Athletics News

  • NCAA Sectional Preview: Women's Soccer To Play William Smith in 2016 Rematch
    November 14, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass -- The No. 14 Amherst women's soccer team will travel to Geneva N.Y. to make their appearance in the third round of the NCAA Tournament this Saturday as they take on the sectional hosts, William Smith College, in a rematch of the 2016 tournament at 1:30 PM. 
  • 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Season Preview
    November 14, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – It would be fair to say that the Amherst College men’s basketball flew under the radar for a good portion of last season, but when the dust settled the Mammoths had defeated two nationally ranked teams on the final weekend and were the #1 seed in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament.
  • NCAA Preview: Men's XC Looks to Build on Momentum of Regional Win at NCAA Championships
    November 12, 2018
    Capturing the top spot at the New England Regionals on Nov. 10 to earn an automatic qualifying bid to the 2018 NCAA Championships, the eighth-ranked Amherst College men’s cross country team is set to compete in the national meet for the ninth time in program history, and fifth consecutive season, after placing fourth in Division III in 2017.
  • NCAA Preview: Men's Soccer Readies for Ninth Consecutive Sweet 16 Appearance
    November 12, 2018
    Advancing to the program’s ninth consecutive Sweet 16, the No. 18 Amherst College men’s soccer team is ready to travel to No. 2 Tufts University for 2018 NCAA Division III Championship sectional action this weekend at Bello Field in Medford, Mass.
  • Mammoths Edge MIT in Second Round of the NCAA Tournament
    November 11, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst women’s soccer will make their return to the third round of the NCAA Tournament after taking down Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1-0 in second round action on Gooding Field Sunday night.
  • No. 18 Amherst Hands No. 8 Saint Joseph's First Loss of Season, 4-2
    November 11, 2018
    Senior Fikayo Ajayi recorded two goals and assisted on two others in a sensational all around performance and the Mammoths doubled the Monks’ season goals against total in only 90 minutes, as the No. 18 Amherst College men’s soccer battled past No. 8 Saint Joseph’s College, 4-2 to hand the visitors their first loss of the year in Sunday’s NCAA Championship second round bout at Hitchcock Field.
  • Mammoths Notch NCAA Second Round Appearance After 3-0 Victory
    November 10, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The No. 14 Amherst women’s soccer team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after they marked a 3-0 win over Lesley University in the first round of competition on Saturday night at Gooding Field.
  • Little Three Champs Amherst Back on Top in Williams Series
    November 10, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College scored 31 unanswered points and rolled to a 45-14 win over Williams College on Saturday afternoon as the teams played the 133rd edition of “The Biggest Little Game in America” at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium. Bouncing back from a defeat in last year's game, Amherst has now won seven of the last eight meetings against the Ephs.
  • No. 18 Men's Soccer Advances Past Bridgewater State, 1-0
    November 10, 2018
    First-year German Giammattei’s team-leading seventh goal of the season was enough to push the Mammoths past the Bears, as the No. 18 Amherst College men’s soccer team shut out Bridgewater State, 1-0 Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field in NCAA Championship first round action.
  • Regional Champs! No. 9 Men's XC Takes the Top Spot at New Englands!
    November 10, 2018
    Placing all five scoring runners inside of the top-20, the No. 9 Amherst College men’s cross country team recorded a scoring order of 4-12-15-16-18(78)(84) to take the top prize at the 44-team New England Division III Championships hosted by Bowdoin College Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Cross Country Runs to 13th Place Finish at New England Regionals
    November 10, 2018
    Olivia Polischeck '21 paced the Mammoths with a 39th place finish, as the Amherst College women’s cross country team logged a scoring order of 39-51-82-84-110(130)(162) to finish 13th overall at the 44-team New England Division III Championships hosted by Bowdoin College Saturday afternoon. 
  • Plaut Garners Academic All-District Selection
    November 08, 2018
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Senior women’s soccer player Caleigh Plaut has been selected to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team, selected by CoSIDA.
  • Three Mammoths Named All-NESCAC, Giammattei Rookie of the Year
    November 07, 2018
    Three members of the Amherst College men’s soccer team have garnered All-NESCAC honors for their stellar efforts on the field in 2018, while first-year German Giammattei has been named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year.
  • Tamen, Juarez Headline Five All-Conference Nods
    November 08, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. - Amherst senior Rubii Tamen ‘19 was selected as the NESCAC Player of the Year and also earned a spot on the All-NESCAC First Team for the second straight year, while teammate Alexa Juarez ’22 received NESCAC Rookie of the Year. Bella Palma ‘20, Antonia Tammaro ‘21, and Caleigh Plaut ’19 earned All-NESCAC Second Team for the Mammoths as well, as announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon.
  • NCAA Regional Preview: Mammoths Face off Against Lesley in NCAA First Round Action
    November 07, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The No. 14 Amherst women’s soccer team (13-2-2) were tabbed as the Regional hosts for this year’s NCAA tournament, lining them up against Lesley University (16-4) in the first round of play at Hitchcock Field on Saturday starting at 11:00 AM.
  • Seniors Codey and Tierney Earn All-NESCAC First Team Accolades
    November 07, 2018
    Seniors Kendall Codey and Shannon Tierney of the Amherst College field hockey team have been selected to the All-NESCAC First Team for their standout performances on the field this season.
  • First-Time Honorees Kolsky, Duran Selected All-NESCAC
    November 07, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Juniors Emily Kolsky and Charlotte Duran have each earned their first selection to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference women’s volleyball team.
  • NCAA Regional Preview: Men's Soccer Gears Up for Clash With Bridgewater St.
    November 06, 2018
    For the fourth consecutive season, the Amherst College men’s soccer team has earned the right to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division III Championship, with the Mammoths welcoming Bridgewater State, Saint Joseph’s and Middlebury to Hitchcock Field for Regional competition.
  • Codey, Tierney Selected to Play in Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA DIII Senior Game
    November 05, 2018
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) has selected defender Kendall Codey ’19 and midfielder Shannon Tierney ’19 to play in the 2018 Division III Senior Game on Nov. 17 at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, Pa. Codey was selected as a field player and Tierney as an alternate field player. The Mammoths are two of twelve NESCAC student-athletes invited to the event.
  • No. 15 Amherst Earns At-Large Bid and Regional Host, To Play Lesley in Opening Round
    November 05, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The No. 15 Amherst women’s soccer team were tabbed as a Regional host in the NCAA Championship after they received an at-large bid on Monday afternoon, matching them up against Lesley College in the first-round of the tournament on Saturday at Hitchcock Field.
  • Bowdoin Tops Amherst for NESCAC Women’s Volleyball Championship
    November 04, 2018
    BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Amherst College women’s volleyball team reached the finals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship, but had to settle for their fourth runner-up finish as a program after they were defeated by top-seeded Bowdoin College 3-1 (25-19, 16-25, 25-13, 25-13).
  • Mammoths NESCAC Championship Run Ends in Semifinal PK-Shootout
    November 03, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Amherst women’s soccer team saw their NESCAC Championship run come to an end as they tied Middlebury College 1-1 through regulation and double-overtime, losing in a sudden death penalty shootout at Farley-Lamb Field Saturday night.
  • A Decade in Waiting: Mammoths to Get 1st Shot at NESCAC Title since '08
    November 03, 2018
    BRUNSWICK, Maine – After ten years of waiting and six consecutive semifinals appearances, Amherst College will get to play for the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s volleyball championship on Sunday afternoon at 12:00 PM.
  • Football’s Championship Hopes Dealt Blow by Bantams
    November 03, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. – With a chance to clinch the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) football championship on the road at Trinity, Amherst College suffered a 27-16 setback to the Bantams on Saturday afternoon at Jessee/Miller Field.
  • Mammoths Drop NESCAC Semifinals Matchup to Colby, 3-1
    November 03, 2018
    A late push by the Mammoths that saw eight shot attempts in the final 15 minutes was not enough to even the score late as the fourth-seeded Amherst College men's soccer team suffered their first loss in over a month at the hands of eighth-seeded Colby, 3-1 Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field in a NESCAC Semifinals bout.
  • Amherst into Sixth Straight NESCAC Volleyball Semifinals
    November 02, 2018
    BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Amherst College outlasted archrival Williams College in five sets and advanced to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's volleyball semifinals for the sixth consecutive year.
  • NESCAC Preview: Men's Soccer Ready to Host NESCAC Semifinal Action
    October 29, 2018
    The fourth-seeded Amherst College men's soccer team is set to host NESCAC Championship Semifinal action Saturday, Nov. 3 when it takes on eighth-seeded Colby College at Hitchcock Field at 11 a.m.
  • Volleyball Tournament Preview: #3 Mammoths Battle #6 Ephs in Quarterfinals
    November 01, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – Amherst College has earned the number three seed in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) postseason, and the stage is set for a first-round matchup against rival Williams College on Friday night at 8:00 PM.
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