Men's Soccer

Proud Members of the Beneski Soccer Program2018 RECORD: 14-5-1; NESCAC: 5-3-1; NR: 13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NCAA DIII NATIONAL TITLES: 1 (2015) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NESCAC TITLES: 5 (2008, '11, '12, '13, '16) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

2018 Amherst Men's Soccer News

  • NESCAC Announces Fall 2018 All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
    November 28, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. - Seventy-five Amherst College student-athletes were named to the 2018 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic team this Wednesday for their success in the classroom, while eight Mammoths were recognized for their dedication to sportsmanship and named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Nguyen Named New England Soccer Journal's Midfielder of the Year, Giammattei & Shahmirzadi to All-Rookie Team
    November 28, 2018
    Senior Luke Nguyen has been named the New England Soccer Journal’s Midfielder of the Year, while first-years Alex Shahmirzadi and German Giammattei each landed on the NESJ All-Rookie Team, as recently announced by the organization.
  • Nguyen, Coleman Capture All-New England Region Accolades
    November 27, 2018
    Senior Luke Nguyen and junior Cutler Coleman of the Amherst College men’s soccer team have been selected to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III All-New England Region Teams, as announced by the organization Monday.
  • Men's Soccer Closes Out 2018 with Loss to Tufts in NCAA Sweet 16
    November 17, 2018
    Matched up against conference foe Tufts University in their ninth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Championship Sweet 16, the Amherst College men’s soccer team was unable to find nylon in a hard fought battle as they fell to the Jumbos, 3-0 Saturday afternoon at Bello Field.
  • NCAA Preview: Men's Soccer Readies for Ninth Consecutive Sweet 16 Appearance
    November 12, 2018
    Advancing to the program’s ninth consecutive Sweet 16, the No. 18 Amherst College men’s soccer team is ready to travel to No. 2 Tufts University for 2018 NCAA Division III Championship sectional action this weekend at Bello Field in Medford, Mass.
  • No. 18 Amherst Hands No. 8 Saint Joseph's First Loss of Season, 4-2
    November 11, 2018
    Senior Fikayo Ajayi recorded two goals and assisted on two others in a sensational all around performance and the Mammoths doubled the Monks’ season goals against total in only 90 minutes, as the No. 18 Amherst College men’s soccer battled past No. 8 Saint Joseph’s College, 4-2 to hand the visitors their first loss of the year in Sunday’s NCAA Championship second round bout at Hitchcock Field.
  • No. 18 Men's Soccer Advances Past Bridgewater State, 1-0
    November 10, 2018
    First-year German Giammattei’s team-leading seventh goal of the season was enough to push the Mammoths past the Bears, as the No. 18 Amherst College men’s soccer team shut out Bridgewater State, 1-0 Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field in NCAA Championship first round action.
  • Three Mammoths Named All-NESCAC, Giammattei Rookie of the Year
    November 07, 2018
    Three members of the Amherst College men’s soccer team have garnered All-NESCAC honors for their stellar efforts on the field in 2018, while first-year German Giammattei has been named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year.
  • NCAA Regional Preview: Men's Soccer Gears Up for Clash With Bridgewater St.
    November 06, 2018
    For the fourth consecutive season, the Amherst College men’s soccer team has earned the right to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division III Championship, with the Mammoths welcoming Bridgewater State, Saint Joseph’s and Middlebury to Hitchcock Field for Regional competition.
  • Men's Soccer Secures At-Large Bid, NCAA Regional Hosting Duties
    November 05, 2018
    Earning an at-large bid and regional pod hosting duties, the No. 20 Amherst College men's soccer team is set to take on Bridgewater State in a 2018 NCAA Division III Championship first round contest this Saturday, Nov. 10 at a time to be determined.
  • Mammoths Drop NESCAC Semifinals Matchup to Colby, 3-1
    November 03, 2018
    A late push by the Mammoths that saw eight shot attempts in the final 15 minutes was not enough to even the score late as the fourth-seeded Amherst College men's soccer team suffered their first loss in over a month at the hands of eighth-seeded Colby, 3-1 Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field in a NESCAC Semifinals bout.
  • NESCAC Preview: Men's Soccer Ready to Host NESCAC Semifinal Action
    October 29, 2018
    The fourth-seeded Amherst College men's soccer team is set to host NESCAC Championship Semifinal action Saturday, Nov. 3 when it takes on eighth-seeded Colby College at Hitchcock Field at 11 a.m.
  • Men's Soccer Shuts Out Bowdoin, Clinches Home Advantage in NESCAC Semis
    October 28, 2018
    A score by Andres Pascual-Leone ’19 in the 20th minute and a tenacious defensive effort by the Mammoths were enough to earn a NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal victory, as the fourth-seeded Amherst College men’s soccer team shut out fifth-seeded Bowdoin College, 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • NESCAC Preview: Men's Soccer Set to Host Bowdoin in Quarterfinal Battle
    October 27, 2018
    Claiming the No. 4 seed in the conference, the Amherst College men’s soccer team is set to host a NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal matchup for the 13th consecutive season as they welcome No. 5 Bowdoin to Hitchcock Field for a 2:30 p.m. battle this Sunday, Oct. 28.
  • Soccer Program Named for Ted Beneski ’78, P’08 and Laurie Beneski P’08
    October 26, 2018
    On Thursday, October 18, the College proudly recognized Ted Beneski ’78, P’08 and Laurie Beneski P’08 for their extraordinary leadership and generosity in the Promise Campaign by naming the men’s and women’s soccer program in their honor. Amherst celebrated the Beneskis and fêted the newly named program with a reception at the Powerhouse, where the Beneski family and their friends were joined by the men’s and women’s soccer teams, representatives from the athletics department, President Biddy Martin, and the Board of Trustees.
  • Mammoths Clinch Home Quarterfinal Game in Regular Season Finale
    October 24, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College men’s soccer team closed out the 2018 regular season with a 3-1 victory over Trinity College on Wednesday afternoon at Hitchcock Field, securing a home game in this weekend’s New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament.
  • Men's Soccer Edges Brandeis, 2-1
    October 23, 2018
    Two scores in the opening 12 minutes proved to be enough for the Mammoths, as the Amherst College men’s soccer team edged Brandeis University, 2-1 Monday evening at Gordon Field. 
  • Mammoths Post Third Straight Shut Out, Down Little III Rival Wesleyan, 3-0
    October 19, 2018
    Three different Mammoths found the back of the net as the Amherst College men's soccer team posted its third consecutive shut out win with a 3-0 victory over Little III rival Wesleyan University Friday evening at Citrin Field. 
  • Mammoths Net Two Goals in Opening Five Minutes to Top Staten Island, 4-0
    October 14, 2018
    Three first half goals, including two in the opening five minutes, lifted the Amherst College men’s soccer team to victory Sunday afternoon as the Mammoths topped the College of Staten Island, 4-0 in a non-conference bout at Hitchcock Field.
  • Senior Day Shutout Extends Unbeaten Streak for Men’s Soccer
    October 13, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – With a 3-0 win over Colby College on Senior Day Saturday at Hitchock Field, the Amherst College men’s soccer team extended their unbeaten streak to five games and collected their fourth New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) win of the year.
  • Amherst Snaps No. 4 Camels' 10-Game Win Streak With 1-1 Double Overtime Tie
    October 09, 2018
    Snapping the Camel’s 10-game win streak, the Mammoths were just the second team of the year to find the back of the net against the home team as the Amherst College men's soccer team and No. 4 Connecticut College fought to a 1-1 double overtime draw Tuesday evening at Freeman Field.
  • Men's Soccer Shuts Out Hamilton, 1-0
    October 06, 2018
    A goal by senior tri-captain Luke Nguyen in the 34th minute proved to be all that was needed to seal the win for the Mammoths, as the Amherst College men’s soccer team shut out Hamilton College, 1-0 Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Three-Goal Second Half Pushes Men's Soccer Past NEC, 4-2
    October 03, 2018
    A three-goal second half pushed the Mammoths past the Pilgrims Wednesday evening, as the Amherst College men’s soccer team downed non-conference foe New England College, 4-2 at Don Melander Field.
  • Giammattei Nets Game-Winner in 80th Minute as Amherst Edges Bates, 2-1
    September 30, 2018
    Battling back from an early 1-0 deficit, German Giammattei ’22 netted what stood as the game-winner in the 80th minute as the Amherst College men’s soccer team ended Bates College’s three game win streak with a 2-1 victory over the Bobcats Sunday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Men's Soccer Edged by No. 3 Tufts, 2-1
    September 29, 2018
    Despite owning an 8-5 edge in shots on target and making a strong push for the equalizer down the stretch, the Amherst College men’s soccer team was unable to overcome a two goal deficit as the Mammoths fell to No. 3 Tufts University, 2-1 Saturday afternoon at Bello Field. 
  • Mammoths Navigate Rain, Scots to Get Back into Win Column
    September 25, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – It took ninety minutes of soaking wet soccer, but at the end of the day on Tuesday, Amherst College men’s soccer snapped a two-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over Gordon College at Gooding Field.
  • Late Rally Not Enough as Men’s Soccer Falls to Williams 2-1.
    September 22, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – A late score by the Amherst’s men’s soccer team wasn’t enough as they fell to Williams College 2-1 in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play at Hitchcock Field Saturday afternoon.
  • Late Push Not Enough as No. 10 Amherst Falls to Middlebury, 1-0
    September 15, 2018
    A late push by the Mammoths to get on board was ultimately thwarted by the Panthers as the No. 10 Amherst College men’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season, 1-0 to Middlebury College Saturday afternoon at South Street Field.
  • Superb Start to the Season Lands Lind Player of the Week Honors
    September 10, 2018
    Junior midfielder Dane Lind of the Amherst College men’s soccer team has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week following a strong start to the 2018 season.
  • Heads-Up Play Leads No. 10 Amherst Past Bowdoin, 1-0
    September 08, 2018
    Dialed in from the opening kickoff, a heads-up play on a free kick by the Mammoths in the 30th minute stood as the difference maker, as the No. 10 Amherst College men?s soccer team edged Bowdoin, 1-0 in the regular season for the fifth consecutive year Saturday afternoon Pickard Field.
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