Wellesley Basketball News

  • Wellesley Basketball Earns Senior Day Win over Mount Holyoke, 68-19
    February 17, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball opened the game on a 20-2 run and went on to earn a 68-19 victory over Seven Sisters rival Mount Holyoke College in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) finale for both teams on Saturday at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Fourth Quarter Rally Falls Just Short for Blue Basketball at WPI
    February 14, 2018
    Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 21 points, but Wellesley College basketball came up just short on Wednesday evening, falling 67-60 to host WPI in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play. 
  • Wellesley Places Ten on NEWMAC Winter Academic All-Conference Teams
    February 13, 2018
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2017-18 NEWMAC Winter Academic All-Conference Teams. A total of ten Wellesley College student-athletes representing the Blue basketball and swimming & diving teams have been recognized. 
  • Coast Guard Hands Wellesley Basketball 47-43 NEWMAC Setback
    February 10, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball fell 47-43 to U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday afternoon at the Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference matchup.
  • Wellesley Basketball Hangs On To Earn NEWMAC Win Over Wheaton, 52-49
    February 07, 2018
    Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored the final seven Blue points of the game to help Wellesley College basketball hold on for a 52-49 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wheaton College on Wednesday at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. 
  • Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day with Wellesley Basketball
    January 23, 2018
    Local youth sports teams are invited to join Wellesley College Athletics and the Blue basketball team in celebration of the 32nd Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day when Wellesley hosts Wheaton College on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. 
  • Blue Basketball Locks Down Mount Holyoke In Lopsided 79-18 Win
    February 03, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball racked-up 25 steals and opened the game on a 31-0 run in a lopsided 79-18 victory over Mount Holyoke College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday at Mildred Howard Gym.
  • Wellesley Basketball Falls on the Road at MIT, 44-26
    January 31, 2018
    MIT outscored Wellesley College basketball 19-6 in the first quarter and never trailed in the game to take a 44-26 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory on Wednesday night at Rockwell Cage.
  • Wellesley Basketball Steals NEWMAC Victory Over Clark, 50-46
    January 27, 2018
    Senior Chelsea Brown (San Jose, Calif.) dropped in a career-high 18 points to help Wellesley College basketball erase a 33-25 halftime deficit and defeat visiting Clark University, 50-46, in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court.
  • Wellesley Basketball Routs Pine Manor In Non-Conference Action, 91-27
    January 23, 2018
    Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while classmate Emily Kopp (King Ferry, N.Y.) registered her first career double-double to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 91-27 non-conference victory over visiting Pine Manor College on Tuesday evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Smith Overcomes Early Deficit to Down Wellesley Basketball, 50-47
    January 20, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball opened the game on a 17-6 run, but a furious Smith College rally helped the Pioneers steal a narrow 50-47 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over the Blue on Saturday afternoon at Ainsworth Gym.
  • WPI Escapes With 44-42 NEWMAC Win Over Wellesley Basketball
    January 17, 2018
    Senior Madison Beck (Syracuse, N.Y.) knocked down the game-winning three-pointer with 27 seconds to play as WPI escaped Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse with a 44-42 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday evening. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Sinks Coast Guard Behind Aguirre's 20-Point Effort
    January 13, 2018
    Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a game-high 20 points to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 65-55 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday at Rolland Hall.
  • Fourth Quarter Rally Falls Short For Blue Basketball at Babson
    January 11, 2018
    Senior Kayla Jang (South Pasadena, Calif.) scored a game-high 15 points for the Blue, but a fourth quarter rally fell just short for Wellesley College basketball in a 43-37 setback to Babson College in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Thursday at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Slow Start Dooms Wellesley Basketball in 70-53 Setback to Springfield
    January 06, 2018
    Springfield College junior Chelsea McAllister (Baltimore, Vt.) dropped in a game-high 21 points to lead the visiting Pride to a 70-53 victory over Wellesley College basketball in New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
  • Cho Records First Career Double-Double in Blue Basketball's Setback to Emerson
    January 03, 2018
    Wellesley College basketball first year Alyssa Cho (Hillsborough, Calif.) recorded her first career double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as visiting Emerson College earned a 61-55 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over the Blue on Wednesday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court. 
  • Wellesley Basketball Can’t Keep Pace With Messiah in Florida Finale
    December 29, 2017
    Messiah College outscored Wellesley College basketball 20-6 in the opening quarter and never looked back, defeating the Blue, 63-45, on day two of the Land of Magic Classic at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center.
  • Blue Basketball Drops Daytona Beach Opener to Bridgewater State, 53-43
    December 28, 2017
    Bridgewater State University outscored Wellesley College basketball 21-14 in the third quarter to pull away for a 53-43 victory in non-conference play on Thursday afternoon at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center.
  • Blue Basketball Falls to Babson in NEWMAC Action, 67-55
    December 06, 2017
    Babson College junior Payton Ouimette (Medfield, Mass.) recorded a double-double to lead the visiting Beavers to a 67-55 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday at Gracia Mangano Martore ’73 Court. 
  • Springfield Deals Wellesley Basketball First NEWMAC Setback, 51-29
    December 02, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball suffered the team’s first New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) setback of the season on Saturday, falling 51-29 to Springfield College at Blake Arena.  
  • Aguirre Leads Wellesley Basketball Past Emerson In NEWMAC Opener, 61-53
    November 29, 2017
    Sophomore Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored 12 of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead Wellesley College basketball to a 61-53 victory over Emerson College in the New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEMWAC) opener for both squads on Wednesday evening at Brown & Plofker Gymnasium.
  • Worcester St. Pulls Away in Second Half to Down Blue Basketball, 64-47
    November 26, 2017
    Worcester State University outscored Wellesley College basketball, 36-19, in the second half en route to a 64-47 non-conference victory over the Blue on Sunday evening at Lancer Gymnasium. 
  • Blue Basketball Shakes Off Slow Start To Top Simmons, 66-47
    November 21, 2017
    Wellesley College basketball shook off a slow start to down visiting Simmons College, 66-47, in non-conference play on Tuesday evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. 
  • 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.
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