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2003-04 Milestones


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    Tory Serues '04

Renee Sisti '06

Lauren Caldwell '05

Ali White '04

Rachel Simon '07

Leah Kaplan '06

Rejuvenated Jeffs Fly High with First-Class Coach
March 24 - Only a few months ago, it was difficult to imagine the Amherst women's hockey team would accomplish so much in the upcoming winter, like shattering a school record with 13 victories. Jim Plumer, a former assistant for the women’s hockey program at Bowdoin College, had assumed head coaching duties in July, and with that change came high hopes, yet also some uncertainty. “We didn’t really know what to expect going into the season,” said senior co-captain Amanda Muller. “All that we knew about Jim was that he came from an excellent program, but that was it.” Full Story

Simon Named Amherst's First-Ever Women's Hockey All-NESCAC Selection
March 2 - First-year defender Rachel Simon was named Second-Team All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) by the league's head coaches on Tuesday, making her the first-ever Amherst women's hockey player to earn All-NESCAC honors. Full Story

Fifth-Seeded Jeffs End Season With 6-1 NESCAC Quarterfinal Loss at No. 4 Seed Hamilton
February 28 - The fifth-seeded Amherst women’s hockey team ended its season with a 6-1 loss at fourth-seeded Hamilton College in the NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday. Hamilton sophomores Zoe Baldwin and Jane Bradley and first-year Emma Griffith each had a goal and an assist as the Continentals advanced to the NESCAC Semifinals next weekend where they will face top-seeded host Bowdoin College. Amherst first-year Rachel Simon netted her 14th goal of the year to prevent the shutout as the Jeffs finish the season with the best record in school history at 13-12. Full Story

Jeffs Earn No. 5 Seed, Third Straight NESCAC Tournament Berth
February 23 - The Amherst women’s hockey team finished its regular season at 13-11 overall and 7-9 in conference play, setting a single-season school record for wins and earning a third consecutive trip to the seven-team NESCAC Postseason Championship Tournament. The Jeffs tied Hamilton College for fourth place in the conference standings, but Hamilton was awarded the No. 4 seed and a first-round home game against fifth-seeded Amherst using a predetermined conference tiebreaker system. The Jeffs and Continentals square off in the quarterfinals this Saturday at 2 p.m. Full Story

Jeffs Post 5-3 Win Over Conn. College in Regular Season Finale
February 17 - The Amherst women’s hockey team posted a 5-3 victory over visiting NESCAC rival Connecticut College in its regular season finale on Tuesday night. Amherst sophomore Renee Sisti tallied a pair of third-period goals, while first-year defender Kirsten Forsberg had a goal and an assist and senior Ali White dished out two assists as the Jeffs finish the regular season with the best record in school history at 13-11 (7-9 NESCAC). Full Story

Jeffs Hold Off Wesleyan, 4-3
February 14 - The Amherst women’s hockey team held off a third period rally by NESCAC and Little Three rival Wesleyan University to win 4-3 on Saturday night. Sophomore Renee Sisti netted two goals and first-year Meghan Dickoff notched the eventual game-winner as the Jeffs improved to 12-11 overall (6-9 NESCAC). Full Story

Simon Leads Jeffs Past Trinity, 5-0
February 13 - Rookie forward Rachel Simon scored her team-leading 11th and 12th goals of the season on Friday night, leading the Amherst women’s hockey team to a convincing 5-0 shutout win over visiting NESCAC rival Trinity College. The Jeffs moved into a tie with Hamilton College for fifth place in the NESCAC standings and shattered a single-season school record with their 11th win of the season, improving to 11-11 overall and 5-9 in conference play. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to UMass Boston, 4-2
February 11 - The Amherst women’s hockey team fell to visiting non-conference opponent UMass Boston on Wednesday night, 4-2. UMass Boston used three first-period goals and 37 saves from first-year goalie Amanda Boucher as the Beacons improved to 10-9-1. Amherst sophomores Amanda Mattei and Renee Sisti each netted a goal for the Jeffs, who dropped to 10-11 with the loss. Full Story

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