Other than an 8-1 loss to top-ranked Emory University, the women’s tennis team was perfect over spring break, finishing with a 4-1 record. The Mammoths won crucial victories over three ranked opponents, winning matches against 21st-ranked Kenyon College, 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University and 12th-ranked Washington University in St. Louis. Given their previous success, the Mammoths were ranked third in the nation in last week’s polls behind Emory and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College Athenas.
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’