2013-14 Wellesley Basketball News

  • Leong Plays in NEWBA Senior All-Star Game
    April 01, 2014
    On Saturday, Wellesley College senior point guard Leslie Leong played in the 2015 New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior Classic. The game was played at Smith College in Northampton.
  • D3Hoops Names Leong First Team All-Region
    March 19, 2014
    Wellesley College senior basketball player Leslie Leong has been named first-team All-Northeast Region by d3hoops.com. This is the first regional award for a Blue basketball player since 2005.
  • Basketball's Leong Selected to Play in NEWBA Senior Game
    March 12, 2014
    Wellesley College senior basketball player Leslie Leong has been selected to play in the 2014 New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic.
  • Endicott Tops Blue Basketball in ECAC Quarterfinals
    March 05, 2014
    The Wellesley College basketball team closed out its 2013-14 season with a hard-fought 58-51 loss to Endicott College on Wednesday evening in the ECAC Tournament Quarterfinals. The second-seeded Gulls improve to 21-7, while the Blue end their season with a 16-10 mark.
  • Wellesley's Leslie Leong Named NEWMAC Player of the Year
    March 04, 2014
    Wellesley College senior Leslie Leong highlighted the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's basketball post-season recognition with the NEWMAC Player of the Year Award. Leong also represented the Blue on the All-NEWMAC first team.
  • Wellesley Basketball Earns ECAC Tournament Bid!
    March 03, 2014
    The Wellesley College basketball team has earned a bid to the ECAC Division III New England Tournament for the second straight season. The Blue will continue their 2013-14 campaign as the #7 seed in the eight-team tournament, and will play on the road on Wednesday.
  • #4 Wellesley Basketball Falls to #5 Babson in NEWMAC Quarterfinals
    February 26, 2014
    Fifth-seeded Babson College built a commanding lead in the first half and held off host and fourth-seeded Wellesley College for a 70-48 victory in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals on Wednesday evening.
  • Wellesley Basketball Set for NEWMAC Tournament
    February 25, 2014
    The Wellesley College basketball team will open the 2014 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament on Wednesday.
  • Blue Basketball's Leong Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
    February 24, 2014
    Wellesley College senior Leslie Leong was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending February 23rd. This is the second weekly honor for Leong this season.
  • Wellesley Basketball Seniors Lead Blue to Victory over Mount Holyoke
    February 22, 2014
    Seniors Leslie Leong and Katie Shulenberger celebrated their final regular season home game by leading the Wellesley basketball team to a 62-44 win over Mount Holyoke on Saturday at Keohane Sports Center. Leong recorded a triple-double in the win, with 15 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists. Shulenberger, meanwhile, recorded a career-high 13 points.
  • Blue Basketball Back to Winning Ways; Wellesley Tops Wheaton
    February 19, 2014
    The Wellesley College basketball team handed Wheaton College a 54-52 loss in the Lyons' NEWMAC regular season finale on Wednesday night inside Emerson Gymnasium.
  • WPI Tops Wellesley Basketball
    February 15, 2014
    WPI's Siena Mamayek posted her first career double-double and Kelly Morgan came through with several key baskets as the Engineers two seniors drove the women’s basketball team to a 55-45 win over Wellesley on Senior Day at Harrington Auditorium.
  • Late Comeback Falls Short as Clark Tops Blue Basketball, 54-51
    February 12, 2014
    The Clark University women’s basketball team held off a late charge from Wellesley College on Tuesday night, defeating the hosts 54-51 at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Cougars to 9-13 on the season, 6-11 in the NEWMAC. The Blue drop to 14-7, 11-6 in conference play.
  • Leong Nets 1000th Point in Basketball Loss at Springfield
    February 08, 2014
    Wellesley senior Leslie Leong became the 10th player in program history to score 1,000 career points, but the Blue basketball team fell 69-45 at Springfield College in a New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match up at Blake Arena.
  • MIT Trips Up Wellesley Basketball
    February 06, 2014
    The MIT women’s basketball team rattled off 13 straight points right out of the gate and held visiting Wellesley College off the scoreboard for the first 10:31 of the game en route to a 55-35 NEWMAC victory on Thursday night.
  • Winter Weather Postpones Wellesley Basketball
    February 05, 2014
    The winter storm in the area has forced the postponement of tonight's Wellesley basketball road game. The Blue were originally scheduled to play at MIT on Wednesday, February 5th, but will now play the Engineers on Thursday, February 6th.
  • Smith Upends Wellesley Basketball, 56-51
    February 01, 2014
    The Wellesley College basketball team suffered a 56-51 road loss at the hands of NEWMAC-rival Smith on Saturday. The Pioneers' Paulina Solis scored seven of her game-high 14 points in the final 34.6 seconds as the Smith held off league-leading Wellesley in a key New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic (NEWMAC) tilt inside Ainsworth Gym on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wellesley's Leong Named Capital One Academic All-District
    January 30, 2014
    Wellesley College senior basketball player Leslie Leong has been selected to the Capital One Academic All-District team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA).
  • Balanced Attack Leads Wellesley Basketball Over Babson
    January 29, 2014
    The Wellesley College basketball team used a well-balanced offense to hold off Babson, 55-45, on Tuesday night at Keohane Sports Center. With the win, Wellesley remains atop the NEWMAC standings at 14-3 overall, 11-2 in the conference. The Beavers drop to 8-10 on the season, 8-6 in league play.
  • Emerson Upsets Wellesley Basketball, 48-45
    January 25, 2014
    Led by a strong offensive performance from Kristin Brice, the Emerson College basketball team upset Wellesley, 48-45, on Saturday at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Lions to 7-10 on the season, 3-9 in the NEWMAC. Wellesley saw its 11-game winning streak snapped, dropping to 13-3, 10-2 in conference play.
  • Wellesley Basketball Team Participates in Let's Get Movin' Program
    January 24, 2014
    The Wellesley College basketball team recently participated in community service with the Let's Get Movin' program in Boston. Blue players and coaches visited four after school sites, playing basketball and leading other activities for children ages 8 to 14.
  • Wellesley Basketball Battles Back to Top Coast Guard
    January 22, 2014
    Led by Chelsi Scott’s double-double and Meghan Sargent’s clutch free-throw shooting down the wire, the Wellesley College basketball team defeated Coast Guard on Wednesday night, 44-38, at Keohane Sports Center. The win, Wellesley’s 11th in a row, lifts the Blue to 13-2 on the season, 10-1 in the NEWMAC. The Bears drop to 13-3, 9-3 in the conference.
  • Wellesley's Leong Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
    January 21, 2014
    Wellesley College senior Leslie Leong was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending January 20th.
  • Wellesley Basketball Earns 10th-Straight Win; Blue top MHC
    January 18, 2014
    Wellesley College shot 51.8% from the field en route to a 72-47 victory over Mount Holyoke College in NEWMAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Blue move to 12-2 overall and 9-1 in the conference, while the Lyons slip to 4-11 and 1-9 in the NEWMAC.
  • Late Charge Leads Blue Basketball Over #22 Wheaton
    January 15, 2014
    Late heroics from Wellesley’s Morgyne Weaver lifted the Blue to a 62-59 victory over #22 Wheaton College in NEWMAC women’s basketball action at Wellesley on Wednesday. The win gives Wellesley its ninth-straight win, lifting the team to 11-2 overall, 8-1 in the NEWMAC. Wheaton dips to 12-3, 7-3 in the conference.
  • Wellesley's Kroll to Appear on "Hoopsville" Tonight
    January 12, 2014
    Wellesley College head basketball coach Jennifer Kroll will be interviewed on the internet radio show "Hoopsville" tonight.
  • Wellesley Basketball Cruises to 57-37 Win Over WPI
    January 11, 2014
    Wellesley allowed just 16 second half points, as the Blue topped visiting WPI, 57-37, in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Saturday. The win, the eighth in a row for the Blue, improves Wellesley to 10-2 overall, 7-1 in the NEWMAC. The Engineers dip to 5-8 overall, 3-5 in conference play.
  • Wellesley Hoops Runs Streak to Seven; Blue Top Clark
    January 09, 2014
    Visiting Wellesley College got excellent all-around performances from a pair of its key players and the Blue extended their winning streak to seven with a wire-to-wire 74-61 win over Clark University in New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s basketball action on Thursday evening.
  • Wellesley Basketball Holds Off Springfield for Key NEWMAC Win
    January 07, 2014
    Morgyne Weaver and Chelsi Scott combined for 21 second half points and the Wellesley basketball team held off a late charge by Springfield College for a key 67-57 NEWMAC win on Tuesday night at Keohane Sports Center. The Blue, now 8-2 for the season and 5-1 in NEWMAC play, remain tied for second in the conference with Coast Guard, behind only unbeaten Wheaton. The Pride drops to 8-4 overall, 4-3 in conference play.
  • Blue Basketball Tops MIT to Win Fifth Straight Game
    January 04, 2014
    The Wellesley basketball team used a strong second half performance sparked by senior Leslie Leong to defeat MIT 54-42 on Saturday afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. The win lifts the Blue to 7-2 on the season, 4-1 in NEWMAC play. The Engineers drop to 5-5 overall, 2-3 in the conference.
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