Amherst Lord Jeffs

All times Eastern
Overall: 29-4 - Conference: 8-1
11/15 vs. New York City Tech • W, 117-20
11/16 vs. Fitchburg State W, 72-59
11/22 vs. Pine Manor W, 87-17
11/23 vs. Lehman W, 81-58
11/25 vs. Mount Holyoke W, 76-39 BX BX
12/2 at Keene State W, 54-47
12/5 at Western New England W, 69-38
12/6 at Westfield State W, 80-59
@ Western New England College
12/11 vs. Clark W, 77-55
12/28 at Fitchburg State W, 79-53
@ Daytona Beach, FL
12/29 at Kenyon W, 64-36
@ Daytona Beach, FL
1/7 vs. Wesleyan W, 57-54
1/10 at Williams W, 76-46
1/12 vs. Springfield W, 73-51 PH
1/16 at Wesleyan * • W, 75-65
1/17 at Connecticut College * • W, 79-53
1/20 at Lehman W, 68-58
1/24 vs. Trinity (Conn.) * • W, 62-43
1/30 vs. Bowdoin * • L, 63-61
1/31 vs. Colby * • W, 65-64
2/6 vs. Bates * • W, 63-46
2/7 vs. Tufts * • W, 54-48
2/13 vs. Williams * • W, 66-61
2/14 at Middlebury * • W, 71-49
2/21 vs. Colby W, 77-36
2/28 vs. Tufts W, 49-46
@ Bowdoin
3/1 at Bowdoin L, 49-46
3/6 vs. Babson W, 77-54
3/7 vs. Emmanuel W, 76-37 PH
3/13 vs. New York University W, 74-51 PH
3/14 vs. Brandeis W, 68-54
3/20 at Washington U. L, 65-49
@ Holland, Mich.
3/21 vs. TCNJ L, 82-74
@ DeVos Fieldhouse - Hope College

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 29-4 - Conference: 8-1
1/16 at Wesleyan * • W, 75-65
1/17 at Connecticut College * • W, 79-53
1/24 vs. Trinity (Conn.) * • W, 62-43
1/30 vs. Bowdoin * • L, 63-61
1/31 vs. Colby * • W, 65-64
2/6 vs. Bates * • W, 63-46
2/7 vs. Tufts * • W, 54-48
2/13 vs. Williams * • W, 66-61
2/14 at Middlebury * • W, 71-49

(* Conference; • Region)
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Amherst 8-1 29-4
Bowdoin 8-1 24-5
Tufts 7-2 22-5
Bates 5-4 16-9
Trinity (Conn.) 4-5 17-8
Wesleyan 4-5 12-11
Colby 4-5 13-12
Williams 3-6 8-17
Middlebury 2-7 8-15
Connecticut College 0-9 8-16

Past Records

2015-16 (30-2, 9-1 NESCAC)
2014-15 (25-4, 8-2 NESCAC)
2013-14 (26-4, 9-1 NESCAC)
2012-13 (30-3, 9-1 NESCAC)
2011-12 (31-2, 10-0 NESCAC)
2010-11 (32-1, 9-0 NESCAC)
2009-10 (32-1, 9-0 NESCAC)
2008-09 (29-4, 8-1 NESCAC)
2007-08 (27-3, 7-2 NESCAC)
2006-07 (12-13, 3-6 NESCAC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: G.P. Gromacki
Conference: NESCAC


Enrollment (FT undergrads): 1792
Location: Amherst, MA
Colors: Purple, White, Black
Region: Northeast
Arena: LeFrak Gymnasium (1800)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

October 26, 2016
Tufts tops preseason rankings
After finishing one spot behind Thomas More last season, Tufts will start this season as the top...
July 26, 2016
Colby names Gaetano head coach of women's basketball
Brittany Gaetano, head coach at Drew since 2010 and a former assistant at Amherst College, is the...
March 19, 2016
Tufts, Mighty Moss head to Indy
Tufts shut out Wartburg in the first period and held off the Knights in the fourth to punch its...
March 15, 2016
Sister act adds to Amherst's legacy
Amherst women's basketball has an impressive legacy, including more Final Four appearances than the...
March 13, 2016
Hoopsville: Only the Elite
Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh recapped a terrific weekend of basketball while hearing from...
March 12, 2016
Wartburg joins three playoff vets in Final Four
Just like last year Thomas More survived foul trouble for Sydney Moss and advanced past Washington...
March 4, 2016
2016 women's tournament preview
Three undefeated teams enter the 2016 NCAA tournament, including both of last year's national...
February 28, 2016
Sunday: Panthers, Oles bust a bubble
Middlebury completed its run through the NESCAC tournament, earning itself a bid and busting someone...
January 22, 2016
Friday: Maroons win 12th straight
Chicago topped New York University in the night's only Top 25 matchup and Wesleyan beat its second...
January 8, 2016
Friday: NESCAC joins the fun
NESCAC play began tonight with big nights for the men and women at Amherst and Tufts. Plus the...
October 29, 2015
It's unanimous: Thomas More picked to repeat
With four starters back, and yes, one of them being Sydney Moss, our voters didn't have to look far...
March 9, 2015
Amherst shuffles, finds a spark
Ali Doswell was an accidental starter for Amherst on Saturday in the second round at NYU and ended...
March 7, 2015
2nd round: Just Tufts enough again
Tufts never had a lead against St. John Fisher through the first 40 minutes, but the Jumbos found a...
January 10, 2015
Saturday women's wrap: Thunder rolls, Lord Jeffs rule
No. 13 Wheaton became the first team to solve No. 24 North Central's system this year while No. 3...
December 4, 2014
Hoopsville: Plenty of Upsets & Questions
This may truly be the year of questions. In just the first three weeks of the season, barely anyone...
February 27, 2014
Hoopsville On the Road: Women's World
Hoopsville hits the road to the ODAC tournament in Salem, Virginia. Today, Dave McHugh focused on...
February 1, 2014
Women's wrap: First of all
Christopher Newport ended York's undefeated run and pulled into a virtual tie for first place in the...
January 11, 2014
Saturday: Last but not least
The UAA got conference play underway, while WPI won a battle of Engineers, Amherst knocked off...
March 15, 2013
Merg beats buzzer twice to lift UWW to title game
Mary Merg hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation and a bucket at the buzzer at the...
March 12, 2013
New faces bring Lord Jeffs back
Some of Amherst's key 2013 players barely got off the bench in the 2012 semifinal. But Jasmine Hardy...
March 9, 2013
Women: DePauw roars into Final Four
DePauw's roll continued right past Christopher Newport and into the Final Four. Two NESCAC teams and...
March 6, 2013
A pair of rivals
Amherst and Williams are not only both alive in both tournaments, they're hosting in both. Brian...
February 27, 2013
Women's tournament preview
Our annual preview of the women's tournament takes a scientific look at the field and makes...
February 2, 2013
Road Show: Old and new friends
Tufts and Amherst went through a fierce battle on Saturday, but Bridget Crowley and Bre Dufault were...
February 2, 2013
Saturday women: Jeffs tough enough
Amherst gritted out a win over previously unbeaten Tufts while King's slowed FDU-Florham's charge...
January 23, 2013
Wednesday women: Pulled back to the pack
Elizabethtown pulled a big upset at Messiah while the preseason favorites in the WIAC and MIAC fell....
January 5, 2013
Saturday women: ONU wins OAC showdown
Ohio Northern beat Mount Union going away, Stockton handed York (Pa.) its first loss and more in...
January 4, 2013
Friday wrap: Ladies on a mission
The Lady Missionaries of Whitman knocked Lewis and Clark off the unbeaten list. Plus three ranked...
December 28, 2012
Friday wrap: Back from the break
No. 9 Amherst and Ferrum returned from their holiday break with wins against undefeated foes in...
December 4, 2012
Tuesday wrap: Amherst deep sixes Saints
Amherst won at Emmanuel despite having a very short rotation while York (Pa.) stifled another...
November 8, 2012
New faces for 2013
Around the Nation returns for the 2012-13 season, with a look at the new faces at a handful of...
March 15, 2012
Jeffs' seniors know where road ends
Amherst's six-member senior class has always ended its season at the Final Four and hopes to...
March 10, 2012
Elite 8: Jeffs, Bruins still perfect
Amherst coasted into the Final Four with a perfect record. George Fox joined them an hour later. Did...
March 9, 2012
Three unbeatens advance, Chicago out
Amherst, George Fox and Mary Washington each rolled into the Elite Eight, but Calvin handed Chicago...
March 4, 2012
Sectional sites announced
The NCAA has announced who will be hosting the four men's and four women's sectionals next weekend...
March 1, 2012
Ithaca gets off the mat
Roster defections, injuries and a last-place seed in the Empire 8 tournament nearly derailed the...
February 26, 2012
Straight A's for Amherst, but upsets elsewhere
The Lord Jeffs won both sides of the NESCAC, but bubble teams got more bad news on Sunday. Who else...
January 25, 2012
King reaches 1,000 rebounds
Babson's Kathleen King reached a milestone rebound mark in a win against WPI. That and more in...
January 23, 2012
Stedman Named NESCAC Player of the Week
Amherst's Caroline Stedman '12 was selected as the NESCAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
January 20, 2012
Stedman Joins 1,000 Point Club in Wild 63-59 Win at Bowdoin
Caroline Stedman '12 became the 12th Amherst College women's basketball player to score 1,000 points...
January 17, 2012
Getting started
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January 17, 2012
Tuesday wrap: More wins in the Cards
The hottest team in the Little Three is the one that’s unranked, at least for now. Wesleyan...
January 16, 2012
Amherst Women Set for Rematch with Kean
The Amherst women's basketball team will get a chance to avenge its only loss of 2011 when Kean...
July 8, 2011
Super-sized Classic field set
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July 6, 2011
Kean accused of fixing grades
Former athletic director Glenn Hedden says he was fired after he self-reported grade changes in the...
March 21, 2011
Amherst seniors complete the journey
The four seniors who came to Amherst in 2007 couldn't have expected their athletic career would end...
March 19, 2011
Jeffs are lords of the Dance
Amherst fought off Washington U. to win its first national championship 64-55, capping a remarkable...
March 18, 2011
Amherst, Wash U meet again
For the third consecutive year, Washington U. and Amherst will play each other at the Final Four....
February 12, 2011
Amherst, UWSP clinch titles
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January 11, 2011
Kean wins in snow job
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January 11, 2011
No. 6 Kean Women Upset No. 1 Amherst, 85-82
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November 15, 2010
Top-ranked Amherst women's basketball team returns for run at title
The Amherst College women's basketball team came within one game of a perfect season last year,...
March 19, 2010
Hope, Bears set for final
The 2010 Division III women's championship game is set: No. 3 Hope will play No. 6 Washington U. at...
March 17, 2010
Never nervous Jeffs hit the road
The No. 1 ranked Amherst Lord Jeffs women's basketball team may not have the homecourt advantage...
March 16, 2010
Awards season begins has released its ninth annual All-Region teams. The team, voted on by Sports Information...
March 15, 2010
Final days until the Final Four
On Saturday night, Amherst, Hope, Washington U. and Rochester qualified for the Division III women's...
March 13, 2010
Wash U knocks out the champ
The 2010 Division III women's basketball national semifinals will feature a rematch, a relatively...