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Pitzer Student Daniel Diemer ’18 Named SCIAC Men’s Water Polo Player of the Week—Again!

Daniel Diemer '18Claremont, Calif. (November 1, 2016)—For the second time this season, Pitzer College junior and Sagehens Men’s Water Polo goalie Daniel Diemer ’18 has been named Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Men’s Water Polo Player of the Week. On Saturday October 29, Diemer tallied a career-high 17 saves in an 8-4 win over Redlands and [Read More...]
November 1, 2016
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Sagehen Teams Picked No. 1 in Preseason Polls

Claremont, Calif. (August 24, 2016)—The Sagehens men’s cross-country team and women’s soccer team came out on top of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) coaches’ preseason poll rankings. These polls predict which teams are most likely to capture their sports’ 2016 conference titles. Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross-country team has earned 11 conference titles, with their [Read More...]
August 24, 2016
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Athletics Director Lesley Irvine Named Chair of SCIAC Committee

Lesley IrvineClaremont, Calif. (August 24, 2016)—Pomona-Pitzer Director of Athletics Lesley Irvine has been named to the chair of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athletic Administrators Committee. The committee is composed of athletic directors and administrators from SCIAC institutions across Southern California. Irvine became director of Pitzer College and Pomona College’s combined athletic program in [Read More...]
August 24, 2016
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Pomona-Pitzer Athletics and Nike Announce Multi-year Apparel Partnership

Saghen and Nike logoClaremont, Calif. (June 20, 2016)—Pomona-Pitzer Athletics has agreed to a multi-year partnership with Nike. Beginning in the 2016-17 school year, all 21 varsity Pomona-Pitzer athletic teams will transition to all-Nike competition and practice apparel, travel gear and coaching staff apparel. Eastbay will serve as a local distributor as part of the agreement. “We are thrilled [Read More...]
June 20, 2016
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Four Pitzer Students Recognized for Outstanding Athletic Achievement

Claremont, Calif. (April 20, 2016)—Pitzer College congratulates student-athletes Ying Fry ’16, Sarah Markowitz ’16, Will Thorson ’16 and Andy Wright ’16, whose outstanding athletic performance and leadership were recognized at the 2015-16 Student Athlete Awards dinner on April 12 at Pitzer College. Ying Fry, who is a two-sport threat in both soccer and lacrosse, won [Read More...]
April 20, 2016
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Sagehens Women’s Tennis Team Wins ITA National Championship

Greencastle, Ind. (February 28, 2016)—The Pomona-Pitzer women’s tennis team won its first Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Indoor National Championship on Saturday when the Sagehens defeated top-seeded Carnegie Mellon 5-0 at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. This marks the Sagehens’ first indoor championship and the second national championship in team history. “We are so incredibly proud [Read More...]
February 29, 2016
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Sagehens Women’s Swim & Dive Team Win SCIAC Championship during a Record-Breaking Weekend

Claremont, Calif. (February 22, 2016)—Big news in the pool over the weekend: The Pomona-Pitzer women’s swimming and diving team won the 2015-16 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday, February 20, in La Mirada, Calif., while the men’s team finished in second place. To top it off, record-setting Pitzer first-year student Maddie Kauahi ’19 [Read More...]
February 22, 2016
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Pomona-Pitzer Swimming and Diving Teams Chase SCIAC Championship

Claremont, Calif. (February 17, 2016)—The Pomona-Pitzer swimming and diving teams are hoping to cap off stellar seasons with a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship. Both the men’s and women’s team will compete in the SCIAC Championships this Thursday in La Mirada. The women’s team finished the regular season with an 11-1 record in [Read More...]
February 17, 2016
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Sagehens Women’s Basketball Coach Kathy Connell to Retire

Claremont, Calif. (December 23, 2015)—After an extensive 38-year coaching career, Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Basketball Coach Kathy Connell will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season, the Pomona-Pitzer Athletics and Physical Education Department announced today. Connell, who will have coached for 20 years at Pomona-Pitzer at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season, led the Sagehens to [Read More...]
December 23, 2015