Athletics News

  • Wolf, Men's Lacrosse Coaching Staff Highlight IMLCA All-Northeast Region Honors
    June 13, 2019
    Raking in the Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) Division III All-Region Northeast accolades, senior captain and attacker Evan Wolf repeated as the Northeast Region's Offensive Player of the Year and the Mammoths’ coaching staff of head coach Jon Thompson and assistants Quinn Moroney '16, Dan Annino '16 and Ian Kadish '18 were named the Northeast Coaching Staff of the Year, while six Amherst College men's lacrosse student-athletes were named to the All-Region Northeast teams.
  • Amherst Secures Eighth Place Showing in Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup
    June 12, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio. – For the 13th consecutive season, Amherst College has placed in the top-ten in the country when the final results of the IMG Learfield College Directors’ Cup were announced Wednesday. The Mammoths took eighth place out of 338 Division III schools in the annual competition, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport. 
  • Dunbar, Siebert, Solow, Noyes Represent Women's Lacrosse as IWLCA All-Americans
    June 11, 2019
    After each being named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's (IWLCA) All-Berkshire Region First Team earlier this spring, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team had four players garner IWLCA Division III All-America honors. 
  • McNamara Represents Amherst as NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
    June 11, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Recent Amherst College graduate and former two-sport athlete Maeve McNamara ’19 has been nominated to represent Amherst in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) selection of the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year candidate.
  • Chen, Smukler, Bukzin Snag ITA All-American Honors
    June 10, 2019
    TEMPE, Ariz. – Kelsey Chen ’19, Camille Smukler ’20, and Jackie Bukzin ’22 of Amherst College women’s tennis were selected as Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III All-Americans after their emphatic showings in the 2019 NCAA DIII Championships.
  • Wei, Fung Named ITA All-Americans
    June 10, 2019
    TEMPE, Ariz. – Amherst College men’s tennis players Sean Wei ’21 and Jayson Fung ’20 have been selected as All-Americans for the 2019 season by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
  • Fox Wins JSHA Jay Fiedler Award
    May 29, 2019
    Lawrence, N.Y. – The Jewish Sports Heritage Association (JSHA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the role Jewish men and women have played, and continue to play, in the world of sports, has announced the recipients of the 2O20 Jay Fiedler Outstanding Jewish College Athlete of the Year Awards.
  • Ricciardelli Named to CoSIDA / Google Cloud Academic All-District Team for Second Straight Year
    May 29, 2019
    Junior harrier Clark Ricciardelli of the Amherst College men's cross country and track & field teams has been selected to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District Men's Track/Cross Country First Team, as voted on by CoSIDA, for his combined performance on the playing field and in the classroom.
  • Scartelli, Rossa, Ferguson-Dryden Close out 2019 Season with Solid Showing at 2019 NCAA Championships
    May 29, 2019
    The Mammoths outpaced their seed marks in three of their four events as the Amherst College track & field teams closed out the 2019 season with a solid all-around performance at the three-day NCAA Outdoor Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
  • Five Mammoths Earn NEILA Academic All-New England
    May 29, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The NCAA men’s lacrosse national runners-up, Amherst College have five members of the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Senior All-Academic team, announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Men's Lacrosse Closes out 2019 Season as NCAA Division III Runner-Up
    May 26, 2019
    In front of a crowd of nearly 19,000 fans, the Amherst College men’s lacrosse team was unable to match a five-goal fourth quarter by the Cavaliers as the Mammoths fell to No. 6 Cabrini University, 16-12 in the 2019 NCAA Championship Final at Lincoln Financial Field.
  • NCAA Championship Preview: No. 7 Men's Lacrosse to Face Off Against No. 6 Cabrini In National Title Game
    May 25, 2019
    Looking to secure a program-record 19 wins in a single season, the seventh-ranked Amherst College men's lacrosse team is set to take the field against sixth-ranked Cabrini University on Sunday, May 26 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. with an opportunity to raise the 2019 NCAA Division III National Championship trophy. Opening face off of the National Title game is slated for 4:00PM EST.
  • Smukler Caps Season as NCAA DIII Singles Semifinalist
    May 25, 2019
    KALAMZOO, Michigan -- Amherst College junior Camille Smukler reached the semifinals of the 2019 NCAA Division 3 Women's Tennis Singles Tournament before bowing out one game shy of the national championship on Saturday afternoon at Stowe Stadium.
  • Wei Eliminated in Quarterfinals by Bowdoin’s Urken
    May 25, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Michigan – The 2019 NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Tournament run of Sean Wei ’21 came to a close on Saturday afternoon as Wei was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Grant Urken of Bowdoin College at Stowe Stadium.
  • Ticket & Tailgate Information for 2019 Men's Lacrosse Championship Game!
    May 25, 2019
    The Amherst men's lacrosse team is competing in the 2019 Division III NCAA Championship Title Game against Cabrini University on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Gather with friends, families, and fans to cheer on the Mammoths at this tailgate event!
  • Jackson Herrick Wins Elite 90 Award for NCAA DIII Men’s Lacrosse Championship
    May 24, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. ---Jackson Herrick ‘20 a junior at Amherst College, is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2019 NCAA Division 3 Men’s Lacrosse Championship.
  • Wei Tears Through Opening Day at NCAA Singles Tourney
    May 24, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Amherst College sophomore Sean Wei played one of his best matches of the year on Friday afternoon at West Hills Athletic Club, beating Jack Katzman of CMS 6-1, 6-3 to earn himsef a place in the 2019 NCAA Individual Singles championship quarterfinals.
  • NCAA Women's Tennis Individuals: Smukler Advances to First Quarterfinals
    May 24, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Camille Smukler '20 broke serve three times in the opening set and roared out to a 5-0 lead against her opponent Hope College’s Claire Hallock and claimed an efficient 6-2, 6-2 victory in the First Round of the 2019 NCAA Individual Singles Tournament.
  • Three Mammoths to Represent Track & Field at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 22, 2019
    Each registering qualifying marks throughout the regular season, three runners are set to represent the Amherst College men's and women's track & field teams at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships from Thursday, May 23 to Saturday, May 25 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The annual national meet will be hosted this year by the University of Mount Union and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission.
  • Women's Track & Field Lands Three USTFCCCA All-Region Nods
    May 21, 2019
    Senior captain Christina Scartelli and sophomore hurdler Ella Rossa of the Amherst College women's track & field team have been named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) outdoor All-Region honorees, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Men's Track & Field Garners Six USTFCCCA All-Region Nods
    May 21, 2019
    Five individual Amherst College men’s track & field harriers have garnered U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) outdoor All-Region honors across six events, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Six Women's Lacrosse Players Tabbed IWLCA All-Region
    May 21, 2019
    Six 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 Monday.
  • Eight Mammoths Garner All-NEILA Honors, Wolf Player of the Year
    May 21, 2019
    The Amherst College men's lacrosse team landed eight players on the 2019 All-New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) teams and senior attackman Evan Wolf was voted NEILA's Player of the Year, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Amherst Tops 100 NESCAC All-Academic Selections, Boasts Two Triple-Honorees
    May 21, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced the members of the 2019 All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams and Amherst College saw 103 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom.
  • #4 Amherst Knocked Out of NCAA Men’s Tennis Tourney by #2 Chicago
    May 20, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The 2019 Amherst College men’s tennis season came to an end on Monday afternoon when the #4 ranked Mammoths were defeated 5-0 by the #2 team in the country University of Chicago in the NCAA Division III quarterfinals at Sorensen Courts at Western Michigan University.
  • No. 6 Amherst Women’s Tennis NCAA Run Ends in Quarterfinals
    May 20, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – After entering the quarterfinals of the NCAA DIII Championship for the 10th time in the last 11 years, the Amherst women’s tennis team closed out their 2018-19 campaign with a 5-0 loss to No. 3 Middlebury at West Hills Athletic Club on Monday afternoon.  
  • TICKET PUNCHED! No. 7 Men's Lacrosse Advances to NCAA Division III Title Game With Win Over No. 5 Williams!
    May 19, 2019
    Punching their ticket to the program’s first-ever National Championship game, the No. 7 Amherst College men’s lacrosse team shut out archrival and No. 5 Williams College in the fourth quarter to down the Ephs, 12-8 in the NCAA Semifinals Sunday afternoon at Farley-Lamb Field.
  • No. 12 Women's Lacrosse Closes out 2019 Season with 8-7 Loss to No. 7 Salisbury
    May 19, 2019
    The Mammoths impressive 2019 season came to an end Sunday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium, as a Sea Gulls score with four seconds remaining in regulation lifted No. 7 Salisbury University past the No. 12 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team, 8-7 in NCAA Championship Quarterfinal play.
  • No. 12 Amherst Leads from Start to Finish Against No. 10 Catholic to Clinch Spot in NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 18, 2019
    Leading from start to finish, a five-goal first half pushed the Mammoths into the Regional Finals as the No. 12 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team edged No. 10 Catholic University of America, 9-6 Saturday afternoon in NCAA Third Round play at Sea Gull Stadium.
  • NCAA Semifinal Preview: No. 7 Men's Lacrosse to Play Archrival No. 5 Williams in Final Four Clash
    May 17, 2019
    Their third conference opponent in as many games in the national postseason, the seventh-ranked Amherst College men's lacrosse team will line up against a familiar foe Sunday afternoon in the Final Four, as the Mammoths are set to face off against archrival and No. 5 Williams College in a 1 p.m. NCAA Championship Semifinal battle at Farley-Lamb Field.
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