2014-15 Women's Basketball News

  • Purple & White Falls to Salisbury, 63-58 in "Sweet 16"
    March 13, 2015
    Megan Robertson ’15 recorded a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds, but the 12th-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team was edged by 11th-ranked Salisbury University in the NCAA Division III Sectional Semifinals Friday night, 63-58.
  • Women's Basketball Prepares for NCAA Sectional Semifinals
    March 12, 2015
    The 12th-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team is scheduled to face 11th-ranked Salisbury University in the “Sweet 16” Friday, March 13 in the Panzer Athletic Center on the campus of Montclair State University.
  • Doswell Scores 22 as Amherst Defeats No. 17 NYU, 70-47
    March 07, 2015
    Ali Doswell ’17 scored a game-high 22 points and dished out five assists to help lead the 12th-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team to a 70-47 win over No. 17 New York University Saturday night in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships at NYU’S Jerome S. Coles Sports Center.
  • Purple & White Advances, Defeats Eastern, 68-51
    March 06, 2015
    Megan Robertson ’15 scored 22 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked five shots to help lead the 12th-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team to a decisive 68-51 win over No. 22 Eastern University in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships at NYU’s Jerome S. Coles Sports Center Friday night.
  • Amherst Ready for NCAA First Round Play
    March 05, 2015
    The 12th-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team will face No. 22 Eastern University in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships Friday, March 6 at 5 p.m. on the campus of sectional host New York University.
  • Robertson, Doswell Earn All-NESCAC Honors
    March 04, 2015
    Megan Robertson ’15 and Ali Doswell ’16 of the No. 12 Amherst College women’s basketball team were named 2015 Second Team All-NESCAC selections, as voted on by the conference coaches.
  • Jeffs Fall to Bowdoin in NESCAC Semifinals, 74-66
    February 28, 2015
    MEDFORD, Mass. – The third-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team made a late second half run against second-seeded Bowdoin College, but feel short in semifinal action at the 2015 NESCAC Championships, 74-66 on the campus of Tufts University.
  • Jeffs Prepare for NESCAC Semifinals
    February 25, 2015
    The third-seeded and nationally-ranked No. 9/10 Amherst College women’s basketball team is scheduled to play second-seeded Bowdoin College Saturday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in the semifinal round of the 2015 NESCAC Championships on the campus of Tufts University.
  • Robertson Named USBWA Division III National Player of the Week
    February 24, 2015
    A day after earning NESCAC Player of the Week honors, senior forward and co-captain Megan Robertson of the No. 9/10 Amherst College women’s basketball team was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Division III National Player of the Week.
  • Robertson Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    February 23, 2015
    Senior forward Megan Robertson of the Amherst College women’s basketball team received NESCAC Player of the Week honors Monday, as announced by the league office, for her stellar play during a 2-0 week.
  • Jeffs Defeat Colby in NESCAC Quarterfinals, 62-40
    February 21, 2015
    Three players scored in double-figures for the third-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team as the Jeffs defeated sixth-seeded Colby College in NESCAC Quarterfinal action Saturday at LeFrak Gymnasium, 62-40.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal Preview
    February 19, 2015
    The No. 9/12 Amherst College women’s basketball team earned the No. 3 seed in the 2015 NESCAC Championships and will host third-seeded Colby College Saturday, Feb. 21 in quarterfinal action beginning at 3 p.m.
  • Jeffs Cruise in Regular Season Finale, Defeat Wesleyan, 83-53
    February 17, 2015
    The No. 9/12 Amherst College women’s basketball team wrapped up its 2014-15 regular season with a decisive 83-53 non-conference win over Wesleyan University Tuesday night.
  • Jeffs Cruise in Second Half to Defeat Middlebury, 61-33
    February 15, 2015
    Megan Robertson ’15 scored 14 points, recorded eight rebounds, blocked six shots and dished out two assists in her final regular-season home game of her career as she helped lead the No. 10/11 Amherst College women’s basketball team to a 61-33 win over Middlebury College Sunday at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Robertson Reaches Milestone, Jeffs Defeat Wesleyan
    February 07, 2015
    The nationally-ranked No. 10/12 Amherst College women's basketball team used a strong first half performance to defeat Little Three and NESCAC rival Wesleyan University, 52-33 Saturday afternoon in LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Jeffs Cruise to 65-35 Win Over Conn. College
    February 06, 2015
    Three players scored in double-figures for the No. 10/12 Amherst College women’s basketball team as the Jeffs cruised to a commanding 65-35 win over NESCAC rival Connecticut College Friday night at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Jeffs Down Colby, 65-54
    February 01, 2015
    The No. 5/6 Amherst College women's basketball team downed NESCAC rival Colby College, 65-54 on Sunday afternoon in Waterville, Maine.
  • Jeffs Fall to Bowdoin on the Road, 60-51
    January 31, 2015
    The No. 5/6 Amherst College women’s basketball team dropped just its second loss of the season Saturday as it fell to No. 23/24 Bowdoin College on the road in NESCAC action at Morrell Gymnasium, 60-51.
  • Women's Basketball Game Postponed
    January 30, 2015
    The Amherst College women's basketball game scheduled for Friday, Jan. 30 at Colby College has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 1 and will tip-off at 1 p.m. in Waterville, Maine.
  • Jeffs Defeat Trinity Decisively, 72-38
    January 24, 2015
    The nationally-ranked No. 3/8 Amherst College women’s basketball team cruised to a 72-38 rout over Trinity College Saturday afternoon in NESCAC action at the Oosting Gymnasium on Ogrodnik Court.
  • Jeffs Defeat Williams on the Road, 65-51
    January 21, 2015
    The No. 3/8 Amherst College women's basketball team grabbed a 12-point lead at halftime en route to a 65-51 win over No. 17/23 Williams College Wednesday night to complete the two-game series sweep of the Ephs.
  • Amherst Claims Decisive 82-47 Win Over Bates
    January 17, 2015
    The No. 3/3 nationally-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team recovered nicely from its lost last night to hand Bates College its worst defeat of the season, 82-47, in New England Small College Athletic Conference action on Saturday in Alumni Gym.
  • No. 3/3 Jeffs Fall to No. 7/9 Tufts, 65-42
    January 16, 2015
    The No. 3/3 Amherst College women’s basketball team saw its 14-game winning streak come to an end Friday night as it fell to No. 7/9 Tufts University on the road, 65-42.
  • Jeffs Improve to 14-0, Defeat St. Lawrence, 68-55
    January 12, 2015
    The third-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team pulled ahead in the closing minutes of the first half to defeat St. Lawrence on the road Monday in non-conference action, 68-55.
  • Amherst Featured in The New York Times
    January 11, 2015
    Shortly after setting the NCAA women's basketball record for consecutive home wins (100), the Amherst College women's basketball team earned a feature in the sports section of the New York Times!
  • No. 3/3 Amherst Wins Decisively Against Archrival and No. 13/15 Williams, 77-51
    January 10, 2015
    The nationally-ranked No. 3/3 Amherst College women’s basketball team jumped out to an 18-point lead within the first nine minutes of play Saturday to defeat archrival and nationally-ranked No. 13/15 Williams College in LeFrak Gymnasium, 77-51.
  • Jeffs Win NESCAC Opener, Defeat Hamilton, 68-44
    January 09, 2015
    The third-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team used a well-balanced attack Friday night to defeat Hamilton College in the opening night of NESCAC play by a score of 68-44.
  • Robertson Scores 1,000th Career Point, Leads Jeffs Past Farmingdale State, 67-40
    January 06, 2015
    A day after becoming the Jeffs’ all-time leading shot blocker, senior forward Megan Robertson secured her place in the annals of Amherst College women’s basketball yet again, as she surpassed the 1,000 career point mark during the Purple & White’s 67-40 non-conference win at Farmingdale State Tuesday.
  • Robertson Becomes Amherst's All-Time Leading Shot Blocker, Jeffs Defeat Arcadia, 74-50
    January 05, 2015
    With four blocks, senior forward Megan Robertson became Amherst’s all-time leading shot blocker as the third-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team cruised to a decisive 74-50 non-conference road win Monday at Arcadia University.
  • Amherst Defeats Manhattanville, 81-62
    December 30, 2014
    The third-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team extended its consecutive home winning streak to 104 games following a decisive 81-62 win over Manhattanville College in the Amherst Classic Tuesday afternoon.
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