Athletics

Amherst College Men's Cross Country

Lord Jeffs Finish 17th at 2009 NCAA Championships
Nov. 21 - The Amherst College men's cross country team finished in 17th place at the 2009 NCAA Championships this afternoon within the field of 32 teams. Senior Daniel Murner led the Lord Jeffs with a 31st individual result. Full Results ~ Full Story

NESCAC All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
Nov. 20 - The NESCAC announced the members of its Fall All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams, with 42 Amherst student-athletes earning All-Academic honors for maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.35. Full Story

Amherst Teams Headed to Nationals This Weekend
Nov. 17 - Amherst College’s fall season will conclude this weekend when the Lord Jeff men’s and women’s cross country teams head to Highland Hills, Ohio, for the 2009 NCAA Division III National Championships. Full Story

Amherst Men Earn Automatic Bid to NCAA Championships
Nov. 14 - The Amherst College men’s cross country team placed second at the 2009 NCAA Division III New England Regional Championship to earn an automatic bid to next weekend’s national championship race. Full Story

Amherst Teams Place Top-Five at ECAC Championships
Nov. 7 - The Amherst College cross country teams headed to Williams College for the ECAC Championships, with the Lord Jeff men placing fourth and the women finishing third. Amherst will head to Southern Maine next weekend for the NCAA District Championships. Full Story

Three Lord Jeffs Named to Cross Country All-NESCAC First Team
Nov. 3 - The NESCAC announced today its 2009 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country All-Conference Teams, with Amherst's Sophia Galleher '10, Dan Murner '10 and Will Yochum '11 each earning First Team honors. Full Story

Men's Cross Country Finishes Second to Williams at NESCACs
Nov. 1 - The Amherst College men's cross country team finished in second place at the 2009 NESCAC Championships this afternoon at Trinity College. The Lord Jeffs were led by Will Yochum and Daniel Murner in fifth and sixth place, respectively. Full Story

Amherst Men Place Second at Little III Championships
Oct. 24 - The Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams each placed second at the Little III Championships. Williams College took home the team title in each race, with Wesleyan placing third. Full Story

Amherst Teams Each Place 12th at New England Championships
Oct. 10 - The Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams each placed 12th at the New England Championships in Boston. Nearly 50 schools across Division I, II and III competed in each race. Full Story

Amherst Men Finish Third at Keene State
Oct. 3 - The Amherst College men's cross country team placed third in a field of 11 teams at Keene State College, with senior Dan Murner leading all attached runners with a time of 25:54. Full Story

Lord Jeff Men Place 4th at UMass Invitational
Sept. 19  - The Amherst College men's cross country team fared well against Division I competition by placing fourth in a field of five teams at the UMass Invitational this afternoon. Senior tri-captain Carlyle Eubank led the way for the Lord Jeffs. Full Story

Cross Country Teams Open 2009 With Wins at Amherst Invite
Sept. 12 - The Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams each opened the their 2009 seasons with dominating home wins at the 2009 Amherst Invitational. Amherst's Will Yochum took home the individual win in the men's race. Full Story ~ Full Results

Amherst Expecting Best Season in Program History
Sept. 9 - The Amherst College men's cross country team won its first-ever NCAA New England Region Cross Country title in 2007, and then finished as the runner-up in 2008 to advance to the National Championships for a second year in a row. Returning its top five runners from a year ago, the 2009 season is expected to be the best in program history. Full Story