Wellesley Volleyball Announces 2019 Schedule; Season Begins August 31st

Senior Meghan Shoop (center) and the Blue open the season on Saturday, August 31 (Julia Monaco).
Senior Meghan Shoop (center) and the Blue open the season on Saturday, August 31 (Julia Monaco).

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Wellesley College volleyball and Head Coach Dorothy Webb have announced the team's schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. 

After making the program's second consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament in 2018, the Blue are scheduled to play 26 matches during the 2019 regular season. Wellesley's slate includes nine matches on the team's home floor, including the season opener vs. Eastern Nazarene on August 31 at 12:00 PM. The Blue's 10 match New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) schedule begins on Tuesday, September 17 at Emerson College. 

A rematch of last year's NCAA Regional Semifinal at crosstown rival Babson College will cap the regular season on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:00 PM. Wellesley will also participate in three in-season tournaments, as the Blue will take part in the Wesleyan (Conn.) Tournament (Sept. 6-7), the MIT Invitational (Sept. 13-14) and the Hall of Fame Invitational in Amherst, Mass. (October 18-19). 

For complete details, visit the team's 2019 Schedule page.

Schedule Notes: 

  • Home Opener: Saturday, August 31 at 12:00 PM vs. Eastern Nazarene 
  • NEWMAC Opener: Tuesday, September 17 at 7:00 PM at Emerson
  • The NEWMAC Women's Volleyball Championship is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, November 5

Wellesley Athletics strives for excellence at the conference, regional, and national levels, while providing opportunities for students to achieve their potential and learn the values of discipline, leadership, critical thinking, and responsibility to oneself and others.