• Wellesley Falls to WPI in NEWMAC Semifinals
    February 27, 2010
    Making their first appearance in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Semifinals since the 2001-02 season, the Wellesley College basketball team lost a hard-fought 56-46 game to second-seeded WPI. With the loss, Wellesley (9-16) sees its spectacular postseason run come to an end. The sixth-seeded Blue stunned third-seeded Springfield College in the Quarterfinals on Wednesday to earn a spot in the semifinal round.
  • Wellesley Basketball Upsets Springfield in NEWMAC Quarterfinals
    February 24, 2010
    Two free throws by Malia Maier with 28 seconds left proved to be the difference as the Wellesley College women's basketball team upset Springfield College, 58-57, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal game tonight at SC's Blake Arena. With the win, Wellesley, the #6-seed, advances to the NEWMAC semis at Babson Saturday at 3 pm. The Blue raise their record to 9-15 while Springfield, the #3 seed, finishes its season at 15-11.
  • Wellesley Falls to Springfield, 77-61
    February 20, 2010
    Springfield women's basketball used hot shooting to build a 19-point first-half lead in route to a 77-61 win over Wellesley College on Saturday afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Pride to 15-10 overall, 13-5 in NEWMAC play, good for the #3 seed in the post-season conference tournament. Wellesley drops to 8-15, 6-12 in the conference. As the #6 seed, Wellesley will face the Pride at Springfield in the tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday, February 24, at 5:30 p.m.
  • Wheaton Posts 67-48 Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    February 17, 2010
    Freshman Jeana Trimboli (Norwalk, CT/Trinity Catholic) scored a Wheaton College season-best 26 points in leading the Lyons to a 67-48 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's basketball victory over Wellesley College on Wednesday night in Emerson Gymnasium.
  • WPI Holds Off Wellesley, 45-41
    February 13, 2010
    After building a 15-point second-half lead, WPI women's basketball held off a late surge from Wellesley College for a 45-41 win on Saturday afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. WPI now stands at 14-9 on the season, 11-5 in NEWMAC play. Wellesley falls to 8-13, 6-10 in the conference.
  • Blue Basketball Falls to NEWMAC-Leading Babson
    February 11, 2010
    Babson College opened the game with a 23-8 run and never looked back as the Beavers defeated cross-town rival Wellesley College, 71-44, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference women’s basketball action at Babson’s Staake Gymnasium on Thursday night.
  • Wellesley Basketball Downs NEWMAC Rival, MIT
    February 06, 2010
    Ashleigh Sargent (Bedford, NH) and KD Stearns (Eustis, FL) each scored 10 second-half points as the visiting Wellesley College basketball team posted a 60-51 win over NEWMAC-rival MIT on Saturday afternoon. The victory marks the Blue's first road win of the 2009-10 season, as Wellesley improves to 8-11 overall, 6-8 in the conference. MIT falls to 4-16, 2-12 in the NEWMAC.
  • Wellesley Marks Third Straight Victory with Win Over Coast Guard
    February 03, 2010
    Wellesley basketball matched a second-half surge from the visiting Coast Guard Academy to snag its third consecutive home win with a 67-52 win over the Bears on Wednesday evening. The Blue improve their record to 7-11, 5-8 in the NEWMAC. Coast Guard falls to 5-13 overall, 3-10 in conference play.
  • Wellesley Downs Mount Holyoke, 55-42
    January 30, 2010
    Led by Becca Kimball's (Weston, Mass.) 19 second-half points, Wellesley basketball defeated Mount Holyoke, 55-42, this afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 6-11 overall, 4-8 in the NEWMAC. The Lyons fall to 6-13, 4-8 in the conference.
  • Offensive Explosion Leads Wellesley Past Clark
    January 27, 2010
    Wellesley College basketball posted a 78-59 win over NEWMAC rival Clark University on Wednesday at Wellesley’s Keohane Sports Center. Wellesley improves to an overall record of 5-11 and 3-8 in the NEWMAC, while Clark drops to 4-14 and 3-8 in the NEWMAC
  • Kimball's 30-Point Effort Not Enough as Wellesley Basketball Falls to Smith
    January 23, 2010
    Wellesley College first-year Becca Kimball (Weston, MA) recorded a 30-point, 13-rebound effort, but it wasn't enough as the visiting Blue fell to Smith, 66-61. The Pioneers now stand at 6-4 in the NEWMAC, with a 9-6 overall mark. Wellesley holds a 2-8 record in NEWMAC play while standing at 4-11 overall.
  • Wellesley Basketball Upsets Wheaton, 61-59
    January 20, 2010
    Wellesley basketball celebrated Sports Achievement for Girls and Women Night this evening with a nail-biting 61-59 upset over Wheaton College, courtesy of last-second heroics from Malia Maier (Torrance, Calif.). The Blue improve to 4-10 on the season, 2-7 in the NEWMAC. Wheaton drops to 10-6 overall, 7-2 in conference play.
  • Madeleine Korbel Albright '59 Returns to Wellesley to Accept NCAA Award
    January 20, 2010
    On Wednesday, January 20, Wellesley Athletics and the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs joined the NCAA and the Women’s Sports Foundation to host “A Community Celebration: Sports Achievement for Girls and Women”. Wellesley welcomed special guest, former Secretary of State and 1959 Wellesley College graduate, Madeleine Korbel Albright, to the Keohane Sports Center for the special event.
  • Slow Second-Half Start Dooms Wellesley Basketball in 71-52 Loss at WPI
    January 16, 2010
    WPI used a 25-0 run, including the first 20 points of the second half, to defeat visiting Wellesley 71-52 in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest on Saturday evening. The Engineers are now 10-5 on the season and 6-2 in conference action while the Blue dip to 3-10 overall and 1-7 in NEWMAC play.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls to Babson
    January 13, 2010
    Cross-town rival Babson College used a strong inside performance from Nicole Wurdeman (Rowley, Mass.), to defeat Wellesley College this evening at Keohane Sports Center. The 72-46 win lifts the Beavers to 11-3 overall and 7-0 in the NEWMAC. Wellesley drops to 3-9 overall, 1-6 in conference play.
  • Springfield Outlast Wellesley Basketball, 63-53
    January 09, 2010
    Meghan Biondolillo registered a game-high 16 points to lead the Springfield College women's basketball team to a hard-fought 63-53 win over Wellesley College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Blake Arena.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls to Smith in 2010 Opener
    January 06, 2010
    The visiting Smith College basketball team held Wellesley College scoreless for over nine minutes in the second half, as the Pioneers posted a 55-42 win in Wednesday evening New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action. Smith evens its conference mark to 2-2, 5-4 overall, while the Blue fall to 1-4 in NEWMAC play, 3-7 overall.
  • Wellesley Basketball Defeats MIT, 75-47
    December 11, 2009
    Wellesley basketball celebrated Student-Athlete Appreciation NIght and the last day of classes with a 75-47 win over MIT this evening at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 3-6 overall, 1-3 in the NEWMAC. MIT drops to 2-7, 0-4 in conference play.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls in Nailbiter at Coast Guard
    December 09, 2009
    Coast Guard scored the final 11 points of the game, nine of them by Melissa Martinelli, as the Bears came-from-behind to stun Wellesley 47-44 in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) g ame, the final game of the semester for Coast Guard.
  • Wellesley Basketball Drops Nailbiter to Mount Holyoke in Overtime
    December 05, 2009
    Sophomore guard Christine Chancy (Bay Harbor Island, Fla./Miami Country Day School) exploded for 20 points, seven rebounds and six assists to boost the Mount Holyoke College women’s basketball team to a thrilling 61-57 overtime triumph over Wellesley College this afternoon at the Mildred Howard Gymnasium.
  • Second-Half Surge Leads Clark Past Wellesley
    December 02, 2009
    Powered by a monster performance from senior Jill Camilleri (Lancaster, Mass.) and a back-breaking 29-6 run in the second half, Clark cruised to an easy 71-45 win over visiting Wellesley College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday evening at the Kneller Athletic Center.
  • Wellesley Basketball Downs Wentworth 55-39
    November 30, 2009
    Wellesley basketball returned from its Thanksgiving break with a 55-39 win over Wentworth Institute of Technology this evening at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 2-3. The Leopards drop to 2-4.
  • Wellesley Basketball Downs Albertus Magnus
    November 21, 2009
    Wellesley Basketball used a strong first-half performance, highlighted by an 18-1 run, to defeat Albertus Magnus, 58-35, this afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. The Falcons drop to 1-3. The win, the first under new head coach Jen Kroll, lifts Wellesley to 1-2.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls in Home Opener to Roger Williams
    November 19, 2009
    Roger Williams rookie Alexandria Lanieri (Port Jefferson, NY) posted a double-double to lead the visiting Hawks to a 39-33 win over Wellesley College in women's basketball action on Thursday evening at the Keohane Sports Center.
  • Blue Basketball Drops Season-Opener to Rhode Island College
    November 17, 2009
    The Rhode Island College women’s basketball team posted a 72-53 win over Wellesley in the two club’s season-opening game on Tuesday night at The Murray Center.
  • Leahy Named Wellesley College Basketball Assistant
    August 13, 2009
    Wellesley College has announced the hiring of five new assistant coaches for the 2009-10 school year. The Blue welcome Amanda Leahy (Basketball) Austin Work (Novice Crew), Regan Bernhard ‘01 (Crew), Lauren Holzberg (Tennis), and Rachael Sushner (Soccer) to Wellesley.
  • Wellesley College Names Jennifer Kroll Head Basketball Coach
    May 08, 2009
    Wellesley College Director of Athletics Bridget Belgiovine is pleased to announce the hiring of Jennifer Kroll as Head Basketball Coach and PERA Assistant Professor.