Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Liza Katz '24
October 19, 2022
Both Amherst golf teams took to the course for the final time this fall at the NEIGA Championship. The men’s team ended their season with a third place finish, while the No. 14 women’s team took second.
By Alex Noga '23
September 28, 2022
Around the Herd provides quick updates on all the Amherst sports action you may have missed in the past week. In this week’s installment: field hockey flourishes, both golf teams thrive, and women’s tennis concludes their fall season.
September 21, 2022
Around the Herd provides quick updates on all the Amherst sports action you may have missed in the past week. In this week’s installment: Cross country, women’s tennis, and men’s golf compete in weekend tournaments.
September 14, 2022
In the first installment of “Around the Herd,” the sportswriting staff provides some quick snapshots of all the Amherst sports action you may have missed this past week.
September 7, 2022
While the men’s golf team looks to build upon a fifth-place finish in the NESCAC Championship last year, the women’s team hopes to repeat last season’s NESCAC Championship and trip to the NCAA Championships with a loaded roster of returners.
By Leo Kamin '25
May 4, 2022
Playing at their home course, the Amherst women’s golf team won their first-ever NESCAC Championship this past weekend. Dominant play over two rounds earned an emphatic 11-shot victory and a trip to the Division III National Championship in Houston, Texas. The men’s team finished fifth of 10.
April 27, 2022
The men’s and women’s golf teams played in two-day tournaments this past weekend. The women hosted the Leaman Invitational, while the Men headed to Williamstown for the Williams Invite. The women finished third of 10 teams, the men finished sixth of nine.
By Liam Archacki '24
May 5, 2021
Both the Amherst men’s and women’s golf teams competed in the NESCAC #2 event
over the weekend. The women headed to the Ledges Golf Club in South Hadley for
the second round of the cumulative NESCAC tournament on Saturday, May 2, while
the men followed suit the next day.
Holding a third-place position based on their performance in NESCAC #1
a week prior, the women’s team found itself w
By Cedric Skerlecz '24
April 28, 2021
Over the weekend, the Amherst men’s and women’s golf teams both competed in the
NESCAC #1 tournament. On Sunday, April 25, the women’s team also faced rival
Williams at the Taconic Golf Club.
On Saturday, April 24, the women’s team finished third out of five at NESCAC #1,
a mere four strokes behind first place Williams and one behind second place
Hamilton. Katie Mina Lee ’22
and Jenny Hua ’24 tied for fourth place
By Anya Ramras '22
April 22, 2021
Both the Amherst men’s and women’s golf teams traveled across Massachusetts to
compete in tournaments over the weekend. The men’s team competed in the Tufts
Invitational on April 17, while both teams headed northwest to Williamstown for
the Williams Invitational on April 18.
In the Tufts Invitational, the men’s team shot a combined 347 to finish 59-over
First-year Tommy Whitley ’24
the way for the Mammoths wit
April 14, 2021
The men’s and women’s golf teams opened their 2021 seasons this past weekend at
the Hamilton Spring Shootout, a one-day tournament at the Skenandoa Golf Club in
Clinton, New York. In addition to Amherst, Hamilton College, Williams College,
and Middlebury College also participated in the event.
The women’s team finished third overall with a score of 325, 11 strokes behind
Williams, the event winner. First-year Jenny Hua ’24 led the way for Amherst in
her first collegiate competition, carding an