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Jackson Reydel '23
Amherst men’s basketball stayed perfect this past week, making it eight straight to begin the season. The Mammoths beat Saint Elizabeth’s University and Springfield College on the back of strong defense.
The men’s basketball team dominated in the season-opener, defeating Rosemont College by a score of 92-56 on their own court, as Head Coach Marlon Spears made his first appearance as the leader of the Mammoths.
Behind an impressive defensive performance, football earned a 21-0 victory against Hamilton College on Oct. 23. The Mammoths held the Continentals to just 305 yards of offense, while also intercepting four passes.
In their first game after suffering a tough first loss of the season to Colby last weekend, the Mammoths beat Tufts 24-21 in a game with a dramatic finish. Lead by strong defense, the Mammoths stymied Tufts on their final drive to preserve the win.
The Amherst football team took the field for their second game of the season this past weekend, but fell to Colby by a score of 10-7 in a tightly contested defensive battle.
The men's and women's golf teams are in full swing after each competed in two tournaments over the past two weekends. The Mammoths’ first years delivered especially strong performances against talented opponents.