Amherst College Softball

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 - Five members of the Amherst College softball team were recognized today when the NESCAC announced its 2011 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams. Full Story

Theresa Kelley '13 Named to Softball All-NESCAC Team
May 12 - Amherst College sophomore Theresa Kelley has been named to the 2011 NESCAC Softball All-Conference Second Team after an exceptional season as a pitcher and infielder. Full Story

Amherst Comes up Just Short of Postseason Once Again
Apr. 30 - The Amherst softball team held a 4-3 lead and was one out away from qualifying for the NESCAC Championship, but the Ephs came back for a 5-4 victory before breezing past the Jeffs in the nightcap, 10-0. Full Story

Kervick Shines on Senior Day, Lifts Amherst to 8-4 Win Over Ephs
Apr. 29 - Katie Kervick '11 broke a 3-3 tie with a towering three-run homer that proved to be the difference maker in the Amherst softball team's 8-4 win over Williams. The Jeffs and Ephs will play two on Saturday in Williamstown. Full Story

Amherst Set to Take on Williams in Search of Postseason Berth
Apr. 28 - The Amherst softball and baseball teams will wrap up their conference schedules this weekend, with the Lord Jeffs battling the Ephs for the West Division's No. 2 seed in the upcoming NESCAC Championship. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Wrap up Weekend with 8-0 Loss at Middlebury
Apr. 23 - The Amherst softball team dropped to 5-4 in NESCAC West play with an 8-0 loss to Middlebury Saturday afternoon. The Jeffs will have to take two of three from Williams next weekend to earn a playoff berth. Full Story

Amherst Drops Pair of Conference Games at Middlebury
Apr. 22 - The Amherst College softball team suffered a pair of NESCAC West losses at Middlebury Friday afternoon, dropping a 3-2 nail-biter in nine innings before being shut out in the nightcap, 5-0. Full Story

Amherst Drops Two Close Games at Keene State
Apr. 15 - The Amherst softball team fell to 13-11 on the season with a pair of losses to Keene State, 4-3 and 3-1. The Lord Jeffs will return to action next Wednesday when they host Smith in a doubleheader. Full Story

Seniors, Kelley Lead Lord Jeffs to 8-0 Win Over Hamilton
Apr. 10 - Katie Kervick '11 ignited a rally with a solo homer and Jillian Masi '11 went 3-for-3 to lead the Amherst softball team in an 8-0 win over Hamilton. Theresa Kelley '13 surrendered only one hit in five innings. Full Story

Amherst Earns Pair of Huge Wins Over Wesleyan
Apr. 9 - The Amherst softball team earned a pair of wins over Wesleyan to improve to 4-1 in the NESCAC West. After the Jeffs picked up an 11-6 win in the opener, they took the nightcap in walk-off fashion, 4-3. Full Story

Amherst Kicks Off Weekend with 3-0 Loss at Wesleyan
Apr. 8 - Theresa Kelley '13 allowed only five hits in a complete-game effort for the Amherst softball team, but the Lord Jeffs were kept off the scoreboard during a 3-0 loss that opened a three-game series with Wesleyan. 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 Splits with Westfield State; Jeffs Move to 10-8
Apr. 6 - The Amherst softball team suffered a 3-2 loss to Westfield State but rebounded to win the nightcap, 6-1. Carolyn Miller '14 led the Lord Jeffs at the plate by going 5-for-8 with a pair of doubles. Full Story

Amherst Takes Two from Hamilton in NESCAC West Doubleheader
Apr. 3 - The Amherst softball team picked up a pair of pivotal wins over Hamilton Sunday afternoon, cruising to an 11-1 result in the first game before using some late-game heroics to earn a 4-3 victory in the nightcap. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to WPI in Pitching Duel, 2-1
Mar. 30 - Theresa Kelley '13 struck out 10 and allowed only one earned run in six innings of work, but the Amherst softball team dropped to 7-7 on the season after coming out on the losing end of a 2-1 result at WPI. Full Story

Amherst Suffers Pair of Non-Conference Losses at Trinity
Mar. 28 - The Amherst softball team dropped to 7-6 on the season with a pair of losses to Trinity College. The Jeffs suffered a 9-2 setback in Monday's first game and were dealt a 9-1 loss in the five-inning nightcap. Full Story

Homers by Kelley, Horan Lead Amherst to 5-2 Win at WNEC
Mar. 25 - Sophomores Theresa Kelley and Reilly Horan used the long ball to combine for four hits and four RBIs, as the Lord Jeffs improved to 7-4 on the season with a 5-2 win at Western New England. Full Story

Theresa Kelley '13 Named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week
Mar. 21 - Amherst College sophomore Theresa Kelley has been named NESCAC Softball Pitcher of the Week for her success during the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic last week in Fort Myers, Fla. Full Story

Amherst Wraps up Spring Trip with 6-4 Record
Mar. 18 - With a 3-1 win over Edgewood and an 8-4 loss to St. Joseph's, the Amherst softball team will return from its week at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Fort Myers with a 6-4 record. Full Story

Amherst Splits Again at Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic
Mar. 17 - The Amherst softball team moved to 5-3 on the season with a 3-1 win over Worcester State and a 9-0 setback to North Park. The Jeffs will wrap up their spring trip Friday with a pair of games in Fort Myers. Full Story

Amherst Moves to 4-2 After Splitting Tuesday Doubleheader
Mar. 15 - The Amherst softball team suffered a 4-1 loss to Delaware Valley but rebounded with an 11-2 win over Lasell, as the Jeffs moved to 4-2 on the season. Amherst will resume its southern swing on Thursday. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Post 1-1 Record on Day Two of Spring Trip
Mar. 14 - The Amherst softball team's 9-3 win over Stevens Monday morning was followed by a 6-2 loss to The College of Wooster, as the Lord Jeffs moved to 3-1 at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. Full Story

Amherst Kicks Off Spring Trip with Pair of One-Run Wins
Mar. 13 - Thanks to outstanding pitching from Theresa Kelley '13 and timely hitting by Christina Anderson '13, the Amherst softball team opened its season with one-run wins over Salem State and UNE. Full Story

Amherst in Search of First Postseason Berth Since 2006
Mar. 8 - Amherst will need some new faces to step into leading roles in 2011, but head coach Sue Everden notes that this year’s team might be the best she has ever had in terms of chemistry. The Jeffs finished 2010 with an 18-16 overall record, once again staying in the playoff picture until the final weekend of the regular season. Preview