Jared Banner '07

 

Mark Mazzone '07

 

Nick Kehoe '07

 

Tom Scott '07

 

Brian Donahue '07

 

Andy Phillips '07

 

Neal Allar '08

 

Chris Edgar '08

 

Josh Card '08

 

Ted Blank '10

 

Brendan Powers '09

 

Andy Thal '10

 

Ryan Platzbecker '09

 

Angus Schaller '09

 

 

Amherst College Baseball

NESCAC Champions - 2004, 2005
NESCAC West Division Champs - 2003, 2005
NCAA Regional Finalist - 1999
NCAA Tournament - 1996, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005

Three Jeffs Named to All-NESCAC Second Team; Allar Recognized by NEIBA
May 16 - The NESCAC announced today the members of the 2007 Baseball All-Conference Team. Three members of the Amherst college squad received a spot on the Second Team, marking the first All-NESCAC selection in each of their careers at Amherst. Full Story

Jeffs End Season with Pair of Losses in NESCAC Tournament
May 12 - The Amherst College baseball team suffered a 6-3 loss to tournament host Williams College this morning, setting up an elimination game with Tufts University this afternoon. The Lord Jeffs dropped the rematch of yesterday's game, and were knocked out of the tournament with the 9-4 result. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Take 8-7 Win Over Tufts in NESCAC Tournament
May 11 - The Amherst College baseball team picked up a huge 8-7 win over Tufts University in the opening day of the NESCAC Tournament. The Jeffs advance to face host Williams tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at Williams. Full Story

Red-Hot Jeffs Ready for Postseason
May 9 - The Amherst College baseball team will travel west to play in the 2007 NESCAC Championship Tournament at Bobby Coombs Field in Williamstown, MA and Joe Wolfe Field, home of NEBCL’s North Adams Steeple Cats in North Adams, MA. Full Story

Amherst Caps Off Regular Season with 6-3 Win Over Bentley
May 6 - The Amherst College baseball team closed out its regular season slate with a 6-3 win over Bentley College. The Lord Jeffs will carry a seven-game win streak into the NESCAC Tournament, which begins Friday, May 11. Full Story

Amherst Racks up 33 Runs in Doubleheader with Hamilton to Complete Series Sweep
May 5 - The Amherst College baseball team picked up a pair of convincing wins over Hamilton College to increase its winning streak to six games and improve its record to 18-12. The Jeffs earned a 17-6 victory in the first game before winning the nightcap, 16-4. Full Story

Jeffs Clinch Spot in NESCAC Tournament with 10-4 Win Over Hamilton
May 4 - With its 10-4 win over Hamilton College, the Amherst College baseball team clinched a spot in the upcoming NESCAC Championship Tournament. The Jeffs return to action Saturday for a doubleheader with Hamilton to close out their regular-season conference slate. Full Story

Amherst Plates 12 in Non-Conference Win Over Westfield State
April 30 - The Amherst College baseball team increased its winning streak to three games with a 12-6 win over Westfield State College. Senior Brian Donahue picked up his second win of the season, improving the Jeffs to 15-12. Full Story

Platzbecker Named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week
April 30 - Amherst College sophomore Ryan Platzbecker was named the NESCAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week for putting in a pair of quality starts for the Lord Jeffs. Full Story

Amherst Takes Two from Saint Michael's, 9-1 and 2-1
April 29 - The Amherst College baseball team welcomed Saint Michael’s College for a pair of non-conference games on Sunday afternoon. The Jeffs pounded the Purple Knights 9-1 in the first game and squeaked out the second, 2-1. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Drop Pair at Trinity, 3-0 and 7-1
April 28 - The Amherst College baseball team dropped a pair of games in a doubleheader at Trinity College this afternoon. The Jeffs dropped game one 3-0, before a rain delayed second game loss of 7-1. Full Story

Amherst Picks up Tough Loss to Brandeis, 11-9
April 24 - The Amherst College baseball team let one slip away this afternoon against Brandeis University, as the Lord Jeffs committed five errors in the game and surrendered eight runs in the top of the sixth inning en route to an 11-9 non-conference loss. Full Story

Amherst Chalks up 22 Runs at Springfield College to Move to 12-9
April 23 - The Amherst College baseball team pounded Springfield College pitching for 22 runs on 21 hits, improving to 12-9 with the 22-7 win. Senior Jared Banner and junior Neal Allar each had four hits and combined for eight RBIs. Full Story

Jeffs Pick Up Two Key Conference Wins Over Middlebury
April 21 - Senior Nick Kehoe fired a one-hitter to lead the Amherst College baseball team to a 2-1 victory over Middlebury College in the front end of a doubleheader. The Amherst bats erupted for 16 runs on 18 hits in the second game for a 16-6 win to move to 6-3 in the NESCAC West standings. Full Story

Amherst Drops Nail-biter to Middlebury, 3-2
April 20 - The Amherst College baseball team's offense took too long to get going in game one of a three-game series with Middlebury College, as the Jeffs were handed a 3-2 loss by the visiting Panthers. Full Story

Amherst Splits with Williams to Drop Three-Game Series
April 14 - The Amherst College baseball team faced Williams College at home for another pair of games this afternoon due to poor field conditions in Williamstown. Amherst picked up a win in the opener, but fell in the nightcap. Full Story

Jeffs Battle Back But Fall Short Against Williams
April 13 - The Amherst College baseball team fought hard this afternoon at Memorial Field, coming back to within one run from a 9-0 deficit against Williams. The Ephs ultimately handed Amherst its first NESCAC West loss, 10-8. Full Story

Amherst Wins Home Opener 3-1 in Impressive Style
April 10 - The Amherst College baseball team picked up a win this afternoon in its home opener against visiting Keene State College. Amherst used a trio of pitcher's to deny a tough Owl's side its 15th win. Full Story

Amherst Falls to Eastern Connecticut State, 7-3
April 5 - The Amherst College baseball team moved to 7-6 on the season with a 7-3 non-conference loss to Eastern Connecticut State. The Jeffs resume their NESCAC West schedule tomorrow when they take on Hamilton College at a site yet to be determined. Full Story

Amherst Sweeps Wesleyan to Move to 7-5
March 31 - The Amherst College baseball team picked up a pair of wins over Wesleyan University this afternoon in NESCAC West doubleheader action. The Jeffs held the Cardinals scoreless on the day, winning 4-0 in the first game and 6-0 in the nightcap. Full Story

Jeffs Win NESCAC Opener 6-3 at Wesleyan
March 30 - The Amherst College baseball team picked up an impressive conference win at Wesleyan this afternoon, beating the Cardinals 6-3. Senior pitcher Nick Kehoe went 7 strong innings on the mound, picking up the win. Full Story

Neal Allar Named NESCAC Player of the Week
March 26 - Amherst College junior Neal Allar was named the NESCAC Baseball Player of the Week for his performance at the plate during the Lord Jeffs’ spring break trip in Fort Myers, FL. Full Story

Jeffs Close Southern Swing with 8-2 Loss to St. Thomas
March 24 - The Amherst College baseball team fell to The University of St. Thomas (MN) for the second time this season when they squared off in Fort Myers, FL this afternoon. Amherst fell 8-2, with hurler Chris Edgar picking up the loss. Full Story

Jeffs Take Double Dip From Plymouth State
March 23 - The Amherst College baseball team turned out 32 hits in a two game sweep of Plymouth State this afternoon in Florida. Senior Nick Kehoe went the distance for the 4-4 Jeffs in game one, striking out eight batters in the effort. Full Story

Jeffs Drop Wild One to Babson, 17-16
March 21 - The Amherst College baseball team rallied for 10 runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to knot the score 16-16, only to surrender a game-winning RBI single in the top of the 10th in a wild 17-16 loss to Babson College on Wednesday afternoon. Full Story

Jeffs Break Through with Doubleheader Sweep of Fredonia
March 20 - The Amherst College baseball team got back on track today when they completed a lopsided doubleheader sweep of Fredonia State. Amherst won the early game by a score of 15-4, and completed the sweep with a 13-4 win in the nightcap. Full Story

Amherst Falls to St. Lawrence in Extra Innings to Move to 0-3
March 19 - The Amherst College baseball team dropped its third game in as many days, falling to St. Lawrence University in 10 innings, 2-1. Senior Nick Kehoe allowed only one run in six innings of work, but the Jeffs could not put together enough offense to earn their first win. Full Story

Amherst Ready to Reclaim NESCAC Crown in 2007
February 20 - This year's squad worked hard in the off-season to be prepared and in shape for the start of the season. The pitching staff returns depth and experience and there is strong competition to fill offensive and defensive vacancies left by last year’s talented senior class. After just barely missing the 2006 postseason, the Jeffs are primed for a return to the top of the NESCAC. Full Preview

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