2002-2003 Amherst Women's Track & Field News

  • Hamill Fourth in the 5,000, Fifth in the 10,000 at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    May 24, 2003
    Amherst College sophomore sensation Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) finished fifth in the 10,000 meters on Thursday and fourth in the 5,000 meters on Saturday, earning All-America honors in both events at the 2003 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by St. Lawrence University.
  • Jeffs Excel at Open New Englands, ECACs
    May 20, 2003
    Both sides of the Amherst outdoor track team posted several notable performances during the Open New Englands Track and Field Championships, held at the University of New Hampshire from Thursday, May 8 to Saturday, May 10, and the ECAC Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship Meet, hosted by MIT on Thursday and Friday.
  • Women Eighth, Men 13th at Division III New England Championships
    May 05, 2003
    The Amherst women’s outdoor track team turned in an eighth-place finish at the Division III New England Championships at Williams College on Saturday, and the men followed up with a 13th-place day at Bates College.
  • Women Eighth, Men 11th at NESCAC Outdoor Track Championships
    April 28, 2003
    The Amherst men’s and women’s outdoor track teams participated in the NESCAC Championships, hosted by Williams College, on Saturday. The women ended the meet in eighth place, while the men landed in 11th place. The host Ephs took team championship honors on both the men’s and women’s scoreboards.
  • Outdoor Track Teams Third at Little Three Championships
    April 22, 2003
    The Amherst men's and women's outdoor track teams came through with several key performances despite third-place finishes at Saturday's 2003 Little Three Track Championships, hosted by Wesleyan University. Williams College notched the top spots on both the men's and women's sides, followed by second-place Wesleyan.
  • Outdoor Track Teams Travel to Williams, Host UMass
    April 18, 2003
    The Amherst College men’s and women’s outdoor track teams geared up for Saturday’s Little Three Championships, posting several impressive individual times at last Saturday’s Williams Relays and Tuesday’s dual meet with cross-town University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Outdoor Track Teams Battle Elements at Sprinfield Invitational
    April 07, 2003
    Despite winter weather conditions, the Amherst men’s and women’s outdoor track teams posted strong individual performances at Sunday’s Springfield College Invitational, originally slated to take place at Trinity College. On Saturday, the squad will run at the Williams Relays, hosted by Williams College, before beginning its series of championship meets.
  • Men Second, Women Fifth, at Season-Opening Conn. College Outdoor Track Invitational
    March 29, 2003
    The Amherst men’s and women’s outdoor track teams began their spring campaigns on a tear on Saturday at the Connecticut College Invitational. For the men, strong performances from all sides contributed to a second place team finish behind the United States Coast Guard Academy. On the women’s side, the first-year class showed up in force, lifting Amherst to a first-place finish over second-place Coast Guard.
  • Women's Distance Medley Relay Team, Carter Hamill, Earn All-America Honors at NCAA Indoor Championship Meet
    March 16, 2003
    The Amherst women’s indoor track team’s Distance Medley Relay delegation picked up seventh place and All-America honors on Friday night at the NCAA Division III Women’s 2003 Championship at Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.
  • Women 16th, Men 25th at Open New England Championships
    March 03, 2003
    The Amherst women’s and men’s indoor track teams pulled in respectable finishes at their respective Open New England Championship Meets over the weekend, heading into next weekend’s ECAC Championships at Tufts University. At Smith College, the women placed 16th in a strong field, led by first-place Northeastern University. Williams College finished in seventh place. For Amherst, sophomore standout Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) picked up fourth place in the 3,000-meter run, two seconds behind Eph runner Caroline Cretti. The 4x800-meter relay team came through for second place, six seconds ahead of the Williams delegation.
  • Women Eighth, Men 15th at Division III New England Championships
    February 24, 2003
    The Amherst women’s indoor track team notched an eighth-place finish behind first-place Williams College at this weekend’s New England Division III Track and Field Championships, hosted by Bowdoin College. Meanwhile, the Amherst men finished in 15th place at their New England Division III Championship meet, behind first-place host MIT.
  • Jeffs Gear Up for New Englands with Top Showings at Tufts Stampede
    February 18, 2003
    Sophomore Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) took first place in the 1,000-meter run to supplement a first-place time from the women’s 4x800-meter relay team, and the Amherst men’s Distance Medley relay team claimed the top spot in their field to match first-place junior Andrew Schneider (Saratoga Springs, NY) in the 1,000-meter run, as the indoor track team competed for individual times at Saturday’s Tufts University Track & Field Stampede. The meet was the squad’s last chance to prep for the Division III New Englands this Saturday; the men will travel to M.I.T, and the women will run at Bowdoin College.
  • Jeffs Take Flight at Wesleyan's Cardinal Invitational
    February 08, 2003
    The Amherst men’s and women’s indoor track teams proved themselves amidst a bevy of NESCAC and regional competitors at Saturday’s Wesleyan University Cardinal Invitational, posting a slew of notable individual performances in preparation for next weekend’s regular season finale at Tufts University.
  • Jeffs Excel at Dartmouth
    February 03, 2003
    The Amherst men and women’s indoor track team turned out another weekend of notable individual performances at Saturday’s Dartmouth Indoor Invitational, hosted by Dartmouth College. The 2002-2003 season is wrapping up for the Jeffs, with the Division III New England Championship meet scheduled for Feb. 22, and the Open New England Championships the weekend after.
  • Jeffs Excel at Boston U., Wesleyan
    January 27, 2003
    The Amherst men's and women’s indoor track teams marked a successful individual weekend. Individual team members capitalized on opportunities at the Boston University 2003 Terrier Classic and at the 2003 Wesleyan University Invitational.
  • Amherst Women Third, Men Sixth, at Tufts
    January 18, 2003
    The Amherst women’s indoor track team opened up its January slate with an impressive third-place showing behind nationally top-ranked winner Williams College and host Tufts University at the Tufts invitational on Saturday. Amherst’s men followed suit with a sixth-place finish behind first-place Tufts.
  • Jeffs Kick Off Indoor Season at Northeastern's Husky Track & Field Carnival
    December 07, 2002
    Amherst’s indoor track team opened its season with impressive individual showings at the Northeastern University Husky Track & Field Carnival on Saturday. For the women, first-year Lyndsey Scott (West Orange, NJ) opened up with a 30th-place finish in the 200-meter dash, and classmate Caitlin Williams (Phoenix, AZ) followed up with a 49th-place showing. First-year Ariel Haney (Fairport, NY) and senior tri-captain Alison Stahl (Amston, CT) notched respective seventh- and 16th-place times in the 400-meter dash, and junior Helen Dole (Shelburne Falls, MA) and sophomore Alison Rodriguez (Albany, NY) followed up with 12th- and 23rd-place performances in the mile run. Sophomore Monica Westin (Lexington, KY) grabbed 21st place in the 500-meter run. Senior tri-captain Kate Hamill (New York, NY) paced first-year Kristen Reid (Minneapolis, MN) in the 800-meter run - Hamill took home fourth place and Reid held on for 20th place - before senior tri-captain Laurel Kilgour (Clifton Park, NY) took third place in the 1000-meter run. Defending national champion sophomore Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) was good for fifth place in the 5000-meter run, and the 4x200-meter relay team ran to 12th place. The 4x800-meter relay team turned heads with a fourth-place finish. Scott and Haney showed up again in the high jump, and snagged respective 10th and 14th places. Williams stepped up again for a 12th-place long jump, and first-year Julia Rucker (Minneapolis, MN) and Dole rounded out the women’s day with 12th and 14th places in the long jump.