2019-20 Amherst College Women's Basketball News

  • No. 4 Mammoths Cruise past Wesleyan, 67-50
    January 14, 2020
    AMHERST, Mass. – With double-digit scoring from three separate Mammoths, No. 4 Amherst College women’s basketball downed Little Three rival Wesleyan, 67-50, on Tuesday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Eck Earns NESCAC Player of the Week Honors Following 53-Point Week
    January 13, 2020
    HADLEY, Mass. – Ending the opening weekend of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) competition with 53 total points, senior guard Madeline Eck ’20 was named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced on Monday afternoon.
  • No. 4 Women's Basketball Downs Middlebury, 60-38, in NESCAC Opener
    January 11, 2020
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Hannah Fox ’20 recorded her third double-double on the season as No. 4 Amherst College women’s basketball opened New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play with a 60-38 road win over Middlebury Friday night in Pepin Gym.
  • No. 4 Mammoths Sweep Opening Weekend of NESCAC Competition
    January 11, 2020
    WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Distancing themselves and holding the Ephs to five points in the third quarter, No. 4 Amherst College women’s basketball secured their second New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) win in a 62-51 decision over rival Williams on Saturday afternoon.
  • Third Quarter Surge Lifts No. 4 Women’s Basketball over Albertus Magnus
    January 07, 2020
    AMHERST, Mass. – Up 10 points heading into the halftime break, Amherst College women's basketball rattled off a 17-3 run and outscored the Falcons by 27 points in the second half to clinch their eighth consecutive win, 88-51, in their final non-conference matchup Tuesday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • No. 6 Women's Basketball Concludes Road Trip with Win over Stevens
    January 05, 2020
    HOBOKEN, N.J. – Amherst College women’s basketball, who’s ranked second in the nation in scoring defense (45.2), limited Stevens to 39 points en route to their seventh consecutive win on Sunday afternoon at the Canavan Arena.
  • No. 6 Women’s Basketball Thwarts No. 24 Widener in Non-Conference Showdown
    January 04, 2020
    CHESTER, Pa. – Tallying 25 points through 30 minutes played, senior guard Hannah Fox led Amherst College women’s basketball to their sixth consecutive win after posting their highest point total this season, downing Widener 87-48 on Saturday afternoon at the Schwartz Center.
  • Fox Tabbed as Most Outstanding Player, Earns D3Hoops Team of the Week Honors
    January 03, 2020
    AMHERST, Mass. – Following a record setting tournament at the annual D3hoops.com Classic, senior guard Hannah Fox was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament for the second consecutive year and earned D3Hoops Team of the Week honors, as announced by the organization on Monday.  
  • No. 6 Women's Basketball Heads Back East at 8-1 Overall
    December 31, 2019
    Battling to two hard fought wins, the sixth-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team capped off their trip out west in style, downing the University of Redlands, 54-46, and Chapman University, 62-58, at the Harold Hutton Sports Center.
  • No. 6 Amherst Completes Sweep at D3hoops Classic With Win Over Keene State
    December 29, 2019
    Senior guard Hannah Fox accounted for 18 points to lead all players and become the new all-time leading scorer, men or women, in the 10-year history of the D3hoops.com Classic with 127 points in five games as the No. 6 Amherst College women's basketball downed Keene State College, 71-41 Sunday afternoon at Southpoint Arena.
  • Electrifying Third Quarter Lifts No. 6 Mammoths Past No. 10 DeSales
    December 28, 2019
    Outscoring the Bulldogs 45-20 in the second half, including a 28-point third quarter, the No. 6 Amherst College women’s basketball team erased a four-point halftime deficit to power past No. 10 DeSales University, 73-52 at the 10th annual D3hoops.com Classic Saturday evening at Southpoint Arena.
  • Amherst Smothers Warriors to Return to Winning Ways
    December 07, 2019
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. --  Amherst College outscored Eastern Connecticut State University 37-14 over the second and third quarters and picked up a 64-39 victory over the Warriors in non-conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Geissler Gymnasium.
  • #1 Amherst Toppled by Visiting Saints
    December 03, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Emmanuel College scored eleven straight points in the fourth quarter to take a double-digit lead and eventually handed #1 Amherst College a 60-55 defeat in non-conference women’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.  
  • #1 Mammoths Win Tip-Off Classic Behind 12-Block Effort
    November 25, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College matched their highest block total in a single game over the last two years with 12 rejections in a 61-38 victory over Babson College to win the 2019 Women’s Basketball Tip-Off Classic on Monday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Fox Joins 1,000 Point Club as Mammoths Beat #22 Ithaca
    November 23, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Senior guard Hannah Fox ’20 became the 19th member of the Amherst College women’s basketball 1,000 point club in Amherst’s 60-49 victory over #22 Ithaca College in the first game of the Women’s Basketball Tip-Off Classic at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Races to Season Opening Win over Knights
    November 17, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The top-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team opened up a 28-10 lead in the opening quarter and then held New Jersey City University to just 14 points over the next thirty minutes as the Mammoths earned an 80-24 victory in their season opener on Sunday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst College 2019-20 Women's Basketball Preview
    November 14, 2019
    After making their 11th straight NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance a year ago, the Amherst Senior Class is looking to close out their career with a third national championship!
  • Amherst Women’s Basketball Welcomes Katy Mitton to Staff
    November 04, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- Katy Mitton joins the Amherst College women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach for the 2019-20 year, as announced by Head Coach G.P. Gromacki.