Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Maya Reiner '25
May 11, 2022
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.
By Liza Katz '24
May 4, 2022
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.
April 27, 2022
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.
By Ava O'Connor '24
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.
By Hedi Skali '25
April 20, 2022
The men’s and women’s track and field teams displayed stellar performances in the Silfen Invitational — finishing second and third, respectively. Members of the teams also participated in the decathlon and heptathlon at the Williams Invitational and the 5,000 meter at the Larry Ellis Invitational.
By Violet Glickman '25
April 13, 2022
For the first time since 2019, the men’s and women’s track and field teams took to Pratt Field on Saturday, April 9, hosting their only home meet of the year. Despite the ominous storm clouds overshadowing the day (and causing two rain delays), the Mammoths shone through.
March 9, 2022
School records came crashing down at the indoor track and field National Qualifying Meet this past weekend. More than eight athletes will fly to North Carolina to compete at Nationals this coming weekend.
March 2, 2022
The women’s and men’s track and field teams took third and sixth place, respectively, at the Division III New England Championships this past weekend. 28 athletes claimed all-New England honors.
February 23, 2022
This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s track and field teams found success at their final meet of the season, the Ruddy Invitational. The New England Championships await for 53 athletes this weekend.
February 16, 2022
Track and field found success in their second-to-last meet of the season at Middlebury. The men placed second; the women placed third. A slew of athletes qualified for New Englands.
By Ethan Samuels '23
May 19, 2021
Over the past weekend, the Amherst men’s and women’s track and field teams
traveled to Williams College to participate in quad-meet action against Tufts
University, Middlebury College and Williams.
On the men’s side, the Mammoths won five of the 11 events in which they
submitted a competitor.
Henry Buren ’22
dominated in the 100-meter dash, crossing the finish line in just 10.68 seconds
in a race where the
By Mike Schretter '23
May 12, 2021
On Saturday, May 8, Amherst Track and Field faced Williams and Wesleyan on the
Ephs’ home turf. With Williams and Wesleyan being known as Amherst’s biggest
rivals, a victory in this meet promised bragging rights.
The Mammoths had some major successes on the men’s and women’s side of both
track and field events in this big showdown. For women’s track, it all started
with Sophia Wolmer ’23
, who continued he
April 28, 2021
The Amherst men’s and women’s track teams kicked off their Covid-abbreviated
season in dual-meet action against NESCAC rival Hamilton College.
On the women’s side, the scorecard may show a decisive, yet competitive 84-77
total point victory against Hamilton, but it fails to note the true magnitude of
Amherst’s dominance. The Mammoths only competed in 13 events, winning a
remarkable 12 of 13 events in which they submitted a competitor.
Amherst swept the floor in the 400-meter event, taking th