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 Swim and Dive
In this edition of Around the Herd: women's hockey dominates while the men win an exciting match, track and field looks to qualify for national championships, and two divers also put on nationals-worthy performances.
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!
Both the men’s and women’s swim and dive teams have opened their seasons with three straight wins. The two teams beat Colby, Wesleyan, and Middlebury to open their 2022-23 dual-meet schedule 3-0.
While most students return to their hometowns over break, many student-athletes must remain on campus with their teams. Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 gains insight into this unique experience.
The women’s diving team showed out at the NCAA North/Northeast Regional Championships, taking first and second on the 1-meter board. Two divers will continue on to Nationals.