1946 Challenge - CMS Athletics

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1946 Challenge

1946 Challenge

Are you up to the challenge?

1946 Challenge
1946 Challenge - CMS Athletics
1,992 Donors
$890,708 Donated

Become an advocate and show your support today!

Athenas and Stags, October 9-10 is your time to unite with CMC and CMS Athletics! During the 1946 Challenge, CMC is looking for 1,946 donors – 500 specifically for Athletics – in 1,946 minutes. CMC’s mission is to educate responsible leaders, and Athletics plays a vital role in that mission. 

Last year, former Stag and Athena student-athletes were a huge part of the success of the 1946 Challenge, and we need you again this year.

Now that you’re in—how can you participate? Easy!

- Wear your CMS gear during the 1946 Challenge 
- Post your photos and CMS stories on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using #1946Challenge
- Encourage former teammates to participate! 
- On October 9-10 make your gift at cmsathletics.org/1946challenge


  • How do I set up a matching gift or challenge?
  • Can I split my donation between two sports?
    • If you wish to donate to multiple sports, you will need to make separate donations for each sport.
  • Questions? - Contact Chris Watts at cwatts@cmc.edu



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Team Leaderboard

Soccer - Women's 130$7,111
Tennis - Men's 109$32,918
Lacrosse - Women's 101$21,550
Softball - Women's 84$6,655
Tennis - Women's 63$36,241
Basketball - Women's 57$7,284
Football - Men's (Donations are being matched!)49$7,741
Baseball - Men's 35$5,334
Golf - Women's 33$8,462
Basketball - Men's 33$5,049
Water Polo - Men's 25$4,838
Golf - Men's 24$15,180
Volleyball - Women's 22$5,563
Soccer - Men's 19$6,871
Swimming & Diving - Women's 18$1,822
Swimming & Diving - Men's 16$6,443
Track & Field - Men's 10$1,605
Cross Country - Men's 9$2,796
Water Polo - Women's 6$1,206
Track & Field - Women's 6$430
Cross Country - Women's 5$5,780

Donor affiliations

39% CMC Alumni

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7% CMC Students

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20% CMC Parents

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4% CMC Faculty/Staff

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25% Friends

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9% Harvey Mudd/Scripps

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Donor list

Kristen dowling
Arthur B Birtcher
Cynthia Russell HiebertCynthia Russell Hiebert photo
Kathleen, E, Kuosman
Alicia M Gold
Jacob S Adolphe
Daniel E Giddings
Anastasia Bryan-Ajania
Kelly Anderson
Bryan Buskas
James R Stevick
Stephanie & Johnny Ayala
Daphné Andreani
Jack Mulder
David Neault
Chris J Cziesla
Anastasia Bryan-Ajania
Carmen Mejia
Joshua, T, Sealand
Erik Chan
Katherine Holmes
Giselle Galanto
Lisa Tocher
Reyna Lubach
Katie Echavia
Kara Curtis
Jill Keto
Sharon M Irving
Gary Glouner
Arthur M. Melville
The Berber Family
Rebecca Pelen
Terence Tan
Elise Piña

Theo Chodosh matched $1,805
Erik Aguilar matched $1,845
Jenna Kanegawa photoJenna Kanegawa matched $46
Jennifer Clark matched $100
Paul Settles matched $100
Gina R Oaks matched $250
John McDowell matched $120
Anthony Sidhom matched $235
Mike Sutton matched $60
Lisa C Su matched $500
Dave Schwarz matched $350
Tauseef Rahman matched $1,000
Ivan Zinn matched $1,000
Ivan Zinn matched $1,000
Kyle & Maria Casella matched $320
Tejas Gala matched $500
Patrick Lacey matched $1,000
Lisa Su matched $1,925
Jessica Pfahler photoErica & Colin Jasper matched $2,000
An Anonymous Donor matched $5,000
Athena Lax Supporter matched $15,000
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