With two commanding wins over rival Trinity this past week, including a quarterfinal victor in the NESCAC tournament, the Amherst men’s soccer team is headed to next weekend’s NESCAC semifinals.

Having finished the regular season at the top of the league standings with an impressive record of 8-1-1, the purple and white will host both the tournament semifinals and finals on Hitchcock Field.

Last weekend marked the final regular season matchup for the Amherst men’s soccer team, when the purple and white defeated NESCAC rival Wesleyan in double-overtime on Saturday. The result marked head coach Justine Serpone’s 150th career win, and the purple and white now boast an impressive overall record of 12-1-1.

After outshooting Wesleyan eight to six and dominating the majority of the possession, Amherst was disappointed with the scoreless first half.

Amherst men’s basketball has reestablished themselves as one of the best teams in the nation after a successful weekend, in LeFrak gymnasium. With two conference wins against Bates and Tufts this weekend followed by a tough loss to Wesleyan, the purple and white improve to a NESCAC record of 6-3 and an overall record of 16-5. Saturday’s win against Tufts also marks Amherst’s 32nd straight win at home.

It was a busy week for Amherst men’s soccer, as they competed in one non-conference matchup and two NESCAC games. The week began with a nail-biter against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

With four wins over the past two weeks, the Amherst men’s soccer team has improved to an overall record of 11-1-1. The winning streak began with a non-conference matchup against New England College on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Senior captain Chris Martin started things off with a goal in the third minute of regulation. Only 15 minutes later, Martin found co-captain Cameron Bean ’17, who notched his first goal of the 2016 season.

It was an exciting week for the Amherst men’s soccer team, as the team came away with two wins, improving its overall record to 5-0-1.

The first win came on the road at Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts in a non-conference matchup. The purple and white dominated the entirety of the game, putting up 30 shots to Mount Ida’s meager five, and walked away with a commanding 4-0 win.

The Amherst men’s soccer team traveled to Vermont on Saturday to take on NESCAC rival Middlebury. The purple and white went into the game with an underdog mentality, as the Panthers returned four all-NESCAC selections from the 2015 season.
Amherst seemed to be in trouble in the 21st minute, when Middlebury was awarded a penalty kick after the purple and white gave up a foul in the box. However, junior goalkeeper Lee Owen came up with a big save that kept the game scoreless.

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