The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) men's cross country team won its first team title since 2016, and have now won six of the last eight championships since 2012 following Saturday morning's 2019 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship hosted on the campus of Pomona-Pitzer.
CMS and host Pomona-Pitzer each secured 31 points in the championship, but the Stags won the tiebreaker in the head-to-head competition between the top seven scoring runners for each team in the 8-kilometer race.
Finishing in third place was Redlands (103), followed by Occidental (111) and Caltech (139) in fourth and fifth respectively. La Verne was sixth with a score of 181, followed by Chapman (201), California Lutheran (224) and Whittier (252).
CMS's Thomas D'Anieri was the individual champion, crossing the finish line in a time of 24:52.0, while Ethan Widlansky of Pomona-Pitzer (the 2018 SCIAC Newcomer of the Year) was second with a time of 24:55.5. Owen Keiser of the Sagehens placed third (25:10.3), followed by Tucker Cargile of Redlands (25:12.0) and Miles Christensen of the Stags (25:12.2). Joseph Hesse-Withbroe was sixth in a time of 25:13.2, followed by Stevie Steinberg and Kyril van Schedel of the Stags with respective seventh and eighth place times of 25:16.6 and 25:16.8. In ninth place was Dante Paszkeicz of Pomona-Pitzer (25:20.7), and finishing 10th was Henry Pick of the Stags with a mark of 25:22.3.
Seven Sagehens finished in places 11-20 including Daniel Rosen in 11th (25:27.1), Hugo Ward in 13th (25:40.3), Owen Woo in 14th (25:41.5), Ethan Ashby in 15th (25:41.9), Jack Rosencrans in 18th (25:50.5), Leonard McCormas in 19th (25:56.4) and Oliver Chang in 20th (25:59.2). CMS's Will Kimball (25:34.5) finished 12th overall, while Daniel Krasemann finished 16th in a time of 25:44.2. Caltech's Simon Ricci was 17th with a time of 25:50.3.