Athletics News

  • Spiro Repeats as 50 Yard Breaststroke Champ, Amherst in 3rd After Day One
    February 23, 2018
    Elijah Spiro ’18 successfully defended his title to repeat as the 50 yard breaststroke individual champion and lead a lights out performance by the Mammoths that saw four swimmers land inside the top-six in the event, as the Amherst College men’s swimming & diving team sit in third place following NESCAC Championship day one action at LeRoy Greason Pool on the campus of Bowdoin College. 
  • Khawaja, Parikh Nab Victories at CSA Squash Championships
    February 23, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Despite victories from Arnav Parikh '21 and Harith Khawaja '19, #24 ranked Amherst men's squash team dropped the opening match of the Summers Cup (C Division) bracket at the 2018 College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships, hosted by Trinity College.
  • 2018 NESCAC Women's Basketball Championship Central & Teams Preview
    February 20, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- The top seeded Amherst College women's basketball team will host the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) post season tournament this Saturday and Sunday. No. 1 Amherst will face off against No. 5 Wesleyan with the winner taking on the winner of No. 2 Bowdoin vs. No. 3 Tufts on Sunday for the championship.
  • Seniors McAtee, Krayacich, First Year Wang Snag All-Conference Nods
    February 22, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) announced their 2018 men’s and women’s squash All-Conference teams on Thursday afternoon, and three Mammoths were selected by the coaches for this honor.
  • No. 3 Seed Amherst Draws No. 6 Colby for Quarterfinal Clash
    February 22, 2018
    Capturing the third-seed in the 2018 NESCAC Championship tournament, the Amherst College men's ice hockey team is set to host a Quarterfinal matchup for the first time since 2015 and will welcome No. 6 seed Colby College to Orr Rink for a 6 p.m. battle this Saturday, Feb. 24. 
  • 2018 NESCAC Men's Basketball Championship Central & Team Preview
    February 20, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- The top seeded Amherst College men's basketball team will host the New England Small College Athletic Conference post season tournament this Saturday and Sunday. No. 1 Amherst will face off against No. 4 Wesleyan with the winner taking on the winner of No. 2 Williams vs. No. 3 Hamilton on Sunday for the championship.
  • Third-Seeded Amherst Set to Host No. 6 Williams in NESCAC Quarterfinal Battle
    February 20, 2018
    The third-seeded Amherst College women's ice hockey team is set to host No. 6 seed and archrival Williams College this Saturday, Feb. 24 at Orr Rink for a NESCAC Championship battle. The puck is set to drop at 3 p.m.
  • Men's Swimming & Diving Ready for NESCAC Title Run
    February 19, 2018
    The nationally 13th-ranked Amherst College men's swimming & diving ream is set to head to Bowdoin College for the three-day 2018 NESCAC Championships this Friday-Sunday, Feb. 23-25 at the LeRoy Greason Pool.
  • 11 Nab All-NESCAC, Ruderman, Robinson Named Diver & Diving Coach of the Year
    February 19, 2018
    11 members of the Amherst College women's swimming & diving team received 2018 All-NESCAC accolades following their standout performances at the three-day NESCAC Championships hosted by Williams College.
  • Ticket and Entry Information for 2018 NESCAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships
    February 20, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst College will host the remaining rounds of the NESCAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at LeFrak Gymnasium on Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25.
  • McCarthy's Quarterfinals Show Earns Weekly Honor
    February 19, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. -- Johnny McCarthy '18 was brilliant in Amherst College's thrilling quarterfinal win against Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon, and for his efforts he has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men's basketball Player of the Week.
  • CACSAC Brings Race Discussions to Wildwood School
    February 19, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – As part of their recognition of Black History Month, members of the of Amherst College Student-Athletes of Color (CACSAC) travelled to Wildwood Elementary School to share their experiences and answer questions about dealing with race relations. 
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Captures Second at NESCAC Championships
    February 18, 2018
    The Mammoths secured two first place finishes on the final day of NESCAC Championship action, as the Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team captured a second place finish at the annual meet with 1615 points.
  • Middlebury Handles Women's Squash, 6-3, at CSA's
    February 18, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -– The Middlebury women's squash team posted a 6-3 victory on Sunday over Amherst College in the Kurtz Cup’s 15th/16th-place match at the CSA National Team Championship. The match took place at Harvard’s Murr Center. The Panthers finish the season ranked 15th-nationally with a record of 12-10.
  • Mammoths Battle Middlebury to 2-2 Draw, Capture No. 3 Seed in the NESCAC
    February 18, 2018
    The Mammoths never trailed in the matchup and owned a 24-6 advantage in shots on target in the third period and overtime, however the visitors were unable to net the game-winner as the Amherst College men’s ice hockey team and Middlebury battled to a 2-2 overtime draw Sunday afternoon at Kenyon Arena.
  • Track and Field in Top Half of New England Championships Table
    February 17, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – At the New England Division III Men’s Indoor Track and Field championships, Amherst College finished in a tie for 13th place out of a 28-school field Saturday afternoon at Virtue Field House.
  • Amherst Adds 533 Points to the Board, Remains in 2nd After Day Two Action
    February 17, 2018
    The Mammoths had swimmers in all eight finals heats to set up an exciting final day as the Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team sits in second overall following NESCAC Championship day two action at the Samuelson-Muir Pool on the campus of Williams College.
  • Women’s Squash Suffers Tough Loss to George Washington
    February 17, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the consolation match of the Kurtz Cup, Amherst College suffered a 9-0 defeat to George Washington University on Saturday afternoon at Harvard University.
  • Chery’s Late Layup Puts Mammoths Through to NESCAC Semifinals
    February 17, 2018
    AMHERST, MA. – Josh Chery ’20 converted a layup with three seconds to play and the number one Amherst College men’s basketball team held off a pesky #8 seeded Bowdoin College 71-70 in Saturday afternoon’s New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) quarterfinal at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Records Four Top-10 Finishes at the DIII New England Championships
    February 17, 2018
    Competing in the DIII New England Championships, the Mammoths secured three top-10 finishes in a solid performance at the annual meet hosted at the Springfield College Field House.
  • Third Period Push Comes Up Just Short as Amherst Falls to Williams, 6-5
    February 17, 2018
    The Mammoths netted four unanswered scores in the third period to push the Ephs to the limit, however two three goal periods by their archrivals proved too much to overcome as the Amherst College men’s ice hockey team was edged by Williams, 6-5 Saturday afternoon at Lansing Chapman Rink.
  • No. 8 Women's Ice Hockey Celebrates Senior Day with 3-2 Victory Over Wesleyan
    February 17, 2018
    The Mammoths found the back of the net in all three periods as the No. 8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team battled past Little III rival Wesleyan, 3-2 Saturday evening at Orr Rink on Senior Day.
  • Mammoths Move Past Trinity, into Eleventh Straight NESCAC Semifinals
    February 17, 2018
    AMHERST, MA.-- In the quarterfinals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s basketball tournament, the #1 seed Amherst College Mammoths held  the #8 Trinity Bantams to just five field goals over the final three quarters on their way to a 56-34 victory Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 8 Mammoths Suffer 2-1 Setback to Little III Rival Wesleyan
    February 16, 2018
    late goal and final push by the Mammoths was not enough to overcome two early scores by the Cardinals, as the No. 8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team fell to Little III rival Wesleyan, 2-1 Friday evening at Spurrier-Snyder Rink.
  • Ruderman Wins Individual NESCAC Title, Amherst Sits in 2nd After Day One
    February 16, 2018
    Lindsey Ruderman ’21 took home the Mammoths first individual NESCAC title of 2018 and the squad qualified competitors for the finals in eight of the nine events, as Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team sits in second place following day one action of the NESCAC Championships hosted by Williams College at the Samuelson-Muir Pool. 
  • Mammoths Downed by Kurtz Cup Top-Seed Drexel
    February 16, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The defending Walker Cup champions, Amherst College moved into the Kurtz Cup bracket this year, but the Mammoths were stopped by top-ranked Drexel University on Friday evening in the quarterfinals at Harvard University.
  • Men’s Basketball Quarterfinals Preview: #1 Amherst Faces #8 Bowdoin
    February 16, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – After a dramatic final weekend in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men’s basketball play, the top-seeded Amherst Mammoths will host #8 Bowdoin College in a quarterfinals game on Saturday at 4:00 pm at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Top-Ranked Amherst Draws Trinity in NESCAC Quarterfinals
    February 15, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College women’s basketball begins their quest for a third straight New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship on Saturday at 2:00 pm when the top-seeded Mammoths host #8 Trinity at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Student-Athletes Engage with the Community – Fall/Winter 2017
    February 14, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Throughout the course of this semester, members of Amherst College athletics teams have sought out opportunities for community service, particularly during the recent interterm. 
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Sets Sights on NESCAC Championships
    February 13, 2018
    The nationally sixth-ranked Amherst College women's swimming & diving team is set to head to Williams College for the three-day 2018 NESCAC Championships this Friday-Sunday, Feb. 16-18 at Samuelson-Muir Pool.
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