The Wellesley College crew Varsity Eight took runner-up honors in the Collegiate Women's Eights at the 55th Head Of The Charles Regatta (HOCR) on Sunday, October 20, on the Charles River in Boston. The second place finish was the best in program history.
Wellesley College crew opened the team's 2019-20 campaign on Saturday at the annual Head of the Housatonic on the Housatonic River. The Blue competed in three events, highlighted by a tenth place finish in the Division I Collegiate Women's 8+.
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) and National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) have announced their respective National All-Academic accolades for the 2019 season. Led by All-Americans Frances Dingivan (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Rhiannon Mulligan (Santa Cruz, Calif.), four members of the Wellesley College crew team earned CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honors. In addition 15 student-athletes were honored with All-Academic recognition by the NIRC.
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announces its Pocock All-America team for the 2019 season. This award recognizes the outstanding performances of rowers and coxswains at NCAA Division III institutions.
Wellesley College crew advanced both boats to Saturday's Grand Finals, as the Blue made the program's tenth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships on Friday at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind.
Frances Dingivan didn't plan on rowing in college, however when her high school athletic career ended she found herself missing the team environment and decided to see if she could make rowing her new sport. After attending her first novice practice in the fall of her first year she was hooked and has been a pivotal member of the Blue crew team ever since, rowing at the stroke seat of the Varsity 8 boat.
Wellesley College crew will make the program's tenth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships when the Blue compete on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1, 2019 at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. Indiana University will serves as the NCAA host institution for the championships in conjunction with Indiana Sports Corp and the Indianapolis Rowing Center.
All five boats advanced to Grand Finals and the Wellesley College Crew Varsity 8 (V8+) earned a silver medal finish as the Blue captured the women's points trophy on Sunday at the National Invitational Collegiate Regatta (NIRC) on Lake Quinsigamond.
A total of 29 Wellesley College spring sport student-athletes have been honored for their academic excellence in the classroom by the New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and the Liberty League.
Wellesley College crew finished second in the Varsity Eight (V8+) and Second Varsity Eight (V8+) races and first in the Third Varsity Eight (3V8+) and Fourth Varsity Eight (4V8+) races to claim the Florence Jope Smith Points Cup at the 2019 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rowing Championship on a blustery and cold Saturday morning on Lake Quinsigamond.
No. 6 Wellesley College crew placed third in the Varsity Eight (V8+) race in a Sunday morning regatta on Lake Quinsigamond that featured five of the top 13 teams in the nation, including: No. 1 Bates, No. 2 WPI, No. 11 RIT and No. 13 Trinity (Conn.).
In a match-up of nationally ranked foes, No. 8 Wellesley College crew held serve against No. 2 Williams College and No. 10 Williams Smith. The Blue finished second in both the Varsity Eight (V8+) and Second Varsity Eight (2V8+) races.
Wellesley College crew capped the team's annual spring break training trip with a dominant performance at the Washington College Invitational. The Blue took first in the Varsity Eight (V8) Grand Final and finished with three of the top-four boats in the Second Varsity Eight (2V8) Grand Final after winning multiple morning heats in the team's first competition since October's Seven Sisters Championship.
Paced by a victory in the Second Varsity 8+ race and runner-up finishes in the Varsity 8+ and Novice 8+ races, Wellesley College crew captured the program’s tenth consecutive Seven Sisters title at the 2018 Seven Sisters Championship Regatta on Sunday morning on the Charles River.
Wellesley College crew raced to a top-ten time in the Women's Collegiate 8+ event at the 54th Annual Head Of The Charles Regatta (HOCR) on Sunday on the Charles River in Boston. Founded in 1965, the HOCR is a two-day rowing event featuring many of the top rowers, teams and clubs from around the world.
Wellesley College crew senior Kelsey Campbell (Broomfield, Colo.) has been named a 2018 Pocock/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) First Team All-American. Campbell, also the 2018 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rower of the Year is the ninth first team All-America selection for the Blue during the tenure of Head Coach Tessa Spillane.
The Wellesley College crew Second Varsity Eight (2V8+) earned silver and the Varsity Eight (V8+) finished fourth overall to help Blue Crew claim national runner-up honors in the team competition during Saturday’s Grand Finals at the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships at Nathan Benderson Park.
The Wellesley College crew Varsity Eight took second, while the Second Varsity Eight added a first place finish as the Blue advanced both boats directly to the NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championship Grand Finals following Friday’s opening heats at Nathan Benderson Park.
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) champion Wellesley College crew will make the program's ninth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships, Friday and Saturday, May 25-26, 2018 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla. This year's championships are being hosted by the University of Central Florida (UCF).
Highlighted by opening heat victories from the Second Varsity Eight (2V8+) and Third Varsity Eight (3v8+), Wellesley College crew competed in the 2018 National Invitational Rowing Championships throughout the day on Friday on Lake Quinsigamond.