Wellesley Basketball News

  • Student-Athlete Spotlight: Wellesley Basketball's Zojajha Ayub '19
    February 15, 2019
    Senior guard Zojajha Ayub has been a consistent threat for the Wellesley basketball team since her first year.  Nearing the end of her senior season, the two year captain has started a total of 42 games, tallying 306 points and 171 rebounds in her career. With the last few games of the season approaching, Ayub is enjoying every moment on the court with her teammates and is looking forward to finishing the season strong.
  • Strong Second Half Sends Babson Past Wellesley Basketball, 62-40
    February 13, 2019
    Sophomore Alyssa Cho (Hillsborough, Calif.) finished one rebound shy of a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing nine boards, but Wellesley College basketball dropped a 62-40 final to visiting Babson College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley Basketball Celebrates Senior Day; Falls to Coast Guard, 49-40
    February 09, 2019
    The United States Coast Guard Academy used a balanced offensive attack and strong defensive effort to defeat Wellesley College basketball, 49-40, in New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday at the Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • MIT Pulls Away For 49-32 Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    February 06, 2019
    Senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) scored a game-high 13 points to lead visiting MIT to a 49-32 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Wednesday evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Springfield Shakes Off Slow Start to Down Blue Basketball, 53-38
    February 02, 2019
    A trio of double digit scorers helped Springfield College defeat Wellesley College basketball, 53-38, in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at Blake Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Aguirre, Kopp Lift Wellesley Basketball To Last Second Win at Wheaton
    January 30, 2019
    Junior Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 18 points and classmate Emily Kopp (King Ferry, N.Y.) dropped in the go-ahead basket with five seconds to play as Wellesley College basketball defeated Wheaton College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday evening at Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Smith Grabs 66-49 NEWMAC Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    January 26, 2019
    Smith College senior Lauren Bondi (Burnaby, B.C., Canada) scored a game-high 26 points to lead the visiting Pioneers to a 66-49 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Saturday at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley to Host National Girls & Women in Sports Day Event on February 6th
    January 25, 2019
    Wellesley College Athletics and the Blue basketball team will celebrate the 33rd Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day when Wellesley hosts MIT on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Second Half Rally Sends Clark Past Blue Basketball, 60-56
    January 23, 2019
    A furious second half rally helped Clark University defeat Wellesley College basketball, 60-56, in a New England Men’s and Women’s Conference at Kneller Athletic Center on Wednesday evening.
  • Morakis Scores 18 To Lead Wellesley Basketball Past WPI, 60-49
    January 19, 2019
    First year Valentina Morakis (Long Island, N.Y.) scored a career-high 18 points to lead Wellesley College basketball in a 60-49 win over WPI in a New England Women’s & Men’s Conference (NEWMAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • MIT Runs Past Wellesley Basketball for 68-39 NEWMAC Win
    January 16, 2019
    MIT opened the game on a 14-2 run and never trailed in the contest, defeating Wellesley College basketball, 68-39, in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday night at Rockwell Cage.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Smith Past Wellesley Basketball, 66-43
    January 12, 2019
    Four players finished in double figures to lead Smith College to a 66-43 victory over Wellesley College basketball in New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday afternoon at Ainsworth Gymnasium. 
  • Hot-Shooting Clark Downs Wellesley Basketball, 68-45
    January 08, 2019
    Visiting Clark University shot 51.2% from the floor and knocked down 8-of-12 three pointers en route to a 68-45 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Tuesday night at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Holds On for 52-47 NEWMAC Win at Coast Guard
    January 05, 2019
    Junior Kendall You Mak (San Francisco, Calif.) scored 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds as Wellesley College basketball held off a second and third quarter rally to earn a 52-47 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday at Rolland Hall.
  • Aguirre Scores 22 in Blue Basketball's 50-44 Setback To Regis at Clark Holiday Classic
    December 30, 2018
    Junior Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 22 points but Wellesley College basketball came-up just short in a 50-44 non-conference setback to Regis College on Sunday afternoon at the Clark Basketball Holiday Classic.
  • Framingham St. Rallies Past Blue Basketball To Open Clark Holiday Classic, 65-53
    December 29, 2018
    Framingham State junior Mary Kate O’Day (Berlin, Mass.) scored a game-high 24 points as the Rams rallied from an eight-point second-half deficit to earn a 65-53 victory over Wellesley College basketball on Saturday evening at the Clark Holiday Classic at the Kneller Athletic Center. 
  • Second Half Rally Falls Short for Blue Basketball in 59-50 Setback to Springfield
    December 08, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball made a second-half charge but couldn’t make it all the way back from an early deficit, falling 59-50 to Springfield College in a hard-fought New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Saturday at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Hangs on for 43-42 NEWMAC Win Over Emerson
    December 05, 2018
    Sophomore Alyssa Cho (Hillsborough, Calif.) scored a career-high 19 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 27 seconds to play as Wellesley College basketball held on to defeat Emerson College, 43-42, in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday night at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Wellesley Basketball Routs Mount Holyoke To Earn First NEWMAC Win, 66-28
    December 01, 2018
    Junior guard Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) finished with a game-high 17 points and six steals to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 66-28 victory over Mount Holyoke College in New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Howard Gym.
  • Blue Basketball Drops 73-56 Final at Emerson in NEWMAC Opener
    November 28, 2018
    Junior Natalie Clydesdale (Pittsburgh, Penn.) scored a career-high 21 points to lead Emerson College to a 73-56 win over Wellesley College basketball in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both teams on Wednesday evening at Brown & Plofker Gym.
  • Third Quarter Run Sends Worcester St. Past Wellesley Basketball, 55-36
    November 25, 2018
    Worcester State University used a 24-7 third quarter run to pull away for a 55-36 victory over Wellesley College basketball in a non-conference game on Sunday afternoon at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley Basketball Hangs On To Top Non-Conference Simmons, 50-48
    November 20, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball outscored host Simmons University 13-11 over the final 5:48 of the fourth quarter to hold on for a 50-48 victory in an entertaining back-and-forth non-conference contest on Tuesday evening at Moore Gymnasium.
  • Wellesley's Aguirre Named NEWMAC Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week
    November 19, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball junior Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 18, 2018. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Tops Saint Joseph (Conn.) 53-30 to take USJ Tournament Title
    November 17, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball opened the game on a 19-3 run and limited the University of St. Joseph (Conn.) to just four field goals to take a 53-30 victory over the host Blue Jays in the championship game of the 21st Annual USJ Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday afternoon at the O'Connell Center. 
  • Blue Basketball Advances To USJ Tip-Off Final with 68-55 Win Over Fitchburg St.
    November 16, 2018
    Juniors Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) and Emily Kopp (King Ferry, N.Y.) combined for 38 points as Wellesley College basketball defeated Fitchburg State, 68-55, in the opening round of the University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) Tip-Off Tournament on Friday night at the O’Connell Center.