Wellesley Swimming & Diving News

  • #D3Week Student-Athlete Spotlight: Wellesley Swimming's Danielle Peterson '20
    April 02, 2019
    At Wellesley College the student-athletes are an important part of the community. They excel in the classroom, hold leadership positions, work internships, do research, and sing in acapella groups... among other activities. These other experiences and opportunities are an important part of the lives of Division III student-athletes. Throughout the year WellesleyBlue.com, has highlighted student-athletes for what they do outside their sport through Monthly Student-Athlete Spotlights. So far we have featured five different student-athletes: Zojajha Ayub '19, Ashley Peng '19, Olivia Reckley '20, Kerry Wells '20, and Catherine Xie '19. As part of NCAA Division III Week, our April Student-Athlete Spotlight is junior Swimmer Danielle Peterson.
  • 10 Blue Student-Athletes Named to Winter NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    March 04, 2019
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018-19 Winter Academic All-Conference Team and a total of ten Wellesley College student-athletes have been honored for their academic excellence in the classroom.
  • Wellesley Finishes Fifth At 2019 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championship
    February 24, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving took fifth place at the 2019 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimming and Diving Championship following the final night of competition on Sunday at WPI’s Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Wegner Claims 100 Fly Title To Lead Blue Swim & Dive On Saturday at NEWMACs
    February 23, 2019
    First year Jessica Wegner (Taipei, Taiwan) earned All-Conference honors with a first place time in the 100 Fly to lead Wellesley College swimming & diving on the third day of the New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming & Diving Championships at WPI's Sports & Recreation Center. 
  • 200 Free Relay Sets Wellesley Swim/Dive Program Record on Day Two of NEWMACs
    February 22, 2019
    First year Peyton Wang (Palo Alto, Calif.), sophomore Hannah May (Cincinnati, Ohio), junior Kayleigh Svensson (Palo Alto, Calif.), and first year Jessica Wegner (Taipei, Taiwan) set a new program record in the 200 Free Relay to lead Wellesley College swimming & diving on day two of the 2019 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming & Diving Championships, hosted by WPI at the Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Blue Swim & Dive Opens NEWMACs With 4th Place Showing in 800 Free Relay
    February 21, 2019
    Wellesley College swmming & diving is in fourth place following the opening night of the 2019 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEMWAC) Swimming & Diving Championships, hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the WPI Sports & Recreation Center. 
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Tops Merrimack in Saturday Dual, 205-82
    January 27, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving finished first in 13 of 16 events to defeat Merrimack College, 205-82, in a dual meet on Friday at Chandler Pool and Saturday at the North Andover YMCA.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Named CSCAA Fall 2018 All-Academic Team
    January 23, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving has been named a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America team for the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Wellesley's May Earns NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week Honors
    January 22, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving sophomore Hannah May (Cincinnati, Ohio) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimmer of the Week for the week ending January 21, 2019. 
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Wins 22nd Consecutive Seven Sisters Title
    January 20, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving claimed the program’s 22nd consecutive title on Sunday at the 2019 Seven Sisters Swimming and Diving Championship at Smith College’s Dalton Pool. The Blue have now won 29 Seven Sisters Championships in all and every title since 1998.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Leads After Day One at Seven Sisters Championship
    January 19, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving leads after day one of the 2019 Seven Sisters Swimming & Diving Championship, hosted this year by Smith College at Dalton Pool. The Blue will be seeking to win the program's 22nd consecutive title during the final session of competition on Sunday morning.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Welcomes Dawn Dill as Assistant Coach
    January 18, 2019
    Wellesley College Swimming & Diving Head Coach Bonnie Dix has announced the hiring of Dawn Dill was as Assistant Swimming Coach at Wellesley College.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Cruises To 184-114 Win Over Smith
    January 12, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving won 10 of 16 events to cruise to a 184-114 victory over host Smith College in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) dual meet on Saturday at Dalton Pool.
  • Blue Swimming & Diving Tops Babson, Falls to Coast Guard on Senior Day
    January 10, 2019
    Wellesley College swimming & diving celebrated Senior Day on Tuesday afternoon at Chandler Pool, splitting a pair of New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) duals with Babson College and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
  • Wegner Breaks 100 Fly Program Record on Final Night at MIT Invitational
    December 02, 2018
    First Year Jessica Wegner (Taipei, Taiwan) set a new Wellesley College swimming & diving program record in the 100 Fly to lead the Blue on the final night of the MIT Invitational at the Zesiger Center pool. Wellesley finished fifth overall in the team standings with 424 points.
  • Wegner, May Lead Blue Swim & Dive on Second Day of MIT Invitational
    December 01, 2018
    Wellesley College swimming & diving is in fifth place following the conclusion of day two of the MIT Invitational at the Zesiger Center pool.
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving 6th After Opening Night at MIT Invitational
    November 30, 2018
    Wellesley College swimming & diving opened the three-day MIT Winter Invitational on Friday evening at the Zesiger Center pool. The Blue competed in the 800 Free Relay, 1650 Free, and 1-meter diving during the first night of competition. 
  • Wellesley Swimming & Diving Cruises to 202-98 Dual Victory Over Mount Holyoke
    November 17, 2018
    Wellesley College swimming and diving took first in 13 of 16 events to earn a 202-98 victory over Seven Sisters rival Mount Holyoke College in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) dual meet on Saturday afternoon at Chandler Pool.
  • Wellesley Swim & Dive Outlasts Simmons For 165-135 Dual Meet Victory
    November 10, 2018
    Wellesley College swimming and diving held off a late push from visiting Simmons University to earn a 165-135 victory in a non-conference dual meet on Saturday at Chandler Pool. Wellesley is now 2-0 in dual meets, while the Sharks drop to 3-1 overall.
  • Blue Swim & Dive Opens Season With Thrilling 144-143 Win Over Wheaton
    November 03, 2018
    Wellesley College swimming & diving earned a 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 IM to rally for a 144-143 dual meet victory over New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Wheaton College in the Blue’s 2018-19 season opener on Saturday at Chandler Pool.