Athletics

Amherst College Outdoor Track and Field

For complete meet recaps and an in-depth look into the Amherst outdoor track and field teams, check out the TEAM WEBSITE, which is managed by head coach Ned Nedeau.

Elise Tropiano Earns Spot on Academic All-America Second Team
June 20 - Amherst College’s Elise Tropiano '09 has been named to the 2009 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Women’s Track and Cross Country Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Tropiano is the 10th Amherst athlete to be named to either a First or Second Team and only the second Lord Jeff cross country and track star to be recognized. Full Story

Elise Tropiano Receives NESCAC's Nod for NCAA Woman of the Year
June 12 - Amherst College senior Elise Tropiano was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference's nominee for the 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year this afternoon. This marks the second time in the last three years that a Lord Jeff womens runner earned the conference's highest honor, as Tropiano follows in the footsteps of former teammate Shauneen Garrahan '07. Full Story

Elise Tropiano Named to Academic All-District First Team
June 5 - Amherst College senior Elise Tropiano has been named to the 2009 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Women’s Track and Cross Country First Team, which was announced yesterday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Full Story

Dan Murner Places 14th in 5k at NCAA Outdoor Championships
May 23 - Amherst College junior Dan Murner was the Lord Jeffs' lone representative at the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. Murner placed 14th in Saturday's 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:35.34. Full Story

Dan Murner '10 Headed to NCAA Outdoor Track Championships
May 18 - Amherst College junior Dan Murner will represent the Lord Jeffs at the 2009 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships this upcoming weekend at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. Murner will compete in the 5,000-meter run Saturday, May 23 at 3:55 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Wraps up Competition at ECAC Championships
May 15 - The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams wrapped up the ECAC Championships Friday afternoon with the men tying for 29th place and the women tying for 28th. The Lord Jeffs will see their 2009 season come to an end next weekend when select members head to Marietta, Ohio, for the NCAA Championships. Full Results

Track Teams Compete at Open New England Championships
May 9 - Competing against schools from Divisions I, II and III, the Amherst College men's outdoor track and field team placed 33rd at the Open New England Championships, while the women's squad finished 23rd. The Lord Jeffs return to action next weekend for the ECAC Championships. Men's Results/Women's Results

Amherst Teams Place 14th at DIII New England Championships
May 2 - The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams each placed 14th at the Division III New England Championships held at Springfield College. The Lord Jeffs return to action next weekend for the Open New England Championships at UMass. Full Results

Amherst Places 16 on NESCAC All-Conference Teams
Apr. 28 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams placed 16 on the NESCAC All-Conference teams this afternoon, including a trio of multiple event honorees. The Amherst women put five athletes on the list, while the Lord Jeff men took home 11 plaudits. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Compete at NESCAC Championships at Conn College
Apr. 25 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams competed at the 2009 NESCAC Championships this afternoon at Conn College. The Lord Jeff men placed 5th, while the women finished 8th. Men's Results - Women's Results

Amherst Wraps Up Little Threes with 2nd and 3rd Place
Apr. 18 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up play at the 2009 Little Three Championships this afternoon with the Lord Jeff men taking 3rd, and the women's placing 2nd. Full Results

Dan Murner Named NESCAC Track Performer of the Week
Apr. 13 - Amherst College junior Dan Murner has been named the NESCAC Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Performer of the Week for winning the 10,000-meter run at this past weekend’s University of Massachusetts Invitational. Full Story

Tropiano, Murner Lead Amherst Teams at UMass Invite
Apr. 11 - The Amherst College outdoor track and field teams were led at the UMass Invitational by senior Elise Tropiano and junior Dan Murner, who earned wins in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase and the men's 5,000-meter run, respectively. Men's Results/Women's Results

Amherst Teams Each Place Fourth at Springfield
Apr. 4 - The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams each placed fourth at Springfield College on Saturday afternoon. Will Yochum won the 5,000-meter run to lead the Lord Jeff men, while Melissa Pritchard won the 3,000-meter steeplechase on the women's side. Men's Results/Women's Results

Daniel Murner Wins Bantam Invite's 10k to Lead Amherst in Season Opener
Mar. 28 - Junior Daniel Murner won the 10,000-meter run at the Trinity College Bantam Invite to lead Amherst College in the 2009 outdoor track and field season opener. There was no team scoring in the event. Full Results