After the grueling, three-day long NESCAC Championship at Bowdoin in Brunswick, Maine, the Amherst women’s swim team claimed second in the conference with a total of 1,367 points. The purple and white finished behind archrival Williams, who captured their fourth consecutive conference title with a total of 1,856 points.

This weekend, the Amherst men’s track and field team traveled to Boston University to compete at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, one of the largest meets in the nation during the indoor season. With athletes from all divisions of the NCAA, as well as post-collegiate and professional runners competing at the banked BU track, the purple and white finished off the regular season with fast times.

The Amherst women’s ice hockey team travelled to Clinton, New York for a two-game series against NESCAC foe Hamilton this past weekend. They fell twice to the Continentals with a 3-2 overtime loss on Friday and a 1-0 loss on Saturday. With these losses, Amherst falls to 11-7-4 on the season.

On Friday, Amherst came out strong and went up 1-0 just 12 minutes into the game. Jamie McNamara ’19 beat a Hamilton defender in a footrace and deflected the loose puck between the legs of Hamilton goalie Sam Walther.

This week concluded regular season action for the Amherst men’s basketball team. The purple and white finished with an overall record of 17-6 and a conference record of 7-3, which sets them up as the third seed for this weekend’s NESCAC tournament.

Unfortunately, Amherst heads into the postseason coming off of two devastating losses to Wesleyan and Middlebury. The team has to make some quick adjustments if they are going to progress far into the postseason.

The Amherst women’s basketball team had a successful week, competing as the top- ranked team in the nation during the last week of regular season play.

After a pair of tough road matchups the previous weekend, the purple and white hosted games on both Friday and Saturday in Lefrak Gymnasium.

On Friday night, Amherst hosted conference foe Middlebury. The game seemed evenly matched in the first few minutes.
At the end of the quarter, Amherst held a slight 11-7 lead courtesy of three pointers by Meghan Sullivan ’19 and Meredith Doswell ’17.

After finishing sixth at last weekend’s NESCAC tournament, the Amherst men’s squash team returned home to close out the regular season with matches against two non-conference foes.

However, the team’s recent run of poor form continued, with the purple and white falling to both Saint Lawrence and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

After a successful NESCAC tournament that saw the Amherst women’s squash team finish fifth out of the 11 participating programs, the purple and white continued their recent run of success in a pair of non-conference matches.

Against Mount Holyoke and St. Lawrence, Amherst posted matching victories by scores of 8-1. The two programs were a chance for the purple and white to recover from a long NESCAC tournament, where they faced some of the toughest competition in the country.