Amherst College Women'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

Women's Cross Country Places 8th at NCAA Championships
Nov. 20 - The Amherst College women's cross country team placed 8th out of 32 teams at the 2010 Division III National Championship this afternoon. Ali Simeone led Amherst with a 12th place individual result, earning All-American honors. Full Story

Amherst to Close Season Saturday 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

Simeone Leads Amherst at NCAA Regionals
Nov. 13 - Amherst's Ali Simeone finished third individually at the 2010 NCAA Regional Championships this afternoon, as the Lord Jeffs placed third as a team to put themselves in line for an at-large bid to next weekend's National Championships. Full Story

Amherst Women Finish Third 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

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

Simeone Leads Amherst Women With 13th Place Finish at UMass
Sept. 18 - Both the Amherst College men's and women's cross country teams competed at nearby UMass-Amherst this afternoon, with sophomore Ali Simeone leading the women's team by finishing 13th individually. Full Story

Christina Wong '11 Named Cross Country Performer of the Week
Sept. 13 - Amherst College senior tri-captain Christina Wong has been named the NESCAC Women’s Cross Country Performer of the Week for leading the Lord Jeffs to a win at the Amherst Invitational this past Saturday. Full Story

Women's Cross Country Team Wins 2010's First Home Event
Sept. 11 - The Amherst College women'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

Depth, Youth Give Amherst Fresh Look in 2010
Aug. 31 - Despite the loss of the team’s frontrunner, Coach Nedeau believes Amherst could be even stronger this year due to a significant amount of depth. Younger runners stepped up in 2009 to make the most out of what was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the program, as the Jeffs once again qualified for the NCAA Championships. Season Preview

Amherst Announces 2010 Fall Schedule
June 4 - The Amherst College women'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