When the fall season drew to a close, the Jeffs looked poised to overtake perennial golf stalwart Williams College. At the NESCAC Championships, played at Williams’ own Taconic Golf Club, the Jeffs defeated the Ephs by a sound six-stroke margin, falling by a single shot to Hamilton College and NESCAC
With the season opener at Babson College looming nine days away, the men will look to answer that question and many more. Foremost among them: Can junior captain Justin Sharaf, sophomore David Litt and first-year Sean Jules repeat their fall success in the spring? Will another golfer emerge as a
It has been a season of near-misses for the Jeffs-second-place finishes, erratic play, putts that wouldn’t drop. Nonetheless, Amherst’s one-stroke defeat at NESCACs and second-place tie at the WNEC Invitational, portend an even brighter spring. To say that this season began with a host of question marks would
On Saturday, playing nine holes in heavy rain, the women jumped out to a 19-stroke lead over the host and second-place finisher Wellesley. On Sunday they bettered their score, cruising to a dominating 46 stroke victory at the Wellesley Golf Invitational. “The team did tremendously well,” said Kathryn Kuchefski ’04.
When the rain began, Amherst’s 312 propelled it to a second-place showing, six strokes ahead of archrival Williams College but one stroke behind Hamilton. Sean Jules ’07 paced the Jeffs (35-41-76) and was third individually. Jules cited the importance of having played Taconic Golf Course the week before. “I
The Lord Jeffs finished only 13 strokes in back of eventual winner Clarkson University, despite junior captain Justin Sharaf’s carding an uncharacteristic 45 on the back nine Saturday. Sharaf would fire a respectable 81 and rebound on Sunday with a 76-but at least personally, was left wondering “what could
In its first game of the season, Head Coach Sue Everden’s squad shut out Nichols 8-0. Warner was dominant, striking out 14 while giving up only two hits. She received solid run support, thanks to first-year catcher Kate Raddock’s double and three RBIs. Trigeiro continued her hot hitting