Baseball

2017 RECORD: 20-16; NESCAC: 8-4; NR: - NCAA TOURNAMENT: 8 APPEARANCES NESCAC TITLES: 3 (2004, '05, '13)

2017 Amherst Baseball News

  • Tabakman to Join UCONN Staff as Director of Player Development & Operations
    September 06, 2017
    Jordan Tabakman is heading to the DI coaching ranks to rejoin his alma mater as the Director of Player Development at the University of Connecticut. Coach Tabakman leaves Amherst after two successful years as the Mammoth’s pitching coach in which he helped lead Amherst to a 44-29 record and two NESCAC Tournament appearances.
  • Baseball to Host Fall Prospect Camp
    August 23, 2017
    The Amherst College Baseball Program will run its fall prospect camp on Sunday, September 17 at Memorial Field.
  • Fischer Drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates
    June 15, 2017
    Junior Drew Fischer of the Amherst College baseball team has been selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 35th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday evening.
  • Thanopoulos Rakes In Postseason Honors
    May 30, 2017
    Senior captain Yanni Thanopoulos of the Amherst College baseball team continues to rake in postseason accolades after a stellar spring season, garnering D3baseball.com Third Team All-New England Region, New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) Second Team All-New England Region and American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Second Team New England All-Region honors, as recently announced by the organizations.
  • Roberson, Thanopoulos, Spina, Volle Nab All-NESCAC Accolades
    May 16, 2017
    Four Amherst College baseball student-athletes have been named to the 2017 All-NESCAC team, as announced Tuesday by the league office.
  • Hardin Named First Team Academic All-District
    May 15, 2017
    Junior outfielder Ryan Hardin of the Amherst College baseball team has been selected to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team, as recently announced by the organization.
  • Baseball Downs Bates, 5-3, Drops NESCAC Elimination Game to Tufts, 2-1
    May 13, 2017
    The Amherst College baseball team battled past Bates, 5-3 in an elimination game to earn a rematch against Tufts, however the Jumbos won the pitching duel to post a 2-1 win and eliminate the Mammoths from the 2017 NESCAC Championship.
  • Thanopoulos Becomes Program Leader in Career Hits, Tufts Edges Baseball, 5-4
    May 12, 2017
    The Mammoths took a one run lead into the ninth, but a walk-off single lifted the Jumbos to the win, as the Amherst College baseball team fell to Tufts, 5-4 Friday evening at Coombs Field.
  • Baseball Gears Up for NESCAC Championship
    May 08, 2017
    The Amherst College baseball team secured the No. 2 seed in the NESCAC West division is set to travel to host Colby College for the three-day, double-elimination 2017 NESCAC Championship tournament this weekend, May 12-14.
  • Baseball Sweeps Twinbill with Colby, 3-0 and 8-4
    May 06, 2017
    Late inning runs lifted the Mammoths to victory in their doubleheader against the Mules, as the Amherst College baseball team swept Colby, 3-0 and 8-4, in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at Coombs Field.
  • Amherst Falls to Bowdoin in Back-and-Forth Matchup, 8-4
    May 05, 2017
    The sides were evenly matched through the first seven innings, however a big four run eighth by the Polar Bears proved too much to overcome as the Amherst College baseball team fell to Bowdoin, 8-4 Friday afternoon at Coombs Field on the Colby College campus..
  • Baseball Falls to No. 28 UMASS-Boston, 9-5
    May 03, 2017
    The Mammoths battled back from a 6-1 deficit to come within two scores entering the ninth, however the home team was unable to retake a lead as the Amherst College baseball team fell to No. 28 UMASS-Boston, 9-5 Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Shuts Out Brandeis, 6-0
    May 02, 2017
    The Mammoths finished 7-for-17 with runners on base as the Amherst College baseball team toppled Brandies University, 6-0 Tuesday evening at Stein Diamond.
  • Baseball Splits Pivotal NESCAC West Twinbill with Wesleyan, 7-6 and 5-3
    April 29, 2017
    Hitting the diamond for Senior Day and Military Appreciation Day, the Amherst College baseball team split its twinbill with Wesleyan University, falling 7-6 in a tough game one matchup before rallying in the eighth to edge their Little III rival, 5-3 in game two Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Consistency at the Plate, Shut Down Pitching Lifts Amherst Past Wesleyan, 11-1
    April 28, 2017
    The Mammoths tallied runs in six consecutive innings as the Amherst College baseball team downed Little III rival Wesleyan University, 11-1 Friday afternoon at Dresser Diamond.
  • Amherst Tallies Game-Winning Run in Eighth, Downs Nichols, 4-3
    April 26, 2017
    Chase Henley ’19 registered a deep sacrifice fly to right center in the bottom of the eighth to plate the game-winning run, as the Amherst College baseball team edged Nichols College, 4-3 Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field in a non-conference tilt.
  • Baseball Rallies Past Elms, 2-1 (6 Innings)
    April 25, 2017
    Capturing an early 1-0 lead and tallying the game-winning score in the bottom of the fifth, the Amherst College baseball team edged Elms College, 2-1 in six innings (rain) Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference matchup at Memorial Field.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Baseball falls to Wheaton, 18-8
    April 09, 2017
    A big opening inning by the visitors stood as the difference maker, as the Amherst College baseball team fell to Wheaton College, 18-8 in a non-conference contest Sunday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Middlebury, 3-1 and 6-2
    April 08, 2017
    Splitting Saturday's conference doubleheader at Memorial Field, the Amherst College baseball team edged Middlebury, 3-1 before a late game rally lifted the Panthers past the Mammoths, 6-2 in the second contest of the day.
  • Amherst Falls to Middlebury, 8-4
    April 07, 2017
    Taking a one run edge into the eighth, a booming grand slam by the Panthers stood as the difference maker as the Amherst College baseball team fell to conference foe Middlebury College, 8-4 Friday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Amherst Falls to Mitchell in Non-Conference Battle, 11-6
    April 05, 2017
    Both sides saw success in the opening innings, with the game knotted at 5-5 heading into the sixth, however a big five run performance by the Mariners in the eighth proved to much to overcome as the Amherst College baseball team fell to Mitchell College, 11-6 Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Mammoths Cruise to Decisive 19-5 Win Over Keene State
    April 03, 2017
    The home team recorded 21 hits and logged nine strikeouts to eclipse the 10-run mark for the sixth time this season as the Amherst College Mammoths surged past Keene State College with a commanding 19-5 victory Monday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • 22 Hit Effort Powers Baseball Past Springfield, 20-5 in Home Opener
    March 29, 2017
    The Purple & White surpassed the 10 run mark for the fifth time this season as an explosive eight run first inning and nine run fifth catapulted the Amherst College baseball team past Springfield College, 20-5 Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field.
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