Women's Lacrosse

2017 RECORD: 6-9; NESCAC 3-7; NR: -- NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1 NCAA FINAL FOUR APPEARANCES: 6

2017 Amherst Women's Lacrosse News

  • Women’s Lacrosse Honored with IWLCA Academic Accolades
    July 25, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team captured Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Squad distinction and seven student-athletes landed on the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the organization Wednesday.
  • Solow, Cagnassola Garner IWLCA Honors
    May 12, 2017
    Amherst College women’s lacrosse players Sabrina Solow ’19 and Claire Cagnassola ’17 were named IWLCA All-Berkshire Region honorees as announced by the organization Friday afternoon.
  • Cagnassola, Solow Named All-NESCAC In Women’s Lacrosse
    May 04, 2017
    Claire Cagnassola ’17 and Sabrina Solow ’19 of the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team were named Second Team All-NESCAC as announced by the league office on Thursday.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Rally Falls Short at Middlebury in NESCAC Quarterfinal, 8-7
    April 29, 2017
    Three players scored two goals each for Amherst College, and Kyra Gardner ’18 made 12 saves, but top-seeded Middlebury College used three goals Bea Eppler as the Panthers fended off a late rally by the eighth-seeded Mammoths to hold on for an 8-7 win in Saturday’s NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal women’s lacrosse game at Kohn Field in Middlebury, Vt.
  • Women's Lacrosse Travels to Middlebury for NESCAC Quarterfinal
    April 27, 2017
    The Amherst College women's lacrosse team earned the eighth seed in the NESCAC Championship tournament and will travel to top-seeded Middlebury College Saturday, April 29 for a 12 p.m. quarterfinal tilt.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls to No. 11 Trinity, 14-7
    April 26, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team received a five-point effort from Hannah Fox ’20, but No. 11 Trinity College erased an early, 3-0 deficit to claim a 14-7 victory over the Mammoths in Wednesday evening’s NESCAC tilt at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Six-Goal Second Half Lifts Women’s Lacrosse Over Williams, 9-6
    April 22, 2017
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used a three-goal effort Julia Crerend ’18 and Hannah Fox ’20, and the Mammoths scored six times in the second half to seal a 9-6 victory over NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Suffers 11-7 Setback at No. 20 Tufts
    April 15, 2017
    Amherst College received a pair of goals from Kate Wyeth ’17 and Hannah Fox ’20, but No. 20 Tufts University held a 7-2 lead at intermission and held on for an 11-7 victory in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC women’s lacrosse game at Bello Field in Medford, Mass.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Runs Past Conn. College 13-2
    April 11, 2017
    Katherine Malone ’20 scored three goals, and three other players notched two goals each to help spark the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team to a 13-2 victory over NESCAC rival Conn. College in Tuesday evening’s contest at Silfen Field in New London, Conn.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Topped by No. 19 Colby, 8-3
    April 08, 2017
    Amherst College’s Claire Cagnassola ’17 scored twice for the Mammoths, but No. 19 Colby College erased a two-goal deficit with eight straight scores to help pace the Mules to an 8-3 victory in Saturday afternoon’s women’s lacrosse game at Gooding Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Wesleyan, 9-4
    April 05, 2017
    Amherst College junior goalie Kyra Gardner made nine saves, but Wesleyan University had a pair of players score twice to help the Cardinals seal a 9-4 win in Wednesday evening’s NESCAC and Little III contest at Smith Field in Middletown, Conn.
  • No. 19 Women’s Lacrosse Falls to No. 5 Middlebury, 13-3
    April 01, 2017
    The No. 19 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 5 Middlebury College, 13-3 Saturday afternoon at Kohn Field during NESCAC action in Middlebury, Vt.
  • No. 19 Women’s Lacrosse Blanks Babson, 11-0
    March 29, 2017
    The 19th-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used four goals from Claire Cagnassola ’17 and eight saves from Kyra Gardner ’18 to help seal a convincing, 11-0 victory over Babson College Wednesday evening at Gooding Field.
  • No. 19 Women’s Lacrosse Edged by No. 18 Hamilton, 7-4
    March 25, 2017
    The No. 19 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team had four different players find the back of the net, but a four-goal second half by Hamilton College helped lift the 18th-ranked Continentals to a 7-4 NESCAC victory over the Purple & White Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Strong First Half Sparks No. T-19 Women’s Lacrosse Past Springfield, 9-4
    March 21, 2017
    The No. T-19 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used a pair of goals by Kelly Karczewski ’18 and the Purple & White held a 5-0 advantage in the first half to help seal a 9-4 victory over Springfield College in Tuesday evening’s non-conference contest at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • No. 15 Amherst Falls to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 5-4
    March 17, 2017
    The Purple & White owned a 27-12 edge in shot differential and tallied goals from four different players, but a 3-0 run by the Athenas midway through the second half proved too much to overcome as the fifteenth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 5-4 Friday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Cagnassola Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    March 13, 2017
    Amherst College senior midfielder Claire Cagnassola was named the NESCAC Player of the Week in women's lacrosse as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Crerend Nets Four, No. 15 Women’s Lacrosse Downs Bates, 11-9
    March 10, 2017
    Julia Crerend ’18 scored four goals and added an assist, while Claire Cagnassola ’17 added three goals to help lift the No. 15 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team to an 11-9 victory over NESCAC rival Bates College in Friday afternoon’s home opener at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • SCHEDULE NOTE: Women's Lacrosse Game vs. Bates Moved to Friday
    March 09, 2017
    The Amherst College women's lacrosse game scheduled for Saturday, March 11 vs. Bates College has been moved to Friday, March 10 at 5 p.m. at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium due to forecasted bitterly cold temperatures and high winds.
  • No. 15 Women's Lacrosse Drives by Keene State, 16-3
    March 08, 2017
    Claire Cagnassola '17 and Kate Wyeth '17 scored three goals each and the Amherst College women's lacrosse team held an 11-1 lead after 30 minutes to help propel the 15th-ranked Purple & White to a 16-3 victory over Keene State College Wednesday evening in Keene, N.H.
  • No. 8 Women’s Lacrosse Edged By Bowdoin, 7-6 in Overtime
    March 05, 2017
    The eighth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team used two goals from Julia Crerend ’18 and six saves from Kyra Gardner ’18, but a goal by NESCAC rival Bowdoin’s Annie Glenn with 2:42 left in overtime lifted the Polar Bears to a thrilling and hard-fought, 7-6 win Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field in Brunswick, Maine.
  • SCHEDULE NOTE: Women's Lacrosse Game at Bowdoin Moved to Sunday
    March 02, 2017
    The Amherst College women's lacrosse game scheduled for Saturday, March 4 at Bowdoin College has been moved to Sunday, March 5 at 12 p.m. in Brunswick, Maine due to forecasted bitterly cold temperatures and high winds.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Gears Up for Successful 2017 Campaign
    March 02, 2017
    In 2016, the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team posted a 13-5 overall record and advanced to the third round of the NCAA Division III Championship. The 2017 version of the Purple & White returns 19 players from that squad including an experienced core of five senior captains who will look to pave the way this season.
  • Enduring Impact and the Power of Team
    October 17, 2016
    The Alumni Room of Pratt Fieldhouse was home to an impromptu, yet surprisingly well-choreographed dance recital Wednesday, September 28. Surrounded by laughter and a cast of unsuspecting onlookers, the mid-evening dance routine was led by an unfamiliar face, the newest top prospect and draft pick for Amherst College Athletics.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Adopts Addy Hart Through Team IMPACT
    September 29, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team adopted Addy Hart, an 8-year old child who suffers from interstitial lung disease, as the newest member of the program through Team IMPACT during her official Draft Day ceremony on Wednesday, September 28 in the Alumni Room of Pratt Fieldhouse.
  • Moore Named Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach
    September 13, 2016
    The Amherst College Department of Athletics has announced the hiring of Natalie Moore as an assistant on the women’s lacrosse coaching staff.
  • Women's Lacrosse, Five Players Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Squad
    July 27, 2016
    The Amherst College women's lacrosse team was named an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad and five players were named to the Academic Honor Roll for 2016 as announced by the organization on Wednesday.