In this week’s edition of Around the Herd: Men’s and women’s soccer secure out-of-conference wins, football narrowly falls to Colby, and cross country shows up at the Connecticut College Invitational.
Amherst Women's Golf
This week in Amherst Athletics: Football returned to .500; volleyball and both soccer teams earned wins; field hockey split a pair of contests; women’s golf took second place; and a pair of Mammoths won the final tournament of the fall for women’s tennis.
In this week’s Around the Herd: Men’s and women’s soccer both fell for the first time this season; field hockey suffered a loss at the hands of the Ephs; women’s golf participated in the NCAA Fall Preview; football took on Trinity; and both volleyball and men’s tennis found success at Bowdoin.
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.
The No. 9 women’s golf team, led by the tournament’s individual champion Jessica Huang ’25, took second place at the NESCAC Fall Qualifier this past weekend, punching their ticket to the NESCAC Championship in April where they will look to defend their title from last year.
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.
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.