2019 Amherst College Women's Soccer News

  • Women's Soccer Earns Regional Host Duties, to Play Maine Maritime in Opening Round
    November 11, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Claiming an automatic bid after winning the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship, Amherst women’s soccer (14-3-1) has earned the right to host the opening two rounds of the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Tournament, facing off against Maine Maritime (13-4) on Saturday, November 16 in the first round at Hitchcock Field.
  • Palma & Sullivan Share NESCAC Honors after Keying Mammoths to Title
    November 11, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Still flying high from their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship victory on Sunday, Amherst College defender Bella Palma ’20 and forward Sarah Sullivan ’23 have been named NESCAC Co-Players of the Week, announced on Monday afternoon by the conference office.
  • NESCAC CHAMPS! Amherst Women’s Soccer Downs Middlebury, 1-0, for Conference Crown
    November 10, 2019
    MEDFORD, Mass. – Sarah Sullivan '23 scored in the 53rd minute and the Mammoths recorded their 14th shutout of the season as the Amerst College women's soccer team won the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship with a 1-0 victory over Middlebury on Saturday afternoon at Kraft Field. 
  • Women's Soccer Topples Tufts, Earns Shot at NESCAC Title
    November 09, 2019
    MEDFORD, Mass. -- The Amherst college women's soccer team will play for the NESCAC Championship after knocking off top-seeded Tufts University, 3-0, in the semifinals Saturday afternoon at Kraft Field.
  • Fikke Garners Academic All-District Honors
    November 08, 2019
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Amherst sophomore Sophia Fikke ’22 has been named to the 2019 Academic All-District Women’s Soccer First Team, selected by CoSIDA, as announced by the organization Thursday afternoon.
  • NESCAC Preview: No. 4 Seed Amherst Battles No. 1 Tufts in Semifinal Clash
    November 07, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Advancing to their fourth consecutive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Tournament semifinals, No. 4 seed Amherst women’s soccer (12-3-1) will take on No. 1 Tufts (12-2-2) for just the third time in postseason history on Saturday, November 9th, at Kraft Field.
  • Amherst Downs Hamilton, Advance to Fourth Consecutive Semifinal
    November 02, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- After a stalemate during regulation, Hannah Gustafson '21 played hero for Amherst women's soccer just two minutes into the first overtime as an open net tap in lifted the No. 4 seed Mammoths over Hamilton in quarterfinals action of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) on Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field. 
  • NESCAC Preview: Amherst Secures Fourth Seed, Will Host No. 5 Hamilton in Quarterfinal Bout
    November 01, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Appearing in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Tournament for the 19th consecutive season, Amherst women’s soccer enters as the No. 4 seed and are set to host Hamilton in a quarterfinal rematch from last season at 12:00 PM on Saturday, November 2nd at Hitchcock Field. ­
  • Askins Tallies Four Points as Amherst Claims Regular Season Finale
    October 29, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Sloan Askins '21 lead Amherst women's soccer with a goal and two assists in the Mammoths final regular season contest where they scored four second half goals to clinch their sixth conference victory with a 4-1 decision over Trinity (Conn.) on Tuesday night.
  • Fikke Takes NESCAC Outright Lead for Assists in 4-0 Win over Bates
    October 26, 2019
    LEWISTON, Maine. – Lending a goal and an assist in Amherst women’s soccer’s 4-0 rout of Bates, Sophia Fikke ’22 becomes the outright leader in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) for assists as the Mammoths secured their fifth conference win on Saturday afternoon at Russell Street Field.
  • Sanders Lands NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    October 21, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – After a three-game week without giving up a single goal through 253 minutes played, senior goalkeeper Erica Sanders ’20 was selected as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
  • Juarez, Hastie Second Half Heroics Lift Amherst over No. 1 Middlebury in Senior Day Thriller
    October 20, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – In a captivating New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchup Sunday afternoon, Amherst women’s soccer handed No. 1 ranked Middlebury their first loss on the season after second half heroics from Alexa Juarez ’22 and Ruby Hastie ’22 lifted the Mammoths over the Panthers for the first time since 2016 on senior day at Hitchcock Field.
  • Brenman, Sullivan Tally First Career Goals in 4-0 Shutout over Colby
    October 19, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine – Amherst women’s soccer saw balanced scoring from four Mammoths while first-years Sarah Sullivan ’23 and Mikayla Brenman ’23 notched their first collegiate goals as Amherst blanked Colby College for their ninth shutout on the season on Saturday afternoon at Bill Alfond Field.
  • Landau and Fikke Deliver in Mammoths 2-0 Triumph over Springfield
    October 14, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst women’s soccer increased their win total to seven after a header from Natalie Landau ’21 in the 41st minute proved to be decisive in the Mammoths 2-0 triumph over Springfield College on Monday evening at Hitchcock Field.
  • Two Second Half Goals Lead Tufts over Amherst in NESCAC Clash
    October 12, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – With a penalty kick in the opening five minutes of the game that put Amherst women’s soccer up 1-0 early on, the Mammoths couldn’t hold on as Tufts University scored a pair of goals, 23 seconds apart, to hand the Mammoths their third loss on the season.
  • Amherst Women's Soccer Cruise Past Leopards in Non-Conference Tilt
    October 06, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst women's soccer got back in the win column after balanced scoring from five different Mammoths led to their 5-0 rout of Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Mammoths Celebrate 40 Year Anniversary, Tie Cardinals 0-0
    October 05, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- The Amherst College women’s soccer team logged their first tie on the 2019 tab as the Mammoths battled Wesleyan University to a 0-0 stalemate in a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchup Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • No. 24 Amherst Women's Soccer Falls to Archrival Williams, 2-1
    September 28, 2019
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Despite a 57th minute equalizer from Sophia Fikke '22, No. 24 Amherst women's soccer couldn't tally another as New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) archrival Williams College secured the game winning goal midway through the second half to push the Ephs over the Mammoths in conference action Saturday afternoon.
  • Women’s Soccer Returns to Win Column with Rout of Pilgrims
    September 22, 2019
    HENNIKER, N.H. – Amherst College returned to their winning ways in dominating fashion on Sunday afternoon, defeating New England College 8-0 in non-conference women’s soccer action at Don Melander Field.
  • Mammoths Edged by Conn. College, 1-0 In Thrilling NESCAC Matchup
    September 21, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- In an enticing New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) match up at Hitchcock Field, Amherst women's soccer recorded nine shots on frame but couldn't find the back of the net after a game winning goal in the fourth minute lifted Connecticut College over the Mammoths Saturday afternoon.
  • Mammoths Continue Rolling, Remain Unblemished in 2019
    September 14, 2019
    CLINTON, N.Y. -- Natalie Landau '20 notched her second consecutive game-winner as her 25th minute heroics lifted Amherst women’s soccer over Hamilton College in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action on Saturday afternoon, remaining undefeated on the 2019 tab. 
  • No. 13 Amherst Women's Soccer Downs Smith, 1-0
    September 08, 2019
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. -- Natalie Landau's '20 header in the 23rd minute proved to be the deciding goal as Amherst women's soccer routed Smith College by a score of 1-0 in non-conference action Sunday afternoon, concluding their unbowed opening week. 
  • Amherst Women’s Soccer Thwart Bowdoin, 1-0 in Home Opener
    September 07, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – In their home opener and first conference game of the season, Amherst women’s soccer took down Bowdoin, 1-0, for the fifth consecutive year in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • Juarez Nets Hat Trick in Season Opening Win Over Mount Holyoke
    September 05, 2019
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Sophomore Alexa Juarez ’22 led Amherst women’s soccer in their season opener against Mount Holyoke College, netting three goals as the Mammoths posted six on the night to clinch their first victory of the 2019 campaign Thursday evening at the Mount Holyoke College Soccer Field.
  • 2019 Amherst Women's Soccer - Season Preview
    September 04, 2019
    Amherst Women's Soccer kicks off their 2019 campaign on the road against Mount Holyoke College on Thursday, September 5th at 5:00 PM before returning to Hitchcock Field for their home opener on Saturday, September 7th at 12:00 PM! ---------------------------------- Videography: Amherst Athletic Communications / Editor: Eliza Laycock '20
  • Amherst Athletics Announces Schedules for 2019 Fall Season
    July 12, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – With less than two months to go until the start of the 2019-20 school year, Amherst College Athletics is excited to announce the schedules for each of this year’s fall sports.