2019 Amherst College Field Hockey News

  • Williamson, Kaplan Named Longstreth / NFHCA All-New England West Region
    December 04, 2019
    Sophomore defenders Beth Williamson and Sophia Kaplan of the Amherst College field hockey team continue to rake in the postseason honors after standout seasons on the Mammoths' back line with the duo each being named to the 2019 Longstreth / National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-New England West Region Teams, as recently announced by the organization.
  • NESCAC Announces Fall 2019 All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
    November 26, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Sixty-six Amherst College student-athletes were named to the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic team on Tuesday morning for their success in the classroom, while eight Mammoths were recognized for their dedication to sportsmanship and named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Sophomore Defensive Duo Williamson and Kaplan Garner All-NESCAC Laurels
    November 13, 2019
    The Amherst College field hockey team continued its streak of never failing to have a student-athlete representative on the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) teams since the awards inception in 2000, with two Mammoths named All-Conference for the fourth straight season.
  • Trinity Rallies Past No. 20 Amherst in Regular Season Finale
    October 29, 2019
    Despite hitting nylon on their first shot of the night, a two-goal, fourth period rally by the Bantams was enough to overcome the Mammoths’ early lead as the No. 20 Amherst College field hockey team was edged by Trinity College, 2-1 in its regular season finale Tuesday evening at Robin Sheppard Field.
  • No. 16 Bates Downs No. 20 Field Hockey, 3-2
    October 26, 2019
    Despite striking first and twice owning the lead, a two-goal third period by the Bobcats proved too much to overcome as the No. 20 Amherst College field hockey team was edged by No. 16 Bates College Saturday afternoon at Campus Ave Field.
  • Mammoths' Defense Stifles No. 17 Colby in Shut Out Win
    October 19, 2019
    Striking in each of the first two periods to take a two-goal lead 17 minutes into the contest, the Mammoths’ defense shone throughout the stretch to lead the Amherst College field hockey team to a pivotal 2-0 shutout win over No. 17 Colby College Saturday afternoon at Bill Alfond Field.
  • Alventosa Nets Double Overtime Game-Winner as Amherst Tops Smith, 2-1
    October 16, 2019
    Junior Kiera Alventosa struck twice, including the game-winner in the 75th minute, to upend an early Pioneers’ lead as the Amherst College field hockey team rallied past Five College rival Smith College, 2-1 in double overtime Wednesday evening at Smith Turf Field.
  • Mammoths Fall to No. 7 Tufts, 3-2 in Senior Day Thriller
    October 12, 2019
    The Mammoths took the lead three minutes into the second half, however two quick scores by the Jumbos lifted the visitors to victory as the Amherst College field hockey team was edged by No. 7 Tufts University, 3-2 Saturday afternoon in a thriller on Senior Day.
  • Field Hockey Bests Little III Rival Wesleyan, 2-1
    October 05, 2019
    Heating up late, the Amherst College field hockey team recorded two scores in the final 16 minutes of action to push past Little III rival Wesleyan University, 2-1 and earn a critical league victory Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field.
  • Field Hockey Edged by Top-Ranked Middlebury, 2-1
    September 29, 2019
    The Mammoths got within one with 17:46 remaining, however they were unable to net the equalizer late as the Amherst College field hockey team was edged by top-ranked Middlebury College, 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Gooding Field.
  • Mammoths Drop NESCAC Bout to Archrival Williams, 4-1
    September 28, 2019
    A three-goal first half by the Ephs proved too much to overcome as the Amherst College field hockey team fell to archrival and No. 12 Williams College, 4-1 Saturday morning at Williamson Field.
  • Daniels Converts on First Two Shots of Game as Amherst Downs MIT, 2-1
    September 25, 2019
    Finding the back of the net on the Mammoths’ first two shots of the game off dishes from Caroline Donahue ’21, Franny Daniels ’21 tallied her third and fourth goals of the fall to help lead the Amherst College field hockey team past the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2-1 Wednesday evening at Jack Barry Field.
  • Hobbs, Flamme Lift Field Hockey to 1-0 Victory Against Connecticut College
    September 20, 2019
    Netting what stood as the game's lone score in the 27th minute, Natalie Hobbs '22 picked up her third game-winning goal of the season as the Amherst College field hockey team edged Connecticut College, 1-0 Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field.
  • Two-Goal Second Quarter Propels Amherst to 3-0 Win Over Endicott
    September 17, 2019
    Hitting the three-goal mark for the third time in five games, a two score second period propelled the Mammoths to victory as the Amherst College field hockey team shut out Endicott College, 3-0 Tuesday evening at Gooding Field.
  • No. 17 Amherst Falls to No. 19 Hamilton, 4-1 In Conference Action
    September 14, 2019
    The Mammoths got back into striking distance with 14 minutes remaining in regulation, however two quick scores by the Continentals stifled the comeback effort as the No. 17 Amherst College field hockey team fell to No. 19 Hamilton College, 4-1 Saturday afternoon at Goodfriend Field.
  • No. 17 Mammoths Cruise Past Keene State with 9-0 Shut Out
    September 11, 2019
    Netting the most goals in a single game since 2015 and tying the second highest single-game total in program history, the No. 17 Amherst College field hockey team cruised past Keene State College, 9-0 Wednesday evening at Gooding Field.
  • No. 20 Field Hockey Edged by Bowdoin in Overtime, 2-1
    September 07, 2019
    Opening their 2019 NESCAC slate with a tough, back-and-forth battle, the No. 20 Amherst College field hockey team was unable to withstand a late push by the visitors that saw them force overtime with time winding down as No. 15 Bowdoin College claimed the 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field.
  • No. 20 Amherst Strikes in All Four Quarters to Open 2019 with Big 5-1 Win
    September 05, 2019
    Starting off the 2019 season with a bang, the No. 20 Amherst College field hockey team found the back of the net in all four quarters to power past Five College rival Mount Holyoke, 5-1 Thursday evening at the Turf and Track Complex.
  • 2019 Amherst Field Hockey - Season Preview
    September 05, 2019
    The Field Hockey team kicks off the new season tonight, Thursday, Sept. 5 with a 5:30 PM matchup at Mount Holyoke! ---------------------------------- Videography: Amherst Athletic Communications / Editor: Eliza Laycock '20
  • Rachel Kennedy Joins Field Hockey Coaching Staff
    August 19, 2019
    The Amherst College Athletics Department and the Mammoths’ field hockey program are happy to announce the recent hiring of Rachel Kennedy as an assistant coach for the team.
  • Field Hockey Welcomes Roxy Coetzee-Turner to Coaching Staff
    July 22, 2019
    The Amherst College Department of Athletics has announced the hiring of Roxanne Coetzee-Turner as an assistant on the Mammoths’ field hockey coaching staff.
  • Amherst Athletics Announces Schedules for 2019 Fall Season
    July 12, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – With less than two months to go until the start of the 2019-20 school year, Amherst College Athletics is excited to announce the schedules for each of this year’s fall sports.