2018 Amherst Women's Soccer News

  • Amherst Secures Eighth Place Showing in Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup
    June 12, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio. – For the 13th consecutive season, Amherst College has placed in the top-ten in the country when the final results of the IMG Learfield College Directors’ Cup were announced Wednesday. The Mammoths took eighth place out of 338 Division III schools in the annual competition, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport. 
  • McNamara Represents Amherst as NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
    June 11, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Recent Amherst College graduate and former two-sport athlete Maeve McNamara ’19 has been nominated to represent Amherst in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) selection of the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year candidate.
  • Landau, Scholnick to Compete on Maccabi USA Open Women’s Soccer Team
    April 18, 2019
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Sophomore Natalie Landau ’21 and first-year Maya Scholnick ’22 were selected to compete in the 15th European Maccabi Games on the Maccabi USA Open Women’s Soccer Team in Budapest Hungary, as announced by Maccabi USA Open Women’s Soccer Chair, Marc Backal, along with Head Coach Jeff Katz and Assistant Coach Andrew Chappell on Wednesday morning.  
  • Tamen Snags D3soccer.com Second Team All-America
    February 07, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – A mere two months after the new men’s and women’s champions were crowned, D3soccer.com released their ninth annual 2018 All-America teams with Rubii Tamen ‘19 notching second team selection for her dominant senior campaign, as announced on Thursday morning.
  • Learfield Directors' Cup Standings Released; Amherst Among Top 20
    December 21, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Amherst College is one of nine New Engalnd Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) schools ranked in the final fall standings of the 2018-19 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup.
  • Tamen Named to USC All-America First Team
    November 29, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Senior forward Rubii Tamen ’19 of the Amherst College women’s soccer team has been named to the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Division III All-America First Team, as announced by the organization on Thursday night.
  • NESCAC Announces Fall 2018 All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
    November 28, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. - Seventy-five Amherst College student-athletes were named to the 2018 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic team this Wednesday for their success in the classroom, while eight Mammoths were recognized for their dedication to sportsmanship and named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Palma, Tamen & Plaut Garner All-Region Selections
    November 27, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Amherst College women’s soccer team placed three student-athletes on the 2018 United Soccer Coaches (USC) Division III All-New England Teams, as announced by the organization on Monday.
  • Amherst Falls 2-1 to Herons in NCAA Sweet Sixteen
    November 17, 2018
    GENEVA, N.Y. – The No. 14 Amherst women’s soccer team concluded their 2018 campaign Saturday afternoon as they fell to William Smith College in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Championship by a score of 2-1 on Boswell Field at David J. Urick Stadium.
  • NCAA Sectional Preview: Women's Soccer To Play William Smith in 2016 Rematch
    November 14, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass -- The No. 14 Amherst women's soccer team will travel to Geneva N.Y. to make their appearance in the third round of the NCAA Tournament this Saturday as they take on the sectional hosts, William Smith College, in a rematch of the 2016 tournament at 1:30 PM. 
  • Mammoths Edge MIT in Second Round of the NCAA Tournament
    November 11, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst women’s soccer will make their return to the third round of the NCAA Tournament after taking down Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1-0 in second round action on Gooding Field Sunday night.
  • Mammoths Notch NCAA Second Round Appearance After 3-0 Victory
    November 10, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The No. 14 Amherst women’s soccer team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after they marked a 3-0 win over Lesley University in the first round of competition on Saturday night at Gooding Field.
  • Plaut Garners Academic All-District Selection
    November 08, 2018
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Senior women’s soccer player Caleigh Plaut has been selected to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team, selected by CoSIDA.
  • Tamen, Juarez Headline Five All-Conference Nods
    November 08, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. - Amherst senior Rubii Tamen ‘19 was selected as the NESCAC Player of the Year and also earned a spot on the All-NESCAC First Team for the second straight year, while teammate Alexa Juarez ’22 received NESCAC Rookie of the Year. Bella Palma ‘20, Antonia Tammaro ‘21, and Caleigh Plaut ’19 earned All-NESCAC Second Team for the Mammoths as well, as announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon.
  • NCAA Regional Preview: Mammoths Face off Against Lesley in NCAA First Round Action
    November 07, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The No. 14 Amherst women’s soccer team (13-2-2) were tabbed as the Regional hosts for this year’s NCAA tournament, lining them up against Lesley University (16-4) in the first round of play at Hitchcock Field on Saturday starting at 11:00 AM.
  • No. 15 Amherst Earns At-Large Bid and Regional Host, To Play Lesley in Opening Round
    November 05, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The No. 15 Amherst women’s soccer team were tabbed as a Regional host in the NCAA Championship after they received an at-large bid on Monday afternoon, matching them up against Lesley College in the first-round of the tournament on Saturday at Hitchcock Field.
  • Mammoths NESCAC Championship Run Ends in Semifinal PK-Shootout
    November 03, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Amherst women’s soccer team saw their NESCAC Championship run come to an end as they tied Middlebury College 1-1 through regulation and double-overtime, losing in a sudden death penalty shootout at Farley-Lamb Field Saturday night.
  • Amherst Set to Compete Against Middlebury in NESCAC Semifinals Tilt
    October 31, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The third-seeded Amherst women’s soccer team is set to take on Middlebury College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Semifinals on Saturday afternoon in Williamstown, Mass. at 1:30 PM.
  • Tamen Garners NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    October 29, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – Amherst women’s soccer forward Rubii Tamen ’19 has been named NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
  • Mammoths Advance to Semifinals in 1-0 Victory over Continentals
    October 28, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Rubii Tamen '19 scored for her fourth consecutive game as she led the Mammoths to a 1-0 victory over Hamilton College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Quarterfinals on Sunday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Soccer Program Named for Ted Beneski ’78, P’08 and Laurie Beneski P’08
    October 26, 2018
    On Thursday, October 18, the College proudly recognized Ted Beneski ’78, P’08 and Laurie Beneski P’08 for their extraordinary leadership and generosity in the Promise Campaign by naming the men’s and women’s soccer program in their honor. Amherst celebrated the Beneskis and fêted the newly named program with a reception at the Powerhouse, where the Beneski family and their friends were joined by the men’s and women’s soccer teams, representatives from the athletics department, President Biddy Martin, and the Board of Trustees.
  • Mammoths, Continentals to Clash in NESCAC Quarterfinal
    October 25, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – For the first time in conference history, Amherst women’s soccer will take on Hamilton College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Quarterfinals on Sunday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Mammoths Finish Regular Season with a Win Over Bantams
    October 23, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Rubii Tamen ’19 scored two goals, for the third consecutive game, to round out the Mammoths regular season as they took down Trinity College in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play on Tuesday night.
  • Wesleyan Thwarts No. 11 Amherst, Ending Seven Game Win-Streak
    October 20, 2018
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Amherst women’s soccer team netted two goals, but suffered a 3-2 defeat against Little Three rival Wesleyan, who tallied the most goals scored against the Mammoths in a single game this season, and ended their win streak Saturday afternoon in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action.
  • Mammoths Extend Winning Streak to Seven
    October 14, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The No. 11 ranked Amherst College women’s soccer team takes down Springfield College, 2-0, in non-conference action with Rubii Tamen ’19 scoring both goals for the Mammoths Sunday afternoon, extending their winning streak to seven games.
  • Amherst Takes Down Colby 3-0 on Senior Day
    October 13, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst women’s soccer team secured the win against Colby College on Senior Day, by a 3-0 margin in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Tamen’s Header Leads Mammoths to Ninth Shutout this Season
    October 09, 2018
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Rubii Tamen ’19 scores for the third time in two games to take down the Connecticut College Camels, 1-0, in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action on Tuesday night at Silfen Field.
  • Tamen Scores Twice to Push Mammoths Past Continentals
    October 06, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Rubii Tamen ’19 netted back-to-back goals just after halftime to help Amherst take down Hamilton College at Hitchcock Field in NESCAC action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women’s Soccer Routs Bates in Final September Match
    September 30, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst women’s soccer concluded their September schedule as they scored twice in both half’s to defeat Bates College 4-1 in NESCAC action on Sunday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
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