2015 Amherst Women's Soccer News

  • Burwick Named D3soccer.com All-American
    January 25, 2016
    Amherst College senior Holly Burwick was named Second Team D3soccer.com All-American as announced by the website Monday afternoon.
  • Burwick, Hester Named First Team NEWISA All-New England
    December 28, 2015
    The awards continue to come in for Amherst College women’s soccer players Holly Burwick ’16 and Emily Hester ’17 who were each recently named 2015 First Team New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Division III All-New England.
  • Burwick, Hester Garner NSCAA Scholar All-America, ECAC Postseason Honors
    December 17, 2015
    Amherst College senior Holly Burwick was named a 2015 First Team NSCAA Scholar All-American, an NSCAA First Team All-East Region honoree, and a First Team ECAC New England All-Star, while Emily Hester '17 was named a Second Team ECAC New England All-Star.
  • Burwick and Hester Named First Team All-New England Region
    December 03, 2015
    Senior goalkeeper Holly Burwick and junior midfielder Emily Hester of the 16th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team were each named to the 2015 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-New England Region First Team as recently announced by the organization.
  • Amherst Plays to 1-1 Double OT Tie, Brandeis Advances in Penalty Kicks, 3-2
    November 15, 2015
    Following a 1-1 double overtime tie, the 11th-ranked Brandeis University women’s soccer team advanced past No. 16 Amherst College in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships with a 3-2 advantage in penalty kicks Sunday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • No. 16 Amherst Advances to Second Round, Downs Colby-Sawyer 1-0
    November 14, 2015
    Junior Ashlyn Heller scored the game winner in the 79th minute as the 16th-ranked Amherst women’s soccer team downed Colby-Sawyer College, 1-0 in the NCAA First Round Saturday morning.
  • Burwick, Hester and Plaut Earn First-Team All-NESCAC Recognition
    November 11, 2015
    Helping guide the Amherst College women's soccer team to a 10-3-2 overall record (6-2-2 NESCAC) en route to a fifth-consecutive NCAA Championship appearance, senior goalkeeper Holly Burwick, junior midfielder Emily Hester, and first-year defender Caleigh Plaut each earned First Team All-NESCAC selections, as announced by the league office Thursday afternoon.
  • Amherst to Host NCAA First & Second Round Action
    November 09, 2015
    Earning an at-large bid to appear in its fifth-consecutive NCAA Division III Championship, the Amherst women's soccer team (10-3-2) was selected to host NCAA tournament first and second round games on Saturday, Nov. 14 and Sunday, No. 15. The Purple & White will take on Colby-Sawyer (13-2-2) on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m., and will host the first round matchup of Brandeis (14-2-3) and Western Connecticut State (16-5-1) at 1 p.m. The winners of both first round games will meet at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Hitchcock Field for second round play.
  • No. 3 Amherst Drops Quarterfinal Game to No. 6 Middlebury, 3-2
    October 31, 2015
    The Panthers scored two unanswered goals in the second half as the sixth-seeded Middlebury women’s soccer team defeated third-seed Amherst College, 3-2 in Saturday’s NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Hitchcock Field.
  • Women's Soccer Earns No. 3 Seed, Will Host NESCAC Quarterfinal Game
    October 29, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s soccer team (10-2-2, 6-2-2 NESCAC) has earned the No. 3 seed heading into quarterfinal play in the 2015 NESCAC Championship. The Purple & White will begin its quest to capture its fourth conference title this Saturday when they host sixth-seeded Middlebury College (6-4-5, 4-3-3 NESCAC) on Hitchcock Field beginning at 2:30 p.m.
  • No. 19 Amherst Wraps Up Regular Season, Shuts Out Trinity 6-0
    October 27, 2015
    Six different Purple & White players scored for the 19th-ranked Amherst College women’s soccer team as it cruised to a decisive 6-0 shutout victory over NESCAC foe Trinity College Tuesday afternoon.
  • A Pair of Hester Goals Lift No. 18 Amherst to a 2-0 Win Over Wesleyan
    October 24, 2015
    Amherst College junior Emily Hester scored a pair of first half goals to help lift the 18th-ranked Purple & White to a 2-0 shutout win over Little Three rival Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon on Hitchcock Field.
  • No.19 Purple & White Plays Bates to 0-0 Double Overtime Draw
    October 18, 2015
    A combined 38 shots were taken in the matchup, however neither the 19th-ranked Amherst women’s soccer team nor NESCAC rival Bates College was able to find the back of the net in 110 minutes of action as the sides played to a 0-0 double-overtime draw Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 19 Amherst Notches Fifth Shut Out of Season, Downs Colby 2-0
    October 17, 2015
    The No. 19 Amherst women’s soccer team used a penalty kick by Hannah Guzzi ’18 and a goal in the 63rd minute by Eden Charles ’19 to down NESCAC rival Colby College, 2-0 Saturday morning.
  • No. 19 Purple & White Shut Out Keene State, 3-0
    October 13, 2015
    Emily Hester ’17 tallied two goals, including her fourth game-winning goal of the season, as the 19th-ranked Amherst women’s soccer team shut out non-conference opponent Keene State 3-0 Tuesday night.
  • Masten Nets Equalizer as No. 19 Amherst plays Hamilton to 1-1 (2OT) Draw
    October 10, 2015
    Junior Emily Masten scored her first goal of the season in the 31st minute of play as the 19th-ranked Amherst women’s soccer team played Hamilton College to a 1-1 double overtime draw in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC matchup on Love Field.
  • Hester Leads No. 15 Amherst to a 3-0 Rout of Connecticut College
    October 04, 2015
    Junior Emily Hester found the back of the net in the opening minutes of each half, as the No. 15 Amherst women’s soccer team secured an 3-0 victory over NESCAC opponent Connecticut College on Hitchcock Field Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 15 Women's Soccer Falls to Tufts, 1-0
    October 03, 2015
    The No. 15 Amherst College women’s soccer put seven shots on frame and Holly Burwick ’16 registered eight saves on the day, but the Purple & White suffered its second loss to the season Saturday to NESCAC rival Tufts University, 2-1.
  • Three First Half Goals Power No. 17 Women's Soccer Past Wheaton, 3-0
    September 27, 2015
    The 17th-ranked Amherst women’s soccer team found the back of the net three times in the first half, and senior goalkeeper Holly Burwick earned her second shutout of the season as the Purple & White powered past Wheaton College 3-0 in a non-conference matchup Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 17 Amherst Suffers First Loss of Season to No. 2 Williams, 1-0
    September 26, 2015
    Senior goalkeeper Holly Burwick registered six saves but the 17th-ranked Amherst women's soccer team fell short to second-ranked Williams College Saturday, 1-0 at Cole Field.
  • Hester Scores In Final Seconds to Lift No. 18 Amherst Past Middlebury, 2-1
    September 19, 2015
    Junior Emily Hester scored her first goal of season with just 15 seconds remaining in regulation as the 18th-ranked Amherst women’s soccer team defeated NESCAC opponent Middlebury College 2-1 Saturday afternoon.
  • Kim's Two-Goal Effort Leads No. 18 Jeffs Past Springfield, 2-1
    September 15, 2015
    The 18th ranked Amherst women’s soccer team used two second half goals from Megan Kim ’16 to secure their second come from behind victory of the season, 2-1 against Springfield College Tuesday night.
  • Pair of Goals Lifts Amherst Past Bowdoin in Home Opener
    September 12, 2015
    A pair of goals from Grace Orr ’19 and Hannah Guzzi ’18 lifted the Amherst College women’s soccer team to a 2-0 win over NESCAC rival Bowdoin College Saturday afternoon in the 2015 home opener at Hitchcock Field.
  • Jeffs Rally to Defeat Mt. Holyoke in Season Opener, 2-1
    September 08, 2015
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Trailing by one at halftime, the Amherst College women’s soccer team rallied in the final 45 minutes of regulation to edge Mount Holyoke College, 2-1 Tuesday night in the 2015 season opener on the road.
  • Talented Core Looks to Lead Jeffs in 2015
    September 04, 2015
    No stranger to success on the field, Amherst enters the 2015 season with its eye on competing in its 16th consecutive NESCAC tournament and advancing to its fifth-straight NCAA Championship.