Topic: "Sport"

CMS’ Kampe Memorial Hustle Award Goes to Mudder

May 5, 2016

Ryan Kusch '19

For his hard work, exemplary effort and determination, first-year Harvey Mudd College student Ryan Kusch has been awarded the 2015–2016 Chris Kampe Memorial Hustle Award by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athletics. The lone Harvey Mudd representative on the CMS men’s basketball team, Kusch is the third first year in 21 years to receive the award. The award […]

Mudder Honored for Dominant Defense

December 8, 2015


Harvey Mudd College junior and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps nose guard Paul Slaats has been given the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Defensive Athlete of the Year award for Division III football. For the 2015 season, the Stags led the conference in points allowed per game (21.9), rushing yards allowed per game (105.8) and interceptions (17). Slaats […]

Pitching Ace Brian Zinda ’97 Gets CMS Hall of Fame Nod

September 29, 2015

Brian Zinda '97 and former CMS baseball Coach Randy Town

A “complete” game of baseball—recorded when a starting pitcher closes a game without the help of a relief pitcher—made up just 2.4 percent of all major league games played in the 2014 season, according to In 1996, as a pitcher for Claremont-Mudd Scripps (CMS) baseball, Brian Zinda ’97 pitched 11 complete games out of […]

Harvey Mudd Students Among CMS Scholar Athletes

August 11, 2015

CMS Women's Tennis

Harvey Mudd students who are exceptional scholars as well as accomplished athletes were recognized by various organizations for their accomplishments in Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) sports. SCIAC Honors The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 2014–2015 Spring All-Academic Teams include 70 CMS students out of the 436 honorees. To be eligible, the student-athlete must have at least a […]

Loustalet Named HMC Alumni Association Athlete of the Year

June 5, 2015

Tasman Loustalet '16

Harvey Mudd College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department announced their end-of-year athletic awards recently. Tasman “Zorg” Loustalet ’17, a member of the men’s cross country and track teams, was named Harvey Mudd’s Alumni Association Outstanding Athlete of the Year. Loustalet was selected as Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Runner of the Year for cross […]

Beck ’90 Named Interim CMS Track & Field Coach

August 27, 2014

Kelly Beck '90

The appointment of Kelly Beck ’90 as interim track and field coach is one of several changes to the coaching staff of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics. According to CMS Athletics, Director of Athletics Mike Sutton ’76 announced on Aug. 26 that Beck, the long-time assistant coach for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field and cross country, was named as […]

Runner Tony Gnecco ’89 Named to CMS Hall of Fame

August 11, 2014

Tony Gnecco '89

With a trademark smile, rose-tinted spectacles and a shock of curly red hair, Tony Gnecco ’89—the “Red Rocket”—was known among track and field teammates for two rare talents: quiet, steady leadership and the ability to run like the wind. Claremont-McKenna-Scripps (CMS) Athletics will recognize those talents this fall when they induct the Southern California Intercollegiate […]

Cross Country Teams Ace Multi-Dual Meet

October 22, 2013

Zorg Loustalet ’16

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished 8-0 at the SCIAC Multi-Dual meet Oct. 18 in La Mirada, Calif. Harvey Mudd College student Zorg Loustalet ’16 won the men’s race, setting a course record with a time of 25:24.9. Loustalet led the majority of the race and pulled away from John Guzman of Occidental […]

Dannenhauer, Naden Set New Track Records

May 28, 2013

Rafer Dannenhauer '13

Harvey Mudd College seniors Rafer Dannenhauer and Bennett Naden broke Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field records this month. Dannenhauer broke a 10-year-old CMS track record May 4 at the Occidental Invitational in Los Angeles, finishing the men’s 5,000-meter with a time of 14:21.74, breaking the old CMS record (14.28.5) by nearly seven seconds. His time is […]

Track Team Wins SCIAC Championship

May 6, 2013

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s track and field team (Stags) won the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships April 27 in Los Angeles. The win marks the 20th SCIAC title earned in the team’s history. The Stags nabbed first place with 212.5 points and won six individual events. Winners included students Matt Espy ’15 in the 400-meter […]

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