Swim and Dive
Wellesley Swimming & Diving improved their undefeated record to 3-0 with a 198-97 win at Mount Holyoke prior to Thanksgiving break. Shawyuan Hsu ‘23 finished with three individual victories to lead the Blue. She finished first in the 50 freestyle (24.90), the 100 freestyle (54.72), and the 200 individual medley (2:14.69). Jessica Wegner ‘22 finished first in the 100 backstroke (1:00.95) and the 100 butterfly (1:00.27) while Shelpy Ripp ‘22 won the 400 individual medley (4:56.96) and the 100 breaststroke (1:11.92). The Blue will close out the first half of their schedule at the MIT Invitational on December 6-8 at Zesiger Center Pool in Cambridge, MA.
Last Sunday, Wellesley fencing competed in the Brandeis Invitational finishing with a 1-2 record. The Blue defeated Incarnate Word 16-11 but fell 19-8 to both Cornell and St. John’s. The Blue’s afternoon match against Yale was cancelled due to inclement weather. This puts the Blue at 17-5 overall. Brie Maurer ‘20 and Isabella Stewart ‘23 each earned three bout victories in three matches to lead the foil team. Brooke Dodrill ‘23 finished with a 4-4 record to lead the sabre squad. The Blue will finish out their fall semester season on Thursday, December 5 with an evening match at Harvard.
Wellesley Basketball took third at the Wesleyan Tournament the weekend going into Thanksgiving break. The Blue defeated Mitchell College 43-33 on Saturday afternoon to secure the third place finish. Jiyun Chae ‘23 scored 11 points to lead the Blue. Chae also had four rebounds and two steals to earn All-Tournament honors. Pujita Shukla ‘23 had nine points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block. Emily Kopp ‘20 led the Blue in rebounds with seven total. Wellesley’s game scheduled for December 2 at Worcester State was postponed due to inclement weather.
Wellesley Lacrosse has released their schedule for the upcoming 2020 season. The team is coached by Lauren Schoenberger. The Blue will host Framingham St. for their first game at home February 26, 2020. The Blue’s NEWMAC opener will take place on March 21 at Babson. The NEWMAC Lacrosse Championship is currently scheduled to begin on Wednesday, April 29. The full schedule is available at WellesleyBlue.com.