Athletics

Amherst College Men's Ice Hockey

Men's and Women's Hockey Programs Add To Postseason Honors
Apr. 28 - Four Amherst College players were recently honored at the 2010-11 New England Hockey Writers Association Awards Dinner, adding to a growing list of postseason honors for the men’s and women’s programs. Full Story

Amherst Places Eight on NESCAC All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
Apr. 1 - Eight members of the Amherst College men's ice hockey team were honored when the NESCAC announced its Winter All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship selections. Full Story

Amherst Jumps to Fifth Place in Directors' Cup Standings
Apr. 1 - With another outstanding winter season in the books, Amherst College has catapulted from 16th to fifth place in the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Full Story

Amherst Falls to Bowdoin in Overtime, 4-3
Feb. 25 - The Amherst College men's hockey team had its season come to a close with a 4-3 overtime loss to Bowdoin in the NESCAC Championship quarterfinals. The Lord Jeffs end the year with a 12-9-4 record. Full Story

Hockey Teams Begin NESCAC Title Runs Saturday at Home
Feb. 23 - The Amherst College men's and women's hockey teams will begin their conference title quests this Saturday when they host NESCAC Championship quarterfinal games at Orr Rink. Full Story

Lord Jeffs End Regular Season with 7-2 Loss at UMass Boston
Feb. 19 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team ended its regular season with a 7-2 loss at UMass Boston. The Lord Jeffs move to 12-8-4 overall and will host a NESCAC Championship quarterfinal game next Saturday. Full Story

Amherst Clinches Home Playoff Game with 4-2 Win at Babson
Feb. 18 - With a 4-2 win at Babson College Friday night, the Amherst College men's ice hockey team has clinched a home game in the NESCAC Championship quarterfinal round for the fourth consecutive year. Full Story

Men's Hockey Closing Out Regular Season with First Place in Sight
Feb. 18 - The Amherst College men’s ice hockey team will close out its regular season on the road this weekend. Winners of four of their past five, the Lord Jeffs can finish as high as No. 1 and as low as No. 7 in the NESCAC standings. Full Story

Rhone Tabbed NESCAC Men's Hockey Co-Player of the Week
Feb. 14 - Amherst senior forward Matt Rhone has been named NESCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Co-Player of the Week for recording five points during a 2-0 weekend that lifted the Lord Jeffs into fourth place in the conference standings. Full Story

Rhone's Four Points Lead Amherst to 4-0 Win at St. Anselm
Feb. 12 - Matt Rhone '11 scored a goal and picked up an assist on three others to lead the Amherst College men's ice hockey team to a 4-0 win at Saint Anselm. The Jeffs moved into fourth place in the NESCAC standings. Full Story

Third-Period Flurry Leads Amherst to Win at New England
Feb. 11 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team was tied at 3-3 with New England College after two periods, but the Lord Jeffs scored three unanswered goals in the third to improve to 10-7-4 on the season. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Close Weekend with 3-2 Loss to Colby
Feb. 5 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team took a 2-1 lead over Colby early in the second period, but the visiting Mules scored a pair of unanswered goals to hand the Lord Jeffs a 3-2 loss in Orr Rink. Full Story

Amherst Storms Back to Upset Fifth-Ranked Bowdoin, 3-2
Feb. 4 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team began the second and third periods trailing by one goal, but the Lord Jeffs battled back to pick up a huge 3-2 win over fifth-ranked Bowdoin College. Full Story

Jeffs Back on Track with 3-0 Win at Southern Maine
Jan. 29 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team snapped its three-game skid with a 3-0 win at the University of Southern Maine. The Lord Jeffs took a 1-0 lead in the second period before adding two goals in the third. Full Story

Amherst Drops 5-2 Result at UNE, Losing Skid Hits Three
Jan. 28 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team suffered a 5-2 loss at the University of New England to fall to 7-6-4 overall and 5-4-3 in the NESCAC. The Lord Jeffs have now lost three straight games and are 1-4-2 in their past seven. Full Story

Five Reasons to be in Amherst This Weekend
Jan. 27 - If you’re looking for a way to get your sports fix while getting out of the cold this weekend, Amherst College has plenty to offer. From putting undefeated records on the line to honoring seniors competing in their final home contests, here are five good reasons to be on campus this Friday and Saturday. Full Story

Men's Hockey Falls 3-2 in Overtime to Castleton at Home
Jan. 22 - The Amherst College men's hockey team fell by a 3-2 score for the second time in as many days this afternoon, dropping an overtime result to Castleton State at home. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Fall Short of Comeback Against Skidmore, 3-2
Jan. 21 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team battled back from a three-goal deficit against Skidmore College this evening, but ultimately came up just short in a 3-2 loss. Full Story

Men's Hockey Takes Out Tufts 5-3 in Road NESCAC Game
Jan. 15 - The Amherst College men's hockey team took out Tufts by a 5-3 score this afternoon on the road. Senior Matt Rhone scored a pair of goals in the victory to bring the Jeffs to 5-1-3 in conference play. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Skate to 2-2 OT Tie at Conn College
Jan. 14 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team skated to a 2-2 overtime tie at Connecticut College this evening in NESCAC action. The Lord Jeffs will play at Tufts tomorrow at 4 p.m. Full Story

Men's Hockey Settles to 4-4 Overtime Tie Against Hamilton
Jan. 11 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team held a 4-1 lead against Hamilton College this evening but settled to a 4-4 overtime tie in NESCAC action. Full Story

Former Amherst Athlete Shares Personal Story of Haiti Earthquake
Jan. 11 - Several Amherst College alumni provided assistance to Haiti after an earthquake hit Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. But Thierry Pauyo '05, a Harvard Medical School student and former member of the Amherst College men's ice hockey team, was the only one there from the beginning. Full Story

Middlebury Snaps Amherst's Six-Game Unbeaten Streak with 4-1 Result
Jan. 8 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team suffered a 4-1 loss to Middlebury College this afternoon, snapping the Lord Jeffs' six-game unbeaten streak. The Jeffs drop to 6-3-2 (4-1-1 NESCAC) with the loss. Full Story

Men's Hockey Gives #3 Williams First Loss, 4-2
Jan. 7 - For the second time in as many seasons, the Amherst men's ice hockey team gave archrival Williams its first loss of the year. The Lord Jeffs earned the 2011 Little Three crown with a 4-2 win at home. Full Story

Amherst Ready for First Winter Clash with Williams
Jan. 7 - The Amherst and Williams winter teams will resume their rivalries this weekend when they clash in several highly anticipated contests. Among the weekend’s highlights is a basketball doubleheader that features four nationally-ranked teams who are a combined 48-0 this season. Full Story

Amherst Claims Ben McCabe Tournament Title
Jan. 3 - Despite officially ending in a 2-2 tie with Trinity College, the Amherst men's hockey team claimed the Ben McCabe Tournament title thanks to second-period goals from Nick Brunette '13 and Jake Hannon '12. Full Story

Men's Hockey Earns 3-2 Win Over Wesleyan in Ben McCabe
Jan. 2 - The Amherst men's ice hockey team earned a 3-2 win over Wesleyan University on day one of the 2011 Ben McCabe Tournament. The Jeffs will face Trinity College tomorrow at 4 p.m. for the championship. Full Story

Same Old Story, Different Year for Amherst's Winter Teams
Dec. 22 - Amherst’s winter teams have produced a national team champion in three of the past four years, with several student-athletes taking home individual NCAA titles along the way. This March could feature much of the same for the Jeffs, who are cruising along and nationally ranked in several sports. Full Story

Arnold's Three Assists Lead Amherst Past Salve Regina, 8-0
Dec. 11 - Mike Moher '13 scored two goals and Luke Arnold '11 recorded three assists to lead the Amherst College men's ice hockey team during an 8-0 win over Salve Regina University Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink. Full Story

Amherst Rallies for 6-1 Win Over Saint Michael's at Orr
Dec. 4 - The Amherst College men's hockey team fell behind 1-0 but scored six straight goals to win 6-1 over St. Michael's College at Orr Rink this afternoon. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Skate to 2-2 Overtime Tie Against #3 Norwich at Home
Dec. 3 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team battled back from a goal down twice during a 2-2 overtime tie against third-ranked defending champion Norwich University this evening. Full Story

Men's Hockey Drops 3-1 Result at Utica
Nov. 27 - The 11th-ranked Amherst College men's ice hockey team dropped a 3-1 result at Utica College this evening, as the Lord Jeffs have now lost back-to-back games for the first time in two years. Full Story

Amherst Stumbles in 5-0 Loss to #11 Manhattanville
Nov. 26 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team's first-ever encounter with Manhattanville College did not end well, as the 11th-ranked Valiants earned a 5-0 win over the 10th-ranked Lord Jeffs at Orr Rink. Full Story

Amherst Takes 4-2 Result at Trinity in NESCAC Action
Nov. 20 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team (2-0-0/2-0-0 NESCAC) scored four goals for the second straight game, taking a 4-2 result at Trinity College in NESCAC action. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Skate to 4-0 Season-Opening Win at Wesleyan
Nov. 19 - The Amherst College men's ice hockey team skated to a 4-0 season-opening win at Wesleyan University this evening. The Lord Jeffs will play at Trinity College tomorrow at 4 p.m. Full Story

Men's Hockey Returns Balanced Attack and Standout Goalie in 2010-11
Nov. 15 - Bolstered by one of the finest goaltenders in Division III and a balanced lineup of experienced forwards, the 2010-11 Amherst College men's hockey team has hopes of returning to the NCAA Tournament. Full Preview