• Hood, Babson, Macary Earn ECAC All-Region Recognition
    August 11, 2011
    The ECAC announced its 2011 Women's Lacrosse New England All-Stars on Tuesday, and three Babson College players received honors. Senior Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) and junior Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.) were both selected to the All-Region First Team, while senior goalie Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) was named to the Second Team.
  • Babson Names Ashley Ross Assistant Coach In Field Hockey And Women's Lacrosse
    May 31, 2011
    The Babson College Athletics Department has named Ashley Ross as its new assistant coach for field hockey and women's lacrosse, Director of Athletics Josh MacArthur recently announced. A standout goalkeeper in both field hockey and lacrosse at Division I University at Albany in New York, Ross received her Bachelor's Degree in 2009 as well as her Master's Degree this past spring. During her time as an undergraduate, she enjoyed a tremendous field hockey career, earning America East All-Conference honors three times and All-Northeast Region recognition once. She was twice named to the America East All-Tournament Team, including Most Valuable Player status in 2008, and she was runner-up for the conference's Woman of the Year Award.
  • Michelle Smith Named Babson's New Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
    May 23, 2011
    The Babson College Athletics Department has announced that Michelle Smith will take over the head coaching duties of its women's lacrosse program beginning this summer. A graduate of Trinity College, where she received her Bachelor's degree in 2008 and her Master's in 2011, Smith began her coaching career with a one-year stint as an assistant for the women's lacrosse program at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She then returned to her alma mater in 2009, where she has served as the assistant women's lacrosse and field hockey coach for the last two years. She takes over one of Babson's most successful programs following the departure of Kully Reardon, who announced her resignation earlier this spring.
  • Women's Lax Has Three Players Earn All-Region Honors
    May 19, 2011
    Three members of the Babson College women's lacrosse team received All-New England honors on Thursday, as senior Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.), senior Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.), and junior Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.) were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Berkshire Region Second Team.
  • Women's Lacrosse Falls To Bowdoin In NCAA Tournament First Round
    May 11, 2011
    The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team scored the first eight goals of the game en route to a 16-5 win over Babson in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Wednesday evening at Ryan Field. Five different players scored for the Beavers (10-8), led by a goal and an assist apiece from juniors Trisha Babson and Colleen Mulligan.
  • Women's Lacrosse Sees Seven Athletes Earn NEWMAC Honors
    May 05, 2011
    Coming off their fifth consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship, the Babson College women's lacrosse team saw six of its players garner All-Conference honors and another earn Academic All-Conference status when the league announced its postseason awards this week. Senior captains Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) and Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) joined juniors Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.) and Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, Mass.) with All-NEWMAC First Team honors, senior captain Ellen McCurdy (Weston, Mass.) and sophomore Jamie Spang (Kennebunk, Maine) earned All-Conference Second Team recognition, and senior Kristy Benoit (Shrewsbury, Mass.) was once again named to the Academic All-Conference squad.
  • WOMEN'S LACROSSE CRUSHES SPRINGFIELD, 19-7, FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT NEWMAC CHAMPIONSHIP
    May 01, 2011
    The Babson College women's lacrosse team avenged its only New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) loss in five years with a dominating performance on Sunday, as the Beavers claimed their fifth consecutive NEWMAC Championship with a 19-7 victory over host Springfield College in the conference finals at Stagg Field. With the win, Babson (10-7) earns its fifth straight automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament, which begins on Wednesday, May 11. Junior Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.) was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player after recording a game-high five goals and one assist for six points. She also led all players with seven draw controls in the contest. Junior Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, Mass.) contributed four goals in the win, first-year Morgan Lockwood (Feeding Hills, Mass.) and senior captain Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) each added three scores, and senior captain Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) made a total of 13 saves in net.
  • Women's Lax Blasts MIT, 16-3, To Reach Fifth Straight NEWMAC Final
    April 30, 2011
    The Babson College women’s lacrosse team advanced to its fifth straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Lacrosse Championship on Saturday afternoon after dispatching MIT, 16-3, in the semifinals at Springfield College’s Stagg Field. The second-seeded Beavers improve to 9-7, while the third-seeded Engineers drop to 9-6. Colleen Mulligan led Babson with five goals, while teammate Alyssa Hood found the back of the cage four times. Jamie Spang added three goals, and Trisha Babson collected four draw controls. Sarah Macary played just over 55 minutes in goal and was outstanding as she posted 15 saves while giving up just two goals.
  • Babson Celebrates Class of 2011 At 30th Annual Senior Awards Banquet
    April 29, 2011
    The Babson College Athletics Department held its 30th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night, where a total of nine individuals were honored. Field Hockey senior Colleen Kelly was named Female Athlete of the Class, while baseball senior Dave Ahern was named Male Athlete of the Class. Soccer and lacrosse senior Kristy Benoit and baseball senior Andrew Aizenstadt were named Scolar-Athletes of the Class, and men's basketball senior Matt Zoia took home the Michael J. Conlon Award. In addition to the senior awards, Gene Begin and the Undergraduate Marketing Team were the recipients of the prestigious Paul C. Staake Award for outstanding contributions to Babson Athletics, while a pair of first-year athletes were also honored. Field hockey and lacrosse first-year Morgan Lockwood received the Lori Vengrow Award, and men’s soccer freshman Mike Fisher claimed the Colin "Chip" Brown Award.
  • Trisha Babson Named NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
    April 25, 2011
    After leading the Babson College women's lacrosse team to two more league victories, junior attack Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.) has been selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week. It marks the second consecutive such honor for a Babson player, with senior captain Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) earning the distinction last week. Babson led the Beavers in scoring with five goals and six assists for 11 points in a 2-0 week. She also added a team-high 13 draw controls to go with six groundballs and four caused turnovers.
  • Second Half Surge Sends Women's Lacrosse Past Wellesley, 19-5
    April 23, 2011
    After thirty-five minutes of play, the Babson College women’s lacrosse team used a dominating second half run to turn a 4-4 tie into a 19-5 victory, defeating Wellesley on a rainy Saturday afternoon in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game. The win lifts the Beavers to 8-7 overall, with a 5-1 record in NEWMAC play. The loss sets the Blue’s season mark to 8-7, 2-4 in the NEWMAC. The win locks up the #2 seed in the upcoming NEWMAC playoffs for Babson. The Beavers will play the to-be-determined #3 seed on Saturday at #1 Springfield.
  • Women's Lax Rolls Past MIT, 18-7, On Senior Night
    April 19, 2011
    Five different players recorded hat tricks to lead the Babson College women’s lacrosse team to an 18-7 victory over visiting MIT in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at MacDowell Field on Tuesday night. With the win, the Beavers improved to 7-7 overall and 4-1 in the conference, while the Engineers dipped to 8-5 overall and 2-3 in NEWMAC play. Babson was paced by senior Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.), who scored three goals and assisted two others for a game-high five points, and junior Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.), who tallied three goals, one assist, and a team-high eight draw controls. Sophomore Jamie Spang (Kennebunk, Maine), first-year Morgan Lockwood (Feeding Hills, Mass.), and junior Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, Mass.) also netted three goals apiece for the Beavers, while senior Ellen McCurdy (Weston, Mass.) chipped in two goals and one assist. Senior Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) turned away five shots in net, and seniors Kate Danforth (Marblehead, Mass.) and Kristy Benoit (Shrewsbury, Mass.) each picked up one groundball in their final regular season home contest.
  • Hood Tabbed NEWMAC Player of the Week
    April 18, 2011
    Babson College senior attack Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) was named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week on Monday. The Beavers' leading scorer totaled nine goals and two assists for 11 points to go along with three groundballs, eight draw controls, and two caused turnovers in a 2-0 week for the Beavers.
  • Women's Lacrosse Defeats Mount Holyoke, 17-6
    April 16, 2011
    The Babson College women’s lacrosse team defeated Mount Holyoke College 17-6 in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game at MacDowell Field on Saturday afternoon. The Beaver’s were paced by sophomore Taylor Kralovenec (Cos Cob, Conn.) who finished with three goals and three assists for a game high six points. With the win, Babson improves to 6-7 on the season and 3-1 in the NEWMAC. Mount Holyoke is now 5-7 overall and 2-3 in NEWMAC play.
  • Women's Lax Explodes Past Wheaton, 16-9
    April 12, 2011
    The Babson College women's lacrosse team used an 8-1 run to overcome an early 4-2 deficit en rout to a 16-9 victory over host Wheaton College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Tuesday afternoon at Keefe Field. Three Babson players accounted for all but two goals, with senior Alyssa Hood (Newport, RI/Saint George's School) and junior Trisha Babson (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury) notching six and five, respectively. Junior Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, MA/Hanover) added a hat trick and one assist, while senior Sarah Macary (Woodbury, CT/The Gunnery) made two saves in the win.
  • Women's Lacrosse Overpowers Smith, 17-2
    April 09, 2011
    The Babson College women’s lacrosse team scored 11 first half goals on their way to a 17-2 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) win over visiting Smith College on Saturday afternoon at MacDowell Field. Babson was led by senior captain Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) who tallied four goals and three assists for seven total points. The win snaps a four game losing streak for the Beavers and improves their record to 4-7 on the season and 1-1 in NEWMAC play. Smith dips to 3-8 overall and 0-1 in the NEWMAC.
  • Women's Lacrosse Falls to Tufts, 15-4
    April 05, 2011
    The #12 Tufts University women's lacrosse team won its fifth straight game on Tuesday afternoon, 15-4, against local rival Babson College in a non-league game at Bello Field. Babson, which dropped to 3-7 overall following its fourth consecutive loss, was led by two goals off the bench from first year Ashley Martin (Silver Spring, MD). Babson's Trisha Babson had a game-high five draw controls, while sophomore Caroline McManus (Walpole, MA) finished with two caused turnovers and two ground balls. Senior Sarah Macary (Woodbury, CT) had 10 saves in the Babson cage, including seven in the first half.
  • Springfield Stuns Women's Lacrosse, 14-13, In Triple Overtime
    April 02, 2011
    Meghan Dobson scored the tying goal with 3:37 left in regulation and then netted the game-winner 55 seconds into the third overtime to lead the Springfield College Pride to a 14-13 victory over visiting Babson College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's lacrosse matchup on Saturday afternoon. Babson was led by senior Alyssa Hood and junior Colleen Mulligan, who each recorded five goals. Sophomore Jamie Spang added one goal and one assist, junior Trisha Babson tallied two assists, and senior goalie Sarah Macary totaled seven saves in net.
  • Lacrosse Coach Reardon To Step Down Following 2011 Season
    March 29, 2011
    After transforming the Babson College women’s lacrosse program into a national powerhouse, Kully Reardon has announced she will step down as the team’s head coach at the conclusion of the 2011 season. A 1999 graduate of Middlebury College, where she was a member of three National Championship teams, Reardon came to Babson as head lacrosse coach and assistant field hockey coach in 2002. In her first season at the helm, she guided the lacrosse program to a second-place finish in the NEWMAC regular season standings – its best in five years – and over the following four years she led the team to a pair of 10-win campaigns. That set the stage for the greatest four-year stretch in program history, as Babson went 61-13 with four straight conference championships and four consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 from 2007 to 2010. Along the way, Reardon became the first coach in team history to collect 100 career wins, and she was named NEWMAC Coach of the Year in 2007.
  • No. 13 Middlebury Surges Past Women's Lax, 14-6
    March 24, 2011
    Middlebury outscored Babson 10-4 in the second half on its way to a 14-6 win over the Beavers (3-5) on Kohn Field. The 13th-ranked Panthers improve to 3-0 on the season, with Sally Ryan surpassing the 100 career goal mark in the game. Senior Alyssa Hood had a goal and an assist for the Beavers, while senior Sarah Macary made 12 stops in net.
  • Women's Lacrosse Rally Falls Short In 12-7 Loss To Bates
    March 22, 2011
    Bates College built a 7-2 lead in the first half and then held off a late Babson College comeback attempt as the Bobcats secured a 12-7 victory over the host Beavers in a non-conference women’s lacrosse matchup at MacDowell Field on Tuesday night. Babson received two goals apiece from senior Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) and sophomore Jameson Spang (Kennebunk, Maine), as well as one goal and four assists from junior Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.). Senior Kristy Benoit (Shrewsbury, Conn.) added one goal, three groundballs, and three caused turnovers for the Beavers, and senior goalie Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) stopped a total of 12 shots in net.
  • Second Half Surge Sends Women's Lacrosse Past Endicott, 11-10
    March 20, 2011
    The Babson College women’s lacrosse team rattled off four unanswered goals in the final eight minutes to take the lead on their way to an 11-10 victory over visiting Endicott College on Sunday afternoon in a non-conference matchup at MacDowell Field. The Beavers were led by junior Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, Mass.) and senior Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) who combined for seven goals. With the win, Babson improves to 3-3 on the season while Endicott dips to 2-3.
  • #4 Franklin and Marshall Too Much for Women's Lacrosse
    March 17, 2011
    The number 19 ranked Babson College women’s lacrosse team dropped a tough matchup with fourth ranked Franklin and Marshall, 12-7, in Lake Lytal, Florida as they wrapped up their spring break trip. With the loss, the Beavers are now 2-3 on the season while Franklin and Marshall improves to 4-1. Babson was led by junior Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, Mass.) who finished with three goals. The Beavers return home to host Endicott College in a non-conference matchup on Sunday at 1pm.
  • William Smith Edges Women's Lacrosse, 19-18
    March 15, 2011
    Marissa Potter scored the game winning goal with 44 seconds remaining in regulation to push the William Smith College women’s lacrosse team past Babson, 19-18, in Lake Lytal, Florida as part of the Annual Spring Fling tournament. With the win, William Smith improves to 1-1 on the season while #16 ranked Babson dips to 2-2. Babson was led by Jamie Spang and Trisha Babson who each tallied four goals and one assist. Alyssa Hood followed with three goals and two assists while Colleen Mulligan added three goals.
  • No. 16 Women's Lax Holds Off Haverford, 15-10
    March 10, 2011
    Nationally-ranked Babson College built a 10-3 lead in the first half of play and then withstood a valiant second-half comeback attempt by visiting Haverford College as the Beavers held on to defeat the Fords, 15-10, in a non-conference women’s lacrosse contest at MacDowell Field on Thursday afternoon. Babson, ranked 16th in the country by the IWLCA, improved to 2-1 with the victory, while Haverford suffered its first loss of the spring to fall to 3-1. Junior Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, Mass.) led the Beavers with six goals and one assist for seven points in the win, while sophomore Jamie Spang (Kennebunk, Maine) added five goals and three groundballs. Senior captain Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) chipped in with three groundballs, and junior Trisha Babson (Duxbury, Mass.) contributed three assists while matching Mulligan with a team-high four draw controls.
  • Wesleyan Upsets No. 16 Women's Lax In Overtime, 10-9
    March 08, 2011
    Sophomore Lydia Kring (Philadelphia, Pa.) scored the eventual game-winning goal midway through the first overtime period to lift the visiting Wesleyan University Cardinals to a 10-9 upset victory over host Babson College in a non-conference women’s lacrosse game at MacDowell Field on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, Wesleyan improves to 2-0 on the season, while the Beavers, ranked 16th in this week’s IWLCA National Poll, fall to 1-1. Junior Colleen Mulligan (Hanover, Mass.) and senior captain Alyssa Hood (Newport, R.I.) paced Babson with two goals each, while sophomore Jamie Spang (Kennebunk, Maine) added one goal and three assists.
  • #16 Women's Lacrosse Overpowers Eastern Connecticut, 20-4, In Season Opener
    March 03, 2011
    Seven different players scored multiple goals for Babson College as the 16th-ranked Beavers defeated visiting Eastern Connecticut State University, 20-4, in the opening game of the 2011 women’s lacrosse season. Eastern scored the first goal of the game at 26:48 of the first to give ECSU a brief 1-0 lead, but Babson would respond with 12 straight goals to end the first half and then three more to start the second as the hosts build a commanding 15-1 advantage.
  • 2011 Season Preview: Women's Lacrosse
    March 02, 2011
    Ranked number 16 in the nation by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Association (IWLCA), the Babson College women’s lacrosse returns a veteran squad in 2011 with hopes to earn their fifth straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title and fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The 2010 team finished with an overall record of 15-4 and a perfect 6-0 in conference play and made it to the NCAA Tournament’s Round of 16 for the fourth straight year. n addition to the solid group of returners, the Beavers welcome eight newcomers to this year’s team who are expected to make an immediate impact. Babson’s 25th varsity season opens up on Thursday afternoon when the Beavers host Eastern Connecticut State University at 4:30 p.m. Babson begins the year needing just two wins to reach the 200-victory mark in the program’s history.
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