Women's Tennis

2018 RECORD: 12-9; NESCAC: 4-4; NR: 8 NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS: 1 (1999), RUNNERS-UP: 5, NESCAC Champions: 9 (2004 (co), 2005-10, 2012, 2014)

2017-18 Amherst Women's Tennis News

  • Bagwell Inducted into Howard County Sports Hall of Fame
    August 15, 2018
    Amherst College women’s tennis head coach Jackie Bagwell is set to be inducted into the Howard County Sports Hall of Fame on October 27, 2018 at the organization’s annual Induction Banquet at the Creative Financial Centre.
  • Four Amherst Tennis Players Named ITA All-Americans
    June 11, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – By virtue of their fantastic showings at the 2018 Division III NCAA Tennis Championships, four members of the Amherst College men’s and women’s tennis teams have been selected as Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All Americans.
  • Amherst Finishes Ninth in 2018 Learfield Directors’ Cup
    May 31, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College athletic department has completed another outstanding season, finishing 9th in the nation in the final Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, which ranks schools who have reached the national level of competition in each NCAA sport.
  • All-Conference Pair Turns NCAA Semifinalists
    May 26, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. -- The 2018 NCAA Women's Tennis season wrapped up on Saturday at Biszantz Family Tennis Center, and for the second straight day, Amherst boasted semifinalists in a national draw.
  • Ivenitsky and Wagman to Play on Championship Saturday
    May 25, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. -- The Amherst College doubles team of Anya Ivenitsky '20 and Avery Wagman '18 are in the national semifinals after their second win of the tournament on Friday evening at the Biszantz Family Tenis Center.
  • Smukler Named ITA Player to Watch at NCAA Banquet
    May 24, 2018
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2018 ITA Divsion III National Award winners on Thursday at the D3 National Championship banquet in Claremont, California. 
  • Women's Tennis Earns Singles & Doubles Wins on Day 1 at NCAA's
    May 24, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Amherst College women's tennis picked up two victories on day 1 of the NCAA Women's Tennis Individual Championships, which began Thursday at Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
  • No. 8 Women’s Tennis Ends Season in NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 21, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. – The third matchup of the year between Amherst College and Williams College women’s tennis occurred in the 2018 NCAA Quarterfinals last night, and for the third time this year, Williams defeated the Mammoths, this time ending their season with a 5-1 setback.
  • NESCAC Announces 2018 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Honorees
    May 17, 2018
    107 Amherst College student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2018 spring All-Academic Team Wednesday afternoon, while nine others were named to the conference's All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Women’s Tennis Headed Back to NCAA Championships
    May 13, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – After missing out on the opportunity a year ago, Amherst College women’s tennis has returned to the highest level of competition in Division III.
  • Amherst Opens Title Run with Sweep of Bishops
    May 12, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – For the 24th consecutive season, Amherst College women’s tennis has recorded a victory in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • NCAA Women's Tennis Championship Central
    May 11, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Amherst College had earned an At-Large bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III women's tennis championship, and they begin their quest for a title on Saturday against North Carolina Wesleyan at t University of Mary Washington.
  • All-Conference Nods Smukler, Wagman & Ivenitsky Headed to NCAAs
    May 10, 2018
    HADLEY, Mass. – Women’s tennis player Camille Smukler ’20 and doubles tandem of Avery Wagman ’18 and Anya Ivenitsky ’20 earned double honors this week when they were selected to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference team and also invited to play in the 2018 NCAA Division 3 women’s tennis Individual Championships.
  • Women’s Tennis Eliminated in NESCAC Quarterfinals
    May 04, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. – The fifth seeded Amherst College women’s tennis team was defeated by #4 Tufts University 5-2 on Friday morning in the quarterfinals of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament, hosted by Amherst at Bay Road Tennis Club.
  • No. 8 Amherst Says Thank You to Senior Class
    April 28, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst College honored Avery Wagman, Adrienne Irmer and Vickie Ip on Saturday afternoon before their final match of the regular season, a 6-3 setback to #4 Middlebury College.
  • Mammoths Hand MIT Second Loss of the Season
    April 27, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Playing late into the night at Bay Road Tennis Center, Amherst College defeated #11 MIT 5-2 on Friday, handing the Engineers just their second loss of the year.
  • Eighth-Ranked Women's Tennis Sweeps Hamilton, 9-0
    April 22, 2018
    Dominating play from start to finish, the eighth-ranked Amherst College women’s tennis team dropped only one set on the day to shut out NESCAC foe Hamilton, 9-0 Sunday afternoon at the Tietje Family Tennis Center.
  • No. 8 Amherst Toppled by Fifth-Ranked Wesleyan, 7-2
    April 21, 2018
    Taking to the courts against Little III rival and fifth-ranked Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon, the No. 8 Amherst College women’s tennis team fell to the Cardinals, 7-2 at the John Wood Memorial Tennis Courts. 
  • Mammoths Edged by Jumbos in NESCAC Women's Tennis
    April 17, 2018
    MEDFORD, Mass. -- Amherst College led 2-1 after doubles play, but #6 Tufts University came surging back and slipped past the #8 Mammoths 5-4 on Tuesday afternoon inside Gantcher Center.
  • Strong Singles Play Sends Ephs Past Amherst, 6-3
    April 14, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- The Amherst women's tennis team led 2-1 after doubles play, but No. 2 ranked Williams College won five of six singles matches for a 6-3 win in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play on Saturday afternoon at Amherst Tennis Center.
  • No. 8 Women's Tennis Handles #22 Brandeis
    April 13, 2018
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst College swept all six singles flights and defeated Brandeis University 8-1 in non-conference women's tennis action on Friday afternoon at the Amherst Tennis Courts.
  • Amherst Tops Conn. College, Moves to 3-0 in NESCAC Play
    April 10, 2018
    NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Amherst College women's tennis has now won five of their last six matches and is 3-0 in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play after an 8-1 victory over Connecticut College on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Women’s Tennis Weekend Recap: Mammoths Take Two in Great White North
    April 08, 2018
    BRUNSWICK, Maine – The number eight ranked Amherst College women’s tennis team travelled to Maine this weekend for three matches against nationally ranked teams, and they returned home with wins in both of their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) games, beating Bates College on Saturday and Bowdoin College on Sunday.
  • Eighth-Ranked Women's Tennis Downs No. 17 Skidmore, 7-2
    March 31, 2018
    Picking up two doubles victories and five singles wins, the No. 8 Amherst College women’s tennis team powered past No. 17 Skidmore, 7-2 Saturday afternoon at the Wilton YMCA.
  • No. 11 Amherst Closes Out Spring Break Trip with 6-3 Win Over No. 12 Sewanee
    March 16, 2018
    The Mammoths capped off a successful Spring Break trip with a victory, as the No. 11 Amherst College women’s tennis team edged No. 12 Sewanee, 6-3 Friday afternoon at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center on the campus of Pepperdine University.
  • No. 11 Mammoths Dropped by Third-Ranked CMS, 6-3
    March 15, 2018
    The sophomores in the Mammoths’ lineup impressed and combined to earn the squads’ three wins as the No. 11 Amherst College women’s tennis team was edged by No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 6-3 Thursday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
  • No. 11 Women's Tennis Upsets No. 9 Carnegie Mellon, 7-2
    March 14, 2018
    The Mammoths picked up their second consecutive victory in their trip out west, as the No. 11 Amherst College women’s tennis team used five singles wins to upset No. 9 Carnegie Mellon, 7-2 Wednesday afternoon at the Claremont Country Club.
  • Women's Tennis Grabs First Win of the Year
    March 13, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Amherst College women's tennis swept their doubles matches and then clinched a 6-1 victory in Tuesday afternoon's match against Trinity (Texas) for their first victory of the season.
  • Amherst Edged by No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer
    March 12, 2018
    CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Amherst College took two of three doubles matches, but came up just short in singles, falling to No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer on Monday afternoon by a 5-4 scoreline.
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