Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
By Maya Reiner '25
November 2, 2022
Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 sits down with three international student-athletes to gain insight into their unique adjustment process at Amherst.
By Alex Noga '23
A tragic loss to Williams in the final seconds of the NESCAC quarterfinals ended the field hockey team’s hopes for a conference title this past weekend.
By Kate Quigley '26
October 28, 2022
After extending their winning streak to nine games with wins over Smith and Hamilton, Trinity brought the Mammoths back to earth, returning to Amherst with a 2-1 overtime loss to end their regular season.
October 19, 2022
Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 provides a look into the life of dual-sport athletes, including personal details from two-sport athletes Muffie Mazambani ’24 and Jacob Bruno ’25E.
By Alex Noga '23 and Liza Katz '24
Around the Herd provides quick updates on all the Amherst sports action you may have missed this past week. In this week’s installment: field hockey’s blowout win, cross country’s success at the Conn College Invitational, and the final tournament of men’s tennis’s season.
By Liza Katz '24
October 13, 2022
The field hockey team picked up two important NESCAC wins over Wesleyan and Bowdoin this past weekend, securing the Little Three Championship for the first time since 2018 along the way.
By Hena Ershadi '26
October 5, 2022
The No. 7 field hockey team recorded two important NESCAC wins this past week, with a 3-1 win against Williams on Saturday and a 3-0 win against Connecticut College on Tuesday.
September 28, 2022
When the pandemic hit, many Amherst athletes chose to take time off from school to return for a fifth year and use all four years of their college eligibility. Maya Reiner ’25 spoke to three such athletes to gain insight into their decisions and experiences.
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.
September 21, 2022
Amherst field hockey went 1-1 this week, thoroughly demolishing Keene State University before losing a close game to NESCAC foe Tufts 2-1 in overtime.
September 14, 2022
In the first installment of “Around the Herd,” the sportswriting staff provides some quick snapshots of all the Amherst sports action you may have missed this past week.
September 7, 2022
Returning the majority of their roster after their most successful season in the past five years, the field hockey team is loaded with talent and experience and looks prepared for an even more promising year.
By Melanie Schwimmer '23
May 12, 2021
Fall or spring, rain or shine, one constant remains in NCAA field hockey: North
Carolina’s success. This Sunday, March 9, the No. 1 seed Tarheels downed the No.
2 Michigan Wolverines in overtime, 4-3, to claim their third straight
championship. UNC completed this back-to-back-to-back feat once previously in
1995, 1996 and 1997. With their program’s ninth title, North Carolina has tied
Old Dominion University for most field hockey championships.
While UNC’s last two championships came comfortab