The No. 10-ranked Amherst field hockey team travelled to Waterville, Maine on Saturday, Oct. 12 to take on Colby in an important NESCAC battle.

The Jeffs extended their winning streak to eight games and improved their overall record to 8-2 and 6-1 in NESCAC play as they defeated the Mules 1-0.

Prior to the meeting, Colby had not surrendered a single goal on their home turf all season.

Coach Carol Knerr commented on the team’s knowledge of this statistic and how they were able to overcome it.

On the baseball field, Dave Jauss ’80 has seen it all. He’s coached the best players in the history of the game, and he’s been a part of magical playoff runs that have captivated the heart and soul of major American cities. Jauss’s journey to becoming the right-hand man of the sport’s best minds wasn’t easy, but his tenacity — along with the friends he made and the lessons he learned at Amherst College — helped to make it all possible.


The Amherst Men’s Cross Country team traveled to Boston this past weekend for the NEICAAA Championships. Coming into the competition with 556 points, the Jeffs ranked 21st overall and sixth among the Division III schools at the meet.

Central Conn. State took first in the event with 74 points, followed by Northeastern with 120 points. Dartmouth rounded out the top three with 133 points.

For many Americans, trips to the local museums constitute fond childhood memories. The well-organized exhibits, the seemingly endless array of artifacts, specimens or original artwork and the pursuit of new knowledge all combine to create unforgettable, treasured experiences for many. For Kirk Johnson ’82, a love of museums endowed him early on with a sense of the trajectory he wanted his life to follow.

Jenny Rosenstrach’s day usually begins at 7 a.m., as she drops off her two daughters at the bus stop to leave for school.