2012-13 Wellesley Swimming and Diving News

  • Goydan Earns All-America Honors on 1-Meter Board
    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.
  • Goydan Finishes 21st in Nation on 3-Meter Board
    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.
  • Goydan Earns Second-Straight Trip to NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
    March 02, 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.
  • Wellesley Divers Head to NCAA Event this Weekend
    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.
  • Blue Swimming & Diving Claims Third at NEWMAC Championships
    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.
  • Day Two NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Action Highlighted by More School Records, NCAA Cuts
    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.
  • NCAA Cuts, School Records Highlight Day One of NEWMAC Swimming & Diving
    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.
  • Swimming & Diving Heads to NEWMAC Championships
    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.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Sweeps NESCAC Foes Bates and Conn. College
    February 02, 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.
  • Blue Swimming & Diving Earns National Ranking
    February 01, 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.
  • Swimming & Diving Tops Mount Holyoke; Divers Hit NCAA Standards
    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.
  • Blue Swimming & Diving Wins 16th-Straight Seven Sisters Title
    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.
  • Wellesley Leads Seven Sisters Swimming & Diving after Day One
    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).
  • Blue Swimming & Diving Tops Smith 192-105
    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
  • Swimming and Diving Sweeps Coast Guard & Babson; Goydan Hits Qualifying Mark
    January 09, 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.
  • Gibbons Appointed to USA Swimming Committee
    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.
  • Swimming and Diving Dominates at Mount Holyoke
    December 01, 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.
  • Blue Swimming and Diving Falls to Deep Tufts Squad
    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.
  • Swimming & Diving Cruises Past Simmons
    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.
  • #6 MIT tops Blue Swimming and Diving
    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.
  • Swimming & Diving Participates in "Hour of Power" Fundraiser
    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.
  • Ren Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week
    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.
  • Swimming and Diving Downs Clark and Roger Williams
    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.
  • Ren Sets School Record as Swimming & Diving Dominates Betty Spears Relays
    November 03, 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.
  • Wellesley Swimming and Diving and Crew Teams Make a Difference
    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.