10 | Men's Ice Hockey Blanks UMass Boston to Keep NEHC Title Hopes Alive
Needing a series sweep to grab a share of the NEHC regular season title, the Babson men's ice hockey team scored in every period and got 39 saves from senior netminder Bryan Botcher (Mequon, Wis.) on the way to defeating UMass Boston, 3-0, in the first game of a home-and-home series on February 8 inside the Babson Skating Center. First-year Mike Egan (Billerica, Mass.) scored 3:06 into the first period, junior Patrick Flynn (Framingham, Mass.) struck for a power play goal just under seven minutes into the second, and first-year Ryan Black (Pomfret, Conn.) tacked on an empty netter late in the third in support of Botcher, who posted his third career shutout.
9 | Dynan Claims Men's 1500-Meter Crown at NEWMAC Track & Field Championships
Senior Matthew Dynan (Reading, Mass.) held off Brian Brooks of WPI by nearly two seconds to claim his first individual conference title in the 1500-meter run at the NEWMAC Championships on April 27 at Springfield College. He earned the second individual all-conference award of his career and his fourth overall including relays with a winning time of 4:08.07. Dynan would go on to break his own school record with a time of 3:53.52 in the 1500 meters to finish fifth at the NCAA New England Championships on May 4.
8 | Field Hockey's Tango Enters Elite Company with Career Night in Win Over Wellesley
Senior Ashley Tango (Reading, Mass.) matched her career high in points and became just the 17th Division III field hockey player to reach the 50-goal, 50-assist mark in Babson's 8-0 win over Wellesley. Tango completed her first hat trick since September 2016 with a pair of second-half goals and recorded an assist late in the first half to finish with seven points against the Blue. In addition to reaching 50 goals and 50 assists on the same night, Tango also passed Sarah Fredlund '11 for third on the Beavers' all-time scoring list. She would conclude her career with 56 goals and 52 assists for 164 points.