Wellesley Volleyball fell to Clarkson University 3-1 in the Second Round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship at Alumni Gymnasium in Potsdam, New York. Lauren Gedney ‘21 led the Blue with a match-high 17 kills. Nicole Doerges ‘22 added 16 kills and 15 digs while libero Meghan Shoop ‘21 added 20 digs. Gedney and Izzy Seebold ‘22 earned AVCA Honorable Mention All-American honors for the 2019 season. Gedney was named part of the NEWVA All-New England First Team while Izzy Seebold was named part of the Second Team.
Last Sunday, Wellesley fencing posted a 3-3 record at the first Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season on Sunday at Brown University. The Blue came away with wins against New Hampshire, Sacred Heart and Brandeis. The Blue fell by one bout to Boston College, MIT, and Brown. Julia Calventus-Coveney ‘21 posted a team high 12 victories as part of the epee squad. Alexia Gilioli ‘22 and Brie Maurer ‘20 posted 11 and 10 wins respectively to lead the foil squad. Rounding out the day, Brooke Dodrill ‘22 posted 11 wins for the sabre squad. The Blue will return on Sunday, Dec. 1 at the Brandeis Invitational.
Last weekend, Wellesley Cross Country placed 12th at the NCAA DIII New England Championships at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Grace Cowles ‘21 finished 39th on the 6k course with a time of 22:36.9 to lead the Blue. The Blue finished 12th at the Regional meet for the second year in a row with a total of 365 points. Keiko Hilmo ‘20 finished 60th with a time of 22:54.7, a new personal record. Other top finishers for the Blue included April Chu ‘21 (73rd), Maya Bradbury ‘22 (90th), Eva Paradiso ‘20 (103rd), Samara Shaz ‘21 (111th), and Elizabeth Wegman ‘20 (113th). This race marked the end of the 2019 season for Wellesley Cross Country.