Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Alex Noga '23
May 11, 2022
In the opening round of the NESCAC tournament, the baseball team swept Bowdoin in two games to advance to the semifinals. Now entering the double-elimination Championship series, the Mammoths will open against Middlebury.
May 4, 2022
In a must-win three-game series, the baseball team decisively swept rival Williams. The Mammoths will now travel to Maine to play Bowdoin this weekend in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC tournament.
April 27, 2022
The baseball team won three of five games this past week but lost an important NESCAC series against Middlebury. Heading into the final week of regular season play, the upcoming weekend series against Williams will determine the final team that makes it into the playoffs from the West division.
April 20, 2022
The Mammoths had two extraordinarily memorable victories in their series win against Trinity this past weekend: a 10-run ninth-inning comeback and a no-hitter thrown by Nick Giattino ’24, his second in as many years, helped the Mammoths win their first series of the year.
April 13, 2022
The baseball team were swept in their second NESCAC series of the year over the weekend, bringing their conference record to 1-5. They ended the week on a high note however, picking up a resilient 6-5 win on Monday.
By Liza Katz '24
March 23, 2022
Coming off a NESCAC title victory in the 2021 Covid-shortened season, the baseball team opened their 2022 season with a spring break trip to Florida, where they went 4-2 in six games.
February 16, 2022
Join Managing Sports Editor Alex Noga ’23 as we uncover some of the fascinating details about the college's storied past in the new sports column "Mammoth Memories." Our first stop: the very first organized baseball game ever played.
By Ethan Samuels '23
May 12, 2021
Anchored by stellar pitching performances from Nick Giattino ’24
Sachin Nambiar ’22
Amherst Mammoths swept Tufts University on Saturday, May 8, to win the 2021
NESCAC Baseball Championship.
Giattino — the undefeated breakout star poised to be one of the NESCAC’s most
dominant pitchers for the next three years — took the hill in the fir
May 5, 2021
On Saturday, May 1, the Amherst baseball team hosted Middlebury College in a
double-header, needing only one win to clinch the NESCAC West Division
Undefeated first-year ace Nick Giattino ’24
the nod in game one, tossing four innings of three hit ball and striking out
Middlebury, however, jumped off to a hot start, knocking a first-inning triple
followed by a home run to bring the score to 2-0.
April 28, 2021
Amherst baseball completed a three-game sweep of rival Williams College this
past weekend, winning 4-0, 5-1 and 5-2 and improving their record to 7-2
overall. With their wins this weekend, the Mammoths have clinched the title of
Little Three Champions for the third time in the last four seasons.
Victories against Williams always taste slightly sweeter on the baseball diamond
considering that Amherst and Williams participated in the first ever collegiate
baseball game in 1859 — a slugfest where
By Mike Schretter '23
April 22, 2021
Coming off a 2-1 series win against Wesleyan University, the Mammoths traveled
to Clinton Park, NY for two games against Hamilton College on Saturday, April
17. The team then headed back to host a home game in Amherst on Sunday, April
Saturday certainly had its drama in both contests. The first game of the
doubleheader began at 1:30 p.m. The Mammoths started out strong as Luke Padian
knocked a single to left fiel
By Cedric Skerlecz '24
April 7, 2021
After a year without league play due to Covid-19 and the subsequent suspension
of NESCAC sports, Amherst’s baseball and softball teams concluded their
season-opening weekends with strong performances.
Both the baseball and softball teams faced Wesleyan University in three game
sets over the weekend. On Saturday, April 3, both teams played doubleheaders, as
softball hosted on campus and baseball traveled to Middleton, Conn.
In the first game of baseball’s doubleheader, Tyler Marshall ’21 kick