2011-12 News

May 26, 2012
More Hardware! Blue Crew Takes Third at NCAA Championships
The Wellesley College crew team will bring home hardware for the second year in a row, taking third place in the team scoring at the 2012 NCAA Division III Rowing Championships.

May 25, 2012
Blue Crew Opens NCAA Championships
The Wellesley College crew team had a successful day one, to open the 2012 Division III Rowing Championships on Thursday. Blue boats raced three times on the day, with both the varsity eight and the second varsity eight advancing to the grand finals.

May 24, 2012
Wellesley Crew Participates in Community Outreach with Special Olympics
The Wellesley College crew team participated in a community outreach program sponsored by the NCAA as part of the 2012 Division III Rowing Championships. The Blue joined with other NCAA teams to spend a day with the Special Olympics.

May 23, 2012
Black Named All-American; Seven Rowers Earn Academic Honors
Wellesley College crew student-athlete Taylor Black highlighted the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) post-season recognition for the Blue, being named to the Division III Pocock All-America Team. In addition to Black’s honor, seven team members were named CRCA National Scholar-Athletes.

May 14, 2012
Blue Crew Headed to 2012 NCAA Championships!
Wellesley will compete for a national title May 25-27 at Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J., with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and Rider serving as hosts.

May 11, 2012
Novice Eight Wins Gold as Wellesley Takes Fourth at ECACs
The Wellesley College crew team earned two medals, including gold in the novice race, capping a successful day of racing on Lake Quinsigamond at the 2012 ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta. Wellesley finished fourth overall at the event, held in Worcester, MA.

May 5, 2012
Blue Crew 2nd Among Division III Teams at New England Championships
The Wellesley College crew team took third place overall, second among Division III competition, at the 2012 New England Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday. The third place finish ties the best finish for the team in program history.

April 28, 2012
Blue Crew Undefeated at Malden Spirit Regatta
The Wellesley College crew team took home the team title at the 2012 Malden Spirit Regatta, hosted by Tufts University on the Malden River. The Blue went undefeated at the event, winning every contested race.

April 21, 2012
The Wellesley College crew team took home the 2012 NEWMAC Championship on Saturday morning.

April 20, 2012
Kaufman Selected to Prestigious USRowing Rookie Camp
Wellesley College coxswain Emma Kaufman was one of 24 athletes invited to the prestigious USRowing 2012 Women’s Freshman Camp. Kaufman, a native of Norwich, Vt., is one of only two Division III selections.

April 14, 2012
Blue Crew Races at Malden River
The Wellesley College crew team had a busy day of racing this morning, competing against crews from Bates, Wesleyan and Tufts on the Malden River.

April 1, 2012
Blue Crew Races Strong on Lake Quinsigamond
The Wellesley College crew team made it's 2012 New England debut with four races on Worcester's Lake Quinsigamond on Sunday morning. The Blue battled crews from Bates, Trinity, Holy Cross, Rochester and WPI at the event.

March 24, 2012
Third-Ranked Blue Crew Opens Spring with Win
The third-ranked Wellesley College crew team opened the spring portion of their season with a win over host Washington College Saturday morning on the Chester River.

October 29, 2011
Blue Crew Wins Seven Sisters Championship
With a dominating effort in all four races, the Wellesley College crew team took home the team title at the 2011 Seven Sisters Championship Regatta. The Blue swept each race to piled up 40 points, for their third consecutive Seven Sisters title. This season's event was hosted by Smith College at Sportsman's Marina in Hadley, MA.

October 23, 2011
Wellesley Crew Races Strong at the Head of the Charles
The Wellesley College crew team had a solid weekend of racing, competing at the 47th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. The event, the largest two-day regatta in the world, features 8,000 athletes from around the world competing in 55 different events.

October 15, 2011
Crew Opens Season at Quinsigamond Snake
The Wellesley College crew team opened the 2011 fall racing season with a fantastic performance at the Snake Regatta on Worcester’s Lake Quinsigamond. The Blue entered five boats in the event, recording four top-two finishes on the day.

October 13, 2011
Blue Crew to Host Alumnae, Family & Friends Gathering at HOCR
The 47th-annual Head of the Charles Regatta will take place on October 22-23, 2011. Once again, Wellesley is pleased host an Alumnae, Family and Friends Gathering for all alum, family and friends!