2015-2016 Amherst Women's Swimming and Diving News

  • Hyde Tabbed Amherst’s NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
    June 21, 2016
    Amherst College women’s swimming & diving standout student-athlete Emily Hyde ’16 was nominated as the institutions NCAA Woman of the Year nominee for 2016.
  • Hyde Captures National Crown in 200-Yard Breaststroke
    March 19, 2016
    Amherst College senior standout Emily Hyde set a new NCAA Division III record and was named the national champion in the 200-yard breaststroke during the last day of competition at the 2016 NCAA Division III Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday evening in Greensboro, N.C.
  • National Champion Hyde Continues to Impress During Day Three of NCAAs
    March 18, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team has tallied 131 points and currently sits in sixth place overall following day three action of the four-day NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C.
  • Amherst in Sixth After Two Days at NCAA Championships
    March 16, 2016
    The Amherst College women's swimming & diving team is currently in sixth place following day two action of the four-day NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Competes at Williams February Invite
    February 21, 2016
    Senior Hannah Hummel and Bridgitte Kwong '19 each won individual events to highlight Amherst College's showing at the women's swimming & diving February Invite held at Williams College Sunday afternoon.
  • Amherst Places Nine on Women’s Swimming & Diving All-NESCAC Teams
    February 16, 2016
    Amherst College senior standout Emily Hyde was named the Swimmer of the Meet, and the Four Year High Point Swimmer and the Purple & White had nine student-athletes garner All-NESCAC honors as announced by the league office Tuesday.
  • Amherst Places Second at NESCAC Championships
    February 14, 2016
    After the final day of the NESCAC Championships hosted by Middlebury College at the Middlebury Natatorium, the Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team placed second overall with 1,343 points.
  • Hyde Swims to Pool Record in Day Two Action of NESCAC Championship
    February 13, 2016
    After day two of the NESCAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, Amherst College still sits in second place with 976 points behind first place Williams College. The NESCAC Championships are being hosted by Middlebury College at the Middlebury Natatorium.
  • Hyde Sets Records in Day 1 at the NESCAC Championships
    February 12, 2016
    The Amherst College women's swimming & diving team is in second place with 512 points following day one action at the NESCAC Championships hosted by Middlebury College at the Middlebury Natatorium.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Gears Up for NESCAC Championships
    February 11, 2016
    The Amherst College women's swimming & diving team travels to Middlebury College for the three-day NESCAC Championship beginning Friday, Feb. 12. The Purple & White enter the meet looking to clinch its second ever NESCAC title after finishing fourth overall Championship a season ago.
  • Women’s Swimming Garners Weekly Honors
    February 03, 2016
    Amherst College senior women’s swimmer Emily Hyde was named the Collegeswimming.com National Swimmer of the Week, Livia Domenig ’19 was named the Collegeswimming.com NESCAC Swimmer of the Week, and Geralyn Lam ’18 was named the ECAC Division III Swimmer of the Week.
  • No. 7 Women's Swimming & Diving Downs Springfield, 202-96
    February 01, 2016
    The No. 7 Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team used 16 wins, including four sweeps, to down Springfield College, 202-95, Sunday afternoon at Pratt Pool.
  • Lam Named NESCAC Performer of the Week
    February 01, 2016
    Sophomore Geralyn Lam of the Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team was named the NESCAC Performer of the Week as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
  • No. 7 Women’s Swimming & Diving Moves to 6-1, Downs MIT, 198-117
    January 30, 2016
    The No. 7 Amherst women’s swimming and diving team won 13 events, including a sweep in the 100-yard freestyle, as they powered past MIT, 198-117, Saturday afternoon.
  • Hyde, Conklin, & Moriarty Lead Amherst Past Conn. College, 152.5 – 131.5
    January 23, 2016
    Emily Hyde ’16, Sarah Conklin ’16, and Stephanie Moriarty ’18 combined for seven individual event victories as the Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team defeated Connecticut College, 152.5-131.5, Saturday afternoon.
  • Hyde Named NESCAC Performer of the Week
    January 11, 2016
    Senior captain Emily Hyde of the Amherst College women's swimming and diving team was named the NESCAC Performer of the Week as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Falls to Williams, 180-114
    January 09, 2016
    The Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team earned four event victories, and senior captain Emily Hyde set a new pool record in the 200-yard breaststroke, however the Purple & White suffered its first loss of the season, 180-114, to Little Three rival Williams College Saturday afternoon.
  • Hyde Leads Amherst to Fourth Consecutive Victory, Downs Union 184-111
    January 02, 2016
    Senior Emily Hyde won three individual events to lead the Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team to their fourth consecutive victory, 184-111, over Union College Saturday afternoon.
  • Amherst Defeats Middlebury In Home Opener, 177.5-111.5
    December 06, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team extended its winning streak to three, defeating NESCAC rival Middlebury College 177.5-111.5 in its home opener at Pratt Pool Saturday afternoon.
  • Amherst Wins 11 Events to Defeat Wesleyan, 163-118
    November 24, 2015
    Emily Hyde ’16, Stephanie Moriarty ’18 and Zoe Pappas each won two individual events as the Amherst College women’s swimming & diving team raced past Little Three rival Wesleyan University, 163-118 Monday afternoon.
  • Amherst Wins Season-Opener, Downs Colby College, 149-108
    November 21, 2015
    Emily Hyde ’16, Stephanie Moriarty ’18 and Katie Smith ’19 each won two individual events as the Amherst College women’s swimming and diving team opened the 2015-16 season with a 149-108 victory over Colby College Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Eyes Another Strong Season
    November 19, 2015
    Returning a solid core and adding a bevy of newcomers, the 2015-2016 Amherst College women's swimming & diving team will once again look to record another successful season behind head coach Nick Nichols. Finishing the season, 4-3 in dual-meet action a year ago, the Purple & White went on to secure fourth overall at the NESCAC Championships and sixth overall at the NCAA Division III Championship. The top-six finish was the 11th in the past 13 years, as Amherst has registered a top 15 finish at every NCAA Championship dating back to 1997.