• Wellesley Track & Field's Andersen Featured in Hometown Daily Record (N.J.)
    February 20, 2019
    Helen Andersen comes from an athletic family. She can certainly hold her own.
  • No. 2 Smith Cruises to NEWMAC Quarterfinal Victory Over No. 7 Wellesley Basketball
    February 19, 2019
    Seniors Lauren Bondi (Burnaby, BC, Can.) and Kennedy Guest-Pritchett (Fairburn, Ga.) combined for 35 points to lead No. 2 Smith College to a 75-38 victory over No. 7 Wellesley College in the quarterfinals of the 2019 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Basketball Championship on Tuesday evening at Ainsworth Gymnasium. 
  • No. 7 Wellesley To Open NEWMAC Basketball Championship at No. 2 Smith
    February 18, 2019
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference has released the 2019 Women's Basketball Championship bracket. The championship tournament will consist of seven teams that will begin postseason play on Tuesday, February 19th. After NEWMAC tie breaking procedures were applied, Wellesley College basketball (8-14, 5-11) earned the final spot as the No. 7 seed. 
  • Student-Athlete Spotlight: Wellesley Basketball's Zojajha Ayub '19
    February 15, 2019
    Senior guard Zojajha Ayub has been a consistent threat for the Wellesley basketball team since her first year.  Nearing the end of her senior season, the two year captain has started a total of 42 games, tallying 306 points and 171 rebounds in her career. With the last few games of the season approaching, Ayub is enjoying every moment on the court with her teammates and is looking forward to finishing the season strong.
  • Shaz, Blue Cross Country Squad Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
    February 14, 2019
    The Wellesley College cross country team and sophomore Samara Shaz (New York, N.Y.) have been recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their outstanding academic performance during the 2018 cross country season. 
  • Four From Blue Fencing Named NFC All-Stars; Calventus-Coveney Top Epee Fencer
    February 13, 2019
    Four members of the Wellesley College fencing team have earned Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) All-Star honors for the 2018-19 season. Sophomores Julia Calventus-Coveney (Barcelona, Spain) and Lauren Park (Wayne, N.J.) each earned First Team selections, while junior Brie Maurer (Fredericksburg, Va.) and first year Yasemin Ersen (Newton, Mass.) were named to the Second Team in their respective weapons.
  • Strong Second Half Sends Babson Past Wellesley Basketball, 62-40
    February 13, 2019
    Sophomore Alyssa Cho (Hillsborough, Calif.) finished one rebound shy of a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing nine boards, but Wellesley College basketball dropped a 62-40 final to visiting Babson College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • PERA Hosts Youth Sports Clinic to Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
    February 11, 2019
    February 6 marked the 33rd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD), which celebrates the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports. On NGWSD, Wellesley’s Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics traditionally welcomes the community to a basketball game and recognizes Blue achievements of the past year. This year, PERA added a youth sports clinic for local girls.
  • Ersen Leads Blue Fencing To 5-1 Mark at NFC #3, Team Sets Program Wins Record
    February 09, 2019
    First year Yasemin Ersen (Newton, Mass.) was 16-0 in sabre to lead Wellesley College fencing to a 5-1 record at the third Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season on Saturday at Tufts. The Blue defeated Tufts, Smith, UMass, Boston University, and Dartmouth but fell to Dartmouth. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Celebrates Senior Day; Falls to Coast Guard, 49-40
    February 09, 2019
    The United States Coast Guard Academy used a balanced offensive attack and strong defensive effort to defeat Wellesley College basketball, 49-40, in New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday at the Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Shaz, Wegman Lead Wellesley Track & Field at MIT's Gordon Kelly Invitational
    February 09, 2019
    A pair of first place finishes and personal bests highlighted the Wellesley performances at the Gordon Kelly Invitational held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon. Junior Samara Shaz (New York, N.Y) crossed the finish line first in the 3,000m at 11:23.18, while junior Liz Wegman (East Sandwich, Mass) finished first in the 1,000m at 3:12.01.
  • Six From Wellesley Track & Field Compete at BU's Valentine Invitational
    February 08, 2019
    First year Ava Yokanovich (Stillwater, Minn.) ran to a New England DIII Championship qualifying time in the 400m to lead Wellesley College track & field on Friday at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, hosted by Boston University at the BU Track and Tennis Center. 
  • MIT Pulls Away For 49-32 Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    February 06, 2019
    Senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) scored a game-high 13 points to lead visiting MIT to a 49-32 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Wednesday evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley to Host National Girls & Women in Sports Day Event on February 6th
    January 25, 2019
    Wellesley College Athletics and the Blue basketball team will celebrate the 33rd Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day when Wellesley hosts MIT on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley Track & Field Records Multiple PRs at Tufts Cupid Challenge
    February 02, 2019
    Sophomore Grace Cowles (Yarmouth, Maine) and first year Maya Bradbury (Freeport, Maine) each posted personal records to qualify for the New England Division III Championships in the 3000m, as Wellesley College track & field competed Saturday at the Tufts University Cupid Challenge at Gantcher Fieldhouse. 
  • Springfield Shakes Off Slow Start to Down Blue Basketball, 53-38
    February 02, 2019
    A trio of double digit scorers helped Springfield College defeat Wellesley College basketball, 53-38, in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at Blake Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Aguirre, Kopp Lift Wellesley Basketball To Last Second Win at Wheaton
    January 30, 2019
    Junior Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 18 points and classmate Emily Kopp (King Ferry, N.Y.) dropped in the go-ahead basket with five seconds to play as Wellesley College basketball defeated Wheaton College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday evening at Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Wellesley Fencing Downs Brandeis In Front of Packed Crowd, 19-8
    January 29, 2019
    Wellesley College fencing earned a 9-0 victory in sabre and an 8-1 win in epee to down visiting Brandeis University, 19-8, in front of a packed crowd at the Keohane Sports Center on Tuesday evening. The visiting Judges took the win in foil, 7-2.
  • #EarnTheW Day: Wellesley Fencing Set To Host Brandeis Tuesday at the KSC
    January 28, 2019
    Wellesley College fencing will welcome crosstown rival Brandeis University to the Keohane Sports Center's Multipurpose Gym on Tuesday evening, January 29th, at 7:00 PM. The event will be PERA's second #EarnTheW Day of 2018-19 with FREE pizza and giveaways for students and fans in attendance. 
  • Blue Track & Field Competes at Tufts Branwen Smith-King Invite
    January 26, 2019
    Sophomore Grace Cowles (Yarmouth, Maine) and first year Maya Bradbury (Freeport, Maine) both set new PRs and finished in the top-ten with New England DIII qualifying times in the Mile to help lead the Wellesley on the track at the Branwen-Smith King Invitational at Tufts University on Saturday afternoon. Cowles, finished fourth, crossing the finish line at 5:18.97, while Bradbury finished eighth, at 5:22.79.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Tops Merrimack in Saturday Dual, 205-82
    January 27, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving finished first in 13 of 16 events to defeat Merrimack College, 205-82, in a dual meet on Friday at Chandler Pool and Saturday at the North Andover YMCA.
  • Smith Grabs 66-49 NEWMAC Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    January 26, 2019
    Smith College senior Lauren Bondi (Burnaby, B.C., Canada) scored a game-high 26 points to lead the visiting Pioneers to a 66-49 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Saturday at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Second Half Rally Sends Clark Past Blue Basketball, 60-56
    January 23, 2019
    A furious second half rally helped Clark University defeat Wellesley College basketball, 60-56, in a New England Men’s and Women’s Conference at Kneller Athletic Center on Wednesday evening.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Named CSCAA Fall 2018 All-Academic Team
    January 23, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving has been named a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America team for the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Wellesley's May Earns NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week Honors
    January 22, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving sophomore Hannah May (Cincinnati, Ohio) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimmer of the Week for the week ending January 21, 2019. 
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Wins 22nd Consecutive Seven Sisters Title
    January 20, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving claimed the program’s 22nd consecutive title on Sunday at the 2019 Seven Sisters Swimming and Diving Championship at Smith College’s Dalton Pool. The Blue have now won 29 Seven Sisters Championships in all and every title since 1998.
  • Cowles, Andersen Lead Wellesley Track & Field at Wheaton Invitational
    January 20, 2019
    Sophomore Grace Cowles (Yarmouth, Maine) finished first in the 3000m and senior Helen Andersen (Madison, N.J.) was the runner-up in the shot put to lead Wellesley College track & field at the Wheaton College Invitational on Saturday at the Haas Athletic Center.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Leads After Day One at Seven Sisters Championship
    January 19, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving leads after day one of the 2019 Seven Sisters Swimming & Diving Championship, hosted this year by Smith College at Dalton Pool. The Blue will be seeking to win the program's 22nd consecutive title during the final session of competition on Sunday morning.
  • Morakis Scores 18 To Lead Wellesley Basketball Past WPI, 60-49
    January 19, 2019
    First year Valentina Morakis (Long Island, N.Y.) scored a career-high 18 points to lead Wellesley College basketball in a 60-49 win over WPI in a New England Women’s & Men’s Conference (NEWMAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Welcomes Dawn Dill as Assistant Coach
    January 18, 2019
    Wellesley College Swimming & Diving Head Coach Bonnie Dix has announced the hiring of Dawn Dill was as Assistant Swimming Coach at Wellesley College.
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