Last Sunday, three Wellesley College fencers advanced to the semifinal round at the 2020 NCAA Northeast Regional Championships at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Sejal Saxena ’23 and Brie Maurer ’20 took 17th and 19th place, respectively, as part of the foil squad to lead the Blue. Kimberley Kimura took 20th place in epee. The 2020 NCAA Fencing Championships will take place on Mar. 19-22 in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Participants will be selected by the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Fencing Committee and announced on Mar. 10.
Last Sunday, Wellesley Tennis took a 6-3 victory over Brandeis at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse in Wellesley. This victory puts the Blue at a 2-3 overall record. Cinji Lee ‘22 and Korina Hernandez ‘20 had an 8-2 victory at No. 3 doubles to start the Blue off. In singles, Michelle Shen ‘22 gained a 7-6 victory followed by a comeback victory by Libby Chang ‘22. Wellesley will open its New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) season on Mar. 17 while hosting Wheaton College.
Last Sunday, Wellesley Lacrosse fell to Albright College 15-7 at SUNY Polytechnic Wildcat Field. Carson Dennis ’21 and Eleanor Mallett ’22 led the Blue scoring two goals a piece. Kat Gallison ’21 scored her seventh goal of the season, while Louise Conary ’21 and Cassia Schuler ’22 also scored one goal each. Wellesley Lacrosse continues their season on Mar. 18 when they travel to Curry College.
NEWMAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Honorees
Each season The New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference recognizes one student-athlete from each NEWMAC institution in every sport an All-Sportsmanship award to the student who best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct. The 2019-20 Winter honorees were Alexandra Bullen-Smith ’22 from Swimming & Diving and Kendall You Mak ’20 from Basketball.