CMS Roundup : March 25-31

Posted: April 4, 2013

Athenas tennis is now No. 2 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III women’s tennis rankings, which came out Thursday. This is the highest ranking in the program’s history. CMS remained undefeated as they went 5-0 this week winning matches over MIT, DePauw, UC Santa Cruz, Caltech and Pomona-Pitzer. The Athenas are 19-0 this season and in first place in SCIAC at 3-0.

CMS Lacrosse defeated Oberlin 16-6 at home on Friday. Senior midfielder Madi Shove ’13had a game-high seven goals for CMS. The Athenas are 6-6 overall and in fifth place in SCIAC at 2-3.

Women’s Track and Field placed in 15th  at the 29-team California/Nevada Championships this past weekend. Their next SCIAC meet will be held at La Verne vs. Caltech, La Verne and Whittier April 6. CMS is 5-0 this season versus SCIAC opponents after two SCIAC meets.

The Water Polo team had a 9-8 non-conference home loss to Brown on Tuesday, March 26, and a 13-2 SCIAC away win over La Verne on Saturday. CMS is now 8-13 overall and in first place at 2-0 in SCIAC.

Athenas Softball went 1-3 during the week highlighted by a 7-3 home win over Whittier on Saturday. On Friday, Redlands swept CMS in a doubleheader at Redlands winning 2-1 and 14-5. CMS also dropped the finale of its doubleheader on Saturday to Whittier 4-3. The Athenas are 19-9 overall and in a tie for second place in SCIAC at 11-5.

Athlete Spotlight

An anthropology major, Ellen Erving ’14 competes in the Long Jump and has made it to nationals for the past two years. Not only does she work at the Pomona Art Museum, but she enjoys hiking and watching WWII movies.

“Track has taught me how hard work pays off. When I set a goal in track I do everything in my power to meet that goal. This often means putting in 3 to 4 hours a day at practice working on technique, strength, and physical therapy.”


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