Amherst baseball finished the week undefeated, going 5-0. The Jeffs head into the NESCAC playoffs coming off one of the team’s strongest weeks of the season. In the process, the Jeffs improved to 28-7 overall, setting a program record for most wins in a single season.

The Amherst baseball team faced NESCAC opponents Hamilton and Wesleyan last week and split their four games 2-2, ending their chances at a Little Three title and the top seed in the NESCAC West. With the past four games in the books, the Jeffs stand at 23-7 overall record and finished their conference play with a 9-3 mark in the NESCAC West.

The Amherst baseball team had another successful week, cruising to a victory over Castleton State Thursday before a three-game sweep of Middlebury this past weekend.

The Amherst baseball team went 3-1 on the week with a 6-5 win over MIT on Wednesday, April 9, two wins over Endicott on Saturday and a loss to Eastern Connecticut State on Monday, April 14. In their week off from NESCAC play, the Jeffs improved to 17-5 on the season.

The Jeffs completed another solid stretch of play, sweeping their series over Hamilton, winning their home opener over Springfield College and taking two out of three from Williams.

Inclement weather forced Amherst to travel to Baseball Heaven in Long Island, N.Y. for a two-game series against Hamilton on Friday, March 28. Good pitching led the way for the Jeffs in the doubleheader, as senior starting pitchers Fred Shepard and Dylan Driscoll proved to be too much for the Continentals’ bats.