The Wellesley College crew Second Varsity Eight (2V8+) earned silver and the Varsity Eight (V8+) finished fourth overall to help Blue Crew claim national runner-up honors in the team competition during Saturday’s Grand Finals at the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships at Nathan Benderson Park.
The Wellesley College crew Varsity Eight took second, while the Second Varsity Eight added a first place finish as the Blue advanced both boats directly to the NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championship Grand Finals following Friday’s opening heats at Nathan Benderson Park.
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) champion Wellesley College crew will make the program's ninth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships, Friday and Saturday, May 25-26, 2018 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla. This year's championships are being hosted by the University of Central Florida (UCF).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- Senior Taylor Fortnam (Portola Valley, Calif.) finished fourth overall in the steeplechase for Wellesley College Track and Field at the Last Chance Qualifier on Thursday evening at MIT.
Wellesley College swimming & diving senior Maura Sticco-Ivins (Framingham, Mass.) was named the 2018 recipient of the Barbara Barnes Hauptfuhrer ‘49 Senior Scholar-Athlete Award and the 2018 Outstanding Senior Athlete Award at the annual Wellesley College Athletics Scholar-Athlete Celebration on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Tishman Commons.
Following a Division III All-Region performance at last weekend's New England Division III Championships, Wellesley College track & field senior Taylor Fortnam (Portolla Valley, N.H.) represented the Blue on Saturday at the cross-divisional NEICAAA New England Championship.
Highlighted by opening heat victories from the Second Varsity Eight (2V8+) and Third Varsity Eight (3v8+), Wellesley College crew competed in the 2018 National Invitational Rowing Championships throughout the day on Friday on Lake Quinsigamond.
Wellesley College tennis junior Justine Huang (Coto de Caza, Calif.), sophomore Selina Peng (Taichung, Taiwan), and first year Lily Chu (Princeton, N.J.) have each been named to the 2018 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Tennis All-Conference second team. Huang and Peng were selected as the top doubles squad on the All-Conference second team, while Chu was selected as the No. 6 singles player.
All five crews advanced to grand finals to help Wellesley College crew take second place in the Women’s Point Trophy standings at the 2018 New England Rowing Championships on Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- Senior Taylor Fortnam (Portola Valley, Calif.) finished in fourth place overall in the steeplechase at the New England Division III Championships to lead Wellesley College track and field on Saturday afternoon at MIT. Wellesley finished 28th overall with seven points.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- Sophomore Tatenda Rameau (Syracuse, N.Y) finished 11th overall in the long jump to lead Wellesley College track and field at the New England Division III Championships at MIT on Friday afternoon.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2018 Rowing Coach of the Year on Thursday morning. After leading the Blue to their eighth consecutive conference title and their ninth straight trip to the NCAA Championships, Wellesley College Head Coach Tessa Spillane has been voted as the 2018 Rowing Coach of the Year.
Wellesley College golf first year Rosey Li (Princeton, N.J.) and sophomore Ryan MacVicar have earned 2018 Liberty League All-Conference second team honors thanks to their top-ten finishes at this year's conference championships at the Par 72, 5,830 yard Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course in Canton, N.Y.
Trailing 2-1 after doubles, third-seeded Wellesley College tennis rallied in three of the six singles matches but came up just short in a 5-2 setback to second-seeded Babson College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament semifinal on Tuesday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Center.
Wellesley College crew took first place in all four races to win the 2018 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rowing Championship on Saturday at the Donahue Rowing Center on Lake Quinsigamond.
Senior Taylor Fortnam (Portola Valley, Calif.) finished in second place in the 3000m steeplechase and sophomore Taylor Mahlandt (Ephrata, Pa.) finished second in the 5000m run to lead Wellesley Track and Field in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championships on Saturday at Springfield College. Wellesley finished sixth overall with a total of 62.50 points and Fortnam and Mahlandt earned All-Conference Second Team honors.
Third-seeded Wellesley College tennis took control of the match in doubles, before clinching the victory with wins in the No. 6 and No. 4 singles matches, to defeat sixth-seeded Springfield College, 5-0, in the quarterfinals of the 2018 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Tennis Championship on Saturday afternoon at the Wellesley Outdoor Courts.
First year Rosey Li (Princeton, N.J.) fired a three-over par round of 77 to help Wellesley College golf hold on to third place in the team standings following day one of the 2018 Liberty League Championships at the Par 72, 5,830 yard Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 NEWMAC Spring Academic All-Conference Teams and a total of 32 Wellesley College student-athletes representing the Blue crew, lacrosse, softball, tennis, and track & field teams have been recognized.
WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Wellesley College lacrosse broke a 3-3 tie with four unanswered goals en route to a 12-6 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over visiting Emerson College on a soggy day at the Wellesley turf. Wellesley ends the regular season with a 2-14 overall record and 2-6 mark in the NEWMAC. Emerson is winless on the season and 0-7 in conference.
No. 3 Wellesley College tennis will host No. 6 Springfield College in the quarterfinals of the 2018 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Tennis Championship on Saturday, April 28 at 12:00 PM.
Wellesley College tennis swept past visiting Emerson College, 9-0, to close out the 2018 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season on Tuesday afternoon at the Wellesley College tennis courts. Wellesley ends the regular season with a 13-7 overall record and a 6-2 mark in the NEWMAC.
Senior starting pitchers Julia Warner (Kenmore, Wash.) and Madeline Bianchi (Lakeville, Minn.) pitched back-to-back shutouts to lead Wellesley College softball to a Senior Day sweep of visiting Clark University in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex.