Amherst women’s volleyball enjoyed another successful week, finishing Colby 3-0 in less than an hour in LeFrak Gymnasium Friday night and repeating the sweep the next afternoon with a 3-0 win over Bates.

The Firedogs came ou t strong in the first set on Friday after dropping the first two points to the Mules. Gaining momentum and never looking back, the team rallied for 11 unanswered points, highlighted by several key kills from Nicole Gould ’16, Lizzie Ahern ’16 and Mia Natsis ’18, and an impressive service ace from Kelci Keeno ’17.

The Amherst women’s tennis team traveled out to Williams this weekend to play its first dual match of the 2015-2016 campaign, hoping to break the Ephs’ win streak in the last five matchups against the Jeffs. Though the team was unable to overcome Williams this time around, Amherst showed areas in which they might be able to outmatch their rivals in the next matchup.

Whether LeBron James likes it or not, he has a lot of influence on the management of the Cleveland Cavaliers, both in terms of player personnel decisions, and in terms of in-game strategy. General manager David Griffin and coach David Blatt know that if LeBron makes it clear that he doesn’t approve of their performance, they’ll be out the door.

The Amherst College women’s golf team placed second in a field of twelve teams at the Middlebury College Women’s Invitational last weekend, Oct. 3 and 4.

Competing at the Ralph Myrhe Golf Course in Middlebury, Vermont, Amherst placed three golfers in the top 10: co-captain Devyn Gardner ’16, Zoe Wong ’18 and Kate Weiss ’19. All members of the team lowered their scores on day two, recording a team score of 656 (336+320).

Following men soccer’s thrilling last-minute victory over Williams in double overtime on Saturday, Sept. 26, the safe assumption was that Amherst’s next few games would likely be unable to live up the excitement and intensity of the Jeffs’ dramatic victory over the Ephs. However, the second-ranked Jeffs ended up playing two double-overtime games of similar intensity in their next two matchups against a pair of formidable opponents — Worchester Polytechnic Institute and Tufts, the defending NCAA national champions.

The Amherst College football team was unaffected by the poor weather during the first home game of the season Saturday afternoon. The Jeffs collected more than 500 yards for the second week in a row in a definitive 37-6 win over Bowdoin. The win brings Amherst to 2-0 on the season, while the Bobcats fall to 0-2.

For three years the word “divestment” has been peppered throughout campus publications, plastered on the walls of Val and scrawled with chalk on the steps of Frost. But what does it really mean?