Last Week, Wellesley Basketball came back from a 13-point deficit in the first quarter to defeat Emerson College 60-52 on their senior day at Wellesley. Seniors Caitlin Aguirre, Emily Kopp and Kendall You Mak were celebrated before the start of the game. Wellesley basketball now sits at a 14-6 overall record and a 6-2 NEWMAC record. The Blue are now at the number three spot in the NEWMAC conference and have two games remaining in their regular season. Jiyun Chae ’23 led the Blue scoring a team high of 15 points. The Blue continue their season on Feb. 19 as they travel to Cambridge for a 7:00 p.m. game against MIT.
Track and Field
Last Saturday, Wellesley Track and Field competed in The Gordon Kelly Invitational hosted by MIT. Samara Shaz ’20 took first place in the Mile, and Kathryn Winkler ’23 took first in the 400m to lead the Blue. Shaz finished with a personal record of 5:30.69 to win the mile. Claire Anderson ’23 and Fiona Harrigian ’20 followed, placing fourth and eighth respectively. Sally Richardson ’23 was Wellesley’s top competitor in the 200m, finishing as runner-up with a personal record of 27.45. Wellesley Track and Field will continue their season on Feb. 22 at the Bowdoin College Invitational in Brunswick, Maine.
- Swim and Dive travels to Cambridge to compete in the NEWMAC conference championships from Feb. 20-24 at MIT.
- Basketball travels to Springfield for a 12:00 p.m. tip-off.
- Fencing travels to Poughkeepsie, New York for the NEIFC Championships at Vassar College on Saturday, Feb. 22.
- Track and Field travels to Brunswick, Maine for the Bowdoin Invitational at Bowdoin College on Saturday, Feb. 22.
- Tennis hosts TCNJ for an 11:00 a.m. match as well as “Earn the W Day.”