LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Amherst softball team was touted for their academic prowess, finishing tied for fourth in Division III for grade-point average (GPA) during the 2018-19 academic year as 13 members of the team were named 2019 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the organization Wednesday afternoon.
CLEVELAND, Ohio. – For the 13th consecutive season, Amherst College has placed in the top-ten in the country when the final results of the IMG Learfield College Directors’ Cup were announced Wednesday. The Mammoths took eighth place out of 338 Division III schools in the annual competition, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport.
HADLEY, Mass. – The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced the members of the 2019 All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams and Amherst College saw 103 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Amherst softball had two members voted to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region team with Sammy Salustri ’19 garnering First Team selection and Nicole Trezza ’21 landing on the Third Team, as announced by the NFCA Wednesday afternoon.
AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College second baseman Sammy Salustri ’19 has been voted by College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball Team.
HADLEY, Mass. – Three members of the Amherst softball team landed conference honors as Sammy Salustri ’19 was selected All-NESCAC First Team while Nicole Trezza ’21 and Lorena Ukanwa ’19 earned Second Team accolades, as announced by the league office Thursday afternoon.
MEDFORD, Mass. – Amherst softball advanced to the second round of the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Softball Championship after shutting out Bowdoin, 4-0, but were edged in their second round match up against Williams, 5-4, on Saturday evening.
HADLEY, Mass. – The Amherst softball team claimed the third spot in the West Division and will clash with Bowdoin in their opening game of the 2019 NESCAC Softball Championship on Saturday, May 4th, with first pitch at 12:00 PM.
AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College senior pitcher Lorena Ukanwa has been recognized as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Pitcher of the Week, announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
MIDDLEBURY, Vermont – Amherst softball utilized a seven-run fifth inning on four singles and four doubles to help earn a 7-0 victory over Middlebury in their NESCAC West series finale at Kohn Field. The Mammoths complete the sweep following 4-1 and 12-4 victories on Saturday.
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Kyra Naftel '19 and Audrey Hansen '21 notched three RBIs apiece in game two while Sammy Salustri '22 totaled out at six hits on the day to help guide the Amherst softball team to a doubleheader sweep in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) West Division play on Saturday afternoon.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Talia Bloxham ’22 held Williams to four hits in the opening game of their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) West Division match up but Amherst women’s softball were edged 2-0 before the Ephs claimed game two with a 5-0 decision on Cole Field Sunday afternoon.
AMHERST, Mass. – Despite a late push in the seventh inning, the Amherst softball team fell to Williams by a score of 5-3 in the first game of their conference series on Wednesday evening at Amherst Softball Field.
AMHERST, Mass. -- The Amherst softball team was halted in their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) doubleheader against Hamilton on Saturday afternoon, dropping to the Continentals 3-2 in game one and 5-3 in game two at Amherst Softball Field on senior day.
AMHERST, Mass. – With the game tied at 2-2 heading into the final inning, Hamilton held on to thwart the Amherst softball team in game one of their series after posting four runs in the top of the seventh despite the Mammoths scoring three in their final at bat at Amherst Softball Field Friday evening.
AMHERST, Mass. – Kate Kopatic ’20 led Amherst softball with two RBIs in the first inning as the Mammoths scored nine runs to help lift them over Smith College in a non-conference match up at Amherst Softball Field on Monday evening.
AMHERST, Mass. – A six run first inning in the opening game of Amherst softball’s doubleheader against Trinity (Conn.) helped the Mammoths clinch game one by a score of 10-2 before shutting out the Bantams 7-0 in game two at Amherst Softball Field Saturday afternoon. Lorena Ukanwa '19 and Talia Bloxham '22 held Trinity to three hits combined between both competitions.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – After a 4-3 eighth inning loss in game one, the Amherst College softball team posted a 2-0 win over Springfield College in game two of their non-conference doubleheader before the sun set on Potter Field Wednesday evening.
AMHERST, Mass. ? The Amherst College softball team improved to 12-3 on the season after they swept Wesleyan University in their three-game conference series after the Mammoths shut out the Cardinals 5-0 and 4-0 on Saturday afternoon at Amherst Softball Field.
MIDDLETWON, Conn. – The Amherst College softball team, who were down one heading into the sixth inning, erupted for six runs to help lift themselves over Wesleyan University, 8-5, in their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opening game on Friday evening.
AMHERST, Mass. – In their home opener against Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), the Amherst softball team fell by a 6-1 margin before the last inning heroics of Alyson Plaman ’21 solidified a 3-2 win over the Engineers in game two, marking their first win this season on their home field Wednesday evening.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Amherst softball team was edged in their opening match against Tufts University after the Jumbos three run rally later in the game sealed the 4-3 loss before the Mammoths scored nine to take down Marian (Wisc.) in their final spring break competition (9-6).
CLERMONT, Fla. – Audrey Hansen ’21, Kate Kopatic ’20, and Ronnie Falasco ’21 each homered to lead the Amherst softball team as they claimed the first game of the day against Stockton University 4-2 before the Mammoths scored eight runs in a fifth inning explosion against Ohio Wesleyan in their second game, winning 11-6.
CLERMONT, Fla. – An eight run third and fourth inning helped lift the Amherst softball team over Husson University (8-5) before they fell to No. 2 Illinois Wesleyan in their second match up in Clermont on Wednesday evening, moving to 5-1 on the season.
AMHERST, Mass. - Former Amherst softball standout Ally Kido '18 returned to the program in a new capacity as she was hired as an assistant coach in the fall of 2018, joining head coach Jessica Johnson and assistant coach Julie Bolduc as they embark on their 2019 campaign.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Amherst softball team set the tone on day two as they scored early in both games on Tuesday evening to take down Lake Forest 9-3 before shutting out Suffolk University in five innings, 8-0, at Osceola Park.
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Amherst College softball team opened their 2019 campaign with a pair of wins, defeating Susquehanna (4-3) and Worcester State (6-3) on Sunday when they began their 10-game stint in Florida.