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Women's Track & Field Sends Five to NCAA's
March 9 - Five members of the Amherst College women’s indoor track & field team have qualified for the 2015 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. More

Men's Track & Field Sends Five to NCAA's
March 9 -  Five members of the Amherst College men’s indoor track & field team have qualified for the 2015 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. More

Field Hockey Earns National Team Academic Award
March 9 - The Amherst College field hockey team received the 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award. More

Fenwick Garners NESCAC Weekly Honor
March 9 - Andrew Fenwick ’15 of the Amherst College men’s hockey team was named the NESCAC Player of the Week as announced by the organization on Monday. More

Men's Track & Field Wins ECAC Indoor Championship
March 7 - The Amherst men's track & field team scored 42 points and earned top honors in the two-day 2015 ECAC Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. More

Men's Hockey Advances Past Tufts, 3-2
March 7 - The second-seeded Amherst men’s hockey team netted two goals in the second period to advance past eighth-seeded Tufts in NESCAC semifinal action. More

Men's Basketball Falls to No. 20 St. John Fisher, 87-70
March 7 - Jeff Racy ’17 went 6-for-9 from downtown en route to a team-high 18 points, but the Amherst men’s basketball team lost to No. 20 St. John Fisher College, 87-70. More

Men's Lacrosse Cruise Past Bowdoin, 20-4
March 7 - Four players recorded multiple goals as the No. 10 Amherst men’s lacrosse team cruised to a decisive 20-4 win over NESCAC rival Bowdoin Saturday afternoon at Gooding Field. More

Women's Hockey Falls to Trinity, 2-1 in Overtime
March 7 - The second-seeded Amherst women's hockey team used a goal from Lynndy Smith '17, but a score by third-seeded Trinity claim a 2-1 win in overtime in NESCAC semifinal action. More

Women's T & F Places 12th at ECAC Championships
March 7 - The Amherst women’s indoor track & field team finished 12th overall at the 2015 ECAC Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. More

Men's Basketball Defeats Sage Decisively, 91-67
March 6 - Reid Berman ’17 scored a career and game-high 28 points as the Amherst College men’s basketball team cruised to a 91-67 win over The Sage Colleges. More

Women's Basketball Advances Past Eastern
March 6 - Megan Robertson ’15 scored 22 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked five shots to help lead the 12th-ranked Amherst women’s basketball team to a first round win. More

Women's Lacrosse Falls to No. 12 Bowdoin, 10-6
March 7 - The 12th-ranked Bowdoin College women’s lacrosse team scored eight goals in the second half to defeat top-ranked Amherst College Saturday at Ryan Field, 10-6. More

Women's Track & Field Competes at Tufts Last Chance Meet
March 6 -The Amherst women's indoor track & field team received a season-best time from Lizzy Briskin '15 in the 3000-meter run during competition at the Tufts Last Chance meet. More

Women's Hockey set for NESCAC Championships
March 5 - The second-seeded Amherst women's hockey team will travel to top-seeded Middlebury College for the NESCAC Women's Ice Hockey Championship this weekend. More

Robertson, Doswell Earn All-NESCAC Honors
March 4 - Megan Robertson ’15 and Ali Doswell ’16 of the No. 12 Amherst women’s basketball team were named Second Team All-NESCAC selections, as voted on by the conference coaches. More

Green, McCarthy Earn Postseason NESCAC Honors
March 4 - Connor Green ’16 of the Amherst men’s basketball team was named First Team All-NESCAC, and Johnny McCarthy ’18 was named the 2015 NESCAC Rookie of the Year. More

Amherst College Students Volunteer for Special Olympics
March 4 - Members of the Amherst community recently joined with the Special Olympics to conduct a basketball tournament organized by assistant athletics director/diversity & inclusion, Billy McBride. More

Men's DMR Team Named National Athletes of the Week
March 3 - The Amherst men’s indoor track and field distance medley relay team earned USTFCCCA national athlete of the week recognition for its NCAA Division III record-setting performance. More

Four Jeffs Earn All-NESCAC Honors
March 3 - The Amherst College women’s ice hockey team had four players garner All-NESCAC honors including first team selection, senior assistant captain Tori Salmon. More

Five Men's Hockey Players Tab All-NESCAC Honors
March 3 - Five members of the Amherst College men’s hockey team received All-NESCAC honors, as David White '18 and head coach Jack Arena '83 received yearly praise. More

Jeffs Fall Short in NESCAC Championship Thriller
March 1 - The fifth-seeded Amherst College men’s basketball team fell short of its fourth straight conference title as it dropped a thrilling 74-70 overtime game to Wesleyan. More

Browne Competes at CSA Individuals
March 1 - Amherst men’s squash standout, Noah Browne ’16 was the lone member of the Jeffs to compete for the Molloy Cup (B Division) in the CSA Individual Championships at Princeton. More

Women's Hockey Advances Past Colby, 2-1 (ot)
Feb. 28 - Tori Salmon '15 scored the game-winner 10:33 into overtime to break a 1-1 deadlock as the No. 2 Amherst women's hockey team advanced past No. 7 Colby, 2-1 in NESCAC Quarterfinal action. More

Men's Distance Medley Relay Team Sets Record
Feb. 28 - The Amherst College men’s indoor track and field distance medley relay team set a NCAA Division III record at the 2015 NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. More

Women's Track and Field Competes at NEICAAA's
Feb. 28 - The Amherst College women’s indoor track and field team recorded four top-10 finishes at the 2015 NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. More

Lichtig Competes at NCAA Diving Regional Championships
Feb. 28 - Junior Asher Lichtig of the Amherst College men’s swimming and diving team competed at the two-day NCAA Division III Regional Diving Championships. More

Men's Lacrosse Downs Bates, 10-6
Feb. 28 - The No. 12 Amherst men's lacrosse team used a combined five goals from Quinn Moroney '16 and Kane Haffey '16 as the Jeffs posted a 10-6 victory at Bates on Saturday. More

Women's Lacrosse Wins Season-Opener, 14-6
Feb. 28 - Rachel Passarelli ’16 and Coco Kusiak ’17 each scored four goals to help lead the fifth-ranked Amherst College women’s lacrosse team to a 14-6 win over Bates. More

Women's Basketball Falls to Bowdoin in Semifinals
Feb. 28 - The third-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team fell short to second-seeded Bowdoin College in NESCAC Semifinal action, 74-66. More

Robertson Garners USBWA Honor
Feb. 24 - Senior forward and co-captain Megan Robertson was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Division III National Player of the Week. More

Men's Basketball NESCAC Semifinal Preview
Feb. 25 - The fifth-seeded Amherst College men’s basketball team is scheduled to play second-seeded Bowdoin College Saturday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in the NESCAC Semifinals. More

Women's Basketball NESCAC Semifinal Preview
Feb. 25 - The third-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team is scheduled to play No. 2 Bowdoin College Saturday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in the NESCAC Semifinals. More

Amherst Athletics Celebrates Black History Month
Feb. 24 - In honor of Black History Month, representatives from Amherst College participated in several community service events in recent weeks. More

Men's Hockey NESCAC Quarterfinal Preview
Feb. 24 - The Amherst men's hockey team earned the second seed in the NESCAC Championship and will host No. 7 Middlebury in quarterfinal play at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28. More

Women's Hockey NESCAC Quarterfinal Preview
Feb. 24 - The Amherst women's hockey team earned the second seed in the NESCAC Championship and will host No. 7 Colby in quarterfinal action at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28. More

Robertson Named NESCAC Player of the Week
Feb. 23 - Senior forward Megan Robertson of the Amherst College women’s basketball team received NESCAC Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office. More

Men's Swimming & Diving Finishes Second at NESCAC's
Feb. 22 - The Amherst College men’s swimming & diving team placed second overall at the 2015 NESCAC Championships for the fifth consecutive season. More

Salmon Nets 100th Point, Jeffs Fall to Bowdoin, 3-2
Feb. 22 - Senior assistant captain Tori Salmon reached the 100-point milestone as the No. 9/6 Amherst College women's hockey team fell to Bowdoin College, 3-2. More

Men's Squash Ends Season with 6-3 Win Over Hobart
Feb. 22 - The No. 24 Amherst College men’s squash team defeated No. 22 Hobart College Sunday, 6-3 in the consolation round of the Summers Cup (C Division). More

Men's Basketball Advances, Downs Tufts, 92-66
Feb. 22 - The Amherst College men’s basketball team strung together another impressive performance from three-point range Saturday as the Jeffs defeated Tufts University, 92-66. More

Jeffs Defeat Colby in NESCAC Quarterfinals, 62-40
Feb. 21 - Three players scored in double-figures for the third-seeded Amherst College women’s basketball team as the Jeffs defeated No. 6 Colby College, 62-40. More

Men's Hockey Rallies for 5-3 Win Over Williams
Feb. 21 - After falling behind, 2-0 early in the first period, the No. 10/11 Amherst men's hockey team rallied for an impressive, 5-3 victory over archrival Williams College on Saturday. More

Women's Hockey Skates to 4-3 Win Over Bowdoin
Feb. 21 - The No. 9/6 Amherst women's hockey team used three second period goals to erase a 2-0 deficit as the Jeffs skated to a 4-3 victory over Bowdoin on Saturday at Orr Rink. More

Men's Swimming Excels in Day Two Action at NESCAC's
Feb. 21 - A day after winning the 50-yard freestyle, Connor Sholtis ’15 earned another win for the Amherst College men’s swimming and diving team and claimed the 200 free title. More

Men's Track & Field Finishes Seventh at New Englands
Feb. 21 - The Amherst College men’s distance medley relay team won its event to highlight the day for the Jeffs at the 2015 New England Divivison III Championships. More 

Women's Track & Field Places Fifth at New England's
Feb. 21 - The Amherst College women's track & field team notched a fifth place finish in the 2015 New England Division III Championships hosted by Smith College. More

Men's Squash Edged by No. 21 Colby, 5-4
Feb. 21 - The Amherst College men’s squash team dropped a closely contested match, 5-4 to Colby College in the consolation round of the Summers Cup (C Division). More

Men's Swimming & Diving in Second at NESCAC's
Feb. 20 - Senior Connor Sholtis of the Amherst College men’s swimming and diving team led the Jeffs during day one action at the 2015 Men’s NESCAC Championship. More

White Nets Hat Trick, Men's Hockey Defeats Middlebury
Feb. 20 - Amherst College first-year forward David White netted his second hat trick of the season to help spark the Jeffs to a 4-0 victory over Middlebury College. More

Women's Basketball NESCAC Quarterfinal Preview
Feb. 19 - The No. 9/12 Amherst women’s basketball team earned the No. 3 seed in the 2015 NESCAC Championships and will host third-seeded Colby College, Saturday, Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. More

Men's Basketball NESCAC Quarterfinal Preview
Feb. 19 - The Amherst College men’s basketball team earned the No. 5 seed in the 2015 NESCAC Championships and will face fourth-seeded Tufts University Saturday, Feb. 21. More

Men's Squash Falls to No. 17 Middlebury, 8-1
Feb. 20 - The No. 24 Amherst men’s squash team fell, 8-1 to No. 17 Middlebury in the first round of the MCSA National Team Championships Summers Cup (C Division). More

Faulstick Named Director of Athletics
Feb. 18 - President Biddy Martin announced that Don Faulstick has been named the College’s director of athletics, effective immediately. More

Men's Swimming Set for NESCAC Championships
Feb. 18 - The Amherst College men’s swimming & diving team looks to capture the program's first-ever NESCAC title at the three-day conference championships. More

Men's Squash Prepares for CSA Team Championships
Feb. 18 - The No. 24 Amherst College men’s squash team will compete in the Summers Cup (C Division) at the 2015 CSA Men’s National Team Championships. More

Women's Basketball Wins Big in Regular Season Finale
Feb. 17 - The No. 9/12 Amherst College women’s basketball team wrapped up its 2014-15 regular season with a decisive 83-53 non-conference win over Wesleyan University Tuesday night. More

Six Women's Swimmers Garner 2015 All-NESCAC Honors
Feb. 17 - Six members of the Amherst women's swimming & diving team received 2015 All-NESCAC honors following their standout performances at the 2015 NESCAC Championships. More

Women's Squash Repeats! Top Bowdoin in Walker Cup Final
Feb. 15 - The No. 17 Amherst women’s squash team defended its crown in the Walker Cup (C Division) Sunday with a 6-3 win over No. 19 Bowdoin College. More

Women's Basketball Defeats Middlebury, 61-33
Feb. 15 - Megan Robertson ’15 helped lead the No. 10/11 Amherst College women’s basketball team to a 61-33 win over Middlebury College on Senior Day. More

Women's Swimming Places Fourth at NESCAC's
Feb. 15 - The Amherst women's swimming & diving team secured a fourth place finish at the 2015 NESCAC Championships hosted by Wesleyan University. More

Men's Basketball Falls to Middlebury, 82-69
Feb. 15 - Connor Green ’16 went 7-for-11 from three-point range but the Amherst men’s basketball team dropped its regular-season finale to Middlebury College, 82-69. More

Women's Hockey Falls to Trinity, 5-2
Feb. 15 - The No. 9/6 Amherst College women's hockey team suffered a 5-2 NESCAC setback to Trinity College on Sunday afternoon in Hartford, Conn.  More

Women's Swimming Fourth on Day Two of NESCACs
Feb. 14 - The Amherst College women's swimming & diving team held its fourth place mark following day two action at the 2015 NESCAC Championships. More

Men's Hockey Skates by Tufts, 3-1
Feb. 14 - The No. 11/12 Amherst College men's hockey team scored twice in the second and once in the third to secure a 3-1 victory over NESCAC foe Tufts University. More

Women's Hockey Ties Trinity, 1-1 (ot)
Feb. 14 - The No. 9/6 Amherst College women's hockey team skated to a 1-1 overtime tie with Trinity College on Saturday evening in Hartford, Conn. More

Men's Track Competes at Valentine Invitational
Feb. 14 - The Amherst College men’s indoor track and field team competed in the annual Valentine Invitational hosted by Boston University Saturday. More

Women's Swimming Fourth After Day One of NESCAC's
Feb. 13 - Sarah Conklin ’16 won the 50-yard butterfly Friday to lead the Amherst women’s swimming & diving team in the first day of the NESCAC Championships. More

Men's Hockey Blanks Conn. College, 4-0
Feb. 13 - The No. 11/12 Amherst men's hockey team used goals from four different players to help secure a 4-0 win over NESCAC rival Conn. College on Friday in New London, Conn. More

Women's Track & Field Competes at Valentine Invite
Feb. 13 - The Amherst College women’s indoor track & field team competed at the 2015 David Hemery Valentine Invitational Friday, hosted by Boston University. More

Women's Squash Defeats No. 24 Wellesley, 9-0
Feb. 13 - The 17th-ranked Amherst College women’s squash team coasted to a 9-0 victory against No. 24 Wellesley College in the first round of the CSA Team Championships. More

Men's Basketball Wins Sixth Straight, Defeat Lasell 69-52
Feb. 12 - Head Coach David Hixon ’75 of the Amherst men’s basketball team coached his 1,000th game Thursday as the Jeffs defeated non-conference opponent Lasell College, 69-52. More

Women's Swimming Set to Compete for NESCAC Title
Feb. 12 - The Amherst women’s swimming & diving team looks to reclaim the NESCAC title as the Jeffs get set to compete at the three-day conference championships hosted by Wesleyan. More

Women's Basketball Time Change
Feb. 11 - The women's basketball game between Amherst College and Middlebury College Sunday, Feb. 15 at LeFrak Gymnasium will now be played at 2 p.m. More

Jeffs Surge Past Salve Regina, 6-0
Feb. 10 - The No. 9/6 Amherst College women's hockey team outshot Salve Regina University, 47-18 en route to a convincing, 6-0 victory in non-conference play. More

Evans Named NESCAC Player of the Week
Feb. 8 - Amherst women's hockey goalie Yuna Evans '17 was named the NESCAC Player of the Week after making a combined 58 saves against Williams en route to a pair of 2-0 wins. More

Deutsch Named Semifinalist for Joe Concannon Award
Feb. 9 - Amherst senior men's hockey player Aaron Deutsch was named one of 18 semifinalists for the 15th Annual Joe Concannon College Hockey Award as announced on Monday. More

Men's Squash Edged by Bowdoin, 5-4
Feb. 8 - The seventh-seeded and No. 22 Amherst men's squash team was edged by eighth-seeded and No. 24 Bowdoin College on Sunday in NESCAC Championship action. More

Women's Basketball Downs Wesleyan, 52-33
Feb. 7 - The No. 10/12 Amherst College women’s basketball team used a strong first half performance to defeat Little Three and NESCAC rival Wesleyan University, 52-33 on Saturday. More

Women's Hockey Downs Williams, 2-0
Feb. 7 - For the second straight game, the No. 9/7 Amherst  women's hockey team notched a 2-0 victory over archrival Williams in NESCAC action on Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink. More

Men's Basketball Downs Wesleyan, 76-59
Feb. 7 - Connor Green ’16 registered a game-high 26 points to help lead the Amherst College men’s basketball team to a 76-59 win over Little Three rival Wesleyan. More.

Women's Track & Field Finishes Third at Tufts 
Feb. 7 - The Amherst College women’s indoor track and field team placed third overall out of 17 teams at the Tufts Cupid Challenge in the Gantcher Center at Tufts University. More

Men's Track & Field Places Fifth at Tufts Cupid Challenge
Feb. 7 - The Amherst College men’s indoor track team placed fifth out of 20 teams at the Cupid Challenge hosted by Tufts University on Saturday afternoon at the Gantcher Center. More

Women's Squash Splits Matches at NESCAC's
Feb. 7 - The Amherst College women’s squash team split a pair of matches Saturday in the NESCAC Championships hosted by Williams College and is now 9-6 overall. More

Men's Squash Falls to Williams, Wesleyan
Feb. 7 - The Amherst College men's squash team fell to Williams College, 6-3, and Wesleyan University, 5-4 in a pair of NESCAC Championship matches hosted by Williams on Saturday. More

Men's Hockey Rally Falls Short, Fall to Bowdoin, 4-3
Feb. 7 - The No. 11/9 Amherst men’s hockey team scored three times in the second period but the rally fell short as Bowdoin held on for a 4-3 win in Saturday's NESCAC tilt. More

Racy's 10 Three-Pointers Pace Men's Basketball, 94-61
Feb. 6 - Jeff Racy '17 set a school record for single game three-pointers, connecting on an incredible 10 shots from long distance to lead the Amherst men’s basketball team to a 94-61 win. More

Women's Hockey Tops Williams, 2-0
Feb. 6 - The No. 9/7 Amherst women's hockey team used a pair of first period goals and a 34-save effort from Yuna Evans '17 to help secure a 2-0 victory over Williams on Friday at Orr Rink. More

Women's Basketball Cruises to 65-35 Win Over Conn. College
Feb. 6 - Three players scored in double-figures for the No. 10/12 Amherst women’s basketball team as the Jeffs cruised to a commanding 65-35 win over NESCAC rival Conn. College Friday. More

Men's Hockey Outlasts Colby, 2-1
Feb. 6 - A pair of goals in the second period, including the game-winner from Conor Brown ’16, helped the No. 11/9 Amherst men’s hockey team secure a 2-1 victory over Colby on Friday. More

Men's Squash Defeats Conn. College, 8-1
Feb. 6 - The seventh-seeded Amherst College men's squash team cruised to an 8-1 win over 10th-seeded Connecticut College in the first round of the NESCAC Championships. More

 

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2014-15 Schedule/Results

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Tuesday, March 10

M-Lacrosse at Skidmore
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