Athletics News

  • Football Blanks Hamilton in First Half, Powers to 36-6 Victory
    September 23, 2017
    Jack Hickey ’19 racked up 113 yards on the ground and recorded two touchdowns as the Amherst College football team tallied 22 points in the first half to power to a 36-6 victory against Hamilton College Saturday afternoon at Steuben Field.
  • Volleyball Shuts Out Husson and Colby-Sawyer, 3-0, 3-0
    September 23, 2017
    The Amherst College volleyball team shut out its competitors in tri-match action Saturday at the Coffin Field House, downing Husson, 3-0 (25-4, 25-6, 25-16) and sweeping Colby-Sawyer, 3-0 (25-11, 25-21, 25-10).
  • Women's Tennis Falls to Williams, 7-2
    September 23, 2017
    Battling archrival Williams College in their lone dual meet of the fall, the Amherst College women’s tennis team fell to the Ephs, 7-2 Saturday afternoon at the Hunt Tennis Courts.
  • Amherst Battles Williams to 1-1 Double Overtime Draw
    September 23, 2017
    Cutler Coleman ’20 netted the equalizer at the 50:53 mark, but neither side could find the back of the goal in the final 60 minutes as the Amherst College men’s soccer team and Williams College battled to a 1-1 double overtime draw Saturday afternoon at Cole Field.
  • Women's Soccer Falls to No. 4 Williams, 3-2
    September 23, 2017
    The Mammoths owned the advantage in both shots and corner kicks, but a three goal first half by the Ephs proved to be enough to hold off the visitors as the Amherst College women’s soccer team fell to No. 4 Williams College, 3-2 Saturday afternoon at Cole Field.  
  • No. 9 Mammoths Post Come-from-Behind Victory Over No. 12 Williams, 3-2 (OT)
    September 23, 2017
    Battling back from a one-goal deficit twice in the contest, the No. 9 Amherst College field hockey team took their first lead of the game in overtime as Elizabeth Turnbull ’18 tallied her seventh goal of the season and the game-winner to lift the Mammoths past No. 12 Williams College, 3-2 Saturday afternoon at Williamson Field.
  • Women's Cross Country Clinches 11th Overall at Purple Valley Invite
    September 23, 2017
    Competing at the Purple Valley Classic Saturday afternoon, the Amherst College women’s cross country team placed 11th overall at the 26-team annual 6K.
  • No.15 Amherst Edges Out Two Top-10 Teams to Place Third at Purple Valley
    September 23, 2017
    Competing at the Purple Valley Classic, the No. 15 Amherst College men’s cross country team edged out two top-10 nationally ranked teams, No. 4 Williams and No. 8 MIT, to secure third overall with team average 8K mark of 26:49.1.
  • Volleyball Cruises to 3-0 Win Against Trinity
    September 22, 2017
    Emily Kolsky ’20 and Cameron Hendricks ’20 tallied 11 kills apiece to lead the Mammoths as the Amherst College volleyball team swept Trinity College, 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-15) Friday evening at Oosting Gymnasium. 
  • No. 9 Amherst Tallies Four Unanswered Goals to Rally Past Endicott, 4-1
    September 21, 2017
    Registering a come-from-behind win, the Mammoths notched four answered goals as the No. 9 Amherst College field hockey team defeated Endicott College, 4-1 Thursday evening at Gooding Field.
  • Mammoths Record 59 Kills to Defeat Westfield State, 3-1
    September 19, 2017
    The Mammoths registered 59 total kills and seven service aces, as the Amherst College volleyball team powered to a 3-1 (25-23, 25-11,23-25, 15-12) victory over Westfield State Tuesday evening at the Woodward Center. 
  • Eberth, Mammoths Defense Shine in 41-17 Season Opening Win Over Bates
    September 19, 2017
    Sophomore quarterback Ollie Eberth threw for 210 yards and four touchdowns, including a 75-yard TD connection with Craig Carmilani '18 in the third quarter, to direct the Amherst College football team to a season opening 41-17 victory over Bates College Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Women's Golf Wins Ann S. Batchelder Invitational Title!
    September 17, 2017
    Morgan Yurosek ’20 recorded a second place finish and three Mammoths tied for fifth overall, as the Amherst College women’s golf team won the team title at the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational hosted by Wellesley College at the Nehoiden Golf Club. 
  • Men's Golf Notches 16th Place Finish at Duke Nelson Tournament
    September 17, 2017
    The Mammoths carded a two-day score of 616 (313-303) to finish 16th overall at the annual Duke Nelson Tournament at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course hosted by Middlebury College.
  • No. 12 Amherst Tops Wentworth, 3-1
    September 17, 2017
    Three different Mammoths found the back of the net as the No. 12 Amherst College women’s soccer team downed the Wentworth Institute of Technology, 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Sweeney Field.
  • Mammoths Wrap up Action at Season Opening MIT Invitational
    September 17, 2017
    Taking to the courts for the first time in 2017-18, the Amherst College women's tennis team sent four doubles pairs and eight individuals to compete at the MIT Invitational hosted by MIT at the duPont Tennis Courts and J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble.
  • Amherst Downs Regis and Saint Joseph's, 3-0 and 3-1, to Sweep Tri-Match Play
    September 17, 2017
    The Amherst College volleyball team swept tri-match competition at Higgins Court on the Regis College campus Saturday afternoon, downing Saint Joseph's, 3-1 (25-15, 25-9, 24-26, 25-17) before sweeping the hosting Pride, 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-13).
  • No. 12 Mammoths Edged by Middlebury, 2-1
    September 16, 2017
    The Mammoths took an early 1-0 lead behind an unassisted tally from Delancey King ’18 and outshot the Panthers, 13-8, however a score by Amanada Dafonte in the 61st minute proved too much to overcome as the No. 12 Amherst College women’s soccer team fell to Middlebury College, 2-1 Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • No. 10 Men's Soccer Falls to Middlebury, 1-0
    September 16, 2017
    Panther Jed Sass broke the scoreless tie in the 50th minute as Middlebury dealt the No. 10 Amherst College men’s soccer team a 1-0 loss in a back-and-forth matchup at Hitchcock Field Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 7 Amherst Suffers a Setback Against No. 5 Middlebury, 2-1
    September 16, 2017
    The Mammoths deadlocked the contest early in the second stanza behind a penalty stroke conversion, but a Panther goal in the 50th minute proved to be the difference maker as the No. 7 Amherst College field hockey team fell to No. 5 Middlebury, 2-1 Saturday morning at Gooding Field.
  • Volleyball Falls to Middlebury, 3-2
    September 16, 2017
    In an thrilling back-and-fourth matchup, just three points separated the sides, as the Amherst College volleyball team suffered a hard-fought, five set loss to Middlebury College, 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 22-25, 14-16) Friday evening at Lefrak Gymnasium.
  • Football Week One Preview: Amherst vs. Bates
    September 12, 2017
    Amherst College (0-0) vs. Bates College (0-0) Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 * Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium Amherst, Mass. * 1 p.m.
  • Women's Tennis Season Preview: Mammoths Ready for Strong 2017-18
    September 14, 2017
    Led by head coach Jackie Bagwell, who enters her 27th year at the helm of the program, and returning an experienced and capable core, the 2017-18 Amherst College women’s tennis team will once again look to return to the conference and national postseason after recording a 7-10 overall ledger, and a 4-4 mark in the perennially tough NESCAC, to finish last season the No. 14 ranked team in the nation.
  • Amherst Edged by Endicott, 3-2
    September 14, 2017
    Emily Kolsky '20 and Marialexa Natsis '18 tallied 10 kills apiece, but a 18 kill, nine dig performance from Alex Dippel proved to be the difference maker as the Amherst College volleyball team fell to Endicott, 3-2 in a hard fought contest Wednesday evening.
  • No. 12 Women's Soccer falls to Springfield, 2-0
    September 13, 2017
    The Mammoths registered several dangerous scoring opportunities, but were unable to find nylon as the No. 12 Amherst College women's soccer team fell to Springfield College, 2-0 Wednesday evening at Hitchcock Field.
  • No. 7 Field Hockey Drops Keene State, 4-0
    September 12, 2017
    Owning a 1-0 lead heading into intermission, the Mammoths powered to a three-goal second stanza as the No. 7 Amherst College field hockey team dropped Keene State, 4-0 Tuesday evening in a non-conference bout at Gooding Field.
  • Herr Leads Men's Golf to Fifth Place Finish at Bill Deitrick Invite
    September 11, 2017
    Jeffrey Herr ’20 paced the Mammoths and carded a 148 to tie for first overall, as the Amherst College men’s golf team opened the 2017-18 season with a fifth place finish at Trinity College’s  Bill Deitrick Invitational at the Indian Hill Country Club.
  • Women's Golf Opens Season with Third Place Finish at SLU Invitational
    September 10, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s golf team opened the 2017-18 season with a solid team performance, placing two players inside the top-15 and totaling a two-day score of 624 (307-317) to place third overall at the 12-team St. Lawrence University Invitational at the Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course.
  • No. 12 Amherst Sweeps Individual Medalist Honors, Wins Smith Invite
    September 09, 2017
    Capturing the team title and sweeping the individual top-three, the No. 12 Amherst College men’s cross country team opened 2017 on a high note at the Smith College Invitational Saturday afternoon.
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