2018 Amherst Baseball News

  • Brian Hamm to Depart Amherst College After 9 Seasons as Head Baseball Coach
    July 03, 2018
     AMHERST, Mass. — Brian Hamm has announced that he will step down as head baseball coach of Amherst College for personal reasons related to his family, effective immediately.
  • Steinhorn Selected Google Cloud Academic All-American by CoSIDA
    June 05, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Senior second-baseman Max Steinhorn has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Baseball Team, voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • NEIBA Inducts Bill Thurston in Hall of Fame Class of 2018
    June 01, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. - The New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) has announced the Class of 2018 for the Hall of Fame, including long-time Amherst College head coach Bill Thurston.
  • Amherst Finishes Ninth in 2018 Learfield Directors’ Cup
    May 31, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College athletic department has completed another outstanding season, finishing 9th in the nation in the final Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport.
  • Championship Season Comes to a Close as Mammoths Fall to Golden Eagles
    May 18, 2018
    AUBURN, N.Y. – Amherst College’s 2018 season, which included their fourth New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship, came to an end on Friday afternoon with a 2-1 setback to Saint Joseph’s (LI) in the NCAA New York Regionals at Falcon Park.
  • NESCAC Announces 2018 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Honorees
    May 17, 2018
    107 Amherst College student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2018 spring All-Academic Team Wednesday afternoon, while nine others were named to the conference's All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Razor-Thin Lead Slips Away from Mammoths Late in NCAA Regional
    May 17, 2018
    AUBURN, N.Y. – Senior Sam Schneider fired seven-innings of one-run ball and Amherst College led University of Southern Maine 2-1 from the third inning through the middle of the eighth, but the Huskies scored twice and escaped with a 3-2 victory in Day 1 of play at the NCAA Division III New York Baseball Regional at Falcon Park.
  • NESCAC Champions Claim Four All-League Nods, Coach of the Year Hamm
    May 16, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – As the Amherst College baseball team heads to New York today to begin play in the NCAA Regionals, they will bring with them four members of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference Team, as well as Coach of the Year Brian Hamm.
  • NCAA Baseball: New York Regional Preview
    May 15, 2018
    AUBURN, N.Y. -- Schools from five different regions will converge in New York’s Finger Lakes region to see which school will continue its quest to raise the Walnut and Bronze at the World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Mid-Atlantic, Mideast, New York, New England and South regions will all be represented when the tournament begins on Thursday.
  • Mammoths Placed in Auburn, N.Y. for NCAA Baseball Regionals
    May 14, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Baseball Committee has announced the 58 teams that will compete in the 2018 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship late last night, and Amherst College will be part of the eight-team regional in Auburn, N.Y., hosted by SUNY Cortland.
  • Steinhorn & Schneider Earn NESCAC Championship Players of the Week
    May 14, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – After helping Amherst College win the 2018 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), seniors Max Steinhorn and Sam Schneider have been named the NESCAC Player and Pitcher of the Week.
  • CHAMPIONS! Amherst Baseball Overcomes Long Odds to Win Fourth NESCAC Title
    May 13, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. – The Amherst College baseball team was no stranger to adversity this season, but they put their perseverance on display time and time again and were rewarded on Sunday afternoon as they defeated Tufts University 3-2 to capture the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship at Dibennedeto Stadium.
  • Baseball Routs Tufts to Advance to NESCAC Championship
    May 12, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. – Amherst College got seven and a third scoreless innings from Andrew Ferrero ’19 and scored seven runs over two innings to defeat Tufts University 9-2 in the winner’s game on Day 2 of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) baseball tournament at Dibennedeto Field.
  • Rainy Loss to Ephs Drops Mammoths to Elimination Round
    May 12, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, MA — The Amherst College softball team were unable to cash in on early opportunities and then had to endure a 92 minute rain delay, eventually falling to Williams College 11-0 in the third game of the NCAA Div. III Tournament Williamstown regional at Cole Field Saturday. 
  • Mammoths Score Improbable Comeback Win in Extras at NESCAC Tournament
    May 11, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. – One of the most entertaining, tightly contested and dramatic games of the season ended with Max Steinhorn’s RBI single delivering a 3-2 victory for Amherst College over Bates College in 12 innings on Day 1 of the 2018 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).
  • Steinhorn Voted Onto CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    May 10, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Senior second baseman Max Steinhorn has been selected to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team, voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • 2018 NESCAC Baseball Tournament Preview: Amherst Opens Play Against Bates
    May 09, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. - The 2018 NESCAC Baseball Championship gets underway on Friday, May 11 at Trinity’s Murren Family Field at DiBenedetto Stadium in Hartford, Connecticut. Amherst College is the top-seed in the West Division and starts their tournament run against East #2 Bates College on Friday at 6:30 PM.
  • Mammoths Win Do-or-Die Game, Clinch #1 Seed in NESCAC Baseball
    May 06, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vermont – Amherst College jumped out to a 5-1 lead and held off several late Middlebury rallies, as the Mammoths earned a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) West series win with an 8-5 triumph Sunday.
    May 05, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vermont – Amherst won game two 6-3 after falling 7-0 to Middlebury in a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) baseball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Forbes Field.
  • Baseball Falls to Hamilton, 8-2
    May 04, 2018
    Facing off against Hamilton at Murren Family Field at DiBenedetto Stadium on the campus of Trinity College, the Amherst College baseball team were unable to overcome an early deficit as the Mammoths fell, 8-2. 
  • Roberson Breaks Hits Record, Wins Game with Two-Run Double
    April 30, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Harry Roberson ’18 laced a two-run double to left field in the third inning to break the Amherst College baseball career hits record and plate the eventual game winning runs in a 2-1 non-conference victory against Clark University on Monday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Celebrates Seniors, Recognizes Military Appreciation Day for Trinity Doubleheader
    April 28, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College baseball team honored the members of their Senior Class, as well as America’s veterans and active military on Saturday during a non-divisional baseball doubleheader against Trinity College at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Comes Up One Out Short at Springfield
    April 26, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Amherst College baseball was one out away from securing a come-from-behind victory over Springfield College, but the host Pride scored in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game and then again in the bottom of the tenth to hand the Mammoths a 5-4 loss in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon at Archie Allen Field.
  • Baseball Racks Up Season-High 19 Hits in 16-2 Rout of Wheaton
    April 22, 2018
    Holding the Lyons scoreless in the final five innings while adding 13 runs to the board, the Amherst College baseball team powered past Wheaton College, 16-2 Sunday afternoon at Sidell Stadium in non-conference action.
  • Baseball Splits Twinbill with Little III Rival Wesleyan to Claim 2-1 Series Win
    April 21, 2018
    Taking to the field at Dresser Diamond against Little III rival Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon, the Amherst College baseball team split the day, 7-4 and 6-9 to earn a 2-1 series win over the Cardinals.
  • Mammoths Top Wesleyan, 7-2, in 2nd Annual Pride Game
    April 20, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Brandishing rainbow armbands and with the Amherst Allies flag flying at Memorial Field, the Amherst College baseball team defeated Wesleyan University 7-2 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchup on Friday afternoon.
  • Five-Run Seventh Leads to Amherst Baseball Victory
    April 18, 2018
    BRISTOL, R.I. – Trailing host Roger Williams 6-4 on Wednesday evening, Amherst College scored five times in the seventh inning and held on for a 10-8, eight-inning win in a non-conference baseball affair.
  • Six Hurlers Combine for Three-Hit Shutout of Dean
    April 17, 2018
    FRANKLIN, Mass. – Amherst College pitchers allowed just three hits and struck out nine batters to help the Mammoths collect their first shutout of the year, a 9-0 win over Dean College in non-conference baseball action Tuesday afternoon.
  • Kenney, Ellinwood Lead Mammoths to Win Over East Conn.
    April 14, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Ariel Kenney ’18 had four hits and scored three times and Sam Ellinwood ’18 came off the bench to drive in four runs as the Amherst College baseball team defeated Eastern Connecticut State University 10-4 in a non-conference affair on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Can't Overcome Six-Run Third by Blazers
    April 11, 2018
    HOLYOKE, Mass. – A six-run third inning helped Elms College erase a 2-0 Amherst lead and propel the Elms baseball team to a 9-8 win over Amherst at Mackenzie Stadium in non-conference play on Wednesday night.
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