2006 Amherst Women's Lacrosse News

  • Wilcox, Cherney Nab ECAC Division III New England Men's Lacrosse All-Star Plaudits, Briody Grabs Women's Honors
    June 16, 2006
    Amherst College senior Andrew Wilcox (Brooklyn, NY) and junior Derek Cherney (Chappaqua, NY) were named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III New England Men's Lacrosse All-Star team on Friday, while junior Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) bolstered her postseason resume as well, adding women's lacrosse all-star honors.
  • Jeffs Continue to Add National Honors, Noonan Named Womenslacrosse.com National Rookie of the Year
    June 07, 2006
    The Amherst College women's lacrosse team continued to add national awards to its resume this week as juniors Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) and Emery Sweeney (Darien, CT) and rookie Mary Noonan (W. Roxbury, MA) each picked up All-America honors from Womenslacrosse.com and Inside Lacrosse.
  • Briody, Sweeney, Noonan Earn IWLCA/US Lacrosse Second-Team All-America
    June 01, 2006
    Amherst College women’s lacrosse juniors Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) and Emery Sweeney (Darien, CT) and rookie Mary Noonan (W. Roxbury, MA) each earned Second-Team All-America honors this week, as recognized by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) and U.S. Lacrosse, and will be honored at a banquet in Baltimore, Md. on June 10.
  • Six Jeffs Named IWLCA All-Region
    May 25, 2006
    Six members of the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Berkshire Region team on Tuesday.
  • Jeffs' NCAA Tournament Run Halted at Gettysburg, 8-4
    May 13, 2006
    The Amherst College women's lacrosse team's NCAA Division III Tournament run was halted on Saturday at top-ranked quarterfinal host Gettysburg College as the Bullets topped the Jeffs, 8-4. Amherst wraps up its season at 14-4, while Gettysburg (20-0) advances to the national semifinals to be hosted by Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. on May 20.
  • Briody Leads Jeffs to 14-9 NCAA Second-Round Victory Over Rowan
    May 12, 2006
    Junior Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) matched a career-high nine points on five goals and four assists to lead the Amherst College women's lacrosse team to a 14-9 NCAA Division III Tournament Second-Round victory over Rowan University at Gettysburg College on Friday afternoon.
  • Briody, Brown & Noonan Tabbed Women's Lacrosse All-NESCAC
    May 11, 2006
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team earned a trio of slots on the 2006 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference Team, announced on Wednesday afternoon, as junior attacker Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) earned first-team plaudits, while senior defender Laura Brown (Bethesda, MD) and rookie midfielder Mary Noonan (West Roxbury, MA) grabbed second-team honors.
  • Jeffs March Past WNEC, 19-3; Advance to NCAA Second Round
    May 10, 2006
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team (13-3) marched past visiting Western New England College (WNEC) in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Wednesday, 19-3.
  • Jeffs Earn Sixth-Straight At-Large Bid To NCAA Tournament
    May 08, 2006
    With a 12-3 record and a No. 6 ranking in the latest Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association national poll, the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team earned its sixth consecutive at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament on Sunday night.
  • Second-Seeded Jeffs Drop 15-14 Double-Overtime Thriller to Fourth-Seeded Bowdoin in NESCAC Tournament Semifinals
    May 06, 2006
    Despite a career-high six-goal performance from junior attacker Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ), the second-seeded and sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team came up just short against fourth-seeded Bowdoin College in the NESCAC Tournament Semifinals on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 15-14 double-overtime heartbreaker.
  • Jeffs Earn Sixth-Straight Trip to NESCAC Semis
    May 04, 2006
    The sixth-ranked and second-seeded Amherst College women?s lacrosse team (12-2) will face seventh-ranked and fourth-seeded Bowdoin College in the NESCAC Championship Semifinals at top-seeded Middlebury College on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
  • Seventh-Ranked Jeffs Edged By No. 6 Bowdoin, 10-9
    April 30, 2006
    Junior Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) scored with 2:19 remaining to pull within one, but the Amherst women’s lacrosse team couldn’t find the equalizer before time expired, and the No. 7 Jeffs fell at sixth-ranked Bowdoin College, 10-9. Amherst drops to 3-1 (0-1 NESCAC), while the Polar Bears remain undefeated at 7-0 (2-0 NESCAC).
  • Second-Seeded Jeffs Post 17-8 NESCAC Quarterfinal Win Over Seventh-Seeded Wesleyan
    April 30, 2006
    The sixth-ranked and second-seeded Amherst College women’s lacrosse used a trio of career performances and a 13-1 run over the last 34 minutes of play to hammer visiting seventh-seed Wesleyan University, 17-8, on Sunday afternoon.
  • Sixth-Ranked Jeffs Fall To No. 3 Middlebury
    April 29, 2006
    The sixth-ranked Amherst women’s lacrosse team came up short in the second half, taking just five shots and netting one goal, as it suffered an 11-3 loss to visiting third-ranked Middlebury College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Sixth-Ranked Jeffs Topple No. 11 Tufts, 10-8
    April 26, 2006
    First-year attacker Amy Craig (Denver, CO) scored a career high five goals, including the game-winner and the Jeffs’ final three scores, to lead the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team over visiting NESCAC foe No. 11 Tufts University, 10-8, on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Amherst's Briody Named NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
    April 24, 2006
    Amherst College junior Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ/Princeton Day) was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week on Monday after guiding the Lord Jeffs to a trio of wins last week.
  • Eighth-Ranked Jeffs Win Seventh Straight, Slide by Bates, 9-8
    April 23, 2006
    The eighth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team earned its seventh straight victory on Sunday afternoon, slipping past NESCAC host Bates College, 9-8.
  • Eighth-Ranked Jeffs Steal 12-11 Overtime Thriller at Colby
    April 22, 2006
    Junior attacker Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) slipped home a score with just 3.9 seconds remaining in overtime to give the eighth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team a 12-11 victory at seventh-ranked NESCAC rival Colby College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Briody Leads Eighth-Ranked Jeffs Over Wheaton In 18-3 Stomping
    April 19, 2006
    Junior attacker Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) posted four goals on five shots and added four assists for a career-high eight points to lead the eighth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team to an 18-3 victory over visiting non-conference rival Wheaton College.
  • Eighth-Ranked Jeffs Double Up No. 10 Williams
    April 13, 2006
    The eighth-ranked Amherst women’s lacrosse team secured the Little Three title outright on Saturday afternoon with a convincing 12-6 win over archrival No. 10 Williams College.
  • Eighth-Ranked Jeffs Crush Conn., 19-8
    April 08, 2006
    Junior attacker Alyssa Briody (Hopewell, NJ) posted four goals and an assist to lead the eighth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team over visiting NESCAC rival Connecticut College, 19-8, on Thursday afternoon. Six other players posted a pair a goals for the Jeffs, who improve to 6-1 (3-1 NESCAC), while Conn. falls to 4-7 and remains winless in conference play (0-5).
  • Seventh-Ranked Jeffs Double Up Wesleyan, 6-3
    April 05, 2006
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team dominated NESCAC host Wesleyan University in the second half outscoring them four to one on their way to a 6-3 victory over the Cardinals. With the win, Amherst improves to 5-1 and 2-1 in conference play, while Wesleyan drops to 7-3 overall (2-2 NESCAC).
  • Seventh-Ranked Jeffs Trip Up Trinity, 8-5
    April 01, 2006
    Sophomore goaltender Linda McEvoy (Rochester, NY) posted eight of her nine saves in the second half, including three free position stops in the last two minutes, to lead Amherst College to an 8-5 NESCAC women’s lacrosse victory over Trinity College on Wednesday.
  • No. 5 Jeffs Post 11-7 Season-Opening Win Over 17th-Ranked Union
    March 19, 2006
    The fifth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team opened their 2006 slate with a decisive 11-7 victory over non-conference rival No. 17 Union College in Wellington, Fla. on Sunday night.
  • No. 8 Jeffs Hammer Eastern Conn., 18-6
    March 19, 2006
    The eighth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team closed out its spring break slate in Wellington, Fla. with a crushing 18-6 defeat of non-conference rival Eastern Connecticut State University on Friday morning.