Athletics News

  • Keeping Up with the Mammoths: Week 8
    August 16, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- We are only a few weeks away from the Mammoths returning to campus to begin preseason training. Time enough to check out how two female student-athletes advanced in their fields this summer, one of them in their home town and one right here at Amherst!
  • Bagwell Inducted into Howard County Sports Hall of Fame
    August 15, 2018
    Amherst College women’s tennis head coach Jackie Bagwell is set to be inducted into the Howard County Sports Hall of Fame on October 27, 2018 at the organization’s annual Induction Banquet at the Creative Financial Centre.
  • JP Pyne to Usher in New Era in Amherst Baseball
    August 15, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – After an extensive nationwide search, Amherst College has announced the hiring of JP Pyne as the next Head Coach of the baseball program.
  • Keeping Up With the Mammoths: Week 7
    August 10, 2018
    Amherst, Mass. -- After a week off, we are back with another edition of Keeping Up With the Mammoths: How Student-Athletes are staying busy this summer. This week, a member of Amherst's club crew team weighs in, as does a junior from the track and field squad.
  • Social Media Rebranding, Launch of Mammoth Sports Network Announced
    August 07, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College Athletics is unifying their social media accounts and launching a live sports network this fall, bringing everything under the new branding of “Amherst Mammoths.”
  • Kadine Johnson Joins Track & Field Coaching Staff
    August 02, 2018
    The Amherst College Athletics Department is happy to announce the recent hiring of Kadine Johnson as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s track & field programs.
  • Men's Lacrosse Alums Kadish and Redwood Impress at the FIL World Championships
    July 30, 2018
    Taking their talents to the international stage, former men’s lacrosse captains and Amherst College alums Ian Kadish ’18 and Evan Redwood ’12 each earned the opportunity to compete at the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) 2018 World Lacrosse Championships from July 11-21 in Netanya, Israel.
  • INVESTED: McCluskey Blazing a Trail for Women in Finance
    July 30, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College rising junior Annie McCluskey, an infielder on the Mammoth’s softball team, has a plan for her future, and it involves helping to break the mold in an industry currently dominated by men.
  • Keeping Up with the Mammoths: Week 6
    July 27, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Our final featured student-athletes in the month of July come from our field hockey and men's tennis teams! Hear how one has been making a difference in the Midwest, and the other is taking a leap across the country!
  • 12 Mammoths Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
    July 24, 2018
    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its Scholar All-America teams earlier this month, with 12 Amherst College swimming & diving student-athletes earning the national honor.
  • DelGuercio to Join Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff
    July 23, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College women’s soccer program welcomes Su DelGuercio as the newest Assistant Coach. DelGuercio will join head coach Jen Hughes as the Mammoths prepare for the 2018 fall season, which kicks off on Thursday, September 6th against Mount Holyoke.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Honored with IWLCA Academic Accolades
    July 23, 2018
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team captured Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Squad distinction and six student-athletes landed on the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the organization Monday.
  • Yamin Tabbed by College Football America for Preseason Starting Lineup
    July 23, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The honors continue to come in for Amherst linebacker Andrew Yamin ’19 after his stellar junior season.
  • Meghan Sullivan Up for Elite 90 Winner of the Year – VOTE THIS WEEK!
    July 22, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Women’s basketball national champion Meghan Sullivan ’19 is part of the fourth annual NCAA Elite 90 contest, and your votes this week can help her capture the award.
  • Mammoths Recognized with AVCA Academic Award
    July 20, 2018
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Amherst College volleyball team has been honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association as recipients of the 2017-18 AVCA Team Academic Award.
  • Paradis Honored as IWLCA Berkshire Region Coach of the Year
    July 18, 2018
    Amherst College women's lacrosse head coach Christine Paradis has been named the 2018 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Berkshire Region Coach of the Year, as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • Keeping Up With the Mammoths: Week 5
    July 20, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Two rising seniors gave us the lowdown on their work this summer, with one in the laboratory side of research and the other on the corporate sustainability end of things.
  • Keeping Up With the Mammoths: Week 4
    July 13, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- This week we hear from a pair of racquet-wielding Mammoths as we continue to find out how student-athletes are using their summer to dive into their career pursuits.
  • Cross Country Champion Nicole Roberts Nominated for Woman of the Year
    July 12, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – With a conference championship and four Academic All-American selections under her belt, cross country student-athlete Nicole Roberts ’18 was selected as Amherst College’s nominee for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award.
  • Noyes Named Inside Lacrosse Division III Rookie of the Year
    July 10, 2018
    Midfielder Maia Noyes of the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team has been named InsideLacrosse.com’s Division III Rookie of the Year following a sensational rookie campaign, as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • Keeping Up With the Mammoths: Week 3
    July 05, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- This week's SAAC Summer Profiles feature Sarah Gayer, who has stayed on campus for the summer, and Talia Land, who is back in New York as a legal intern with a non-profit.
  • Four Amherst Golfers Named All-American Scholars
    July 05, 2018
    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Four members of Amherst's women's golf team, which excelled on the course this season, have also been recognized for their work in the classroom.
  • Brian Hamm to Depart Amherst College After 9 Seasons as Head Baseball Coach
    July 03, 2018
     AMHERST, Mass. — Brian Hamm has announced that he will step down as head baseball coach of Amherst College for personal reasons related to his family, effective immediately.
  • Keeping Up with the Mammoths: Week 2
    June 27, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- In the second installment of our summer series, we catch up with a pair of California girls who are working on the West Coast in the fields of Speech Pathology and state politics.
  • Keeping Up With the Mammoths: How SAAC Members are Spending their Summer Break
    June 22, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Over the next few months, Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) will be profiling how Amherst College student-athletes are spending their summers.
  • Wolf, Solberg, Finazzo Named IMLCA All-Americans, Wolf DIII Offensive Player of the Year
    June 22, 2018
    Members of the Amherst College men’s lacrosse team continue to rake in postseason accolades after a stellar 2018 season, with three student-athletes earning Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) Division III All-American honors for their efforts on the field.
  • Amherst Squash Hosts Urban Squash Nationals
    June 20, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst College played host to over 500 youth players this past weekend as the Urban Individual Squash Nationals came to the Pioneer Valley.
  • Ricciardelli Named Google Cloud Academic All-American by CoSIDA
    June 19, 2018
    Sophomore harrier Clark Ricciardelli of the Amherst College men's cross country and track & field teams has been selected to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-American Men's Track/Cross Country Second Team, as voted on by CoSIDA, for his combined performance on the playing field and in the classroom, as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • Former Amherst Hoopster Connor Johnson to Lead Delaware Blue Coats
    June 18, 2018
    WILMINGTON, Del. -- Connor Johnson, a four-year member of the Amherst College men's basketball team, has been named the Head Coach of the Delaware Blue Coats, the 76ers’ G League affiliate franchise, announced by Blue Coats General Manager Elton Brand.
  • Men’s Soccer Welcomes Bill Schmid to Coaching Staff
    June 15, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College men’s soccer and Head Coach Justin Serpone have announced the hiring of Bill Schmid as an assistant coach for the 2018 season.
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