2017-18 News

  • Decker Closes Out Career at NCAA Division III National Championships
    May 25, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wis.—Babson College senior John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) saw his storied career come to a close in the 800-meter run prelims at the 2018 NCAA Division III Track & Field National Championships on Friday night at Roger Harring Stadium.
  • NCAA Division III Men’s Track & Field National Championships Preview
    May 24, 2018
    THE SETUP Babson College senior John Decker, who finished fourth in the 800-mter run final last year to become programs first All-American, will compete in the 800-meter run prelims on Friday at 6 p.m. Decker will start in lane three in the third of three heats. The top two from each heat as well as the next three best times will advance to the Saturday's final. 
  • Decker Collects Second Consecutive USTFCCCA All-New England Honor
    May 23, 2018
    NEW ORLEANS—Babson College senior John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) added to his postseason accolades when he was selected to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-New England team for the second year in a row on Monday.
  • Decker Repeats as NCAA National Championships Qualifier in 800 Meters
    May 19, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College senior John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) was officially selected to compete at the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Track & Field National Championships on Saturday morning.
  • Track & Field Competes at MIT Last Chance Meet
    May 18, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Three members of the Babson College men's and women's track & field teams competed at the MIT Last Chance Meet on Thursday night.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at the MIT Last Chance Meet
    May 16, 2018
    Senior John Decker and juniors Matthew Dynan and Angelina Raffone, will have one more opportunity to improve their standing before Saturday's NCAA Championships selections when they compete at MIT's last chance meet on Thursday night.
  • Track & Field Breaks 4x800-Meter Relay Record at NEICAAA
    May 12, 2018
    The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams had eleven athletes compete at the NEICAAA Championships at Dartmouth College, highlighted by a record-setting performance in the men's 4x800-meter relay.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at the NEICAAA Championships
    May 10, 2018
    THE SETUP Eleven members of the Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will travel to Dartmouth College to take part in the New England Championships. The event brings together the top Division I, II and III athletes to compete in 36 events in addition to the decathlon and heptathlon.
  • Track & Field Sets Three School Records, Earns Nine All-New England Honors at NCAA Regionals
    May 05, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams combined to set three school records and earned nine all-region awards at the NCAA New England Championships on Saturday at MIT. he Beaver men scored 18 points to tie for 16th place out of 32 scoring teams, while the women finished in a tie for 30th position.
  • Track & Field: NCAA New England Championships Preview
    May 03, 2018
    The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will send 14 athletes to this weekend's NCAA New England Championships at MIT. The Beavers have qualified for two events beginning on Friday afternoon and a full slate of events on Saturday.
  • Men's Track & Field Places Three on NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    April 29, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Three members of the Babson College men's track & field team were recognized for their work in the classroom when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its Academic All-Conference team last week.
  • Decker Wins 800 Meters, Men's Track & Fields Sets Two Records on way to Fifth-Place Finish at NEWMAC Championships
    April 28, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass.— The men's track & field team recorded 48 points, their highest point total ever, to place fifth at the New England Women's and Men's Conference (NEWMAC) Championships at Springfield College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Babson Celebrates Class of 2018 at 37th Annual Senior Banquet
    April 27, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Department held its 37th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night to honor 84 student-athletes in the Class of 2018. A Night of Champions was highlighted by the selections of Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) of softball as the Female Athlete of the Class and John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) of the men’s track & field and cross country teams as the Male Athlete of the Class.
  • NEWMAC Track & Field Championships Preview
    April 27, 2018
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams travel to Springfield on Saturday to compete in the 2018 NEWMAC Championships. The men have finished fifth in four of the last five years, while the women's squad has come in eighth in each of the last three seasons.
  • Decker Named NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College senior John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) earned his second New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track Athlete of the Week award on Monday afternoon.
  • Track & Field Sets Three Records at MIT's Sean Collier Invitational
    April 21, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams recorded three school records and qualified five athletes for the NCAA regional championships at the MIT Sean Collier invite on Saturday afternoon.
  • Decker, Dynan Compete Wrap Up West Coast Weekend at Long Beach State Invitational
    April 21, 2018
    LONG BEACH, Calif.- Senior John Decker ( Parkland, Fla.) and junior Matthew Dynan (Reading, Mass.) recorded season-best marks in the 800-meter run and 1500-meter run, respectively, during their west coast outing.
  • Track & Field Weekend Preview
    April 19, 2018
    The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams enter their final weekend of competition, before the NEWMAC Champions, with a trio-of events on deck. Senior John Decker and junior Matthew Dynan will travel to California to compete at the Mt. Sac Relays on Friday, before racing at the Long Beach State Invitational on Saturday, while the remainder of the Beavers will compete at the MIT Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday in Cambridge.
  • Track & Field Wraps Up Competition at Silfen Invitational
    April 14, 2018
    NEW LONDON, Conn.— First-year Ethan Kohanik (Delran, N.J.) raced to a school-record, 59.70, in the 400-meter hurdles as the Babson College men's and women's track & field teams wrapped up day two of the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational.
  • Meet Preview:Track & Field at the Silfen Invitational
    April 13, 2018
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will travel to Connecticut College to compete in the Silfen Invitational elite and open meets on Friday and Saturday for the third year in a row. The event begins with the decathlon and heptathlon at 2 p.m. on Friday, and will get underway again at 8 a.m. on Saturday.
  • Colaco Sets Steeplechase Record for Track & Field at Silfen Invitational
    April 13, 2018
    NEW LONDON, Conn.—Senior Ryan Colaco (Danville, Calif.) set a school record and qualified for the NCAA New England Championships to highlight a number of strong performances for the Babson College men's and women's track & field teams on Friday night at Connecticut College's Silfen Invitational.
  • Decker Named NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week
    April 09, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College senior John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) was named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track Athlete of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • Track & Field Matches Two School Records at Coast Guard Invitational
    April 07, 2018
    NEW LONDON, Conn.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams matched a pair of school records and qualified for the NCAA regional championships in a pair of events at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Beavers earned 43 points and tied for sixth in the men's half of the meet, while the women earned 33 points to finish eighth overall.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at Princeton/Coast Guard
    April 06, 2018
    The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams enter the second weekend of competition with a pair of events on the schedule. Senior John Decker and junior Matthew Dynan will travel to the Sam Howell Invitational at Princeton University on Friday, while the remainder of the Beavers will compete at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday.
  • Decker Runs to Division III's Second Fastest 800-Meter Time at Sam Howell Invitational
    April 06, 2018
    PRINCETON, N.J.—Senior John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) crossed the finish line in 1:51.27 to record the second fastest 800-meter time in the country on his way to a second-place showing in the Sam Howell Invitational at Princeton University on Friday evening. 
  • Track & Field Opens Season with Three Regional Qualifiers at Tufts
    March 31, 2018
    Medford, Mass.- The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams qualified three individuals for the NCAA New England Championship meet when they opened the season at the Tufts Snowflake Classic on Saturday. The men's teamed placed 13th out of 20, while the women's squad recorded a 16th place finish in the field of 21.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at the Tufts Snowflake Classic
    March 29, 2018
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will begin the 2018 season on Saturday morning at the Tufts Snowflake Classic. The Beavers were originally set to compete at Bridgewater State on March 24, but the meet was cancelled due to poor weather conditions.
  • 2018 Season Preview: Men's Track & Field
    March 23, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Coming off one of the most successful campaigns in program history last season, the Babson College men's track & field program will look to continue to build upon its recent success in 2018.
  • Men's Track & Field Picked Fifth in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    March 13, 2018
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—After winning three events at the 2017 conference meet, the Babson College men's track & field team was picked to finish fifth when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its preseason coaches' poll on Tuesday morning.
  • Track & Field Announces 2018 Schedule
    March 12, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Coming off a 2017 campaign that saw the Beavers combine to set 11 school records, Babson College head men’s and women’s track & field coach Russ Brennen officially announced his program’s 2018 schedule on Monday afternoon.
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