2019 Amherst Baseball News

  • Amherst Secures Eighth Place Showing in Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup
    June 12, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio. – For the 13th consecutive season, Amherst College has placed in the top-ten in the country when the final results of the IMG Learfield College Directors’ Cup were announced Wednesday. The Mammoths took eighth place out of 338 Division III schools in the annual competition, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport. 
  • Amherst Tops 100 NESCAC All-Academic Selections, Boasts Two Triple-Honorees
    May 21, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced the members of the 2019 All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams and Amherst College saw 103 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom.
  • Palmo Represents Mammoths on 2019 All-NESCAC Team
    May 15, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College sophomore outfielder Joe Palmo has been selected to the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference team, announced on Wednesday morning by the conference office.
  • Baseball Walks Off on Senior Day to End 2019 Season
    May 04, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College baseball team celebrated Senior Day with a 6-5 walk-off victory over Middlebury in the second game of their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) doubleheader at Memorial Field.
  • Middlebury Takes Series Opener Despite Palmo’s Dramatic Blast
    May 03, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Sophomore outfielder Joe Palmo hit a three-run homer to tie the game in the bottom of the eighth inning, but Middlebury College scored three runs in the 10th to earn a 6-4 victory over Amherst (15-13-1, 5-5) in game one of a three-game New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) West series.
  • Three-Run Dingers by Palmo, Severino Lead Mammoths Over Cougars
    April 29, 2019
    WORCESTER, Mass. -- Amherst College scored three runs in the first inning and three more in the fourth, both times via home runs, then held off Clark University for a 6-4 victory in non-conference baseball on Monday evening at Granger Field.
  • Mammoths, Polar Bears Settle for Suspended 1-1 Tie
    April 27, 2019
    BRUNSWICK, Maine -- A suspended game from Saturday afternoon will not be finished on Sunday due to poor field conditions, and the Amherst College and Bowdoin College baseball teams will settle for a 1-1 tie after six innings completed in non-conference baseball action at Pickard Field.
  • Simeone's Catch Lands Amherst Baseball On Sportscenter Top 10
    April 26, 2019
    Severino Simeone '20 made a diving catch in yesterday's game between Amherst College and Springfield College that was featured on Sportscenter's Top 10 on ESPN as one of the best plays of April 25th, 2019.
  • Mammoths Downed by Pride in Midweek Home Game
    April 25, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Despite coming back from a 3-0 hole to take a 4-3 lead, Amherst College suffered a 7-5 defeat to visiting Springfield College in non-conference baseball action on Thursday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Downed by Trinity in Non-Conference Affair
    April 23, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Amherst College suffered a 10-5 loss to host Trinity College in a non-conference baseball game on Tuesday evening at DiBenedetto Stadium.
  • Rain Alters Schedules for Weekend Athletic Contests
    April 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Forecasted rain this weekend has caused changes to the athletics calendar for this weekend at Amherst College.
  • Baseball Falls Victim to Lyons Hot Start
    April 17, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- #17 ranked Wheaton College pounded out 19 hits and put up five-spots in the second and fourth innings, overcoming a 2-1 Amherst College lead to hand the Mammoths a 14-7 setback in non-conference baseball action on Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Mammoths Suffer Late Inning Loss to Owls
    April 16, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Westfield State senior first baseman Aaron Clancy scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning, and sophomore reliever Trevor Edwards shut the door on his hometown school as Westfield State rallied for an 8-7 win over Amherst College at Bud and Jim Hagan Field in non-conference baseball action on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Mammoths Win NESCAC Series against Hamilton with Saturday Sweep
    April 13, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College picked up two important wins on Saturday afternoon, defeating Hamilton College in both ends of a double-header to win their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) West Division baseball series at Loop Road.
  • Mammoths Fall to Hamilton in Wild NESCAC Series Opener
    April 12, 2019
    CLINTON, N.Y. – Amherst College fought back from a 6-1 deficit to tie the game, but saw Hamilton College turn around with six more runs in the next half inning as the Continentals defeated Amherst 18-10 in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) West baseball action on Friday evening at Loop Road Complex.
  • Mammoths Honor Military Members, Beat Elms 5-1
    April 10, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Donning special camouflage-style caps in honor of Military Appreciation Day, Amherst College defeated visiting Elms College 5-1 in a non-conference baseball game on Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Ferrero Earns Second NESCAC Award of the Year for Mammoths Baseball
    April 08, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College baseball senior Andrew Ferrero has been named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Pitcher of the Week, making him the second Mammoth baseball player to be recognized by the conference this year.
  • Simeone Homers Twice in NESCAC Finale Against Ephs
    April 07, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Severino Simeone ’20 hit his second and third home runs of the season but Amherst College dropped the final game of their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) baseball series against Williams College by a 14-4 score on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Mammoths Smother Ephs in Doubleheader Sweep
    April 06, 2019
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Andrew Ferrero ’19 threw a complete game shutout and Amherst College jumped on top of Williams College in both ends of a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) doubleheader as the Mammoths swept the Ephs on Saturday afternoon at Cole Field.
  • Impending Weather Causes Schedule Changes
    April 04, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Due to Friday's incoming weather, the following schedule changes have been made:
  • Four-Run Sixth Sparks Second Straight Comeback for Amherst Baseball
    April 03, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – For the second straight day, Amherst College overcame an early deficit with a timely hit as the Mammoths defeated WPI 10-7 in non-conference baseball on Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball Holds Hawks Scoreless over Final Seven Frames, Beats RWU 6-3
    April 02, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College pitchers tossed seven straight scoreless innings and Daniel Qin ’22 hit a two-run single to center in the seventh inning to help the Mammoths come from two runs down to beat Roger Williams University 6-3 in non-conference baseball on Tuesday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Defensive Gems Save One-Run Lead for Amherst in DH Split
    March 30, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Two brilliant defensive plays from the outfield helped preserve a one-run lead on Saturday afternoon as Amherst split their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) doubleheader against Wesleyan University with a 3-2 win in the second game.
  • Wesleyan Downs Little Three Rival Amherst 4-2 in NESCAC Opener
    March 29, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan baseball team (6-8, 1-0) downed Little Three rival Amherst 4-2 in its NESCAC opener on Friday evening.
  • Taylor’s Five Perfect Innings Not Enough to Hold Off Judges in Home Opener
    March 26, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Senior Wilson Taylor was perfect over the first five innings of work on Tuesday afternoon and the Amherst College baseball team jumped out to a 4-0 lead, but Brandeis University fought back for a 6-4 win over the Mammoths in the 2019 home opener at Memorial Field.
  • Spring Student-Athletes to Takeover @AmherstMammoths Instagram Throughout April
    March 25, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – In the month of April Amherst College spring teams will get the chance to take over the Amherst College Athletics Instagram. 
  • Baseball Comes from Eight Down, Puts Up Biggest Run Total Since 2015
    March 24, 2019
    FRANKLIN, Mass. – For the first time since 2015, Amherst College baseball has scored more than twenty runs in a game.
  • Field Conditions and Weather Cause Schedule Changes
    March 21, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Due to field conditions and impending weather, the following schedule changes have been made:
  • Spring Break Slugging Earns Palmo NESCAC Player of the Week
    March 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst sophomore outfielder Joe Palmo was a consistent contributor throughout Amherst’s opening week of games in Florida, and as a result, he has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week.
  • Mammoths Split DH with Anderson on Final Day of Spring Break
    March 16, 2019
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Amherst College baseball team will come home from their Spring Break trip to Florida with a 5-3 record after a split of today’s doubleheader against Anderson University (Ind.).
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