Sagehen Roundup

Gabriel Porter '09 helps lead the Sagehens to a 52-42 victory over CMS on February 13.

Sagehens Claim Championship Tournament Title

Soni Strandell '08, Ilana Heller '08, Megan Daniels '08, Zoe Unruh '08, Laura Cantekin '08 and Sarah Stalk '08 cheer on the men's basketball team as they face Occidental College in the first game of the NCAA tournament.

Despite finishing in third place during the regular season, the Pitzer-Pomona men's basketball team (15-12 Overall, 10-6 SCIAC) won the inaugural SCIAC Championship Tournament, upsetting the number-two seed Cal Lutheran. The Sagehens defeated Sixth Street rival CMS for the third time in the season to capture the tournament. With the win, the Sagehens advanced to the NCAA tournament where they fell to SCIAC rival Occidental College 52-51 in the first round.

Men's Swimming & Diving

6-3 Overall, 5-2 SCIAC
The men's swimming and diving team finished their season with an excellent performance at the SCIAC championships, placing third at the conference meet and third overall in the SCIAC standings. Erik Petersen '11 knocked six seconds off his preliminary time to capture the 200-meter fly from lane eight. Petersen's 1:57.42 was over a second faster than the rest of the competition, and gave the Sagehens their first all-SCIAC performance of the meet.

Women's Swimming & Diving

8-2 Overall, 6-1 SCIAC
The women's swimming and diving team finished third at the SCIAC championships. However, since the Sagehens ended with a better dual meet record than Redlands, the teams tied for second overall. The 200-meter medley relay, which included Christine Bell '08, broke the college record set in the event last year with a time of 1:51.55. Bell also finished second in the 100-meter breaststroke.

Women's Basketball

Anja Hughes-Stinson '11

4-21 Overall, 3-11 SCIAC
The women's basketball team finished on a high note, defeating Caltech 83-58 at home. A solid showing from the underclassmen this season sets Pitzer-Pomona up for big things in the year to come.