Athletics News

  • Ruderman Sets Two Pool Records in 173-110 Victory Over Connecticut College
    January 19, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst women’s swimming and diving team notched their fourth win on the season as they win 13-16 events, defeating Connecticut College by a score of 173-110 at Pratt Pool. Ruderman backed up her record breaking performance in their last meet as she set new pool records in both diving events on Saturday afternoon.
  • Walter Paces Women's Track & Field at Smith Invitational
    January 19, 2019
    Senior Lela Walter’s second place finish in the mile was the best finish of the meet for the Mammoths, as the Amherst College women’s track & field team notched 36.50 points to earn ninth place at the 15-team Smith College Invitational.
  • Men's Track & Field Impresses at Smith College Invitational
    January 19, 2019
    The Amherst College men’s track & field team had a strong showing at the Smith College Invitational, including a first place finish in the 3000m run, to rack up 60 points and finish seventh overall.
  • Mammoths Stay Unblemished in 2018-19 Campaign
    January 19, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst men’s swimming and diving team maintained their unbowed season Saturday afternoon as they defeated Connecticut College 190-99 at Pratt Pool while also notching a new pool record in the 200 yard medley relay.
  • Flynn Scores Twice for Women's Hockey in 4-2 Win Over Colby
    January 19, 2019
    A three-goal second period lifted the Mammoths to victory, as the Amherst College women’s hockey team downed Colby College, 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Alfond Rink. 
  • Amherst Squash Blanks Hamilton on Day Two
    January 19, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst men’s and women’s squash teams swept the first three sets against Hamilton College in all but one match combined on day two of the Pioneer Valley Invitational, blanking the Continentals 9-0 respectively Saturday afternoon at Davenport Squash Courts. The Mammoths also celebrated their efforts of raising awareness and funds for local kids with cancer prior to the beginning of the matches (Vs. Cancer).
  • Mammoths Shut Out Anna Maria in Non-Conference Battle, 2-0
    January 19, 2019
    Noah Gilreath ’20 dished out assists on both Mammoths’ goals in the second period, as the Amherst College men’s hockey team shut out Anna Maria College, 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink.
  • Impending Snow Causes Schedule Changes
    January 17, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- The impending snowstorm predicted for this coming Saturday night into Sunday has caused the following schedule changes:
  • Eickhoff's Power Play Goal Pushes Amherst Past Colby, 2-1
    January 18, 2019
    Miriam Eickhoff ’19 potted the game-winner while on the power play with just over five minutes remaining in regulation as the Amherst College women’s hockey team battled their way past Colby College, 2-1 Friday evening at Alfond Rink.
  • Men's Hockey Suffers Heartbreaker to Hamilton in Overtime, 3-2
    January 18, 2019
    The visitors scored with one second left in regulation to force overtime and clinched the victory in extra minutes as the Amherst College men’s hockey team suffered a heartbreaker to Hamilton College, 3-2 Friday evening at Orr Rink to snap a four game win streak. 
  • Mammoths Conclude Day One of the Pioneer Valley Invitational
    January 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst Squash program managed a split decision in day one of the Pioneer Valley Invitational as women’s squash posted a decisive 8-1 victory over St. Lawrence University while men’s squash fell to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) by a score of 7-2 on Friday evening at Davenport Squash Courts
  • Amherst Squash Teams Up With Vs. Cancer
    January 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College men’s and women’s squash programs have teamed up with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Vs. Cancer program to help raise awareness and funds for local kids with cancer.
  • Mammoths Topple Previously Undefeated Ephs with Hixon in their Thoughts
    January 16, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – With their head coach absent from the sidelines for the first time in 42 years, Amherst College men’s basketball pulled off an exciting 63-62 win over their bitter rival, handing Williams College their first loss of the year on Wednesday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Women's Hoops Wins Little 3 Test at Williams
    January 16, 2019
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- In a non-conference game against Little Three rival Williams College, the Amherst College women's basketball team earned a 65-54 victory for their 11th consecutive win on Wednesday evening.
  • #10 Brown Topples Women’s Squash, 7-2
    January 16, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Lilly Soroko’s ’22 arduous 18-16 victory in the fifth set against Brown Universities Isabel Young tinted the Mammoths 7-2 setback against the Bears on Wednesday afternoon at Davenport Squash Courts.
  • Wang, Merkel Nab Wins in 7-2 Defeat Against Brown
    January 16, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Terrence Wang ’21 and David Merkel ’19 were the only two Mammoths to grab wins as the Amherst men’s squash team dropped 7-2 to Ivy League opponent Brown University on Wednesday afternoon at Davenport Squash Courts.
  • Amherst Routs Dickinson, 7-2
    January 15, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst women’s squash team seized their third win on the season after sweeping six out of their nine opponents Tuesday afternoon when the Mammoths took on Dickinson College at the Davenport Squash Courts.
  • Men's Squash Claims 7-2 Victory Over Dickinson
    January 15, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Charles Sutherby’s ’22 diving save on match ball in his fourth set highlighted an imposing 7-2 win over Dickinson College for the Amherst men’s squash teams third win on the season at Davenport Squash Courts Tuesday afternoon.
  • Savage's Clutch Play Lands NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    January 14, 2019
    Senior forward Katie Savage of the Amherst College women’s hockey team has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week following clutch play on the ice this past weekend.
  • NESCAC Recognizes Eck's Career Night with Player of the Week Award
    January 14, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Junior guard Madeline Eck had a game to remember on Saturday afternoon, and now the Rye, N.Y. native has been named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her efforts.
  • Ruderman Named NESCAC Performer of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Amherst women’s swimming and diving student-athlete Lindsey Ruderman ’21 was voted the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Performer of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
  • Explosive Third Period Fuels Mammoths' Comeback Win Over Bowdoin
    January 13, 2019
    The Mammoths rallied to score three goals in the final 15 minutes of action as the Amherst College women’s hockey team downed Bowdoin College, 3-1 at Orr Rink Saturday afternoon to sweep the weekend series.
  • Matthews Captures 100th Win as Amherst Edges Bowdoin, 3-2
    January 12, 2019
    Amherst College women’s hockey head coach Jeff Matthews earned his 100th career victory on Saturday night, as the Mammoths netted two goals in the final seven minutes to rally past Bowdoin College, 3-2 at Orr Rink.
  • Amherst Takes Gold in Seven Events at Season Opening Little III Championships
    January 12, 2019
    The Amherst College men's track & field team opened the 2019 season at the Little III Championships Saturday, capturing seven event victories en route to earning 124 points and a second place finish.
  • Mammoths Win Three Events at Season Opening Little III Championships
    January 12, 2019
    Amassing 100 points, the Amherst College women’s track & field team registered first place finishes in the 60-meter hurdle, 800 meter run and 4x800 meter relay en route to finishing third overall at the 2019 Little Three Championships.
  • Mammoths Finish Strong to Rally Past Connecticut College, 4-2
    January 12, 2019
    Undeterred by a late comeback effort by the Camels, the Mammoths potted two goals in the final 2:49 as the Amherst College men’s hockey team pushed past Connecticut College, 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink.
  • Mammoths Downed in Final Seconds after Overcoming 12-Point Deficit
    January 12, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Trailing by twelve points after the first half, ­­No. 24 Amherst College came all the way back to tie Wesleyan University at 60 with 11 seconds remaining, only to have Austin Hutcherson score a game-winning layup as the Cardinals knocked off Amherst 62-60 in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men's basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Sil­­­­loway Gimnasium.
  • Eck Scores Career High, Records First Double-Double
    January 12, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Madeline Eck ’20 set a new career high with 31 points on Saturday afternoon and recorded her first career double-double with 12 rebounds, helping the No. 3 Amherst College women’s basketball team to a 62-44 victory over Wesleyan University in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Season Preview: Men's Track & Field Gears Up For Strong Showing in 2019
    January 09, 2019
    The 2019 track and field season has arrived, and the Amherst men's team is primed for success as they return a strong veteran presence that helped secure five top-five finishes a year ago in addition to adding a talented group of newcomers.
  • No. 24 Amherst Runs Past Camels in NESCAC Road Test
    January 11, 2019
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The No. 24 Amherst College men's basketball team topped Connecticut College by an 88-60 decision in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action on Friday evening at the Charles B. Luce Field House. 
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