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Amherst College Women's Ice Hockey

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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 11 on NESCAC All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
Apr. 1 - Eleven members of the Amherst College women'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

Zukas, Lloyd Named to AHCA All-America Second Team
Mar. 18 - Amherst women’s hockey standouts Randi Zukas ’11 and Geneva Lloyd ’13 have each been named to the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-America Second Team, it was announced Thursday evening. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Dealt 4-3 Loss at Middlebury in NESCAC Finals
Mar. 6 - The Amherst women's hockey team scored twice in the third period but could not complete the comeback, suffering a 4-3 loss to Middlebury in the NESCAC title game. At 19-6-2 overall, the Lord Jeffs will hope for an at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament. Full Story

Amherst Advances to NESCAC Finals with Overtime Win
Mar. 5 - The Amherst College women's ice hockey team defeated Trinity College in overtime, 4-3, to advance to the NESCAC Championship finals. The Lord Jeffs will take on top-seeded Middlebury Sunday at 2 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Places Three on All-NESCAC First Team
Mar. 3 - Amherst’s Courtney Hanlon ’11, Randi Zukas ’11 and Geneva Lloyd ’13 were recognized when the NESCAC announced its 2011 Women’s Ice Hockey All-Conference Team today, as each Lord Jeff landed on the First Team. Full Story

Women's Hockey in Search of Fourth NESCAC Title
Mar. 1 - Amherst will look to earn its fourth conference title this weekend when the Lord Jeffs head to Middlebury for the final rounds of the NESCAC Women’s Ice Hockey Championship at Kenyon Arena in Middlebury, Vt. Full Story

Amherst Cruises Past Colby in Quarterfinals, 5-0
Feb. 26 - Five players scored to lead the Amherst women's hockey team to a 5-0 win over Colby in the NESCAC Championship quarterfinals. The Jeffs will take on Trinity in next weekend's semifinal round at Middlebury. 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

Amherst Wins Wild One Against Utica, 6-5; Clegg Nets Hat Trick
Feb. 17 - Stephanie Clegg '12 recorded a hat trick to lead the sixth-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team to a 6-5 win over Utica College Thursday evening in the Lord Jeffs' regular season finale. Full Story

Amherst Wins Wild One Against Utica, 6-5
Feb. 17 - Two-goal efforts by Stephanie Clegg '12 and Ashley Salerno '14 proved to be the difference maker in the sixth-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team's 6-5 win over Utica College Thursday evening. Full Story Coming Soon

Lord Jeffs Defeat New England College in Overtime, 3-2
Feb. 15 - Randi Zukas '11 recorded two assists and scored with 2:08 remaining in overtime to lead the sixth-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team to a 3-2 win over New England College Tuesday evening at Orr Rink. Full Story

Amherst Closes NESCAC Schedule with 7-3 Win Over Ephs
Feb. 12 - The seventh-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team wrapped up its conference slate with a 7-3 win over Williams College. The Lord Jeffs can finish no worse than second in the NESCAC standings. Full Story

Amherst Scores 10 Unanswered Goals in Win Over Williams
Feb. 11 - The Amherst College women's ice hockey team fell into an early 1-0 hole against archrival Williams, but the Lord Jeffs dominated the final two periods and pulled away for an impressive 10-1 win over the Ephs. Full Story

Amherst Falls Out of First with 2-1 Loss at Bowdoin
Feb. 5 - The Amherst College women's ice hockey team dropped out of first place in the NESCAC standings, as the Lord Jeffs' winning streak came to a halt at seven games with a 2-1 loss at Bowdoin. Full Story

Lloyd Leads Amherst to 3-2 Win at Bowdoin
Feb. 4 - Geneva Lloyd '13 had two goals and an assist during the Amherst College women's ice hockey team's 3-2 win at Bowdoin. The Jeffs improve to 11-1-1 in the NESCAC with their seventh consecutive victory. Full Story

Women's Hockey Cruises Past Colby, 3-1, for Sixth Straight Win
Jan. 29 - The Amherst College women's hockey team held a 44-17 shot advantage during its 3-1 win over Colby, as the Lord Jeffs improved to 12-4-2 (10-1-1 NESCAC) with their sixth consecutive victory. Full Story

Amherst Stays Hot with 3-2 Win Over Colby
Jan. 28 - The Amherst College women's ice hockey team came out on the winning end of a 3-2 result against Colby College, as the Lord Jeffs improved to 9-1-1 in conference play with their fifth consecutive victory of the season. 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

Zukas Named NESCAC Women's Hockey Player of the Week
Jan. 24 - Amherst College senior defenseman Randi Zukas has been named the NESCAC Women’s Ice Hockey Player of the Week for scoring two goals and assisting four others during a 3-0-0 week for the Jeffs. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Hang on for 4-3 Win at Hamilton
Jan. 23 - The Amherst College women's ice hockey team surrendered three third-period goals but managed to hold on for a 4-3 win at Hamilton, moving the Lord Jeffs into a tie for first place in the NESCAC standings. Full Story

Amherst Opens Weekend with 1-0 Win at Hamilton
Jan. 22 - The Amherst women's hockey team earned a 1-0 win over Hamilton to improve to 9-4-2 overall and 7-1-1 in the NESCAC. The Lord Jeffs and Continentals will wrap up their season series Sunday at 3 p.m. Full Story

5th-Ranked Lord Jeffs Snap St. Anselm Win Streak with 5-1 Win
Jan. 19 - The 5th-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team snapped Saint Anselm College's eight game win streak this evening with a 5-1 win at home. Full Story

#5 Amherst Responds With 2-1 Win Over Middlebury
Jan. 15 - One day after losing to No. 9 Middlebury 3-0, the 5th-ranked Amherst College women's hockey responded with a 2-1 win over the Panthers at home in NESCAC action. Full Story

Amherst Loses Steam in Third Period, Falls to Middlebury
Jan. 14 - The fifth-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team dominated the opening two periods but surrendered three goals in the final frame of a 3-0 loss to ninth-ranked Middlebury College. Full Story

Amherst Keeps Rolling with 5-3 Win at Conn. College
Jan. 8 - Josie Fisher '12 scored a pair of goals to lead the Amherst College women's ice hockey team to a 5-3 win at Connecticut College. The Lord Jeffs capitalized on four of their 10 power play opportunities. Full Story

Amherst Opens Weekend with 5-0 Win at Conn. College
Jan. 7 - The Amherst women's ice hockey team scored four goals in the third period and held a 52-15 advantage in shots during its 5-0 win at Connecticut College. Stephanie Clegg '12 scored twice for the Jeffs. Full Story

Caroline Hu Named NESCAC Co-Player of the Week
Jan. 4 - Amherst College goaltender Caroline Hu ’11 has been named the NESCAC Women’s Ice Hockey Co-Player of the Week for leading the Lord Jeffs to the Cardinal-Panther Classic title, the conference announced today. Full Story

#5 Women's Hockey Tops #6 Elmira for Cardinal-Panther Classic Title
Jan. 3 - The 5th-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team beat one of the top-6 ranked teams in Division III for the second time in as many days, edging #6 Elmira 1-0 for the 2011 Cardinal-Panther Classic title. Full Story

#6 Women's Hockey Advances Past #3 Plattsburgh in Shootout
Jan. 2 - The 6th-ranked Amherst women's ice hockey skated to a 1-1 overtime tie against #3 Plattsburgh State this afternoon, but advanced to the title game at the Cardinal-Panther Classic with a 2-0 result in a shootout. 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

#4 Jeffs Fall to #5 Norwich on the Road, 5-2
Dec. 12 - The 4th-ranked Amherst College women's hockey team held a 2-1 lead in the third quarter at No. 5 Norwich, but surrendered four straight goals, including an empty-netter, to fall 5-2. Full Story

Women's Hockey Settles to 2-2 Overtime Tie at Trinity
Dec. 4 - The 3rd-ranked Amherst College women's hockey team held a 2-0 lead after two periods but settled to a 2-2 overtime tie at Trinity College this afternoon. Full Story

#3 Amherst Downs Trinity 6-2 in Road NESCAC Action
Dec. 3 - The 3rd-ranked Amherst women's hockey team opened a two-day series against Trinity this weekend with a 6-2 win in road NESCAC action. Amherst improves to 3-2-0 overall and 3-0-0 in the conference. Full Story

Top-Ranked Women's Hockey Falls 5-1 at RIT
Nov. 28 - The top-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team fell 5-1 at No. 3 Rochester Institute of Technology for the second time in as many days. Amherst drops to 2-2-0 on the year. Full Story

#1 Women's Hockey Falls at #3 Rochester Institute of Technology, 2-0
Nov. 27 - The top-ranked Amherst women's ice hockey team suffered its first loss of the season this afternoon, dropping a 2-0 result to No. 3 RIT on the road. The Jeffs and Tigers will play again tomorrow at 1 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Skates to Dominant Win Over Wesleyan, 5-0
Nov. 20 - The Amherst College women's ice hockey team skated to a dominant 5-0 win over Wesleyan University this afternoon to improve to 2-0-0. Amherst will play the next nine games on the road. Full Story

Top-Ranked Lord Jeffs Open Season with 7-0 win Over Wesleyan
Nov. 19 - The top-ranked Amherst College women's ice hockey team opened up the 2010-11 season in style this evening, topping Wesleyan University 7-0 at home. Full Story

Two-Time Defending Champs to Begin Season Ranked No. 1
Nov. 15 - Amherst has a target on its back and a challenging schedule to work with, but the Lord Jeffs should once again be good enough to compete for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. With both of last year’s goalies returning, an All-American leading the defense and each of last year’s top three scorers back in the mix, Amherst’s current No. 1 ranking in Division III is well deserved. Season Preview