Wellesley Softball News

  • Ali Maloof Joins Wellesley Softball Coaching Staff as Assistant Coach
    August 13, 2019
    Keri O'Mera, Head Softball Coach and PERA Associate Professor of the Practice at Wellesley College has announced the hiring of Ali Maloof as Assistant Softball Coach. Maloof joins the Blue as part of the NCAA's Coaching Enhancement Grant program. 
  • Katie Rufo Hired as Wellesley Softball Assistant Coach
    August 13, 2019
    Keri O'Meara, Head Softball Coach and PERA Associate Professor of the Practice at Wellesley College, has announced the hiring of Katie Rufo as Assistant Softball Coach. 
  • Wellesley's Hana is NCAA Softball Statistical Champion in Sacrifice Hits Per Game
    July 10, 2019
    Wellesley College softball player, Alyssa Hana (La Mirada, Calif.), is the 2018-19 NCAA Division III statistical champion for Sacrifice Hits Per Game.
  • Wellesley's Gen Brittingham Named NFCA Softball DIII All-American
    May 23, 2019
    Wellesley College softball sophomore Gen Brittingham (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) has been named a 2019 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-American.
  • Wellesley's Brittingham, Hensch Earn NFCA Softball All-Region Honors
    May 16, 2019
    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. 
  • 29 Blue Student-Athletes Earn NEWMAC, Liberty League Spring Academic Honors
    May 10, 2019
    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. 
  • Wellesley's Brittingham, Hensch Named to NEWMAC Softball All-Conference Team
    May 07, 2019
    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.
  • WPI Walk-Off Ends Wellesley’s Run at NEWMAC Softball Championship
    May 04, 2019
    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.
  • Blue Softball Tops Emerson, Babson To Advance at NEWMAC Championship
    May 03, 2019
    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.
  • No. 6 Wellesley Drops NEWMAC Softball Tournament Opener to No. 3 Babson
    May 01, 2019
    No. 3 Babson College topped No. 6 Wellesley College softball, 4-2, in Game #2 of the 2019 NEWMAC Softball Championship on Wednesday afternoon at Briggs Field on the campus of MIT.
  • No. 6 Wellesley Softball to Face No. 3 Babson in NEWMAC Tournament Opener
    April 25, 2019
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the seeds for the 2019 NEWMAC Softball Championship on Thursday evening. No. 6 Wellesley college will face No. 3 Babson on day one of the tournament, Wednesday, May 1, at 2:30 PM at MIT's Briggs Field. 
  • Blue Softball Sweeps Coast Guard To Close Out NEWMAC Regular Season
    April 24, 2019
    Wellesley College softball swept the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon. The Blue earned a 6-0 win in game one and an 11-4 win in game two.
  • Pair of Three-Run Homers Help Blue Softball Sweep Clark
    April 23, 2019
    Paced by a pair of three-run home runs, Wellesley College softball swept Clark University in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at O’Brien Field. The Blue earned a 7-5 win in game one and a 5-4 victory in game two.
  • UPDATED 4/21: Wellesley Softball Schedule Changes
    April 16, 2019
    There have been multiple schedule changes to the Wellesley College softball schedule for the remainder of the season. Please see below for the complete details.
  • WPI Walks-Off In Game Two To Complete Sweep of Blue Softball
    April 19, 2019
    WPI scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning of game two to complete a two-game sweep of Wellesley College softball in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Friday at Rooftop Field. The Engineers took game one, 7-1, and game two, 5-4. 
  • Wellesley Softball Falls Short Versus Emerson, 3-2
    April 17, 2019
    Emerson College senior Kallista Leonardos (El Granada, Calif.) hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to help lift the Lions to a 3-2 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College softball on Wednesday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex. 
  • MIT Downs Blue Softball 8-2; Game Two Halted For Darkness
    April 12, 2019
    MIT earned an 8-2 win over Wellesley College in game one before game two was halted with the score tied 1-1 in the ninth inning of a New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball doubleheader on Friday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
  • Springfield Takes Two From Wellesley Softball in NEWMAC Doubleheader
    April 10, 2019
    Springfield College took both games of a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader over Wellesley College softball on Wednesday at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The Pride topped the Blue, 8-7, in ten innings in game one and earned a 5-3 victory in game two.
  • Wellesley Softball Game vs. Emerson Rescheduled For Tuesday 4/16
    April 08, 2019
    Due to the forecast, the New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball game scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, between Wellesley College and Emerson College has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 16 at 4:30 PM.
  • Wellesley Softball Sweeps Senior Day Doubleheader Over Smith
    April 06, 2019
    Wellesley College softball swept a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader by final scores of 5-2 and 10-1 on Saturday afternoon at Wellesley College, as the Blue honored senior Sydney Hopper (Newcastle, Wash.) for her contributions to the program prior to competition.
  • Blue Softball Swept in NEWMAC Doubleheader at Wheaton
    April 05, 2019
    Wheaton College scored 22 runs over two games to sweep a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader from Wellesley College softball on Friday at Clark Softball Field. The Lyons took game one, 8-0, in five innings and game two, 14-4, in five innings.
  • Blue Softball Drops Game One To Brandeis, Tie 7-7 in Game Two
    April 03, 2019
    Wellesley College softball dropped game one of a non-conference doubleheader to Brandeis University, 4-2, before the teams tied 7-7 in eight innings in game two on Wednesday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
  • Bats Power Blue Softball to Split of NEWMAC Doubleheader at Babson
    March 30, 2019
    First year Marisa Hensch (Carlsbad, Calif.) and junior Kendall Smith (Turlock, Calif.) each hit home runs in game two to help Wellesley College softball split a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader with Babson College on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The Beavers earned a 10-2 victory in six innings in game one before Wellesley bounced back with a 7-2 win in game two.
  • Emerson Rallies Past Blue Softball in NEWMAC Opener; Game Two Postponed
    March 29, 2019
    Emerson College senior Kallista Leonardos (El Granada, Calif.) hit a three-run home run as part of a five-run fifth inning to help the visiting Lions rally past Wellesley College softball, 8-6, in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Friday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex. Emerson improves to 10-7 (1-2 NEWMAC) with the victory, dropping the Blue to 4-5 overall and 0-1 to start the conference season.
  • Blue Softball Wraps Spring Break Trip With Split of Thomas, Oberlin
    March 26, 2019
    Wellesley College softball split a pair of game on Tuesday at Legends Way Ballfields, wrapping up the team’s spring break trip with a record of 4-4. The Blue defeated Thomas (Maine), 2-1, before falling to Oberlin, 13-10.
  • Wellesley Softball Falls to Wis.-Whitewater, Buffalo St. at The Spring Games
    March 24, 2019
    Junior Kendall Smith (Turlock, Calif.) hit her first home run of the season and sophomore Gen Brittingham (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) finished the day with three RBIs, but Wellesley College softball dropped a pair of contest on Sunday morning at the Spring Games at Legends Way Ballfields.
  • Blue Softball Downs Colby, Wis.-Stout to Improve to 3-1 in Clermont, Fla.
    March 23, 2019
    Wellesley College softball used a pair of standout pitching performances to earn back-to-back victories on Saturday at the Legends Way Ballfields. The Blue defeated Colby College, 6-1, in the team’s open game before downing the University of Wisconsin-Stout, 4-1, in the afternoon. Wellesley is now 3-1 overall.
  • Wellesley Softball Edges Geneseo, Falls To Trinity (Conn.) in Clermont, Fla.
    March 22, 2019
    Wellesley College softball opened the 2019 season on Friday at the Legends Way Ballfields, defeating SUNY Geneseo, 2-1, in a morning pitchers duel before falling to Trinity College (Conn.), 16-8 in an afternoon finale. The Blue are now 1-1 to start the season. 
  • Six Blue Softball Student-Athletes Earn 2017-18 NFCA Academic Honors
    October 17, 2018
    Six members of the Wellesley College softball team have earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Easton / NFCA Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2017-18 academic year. 
  • Softball Raises Over $1K in Support of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    October 01, 2018
    On Sunday, September 30 Wellesley College softball participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)’s Out of Darkness Walk, held at Natick High School. The AFSP holds Out of Darkness walks across the country to fight suicide and support their goal of reducing the suicide rate 20% by 2025. 
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