Wellesley Lacrosse News

  • Wellesley Lacrosse's Sharkin Named To IWLCA All-Region Team
    May 12, 2017
    Wellesley College lacrosse senior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J. has been named to the 2017 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region second team.
  • Five From Wellesley Lacrosse Named to NEWMAC All-Conference Team
    May 09, 2017
    The New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the 2017 Women's Lacrosse postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon and Wellesley College earned five selections. Leading the way for the Blue, senior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) earned an All-Conference first team selection. Classmates Courtney Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.), Wendy Nettleton (La Jolla, Calif.), junior Jenna Mulrenan (Glen Ridge, N.J.) and sophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) all earned a spot on the All-Conference second team.
  • Wellesley Lacrosse Falls To Babson, 14-5, In NEWMAC Semifinals
    May 06, 2017
    No. 2 Babson College opened the game on a 7-1 run and never trailed in a 14-5 victory over No. 6 Wellesley College lacrosse in the semifinals of the 2017 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Lacrosse Championship on Saturday at Stagg Field at Springfield College.
  • Blue Lacrosse Advances to NEWMAC Semis With 15-9 Win Over Wheaton
    April 29, 2017
    Sophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) scored five goals and added an assist to lead No. 6 Wellesley College lacrosse to a 15-9 victory over No. 3 Wheaton College in the quarterfinals of the 2017 New England Women’s & Men’s Lacrosse Championship (NEWMAC) on Saturday afternoon at Nordin Field.
  • Wellesley Lands 21 On NEWMAC Spring Academic All-Conference Teams
    April 27, 2017
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2017 Spring Academic All-Conference teams and 21 Wellesley College student-athletes from four teams have been recognized for their success in the classroom.
  • No. 6 Wellesley To Play No. 3 Wheaton In NEWMAC Lacrosse Quarterfinals
    April 26, 2017
    The New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the seeds for the 2017 Women's Lacrosse Championship on Wednesday evening and No. 6 Wellesley College lacrosse will play at No. 3 Wheaton College in the NEWMAC Quarterfinals on Saturday, April 29, at 1:00 PM.
  • Blue Lacrosse Lets Late Lead Slip in 8-7 NEWMAC Setback To Wheaton
    April 26, 2017
    Visiting Wheaton College scored three unanswered goals over the final 8:01 of regulation to rally for an 8-7 victory over Wellesley College lacrosse in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season finale for both teams on a rain-soaked Wednesday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
  • Sharkin Nets Last Minute Game-Winner To Send Blue Lacrosse Past Mount Holyoke
    April 22, 2017
    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.
  • Emerson Holds Off Late Rally To Down Wellesley Lacrosse, 12-11
    April 19, 2017
    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.
  • Seniors Power Blue Lacrosse to 14-3 Senior Day Victory Over Coast Guard
    April 15, 2017
    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.
  • Late Rally Falls Short For Wellesley Lacrosse in 9-8 Setback To Babson
    April 12, 2017
    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's Persky, Peterson Sweep NEWMAC Lacrosse Weekly Awards
    April 10, 2017
    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.
  • Second-Half Rally Sends Blue Lacrosse Past Eastern Conn. St., 12-10
    April 09, 2017
    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.
  • Persky Records Ten Points, Offense Clicks As Wellesley Lacrosse Tops Smith 20-13
    April 08, 2017
    Sophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas Nev.) matched her career-high with six goals and set a career-high mark with four assists, recording a career-best ten points to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a commanding 20-13 victory over New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Smith College on Saturday at the Smith Turf Field.
  • Peterson Nets Seven Goals To Lead Wellesley Lacrosse Past MIT, 18-16
    April 05, 2017
    Senior Courtney Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) scored a career-high eight goals to power Wellesley College lacrosse to an 18-16 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over local rival MIT on Wednesday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
  • Wellesley Lacrosse Can’t Keep Pace With No. 20 Colby
    March 31, 2017
    Leading 7-3 in the first half, No. 20 Colby College scored 12 of the final 13 goals in the game to defeat Wellesley College lacrosse 19-4 in non-conference play on Friday at Bill Alfond Field. Friday’s game was originally scheduled to be played on Sunday but was rescheduled due to the impending forecast for this weekend.
  • Wellesley Lacrosse Falls 15-8 To Springfield In NEWMAC Opener
    March 29, 2017
    Wellesley College lacrosse dropped a 15-8 New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) setback to Springfield College on Wednesday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex. The visiting Pride bested the hosts, improving to 4-4 overall and 1-0 in NEWMAC play while the Blue moved to 3-3 on the year and 0-1 in conference action.
  • Peterson's 5-Point Effort Keys Blue Lacrosse to 12-6 Win Over Framingham St.
    March 22, 2017
    Senior Courtney Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) matched her career-high with five points, recording four goals and an assist, to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a 12-6 non-conference victory over Framingham State on a frigid Wednesday afternoon at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
  • Persky Helps Power Blue Lacrosse To 12-7 Victory Over Utica
    March 18, 2017
    Sophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) recorded a game-high five points, scoring a hat-trick and adding two assists, to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a 12-7 non-conference victory over Utica College on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
  • Sharkin Leads Wellesley Lacrosse To 14-5 Rout Of UMass Dartmouth
    March 07, 2017
    Senior Nikki Sharkin (Summitt , N.J.) scored five goals and sophomore Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nevada) added a hat-trick, as Wellesley College lacrosse earned a 14-5 victory over The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth in non-conference play on Tuesday evening at Cressy Field.
  • Wellesley Lacrosse Falls To Endicott In Non-Conference Action, 12-7
    March 05, 2017
    Senior Meghan Lennon (Canton, Mass.) and first year Meghan Dutchyshyn (Cheshire, Conn.) each finished with four goals to lead visiting Endicott College to a 12-7 non-conference victory over Wellesley College lacrosse on Sunday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
  • Wellesley Lacrosse Opens 2017 With 19-7 Setback At No. 13 Bates
    March 01, 2017
    Wellesley College lacrosse opened the 2017 season with a 19-7 non-conference setback to No. 13 Bates College on Wednesday evening at Garcelon Field.
  • 2017 Wellesley Athletics Spring Schedules Are Now Online!
    January 06, 2017
    The 2017 Wellesley Athletics spring schedules for crew, golf, lacrosse, softball, tennis and track & field are now available online at wellesleyblue.com. The composite athletics schedule can be view by clicking here. Please note that schedule dates and times are subject to change, check wellesleyblue.com for the latest information.
  • 2016 Wellesley Athletics Spring Season Recaps
    June 16, 2016
    A record-breaking spring culminated with Blue crew winning the first NCAA national championship in program history and the first team national championship in Wellesley school history. That victory helped Wellesley to match its program-best 63rd place finish in the 2015-16 Learfield Directors' Cup Standings. For more on the 2016 season, check out the team summaries below.
  • Mulrenan, Sharkin Named To NEWMAC Lacrosse All-Conference Team
    May 10, 2016
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2016 Women's Lacrosse All-Conference team and award winners on Tuesday afternoon and Wellesley College sophomore Jenna Mulrenan (Glen Ridge, N.J.) and junior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) have each been named to the All-Conference second team.
  • Blue Lacrosse Falls To MIT In NEWMAC Quarterfinals, 16-13
    April 30, 2016
    Fourth-seeded MIT used a five-goal run midway through the second half to earn a 16-13 victory over fifth-seeded Wellesley College lacrosse in the quarterfinals of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Lacrosse Championship Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Jack Barry Field.
  • Postseason Central: Crew, Lacrosse, Softball, Track & Field In Action This Weekend
    April 28, 2016
    Four Wellesley College teams will be in action in postseason and championship competition this Friday and Saturday, April 29-30. Blue lacrosse, softball and track & field will take part in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championships, while 2016 NEWMAC champion Wellesley crew will compete at the New England Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond.
  • Lacrosse Drops Regular Season Finale at Wheaton, 12-5
    April 27, 2016
    Wellesley College lacrosse dropped a 12-5 decision to host Wheaton College in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and regular season finale final for both schools on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Blue Lacrosse's Gubner Earns NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honors
    April 26, 2016
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2016 NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Academic All-Conference Team on Tuesday and Wellesley College lacrosse sophomore Jenny Gubner (Pleasanton, Calif.) was named to the squad. Gubner earns her first honor in her first year of eligibility.
  • Sharkin Named NEWMAC Lacrosse Co-Offensive Player of the Week
    April 25, 2016
    Wellesley College lacrosse junior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Lacrosse Co-Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending April 24th, 2016.
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