Last Saturday, Wellesley Tennis fell to Skidmore College 6-3. Michaela Markwart ‘22 and Michelle Shen ‘22 earned an 8-2 victory in No. 2 doubles to help Wellesley to their final score. The pair was also named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference women’s tennis Doubles Team of the Week. This was each of their first time receiving this NEWMAC weekly award. Selina Peng picked up a victory for the Blue in singles. Wellesley Tennis will continue their season on March 1 with a 10:00 AM match at Rensselaer.
Track & Field
Last Saturday, Wellesley Track & Field competed in the 2020 Division III New England Indoor Track & Field Championships at Middlebury College. Ari Marks ‘22 led the Blue finishing fifth in the 3000m with a PR of 10:04.70. This race places Marks among the top-30 in the nation in the indoor 3000m. Maya Bradbury ‘22 finished 12th in the same event with a time of 10:39.15. In the mile, Eva Paradiso ‘20 and Elizabeth Wegman ‘20 placed 12th and 26th respectively. Wellesley Track & Field finishes up their indoor season on March 7 at the Tufts Last Chance Qualifier in Medford, Massachusetts.
Last Wednesday, Wellesley Basketball fell to MIT in the 2020 NEWMAC Basketball Quarterfinals. The score of the game was 67-53. Alyssa Cho ‘21 led the Blue schoring 19 points. Caitlin Aguirre ‘20 finished her final collegiate game with 13 points and seven assists. She finishes her career at Wellesley with 1,103 points making her the fifth all-time high scorer in program history. Emily Kopp ‘20 had six points and six rebounds. Wellesley Basketball finishes their season with a 14-9 overall record.
Last Wednesday, Wellesley Lacrosse fell to Framingham State 19-12 in their home season opener. Izzy Burdick ‘22 scored a hat trick leading the Blue on the offensive side. Kat Gallison ‘21 had two goals and four assists. Ella Matticks ‘21, Louise Conaty ‘21, and Cassia Schuler ‘22 each scored two goals as well for the Blue. Goalkeeper Lorna Li ‘22 finished the game with four ground balls and eight saves. Wellesley Lacrosse will host Wentworth on March 4 for a 4:00PM game.