Athletics News

  • Amherst Sweeps Hamilton in Doubleheader, 7-2 and 16-3
    April 22, 2017
    Racking up 28 hits on the day, the Amherst College baseball team posted back-to-back victories, 7-2 and 16-3, to sweep Hamilton College in NESCAC West action Saturday afternoon at the Loop Road Complex.
  • No. 13 Amherst Sweeps Wheaton, 9-0, Upsets No. 8 Wesleyan, 5-4
    April 21, 2017
    Extending their win streak to seven matches, the No. 13 Amherst College men’s tennis team swept Wheaton, 9-0 before battling to a 5-4 upset victory against Little III rival and No. 8 Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon at the Amherst Tennis Courts.
  • No. 12 Amherst Falls to No. 6 Wesleyan, 7-2
    April 22, 2017
    The Mammoths claimed one doubles win and pushed four sets to seven games in singles competition, however the No. 12 Amherst College women’s tennis team fell to Little III rival and No. 6 Wesleyan, 7-2 Saturday afternoon at the Amherst Tennis Courts.
  • Softball Drops Twinbill to Little Three Foe Williams In NESCAC Action, 2-1, 5-2
    April 22, 2017
    The No. 25 Amherst College softball team dropped its NESCAC West double header to archrival Williams College, losing game one 2-1, before falling 5-2 in game two Saturday afternoon at Cole Field in Williamstown, Mass.
  • Six-Goal Second Half Lifts Women’s Lacrosse Over Williams, 9-6
    April 22, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used a three-goal effort Julia Crerend ’18 and Hannah Fox ’20, and the Mammoths scored six times in the second half to seal a 9-6 victory over NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • No. 12 Men’s Lacrosse Edges Williams, 13-10
    April 22, 2017
    Amherst College sophomore Evan Wolf scored four goals to help spark the 12th-ranked Mammoths to a 13-10 victory over NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College Saturday afternoon at Farley-Lamb Field in Williamstown, Mass.
  • Baseball Edged by Hamilton, 5-4
    April 21, 2017
    The Mammoths battled back into the contest to take a 4-3 lead in the top of the ninth, but the Continentals notched two runs in the bottom half of the inning as the Amherst College baseball team fell to Hamilton College, 4-3 Friday afternoon at he Loop Road Baseball/Softball Complex.
  • No. 12 Women's Tennis Suffers Hard Fought Loss to No. 8 Tufts, 5-4
    April 20, 2017
    Doubles competition proved to be the difference maker, as the No. 12 Amherst College women’s tennis team fell to No. 8 Tufts University, 5-4 Wednesday afternoon at the Gantcher Center.
  • Kopatic Blasts Two-Run Walk-Off Homer to Lift Amherst Past Keene State, 9-8
    April 19, 2017
    Kate Kopatic '20 collected five RBI, including a two-run walk-off homerun in the bottom of the ninth, to help extend the Mammoths win streak to 13 as the Amherst College softball team posted a 9-8 victory over Keene State Wednesday afternoon at the Amherst Softball Field.
  • No. 13 Amherst Battles Past No. 28 Bates, 6-3
    April 18, 2017
    Hosting Bates in conference play, the No. 13 Amherst College men’s tennis team battled past the No. 28 Bobcats, 6-3 Tuesday afternoon at the Amherst Tennis Courts.
  • Amherst Falls to No. 21 Salve Regina, 4-1
    April 17, 2017
    The Mammoths lone score came in the bottom of the sixth as the Amherst College baseball team fell to No. 21 Salve Regina University, 4-1 Monday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Buechler Named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week
    April 17, 2017
    Amherst College senior Jackie Buechler was named the NESCAC Pitcher of the Week in softball as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Nardone Garners NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    April 17, 2017
    Sophomore third baseman Nick Nardone of the Amherst College baseball team has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Minicus Garners NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    April 17, 2017
    Amherst College first-year Colin Minicus was named the NESCAC Player of the Week in men's lacrosse as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Women’s Golf Places 3rd at Jack Leaman Invitational
    April 16, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s golf team shaved 20 strokes off its day one score to finish with a combined score of 628 to place third at the Jack Leaman Invitational at Hickory Ridge Golf Club Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 13 Men's Tennis Downs No. 27 Swarthmore, 8-1
    April 15, 2017
    Extending its win streak to four contests, the 13th-ranked Amherst College men’s tennis team notched a 8-1 victory over No. 27 Swarthmore Saturday afternoon at the Amherst Tennis Courts.
  • Women’s Golf Places Third After Day One of Jack Leaman Invitational
    April 15, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s golf team sits in third place following a round one score of 324 on Saturday afternoon during the two-day Jack Leaman Invitational at Hickory Ridge Golf Club.
  • Softball Captures Its Third NESCAC Series Sweep With Two Wins Over Wesleyan, 1-0, 10-1
    April 15, 2017
    The Amherst College softball team captured its third NESCAC three-game series sweep with two victories over Little Three Rival Wesleyan, 1-0 and 10-1 in five innings Saturday afternoon at the Amherst Softball Field.
  • Amherst Captures Series Sweep with 4-3 and 8-5 Wins Over Archrival Williams
    April 15, 2017
    The Mammoths secured the three-game series sweep of their archrivals as the Amherst College baseball team downed Williams, 4-3 and 8-5 Saturday afternoon at Bobby Coombs Field.
  • Second Half Surge Sparks No. 13 Men’s Lacrosse to 21-15 Win Over No. 2 Tufts
    April 15, 2017
    Amherst College’s Chris Albanese ’17 scored six goals, and Colin Minicus ’20 dished out eight assists and the 13th-ranked Mammoths outscored No. 2 Tufts University, 13-3 in the second half to help seal a terrific comeback win in Saturday afternoon’s men’s lacrosse tilt at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Suffers 11-7 Setback at No. 20 Tufts
    April 15, 2017
    Amherst College received a pair of goals from Kate Wyeth ’17 and Hannah Fox ’20, but No. 20 Tufts University held a 7-2 lead at intermission and held on for an 11-7 victory in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC women’s lacrosse game at Bello Field in Medford, Mass.
  • No. 13 Men's Tennis Topples Conn. College, 8-1 and No. 23 MIT, 6-3
    April 14, 2017
    Splitting the squad to take on the Camels and Engineers, the 13th-ranked Amherst College men’s tennis team earned a sweep on the day, downing Connecticut College, 8-1 and No. 23 MIT, 6-3.
  • Softball Downs Little Three Rival Wesleyan, 6-1
    April 14, 2017
    The Amherst Softball team remains undefeated in the NESCAC West Division after picking up another conference victory to Little Three Rival, Wesleyan, 6-1, Friday afternoon at Wesleyan University.
  • Baseball Edges Williams, 5-2
    April 14, 2017
    The Mammoths staved on an attempt to even the score in the eighth by the Ephs and produced solid play on both sides of the ball as the Amherst College baseball team downed archrival Williams, 5-2 Friday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Nardone Tallies 5 RBI as Amherst downs ECSU, 14-7
    April 13, 2017
    The Warriors attempted to battle back with a six run seventh inning, but a strong start by the Mammoths that saw 13 runs cross the plate in the first five innings and a clutch day at the plate by Nick Nardone ’19 lifted the Amherst College baseball team past Eastern Connecticut State University, 14-7 Thursday evening at Eastern Baseball Stadium.
  • Softball Sweeps by Smith, 2-1, 8-0
    April 12, 2017
    The Amherst College softball team earned a 2-1 win in game one, and an 8-0 win in game two to seal a non-conference double header sweep of Smith College Wednesday afternoon at the Amherst Softball Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Runs Past Conn. College 13-2
    April 11, 2017
    Katherine Malone ’20 scored three goals, and three other players notched two goals each to help spark the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team to a 13-2 victory over NESCAC rival Conn. College in Tuesday evening’s contest at Silfen Field in New London, Conn.
  • Albanese Sparks No. 13 Men’s Lacrosse to Thrilling, 15-14 Overtime Win
    April 11, 2017
    Chris Albanese ’17 netted the game-winning goal with one minute remaining in the second overtime to help lift the No. 13 Amherst College men’s lacrosse team to a thrilling, 15-14 double overtime victory over Connecticut College in Tuesday afternoon’s NESCAC men’s lacrosse game at Gooding Field.
  • Odewade Named Desmond "Tuss" McLaughry Award Winner
    April 11, 2017
    Amherst College senior defensive lineman Niyi Odewade was named the Desmond "Tuss" McLaughry Award winner which goes to the top Western Mass. collegiate student-athlete.
  • Pagan Named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week
    April 10, 2017
    Amherst College junior pitcher Gina Pagan was named the NESCAC Pitcher of the Week in softball as announced by the conference office, Monday.
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