The No. 7 Amherst women’s lacrosse team faced its first loss of the season this Saturday against NESCAC rivals Middlebury, currently ranked second in the nation.

Despite sophomore goalie Talia Land’s impressive 19-save effort and five goals from first-year Claire Dunbar, the Mammoths fell 11-9 at home on Pratt Field.

Amherst took the lead early when Dunbar scored her first two goals of the matchup, unassisted, within the first three minutes of play.

Amherst Squash sent two competitors to the 2018 College Squash Association Individual Championships this weekend March 3-4 in Washington D.C.

Haley McAtee ’18 from the women’s team competed in her final career squash matches for Amherst.

First-year Terrance Wang, however, competed in his first ever CSA Individual Championship tournament.

McAtee played in two matches, facing two tough opponents, taking on Zoe Foo Yuk Han from Georgetown in the first round.

The Amherst women’s track and field team competed at the competitive DIII New England Championships meet this weekend on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Springfield College. Although the Mammoths’ overall score placed the team in the bottom half of competitors, the women secured four individual top-10 finishes.

On the track, the Mammoths excelled in the distance and mid-distance events, with first-year Haley Greene recording an eighth-place finish in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:31.14. Meanwhile, classmate Olivia Polischeck claimed 17th in the 5,000-meters with a 18:52.75 finish.

Amherst men’s swim and dive had a full weekend, highlighted by a dominating victory on senior night on Sunday, Feb. 4 at Pratt Pool. To kick off the weekend, however, the Mammoths travelled to No. 4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday, Feb. 3 to compete in a dual meet.

The Amherst women’s track and field team enjoyed a successful interterm, posting two impressive finishes to start the 2018 indoor season. The Mammoths set the tone in their first meet of the year with a second-place finish at Little III Championships, the team’s best showing since the 2011 season. Amherst scraped by Wesleyan with a five-point gap, but ultimately fell to Williams, who posted a score of 152 to the Mammoth’s 105.

Amherst baseball improved their season record this week to 13-11 overall and 6-3 in NESCAC play. The Mammoths took their Hamilton series 2-1 over the Continentals after suffering a tough loss on Friday. The two conference wins on Saturday keep Amherst in the running for postseason play.

The Mammoths had an impressive showing this weekend, at the local University of Massachusetts Amherst Invitational.
Coming off of their strong individual performances at the Amherst Spring Fling Invitational tournament last Saturday, April 8, the Amherst squad looked to continue their success and qualify individually for the New England Championships and NCAA Outdoor Championship tournaments.

Kiana Herold ’17 posted the highest Amherst finish of the day, logging a second place finish in the 13-woman event with a height of 1.66 meters.