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Amherst College Football: 1997 Quick Facts

School: Amherst College
Location: Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Founded: 1821
Enrollment: 1,650
President: Tom Gerety
Athletic Director: Peter Gooding
Nickname: Lord Jeffs
Colors: Purple and White
Home Field: Pratt Field
Capacity: 8,000

Head Coach: E.J. Mills (1st year)
Alma Mater: University of Dayton '88
Record at Amherst: 1st year
Career Record: 1st year
Office Phone: 413-542-8197
Assistant Coaches: Don Faulstick (Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks)
   Tracy Mehr (Running Backs)
   Jim McKeon (Defensive Line)
   Billy McBride (Defensive Backs
   Brad Goddes (Inside Linebackers)
   Greg Schneider '96 (Offensive Line)
   Ray Byrnes '97 (Special Teams/Defensive Line)
   Tom Cullan (Tight Ends)
   Jim Learned (Receivers)

Sports Information Director: Irene Cheung '96
Office Phone: 413-542-2390
Home Phone: 413-256-4139
Fax: 413-542-2527
Press Box Phone: 413-542-2023/2024

1996 Record: 7-1
Letterwinners returning/lost: 64/16
Starters returning/lost: 13/9
Offensive Formation: Multiple I
Defensive Formation: 3-4
1997 Captains: Rich Willard '98, Seth Zimmerman '98
Top returning offensive players:
  Rich Willard '98 (QB) - 107 comp/178 att, 1673 yards, 11 TD, 153.84 efficiency rating.
  Bob DiSabato '99 (RB) - 105 carries, 435 yards, 7 TD.
  Todd Haggerty '98 (WR) - 19 receptions, 350 yards.
Top returning defensive players:
  Seth Zimmerman '98 (ILB) - 74 tackles (17 solo), 2 sacks, 2 interceptions.
  Devin Moriarty '98 (DT) - 54 tackles (10 solo), 5 tackles for loss, 6 sacks.
  Todd Nichols '99 (FS) - 41 tackles (15 solo), 5 interceptions.


1996 Schedule and Results (7-1)
Sept 21		Hamilton	W 17-6
Sept 28		at Bowdoin	W 46-0
Oct 5		at Middlebury	W 17-10
Oct 12		Colby		W 34-0
Oct 19		at Wesleyan	W 18-13
Oct 26		Tufts^		W 31-12
Nov 2		at Trinity	W 24-7
Nov 9		Williams*~	L 13-19

1997 Schedule Sept 20 at Hamilton 1:30 Sept 27 Bowdoin 1:30 Oct 4 Middlebury 1:30 Oct 11 at Colby 1:30 Oct 18 Wesleyan* 1:30 Oct 25 at Tufts 1:30 Nov 1 Trinity^ 1:00 Nov 8 at Williams~ 12:00

*Homecoming ^Family Weekend ~Televised live on NESN