2019 Amherst College Men's Soccer News

  • Men's Soccer Closes out Record Breaking Year as NCAA Division III Runner-Up
    December 07, 2019
    A record-breaking season ended with the Amherst College men’s soccer team claiming Nation Runner-Up honors, as the Mammoths were unable to counter a two-goal night by defending national champion Tufts University in the 2019 NCAA Division III Championship game Saturday evening at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
  • STILL DANCING! Top-Ranked Men's Soccer Shuts Out Centre to Advance to National Final
    December 06, 2019
    The top-ranked Amherst College men’s soccer team is heading back to the National Final for the second time in program history as the Mammoths struck inside the first 10 minutes of each half to become the second team to shut out Centre College this fall and down the Colonels, 3-0, Friday evening at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
  • Men's Soccer National Championship Game Tailgate, On Campus & At-Home Viewing Info!
    December 06, 2019
    The top-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team is playing in the program's second-ever National Championship game this Saturday, December 7 at 7:00PM EST against New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) rival and fifth-ranked Tufts University. Here is how you can support your Mammoths in Greensboro, on campus or from your living room!
  • Giammattei Recognized as United Soccer Coaches First-Team All-American
    December 05, 2019
    Sophomore German Giammetti of the Amherst College men's soccer team continued to rake in the accolades Thursday evening on the the eve of the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’sSoccer Championship semifinals in Greensboro, North Carolina, with the forward being named to the United Soccer Coaches All-America First Team.
  • NCAA Final Four Preview: Men’s Soccer Set for Semifinal Action in Greensboro, N.C.
    December 05, 2019
    The Amherst College men's soccer team is set to hit the field for a National Semifinal matchup for the fourth time in program history this Friday, Dec. 6, with the Mammoths traveling to Greensboro, N.C. with a shot to be the last team standing in Division III.
  • Men's Soccer Trio Named All-New England Region
    December 02, 2019
    Sophomore German Giammattei and seniors Cutler Coleman and Dane Lind of the Amherst College men's soccer team are heading into the final weekend of the Division III soccer season as All-Region honorees after being named to the 2019 All-New England Region Teams by the United Soccer Coaches Monday afternoon.
  • 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.
  • TICKET PUNCHED! First Half Onslaught Paves Way for Amherst's Final Four Return
    November 24, 2019
    Sealing their ticket to the National Semifinals, the top-ranked Amherst College men’s soccer team battled through heavy rain and a field change at the midway point to emerge as sectional champions as the Mammoths’ first half onslaught paved the way for a 3-1 victory over No. 12 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Saturday afternoon in NCAA Championship Elite Eight action.
  • Two-Goal Second Half Sends No. 1 Men's Soccer Into NCAA Quarterfinals
    November 23, 2019
    One of just eight teams left dancing, the top-ranked Amherst College men?s soccer team is set to appear in the NCAA Championship Quarterfinals for the sixth time in program history as the Mammoths used a two-goal second half to down Rowan University, 2-0, Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • NCAA Sectionals Preview: Sweet 16 Action Returns to Hitchcock Field For First Time Since 2016
    November 19, 2019
    Sweet Sixteen action is back at Hitchcock Field for the first time since 2016 this weekend, as the top-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team is set to take on Rowan University this Saturday, November 23 after outscoring opponents 8-1 in the first two rounds of the national postseason to advance to the Third Round of the 2019 NCAA Championship tournament for the 10th straight season.
  • No. 1 Mammoths Advance to NCAA Third Round, Shut Out No. 25 Ithaca, 2-0
    November 17, 2019
    The top-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team is set to return to the Third Round of the NCAA Championship for the 10th straight season, as the Mammoths shut out No. 25 Ithaca College in the sides first meeting since 1997 behind a two-goal first half Sunday afternoon at Dr. Ron Butcher Field.
  • No. 1 Amherst Opens NCAA Championship Play With 6-1 Win Over Thomas
    November 16, 2019
    The top-ranked Amherst College men’s soccer team opened up the NCAA Championship tournament with a win for the 14th straight season as five different Mammoths found the back of the net en route to a dominant 6-1 victory over Thomas College in First Round action Saturday afternoon at Dr. Ron Butcher Field.
  • NCAA Regionals Preview: Men's Soccer Readies for Clash With Terriers
    November 14, 2019
    Earning an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Championship tournament, the top-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team is set to take on Thomas College at regional host Keene State College this Saturday, November 16 in First Round play.
  • Three Mammoths Earn All-NESCAC, Giammattei Named Player of the Year
    November 13, 2019
    Sophomore forward German Giammetti captured the conference's top prize and was named the 2019 NESCAC Player of the Year and two other Amherst College men's soccer team student-athletes secured All-NESCAC honors for their efforts on the field, as announced by the league office Thursday.
  • Men's Soccer Secures NCAA At-Large Bid, To Play Thomas College In Opening Round
    November 11, 2019
    Earning an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Championship tournament, the top-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team is set to take on Thomas College (10-8-1) at regional host Keene State College this Saturday, Nov. 16 in opening round action at a time to be determined.
  • Amherst Knocked From NESCAC Tournament, Awaits NCAA At-Large Bid
    November 09, 2019
    The top-seeded Mammoths rattled off 13 second half shots in a bid to net the equalizer, however the sixth-seeded visitors withstood the late onslaught to upend the Amherst College men’s soccer team as Middlebury College clinched the 1-0 win at Hitchcock Field in 2019 NESCAC Championship Semifinal action Saturday.
  • Wu Lands CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District Praise
    November 08, 2019
    Junior defender Felix Wu of the Amherst College men's soccer team has been selected to the 2019 Academic All-District Men's Soccer First Team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), for his combined performance on the playing field and in the classroom.
  • NESCAC Preview: Top-Seeded Men's Soccer Resumes Hosting Duties in Semifinal Action
    November 05, 2019
    Earning hosting duties for the final weekend of the NESCAC season for the second straight fall, the top-seeded Amherst College men's soccer team continues the hunt for the program's sixth conference crown this Saturday, Nov. 9 when they take on sixth-seeded Middlebury College in a NESCAC Championship Semifinals clash. Opening kickoff at Hitchcock Field is slated for 11 AM.
  • Lind Named Player of the Week After First Career Postseason Multi-Goal Game
    November 04, 2019
    Senior midfielder Dane Lind of the top-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week for the second time in his career after posting a 2G-1A-5P stat line in a two-game span.
  • Lind's Two-Goal Day Pushes Amherst into Semis for Third Time in Four Years
    November 02, 2019
    Shutting out Little III rival and eighth-seeded Wesleyan University, 2-0, Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field to advance to the NESCAC Championship Semifinals for the third time in four years, the top-seeded Amherst College men's soccer team earned the right to host the final weekend of the NESCAC season for the second straight fall.
  • NESCAC Preview: Mammoths Capture Top Seed, To Host No. 8 Wesleyan in Quarterfinals
    November 01, 2019
    Clinching the program's fourth undefeated regular season since 1998, and first since 2015, and the top-seed in the conference tournament for the sixth time in team history, the No. 1 Amherst College men's soccer team is set to host a NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal matchup for the 15th consecutive season as they welcome Little III rival and No. 8 Wesleyan University to Hitchcock Field for a 12:30 PM battle this Saturday, Nov. 2. 
  • Men's Soccer Goes Unblemished in Regular Season to Earn NESCAC's Top Seed
    October 30, 2019
    Closing out the regular season with their seventh shutout of the year, the top-ranked Amherst College men’s soccer team powered past Trinity College, 4-0, Wednesday evening at the Trinity Soccer Field to clinch the program's fourth undefeated regular season since 1998, and first since 2015, and the top-seed in the conference tournament for the sixth time in team history.
  • Dominant First Half Guides Top-Ranked Amherst to 2-1 Victory Over Bates
    October 26, 2019
    The Mammoths held the Bobcats to just one shot in the first half while Bryce Johnson ’21 and Ignacio Cubeddu ’21 each found the back of the net in the first 34 minutes of action to lead the top-ranked Amherst College men’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Bates College Saturday afternoon at Russell Street Field.
  • Giammattei Becomes Second Ever 3-Time Men's Soccer NESCAC Player of Week
    October 21, 2019
    Sophomore forward German Giammattei’s historic week for the Amherst College men’s soccer team continued Monday, with the Pinecrest, Florida native claiming his third New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week accolade of the year after notching two game-winners in a six-day span.
  • Giammattei Rewrites Single-Season Record Book with OT Game-Winner Versus Colby
    October 19, 2019
    With an assist and his sixth game-winning goal of the fall, sophomore forward German Giammattei rewrote the Amherst record books Saturday, becoming the program’s new leader in single-season goals (17) and single-season points (37) while lifting the top-ranked Amherst College men’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over league foe Colby College at Bill Alfond Field.
  • No. 2 Men's Soccer Picks Up Fourth Straight Win, Defeats William Paterson, 4-2
    October 14, 2019
    Netting two scores for the third consecutive game, German Giammattei ’22 tallied his 15th and 16th goals of the season to pull into a tie with Jake Duker for the program’s single-season goal record as the No. 2 Amherst College men’s soccer team powered past William Paterson University, 4-2 Monday evening in a non-conference battle at Pioneer Soccer Park.
  • Giammattei Ices Match Nine Seconds Into OT as No. 2 Amherst Downs No. 1 Tufts on Senior Day
    October 12, 2019
    Teaming up with Dane Lind ’20 twice on the day, German Giammattei ’22 netted the game-winner nine seconds into overtime as the No. 2 Amherst College men's soccer team handed top-ranked Tufts University their first conference loss of the year, 2-1, Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at Hitchcock Field.
  • NESCAC Goals Leader Giammattei Picks Up Second Player of the Week Accolade
    October 07, 2019
    Sophomore forward German Giammattei of the Amherst College men's soccer team has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the league office Monday.
  • LITTLE THREE CHAMPS! No. 2 Amherst Triumphs Over Wesleyan, 2-0
    October 05, 2019
    Now ranked tied-for-third in the nation in goals, sophomore German Giammattei posted his third multi-score game of fall to help lead the Mammoths to their sixth shutout victory as the second-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team downed Little III rival Wesleyan University, 2-0 to claim the programs’ 27th Little Three Championship Title Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
  • No. 2 Men's Soccer Powers Past New England College, 4-1
    October 02, 2019
    Opening their October slate with a three-goal second half, the No. 2 Amherst College men's soccer team picked up their fourth home victory of the fall as the Mammoths powered past New England College, 4-1 Wednesday afternoon at Hitchcock Field. 
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