May 11, 2012
Miller, Kucher Lead Baseball's Six All-NEWMAC Selctions
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its annual postseason baseball awards on Thursday, and Babson College saw six honored for their achievements on the field and in the classroom. Senior outfielder Billy Miller (Sagamore Beach, Mass.) and junior third baseman Chris Kucher (Westwood, Mass.) were both named to the All-NEWMAC First Team, while a pair of right-handed starting pitchers, junior Kyle Lyon (Flemington, N.J.) and sophomore Matt Grenier (Rochester, N.H.), were honored as Second Team All-NEWMAC selections. In addition, Grenier, senior pitcher Jeff Buress (Cumberland, R.I.), and sophomore P/OF Sean Lanahan (Avon, Conn.) were selected to the NEWMAC All-Academic Team for their success in the classroom.
May 5, 2012
Boyce Powers Baseball To 10-3 Win Over Springfield; Beavers Advance To Championship Round
Junior Trevor Boyce (Canton, Mass.) went 4-for-5 with four RBI for Babson College, which advanced to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Championship with a 9-3 win over Springfield College Saturday afternoon at Sidell Stadium.
May 5, 2012
Wheaton Halts Baseball's NEWMAC Tournament Run
Behind the arm of junior Frank Holbrook (Middletown, R.I./Portsmouth Abbey) and the bat of classmate Sean Ryan (Norton, Mass/Norton), the No. 9 Wheaton College baseball team won its 12th New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship with an 11-2 win over Babson College Saturday afternoon at Sidell Stadium.
April 30, 2012
Baseball Falls 6-5 at Western New England
SPRINGFIELD, Mass--Western New England University junior Matt Anthonis (Guilford, CT) scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Golden Bears bullpen made it stand up to collect a 6-5 win over visiting Babson College in non-conference baseball action this afternoon at Trelease Park.
April 28, 2012
Baseball Holds On To Beat Springfield, 4-3, In NEWMAC Tourney Opener
Junior Conor Kortmann (Manalapan, N.J.) hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning and sophomore Matt Grenier (Rochester, N.H.) pitched out of a jam in the ninth to finish off the complete-game victory as third-seeded Babson College held on to beat second-seeded Springfield College, 4-3, in the opening round of the 2012 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Double-Elimination Baseball Tournament at Babson's Govoni Field on Saturday.
April 28, 2012
Baseball Loses Pitchers' Duel To Wheaton, 3-1, In NEWMAC Tourney
Junior Sean Ryan went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run to lift the No. 1 seed Wheaton College baseball team past No. 3 Babson 3-1 in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament action Saturday afternoon at Sidell Stadium. Sophomore Derek Richards tossed a complete game in defeat for the Beavers, allowing six hits and three runs with one strikeout.
April 27, 2012
Babson Teams Set For Huge Saturday
In addition to the top-seeded women’s lacrosse team hosting its conference semifinals and finals this weekend, three other Babson teams will take part in postseason play on Saturday. Third-seeded baseball will serve as co-host of the 2012 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament along with top-seeded Wheaton, second-seeded softball heads to top-seeded Springfield for a huge winners’ bracket matchup, and the track and field teams will travel to Smith for the 2012 NEWMAC Championships.
April 26, 2012
RIC Spoils Senior Day With 9-8 11-Inning Win Over Baseball
Rhode Island College scored the game-winning run on a rare sacrifice-fly-turned-double-play to defeat host Babson College, 9-8, in a non-conference baseball game at Govoni Field on Thursday.
April 25, 2012
Southern Maine Evades Baseball, 7-4
The Babson College baseball team outhit host Southern Maine, 13-11, but left 14 men on base as the the Beavers fell to the Huskies, 7-4, in a non-conference game on Wednesday.
April 21, 2012
Baseball Drops Two At Springfield, Settles For Third Seed In NEWMAC Tourney
After seeing its six-game win streak snapped by a ninth-inning rally from Springfield College on Friday, the Babson College baseball team suffered two more losses to the Pride on Saturday as Springfield swept a doubleheader on the final day of the NEWMAC regular season.
April 20, 2012
Late Springfield Rally Sinks Baseball, 6-4
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Springfield College rallied for five runs in the top of the ninth inning to erase a three-run deficit and take the opener of a three game set over Babson College, 6-4, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball action this afternoon at Govoni Field.
April 18, 2012
Buress Returns, Leads Baseball To Sixth Straight Win, 8-6, Over WIT
In his first game back from injury, Babson College senior righthander Jeff Buress (Cumberland, R.I.) pitched 5 1/3 innings of stellar relief to help the Beavers rally from a 5-0 deficit and defeat the visiting Wentworth Institute of Technology, 8-6, in a non-conference baseball game at Govoni Field on Wednesday.
April 17, 2012
Miller Earns Outfield Spot on D3baseball.com Team of the week
Babson College senior Billy Miller (Sagamore Beach, Mass.) became the second Beaver this season to be named to D3baseball.com's Team of the Week on Monday, as the veteran left fielder garnered one of the three outfield spots on the squad.
April 16, 2012
Miller Named NEWMAC Baseball Player of the Week
Babson College senior left fielder Billy Miller (Sagamore Beach, Mass.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Player of the Week of the week on Monday.
April 15, 2012
Kucher, Miller Power Baseball To 15-3 Win At Keene State
Seeking revenge for a 21-6 loss back on March 28, the Babson College Beavers handed the Keene State College baseball team their first home loss of the season with a final score of 15-3 in seven innings.
April 14, 2012
Baseball Romps UMaine-Presque Isle, 13-1
The Babson College baseball team scored nine runs in the second inning and junior starter Steve Shaddock (Milford, Mass.) went six strong innings as the Beavers defeated visiting UMaine-Presque Isle, 13-1, in a non-conference tilt at Govoni Field on Saturday.
April 13, 2012
Baseball Fends Off UMass-Boston, 4-3
Junior Trevor Boyce (Canton, Mass.) drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and senior Rick Gilbody (Hanover, Mass.) picked up the win in relief as the Babson College baseball team defeated visiting UMass-Boston, 4-3, in non-conference action at Govoni Field on Friday afternoon.
April 12, 2012
Kucher Named To D3baseball.com Team of the Week
Junior third basemen Chris Kucher (Westwood, Mass.), the reigning New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week has been named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week for April 2-8. Kucher is the first player in program history to receive this selection and was the lone New England representative last week.
April 12, 2012
Grenier, Late Offensive Surge Sends Baseball Past Curry, 10-3
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore right hander Matt Grenier (Rochester, N.Y.) carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the offense erupted for seven runs in the bottom of the eighth inning helping Babson College defeat Curry College 10-3 this afternoon in non-conference baseball action at Govoni Field.
April 10, 2012
Baseball Clinches NEWMAC Tournament Berth With 9-5 Win At Coast Guard
NEW LONDON, CONN.—Sophomore Derek Richards (Framingham, Mass.) pitched eight solid innings and Babson College scored six runs in the third inning to beat Coast Guard 9-5 in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball game this afternoon.
April 9, 2012
No. 5 Eastern Connecticut Holds Off Baseball, 10-7
The fifth-ranked Eastern Connecticut State University baseball team built a 10-4 lead and then withstood a late Babson College comeback bid as the Warriors defeated the Beavers, 10-7, in non-conference action at Govoni Field on Monday afternoon.
April 9, 2012
Kucher Slugs His Way To NEWMAC Baseball Player of the Week Honors
Following a monster six-game stretch this week, Babson College junior third baseman Chris Kucher (Westwood, Mass.) has been named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Player of the Week for the first time this season.
April 7, 2012
Baseball Completes Series Sweep of Clark, 14-1 and 10-5
Matt Grenier and Brian Swanton each turned in standout pitching performances as the baseball team swept Clark University in a NEWMAC doubleheader by scores of 14-1 and 10-5 on Saturday evening at Granger Field.
April 6, 2012
Late Rally Pushes Baseball Past Clark, 5-3
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College rallied for two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and added three more runs in the bottom of the eighth inning for a 5-3 comeback win over Clark University in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball action this afternoon at Govoni Field.
April 5, 2012
Nixon, Baseball Sprint Past Roger Williams, 10-2
Junior Trevor Boyce (Canton, Mass.) went 4-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBIs and senior Joe Nixon (Foxboro, Mass.) tied a program record with four stolen bases as the Babson College baseball team defeated visiting Roger Williams University, 10-2, in a non-conference contest at Govoni Field on Thursday.
April 4, 2012
Late Scoring Outburst Allows Coast Guard To Defeat Baseball
Coast Guard avenged its Tuesday defeat at Govoni Field by scoring a season-high 25 runs in a convincing 25-3 win over Babson in the second of three NEWMAC regular season games between the two teams on Wednesday. Trevor Boyce hit a two-run homer for the Beavers, while Travis Jonasson and Chris Kucher combined to go 7-for-7.
April 3, 2012
Baseball Takes Series Opener Against Coast Guard, 6-3
Junior Pat Matvichuk (Middleton, Mass.) went 4-for-4 with two runs scored and junior Billy Hocking (Duxbury, Mass.) added three hits and three RBIs as the Babson College baseball team earned a 6-3 victory over the visiting United States Coast Guard Academy in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball matchup at Govoni Field on Tuesday afternoon.
April 1, 2012
Baseball Earns Split With Wheaton In Key NEWMAC Doubleheader
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore right hander Matt Grenier (Rochester, N.H.) threw seven strong innings and junior Chris Kucher (Westwood, Mass.) and senior Billy Miller (Sagamore Beach, Mass.) hit back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to help Babson College beat Wheaton College, 5-3, and earn a split of a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader this afternoon at Govoni Field. The Lyons used a four-run third earning to help them slip past the Beavers 4-3 in the first game of the day. With the win, Babson (9-9, 5-4 NEWMAC) took two out of three games from Wheaton (15-3, 7-2 NEWMAC) during their weekend series.
March 30, 2012
Gilbody's Relief Effort Propels Baseball To 3-2 Win Over No. 7 Wheaton
Junior Chris Kucher (Westwood, Mass./Xaverian Brothers) broke the 2-2 tie with a sac fly in the 11th inning and senior Rick Gilbody (Hanover, Mass./Boston College H.S.) fired four scoreless frames of relief as the Babson College baseball team defeated seventh-ranked Wheaton, 3-2, in a match-up of NEWMAC archrivals on Friday afternoon.
March 28, 2012
Keene State Outslugs Baseball, 21-6
Keene State College hit three home runs en route to a 21-6 win over Babson in a non-conference baseball game at Govoni Field on Wednesday. Juniors Chris Kucher and Billy Hocking each had two RBIs in defeat for the Beavers (7-8)
March 26, 2012
Botelho, Lyon Earn NEWMAC Weekly Honors
The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) honored junior shortstop John Botelho (Tempe, Ariz.) and junior pitcher Kyle Lyon (Flemington, N.J.) on Monday, naming Botelho the Player of the Week, and Lyon as Co-Pitcher of the Week. The pair helped the Beavers to a 4-2 week, including a pair of wins over conference foe MIT on Friday and Saturday.
March 25, 2012
Johnson & Wales Downs Baseball, 5-1
The Johnson & Wales University baseball team defeated Babson by a score of 5-1 in a non-conference contest at Pierce Field on Sunday afternoon. Babson's John Botelho drove in his team's lone run with an RBI single after Billy Hocking had tripled in the fifth.
March 24, 2012
Richards Fires One-Hitter As Baseball Splits With MIT
The Babson College Beavers and MIT Engineers split a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader at Babson’s Govoni Field on Saturday afternoon. Babson (7-6 overall, 3-3 NEWMAC) took game one by a score of 2-0, while MIT (6-7 overall, 1-5) came back to win the nightcap, 6-5.
March 23, 2012
Baseball Takes Series Opener Against MIT, 12-0
Babson broke open a scoreless game with two runs in the fourth inning and went on to score in five of the last six innings on its way to a 12-0 victory over MIT in New England Women’s and Men’s baseball action this afternoon. The Beavers also received outstanding pitching from junior Kyle Lyon (Flemington, N.J.), who hurled a complete game shutout.
March 21, 2012
Botelho, Buress Fuel Baseball's 17-5 Romp Over Suffolk
Senior Jeff Buress (Cumberland, R.I.) fired seven shutout innings on the mound and junior John Botelho (Tempe, Ariz.) added two home runs and a career-high five RBIs as the Babson College baseball team defeated visiting Suffolk University, 17-5, in a non-conference contest at Govoni Field on Wednesday afternoon.
March 20, 2012
Baseball Outlasts Framingham State, 5-4, In 11 Innings
Junior pinch-runner Brian Besinger (Milton, Mass.) scampered home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning to enable the Babson College baseball team to claim its second extra-inning win in four days, as the Beavers defeated visiting Framingham State University, 5-4, in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon.
March 17, 2012
Baseball Wins 13-Inning Marathon To Salvage Doubleheader Split With WPI
Junior Conor Kortmann (Manalapan, N.J.) drew a bases-loaded walk and junior John Botelho (Tempe, Ariz.) and senior captain Sean Cleary (Milton, Mass.) each added two-run singles in the 13th inning to help Babson College salvage a split of a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader with WPI at Babson's Govoni Field on Saturday afternoon. WPI, which played as the home team in each game, won the opener by a score of 1-0 before the Beavers took the nightcap, 7-1, in 13 innings.
March 16, 2012
Early Defensive Struggles Cost Baseball In 10-2 Loss To WPI
Senior Sean Minor (Sherman Oaks, CA) tossed a eight strong innings and sophomore David Trujillo (Sutton, MA) belted a three-run homer as the WPI baseball team opened its 2012 NEWMAC conference schedule with a 10-2 victory over host Babson on a dreary Friday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers push their record to 9-3 this spring and 1-0 in conference play while Babson slips to 2-4 overall and 0-1 in NEWMAC action.
March 15, 2012
2012 Season Preview: Baseball
Having returned from its weekend trip to Florida with a record of 2-3, the Babson College baseball team is set to kick off the reminder of its 2012 season with a three-game set against NEWMAC foe WPI this weekend.
March 12, 2012
Lyon Tabbed NEWMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week
After tossing the first shutout of his collegiate career, Babson College junior righthander Kyle Lyon (Flemington, N.J.) has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week.
March 11, 2012
Baseball Closes Out Florida Trip With 11-5 Loss To Otterbein
Otterbein University scored all 11 of its runs in the sixth, seventh, and eighth innings to defeat Babson College, 11-5, in a non-conference baseball contest on Sunday. With the loss, the Beavers complete their weekend trip to Florida with a record of 2-3.
March 10, 2012
Lyon, Grenier Fire Gems to Lead Baseball to Doubleheader Sweep of Salve Regina
The Babson College baseball team received a pair of brilliant pitching performances as the Beavers secured their first two victories of the season with a double-header sweep of Salve Regina in Florida on Saturday. Junior Kyle Lyon fired an eight-hit shutout in a 2-0 win in game one, and sophomore transfer Matt Grenier added a complete-game victory in an 8-2 win in game two.
March 9, 2012
Baseball Opens With Tough Losses To Salem State, Central
The Babson College baseball team opened its 2012 season with a pair of tough losses in Florida on Friday. The Beavers fell to Salem State University, 5-4, before falling to Central College (Iowa), 12-0.
December 31, 2011
Beaver Tales No. 4: The Top 10 Babson Athletics Stories of 2011
This special New Year’s edition of Beaver Tales looks back at the previous 12 months as we celebrate the accomplishments of our incredibly successful student-athletes with the Top Stories of 2011.
September 22, 2011
Beaver Tales No. 2: A Look At Two Babson Baseball Greats
Welcome to our second edition of Beaver Tales. In this installment, we talk NCAA Woman of the Year, Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, and our feature story... the epic senior season of 2011 graduate David Ahern and the amazing parallels between Ahern and recent Hall of Fame inductee Kevin Higa ’03.
July 28, 2011
Former Babson Greats Ahern, Aizenstadt Continue To Make Headlines On The Mound
Former Babson College baseball stars Dave Ahern (Bedford, Mass.) and Andrew Aizenstadt (Norwell, Mass.) are continuing to make headlines following their graduation this past May. Ahern recently signed a professional contract with the Independent League New York Federals as a pitcher, while Aizenstadt has earned a coveted season-long contract with the Falmouth Commodores of the prestigious Cape Cod League.