Wellesley's Aguirre Named to NEWMAC Basketball All-Conference 2nd Team

Caitlin Aguirre averaged 12.7 PPG during the 2017-18 season, good for seventh in the NEWMAC (Miranda Yang).
Caitlin Aguirre averaged 12.7 PPG during the 2017-18 season, good for seventh in the NEWMAC (Miranda Yang).

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Wellesley College basketball sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) has been named to the 2017-18 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball All-Conference Second Team.  

Aguirre finished the season averaging 12.7 points/game, good for seventh in the NEWMAC, while also averaging a conference best 2.5 steals/game. Last season's NEWMAC Rookie of the Year, Aguirre didn't miss a beat in her sophomore season, as she posted four 20-point outings in 2017-18, including three in conference contests. The sophomore guard knocked down 43.2% of her attempts from the floor and 37.3% from beyond the arc, while totaling 57 steals, snagging 104 rebounds, and dishing out 45 assists in 23 games this season.

Aguirre and the Blue finished the 2017-2018 season with a 9-14 overall record and a 6-10 record in NEWMAC play.

2017-18 NEWMAC Women's Basketball All-Conference

Ama Biney, WPI - Co-Athlete of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year
Kennedy Guest-Pritchett, Smith - Co-Athlete of the Year
Kylie Gallagher, MIT - Rookie of the Year
Lynn Hersey, Smith - Coach of the Year

Team Name Institution
First Team All-Conference Ama Biney WPI
First Team All-Conference Kennedy Guest-Pritchett Smith College
First Team All-Conference Payton Ouimette Babson College
First Team All-Conference Taylor V'Dovec MIT
First Team All-Conference Gracie Restituyo Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Lauren Bondi Smith College
Second Team All-Conference Kara Holinski MIT
Second Team All-Conference Madison Beck WPI
Second Team All-Conference Ogechi Ezemma Clark University
Second Team All-Conference Dolly Yuan MIT
Second Team All-Conference Caitlin Aguirre Wellesley College
Second Team All-Conference Charlie Boyle Emerson College