Athletics

Amherst College Outdoor Track and Field

Follow Amherst at the 2010 NCAA Championships

Amherst Track Places 24 on NESCAC All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
June 2 - The NESCAC has announced its Spring All-Sportsmanship and All-Academic Teams for each sport sponsored by the conference. In addition to its eight All-Sportsmanship honorees, Amherst College placed a conference-high 67 student-athletes on the All-Academic squad. Full Story

Amherst Track Wraps Up NCAA Weekend With Two All-America Runs
May 29 - Three members of the Amherst College men's and women's track teams competed in the 1,500-Meter Run Finals this afternoon, wrapping up the 2010 NCAA Championships with another pair of All-America performances from Steven Corsello '11 and Will Yochum '11. Full Story

Three Jeffs Compete on Day Two of NCAA Championships
May 28 - Three members of the Amherst College outdoor track and field teams competed on day two of the NCAA Division III Championships at Baldwin-Wallace College. The 2010 season will conclude Saturday afternoon when three Lord Jeffs take part in the 1,500-meter run. Full Story

Two Lord Jeffs Earn All-America Honors at Day One of NCAAs
May 27 - A pair of Amherst College track and field athletes earned 2010 All-American honors this afternoon at day one of the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships. Thebe Tsatsimpe and Daniel Murner led an outstanding opening day for the Lord Jeffs. Full Story

Amherst Sending Eight to NCAA Outdoor Track Championships
May 24 - Amherst College will be represented by eight student-athletes at the 2010 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which will take place at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. Competition will begin Thursday, May 27, and conclude Saturday, May 29. Full Story

Amherst Track Puts Six More in Line for NCAA Championships
May 21 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams traveled to Oneonta State yesterday to compete in one of four last chance meets around the nation this week. Six more Amherst runners qualified provisionally for the NCAAs, including wins in three events. The NCAA will announce the final fields for the 2010 Championships on Sunday morning. Full Results

Amherst Track Runs Well at 2010 ECAC Championships
May 14 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams saw significant success at the 2010 ECAC Championships, hosted by Springfield College. A handful of Lord Jeffs had PRs at the two-day event. Full Story

Jeffs Wrap up Competition at Open New England Championships
May 8 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams tied for 19th and 21st, respectively, at the 2010 Open New England Championships at Northeastern University this afternoon. Full Story

Galleher Wins 5k at DIII New England Championships
May 1 - Sophia Galleher '10 won the 5,000-meter run to lead the Amherst College track and field teams at the Division III New England Championships. The Amherst men placed fifth in a field of 25 teams, while the Amherst women finished in eighth place.

Lord Jeff Track Teams Earn 20 All-NESCAC Selections
Apr. 27 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams combined to win 20 All-NESCAC selections this afternoon. The Lord Jeff men led all teams in the conference with 14 honorees. Full Story

Amherst Teams Combine for Six Wins at NESCAC Championships
Apr. 24 - The Amherst College men's track and field team placed fourth at the NESCAC Championships by winning five events and totaling a program-record 100 points, while the Lord Jeff women landed in seventh place with 57 points thanks to one win and a pair of NCAA provisional qualifying times. Full Story

Dan Murner '10 Runs to Third Place in 10-K Event at Penn Relays
Apr. 22 - Amherst College senior Dan Murner was seeded in the middle of a field of nearly 40 runners at the 2010 Penn Relays, but ran the race of the year to finish on the podium in third place. Full Story

Track and Field Teams Host Mid-Week Meet
Apr. 20 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams hosted participants from Trinity, Williams and WPI this afternoon for a mid-week meet on campus. There was no team scoring to the event. Full Individual Results

Amherst Teams Each Place Second at Little Three Championships
Apr. 17 - The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams each placed second at the Little Three Championships, hosted by Williams College. The Lord Jeffs won 10 individual titles on the day. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Win Three Events at UMass Spring Meet
Apr. 10 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams each placed seventh at the UMass Amherst Spring Meet. Daniel Murner '10 won the men's 5k, while Sophia Galleher '10 and Ali Simeone '13 won the steeplechase and 10k, respectively, to lead the Lord Jeff women. Men's Results/Women's Results

Amherst Track Teams Compete at Tufts' Snowflake Classic
Apr. 3 - The Amherst College men's and women's track and field teams each competed at the 2010 Tufts University Snowflake Classic this afternoon. The Amherst men won six events, while the women's team took home the 4x400 meter relay.  Men's Results ~ Women's Results

Galleher Wins 10k to Lead Outdoor Track Teams in Season Opener
Mar. 27 - Sophia Galleher '10 won the 10,000-meter run to lead Amherst College at Westfield State's second annual Jerry Gravel Track and Field Classic. The Lord Jeff women placed third in a field of 18 teams in the 2010 season opener, while the Amherst men finished eighth in a field of 16. Men's Results/Women's Results