2016 Amherst Women's Lacrosse News

  • Coaching as a Spiritual Practice
    June 08, 2016
    Amherst College women's lacrosse head coach Chris Paradis recently wrote a blog post for "Behind the Whistle" the official blog of the IWLCA.
  • Haughton, Passarelli to Play in IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star Game
    May 27, 2016
    Amherst College senior women's lacrosse players Mia Haughton and Rachel Passarelli will compete in the IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star game on the campus of Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa. on Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m.
  • No. 8 Amherst Falls to No. 4 Gettysburg, 12-4 in NCAA Third Round
    May 21, 2016
    The No. 8 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 4 Gettysburg College, 12-4 in Saturday afternoon’s NCAA Division III Championship Third Round contest at Kohn Field on the campus of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt.
  • Amherst Prepares for NCAA Third Round Tilt Against Gettysburg
    May 18, 2016
    The No. 8 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team will take on No. 4 Gettysburg College in NCAA Division III Championship Third Round action at host and fifth-ranked Middlebury College on Saturday, May 21. First draw is set for 2:30 p.m. at Kohn Field in Middlebury, Vt.
  • Passarelli, Forrest, Haughton Garner IWLCA All-America Honors
    May 18, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team had three players garner Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-America honors as announced by the organization Wednesday.
  • Strong Second Half Paces No. 8 Amherst Past No. 14 York, 12-7
    May 15, 2016
    The No. 8 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used three goals each from Mia Haughton ’16 and Hanna Krueger ’17, and the Purple & White scored seven straight goals to start the second half to help secure a 12-7 victory over No. 14 York College (Pa.) in Sunday afternoon’s NCAA Division III Second Round contest at Pratt Field.
  • Five Women’s Lacrosse Players Selected IWLCA All-Berkshire Region
    May 14, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team had five players named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Berkshire Region First Team as recently announced by the organization.
  • Amherst Set to Host York (Pa.) in NCAA Second Round Contest
    May 11, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team will host York College (Pa.) in a NCAA Division III Championship Second Round contest Sunday, May 15 at 1 p.m. at Pratt Field.
  • No. 3 Amherst Falls to No. 2 Middlebury, 13-4 in NESCAC Semifinal
    May 07, 2016
    A nine-goal first half helped second-seeded Middlebury College post a 13-4 victory over third-seeded Amherst College in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC Championship Semifinal contest at Sheppard Field on the campus of top seed and host Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.
  • Five Women’s Lacrosse Players Named All-NESCAC
    May 05, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team had five players garner All-NESCAC honors as announced by the league office Thursday.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Takes Aim at Program’s First NESCAC Title
    May 04, 2016
    The third-seeded Amherst College women’s lacrosse team is set for NESCAC Championship Semifinal action Saturday, May 7 when it takes on second-seeded Middlebury College at Sheppard Field on the campus of top-seeded Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. at 2:30 p.m.
  • No. 3 Amherst Powers Past No. 6 Hamilton, 15-5
    April 30, 2016
    The third-seeded Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used four goals from Rachel Passarelli ’16 and three scores from Mia Haughton ’16 to help the Purple & White post a 15-5 victory over sixth-seeded Hamilton College Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field in NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal action.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Gears Up for Hamilton in NESCAC Quarterfinals
    April 28, 2016
    The third-seeded Amherst College women’s lacrosse team is set to host sixth-seeded Hamilton College in the 2016 NESCAC Championship Quarterfinals Saturday, April 30 at 12 p.m. at Gooding Field.
  • No. 7 Trinity Outlasts No. 8 Amherst, 11-7
    April 27, 2016
    No. 8 Amherst College used two goals each from Rachel Passarelli ’16 and Julia Crerend ’18, but the Purple & White’s second half rally was not enough as No. 7 Trinity College held on for an 11-7 victory in Wednesday evening’s NESCAC tilt at Sheppard Field in Hartford, Conn.
  • Haughton’s Overtime Goal Lifts No. 8 Amherst Over Williams, 10-9
    April 23, 2016
    Amherst College received three goals from Mia Haughton ’16, including the game-winner in overtime, as the eighth-ranked Purple & White edged NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College, 10-9 in Saturday afternoon’s thriller at Farley-Lamb Field in Williamstown, Mass.
  • No. 8 Amherst Powers Past Mount Holyoke, 18-4
    April 20, 2016
    Kelly Karczewski '18 and Claire Cagnassola '17 netted three goals each and 11 different players scored a goal as the eighth-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team powered past Mount Holyoke College, 18-4, Wednesday evening at the Mount Holyoke College Turf Field in South Hadley, Mass.
  • Crerend’s Late Goal Lifts No. 7 Amherst Over No. 17 Tufts, 7-6 in NESCAC Thriller
    April 16, 2016
    Amherst College’s Julia Crerend ’18 scored with seven seconds remaining to break a 6-6 deadlock and the seventh-ranked Purple & White scored four unanswered goals in the second half to complete a thrilling comeback victory over No. 17 Tufts University, 7-6 on Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field in NESCAC women’s lacrosse action.
  • No. 7 Amherst Pulls Away From Conn. College, 11-5
    April 12, 2016
    The No. 7 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used three goals each from Rachel Passarelli ’16, Hanna Krueger ’17, and Kate Wyeth ’17 to down Connecticut College, 11-5 in Tuesday’s NESCAC contest at Gooding Field.
  • Six-Goal Second Half Sparks No. 7 Amherst Past No. 8 Colby, 8-4
    April 09, 2016
    The No. 7 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team came back from a 4-2 deficit at halftime and scored six unanswered goals in the second half to claim an 8-4 victory over No. 8 Colby College in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC tilt at Bill Alfond Field in Waterville, Maine.
  • No. 7 Amherst Downs Wesleyan, 10-5
    April 06, 2016
    The seventh-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team posted a 10-5 victory over NESCAC and Little III rival Wesleyan University in Wednesday evening’s conference contest at Pratt Field.
  • No. 9 Amherst Edged by No. 2 Middlebury, 8-7 in Overtime
    April 02, 2016
    Amherst College’s Christy Forrest ’16 was sensational between the pipes and made 15 saves, but a goal by Middlebury College’s Bridget Instrum 1:48 into overtime lifted the second-ranked Panthers to a hard-fought and thrilling win over the ninth-ranked Purple & White in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC women’s lacrosse contest at Pratt Field.
  • Six-Goal First Half Sparks No. 11 Amherst Past No. 10 Hamilton, 10-6
    March 26, 2016
    The 11th-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team received two scores each from Kate Wyeth ’17, Hanna Krueger ’17, and Mary Grace Cronin ’18, and the Purple & White netted six goals in the first stanza, to help propel Amherst to a 10-6 NESCAC victory over Hamilton College Saturday afternoon at Steuben Field in Clinton, N.Y.
  • No. 11 Amherst Powers Past Springfield, 8-3
    March 23, 2016
    The No. 11 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used two goals each from Rachel Passarelli ’16, Mia Haughton ’16, and Kate Wyeth ’17 to help the Purple & White pull away to an 8-3 non-conference victory in Wednesday evening’s non-conference game at Stagg Field in Springfield, Mass.
  • Strong First Half Helps No. 12 Amherst Stave Off Dickinson, 13-7
    March 17, 2016
    Amherst College’s Rachel Passarelli ’16 scored four goals to help the 12th-ranked Purple & White hold on for a 13-7 victory over Dickinson College Thursday afternoon in Clermont, Fla.
  • No. 12 Amherst Powers Past McDaniel, 14-6
    March 15, 2016
    Amherst College used four goals by Hanna Krueger and three from Rachel Passarelli ’16 to help lift the 12th-ranked Purple & White to a 14-6 victory over McDaniel College in Tuesday morning’s non-conference women’s lacrosse game in Clermont, Fla.
  • No. 9 Amherst Edged by Bates, 8-7
    March 12, 2016
    The No. 9 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team was edged by Bates College, 8-7 in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC contest in Lewiston, Maine despite three goals from Kate Wyeth ’18.
  • Strong First Half Lifts No. 12 Amherst Past No. 9 Bowdoin, 11-6
    March 05, 2016
    Amherst College’s Mary Grace Cronin ‘18 scored five goals, and the 12th-ranked Purple & White held a 7-1 advantage after 30 minutes of play to help seal an 11-6 victory over No. 9 Bowdoin College in Saturday afternoon’s 2016 season and NESCAC opener at Pratt Field.
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