With the summer now in the rear view mirror, the men’s and women’s cross country teams are gearing up for their first meet of the season: the Cardinal Invitational in Middletown, Connecticut.
Maya Reiner '25
Traveling to Williamstown, the illness-depleted men’s and women’s track and field teams put up a strong showing at the New England Division III Outdoor Championships, earning a combined 11 All-New England honors.
Though most Amherst athletes are recruited while they are still in high school, others take a less traditional route, trying out for teams once they arrive on campus. Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 highlights the experiences of walk-ons at Amherst.
Dani Valdez ’22 ended her collegiate basketball career with a variety of honors and awards. Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 sat down with Valdez to talk about her career and reflect on what got her to this point.
In their first home doubleheader of the young season, the softball team battled the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Engineers in two close contests this past Saturday. The Mammoths earned two hard-fought wins, highlighted by late-game heroics from several players.
School records came crashing down at the indoor track and field National Qualifying Meet this past weekend. More than eight athletes will fly to North Carolina to compete at Nationals this coming weekend.
This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s track and field teams found success at their final meet of the season, the Ruddy Invitational. The New England Championships await for 53 athletes this weekend.