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.
Liza Katz '24
Managing Sports Editor and Amherst women's soccer forward Liza Katz '24 advocates for an increase in the viewership of professional and international women's soccer.
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.
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.
Earlier this year, Serena Williams announced that she would retire at the end of the U.S. Open. After a storied career, including 23 Major singles titles, 23 doubles titles, and an Olympic Gold Medal, the GOAT finished her career with a three-set loss in the U.S. Open’s Third Round.
Throughout her time at Amherst, Sage Innerarity has made a name for herself through her ability to bring people together and raise the voices of others.
Softball continued their dominant run this weekend, beating Bowdoin, Trinity, and top-seeded host Tufts in the NESCAC tournament to take home the 2022 NESCAC title, the program’s first. The team clinched an automatic bid to this year’s NCAA Tournament with the win.