Wellesley College golf matched a program best with a third place finish at the 2017 Liberty League Golf Championship on Sunday at the Par-72, 5,804 Yard Spook Rock Golf Course. The Blue also placed two golfers in the top-ten, as first year Ryan MacVicar (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) tied for sixth and junior Maya Muldowney (Waunakee, Wis.) finished eighth, to become the first golfers in program history to earn Liberty League All-Conference honors.
Wellesley College softball dropped both ends of a New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader to host Springfield College on Sunday afternoon at Potter Field. The Pride took game one with a 5-2 final and game two, again by a 5-2 margin.
Senior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) scored with 20 seconds remaining in regulation to give Wellesley College lacrosse a 9-8 victory over Mount Holyoke College on Saturday in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play.
Wellesley College golf first year Ryan MacVicar (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) is tied for third place after shooting an opening round 77 (+5) at the 2017 Liberty League Golf Championships, hosted by New York University (NYU) at the Par-72, 5,804 Yard Spook Rock Golf Course. MacVicar's opening round 77 also helped the Blue grab third in the team standings after day one with a total score of 332.
Wellesley College softball rallied for a 4-2 victory in game two to earn a split with visiting MIT in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex. MIT rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win game one, 6-3.
Paced by a first place finish from senior Sonja Cwik (La Canada, Calif.) in the 1500m, Wellesley College track & field totaled seven individual top-five finishes on Saturday at the Aloha Relays hosted by Bowdoin College.
Wellesley College volleyball sophomore Yasmine Reece (New Rochelle, N.Y.) will attend the 2017 NCAA Inclusion Forum, Friday through Sunday, April 21-23, at the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, R.I.
Senior Kendra Coleman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) picked up her 100th career hit in game two, as Wellesley College softball split a pair of contests with visiting Brandeis University in non-conference action on Wednesday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Trailing 12-7 with less than nine minutes to play, Wellesley College lacrosse scored four-straight goals to close the gap to one, but came up just short in a 12-11 setback at Emerson College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Wednesday at Rotch Field.
Wellesley College softball senior Kendra Coleman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) has been named the New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Co-Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 16, 2017.
When the more than 30,000 participants in Monday’s Boston Marathon pass Wellesley College, most won’t know the faces, but they will hear the students cheering. They’ll see the signs and they’ll know, for as far as they have come, they still have that far to go. For marathon rookie Meghan Peterson ’15, reaching her alma mater and seeing her sister Courtney Peterson ‘17 may be even more important than the finish line on Boylston Street.
Wellesley College golf saw six of the team's seven players drop their scores from day one to finish in seventh place at the 2017 Jack Leaman Invitational, hosted by Amherst College at the Par 74, 5,272 yard Hickory Ridge Golf Club. The Blue entered the day in eighth after shooting 350 as a team on Saturday, but shot a collective score of 333 on Sunday to improve their team score by 17 strokes and finish with a total score of 683.
Senior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) scored a game-high six goals and classmate Wendy Nettleton (La Jolla, Calif.) made seven saves to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a 14-3 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
First year Sarah Yan (Holmdel, N.J.) clinched the No. 3 singles match with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 victory to help No. 33 Wellesley College tennis earn a 5-4 victory over No. 40 Swarthmore College on the final day of the 6th Annual Nor’easter Bowl and Wellesley 2016-17 season.
Wellesley College track & field totaled five New England Division III Championship qualifying times at the two-day Connecticut College Silfen Track & Field Invitational at the David and Lyn Silfen Track.
No. 4 Wellesley College crew faced a good test on the team’s third weekend of racing during the spring season, competing against Bates College and Wesleyan University, the co-top ranked crews in the most recent CRCA/USRowing Coaches Poll, and host No. 6 Tufts on the Malden River. The Blue took part in a series of double duals in their final competition before the NEWMAC Championships.
WPI softball took a 10-2 victory in six innings in game one and an 8-2 victory in game two, sweeping Wellesley College softball in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at WPI’s Rooftop Field.
Senior Kendra Coleman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) homered in game one and first years Kendall Smith (Turlock, Calif.) and Autumn Brown (Marshfield, Mass.) went deep in game two to lead Wellesley College softball to a pair of victories over Wheaton College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Friday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The Blue rallied from a three-run deficit to win game one, 6-4, before getting a complete game, four-hit performance from sophomore starting pitcher Sydney Hopper (Newcastle, Wash.) to win game two, 6-1.
Sophomore Justine Huang (Coto de Caza, Calif.) and first year Sarah Yan (Holmdel, N.J.) each picked up wins in singles play, but No. 33 Wellesley College tennis failed to overcome a 2-1 deficit after doubles in a 6-3 setback to No. 20 Skidmore College as part of the 6th Annual Nor’Easter Bowl and Senior Day on Friday at the Wellesley Outdoor Courts.
The Wellesley College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), in collaboration with Wellesley Career Education, the Wellesley Alumnae Association and Friends of Wellesley Athletics, will host the second annual Student-Athlete/Alumnae Networking Dinner on Thursday, April 13, from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Alumnae Hall Ballroom.
Senior Kendra Coleman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) hit a pair of home runs in game one and first year Autumn Brown (Marshfield, Mass.) went deep in game two to help Wellesley College softball sweep a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader over visiting Emerson College on Wednesday at the Wellesley Fields Complex. Wellesley won both games in five innings, winning game one 12-4 and game two 11-2.
Trailing by four late in the second half Wellesley College lacrosse scored three-unanswered goals, but couldn’t come up with a fourth, falling just short of host Babson College, 9-8, in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference contest on Wednesday at McDowell Field.
Wellesley College lacrosse has swept the New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly awards for the week ending April 9, 2017. Sophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) has been named the NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week and senior Courtney Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) has been named the NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Defensive Athlete of the Week.
Senior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) scored a hat trick, including two second-half goals, and collected nine draw controls to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a 12-10 non-conference victory over Eastern Connecticut State University on Sunday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
Wellesley College softball extended the team’s win streak to five games with a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader sweep of Clark University on Sunday at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The Blue earned a 10-2 victory in five innings in game one and a 7-4 win in game two of a doubleheader that was rescheduled from April 1 and moved to Wellesley.
Wellesley College tennis defeated Bryn Mawr College, 5-0, in their opening match, but came up short, 4-1, against Vassar College to finish in second place at the 2017 Seven Sisters Tennis Championship on Sunday at Mount Holyoke’s Kendall Outdoor Courts.
First year Ryan MacVicar (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) dropped five strokes from her opening-round score to shoot a team-leading 81 (+9) and lead Wellesley College golf to a ninth place (692) finish at the 2017 Vassar Invitational at the Par-72, 5,849 Yard Casperkill Golf Club. The Blue dropped 28 strokes as a team on day two, shooting a combined 337 after combining for a score of 355 on Saturday.