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The Mazzola Minute: Derrick Rose

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

Jamie articulates the necessity of considering NBA player Derrick Rose’s off-court antics in judging his character, after his recent reemergence for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Men’s Basketball Continues Perfect Streak with Pair of Road Victories

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

Amherst men’s basketball continued its hot start to the season last week, winning both of its games by an average of 31.5 points...

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Women’s Squash Starts Season With Loss, Rebounds With Sweeping Victory

by Thomas Woodville '21, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

The No. 16 Amherst women’s squash team opened its season last weekend, competing on Friday against No. 3 Princeton and taking on unranked Northeastern University on Saturday...

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Women’s Swim & Dive Bests Middlebury in Third Dual Meet

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || December 5 2018 || 148-11

This past Saturday, the women’s swim and dive team traveled to Middlebury, Vermont in an attempt to push their record to 3-0 to open the season...

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Men’s Swimming & Diving Sweeps Middlebury, Wins Every Event

by Jake Grossman '21, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

The Amherst men’s swim and dive team continued its strong start to the season with a complete sweep of all 16 events when it traveled to Middlebury this past weekend, winning by a score of 224-73...

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Women’s Basketball Rebounds After Loss With Dominant Road Victories

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

The Amherst women’s basketball team rebounded this week after its 68-game winning streak ended over Thanksgiving break, notching a pair of wins against Brooklyn College and New Jersey City University to bring the Mammoths’ season record to 5-1...

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Men’s Squash Responds To Opening Match Loss With Total Sweep, 9-0

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

Entering the season ranked No. 25 in the nation, the Mammoths hoped to improve upon last year’s 8-12 record...

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Women’s Hockey Splits Weekend Series With Trinity with Rout and Close Loss

by Cale Clinton '19, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

The women’s ice hockey team emerged from this weekend with a split of its two home matches against NESCAC rival Trinity, winning on Friday before losing on Saturday...

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Mammoths Take Home a Win and a Tie After Pair of NESCAC Matchups

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

The men’s hockey team has much to be excited about after going 1-0-1 on a weekend of NESCAC matchups, with games against Wesleyan and Trinity...

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Women’s Basketball Ends Perfect Record with Fourth-Quarter Loss

by Joe Palmo '21, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

After one of the most dominant stretches in NCAA Division III women’s basketball history, the Amherst women’s basketball team’s 68-game winning streak finally came to an end...

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Women’s Soccer Stumbles in Sweet Sixteen, Loses 2-1 to William Smith

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Amherst women’s soccer team concluded its 2018 campaign with a 2-1 loss to William Smith College in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Division III tournament...

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Women’s Hockey Gets a Win, Tie and Loss in Opening Week

by Cale Clinton '19, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

The women’s hockey team emerged from their opening week with a 1-1-1 record (0-1-1 NESCAC) following action that took place over Thanksgiving break...

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Men’s Hockey Starts Season With Two Losses and Two Out-of-Conference Wins

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

The men’s hockey team started the season tentatively, with two losses, and then grabbed wins over Babson College and St. Michael’s College...

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Women’s Swim & Dive Trounces Colby and Wesleyan to Open Season

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || November 28 2018 || 148-10

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Men’s Basketball Starts Season With Three Dominant Home Wins

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

Following an up-and-down 2017-18 season that ended with the Mammoths falling to Wesleyan in the semifinals of the NESCAC tournament, the Amherst men’s basketball team won their first three games of the year by an average of more than 44 points...

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Men’s Soccer Falls to Tufts in DIII Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen 3-0

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || November 28 2018 || 148-10

The men’s soccer team fell to NESCAC rival Tufts in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Division III National Tournament to end the Mammoths’ season...

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Men’s Cross Country Finishes Sixth at National Championships

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

Entering the Division III Cross Country National Championships, the Mammoths were ranked eighth in the nation after their dominating victory at the New England regional meet. On Saturday, Nov. 17, Amherst outpaced its ranking to place sixth...

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Individual Successes Lead to a Perfect Start for Men’s Swim & Dive Season

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

The Amherst men’s swim and dive team began its season on a strong note this past week by winning its first two meets of the year. The Mammoths took on two different NESCAC foes in dual meets and won both contests by comfortable margins...

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Men’s Soccer Falls to Colby, 3-1, in NESCAC Semifinal Matchup

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || November 7 2018 || 148-9

This past Saturday afternoon, after two nights of torrential downpour, the Mammoths hosted Colby in the semifinals of the NESCAC tournament on Hitchcock Field...

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The Mazzola Minute: The Return of the Champs

by Jamie Mazzola ’21, Columnist || November 7 2018 || 148-9

Jamie explores why the Golden State Warriors, led by Steph Curry are playing with the same dynamism of their successful 2015-2016 campaign...

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Women’s Soccer Loses in NESCAC Semis to Middlebury on Penalties

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || November 7 2018 || 148-9

From the opening to the final whistle, the two teams battled temperatures in the low 40s and gusts of wind over 20 miles per hour. Through regulation and overtime the two teams remained deadlocked with one goal apiece. Middlebury eventually prevailed in the following sudden death penalty shootout.

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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.

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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...

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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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Women’s Cross Country Places Eighth at NESCAC Championship Meet

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

Amherst women’s cross country team placed eighth at the annual NESCAC Cross Country Championships this past Saturday, with a team score of 213 points...

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Men’s Soccer Powers Past Bowdoin in NESCAC Quarterfinal Win

by Jordan Rhodeman '21, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

This past week was likely the best seven-day stretch of the Amherst season, as the Mammoths closed the regular season with a 3-1 win over Trinity before edging past Bowdoin, 1-0, in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC tournament...

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Men’s Cross Country Claims Second Straight NESCAC Championship

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

After winning their first ever NESCAC title in 2017, the Mammoths defended their conference crown on Saturday to win the championship meet once again...

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Field Hockey Loses to Second Seed Tufts in Tournament Quarterfinal

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

This past week, the Mammoths fell to both Trinity and Tufts by matching score lines of 2-0 to effectively end the team’s season...

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Women’s Soccer Triumphs over Hamilton in NESCAC Quarterfinal

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

Amherst emerged from the contest with a hard-fought 1-0 win over the Continentals...

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The Hot Corner: Ghosts of October

by Jack Malague '19, Columnist || October 31 2018 || 148-8

Malague explores the Boston Red Soxs’ recent World Series win, and how players that many had discounted were instrumental in the team’s success.

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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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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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Women’s Soccer Beats Trinity in Regular Season Finale 2-0

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || October 24 2018 || 148-7

The final week of regular season play for the Mammoths began with a tough road matchup against the 8-3-2 Wesleyan Cardinals...

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Men’s Soccer Defeats Wesleyan and Brandeis in Lead Up to Postseason Play

by Jordan Rhodeman '21, Staff Writer || October 24 2018 || 148-7

This past Friday, Oct. 19, the Amherst men’s soccer team traveled to Middletown, Connecticut for a matchup against the Wesleyan Cardinals and emerged with a comfortable 3-0 win.

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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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The Mazzola Minute: NBA Contenders

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || October 24 2018 || 148-7

Jamie rounds up his top five contenders for the this years NBA championship...

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Field Hockey Shuts Out Both Smith and Little Three Rival Wesleyan

by Rose Mroczka '21, Staff Writer || October 24 2018 || 148-7

Field Hockey dominated their opponents in this week's games, holding Smith College and Wesleyan goals en route to an undefeated week...

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Women’s Tennis Nabs First Overall and Three Semifinalists at NEWITTs

by Jake Grossman '21, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

The Amherst women’s tennis team continued its impressive fall season at the New England Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament, which was hosted by local schools Smith and Mount Holyoke...

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Women’s Cross Country Finishes Seventh at Connecticut College Invitational

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

Amherst women’s cross country stepped up to the challenge at the Connecticut College Invitational this past Saturday, placing an impressive seventh with 232 points in a deep 25-team field...

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Women’s Golf Claims Third at New York University Invitational in Season Finale

by Joe Palmo '21, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

The Amherst women’s golf team traveled to Bloomfield, New Jersey this weekend to compete in the New York University (NYU) Fall Invitational at the prestigious Forest Hill Field Club, finishing third...

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Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Colby and College of Staten Island Over the Weekend

by Jordan Rhodeman '21, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

The Amherst men’s soccer team put together an excellent weekend with two shutout wins against conference rival Colby and the College of Staten Island...

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Men’s Tennis Players Stall Out in Semifinals of MIT Invitational Event

by Maeve Brammer '22, Contributing Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

This weekend the men’s tennis team traveled to Medford, Massachusetts for the final tournament of the fall season, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Invitational.

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Women’s Soccer Wins Two Games To Extend Undefeated Streak to Nine

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

Boasting a record of 9-1-1, the Mammoths entered Saturday’s contest against Colby as the No. 11 Division III team in the country. In both the game against the Mules as well as against Springfield College on Sunday, Amherst demonstrated the accuracy of such a high ranking with two dominating wins.

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Field Hockey Captures Two Wins over Colby and Bates on Senior Weekend

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

In an exciting, action-packed weekend, the Mammoths captured two wins at home against Colby and Bates, with the match against the Bobcats doubling as the team’s Senior Day...

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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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The Mazzola Minute: Jimmy Butler

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

Jamie Mazzola ’21 disscusses the politics of NBA trades between players and teams in the context of Jimmy Butler’s demands for a trade away from the Minnesota Timberwolves...

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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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Men’s Cross Country Wins Connecticut College Invitational Over Williams

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

Amherst eked out a close victory over rival Williams at Saturday’s Connecticut College Invitational, defeating the Ephs 72-76 in a 28-team field...

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The Hot Corner: Chicago Cubs

by Jack Malague '19, Columnist || October 3 2018 || 148-5

The Chicago Cubs’ recent inability to reach the World Series after their 2016 triumph speaks to the difficult nature of consistent dominance in the modern era of Major League Baseball.

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Women’s Golf Takes Third at Williams Invitational Behind NYU and Williams

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

The Amherst women’s golf team traveled to Williamstown, Massachusetts this weekend to compete in the 15-team Williams Fall Invitational...

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Men’s Tennis’ Sean Wei ’21 Finishes Second at ITA Singles Championship

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || October 3 2018 || 148-5

This past weekend, the Amherst men’s tennis team traveled to Williamstown, Massachusetts to face competition from around the northeast at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s New England Regional Championships...

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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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Women’s Soccer Secures Two NESCAC Wins over Tufts and Bates

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

The Mammoths were back in action this weekend for a fourth consecutive Saturady-Sunday double-header. Amherst faced two tough NESCAC opponents in Tufts and Bates on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, winning both games...

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Men’s Cross Country Takes 22nd at Lehigh’s Annual Paul Short Run

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

This past weekend, the Amherst men’s cross country team embarked upon its annual trip to the Paul Short Run in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at which it placed 14th in the Open Race and 22nd in the Gold Race...

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Men’s Golf Fails to Qualify For NESCAC Championship in Spring

by Thomas Woodville '21, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

The Amherst men’s golf team competed this past Saturday at the NESCAC Qualifier, which consisted of 10 teams and took place at the par-72 Lyman Orchards Golf Course in Middlefield, Connecticut...

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Men’s Soccer Rebounds from Tufts Loss with Victory Against Bates

by Jordan Rhodeman '21, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

Men's soccer recorded a 2-1 come from behind victory over Bates last Sunday...

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Field Hockey Suffers Overtime Loss to Tufts, But Beats Conn. College

by Rose Mroczka '21, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

Amherst lost to Tufts, but rebounded with a 3-1 win against Connecticut College on Tuesday behind a hat trick from Fran Daniels '21...

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Women’s Cross Country Claims 21st at Paul Short Brown Race

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || October 3 2018 || 148-5

At the annual Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the Amherst women’s cross country team placed 21st in the multi-divisional Brown race, scoring 564 points...

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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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Jackie Buzkin ’22 Claims Singles Title at Women’s Tennis ITAs

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || October 3 2018 || 148-5

First year Jackie Buzkin '22 won the singles title at the Women's Tennis ITAs this past weekend...

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Amherst Tops Williams in the Mount Holyoke Invitational

by Joe Palmo '21, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

The Amherst women’s golf team continued to dominate this weekend, winning the 17-team Mount Holyoke Invitational on Sunday at The Orchards Golf Club in Hadley, Massachusetts...

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Field Hockey Records Victories Over Endicott, Williams and MIT

by Rose Mroczka '21, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

After a heart-breaking loss to Middlebury the previous Saturday, the field hockey team rebounded, recording wins over Endicott, Williams, and MIT...

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Women’s Cross Country Takes Eighth at Purple Valley Classic

by Jamie Mazzola ’21, Columnist || September 26 2018 || 148-4

The women's cross country squad faced a challenging field of competitors in their most recent contest...

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Men’s XC Places Fourth Overall at Williams’ Purple Valley Classic

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

On Saturday, the Mammoths placed fourth at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by rival Williams...

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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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Men’s Tennis Sweeps Weekend With Two Important Wins

by Maeve Brammer '22, Contributing Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

his Saturday, the Amherst men’s tennis team traveled to Saratoga Springs, New York, for its first two matches of the season against Hobart and Skidmore Colleges...

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Men’s Soccer Falls to Williams After Last-Minute PK Miss

by Julia Turner '19, Managing Sports Editor || September 26 2018 || 148-4

Men's soccer falls to Williams despite late goal, penalty kick drama...

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Men’s Golf Showcases Depth at Williams Fall Invitational

by Thomas Woodville '21, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

This past weekend, the Amherst men’s golf team competed at the Williams Fall Invitational, which took place at the Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Massachusetts...

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Women’s Soccer Steals Point From Top-Ranked Williams

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

On Saturday, the women’s soccer team took on arch-rival Williams in a match that doubled as Amherst’s annual #PlayWithPride game...

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The Hot Corner: NFL's New Rules

by Jack Malague '19, Columnist || September 26 2018 || 148-4

Jack Malague examines the controversies surrounding the National Football League’s recently-implemented rules governing player safety, anthem protesting, the definition of a “catch” and the protection of the quarterback...

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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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Women’s Golf Showcases Depth and Talent at Ann S. Batchelder Invitational

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

Women's Golf secures their first championship of the season at the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational during the first tournament of the fall season...

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The Mazzola Minute: Watford's Remarkable Rise

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

In his discussion of Premier League side Watford’s miraculous start to the season, Jamie outlines how he expects that Watford will not surpass all expectations and chase for the title.

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Men’s Soccer Falls to NESCAC Foe Middlebury on Set-Piece Mistake

by Jordan Rhodeman '21, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

Amherst men's soccer suffered a tough road defeat against Middlebury in the team's first NESCAC clash of the season...

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Men’s Golf Finishes in Sixth Place at the Duke Nelson Invitational

by Thomas Woodville '21, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

This past weekend, the Amherst men’s golf team had a strong showing at the Duke Nelson Invitational in Middlebury, Vermont...

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Field Hockey Falls to Top-Ranked Middlebury in Narrow Loss

by Rose Mroczka '21, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

The Mammoths fell to 1-2 on the season after a heartbreaking 5-4 loss on the road to the Middlebury Panthers at Kohn Field on Saturday afternoon...

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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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Women’s Soccer Falls to Middlebury, Routs Smith the Following Day

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || September 19 2018 || 148-3

With momentum from a three-win opening weekend in its favor, the Amherst women’s soccer team was riding high headed into last weekend’s two contests against a tough Middlebury squad and local rivals Smith...

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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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Men’s Golf Finishes Third at Trinity’s Detrick Invitational

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || September 12 2018 || 148-2

This past weekend, the men’s golf team traveled to Newington, Connecticut to compete in the Bill Detrick Invitational, a tournament hosted by conference-rival Trinity...

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Men’s Soccer Takes First Two Games in Convincing Fashion

by Jordan Rhodeman '21, Staff Writer || September 12 2018 || 148-2

Travelling to Boston for its first match of the year, Amherst men’s soccer faced off against Wentworth Institute of Technology before its NESCAC opener against Bowdoin...

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The Hot Corner: Acuña Vs. Ureña

by Jack Malague '19, Columnist || September 12 2018 || 148-2

Jack Malague examines the recent debate in Major League Baseball over its “unwritten rules” after one of the game’s bright young stars was forced to leave a game after being intentionally hit during an at-bat...

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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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Women's Soccer Catapults into Successful Start with Three Wins

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || September 12 2018 || 148-2

Over the past week, the women's soccer team began its season with a series of impressive showings...

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Field Hockey Beats Mount Holyoke But Loses to Bowdoin

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || September 12 2018 || 148-2

The Amherst Mammoths opened their season in a promising fashion at home Thursday against the Mount Holyoke Lyons...

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Sophomores Pace Women's Cross Country at Little Threes

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || September 12 2018 || 148-2

The Amherst women’s cross country team placed third at the annual Little Three Championships, scoring 54 points as a team...

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Men’s Cross Country Defends Little Three Title on Home Turf

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || September 12 2018 || 148-2

Going into the 2017 cross country season, the Williams men’s cross country team had held a 29-year winning streak at the Little Three Championships meet...

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Women’s Soccer Hopes to Improve Fortunes After Disappointing Season

by Talia Land '20, Staff Writer || August 31 2018 || 148-1

Amherst women’s soccer will return to Hitchcock Field this fall in the hopes of rebounding from last year’s disappointing season and returning to the highs of 2016...

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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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Men’s Golf Returns to Action after Little Three Win with High Hopes

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || August 31 2018 || 148-1

The conclusion of last year’s spring season saw the Amherst men’s golf squad finish a relatively successful campaign with a second-place finish at the NESCAC Championships, hosted by Trinity.

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Men’s Cross Country Springboards off NESCAC Championship Season

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || August 31 2018 || 148-1

The Amherst men’s cross country team looks to improve upon its impressive 2017 campaign...

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Depth and Senior Leadership Key to Women’s Cross Country

by Jamie Mazzola ’21, Columnist || August 31 2018 || 148-1

The Amherst women’s cross country team looks poised for improvement and another strong campaign...

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Men's Soccer Returns Key Contributors on Attack and Defense

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || August 31 2018 || 148-1

The Amherst men’s soccer team finished last season with a 12-4-3 record, going 6-2-2 in conference play...

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Junior Core of Men’s Tennis Grows Into Senior Leadership Roles

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || August 31 2018 || 148-1

Building upon last season’s success and a strong core of returning players, the Amherst men’s tennis team certainly has high expectations for the fall season.

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Field Hockey To Restructure after Graduation of Attacking Trio

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || August 30 2018 || 148-1

Amherst field hockey head coach Carol Knerr, now in her 18th season at the helm, enters the 2018 campaign looking to build on a strong core of returning talent.

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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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Women’s Golf Expects to Build on Ninth Place Finish at NCAA’s

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || August 30 2018 || 148-1

The Amherst women’s golf team finished the 2017-18 season with an impressive run to the NCAA Division III National Championships, claiming ninth place out of the top 22 Division III women’s golf teams in the nation...

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Baseball Clinches Wesleyan Series, Sits Atop NESCAC Ladder

by Katie Bergamesca '18, Staff Writer || August 29 2018 || 147-25

After playing just three games the previous week, the Amherst baseball team had a full schedule this week, playing a total of five games. The first game of the grueling week was on the road against Roger Williams University on Wednesday, April 18.

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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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Softball Sweeps Keene State, Drops Conference Series Against Tufts

by Michael Stone ’21, Staff Writer || August 29 2018 || 147-25

Amherst softball played four games this week, contesting doubleheaders against Keene State College on Wednesday and Tufts on Saturday.