CMS Men's Tennis with CMC President Hiram Chodosh

CLAREMONT, Calif. – A new season is here for the top-ranked, defending national champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team. And while the focus now is on the 2016 season that lies ahead, the 2015 national championship team earlier this week had one more opportunity to celebrate their incredible championship run.

CMC Baseball alumnus Dean Taylor with the World Series trophy

With 162 games during the regular season (not including Spring Training and postseason), a front office career in Major League Baseball is a grind, even if it’s just for one season. Dean Taylor ’73 worked in professional baseball for 40 years and has watched between 7,500 and 8,000 games for teams he has been involved with.

CMC and CMS men's golfer Tim de Silva lining up a putt on half of the picture. The other half of the picture he is holding a trophy on the podium after winning a race.

Watch Tim's video interview to see some pictures, see a few clips of him racing and to hear Tim talk about out another one his favorite moments on the race track:


Roberts Pavilion July 2015

Even though students are off on summer break for several more weeks, campus is still a frenzy of activity with the continued construction of Roberts Pavilion. Currently, workers are in the process of erecting the curtain wall of the 130,000-plus square-foot Roberts Pavilion. The curtain wall is the exterior framing of the building. There are several phases involved in erecting the curtain wall, including medal stud framing, insulation, water proofing and terra-cotta paneling.

start and finish line

The CMC family was out in force on the morning of July 4 to run the Freedom 5000 1K/5K, an annual community celebration taking place on the tree-lined streets of Claremont.

CMC's group of runners -- comprised of staff, faculty, alumni, family members -- formed one of the largest groups in this annual event kicking off the city's celebration of the Fourth of July.  

Caroline Ward and Katie Kuosman

At the NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Tennis Championships which ran from May 21-23 in Mason, Ohio, members of the CMS Stags won both the singles and doubles titles while the Athenas' top doubles team finished as the Division III runner-up. Read complete recaps of the final day of the singles and doubles championships for both squads below.

2015 NCAA D-III National Champions - CMS Men's Tennis

MASON, Ohio - Both the CMS men's and women's tennis teams just completed record breaking seasons. The Stags won the NCAA Division III national title for the first time since 1981, while the Athenas finished in fourth place which tied for the team's best finish in program history. Read recaps below of the men's title match and the women's match from May 20 at the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships.

Men's tennis

Mason, Ohio - With two days in the books at the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships final rounds, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team's national title hopes are still alive after a win over Washington University St. Louis in the semifinals, while the CMS women's tennis team lost its semifinal match and will play for third place at nationals. Both the Stags national championship match and the Athenas third place match are on Wednesday, May 20 in Mason, Ohio. The Athenas play their third place match at 10 a.m. EDT while the Stags play in the national championship match at 3 p.m.

Athletics, CMS, Track & Field, Golf, Tennis, Rugby

With the academic year winding down, so have the seasons for several sports teams with CMS Athletics and Claremont McKenna College. However, five CMS varsity sports (women’s tennis, men’s tennis, men’s track & field, women’s track & field and men’s golf), along with The Claremont Colleges men’s rugby team are still in action with postseason play in their respective sports. Find out more about each team and their postseason plans below.

The CMC Psychology Club recently brought Shelly Sheinbein '10 to the College to talk about her work with Division I athletes and the general steps to becoming a sports psychologist or sports consultant. In the April 10 talk, she provided a general introduction to sports psychology, her experiences in the lab, on the track/ tennis court, training models, the different career paths in sports psychology and the different jobs one can take with a sports psychology degree. Sports psychologists teach tools to athletes in order for them to increase performance on the field.