Amherst Races Past Skidmore 80-60
Jeffs win second straight in blowout fashion

AMHERST (6-2) 46 34 80 (Mulvey 17 points)
Skidmore (3-5) 26 34 60 (Culkin 22 points)

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Amherst received 17 points from junior guard Patrick Mulvey (Rye, NH) and five three-pointers (15 points) from Erik Kelly (Staples, MN) in a 80-60 trouncing of the visiting Thoroughbreds of Skidmore College. The Jeffs hit 11 three-pointers in the game and held Skidmore to just 26 first-half points. Amherst junior forward Chris Smith (Swarthmore, PA) pulled down a game and season high 16 rebounds as the Jeffs dominated the boards 60-34. The win improves the Lord Jeffs record to 6-2 as they begin a four-game road swing that begins Saturday at Wheaton College.

Amherst Scoring:

Patrick Mulvey 17 pts. (6 rebounds, 4 assists)
Erik Kelly 15 pts. (3 rebounds)
Brian Daoust 12 pts. (2 assists)
Chris Ingraham 12 pts.
Josh Anish 9 pts. (6 rebounds, 5 assists)
Caith Chapman 5 pts. (3 assists)
Chris Smith 4 pts. (16 rebounds, 2 assists)
Charles Field 4 pts. (6 rebounds)
Hugh Quattlebaum 2 pts. (6 rebounds)
 
 
Team Statistics:
 
Field Goal: 30/60 50.0%
3-Pt. Field Goal: 11/31 35.4%
Free-Throw: 9/16 56.2%