CMS basketball player honored

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps basketball player Cameron Hanson is this week’s SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week.

The senior center averaged a double-double as CMS went 2-0 to secure a spot in the SCIAC tournament after being three games down with four to play.

 In Thursday’s must-win at Whittier, she had 12 points, nine rebounds, six steals and three blocks as CMS won 80-61.

 In Saturday’s home finale against Pomona-Pitzer, she scored 10 points and added 13 rebounds, three blocks and three steals as CMS won 65-51. She shot 61% (7/13) from the field in the two games. In SCIAC play, she averages 8.4 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.