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

Brian Zinda being presented with award by 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 Baseball-Reference. 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

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

Tasman Loustalet '16

Harvey Mudd College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department announced their end-of-year athletic awards recently. Tasman “Zorg” Loustalet ’16, 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

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

Tony Gnecco running on racetrack.

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

Zorg Loustalet running race.

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

Rafer Dannenhauer running race.

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

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 […]

CMS Cross Country Teams Win SCIAC Championships

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s and women’s cross-country teams won the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships Oct. 27 in Chino, Calif. The championships mark the 22nd title for the women, the 12th title for the men and the ninth time that both teams won titles in the same year. The Stags, who rank first in the region […]

Sophomore Snags Silver in World Ultimate Competition

Team USA player Tasha Arvanitis ’15 won a silver medal in the women’s division Aug. 18 at the 2012 World Junior Ultimate Championships in Dublin, Ireland. Team USA went undefeated through the semifinals in the six-day competition, braving cold, wind and rain. For the finals, they faced Team Colombia—which they had defeated on Day 3 […]