Athletics

A photo portrait of Camilla “Mia” Chandler Frost ’47
Spring 2024
Camilla “Mia” Chandler Frost ’47, Wellesley College trustee emerita, passed away at the age of 98 on Feb. 7.More
The Wellesley College crew team huddles before competing in the NCAA Division III National Championship in Pennsauken, N.J. For the second consecutive year and the third time in program history, Wellesley won the championship.
Summer 2023
The Wellesley College crew team huddles before competing in the NCAA Division III National Championship in Pennsauken, N.J. For the second consecutive year and the third time in program history, Wellesley won the championship. To…More
A photograph of Wellesley’s lightweight four at the 1977 Philadelphia nationals. Pictured are Polly Munts Talen ’77, Kim Cooke Himmelfarb ’77, Eleanor Horrigan Spyropoulos ’80, Karen Cunningham Van Adzin ’79, and Elizabeth “Ping” Pingchang Chow ’79
Summer 2023
Lessons in Privilege A huge mazel tov from my heart to Peggy McIntosh (“ Unpacker of Privilege ,” spring 2023). In 1987, I was a new teacher at Groton School, where there was one other…More
A photo shows Edie Hu '97 on a beach in Hong Kong, wearing a bright red swim cap.
Spring 2023
Edie Hu ’97 swam the English Channel in 2018 as a two-woman relay, completing the 21 miles in just under 15 hours. After the grueling effort, the lifelong swimmer tinkered with the idea of attempting the feat on her own.More
History on the Water
Spring 2023
Wellesley’s venerable tradition of rowing—and winning—from Float Night to national championshipsMore
A ohoto of Louis O'Neal looking on at an athletic event
Winter 2023
Wellesley College Athletics mourns the passing of former athletic director and Wellesley Athletics Hall of Famer Louise O’Neal, who passed away on Sept. 17, 2022, in Plymouth, Mass. She was 83 years old.More
A photo of December finishers toasting each other with champagne.
Winter 2023
Launching the Class of 2022.5 In December 2022, 62 students celebrated their final semester at Wellesley at a festive gathering in the Alumnae Hall Ballroom. Melissa Jo Zambrana ’15, assistant director of alumnae engagement, welcomed…More
The 2020 and 2020 Hall of Fame recipients standing on Wellesley's soccer field together
Fall 2022
Multiple All-American honorees, holders of numerous Wellesley program records, an Olympic team qualifier, a pair of identical twins, and four “angels” (and their cox)—these are the 11 alumnae and a former coach who were celebrated at an induction ceremony on Oct. 22 for the Wellesley Athletics Hall of Fame.More
The cover of the summer 2022 issue of Wellesley magazine shows a photo portrait of Madeleine Korbel Albright '59
Fall 2022
Remembering Madeleine Meaningful read (“ The Negotiator ,” summer 2022). Secretary Albright was one of the most influential in our time. Thank you. Rosarie Jastrow Hartmeyer ’76, Moraga, Calif. Live Fearlessly Wonderful story on…More
Ella Warburg ’22  is shown running alongside their mother, Shannon Hogan Warburg, in front of the College during the 2022. Boston Marathon.
Summer 2022
On Patriot’s Day, Central Street in front of the College was once again lined with students holding signs and screaming their support for Boston Marathon runners.More