Saturday, March 17, 2012
Amherst College women lose consolation
St. Thomas beat Amherst College 87-60 on Saturday in the women's Division III basketball third-place game.
The Lord Jeffs (31-2) were undefeated until falling on Friday night to George Fox University, who then lost to Illinois Wesleyan, 57-48, on Saturday night in the championship game following St. Thomas' win.
Amherst's senior class finished 124-8 and were only the second team to advance to four straight NCAA Division III Final Fours.