Amherst College Volleyball

Amherst Honors Troy Cronin as Patient Ambassador for 2010 Walkathon
May 3 - This past weekend, the Amherst College softball and volleyball teams honored Troy Cronin with a plaque for being the Patient Ambassador for the 2010 Walkathon to Benefit the Springfield Shriners Hospital, which will take place this September in Amherst. 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

Rachel Yorke Earns All-NESCAC and AVCA All-Region Honors
Nov. 11 - For a second consecutive year, Amherst College junior tri-captain Rachel Yorke has been named to the Volleyball All-NESCAC Second Team as one of the conference's top defensive players. Yorke was selected to the AVCA's All-New England Honorable Mention list as well. Full Story

Lord Jeffs End Season with 3-2 Loss to Tufts in NESCAC Semis
Nov. 7 - The Amherst College volleyball team ended its season this afternoon with a 3-2 loss to top-seeded Tufts University in the semifinal round of the 2009 NESCAC Championship. Amherst finishes the year with a 20-8 record, marking its fourth consecutive 20-win season. Full Story

Volleyball Pulls Out 3-2 Win Over Middlebury in NESCAC Quarters
Nov. 6 - The 5th-seeded Amherst College volleyball team pulled out a 3-2 win over No. 4 Middlebury College this evening in the 2009 NESCAC Championship Tournament Quarterfinal Round. Amherst picked up its 20th win of the season with the result, and will face top-seed and host Tufts tomorrow at 1 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Heading to Tufts in Search of Program's Fourth NESCAC Title
Nov. 4 - The Amherst College volleyball team will kick off its 2009 postseason this Friday when the fifth-seeded Lord Jeffs travel to Tufts University to take on fifth-seeded Middlebury in the NESCAC Championship quarterfinal round. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Drops Regular Season Finale 3-1 to Tufts
Oct. 31 - The Amherst College volleyball team dropped its 2009 regular season finale against Tufts University 3-1 this afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium. With the result, both teams will advance to the upcoming NESCAC Championship Tournament, with Tufts clinching the top seed and hosting duties. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to Bowdoin 3-0 at Home on Senior Night
Oct. 30 - The Amherst College volleyball team fell at home to Bowdoin College 3-0 this evening on Senior Night. The Lord Jeffs fell to 19-6 (6-3 NESCAC) with the defeat and will wrap up the regular season tomorrow against Tufts at 11 a.m. Full Story

Dig Pink

Volleyball Team Hosting "Dig Pink" Event Friday Night
Oct. 28 - The Amherst College volleyball team will be hosting a “Dig Pink” event Friday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in LeFrak Gymnasium to assist the Side-Out Foundation in its mission to raise money for breast cancer research through volleyball. Learn More/Make a Donation

Amherst Places Third at Hall of Fame Tournament
Oct. 24 - The Amherst College volleyball team went 1-1 on day two of the Hall of Fame Tournament to place third in the Gold Bracket of the two-day event. The sixth-seeded Lord Jeffs fell to Williams before upsetting fourth-seeded MIT. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Outlast Springfield 3-2 in Hall of Fame Opener
Oct. 23 - The Amherst College volleyball team upset the fourth-ranked team in New England this evening with a 3-2 win over Springfield College to open up play in the 2009 Hall of Fame Tournament. Amherst will face archrival Williams College tomorrow at noon in the Gold Bracket semifinal. Full Story

Amherst Comes from Behind Again, Earns 3-2 Win at Trinity
Oct. 21 - The Amherst College volleyball team overcame a two-sets-to-none deficit for the second time in as many matches, earning a 3-2 win at Trinity College to improve to 17-4 overall and 6-2 in the NESCAC. Full Story

Cristy Meier Named NESCAC Co-Player of the Week
Oct. 19 - Cristy Meier has been named the NESCAC Co-Player of the Week for leading the Lord Jeffs to a 2-1 record last week. Meier is the first member of the Amherst squad to earn the honor this season. Full Story

Jeffs Rally Against Wesleyan for 3-2 Win in Little Three Play
Oct. 17 - The Amherst College volleyball team rallied for a 3-2 win over Weslayan University in NESCAC and Little Three play this afternoon. With the result, Amherst forces a three-way tie for the Little Three title this season. Full Story

Volleyball Falls in Four to Conn College
Oct. 16 - The Amherst College volleyball team fell to NESCAC rival Conn College 3-1 this evening to open a conference double-dip at Trinity College. Amherst will look to rebound tomorrow against Little Three archrival Wesleyan at 11 a.m. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Top Westfield State 3-0 at Home
Oct. 14 - The Amherst College volleyball team swept the season series against Westfield State with a 3-0 win at home this evening. The Lord Jeffs improved their record to 15-3 on the year with the victory. Full Story

Volleyball Wins Crabtree Classic with Pair of 3-0 Wins
Oct. 10 - The Amherst College volleyball team took home the top honors at the 2009 Crabtree Classic at ECSU this afternoon with a pair of 3-0 wins over ECSU and the University of New England. Amehrst's Rachel Yorke and Katherine Kanoff each earned All-Tournament Team honors, with Kanoff taking the tournament's Most Outstanding Player award. Full Story

Jeffs Open Crabtree Classic With 3-0 Win Over Emmanuel
Oct. 9 - The Amherst College volleyball team opened up play at the 2009 Crabtree Classic at Eastern Conn. State University this evening with a 3-0 win over Emmanuel College. Amherst will face both the University of New England and ECSU tomorrow. Full Story

Volleyball Picks Up 3-0 Home Win Over Smith
Oct. 7 - The Amherst College volleyball team picked up a 3-0 win over local foe Smith College this evening at LeFrak Gymnasium. Amherst improves to 11-3 on the season with the victory. Full Story

Volleyball Wins Pair at NESCAC Quad Day Two
Oct. 3 - The Amherst College volleyball team won a pair of NESCAC matches this afternoon at Williams College. Amherst started the day with a 3-0 win over Hamilton College, before topping Middlebury 3-2 in the nightcap. Full Story

Amherst Suffers 3-1 Loss at Archrival Williams
Oct. 2 - The Amherst College volleyball team kicked off its weekend with a 3-1 loss at archrival Williams College. The Lord Jeffs move to 8-3 overall and will take on Hamilton and Middlebury Saturday at Williams. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Go 1-1 on Day Two of Amherst Classic
Sept. 26 - The Amherst College volleyball team suffered a 3-1 non-conference loss to Middlebury College to kick off day two of the Amherst Classic, but the Lord Jeffs rebounded with a 3-0 win over Westfield State. Full Story

Jeffs Open Amherst Classic with Thrilling Win Over Brandeis
Sept. 25 - The Amherst College volleyball team earned a 3-2 win over Brandeis University to open the Amherst Classic. The Lord Jeffs have won each of their past 14 matches in Amherst Classic competition. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Cruise Past Johnson & Wales in Straight Sets
Sept. 22 - The Amherst College volleyball team defeated Johnson & Wales in straight sets for its fourth consecutive victory. The Jeffs improve to 6-1 and will host the Amherst Invitational this weekend. Full Story

Amherst Top Bates to Wrap NESCAC Weekend Unbeaten
Sept. 19 - The Amherst College volleyball team topped Bates College 3-1 (22-25, 31-29, 25-19, 25-13) this afternoon to wrap up the opening weekend of NESCAC play unbeaten. After ousting Colby College last night by the same score, Amherst sits at 5-1 (2-0 NESCAC) on the year. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Take NESCAC Opener 3-1 Over Colby
Sept. 18 - The Amherst College volleyball team opened up the 2009 NESCAC season this evening with a 3-1 win over Colby College on the campus of host Bates College. Amherst improves to 4-1 overall this season, and will face the Bobcats tomorrow afternoon. Full Story

Amherst Picks up Third Win with 3-0 Result at Emerson
Sept. 15 - The Amherst College volleyball team improved to 3-1 on the season with a 3-0 win at Emerson College. The Lord Jeffs will open NESCAC play this weekend when they travel to take on Colby and Bates. Full Story

Amherst Splits at Day Two of Wellesley Quad
Sept. 12 - After earning an impressive 3-2 win over Johns Hopkins late Friday night, the Amherst College volleyball team picked up a nail-biting 3-2 win over Wesleyan to kick off day two of the Wellesley Quad. Amherst closed out the weekend with a 3-0 loss to Wellesley. Full Story

Amherst Outlasts Johns Hopkins in Marathon Match, 3-2
Sept. 11 - The Amherst College volleyball team opened its season with a thrilling 3-2 win over Johns Hopkins University on day one of the Wellesley Invitational. The Lord Jeffs will take on Wesleyan Saturday at noon before wrapping up the weekend against Wellesley at 4 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Searches for Fourth-Straight 20-Win Season
Sept. 9 - In each of the past three seasons, the Amherst College volleyball team has recorded at least 20 wins and earned a trip to the NESCAC Championship finals. With a strong core of returning players and another exceptional class of first-years in the fold, Amherst will have a good chance to make a fourth straight bid for the conference crown. Full Story