Senior Madison Beck (Syracuse, N.Y.) knocked down the game-winning three-pointer with 27 seconds to play as WPI escaped Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse with a 44-42 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday evening.
Wellesley College swimming & diving senior Maura Sticco-Ivins (Framingham, Mass.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Diver of the Week for the week ending January 14, 2018. She has now earned the honor 19 times in her Wellesley College career.
Wellesley College volleyball senior Alina Mota (Glendora, Calif.) will attend the 2018 NCAA Division III Student Immersion Program in Indianapolis, Indiana from January 17-20 in conjunction with the 2018 NCAA Convention.
Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 20 points to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 65-55 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday at Rolland Hall.
The National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) has announced that Elaine Harvey, Assistant Director of Communications and Development at Wellesley College is the recipient of the 2018 NADIIIAA Emerging Athletic Administrator Award. Annually, the award winner is presented with a commemorative plaque and a $1,000 professional development grant from NADIIIAA. Harvey will receive her awards during the NADIIIAA Reception at the NCAA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday, January 20.
Wellesley College swimming & diving defeated cross town rival Babson College, 179-59, but dropped in a 147-90, decision to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in the annual double dual between the three schools on Thursday afternoon at Chandler Pool. Coast Guard defeated Babson, 171-55, in the other match-up.
Senior Kayla Jang (South Pasadena, Calif.) scored a game-high 15 points for the Blue, but a fourth quarter rally fell just short for Wellesley College basketball in a 43-37 setback to Babson College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Thursday at Staake Gymnasium.
The Alliance of Women Coaches hosted the inaugural class of the NCAA Women Coaches Academy 2.0 last month in Englewood, Colorado, and Wellesley College soccer Head Coach Missy Price was named the first recipient of the Cecile Reynaud Coaching Mastery Award during the four-day program.
Wellesley College lacrosse head coach Lauren Schoenberger has announced the addition of Emily Ross to the Blue's coaching staff for the upcoming 2018 season. Ross will work primarily with the Blue's goalkeepers during games and practice.
Three Wellesley College student-athletes have been selected among the 48 Wellesley College students named Albright Fellows for 2018. Junior Mia Caglieris (Hightstown, N.J.) of the crew team, junior Sydney Hopper (Newcastle, Wash.) of the softball team, and senior Leilani Stacy (Collierville, Tenn.) of the track & field team will join this year’s fellows for the 2018 Albright Institute Wintersession from January 8-25, 2018.
Springfield College junior Chelsea McAllister (Baltimore, Vt.) dropped in a game-high 21 points to lead the visiting Pride to a 70-53 victory over Wellesley College basketball in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
Wellesley College basketball first year Alyssa Cho (Hillsborough, Calif.) recorded her first career double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as visiting Emerson College earned a 61-55 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over the Blue on Wednesday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
Messiah College outscored Wellesley College basketball 20-6 in the opening quarter and never looked back, defeating the Blue, 63-45, on day two of the Land of Magic Classic at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center.
Bridgewater State University outscored Wellesley College basketball 21-14 in the third quarter to pull away for a 53-43 victory in non-conference play on Thursday afternoon at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center.
We've reached the midway point of the 2017-18 season and we would like to wish all of the families, supporters, teams, and Friends of Wellesley Athletics Happy Holidays and a safe, happy, and healthy New Year. If you missed any of the action this fall, or are looking for the latest on your favorite spring sport, be sure to check out our season recaps below.
Wellesley College swimming & diving first year Noelle Bergere (Madison, Conn.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Diver of the Week for the week ending December 10, 2017.
Wellesley College Volleyball Head Coach Dorothy Webb will be presenting at the 2017 American Volleyball Coaches Association Convention (AVCA) from December 13-17 in Kansas City, Mo. The annual event is the largest gathering of volleyball coaches in the world for education, networking, and social events.
Wellesley College track & field wrapped up their first semester schedule on Saturday at the Rhode Island College Invitational, with three of the Blue's throwers representing the squad in the weight throw.
Wellesley College swimming & diving closed out first semester action on Friday evening at Trinity College, defeating the host Bantams, 135-107, while falling to New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Wheaton, 151-89, in a tri-dual match-up. Wellesley is now 3-2 overall in dual meets.
Babson College junior Payton Ouimette (Medfield, Mass.) recorded a double-double to lead the visiting Beavers to a 67-55 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
Wellesley College fencing split a pair of matches in a rare midweek fixture at Harvard University’s Malkin Athletic Center. The Blue defeated Tufts, 17-10, but dropped an 18-9 decision to the host Crimson.
The New England Women’s Volleyball Association announced its annual awards following the conclusion of the 2017 season and Wellesley College junior Yasmine Reece (New Rochelle, N.Y.), first year Lauren Gedney (Huntersville, N.C.) and senior Alina Mota (Glendora, Calif.) all earned postseason honors.
Wellesley College swimming & diving finished the weekend in sixth place following three days of action at the MIT Invitational. The Blue closed out Sunday evening’s session at the Zesiger Center Pool with 312 points.
Sophomore Fiona Harrigian (San Marino, Calif.) was the runner-up in the 3000m and senior Isabella King (Cincinnati, Ohio) took third place with a New England Division III Championship qualifying mark in the 5000m to lead Wellesley College track & field in their indoor season opener on Saturday at the Smith College Winter Classic.
Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored 12 of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 61-53 victory over Emerson College in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEMWAC) opener for both squads on Wednesday evening at Brown & Plofker Gymnasium.