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Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Swim and Dive Wins Two NCAA Relay National Championships

The Pomona-Pitzer women’s swim and dive team smile and hold up the NCAA trophies above their heads.On March 23, the Pomona-Pitzer women's swim and dive team ended the 2024 NCAA Division III Swim and Dive Championship with two Relay Championships under their belt. First, the Sagehens won the 400 Freestyle Relay National Championship to put an exclamation point on a seventh-place team finish, ending the four-day competition with 257.5 points. The Sagehens’ 400 Freestyle Relay National Championship title is the second national title that they clinched. The team also earned the 200 Freestyle Relay title on March 21, claiming the women's first National Championship title since the 1983–84 season.
April 8, 2024
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Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Golf Wins SCIAC I

Katelyn Vo makes a stroke on the golf course. Vo wears the golf uniform of a white cap and white skirt with a blue shirt.The No. 1-ranked Pomona-Pitzer women’s golf team finished as champions of the SCIAC I Tournament with Katelyn Vo PO’24 tying for the SCIAC I individual title last weekend at Los Lagos. Pomona-Pitzer owned the course against a stacked SCIAC I competition at Los Lagos with the Sagehens finishing with the highest number of pars as [Read More...]
March 4, 2024
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Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Cross Country Claims National and SCIAC Championships With Historic Wins 

The Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross country team gather on the field in two rows as they raise hands in a number one gesture. One player at the center raises a large red trophy over his head and another player waves a blue flag with orange text that reads PPXC. Players in the front row hold up a blue sign with white text that reads 2023 NCAA Division III Cross Country National Champion.Claremont, Calif. — Dec. 4, 2023 — With impressive feats on the track, the Sagehens men’s cross country team has clinched three major wins in Division III athletics this fall—including a one-point victory on the national level.  At the end of October, Pomona-Pitzer’s team ran to their third-straight SCIAC Championship in dominant fashion finishing with [Read More...]
December 4, 2023
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Sagehen Athletics Leads in Academic Rankings Across Divisions

The women's lacrosse team embrace each other and cheer victoriously on the field. They wear blue Sagehens uniforms with white and orange accent colors.Claremont, Calif. (September 18, 2023)—For Pomona-Pitzer student-athletes, what happens in the classroom is just as important as what happens on the court, field, pool, or track. According to recent results from several nationwide collegiate athletic organizations, our swimming and diving teams led all divisions with women earning the highest GPA and men the second-highest GPA—outperforming Division I teams including Harvard, Stanford, and Yale. Women’s lacrosse also dominated all divisions with the top GPA. Men’s track & field ranked with the second-highest GPA in Division III, while women’s track & field earned fourth in Division III. Women’s softball came in third for Division III.
September 18, 2023
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From All-Star to Coach: Madison Quan ’22 Makes a Slam Dunk

Madison Quan wears black graduation robe with a purple lei, a gray stole, and an orange and blue stole. Quan holds up the diploma from CGU and tucks a bouquet of red roses in her left arm. Quan has long straight dark brown hair.Claremont, Calif. (July 20, 2023)—Madison Quan ’22 can boast many firsts. She became the first in her family to graduate from college and the first to graduate from grad school. She earned the first SCIAC Player of the Year title in Pomona-Pitzer women’s basketball history. She joined the first SCIAC women’s basketball team to play internationally against pro teams. Quan keeps her love for the sport alive by coaching her former team and designing team culture workshops at the Hive.
July 20, 2023
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8 Sagehens Earn Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Region Honors

Cecil the SagehenNorthborough, Mass. (May 18, 2023)—The Pomona-Pitzer women’s lacrosse team earned eight All-West Region selections as announced by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). The Sagehen lacrosse team made a huge splash in the west region with eight players being named to the list. Pitzer’s Sydney Landauer ’25, Shoshi Henderson PO’25, Claire LeBlanc PO’23, Fiona [Read More...]
May 18, 2023
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Sports Recap: A Victorious Spring for the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens

The women's water polo team poses by the poolside with a sign that reads 2023 Women's Water Polo SCIAC Tournament Championships. They wear blue swim caps and bathing suits.Claremont, Calif. (May 8, 2023)—Pomona-Pitzer student-athletes have always distinguished themselves for demonstrating a robust passion for sports and academics in NCAA Division III. This spring, they have continued that passion through their endurance, enthusiasm, and teamwork. Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Water Polo Team Repeats National Championship The Pomona-Pitzer women’s water polo team repeated as the USA Water [Read More...]
May 8, 2023