It was a bit of a quiet week for Pomona-Pitzer Athletics but a plenty exciting one as the Men's Basketball team won the unofficial tournament championship as the only team with a 2-0 record, while the Women's Basketball team picked up its first win of the year.
This week in Pomona-Pitzer Athletics saw the fall season come to a close with the Cross Country teams competing at the NCAA Division III Championships in Hanover, Indiana and the Men's Water Polo team in action at the SCIAC Championships.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Cross Country team won the NCAA West Regional championship for the first time since 1982, and the Men's Basketball team started the season with a win over nationally ranked St. Thomas (Minn.) to highlight this week's action.
Char Miller, professor of environmental analysis, has released his tenth book, Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot (2013), which examines the founder of the U.S. Forest Services's pivotal role in shaping the service and the complexities of that agency.
An episode of Assignment China, a behind-the-scenes documentary series about the history of American journalists in China since the 1940s, will be screened at Pomona College on Thursday, November 14 in Rose Hills Theatre.
This coming week will see three Pomona-Pitzer teams in the NCAA Championships, the Football team battle CMS in the annual Sixth Street Rivalry game, and the Men's and Women's Basketball teams start their 2013-14 campaigns.
This week in Pomona-Pitzer Athletics saw the Volleyball team and Women's Soccer team both end the regular season in second place in the SCIAC, the Men's Cross Country team finish a close second in the conference championships, and the Men's Water Polo team pick up its biggest win of the season.
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