In this week’s Around the Herd: Lacrosse loses a tense match against NESCAC favorites Tufts; baseball falls to another Tufts squad; and Jordan Harrison ’26 sets a Track and Field record.
Amherst Track and Field
In this edition of Around the Herd: The baseball team defeats Williams, track & field teams impress at a pair of invitationals, the tennis teams win against Skidmore, and more.
In this edition of Around the Herd: women's hockey dominates while the men win an exciting match, track and field looks to qualify for national championships, and two divers also put on nationals-worthy performances.
Traveling to Williamstown, the illness-depleted men’s and women’s track and field teams put up a strong showing at the New England Division III Outdoor Championships, earning a combined 11 All-New England honors.
This past weekend, the track and field team took the trip to Hamilton for this year’s NESCAC Championships. Mammoth competitors won seven events and set two program records on the way to fourth and fifth place finishes for the men’s and women’s teams, respectively.
Though most Amherst athletes are recruited while they are still in high school, others take a less traditional route, trying out for teams once they arrive on campus. Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 highlights the experiences of walk-ons at Amherst.
The women’s and men’s track and field teams traveled to MIT this past Saturday, April 23, to compete at the Sean Collier Invitational. A strong field included athletes from all three NCAA divisions. There was no team scoring at the meet, but the Mammoths’ individual performances were a highlight.