Athletics

Amherst College Men's Lacrosse

Chris Fitzpatrick Named to Men's Lacrosse All-NESCAC Second Team
May 6 - Amherst College senior Chris Fitzpatrick has been named to the 2009 Men's Lacrosse All-NESCAC Second Team for the second time in as many years for once again anchoring the Lord Jeffs' defense. Fitzpatrick served as one of the team's captains in each his final two seasons with the program. Full Story

Lord Jeffs End Season with 16-7 Loss to Middlebury in NESCACs
Apr. 26 - The 8th-seeded Amherst College men's lacrosse team ended their 2009 season this afternoon with a 16-7 loss to top-seed and host Middlebury College. The Lord Jeffs trailed just 1-0 after the first period, but could not contain the Panther offense in the middle of the game, and ended the year with a 6-8 overall record. Full Story

Amherst Wraps up Regular Season with 11-10 Win Over Trinity

Apr. 24 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team earned an 11-10 victory over Trinity College to wrap up the regular season with a 6-7 overall record. The Jeffs have earned the No. 8 seed in the NESCAC Championship and will take on top-seeded Middlebury Sunday at 1 p.m. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Fall at Colby, 10-9, in Regulation
Apr. 18 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team suffered a 10-9 road loss at Colby in NESCAC play this afternoon. Colby clinched a NESCAC Tournament spot with the result, while Amherst falls to 5-7 on the year. Full Story

Amherst Picks up Impressive 6-5 Win Over Springfield
Apr. 15 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team defeated Springfield College by one goal for the third time in as many seasons, as the Lord Jeffs improved to 5-6 on the year with their 6-5 victory. Full Story

Amherst Comes up Short Against Wesleyan, 6-5

Apr. 11 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team suffered a one-goal loss to Wesleyan University for the fourth time in as many years, as the Lord Jeffs dropped to 4-6 on the season with the 6-5 setback. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Suffer 8-4 Loss at Archrival Williams
Apr. 4 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team was unable to rally from a four-goal deficit after the first period at Williams, falling 8-4 in NESCAC play.  The Lord Jeffs fall to 4-5 on the year with the defeat. Full Story

Amherst Drops 13-11 Shoot-Out to Middlebury
Apr. 1 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team dropped a 13-11 shoot-out to Middlebury College at home this afternoon in a rare, mid-week NESCAC game. Amherst drops to 4-4 on the year with the loss. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Pull Out 11-7 Win Over Bates at Home
Mar. 28 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team saw Bates College close a five-goal lead to tie the game 7-7, before scoring the final four goals of the day for an 11-7 NESCAC win. Amherst improves to 4-3 on the year, and 2-2 in conference play. Full Story

Men's Lacrosse Drops Non-Conference Game 14-7 at Skidmore

Mar. 24 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team dropped a non-conference road game at Skidmore College this evening, falling 14-7. Amherst sits at 3-3 on the year, and will face Bates on Saturday at 1 p.m. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to Bowdoin 10-9 in NESCAC Road Action
Mar. 21 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team dropped a tough 10-9 road NESCAC game at Bowdoin this afternoon. Amherst trailed 10-7 late in the game, but ran out of time on a comeback effort. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Rally for 9-8 Comeback Win Over Conn
Mar. 17 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team rallied for a 9-8 comeback win over Conn College this afternoon at SUNY-Farmingdale. Tom McDonnell scored four goals, including the final three of the game for the win. Full Story

Men's Lacrosse Routs Mt. Ida at Home, 17-5
Mar. 14 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team routed visiting Mount Ida College 17-5 this afternoon at Gooding Field. The Lord Jeffs out-scored the Mustangs 9-1 in the second quarter to blow the game wide open. Full Story

Men's Lacrosse Rebounds with 14-6 Win Over Hartwick
Mar. 11 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team picked up a 14-6 win over Hartwick College this evening in their 2009 Home Opener. Amherst improves to 1-1 on the year with the victory. Full Story

Amherst Suffers 15-6 Loss at Tufts in 2009 Opener
Mar. 7 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team kicked off its 2009 season with a 15-6 loss at Tufts University. The Lord Jeffs will host Hartwick Wednesday, Mar. 11 at 5 p.m. in their home opener. Full Story

Amherst Returns Experienced Lineup to Lead Talented First-Year Class
Mar. 2 - The Amherst College men's lacrosse team returns a strong core of experienced players to the field this spring, while mixing in a talented group of first-year players. The Lord Jeffs will look to feed off a foundation of senior quad-captains who have excelled on the field for the last three seasons. Full Preview

Three Amherst Alums Wrap up Seasons in Professional Sports

Sept. 8 - Three members of the Amherst College Class of 2007 recently wrapped up their respective seasons in the professional sports world. While Derek Cherney '07 is fresh off his debut season in Major League Lacrosse, football players Brendan McKee '07 and Mike Salerno '07 saw great success overseas. Full Story