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.
Wellesley College track & field sophomore Grace Cowles (Yarmouth, Maine) earned All-Region honors in the 3000m Steeplechase at the NEICAAA Open New England Championships on Saturday afternoon at Southern Connecticut University.
A total of 29 Wellesley College spring sport student-athletes have been honored for their academic excellence in the classroom by the New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and the Liberty League.
The New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2019 Women's Lacrosse All-Conference and Postseason awards on Thursday and Wellesley College senior Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) has been named to All-Conference Second Team for the second time in her career.
The New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2019 Women's Tennis All-Conference and Postseason awards on Wednesday and Wellesley College senior Justine Huang (Coto de Caza. Calif.), sophomore Lily Chu (Princeton, N.J.) and first year Micaela Markwart (Hanover, Mass.) have each earned All-Conference Second Team Honors. Chu was selected at No. 6 singles, while Huang and Markwart were named All-Conference at No. 2 doubles.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2019 Softball All-Conference and Postseason awards on Tuesday and Wellesley College sophomore Gen Brittingham (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) and first year Marisa Hensch (Carlsbad, Calif.) have each earned All-Conference honors.
Wellesley College golf earned runner-up honors for the first time in program history on Saturday at the 2019 Liberty League Championship at the Par-73, 5,804 yard Mohawk Golf Club. The Blue finished with a program-record two-day score of 649.
Senior Helen Andersen (Madison, N.J.) earned All-Region honors and broke her own program record in the shot put for Wellesley College track & field on Saturday at the New England Division III Track & Field Championships.
A walk-off single off the bat of WPI sophomore Kaitlyn Hess (Milford, NH) propelled No. 1 WPI to a 3-2 victory over No. 6 Wellesley College softball on Saturday at the 2019 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Championship at Rooftop Field.
No. 6 Wellesley College softball avoided elimination with a pair of victories on Friday at the 2019 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Championship at WPI’s Rooftop Field. The Blue eliminated No. 5 Emerson College with a 6-0 victory in six innings in the morning and No. 3 Babson College with a 5-4 win in nine innings in the afternoon.
Twenty current Wellesley College student-athletes will present at The 2019 Ruhlman Conference on Wednesday, April 26, at Wellesley College. Made possible by the Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Fund for Interdisciplinary Study, 2019 marks the 23rd year of The Ruhlman Conference at Wellesley.
No. 2 Babson College earned a 5-0 victory over No. 3 Wellesley College in the semifinals of the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Tennis Championship on Tuesday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Courts.
First years Audrey Lin (Fremont, Calif.) and Chansie Yang (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) finished in a tie for sixth place to lead Wellesley College golf to runner-up honors following final round play at the 2019 Jack Leaman Invitational, hosted by Amherst College at The Ledges Golf Course.
Senior Cathy Chen (Parsippany, N.J.) led the way for Wellesley College track & field at the 2019 NEWMAC Track & Field Championships, earning first place and All-Conference first team honors in the 100m hurdles with a new personal record and Wellesley program record with a time of 15.09 on Saturday afternoon at Springfield College.