Amherst College Men's Cross Country

Amherst 16th in Directors' Cup Final Fall Standings
Dec. 23 - Amherst College found itself in 16th place when the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics released its final fall standings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup this morning. Full Story

NESCAC Announces All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
Nov. 23 - The NESCAC has announced its 2010 Fall All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship teams, with 70 Lord Jeffs qualifying for the All-Academic ranks to mark the third highest total in the conference. Full Story

Will Yochum '11 Finished 78th at NCAA Championships
Nov. 20 - Amherst College senior Will Yochum represented the men's cross country team well at the 2010 NCAA Division III National Championships this afternoon, running to a 78th place individual finish. Full Story

Yochum to Represent Amherst Men at NCAA Championships
Nov. 17 - Select members of the Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams will head to Waverly, Iowa, this Saturday for the 2010 NCAA Division III Championships. Full Story

Yochum Places Third to Lead Men's Team at Regionals
Nov. 13 - Amherst College senior Will Yochum places third at the 2010 NCAA Regionals and is headed for the National Championships next weekend as an individual. The Lord Jeffs placed 10th as a team, and will not earn a bid to the national meet. Full Story

Amherst Men Place Sixth at ECAC Championships
Nov. 6 - The Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams each finished in the top 10 at the ECAC Championships. The Lord Jeff women placed third in a field of 39, while the men were sixth of 44. Full Story

Amherst Places Four on Cross Country All-NESCAC Teams
Nov. 2 - The NESCAC announced its 2010 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country All-Conference Teams today, with Will Yochum '11, Steve Corsello '11, Ali Simeone '13 and Melissa Sullivan '12 representing the Lord Jeffs. Full Story

Cross Country Teams Perform Well at NESCAC Championships
Oct. 30 - The Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams each performed well at the 2010 NESCAC Championships this afternoon. Ali Simeone '13 and Will Yochum '11 led their teams with fourth and fifth place individual finishes. Full Story

NESCAC Cross Country Championships Set for Saturday
Oct. 27 - The Amherst College cross country teams will head to Hamilton College this Saturday to compete in the NESCAC Championships. The 28th installment of the annual conference meet will begin at noon with the men’s 8-kilometer race and will be followed at 1 p.m. by the women’s 6-kilometer race. Full Story

Will Yochum '11 Wins Little Three Race to Lead Cross Country Teams
Oct. 23 - Will Yochum '11 continued his outstanding season by winning the individual title at the Little Three Championships today. The Lord Jeff men placed third behind the Ephs and Cardinals, while the women were second. Full Story

Yocum Named NESCAC Performer of the Week Once Again
Oct. 11 - Amherst College senior Will Yochum was named the NESCAC men's cross country Performer of the Week for the second time of 2010 this afternoon. Yochum was the top Division III finisher at Open New Englands over the weekend. Full Story

Cross Country Teams Finish in Top Half at Open New England's
Oct. 9 - The Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams each ran at the 2010 Open New England Championships against a large field of runners from Divisions I, II and III. The Lord Jeff teams each placed in the top half of their respective fields. Full Story

Amherst Teams Finish in Top Half of Field at Williams
Sept. 25 - The Amherst College women's and men's cross country teams each placed in the top half of the field at the Williams College Purple Valley Classic. Will Yochum '11 and Ali Simeone '13 finished as the runners-up in their respective races to lead the Lord Jeffs. Full Story

Amherst's Yochum Named NESCAC Performer of the Week
Sept. 20 - Amherst College senior Will Yochum was selected the NESCAC Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week this afternoon for his win at the UMass Invitational over the weekend. Full Story

Yochum Leads Amherst Cross Country Teams with Win at UMass
Sept. 18 - Both the Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams competed at nearby UMass-Amherst this afternoon, with senior Will Yochum leading the men's team by finishing first individually. Full Story

Men's Cross Country Wins 2010's First Home Event
Sept. 11 - The Amherst College men's cross country team took first place at this morning's Amherst Invitational, marking the first home win for any Lord Jeff team in the 2010-11 academic year. Full Story

Yochum, Seniors Highlight Amherst in 2010
Aug. 31 - Coach Nedeau is excited about the Class of 2014, which he says features a good distance-oriented group of runners, but All-American Will Yochum '11 leads a strong group of seniors that will highlight Amherst in 2010. The Jeffs have qualified for the NCAA Championships in each of the past three years as one of New England's top programs. Season Preview

Amherst Announces 2010 Fall Schedule
June 4 - The Amherst College men's cross country team has released its 2010 fall schedule, with the season set to kick off Saturday, Sept. 11, when the Lord Jeffs host the Amherst Invitational. The national championships will take place Saturday, Nov. 20, at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. Full Schedule