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Amherst College Men's Tennis

Amherst Upsets Emory for Program's First NCAA Title!
The Amherst men's tennis team finished as the national runner-up in 2009 and 2010, but the Lord Jeffs broke through to earn the program's first-ever NCAA title with a 5-2 win over top-ranked Emory.

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Seven Men's and Women's Tennis Student-Athletes Named All-America
June 20 - Seven Amherst men’s and women’s tennis student-athletes recently garnered Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America recognition to cap off a pair of tremendous seasons for both programs. 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 - Twelve members of the Amherst College men's tennis team were recognized today when the NESCAC announced its 2011 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams. Full Story

Koenig, Waterman End Doubles Tournament Run in Semifinals
May 29 - Moritz Koenig '11 and Wes Waterman '12 came from behind to win their first-round and quarterfinal matches earlier in the weekend, but their run in the national doubles tournament would end with a 6-4, 6-3 loss to Claremont’s Zhenya Pereverzin and Ronald Wu. Full Story

Live Coverage Available for Final Day of Tennis Championships
May 29 - Sunday marks the final day of the 2011 NCAA Division III Tennis Championships, and fans can follow all of the action live as the Lord Jeffs compete for national titles in the men's and women's doubles tournaments.

Jeffs Advance to Semifinals in NCAA Doubles Tournaments
May 28 - Members of the Amherst College men’s and women’s tennis teams kept their seasons alive with impressive showings in the NCAA Doubles Championship Saturday afternoon at Pomona-Pitzer College. Full Story

Jeffs Pick up Big Wins on Day One of NCAA Individual Championships
May 27 - The first day of the NCAA Individual Tennis Championships featured several outstanding performances from Amherst, as the Lord Jeffs will continue their quests for national singles and doubles titles on Saturday. Full Story

Individual Tennis Championships Set to Begin Friday Morning
May 27 - Several Amherst tennis players will be competing for national titles in the NCAA singles and doubles tournaments this weekend. For more information visit the men's and women's championship websites.

Amherst Upsets Emory for Program's First NCAA Title!
May 26 - The Amherst men's tennis team finished as the national runner-up in 2009 and 2010, but the Lord Jeffs broke through to win their first-ever NCAA title with a 5-2 win over top-ranked Emory. Full Story

Live Coverage Available for Thursday's Championship Matches
May 25 - Fans can follow all of the action with live results and live video when the Amherst tennis teams compete for national titles on Thursday. The Lord Jeff women will be up first when they take on Williams at 1 p.m. (EST).

Amherst Defeats Williams to Earn Third NCAA Title Appearance
May 25 - The Amherst men's tennis team earned a 5-1 win over Williams College Wednesday afternoon to claim a spot in the NCAA title match for the third time in as many years. The Jeffs will take on top-ranked Emory on Thursday. Full Story * Highlights

Live Coverage Available for Wednesday's Semifinals
May 25 - Fans can follow all of the action when the Amherst men's and women's tennis teams compete in the national semifinals on Wednesday. Live results will be posted throughout both matches, while a live video feed will be available for the women's semifinal.

Jeffs Blank Trinity, Set up Semifinal Showdown with Williams
May 24 - The Amherst men's tennis team kept its shutout streak alive with a 5-0 win over Trinity University in the NCAA Championship Quarterfinals. The Jeffs will take on archrival Williams College Wednesday afternoon. Full Story * Highlights

Amherst to Face Trinity (TX) in NCAA Quarterfinals
May 20 - The Amherst College men’s tennis team will resume its NCAA title quest when the Lord Jeffs take on Trinity University on Tuesday, May 24, in the national quarterfinals. Full Story

Amherst Earns 5-0 Win Over TCNJ in NCAA Regional Finals
May 15 - The Amherst men’s tennis team will be making a third consecutive appearance in the national quarterfinals thanks to a 5-0 win over TCNJ Sunday afternoon in the regional finals of the NCAA Championship. Full Story

Jeffs Move on to Face TCNJ in Regional Finals
May 14 - The Amherst men's tennis team improved to 32-1 and increased its win streak to 15 with a 5-o victory over Roger Williams Saturday morning. The Jeffs will host TCNJ Sunday in the NCAA Regional Finals. Full Story

Amherst Places Four on NESCAC Men's Tennis All-Conference Team
May 13 - Four members of the Amherst men’s tennis team were recognized when the NESCAC announced its 2011 All-Conference Team today, while Chris Garner was named NESCAC Coach of the Year. Full Story

NCAA LogoAmherst Earns First-Round Bye in NCAA Tournament
May 9 - Amherst College received a first-round bye in the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship when the brackets were released today. The Lord Jeffs will serve as one of this year's regional hosts and will take on either Roger Williams or UMass Dartmouth this Saturday. Full Story

Amherst Wins First NESCAC Title Since 1992
May 8 - The Amherst men's tennis team continued its dominance with a 5-0 win over Williams in the NESCAC finals. With their first conference title since 1992, the Jeffs will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Full Story

Amherst Shuts Out Bowdoin in NESCAC Semifinals, 5-0
May 7 - The Amherst men's tennis team improved to 30-1 with a 5-0 win over Bowdoin College in the semifinals of the NESCAC Championship. The Lord Jeffs will take on Williams in Sunday's title match. Full Story

Men's and Women's Tennis Poised for NESCAC Championship Runs
May 6 - The Amherst College men’s and women’s tennis teams are looking to take home a pair of conference titles as they enter this weekend as the top seeds in their respective NESCAC Championships. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Upset Top-Ranked Middlebury, 6-3
Apr. 30 - The Amherst men's tennis team closed its regular season with a 6-3 upset over top-ranked Middlebury, the defending NCAA champion. The Jeffs improve to 29-1, marking a new program record for wins in a season. Full Story

Amherst Hosting Top-Ranked Middlebury This Saturday
Apr. 28 - Fans will be treated to a rematch of the 2010 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship finals when fourth-ranked Amherst College hosts top-ranked Middlebury College this Saturday at 1 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Shuts Out Bates to Tie Program Record for Wins
Apr. 24 - The Amherst men's tennis team picked up its third win over a nationally-ranked opponent in the past two days, shutting out Bates College on Sunday to improve to 28-1 and tie the program record for wins in a season. Full Story

Jeffs Pick up Wins Over No. 15 Trinity, No. 22 Brandeis
Apr. 23 - The fourth-ranked Amherst men's tennis team increased its unbeaten streak to 10 matches and improved to 27-1 with wins over Trinity (7-2) and Brandeis (9-0) on Saturday. The Lord Jeffs will host Bates Sunday at 1 p.m.

Amherst Defeats Tufts, 8-1, for Eighth Straight Win
Apr. 17 - The Amherst men’s tennis team defeated Tufts, 8-1, to improve to 25-1 overall and 5-0 in the NESCAC. The Jeffs are riding an eight-match win streak and are tied with Middlebury atop the conference standings. Full Story

Amherst Blanks Colby, Improves to 24-1 Overall
Apr. 16 - The fourth-ranked Amherst men’s tennis team began its weekend with a 9-0 win over Colby Saturday afternoon. The Lord Jeffs will wrap up their road trip with a match against Tufts University Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Storms Back to Edge Williams in Marathon, 5-4
Apr. 10 - The Amherst men's tennis team fell into a 3-1 hole but came back to earn a 5-4 win over ninth-ranked Williams, as Mark Kahan '13 picked up the clinching point with a victory in the number two singles match. Full Story

Amherst Earns 7-2 Win Over 14th-Ranked Bowdoin
Apr. 9 - The fourth-ranked Amherst men's tennis team began a challenging NESCAC weekend with a 7-2 win over 14th-ranked Bowdoin. The Lord Jeffs will host ninth-ranked Williams College Sunday at 1 p.m. 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 Moves to 21-1 with Wins Over Vassar, Skidmore
Apr. 2 - The fourth-ranked Amherst men's tennis team improved to 21-1 on the season with wins over Vassar and Skidmore colleges. The Lord Jeffs will host nationally-ranked Bowdoin and Williams next weekend. Full Story

Amherst Gets Back on Track with Wins at Wesleyan, MIT
Mar. 26 - The second-ranked Amherst College men's tennis team got back on the winning track by splitting up to defeat Wesleyan (7-2) and MIT (9-0) on Saturday. The Lord Jeffs improve to 19-1 on the year. Full Story

Amherst Falls at No. 4 Claremont for First Loss of Season
Mar. 19 - The second-ranked Amherst men's tennis team began the 2010-11 season with 17 consecutive wins, but the Jeffs closed out their West Coast road trip with a 6-3 loss to fourth-ranked Claremont. Full Story

Amherst Moves to 17-0 After Perfect Friday
Mar. 18 - With three more wins on Friday, the Amherst men's tennis team improved to 17-0 on the season. The Jeffs will wrap up their West Coast trip on Saturday with a match against fourth-ranked Claremont. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Pick up Wins Over Cypress, Cal Lutheran
Mar. 17 - The second-ranked Amherst College men’s tennis team improved to 11-0 on its West Coast trip and 14-0 overall thanks to a 7-2 win at 18th-ranked Cal Lutheran University and an 8-1 victory against Cypress College. Full Story

Amherst Improves to 9-0 on Spring Trip
Mar. 16 - The Amherst men’s tennis team picked up three wins in California on Tuesday and another three on Wednesday to improve to 9-0 on the spring and 12-0 overall. The Jeffs will play another two matches on Thursday. Full Story

Amherst Opens Spring Slate with Three Wins
Mar. 14 - The Amherst men's tennis team improved to 6-0 on the year by winning its first three matches of the spring, as the Lord Jeffs defeated Stevens (7-2), Saddleback (8-1) and Point Loma Nazarene (6-3). Full Story

Amherst College's Koenig and Waterman Place 6th in Division III
Oct. 15 - The Amherst College pairing of Wes Waterman and Moritz Koenig placed sixth in Division III at the 2010 ITA Small College Championships this week. The pair earned All-American status for their doubles play this season. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Wrap Fall Season Unbeaten with 6-3 Win at Kenyon
Oct. 11 - The Amherst College men's tennis team played its final match of the fall season this evening, improving to3-0 for the year with a 6-3 win at Kenyon. Full Story

Men's Tennis Earns 9-0 Win at Carnegie Mellon
Oct. 10 - The Amherst College men's tennis team won its second match in as many days this afternoon, earning a 9-0 result over Carnegie Mellon University on the road. Amherst will wrap its road trip tomorrow at Kenyon College. Full Story

Amherst Opens Dual Season With 7-2 Win at Hopkins
Oct. 9 - The Amherst College men's tennis team opened up its dual match season this afternoon with a 7-2 win at Johns Hopkins University. The Lord Jeffs will take on Carnegie Mellon and Kenyon College in the next two days. Full Story

Koenig, Waterman Win Doubles Crown at ITA Championships
Sept. 26 - Amherst men's tennis standouts Moritz Koenig '11 and Wes Waterman '12 teamed up to win the doubles title at the ITA Regional Championships this weekend, defeating another Lord Jeff pair in the finals. Full Story

Amherst Returns Top Five Players from 2010 NCAA Runner-Up Squad
Aug. 31 - Amherst’s Class of 2014 is highly touted, but it will be difficult for the newcomers to crack the starting lineup with the team’s top five players returning from last year’s national runner-up squad. The Jeffs have won a combined 55 matches in the past two years but have fallen in the NCAA finals each time after making improbable runs. Season Preview