2017-18 Amherst Men's Track and Field News

  • Ricciardelli Named Google Cloud Academic All-American by CoSIDA
    June 19, 2018
    Sophomore harrier Clark Ricciardelli of the Amherst College men's cross country and track & field teams has been selected to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-American Men's Track/Cross Country Second Team, as voted on by CoSIDA, for his combined performance on the playing field and in the classroom, as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • AMHERST COLLEGE ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS FOR CROSS COUNTRY AND TRACK AND FIELD HEAD COACHES CASSIE FUNKE-HARRIS AND STEPHEN RUBIN
    June 08, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Cassie Funke-Harris has been promoted to head coach of men’s and women’s cross country and Stephen Rubin has been named the head coach of men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field at Amherst College, it was announced today by Don Faulstick, director of athletics. Funke-Harris, who also will serve as an assistant track and field coach, becomes the first female head coach of a men’s program in Amherst College history. 
  • Amherst Finishes Ninth in 2018 Learfield Directors’ Cup
    May 31, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College athletic department has completed another outstanding season, finishing 9th in the nation in the final Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport.
  • Ricciardelli Selected to CoSIDA / Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
    May 30, 2018
    Sophomore harrier Clark Ricciardelli of the Amherst College men’s cross country and track & field teams has been selected to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District Men’s Track/Cross Country First Team, as voted on by CoSIDA, for his combined performance on the playing field and in the classroom, as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • Ricciardelli, Griffin of Track & Field Named USTFCCCA All-America
    May 29, 2018
    Sophomore Clark Ricciardelli and Senior Danielle Griffin of the Amherst College track & field teams have been named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Americans for their outstanding performances at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted at the Veteran's Memorial Field Sports Complex, as recently announced by the organization.
  • Ricciardelli, Sogaard, Brossy Secure Top-10 Finishes at the NCAA Championships
    May 26, 2018
    Clark Ricciardelli '20, Kristian Sogaard '19 and Cosmo Brossy '19 each recorded a top-10 finish at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships to wrap up the Amherst College men's track & field season in impressive fashion at the Veteran's Memorial Field Sports Complex on the campus of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. 
  • Men's Track & Field Garners Seven USTFCCCA All-Region Nods
    May 22, 2018
    Three individual harriers and the quartet making up the Mammoths 4x400 relay squad have garnered U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) outdoor All-Region honors, as announced by the organization Monday.
  • Five Mammoths to Represent Track & Field at the NCAA Championships
    May 21, 2018
    Each registering qualifying marks throughout the regular season, five runners are set to represent the Amherst College men’s and women’s track & field teams at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships from Thursday, May 24 to Saturday,  May 26 at the Veteran’s Memorial Field Sports Complex on the campus of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • NESCAC Announces 2018 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Honorees
    May 17, 2018
    107 Amherst College student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2018 spring All-Academic Team Wednesday afternoon, while nine others were named to the conference's All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Track & Field Wraps Up Regular Season at the MIT Final Qualifier
    May 17, 2018
    Competing at Henry G. Steinbrenner Stadium and Roberts Field on the campus of MIT Thursday, three individuals and one relay squad from the Amherst College men’s & women’s track & field teams had their final chance to post NCAA Championships qualifying marks.
  • Men's Track & Field Competes at NEICAAA Championships
    May 13, 2018
    Traveling to Dartmouth College, the Amherst College men’s track & field team competed at the two-day NEICAAA Championships this past weekend.
  • Men's Track & Field Wraps up Action at the DIII New England Championships
    May 05, 2018
    The Amherst College men’s track & field team continued the season Friday and Saturday, competing at the New England DIII Championships hosted by MIT at Henry G. Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Five Individuals, One Relay Team Garner Men's Track & Field All-NESCAC Honors
    April 30, 2018
    Five individuals and one relay squad garnered All-Conference honors following the Amherst College men’s track & field team’s sixth place finish at the 2018 NESCAC Championships, as announced by the league office Tuesday.
  • Sogaard, 4x800 Relay Team Win Individual NESCAC Titles, Mammoths Place 6th
    April 28, 2018
    Kristian Sogaard ’19 repeated as the 800 meter run’s NESCAC individual champion and the Mammoths 4x800 relay team added a second gold medal with a time of 7:46.76 to lift the Amherst College men’s track & field team to a sixth place finish at  the 2018 NESCAC Track & Field Championships hosted by Trinity College at Jessee/Miller Field.
  • Men's Track & Field Gears up for NESCAC Championships
    April 25, 2018
    The Amherst College men's track & field team is set to head to Trinity College for the 2018 NESCAC Track & Field Championships this Saturday, April 28 at Jessee/Miller Field.
  • Men's Track & Field Takes Third at Annual Sunshine Classic
    April 21, 2018
    Competing in the 3rd annual Sunshine Classic hosted by Tufts University at the Clarence "Ding" Dussault Track & Field Complex, the Amherst College men’s track & field team racked up 102 points to place third overall at the six-team meet.
  • Men's Track & Field Shines at Silfen Invitational
    April 14, 2018
    The Amherst College men’s track & field team closed out competition with 43 points to take sixth overall at the 18-team Silfen Invitational hosted by Connecticut College.
  • Men's Track & Field Takes Third at 4th Annual Spring Fling
    April 07, 2018
    Hosting the fourth annual Amherst College Spring Fling, the men’s track & field team tallied 51  points to claim third overall at the seven-team meet Saturday afternoon.
  • Amherst Kicks Off Outdoor Season with 10th Place Finish at Snowflake Classic
    March 31, 2018
    The Amherst College men’s track & field team kicked off the outdoor season at the 20-team Snowflake Classic, battling to a 10th place finish at the Clarence "Ding" Dussault Track on the campus of Tufts University.
  • More than 100 Mammoths Earn NESCAC Academic All-Conference
    March 13, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. –  A total of 1,033 student-athletes, including 104 from Amherst College, have been named to the 2018 NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team by the conference office today.
  • Sogaard, Griffin Named to USTFCCCA All-America Teams
    March 12, 2018
    Senior Danielle Griffin and junior Kristian Sogaard of the Amherst College track & field teams have been named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Americans for their stellar performances at the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend in Birmingham, Alabama, as announced by the organization Monday.
  • Men's Track & Field Post Four Top-10 Finishes at Indoor NCAAs
    March 11, 2018
    The Amherst College men's track & field team wrapped up indoor competition in impressive fashion, earning four top-10 finishes at the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex on the campus of Birmingham Southern College.
  • Mammoths to Compete in Four Events at NCAA Championships
    March 08, 2018
    The Amherst College men’s track & field team is set to compete in four events at the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Championship, with two individual harriers and two relay teams posting qualifying marks during the season to earn a spot in the national meet hosted by Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Amherst Runners Take Their Shot at Tufts Qualifier
    March 03, 2018
    Runners from the Amherst College men’s and women’s track and field team participated in the Tufts University National Qualifying Meet on Saturday afternoon at Gantcher Center.
  • Sogaard, Ferguson-Dryden Take Gold for Amherst at the Maine State Open
    February 24, 2018
    Sending two student-athletes to compete in the Maine State Open, the Amherst College men’s track & field team claimed two first place finishes at the USM Field House on the campus of Southern Maine University.
  • CACSAC Brings Race Discussions to Wildwood School
    February 19, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – As part of their recognition of Black History Month, members of the of Amherst College Student-Athletes of Color (CACSAC) travelled to Wildwood Elementary School to share their experiences and answer questions about dealing with race relations. 
  • Track and Field in Top Half of New England Championships Table
    February 17, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – At the New England Division III Men’s Indoor Track and Field championships, Amherst College finished in a tie for 13th place out of a 28-school field Saturday afternoon at Virtue Field House.
  • Amherst Student-Athletes Engage with the Community – Fall/Winter 2017
    February 14, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Throughout the course of this semester, members of Amherst College athletics teams have sought out opportunities for community service, particularly during the recent interterm. 
  • Mammoths Divide and Conquer at Kelly, Valentine Invitationals
    February 10, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Amherst College men's track and field team split their ranks and sent runners to both the Gordon Kelly Invitational at MIT and the Valentine Invitational at Boston University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Mammoths Individuals Impress at Cupid Invitational
    February 03, 2018
    MEDFORD, Mass. – There was no team score at this weekend’s Cupid Invitational hosted by Tufts University, but several individuals turned in impressive performances for the Mammoth’s men’s team.
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