Wellesley Basketball News

  • WPI Escapes With 44-42 NEWMAC Win Over Wellesley Basketball
    January 17, 2018
    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 Basketball Sinks Coast Guard Behind Aguirre's 20-Point Effort
    January 13, 2018
    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.
  • Fourth Quarter Rally Falls Short For Blue Basketball at Babson
    January 11, 2018
    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.
  • Slow Start Dooms Wellesley Basketball in 70-53 Setback to Springfield
    January 06, 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.
  • Cho Records First Career Double-Double in Blue Basketball's Setback to Emerson
    January 03, 2018
    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. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Can’t Keep Pace With Messiah in Florida Finale
    December 29, 2017
    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.
  • Blue Basketball Drops Daytona Beach Opener to Bridgewater State, 53-43
    December 28, 2017
    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.
  • Blue Basketball Falls to Babson in NEWMAC Action, 67-55
    December 06, 2017
    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. 
  • Springfield Deals Wellesley Basketball First NEWMAC Setback, 51-29
    December 02, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball suffered the team’s first New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) setback of the season on Saturday, falling 51-29 to Springfield College at Blake Arena.  
  • Aguirre Leads Wellesley Basketball Past Emerson In NEWMAC Opener, 61-53
    November 29, 2017
    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.
  • Worcester St. Pulls Away in Second Half to Down Blue Basketball, 64-47
    November 26, 2017
    Worcester State University outscored Wellesley College basketball, 36-19, in the second half en route to a 64-47 non-conference victory over the Blue on Sunday evening at Lancer Gymnasium. 
  • Blue Basketball Shakes Off Slow Start To Top Simmons, 66-47
    November 21, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball shook off a slow start to down visiting Simmons College, 66-47, in non-conference play on Tuesday evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Takes Down Simmons In Vassar Tip-Off Finale, 68-39
    November 18, 2017
    First-year Lane Arkangel (Redondo Beach, Calif.) scored a game-high 16 points to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 68-39 victory over Simmons College in the consolation game of the Vassar Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Vassar Athletics and Fitness Center.
  • Blue Basketball Falls to Oneonta in OT, 58-55, to Open 2017-18 Season
    November 17, 2017
    Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) and junior Zojajha Ayub (Belle Mead, N.J.) combined for 27 points but Wellesley College basketball came up just short in overtime, dropping a 58-55 decision to SUNY Oneonta on the opening night of the Vassar College Tip-Off Tournament on Friday evening at the Vassar Athletics and Fitness Center. 
  • Wellesley Basketball's Ayub To Speak at Inaugural NACDA Fall Forum
    November 13, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball junior Zojajha Ayub (Belle Mead, N.J.) will present at the inaugural NACDA and Affiliates Fall Forum today, Monday November 13, in Boston. 
  • Wellesley Athletics 2017-18 Winter Schedules Are Now Online
    September 19, 2017
    The 2017-18 Wellesley Athletics winter schedules for basketball, fencing, swimming & diving, and indoor track & field are now available online at wellesleyblue.com.
  • NCAA DIII Week Student-Athlete Profile: Ailis Hanley, Basketball
    April 09, 2017
    Sunday, April 9, is the final day of NCAA Division III Week 2017. Throughout the week we've highlighted our student-athletes and celebrated their accomplishments. Today, we close out the week with a final student-athlete profile, this time featuring basketball senior Ailis Hanley from Cranston, R.I.
  • Wellesley Basketball's Aguirre Named NEWMAC Rookie of the Year
    February 27, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball first year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) has been named the 2016-17 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Year.
  • Late Rally Falls Short For Blue Basketball In Senior Day Setback To Wheaton
    February 18, 2017
    Senior Ailis Hanley (Cranston, R.I.) capped her Wellesley College basketball career with her first double-double of the season, but the host Blue dropped a narrow 58-55 decision to Wheaton College in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) finale for both squads on Saturday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Wellesley Basketball Shoulders 76-44 Setback To MIT
    February 15, 2017
    Sophomores Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) and Dolly Yuan (San Jose, Calif.) combined for 31 points to lead MIT to a 76-44 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday night at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • WPI Runs To 62-42 NEWMAC Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    February 11, 2017
    WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, Mass.) scored a game-high 19 points to lead the host Engineers to a 62-42 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) win over Wellesley College basketball on Saturday.
  • Smith Sends Blue Basketball to 67-42 NEWMAC Setback
    February 08, 2017
    Smith College opened the game on a 13-4 run and never trailed en route to a 67-42 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday night at Ainsworth Gymnasium.
  • Blue Basketball’s Aguirre Nets Career-High 21 Points in Setback to Babson
    February 01, 2017
    First year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) led all scorers with a career-high 21 points, but Wellesley College basketball dropped an 83-69 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) final to Babson College on Wednesday night at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley Basketball to Host Babson on National Girls & Women In Sports Day
    January 30, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball will host crosstown rival Babson College on National Girls & Women in Sports Day, Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Second Half Surge Sends Coast Guard Past Wellesley Basketball, 63-44
    January 28, 2017
    Sophomore Micaela Martinelli (Vero Beach, Fla.) and junior Gill Gerton (Lorton, Va.) combined for 31 points to lead the visiting U.S. Coast Guard Academy to a 63-44 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Saturday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Clark Rallies Past Blue Basketball For 72-54 NEWMAC Win
    January 25, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball put up a season-best 23 first quarter points, but Clark University took over the game late to earn a 72-54 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over the Blue on Wednesday evening at the Kneller Athletics Center.
  • Blue Basketball Takes 49-44 NEWMAC Victory at Wheaton
    January 21, 2017
    First year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 15 points to lead Wellesley College basketball to 49-44 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wheaton College on Saturday at Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Smith Comes Away with 73-55 Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    January 18, 2017
    Three Smith College starters scored in double figures, led by a game-high 16 points from sophomore Kennedy Guest-Pritchett (Fairburn, Ga.), as the visiting Pioneers earned a 73-55 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls Just Short at MIT, 47-44
    January 14, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball rallied to within one-point of host MIT in the fourth quarter, but came up just short in their bid to defeat the Engineers, dropping a 47-44 final in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Saturday at Rockwell Cage.
  • Blue Basketball Holds Off Clark For 49-46 NEWMAC Victory
    January 12, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball held off a furious second half rally from Clark University to take a 49-46 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory on Thursday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
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