Athletics Week in Review : May 6-12
Posted: May 15, 2013
The Athenas went 1-2 at the 2013 Division III Softball Championships with a comeback victory over Southwestern (7-5) and losses to East Texas Baptist (3-0) and Redlands (2-0) in Tyler, Texas. The loss to Redlands on Saturday ended the Athenas’ season with a 33-13 record, three more wins than in 2012. This season’s trip to the NCAA Championships was the fifth in a row for the Athenas. Freshman infielder Mikayla O’Neal (CMC) went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI in the win over Southwestern.
Women’s Track & Field
Eight women’s track & field athletes competed at the APU and Oxy-Lu Last Chance meets over the weekend with the hope of improving times leading up to the NCAA Championships, which are May 23-25 in La Crosse, Wis. The best marks were by senior Aubrey Zimmerling (CMC) (4:40.09 in the 1500) and freshman Bridget Blum (CMC) (17:33.09 in the 5000).
The Athenas defeated UC Santa Cruz (5-1) and Pomona-Pitzer (5-3) over the weekend in the second and third rounds of the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, which were held at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. With the win over Pomona-Pitzer, the Athenas now advance to the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals in Kalamazoo, Mich. Monday, May 20 against the University of Chicago. You can follow the women’s tennis team in action at the NCAA Championships here.
After winning the SCIAC Women’s Golf Championships, held April 27-29, by nearly 50 strokes, the CMS women’s golf team has earned a spot in the 21-team NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships, May 14-17 at the Baytowne Golf Club at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin, Fla. the NCAA announced Monday, May 6. More information on the Championships can be found here.
Ultimate Frisbee (Club)
The Claremont Ultimate Frisbee Club has teams competing in both the Women’s Division and Open Division of the USA Ultimate 2013 Division III College Championships May 18-19 in Milwaukee, Wisc. Claremont is a No. 5 seed in the Open Division and a six-seed in the Women’s Division. For more information, check out the schedule here.
– Thanks to Christopher Watts
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