The Amherst track & field teams traveled to Williams this past Saturday to compete in the Little III Championships. The men had a strong second place showing with a total of 111 points ahead of Wesleyan (97) but behind Williams (169). The women fell short, only totaling 70 points, behind both Williams (187) and Wesleyan (105).


The Amherst men’s tennis team increased their dual-match winning streak to eleven this past weekend as they shut out Trinity, 9-0, on Saturday and topped sixth-ranked Bowdoin, 6-3, on Sunday. A second squad of Jeffs traveled to Babson on Sunday, where they won 6-3 as well.


The now 17th-ranked Amherst tennis team had an excellent weekend of tennis, knocking off Conn. College, 20th-ranked and previously undefeated MIT and Hamilton. The weekend culminated on Sunday with a thrilling comeback win against fifth-ranked Williams. The Jeffs upset the Ephs in spectacular fashion, edging their archrivals, 5-4.

On Saturday, April 13, the Amherst outdoor track & field team competed in its only “home” meet of the season at the UMass Minutemen Invitational. Contending with Division I, II and III teams, the men racked up 54 team points, placing seventh out of 14 overall and third amongst DIII programs. Northeastern University won the meet with a total of 110.50 points.


On Saturday, 19th-ranked Amherst took on 21st-ranked Bates in a battle between two competitive NESCAC teams. The match featured some excellent tennis with Amherst coming out victorious in the end, 5-4.

The track & field team started its outdoor season on March 30 at the Tufts Univ. Snowflake Classic. Competing against 24 Division I, II and III teams, the Amherst men finished 12th, right in the middle of the pack, while the women took seventh.

Notable performances on the day included senior Keri Lambert in the 5,000 meters, where she won her event in dominating fashion, as she finished 47 seconds ahead of the second-place runner. In the same event on the men’s side, Charlie Reighard ’14 nearly took home a first place finish as he was a mere half a second behind the winner.