2016 Amherst Baseball News

  • Volle Captures All-ECAC Second Team Honors
    June 08, 2016
    Capturing his fifth post season honor, junior right handed pitcher Jackson Volle of the Amherst College baseball team was selected as an ECAC 2016 DIII New England All-Star, being named to the All-ECAC Second Team as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • Volle Named to ABCA/Rawlings and NEIBA All-New England Teams
    May 25, 2016
    Continuing to rake in the post season accolades, Jackson Volle '17 of the Amherst College baseball team was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings and the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-New England Region Third Teams as recently announced by the organizations.
  • Volle Garners D3baseball.com All-New England Honors
    May 24, 2016
    Junior right-handed pitcher Jackson Volle of the Amherst College baseball team has been named to the D3baseball.com All-New England Region Second Team as recently announced by the organization.
  • Baseball Lands Five on All-NESCAC Teams
    May 17, 2016
    The Amherst College baseball team had five players garner All-NESCAC honors as announced by the league office Wednesday.
  • Baseball Drops Game Three of NESCAC Championship to Tufts, 13-6
    May 14, 2016
    The Amherst College baseball team held a 6-3 lead heading into the final inning, however they were unable to overcome a 10 run rally by the Bantams in the ninth and fell to Trinity, 13-6 at Holman Stadium.
  • Baseball Falls to Tufts, 5-4 in Game One of NESCAC Championship
    May 12, 2016
    The second-seeded Amherst College baseball team fell to East No. 1 seed Tufts, 5-4 in Friday's NESCAC Championship Game One matchup at Holman Stadium on the campus of Bates College.
  • Amherst Set for NESCAC Championship Run
    May 10, 2016
    The Amherst College baseball team is headed to the 2016 NESCAC Baseball Championship this weekend hosted by Tufts University at Holman Stadium in Nashua, N.H. and will face Tufts on Friday, May 13 at 3 p.m.
  • Cunningham Garners NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    May 09, 2016
    For the second time in three weeks, Amherst College baseball student-athlete Dave Cunningham '16 was named NESCAC Player of the Week as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Baseball Falls to Stevens, 8-5 in Regular Season Finale
    May 08, 2016
    The Amherst College baseball team racked up seven hits in the non-conference outing, however the Purple & White would fall to Stevens Institute of Technology, 8-5 in their regular season finale at Dobbelaar Field.
  • Baseball Sweeps Colby, 1-0 and 9-1
    May 06, 2016
    Taking the field on Senior Day, the Amherst College baseball team swept Colby College, 1-0 and 9-1, in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Spina Homers Twice as Baseball Downs Framingham State, 6-4
    May 03, 2016
    The Amherst College baseball team registered 11 hits en route to earning a 6-4 non-conference victory over Framingham State University Tuesday evening at the NE Baseball Complex.
  • No. 25 Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Wesleyan
    April 30, 2016
    The No. 25 Amherst College baseball team split its doubleheader with Little Three rival Wesleyan Saturday afternoon, falling 4-3 in 8 innings before notching a 8-1 win.
  • No. 25 Baseball Falls to Wesleyan, 13-5
    April 29, 2016
    The No. 25 Amherst College baseball team fell to Little Three rival Wesleyan University, 13-5 in Friday afternoon's NESCAC West tilt at Memorial Field.
  • No. 25 Baseball Scores Eight Runs in the Third to Down WPI, 15-6
    April 26, 2016
    The No. 25 Amherst College baseball team rallied back from a 5-0 deficit to defeat WPI, 15-6 in Wednesday afternoon's non-conference tilt at the Class of 1893 Field.
  • Cunningham and Volle Sweep NESCAC Baseball Weekly Honors
    April 25, 2016
    The Amherst College baseball team swept the league's weekly honors as senior Dave Cunningham and junior Jackson Volle were named the NESCAC Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, as announced by the league office Monday.
  • No. 25/19 Baseball Splits Twinbill with Middlebury
    April 23, 2016
    The No. 25/19 Amherst College baseball team split its twinbill with NESCAC West rival Middlebury Saturday afternoon, taking game one 8-7, before falling 6-5 in game two at Forbes Field.
  • No. 25/19 Amherst Blanks Middlebury, 5-0
    April 22, 2016
    The No. 25/19 Amherst College baseball team registered its third shut out of the season Friday afternoon, blanking Middlebury College, 5-0 in NESCAC West play at Forbes Field.
  • Strong start lifts No. 25/19 Baseball past Curry College, 6-2
    April 20, 2016
    The No. 25/19 Amherst College baseball team used a strong start and an 11-hit effort to get back in the win column, downing Curry College, 6-2 in Wednesday afternoon's non-conference matchup at the Jack Vallely Baseball Diamond.
  • No. 25 Baseball Falls at Nichols, 13-6
    April 19, 2016
    The No. 25 Amherst College baseball team rallied back to take a 6-5 lead in the top of the seventh, however Nichols went on to score eight runs in their final two at bats to down the Purple & White, 13-6 Tuesday afternoon at the Nichols Baseball Field.
  • No. 19/14 Amherst Drops Non-Conference Matchup to Castleton, 11-6
    April 17, 2016
    Despite shutting out the Spartans over the final six innings, the No. 19/14 Amherst College baseball team was unable to overcome an early 11-3 deficit as they fell to Castleton University, 11-6 in non-conference play Sunday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • No. 19/14 Baseball Falls to Salve Regina, 11-6
    April 16, 2016
    Senior Riley Streit struck out six in five innings on the mound, but the No. 19/14 Amherst College baseball were unable to overcome a four run fifth inning by the Gulls, and fell to Salve Regina, 11-6 in non-conference action at Reynolds Field Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 19/14 Baseball Scores Three Unanswered Runs to Down ECSU, 3-1
    April 14, 2016
    The No. 19/14 Amherst College baseball team tallied two third inning runs and added an insurance run in the sixth to defeat Eastern Connecticut State University, 3-1 in Thursday afternoon’s non-conference matchup at Memorial Field.
  • No. 19/14 Baseball Shuts Out Worcester State, 3-0
    April 13, 2016
    The No. 19/14 Amherst College baseball team scored three unanswered runs to defeat Worcester State, 3-0 Wednesday afternoon and record their second shutout of the season.
  • No. 17/14 Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Williams
    April 09, 2016
    Taking the field on Military Appreciation Day, the No. 17/14 Amherst College baseball team split its twinbill with archrival Williams College, downing the Ephs 5-2 in game one, before falling 5-4 in game two Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • No. 17/14 Amherst Defeats Williams, 11-4
    April 08, 2016
    The No. 17/14 Amherst College baseball team scored four runs in the eighth inning en route to downing archrival Williams College, 11-4 Friday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Spina Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    April 04, 2016
    Amherst College junior Anthony Spina was named the NESCAC Player of the Week for baseball as announced by the league office Monday.
  • No. 23/21 Baseball Splits Twinbill with Hamilton
    April 02, 2016
    The No. 23/31 Amherst College baseball team split its twinbill with Hamilton College Saturday afternoon, falling 6-2 in game one before Joe Feldman '18 sent a game-winning single into right field in the bottom of the 10th to lift the Purple & White to a 8-7 victory in game two.
  • No. 23/21 Amherst Powers Past Hamilton, 18-8
    April 01, 2016
    Harry Roberson ’18 and Anthony Spina ’17 each notched four hits as the Purple & White recorded 21 total hits to open the NESCAC West season with a commanding, 18-8 victory over Hamilton College Friday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • No. 23 Amherst Withstands Late Inning Rally to Down Springfield, 10-7
    March 30, 2016
    The No. 23 Amherst College baseball team rallied back from an early 3-0 deficit, scoring five times in the sixth inning to edge Springfield College, 10-7 in Wednesday afternoon’s non-conference game.
  • No. 23 Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Endicott
    March 26, 2016
    The No. 23 Amherst College baseball team split its home opening doubleheader with Endicott College Saturday afternoon, dropping game one 4-3 in 13 innings before claiming a 7-3 victory in the second game of its twinbill at Memorial Field.
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