Amherst College football’s winning streak snapped at 10
The Amherst College football team lost 24-3 at Middlebury Saturday, snapping a 10-game winning streak dating back to last season.
The Panthers (3-0) held Amherst College to 249 yards of total offense and 146 yards on the ground. The Lord Jeffs (2-1) went into the game averaging 308 yards a game on the ground.
Amherst’s Ryan Silva had 86 yards on 21 carries.
Sophomore quarterback Max Lippe went 6-15 for 66 yards.
Robbie Heflin picked off his first pass of the year for Amherst, while Max Lehrman added a sack. Ned Deane led the Lord Jeffs with 14 tackles.
Amherst 0, Williams 0 (2OT) — The Lord Jeffs and Ephs battled to a tie in a contest between archrivals Saturday in Amherst.
Amherst (8-0-1, 4-0-1 NESCAC) had a 25-9 shot advantage in the match.
Thomas Bull made two saves for the Jeffs.
UMass 3, Rhode Island 1 — Three first half goals by Grace Coombs, Moa Mattsson and Emily Benjamin propelled the Minutewomen to victory over Rhode Island Saturday at home.
Emily Cota made two saves for UMass (5-2-0).
Williams 3, Amherst 2 — The No. 5 Lord Jeffs (6-1-1, 4-4-1 NESCAC) gave up a two-goal lead Saturday at home.
Chloe McKenzie and Hannah Cooper scored for Amherst.
Holly Burwick made eight saves in the loss.
Wheaton 1, Smith 0 (OT) — Shelby Benoit of Easthampton scored with 1:39 left in overtime Saturday in Northampton.
Westfield State 5, Salem State 0 — Nicky Stasz of Easthampton made three saves for the Bombers in a loss Saturday in Salem.
MIT 3, Mount Holyoke 0 — Mackenzie Randall made five saves for the Lyons (2-8-1) in a loss Saturday in Cambridge.
Richmond 1, UMass 0 — The Minutewomen (5-8, 0-1 A-10) lost their first conference contest of the year Saturday on the road.
Sam Sarlino made eight saves for UMass but gave up a goal in the 67th minute.
Amherst 3, Williams 2 — The Lord Jeffs erased a two-goal deficit to win Saturday at home.
Krista Zsitvay, Kerry Fusco and Madeline Tank all scored in the second half for Amherst (6-3, 3-3 NESCAC).
Smith 4, Wheaton 3 — The Pioneers (6-5, 1-3 NEWMAC) beat Wheaton for the first time in 14 attempts Saturday in Rehoboth, Mass.
Kristen Estes scored twice for the Pioneers. Sydney Burns and Jenny Estes also scored for Smith.
Ellie Massengill of Amherst made 17 saves for Wheaton.
UMass Dartmouth 5, Southern Maine 0 — Erica Allan of Amherst had two assists in the win for the Corsairs at home Saturday.
MIT 2, Mount Holyoke 1 — Molly McShane scored but the Lyons (5-5, 2-2 NEWMAC) lost at home Saturday.
Salem State 1, Eastern Connecticut 0 — Michaela Boyer of South Hadley made four saves and earned a shutout Saturday at home.
Elms College 4, Wheelock College 1 — Kayla Narey of South Hadley scored in the Blazers’ win Saturday at home.
Meghan Goodrow of Sunderland added an assist for Elms (3-8, 1-0 NECC).
Women’s cross country
Led by Amherst native Keri Lambert, Amherst College finished second at the James Earley Invitational Saturday in Westfield.
Lambert (21:30.11) scorched the field by over 20 seconds on the 3.1-mile course.
Lizzy Briskin (22:46.56) finished eighth overall and was the second Jeff to finish.
Elms College finished 38th. Rachel Lehouillier (28:37.50) of Belchertown was the second Blazer runner to finish.
Men’s cross country
The Amherst College men placed five runners in the top 30 at the James Earley Invitational, and finished second overall.
Charlie Reighard (26:46.52) was the top finisher for Amherst at 18th in the 8K race.