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Undefeated Men’s Lacrosse Knocks Off No. 2 RIT

by Cale Clinton '19, Staff Writer || March 20 2019 || 148-17

The men’s lacrosse team came out of the weekend unscathed and undefeated as they finished 2-0 in the Mustang Classic...

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Views From Sparrow’s Nest: NFL Controversies

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || March 20 2019 || 148-17

Matt Sparrow addresses the most recent collection of NFL controversies, including the suspension and signing of running back Kareem Hunt and the arrest of New England Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft.

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What did you do over break: Men's Tennis

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || March 20 2019 || 148-17

Men's tennis emerged relatively unscathed after its opening matches of the spring season...

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What did you do over break: Softball

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || March 20 2019 || 148-17

Softball dominated its competition to begin the spring season...

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What did you do over break: Women's Tennis

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || March 20 2019 || 148-17

The women's tennis team travelled to Florida over spring break to begin its spring season...

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Men’s Track Crowns Six All-American Titles at DIII Indoor Championship

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || March 20 2019 || 148-17

Last week, seven members of the men’s track and field team competed at the Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Field Center in Boston...

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Men’s Basketball Exits NCAA Tournament Loss to Nichols College

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || March 20 2019 || 148-17

Despite the home court advantage, the men’s basketball team found itself fighting an uphill battle in the stands and on the court during its Sweet Sixteen matchup against the Nichols College Bison...

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Women’s Lacrosse Rebounds From Opening Day With Four Wins

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || March 20 2019 || 148-17

The Amherst Women's lacrosse team began their season with an opening day loss, but rebounded with four straight victories...

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Baseball Begins Season on a Roll With Solid Pitching and Hot Hitting Streaks

by Jake Grossman '21, Staff Writer || March 20 2019 || 148-17

The Mammoths traveled down to Florida during spring break to begin their season, finishing the week with five wins and three losses altogether...

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The Mazzola Minute: Kevin Durant

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || March 6 2019 || 148-16

Jamie Mazzola delves into the controversy surrounding NBA Superstar Kevin Durant’s relationship with the media and the narratives that have surrounded him in recent years on and off the court.

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Men’s Hockey Defeated After Epic Semifinal Win

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || March 6 2019 || 148-16

After an impressive 10-3-3 record in the NESCAC this season, the men’s hockey team entered the NESCAC Championships as dark horses to claim the league title...

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Women’s Lacrosse Falls In Season Opener To Colby in Snowy Game, 5-6

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || March 6 2019 || 148-16

Entering the 2019 season, the women’s lacrosse team was ranked highly — number six in the country. After a successful 2018 season in which they posted a nearly flawless 17-3 record, the Mammoths made a run to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament...

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Men’s Basketball Triumphs in First Round of NCAA Tournament

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || March 6 2019 || 148-16

It was an excellent basketball weekend for Amherst as the Mammoths won both of their matchups to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2016...

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Men’s Lacrosse Dominate Colby in Season Opener With 24-6 Landslide

by Jake Grossman '21, Staff Writer || March 6 2019 || 148-16

he men’s lacrosse team kicked off their season by thrashing Colby College with a score of 24-6...

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Women’s Hockey Comes Up Short Against Williams

by Cale Clinton '19, Staff Writer || March 6 2019 || 148-16

The women’s hockey team’s season unfortunately came to an end on Saturday, March 2, when the team fell to top-seed Williams in the semifinals of the NESCAC playoffs...

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Women’s Basketball Advances to Sweet Sixteen

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer || March 6 2019 || 148-16

After another impressive regular season, the women’s basketball team was one of 16 teams selected to host first- and second-round matchups for the NCAA tournament...

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Men’s Track & Field Sets Records at Indoor Meet

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || February 27 2019 || 148-15

The men’s track and field team traveled to MIT on Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23 to compete at the New England Division III Track and Field Championships...

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Men’s Basketball Bests Hamilton, Claims Eighth NESCAC Title

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || February 27 2019 || 148-15

After beating the 16th-ranked Williams Ephs in the semifinals and the eighth-ranked host Hamilton Continentals in the championship, Amherst men's basketball captured its eighth conference title...

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Women’s Hockey Emerges Victorious over Trinity in Overtime Contest

by Cale Clinton '19, Staff Writer || February 27 2019 || 148-15

The women’s ice hockey team survived the first round of NESCAC playoffs in a nail-biter overtime win against Trinity...

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Women’s Squash Falls in College Championships

by Thomas Woodville '21, Staff Writer || February 27 2019 || 148-15

This weekend, the women’s squash team traveled to compete in the second division of the College Squash Association Team Championship...

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Women’s Basketball Loses to Tufts in NESCAC Championship Semifinals

by Joe Palmo '21, Staff Writer || February 27 2019 || 148-15

Last week, the women’s basketball team traveled to Bowdoin, the site of this year’s NESCAC tournament, for a heated semifinal matchup between the second-seeded Mammoths and the third-seeded Jumbos from Tufts...

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Student Spotlight: Reggie Brewster '21

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || February 20 2019 || 148-14

Managing Sports Editor Henry Newton ’21 sat down with Reggie Brewster ’21 to discuss life as an athlete pursuing a pre-med track...

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Views From Sparrow’s Nest: Tennis Love

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || February 20 2019 || 148-14

Matt Sparrow examines the state of professional tennis, commenting on the rising generation of young stars while simultaneously explaining why it is exactly this turnover that sparks his love for the game.

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Women’s Basketball Finds Itself in an Unfamiliar Position: Underdogs

by Henry Newton '21, Managing Sports Editor || February 20 2019 || 148-14

From the moment that the Mammoths lost their first game in over two years against unranked Eastern Connecticut State University on Nov. 20, the team has found itself in an unfamiliar role: NESCAC underdogs.

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Men’s Basketball Set to Clash with Rival Williams in NESCAC Semifinal Match

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || February 20 2019 || 148-14

Men’s basketball will travel to Clinton, New York on Feb 24 to face Williams. The matchup will feature not only the animosity between bitter enemies, but also some of the best basketball that the NESCAC has to offer...

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Women’s Swim & Dive Takes Third At NESCACs

by Jake Grossman '21, Staff Writer || February 20 2019 || 148-14

The women’s swim and dive team came in third place this past weekend at the NESCAC championships, finishing behind first-place Williams and second-place Tufts...

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Women’s Track and Field Sprinters Set School Record in the 4x400 Meter Relay

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || February 20 2019 || 148-14

The women’s track and field team split up between Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9, with half of the team going to the Boston University Valentine Invitational and half of the team going to MIT’s Gordon Kelly Invitational.

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Men’s Squash Places Expected Sixth at Team Nationals

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || February 20 2019 || 148-14

Sophomore Terrance Wang, first on the Mammoths’ ladder, sent the small rubber ball-- already hot from warm-ups-- hurtling towards the Bulldog face plastered on the wall. With that, the Mammoths’ final tournament of the year began...

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The Mazzola Minute: James Harden

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || February 18 2019 || 148-13

Jamie Mazzola discusses James Harden's recent dominance, and how his recent performances indicate a seismic shift in the way that the game of basketball is played.

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Athlete of the Issue: Kaitlin Hoang '21

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || February 12 2019 || 148-13

Managing Sports Editor Connor Haugh sat down with Kaitlin Hoang ’21, center for the women’s hockey team, who has seven goals and nine assists so far this season. Here are the highlights...

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Women’s Basketball Bests Williams and Middlebury in Weekend NESCAC Slate

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer || February 12 2019 || 148-13

Going into Friday night’s game against rival Williams, there was a chance for one Mammoth to make history...

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Men’s Track Competes in Boston, Buren Sets Second School Record

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || February 12 2019 || 148-13

This past weekend, the men’s track and field team competed at the Boston University Valentine Invitational and the MIT Gordon Kelley Invitational...

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Women’s Hockey Splits Weekend Series with Hamilton in Last Weekend of Regular Season

by Cale Clinton '19, Staff Writer || February 12 2019 || 148-13

The women’s hockey team split their weekend double-header against the Hamilton Continentals in Clinton, New York...

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Amherst Men’s Basketball Head Coach David Hixon ’75: 'We Can Beat Anybody.'

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || February 12 2019 || 148-13

As head coach of men’s basketball for 42 consecutive seasons, David Hixon ’75 is used to taking calls from opposing head coaches and haggling over where they deserve to be in the regional rankings...

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Women’s Squash Stumbles at NESCAC Squash Championships, Loses in Semifinals

by Thomas Woodville '21, Staff Writer || February 12 2019 || 148-13

Women’s squash had a tough weekend at the NESCAC Women’s Squash Championship where they came in fourth...

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Men’s Basketball Defeats Tufts, Bates and Wesleyan

by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

The men’s basketball team, ranked 23rd in DIII, won both of its matchups last weekend in LeFrak Gymnasium. They easily cruised to a 30-point victory over Tufts...

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Men’s Hockey Shuts Out Bowdoin, Ties Colby Behind Strong Performance of Goaltending Tandem

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

Sparked by an offensive performance and lights-out goaltending, the men’s hockey team skated to a 3-0 victory on Friday, Feb. 1 in Maine over the Bowdoin Polar Bears...

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Men’s Swim and Dive Falls To MIT in First Loss of Season, Bounces Back against Springfield

by Jake Grossman '21, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

The Amherst men’s swim and dive team suffered their first loss of the season on Feb. 2 falling a score of 189-111 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

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Women’s Swim and Dive Ties MIT in Rare Scoreline

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor || February 6 2019 || 148-12

This weekend, the women’s swim and dive team continued their excellent performance with a win over Springfield College and an unusual tie against well-matched MIT...

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Women’s Track and Field Starts Indoor Season with Excellent Performances

by Jamie Mazzola '21, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

The women’s track and field team returned early to campus for interterm, holding daily practice and competing in several meets while much of the student body remained at home on winter break...

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Men’s Squash Rallies After First-Round Loss to Win Two at NESCAC Tournament

by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

This past weekend, the men’s squash team traveled to Middlebury, Vermont to attend the NESCAC Championship tournament, the first of two major tournaments in their season...

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Women’s Squash Falls To Bates In Last Home Game

by Thomas Woodville '21, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

On Jan. 27, the women’s squash team geared up for Senior Day with the final home game of its season against Bates...

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Women’s Basketball Rebounds After First NESCAC Loss, Beats Bates and Tufts

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

The Amherst women’s basketball team suffered its first NESCAC defeat in over two seasons on Jan. 26, falling to the number one-ranked Bowdoin Polar Bears on the road...

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Men’s Track and Field Impresses, Buren ’22 Breaks 60m School Record

by Veronica Rocco '19, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

While the majority of campus was away for winter break, the men’s track and field team remained in Amherst, to compete in the program’s winter season...

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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...