The LPGA Foundation announced the 30 high-school graduates selected to receive this year’s Marilynn Smith Scholarship and incoming Wellesley College golf first year Caroline MacVicar (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) has been selected for her outstanding academic excellence, leadership skills and active involvement and service to her community.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2019 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Thursday. All-Academic honors were awarded to 940 teams and thousands of scholar-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis, including the Wellesley College tennis program and four members of the Blue team.
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) and National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) have announced their respective National All-Academic accolades for the 2019 season. Led by All-Americans Frances Dingivan (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Rhiannon Mulligan (Santa Cruz, Calif.), four members of the Wellesley College crew team earned CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honors. In addition 15 student-athletes were honored with All-Academic recognition by the NIRC.
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announces its Pocock All-America team for the 2019 season. This award recognizes the outstanding performances of rowers and coxswains at NCAA Division III institutions.
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Bridget Belgiovine, Wellesley College Director of Athletics and Chair of the Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics (PERA) Department has been named the 2019 recipient of the NADIIIAA Richard A. Rasmussen Lifetime Achievement Award. Belgiovine received the award on Tuesday at the NADIIIAA Summer Forum at the World Center Marriott Resort.
Wellesley College Soccer will host host a Prospect ID clinic on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The cost of the clinic is $200 and all prospects in grades 9-12 are welcome to participate.
Wellesley College crew advanced both boats to Saturday's Grand Finals, as the Blue made the program's tenth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships on Friday at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind.
Frances Dingivan didn't plan on rowing in college, however when her high school athletic career ended she found herself missing the team environment and decided to see if she could make rowing her new sport. After attending her first novice practice in the fall of her first year she was hooked and has been a pivotal member of the Blue crew team ever since, rowing at the stroke seat of the Varsity 8 boat.
Wellesley College track & field sophomore Grace Cowles (Yarmouth, Maine) earned All-American honors with a sixth place finish in the Women's 3000m Steeplechase final on Saturday at the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships at SPIRE Institute.
Wellesley College track & field sophomore Grace Cowles (Yarmouth, Maine) finished fourth in her preliminary heat to advance to the finals of the Women’s 3000m Steeplechase at the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Wellesley College track & field sophomore Grace Cowles has been named to the 2019 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region team for the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field.
Bethany Ellis has been named Director of Athletics and Chair of the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics (PERA) at NCAA Division III Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Ellis will officially join the Wellesley community on July 1, 2019.
Wellesley College track & field sophomore Grace Cowles (Yarmouth, Maine) has qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Cowles will represent the Blue in the preliminaries of the Women's 3000m Steeplechase on Thursday, May 23 at 5:25 PM. Should Cowles advance, the Steeplechase final will take place on Saturday, May 25, at 11:30 AM.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced its 2019 Softball All-Region honors on Wednesday evening and Wellesley College sophomore Gen Brittingham (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) and first year Marisa Hensch (Carlsbad, Calif.) have each each been named to the New England All-Region team for the first time in their respective careers. Brittingham was named to the All-Region First Team, while Hensch was named an All-Region Second Team selection.
Julia King, Head Field Hockey Coach and Associate Professor of the Practice in the department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics at Wellesley College will step down at the end of the 2018-19 Academic Year. A nationwide search for King’s replacement is already underway.
Rebecca ‘Becky’ Kimball, Butler Director of Sport Performance and Fitness and Assistant Professor of the Practice at Wellesley College will leave the College on June 30th. Kimball has been named the new Director of Athletics, Health and Wellness at nearby Dana Hall School.
Wellesley College crew will make the program's tenth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships when the Blue compete on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1, 2019 at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. Indiana University will serves as the NCAA host institution for the championships in conjunction with Indiana Sports Corp and the Indianapolis Rowing Center.
The New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) recognized eleven Wellesley College student-athletes from the Blue's eleven NEWMAC sports as members of the All-Sportsmanship Team throughout the 2018-19 academic year. Each of these student-athletes best demonstrate the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct and were nominated by their teammates and coaches.
All five boats advanced to Grand Finals and the Wellesley College Crew Varsity 8 (V8+) earned a silver medal finish as the Blue captured the women's points trophy on Sunday at the National Invitational Collegiate Regatta (NIRC) on Lake Quinsigamond.