2021-22 Wellesley Basketball News

Wellesley College basketball senior guard Valentina Morakis (Frank Poulin Photography).
Division III Week Profile: Valentina Morakis '22

April 08, 2022

Division III Week is an annual opportunity for all individuals associated with a Division III institution or conference to recognize the powerful impact of athletics and student-athletes on the campus and surrounding community. As part of Division III Week, Wellesley College basketball senior guard Valentina Morakis (Long Island, N.Y.) shared her thoughts on the Division III experience at Wellesley College.

Valentina Morakis '22 and Paulina Gonzalez '22 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Morakis, Gonzalez Named NEWMAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Honorees

March 03, 2022

The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2022 Winter All-Sportsmanship selection with two Blue members earning the honor. 

2021-22 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Selections (Frank Poulin Photography)
Wellesley Basketball Earns Six NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honors

February 24, 2022

The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has revealed the 2021-22 Women's Basketball Academic All-Conference Team. A total of 65 student-athletes were selected with six Wellesley members to earn the honor.

Valentina Morakis '22 (Joy Li '23)
Wellesley Hoops Stopped 58-29 by Wheaton

February 12, 2022

Senior Valentina Morakis scored a team-high nine points in a 58-29 loss to Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon.

Anna Greenthal '24 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Basketball Tripped Up by WPI 54-32 on Wednesday

February 02, 2022

Blue first year Caitlin Windross scored a team-high 10 points off the bench in a 54-32 loss to WPI on Wednesday night.

Caitlin Windross '25 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Basketball Falls 69-37 at MIT on Friday Night

January 28, 2022

MIT senior Kylie Gallagher scores 14 points to lead the Engineers to a 69-37 win over Wellesley.

Wellesley Athletics Weekend Schedule Changes
Wellesley Athletics Weekend Schedule Changes

January 27, 2022

Wellesley athletics announces schedule changes this weekend.

Valentina Morakis '22 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Late Push Gives Emerson a 55-46 Win over Wellesley

January 26, 2022

Junior Taylor Hirn scored a career high 15 points in a close 55-46 loss to Emerson inside Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse on Wednesday night.

Taylor Hirn '23 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Wellesley Basketball Drops Matchup with Springfield 73-18

January 22, 2022

Three starters score in double-figures for Springfield in a 73-18 win over Wellesley on Saturday afternoon.

Allison Koziarz '25 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Blue Cruise Past Mount Holyoke 54-32 on Wednesday

January 19, 2022

Sophomore Anna Greenthal (Orinda, Calif.) scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Blue to a 54-32 win over New England Women’s and Men’s Conference (NEWMAC) opponent Mount Holyoke on Wednesday night.

Sairah O'Brien-Forde '25 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Basketball Falls 89-52 to Coast Guard on Saturday

January 15, 2022

Coast Guard sophomore Kira Wood (Seattle, Wash.) scored a game-high 25 points, leading the Bears to a 89-52 win over Wellesley on Saturday afternoon.

Events will be closed to all spectators, including the Wellesley College community, until the week of February 7, 2022 (Frank Poulin Photography).
Wellesley Athletics Events Closed to All Spectators Until the Week of February 7

January 14, 2022

Due to College health and safety protocols during and following winter break, all athletic games and contests taking place at Wellesley prior to the week of February 7, 2022 are closed to ALL spectators, including Wellesley College students, faculty, and staff.

Camille Taylor '23 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Basketball Drops 60-43 Matchup with New England College

December 07, 2021

New England College senior Kayla Goldring (Hollywood, Md.) grabbed a game-high 25 rebounds and added 12 points to lead the Pilgrims to a 60-43 win over Wellesley on Tuesday night.

Valentina Morakis '22 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Wellesley Basketball Dominates in 80-57 Win Over Norwich

December 04, 2021

Four different Blue members scored in double figures as Wellesley downed Norwich 80-57 on day two of the Ed Hockenbury Classic.

Taylor Hirn '23 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Blue Falls 66-40 to Hamilton in Ed Hockenbury Classic

December 03, 2021

Sophomore Maria Mercado Rengel scored a game-high 19 points to lead Hamilton to a 66-40 win over Wellesley in day one of the Ed Hockenbury Classic.