Field Hockey

2017 RECORD: 10-6; NESCAC: 5-5; NR: 18 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 5 NCAA RUNNER-UP: 1 (1999)

2017 Amherst Field Hockey News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NESCAC Announces 2017 Fall Academic and Sportsmanship Honorees
    November 29, 2017
    HADLEY, Mass. – Eighty-three Amherst College student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2017 fall All-Academic Team Wednesday afternoon, while eight others were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Turnbull, Codey Garner All-NESCAC Laurels
    November 08, 2017
    Senior captain Elizabeth Turnbull and junior Kendall Codey of the Amherst College field hockey team have been named First and Second Team All-Conference selections, respectively, as announced recently by the league office.
  • No. 6 Seed Amherst Falls to No. 3 Seed Williams, 4-2
    October 28, 2017
    Four first half scores by third-seeded Williams stood as enough in the Mammoths’ 2017 NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal bout, as the sixth-seeded Amherst College field hockey team fell to the Ephs, 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Williamson Field.
  • Sixth-Seeded Field Hockey to Battle No. 3 Seed Williams in NESCAC Quarters
    October 26, 2017
    The No. 6 seed entering NESCAC Championship play, the Amherst College field hockey team is set to travel to archrival and third-seeded Williams College for a 2017 NESCAC Quarterfinal matchup this Saturday, Oct. 28. The opening whistle is slated for 12 p.m. at Williamson Field.
  • No. 11 Field Hockey Topped by Trinity, 4-0
    October 25, 2017
    The Mammoths put 11 shots on frame and earned 13 corner opportunities, however the No. 11 Amherst College field hockey team was unable to find the back of the net as they fell to Trinity College, 4-0 Wednesday evening at Sheppard Field. 
  • No. 10 Mammoths Clinch Little Three Title, Down Wesleyan, 3-0
    October 21, 2017
    The Mammoths held the Cardinals to just one shot on target in 70 minutes of action as the No. 10 Amherst College field hockey team registered its second consecutive shutout as they downed Little Three rival Wesleyan, 3-0 Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field to clinch its fourth consecutive Little Three Championship.
  • No. 10 Amherst Records Second Shutout of Season to Down Smith, 3-0
    October 19, 2017
    The Mammoths tallied three goals in the second half, including two scores in the final six minutes, as the No. 10 Amherst College field hockey team shut out Smith College, 3-0 Thursday evening at the Smith Turf Field.
  • Field Hockey Suffers Setback Against Bates, 1-0
    October 15, 2017
    The Mammoths earned a season-high 13 corner opportunities but a late goal by the Bobcats in the 66th minute stood as the difference maker as the No. 6 Amherst College field hockey team was edged by Bates College, 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Campus Avenue Field.
  • No. 6 Amherst Falls to Colby, 1-0
    October 14, 2017
    The Mammoths owned an 8-5 edge in shots and a 16-4 advantage in penalty corners, but the No. 6 Amherst College field hockey team was unable to find the back of the net as they fell to Colby College, 1-0 Saturday afternoon at Bill Alfond Field.
  • No. 8 Amherst Battles Past No. 9 Hamilton, 2-1
    October 07, 2017
    In a battle that featured two top-10 nationally ranked teams, goals by seniors Mary Grace Cronin and Caroline Feeley in the first half proved to be enough as both sides were kept scoreless in the second stanza to direct the No. 8 Amherst College field hockey team past No. 9 Hamilton College, 2-1 Saturday afternoon at Goodfriend Field.
  • No. 8 Field Hockey Topples Connecticut College, 2-1
    October 03, 2017
    Two first half goals by Shannon Tierney '19 and Kendall Codey ’19 in the 23rd and 34th minute, respectively,  proved to be enough as the No. 8 Amherst College field hockey team held off Connecticut College to post a 2-1 victory Tuesday evening at Gooding Field.
  • No. 8 Field Hockey Edged By No. 6 Tufts, 2-0
    September 30, 2017
    Emilie Flamme ’20 tallied seven saves for the Mammoths, but two first half goals by the Jumbos proved to be enough as the No. 8 Amherst College field hockey team was edged by No. 6 Tufts, 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field.
  • Bergamesca, Cronin Net Two Goals Each as No.8 Amherst Downs No.14 MIT, 4-2
    September 26, 2017
    Katie Bergamesca ’18 and Mary Grace Cronin ’18 each netted two goals and Emilie Flamme ’20 added seven saves in between the pipes as the No. 8 Amherst College field hockey team downed No. 14 MIT, 4-2 Tuesday evening at Jack Barry Field.
  • No. 9 Mammoths Post Come-from-Behind Victory Over No. 12 Williams, 3-2 (OT)
    September 23, 2017
    Battling back from a one-goal deficit twice in the contest, the No. 9 Amherst College field hockey team took their first lead of the game in overtime as Elizabeth Turnbull ’18 tallied her seventh goal of the season and the game-winner to lift the Mammoths past No. 12 Williams College, 3-2 Saturday afternoon at Williamson Field.
  • No. 9 Amherst Tallies Four Unanswered Goals to Rally Past Endicott, 4-1
    September 21, 2017
    Registering a come-from-behind win, the Mammoths notched four answered goals as the No. 9 Amherst College field hockey team defeated Endicott College, 4-1 Thursday evening at Gooding Field.
  • No. 7 Amherst Suffers a Setback Against No. 5 Middlebury, 2-1
    September 16, 2017
    The Mammoths deadlocked the contest early in the second stanza behind a penalty stroke conversion, but a Panther goal in the 50th minute proved to be the difference maker as the No. 7 Amherst College field hockey team fell to No. 5 Middlebury, 2-1 Saturday morning at Gooding Field.
  • No. 7 Field Hockey Drops Keene State, 4-0
    September 12, 2017
    Owning a 1-0 lead heading into intermission, the Mammoths powered to a three-goal second stanza as the No. 7 Amherst College field hockey team dropped Keene State, 4-0 Tuesday evening in a non-conference bout at Gooding Field.
  • No. 13 Amherst Upsets No. 8 Bowdoin, 2-1 in Thriller
    September 09, 2017
    Elizabeth Turnbull ’18 registered her second consecutive two-goal game, including a game-winning penalty stroke tally in the 54th minute, and the Mammoth defense held the Polar Bear’s to just six shots on frame, as the No. 13 Amherst College field hockey team upset No. 8 Bowdoin, 2-1 in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC tilt at Gooding Field.
  • Turnbull's Two-Goal Day Leads No. 13 Amherst Past Mount Holyoke, 3-2
    September 07, 2017
    Holding a one-goal lead with time winding down, Caroline Feeley ’18 came up big for the Mammoths, recording a defensive save to turn away the equalizer as the No. 13 Amherst College field hockey team battled to a 3-2 victory over Mounty Holyoke College Thursday evening at MHC Tuft Field.
  • Field Hockey Season Preview: Mammoths Gear Up for 2017
    August 14, 2017
    The Amherst College field hockey team enters 2017 looking to build on the success of  the 2016 campaign, in which the Mammoths posted an 11-5 overall ledger and a 6-4 mark in league play en route to returning to the conference championship tournament for the 11th-straight season.