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.
Amherst Women's Lacrosse
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.
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.
Amherst Women’s Lacrosse defeated Bowdoin 11-8, avenging last year’s loss. Their next match is against Wesleyan, on April 6.
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.
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.
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.