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Emily Richardson '26 (Frank Poulin)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving Opens NEWMAC Championships in the 800 Free Relay

February 22, 2024

Wellesley College swimming & diving had two teams compete in the 800 Free Relay on day one of the NEWMAC Championships at MIT's Zesiger Center Pool.

Wellesley swimming & diving competes at the NEWMAC Championships beginning on Thursday, February 22 (Frank Poulin)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving Ready to Compete at NEWMAC Championships

February 20, 2024

Wellesley College swimming & diving is set to compete in the 2024 New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships this weekend at MIT's Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center in Cambridge, Mass. 

Lara Dashti '26 (Frank Poulin)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving's Dashti Set to Race at World Aquatics Championships

February 07, 2024

Wellesley College swimming and diving sophomore Lara Dashti (Kuwait) is set to compete in the World Aquatics Championships. The competition is taking place in Doha, Qatar from February 2-18, 2024.

Wellesley swimming & diving was named a CSCAA Scholar All-American Team for the 11th straight year (Frank Poulin)
Blue Swimming & Diving Earns Ninth Consecutive Fall CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award

February 05, 2024

Wellesley College swimming & diving was recognized as a Scholar All-America Team on Monday by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). This is the 11th year in a row the team has received the honor.

Cecilia Cai '25 (Frank Poulin)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving Beats Smith, Falls to Springfield on Saturday

January 27, 2024

Wellesley College swimming & diving split with Springfield and Smith at Springfield's Art Linkletter Natatorium on Saturday. The Blue earned a 198-94 victory over Smith and fell 159-139 to Springfield.

Aubrey Cantrell '26 (Frank Poulin)
Coast Guard Defeats Blue Swimming & Diving; Sekhon Sets Pool Record in 200 Breaststroke

January 26, 2024

Wellesley College swimming & diving sophomore Kavita Sekhon (Los Angeles, Calif.) set a Roland Pool record in the 200 Breaststroke but Coast Guard Academy narrowly defeated the Blue 150-130 on Friday evening. 

Kavita Sekhon '26 (Frank Poulin)
Sekhon Recognized as NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week

January 22, 2024

Wellesley College swimming & diving sophomore Kavita Sekhon (Los Angeles, Calif.) has been named the NEWMAC Women's Swimming & Diving Swimmer of the Week for the week ending January 21, 2024. 

Tracey Liu '26 (Frank Poulin)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving Captures First at Sisters Invitational

January 21, 2024

Wellesley College swimming & diving finished first out of five teams and earned 14 event wins at this weekend's Sisters Invitational, hosted by Mount Holyoke College.

Kavita Sekhon '26 (Frank Poulin)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving's Sekhon Sets 200 Breaststroke Program Record on Final Day of MIT Invitational

December 03, 2023

Sophomore Kavita Sekhon (Los Angeles, Calif.) set a Wellesley College swimming & diving program record in the 200 Breaststroke event and earned an NCAA "B" cut on the final day of the MIT Invitational at Al '51 & Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool on Sunday. The Blue finished the MIT Invitational fourth out of seven teams. Sekhon won the 200 Breaststroke prelim with a program record time of 2:19.30, which surpassed the previous program record that was set by Sekhon at the 2022 MIT Invitational. In the "A" final of the 200 Breaststroke, Sekhon finished second with a time of 2:19.34.

Kavita Sekhon '26 (Frank Poulin)
Blue Swimming & Diving's Sekhon Earns NCAA "B" Cut on Day Two of MIT Invitational

December 02, 2023

Wellesley College swimming & diving sophomore Kavita Sekhon (Los Angeles, Calif.) earned an NCAA "B" cut with a time of 1:03.40 in the 100 Breaststroke on day two of the MIT Invitational on Saturday at Al '51 & Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool. The Blue are currently in fourth out of six teams. Sekhon's 100 Breaststroke time tied her own 2022 program record, which she earned one year ago at the 2022 MIT Invitational.

Chloe Weingarten '27 (Frank Poulin)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving in Fourth After Day One of MIT Invitational

December 01, 2023

Wellesley College swimming & diving is in fourth out of six teams after day one of the MIT Invitational on Friday at Al '51 & Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool.

Wellesley College swimming & diving celebrated senior day on Saturday (Frank Poulin)
Blue Swimming & Diving Remains Undefeated on Senior Day with 160-121 Win Over Mount Holyoke

November 18, 2023

Wellesley College swimming & diving cruised to a 160-121 victory  over NEWMAC and Seven Sisters rival Mount Holyoke on Saturday morning at Chandler Pool. Prior to the meet, Wellesley celebrated the team's six seniors in the Class of 2024, recognizing McKaela Glanville (Menlo Park, Calif.), Maddie Hoesel (Kapp'a, Hawaii), Alice Johnson (Seattle, Wash.), Mona Li (Cary, N.C.),  Ariana Mitsuoka (Centennial, Colo.), and Mira Tang (Mercer Island, Wash.).

Earn The W Day is November 18!
Swimming & Diving, Basketball to Host "Tropical Oasis" Earn The W Day on Saturday, November 18

November 07, 2023

Surfs up Blue Nation! Don't let the cold weather get you down. Wellesley Athletics will be hosting a Tropical Oasis Earn The W Day on Saturday, November 18, 2023! The event will begin at 11:00 AM at Chandler Pool and will include free popcorn and giveaways, including flamingo cup holders, palm tree cup holders, leis, beach ball stress balls, beach themed silly straws, and Wellesley Athletics/Under Armour stickers (while supplies last). Prior to the swimming & diving meet, the team will celebrate senior day. There will also be a raffle at the meet to win a Wellesley prize pack. The basketball game will include a game of Knockout at halftime for a chance to win a Wellesley basketball practice jersey or t-shirt.

Top (left to right): Tracey Liu '26, Kavita Sekhon '26, Cecilia Cai '25, Bottom: Ariana Mitsuoka '24 (Frank Poulin)
400 Medley Relay Earns NEWMAC Women's Swimming & Diving Relay Team of the Week

November 06, 2023

Wellesley College swimming & diving's 400 Medley Relay Team was named the NEWMAC Women's Swimming & Diving Relay Team of the Week for the week ending November 5, 2023. The team consisted of sophomores Tracey Liu (Princeton, N.J.), Kavita Sekhon (Los Angeles, Calif.), junior Cecilia Cai (Palo Alto, Calif.) and senior Ariana Mitsuoka (Centennial, Colo.).

Jaya Magavi '27 (Mya Lampley '26)
Wellesley Swimming & Diving Victorious over Merrimack, Simmons

November 04, 2023

WELLESLEY, Mass. – Wellesley College swimming & diving defeated Merrimack and Simmons on Saturday at Chandler Pool. The Blue won 232-47 over Simmons and 194-108 over Merrimack and Wellesley won 14 out of 17 events. 

McKaela Glanville '24 (Frank Poulin)
Blue Swimming & Diving Defeats Wheaton in Season Opener, 149.5-147.5

October 28, 2023

Wellesley College swimming & diving raced to a hard-earned 149.5-147.5 dual meet victory over NEWMAC rival Wheaton College on Saturday at Chandler Pool. The Blue (1-0 overall) and the Lyons (2-1 overall) each won eight events but Wellesley used its squad depth to help clinch the win.