Coming off their second conescutive NCAA Div. III Final Four Performance, the Amherst men’s basketball team began their 2014 campaign with three decisive wins.

On Tuesday, Nov. 18 Amherst travelled to Paxton, Massachusetts to take on Anna Maria. The second-ranked Jeffs trailed at the half, but overcame the defecit to defeat the Amcats 74-67.

He has served on the boards of more than 40 profit and nonprofit companies. He has co-authored a well-received book regarding entrepreneurial practice. Now, at age 80, things have slowed down a bit, but H. Irving Grousbeck ’56 remains busy working as a professor at the Stanford Business and Medical Schools.

In a battle of the fourth and fifth-ranked teams in the nation, the Amherst field hockey team fell by a 1-0 score to lower seeded Tufts.

The battle proved to be mainly defensive, with the first shot not coming until late in the 10th minute of play.

Mary Margaret Stoll ’17 had a strong chance for the Jeffs in the 25th minute, coralling the rebound and putting the ball back on goal. However, the Tufts’ keeper was there to make the stop and keep Amherst off the board.

Amherst College field hockey continued its impressive run, beating Smith handily, 4-0, this past Thursday. The Jeffs, winners of 10 straight, now sit at 12-2 on the year and 7-2 in the NESCAC.

Katie Paolano ’16 had a standout game earning four points on the day with her goal and two assists.

The Amherst College field hockey team continues to move up the national rankings, winning their last three games and extending their win streak to nine straight .The team picked up two NESCAC victories and one non-conference win over last two weeks.

The first win came against NESCAC foe, Colby, back on Saturday, Oct. 11. The battle lasted into overtime, but the Jeffs eventually pulled out the win in front of their home crowd.

The Amherst field hockey team earned their sixth straight win of the season, handing Hamilton a 5-2 loss on Saturday, Oct. 4.

On a brisk fall morning at Gooding Field, the visiting Continentals jumped out to an early lead. Eva Rosencrans corralled her own rebound and fired it to the back of the cage, netting her first goal of the day and 13th of the season. Hamilton would not hold the advantage for long, however, as the Jeffs tied the game just over seven minutes later.

The Amherst field hockey team continued its impressive run, defeating two NESCAC foes this past weekend.

The Jeffs earned their first win on Saturday, Sept. 27 on the road against Tufts. It was the fourth-ranked Jumbos’ first loss of the year as well as the first time they had surrendered a goal all season.

Tufts scored first as Dominique Zarella rattled a shot off the back of the cage unassisted less than three minutes into play.

Amherst would answer before the half ended, however, as Annie Turnbull ’16 found Madeline Tank ’15 to bring the score to one apiece.