Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
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
April 22, 2021
With fewer than 100 days before the Tokyo Olympics, Vlatko Andonovski, the new
head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT), faces a dilemma
every coach dreams of: selecting an 18-player roster from one of the deepest
talent pools ever. But with that abundance of talent, putting together the
limited roster is a hefty and critical task, especially after the team’s
surprisingly early exit in the Rio 2016 Olympic quarterfinals.
To avoid the same errors that caused that early exit f
By Alex Noga '23
March 31, 2021
In the world of sports, the month of March is perhaps best known for the annual
NCAA Division I Basketball Tournaments, commonly referred to as March Madness.
After the tournaments were canceled last year
due to the emergence of Covid-19, excitement for this year’s March Madness has
been incredibly high