Athletics News

  • Four Women's Golfers Named WGCA All-American Scholars
    July 11, 2017
    The Amherst College women's golf team placed four student-athletes garner Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar status as recently announced by the organization.
  • Rubin Named Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field Head Coach
    June 26, 2017
    Amherst College Director of Athletics Don Faulstick recently announced the hiring of Stephen Rubin as the next men’s cross country and track & field head coach.
  • Men's Swimming & Diving Captures CSCAA Scholar All-America Accolades
    June 21, 2017
    The Amherst College men’s swimming and diving team has garnered College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) team Scholar All-America recognition and six student-athletes landed on the CSCAA Scholar All-America teams, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Garners CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
    June 21, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s swimming and diving team has garnered College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) team Scholar All-America recognition and four student-athletes landed on the CSCAA Scholar All-America teams, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Fischer Drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates
    June 15, 2017
    Junior Drew Fischer of the Amherst College baseball team has been selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 35th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday evening.
  • Sogaard Garners USTFCCCA All-America Distinction
    May 30, 2017
    Sophomore Kristian Sogaard of the Amherst College men's outdoor track & field team has been named an U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-American, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Three Men's Lacrosse Players Named USILA Scholar All-Americans
    June 12, 2017
    The Amherst College men's lacrosse team placed three student-athletes on the USILA Scholar All-America team as recently announced by the organization.
  • Smukler Tabbed ITA Northeast Rookie of the Year, ITA Singles All-America
    June 09, 2017
    Amherst College first-year Camille Smukler of the women’s tennis team has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) Northeast Region Rookie of the Year and a Singles All-American, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Bessette, Fung Named ITA Doubles All-Americans
    May 30, 2017
    Zach Bessette '19 and Jayson Fung '20 of the Amherst College men’s tennis team have been named to the 2017 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America Team for their doubles play, as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • Amherst 8th in Learfield Sports Director’s Cup After Stellar 2016-17 Season
    June 02, 2017
    Following a sensational 2016-17 season across all sports, Amherst College finished eighth overall in the final standings of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA)/Learfield Sports Division III Director's Cup as recently announced by the organization.
  • Pagan Named FPN NCAA Division III Second Team All-American
    May 31, 2017
    Amherst College junior softball pitcher Gina Pagan was named a 2017 Fastpitch News NCAA Division III Second Team All-American as recently announced by the organization.
  • Amherst to Host Urban Squash College Showcase
    May 31, 2017
    The Davenport Squash Courts on the campus of Amherst College will serve as host to the 2017 National Urban Squash Education Association (NUSEA) National Individual Championships on June 16-19 and the Urban Squash College Showcase on June 17.
  • Thanopoulos Rakes In Postseason Honors
    May 30, 2017
    Senior captain Yanni Thanopoulos of the Amherst College baseball team continues to rake in postseason accolades after a stellar spring season, garnering D3baseball.com Third Team All-New England Region, New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) Second Team All-New England Region and American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Second Team New England All-Region honors, as recently announced by the organizations.
  • Softball Falls to Williams, 4-1 in NCAA Division III Championship
    May 27, 2017
    The Amherst College softball team’s outstanding season came to an end Saturday afternoon when the Mammoths fell to NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College, 4-1 in the NCAA Division III Softball Championship at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Sogaard Captures Sixth Overall in 800-Meter Run at the NCAA Championships
    May 24, 2017
    Sophomore standout Kristian Sogaard of the Amherst College men’s outdoor track & field team recorded an All-American performance for the Mammoths in the 800-meter run at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
  • Asare-Bediako and Treanor Close Out Spring Season Strong at NCAAs
    May 24, 2017
    Abbey Asare-Bediako ’18 and Katherine Treanor ’20 of the Amherst College women’s outdoor track & field team wrapped up competition at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
  • Smukler Concludes NCAA Individual Play
    May 24, 2017
    First-year Camille Smukler of the Amherst women’s tennis team hit the courts for singles action in the 2017 NCAA Individual Championships at the Champions Tennis Club Thursday.
  • Bessette and Fung Wrap Up NCAA Action
    May 24, 2017
    The tandem of Zach Bessette ’19 and Jayson Fung ’20 of the Amherst College men’s tennis team earned the fourth overall seed in doubles action and hit the courts for the Mammoths in the 2017 NCAA Individual Championships at the Champions Tennis Club Thursday.
  • Softball Falls to No. 4 UT Tyler, 13-0 in NCAA Division III Championship
    May 26, 2017
    The Amherst College softball team fell to No. 4 University of Texas at Tyler, 13-0 in five innings in Friday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship contest at the ASA Hall of Fame Softball Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Four-Run 8th Inning Sparks Softball Past No. 22 Trine, 4-3
    May 25, 2017
    In a scoreless game through seven innings, Amherst College plated four runs in the top of the eighth, and fended off a three-run rally by Trine University to help the Mammoths secure a 4-3 win over the Thunder in Thursday morning’s game one of the NCAA Division III Championship at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Smukler Gears Up for NCAA Individual Championships
    May 23, 2017
    Amherst College first-year Camille Smukler of the women’s tennis team has been selected as one of 32 student-athletes to compete at the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Individual Championships in singles play this Thursday-Saturday, May 25-27 at The Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Doubles Tandem Bessette and Fung Primed for NCAA Individual Championships
    May 23, 2017
    Doubles duo Zach Bessette ’19 and Jayson Fung ’20 of the Amherst College men’s tennis team have been selected as one of 16 doubles pairs and are set to represent the Mammoths at the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Individual Championships this Thursday-Saturday, May 25-27 at The Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Asare-Bediako and Treanor Set to Represent Amherst at NCAA Championships
    May 23, 2017
    Junior Abbey Asare-Bediako and first-year Katherine Treanor of the Amherst College women’s outdoor track & field team are set to represent the Mammoths at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships in Geneva, Ohio this Thursday-Saturday, May 25-27 at the SPIRE Institute.
  • Sogaard to Run in 800-Meter at NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    May 22, 2017
    Amherst College men's outdoor track & field sophomore standout Kristian Sogaard is set to represent the Mammoths in the 800-meter run at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships in Geneva, Ohio this Thursday-Saturday, May 25-27 at the SPIRE Institute.
  • OKLAHOMA CITY BOUND! Amherst Softball Gears Up For NCAA Championship
    May 22, 2017
    The Amherst College softball team will travel to Oklahoma City, Okla. for the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship slated for May 25-30 at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium.
  • Five Men's Lacrosse Student-Athletes Tabbed NEILA All-Academic
    May 22, 2017
    The Amherst College men's lacrosse team had five players named NEILA All-Academic as recently announced by the organization.
  • NESCAC Lists Spring All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
    May 18, 2017
    One hundred and two Amherst College student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2017 spring All-Academic Team Friday afternoon, while eight others were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • SUPER REGIONAL CHAMPS! Softball Clinches 3-0 Win Over No. 18 Ramapo
    May 19, 2017
    The Amherst College softball team continued its historic season with a 3-0 victory over No. 18 Ramapo College in game two of the NCAA Division III Championship Super Regional Friday afternoon at the Amherst Softball Field in Amherst, Mass.
  • Softball Edges No. 18 Ramapo, 4-3 in NCAA Super Regional Game One
    May 18, 2017
    A ground out by Ally Kido ’18 in the bottom of the sixth gave Amherst College a two-run lead and the Mammoths defense held as Amherst secured a thrilling, 4-3 victory in game one of the best-of-three NCAA Division III Softball Championship Super Regional held at the Amherst Softball Field Thursday afternoon.
  • Fung, Bessette Garner All-NESCAC Honors, Fung Named Rookie of the Year
    May 17, 2017
    Zach Bessette ’19 and Jayson Fung ’20 of the Amherst College men’s tennis team have been named to the All-NESCAC teams, as announced Wednesday by the league office.
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