Quarterback McCallum Foote paces Middlebury over Amherst College
The Amherst College football team was done in Saturday by someone with ties to the program.
Middlebury quarterback McCallum Foote was 39 for 60 for 379 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers’ 24-3 win in Middlebury, Vt. It was the third straight 300-yard plus game for Foote, a former Northampton resident.
Foote’s father, Robert, graduated from Northampton High in 1981 and was captain of the 1985 Amherst College football team.
McCallum’s grandfather is Bob Foote, a star football player for Northampton in the 1950s. Bob Foote played at UMass from 1958-1961 and is a member of the UMass Athletic Hall of Fame.
Amherst 6, Trinity 0 — Spencer Noon scored two goals and reached the 100-point milestone as the Amherst College men’s soccer team blanked Trinity 6-0 in Amherst Tuesday.
Ben Norton had two assists and Tomas Bull made two saves for Amherst (9-0-1, 5-0-1 NESCAC).
Women’s ice hockey
Jeff Matthews has been hired as interim head coach at Amherst College.
The 1991 Deerfield Academy graduate spent the last six seasons as head coach of the Northwood School boys junior team in Lake Placid, N.Y. He went 174-59-17 during his tenure.
Matthews replaces interim head coach Tracy L. Johnson, who resigned her post.
Elms 2, Bay Path 1 — Kayla Narey of South Hadley scored for the Blazers (4-8, 2-0 NECC), who won in Longmeadow.
Saint Joseph’s 1, Salem State 0 — Michelle Boyer of South Hadley made 10 saves but the Vikings (8-4, 4-3 LEC) fell on the road.
Coast Guard 3, Smith College 0 — Blair Bell had nine kills and Mei-Li Smith added 13 assists and 17 digs but the Pioneers (6-11, 2-4 NEWMAC) fell 25-23, 25-21, 25-23 in Northampton.
Wheaton 3, Mount Holyoke 1 — Emma Sweeting had 17 kills and three blocks, while Stephany Yang added 28 assists but the Lyons (3-12, 0-6 NEWMAC) fell 26-24, 21-25, 26-24, 25-16 in South Hadley.
Mount Holyoke 9, Smith College 0 — The Lyons (4-3, 3-2 NEWMAC) cruised at home to move over .500. The Pioneers (0-5, 0-5) remained winless on the season.