2010-11 Wellesley Basketball News

  • Maier Named to NEWMAC All-Conference Team
    March 01, 2011
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2011 Women's Basketball post-season award winners on Tuesday. Wellesley sophomore Malia Maier earned an All-Conference selection.
  • Springfield Bounces Blue Basketball from NEWMAC Playoffs
    February 23, 2011
    Kelly Slattery poured in a game-high 25 points to go along with 12 rebounds to lead the Springfield College women's basketball team to a 72-58 victory over Wellesley College in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship Quarterfinals at Blake Arena on Wednesday evening.
  • Blue Basketball Set for NEWMAC Tournament
    February 22, 2011
    The Wellesley College basketball team is set for the upcoming NEWMAC Women's Basketball Tournament, beginning with the quarterfinal round on Wednesday, February 23rd.
  • Overtime Bid Falls Short as Blue Basketball Drops 61-54 Game to Springfield
    February 19, 2011
    Abby Connors netted a game-high 17 points to lead the Springfield College women's basketball team to a 61-54 win over Wellesley College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday.
  • Blue Basketball Enters the PINK Zone
    February 16, 2011
    Hey fans! Don't forget tonight's basketball game vs. Wheaton College is a Pink Zone Breast Cancer Fundraiser! Wear PINK to support the BLUE tonight! Game action begins at 7:00pm!
  • Wellesley Secures NEWMAC Bid with Win Over Wheaton
    February 16, 2011
    In Wellesley basketball's final home game of the 2010-11 campaign, the Blue grabbed a key 63-58 win over Wheaton College, securing a berth in the NEWMAC Tournament. The win lifts the Blue to 12-11 on the season, 9-8 in the NEWMAC. Wheaton drops to 10-14 overall, 7-10 in the conference.
  • WPI Hands Blue Basketball 63-50 Loss
    February 12, 2011
    Lauren Hannmann and Elle Fontaine registered 29 of their combined 43 points in the first half to lift WPI to a 63-50 victory over visiting Wellesley in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wellesley Falls to Nationally-Ranked Babson
    February 09, 2011
    Despite a solid first-half performance, Wellesley basketball fell to unbeaten Babson College 75-49 on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Beavers, ranked #4 in the USA Today poll, moves to 23-0 on the season, 15-0 in the NEWMAC. Wellesley drops to 11-10, 8-7 in conference play.
  • Blue Basketball Handles Coast Guard, 66-55
    February 07, 2011
    Sophomore Becca Kimball led four Wellesley players in double figures with 20 points as the Blue beat Coast Guard 66-55 in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game.
  • BASKETBALL VS. MIT MOVED TO BABSON AT 6:00PM
    February 05, 2011
    Today's basketball game against MIT will now be played at nearby Babson College at 6:00pm.
  • Blue Basketball Outlasts MIT in Overtime
    February 05, 2011
    Leslie Leong's lay-up with two seconds remaining in regulation forced overtime where the Wellesley College basketball team pulled away with a 59-51 victory over NEWMAC-rival MIT on Saturday evening. The game was played on the campus of Babson College due to unplayable court conditions at Wellesley.
  • Basketball at Coast Guard Pushed to Monday
    February 02, 2011
    Wellesley's basketball game at Coast Guard, originally scheduled for today at 7:30pm has been moved to Monday, February 7th at 7:00pm.
  • Blue Basketball Drops Heartbreaker in Overtime
    January 29, 2011
    Junior forward Tricia Chase knocked down a short jumper in the final seconds of overtime to push the Mount Holyoke College women’s basketball team to a thrilling 48-46 triumph over Wellesley College this afternoon at the Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium. With the win, the Lyons avenged an early season setback at Wellesley. It was their third NEWMAC victory of the year.
  • Kimball Leads Blue Basketball Past Clark
    January 26, 2011
    Powered by 21 points and 15 rebounds from Becca Kimball visiting Wellesley escaped with a hard-fought 51-47 win over Clark University in a crucial New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s basketball game on Wednesday evening.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls to Smith in Defensive Battle
    January 22, 2011
    Smith College used a solid defensive showing and a strong bench performance to upend Wellesley College 44-35 on Saturday afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Pioneers to 9-6 overall, 6-3 in NEWMAC competition. The Blue drop to 8-8 on the season, 5-5 in the conference.
  • Blue Basketball Rebounds with 60-58 Win over Wheaton
    January 19, 2011
    The Wellesley College basketball team came out on top in a tight 60-58 contest at New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent Wheaton College on Wednesday night in Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Visiting WPI gets past Wellesley Basketball, 53-47
    January 15, 2011
    Visiting WPI used a late surge and solid free-throw shooting down the stretch to notch a 53-47 victory over Wellesley in NEWMAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Basketball at Babson Moved to Tonight (Tuesday)
    January 11, 2011
    Blue will play Babson tonight at 7:00pm!
  • #4 Babson Defeats Blue Basketball
    January 11, 2011
    Nationally-ranked Babson College handed the Blue a hard-fought 58-31 loss in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s basketball contest at Babson’s Staake Gymnasium on Tuesday night.
  • Late Rally Falls Short as Springfield Defeats Blue Basketball
    January 08, 2011
    Senior Rachelle Walker and rookie Tamara Tribble came off the bench to lead the Springfield College women's basketball team to a 61-48 victory over NEWMAC-rival Wellesley on Saturday afternoon at the Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Pride to 3-9 overall, 4-2 in the NEWMAC, while Wellesley falls to 7-5 overall with a 4-2 conference mark.
  • Slow Start Dooms Blue Basketball in Loss at Smith
    January 05, 2011
    A slow first half doomed the Wellesley College basketball team as the Blue dropped a 60-52 road contest at the hands of NEWMAC-rival Smith College on Wednesday evening. The Pioneers improve to 6-5 overall, with a 3-2 conference mark, while the Blue move to 7-4 overall, suffering their first NEWMAC loss of the year (4-1).
  • Blue Fall to Trinity at Bowdoin Classic; Kimball Named All-Tournament
    January 03, 2011
    The Wellesley College basketball team dropped their second game at the Bowdoin Classic, a 62-47 setback against Trinity College. The loss drops the Blue to 7-3 overall, while the Bantams improve to 9-3.
  • Basketball Stumbles Against #21 Bowdoin
    January 02, 2011
    BRUNSWICK, Maine. -- A strong second half performance by the Bowdoin women's basketball team pushed the #21 Polar Bears to a 71-39 victory over the Wellesley Blue on Sunday in the opening day of the Bowdoin Classic.
  • Basketball Ends Semester on High Note; Blue Down MIT
    December 10, 2010
    Despite a quick start by MIT, Wellesley College went on to record a 46-27 victory in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's basketball game on Friday night.
  • Blue Move to 6-1 with Win Over Coast Guard
    December 07, 2010
    Wellesley basketball celebrated Student-Athlete Appreciation Night with a 60-39 win over Coast Guard Tuesday evening at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 6-1 overall, 3-0 in the NEWMAC. The Bears fall to 2-6, 0-3 in the conference.
  • Basketball Moves to 5-1; Blue Down Mount Holyoke
    December 04, 2010
    Becca Kimball and Leslie Leong combined for 34 points to lead the Wellesley College basketball team to a 56-31 victory over NEWMAC-rival Mount Holyoke on Saturday afternoon at the Keohane Sports Center.
  • Basketball Opens NEWMAC Play with Win over Clark
    November 30, 2010
    Led by Leslie Leong's 17 points, the Wellesley College basketball team opened its NEWMAC schedule with a 63-50 win over Clark University on Tuesday night at the Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 4-1 on the season, 1-0 in conference play. Clark drops to 1-4, 0-1 in the NEWMAC.
  • Sargent's Career-High Leads Basketball Past Conn. College
    November 28, 2010
    Sophomore Ashleigh Sargent scored a career-high 18 points to lead the Wellesley College basketball team to a 61-44 victory over Connecticut College on Sunday afternoon.
  • Basketball Falls to Brandeis, 48-37
    November 23, 2010
    Ten different players broke into the scoring column tonight as the Brandeis University women's basketball team defeated visiting Wellesley College, 48-37, in Red Auerbach Arena. The Judges improve to 3-2 on the season with their ninth-straight win over the Blue, while Wellesley suffers their first loss of the season to fall to 2-1.
  • Basketball Downs Agnes Scott; Blue Finish 2-0 at Seven Sisters
    November 21, 2010
    The Wellesley College basketball team posted a 61-47 win over Agnes Scott College on Sunday in the final day of the Seven Sisters Basketball Classic. The win pushes the Blue to 2-0 for the first time since the 2000-2001 season.
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