Field Hockey

2017 RECORD: 9-4; NESCAC: 4-4; NR: 10 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 5 NCAA RUNNER-UP: 1 (1999)

2017 Amherst Field Hockey News

  • 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.