BABSON PARK, Mass.—After opening the 2018-19 season with a pair of wins under the direction of first-year head coach Michael Kopelman, the Babson College men's tennis program released the spring portion of its schedule on Monday afternoon. The Beavers will face four teams that appear in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national poll and two others that reached the NCAA Tournament last spring.
The Green and White opens the spring with matches against Division I Holy Cross (March 2) and Trinity (March 10) at the Boston Sports Club before heading to southern California for five contests in seven days. Babson faces Whittier on March 16, NCAA Tournament participant Nichols on March 17 and last year's national runner-up Bowdoin on March 19. The Beavers also will take on Division II Concordia on March 21 and 27th-ranked Denison the following day.
Babson comes back east to visit 21st-ranked Brandeis on March 27 and will host 24th-ranked Bates at the Babson Tennis Complex on March 31. The Beavers travel to MIT for its New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener on April 3, which is followed by a home date with Coast Guard on April 6.
The Green and White will take on Connecticut College on April 11 and Clark on April 13 before hitting the road for two of its final three matches. The Beavers travel to Springfield on April 17, host Emerson on April 20 and conclude the regular season at Wheaton on April 24.
The NEWMAC Tournament kicks off with a single quarterfinal on April 28 and two semifinal matches at the top two seeds on May 1. The highest remaining seed will host the championship match on May 5.