Volume 152 • Issue 24
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Monday, May 29, 2023
By Leo Kamin '25
May 3, 2023
In this week’s Around the Herd: Softball claims Little Three title; men’s and women’s track win titles; and men’s lacrosse advances to NESCAC semifinals.
By Hena Ershadi '26
April 20, 2023
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.
By Maya Reiner '25
April 12, 2023
The Mammoths suffered a tough, 13-12 loss to Colby College after battling back to force overtime. With four regular-season matches left, the women now stand 7-3.
By Mike Schretter '23
April 5, 2023
Amherst Women’s Lacrosse defeated Bowdoin 11-8, avenging last year’s loss. Their next match is against Wesleyan, on April 6.
By Hedi Skali '25
March 29, 2023
In this edition of Around the Herd: men’s and women’s lacrosse both reach a four-game win streak, and softball dominates in two doubleheaders.
By Carter Hollingsworth '25
May 4, 2022
Women’s lacrosse fell to Trinity in their regular season finale and to conference- and national-No. 1 Middlebury in NESCAC quarterfinals, ending their first season since the onset of the pandemic.
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.
Amherst women’s lacrosse took on undefeated national No. 1 Middlebury this weekend in their last regular season home game, celebrating their eight seniors and retiring head coach on Senior Day. The Panthers maintained their undefeated season in a hard-fought match against the Mammoths 15-7.
By Liza Katz '25E
April 20, 2022
Coming off a huge overtime win against Tufts last weekend, women’s lacrosse returned to the field on Wednesday night, beating Connecticut College 12-7 before overtime heroics sealed a Mammoth win for the second straight weekend, this time over archrival Williams, 8-7.
April 13, 2022
Amherst women’s lacrosse went 1-2 on the week after hard-fought losses against No. 11 Wesleyan and No. 5 Colby and an exciting overtime win against No. 6 Tufts. It was the Mammoths’ first win over the Jumbos since 2018.
By Nick Edwards-Levin '25
March 23, 2022
Women’s lacrosse was red hot over spring break, winning three straight games, including a comeback win in overtime and a tight conference win, to secure a four-game winning streak and a 21st place national ranking.