Wellesley Basketball News

  • Wellesley Basketball Takes Down Simmons In Vassar Tip-Off Finale, 68-39
    November 18, 2017
    First-year Lane Arkangel (Redondo Beach, Calif.) scored a game-high 16 points to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 68-39 victory over Simmons College in the consolation game of the Vassar Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Vassar Athletics and Fitness Center.
  • Blue Basketball Falls to Oneonta in OT, 58-55, to Open 2017-18 Season
    November 17, 2017
    Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) and junior Zojajha Ayub (Belle Mead, N.J.) combined for 27 points but Wellesley College basketball came up just short in overtime, dropping a 58-55 decision to SUNY Oneonta on the opening night of the Vassar College Tip-Off Tournament on Friday evening at the Vassar Athletics and Fitness Center. 
  • Wellesley Basketball's Ayub To Speak at Inaugural NACDA Fall Forum
    November 13, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball junior Zojajha Ayub (Belle Mead, N.J.) will present at the inaugural NACDA and Affiliates Fall Forum today, Monday November 13, in Boston. 
  • Wellesley Athletics 2017-18 Winter Schedules Are Now Online
    September 19, 2017
    The 2017-18 Wellesley Athletics winter schedules for basketball, fencing, swimming & diving, and indoor track & field are now available online at wellesleyblue.com.
  • NCAA DIII Week Student-Athlete Profile: Ailis Hanley, Basketball
    April 09, 2017
    Sunday, April 9, is the final day of NCAA Division III Week 2017. Throughout the week we've highlighted our student-athletes and celebrated their accomplishments. Today, we close out the week with a final student-athlete profile, this time featuring basketball senior Ailis Hanley from Cranston, R.I.
  • Wellesley Basketball's Aguirre Named NEWMAC Rookie of the Year
    February 27, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball first year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) has been named the 2016-17 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Year.
  • Late Rally Falls Short For Blue Basketball In Senior Day Setback To Wheaton
    February 18, 2017
    Senior Ailis Hanley (Cranston, R.I.) capped her Wellesley College basketball career with her first double-double of the season, but the host Blue dropped a narrow 58-55 decision to Wheaton College in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) finale for both squads on Saturday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Wellesley Basketball Shoulders 76-44 Setback To MIT
    February 15, 2017
    Sophomores Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) and Dolly Yuan (San Jose, Calif.) combined for 31 points to lead MIT to a 76-44 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday night at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • WPI Runs To 62-42 NEWMAC Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    February 11, 2017
    WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, Mass.) scored a game-high 19 points to lead the host Engineers to a 62-42 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) win over Wellesley College basketball on Saturday.
  • Smith Sends Blue Basketball to 67-42 NEWMAC Setback
    February 08, 2017
    Smith College opened the game on a 13-4 run and never trailed en route to a 67-42 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday night at Ainsworth Gymnasium.
  • Blue Basketball’s Aguirre Nets Career-High 21 Points in Setback to Babson
    February 01, 2017
    First year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) led all scorers with a career-high 21 points, but Wellesley College basketball dropped an 83-69 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) final to Babson College on Wednesday night at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Wellesley Basketball to Host Babson on National Girls & Women In Sports Day
    January 30, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball will host crosstown rival Babson College on National Girls & Women in Sports Day, Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Second Half Surge Sends Coast Guard Past Wellesley Basketball, 63-44
    January 28, 2017
    Sophomore Micaela Martinelli (Vero Beach, Fla.) and junior Gill Gerton (Lorton, Va.) combined for 31 points to lead the visiting U.S. Coast Guard Academy to a 63-44 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Saturday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Clark Rallies Past Blue Basketball For 72-54 NEWMAC Win
    January 25, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball put up a season-best 23 first quarter points, but Clark University took over the game late to earn a 72-54 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over the Blue on Wednesday evening at the Kneller Athletics Center.
  • Blue Basketball Takes 49-44 NEWMAC Victory at Wheaton
    January 21, 2017
    First year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 15 points to lead Wellesley College basketball to 49-44 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wheaton College on Saturday at Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Smith Comes Away with 73-55 Victory Over Wellesley Basketball
    January 18, 2017
    Three Smith College starters scored in double figures, led by a game-high 16 points from sophomore Kennedy Guest-Pritchett (Fairburn, Ga.), as the visiting Pioneers earned a 73-55 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls Just Short at MIT, 47-44
    January 14, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball rallied to within one-point of host MIT in the fourth quarter, but came up just short in their bid to defeat the Engineers, dropping a 47-44 final in a New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Saturday at Rockwell Cage.
  • Blue Basketball Holds Off Clark For 49-46 NEWMAC Victory
    January 12, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball held off a furious second half rally from Clark University to take a 49-46 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory on Thursday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Balanced Effort Earns Blue Basketball 59-33 Win Over Mount Holyoke
    January 10, 2017
    Senior Ailis Hanley (Cranston, R.I.) scored 12 points and first year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) added 11 more, as Wellesley College basketball cruised to a 59-33 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference victory over Mount Holyoke College on Tuesday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Hanley Leads Blue Basketball To 64-55 NEWMAC Win at Emerson
    January 07, 2017
    Senior Ailis Hanley (Cranston, R.I.) scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 64-55 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Emerson College on Saturday afternoon at Brown & Plofker Gymnasium.
  • Blue Basketball Downs Salisbury on Kopp Buzzer Beater, 52-50
    December 30, 2016
    First year Emily Kopp (King Ferry, N.Y.) knocked down a put-back layup at the buzzer to send Wellesley College basketball to a 52-50 victory over Salisbury University in non-conference action on Friday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Fast Start Sends UMass Dartmouth Past Wellesley Basketball, 66-35
    December 29, 2016
    Sophomore Nakira Examond (New Bedford, Mass.) scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds to lead visiting UMass Dartmouth to a 66-35 non-conference victory over Wellesley College basketball on Thursday afternoon at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Babson Runs Past Wellesley Basketball, 64-34
    December 07, 2016
    Senior Ailis Hanley (Cranston, R.I.) scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds but Wellesley College basketball dropped a 64-34 decision to crosstown rival Babson College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Wednesday night at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Springfield Downs Blue Basketball in NEWMAC Action, 85-53
    December 03, 2016
    Wellesley College basketball first year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a team-high 18 points but the Blue dropped an 85-53 decision to Springfield College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday at Blake Arena.
  • Blue Basketball Drops NEWMAC Opener To WPI, 63-39
    November 30, 2016
    Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, Mass.) recorded her first career double-double, scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, to lead visiting WPI to a 63-39 victory over Wellesley College basketball in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) season opener for both squads on Wednesday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Worcester St. Hands Blue Basketball First Setback of 2016-17 Season
    November 27, 2016
    Worcester State University sophomore Britt Herring (W. Brookfield, Mass.) tallied her first double-double of the season to lift the visiting Lancers to a 61-52 non-conference victory over Wellesley College basketball on Sunday at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Blue Basketball Continues Strong Start With 56-44 Win at Simmons
    November 22, 2016
    First year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 19 points, and classmate Keer Sun (Pine Brook, N.J.) added 11 more, to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 56-44 non-conference victory over Simmons College on Tuesday evening at Moore Gymnasium.
  • Blue Basketball Captures USJ Tip-Off Title With 58-57 Win Over Fitchburg St.
    November 19, 2016
    First year Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) paced a balanced Blue offense with a team-high 13 points as Wellesley College basketball earned a 58-57 victory over Fitchburg St. on Saturday in the championship game of the 2016 University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) Tip-Off Tournament.
  • Blue Basketball Advances to USJ Tournament Final With 48-35 Win Over Mitchell
    November 18, 2016
    First year Emily Kopp (King Ferry, N.Y.) and sophomore Zojajha Ayub (Belle Mead, N.J.) combined for 24 points to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 48-35 victory over Mitchell College on the opening night of the 2016 University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) Tip-Off Tournament on Friday at the O’Connell Center.
  • Hagerstrom Inducted into Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame
    September 08, 2016
    Over the weekend, Kathy Hagerstrom, PERA's Assistant Director of Operations & Equipment, was inducted into the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Hall of Fame. The ceremony, which took place at the the Glacier Canyon Lodge of the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells, was held on the evening of Saturday, September 24th.
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