Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, December 2, 2022
By Liza Katz '24
May 11, 2022
Softball continued their dominant run this weekend, beating Bowdoin, Trinity, and top-seeded host Tufts in the NESCAC tournament to take home the 2022 NESCAC title, the program’s first. The team clinched an automatic bid to this year’s NCAA Tournament with the win.
May 4, 2022
The softball team closed their regular season on a high note this past weekend, against Little Three rival Wesleyan. They clinched the Little Three Title in emphatic fashion, sweeping the Cardinals to clinch the top seed in the NESCAC West Division.
April 27, 2022
The softball team continued their run of good form this week, going 3-1 overall. They defeated Western New England University via the mercy run rule, and then took the first two games of their three-game series versus Williams before dropping a one-run thriller in their final contest of the week.
By Ethan Samuels '23
April 20, 2022
Amherst first-year Dani Torres Werra ’25 accomplished one of the toughest feats in sports last Wednesday, pitching a perfect game in a win over Springfield College. The team then lost a second matchup with Springfield before sweeping a NESCAC doubleheader against Trinity College.
By Alex Noga '23
April 13, 2022
The softball team continued their successful start to NESCAC play, defeating Hamilton two games to one for their second series win of the year. They sit atop the NESCAC West division with a 4-2 record in conference play and a 12-5 record overall.
March 23, 2022
In their shortened 2021 season, Amherst softball had a great season to build on, including two separate five-game win streaks and encouraging seasons from a multitude of underclassmen. Here’s what their 2022 season has in store.
By Anya Ramras '22
May 5, 2021
This weekend, the Amherst softball team powered 35 total hits, including five
home runs, defeating Middlebury College in all three games to wrap up NESCAC
GAME ONE: Middlebury 2, Amherst 7
The sides totaled a combined fifteen hits in game one. Amherst opened the
scoring in the top of the first, with Rachel Lovejoy ’23
scoring off of an Autumn Lee ’23
April 28, 2021
In a series riddled with drama, the Amherst softball team suffered a sweep at
the hands of rival Williams College this weekend.
On Saturday, April 25, Talia Bloxham ’22
the nod in the first game of a double-header, pitching a stellar five innings.
Bloxham struck out three, but Williams’ third-inning hit from Aly Granados and a
sacrifice fly by Kelly McGuigan in the fifth plated two runs.
Heading into the top of the
By Ava O'Connor '24
April 22, 2021
This weekend, the Amherst softball team had yet another outstanding effort
against Hamilton College. On Saturday, April 17, the teams took a game each, but
Hamilton ultimately prevailed on Sunday, April 18, leaving the weekend with a
2-1 series victory over Amherst. Even though the Mammoths totaled an incredible
17 runs along with five homers over the course of three games, it was not enough
to carry them to a series win. Despite this being their first series loss of the
season, the team’s grit
April 14, 2021
On Saturday, April 10, the Amherst softball team hosted a double-header against
Bowdoin College. The Mammoths won both games to keep their winning streak intact
and move to 5-0 for the season.
Pitcher Talia Bloxham ’22 started game one on the mound, marking the second time
in as many weekends that Bloxham pitched a complete game. After Bowdoin hit a
solo home run in the top of the first, Amherst responded with four first-inning
runs off a pair of doubles by Maddie Procyk ’24 and Jess Butler ’2
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