2019 Amherst Men's Cross Country News

  • Ferguson-Dryden Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    June 17, 2020
    Senior standout Spencer Ferguson-Dryden of the Amherst College track & field and cross country teams has been selected to the 2020 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's Track/Cross Country First Team, as voted on by CoSIDA, for his combined academic and athletic performance.
  • Cross Country Programs Honored By USTFCCCA with Team and Individual All-Academic Accolades
    February 04, 2020
    The Amherst College men's & women's cross country programs and eight individual team members were honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with academic accolades for their performances in the classroom and on the trails in 2019.
  • 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.
  • Men's XC Closes Out 2019 With 23rd Place Finish at NCAA Championships
    November 23, 2019
    Making the program’s 10th team appearance at the national meet, and sixth straight, the Amherst College men’s cross country team posted a 47-85-131-139-170-(182)-(209) scoring order and an average 8K time of 25:44 to close out the 2019 season with a 23rd place finish at the 32-team NCAA Championships at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.
  • NCAA Preview: Mammoths Capture At-Large Bid, To Make 6th Straight Nationals Appearance
    November 19, 2019
    Placing all seven harriers inside the top-50 to earn fourth overall at the talent-packed New England Regionals on Nov. 17, the No. 20 Amherst College men's cross country team put forward a strong enough argument to the selection committee to capture an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships hosted by Spalding University and the Louisville Sports Commission at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky this upcoming Saturday, November 23.
  • Men's XC Lands All Seven Harriers Inside Top-50, Clinches 4th at Regionals
    November 17, 2019
    Placing all seven harriers inside the top-50 and registering a team 8K mark of 25:37, the Amherst College men’s cross country team earned an fourth place finish at the 54-team 2019 New England Championships hosted by Bowdoin College at Pickard Fields.
  • Ferguson-Dryden Earns Men's Cross Country All-NESCAC Nod
    November 13, 2019
    Amherst College senior captain Spencer Ferguson-Dryden of the men's cross country team has been named to the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Second Team following his standout performance at the 2019 NESCAC Championships.
  • Men's XC Edges Three Ranked Teams to Finish as NESCAC Runner-Up
    November 02, 2019
    The fifth straight year the Mammoths have taken either gold or silver at the annual conference meet, the No. 32 Amherst College men's cross country team placed four harriers inside the top-20 to post a 14-17-18-19-(33)-(35) scoring order and take second overall at the 2019 NESCAC Championships while donning its championship season white uniforms Saturday afternoon.
  • NESCAC Preview: Men's XC Looks to Three-Peat at League Championships
    October 30, 2019
    Ranked No. 32 in Division III and No. 6 in the New England Region in the latest USTFCCCA National Coaches Poll, the Amherst College men's cross country team is set to travel to Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 2 to defend their back-to-back conference titles at the 2019 NESCAC Championships hosted by Williams College. Competitors in the 36th installment of the annual conference meet will hit the trails at Mount Greylock High School, with the men's eight -kilometer race scheduled to begin at 12 p.m.
  • No.18 Men's XC Runs to 9th Place Finish In Final Race Before Championship Season
    October 20, 2019
    The No. 18 Amherst College men’s cross country team recorded a team average 8K time of 25:37 to post a 16-40-53-59-70(72)(77) scoring order and take 9th overall at the 28-team Connecticut College Invitational at Harkness Memorial Park Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 24 Men's Cross Country Nabs 36th Overall at Multi-Division Paul Short Run
    October 05, 2019
    Traveling to Lehigh University for the 46th annual Paul Short Run, presented by ASICS, at the Goodman Campus Cross Country Course, the No. 24 Amherst College men's cross country team registered a 127-185-189-201-234(260)(271) scoring order behind a 25:10 team average 8K time to notch a 36th place finish in the top-tier Gold Division race that featured 39 DI, two DII and four DIII programs.
  • No. 18 Men's Cross Country Clinches Fifth at Annual Purple Valley Classic
    September 28, 2019
    Taking to the course among five other top-35 teams, the No. 18 Amherst College men’s cross country team posted a team 8K time of 27:35.5 and a 16-29-30-35-52(58)(64) scoring order to place fifth overall at the 19-team Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College at Mount Greylock High School.
  • Six Harriers Finish Inside Top-20 as Amherst Claims Second at Little Three's
    September 14, 2019
    Placing six runners inside the top-20 at the season opening Little Three Championships, the No. 17 Amherst College men’s cross country team ran to a second place finish Saturday at the Wes Fuhrman '05 Trails at Long Lane Farm on the campus of Wesleyan University.
  • 2019 Amherst Men's Cross Country - Season Preview
    September 13, 2019
    The reigning NESCAC and New England Regional Champions, Amherst men's cross country kicks off the 2019 season on Saturday, Sept. 14 when they head to Wesleyan for the Little Three Championships!
  • Cross Country & Track & Field Welcome Stuart Newstat to Coaching Staff
    August 01, 2019
    The Amherst College Athletics Department and the men's and women's cross country and track & field programs are happy to announce the recent hiring of Stuart Newstat as an assistant coach for the teams.
  • 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.