2003 Amherst Women's Lacrosse News

  • Second-Ranked Jeffs Rout Bates, 19-9
    April 20, 2016
    After downing 14th-ranked Colby College yesterday, the second-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team routed league-foe Bates College, 19-9, in a game that began at Hitchcock Field and ended at UMass on Sunday. Junior midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) netted seven goals and dished out a pair of assists to lead the Jeffs to the win.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Down Conn. College, 17-8
    April 20, 2016
    Senior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) tallied five goals and classmate netminder Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA) turned aside 17 shots as the third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team downed NESCAC foe Connecticut College, 17-8, Sunday afternoon. Jeff senior midfielder Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) also chipped in with three goals.
  • Amherst Trio Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
    June 18, 2003
    Amherst College senior defender Molly O’Connor (Baltimore, MD), senior All-American goalie Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA) and junior All-American midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) were each named to the 2003 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Academic Honor Roll this week, awarded annually to juniors or seniors with a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Diamond Cleans Up at IWLCA All-America Banquet
    June 09, 2003
    Amherst College senior tri-captain Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA) was named both the Division III Ensign C. Markland Kelly Goaltender of the Year and the Division III Scholar Athlete of the Year at the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-America Banquet in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday.
  • Yet More Postseason Honors for Amherst Women's Lacrosse
    June 04, 2003
    Postseason accolades continue to roll in for head coach Christine Paradis and the national champion Amherst College women’s lacrosse team. Already tabbed the Warrior/Inside Lacrosse Division III Coach of the Year, Paradis was named both New England and National coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA), and Division III Coach of the Year by WomensLacrosse.com, on Wednesday.
  • Amherst Places Three on ECAC Men's & Women's Lacrosse All-Star Teams
    June 02, 2003
    Amherst College women’s lacrosse standouts Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) and Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) and men’s lacrosse rookie midfielder Andrew Wilcox (Ancramdale, NY) were each named Division III New England All-Stars by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) this week.
  • National Champion Jeffs Dominate Warrior/Inside Lacrosse & IWLCA/US Lacrosse Division III Postseason Awards
    May 27, 2003
    A dream season continues for the national champion Amherst College women’s lacrosse team, which placed four players on both the Warrior/Inside Lacrosse and IWLCA/US Lacrosse Division III All-America Teams. Seniors Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA), Annie Jamieson (Princeton, NJ) and Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) and junior Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) were named First-Team selections by both organizations. Diamond and Martin also earned Warrior/Inside Lacrosse Division III Goaltender and Midfielder of the Year honors, respectively, while ninth-year head coach Christine Paradis was named the Warrior/Inside Lacrosse Division III Coach of the Year.
  • Jeffs Place Six on IWLCA All-New England Team; Ouimet, Allen Headed for Senior All-Star Game
    May 20, 2003
    After ending Middlebury College’s 51-game winning streak with an 11-9 victory in Sunday’s NCAA Division III National Championship game, the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team placed six players on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-New England Team. Seniors Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) and Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) were among five first-team selections from Amherst. Both have also been selected to play in the Division III North-South Senior All-Star Game on Saturday June 7, at Loyola College in Baltimore.
  • Jeffs Capture NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Title with 11-9 Win Over Middlebury
    May 18, 2003
    Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) scored six goals, including four in the final 11 minutes of play, to lead Amherst College to its first-ever NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship, dethroning two-time defending champion Middlebury College 11-9 at St. John Fisher College’s Growney Stadium on Sunday.
  • Third-Ranked Women's Lacrosse Upends the College of New Jersey in NCAA Semifinals, 12-10; Jeffs to Face Top-Ranked Middlebury for National Championship
    May 17, 2003
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team rebounded from an early 3-0 deficit to upend The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) 12-10 in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship Tournament, hosted by St. John Fisher College, on Saturday.
  • Schifter Named National Player of the Week by WomensLacrosse.com
    May 14, 2003
    Amherst College senior attacker Laura Schifter (Washington, DC) was named the NCAA Division III Player of the Week by WomensLacrosse.com on Wednesday. Schifter dished out a combined eight assists in respective 20-9 and 12-5 NCAA Regional victories over SUNY Cortland and Gettysburg College, sending third-ranked Amherst to its third straight and fourth overall trip to the NCAA Final Four.
  • Amherst Women's Lacrosse, Tennis Teams Vie for Respective National Championships this Week
    May 13, 2003
    After advancing through their respective NCAA Tournaments with resounding wins in regional play, the Amherst College women’s lacrosse and women’s tennis teams will each vie for a coveted national championship this week. The third-ranked women’s lacrosse team has advanced all the way to the NCAA Semifinals - hosted by St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY - and will face the second-ranked College of New Jersey, Saturday at 11:30 a.m. The women’s tennis team, ranked fourth in the latest ITA national poll, opens play in the NCAA Elite Eight - hosted by the University of Redlands (CA) - Wednesday at 1 p.m., with a quarterfinal matchup against sixth-ranked DePauw University.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Advance to Final Four with 12-5 Win Over Fourth-Ranked Gettysburg
    May 11, 2003
    Senior attacker Erin Beaumont (Summit, NJ) tallied a game-high four goals while classmate attacker Laura Schifter (Washington, DC) dished out four assists for the second consecutive game as the third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team rolled to a 12-5 victory over fourth-ranked host Gettysburg College in the NCAA Tournament Regional Championship on Sunday. The Jeffs will meet the second-ranked College of New Jersey - which ousted Mary Washington, 11-5 - in the "Final Four" on Saturday at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Advance to NCAA Regional Championship with 20-9 Victory Over 16th-Ranked SUNY Cortland
    May 10, 2003
    After earning an at-large bid, the third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals for the third consecutive year with a 20-9 victory over 16th-ranked SUNY Cortland Saturday afternoon at Gettysburg College. The Jeffs will meet fourth-ranked Gettysburg - which downed the University of Scranton, 18-11, in Saturday's other regional semifinal - Sunday at 1 p.m. The winner will appear in the "Final Four", which is slated to begin Saturday at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York.
  • Amherst Places Nine on Women's, Men's Lacrosse All-NESCAC Teams
    May 08, 2003
    Amherst College placed a combined nine players on the respective All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) teams for men’s and women’s lacrosse, which were announced by the conference office on Thursday.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Earn At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament, Will Face SUNY Cortland Saturday at Gettysburg
    May 05, 2003
    After falling to top-ranked Middelbury College in the NESCAC title game, the third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and will travel to Gettysburg College this Saturday for one of four NCAA Regionals.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Drop NESCAC Championship to Top-Ranked Middlebury, 9-5
    May 04, 2003
    For the third consecutive season, the third-ranked and second-seeded Amherst women's lacrosse team dropped the NESCAC Tournament Championship game to top-ranked Middlebury, falling 9-5 on Sunday at Kohn Field. The Jeffs now await word of a probable at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, pairings for which will be announced on Sunday night.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Advance to NESCAC Title Game with 11-9 Victory Over Sixth-Ranked Williams
    May 03, 2003
    The third-ranked and second-seeded Amherst College women's lacrosse team edged sixth-ranked and third-seeded Williams College in the NESCAC Tournament Semifinals at Middlebury College on Saturday afternoon. The Jeffs will meet top-seeded host Middlebury College Sunday at Noon in the championship game for the third straight year.
  • Amherst's Martin Named NESCAC Women's Lax Player of the Week; Hanley Named National Rookie of the Week by WomensLacrosse.com
    April 29, 2003
    Amherst College junior midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) was named the NESCAC Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week, while first-year attacker Scotty Hanley (Sparks, MD) earned WomensLacrosse.com National Rookie of the Week honors on Tuesday. The duo helped lead the third-ranked Jeffs to a 3-0 week, with conference victories over Tufts University and Williams College, as well as a 15-9 win over visiting Wesleyan University in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC Postseason Championship Tournament.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Rally to Down Wesleyan, 15-9, in NESCAC Tourney Quarterfinals
    April 27, 2003
    After edging Williams College in overtime on Saturday, the third-ranked and second-seeded Amherst College women's lacrosse team rallied to down visiting seventh-seed Wesleyan University, 15-9, in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC Postseason Tournament on Sunday at Hitchcock Field. Junior midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) paced the Jeffs with five goals, while senior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) tallied a pair and dished out four assists.
  • Ouimet Leads Third-Ranked Jeffs Past Williams in Overtime, 12-11
    April 26, 2003
    Reigning NESCAC Player of the Week Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) scored six goals, including the Jeffs’ last two in regulation and the game-winner with 39 seconds left in overtime, to lift the third-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team to a dramatic 12-11 win at sixth-ranked Williams College on Saturday. With the victory, Amherst claims the outright Little Three title and the second seed in the NESCAC Postseason Championship Tournament. The Jeffs open tournament play Sunday at noon against the No. 7 seed, Little Three rival Wesleyan University, at Amherst’s Hitchcock Field.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Hammer No. 20 Tufts, 13-6
    April 23, 2003
    Visiting Amherst College kept Tufts University scoreless for the first 42 minutes and built an 11-0 lead en route to a 13-6 victory in NESCAC Women's Lacrosse action on Wednesday Afternoon at Kraft Field. The victory was the sixth straight for Amherst (11-1, 7-1 NESCAC), the third-ranked team in the nation this week. Tufts, ranked 20th, fell below .500 to 5-6 overall and 1-6 in the conference.
  • Allison and Ouimet Earn NESCAC Men's, Women's Lax Player of the Week Honors
    April 22, 2003
    Amherst College swept New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week honors in men's and women's lacrosse on Monday after each team finished 2-0 on the week. Senior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) won the award on the women's side, combining for six goals and six assists in wins over Springfield College and conference-rival Bowdoin. Junior attackman Mike Allison (W. Nyack, NY) claimed the men's award with seven goals and an assist in conference wins over Tufts University and Bowdoin.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Outlast Bowdoin, 16-11
    April 19, 2003
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team improved to 10-1 overall and 6-1 in conference play with a 16-11 victory over visiting 17th-ranked Bowdoin College Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field. It was also the final regular season home game for seniors Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA), Annie Jamieson (Princeton, NJ), BriAnne Watkins (East Northport, NY), Molly O'Connor (Baltimore, MD), Erin Beaumont (Summit, NJ), Laura Schifter (Washington, DC), Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) and Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA).
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Upend Springfield, 20-9
    April 15, 2003
    Senior midfielder Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) notched a game-high four goals, while senior Brooke Diamond (Longmeadow, MA) and sophomore Olivia D'Ambrosio (Farmington, CT) combined to finish with six saves as the third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team downed non-league foe Springfield College, 20-9, Tuesday at Benedum Field.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Outlast Wesleyan, 15-10
    April 12, 2003
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team improved to 7-1 overall with a 15-10 victory over visiting NESCAC and Little Three rival Wesleyan University (5-4) on Saturday afternoon at Garber Field. Junior attacker Allison Aldrich (Cornwall, VT) paced the Jeffs with five goals, while classmate midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) chipped in with four goals.
  • Third-Ranked Jeffs Steamroll Wellesley, 21-9
    April 10, 2003
    The third-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team improved to 6-1 overall with a non-league victory over visiting Wellesley College (4-7) Thursday afternoon at Hitchcock Field. Junior midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) led the Jeffs with six goals and an assist, while senior middie Mary Kate Allen (Springfield, MA) chipped in with a pair of goals and three assists.
  • Second-Ranked Jeffs Fall at Top-Ranked Middlebury, 16-5
    April 06, 2003
    The second-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team fell to top-ranked two-time defending NCAA champion Middlebury College, 16-5, Sunday at Kohn Artificial Field. With the loss, the Jeffs drop to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in league play, while the Panthers extended their winning streak to 41 games, improving to 6-0 and 4-0.
  • Second-Ranked Jeffs Upend Trinity, 11-6
    April 02, 2003
    Senior attacker Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, MA) notched three goals and three assists to lead the second-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team to an 11-6 victory over 13th-ranked Trinity College in a NESCAC matchup Wednesday afternoon at Hitchcock Field. Jeff junior midfielders Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD) and Jackie Sargent (Concord, MA) each added a trio of goals.
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