2012-13 Wellesley Basketball News

  • Maier Nets 1,000th Point in Blue Basketball's ECAC Semifinal Loss
    March 02, 2013
    Wellesley senior Malia Maier scored the 1,000th point of her career, but the Blue basketball team fell to second-seeded Suffolk University, 45-41, in the semifinals of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Women’s Basketball Championship.
  • Wellesley Basketball Downs Salve Regina, Advances to ECAC Semifinals
    February 27, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the ECAC Division III New England Tournament with a 54-42 win over Salve Regina University on Wednesday evening at the Keohane Sports Center. The win improved the third-seeded Blue to 16-10, while sixth-seeded Salve Regina sees its 2012-13 campaign come to a close at 17-12.
  • Blue Basketball's Malia Maier Named First-Team All-Conference
    February 26, 2013
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2013 Women's Basketball post-season award winners on Tuesday, with Wellesley senior Malia Maier representing the Blue on the All-Conference first team.
  • Wellesley Basketball Headed to ECAC Tournament!
    February 25, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team will continue it's 2012-13 season in the ECAC New England Tournament. The Blue have been named the #3 seed in the event and will open play with a first-round game at home on Wednesday.
  • Blue Basketball Finishes as NEWMAC Runner-Up; Babson Tops Wellesley
    February 24, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team's impressive playoff run came to an end in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic (NEWMAC) championship game on Sunday. The third seeded Blue hung tough, but in the end, couldn't keep pace with nationally-ranked Babson, as the Beavers earned the title with a 66-55 victory.
  • Wellesley Basketball Downs Smith, Heads to NEWMAC Championship
    February 23, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team punched its ticket to the 2013 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship, with a 73-61 win over #3 Smith in Saturday's Semifinal.
  • Wellesley Basketball Tops Clark, Advances to NEWMAC Semifinals
    February 20, 2013
    Wellesley basketball capitalized on a hot-shooting first half and held off a furious second-half charge from Clark, as the #3-seeded Blue downed the #6 Cougars, 59-51, at Keohane Sports Center on Wednesday night.
  • Blue Basketball Opens NEWMAC Playoffs at Home on Wednesday
    February 19, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team will open the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) playoffs by hosting a quarterfinal game on Wednesday. The third-seeded Blue will battled sixth-ranked Clark at 7:00pm at Wellesley’s Keohane Sports Center.
  • Smith Spoils Senior Day for Wellesley Basketball
    February 16, 2013
    Led by Paulina Solis's shooting and aggressive team defense, Smith College spoiled Senior Day at Wellesley College, defeating the Blue 65-53 on Saturday at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Pioneers to 22-3 overall, 16-2 in NEWMAC play. Wellesley drops to 13-9, 12-6 in the conference.
  • Coast Guard Slips By Wellesley Basketball
    February 13, 2013
    The visiting Coast Guard Bears used hot second-half shooting, including 24 second-period points from Victoria Sutherland, to upset Wellesley College 64-56 on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts Coast Guard to 10-13 on the season, 8-9 in NEWMAC competition. Wellesley drops to 13-8, 12-5 in conference play.
  • Coast Guard Slips By Wellesley Basketball
    February 13, 2013
    The visiting Coast Guard Bears used hot second-half shooting, including 24 second-period points from Victoria Sutherland, to upset Wellesley College 64-56 on Wednesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts Coast Guard to 10-13 on the season, 8-9 in NEWMAC competition. Wellesley drops to 13-8, 12-5 in conference play.
  • Blue Basketball Sinks WPI in Overtime Thriller
    February 10, 2013
    Leslie Leong connected on Wellesley’s only 3-pointer of the game to forge a tie late in regulation and the Blue, who never led in the opening 40 minutes, held the advantage throughout overtime in a thrilling 52-51 victory over host WPI in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played on Sunday afternoon.
  • Balanced Offense Leads Basketball Wellesley Past Wheaton
    February 06, 2013
    Wellesley College basketball used two late surges and a balanced offense to over-power Wheaton College, 70-56, on Tuesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 12-7 on the season, 11-4 in NEWMAC play. The Lyons drop to 8-14 overall, 5-10 in the conference.
  • Blue Basketball Holds Breast Cancer Fundraiser Feb. 13th
    February 06, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team will be taking part in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's (WBCA) "Play4Kay" initiative on Wednesday, February 13th.
  • Late Run Leads Blue Basketball Over Clark
    February 02, 2013
    Visiting Wellesley College forced 24 turnovers and held Clark University to a 5-for-23 performance from three-point land in posting a 59-53 win over the Cougars in New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Nationally Ranked Babson Needs Late Rally to Top Wellesley Basketball
    January 30, 2013
    The 22nd-ranked Babson College women’s basketball team needed a late rally to top Wellesley College, 52-48, on Wednesday evening in the Keohane Sports Center. The win keeps the Beavers perfect in NEWMAC play, improving to 18-2 overall (13-0 NEWMAC), while Wellesley’s seven-game win streak was snapped, dipping the hosts to 10-7 overall, 9-4 in the conference play.
  • Seven in a Row for Blue Basketball; Wellesley Tops Springfield
    January 26, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team won their seventh-straight game, picking up a 48-38 reoad victory at Springfield College on Saturday afternoon in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play in Blake Arena on Saturday. The Blue improve to 10-6, 9-3 in league play, while the Pride’s record drops to 3-15, 1-11.
  • Wellesley Basketball Uses Strong Second Half to Get Past MIT
    January 23, 2013
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A 19-5 run that spanned eight minutes in the second half helped power Wellesley College past the MIT women’s basketball team, 47-42, in a NEWMAC game on Wednesday night.
  • Wellesley Basketball Extends Streak with Win Over Mount Holyoke
    January 19, 2013
    Wellesley College basketball used hot shooting, balanced offense, and stifling defense to grab its fifth consecutive victory with a 65-35 win over Mount Holyoke on Saturday afternoon at Keohane Sports Center.
  • Blue Basketball Tops Coast Guard for Fourth Straight
    January 16, 2013
    Senior Ashleigh Sargent had team-highs with 15 points and eight rebounds leading Wellesley to a 59-45 win over Coast Guard in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game.
  • Wellesley Basketball Downs WPI
    January 12, 2013
    Blue basketball team held visiting WPI to its lowest offensive output of the season, handing the Engineers a 56-38 loss in NEWMAC action on Saturday afternoon. The win evens the Blue’s season record to 6-6, with a 5-3 record in the NEWMAC. WPI fell to 9-5 overall, 5-3 in the NEWMAC with the loss.
  • Wellesley Hoops Holds off Wheaton for Second Straight Victory
    January 10, 2013
    Wellesley College withstood a late rally from Wheaton College to claim a 39-35 triumph over the Lyons on Thursday night in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) matchup at Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Blue Basketball Topples Mount Holyoke, 74-43
    January 08, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team got double-digit efforts from four players en-route to a 74-43 victory over Mount Holyoke College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Tuesday evening. With the victory, the Blue improve to 4-6 overall and 3-3 in league play. The Lyons, who saw senior Angelica Pascual record the 1,000th point of her career early in the second half, slip to 3-8 and 1-5 in the NEWMAC.
  • Smith Edges Wellesley Basketball in Overtime
    January 05, 2013
    Rosa Drummond scored a season high 26 points as the Smith College basketball team remained undefeated in league play with an 82-73 overtime victory over Wellesley College on Saturday afternoon. Smith has now won eight straight games and is 10-1, with a 5-0 NEWMAC record, while Wellesley is 3-6 overall, and 2-3 against NEWMAC foes.
  • Framingham State Too Much for Blue Basketball
    January 02, 2013
    The Wellesley College basketball team fell 59-52 at the hands of local rival Framingham State University to open the 2013 portion of their schedule on Wednesday. The Rams won their sixth straight, remaining unbeaten at home, as junior guard Kirsten Hoffman tallied a game-high 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field.
  • Four Players in Double Figures Help Blue Basketball Dispatch Clark
    December 07, 2012
    Four Wellesley College players scored in double figures and senior Malia Maier set the school's all-time assist record, as the Blue topped Clark University 63-60 in Friday night New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action at Wellesley. The win improves Wellesley to 3-4 overall, 2-2 in NEWMAC play, while Clark's record moves to 5-2 overall, 2-2 in the NEWMAC.
  • Nationally-Ranked Babson Subdues Wellesley Basketball
    December 04, 2012
    Nationally-ranked Babson College used a suffocating defensive effort to hold visiting Wellesley College to just 23 points as the Beavers defeated the Blue, 65-23, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at Staake Gymnasium on Tuesday night.
  • Maier's 22 Points Lead Blue Basketball Over Springfield
    December 01, 2012
    Senior Malia Maier recorded 22 points to lead the Wellesley College basketball team to a 60-46 victory over visiting Springfield College on Saturday afternoon in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) clash at Wellesley. The win improves the Blue to 2-3 overall, 1-1 in the NEWMAC, while the Pride dips to 1-4, 0-2 in NEWMAC play.
  • MIT Basketball Tops Wellesley in NEWMAC Opener
    November 28, 2012
    The visiting MIT women’s basketball team posted a 45-39 victory over Wellesley College on Wednesday evening in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both teams. The win lifts the Engineers to 3-2 overall, while Wellesley dips to 1-3.
  • Balanced Offense Leads Blue Basketball to Win over Simmons
    November 26, 2012
    The Wellesley College basketball team picked up its first win of the 2012-13 season, defeating the Simmons College, 49-28, in non-conference action Monday evening. The Blue (1-2), who lead by ten at halftime, took control in the second half to outshoot the Sharks (0-4) for the victory.
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