Amherst College women’s basketball team finishes season undefeated

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AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – The women’s basketball team at Amherst College won its second NCAA Division III national title over the weekend, with a 65-45 victory over Bowdoin College.

This is the Mammoths’ second consecutive undefeated season, and their second national championship in two years.

Amherst College Women’s Basketball team advances to D-3 Final Four

“The whole school is just kind of taking it all in,” Emma McCarthy told 22News. “Winning back-to-back is something really special for our team and it’s been an awesome experience.”

The team has now won 66 games in a row, and winning another national title. They’re is now 15 games away from the Division III record for consecutive wins which was set by Washington-St. Louis in 2001.

Amherst College women’s basketball two wins away from becoming repeat champions

Something to be thinking about for next season: the Mammoths will be losing one of their starters after graduation.

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