Women's Basketball

2016-17 REC: 33-0; NESCAC: 10-0; NR: 1/1 NATIONAL TITLES: 2; FINAL FOURS: 7 NESCAC TITLES: 7 ('08, '10-'13, '16-'17)

2016-17 Amherst Women's Basketball News

  • Women's Basketball to be Honored by Boston Red Sox Tonight!
    April 26, 2017
    The 2017 NCAA Division III national champion Amherst College women's basketball team will be on the field at Fenway Park as the Boston Red Sox will recognize the team prior to their game against the New York Yankees. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
  • Amherst Women's Basketball Title Generates Media Coverage
    March 24, 2017
    The Amherst College women's basketball team defeated NESCAC rival Tufts University, 52-29 to seal the program's second-ever national championship on March 18 at Van Noord Arena on the campus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Ali Doswell Named DIII Honda Athlete of the Year Nominee for Basketball
    March 24, 2017
    Ali Doswell, a senior guard from Amherst College, was named the 2017 DIII Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for Basketball as announced by Executive Director Chris Voelz of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda.
  • Gromacki, Doswell Garner D3hoops.com All-American Honors
    March 20, 2017
    Amherst College women’s basketball head coach G.P. Gromacki was named the D3hoops.com Coach of the Year, and Ali Doswell ’17 earned D3hoops.com First Team All-American honors as recently announced by the organization.
  • NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! No. 1/1 Women’s Basketball Downs No. 4/4 Tufts, 52-29
    March 18, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women’s basketball team capped its magical 2016-17 season with the program’s second-ever NCAA Division III national championship following a 52-29 win over NESCAC rival No. 4/4 Tufts University Saturday evening at Van Noord Arena on the campus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • No. 1/1 Women’s Basketball Advances to NCAA Division III Title Game!
    March 17, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women’s basketball team advanced to its first NCAA Division III Championship title game since the 2011 season following a 66-51 win over No. 10/7 Christopher Newport University Friday evening in NCAA Final Four action at Van Noord Arena on the campus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Doswell, Gromacki Garner WBCA Honors
    March 16, 2017
    Amherst College women’s basketball standout Ali Doswell ’17 was named the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) NCAA Division III Player of the Year and a WBCA All-American, and head coach G.P. Gromacki was named the United States Marine Corps/WBCA National NCAA Division III Coach of the Year as announced by the organization during the NCAA Final Four banquet Thursday evening.
  • Women's Basketball Viewing in Stirn Auditorium
    March 16, 2017
    The Friends of Amherst Athletics (FAA) is sponsoring a viewing party for the No. 1/1 Amherst College women's basketball team's NCAA Division III Championship Final Four game against No. 10/7 Christopher Newport University tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium on the campus of Amherst College.
  • No. 1/1 Women's Basketball Primed For NCAA Final Four
    March 15, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women's basketball team returns to the NCAA Division III Championship Final Four for the second straight season and seventh time in program history. The Purple & White take on No. 10/7 Christopher Newport University at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 17 at Van Noord Arena on the campus of Calvin College.
  • Ali and Meredith Doswell, Gromacki Garner D3hoops.com All-Region Honors
    March 15, 2017
    Amherst College's Ali Doswell '17 was named the D3hoops.com Northeast Region Player of the Year, head coach G.P. Gromacki was named the Northeast Region Coach of the Year, and Meredith Doswell earned Second Team All-Northeast Region honors as recently announced by the organization.
  • Hackley To Be Featured on Hoopsville!
    March 12, 2017
    Amherst College junior women's basketball player Hannah Hackley will be featured on Hoopsville tonight at 7:45 p.m.
  • FINAL FOUR BOUND! No. 1/1 Amherst Downs UMass Dartmouth, 73-33
    March 11, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women’s basketball team defeated UMass Dartmouth, 73-33 in Saturday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship Sectional Final to advance to the program’s second straight NCAA Final Four and the seventh in program history.
  • Second Half Surge Propels No. 1/1 Amherst Into NCAA Quarterfinals
    March 10, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women’s basketball team used a strong second half and a game-high 21 points from Emma McCarthy ’19 to help spark the Purple & White to a 63-39 victory over Babson College in Friday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship Third Round contest at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 1/1 Women's Basketball Set to Host NCAA Sectional Rounds
    March 08, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women's basketball team is set to host the NCAA Division III Championship Sectional rounds Friday and Saturday, March 10-11 at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 1/1 Women’s Basketball Downs No. 22/T-19 Mary Washington, 60-51
    March 04, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women’s basketball team used a strong second and third quarter effort to down No. 22/T-19 University of Mary Washington, 60-51 in Saturday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship Second Round tilt at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 1/1 Women’s Basketball Advances Past Regis, 65-37
    March 03, 2017
    Amherst College received a game-high 11 points from Maeve McNamara ’19 off the bench, and the Purple & White held a 44-13 lead at halftime to help pace the No. 1/1 Purple & White to a 65-37 victory over Regis College in Friday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship First Round women’s basketball game at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Doswell Named Finalist for Jostens Trophy
    March 02, 2017
    Amherst College women’s basketball senior standout Ali Doswell ’17 has been named one of 10 finalists for the prestigious Jostens Trophy.
  • No. 1/1 Women's Basketball Gears Up For NCAA Postseason
    March 01, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women's basketball team is set to host the NCAA Division III Championship First and Second rounds Friday and Saturday, March 3-4 at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Four From Women’s Basketball Secure All-NESCAC Accolades
    February 28, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s basketball team had four members garner All-NESCAC accolades as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.
  • McCarthy Garners NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    February 27, 2017
    Amherst College women's basketball player Emma McCarthy '19 was named the NESCAC Player of the Week as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Women's Basketball To Host NCAA First And Second Rounds
    February 27, 2017
    The Amherst College women's basketball team will host the NCAA Division III Championship First and Second rounds Friday and Saturday, March 3-4 at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • NESCAC CHAMPIONS! Women’s Basketball Downs Tufts, 41-37
    February 26, 2017
    The top-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team used a 21-point third quarter to help secure a hard-fought, 41-37 victory over second-seeded Tufts University to clinch the 2016-17 NESCAC Championship title Sunday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 1 Women's Basketball Surges Past No. 5 Colby, Advances to NESCAC Final
    February 25, 2017
    The top-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team used a 19-point third quarter to help the Purple & White secure a 55-33 victory over fifth-seeded Colby College in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC Championship Semifinal contest at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Top-Seeded Women’s Basketball Set to Host NESCAC Championship
    February 22, 2017
    The top-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team is set to host the 2017 NESCAC Championship semifinals and final Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26 at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Top-Seeded Women’s Basketball Advances Past No. 3 Bates, 76-35
    February 18, 2017
    Top-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball used a game-best, 19-point, nine-rebound effort from Emma McCarthy ’19 to help propel the Purple & White to a 76-35 victory over eighth-seeded Bates College in Saturday’s NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Top-Seeded Women’s Basketball Set to Host No. 8 Bates in NESCAC Quarterfinal
    February 15, 2017
    The top-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team is set to host eighth-seeded Bates College in the quarterfinal round of the NESCAC Championship Saturday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 1/1 Women’s Basketball Downs Hamilton 67-21
    February 11, 2017
    The No. 1/1 Amherst College women’s basketball team had three different players score in double figures, and the Purple & White defense held Hamilton to single digits in each period to help seal a 67-21 victory over the Continentals Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Doswell Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    February 10, 2017
    Ali Doswell ’17 of the Amherst College women’s basketball team was named to the 2017 Capital One College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District first team as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • No. 1/1 Women’s Basketball Runs by Middlebury, 67-33
    February 10, 2017
    Meredith Doswell ’17 drained five treys and scored 18 points, while Hannah Fox ’20 drilled four triples and finished with 14 points off the bench to help lift the No. 1/1 Amherst College women’s basketball team to a 67-33 victory over NESCAC rival Middlebury College Friday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Doswell Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    February 06, 2017
    Amherst College women's basketball senior Ali Doswell was named the NESCAC Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.
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