Athletics News

  • No. 23 Mammoths Break Away from Springfield In Final Minutes, 71-66
    December 12, 2017
    The No. 23 Amherst College Men’s Basketball team got back to their winning ways Tuesday evening at Lefrak Gymnasium, breaking away from non-conference foe Springfield College in the final minutes to claim a 71-66 victory over the Pride.
  • Amherst Edged by No. 2 Elmira, 2-0
    December 10, 2017
    Two quick scores midway through the second period proved to be enough for the Soaring Eagles as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team fell to No. 2 Elmira College, 2-0 Sunday afternoon at the Murray Athletic Center.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Bests No. 2 Elmira, 3-2 Behind Savage's Two Goal Day
    December 09, 2017
    Three quick scores by the Mammoths in a five minute span proved to be enough for the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team as a two-goal effort by Katie Savage ’19 directed the team to a 3-2 upset victory over No. 2 Elmira College Saturday evening at the Murray Athletic Center.
  • Amherst Gets Back on Track with Big Win over Lasers
    December 09, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. -- The No. 21 Amherst College men’s basketball team bounced back from their first loss of the year with an 89-62 victory over Lasell College in a non-conference affair on Saturday afternoon at the Lasell Athletic Center.  
  • Amherst Extends Unbeaten Streak to Four Games, Topples Middlebury, 4-1
    December 09, 2017
    Patrick Daly ’20 registered three of the Mammoths four unanswered scores to notch a hat trick in the final two periods as the Amherst College men’s ice hockey team toppled Middlebury College, 4-1 Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink to extend their unbeaten streak to four games.
  • Hendricks Leads Way with Double-Double in Win over Bears
    December 09, 2017
    AMHERST, MA- The Amherst College Mammoths continued their undefeated season with a 74-30 win over Bridgewater State University in non-conference women’s basketball action Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Yamin Named All-East Region Second Team Defense by
    December 07, 2017
    Andrew Yamin '19 of the Amherst College football team has been named to's All-East Region Second Team for his play on the defensive side of the ball, as recently announced by the organization.
  • Mammoths Shut Out Ephs, 1-0 to Hand No. 14 Williams First Loss of Season
    December 08, 2017
    Phil Johansson ’19 netted what stood as the game-winning tally 6:45 into the second period as the Amherst College men’s ice hockey team held on to upset archrival and No. 14 No. 14 Williams College, 1-0 Friday evening at Orr Rink.
  • All American Guzzi, King Named United Soccer Coaches Scholar-Athletes
    December 08, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the second straight year, Hannah Guzzi ’18 has been selected as a Scholar All-American by the United Soccer Coaches, while teammate Delancey King ’18 joined Guzzi on the Scholar All-Region East Team.
  • Unbeaten Streak Halted in Another Classic with Babson
    December 07, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass. – It looked as though Amherst College men’s basketball, was headed for their fourth victory over Babson College in the last three years, but the Mammoths were called for a foul on a three-point heave and Babson sophomore Shyeim Ulrickson knocked down three free throws with 0.5 seconds remaining to help Babson defeat Amherst, 72-71, in non-conference action on Thursday night at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Turnbull Named Longstreth/NFHCA Second Team All-America
    December 06, 2017
    Senior midfielder Elizabeth Turnbull of the Amherst College field hockey team has been named to the Longstreth / National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-America Second Team, as announced by the organization Wednesday.
  • Figueroa Set to Play in Annual National Bowl
    December 07, 2017
    Senior tailback Hasani Figueroa of the Amherst College football team is set to play in the annual National Bowl presented by SPIRAL / East Preps this Sunday, Dec. 19 at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • Plaman's 33 Stops Not Enough as Amherst is edged by No. 1 Norwich, 2-0
    December 06, 2017
    Bailey Plaman ’18 registered 33 stops in net and the Mammoths sent a shot off the post, however a first period score by the Cadets proved to be the difference maker as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey was edged by No. 1 Norwich University, 2-0 Wednesday evening at Orr Rink.
  • Amherst Breaks Away from Anna Maria in Non-Conference Tilt
    December 05, 2017
    AMHERST, Mass. – Using big runs at the end of the first half and the beginning of the second, No. 21 Amherst College finally shook off Anna Maria College and rolled to a 78-41 victory over the AMCATS in non-conference men’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Lacrosse Senior Dakota Foster Earns Prestigious Marshall Scholarship
    December 04, 2017
    AMHERST, Mass. --Amherst women's lacrosse player Dakota Foster '18 has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Marshall Scholarship, awarded to just 43 students across the country. Foster, who wants to pursue a career in public service,  has played 22 games as a midfielder for the Mammoths, and has seven career goals and one assist.
  • Mammoths Play No. 4 Trinity to 3-3 Draw (OT) Behind Two Power Play Scores
    December 03, 2017
    Connor Girard ’18 racked up 39 stops, including 22 in the opening period, and the Mammoths potted two power play scores as the Amherst College men’s ice hockey team play No. 4 Trinity College to a 3-3 overtime tie Sunday evening at Orr Rink.
  • SCHEDULE NOTE: Men's Ice Hockey Vs. Trinity Moved to 7 p.m.
    December 03, 2017
    Today's Amherst College men's ice hockey game scheduled for a 3 p.m. start time has been moved to this evening at 7 p.m. at Orr Rink due to transportation troubles.
  • Amherst and Wesleyan Battle to a 3-3 Overtime Draw in Thriller
    December 02, 2017
    An exciting battle from start to finish that saw each side earn a penalty shot and the Mammoths own a 41-18 edge in shot differential ended in a draw, as the Amherst College men’s ice hockey team and Little III rival Wesleyan fought to a 3-3 overtime tie Saturday evening at Orr Rink.
  • Women’s Squash Continues to Roll with Spotless Saturday
    December 02, 2017
    AMHERST, Mass.- The Amherst College women’s squash team continued their undefeated start to the 2017-18 season by grabbing wins against Connecticut College and Northeastern University on Saturday. Both ends of this home round robin at Davenport Courts ended in 9-0 wins for the Mammoths.
  • Men’s Squash Sweeps Camels, Huskies in Round Robin
    December 02, 2017
    AMHERST, Mass.- The Amherst College Mammoths stay perfect following their round robin match on Saturday at Davenport Courts. The Mammoths nabbed 9-0 victories over Connecticut College and Northeastern University.
  • Toupal Records 100th Career Point, Women's Ice Hockey Downs Trinity, 4-1
    December 02, 2017
    Senior co-captain Alex Toupal dished out an assist on the Mammoths first score to record her 100th career point and the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team logged another dominant performance on the power play to topple Trinity College, 4-1 Saturday afternoon at the Koeppel Community Center.
  • Mammoths Hold Down Rams to Improve to 6-0
    December 02, 2017
    Farmingdale, N.Y. -  Amherst College improved to 6-0 this season after a 74-34 win over Farmingdale State this afternoon in a road non-conference women’s basketball affair.
  • No. 16 Mammoths Race Past Middlebury, 165-102
    December 02, 2017
    The No. 16 Amherst College men’s swimming & diving team remained perfect on the season in dual meet action as they downed NESCAC foe Middlebury, 165-102 Saturday afternoon at Pratt Pool.
  • No. 12 Women's Swim & Dive Topples No. 15 Middlebury, 167-122
    December 02, 2017
    With 10 individual victories on the day, the No. 12 Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team toppled No. 15 Middlebury College, 167-122 Saturday afternoon at Pratt Pool.
  • No. 21 Amherst Downs Emerson, 78-65
    December 02, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Amherst saw four of its five starters score in double digits and was anchored by an 18 point effort from Grant Robinson ‘21, who went 7-for-12 on the day with nine assists and three rebounds as the Mammoths beat Emerson College 78-65 in non-conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon at Brown & Plofker Gym.
  • Mammoths Race Past Trinity, 6-2 Behind Five Unanswered Tallies
    December 01, 2017
    Tied at 2-2 following two periods of play, the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team opened the floodgates in the final 20 minutes of action, netting four unanswered goals to race past Trinity, 6-2 Friday evening.
  • Gromacki Earns 300th Win at Amherst as Mammoths Top Warriors
    November 30, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Amherst women’s basketball went on the road on Thursday evening for the first time this season and came home with a milestone for their head coach.
  • Turnbull, Fiore, Codey Earn NFHCA All-Region Nods
    November 30, 2017
    Elizabeth Turnbull ’18, Caroline Fiore ’18 and Kendall Codey ’18 of the Amherst College field hockey team have been named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) New England West All-Region Teams, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Meijer Featured on SB Nation’s
    November 30, 2017
    Junior harrier Tucker Meijer '19 of the Amherst College men’s cross country team was recently featured on SB Nation’s for his 25:34.18 effort at the 2017 NCAA Championships. Securing 112th overall, Meijer helped lead the Mammoths to a fourth place finish – their best finish at the national meet in program history!
  • All-Region Selections Include Four Mammoth Soccer Players
    November 30, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three Amherst College women’s soccer players and one member of the men’s soccer team have been named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III All-New England Region Teams.
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