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Amherst College Men's Lacrosse

Wilcox, Cherney Nab ECAC Division III New England Men's Lacrosse All-Star Plaudits, Briody Grabs Women's Honors
June 16 - Amherst senior Andrew Wilcox and junior Derek Cherney were named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III New England Men's Lacrosse All-Star team on Friday, while junior Alyssa Briody bolstered her postseason resume as well, adding women's lacrosse all-star honors. Full Story

Wilcox Tabbed Division III STX/USILA Second-Team All-America
May 30 - Having already been named First-Team All-NESCAC and NEILA First-Team All-New England this spring, Amherst senior men’s lacrosse quad-captain Andrew Wilcox added to his list of postseason awards on Sunday, earning STX/USILA Second-Team All-America honors. Full Story

Wilcox Named NEILA All-New England First Team

May 23 - Amherst men’s lacrosse senior quad-captain Andrew Wilcox was named to the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-New England Division III First Team on Tuesday. Full Story

Wilcox, Cherney and Ferrer Earn Men's Lacrosse All-NESCAC Honors
May 11 - Amherst senior Andrew Wilcox, junior Derek Cherney and sophomore Will Ferrer all were named to the 2006 New England Small College Athletic Conference Men’s Lacrosse All-Conference Team on Wednesday afternoon. Wilcox and Cherney received first-team honors, while Ferrer was a member of the second team. Full Story

Sixth-Seeded Men's Lacrosse Suffers 12-8 NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinal Loss at No. 3 Seed Bowdoin

April 30 - The sixth-seeded Amherst men's lacrosse team wrapped up its season with a 12-8 NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinal loss at No. 3 seed Bowdoin College on Sunday afternoon. Full Story

Jeffs Clinch NESCAC Tournament Bid With 13-11 Win Over Williams
April 29 - The Amherst men’s lacrosse team clinched its sixth straight trip to the NESCAC Championship Tournament with a 13-11 victory over visiting NESCAC and Little Three archrival Williams College on Saturday afternoon. Junior Derek Cherney and rookie Brett Miller tallied four goals apiece as the Jeffs wrap up the regular season at 4-9 overall and 3-6 in conference play. Full Story

Men's Lacrosse Keeps Postseason Hopes Alive with 8-7 Win at Conn. College

April 25 - The Amherst men's lacrosse team kept its postseason hopes alive with a 8-7 NESCAC victory at Connecticut College on Tuesday evening. Full Story

Jeffs Drop 15-9 Decision at Bowdoin
April 22 - Despite three goals apiece from rookie Brett Miller and sophomore Will Ferrer, the Amherst men’s lacrosse team lost its sixth straight decision on Saturday – a 15-9 loss at Bowdoin College. The Jeffs fell to 2-9 overall and 1-6 in conference play, while Bowdoin snapped a four-game losing streak of its own, improving to 8-4 (5-2 NESCAC). Full Story

Jeffs Upended at Springfield, 15-7
April 20 - The Amherst men’s lacrosse team dropped a 15-7 non-conference tilt at local rival Springfield College on Thursday night, falling to 2-8 on the season. The host Pride did most of its damage in the second half, scoring 11 goals after the break to improve to 8-4 on the year. Full Story

Jeffs Fall Just Short in Overtime at Wesleyan, 6-5
April 15 - The Amherst men's lacrosse team suffered its fourth straight loss on Saturday afternoon, falling in overtime at Little Three rival Wesleyan University, 6-5. Full Story

Jeffs Edged at Endicott, 7-6
April 10 - The Amherst men’s lacrosse team suffered its second straight 7-6 loss on Monday night, falling at non-conference foe Endicott College. The Jeffs dropped to 2-6, while Endicott improved to 9-3. Full Story

Jeffs Drop 7-6 Overtime Thriller to No. 13 Middlebury
April 8 - The Amherst men’s lacrosse team fell in overtime to visiting 13th-ranked NESCAC rival Middlebury College on Saturday, 7-6. The Jeffs fall to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in conference play with the loss, while Middlebury improves to 4-3 (3-1 NESCAC). Full Story

Jeffs Suffer 14-6 Loss at No. 19 WNEC
April 5 - The Amherst men’s lacrosse team suffered a 14-6 loss at 19th-ranked non-conference foe Western New England College (WNEC) on Wednesday evening. The game, originally scheduled to be played at Amherst, was WNEC’s home-opener as they improved to 7-1, while the Jeffs dropped to 2-4. Full Story

Jeffs Clip Colby in Closing Seconds, 10-9
April 1 - Amherst senior Sean Murray converted a feed from junior Derek Cherney as time expired to complete a 10-9 come-from-behind men's lacrosse victory over visiting NESCAC rival Colby College on a rain-soaked Saturday afternoon. Amherst improved to 2-3 (1-3 NESCAC), while Colby remained winless in conference play, falling to 2-4 (0-3 NESCAC). Full Story

Jeffs Suffer 9-8 Heartbreaker to No. 17 Tufts
March 29 - The Amherst men’s lacrosse team suffered a 9-8 heartbreaking loss to visiting 17th-ranked NESCAC rival Tufts University on Wednesday, dropping to 1-3 overall and remaining winless in conference play (0-3). The Jumbos improve to 5-1 with their first NESCAC win of the season. Full Story

Men's Lacrosse Edged By Trinity

March 25 - The Amherst men's lacrosse team dropped an 8-7 decision to NESCAC foe Trinity College on Saturday afternoon. Full Story

Jeffs Earn First Win, Top Eastern Conn., 11-6
March 21 - The Amherst men' lacrosse team earned its first win of the season on Tuesday, topping non-conference rival Eastern Connecticut State University in Orlando, Fla., 11-6. First-year netminder Matt Pietroforte was stellar in goal, grabbing 14 saves, while junior quad-captain Derek Cherney added four goals and two assists. Full Story

11th-Ranked Jeffs Drop Season-Opener at Bates, 13-6
March 11 - The 11th-ranked Amherst men’s lacrosse team dropped its season- and NESCAC-opener at Bates College on Saturday afternoon, 13-6. Bates scored nine unanswered goals in the second half to power their way to the victory, improving to 2-0 (1-0), while Amherst drops to 0-1 overall and 0-1 in conference play. Full Story

14th-Ranked Jeffs Set Sights on 2006 NESCAC Crown
February 23 - Amherst enters this season ranked 14th in the Yearbook Preseason Poll and its distinguished list of returnees is highlighted by a pair of and Face-Off Yearbook All-America selections in senior long-stick midfielder Andrew Wilcox and junior attacker Derek Cherney. The Jeffs open their season Saturday, March 11 at 1 p.m. at NESCAC rival Bates College. Full Preview

Amherst's Altreche Wins 2006 NCAA Inspiration Award
December 14 - Amherst senior men's lacrosse goalie Raul Altreche will be awarded the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) 2006 Inspiration Award. The Inspiration Award, which is not automatically awarded annually, recognizes a current or former coach, administrator or varsity letter-winner at an NCAA institution who when confronted with a life-altering situation used perseverance, dedication and determination to overcome the event and now serves as a role model for others. Full Story

Altreche Wins ECAC Award of Valor

July 20 - Amherst men's lacrosse goalie Raul Altreche has been named the lone NCAA Division III recipient of the 2005 ECAC Award of Valor, as announced by ECAC Commissioner Phil Buttafuoco on Wednesday. Established in 1985, the award honors one student-athlete representing ECAC schools in Divisions I, II and III whose courage, motivation and relentless determination serve as an inspiration to all, exemplifying strength of character, perseverance, and most importantly, accomplishment deserving recognition as being truly triumphant. Full Story

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