While most of the student body went home for Thanksgiving, 11 of the college’s athletic teams competed over the break. Highlights include men’s soccer advancing to the Final Four; an impressive cross-country nationals performance; and undefeated starts for several teams.
Women’s ice hockey narrowly lost the NCAA Division III National Championship in the longest game in the tournament’s history. Despite the Mammoths’ resilience, they came up short in a 2-1 loss after an intense game lasting over three hours.
In this edition of Around the Herd: women's hockey dominates NESCAC Championship and men’s and women’s track and field teams set season bests at the Tufts National Qualifying Meet.
Women's ice hockey has had an impressive run this season, earning national and NESCAC No. 1 rankings. With NESCAC Semifinals around the corner, The Student checked in with the record-breaking team.
In this edition of Around the Herd: exceptional performances by Women's Hockey stars, Trips to California and Puerto Rico, two Mammoths of the Month, a strong start to the Track season, and more you may have missed in Amherst sports this past January!
The No. 11-ranked women’s hockey team traveled to Middlebury for their second NESCAC series of the season this past weekend. The Mammoths returned from Vermont with two wins, having handed the No. 3 Panthers their first two losses of the 2022-23 season by identical 4-2 scorelines.
Coming off a season that ended with a loss in the NESCAC Final, the women’s hockey team has started this year strong, winning three of their first four games.