Over interterm, the Amherst men’s basketball team took to the court in eight contests, finishing with a record of 3-5 over the break.

After a two-week reprieve from game play following the end of finals period, the Mammoths were back in action. Escaping the frigid temperatures in Amherst, the team traveled to Florida to take on Southeastern University. Southeastern dealt the visiting Mammoths just their second loss of the season, winning 76-65.

The Amherst women’s squash team faced a busy schedule over winter break, staring down a lineup of seven tough competitors. The first match on the docket was played on Jan. 7 at home on the Davenport Courts against Yale, which handed Amherst its first loss of the season.

In their first meet of the 2018 season, the Amherst men’s track and field team stormed to an impressive start, finishing second to Williams at the Little Three Championships, an annual tri-meet between Amherst, Williams and this year’s host Wesleyan.
The Mammoths totaled 124 points in the meet to the 151 scored by the Ephs, far ahead of the 76 points earned by the Cardinals in third place.

Despite suffering their first loss of the season to Williams, who are currently ranked fifth in the nation, the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team rebounded this past Saturday to top No. 23 Conn. College in the Mammoths closest meet of the season by a score of 167-127. The trip to New London bookended a three-meet schedule over interterm that started with a dominant 226-53 victory for Amherst over Union College.

This week, the Amherst women’s hockey team returned to action and picked up two important wins against NESCAC rival Trinity to push the team’s overall record to 4-2.

In their first contest against the Bantams, the Mammoths used a dominant offensive performance to leave the ice with an impressive 6-2 win. Following a scoreless first period, Trinity was the first team to get on the board, scoring in the sixth minute of the second period during a power play stemming from an Amherst hooking penalty.

The Amherst College women’s squash team extended its spotless record this week with wins against Conn. College and Northeastern University at home on Dec. 2. The Mammoths began the round robin tournament with a match against NESCAC rival Conn. College.

After four days of rest, the Amherst men’s basketball team was back in action this past Saturday, Dec. 2, when the Mammoths made the trip to Boston to take on Emerson College in an out of conference match-up.