Athletics

Amherst College Women's Lacrosse

Randall Named Division III New England All-Star
Aug. 10 - Amherst College’s Marta Randall ’13 is one of only seven NESCAC student-athletes named a 2011 Division III Women’s Lacrosse New England All-Star, the ECAC announced today. Full Story

Amherst Places Fourth in Final Directors' Cup Standings
June 17 - After the most successful spring season in school history, Amherst College finished fourth in the final Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. This marks the fifth consecutive top-four finish for Amherst. Full Story

NESCAC Announces Spring All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
June 13 - Nine members of the Amherst College women's lacrosse team were recognized today when the NESCAC announced its 2011 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams. Full Story

Randall Named to IWLCA All-America Second Team
May 27 - Women’s lacrosse sophomore attack Marta Randall added one more postseason honor to her growing list of accolades, earning a spot on the IWLCA All-America Second Team. Full Story

Six Lord Jeffs Named to IWLCA All-Region Teams
May 20 - Six Amherst College student-athletes were named to the IWLCA All-Region teams adding to a growing list of postseason accolades for the women’s lacrosse program. Full Story

Randall, LaRose Named to Women's Lacrosse All-NESCAC Teams
May 10 - Marta Randall '13 and Meredith LaRose '12 each earned a spot on the All-NESCAC women's lacrosse teams after helping the Lord Jeffs to a 9-6 overall mark and the program’s tenth conference championship berth. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to Bowdoin in NESCAC Quarterfinals, 5-3
May 1 - With a 5-3 loss to second-seeded Bowdoin College in the NESCAC Championship quarterfinal round, the seventh-seeded Amherst women's lacrosse team wraps up its season with a 9-6 overall record. Full Story

Amherst Falls Just Shy of Handing Trinity First Loss
Apr. 29 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team gave third-ranked Trinity College a run for its money, but the Lord Jeffs came out on the losing end of a 9-8 result as the Bantams finished the regular season at a perfect 14-0. Full Story

Men's and Women's Lacrosse Set For Friday Showdown With Trinity
Apr. 27 - The Amherst College men's and women's lacrosse teams square off against league rival Trinity College this Friday, Apr. 29, in a pair of games that should have big NESCAC Championship implications for both programs. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Earn Little III Crown with 13-6 Win at Wesleyan
Apr. 22 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team secured the 2011 Little Three title with a 13-6 win at Wesleyan today. Annelies O'Dea '14 led the charge with six points as one of three Lord Jeffs to score three goals. Full Story

Amherst Hangs on for 11-10 Win Over Skidmore
Apr. 19 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team watched a six-goal lead disappear in the second half of its game against Skidmore, but the Jeffs held on for the 11-10 win thanks to a last-minute goal from Marta Randall '13. Full Story

Jeffs Dealt 9-7 Loss by 10th-Ranked Colby
Apr. 16 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team was looking for its second win over a top-10 team in four days, but the Lord Jeffs had their three-game win streak snapped by a 9-7 loss to 10th-ranked Colby College. Full Story

Amherst Upsets No. 8 Middlebury, 14-11
Apr. 13 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team scored three of the game’s last four goals on its way to a 14-11 win at eighth-ranked Middlebury Wednesday afternoon, bumping the Lord Jeffs' win streak to three games. Full Story

Amherst Looks Sharp in 9-4 Win Over Williams
Apr. 9 - Allie Horwitz '12 scored four goals to lead the Amherst women's lacrosse team to a 9-4 win over 16th-ranked Williams, as a smothering Lord Jeff defense held the Ephs scoreless for a span of 43 minutes. Full Story

Spring Teams Ready for Pivotal NESCAC Weekend
Apr. 7 - With the Lord Jeffs taking on archrival Williams College in three sports and competing for first place in two others, Amherst fans will have plenty of scoreboard watching to do these next few days. Full Story

Amherst Uses Balanced Attack to Get Past Wheaton, 16-2
Apr. 7 - The 18th-ranked Amherst women's lacrosse team scored the first six goals and 15 of the first 16 en route to a 16-2 win at Wheaton College. Six players scored at least twice for the Lord Jeffs, who improve to 5-3. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Suffer 12-7 Loss at Bates
Apr. 2 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team trailed Bates by only one goal with 2:35 to play, but the Bobcats closed the game with their second 4-0 run of the afternoon to hand the Lord Jeffs a 12-7 loss. Full Story

Amherst Uses Tough Defense to Get by Springfield, 6-4
Mar. 29 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team fell into an early 3-0 hole but scored the next six goals to pull away for a 6-4 win over Springfield. The Lord Jeffs held the Pride scoreless for a span of 41:23. Full Story

Amherst Comes Up Short Against Bowdoin, 9-8
Mar. 26 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team scored the first five goals of the second half but could not hang on to its lead, as the Jeffs had their three-game win streak snapped by a 9-8 loss to Bowdoin. Full Story

Amherst Edges Conn. College in Overtime, 9-7
Mar. 23 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team increased its winning streak to three games with a 9-7 overtime victory at Connecticut College. The Lord Jeffs will host Bowdoin College this Saturday at noon. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Pick up 6-5 Win Over Drew
Mar. 18 - The Amherst women's lacrosse team got two goals from Elizabeth Ludlow and another two from Natalie Dugan during its 6-5 win at Drew, as the Lord Jeffs improved to 2-1 on the young season. Full Story

Amherst Defeats Oneonta; Paradis Gets 200th Win
Mar. 15 - With the Amherst College women's lacrosse team's impressive 10-4 victory over SUNY Oneonta on Tuesday, Chris Paradis became only the 12th Division III head coach to win 200 career games. Full Story

Amherst Opens Season with 14-13 Loss to Tufts
Mar. 12 - Marta Randall '13 scored six goals and Kelley Trapp '11 had four assists, but it wasn't enough as the Amherst women's lacrosse team opened its season with a 14-13 loss to 13th-ranked Tufts University. Full Story

Depth, Versatility Keys for Amherst in 2011
Mar. 8 - After posting a 6-8 record in 2009, Amherst climbed back into the upper echelon of the NESCAC by finishing 2010 with an 11-5 overall mark and a No. 12 ranking. Returning the team's top three point leaders, the 2011 Amherst squad will be one of the deepest head coach Chris Paradis has had in recent history. Preview