Amherst College Women's Soccer

AMHERST ANNOUNCES 2011 CAMP/CLINIC DATES
April 17 --- AWS Spring Clinic --- More Information
June 24-26 --- AWS Elite Soccer Academy --- More Information
July 25-29 --- Amherst Soccer Academy --- More Information

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

Jill Kochanek '12 Named All-New England by NSCAA
Dec. 10 - Amherst College junior defender Jill Kochanek was named All-New England by the NSCAA this afternoon, while the Lord Jeffs were recognized for their work in the classroom as well. 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 Soccer Earns Three All-NESCAC Honors; Brisco Top Rookie
Nov. 11 - Amherst’s Jackie Hirsch ’11, Jill Kochanek ’12 and Amanda Brisco ’14 have been named to this year’s NESCAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference Second Team, with Brisco also earning Rookie of the Year honors. Full Story

Amherst Comes up Just Short of NESCAC Title
Nov. 7 - The Amherst College women's soccer team out-shot Williams College by a 12-10 margin in what was an evenly matched game, but the Ephs scored the only goal in the 74th minute to earn the NESCAC title with a 1-0 win. Full Story

Women's Soccer Advances to NESCAC Finals with 4-1 Win Over Bates
Nov. 6 - Kathryn Nathan '13 scored a pair of goals to lead the Amherst women's soccer team to a 4-1 win over Bates College. The Jeffs will host Williams Sunday at noon in the NESCAC Championship finals. Full Story

Amherst Set to Host Final Rounds of NESCAC Championship
Nov. 3 - The second-seeded Lord Jeffs will be one of four former conference champions competing in Amherst, Mass., this weekend for the remaining rounds of the 2010 NESCAC Women’s Soccer Championship. Full Story

Cathy Poor '02 Named to Women's Soccer 25th Anniversary Team
Nov. 2 - This fall is the 25th anniversary of the first NCAA Division III women's soccer championship tournament. The NCAA selected a lineup of the best 11 players in the history of the NCAA Tournament, choosing Amherst graduate Cathy Poor '02 to their side. Full Story

Jackie Hirsch '11 Named to ESPN Academic All-District Team
Nov. 2 - Amherst College's Jackie Hirsch '11 is one of only three NESCAC students named to one of this year's ESPN Academic All-District Women's Soccer Teams, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced today. Full Story

Women's Soccer Edges Bowdoin 3-2 in NESCACs
Oct. 31 - The No. 2 seed Amherst women's soccer team edged No. 7 Bowdoin College this afternoon by a 3-2 score to advance to next weekend's NESCAC semifinals. Amanda Brisco '14 scored the game-winner for the Jeffs. Full Story

Amherst Suffers 2-1 Loss to Trinity, Earns No. 2 Seed
Oct. 29 - The Amherst College women's soccer team ended its regular season with a 2-1 loss to Trinity College. The Lord Jeffs have earned the No. 2 seed in the NESCAC Championship and will host Bowdoin Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Full Story

Soccer, Field Hockey Regular Seasons to End Friday
Oct. 27 - The Amherst College soccer and field hockey teams will close the books on their regular seasons when they host Trinity College this Friday, but all three Lord Jeff squads have already secured a spot in the postseason. Full Story

Amanda Brisco '14 Named Women's Soccer Player of the Week
Oct. 25 - Amherst College rookie Amanda Brisco was named the NESCAC women's soccer Player of the Week this afternoon for her three goals during a 1-1-0 week for the Lord Jeffs. Full Story

Brisco's Two Goals Lift Jeffs to 2-0 Win at Wesleyan
Oct. 23 - Amherst College rookie forward Amanda Brisco scored a pair of goals to play the role of spoiler at Wesleyan's homecoming weekend. The Jeffs won 2-0 to improve to 5-1-2 in conference play. Full Story

Amherst Ready to Crash Wesleyan's Homecoming
Oct. 21 - Amherst College's soccer and field hockey teams will be looking to spoil Wesleyan University's Homecoming festivities this Saturday when the Lord Jeffs and Cardinals meet in pivotal NESCAC matchups. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Suffer 2-1 Double OT Loss to Keene State
Oct. 20 - The Amherst College women's soccer team suffered a 2-1 double-overtime loss to Keene State College this evening in non-conference action. The Jeffs fall to 1-4 out of the NESCAC this season, and 5-5-2 overall. Full Story

Women's Soccer Edges Colby 2-1 on Pair of Nathan Penalties
Oct. 16 - The Amherst College women's soccer team edged Colby College 2-1 this afternoon in a game that saw all three goals come on penalty kicks. Amherst's Kathryn Nathan converted both spot kicks for the Jeffs in the win. Full Story

Amherst Edged by 13th-Ranked Eastern Connecticut, 2-1
Oct. 13 - The Amherst College women's soccer team dropped to 4-4-2 on the season with a 2-1 loss to Eastern Connecticut State University, the top-ranked team in New England and 13th-ranked team in Division III. Full Story

Women's Soccer Surrenders Four Late Goals to Middlebury in Loss
Oct. 9 - The Amherst College women's soccer team held a 3-0 lead at Middlebury College this afternoon, but gave up three scores before seeing the Panthers score the game-winner in overtime. Full Story

Brisco's Score Lifts Lord Jeffs to 1-0 Upset at Williams
Oct. 2 - Amherst forward Amanda Brisco scored the game's only goal in a 1-0 upset win as the 25th-ranked Lord Jeffs topped No. 8 Williams College on the road this afternoon. The win is the first since 2005 for the Jeffs. Full Story

Amherst Set to Clash with Williams in Pivotal Rivalry Weekend

Sept. 30 - There will be plenty on the line this Saturday when Amherst heads to Williamstown to battle the Ephs in men's and women's soccer and field hockey. The Lord Jeff women's tennis team will host Williams Saturday morning in a clash of national powerhouses. Full Story

Women's Soccer Suffers 1-0 Loss to Skidmore at Home
Sept. 29 - The 25th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team suffered a hard-fought 1-0 loss to Skidmore College at home this afternoon in non-conference play. The Lord Jeffs will return to action at Williams on Saturday afternoon. Full Story

Jeffs Settle to 1-1 Double Overtime Tie Against Conn
Sept. 25 - The Amherst College women's soccer team settled to a 1-1 double overtime tie against Conn College this afternoon, despite out-shooting the Camels by a double-digit margin. Full Story

Amherst Handed First Loss of Season by Springfield, 3-1

Sept. 22 - The 16th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team was handed a 3-1 loss at Springfield College to mark the Jeffs' first setback of the season. Hannah Cooper '13 scored Amherst's lone goal in the 39th minute. Full Story

Jeffs Hold On For 2-1 Win Over Tufts in NESCAC Action
Sept. 17 - The 15th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team scored the first two goals of the game and held off a late charge from Tufts University for a 2-1 win in conference play. Full Story

Amherst Dominates in 3-0 Win Over Mount Holyoke
Sept. 15 - Goalkeeper Claire Bennett '12 earned a shutout in her first collegiate start and three Lord Jeffs recorded a goal as the 15th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team cruised to a 3-0 win over Mount Holyoke. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Battle to Scoreless Tie at Bates in Double Overtime
Sept. 12 - The 20th-ranked Amherst College women's soccer team battled through a pair of overtimes for a scoreless draw at NESCAC rival Bates this afternoon. The result left both the Jeffs and Bobcats at 1-0-1 on the year. Full Story

Late Goals Lead Women's Soccer to 2-1 Comeback Win at Bowdoin
Sept. 11 - The Amherst College women's soccer team rallied for a 2-1 come-from-behind win at NESCAC rival Bowdoin College this afternoon, riding a pair of scores in the second half, including one from a rookie in her collegiate debut.  Full Story

19th-Ranked Women's Soccer in Search of Third Straight NCAA Tournament
Aug. 31 - Despite losing one of the most prolific scoring forces in program history to graduation, the Amherst women's soccer team returns a deep lineup with five players who scored 11 or more points last season. The 19th-ranked Lord Jeffs will hope to reach a third straight NCAA Tournament this season. Full Preview

Amherst Announces 2010 Schedule
June 1 - The Amherst College women's soccer team has released its 2010 fall schedule, with the season opening Saturday, Sept. 11 at Bowdoin College. The Lord Jeffs' home opener is set for Wednesday, Sept. 15, when they host Mount Holyoke College under the lights of Gooding Field. Full Schedule