Athletics

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
Field House of Dreams
Spring 2015
The renovated Dorothy Towne Field House includes a new 4,600-square-foot fitness center, hardwood flooring for basketball and volleyball competitions, arena seating for 500, three indoor tennis courts, a spinning room, a climbing wall, a four-lane 200-meter track, a high-jump area, and a new long- and triple-jump pit.More
In Varsity Veritas
Winter 2015
The College’s new Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes the inherent value of the athletics program and the life skills that it develops—from teamwork to time management to risk taking.More
Competitive Streak
Summer 2014
Courtney Peterson ’17 showed up ready to play. Take, for example, the field hockey team’s NCAA Tournament Second Round game against Ursinus College last fall: Peterson, a first-year, stormed her way to a goal and an assist in her tourney debut.More
Super-Charged Superfan
Spring 2014
Although she can be seen around campus in a blue spandex suit, Mariah Philips ’15 isn’t a superhero.More