Athletics News

  • Men’s Swim & Dive Marks Two Top-16 Performances on Day Three
    March 22, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Eric Wong ’20, Ang Li ’21, Tristan So ’21, and Charles Seltzer ’19 finished eighth in the 800-yard freestyle relay to receive All-American selection and lead the Amherst men’s swimming and diving team on the third day of the 2019 NCAA Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • Ruderman Sweeps Diving Titles, Becomes Two-Time Division III National Champion
    March 22, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lindsey Ruderman ’21 highlighted an imposing day for the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team as she won the 1-meter diving title and became a two-time Division III National Champion while the Mammoths also saw two other top-eight performances through Jacqueline Palermo ’21 and the 800 freestyle relay team of Livia Domenig ’19, Bridgitte Kwong ’19, Sarah McDonald ’20, and Natalie Rumpelt ’20 on day three.
  • Amherst Hands #6 CMS First Loss of the Year
    March 22, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst College took a 4-1 lead over #6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and then got a clinching win from first year William Turchetta to emerge with a 5-4 victory over the Stags in men's tennis action Friday afternoon at Bay Road Tennis Club.
  • Johansson Named CCM/AHCA Second Team East All-America
    March 22, 2019
    Amherst College senior defender and captain Phil Johansson of the men's hockey team has been selected to the CCM Hockey Division II-III All-American Second Team East by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) following a stellar final season for the Mammoths.
  • Mammoths Record Two 8th Place Finishers at NCAA Championships
    March 21, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Amherst men’s swimming and diving noted two top-eight performances on the third day of the 2019 NCAA Championship when the team of Craig Smith ’20, Sean Mebust ’20, Jack Koravos ’20, and Scott Romeyn ’22 finished in eighth place in the 400 Medley Relay while Bennett Fagan ’20 claimed eighth as well on the 1-meter board.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Lands Two in Top-8 on Day Two
    March 21, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bridgitte Kwong ’19 and Natalie Rumpelt ’20 were the two Mammoth swimmers from the Amherst College women’s swimming and diving team to record top-eight performances on day three of the 2019 NCAA Championship at Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • Field Conditions and Weather Cause Schedule Changes
    March 21, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Due to field conditions and impending weather, the following schedule changes have been made:
  • Ruderman Secures Division III National Championship in 3-Meter Diving
    March 20, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lindsey Ruderman ’21 became the 79th individual Division III National Champion in Amherst College history when she notched first-place with a final score of 498.45 in the 3-Meter diving competition on day one of the 2019 NCAA Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • Romeyn Places Sixth in 50-Yard Freestyle at NCAA Championship
    March 20, 2019
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Scott Romeyn ’22 lead the Amherst men’s swimming and diving team on day one of the 2019 NCAA Championship with a sixth-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle at the Greensboro Aquatic Center Wednesday evening.
  • Wolf, Gonzalez, Simons Land on USILA Team of the Week
    March 20, 2019
    After a noteworthy 2-0 weekend at the Mustang Classic that featured back-to-back wins over top-15 teams, senior attackman Evan Wolf, junior goalkeeper Chad Simons and first-year face off specialist Juan Gonzalez of the Amherst College men’s lacrosse team have each been named to the 10-player United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association’s (USILA) Division III Warrior and New Balance Team of the Week.
  • No. 2 Men's Lacrosse Bests Endicott, 12-10
    March 19, 2019
    A 4-2 edge in the opening quarter proved to be the difference maker for the Mammoths as the sides went goal-for-goal over the next 45 minutes en route to the No. 2 Amherst College men’s lacrosse team claiming a 12-10 win over Endicott College Tuesday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • 2019 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship Preview
    March 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs have 20 total student-athletes that qualified and will compete at this year’s NCAA Championship which will take place in Greensboro, North Carolina and run from March 20-23.
  • Dominant Performance at Mustang Classic Earns Wolf NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    March 18, 2019
    Senior captain and attackman Evan Wolf of the Amherst College men’s lacrosse team has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week following a sensational offensive effort during the Mammoths 2-0 weekend at the annual Mustang Classic.
  • Spring Break Slugging Earns Palmo NESCAC Player of the Week
    March 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst sophomore outfielder Joe Palmo was a consistent contributor throughout Amherst’s opening week of games in Florida, and as a result, he has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week.
  • Eck Snags Second All-American Selection from D3hoops
    March 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. –Amherst College junior guard Madeline Eck has been selected as a women’s basketball All-American for the second time this season.
  • Amherst Softball Splits on Final Day of Florida Competition
    March 16, 2019
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Amherst softball team was edged in their opening match against Tufts University after the Jumbos three run rally later in the game sealed the 4-3 loss before the Mammoths scored nine to take down Marian (Wisc.) in their final spring break competition (9-6).
  • Mammoths Split DH with Anderson on Final Day of Spring Break
    March 16, 2019
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Amherst College baseball team will come home from their Spring Break trip to Florida with a 5-3 record after a split of today’s doubleheader against Anderson University (Ind.).
  • No. 4 Men's Lacrosse Hands No. 2 RIT First Regular Season Loss Since 2017
    March 16, 2019
    In an instant classic, the Mammoths stormed back from a five goal deficit at the half to hand the Tigers their first regular season loss since March, 25, 2017 as the No. 4 Amherst College men’s lacrosse team edged No. 2 Rochester Institute of Technology, 17-16 in a thriller Saturday afternoon at the Mustang Classic hosted by Stevenson University.
  • Men’s Tennis Sweeps Colorado College in Final Florida Match
    March 16, 2019
    ORLANDO, Fla. – Amherst College improved to 6-2 on the year with a 9-0 victory over Colorado College on Saturday in non-conference men’s tennis Spring Break action.
  • No. 13 Women's Lacrosse Triumphs Over No. 11 TCNJ, 11-6
    March 16, 2019
    An explosive seven-goal first half by the Mammoths lead the home team to their fourth straight win and third consecutive over a ranked opponent, as the No. 13 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team upset No. 11 TCNJ, 11-6 Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Huskies Spoil Amherst Win Streak with Ninth Inning Rally
    March 15, 2019
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Amherst College was one out away from a victory over #12 Southern Maine on Friday evening at Osceola Heritage Park, but the Huskies rallied to score two runs with two outs in the ninth inning and hand the Mammoths a 6-5 defeat in non-conference Spring Break baseball.
  • Hansen, Kopatic, Falasco Highlight Imposing Batting Efforts in Friday Competition   
    March 15, 2019
    CLERMONT, Fla. – Audrey Hansen ’21, Kate Kopatic ’20, and Ronnie Falasco ’21 each homered to lead the Amherst softball team as they claimed the first game of the day against Stockton University 4-2 before the Mammoths scored eight runs in a fifth inning explosion against Ohio Wesleyan in their second game, winning 11-6.
  • No. 4 Mammoths Take Down No. 14 Franklin & Marshall, 17-9
    March 15, 2019
    Deadlocked at 3-3 after 15 minutes of action, the Mammoths kicked it into high gear in the final three quarters as the No. 4 Amherst College men’s lacrosse team downed No. 14 Franklin & Marshall, 17-9 Friday evening at the Mustang Classic hosted by Stevenson University.
  • Men’s Tennis Can’t Overcome Hot Start by #14 Spartans
    March 15, 2019
    ORLANDO, Fla. – #14 Case Western Reserve University swept the doubles matches and opened up a 4-0 lead on #6 Amherst College, eventually defeating the Mammoths 7-2 on Friday morning at USTA National Campus.
  • WBCA Tabs Eck All-American, Fox Honorable Mention
    March 14, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Madeline Eck ’20 is one of ten players in the country selected to the NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-America team, announced this evening by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).
  • No. 3 Amherst Women’s Tennis Thwarted by No. 1 Emory
    March 14, 2019
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Amherst women’s tennis team recorded their first lost on the 2018-19 campaign after facing Emory University in their final match of their Florida stint, falling 8-1 on Thursday afternoon at Tiedtke Courts on the campus of Rollins College.
  • Baseball Mounts Two Comebacks, Walks Off Against Pointers
    March 14, 2019
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. – Amherst College scored three times in the bottom of the ninth inning to complete their second comeback of the day and walk off with a 6-5 victory over Wisconsin Stevens-Point on Thursday afternoon at Lake Myrtle Field.
  • Mammoths Dealt First Loss of the Year by #9 Washington (MO)
    March 14, 2019
    HAINES CITY, Fla. – Amherst College men’s tennis finished strong to pull within one point, but fell to #9 Washington University (St. Louis) 5-4 on Thursday afternoon.
  • Scartelli Honored by USTFCCCA as Track & Field Indoor All-American
    March 14, 2019
    Senior Christina Scartelli of the Amherst College women’s track & field team has been named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-American for her outstanding performance in the 3000m run at the 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted at the Reggie Lewis Center.
  • Ricciardelli, DMR Relay of Ferguson-Dryden, Prenosil, Skinner, Brossy Capture USTFCCCA All-America Nods
    March 14, 2019
    Junior Clark Ricciardelli and the distance medley relay quartet of Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '20, Ryan Prenosil '21, Ralph Skinner '20 and Cosmo Brossy '19 of the Amherst College men’s track & field team have been named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Americans for their stellar performances at the 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend in Boston, Mass.
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