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Amherst College Men's Tennis

Follow Amherst at the 2010 NCAA Team and Individual Championships

Amherst Men's Tennis Places 10 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

Lord Jeffs Eliminated from NCAA Individual Championships
May 29 - The 2010 spring sports season came to a close for Amherst College when three Lord Jeff tennis standouts were eliminated from the NCAA Individual Championships this afternoon. Brittany Berckes '10 and Austin Chafetz '12 each advanced to the semifinals of their respective singles tournaments. Full Story

Amherst Tennis Players Battle On; ITA Gives Jeffs Two Awards
May 28 - Members of both the Amherst College men's and women's teams played on today as the National Doubles and Singles Tournaments kicked off at Oberlin College and Mary Washington University. The ITA also awarded a pair of men's tennis team players the winners of national awards yesterday. Full Story

Middlebury Stops Lord Jeffs in NCAA Finals, 5-1
May 27 - The Amherst College men's tennis team had its miraculous run come to a halt with a 5-1 loss to top-ranked Middlebury College in the NCAA title match. The Lord Jeffs end their season at 27-11 but will feature three players in this weekend's national singles and doubles tournaments. Full Story

Amherst Upsets Claremont, 5-4; Jeffs Headed Back to Title Match
May 26 - With Wednesday's 5-4 upset victory against Claremont, the Amherst men's tennis team is heading back to the national title match for the second time in as many years. The Jeffs will take on a familiar opponent in Middlebury Thursday at 1 p.m., with a live webcast and score updates available. Full Story

Miraculous Comeback Over Emory Puts Amherst in NCAA Semifinals
May 25 - After being swept in doubles play and having its back to the wall in singles, the Amherst men's tennis team rallied for a 5-4 win over Emory in the NCAA Quarterfinals to mark one of the most amazing performances in school history. The Jeffs will take on Claremont Wednesday at 2 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Heading to Oberlin to Resume NCAA Title Run
May 19 - The Amherst College men's tennis team will have a chance to make a second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championship title match when the Lord Jeffs travel to Oberlin College, with team competition resuming Tuesday, May 25, and individual tournaments beginning Friday, May 28. Full Story

Amherst Advances Past Williams in Regional Finals, 5-2
May 16 - The Amherst College men's tennis team avenged its NESCAC semifinal loss to Williams College by earning a 5-2 win over the Ephs Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Regional Championship finals. Full Story

Amherst Advances to Regional Championship with 6-0 Win Over St. Joe's
May. 15 - The Amherst College men's tennis team advanced to the NCAA Regional Championship this morning with a 6-0 win over St. Joseph's of Long Island. Amherst will play tomorrow at 1 p.m. with a spot in the National Quarterfinals on the line. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Place Four in All-NESCAC Ranks
May 14 - The Amherst College men's tennis team had four players named to the 2010 All-NESCAC ranks as the conference announced this afternoon. Austin Chafetz, Mark Kahan, Moritz Koenig and Robby Sorrel each earned honors. Full Story

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Amherst Men's Tennis Selected as Host for NCAA Regionals
May 10 - The Amherst College men's tennis team was selected as a host for the upcoming NCAA Regional Championships, with three rounds of action taking place on campus Friday-Sunday. The Lord Jeffs received a bye and will open play on Saturday. Championship Website

Amherst Upset by Williams in NESCAC Semifinals, 5-3
May 8 - The Amherst College men's tennis team had won four consecutive matches against archrival Williams, but the Ephs pushed back in the rivalry by upsetting the fifth-ranked Lord Jeffs in the NESCAC Championship semifinals, 5-3. Amherst will likely receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Full Story

Amherst in Search of First NESCAC Title Since 1992
May 4 - Amherst College is set to host this weekend's NESCAC Men's Tennis Championship, with competition beginning Friday, May 7 and concluding Sunday, May 9. The Lord Jeffs, who have earned the No. 2 seed this year, have not won the conference title since 1992. Championship Preview

5th-Ranked Lord Jeffs Fall to No. 1 Middlebury 5-4
May 1 - The 5th-ranked Amherst College men's tennis team fell to top-ranked Middlebury College 5-4 this afternoon in the 2009-10 regular season finale. The Lord Jeffs fall to 7-1 in NESCAC play with the loss. Full Story

Spring Teams' Playoff Fates to be Determined This Weekend
Apr. 29 - While Amherst's baseball and softball teams are still fighting for their playoff lives, the lacrosse teams will wrap up the regular season Friday and begin conference tournaments Sunday. The tennis teams, meanwhile, will take on Middlebury to determine their seeding in the NESCAC Championships. Full Story

No. 8 Men's Tennis Wins Two Over Liberty League Foes
Apr. 24 - The 8th-ranked Amherst College men's tennis team won a pair of matches this afternoon over visiting Liberty League foes. The Lord Jeffs took out Skidmore College 7-2, before sweeping No. 24 Vassar College 9-0. Full Story

No. 8 Men's Tennis Tops Trinity 8-1; Can Clinch Top Seed With Win Over Middlebury
Apr. 23 - The 8th-ranked Amherst College men's tennis team topped Trinity College 8-1 this afternoon, improving to 7-0 in the NESCAC. The Lord Jeffs will clinch the top seed in the upcoming conference tournament with a win over Middlebury next weekend. Full Story

Jeffs Defeat Archrival Williams, 7-2, for 20th Win of Season
Apr. 18 - The Amherst College men's tennis team improved to 20-8 overall and 6-0 in the NESCAC with a 7-2 win at archrival Williams. The eighth-ranked Lord Jeffs are still in the running for the top seed in the conference. Full Story

Amherst Splits Matches with Hamilton, Concordia
Apr. 17 - After earning an 8-1 win over Hamilton College to improve to 5-0 in the NESCAC, the Amherst College men's tennis team suffered a 7-2 loss at the hands of Division II's Concordia College (NY) to move to 19-8 overall. Full Story

Men's Tennis Cruises Past Bobcats 8-1
Apr. 11 - The Amherst College men's tennis team cruised to an 8-1 win over Bates College this afternoon in Lewiston, Maine. The Lord Jeffs remain unbeaten in NESCAC play at 4-0. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Edge Bowdoin 5-4 to Remain Unbeaten in NESCAC Play
Apr. 10 - The Amherst College men's tennis team edged Bowdoin College 5-4 this afternoon to remain unbeaten in NESCAC play this season. With a 17-7 overall record, the Jeffs are 3-0 in the conference. Full Story

Amherst Opens NESCAC Slate with Pair of Convincing Wins
Apr. 8 - The Amherst College men's tennis team played in its first home matches of the season Thursday afternoon, defeating Connecticut College (8-1) and Wesleyan University (9-0) to get off to a 2-0 start in the NESCAC. Full Story

Amherst Picks up Wins Over Babson, Brandeis
Mar. 27 - The Amherst College men's tennis team picked up a pair of wins at Babson College Saturday evening. After defeating the host Beavers, 8-1, the Lord Jeffs (14-7) earned a 6-3 win over Brandeis. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Wrap 15-Match, Six-Day Spring Break Trip
Mar. 22 - The 12th-ranked Amherst College men's tennis team wrapped up its 15-match, six-day spring break trip with six matches in just two days. The Lord Jeffs went 4-2 during the home stretch. Full Story

Men's Tennis Wins Two Matches for Second Straight Day
Mar. 18 - The Amherst men's tennis team earned wins over Redlands and Cypress Wednesday afternoon, and followed up with 8-1 and 9-0 wins over Sewanee and Hope International today.  Full Story

Men's Tennis Tops Redlands and Cypress in Split Squad Action
Mar. 17 - The Amherst College men's tennis team moved its record back above .500 this afternoon with a pair of wins over Redlands and Cypress to improve to 6-5 on the year. The Lord Jeffs beat Redlands 7-2, and Cypress 8-1. Amherst will take on Sewanee and Hope International tomorrow, with a recap of all four matches following the bouts.

Lord Jeffs Finish Day Two with 2-3 Record in California
Mar. 16 - The 10th-ranked Amherst College men's tennis team dropped matches against Cal-Lutheran and Riverside City today, before pulling out a win against Occidental. After two days of its annual Spring Break trip to California, Amherst has posted a 2-3 record on the trip. Full Story

Men's Tennis Splits With Salisbury and Vanguard on Spring Break
Mar. 15 - The Amherst College men's tennis team split its pair of matches against Salisbury and Vanguard this afternoon on the first day of its annual Spring Break trip to California. The Lord Jeffs topped Salisbury 7-2, before falling to Vanguard 0-9. Amherst will face Cal-Lutheran, Riverside City and Occidental tomorrow with a recap to follow the busy day.

Amherst Wraps up Fall Slate with 5-4 Loss at Kenyon
Oct. 12 - The Amherst College men's tennis team concluded its fall slate with a 5-4 loss at Kenyon College to wrap up a stretch of five dual matches in three days. The Jeffs will resume the 2009-10 season in the spring. Full Story

Jeffs Go 1-1 on Sunday to Continue Busy Weekend
Oct. 12 - The Amherst College men's tennis team earned a 9-0 win over Rochester but suffered a 5-4 loss to Carnegie Mellon Sunday afternoon to continue a busy weekend of dual matches. The Jeffs will take on Kenyon College Monday at noon. Full Story

Amherst Defeats Case Western, Swarthmore
Oct. 10 - The Amherst College men's tennis team earned wins over Case Western and Swarthmore in its first dual matches of the season. The Jeffs will take on Carnegie Mellon and Rochester on Sunday. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Finish Competitive Weekend at Dartmouth Invitational
Oct. 4 - The Amherst College men's tennis team sent 10 individuals and four doubles pairs to compete against top Division III colleges and several Division Ischools at the Dartmouth College Invitational. Full Story

Amherst Wraps up Play at ITA New England Championships
Sept. 27 - Select members of the Amherst College men's tennis team traveled to Williams College for the three-day ITA New England Championships, with sophomores Austin Chafetz and Andrew Jung advancing to the quarterfinals of the singles tournament. Full Story

Chafetz, Jung Leading Amherst at New England Championships
Sept. 26 - Amherst College sophomores Andrew Jung and Austin Chafetz have each advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA New England Championships at Williams College. The three-day event concludes Sunday. Tournament Brackets

Amherst Primed for Return to National Title Match
Sept. 9 - The Amherst College men's tennis team laid down the best season in program history under second-year head coach Chris Garner last year, making a run all the way to the NCAA Division III National Championship match. The Jeffs had to settle for a second-place trophy, but they return a deep pool of talent for another title run in 2009-10. Full Story