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The Blue have earned the honor in each year since Wellesley added track & field as a varsity sport in 2010 (Frank Poulin Photography).
Blue Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors; Bradbury, Marks Named All-Academic Athletes

July 29, 2022

Wellesley College track & field has been named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team for the 2022 NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field seasons. In addition, recent graduates Maya Bradbury '22 (Freeport, Maine) and Ari Marks '22 (Eagle Point, Ore.) earned All-Academic Athlete distinction for the 2022 NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field seasons.

The Blue ranked among the top-ten NCAA Division III Women's cross country/track & field programs in the country in 2021-22 (Frank Poulin/D3Photography).
Wellesley Cross Country/Track & Field No. 6 in USTFCCCA Program of the Year Final Standings

June 23, 2022

The Wellesley College cross country/track & field program finished the 2021-22 academic year at No. 6 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Program of the Year standings, ranking the Blue among the top-ten NCAA Division III Women’s cross country/track & field programs in the country.

Marks is one of four recipients of the inaugural NEWMAC Student-Athlete of the Year Award (Frank Poulin/D3photography)
Wellesley's Ari Marks Earns Inaugural NEWMAC Student-Athlete of the Year Award

June 21, 2022

Wellesley College track and field 2022 graduate Ari Marks (Eagle Point, Ore.) has been named one of the recipients of the 2021-22 NEWMAC (New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference) Student-Athlete of the Year Award. Marks is one of four recipients of the inaugural NEWMAC Student-Athlete of the Year Award, which focuses on the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership. Oliver Thomas from WPI and Karenna Groff and David He from MIT also earned the honor.

Photos of Ari running and with trophies, text reads the collegiate women's sports awards presented by Honda
Ari Marks of Wellesley Named the DIII Honda Award Finalist for Track & Field

June 14, 2022

Ari Marks, a senior distance runner from Wellesley College, was named the DIII Honda Athlete of the Year finalist for Track & Field as announced today by Executive Director Chris Voelz of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda.

Ari Marks has been named the National Women’s Track Athlete of the Year (d3photography.com).
Ari Marks Named 2022 NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Track Athlete of the Year

June 01, 2022

Wellesley College track & field senior Ari Marks (Eagle Point, Ore.) has been named the National Women’s Track Athlete of the Year for the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season. The honor was announced on Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Ari Marks '22 wins the 5K NCAA DII Individual National Championship.
Ari Marks Wins the 5000 Meter NCAA DIII National Championship

May 28, 2022

Wellesley track & field senior Ari Marks won the 2022 NCAA Division III National Championship in the 5000 meter run on Saturday afternoon at the SPIRE Institute. Marks completed the distance double after winning the 10,000 meter national title on Thursday. 

Ari Marks '22 wins the 2022 10K National Championship.
Ari Marks Wins the 2022 NCAA DIII 10,000 Meter National Championship

May 26, 2022

Wellesley track & field senior Ari Marks (Eagle Point, Ore.) won the 2022 NCAA Division III National Championship in the 10,000 meter run on Thursday evening at the SPIRE Institute. 

Ari Marks '22 and Maya Bradbury '22 set for 2022 NCAA DIII Championships (Frank Poulin Photography).
Bradbury and Marks to Compete in 2022 NCAA DIII Outdoor Track & Field Championships

May 20, 2022

Wellesley College track & field seniors Maya Bradbury (Freeport, Maine) and Ari Marks (Eagle Point, Ore.) have qualified for the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Ari Marks '22 (left) and Maya Bradbury '22 (right) (Frank Poulin Photography).
Bradbury and Marks Win at MIT Final Qualifier

May 19, 2022

Wellesley track & field seniors Maya Bradbury (Freeport, Maine) and Ari Marks (Eagle Point, Ore.) each took first place in their events on Thursday evening at the MIT Final Qualifier.

Five named to Spring All-Sportsmanship Team (Frank Poulin Photography).
Five Named to NEWMAC Spring All-Sportsmanship Team

May 17, 2022

The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has revealed the 2022 Spring All-Sportsmanship Team with five Wellesley student-athletes earning the honor.

Maya Bradbury '22 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Track & Field's Bradbury and Murphy-Weise Compete at NEICAAA Championships

May 14, 2022

Wellesley track & field senior Maya Bradbury (Freeport, Maine) set a new personal record and placed fourth at the 2022 NEICAAA Championships on Saturday afternoon.

Claire Anderson '23 (Frank Poulin Photography)
Claire Anderson Runs in 5K at NEICAAA Championships

May 13, 2022

Wellesley track & field senior junior Claire Anderson (Denver, Colo.) placed 14th out of 27 runners at the 2022 NEICAAA Championships hosted by Bryant University. 

Ari Marks '22 (left) and Maya Bradbury '22 (right) (Frank Poulin Photography)
Marks Captures First Place in 5K at 2022 New England DIII Championships

May 07, 2022

Wellesley track & field senior Ari Marks (Eagle Point, Ore.) placed first in the 5000 meter run to earn her second victory at the 2022 New England DIII Championships on Saturday.

Ari Marks '22 breaks 10k school record.
Marks Sets New 10K School Record at 2022 New England DIII Championships

May 06, 2022

Wellesley track & field senior Ari Marks took home the gold in the 10000 meter run at the 2022 New England DIII Championships on Friday evening.