On the weekend of March 12, Theo Agbi ’15 competed at the National Club Wrestling Association Nationals held in Dallas, Texas. Agbi turned in a stellar performance, earning third place overall in the 285-weight class.

Leading up to his third-place finish, Agbi started off weekend strong, winning his first two matches, the initial coming over Jason Trautmen from Wayne State and the second over Dylan Smith of South Puget Sound Community College. Agbi then moved on to the quarterfinals and suffered his one setback of the weekend.

The seventh-ranked women’s lacrosse team spent its spring break traveling to New Jersey and Pennsylvania for match-ups against Montclair St. and Haverford. The team fared well on the road, picking up two convincing wins, holding their opponents to a combined six goals.
The first win came on Monday, March 16 over Montclair State as the Jeffs were lifted by seven second half goals en route to the 10-3 victory.
The game was highlighted by a trio of goals from senior captain Meghan Mills. She also led the team with six ground balls.

The Amherst College women’s lacrosse team began its season strong, providing high-scoring contests over its first stretch of games. The team now stands at 2-1 on the season.

Hosting Bates on Saturday, Feb. 28, the team gave fans a show in the season opener, beating the Bobcats by a 14-6 score.
Rachel Passarelli ’16 and Coco Kusiak ’17 provided the main spark for the Jeffs, scoring four goals each.

Amherst College’s athletic team engagement initiative is fairly new, but in just a few years, has already had widespread impact.

The program is composed of individual “ATELs” (Athletic Team Engagement Leaders), individuals that represent each athletic team and facilitate team wide community engagement.

The men’s ice hockey team took to the road this weekend, picking up two decisive victories over NESCAC opponents Connecticut College and Tufts.

The first win came on Valentine’s day, as the Jeffs handed the Camels a 4-0 loss.

Chirs Roll ’17 started the scoring early on the day, netting an unassisted goal 14 minutes into the first period. The goal was the sophomore’s first of the season.


Amherst men’s indoor track and field competed at the Cupid Challenge, hosted by Tufts this past Saturday, Feb. 9. Amherst placed fifth out of the 20 teams present at the competition.

Coast Guard Academy placed first overall at the event with 91 points, followed by the hosts, Tufts, who came in with 85 total points. Amherst finished with 70 points, being beaten by MIT with 83 and Worcester State University, who had 77.

Amherst Athletics hosted an open three-on-three-basketball tournament for the entire campus last Friday after the Day of Dialogue. The event was an effort to bring the community together, as well as to promote the intramural sports program for this upcoming semester.