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Sagehens Women’s Water Polo Team Wins 2017 SCIAC Championship

Women's Water Polo teamLa Verne, Calif. (April 23, 2017)—The Sagehens won the 2017 SCIAC Women’s Water Polo Championship. Three Pomona-Pitzer players scored two goals each and rode a smothering defense on the team’s way to a 9-3 win over No. 1 seed Whittier College Poets at Las Flores Park on Sunday afternoon. Pitzer College’s Jocelyn Castro ’18 scored two first half goals, and Natalie Hill (PO ’19) [Read More...]
April 24, 2017
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Sagehens Women’s Soccer’s Historic Season

Brianna Lau '20Claremont, Calif. (November 22, 2016)—The Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Soccer team finished its 2016 season with the most wins, and the deepest run in the NCAA Tournament, in program history. The team’s postseason play came to an end on Sunday, when the Sagehens fell in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Tournament. Pomona-Pitzer wraps up the [Read More...]
November 22, 2016
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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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Grant Will Boost Sagehen Athletics and Promote Culture of Excellence

Claremont, Calif. (May 17, 2016) — A grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help promote athletic excellence at Pomona and Pitzer colleges, highly-regarded neighboring institutions in Claremont, California. The grant funds, totaling $2 million, will support additional team travel and recruiting, improved apparel including a full gear rebrand, upgrades to facilities such [Read More...]
May 17, 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