New for the 2017-18 academic year, Wellesley Athletics is proud to announce the LeadBLUE Athletic Leadership Academy. Designed to facilitate leadership development tools and educational opportunities for all student-athletes, the LeadBLUE Athletic Leadership Academy aims to enhance the quality of team culture, student leadership, and the athletic experience at Wellesley.
Wellesley College volleyball rallied from a first set defeat to down visiting Wheaton College in five sets, 3-2 (22-25, 25-14, 25-19, 23-25, 15-10), in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match on Tuesday night at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
In recognition of September as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Wellesley College Volleyball is hosting Ovarian Cancer Awareness Night in support of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) on Tuesday, September 19, at 7:00 PM when the Blue host Wheaton in New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
Sophomore Ryan MacVicar (Tuscalossa, Ala.) finished in third place in the individual standings to lead Wellesley College golf to fourth place in the team standings on Sunday at the 10th Annual Ann S. Batchelder Invitational at Wellesley's Par 72, 5,860 yard Nehoiden Golf Course.
Wellesley College tennis wrapped-up play at the 2017 Morehouse Invitational, hosted by Williams College, on Sunday afternoon. The Blue played six singles matches against Skidmore and squared off with the host Ephs in three doubles matches.
Six different players scored goals for the University of New England to lead the Nor'easters to a 6-0 victory over Wellesley College field hockey in non-conference play on Sunday at UNE's Big Blue Turf.
Wellesley College golf sophomores Kalau Tanaka-Pesamino (Ewa Beach, Hawai'i) and Ryan MacVicar (Tuscalossa, Ala.) shot matching rounds of 76 and are currently tied for second place after day one of the 10th annual Ann S. Batchelder Invitational at Wellesley’s Nehoiden Golf Course.
Junior setter Michelle Li (Scarsdale, N.Y.) captained a well-balanced, high-powered Wellesley College volleyball offense in a 3-1 win over Mount Holyoke in the Blue's home opener on Saturday afternoon in Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
Sophomore Hannah Maisano (Gambrills, Md.) tallied a goal and an assist as Wellesley College field hockey opened the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) with a 3-1 victory over visiting WPI on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Senior Kenza Mdarhi-Alaoui (Alexandria, Va.) scored the lone goal of the game at 47:37 of the second half to give Smith College a 1-0 victory over Wellsley College soccer in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both teams on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Wellesley College tennis opened the 2017-18 season on Saturday at Williams College’s annual Lindsay Morehouse Invitational. The Blue matched-up in singles play against Middlebury and host Williams, while squaring off with Skidmore in doubles play.
Sophomore Taylor Mahlandt (Ephrata, Pa.) finished 23rd overall to lead the Wellesley College cross country team to a fourth place finish at the Bates Super XC Shootout on Saturday afternoon at Pineland Farms.
First year Lauren Gedney (Huntersville, N.C.) posted 15 kills, 11 digs, and four aces to lead Wellesley College volleyball to a 3-2 (25-19, 25-18, 25-19, 25-22, 15-9) victory over Emerson College in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both squads on Tuesday night at Brown & Plofker Gym.
Junior forward Haley Chrobock (Branchville, N.J.) tallied a goal and an assist to lead the visiting Wellesley College field hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Bridgewater State University in non-conference action on Tuesday night at Swenson Field.
Endicott College senior Rachel Hanna (Chelmsford, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal 6:06 into the first overtime to send the visiting Gulls to a 2-1 victory over Wellesley College soccer on Tuesday afternoon at the Wellesley Field Complex.
Junior goalkeeper Maggie Connelly (Duxbury, Mass.) made nine saves and classmate Haley Chrobock (Branchville, N.J.) scored the game-winner, as Wellesley College field hockey picked up a 1-0 shutout victory in non-conference play against the University of Maine at Farmington on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Wellesley College volleyball dropped a 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-22) final to Roger Williams University before bouncing back with a 3-0 (25-18,25-16,25-23) sweep of Endicott College on Saturday at the MIT Invitational.
Senior Karlie Rubin (San Diego, Calif.) scored a natural hat trick to lead visiting Lesley University to a 3-1 non-conference victory over Wellesley College soccer on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
It took all five sets but Wellesley College volleyball picked up the team's second win of the season on Friday, defeating SUNY Geneseo, 3-2 (25-23, 22-25, 20-25, 27-25, 15-8), on the opening night of the MIT Invitational at Rockwell Cage.
University of New England senior forward Becca Murphy (Durham, N.H.) scored with 1:31 left in regulation to help the visiting Nor’easters steal a 2-1 non-conference win over Wellesley College soccer on Wednesday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Sophomore Carley Phillips (Waterford, Conn.) scored a pair of goals and classmate Hannah Knoll (Boise, Idaho) netted the first of her career, as Wellesley College soccer and Montclair State University played to a rain-soaked 3-3 tie on Sunday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Junior Samantha Hoang (Elk Grove, Calif.) tallied 19 digs, five assists and three aces to help Wellesley College volleyball conclude play at the 2017 Brandeis Invitational with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-21) victory over Mount Saint Mary College (N.Y.) on Saturday at Auerbach Arena.
Husson University sophomore Sadie Royer (Greene, Maine) scored a hat trick and senior goalkeeper Anne Marie Provencal (Skowhegan, Maine) made 14 saves to lead the visiting Eagles to a 4-2 victory over Wellesley College field hockey on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Junior Haley Chrobock (Branchville, N.J.) scored the game-winning goal and added an assist to power Wellesley College field hockey to a 2-1 victory over Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in the season opener for both squads on Friday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Sophomore Deyanira Ibarra (Los Olivos, Calif) scored the game’s only goal in the second half to lift Wellesley College soccer to a 1-0 victory over visiting Simmons College in the season opener for both teams on Friday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
First year Ava Shipman (Makawao, Hawaii) finished in fifth place to lead Wellesley College cross country to second place at the 2017 Wellesley Cross Country Invitational on Friday evening at Nehoiden Golf Course.
The Wellesley College volleyball team dropped a pair of matches on the first day of the 2017 Brandeis University Invitational at Auerbach Arena. The Blue fell by a 3-1 (25-17, 25-15, 26-28, 25-19) final to the host Judges in their Friday evening opener and were swept 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-16) by Franklin College (Ind.) in the nightcap.
Wellesley College Athletics will welcome six new assistant coaches across six different sports for the 2017-18 academic year. A pair of familiar names are returning to the Blue, as former All-American Meghan Peterson '15 will begin her first season as an assistant coach with the field hockey program, while former Associate Athletic Director Mindy Mangels has signed as an assistant for the Blue golf team. Kaitlin Lewis (Basketball), Bojan Jovanovic (Fencing), Tanya Roberts (Soccer) and Emily Altier (Swimming & Diving) will also join the department this year. Read more about each below.