 SCIAC) left Redlands Friday with a 3-0 win and an encouraging start to conference play.
P-P volleyball (6-4, 0-0 SCIAC) lost an unlucky Friday the 13th game against UC Santa Cruz 3-1, but came back later that day to win 3-0 over Puget Sound.
At the East to West Challenge tournament in St. Louis, Mo. last weekend, the Athenas (9-2, 0-0 SCIAC) beat Emory 3-0 and host Washington University 3-1.
Coming off a 2018 SCIAC championship title, CMS volleyball is poised for a strong season ahead, and P-P is navigating rocky pre-conference play.