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Cohen Tabbed ITA National Senior Player of the Year
May 30 - Amherst College women's tennis player Jamie Cohen was named the National Senior Player of the Year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association after advancing to the semifinals at the NCAA Division III Singles Championships for the second straight year and leading the Jeffs to their fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Final Four at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Full Story

Cohen Eliminated in NCAA Semifinals
May 20 - Amherst College senior Jamie Cohen was ousted in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles Championships in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday. Cohen, the defending national singles champion and second seed in this year's draw, fell to Joanna Toke of the University of Rochester, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, ending her bid to become just the third Division III women's tennis player to win the singles title two years in a row. Full Story

Jeffs Drop Third Place Match at Division III Championships
May 20 - The top-seeded Amherst College women's tennis team fell to third-seeded Emory University, 7-2, in the third place match at the NCAA Division III Championships at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas on Sunday. With the loss, Amherst finished its season at 16-4 and placed fourth in the nation for the third time in four consecutive Final Four appearances. Full Story

Jeffs Bow to Trinity U. in NCAA Semifinals
May 19 - The top-seeded and number-one ranked Amherst College women's tennis team fell to defending National Champion Trinity University, 5-4, on Saturday in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament in San Antonio, Texas. The Jeffs and Tigers split the morning's six singles matches, while host Trinity took two out of three doubles matches to seal the win and advance to Sunday's championship round. Amherst, which fell to 16-3 with the loss, will take on the loser of Saturday's other semifinal match between Emory University and Williams College tomorrow at 9 a.m. to determine the tournament's third place finisher. Full Story

Jeffs Top Wisconsin-Eau Claire in NCAA Quarterfinals
May 18 - The top-seeded Amherst College women's tennis team advanced to its fourth consecutive Division III Final Four on Friday with a 7-2 win over the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in the NCAA Quarterfinals at Trinity College in San Antonio, Texas. The Jeffs - ranked number one in the nation according to the latest WingspanBank.com Collegiate Tennis Poll - will take on the winner of Friday's 11 a.m. quarterfinal between fourth-seeded host Trinity and Washington & Lee University, Saturday at 9 a.m. in the NCAA semifinals. Full Story

Cohen Tabbed ITA Northeast Player of the Year
May 16 - Amherst College women's tennis player Jamie Cohen (Rye, NY) was named the Northeast Senior Player of the Year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Wednesday after leading the Jeffs to their fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals, which begin this Friday at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Cohen, who earned NESCAC Player of the Year honors earlier this season, is the defending national singles champion and a favorite to repeat at this year's tournament. Full Story

Jeffs Set for NCAA Quarterfinals
May 15 - The Amherst College women's tennis team, fresh off its 7-2 win against visiting NESCAC rival Wesleyan University in Sunday's regional semifinals, earned the number-one seed in the NCAA Division III national quarterfinals and will face the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Friday morning at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Williams College, Emory University, and host Trinity picked up the other three seeds in the eight-team quarterfinal round, and the winner of the Amherst/UWEC match will face the winner of the Trinity/Washington & Lee contest in Saturday's Final Four. Full Story

Amherst Outguns Wesleyan 7-2 in NCAA Second Round
May 13 - The top-ranked Amherst College women's tennis team swept the doubles and went on to claim four singles matches en route to a 7-2 win over visiting Wesleyan University in the Second Round of the Division III NCAA Championships on Sunday. With the win, Amherst advances to the NCAA Quarterfinals on Friday, May 18, at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Full Story

Wesleyan Downs Skidmore in NCAA First Round at Amherst
May 12 - Wesleyan University took two out of three doubles and four out of six singles matches to eliminate Skidmore College, 6-3, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships Saturday at Amherst College. With the win, the Cardinals advance to play top-seeded Amherst in the second round Sunday at noon. The winner will advance to the NCAA quarterfinals at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas on May 18. Full Story

Amherst Set to Host Division III NCAA Regional
May 8 - Amherst College has been selected as a Northeast Regional site for first and second round matches of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis National Championship Tournament this Saturday and Sunday. The top-seeded Jeffs will host NESCAC rival Wesleyan University and Skidmore College, which will meet in the first round Saturday at noon for the right to play Amherst in the second round on Sunday, also at noon. Full Preview

W-Tennis Sweeps Visiting Wellesley and MIT With Matching 9-0 Scores
April 28 - Senior Jamie Cohen (Rye, NY) led the Amherst College women's tennis team to a solid sweep on the weekend with 9-0 team victories over visiting Wellesley College and MIT. In the top singles matches, Cohen defeated Wellesley's Mia Pearson 6-1, 6-2 and MIT's Kelly Koskelin 7-5, 6-3. She also teamed up with sophomore Paige Lawrence (Katy, TX) to defeat Pearson/Evans (W) 8-2 and Koskelin/Davis 8-1 in the top doubles matches. Full Story

Cohen Tabbed NESCAC Player of the Year
April 28 - Senior Jamie Cohen of Amherst College was named the 2001 NESCAC Women's Tennis Player of the Year. Cohen, who captured the NCAA Division III singles title last year, was announced as the conference's top player at the inaugural NESCAC Women's Tennis Championship this past weekend at Amherst. Diana Goldman of Trinity was named the Rookie of the Year, senior Brooke Gibson of Williams was named Senior Sportswoman of the Year, and Jim Watson of Tufts earned Coach of the Year accolades. Full Story

Amherst Second at NESCAC W-Tennis Championships
April 22 - Williams College rolled to its first-ever conference championship by winning final round matches in each of four singles and three doubles flights at the inaugural New England Small College Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Tournament on Sunday, hosted by Amherst College. The Ephs, who entered the tournament ranked fourth in the nation according to the latest WingspanBank.com Collegiate Tennis Poll, lapped the 10-team field with 43 points, with top-ranked Amherst finishing second with 29 points. Click below for a full listing of team and individual results. Full Results

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