Wellesley Lacrosse News

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    January 06, 2017
    2017 Wellesley Athletics Spring Schedules Are Now Online! 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.
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    June 16, 2016
    2016 Wellesley Athletics Spring Season Recaps 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.
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    May 10, 2016
    Mulrenan, Sharkin Named To NEWMAC Lacrosse All-Conference Team 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.
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    April 30, 2016
    Blue Lacrosse Falls To MIT In NEWMAC Quarterfinals, 16-13 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.
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    April 28, 2016
    Postseason Central: Crew, Lacrosse, Softball, Track & Field In Action This Weekend 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.
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    April 27, 2016
    Lacrosse Drops Regular Season Finale at Wheaton, 12-5 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.
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    April 26, 2016
    Blue Lacrosse's Gubner Earns NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honors 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.
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    April 25, 2016
    Sharkin Named NEWMAC Lacrosse Co-Offensive Player of the Week 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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    April 23, 2016
    Lacrosse Caps Senior Day Comeback Over Mount Holyoke with OT Winner Senior Chesley Hooker scored with 2:15 remaining in overtime to lift Wellesley College lacrosse to a 12-11 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Mount Holyoke College on Saturday afternoon at Wellesley's Turf Field.
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    April 20, 2016
    Blue Lacrosse Picks Up NEWMAC Win Over Emerson, 10-6 Junior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) scored four goals to help Wellesley College lacrosse secure a 10-6 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over visiting Emerson College on Wednesday afternoon.
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    April 16, 2016
    Mannon, Peterson Lead Blue Lacrosse to 17-5 Win at Coast Guard Senior Ellie Mannon (Birmingham, Ala.) recorded a career-high five goals and junior Courtney Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) added a career-high four goals to lift visiting Wellesley College lacrosse to a 17-5 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over the United States Coast Guard Academy on Saturday afternoon.
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    April 13, 2016
    Sharkin Scores 100th Career Goal as Lacrosse Falls to Babson, 11-5 Wellesley junior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) scored the 100th goal of her collegiate career but visiting Babson College defeated Wellesley College lacrosse, 11-5, in New England Women's and Men's Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday afternoon at the Blue's Turf Field.
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    April 09, 2016
    Blue Lacrosse Storms Past Smith To Take 17-9 NEWMAC Victory Wellesley College lacrosse outscored visiting Smith College 11-3 in the second half to earn a 17-9 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory on Saturday afternoon.
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    April 06, 2016
    Blue Lacrosse Comes Up Short at MIT, 20-9 Junior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) recorded a hat trick but Wellesley College lacrosse fell to host MIT, 20-9, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's lacrosse play on a chilly Wednesday evening at Jack Barry Field.
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    April 03, 2016
    Persky Tallies Hat Trick as Blue Lacrosse Falls to No. 8 Colby, 12-6 First year Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) tallied her third career hat trick as Wellesley College lacrosse fell to nationally-ranked Colby College, 12-6, on a blustery day at Wellesley's Turf Field.
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    March 30, 2016
    Second-Half Surge Sends Springfield Past Blue Lacrosse, 12-6 Behind five-point performances from sophomore Shelby Corsano (Bourne, Mass.) and senior midfielder Heather Raniolo (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.), the Springfield College women's lacrosse program opened up New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play with a 12-6 win over Wellesley College lacrosse on Wednesday night at Stagg Field.
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    March 25, 2016
    Colorado College Tops Blue Lacrosse in Spring Break Finale Host Colorado College earned a 13-10 non-conference victory over Wellesley College lacrosse on Thursday evening at Washburn Field.
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    March 22, 2016
    Sharkin’s Four-Goal Effort Helps Blue Lacrosse Past Whitman, 14-9 Junior Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) scored four goals and classmate Courtney Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) add three more as Wellesley College lacrosse defeated Whitman College in a non-conference contest on Tuesday afternoon at Washburn Field on the campus of Colorado College.
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    March 18, 2016
    2016 Wellesley Athletics Spring Training Trips It may be time for spring break on campus but five Wellesley teams will be hard at work at locations across the country from March 18-25, 2016. Thanks to the Friends of Wellesley Athletics and the generosity of the newly established Blue Pride Leadership Group, this year's Wellesley varsity team travel is enhanced by contributions totaling $100,000.
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    March 16, 2016
    Peterson, Persky Power Blue Lacrosse Past Regis, 9-3 Junior Courtney Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) and first year Dacia Persky (Las Vegas, Nev.) each scored hat tricks to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a 9-3 non-conference victory over Regis College on Wednesday afternoon.
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    March 14, 2016
    Blue Lacrosse's Mulrenan Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week Wellesley College lacrosse sophomore Jenna Mulrenan (Glen Ridge, N.J.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending March 13th, 2016.
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    March 12, 2016
    Mannon Nets Game Winner As Blue Lacrosse Outlasts Eastern Conn. St., 11-10 Senior Ellie Mannon (Birmingham, Ala.) scored the game-winning goal with 1:51 left in regulation to help Wellesley College lacrosse to an 11-10 non-conference victory over Eastern Connecticut State University on Saturday afternoon at the Mansfield Complex.
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    March 09, 2016
    Lemay's Late Goal Lifts Lacrosse Past Endicott, 10-9 Junior Mary Lemay (Longmeadow, Mass.) scored a free position goal with four second remaining in the second half to lift Wellesley College lacrosse to a 10-9 non-conference victory over Endicott College on Wednesday evening at Hempstead Stadium.
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    March 05, 2016
    Lemay, Engbretson Lead Blue Lacrosse to 10-6 Victory Over UNE Junior Mary Lemay (Longmeadow, Mass.) and first year Lena Engbretson (Beaverton, Ore.) each recorded hat-tricks to lead Wellesley College lacrosse to a 10-6 victory over the University of New England on Saturday at Wellesley's Turf Field.
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    March 02, 2016
    Bates Spoils Season Opener for Blue Lacrosse, 11-3 Senior Moriah Greenstein (Glenmont, N.Y.) scored four goals and sophomore classmates Allison Dewey (Vergennes, Vt.) and Camille Belletete (Jaffrey, N.H.) each recorded hat tricks to lead visiting Bates College to an 11-3 non-conference win over Wellesley College lacrosse on Wednesday afternoon at Wellesley's Turf Field.
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    January 14, 2016
    Wellesley Crew, Lacrosse & Softball Spring Schedules Now Online The 2016 Wellesley College crew, lacrosse and softball spring schedules 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.
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    August 17, 2015
    Blue Lacrosse Named IWLCA Academic Honor Squad Wellesley College lacrosse has been named an Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Squad for the 2014 season.
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    July 07, 2015
    Wellesley Athletics Names Lauren Schoenberger Head Lacrosse Coach Wellesley College Director of Athletics and Chair of the Physical Education and Recreation Department Bridget Belgiovine has officially announced the hiring of Lauren Schoenberger as Head Lacrosse Coach and Assistant Professor of the Practice on July 8, 2015. In addition to serving as head lacrosse coach, Schoenberger will assist in the development of a comprehensive student-athlete leadership development program and teach within the physical education curriculum.
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    June 03, 2015
    Blue Lacrosse's Meghan Peterson Earns ECAC DIII All-Star Recognition The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2015 Division III New England Women’s Lacrosse All-Stars on Tuesday and Wellesley College lacrosse senior Meghan Peterson has been named to the All-Star Second Team.
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    June 01, 2015
    Wellesley Head Lacrosse Coach Julia McPhee to Step Down Wellesley College lacrosse head coach Julia McPhee will step down after ten seasons at the helm of the program, announced Director of Athletics Bridget Belgiovine on Monday, June 1. McPhee compiled an overall record of 82-81 as head coach of the Blue from 2006-2015.
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    May 11, 2015
    Wellesley Lacrosse Senior Claire Canty Named to IWLCA All-Region Team The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced Monday that Wellesley College lacrosse senior Claire Canty (East Rockaway, N.Y.) has been named to the Berkshire All-Region Second Team. Canty is one of 256 Division III student-athletes to be honored with a selection on one of the All-Regional teams for 2015. These student-athletes are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced on Monday May 18.
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    May 05, 2015
    Wellesley Lacrosse Earns Four NEWMAC All-Conference Selections The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the women’s lacrosse all-conference team and award winners on Tuesday afternoon and Wellesley seniors Claire Canty (East Rockaway, N.Y.) and Meghan Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) have both been named first team All-Conference. In addition, sophomores Wendy Nettleton (La Jolla, Calif.) and Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) have been named to the All-Conference second team.
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    May 02, 2015
    MIT Downs Blue Lacrosse in NEWMAC Semifinals Second-seeded MIT outscored third-seeded Wellesley College lacrosse 7-1 in the first half en route to a 15-10 victory in the semifinals of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship tournament on Saturday afternoon at Springfield College's Stagg Field.
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    April 27, 2015
    Sharkin Earns NEWMAC Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week Award Wellesley College lacrosse sophomore Nikki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week for the period ending April 26th, 2015.
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    April 25, 2015
    Blue Lacrosse Advances to NEWMAC Semifinals With 11-8 Victory Over Mount Holyoke Third-seeded Wellesley College lacrosse defeated sixth-seeded Mount Holyoke College on Saturday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the 2015 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Lacrosse Championship Tournament. With the win, the Blue improve to 9-4 overall and advance to take on MIT, the tournament’s second seed, next Saturday at 3:00 PM at Springfield College.
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    April 22, 2015
    Sharkin Sends Wellesley Lacrosse to 8-7 Victory Over Wheaton Sophomore Niki Sharkin (Summit, N.J.) scored the game-winning goal with 15 seconds left in regulation as Wellesley College lacrosse earned an 8-7 victory over visiting Wheaton College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday afternoon at the Wellesley Outdoor Fields Complex.
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    April 18, 2015
    Blue Lacrosse Grabs Key NEWMAC Victory Over Mount Holyoke Sophomore midfielder Nikki Sharkin recorded a game-best four goals to lead Wellesley College past Mount Holyoke College, 11-5, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Blue move to 7-4 and 4-3 in conference play, while the Lyons slip to 5-9 and 2-5 in the NEWMAC.
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    April 15, 2015
    Emerson Uses Strong Second Half to Top Blue Lacrosse Junior Chesley Hooker (Cypress, Texas) scored a team-high three goals on three shots to lead the Blue. Senior Claire Canty (East Rockaway, N.Y.) added a pair of goals and an assist to finish with three points. Canty also grabbed four ground balls, five draw controls and a game-high three caused turnovers.
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    April 13, 2015
    Nettleton Grabs NEWMAC Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Award Wellesley College lacrosse sophomore Wendy Nettleton (La Jolla, Calif.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC0 Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending April 12th, 2015.
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    April 11, 2015
    Blue Lacrosse Celebrates Senior Day with 14-3 Win Over Coast Guard Wellesley College lacrosse celebrated Senior Day for co-captains Claire Canty (East Rockaway, N.Y.) and Meghan Peterson (Glastonbury, Conn.) by earning a 14-3 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday morning at the Wellesley Outdoor Fields Complex.
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