2019 Amherst College Women's Volleyball News

  • Mammoths Eliminated from NESCAC Tournament in Topsy-Turvy Quarterfinal
    November 08, 2019
    MEDFORD, Mass. – Amherst College never stopped fighting in their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s volleyball quarterfinals match against Middlebury College on Friday evening at Chase Gym.
  • NESCAC Women’s Volleyball Championship Preview: Mammoths, Panthers to Clash in Quarters
    November 06, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Amherst College has earned the number four seed in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) postseason, and the stage is set for a first-round matchup against Middlebury College on Friday night at 7:30 PM.
  • Amherst Earns #4 Seed with Sweep of Ephs
    November 02, 2019
    Williamstown, Mass. – With a 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-15) victory over host Williams College, the Amherst College women’s volleyball team earned the #4 seed in next weekend’s New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament.
  • Mammoths Collect Road Win over Continentals
    November 01, 2019
    CLINTON, N.Y. -- Amherst College earned a 3-0 victory over Hamilton College in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's volleyball action on Friday evening at Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.
  • Mammoths Shut Out Bears in LeFrak Regular Season Finale
    October 29, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – In their final home game of the 2019 regular season, the Amherst College women’s volleyball team defeated visiting Coast Guard Academy 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-17) in non-conference action on Tuesday evening.
  • Kolsky Reaches 1,000 Kills as Bowdoin Tops Amherst
    October 26, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Senior outside hitter Emily Kolsky reached the 1,000 kills plateau on Saturday afternoon, but the Amherst College women’s volleyball team fell to Bowdoin College 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-13) in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Honors Six Seniors Before NESCAC Tussle with Jumbos
    October 25, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Six members of the Amherst College women’s volleyball team were honored on Friday evening before the Mammoths faced off against No. 14 Tufts University in a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchup at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Bounces Back with Two Sweeps to Close out Hall of Fame Invitational
    October 19, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The host Amherst College women’s volleyball team closed out their Hall of Fame Invitational on Saturday afternoon with a pair of 3-0 wins, improving to 16-3 overall on the year.
  • Amherst Volleyball Falls in Five-Set Thriller on HOF Invite Weekend
    October 18, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- In a battle of top-ten teams in New England, Amherst College took a two set lead but visiting Wellesley College rallied to defeat the Mammoths in five sets (23-25, 21-25, 25-18, 22-17, 15-13), on Friday night at the Hall of Fame Invitational at Le Frak Gymnasium.
  • Cardinals Hand Amherst First NESCAC Loss of the Season
    October 12, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Despite a gutsy effort to come from behind and win the opening set, Amherst College fell to Wesleyan University 3-1 in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s volleyball action on Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Runs Win Streak to Six, Improves to 5-0 NESCAC
    October 11, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College volleyball team earned their sixth straight win and their fourth straight shutout with a 3-0 victory over Connecticut College in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action Friday evening at LeFrak Gymnaisum.
  • Mammoths Clinch Non-Conference Road Victory over Westfield State, 3-0
    October 08, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – For the third consecutive match and 10th on the season, Amherst women’s volleyball routed their opponent in straight sets after they posted a 25-13, 25-9, 25-18 score line over Westfield State at the Woodward Center Tuesday evening.
  • Volleyball Wins in Return to NESCAC Action
    October 05, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. —  After a pair of non-conference victories, the Amherst College women’s volleyball team returned to New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play on Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 victory over Trinity College at Oosting Gymnasium. 
  • Amherst Sweeps Beacons in Primetime Non-Conference Match
    October 04, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Behind 12 kills from junior Jamie Dailey, Amherst College women’s volleyball claimed a 3-0 victory over UMass Boston in non-conference action on Friday evening in LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Launsbach First Mammoth Since 2012 to Twice be Named Volleyball POTW in Same Season
    September 30, 2019
    Claiming her second consecutive conference accolade, sophomore middle blocker Sophie Launsbach of the Amherst College Volleyball team has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week for her prowess on the court in a 2-0 week for the Mammoths.
  • Amherst Gets Past Trailblazers in Four Sets to Sweep Home Weekend
    September 28, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – First year setter Jacqueline Kortekaas recorded 46 assists in her first career start and Amherst College shrugged off an opening set loss to defeat MCLA 3-1 in non-conference women’s volleyball action on Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Mammoths Top Panthers in Important Early Season NESCAC Tussle
    September 27, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College overcame a first set deficit in their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women’s volleyball match against Middlebury and then handled the Panthers for a 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-20) victory on Friday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Launsbach’s Attacking Prowess Earns NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    September 23, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College sophomore Sophie Launsbach has been named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) volleyball Player of the Week, announced Monday afternoon by the conference office.
  • Volleyball Earns Second Straight NESCAC Road Victory
    September 21, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine – Amherst College completed a sweep of their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) volleyball weekend, but also saw their winning streak come to an end as they split a tri-match at Colby College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Battle of Unbeatens Goes to Mammoths In Five-Set NESCAC Thriller
    September 20, 2019
    LEWISTON, Maine – Amherst and Bates each entered their 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opener without a blemish on their record, and the teams went the distance on Friday night at Alumni Gym, with the Mammoths earning a 3-2 (25-21, 25-15, 21-25, 20-25, 15-8) victory to improve to 7-0.
  • Volleyball Completes Perfect Weekend with Three Straight Set Wins
    September 13, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College women’s volleyball team did not drop a set this weekend, defeating Clark University on the road 3-0 on Friday night before sweeping both Brandeis and Worcester State on Saturday in a tri-match at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Mammoths Sweep Tri-Match to Open Season 3-0
    September 07, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Amherst College defeated Western New England 3-0 and then came from a set down to beat Emerson 3-1, improving to 3-0 on their young season with two victories at a tri-match on Saturday afternoon at AHLC Gym.
  • Amherst Overwhelms Smith in Season Opening Win
    September 06, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College women’s volleyball team opened up the 2019 season with a convincing 3-0 victory over Smith College, defeating the Pioneers 25-12, 25-12, 25-9 on Friday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst College 2019 Women's Volleyball Season Preview
    September 06, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. -- With six seniors and a talented class of returners and first years, the Amherst College women's volleyball program is poised to make another run at a NESCAC championship!
  • 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.