2012-13 Wellesley Swimming and Diving News

March 23, 2013
Goydan Earns All-America Honors on 1-Meter Board
Wellesley College diver Hayley Goydan earned All-America honors today on the 1-meter board at the 2013 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. The event is being hosted by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference at the Woodforest Natatorium.

March 20, 2013
Goydan Finishes 21st in Nation on 3-Meter Board
Wellesley College diver Hayley Goydan finished 21st overall on the 3-meter board, competing today at the 2013 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference at the Woodforest Natatorium.

March 2, 2013
Goydan Earns Second-Straight Trip to NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
Wellesley College junior Hayley Goydan punched her ticket to the 2013 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving championship with a solid performance at the NCAA Regional on this weekend at Springfield College. The event featured two days of competition and 27 competitors on the women's side.

February 28, 2013
Wellesley Divers Head to NCAA Event this Weekend
Two members of the Wellesley College swimming and diving team will represent the Blue at this weekend’s NCAA Division III Diving Regional. Junior Hayley Goydan and sophomore Gabby Cooper-Vespa will be competing at the event, hosted by Springfield College.

February 17, 2013
Blue Swimming & Diving Claims Third at NEWMAC Championships
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team wrapped up a fantastic weekend of competition with a third place finish at the 2013 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). The final seven events were contested on Sunday, polishing off the three-day meet, held at MIT's Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center.

February 16, 2013
Day Two NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Action Highlighted by More School Records, NCAA Cuts
Six school records, two NCAA cuts and an All-Conference honor highlighted day two action for the Wellesley College swimming and diving team at the 2013 New England Women's and Men's Athletic (NEWMAC) Championships. With 13 events complete at the MIT's Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center, the Blue are holding on to third place with 301 points.

February 15, 2013
NCAA Cuts, School Records Highlight Day One of NEWMAC Swimming & Diving
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team got of to a fast start on day one of the 2013 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships on Friday. After six completed events, Wellesley sits in third place with 138 total points at MIT's Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center.

February 14, 2013
Swimming & Diving Heads to NEWMAC Championships
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team will begin competition at the 2013 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship on Friday morning. The event will take place at MIT's Zesiger Center Natatorium and runs through Sunday evening.

February 2, 2013
Wellesley Swimming & Diving Sweeps NESCAC Foes Bates and Conn. College
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team posted wins over Connecticut College and Bates College in a double dual meet on Saturday afternoon in Chandler Pool. The Blue came out on top of an exciting battle against Conn. 158-155, while winning comfortably against Bates, 205-108. In the men’s meet, Conn. defeated Bates, 219-85.

February 1, 2013
Blue Swimming & Diving Earns National Ranking
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team broke into the national rankings recently, with the Blue being named to collegeswimming.com's top-25 list. Wellesley earned a spot at #22 and joins MIT as the only NEWMAC schools on the list.

January 26, 2013
Swimming & Diving Tops Mount Holyoke; Divers Hit NCAA Standards
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team nabbed a dual meet victory over NEWMAC and Seven Sisters-rival, Mount Holyoke, on Saturday afternoon at Chandler Pool. The Blue topped the Lyons, 190-104, to improve to 7-2 overall, while the Mount Holyoke dips to 6-3.

January 20, 2013
Blue Swimming & Diving Wins 16th-Straight Seven Sisters Title
Host Wellesley College won the 2013 Seven Sisters Swimming and Diving Championship on Sunday, nabbing the team title for the 16th-consecutive year. The Blue recorded a two-day total of 1308 points, outdistancing runner-up Mount Holyoke College, who tallied a total of 754. In third place, Vassar College finished with 625 points, while Smith College (555 pts.), and Bryn Mawr College (362 pts.) rounded out the field.

January 19, 2013
Wellesley Leads Seven Sisters Swimming & Diving after Day One
Wellesley College leads a field of five after day one of the 2013 Seven Sisters Swimming and Diving Championships. The Blue posted wins in eight of the days 13 events for 893 total points, putting them in position to claim their 16th-consecutive title. Mount Holyoke sits in second (537), Vassar in third (428), Smith in fourth (337), while Bryn Mawr rounds out the field in fifth (252).

January 12, 2013
Blue Swimming & Diving Tops Smith 192-105
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team picked up its third straight victory of 2013, notching a 192-105 dual meet win over host Smith College on Saturday afternoon. The Blue now hold a 6-2 record, while Smith evens its record to 2-2

January 9, 2013
Swimming and Diving Sweeps Coast Guard & Babson; Goydan Hits Qualifying Mark
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team swept a double-dual meet against visiting Coast Guard and Babson. The Blue topped the Bears, 203-96, and defeated Babson, 240-56. Elsewhere, Coast Guard swam past Babson, 209-87, while in the men’s meet, Coast Guard topped Babson, 156-138.

December 10, 2012
Gibbons Appointed to USA Swimming Committee
Wellesley College swimmer Ceallach Gibbons was recently appointed to the USA Local Swimming Committee Development Committee as a national athlete representative.

December 1, 2012
Swimming and Diving Dominates at Mount Holyoke
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team dominated at Mount Holyoke’s Pioneer Invitational on Saturday. The Blue won 19 of the 22 events, squaring off against NEWMAC and Seven Sisters rivals, Mount Holyoke and Smith.

November 28, 2012
Blue Swimming and Diving Falls to Deep Tufts Squad
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team fell 171-127 to Tufts University on Wednesday evening. The swimming portion of the event took place at Tufts’ Hamilton Pool, while Wellesley hosted the diving events at Chandler Pool.

November 17, 2012
Swimming & Diving Cruises Past Simmons
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team cruised to a 171-96 dual meet victory over visiting Simmons College on Saturday afternoon at Chandler Pool. The win lifts the Blue to 3-1 overall, while the Sharks fall to 2-2.

November 16, 2012
#6 MIT tops Blue Swimming and Diving
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team fell to sixth-ranked MIT on Friday evening at the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center.

November 15, 2012
Swimming & Diving Participates in "Hour of Power" Fundraiser
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team participated in the annual Ted Mullin “Leave It in the Pool” Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research, sponsored by the Carleton College swimming and diving teams.

November 12, 2012
Ren Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week
Wellesley College first-year Dorothy Ren was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimmer of the Week for the period ending November 11th.

November 10, 2012
Swimming and Diving Downs Clark and Roger Williams
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team picked up wins over Clark University and Roger Williams University on Saturday afternoon in a double-dual meet at Chandler Pool. The Blue went 2-0 with a 186-98 win over Clark and a 154-135 win over Roger Williams. The Hawks picked up a win, defeating Clark, 200-94, while in the men’s meet, Roger Williams defeated Clark, 140-111.

November 3, 2012
Ren Sets School Record as Swimming & Diving Dominates Betty Spears Relays
The Wellesley College swimming and diving team had a dominating start to the 2012-13 season, posting 11 wins as host of the Betty Spears Relays on Saturday afternoon in Chandler Pool. The non-scoring meet featured athletes from Wellesley, Mount Holyoke, Smith, Tufts and Westfield State.

September 11, 2012
Wellesley Swimming and Diving and Crew Teams Make a Difference
The Wellesley College crew and swimming and diving teams participated in this weekend's "Day to Make a Difference," sponsored by the Wellesley College Alumnae Association and the Center for Work and Service.