Amherst College Volleyball

Rachel Yorke Earns All-Region, All-Conference Honors
Nov. 16 - Sophomore libero Rachel Yorke earned a spot on the AVCA All-New England Region Team and was the lone Amherst College student-athlete named to the 2008 NESCAC Volleyball All-Conference Team, marking the first postseason awards of her collegiate career. Full Story

Amherst Falls to Williams in NESCAC Title Match
Nov. 9 - The Amherst College volleyball team's season came to an end Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 loss to Williams College in the 2008 NESCAC Championship finals. The Lord Jeffs finish the year at 22-8 overall and 8-2 in the conference. Full Story

Lord Jeffs to Face Williams in NESCAC Championship Finals
Nov. 8 - The Amherst College volleyball team upset second-seeded Wesleyan in the NESCAC Championship semifinals by a 3-1 margin. The second-seeded Lord Jeffs will face fourth-seeded Williams Sunday at noon, marking the third consecutive year the archrivals have met in the finals. Full Story

Amherst Defeats Conn College 3-2 to Advance to NESCAC Semifinals Tomorrow
Nov. 7 - The 3rd-seeded Amherst College volleyball team defeated No. 6 Conn College 3-2 this evening in NESCAC Championship Tournament action. Amherst will face Wesleyan University tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. in semifinal play. Full Story

Amherst Tips Off NESCAC Tournament Play with Quarterfinals Friday Night
Nov. 5 - The 3rd-seeded Amherst College volleyball team will take on No. 6 Conn College on Friday night at 8 p.m. at Tufts University in the quarterfinal round of the 2008 NESCAC Championship Tournament. Full Preview

Lord Jeffs Wrap up Regular Season with 3-1 Loss at Wesleyan
Nov. 1 - The Amherst College volleyball team suffered a 3-1 loss to Wesleyan University to finish the regular season at 20-7 overall and 8-2 in the NESCAC. The Lord Jeffs earn the No. 3 seed in the upcoming NESCAC Championship, which will begin Friday, Nov. 7. Full Story

Amherst Plays to 3-1 Win Against Conn. College in Crucial NESCAC Matchup
Oct. 31 - The Amherst College volleyball team picked up a crucial 3-1 win against Conn. College this evening. Amherst improves to 8-1 in the conference, with just a regular season finale against Wesleyan tomorrow remaining. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Cruise to 3-0 Win Over Trinity on Senior Night
Oct. 29 - The Amherst College volleyball team avenged a non-conference loss to Trinity College by cruising to a 3-0 conference win over the Bantams on Senior Night.The Lord Jeffs move to 19-6 overall and 7-1 in the NlESCAC. Full Story

Amherst Places Fourth at Hall of Fame Classic
Oct. 25 - The Amherst College volleyball team went down to the wire with two of the best teams in the region, but the Lord Jeffs suffered a pair of 3-2 losses to place fourth at the Hall of Fame Classic Tournament. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Win Back-to-Back Matches Over Williams for First Time Since 1999
Oct. 24 - The Amherst College volleyball team picked up another 3-1 win over Williams this evening, marking the first consecutive regular season wins over the Ephs since 1999. Amherst advances in the Hall of Fame Tournament to face Tufts tomorrow at 12 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Dominates Rivalry Match at Williams; Wins 3-1
Oct. 21 - The Amherst College volleyball team dominated NESCAC and Little Three archrival Williams College 3-1 this evening in conference play. The Lord Jeffs now have a strong hold in the Little Three standings, and have a 17-4 (6-1 NESCAC) record. Full Story

Amherst Wraps up NESCAC Quad with 3-0 Win Over Hamilton
Oct. 18 - The Amherst College volleyball team wrapped up its weekend with a 3-0 win over Hamilton College. The Lord Jeffs improve to 16-4 overall and 5-1 in the NESCAC, and will travel to take on archrival Williams College Tuesday at 7 p.m. Full Story

Jeffs Open NESCAC Quad with 3-0 Win Over Middlebury
Oct. 17 - The Amherst College volleyball team earned a 3-0 victory over Middlebury College to kick off this weekend's NESCAC Quad. The Lord Jeffs move to 15-4 (4-1 NESCAC) and will host Hamilton College Saturday at noon. Full Story

Amherst to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness
The Amherst College volleyball team will be hosting a “Dig Pink” event Friday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. in LeFrak Gymnasium to assist the Side-Out Foundation in its mission to raise money for breast cancer research through volleyball. More Information

Amherst Picks up 3-0 Win at Westfield State
Oct. 15 - The Amherst College volleyball team picked up a 3-0 non-conference win at Westfield State College to improve to 14-4 on the season. The Lord Jeffs return to action Friday for an 8 p.m. home match against Middlebury. Full Story

Amherst Falls to Tufts in Battle for First Place
Oct. 11 - The Amherst College volleyball team hosted Tufts University in a battle for sole possession of first place in the NESCAC standings, with the Jumbos earning an impressive 3-0 victory over the Lord Jeffs. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Rebound with 3-0 Win at Smith College
Oct. 9 - The Amherst College volleyball team rebounded from a pair of loses last weekend with a 3-0 non-conference win at local rival Smith College. Amherst improves to 13-3 on the year with the victory. Full Story

Amherst Drops Pair of 3-2 Matches at Wesleyan Invite
Oct. 4 - The Amherst College volleyball team suffered a pair of 3-2 non-conference losses at the Wesleyan University Invitational. The Lord Jeffs were edged by the host Cardinals Saturday morning before falling to Trinity College in the afternoon match. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Go 3-0 at Amherst Classic
Sept. 27 - For the third straight year, Amherst failed to lose a match as host of the Amherst Women's Volleyball Classic, as the Lord Jeffs earned a 3-1 win over Middlebury Saturday morning before wrapping up the weekend with a 3-0 victory over Westfield State. Full Story

Jeffs Kick Off Amherst Classic with 3-1 Win Over Brandeis
Sept. 25 - The Lord Jeffs welcomed Brandeis University and Middlebury and Westfield State colleges for the 2008 Amherst Women’s Volleyball Classic, with competition beginning Friday night and set to conclude Saturday. The Jeffs earned a thrilling 3-1 win over Brandeis while Middlebury cruised to a 3-0 victory over Westfield State. Full Story

Katherine Kanoff Named NESCAC Player of the Week
Sept. 22 - Amherst College nearly took a clean sweep of this week’s NESCAC Player of the Week honors, as men’s soccer senior tri-captain Jake Duker, women’s cross country senior quad-captain Elise Tropiano and volleyball first-year Katherine Kanoff each garnered recognition for contributing to a successful week of Amherst athletics. Full Story

Amherst Picks up Clean Sweep at Bates
Sept. 20 - The Amherst College volleyball team defeated NESCAC rival Colby College Friday evening on the campus of Bates College, 3-0, before earning 3-0 victories over Bates and Bowdoin on Saturday. The Jeffs move to 9-1 on the season and 3-0 in conference play. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Cruise Past Colby 3-0 to Start NESCAC Weekend
Sept. 19 - The Amherst College volleyball team defeated NESCAC rival Colby College this evening on the campus of Bates College three sets to none to kick off a weekend of conference play. Amherst will face Bates and Bowdoin tomorrow before returning home. Full Story

The Wonderful, Whimsical Mind of Sue Everden
Sept. 18 - Sue Everden, Amherst’s head volleyball coach of 23 years and head softball coach of 10, has a passion for sports (particularly Cleveland sports teams) and an unlimited cheerfulness and optimism that are matched by very few—if any—collegiate coaches in the country. Full Story

Volleyball Splits on Day Two at Wellesley Quad
Sept. 13 - The Amherst College volleyball team suffered a 3-0 loss to Wellesley College this morning in day two of the Wellesley Quad, but bounced back to top ECSU 3-0 in the afternoon session. The Jeffs now sit at 6-1 on the season. Full Story

Volleyball Starts Wellesley Quad With 3-0 Win Over Middlebury
Sept. 12 - The Amherst College volleyball team started the 2008 Wellesley Quad with a 3-0 non-conference win over NESCAC rival Middlebury College. Amherst improves to 5-0 on the year, and will face Wellesley and ECSU tomorrow. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Roll Past Emerson at Home, 3-0
Sept. 10 - The Amherst College volleyball team continued to roll with a 3-0 non-conference victory over visiting Emerson College, marking the fourth consecutive 3-0 win for the Lord Jeffs. Amherst moves to 4-0 on the season and will return to action Friday, Sept. 12 to kick off the Wellesley Invitational against Middlebury College at 7:30 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Cruises at Roger Williams; Everden Wins 500th Career Match
Sept. 6 - Amherst head volleyball coach Sue Everden is now one of only 22 coaches in Division III history to reach the 500-win mark, as the Lord Jeffs won a trio of matches at the Roger Williams Invitational to kick off the 2008 season. Everden's career record at Amherst moves to 500-202. Full Story

Amherst Set to Repeat Success from Record-Breaking 2007 Season
August 29 - Amherst is a combined 58-10 in the last two years and is showing no signs of slowing down. Despite the loss of yet another talented senior class, an exceptional group of underclassmen is ready to help lead Amherst to a third consecutive NCAA Championship Tournament appearance and a fourth conference title. Extended Season Preview