Over spring break, the Amherst women’s softball team traveled to Winter Garden, Florida to start off its 2017 season. Taking advantage of the warmer weather, the team played twelve games.
The Amherst women’s lacrosse team finished out the past two weeks with a 3-1 record. Claire Cagnassola ’17 led the team over break, scoring six goals and four assists while garnering NESCAC player of the week honors for the week of March 7.
The purple and white’s first victory came during a midweek away game against the Keene State Owls on Wednesday, March 8. Amherst dominated the host team for the entirety of the game for a 16-3 win.
The Amherst men’s lacrosse team suffered its first losses of the season over the past week, falling first to Bates and then splitting a pair of games at the Mustang Classic in Maryland.
Amherst men’s swimming and diving wrapped up its 2016-17 season by competing in the NCAA Division III Championships. Team members who qualified traveled to the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas to compete in the prestigious four-day meet, which took place March 15-18. Emory University won the team crown with 438 points, while Kenyon took second with 384 points, followed by Denison with 371 points. Amherst ended the meet with 35.5 points and a 20th place team finish out of the 52-team field.
Amherst baseball saw an exciting start to their season last week, March 12-19, as the team went 3-5 on their spring break trip to Port Charlotte, Florida. The purple and white took down two ranked teams, recording wins over No. 4 Keystone College and No. 21 Marietta College.