Thursday’s matchup between Western Connecticut State University and Salem State University. The Jeffs are led by tri-captain Steve Zieja ’03, who has played exceptionably well recently. Zieja was named player of the week this past week for averaging an impressive 25.0 points and 6.7 rebounds per game in the NESCAC Tournament.
Around the Herd provides quick updates on all the Amherst sports action you may have missed in the past week. In this week’s installment: field hockey flourishes, both golf teams thrive, and women’s tennis concludes their fall season.
Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 provides a look into the life of dual-sport athletes, including personal details from two-sport athletes Muffie Mazambani ’24 and Jacob Bruno ’25E.
The men’s and women’s golf teams opened their 2021 seasons this past weekend at the Hamilton Spring Shootout, a one-day tournament at the Skenandoa Golf Club in Clinton, New York. In addition to Amherst, Hamilton College, Williams College, and Middlebury College also participated in the event. The women’