Wellesley College crew senior Kelsey Campbell (Broomfield, Colo.) has been named a 2018 Pocock/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) First Team All-American. Campbell, also the 2018 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rower of the Year is the ninth first team All-America selection for the Blue during the tenure of Head Coach Tessa Spillane.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
No. 9 Wellesley College crew opened the 2018 spring season on Saturday, racing four 2000m events in a 15 mph quartering headwind on the Charles River. The Blue faced a good early season test against No. 3 Williams, No. 10 William Smith, and the lightweight crew from Division I MIT, earning victories in the Second Varsity 8 and Third Varsity 8 races.
Wellesley College crew won two of three events to claim the program's ninth consecutive Seven Sisters title at the 32nd Annual Seven Sisters Championship Sunday morning on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass.
Wellesley College crew kicked-off their 2017-18 campaign on Sunday afternoon at the 53rd annual Head Of The Charles Regatta (HOCR). Founded in 1965, the HOCR is a two-day rowing event held on the Charles River in Boston that feature many of the top rowers, teams and clubs from around the world.
Wellesley College crew head coach Tessa Spillane has announced the addition of coaches Emilie Muller and Stacey Rippetoe to the team's coaching staff for the 2017-18 season. Muller will serve as the Blue's Novice Coach, in addition to working with the varsity rowers, while Rippetoe will serve as assistant coach of the varsity team.
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) has announced its 2017 Pocock Division III All-America teams and Wellesley College crew has earned a pair of selections for the second consecutive year. Senior Kathryn Barth (Bellevue, Wash.) was selected to the All-America first team, while classmate Olivia Duggan (West Newbury, Mass.) earned a spot on the second team.
Wellesley College crew earned the bronze in the varsity eight and the silver in the second varsity eight to take third overall at the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships at Lake Mercer. Bates College earned the team national championship for the second time in three years thanks to their combined point total from the two events.
Defending NCAA Champion Wellesley College crew advanced both boats to Saturday's Grand Finals on the opening day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships on Friday at Lake Mercer. The Blue's Second Varsity Eight cruised to an open water victory to advance to the final, while Wellesley's Varsity Eight was the runner-up in their opening opening heat to earn a spot.
Defending National Champion Wellesley College crew will make the program's eighth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships, May 26-27 at Lake Mercer in West Windsor, New Jersey. This year's championships will be hosted by The Ivy League and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
No. 6 Wellesley College crews's varsity eight took fourth place, while the second and third varsity each won bronze, and the novice eight took home gold, on Friday at the National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester. Returning to Lake Quinsigamond for the third-straight week of competition, Wellesley placed all four boats in the grand finals and tied for first in the overall women's points trophy standings.
The New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2017 Rowing Coach of the Year following the conference championships. After leading the Blue to their seventh consecutive championship title, Head Coach Tessa Spillane has been voted as the 2017 Rowing Coach of the Year.
Wellesley College crew earned victories in the First, Second and Fourth Varisty Eight races to claim the program's seventh-consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship on Saturday morning on Lake Quinsigamond.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2017 Spring Academic All-Conference teams and 21 Wellesley College student-athletes from four teams have been recognized for their success in the classroom.
No. 4 Wellesley College crew faced a good test on the team’s third weekend of racing during the spring season, competing against Bates College and Wesleyan University, the co-top ranked crews in the most recent CRCA/USRowing Coaches Poll, and host No. 6 Tufts on the Malden River. The Blue took part in a series of double duals in their final competition before the NEWMAC Championships.
With near ideal conditions on Lake Quinsigamond, No. 4 Wellesley College crew took to the water against three nationally ranked opponents in Tied-No. 1 Bates, No. 9 WPI, and No. 13 Trinity (Conn.) on Sunday. The Blue earned first place finishes in both the 3rd Varsity 8 and 4th Varsity 8 races, and were the runner-up to Bates in both the Varsity 8 and 2nd Varsity 8.
WELLESLEY, Mass. -- When Hillary Rodham Clinton '69 returned to campus on Thursday, March 2, for a private community gathering and question and answer session, she also took a few minutes to recognize the returning members of Wellesley's 2016 NCAA Division III Women's Rowing National Championship team. Senior captains Olivia Duggan (West Newbury, Mass.) and Ali Rondeau (Ocala, Fla.) and junior Lauren Bazley (Issaquah, Wash.) shared their thoughts on the once in a lifetime experience.
Reigning national champion and No. 5 nationally-ranked Wellesley College crew returned to the water for the 2017 spring season on Sunday, concluding their annual spring training trip with a race against No. 4 Williams and No. 10 William Smith on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Geneva, N.Y.