Homecoming 2017

Photos by Maria Stenzel, Takudzwa Tapfuma ’17 and Young-Ji Cho ’18

Homecoming bonfire on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
Students gather at the Homecoming Bonfire for food, entertainment, give-aways, and a first look at the new College mascot on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.
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DASAC, a student dance group, performs at the Homecoming Bonfire.
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A crowd of students gathered at the Homecoming Bonfire on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.
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A sea of cellphones capture the first sighting of the Mammoth.
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Aerial view of Pratt Field at Amherst College.
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Amherst football team members keep a close eye on the game action against Wesleyan.
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Fans react during Amherst vs. Wesleyan football game.
Members of the football team watching from the sidelines
Members of the women's basketball team, and President Martin (3rd from right) displaying their 2016-17 NCAA Division III National Championship rings
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President Biddy Martin with members of the women's basketball team displaying their Championship rings
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A student pile-up. Seats must have been at a premium at the football game!
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This fan, sporting a temporary tattoo, is showing some well-placed Amherst spirit.
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It's all about the food! These Amherst students are enjoying lunch during homecoming activities.
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Members of the football team cheering for their teammates.
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With 1:27 remaining on the clock, Amherst turned the game around to win 21-17.
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Amherst fans react to the end of game action the propelled Amherst to a win.
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An electrifying 51 yard touchdown rush by senior Hasani Figueroa meant a come-from-behind win for Amherst over Little Three rival Wesleyan.
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Amherst fans celebrating during the football game against Wesleyan
Members of the football team barely containing their excitement during the Homecoming game against Wesleyan
Members of the football team barely containing their excitement during the Homecoming game against Wesleyan.
Amherst football players celebrating at the game on Oct. 21, 2017 against Wesleyan
Amherst football players celebrating at the game on Oct. 21, 2017 against Wesleyan.
Member of the football team getting a congratulatory hug after the game
Senior Kevin Sheehan, no. 63, getting a congratulatory hug after the game.
Dedication at the baseball field
Members of the baseball team gather to celebrate the newly renovated Memorial Field.
President Martin speaking in Johnson Chapel
“A Conversation with President Biddy Martin” in Johnson Chapel.
An alumni poses a question to President Martin during the discussion session.
An alumni poses a question to President Martin during the discussion session.
Students listening to President Martin speaking in Johnson Chapel during Homecoming 2017.
Listening to President Martin speaking in Johnson Chapel during Homecoming
Mike Kelly, Head of Archives & Special Collections, giving a talk about the College Mascot.
Mike Kelly, Head of Archives & Special Collections, giving a talk about the College Mascot.
Mike Kelly, Head of Archives & Special Collections, making the "tusks up" gesture.
Mike Kelly, Head of Archives & Special Collections, making the "tusks up" gesture.
Attendees at a memorial celebration for actor Ken Howard ’66
Alumni attend a celebration for actor Ken Howard ’66, their fellow classmate, held at the Kirby Memorial Theater.
Enjoying the view of the Holyoke Range
Homecoming attendees enjoying the view of the Holyoke Range.