Athletics

A giant green dragon that seniors made of balloons, crepe paper, and cardboard presides over the Science Center.
Summer 2017
Seniors paint Wellesley green; Amal Cheema ’17 awarded Watson Fellowship; Squash will compete at the club level.More
Claire Whitaker ’19 poses in her water polo swimming gear.
Summer 2017
Being part of a team is one of the reasons Whitaker keeps coming back to water polo. “Initially what drew me in was just wanting to be a part of something,” she says.More
A Bit of a Stretch
Winter 2017
Is stretching an integral part of a writing course? For students in Writing 177: Physical Activity and Cognition the answer was, “Of course!”More
The Girls in the Boat
Fall 2016
On the day I graduated, I said good-bye to sliding seats, wooden oars, and Wellesley’s only crew shell fit for intercollegiate rowing. With 1973 classmates—a cox and three other rowers—I’d pulled a portside oar in…More
Blue Champions
Summer 2016
Co-captains Meg Roberts ’16 and Olivia Thayer ’16 attribute the crew team’s success to their attitude—acknowledging that they had what it took to win a championship.More
Color Me Calm
Spring 2016
Coloring books for adults are having a moment: According to Publishers Weekly , sales in 2015 soared above 1.5 million. Now there’s a new title in the mix.More
A Team’s Heartbeat
Winter 2016
Chelsi Scott ’16, the senior captain of the Wellesley basketball team, is a quintessential leader.More
Blue Streak
Fall 2015
Priyanka Fouda ’16 is a force for the Blue in cross-country.More
The Wellesley Effect
Fall 2015
The lives of six alumnae demonstrate the depth and breadth of the Wellesley Effect—the way four years at the College transforms students, and through their lives after graduation, helps to transform the world.More
Coming up Shortstop
Summer 2015
Emilyrose Havrilla ’15 has anchored the Wellesley softball team’s infield as shortstop for the last four years, and the team has flourished under her watchMore