Athletics

Students on a snowy mountain-climbing trip last November, partway up the Greenleaf Trail on Mt. Lafayette in New Hampshire
Spring 2020
Remember going outside? With friends? That was amazing.More
The cover of "The Day I Saw Willie Mays and Other Poems"  contains three images: a childhood photo of Ellen Jaffe '66, a box of Cracker Jack, and a girl's open diary with a pen resting on it.
Spring 2020
Refelcting on her career, poet Ellen Jaffe ’66 says part of a writer’s job is to “experience uncertainties and difficulties (personal and in the wider world) and then find words and images to write about them with empathy and precision.”More
Kate, Caroline, and Ryan MacVicar pose in their Wellesley golf shirts
Winter 2020
Just because they’re sisters, and they all play golf, and they all play golf at Wellesley, doesn’t mean they agree on everything.More
Friday Night Lights
Fall 2019
On a Friday evening in late August as the sun went down, Blue Field Hockey did something extraordinary: They played the first night home game in the history of Wellesley athletics.More
Bridget Belgiovine stands in the new Fitness Center
Spring 2019
If you want to know what Bridget Belgiovine has been doing the last 13 years, look around.More
Treating the Whole Athlete
Spring 2019
Just because she’s a sports psychologist doesn’t mean Jessica Pfeifer Stewart sits around talking free throws all day. “Athletes are people, too,” she says. “They’re going to be presenting with a lot of the same concerns as their peer population, but I also understand and appreciate them as a unique cultural population.”More
Leslie Salmon Jones plays drums as alums dance around her
Winter 2019
It’s early on a Saturday morning on the first day of BLUEprint, the WCAA’s annual fall leadership training for alumnae volunteers. But this isn’t your usual session on how to run a reunion. Two dozen…More
A photo shows Arielle Mitropoulos ’19 (#11) and Julia Rappaport ’22 (#10) jumping for joy as Sophia Albanese ’21 (#24) scores her first collegiate goal in a 5–0 win over the University of Maine at Farmington this past September.
Winter 2019
The elation that comes along with scoring a goal is not reserved for the player who puts it in the back of the net. Just ask Arielle Mitropoulos ’19 (#11), who literally leaped for joy when her teammate Sophia Albanese ’21 (#24) scored her first collegiate goal in a game earlier this season.More
A photo portrait of Nhia Solari '19
Fall 2018
In July, the College’s comprehensive campaign dedicated to the Wellesley Effect surpassed its ambitious $500 million goal, the largest ever set by a women’s college, concluding a full year ahead of schedule. Meet five members of the community who are already benefiting from that success.More
A photo of Leslie Andrews ’82,golf club in hand, on the course at Nehoiden.
Summer 2018
When Leslie Andrews ’82 heard about the vision for the Nehoiden Golf Club’s future from Nancy Coleman, associate provost and director of strategic growth initiatives, and Rob Haley, general manager at Nehoiden, she was hooked. “I said, ‘Sign me up, and when do we start?’”More