Women's Ice Hockey

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2018-19 Women's Ice Hockey News

  • Mammoths Turn In All-Around Effort in 3-1 Victory Over No. 6/4 Norwich
    January 22, 2019
    Three different Mammoths found the back of the net in a strong all around team effort, as the Amherst College women’s hockey team overpowered No. 6/4 Norwich University, 3-1 Tuesday evening at Kreitzberg Arena. It is the first time the Mammoths have downed the Cadets since the 2015-16 season.
  • Flynn Scores Twice for Women's Hockey in 4-2 Win Over Colby
    January 19, 2019
    A three-goal second period lifted the Mammoths to victory, as the Amherst College women’s hockey team downed Colby College, 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Alfond Rink. 
  • Eickhoff's Power Play Goal Pushes Amherst Past Colby, 2-1
    January 18, 2019
    Miriam Eickhoff ’19 potted the game-winner while on the power play with just over five minutes remaining in regulation as the Amherst College women’s hockey team battled their way past Colby College, 2-1 Friday evening at Alfond Rink.
  • Savage's Clutch Play Lands NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    January 14, 2019
    Senior forward Katie Savage of the Amherst College women’s hockey team has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week following clutch play on the ice this past weekend.
  • Explosive Third Period Fuels Mammoths' Comeback Win Over Bowdoin
    January 13, 2019
    The Mammoths rallied to score three goals in the final 15 minutes of action as the Amherst College women’s hockey team downed Bowdoin College, 3-1 at Orr Rink Saturday afternoon to sweep the weekend series.
  • Matthews Captures 100th Win as Amherst Edges Bowdoin, 3-2
    January 12, 2019
    Amherst College women’s hockey head coach Jeff Matthews earned his 100th career victory on Saturday night, as the Mammoths netted two goals in the final seven minutes to rally past Bowdoin College, 3-2 at Orr Rink.
  • Amherst Falls to No. 6/7 Middlebury, 3-0
    January 05, 2019
    Two power play goals pushed the Panthers past the Mammoths, as the Amherst College women’s hockey team fell to No. 6/7 Middlebury College, 3-0 Saturday evening at Kenyon Arena.
  • Mammoths Skate to 1-1 Overtime Draw Against No. 6/7 Middlebury
    January 04, 2019
    Sixty-five minutes was not enough to decided a winner in the conference clash, as the Amherst College women’s hockey team and No. 6/7 Middlebury College skated to a 1-1 overtime tie Friday evening at Kenyon Arena.
  • Flynn's Seven Point Week Lands NESCAC Honors
    January 02, 2019
    Sophomore forward Emma Flynn of the Amherst College women's hockey team has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week for her stellar efforts on the ice this past weekend.
  • Hoang Hat Trick Leads Amherst Past William Smith, 4-2
    December 30, 2018
    Kaitlin Hoang ’21 registered her first career hat trick, including the game-winner, and Emma Flynn ’21 had a hand in all four of the Mammoths’ goals as the Amherst College women’s hockey team edged William Smith, 4-2, to clinch the weekend sweep Sunday afternoon at Orr Rink.
  • Women's Hockey Deals William Smith First Loss of Season, 4-3
    December 29, 2018
    In an exciting back-and-forth battle, first-year Angelina Wiater’s first career goal stood as the difference maker as the Amherst College women’s hockey team dealt visiting William Smith College its first loss of the winter, 4-3 Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink. 
  • 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.
  • Women's Hockey Edged by Oswego State, 2-1
    December 08, 2018
    Three quick scores between the sides in a two-minute span in the second period decided the matchup as the Amherst College women’s hockey team was edged by Oswego State, 2-1 Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink.
  • Mammoths Drop Nail-Biter to No. 3/3 Elmira, 2-1
    December 07, 2018
    The Mammoths struck first to own the lead after 20 minutes of action and Caitlin Walker ’22 racked up 36 stops in between the pipes, however a late goal by the Soaring Eagles proved too much to overcome as the Amherst College women’s hockey team was edged by No. 3/3 Elmira College, 2-1 Friday evening at Orr Rink.
  • Women's Hockey Falls to Trinity, 3-1
    December 01, 2018
    Tied at one all heading into the final 20 minutes of regulation, a two score third period by the Bantams proved too much to overcome as the Amherst College women’s hockey team was edged by Trinity College, 3-1 Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink. 
  • Five Skaters Find Nylon as Mammoths Shut Out Trinity, 5-0
    November 30, 2018
    Five different Mammoths found the back of the net across all three periods as the Amherst College women’s hockey team shut out Trinity College, 5-0 Friday evening at Orr Rink to earn its first conference victory of the season.
  • Amherst Picks Up First Victory of the Season, 3-1 Against New England College
    November 20, 2018
    Deadlocked at 1-1 following 20 minutes of action, senior Jocelyn Hunyadi struck twice in the second period to help lead the Amherst College women’s hockey team past New England College, 3-1 Tuesday evening at the Lee Clement Ice Arena.
  • Women's Hockey Edged by Connecticut College, 2-1
    November 17, 2018
    A late push by the Mammoths that featured first-year Angelina Wiater’s first career goal was not enough to overcome a two-goal deficit, as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team fell to Connecticut College, 2-1 Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink.
  • Women's Hockey Plays Connecticut College to 2-2 Draw in Season Opener
    November 16, 2018
    Jamie McNamara ’19 gave the Mammoths the edge with less than 14 minutes remaining in regulation and Caitlin Walker ’22 racked up 33 stops in an impressive collegiate debut in frame, however a late equalizer by the visitors was enough to force a deadlock as the Amherst College women’s ice hockey team and Connecticut College played to a 2-2 overtime tie in their 2018-19 season opener Friday evening at Orr Rink.
  • 2018-19 Women's Hockey Season Preview
    November 15, 2018
    Fresh off their third consecutive trip to the league finals, the 2018-19 Amherst College women's ice hockey team enters the season with a solid core of returners and an eye on improving every day and bringing home a conference title for the first time since 2010.
  • Digital Season Programs to Launch for 2018-19
    September 03, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Starting this fall, Amherst Mammoths fans will have the opportunity to help work towards a greener campus community while also getting more information on their favorite teams.