Winter Whiteout Week on the Docket for Student ReturnBABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Student Government Association (SGA) are hosting Winter Whiteout Week to kick off the second semester during this Wednesday’s basketball doubleheader and next Friday’s men’s ice hockey game.
Civello, Shea Reflect on NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum ExperienceBABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College baseball senior Owen Shea (Northborough, Mass.) and softball junior Nicole Civello (Huntington Station, N.Y.) both enjoyed a unique and positive experience when they took part in the 2016-17 NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum in Baltimore, Md., from November 10-13.
Babson Athletics Alumni Talk Careers, Jobs and Undergraduate ExperienceBabson Athletics alumni Kim Calhoun '12, Jessica Lack '13 and Zeke Testa '13 talk about how being a student-athlete prepared them for success in the workforce, the fact 99% of Babson graduates are employed within six months of commencement, and their experiences as a student-athlete.
Babson Headed to Frozen FenwayOn Thursday, January 12, Babson invades Fenway Park as its men's ice hockey team squares off against local rival UMass Boston at 7:30 p.m. in a battle of New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) programs as part of Frozen Fenway. More information and how to purchase tickets can be found at: http://babsonathletics.com/frozenfenway
A Dynamic DuoNearly 500 men’s basketball and ice hockey programs participated in NCAA Division III games last year, which equates to more than 8,000 players nationwide.
Babson Athletics Announces 2017 Hall of Fame InducteesBABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Hall of Fame Committee released the names of five former standouts who will be inducted into the 2017 Hall of Fame on Friday, April 7, at the Babson Executive Conference Center (BECC). The 16th induction class includes Chris Connors ’93 of men’s soccer, Jay Conroy ’81 of men’s lacrosse, softball and field hockey's Colleen Kelly Pulaski ’04, Meg Lynch ’08 of women’s swimming & diving and soccer, and Carson Thurber ’06 of men’s alpine skiing.
Babson SAAC and Superfan to Host Fall Fest on Field Hockey/Soccer SaturdayBABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Superfan Club are hosting Fall Fest prior to and during Saturday’s field hockey and women’s soccer games, including a tailgate on the Upper Deck parking lot and a number of activities taking place on the Upper Fields.
Former Sox CEO Lucchino to Speak at Athletics Affinity ReceptionBABSON PARK, Mass.—Former Boston Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino will serve as the keynote speaker during Alumni Weekend’s third annual Athletics Affinity Milestone Reception on Friday, September 16, at the Babson Executive Conference Center (BECC).
Athletics Prepping For Action-Packed Alumni WeekendBABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and the Babson Alumni and Friends Network will hold the third annual Athletics Affinity Milestone Reception from 7:30-9 p.m. on Friday, September 16, at the Babson Executive Conference Center as part of Alumni Weekend.
Flannery, Mycock Garner BESBY Awards for Most Impressive StreakBABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) of men's basketball and first-year Elizabeth Mycock (Windham, Maine) of women's soccer were selected as the BESBY award winners for the most impressive streak by a male and female athlete during the 2015-16 season in polls conducted on twitter.
Nelsen, Sullivan Earn BESBY Awards for Top National Tournament PerformanceBabson Park, Mass.—Junior Isaiah Nelsen (North Andover, Mass.) of men's basketball and senior Elizabeth Sullivan (Quincy, Mass.) of women's volleyball were tabbed as the BESBY award winners for top national tournament performance by a male and female student-athlete in 2015-16 in polls conducted on Twitter.
Lynch Takes Over as Interim Director of Athletics and RecreationBABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Lawrence P. Ward announced that Michael Lynch has been named Interim Director of Athletics and Recreation, effective immediately. Lynch takes over for Josh MacArthur, who recently stepped down from his post after overseeing the athletics department for the last 10 years.
Pompa, Tango Garner BESBY Awards for Top Performance by a First-YearBABSON PARK, Mass.—Matt Pompa (Palm City, Fla.) of men's ice hockey and Ashley Tango (Reading, Mass.) of softball were selected as the BESBY award winners for top individual performance by a first-year male and female student-athlete on Wednesday in polls conducted on twitter.
Field Hockey, Men's Ice Hockey Claim First BESBY AwardsBABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College field hockey and men's ice hockey programs secured the first 2016 BESBYs of the summer on Friday as their victories over Tufts and Hobart, respectively, were chosen as the Beavers' top non-conference wins of the year.
Connecting On And Off The FieldWhen prospective student-athletes choose colleges to apply for, chances are they’re thinking more about academics and competitions than they are of their post-graduate career plans.
Women Finish Third in NEWMAC Presidents Cup StandingsBOSTON—Following a successful season that featured three conference regular season titles and one league tournament championship, the Babson College women came in third in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Presidents Cup standings, which were released on Wednesday.
Men Come In Third In NEWMAC Presidents Cup StandingsBOSTON—After claiming a pair of conference tournament championships to go along with one regular season title, the Babson College men finished third for the third year in a row when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its final Presidents Cup standings on Wednesday.
NEWMAC Unveils Visual Identity RebrandBOSTON--The New England Women's and Men's Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) is pleased to reveal its new visual identity and brand after concluding nearly a year's worth of committee work, research and multiple design phases. The conference collaborated with NEWMAC Athletic Directors, Sports Information Directors, Strategic Communications experts and Student-Athletes with the help and guidance of graphic designer Skye Dillon of Skye Design Studios to develop a fresh and modern logo.
Babson Athletics Hosts 35th Annual President's CupBABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation enjoyed a memorable afternoon on Monday as 112 golfers participated in the 35th annual President's Cup Golf Tournament at Walpole Country Club. The event, which was held at Walpole C.C. for the first time, once again proved to be a successful fundraiser for the department as over $75,000 was raised.
Babson Honors Class of 2016 at 35th Annual Senior Awards BanquetBABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Department held its 35th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night where nine individuals were honored, highlighted by the selections of women's volleyball student-athlete Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) as Female Athlete of the Class, and Jamie Murray (Scituate, Mass.) of ice hockey as the Male Athlete of the Class.