Athletics at Harvey Mudd

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athletics is a joint intercollegiate athletics program between Harvey Mudd College, Claremont McKenna College and Scripps College. Teams are represented by two mascots: Stags and Athenas.

Logos for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics.

Building a Winning Legacy

By providing excellent educational, recreational, and competitive opportunities, CMS strives to build a community that promotes lifelong health, fosters personal leadership and upholds standards of responsibility, perseverance, character, integrity and inclusion.

  • 6Since 2019, CMS has won six NCAA Division III Championships in golf, volleyball and tennis.
  • 8Since its inception, the CMS Stags and Athenas have won 8 National Championships.
  • 354 The CMS Stags and Athenas have dominated over the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) by winning over 300 championships.

CMS Facilities

CMS Facilities are expansive and cover most, if not all, of your sporting needs. Facilities and gyms include:

Entrance of Linde Activities Center.

Linde Activities Center

Located on Harvey Mudd’s campus, the Linde Activities Center includes a weight room, basketball court and aerobics room.

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The pool at the Sallie Tiernan Field House.

Sallie Tiernan Field House

The Sallie Tiernan Field House contains a weight room, aerobics room, cardio machine room, soccer/lacrosse field and a 25-meter lap pool, all located at Scripps College.

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Robert’s Pavilion

Robert’s Pavilion at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) has new facilities available to all Harvey Mudd, CMC and Scripps students and athletes.

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Other sports facilities include:

  • Football field
  • Gymnasium (aerobic fitness room; weight room with both free weights and a Nautilus system)
  • Soccer field
  • Lacrosse field
  • Nine-lane, 400-meter track
  • Baseball field
  • Softball field
  • Aquatics center with a competition pool for swimming, diving and water polo
  • Twelve lit Plexipave tennis courts
  • Volleyball courts
  • Numerous intramural and recreational fields

Intercollegiate Competition

The intercollegiate athletic program is one of the most successful in the country. A member of NCAA Division III and the nine-member Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), CMS sponsors 21 intercollegiate sports for men and women.

Intramural Competition

Students who do not participate in intercollegiate competition may join intramural sports teams for men and women. There is a friendly but fierce rivalry among residence halls in such sports as inner-tube water polo, flag football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, softball, golf, swimming, tennis, bowling and ultimate Frisbee.

Club Sports

Club sports like ballroom dancing, fencing, men’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s rugby, men’s and women’s ultimate Frisbee, men’s roller hockey, volleyball, cycling and equestrian play an important role in The Claremont Colleges’ list of activities.