2019 Amherst College Football News

  • NESCAC Announces Fall 2019 All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
    November 26, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Sixty-six Amherst College student-athletes were named to the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic team on Tuesday morning for their success in the classroom, while eight Mammoths were recognized for their dedication to sportsmanship and named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • O’Regan & Saffold Headline Seven-Member All-Conference Class
    November 19, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Seven football players represented Amherst College on the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference teams, announced Tuesday morning by the conference office.
  • Ballard & Launsbach Voted by CoSIDA to Academic All-District
    November 15, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – John Ballard ’20 of the Amherst College football team and women’s volleyball player Sophie Launsbach ’22 have been selected to the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) Academic All-District teams, announced on Thursday by the organization.
  • Mammoths Fall to Williams, 31-9, in 134th Rivalry Showdown
    November 09, 2019
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The 2019 Amherst College football season came to a close on Saturday afternoon at Farley-Lamb Field with a 31-9 defeat to Williams College in the 134th playing of the Biggest Little Game in America.
  • Senior Day Home Finale Spoiled by Bantams
    November 02, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst outgained Trinity by nearly 50 yards, had seven more first downs and nearly ten more minutes of possession but were held scoreless for three quarters and suffered a 21-7 defeat to the visiting Bantams in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) football on Senior Day Saturday at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
  • Amherst College Football Week 8 Preview - Mammoths vs Bantams
    November 01, 2019
    Head Coach E.J. Mills previews a Parents Weekend matchup against the Bantams, with both teams entering play at 4-3 on the season.
  • Wesleyan Gets Third Chance Field Goal, Beats Mammoths on Homecoming  
    October 26, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – After escaping two potential game-winning field goals by visiting Wesleyan University and failing to capitalize on two possessions themselves, Amherst College saw Mason Von Jess hit a 20-yard field goal in double overtime as the Cardinals handed Amherst a 31-28 loss at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) football action Saturday afternoon.
  • Amherst Football Week 7 Preview - Mammoths vs Cardinals
    October 25, 2019
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqAIOy8xLRo&feature=youtu.be
  • Hamilton Scores Eleven Points in Final Minute to Stun Amherst Football
    October 19, 2019
    CLINTON, N.Y. – Four different Mammoths rushed for touchdowns, but Hamilton College scored fourteen unanswered points in the second half, including eleven in the final minute of regulation to shock Amherst College 31-28 in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) football action on Saturday afternoon at Steuben Field.
  • Goodson Honored by NESCAC for Excellence in Win Over Bowdoin
    October 13, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. -- After an incredible performance in Amherst's 34-16 win over Bowdoin, junior cornerback Ricky Goodson has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Mammoths Continue Dominance Against Polar Bears in NESCAC Football Win
    October 12, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – For the thirteenth consecutive season, Amherst College defeated Bowdoin College in New England Small College Athletic (NESCAC) football action after Amherst earned a 36-14 victory on Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field.
  • Amherst College Football Week 5 Preview - Mammoths vs Bowdoin
    October 11, 2019
    Head Coach E.J. Mills previews Amherst's Week 5 game against Bowdoin (0-4), Saturday at 1:00 PM at Pratt Field.
  • Panthers Hand Amherst First Loss in Wild 2OT Pride Game
    October 05, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College football celebrated their first ever Pride Game on Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field, and the game between the Mammoths and visiting Middlebury College was an exciting double overtime affair that ended with the Panthers victorious 34-31 in double overtime.
  • Saffold Makes it Back to Back Mammoth Defensive POTW
    September 29, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- For the second straight week, a member of the Amherst College football defensive corps has been named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Amherst Holds Off Jumbos 26-16 After Crazy 4th Quarter in NESCAC Football Action
    September 28, 2019
    SOMERVILLE - Senior QB Ollie Eberth threw a pair of touchdown passes as visiting Amherst College held off Tufts University, 26-16, in a NESCAC football game Saturday at Ellis Oval / Zimman Field.
  • Kelly Earns NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    September 22, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – After a standout performance in Amherst’s 24-10 win over Colby, junior defensive lineman Joe Kelly has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Defensive Player of the Week, announced Sunday morning by the conference office.
  • Amherst Defense Clamps Down, Defeats Mules 24-10
    September 21, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine – The Amherst College football team allowed just a field goal after the opening quarter and the Mammoths scored 16 unanswered points in the second quarter on their way to a 24-10 win over Colby College in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Eberth’s Three-TD Second Half Leads Mammoth Comeback in Season Opener
    September 14, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Senior quarterback Ollie Eberth threw three touchdown passes in the second half, including two of 40+ yards to classmate James O’Regan, and Amherst College came from behind to beat Bates 27-13 in the season opener for both teams at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
  • 2019 Week 1 Football Preview - Amherst vs Bates
    September 13, 2019
    EJ Mills previews the Amherst College football season opener against Bates - September 14th at 1:00 PM.
  • Amherst College Football 2019 Season Preview
    September 13, 2019
    Amherst College football has posted a combined 15-3 record over the last two seasons, so you can expect another strong push for the NESCAC title in 2019! Head Coach EJ Mills and senior captains Ollie Eberth, James O'Regan and Avery Saffold spoke about the upcoming season.
  • 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.