2014 Amherst Women's Soccer News

  • Burwick, Jackson-Gibson Garner NEWISA All-New England Honors
    December 17, 2014
    Amherst College women’s soccer players Holly Burwick ’16 and Maya Jackson-Gibson ’15 were each named 2014 NEWISA All-New England selections as recently announced by the organization.
  • Burwick, Stier Garner NSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
    December 17, 2014
    Amherst College women’s soccer players Holly Burwick ’16 and Mel Stier ’15 earned NSCAA Women’s College Division Scholar All-America honors as recently announced by the organization.
  • Jeffs Play to 2-2 Tie, Nazareth Advances in PKs
    November 16, 2014
    Sophomore midfielder Emily Hester knotted the game at 2-2 with less than two minutes to play, but Nazareth College advanced past Amherst College in penalty kicks, 4-3, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championships Sunday afternoon at the Golden Flyer Stadium.
  • Jeffs Advance Past NYU with 2-0 Victory
    November 15, 2014
    The Amherst College women's soccer team scored in each half of its NCAA Division III Championship First Round 2-0 win over New York University (NYU) on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Nazareth College.
  • Burwick, Jackson-Gibson, Stier Named All-NESCAC
    November 13, 2014
    The Amherst College women's soccer team had three players earn All-NESCAC laurels as announced by the league office on Thursday.
  • Jeffs Fall to Middlebury College, 1-0, in NESCAC Quarterfinals
    November 01, 2014
    Amherst College outshot Middlebury College, 16-5, but a goal by Katherine Hobbs in the 39th minute lifted the fifth-seeded Panthers to a 1-0 victory over the fourth-seeded Jeffs in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC Quarterfinal women's soccer game at Hitchcock Field.
  • Jeffs Fall to Trinity College in Double Overtime Heartbreaker, 1-0
    October 28, 2014
    Amherst College junior goalkeeper Holly Burwick made three saves, but a goal by Elisa Dolan win the 104th minute broke a scoreless tie as Trinity College notched a hard-fought, 1-0 double overtime victory over the Jeffs in Tuesday evening's NESCAC women's soccer game at Gooding Field.
  • Jeffs Fall to Conn. College, 1-0
    October 22, 2014
    Goalkeeper Holly Burwick '16 made 10 saves, but a goal in the 53rd minute by Connecticut College's Annie Higgins lifted the Camels to a 1-0 victory over No. 14 Amherst College in Wednesday afternoon's NESCAC contest.
  • Abernethy Nets a Pair as Women’s Soccer Bests Wesleyan, 2-0
    October 18, 2014
    Rachael Abernethy '16 netted a pair of goals as the 15th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team posted a 2-0 victory over NESCAC rival Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon in Middletown, Conn.
  • Jeffs Fly by Keene State College, 4-0
    October 15, 2014
    Amherst College used a goal by four different players, and struck twice in each half as the 15th-ranked Jeffs staked a 4-0 victory over Keene State College in Wednesday evening's non-conference women's soccer game at Gooding Field.
  • King’s Overtime Header Lifts Jeffs Past Colby, 3-2
    October 11, 2014
    Delancey King '18 headed in a corner kick delivery by Meredith Manley '18 just 2:26 into the first period of overtime to break a 2-2 deadlock and give the ninth-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team a thrilling, 3-2 victory over NESCAC foe Colby College on Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Jeffs Fall to Eastern Conn. State, 2-1
    October 08, 2014
    The ninth-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team fell to Eastern Connecticut State University on Wednesday evening in non-league action at the Mansfield Complex.
  • Hester Nets Two as Jeffs Top Hamilton, 3-0
    October 04, 2014
    Emily Hester '17 netted a pair of second half goals to help the 11th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team down Hamilton College, 3-0 in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC contest at Hitchcock Field.
  • Jeffs Edge Bates, 2-1
    September 28, 2014
    For the second time in as many days, Rachael Abernethy '16 and Hannah Guzzi '18 scored as the 18th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team held on to defeat Bates College Sunday at Hitchcock Field, 2-1.
  • Two Second Half Goals Pace Jeffs Past Jumbos, 2-0
    September 27, 2014
    Rachael Abernethy '16 and Hannah Guzzi '18 each delivered a second half goal as the 18th-ranked Amherst women's soccer team secured a 2-0 victory on the road at Tufts on Saturday afternoon in NESCAC action.
  • Taking Her Game to Puerto Rico
    September 24, 2014
    One of the greatest achievements that can be accomplished in athletics is representing your country and competing on an international stage. For many, this is a dream that takes shape at a very early age and develops over time through dedication and perseverance. Very few actually get the chance to see this dream all the way through, but for those who do, it becomes an experience of a lifetime. For former Amherst College women's soccer player Kate Sisk '14, this dream has been realized.
  • Masten’s Goal Lifts Jeffs Over Lasell, 1-0
    September 21, 2014
    Amherst College's Emily Masten '17 scored what proved to be the game-winner in the 31st minute of play as the Jeffs notched a 1-0 victory over Lasell College in Sunday afternoon's non-league women's soccer game at Hitchcock Field.
  • Jeffs Clip Williams, 2-0
    September 20, 2014
    Amherst College used first half goals from Hannah Guzzi '18 and Emily Hester '17 to highlight a 2-0 victory over No. 7 Williams College in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC women's soccer game at Hitchcock Field.
  • Guzzi Lifts Jeffs Past Springfield, 1-0
    September 17, 2014
    Hannah Guzzi '18 netted her third goal of the season in the 69th minute of play as Amherst College downed Springfield College, 1-0 in Wednesday evening's non-conference women's soccer game at Brock-Affleck Field.
  • Amherst Falls at Bowdoin, 1-0
    September 13, 2014
    Despite a four-save effort from goalkeeper Holly Burwick '16, a penalty kick goal by Bowdoin's Jamie Hofstetter in the 63rd minute lifted the Bears to a 1-0 win over No. 20 Amherst in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC women's soccer game.
  • Abernethy, Guzzi Pace Jeffs Past Mt. Holyoke, 6-0
    September 10, 2014
    Rachael Abernethy '16 netted a hat trick and Hannah Guzzi '18 scored her first collegiate goals to help lift the No. 20 Amherst College women's soccer team to a 6-0 victory over Mount Holyoke College on Wednesday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Jeffs Shutout No. 3 Middlebury in Season-Opener, 1-0
    September 07, 2014
    Junior goalkeeper Holly Burwick stopped nine shots as the Amherst College women's soccer team upset NESCAC rival and third-ranked Middlebury College, 1-0 in its 2014 season-opener Sunday at Dragone Field.
  • Jeffs Return Talented Core for 2014 Season
    September 04, 2014
    Success has come in bunches for the Amherst women's soccer team, and with a squad that features 18 returning players including seven seniors, this group has had a taste of that success.