Women's Basketball

2017-18 REC: 33-0; NESCAC: 10-0; NR: 1/1 NATIONAL TITLES: 3; FINAL FOURS: 8 NESCAC TITLES: 8 ('08, '10-'13, '16-'18)

2018-19 Amherst College Women's Basketball News

  • Second Quarter Surge Helps Mammoths Roll Over Rams
    January 22, 2019
    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Amherst College trailed by a point against Farmingdale State College on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference women’s basketball game, but outscored the Rams 49-11 over the middle two quarters on their way to an emphatic 78-37 victory.
  • Mammoths Pull Away from Cardinals in Little Three Affair
    January 21, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The fifth-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team overcame a one-point deficit at halftime and defeated Wesleyan University 67-57 in a non-conference Little 3 game on Monday evening at Silloway Gymnasium.
  • Women's Hoops Wins Little 3 Test at Williams
    January 16, 2019
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- In a non-conference game against Little Three rival Williams College, the Amherst College women's basketball team earned a 65-54 victory for their 11th consecutive win on Wednesday evening.
  • NESCAC Recognizes Eck's Career Night with Player of the Week Award
    January 14, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Junior guard Madeline Eck had a game to remember on Saturday afternoon, and now the Rye, N.Y. native has been named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her efforts.
  • Eck Scores Career High, Records First Double-Double
    January 12, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Madeline Eck ’20 set a new career high with 31 points on Saturday afternoon and recorded her first career double-double with 12 rebounds, helping the No. 3 Amherst College women’s basketball team to a 62-44 victory over Wesleyan University in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Red-Hot Start Spurs Amherst to Victory Over Camels
    January 11, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College hit five three-pointers in the opening ten minutes on their way to a 61-41 victory over Connecticut College in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s basketball action on Friday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Wins NESCAC Opener Behind Big First Quarter
    January 04, 2019
    Hartford, Conn. – Junior guard Hannah Fox had 25 points and five assists to lead the visiting Amherst College Mammoths to a 71-49 victory over the Trinity College Bantams in both teams’ New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s basketball opener this evening at Oosting Gymnasium.  
  • Record-Breaking Fox Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    January 02, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Junior guard Hannah Fox was named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s basketball Player of the Week this afternoon after her record-breaking performance over December break.
  • Eck’s 30 Point Night Helps Amherst Push Record Road Win Streak to 40
    January 01, 2019
    ORANGE, Calif. – Junior guard Madeline Eck scored thirty points, including eighteen in the second half, as Amherst defeated Chapman 74-65 on Monday afternoon.
  • Amherst Celebrates New Years Eve with Win Over Redlands
    December 31, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. – Amherst College staved off a second half comeback attempt to hold off University of Redlands 57-49 in a non-conference women’s basketball game on New Year’s Eve in the campus of Chapman University.
  • First Half Run Sets the Tone for Win Over Pointers
    December 29, 2018
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A 20-1 run from late in the first quarter to early in the second helped Amherst College overcome an early deficit on their way to a 59-41 victory over Wisconsin Stevens-Point in non-conference women’s basketball play at the D3Hoops.com Classic on Saturday afternoon at South Point arena.
  • Fox Breaks 20-Year Scoring Record, Mammoths Top 100 in Vegas Victory
    December 28, 2018
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Hannah Fox ’20 broke the Amherst College women’s basketball single-game scoring record with 43 points as the Mammoths defeated Westfield State 104-79 in the D3Hoops.com Invitational at South Point on Friday afternoon.
  • Learfield Directors' Cup Standings Released; Amherst Among Top 20
    December 21, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Amherst College is one of nine New Engalnd Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) schools ranked in the final fall standings of the 2018-19 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup.
  • Amherst Fends Off Impressive Mariners Squad in 2018 Home Finale
    December 08, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Madeline Eck ’20 recorded a game high 19 points and a team-high five rebounds to lead Amherst College women’s basketball to a 68-39 win over Maine Maritime Academy at LeFrak Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Fox Does a Little of Everything in Award-Winning Week
    December 03, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – Amherst College women’s basketball guard Hannah Fox ’20 filled the stat sheet in all three games last week, resulting in a selection as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week.
  • Mammoths Defeat NJCU After Dominant Second Quarter
    December 02, 2018
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – For the second straight game, the second quarter turned the tide for the Amherst College women’s basketball team, as they shook off a slow start to defeat New Jersey City University 78-52 in non-conference action on Sunday afternoon on Coach Charlie Brown Court at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.
  • Stingy Defense Highlights Mammoth Rout in Brooklyn
    December 01, 2018
    Brooklyn, N.Y. ---Amherst College held Brooklyn College to just one made field goal during the second and third quarters on Saturday evening at the West Quad Center and had their best defensive night of the year in a 60-27 victory over the Bulldogs in non-conference women’s basketball action.
  • McNamara, Fox Have Career Nights in Amherst Road Victory
    November 27, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior guard Maeve McNamara set a new Amherst single-game record with 12 assists and junior guard Hannah Fox scored a career-high 33 points to lead Amherst College to a 78-48 victory over Emmanuel College in non-conference women’s basketball action on Tuesday evening.
  • 68-Game Amherst Winning Streak Halted by Eastern Connecticut State
    November 20, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – For the first time in more than two seasons, the Amherst College women’s basketball team has suffered a defeat, with their 68-game winning streak ending on Tuesday night in LeFrak Gymnasium at the hands of Eastern Connecticut State University.
  • Tip-Off Tournament Champion Mammoths Defeat Engineers
    November 18, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Most Valuable Player Hannah Fox ’20 scored 23 points and had three assists and three steals as the No. 1 Amherst College women’s basketball team defeated RPI 72-39 Sunday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium to win their home Tip-Off Tournament.
  • Mammoths Open Season With Home Win Over Rams
    November 17, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College held Farmingdale State to just 12 points in the first half and opened their 2018-19 season with a 64-35 victory over the Rams in nonconference women’s basketball Saturday night at LeFrak.
  • 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Season Preview
    November 16, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – How do you build off of the momentum of two straight undefeated national titles while also turning the page to a new campaign and incorporating a group of first years who haven’t been to the top of the mountain yet?
  • Fox, Eck Selected as D3Hoops Preseason All-Americans
    October 25, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. — The Amherst College women’s basketball team will begin their quest to defend their back-to-back NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championships in just over two weeks, and returning junior guards Hannah Fox (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) and Madeline Eck (Rye, N.Y.) have been named to the D3hoops.com Preseason All-America Second and Third Teams, respectively.