Blue Softball Edged By No. 24 MIT, Rallies To Top Potsdam On Day Three in FloridaWellesley College softball split a pair of games on a balmy day at the Legends Way Ballfields at the National Training Center. The Blue let an early lead slip in a 3-2 setback to New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival MIT, before rallying from a 2-0 deficit to secure a commanding 10-4 win over SUNY Potsdam in the afternoon. Wellesley is now 4-2 overall.
Pisac Sets Program HR Record In Blue Softball Sweep Of Me.-FarmingtonSenior Anna Pisac (Snohomish, Wash.) smashed a game one grand slam to become the all-time leader in home runs in Wellesley College softball program history, as the Blue swept a Sunday morning doubleheader with the University of Maine at Farmington at the Legends Way Ballfields at the National Training Center.
Softball Opens 2017 Season With Win Over New Paltz, Setback To TuftsWellesley College softball opened the 2017 season with a pair of games at the Legends Way Ballfields at the National Training Center, defeating New Paltz State, 7-5, in their season opener, before falling to local rival Tufts University in five innings, 12-2. The Blue end day one of the season with a 1-1 overall record.
2017 Friends of Wellesley Athletics Spring Training TripsWhen Wellesley College goes on spring break next week, the Wellesley College crew, lacrosse, softball and tennis teams will head across the country for spring training trips, representing the Blue during a busy week of games and contest from March 25-April 2, 2017.
Wellesley College Soccer To Host NSCAA Open Training SessionThe Wellesley College soccer program is proud to be taking part in NSCAA Open Training Week. The Blue invite those interested to join us for a coaches-only open training, to be hosted at Wellesley College's Varsity Soccer Field on Monday, April 3 from 4:00 – 5:30 PM.
One Last Look At A Historic Winter Season For Wellesley AthleticsThe 2016-17 Wellesley Athletics winter season came to a historic end last week, as Maura Sticco-Ivins ’18 brought home two NCAA Division III national titles from the 2017 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. Sticco-Ivins’ success was the latest honor for Wellesley during a winter sports season that included a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rookie of the Year in Basketball and an NCAA Championship appearance for a member of the track & field team.
Wellesley’s Sticco-Ivins, Coach Lewis Sweep CSCAA Women’s Diving Yearly AwardsThe College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) awarded its NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving awards Saturday at the conclusion of the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships and Wellesley College junior Maura Sticco-Ivins (Framingham, Mass.) was named the 2017 Women’s Diver of the Year, while Diving Coach Jack Lewis was named the 2017 Women’s Diving Coach of the Year.
Persky Helps Power Blue Lacrosse To 12-7 Victory Over UticaSophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) recorded a game-high five points, scoring a hat-trick and adding two assists, to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a 12-7 non-conference victory over Utica College on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Wellesley Field Hockey Earns 2016-17 NFHCA Academic HonorsThe National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) has announced the Division III Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Team Awards and National Academic Squad for 2016-17 and Wellesley College field hockey has been honored with both team and individual accolades.
Wellesley Track's Cwik, Narvaez Named USTFCCCA All-Region HonoreesThe U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Region honorees for the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field season this week and Wellesley College seniors Sonja Cwik (La Canada, Calif.) and Isabella Narvaez (Cali, Colombia) have each ben recognized for their outstanding performances this season.
Seven From Blue Fencing To Compete at NCAA Northeast RegionalSeven members of the Wellesley College fencing team will travel to the 2017 NCAA Northeast Regional Championship on Sunday, March 12 at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. The vent will take place at the Lanman Center in Yale’s Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
Sharkin Leads Wellesley Lacrosse To 14-5 Rout Of UMass DartmouthSenior Nikki Sharkin (Summitt , N.J.) scored five goals and sophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nevada) added a hat-trick, as Wellesley College lacrosse earned a 14-5 victory over The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth in non-conference play on Tuesday evening at Cressy Field.
Wellesley's Belgiovine Honored as NACDA/Under Armour AD of the YearThe National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced the 28 winners of the Under Armour AD of the Year Award (ADOY) today and Bridget Belgiovine, Wellesley College Director of Athletics and Chair of the Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics (PERA) has been selected as one of this year's recipients.
Wellesley Squash's Nayar Concludes Play at Individual ChampionshipsWellesley College squash senior Meera Nayar (Chicago, Ill.) concluded play at this weekend's 2017 College Individual Championships on Saturday at Dartmouth College. Nayar was defeated by Dartmouth's Janel Gaube (Victoria, Canada) in the consolation quarterfinals of the Holleran East Draw.
Wellesley’s Nayar Falls in 1st Round of CSA Individual ChampionshipWellesley College squash senior Meera Nayar (Chicago, Ill.) dropped a 3-0 final to Brown University junior Quincy Beck (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island) in the Round of 16 in the 2017 College Individual Championships Holleran East Draw on Friday at Dartmouth College.
Reigning National Champion Blue Crew Tabbed as NEWMAC Preseason FavoritesThe New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the annual Rowing Preseason Coaches' Poll on Wednesday afternoon. Following one of the most successful seasons in program history, claiming the NCAA National Championship Title for the first time, Wellesley has been tabbed as the preseason favorites with six first place votes.
Wellesley Diving's Sticco-Ivins Win's 1-Meter Regional Title, Stern Takes 10thWellesley College swimming & diving junior Maura Sticco-Ivins (Framingham, Mass.) took first place on the 1-meter board and senior Maddie Stern (Phoenix, Ariz.) added a tenth place finish for the Blue on day one of the 2017 NCAA Northeast North Regional Diving Championships at MIT's Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center Pool in Cambridge.
Wellesley's Sticco-Ivins, Stern Set For NCAA DIII Diving RegionalWellesley College swimming & diving junior Maura Sticco-Ivins (Framingham, Mass.) and senior Maddie Stern (Phoenix, Ariz.) will compete in the 2017 NCAA Northeast North Regional Diving Championships, Friday and Saturday, February 24 and 25, at MIT's Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center Pool in Cambridge.