2011-12 News

  • Maier and Leong Named NEWMAC All-Conference
    March 01, 2012
    The Blue’s Malia Maier and Leslie Leong were both named to the 2012 All-NEWMAC team, after a vote of the league’s 10 coaches.
  • Wellesley Basketball Topped by #1 Babson in NEWMAC Semis
    February 25, 2012
    Blue bested by #1 Beavers.
  • Blue Basketball Downs Springfield in NEWMAC Quarterfinals
    February 22, 2012
    Capitalizing on a strong first-half performance, #4 seed Wellesley College powered past #5 Springfield College, 66-54, in the NEWMAC women's basketball quarterfinals on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center.
  • Basketball Set for NEWMAC Playoffs; Host Springfield on Wednesday
    February 20, 2012
    The Blue will host #5 Springfield on Wednesday, February 22, at 7:00pm at the Keohane Sports Center.
  • Basketball Falls to Smith to Close Regular Season
    February 18, 2012
    Blue earn #4 seed in NEWMAC playoffs.
  • Blue Basketball Downs Coast Guard
    February 15, 2012
    Sophomore Leslie Leong led all scorers with 21 points including 12 for 12 from the foul line leading Wellesley to a 54-46 win over Coast Guard in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls to WPI
    February 11, 2012
    The visiting WPI Engineers downed Wellesley College 57-49 on Saturday afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. Wellesley is 11-10 overall, 10-6 in conference play. With two games remaining in the regular season, the Blue hope to secure third-place seed in the NEWMAC tournament.
  • Leong Heroics Lead Wellesley Basketball Over Wheaton
    February 08, 2012
    Sophomore Leslie Leong scored the final nine points of the game as the Wellesley College basketball team recorded a 47-42 come-from-behind victory over Wheaton College on the road at Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Wellesley Basketball Holds Off Late Charge from Clark
    February 04, 2012
    The Wellesley College basketball team held off a late charge from visiting Clark University to post a 58-53 victory in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon. The win improves Wellesley to 10-9 overall, 9-5 in the NEWMAC, while Clark stands at 14-7 overall, 10-4 in league play.
  • Wellesley Basketball Plays 4Kay in Breast Cancer Fundraiser
    February 03, 2012
    The Wellesley College basketball team will be taking part in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) “Play 4Kay” initiative on Saturday, February 11th.
  • #17 Babson Uses Dominating Second Half to Defeat Blue Basketball
    February 01, 2012
    Despite trailing by only one at the half, the Wellesley basketball team succumbed to a dominating second-half effort by host Babson.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls to Springfield in OT
    January 28, 2012
    Led by 27 points from Kelly Slattery, Springfield College basketball held off a late surge from Wellesley for a 60-57 over-time win on Saturday at Keohane Sports Center. The victory lifts the Pride to 11-8 overall, 7-5 in NEWMAC play. Wellesley drops to 9-8, 8-4 in conference play.
  • Wellesley Basketball Smothers MIT
    January 25, 2012
    With solid rebounding and an outstanding defensive effort, Wellesley College basketball defeated MIT, 44-26, on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 9-7 overall, 8-3 in NEWMAC play. MIT drops to 8-9, 4-7 in the conference.
  • Late Spark from Maier Pushes Blue Basketball Over Mount Holyoke
    January 21, 2012
    Led by junior Malia Maier, the Wellesley College basketball team topped Mount Holyoke College 59-45 this afternoon at the Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium.
  • Leong and Weaver Lead Wellesley Basketball Past Coast Guard
    January 18, 2012
    Sophomore Leslie Leong and first-year Morgyne Weaver combined for 32 points as Wellesley College picked up a 61-39 victory over visiting Coast Guard in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night.
  • Leong's Career Day Leads Wellesley Basketball Over WPI
    January 14, 2012
    Leslie Leong notched game-highs of 21 points and 14 rebounds and Morgyne Weaver came off the bench to add 16 points to propel Wellesley to a 58-51 road win over host WPI in a NEWMAC women’s basketball match-up on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wellesley Drops Heartbreaker to Wheaton
    January 11, 2012
    Wheaton College held off a late charge from Wellesley to down the Blue 50-47 on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Lyons to 5-8 overall, 3-4 in the NEWMAC. Wellesley drops 5-7, 4-3 in conference play.
  • Wellesley Basketball Upsets Smith, 62-61
    January 07, 2012
    Four last-second points from Wellesley's Leslie Leong held off a late surge from Smith College, as the Blue downed the Pioneers 62-61 on Saturday at Keohane Sports. Leong hit a 15-foot jumper with 13 seconds remaining, then followed with a steal and two points from the freethrow line with 5 seconds left to ice the game for the Blue.
  • Wellesley Basketball Downs Mount Holyoke
    January 04, 2012
    Wellesley basketball used a balanced offense and solid rebounding to defeat Mount Holyoke, 59-39, on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The Blue had four players in double figures, including career-highs for Meghan Sargent and Courtney Jackson, with 10 points each.
  • Point Loma Nazarene Tops Blue Hoops in Seesaw Affair
    December 30, 2011
    Tournament host Point Loma Nazarene prevailed 57-52 in a game that featured 17 lead changes and six ties to defeat the Wellesley College basketball team in the 2011 Surf N Slam Small College Championship Friday evening in Golden Gym.
  • Basketball Falls to #7 Wisconsin Stevens Point
    December 29, 2011
    The Wellesley College basketball team hung tough with seventh-ranked University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point before falling 62-43 to the Pointers on day two of the Surf N Slam Small College Basketball Tournament on Thursday evening. The tournament is being held in Golden Gym on the campus of Point Loma Nazarene.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls to Clark
    December 09, 2011
    Powered by a balanced scoring attack and a stifling defense that held visiting Wellesley College to 24 percent shooting, host Clark University ran its winning streak to six straight with a 57-40 win in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Friday evening.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls to #16 Babson
    December 06, 2011
    Babson College, ranked #16 in the nation, took full advantage of its height to defeat Wellesley College, 66-39, on Tuesday night at Keohane Sports Center.The win lifts Babson to 6-1 on the season, 1-0 in the NEWMAC. The Blue drop to 3-3 overall, 0-1 in the conference.
  • Late Run Leads Wellesley Basketball Past Springfield
    December 03, 2011
    First-year Morgyne Weaver netted a career-high 15 points to lead the Wellesley College basketball team to a 51-42 win over NEWMAC-rival Springfield on the road on Saturday afternoon.
  • Leong Notches Double-Double as Blue Basketball Downs MIT
    November 30, 2011
    Sophomore Leslie Leong notched a double-double as Wellesley College used a 10-4 run in the middle of the second half nail down a 51-46 victory over MIT in the NEWMAC women’s basketball opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
  • Maier Sets All-Time Steals Record in Basketball Loss to Brandeis
    November 22, 2011
    Brandeis University basketball held off a late charge from Wellesley College and a record-setting night for the Blue's Malia Maier to secure a 65-61 victory on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center.
  • Blue Basketball Comes Up Short Against Vassar
    November 20, 2011
    The Wellesley College basketball team dropped a 64-51 contest to the host school in the championship game of the Vassar College Tip-Off Tournament.
  • Sargent Scores 27 as Blue Basketball Opens 2011-12
    November 19, 2011
    Junior Ashleigh Sargent poured in a career-high 27 points to lead the Wellesley College basketball team to a 64-35 win over Wilson College on the opening day of the Vassar College Tip-Off Tournament.