2002 Amherst Women's Lacrosse News

  • Third-Ranked Women's Lax Edges Williams, 9-7
    January 19, 2016
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team edged visiting NESCAC and Little Three foe Williams College, 9-7, Saturday at Hitchcock Field. Junior midfielders Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) and sophomore Jackie Sargent (Concord, MA) led the charge for the Jeffs, each tallying a trio of goals. Junior attacker and NESCAC Player of the Week Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) also racked up four assists.
  • 2002 Amherst Women's Lacrosse Milestones
    June 20, 2002
    *Finished with a 14-3 overall record. *With a 7-1 conference record, earned the No. 2 seed in the NESCAC Postseason Championship Tournament, where they downed Trinity and Williams Colleges before falling to eventual national champion Middlebury College, 13-7, in the title game. *Received an at-large bid to their fourth NCAA Tournament and hosted one of four four-team regionals. *With regional wins over Colorado College and Union, advanced to the NCAA Final Four for the second consecutive year and the third time in school history, where they fell to the College of New Jersey in the national semifinals, 10-7. *Finished as the No. 3 ranked team in the nation behind Middlebury and TCNJ according to the final IWLCA Division III poll.
  • Diamond Tabbed National Women's Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year
    June 12, 2002
    Amherst College junior goaltender Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA) was named the Division III National Goaltender of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) earlier this week. Diamond, who helped lead Amherst to a 14-3 record and a second consecutive trip to the NCAA Final Four, was one of four players to earn IWLCA Player of the Year honors, along with the College of New Jersey's Liz O'Connor (attack), Middlebury College's Julia Bergofsky (midfield) and Washington & Lee University's Eloise Priest (defense).
  • Women's Lacrosse, Softball and Baseball Players Earn ECAC All-Region Honors
    June 05, 2002
    Amherst College placed six student-athletes from three different sports on ECAC Division III New England All-Star Teams this week. From women's lacrosse, senior Cara Coscarelli (W. Hartford, CT), junior Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) and sophomore Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) were First-Team selections, while softball players Gina Scribner (Star, ID) and Lauren Peloquin (Berkley, MA) were named Second-Team and Honorable Mention ECAC All-New England, respectively. From the baseball team, sophomore third baseman Matt Potter (Durham, NC) was an Honorable Mention ECAC All-New England selection, as well as a National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Third-Team New England Region All-American.
  • Jeffs Place Four on IWLCA All-America Squad
    May 22, 2002
    Four members of the Amherst College women's lacrosse team were tabbed IWLCA/U.S. Lacrosse Division III All-Americans earlier this week. The third-ranked Jeffs completed their 2002 season with a record of 14-3 overall, after reaching the NCAA Final Four before falling to the College of New Jersey, 10-7, last weekend.
  • Jeffs Bow to TCNJ in NCAA Semifinals
    May 18, 2002
    After downing the College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in last year's NCAA Final Four, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team returned to action and fell to the Lions, 10-7, in Saturday afternoon's 2002 NCAA national semifinal game at Rowan University Stadium in Glassboro, New Jersey. Junior attacker Laura Schifter (Washington, D.C.) paced the Jeffs with a goal and a pair of assists. Junior midfielder Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) and classmate attacker Erin Beaumont (Summit, NJ) also chipped in with two goals each.
  • Six Women's Lax Players Tabbed New England Regional All-Americans
    May 15, 2002
    Six members of the Amherst College women's lacrosse team, which travels to the NCAA Final Four this weekend, were tabbed Division III New England Regional All-Americans earlier this week, including five first team selections. The Jeffs (14-2), who will face-off against the second-ranked College of New Jersey (16-0) in Saturday's NCAA National Semifinals, are currently the third-ranked team in the country, behind top-ranked Middlebury College (16-0), the team responsible for both of Amherst's losses.
  • Women's Lacrosse Set to Face The College of New Jersey in Saturday's Final Four
    May 15, 2002
    With a 13-6 victory over Union College in Sunday's NCAA Division III national quarterfinal game, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team (14-2) earned its third-ever trip to the NCAA Final Four, becoming the ninth team in school history to reach the national semifinals. The Jeffs, in their last two final four appearances, reached the title game before falling to Middlebury College in each contest.
  • Jeffs Advance to NCAA Final Four With 13-6 Victory Over Union College
    May 12, 2002
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Final Four with a 13-6 win over visiting Union College on Sunday at Hitchcock Field. Sophomore midfielders Jackie Sargent (Concord, MA) and Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) each tallied four goals to pace the Jeffs. Junior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) also chipped in with three goals and five assists.
  • Jeffs Advance to NCAA Regional Final With 15-8 Victory Over Colorado College
    May 11, 2002
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Regional Final with a 15-8 win over visiting Colorado College on Saturday at Hitchcock Field. Sophomore attacker Allison Aldrich (Cornwall, VT) paced the Jeffs offensively, notching five goals. Junior midfielder Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) also racked up a trio of goals and dished out four assists for the hosts.
  • Diamond Tabbed ECAC Goaltender of the Week
    May 08, 2002
    After leading the Amherst College women's lacrosse team to an NCAA tournament berth, junior netminder Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA) was tabbed ECAC Division III Goaltender of the Week on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Five Women's Lax Players Tabbed All-NESCAC
    May 07, 2002
    Five members of the Amherst College women's lacrosse team, which hosts one of four NCAA regionals this weekend on Hitchcock Field, were tabbed All-NESCAC on Tuesday, including three first team selections. The Jeffs (12-2), who will battle Colorado College in Saturday's NCAA Regional Semifinals, are currently the third-ranked team in the country, behind top-ranked Middlebury College (13-0), the team responsible for both of Amherst's losses.
  • Women's Lacrosse Earns NCAA Bid, Will Host One of Four Regionals This Weekend
    May 07, 2002
    Despite falling to top-ranked Middlebury College in Sunday's NESCAC championship game, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team, the number-three team in the country in the latest national poll, earned its fourth ever bid to the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night, and will host one of the tourney's four four-team regionals on Hitchcock Field this weekend. The Jeffs are paired with Colorado College, both teams receiving at-large bids, in Saturday's first regional semifinal at 11:30 a.m., while Nazareth College and Union College, champions of the Empire Eight and Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association (UCAA), respectively, will face each other in the second contest at 2 p.m. For Colorado and Union, this is the second NCAA appearance all-time, while Nazareth College is making its second trip to the national tournament in the past three years.
  • Jeffs Downed by Top-Ranked Middlebury in NESCAC Championship Game, 13-7
    May 05, 2002
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team was downed by top-ranked host Middlebury College, 13-7, in the NESCAC Championship game Sunday afternoon at Kohn Field. The Panthers earned their second consecutive title and an automatic bid to the upcoming NCAA Tournament in which pairings will be announced tonight at 9 p.m.
  • Jeffs Advance to NESCAC Championship Game with 17-8 Victory Over Williams
    May 04, 2002
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team advanced to the NESCAC Championship game after downing Little Three rival Williams College, 17-8, Saturday afternoon at Kohn Artificial Field. Junior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) paced the Jeffs with six goals and an assist. Sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) also chipped in with four goals and a trio of assists.
  • Women's Lacrosse Championship Weekend Set to be Hosted by Middlebury
    May 01, 2002
    Top-seeded and top-ranked Middlebury College hosts the semifinals and final of the 2002 NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Championship tournament at Kohn Field with semifinal play on Saturday and the title game on Sunday.
  • Jeffs Advance to NESCAC Final Four with 11-6 Win Over Trinity
    April 28, 2002
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team advanced to the NESCAC Championship Semifinals on Sunday, with an 11-6 victory in first round action over visiting seventh-seeded Trinity College. Despite the treacherous conditions, the second-seeded Jeffs maintained their poise as six different players pierced the scoring column.
  • Ouimet Tabbed NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
    April 22, 2002
    After leading the Amherst College women's lacrosse team to a pair of conference wins over Bowdoin College and Bates College, junior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week for the period ending April 21. Ouimet leads the conference with 56 points and is also tied for the NESCAC lead with 30 assists.
  • Third-Ranked Women's Lax Pounds Bates, 19-6
    April 21, 2002
    After edging host Bowdoin College yesterday the Amherst College women's lacrosse team returned to action and pounded Bates College, 19-6, on Sunday. Junior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) notched a game-high eight goals and sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) tallied six to pace the Jeffs. Sophomore attacker Allison Aldrich (Cornwall, VT) also chipped in with a pair of goals and an assist.
  • Third-Ranked Women's Lax Edges Bowdoin, 9-8
    April 20, 2002
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team edged host Bowdoin College, 9-8, Saturday afternoon. Junior Abby Ouimet paced the visitors with a pair of goals and a trio of assists. With the victory, Amherst improves to 8-1 overall, while the Polar Bears drop to 7-4.
  • Martin Tabbed NESCAC & ECAC New England Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
    April 16, 2002
    After leading the Amherst College women's lacrosse team to a trio of wins over Connecticut College, Wellesley College and Wesleyan University, sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and ECAC New England Player of the Week for the period ending April 14. Martin leads the Jeffs, ranked third in the latest IWLCA Division III Poll with a 7-1 record, with 34 goals and is tied with junior teammate Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) for the team lead with 37 points.
  • Third-Ranked Women's Lax Steamrolls Wellesley, 17-5
    April 13, 2002
    Sophomore Liz Martin scored six goals as the No. 3-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team rolled past host Wellesley College, 17-5, in a non-conference game Thursday afternoon.
  • Third-Ranked Women's Lax Rolls at Wesleyan, 14-8
    April 13, 2002
    Junior Abby Ouimet scored a career-high six goals and added an assist to lead the Amherst College women's lacrosse team, ranked third in the latest IWLCA national poll, to a 14-8 victory at NESCAC and Little Three rival Wesleyan University. Sophomore Liz Martin, who leads Amherst with 34 goals on the season, added five scoring strikes.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Down Conn. College, 14-5
    April 09, 2002
    After falling to top-ranked Middlebury College on Saturday, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team rebounded by downing visiting NESCAC foe Connecticut College, 14-5, Tuesday afternoon at Hitchcock Field. Sophomore attacker Allison Aldrich (Cornwall, VT) paced the Jeffs with six goals. Amherst sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) chipped in with four goals and an assist, while junior attacker Erin Beaumont (Summit, NJ) tacked on a pair of goals and two assists.
  • Second-Ranked Jeffs Fall to Top-Ranked Middlebury, 8-4
    April 06, 2002
    In a rematch of last year's NCAA Championship game, the second-ranked and previously unbeaten Amherst College women's lacrosse team fell to the No. 1 team in the nation, defending national champion Middlebury College, 8-4, Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field. Middlebury, which posted a perfect 17-0 record in 2001, improved to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in NESCAC play with the win, while Amherst dropped to 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
  • Second-Ranked Jeffs Thump 20th-Ranked Trinity, 15-2
    April 03, 2002
    The second-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team won their fourth straight game after thumping 20th-Ranked NESCAC foe Trinity College, 15-2, Wednesday afternoon. The visiting Jeffs led 6-1 at the break and tacked on nine goals in the second half to round out the scoring. Junior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) paced the Jeffs with six points on three goals and three assists. Sophomore middie Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) tacked on four goals and an assist while junior Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) chipped in with a trio of goals.
  • Second-Ranked Women's Lax Downs #17 Colby in NESCAC Opener
    March 30, 2002
    The second-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team downed #17 Colby College, 14-9, at Bates College in their NESCAC opener Saturday afternoon. The Jeffs led wire to wire as junior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) paced Amherst with seven points on a pair of goals and five assists. Sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) also tacked on five goals.
  • Second-Ranked Women's Lax Improves to 2-0 with 12-6 Win at Salisbury
    March 20, 2002
    The second-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team scored the first six goals and never trailed en route to a 12-6 non-league win at No. 11 Salisbury University on Wednesday. Sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) paced the Jeffs (2-0) with a game-high five goals after a four-goal game in her Amherst debut – a 6-5 win over 12th-ranked Mary Washington College on Sunday.
  • Second-Ranked Amherst Downs No. 11 Mary Washington in Season-Opener
    March 17, 2002
    In a torrential downpour at Salisbury University on Sunday, the second-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team opened its season with a 6-5 win over No. 11 Mary Washington College of Fredericksburg, Virginia, behind a four-goal performance by sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD).
  • Women's Lacrosse Eyes Another Shot at NCAA Championship
    January 29, 2002
    Despite losing four seniors, including three of the best players in school history in All-Americans Kristin Osborn, Sarah Scheessele and Alison Kitay, the 2002 women's lacrosse team returns 18 squad-members, many of whom gained valuable experience during last season's dramatic NCAA Tournament run.