2015-16 Amherst Women's Basketball News

  • Doswell Named Fourth Team D3hoops.com All-American
    March 23, 2016
    Amherst College women’s basketball player Ali Doswell ’17 continues to bring in honors as she was recently named a Fourth Team D3hoops.com All-American.
  • Doswell, Gromacki Garner ECAC New England All-Star Honors
    March 22, 2016
    Amherst College’s Ali Doswell ’17 and head women’s basketball coach G.P. Gromacki earned ECAC Division III New England All-Star honors as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • No. 4/4 Amherst Falls to No. 1/1 Thomas More, 74-65, in NCAA Semifinal
    March 19, 2016
    The No. 4/4 Amherst College women’s basketball team fell to No. 1/1 Thomas More College, 74-65 in Saturday evening’s gritty NCAA Division III Championship Final Four contest at the Capital Center in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Doswell, Giddins Named WBCA Honorable Mention All-American
    March 18, 2016
    Amherst College junior Ali Doswell and senior Marley Giddins earned Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Honorable Mention All-American Honors as recently announced by the organization.
  • No. 4/4 Amherst Ready for NCAA Final Four Action Vs. No. 1/1 Thomas More
    March 15, 2016
    The No. 4/4 Amherst College women's basketball team is making its sixth overall appearance in the NCAA Division III Final Four following a 78-50 victory over No. 16/16 University of Rochester Saturday evening in NCAA Quarterfinal play at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Doswell, Gromacki Secure D3hoops.com All-Region Honors
    March 15, 2016
    Amherst College women's basketball junior guard Ali Doswell '17 and head coach G.P. Gromacki were named All-Region by D3hoops.com as recently announced by the website.
  • Listen Live to Coach Gromacki on Hoopsville!
    March 13, 2016
    Amherst College head men's basketball coach G.P. Gromacki will be featured on Hoopsville tonight at 8:30 p.m. ahead of the Purple & White's NCAA Division III Final Four game against No. 1/1 Thomas More College on March 19 at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.
  • FINAL FOUR BOUND! No. 4/4 Amherst Downs No. 16/16 Rochester, 78-50
    March 12, 2016
    Meredith Doswell '17 hit on 6-of-10 from three-point land and finished with a collegiate career-high 24 points to help spark the No. 4/4 Amherst College women's basketball team to a 78-50 victory over No. 16/16 University of Rochester in the NCAA Division III Championship Sectional Final at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 4/4 Amherst Advances Past Stevens, 82-48
    March 11, 2016
    The No. 4/4 Amherst College women’s basketball team notched an 82-48 victory over Stevens Institute of Technology in Friday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship Sweet Sixteen contest at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Set to Host NCAA Sectionals
    March 09, 2016
    The No. 4/4 Amherst College women’s basketball is set to host the NCAA Division III Championship Sectional Round Friday and Saturday, March 11-12 at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst to Host NCAA Sectional at LeFrak March 11-12
    March 06, 2016
    The No. 4/4 Amherst College women's basketball team is one of four program's in the nation that will serve as a NCAA Division III Championship Sectional host this weekend (March 11-12) at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Doswell Nets Career High 34 Points as No. 4/4 Amherst Advances Past Rowan
    March 05, 2016
    Ali Doswell ’17 erupted for a collegiate career-high and game-best 34 points to lead the No. 4/4 Amherst College women’s basketball team past Rowan University, 78-57 in Saturday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship Second Round tilt at ESBY Gymnasium in Glassboro, N.J.
  • No. 4/4 Amherst Advances Past Eastern Connecticut State, 65-47
    March 04, 2016
    The No. 4/4 Amherst College women’s basketball team posted an 65-47 victory over Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) in Friday afternoon’s NCAA Division III First Round contest at ESBY Gymnasium on the campus of Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J.
  • Gromacki, Doswell, Giddins Tab All-NESCAC Honors
    March 02, 2016
    Amherst College women’s basketball standouts Ali Doswell ’17 and Marley Giddins ’16, as well as head coach G.P. Gromacki, each garnered All-NESCAC accolades as announced by the league office Wednesday.
  • Amherst Ready For Eastern Connecticut State in NCAA First Round
    March 02, 2016
    The No. 4/4 Amherst College women’s basketball team takes to the road for the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Division III Championship hosted by Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. March 4-5.
  • Doswell Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    February 29, 2016
    Amherst College's Ali Doswell '17 was named the NESCAC Player of the Week as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
  • Women's Basketball Takes on Eastern Conn. State in NCAA First Round
    February 29, 2016
    The Amherst College women's basketball team secured the NESCAC automatic qualifier to the NCAA Division III Championship and will take on Eastern Connecticut State University in the First Round on Friday, March 4 at 4:30 p.m. at pod host Rowan University.
  • NESCAC CHAMPS! Amherst Defeats Tufts, 50-49
    February 28, 2016
    The No. 5/5 and second-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team earned the program’s sixth NESCAC title and fifth in the last seven years after downing No. 6/4 and top-seeded Tufts University, 50-49 in Sunday afternoon’s NESCAC Championship title game in Medford, Mass.
  • Amherst Downs Bowdoin, 63-51, Advances to NESCAC Title Game
    February 27, 2016
    The No. 5/5 and second-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team used a strong third quarter and a game-high 23 points from Hannah Hackley ’18 to help the Purple & White secure a 63-51 victory over third-seeded Bowdoin College in the Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC Semifinal contest at Tufts University in Medford, Mass.
  • Amherst Gears Up for NESCAC Semifinals
    February 25, 2016
    The No. 5/5 and second-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team gears up for its NESCAC Championship semifinal matchup with No. 3 Bowdoin College Saturday, February 27 at 4 p.m. on the campus of top-seeded Tufts University at Cousens Gymnasium.
  • Doswell Nets 1,000th Point, Amherst Advances Past Bates, 82-29
    February 20, 2016
    The No. 6/7 and second-seeded Amherst College women's basketball team used a game-high and collegiate career-best 22 point, 12-rebound effort from Meredith Doswell '17, and Ali Doswell '17 scored her 1,000th career point to help spark the Purple & White to an 82-29 victory over seventh-seeded Bates College in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC Quarterfinal contest at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 6/7 Amherst Set to Host Bates College in NESCAC Quarterfinal
    February 18, 2016
    The 6/7th-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team finished the 2015-16 regular season 23-1 overall, 9-1 in NESCAC action, and earned the second seed in the upcoming conference tournament. The Purple & White will host seventh-seeded Bates College Saturday at 2 p.m. in quarterfinal play at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 6/7 Amherst Downs Hamilton, 55-38 in Regular Season Finale
    February 13, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s basketball team used a game-high, 17-point effort from Ali Doswell ’17, and the 6/7th-ranked Purple & White defense held Hamilton College to single digits in three of four quarters to help seal a 55-38 win Saturday afternoon at Scott Field House in Clinton, N.Y.
  • No. 6/7 Amherst Powers Past Middlebury, 77-24
    February 12, 2016
    The No. 6/7 Amherst College women’s basketball team had three starters score double-digit point totals as the Purple & White cruised to a convincing, 77-24 victory over Middlebury College in Friday evening’s NESCAC contest at Pepin Gymnasium in Middlebury, Vt.
  • No. 3/2 Amherst Edged by No. 9/8 Tufts, 52-51 in Thriller
    February 06, 2016
    The No. 3/2 Amherst College women’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season and its first home setback since Jan. 31, 2009 when it was edged, 52-51 by NESCAC rival No. 9/8 Tufts University in Saturday afternoon’s thriller at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 3/2 Amherst Tops Bates, 63-44
    February 05, 2016
    The No. 3/2 Amherst College women’s basketball team extended its home winning streak to 121 straight games and three Purple & White players scored in double figures in Friday evening’s NESCAC tilt against Bates College at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Listen to Coach Gromacki on Hoopsville!
    February 04, 2016
    For the third consecutive year, there will be 12 hours of wall-to-wall Division III basketball on Thursday for everyone to enjoy. The 3rd Annual Hoopsville Marathon Show airs Thursday, Feb. 4 hosted by Dave McHugh.
  • No. 3/2 Amherst Downs Trinity, 53-38
    January 30, 2016
    Hannah Hackley ’18 scored a team-high 14 points and notched a team-best 10 rebounds as the No. 3/2 Amherst College women’s basketball team used a strong third quarter to pull away to a 53-38 NESCAC victory over Trinity College Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Ali Doswell Nets 27 as No. 3/2 Amherst Downs Williams, 66-54
    January 27, 2016
    The No. 3/2 Amherst College women’s basketball team used a collegiate career-high 27-point, 13-rebound effort from Ali Doswell ’17 to help spark the Purple & White to a 66-54 victory over NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College Wednesday evening in non-conference action LeFrak Gymnasium.
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