This past Saturday, Amherst women’s track and field kicked off the outdoor season in Medford, Massachusetts at the Snowflake Classic, hosted by Tufts University.

The Mammoths battled on Tufts’ Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track to pick up an 11th-place finish in the 21-team meet, with impressive showings in the sprints and high jump.

This weekend the Amherst men’s squash team competed in the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships.

The Mammoths headed to Trinity to compete for the Summers Cup, the third division crown.

In preparation for next month’s DIII National Championships in Indianapolis, the women’s swimming and diving team traveled to Brunswick, Maine, where Bowdoin hosted the February Invitational at LeRoy Greason Pool.

This meet, for some Amherst athletes, represented the final chance to qualify for the national championships.

Although only three Amherst swimmers competed, two posted NCAA B-cut marks to qualify for nationals.

This past weekend, the Amherst women’s squash team returned to the courts for the final few matches of team play at the CSA Team Championships, hosted by Harvard. The defending Walker Cup champions, the Mammoths had held a vicelike grip on the trophy recently, winning the crown in three of the last four years. However, thanks to their recent dominance and a strong regular season, Amherst moved up a division, competing this year for the Kurtz Cup in the Division II tournament.

This weekend, the women’s squash team travelled to Clinton, New York to open postseason play at the NESCAC Championships, which were hosted by Hamilton. The tournament began on Feb. 3 and kicked off with No. 4 Amherst facing No. 5 Tufts.

The Mammoths’ tournament run got off to a hot start with the favorites gliding past Tufts in the opening round, 7-2, winning by an identical margin to the matchup between these two teams earlier in the season, which Amherst also won.

The Amherst women’s squash team faced a busy schedule over winter break, staring down a lineup of seven tough competitors. The first match on the docket was played on Jan. 7 at home on the Davenport Courts against Yale, which handed Amherst its first loss of the season.