Women's Ice Hockey

RECORD: 0-2-0; NESCAC: 0-2-0; NR: 8/9 NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2 NESCAC TITLES: 3 (2007, '08, '10)

2016-17 Amherst Women's Ice Hockey News

  • Toupal, Ryan Named to NEHWA All-Stars Team
    April 03, 2017
    Senior defender Caitlyn Ryan and junior forward Alex Toupal of the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team have been named New England Hockey Writers (NEHWA) Division II-III All-Stars for the second consecutive season, as announced recently by the organization.
  • Toupal Garners AHCA CCM All-America Second Team East Honors
    March 20, 2017
    Amherst College junior forward Alex Toupal of the women’s ice hockey team has been selected to the CCM Division III All-American Second Team East by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA), as recently announced by the organization.
  • No. 5 Amherst Edged By No. 1 Middlebury, 4-1 in NESCAC Championship Game
    March 05, 2017
    The Purple & White outshot the Panthers in all three periods to own a 31-22 edge in shot differential, however they were unable to respond to a two-goal second and third period by the home team as the fifth-seeded Amherst College women’s ice hockey tell fell to top-seeded Middlebury College, 4-1 in Sunday afternoon’s NESCAC Finals matchup at Kenyon Arena.
  • No. 5 Amherst Shuts Out No. 2 Conn. College, 2-0, Advances to NESCAC Finals
    March 04, 2017
    The Purple & White logged a shooting percentage of 33% in the first period and Sabrina Dobbin ’18 made 30 saves to register her second consecutive shutout of the postseason, as the fifth-seeded Amherst College women’s ice hockey team upended second-seeded Connecticut College, 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Kenyon Arena.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Gears Up for NESCAC Semifinals
    March 02, 2017
    The fifth-seeded Amherst College women's ice hockey team is set to take on second-seeded Connecticut College in NESCAC Championship Semifinal action. The second of two semifinal matchups, Amherst will hit the ice on Saturday, March 4 at 4 p.m. at top-seeded Middlebury College. No. 6 Bowdoin and No. 1 Middlebury face off at 1 p.m.
  • Ryan, Toupal Repeat as First Team All-NESCAC Honorees
    February 28, 2017
    Senior captain Caitlyn Ryan and junior Alex Toupal of the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team have been named to the All-NESCAC First Team, as announced by the league office Tuesday.
  • No. 5 Amherst Upsets No. 4 Trinity, 2-0 To Advance to NESCAC Semifinals
    February 25, 2017
    Alex Toupal ’18 tallied her fourth multi-goal game of the season and Sabrina Dobbins ’18 recorded her first shutout win in conference play, as the fifth-seeded Amherst College women’s ice hockey team upset fourth-seeded Trinity College, 2-0 in NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal action Saturday evening at the Koeppel Center.
  • No. 5 Amherst Ready to Travel to No. 4 Trinity for NESCAC Quarterfinal Action
    February 22, 2017
    The fifth-seeded Amherst College women's ice hockey team in set to travel to fourth-seeded Trinity College on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal battle. The puck drops at 4:30 p.m. at the Koeppel Center in Hartford, Conn.
  • Amherst Downs Wesleyan, 4-2 in Regular Season Finale
    February 19, 2017
    Four different Purple & White skaters netted scores, as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team defeated Wesleyan University, 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Orr Rink.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Battles Little III Rival Wesleyan to 1-1 Overtime Tie
    February 18, 2017
    Neither team was able to break the stalemate in the final 25 minutes of play as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team battled Wesleyan University to a 1-1 overtime draw Saturday afternoon at Spurrier-Snyder Rink.
  • No. 9 Women's Ice Hockey Falls to Hamilton, 1-0
    February 11, 2017
    The Purple & White outshot the Continentals 32-20, however the ninth-ranked Amherst College women’s ice hockey team suffered a 1-0 loss to Hamilton College Saturday afternoon at Russell Sage Rink.
  • No. 9 Amherst Edged by Hamilton in Overtime, 3-2
    February 10, 2017
    The Purple & White were unable to overcome a late rally by the Continentals as the ninth-ranked Amherst College women’s ice hockey team was edged by Hamilton College, 3-2 in overtime Friday evening at Russell Sage Rink.
  • Two Goal Third Period Powers No. 9 Amherst Past Trinity, 2-0
    February 07, 2017
    The Purple & White recorded two unanswered goals in the final 10:24 of play as the ninth-ranked Amherst College women’s ice hockey team shut out Trinity College, 2-0 in a non-conference matchup Tuesday evening at the Koeppel Center.
  • No. 8 Amherst Blanks Salem State, 4-0 Behind Three Goal First Period
    February 01, 2017
    Three different Purple & White skaters found the back of the net in a strong first period, as the No. 8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team shut out Salem State University, 4-0 Wednesday evening at Rockett Ice Arena.
  • No. 10/8 Amherst Battles Williams to 4-4 Overtime Draw
    January 28, 2017
    The Purple & White claimed a one goal lead with under five minutes to play, but they were unable to overcome a late comeback by the Ephs as the No. 10/8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team battled Williams College to a 4-4 overtime draw Saturday evening at Orr Rink.
  • No. 10/8 Amherst Plays Archrival Williams to 1-1 Overtime Draw
    January 27, 2017
    Junior Alex Toupal tallied the game-tying goal with 4:05 to play in regulation, but the Purple & White were unable to net the game-winner in the extra session as the No. 10/8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team battled archrival Williams College to a 1-1 overtime draw Friday evening at Lansing-Chapman Ice Rink.
  • No. 10/8 Amherst Falls to No. 5/4 Elmira in Non-Conference Action, 4-0
    January 24, 2017
    The Purple & White owned a 32-20 edge in shot differential but were unable to find the back of the goal as the No. 10/8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team fell to No. 5/4 Elmira College, 4-0 Tuesday evening in non-conference action at Orr Rink.
  • Three-Goal Second Period Lifts No. 10/8 Amherst Past Colby, 5-1
    January 21, 2017
    The Purple & White tallied four unanswered goals as the No. 10/8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team downed Colby College, 5-1 Saturday afternoon at Alfond Ice Rink.
  • No. 10/8 Amherst Powers Past Colby, 5-0
    January 20, 2017
    Five different Purple & White skaters found the back of the net as the No. 10/8 Amherst College women’s ice hockey team shut out Colby College, 5-0 Friday evening at the Alfond Ice Rink.
  • Toupal Garners NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    January 16, 2017
    Amherst College women’s ice hockey junior forward Alex Toupal has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Toupal Records Hat Trick as Amherst Shuts Out No. 10 Bowdoin, 4-0
    January 15, 2017
    Junior Alex Toupal registered a hat trick and Bailey Plaman ’18 made 22 saves as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team shut out No. 10 Bowdoin College, 4-0 Sunday afternoon at Orr Rink.
  • Amherst Tallies Three Unanswered Goals to Defeat No. 10 Bowdoin, 4-2
    January 14, 2017
    Down 2-1 entering the final period of play, the Purple & White tallied three unanswered goals as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team defeated No. 10 Bowdoin College, 4-2 Saturday evening at Orr Rink.
  • Amherst Nets Two Goals in Final Five Minutes of Play, Downs Saint Anselm, 3-1
    January 10, 2017
    Down 1-0 after 20 minutes of action, the Purple & White netted three unanswered goals, including two with less than five minutes to play in regulation, as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team skated to a 3-1 victory over Saint Anselm College Wednesday evening at Sullivan Arena.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Battles No. 6/6 Middlebury to 1-1 Tie
    January 07, 2017
    Finishing the second period in a 1-1 draw, neither side was able to find the back of the net in the final 25 minutes of action as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team battled No. 6/6 Middlebury College to a 1-1 overtime tie Saturday afternoon at Kenyon Arena.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Edged by No. 6/6 Middlebury, 3-1
    January 05, 2017
    The Purple & White struck first and owned a 27-20 edge in shots on goal, however the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team fell to No. 6/6 Middlebury College, 3-1 Friday evening at Kenyon Arena.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Skates Past Southern Maine, 8-0
    January 01, 2017
    Six different Purple & White skaters recorded a goal and junior Alex Toupal netted a hat trick as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team defeated non-conference opponent Southern Maine, 8-0 Sunday evening at the USM Ice Arena.
  • Amherst Blanks Salve Regina, 3-0
    December 10, 2016
    Three different Purple & White skaters found the back of the net as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team blanked non-conference opponent Salve Regina, 3-0 Saturday evening at the St. George's School Ice Rink.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Shuts Out Manhattanville, 1-0
    December 09, 2016
    Sophomore Miriam Eickhoff tallied the game-winning goal with 6:20 remaining in the matchup, as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team edged Manhattanville, 1-0 Friday evening at Orr Rink.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Drops Non-Conference Matchup to No. 4/5 Norwich, 5-0
    December 07, 2016
    The Purple & White owned a 31-23 edge in shots on goal, but the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team was unable to overcome a three-goal performance by Cadet Bryn Labbe as they fell to No. 4/5 Norwich, 5-0 Wednesday evening at Kreitzberg Arena.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Plays Trinity to 1-1 Overtime Draw
    December 03, 2016
    Neither side was able to record the game-winner after finding the back of the net in the second period, as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team played conference rival Trinity College to a 1-1 tie Saturday evening at Orr Rink.
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