Friday night the Blue secured an exhilarating 2-1 overtime win at Wheaton, improving their record to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in NEWMAC. Alex Lenart ’24 scored the game-winning goal in overtime as well as the team’s second goal in regular play. Goalkeeper Kyra Deehr-Lewis ’24 led the team’s defensive effort, saving 6 out of 7 shots on goal.
Wellesley Volleyball defeated Keene State 3-0 at Spaulding Gymnasium on Saturday, which improved their now 2-6 overall record. Nicole Doerges ’22 recorded a match high of 24 kills and a .321 hitting percentage. TylerBell Smith ’23 recorded 9 kills and Kate Salembier ’24 finished with 7 kills and 10 digs. Setter Izzy Seebold ’22 recorded a season high of 36 assists.
On Saturday, Sept. 18, Wellesley Cross Country competed at the 5K UMass Dartmouth Invitational. Ari Marks ’22 led the way for the Blue, taking first place with a time of 17:38.9 and setting a new personal record. Claire Anderson ’23 and Maya Bradbury ’22 finished inside the top 20, both with a time of 18:59.4. Marks was named the NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the week ending in Sept. 19.
Blue Soccer fell to Springfield College in a 2-0 disappointing loss on Saturday afternoon at home. This is the Blue’s first defeat of the season, and it brings the team to a 4-1-0 overall record and a 1-1-0 NEWMAC record. Cindy Zeng ’25 led the team’s offense with a shot at the goal in the first half. Goalkeeper Kendall Lincoln ’23 made two saves on the defensive side.
Last weekend, Blue Golf placed 4th at the George Phinney Classic on the Ralph Myhre Golf Course. The Blue posted a 323 and 656 for the tournament. Ella Warburg ’22 posted an 83 on Saturday and a 78 on Sunday during the team’s two-day tournament. Warburg was the Blue’s top finisher, tying for 13th place. Caroline MacVicar ’23 shot a 78, tying for 19th place. Kate MacVicar ’23 posted an 83, finishing in the top 25.
Wellesley Tennis opened their fall season at the 2021 Morehouse Invitational last weekend. On the doubles side, Ashleigh Parlman ’25 and Annissa Mu ’24 defeated their opponents from Williams College in a 8-5 final, and Cinji Lee ’22 and Libby Chang ’22 recorded an 8-0 win over their opponents from Middlebury College. On the singles side, Mu brought home Wellesley’s only victory. Sunday results are not reported in this issue.