Women's Lacrosse

2018 RECORD: 17-3; NESCAC: 9-1; NR: 5TH NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1 NCAA FINAL FOUR APPEARANCES: 6

2018 Amherst Women's Lacrosse News

  • Women’s Lacrosse Honored with IWLCA Academic Accolades
    July 23, 2018
    The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team captured Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Squad distinction and six student-athletes landed on the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the organization Monday.
  • Paradis Honored as IWLCA Berkshire Region Coach of the Year
    July 18, 2018
    Amherst College women's lacrosse head coach Christine Paradis has been named the 2018 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Berkshire Region Coach of the Year, as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • Noyes Named Inside Lacrosse Division III Rookie of the Year
    July 10, 2018
    Midfielder Maia Noyes of the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team has been named InsideLacrosse.com’s Division III Rookie of the Year following a sensational rookie campaign, as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • Solow, Crerend, Noyes Garner IWLCA All-America Honors
    June 12, 2018
    After each being named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's (IWLCA) All-Berkshire Region First Team earlier this spring, the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team had three players garner IWLCA Division III All-America honors, as announced by the organization Wednesday.
  • Amherst Finishes Ninth in 2018 Learfield Directors’ Cup
    May 31, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College athletic department has completed another outstanding season, finishing 9th in the nation in the final Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport.
  • No. 6 Amherst Edged By Defending National Champion Gettysburg, 13-10
    May 20, 2018
    The Mammoths sensational 2018 season came to an end Sunday afternoon at Clark Field, as the sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team fell to third-ranked and defending National Champion Gettysburg College, 13-10 in the NCAA Championship Quarterfinals.
  • No. 6 Mammoths Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals, Down No. 15 Wesleyan, 12-6
    May 19, 2018
    The Mammoths netted the first eight goals of the battle and held the Cardinals to just five total shot attempts in a dominant first half, as the sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team downed No. 15 and Little Three foe Wesleyan University, 12-6 Saturday afternoon at Clark Field to advance to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the first time since 2014.
  • NESCAC Announces 2018 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Honorees
    May 17, 2018
    107 Amherst College student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2018 spring All-Academic Team Wednesday afternoon, while nine others were named to the conference's All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Five Women's Lacrosse Players Named IWLCA All-Region
    May 16, 2018
    Five Amherst College women's lacrosse student-athletes have been named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's (IWLCA) All-Berkshire Region teams, as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • Preview: Women's Lacrosse Heads to Gettysburg for NCAA Third Round
    May 15, 2018
    The sixth-ranked Amherst College women's lacrosse team is gearing up to play a familiar foe in the Third Round of the 2018 NCAA Championships, as the Mammoths are set to face off against No. 15 Wesleyan University at Clark Field on the campus of Gettysburg College Saturday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. with a spot in the national Quarterfinals on the line. 
  • No.6 Amherst Breaks Away from No.17 Cortland, Advances to NCAA 3rd Round
    May 13, 2018
    Holding the Red Dragons to 13 total shots on target and just two goals in the second half, the sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team broke away from No. 17 SUNY Cortland in the final 30 minutes of play to clinch a 10-7 victory in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Championships Sunday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium. 
  • Preview: Women's Lacrosse Set to Host NCAA First & Second Round Action
    May 09, 2018
    Earning an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Championship and First Round bye, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team is set to battle the winner of SUNY Cortland and Plymouth State in Second Round action this Sunday, May 13 at 1 p.m. at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Second-Seeded Women's Lacrosse Edged by No. 4 Bowdoin, 11-9 in NESCAC Semis
    May 05, 2018
    Holding a 7-3 lead at intermission, the Mammoths were unable to hold off a furious comeback effort by the Polar Bears in the second half as the third-seeded Amherst College women’s lacrosse team was edged by fourth-seeded Bowdoin, 11-9 Saturday afternoon at Kohn Field in the NESCAC Semifinals.
  • NESCAC Preview: Second-Seeded Women's Lacrosse Set to Battle No. 4 Bowdoin
    May 03, 2018
    Clinching the second seed in the NESCAC Championship tournament and advancing to the Semis for the second time in three seasons, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team is set to head to Middlebury for a matchup with fourth-seeded Bowdoin this Saturday, May 5 at Kohn Field. Opening draw is slated for 3 p.m.
  • Women's Lacrosse Lands Four All-NESCAC Accolades, Takes Three of Four Major Awards
    May 03, 2018
    Boasting three of the conference’s four major award winners, the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team landed four members on the All-NESCAC team after a stellar regular season that saw the Mammoths finish 9-1 in the league and capture the No. 2 seed.
  • Crerend Lands NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    April 30, 2018
    Amherst College women’s lacrosse senior attacker Julia Crerend has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Crerend Nets 100th Career Goal, Lifts No. 2 Amherst Past No. 7 Colby, 17-11
    April 28, 2018
    Senior Julia Crerend netted her 100th career goal, and four markers in the game, to help spark an 11 goal second half by the Mammoths and lead the second-seeded Amherst College women’s lacrosse team past seventh-seeded Colby, 17-11 Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Second-Seeded Women's Lacrosse Draws No. 7 Colby for Quarterfinal Clash
    April 27, 2018
    Capturing the second-seed in the 2018 NESCAC Championship tournament, the Amherst College women’s lacrosse team is set to host No. 7 seed Colby College in a Quarterfinal matchup this Saturday, April 28 at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium. Opening draw is set for 12 p.m.
  • Second-Ranked Amherst Edges No. 11 Trinity, 10-9 in Thriller
    April 25, 2018
    Tied at 8-8 with 6:48 remaining, the Mammoths netted two big scores with time winding down as the second-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team edged No. 11 Trinity College, 10-9 Wednesday evening at Jessee/Miller Field.
  • Fourth-Ranked Women's Lacrosse Forces 17 Turnovers in 7-3 Win over Bates
    April 21, 2018
    Forcing 17 turnovers, the Mammoths’ tenacious defense continued to shine, as the fourth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team powered past Bates College, 7-3 Saturday afternoon at Garcelon Field.
  • No. 4 Mammoths Down Babson, 17-4 in Non-Conference Action
    April 18, 2018
    Holding their opponent to five or fewer goals for the sixth time this spring, the No. 4 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team powered past Babson, 17-4 Wednesday evening at MacDowell Field.
  • No. 4 Amherst Hands No. 6 Tufts First NESCAC Loss Behind Decisive 7-1 Rally on Senior Day
    April 14, 2018
    Down by five with 24:15 remaining, the Mammoths closed out the battle with a statement 7-1 run to hand the Jumbos their first conference loss, as the fourth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team rallied past No. 6 Tufts University, 14-13 Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium on Senior Day.
  • Dominant First Half Lifts Fourth-Ranked Amherst Past Conn. College, 16-3
    April 10, 2018
    Opening the bout strong and fast, the Mammoths posted 10 unanswered goals in a decisive first half as the No. 4 Amherst College women's lacrosse team navigated their way past Connecticut College, 16-3 Tuesday evening at Gooding Field.
  • Little Three Champs! No. 6 Women's Lacrosse Downs Archrival Williams, 14-8
    April 07, 2018
    A dominant performance in the first half lifted the Mammoths to victory, as the No. 6 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team claimed the Little III title with a 14-8 win over archrival Williams Saturday afternoon at Farley-Lamb Field.
  • No. 6 Amherst Doubles Up No. 14 Wesleyan in Second Half to Clinch 8-6 Win
    April 04, 2018
    Rallying past the Cardinals, a 4-1 run by the Mammoths to close out the battle lifted the home team to victory as the No. 6 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team edged No. 14 and Little III rival Wesleyan, 8-6 Wednesday evening at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium. 
  • No. 7 Amherst Topped by No. 2 Middlebury, 11-9 In Thriller
    March 31, 2018
    Claire Dunbar ’21 tallied five goals and Talia Land ’20 made an impressive 19 saves for the Mammoths, however the home team was unable to battle back from a two goal deficit at halftime as the No. 7 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team was edged by second-ranked Middlebury, 11-9 Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • No. 11 Women's Lacrosse Cruises Past Hamilton, 13-2
    March 24, 2018
    The Mammoths shut out the Continentals in the first half and held their opponent to just two goals for the second consecutive game as the No. 11 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team powered past league foe Hamilton, 13-2 Saturday afternoon at Steuben Field.
  • Shut Down Defense Highlights No. 11 Amherst's 14-2 Win Over Springfield
    March 20, 2018
    A trio of Mammoths netted three goals each and the visitors held the Pride to just 10 shots as the No. 11 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team continued to roll with a 14-2 victory over Springfield College Tuesday evening at Stagg Field.
  • No. 14 Mammoths Score Eight Unanswered Goals to Rally Past Stevens, 13-9
    March 15, 2018
    Showing off their tenacity, the Mammoths battled back from a three goal deficit to notch eight straight markers, as the No. 14 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team downed the Stevens Institute of Technology, 13-9 Thursday afternoon at the Discover Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to cap off its Spring Break trip.
  • Crerend's Five Goal Day Leads No. 14 Amherst Past FDU-Florham, 16-5
    March 13, 2018
    Julia Crerend ’18 netted five goals and the Mammoths’ defense held their opponent to five or fewer scores for the second time in four games, as the No. 14 Amherst College women’s lacrosse team downed FDU-Florham, 16-5 Tuesday afternoon at Discover Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
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