Athletics

Amherst College Women's Tennis

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 - Ten members of the Amherst College women's tennis team were recognized today when the NESCAC announced its 2011 Spring All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship Teams. Full Story

After 20 Seasons Bagwell Continues to be Among the Best in Div. III
June 6 - Believed to be just the seventh women’s tennis coach in DIII to amass 300 wins, Jackie Bagwell recently completed her 20th season, helping Amherst reach unparalleled heights during her tenure. Full Story

Brewer, Devlin Win NCAA Doubles Championship
May 29 - Jordan Brewer '14 and Gabby Devlin '14 capped off a phenomenal first year by winning the NCAA doubles championship, upsetting the tournament's No. 2 and No. 3 seeds in the final two rounds. 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 Drops Exhilarating Title Match to Williams, 5-4
May 26 - The Amherst women's tennis team nearly pulled off a miraculous comeback against Williams in the NCAA title match, but the Lord Jeffs came out on the losing end of a 5-4 result to end their season at 20-3. 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 Heading Back to NCAA Title Match
May 25 - The Amherst women's tennis team avenged last year's national semifinal loss to Emory with a 5-3 win over the Eagles on Wednesday. The Jeffs will take on Williams College Thursday for the 2011 NCAA title. 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.

Amherst Earns 5-1 Win Over Tufts in NCAA Quarterfinals
May 24 - The Amherst women's tennis team began the final week of its season with a 5-1 win over Tufts in the NCAA Quarterfinals. The Jeffs will take on Emory Wednesday in the semifinal round. Full Story * Highlights

Women's Tennis Set For NCAA Quarterfinal Showdown With Tufts
May 20 - The Amherst women’s tennis team will face a familiar opponent when it takes the court in Claremont, CA for its NCAA Quarterfinal match, squaring off against fellow NESCAC rival Tufts University. Full Story

Jeffs Defeat Middlebury in NCAA Regional Finals, 5-0
May 15 - The Amherst women’s tennis team continued its postseason run with a 5-0 win over Middlebury in the regional finals of the NCAA Division III Championship, moving the Jeffs to 18-2 on the season. Full Story

Amherst Blanks New Paltz in NCAA Second Round
May 14 - The Amherst women’s tennis team advanced to the regional finals of the NCAA Tournament with a 5-0 win over New Paltz. The Jeffs will host Middlebury Sunday with a spot in the national quarterfinals on the line. Full Story

Four Lord Jeffs Named to Women's Tennis All-NESCAC Team
May 13 - Four Amherst student-athletes earned women’s tennis All-NESCAC accolades after helping the Lord Jeffs to a 16-2 overall mark, the program’s 17th berth in the NCAA Tournament and the top slot in the latest ITA Division III National Team Rankings. Full Story

Amherst Earns First-Round Bye in NCAA Tournament
May 9 - Amherst College received a first-round bye in the NCAA Division III Women'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 New Paltz State or Simmons this Saturday. Full Story

Amherst Falls to Williams in NESCAC Finals, 5-3
May 8 - The Amherst women's tennis team had won each of the past six NESCAC titles outright, but the Lord Jeffs' impressive streak finally came to a halt with a 5-3 loss to Williams College Sunday afternoon at Middlebury. Full Story

Amherst Back in NESCAC Finals After 5-3 Win at Middlebury
May 7 - The top-seeded Amherst women’s tennis team stayed in the running for a seventh consecutive conference title with a 5-3 win over Middlebury in the NESCAC Championship semifinals Saturday afternoon. 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

Women's Tennis Closes Out Regular Season With 8-1 Win Over Middlebury
May 1 - The Amherst women's tennis team, slotted first in the latest Campbell's/ITA Division III rankings, extended its win streak to 11 matches with a decisive 8-1 triumph over tenth-ranked Middlebury College. Full Story

Amherst Shuts Out Bowdoin, Trinity
Apr. 23 - The top-ranked Amherst women's tennis team improved to 14-1 overall and 7-0 in the NESCAC with 9-0 wins over Bowdoin and Trinity. Winners of 10 straight, the Jeffs will wrap up the regular season next Sunday. Full Story

Amherst Keeps Rolling with 5-4 Win at No. 5 Tufts
Apr. 19 - Just two days after defeating second-ranked Williams, the Amherst women's tennis team pulled out an impressive 5-4 victory at fifth-ranked Tufts. The Jeffs improve to 5-0 in the NESCAC and have won eight in a row. Full Story

Top-Ranked Amherst Earns 7-2 Win at No. 2 Williams
Apr. 17 - The top-ranked Amherst women’s tennis team wrapped up a perfect weekend with a 7-2 win over second-ranked Williams College, marking the second time this year the Lord Jeffs have gotten the best of their archrivals. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Open Weekend with 7-2 Win at Colby
Apr. 16 - The top-ranked Amherst women’s tennis team opened its NESCAC weekend with a 7-2 win over Colby College Saturday morning. The Lord Jeffs will stay on the road to take on second-ranked Williams Sunday at 1 p.m. Full Story

Amherst Wraps up Perfect Weekend with Two Wins at Vassar
Apr. 3 - The second-ranked Amherst College women’s tennis team wrapped up a perfect weekend with 9-0 wins against Vassar College and Bates College Sunday afternoon at the Josselyn Tennis Courts in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Full Story

Amherst Opens Weekend with Pair of 8-1 Victories
Apr. 2 - The second-ranked Amherst women's tennis team kicked off its weekend with 8-1 wins over Wellesley and Brandeis. The Lord Jeffs will stay on the road to take on Vassar and Bates Sunday afternoon. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Kick Off NESCAC Schedule with 9-0 Win at Wesleyan
Mar. 30 - The top-ranked Amherst women's tennis team kicked off its conference schedule with a 9-0 win at Wesleyan University Wednesday afternoon. The Lord Jeffs improve to 5-1 overall and 1-0 in the NESCAC. Full Story

Amherst Ends Trip with 7-2 Loss at Barry
Mar. 19 - The Amherst women's tennis team concluded its spring break trip with a 7-2 loss to Barry University, the fourth-ranked team in Division II. The Jeffs will return to campus with a 4-1 record as the No. 1 team in Division III. Full Story

Amherst Outlasts Lynn in Five-Hour Marathon, 5-4
Mar. 18 - The Amherst women's tennis team stayed perfect with a 5-4 win over Lynn University, the third-ranked team in Division II. The Lord Jeffs will wrap up their Florida trip Saturday against fourth-ranked (DII) Barry. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Earn 9-0 Win at Hillsborough
Mar. 16 - The Amherst women’s tennis team improved to 2-0 on its spring trip and 3-0 overall with a 9-0 win over Hillsborough Community College, the eighth-ranked team in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Full Story

Amherst Opens Spring with 7-2 Win at St. Petersburg
Mar. 15 - The top-ranked Amherst women's tennis team opened its spring schedule with a 7-2 win over St. Petersburg College, a highly-ranked program in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Full Story

Brewer, Devlin Claim NEWITT Title to Lead Women's Tennis
Oct. 17 - First-years Jordan Brewer and Gabby Devlin won the New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament to help the Amherst College women's tennis team close out the fall season in style. Full Story

Brewer, Devlin Win Middlebury's Gail Smith Doubles Tournament
Oct. 10 - Jordan Brewer ’14 and Gabby Devlin ’14 went unbeaten in the fourth annual Gail Smith Doubles Classic to lead the Amherst College women’s tennis team this past weekend at Middlebury College. Full Story

Amherst Knocks Off Top-Ranked Williams, 5-4
Oct. 2 - The third-ranked Amherst College women's tennis team opened its dual match schedule with a 5-4 win over top-ranked Williams College. The Lord Jeffs took two of three doubles matches before splitting in singles play. Full Story

Amherst Set to Clash with Williams in 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

Lord Jeffs Win Two Titles at 2010 Eastern Championships
Sept. 26 - The Amherst College women's tennis team took home a pair of titles from the 2010 Eastern Championships at Army. The Jeffs will take on archrival Williams College next weekend at home. Full Story

Women's Tennis Opens Play at Eastern Tennis Invitational
Sept. 24 - The Amherst College women's tennis team opened play at the Eastern Tennis Invitational at Army this evening. Rookie Jordan Brewer advanced to the quarterfinals in singles, while Natasha Brown and Caroline Richman reached the Round of 8 in doubles play. Play continues tomorrow.

Amherst Wins Singles, Doubles Titles at ITA Regionals
Sept. 19 - The Amherst College women's tennis team stole the show at the ITA Regional Championships this weekend. Jordan Brewer '14 won the singles tournament before teaming up with fellow newcomer Gabby Devlin '14 to claim the doubles title. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Still Rolling at ITA Regional Championships
Sept. 18 - Thanks to outstanding performances Saturday afternoon, the Amherst College women's tennis team will feature two players in the Singles Semifinals and two pairings in the Doubles Semifinals of the ITA Regional Championships. The three-day event will conclude Sunday. Tournament Website

Amherst Kicks Off ITA Regional Championships
Sept. 17 - The Amherst College women's tennis team opened its season Friday at day one of the ITA Regional Championships. Jordan Brewer '14 highlighted the Lord Jeffs by advancing to the Singles Round of 16, dropping only one game in her two matches as the tournament's No. 4 seed. Tournament Website

Stacked Senior Class Makes Amherst National Title Contender in 2011
Aug. 31 - Head coach Jackie Bagwell begins her 20th year at Amherst with an incredible 285-53 record (.843) in dual matches, leaving her well within reach of the 300-win milestone. The Jeffs have won six consecutive NESCAC Championships outright, and this year will once again be in the running for a national title thanks to a stacked senior class. Season Preview