Athletics

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
Shipshape Boathouse
Summer 2015
As walkers on the Lake Waban path stroll past the Wellesley Boathouse this summer, they will find a refreshed and brightened structure—and a pleasant new patio where they can stop to catch their breath.More
First-Year Crowned NCAA Diving Champ
Spring 2015
Maura Sticco-Ivins ’18 scored 500.35 in the women’s 3-meter diving finals to earn the third NCAA national championship in Wellesley history at the 2015 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas.More