Matthew Sparrow '21

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Men’s Tennis Goes 2-1 on Weekend With Wins over NESCAC Foes

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || August 29 2018 || 147-25

It was an action-packed weekend for the men’s tennis team, as it played three matches in a span of 48 hours. In arguably their most important stretch of tennis all season, the Mammoths took on the No. 1 team in the nation, Emory, and highly-ranked Little III rivals Wesleyan and Hamilton.

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Football Returns, Aims for NESCAC Title After Near Miss

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || August 30 2018 || 148-1

After a heartbreaking loss to Williams in the final game of the 2017 season resulted in Amherst finishing one game back of Trinity for the NESCAC crown, the Mammoths will look to bounce back and add another conference championship to the mantle...

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Football Bests Bates in Gridiron Grind Despite Offensive Slump

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

For the first half, the Mammoths looked average at best on offense...

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Mammoths Utilize Strength on Both Sides of the Ball To Demolish Continentals

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

After being held scoreless in the first half of its season opener against Bates, the Amherst football team didn’t waste any time putting points on the board in Saturday’s 37-14 victory over the Hamilton Continentals.

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Football Uses Dominant Running Game to Trample Bowdoin, 24-14

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

Amherst football fought back against Bowdoin for a dramatic 24-14 victory.

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Undefeated Football Downs Colby With Balanced Offensive Attack

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

On paper, Saturday’s matchup between the 0-5 Colby Mules and the 5-0 Amherst Mammoths was a huge mismatch, and from the first whistle the gap in class between the programs was visible.

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Football’s Defense Proves Dominant in Win Over Little Three Rival Wesleyan

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || October 24 2018 || 148-7

On Saturday, the Mammoths took their first major step towards a NESCAC title by knocking off Wesleyan in Middletown, Connecticut to remain undefeated and stay atop the standings...

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Football Continues Perfect Record By Weathering The Storm Against Tufts

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

Amherst braved the cold and rainy conditions over Family Weekend to secure a 19-13 win over Tufts on Senior Day...

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Football Loses Perfect Record And Puts Title Hopes in Jeopardy

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || November 7 2018 || 148-9

Last weekend’s matchup between Amherst and Trinity, winners of the last seven NESCAC conference crowns proved to be every bit as good as advertised.