Dan Papa ’20

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Women’s Golf Sweeps Honors at Jack Leaman Invitational

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || August 29 2018 || 147-25

The Amherst women’s golf team put on a dominant performance at the 2018 Jack Leaman Invitational this past weekend, placing first in the seven-team field. The victory is the team’s first of the spring season and bests the prior weekend’s sixth-place finish.

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Volleyball Prepared to Mount Serious Challenge for Postseason Glory

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || August 31 2018 || 148-1

The Amherst women’s volleyball team returns to campus this fall hoping that a strong core of returning starters will be able to build on last year’s solid season...

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Volleyball Stacks Up Three Wins In Opening Week of Season

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || September 12 2018 || 148-2

The volleyball team started the season strong, defeating Pioneer Valley foe Smith on Friday night and following up with back-to-back wins at the Western New England Invitational...

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Volleyball Overwhelms Competition to Maintain Perfect Start to Season

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

It took just one attempt for Amherst to give its coach, Sue Everden, her 700th career victory, as the volleyball team continued its hot start to the season with a five-set victory at Middlebury on Friday...

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Volleyball Maintains Perfect Record with Three More Wins

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

Volleyball won three games in the past week to start the season better than any Firedog team since 2007...

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Volleyball’s Best Start Since 2007 Halted by Wesleyan and Endicott

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

Amherst dropped both matches on last Saturday to rival Wesleyan and non-conference opponent Endicott College, giving the Mammoths their first two losses of the year...

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Volleyball Claims NESCAC Wins Against Rival Williams and Hamilton

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

After splitting last weekend’s matches against Tufts and Bowdoin, the volleyball team returned to its winning ways this weekend against stiff NESCAC competition

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Volleyball Goes 3-1, Notches Victories over Trio of Nonconference Foes

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || October 24 2018 || 148-7

Display an excerpt!The women’s volleyball team capped off its six-game home stand with two wins and a loss at the Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament, hosted at LeFrak Gymnasium, and a victory over the Coast Guard Academy...

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Volleyball Notches Two Straight-Set Wins over Bowdoin and Colby

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

In its final weekend of regular season play, the Amherst volleyball team traveled to Maine for matches against NESCAC opponents Bates and Colby, taking home two straight-set wins...

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Volleyball Advances to NESCAC Finals But Loses to Bowdoin in Four Sets

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer || November 7 2018 || 148-9

This past weekend, the third-seeded Amherst volleyball team came up just short in its quest for the program’s first NESCAC tournament crown in over a decade, falling to top-seeded tournament host Bowdoin, 3-1, in the final...