Athletics News

  • Four Men's Lacrosse Student-Athletes Tabbed NEILA All-Academic
    May 21, 2018
    Four Amherst College men's lacrosse team student-athletes have been named to the 2018 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Academic All-New England squad, as announced Monday by the organization.
  • Five Mammoths to Represent Track & Field at the NCAA Championships
    May 21, 2018
    Each registering qualifying marks throughout the regular season, five runners are set to represent the Amherst College men’s and women’s track & field teams at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships from Thursday, May 24 to Saturday,  May 26 at the Veteran’s Memorial Field Sports Complex on the campus of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • Four Softball Stars Named NFCA All-Region
    May 21, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced 360 players chosen for the 2018 Division III All-Region Teams earlier this month, and four members of the Amherst College squad were recognized for their achievements on the field this year.
  • No. 6 Amherst Edged By Defending National Champion Gettysburg, 13-10
    May 20, 2018
    The Mammoths sensational 2018 season came to an end Sunday afternoon at Clark Field, as the sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team fell to third-ranked and defending National Champion Gettysburg College, 13-10 in the NCAA Championship Quarterfinals.
  • No. 6 Mammoths Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals, Down No. 15 Wesleyan, 12-6
    May 19, 2018
    The Mammoths netted the first eight goals of the battle and held the Cardinals to just five total shot attempts in a dominant first half, as the sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team downed No. 15 and Little Three foe Wesleyan University, 12-6 Saturday afternoon at Clark Field to advance to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the first time since 2014.
  • Championship Season Comes to a Close as Mammoths Fall to Golden Eagles
    May 18, 2018
    AUBURN, N.Y. – Amherst College’s 2018 season, which included their fourth New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship, came to an end on Friday afternoon with a 2-1 setback to Saint Joseph’s (LI) in the NCAA New York Regionals at Falcon Park.
  • NESCAC Announces 2018 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Honorees
    May 17, 2018
    107 Amherst College student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2018 spring All-Academic Team Wednesday afternoon, while nine others were named to the conference's All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Track & Field Wraps Up Regular Season at the MIT Final Qualifier
    May 17, 2018
    Competing at Henry G. Steinbrenner Stadium and Roberts Field on the campus of MIT Thursday, three individuals and one relay squad from the Amherst College women’s & men’s track & field teams had their final chance to post NCAA Championships qualifying marks.
  • Razor-Thin Lead Slips Away from Mammoths Late in NCAA Regional
    May 17, 2018
    AUBURN, N.Y. – Senior Sam Schneider fired seven-innings of one-run ball and Amherst College led University of Southern Maine 2-1 from the third inning through the middle of the eighth, but the Huskies scored twice and escaped with a 3-2 victory in Day 1 of play at the NCAA Division III New York Baseball Regional at Falcon Park.
  • Five Women's Lacrosse Players Named IWLCA All-Region
    May 16, 2018
    Five Amherst College women's lacrosse student-athletes have been named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's (IWLCA) All-Berkshire Region teams, as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • Nine Mammoths Garner All-NEILA Honors, Finazzo Player of the Year
    May 16, 2018
    The Amherst College men's lacrosse team landed nine players on the 2018 All-New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) teams and sophomore face-off specialist Dylan Finazzo was voted NEILA’s Player of the Year, as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • Preview: Women's Lacrosse Heads to Gettysburg for NCAA Third Round
    May 15, 2018
    The sixth-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team is gearing up to play a familiar foe in the Third Round of the 2018 NCAA Championships, as the Mammoths are set to face off against No. 15 Wesleyan University at Clark Field on the campus of Gettysburg College Saturday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. with a spot in the national Quarterfinals on the line. 
  • NESCAC Champions Claim Four All-League Nods, Coach of the Year Hamm
    May 16, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – As the Amherst College baseball team heads to New York today to begin play in the NCAA Regionals, they will bring with them four members of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference Team, as well as Coach of the Year Brian Hamm.
  • NCAA Baseball: New York Regional Preview
    May 15, 2018
    AUBURN, N.Y. -- Schools from five different regions will converge in New York’s Finger Lakes region to see which school will continue its quest to raise the Walnut and Bronze at the World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Mid-Atlantic, Mideast, New York, New England and South regions will all be represented when the tournament begins on Thursday.
  • Steinhorn & Schneider Earn NESCAC Championship Players of the Week
    May 14, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – After helping Amherst College win the 2018 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), seniors Max Steinhorn and Sam Schneider have been named the NESCAC Player and Pitcher of the Week.
  • Mammoths Placed in Auburn, N.Y. for NCAA Baseball Regionals
    May 14, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Baseball Committee has announced the 58 teams that will compete in the 2018 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship late last night, and Amherst College will be part of the eight-team regional in Auburn, N.Y., hosted by SUNY Cortland.
  • Rivalry Match Goes Against Mammoths in NCAA Regional Finals
    May 13, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – One of the oldest intercollegiate rivalries in the nation wrote another chapter today when Amherst College and Williams College met on the campus of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., to decide which team would advance to the NCAA Quarterfinals in men's tennis.
  • 2018 Season Comes to a Close for Mammoth Softball
    May 13, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – An exciting run in the 2018 NCAA Division III Softball tournament came to an end for Amherst College on Sunday at Cole Field.
  • No.6 Amherst Breaks Away from No.17 Cortland, Advances to NCAA 3rd Round
    May 13, 2018
    Holding the Red Dragons to 13 total shots on target and just two goals in the second half, the sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team broke away from No. 17 SUNY Cortland in the final 30 minutes of play to clinch a 10-7 victory in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Championships Sunday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium. 
  • Women’s Tennis Headed Back to NCAA Championships
    May 13, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – After missing out on the opportunity a year ago, Amherst College women’s tennis has returned to the highest level of competition in Division III.
  • CHAMPIONS! Amherst Baseball Overcomes Long Odds to Win Fourth NESCAC Title
    May 13, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. – The Amherst College baseball team was no stranger to adversity this season, but they put their perseverance on display time and time again and were rewarded on Sunday afternoon as they defeated Tufts University 3-2 to capture the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship at Dibennedeto Stadium.
  • Men's Track & Field Competes at NEICAAA Championships
    May 13, 2018
    Traveling to Dartmouth College, the Amherst College men’s track & field team competed at the two-day NEICAAA Championships this past weekend.
  • Women's Track & Field Wraps Up NEICAAA Championship Action
    May 13, 2018
    Traveling to Dartmouth College, the Amherst College women’s track & field team competed at the two-day NEICAAA Championships this past weekend.
  • Rainy Loss to Ephs Drops Mammoths to Elimination Round
    May 12, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, MA — The Amherst College softball team were unable to cash in on early opportunities and then had to endure a 92 minute rain delay, eventually falling to Williams College 11-0 in the third game of the NCAA Div. III Tournament Williamstown regional at Cole Field Saturday. 
  • Rainy Loss to Ephs Drops Mammoths to Elimination Round
    May 12, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, MA — The Amherst College softball team were unable to cash in on early opportunities and then had to endure a 92 minute rain delay, eventually falling to Williams College 11-0 in the third game of the NCAA Div. III Tournament Williamstown regional at Cole Field Saturday. 
  • No. 4 Men's Lacrosse Falls to No. 2 York in NCAA Third Round Action, 13-11
    May 12, 2018
    The Mammoths were unable to comeback from a two-score deficit at the half in a back-and-forth thriller, as the fourth-ranked Amherst College men’s lacrosse team was edged by second-ranked York College, 13-11 in a NCAA Championship Third Round battle Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Baseball Routs Tufts to Advance to NESCAC Championship
    May 12, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. – Amherst College got seven and a third scoreless innings from Andrew Ferrero ’19 and scored seven runs over two innings to defeat Tufts University 9-2 in the winner’s game on Day 2 of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) baseball tournament at Dibennedeto Field.
  • Amherst Downs CCC Champ Nichols, Sets Up NESCAC Showdown
    May 12, 2018
    BENNINGTON, VT – The Amherst College Mammoths (12-6) defeated the Nichols College Bison (20-4) 5-0 this afternoon in a match played indoors at the Bennington Tennis Center in the NCAA Second Round at the Williamstown, Mass. Regional.  
  • Amherst Opens Title Run with Sweep of Bishops
    May 12, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – For the 24th consecutive season, Amherst College women’s tennis has recorded a victory in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • Mammoths Score Improbable Comeback Win in Extras at NESCAC Tournament
    May 11, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. – One of the most entertaining, tightly contested and dramatic games of the season ended with Max Steinhorn’s RBI single delivering a 3-2 victory for Amherst College over Bates College in 12 innings on Day 1 of the 2018 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).
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