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.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 NEWMAC Spring Academic All-Conference Teams and a total of 32 Wellesley College student-athletes representing the Blue crew, lacrosse, softball, tennis, and track & field teams have been recognized.
Senior starting pitchers Julia Warner (Kenmore, Wash.) and Madeline Bianchi (Lakeville, Minn.) pitched back-to-back shutouts to lead Wellesley College softball to a Senior Day sweep of visiting Clark University in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
WPI held off a seventh inning rally in game one before winning game two in six innings to sweep Wellesley College softball in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Friday at the Wellesley Field Complex.
Wellesley College softball came-up short in both ends of a non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Brandeis University. The host Judges took game one, 9-2, before holding off Wellesley, 4-3, in game two. Brandeis is now 8-14 on the season, while Wellesley falls to 7-20.
After falling 7-3 in game one, Wellesley College softball countered with a 6-5 victory in game two of a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader versus Springfield College on Tuesday afternoon at Potter Field.
Wellesley College softball dropped both ends of a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The Bears took a 4-1 victory in game one and a 13-6 win in game two to improve to 18-8 overall and 9-5 in conference. Wellesley is now 6-17 (3-9 NEWMAC) on the year.
MIT junior Ravenne Nasser (Methuen, Mass.) pitched a complete game shutout in game one and first years Colleen Campbell (Snoqualmie, Wash.) and Amber VanHemel (Coconut Creek, Fla.) combined for a two-hit shutout in game two to lead the host Engineers to a sweep of a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Friday at Briggs Field.
Endicott College took a 12-4 victory in game one before downing Wellesley College softball 8-0 in five innings in game two to sweep a non-conference doubleheader between the two teams on Wednesday at the Endicott Softball Complex. Endicott is now 15-3 overall, while the Blue slide to 6-13 on the season.
Wellesley College softball fought off chilly temperatures and threatening rain to earn a split with visiting Wheaton College in a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The Blue picked-up a 5-4 come from behind victory in game one before falling 11-8 in game two.
First year Gen Brittingham (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) homered in the top of the first inning to help Wellesley College softball to a 9-3 victory over Smith College in game two of a New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. Smith earned the split with a 6-5 come from behind victory in game one.
No. 19 Babson College softball used a pair of outstanding pitching performances from senior Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) and sophomore Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) to sweep past Wellesley College softball in a New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The Beavers took game one, 8-0, in five innings, before earning a 4-1 win in game two.
Wellesley College softball roared to a 9-5 victory in game one before host Emerson College put-up six runs in the sixth inning to erase a 4-1 deficit and win game two, 7-4, in the first day of New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play for both teams on Friday at Rotch Field. Wellesley is now 4-7 overall (1-1 NEWMAC), while Emerson moves to 12-4 (2-2 NEWMAC).
First year Gen Brittingham (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) delivered an RBI single in the sixth inning but it wasn’t enough to rally the Wellesley College softball from an early 5-0 deficit, as the Blue fell to the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, 5-1, in their final game at the PFX Athletics Spring Games at the Legends way Ballfields.
Wellesley College softball rallied for a 5-4 walk-off victory over Middlebury College before running away with a 10-1 win in six innings versus Union College on Tuesday morning at the PFX Athletics Spring Games. Wellesley, now winners of three of their last four games, improves to 3-5 overall with the victories.
Senior Julia Warner (Kenmore, Wash.) struck out a career-high 12 batters to lead Wellesley College softball to a 6-2 victory over Colby on Sunday at the PFX Athletics Spring Games. Wellesley dropped a 10-2 decision to No. 10 Wisconsin- Whitewater in their second game. The Blue are now 1-5 on the season.
Wellesley College softball came-up one run short in a 3-2 game one setback against Tufts University, before dropping a 7-1 final to Kalamazoo College on the team’s second day at the PFX Athletics Spring Games. Wellesley is now 0-4 to start the season.
Wellesley College softball opened the 2018 season with a pair of setbacks to the University of Chicago and Tufts University at the annual PFX Athletics Spring Games in Clermont, Fla. The Maroons outlasted the Blue 7-6 to win game one before Tufts blanked Wellesley, 6-0, in the nightcap.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced that a record 7,351 softball players across seven membership divisions earned Easton / NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year and Wellesley College softball had five players named to the list. Athletes who achieve a 3.5 or better GPA on a 4.0 scale are recognized as NFCA Scholar-Athletes.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced the 360 players chosen for the 2017 NFCA Division III All-Region softball teams, and Wellesley College seniors Anna Pisac (Snohomish, Wash.) and Ashtyn Coleman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and junior Amanda Manning (Chico, Calif.) have all been selected to the New England All-Region Team.
The New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the 2017 Softball postseason awards on Monday morning and Wellesley College senior outfielders Ashtyn Coleman (Scottsdale, Ariz.), Anna Pisac (Snohomish, Wash.) have been named to the All-Conference first team, while junior outfielder Amanda Manning (Chico, Calif.) has earned a spot on the All-Conference second team.
The 2016-17 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Softball Team has been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom and Wellesley College softball senior Anna Pisac (Snohomish, Wash.) has been announced as a First Team All-District selection.
Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, Mass.) and first year Cassie Graca (Somerset, Mass.) launched back-to-back home runs to open the bottom of the first, as No. 1 WPI went on to defeat No. 6 Wellesley, 14-1, in five innings on day two of the 2017 New England Women’s & Mens’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Championship on Saturday at WPI’s Rooftop Field.
No. 6 Wellesley College softball defeated No. 3 Wheaton College, 2-1, in their opening game, but fell to host No. 2 Springfield College, 5-0, in game two on the opening day of the 2017 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Championship at Springfield College’s Potter Field. The victory over Wheaton was the 300th in the career of Wellesley Head Coach Keri O’Meara in Wellesley softball program history.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2017 Spring Academic All-Conference teams and 21 Wellesley College student-athletes from four teams have been recognized for their success in the classroom.
Wellesley College softball dropped both ends of a New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader to host Springfield College on Sunday afternoon at Potter Field. The Pride took game one with a 5-2 final and game two, again by a 5-2 margin.