• Graham Earns NSCAA All-New England Second Team Honors
    December 11, 2008
    Following a spectacular senior season for the Babson College women's soccer team, tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) was recently named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-New England Second Team for the first time in her career. The centerpiece of the Beavers' midfield, Graham led the team and tied for second in the league with 12 goals and four assists for 28 points in 20 games this season. She ranked third in the NEWMAC in total goals, and led the conference by amassing an incredible seven of Babson's 10 game-winning goals this season. She posted team-highs of six goals, including two game-winners, and four assists for 16 points in NEWMAC play while also playing a vital role on the defensive end of the field.
  • Jackie Graham, Four Others Receive Conference Soccer Honors
    November 13, 2008
    Women’s soccer senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) was named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) First Team earlier this week. Sophomore forward Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass.) and junior Sam Bartman (Upton, Mass.) also earned honors as they garnered spots on the Second Team.
  • Clark Ousts Babson Women's Soccer From NEWMAC Quarterfinals In PKs
    November 01, 2008
    Junior goalkeeper Joanna Clark (Windham, Maine) netted the decisive penalty kick and then stopped Babson College's final PK attempt to help the sixth-seeded Clark University Cougars advance past the third-seeded Beavers in the quarterfinals of the 2008 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament at Hartwell-Rogers Field. The contest officially ended in a 0-0 double-overtime tie with Clark (7-9-1) moving on to the semifinals courtesy of a 4-3 advantage in PKs.
  • WPI Stuns Women's Soccer, 2-1, In Regular Season Finale
    October 28, 2008
    The Babson College women's soccer team suffered its first conference loss of the season on Tuesday, as the Beavers were stunned by visiting WPI, 2-1, in the final game of the New England Women’s and Women’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season. Babson, which suffered also lost for the first time this year at home, fell to 10-4-5 overall and 5-1-3 in the NEWMAC. However, with Wellesley’s loss to Wheaton, the Beavers still secured the third seed in the conference tournament and will host the sixth seed in a quarterfinal game this Saturday, November 1, at a time to be determined.
  • Babson's Jackie Graham Named NEWMAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week
    October 27, 2008
    Babson College senior Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Soccer Player of the Week on Monday. The tri-captain has helped lead her team to an undefeated NEWMAC regular season thus far (5-0-3) and will look to help continue this streak in the Beavers’ final regular season NEWMAC contest Tuesday against WPI at 3:30 pm. Graham now leads the team with 11 goals and four assists for 26 points on the season.
  • Women's Soccer Pulls Away From Coast Guard, 4-0
    October 25, 2008
    The Babson College women’s soccer team erupted for four goals in the final 21 minutes to defeat the visiting United States Coast Guard Academy, 4-0, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) matchup at Hartwell-Rogers field on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Beavers improved to 10-3-5 overall and 5-0-3 in league play while remaining in the hunt for the top seed in next week’s conference tournament. Senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) scored two goals and added an assist in the win for Babson, while sophomores Kristy Benoit (Shrewsbury, Mass.) and Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass.) also added scores. Sophomore Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) went the distance in net and did not face a shot on goal for the Beavers, as she earned her sixth shutout of the season.
  • Babson Women's Soccer Knocks Off Wellesley, 3-0
    October 21, 2008
    Three different players scored goals to lead the visiting Babson soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Wellesley in a key Tuesday afternoon New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference(NEWMAC) match-up. The win improves Babson to 9-3-5 (4-0-3 NEWMAC) while the Blue fall to 8-3-2 with a 6-1 mark in the conference. The loss marks the first conference loss of the season for the Blue.
  • Schmid Sends Women's Soccer Past Mount Holyoke, 1-0
    October 18, 2008
    Senior forward Kirsten Schmid (Babylon, N.Y./Babylon) recorded the lone goal of the afternoon as Babson College edged New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Mount Holyoke College 1-0 this afternoon at the Mount Holyoke Soccer Field. With their third straight win over the Lyons, the Beavers extended their unbeaten streak to five and improved to 8-3-5 overall and 3-0-3 in the conference. Schmid’s goal came just 11:09 into the contest. After receiving a pass from sophomore forward Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass./Wellesley), she lofted a shot into the upper left hand corner of the net from just inside the box. Her second tally of the season proved to be the winner, as sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn./The Gunnery) notched her fourth shutout of the year with five saves.
  • Babson Women's Soccer Settles For 0-0 Tie With Wheaton
    October 14, 2008
    New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rivals Babson College and Wheaton College played 110 minutes of scoreless soccer in a hard-fought 0-0 double-overtime tie at Babson’s Hartwell-Rogers Field on Tuesday afternoon. It was the fifth deadlock of the season for the Beavers (7-3-5 overall, 2-0-3 NEWMAC) and the first for the Lyons (11-4-1, 3-1-1 NEWMAC). Both teams played outstanding defense throughout the contest, spearheaded by the brilliant efforts of junior tri-captain Kayla Pomponi (Belmont, Mass.) of Babson and sophomore Alessia Viscomi (Newton, Mass.) of Wheaton. Behind them, Lyons’ goalie Lindsay Leddy (Warwick, R.I.) and Beavers’ keeper Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Mass.) were also stellar, with both making six saves.
  • Babson Women’s Soccer Edges Clark 1-0 in NEWMAC Contest
    October 11, 2008
    The Babson College women’s soccer team defeated visiting Clark University 1-0 in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game Saturday afternoon at Hartwell-Rogers Field. Babson senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) scored the only goal of the game to help lead the Beavers to victory. With the win, Babson improves to 6-3-4, 2-0-2 in the NEWMAC, and Clarks is now 5-6-0, 2-2-0 NEWMAC.
  • Babson Softball, Soccer, Basketball To Volunteer At Second Annual Drive-For-Wishes
    October 10, 2008
    For the second straight year, Babson's softball, women's soccer, and women's basketball teams will assist prominent three-sport alumna Gloria Gutierrez '87 by volunteering their time at the “Drive for Wishes” contemporary and classic car show at One Wall Street in Burlington, Mass. The event, which is hosted by The Gutierrez Company, will take place this Sunday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Now in its second year, the "Drive For Wishes" event will feature rare and exotic cars, food, a silent auction, raffles, music and fun. Billy Costa of Kiss 108 and T.V. Diner will host the event as well as a live auction. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts.
  • Women's Soccer Settles For 0-0 Tie At MIT
    October 07, 2008
    The Babson women's soccer team outshot host MIT, 10-3, on Tuesday, but the Beavers were forced to settle for a 0-0 tie in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's soccer match in Cambridge. It was the third tie in the last five seasons between the two teams, resulting in Babson's (6-3-4, 1-1-2) fourth draw of the season and MIT's (3-6-1, 1-1-1) first. Sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Macary was solid in net for the Beavers, finishing with two saves.
  • Babson Women’s Soccer Overpowers Smith 4-0 for NEWMAC Victory
    October 04, 2008
    The Babson College Women’s Soccer team defeated Smith College 4-0 Saturday afternoon in a NEWMAC matchup at Hartwell-Rogers field on the Babson College campus. With the win the Beavers improve their record to 6-3-3 (1-0-1 NEWMAC) and Smith drops to 1-9-0 (0-2-0 NEWMAC). Babson sophomore Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass.) and senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) helped lead the Beavers to victory combining for three goals and two assists.
  • Tufts Blanks Babson Women's Soccer, 3-0
    September 30, 2008
    Tufts University recorded its fifth straight shutout with a 3-0 victory over visiting Babson College in a non-conference women's soccer tilt in Medford. The Beavers trailed by only one in the shot count with Tufts holding a 16-15 advantage, but the Jumbos denied all nine attempts on net. Sophomore Kristy Benoit (Shrewsbury, Mass.) made her first collegiate start in the loss, finishing with six saves.
  • Babson's Patty Pytlik Named NEWMAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week
    September 29, 2008
    Babson College sophomore forward Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Soccer Player of the Week on Monday. Pytlik continued her impressive play of late with two key goals in a 1-0-1 week for the Beavers.
  • Pytlik Helps Women's Soccer Snag 1-1 Tie With Springfield
    September 27, 2008
    Sophomore Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass.) scored a goal for the third consecutive game to help the visiting Babson College Beavers salvage a 1-1 double-overtime tie with host Springfield College in a NEWMAC women's soccer contest on Saturday afternoon. With her team trailing 1-0 after the first half, Pytlik struck with an unassisted goal to tie the contest at 61:32. It marked the third straight contest in which the sophomore forward netted a goal, and it was her fifth consecutive game with multiple points. She now has five goals and three assists for 13 points on the year, including four goals and two assists in her last five outings. Sophomore goalie Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) kept up her streak of stellar games with a five-save performance for the Beavers, who are now 5-2-3 overall and 0-0-1 in the conference.
  • Women's Soccer Picks Up Big 2-1 Road Win At Bates
    September 25, 2008
    Sophomore Patty Pytlik and senior tri-captain Jackie Graham each scored goals and senior Laura Bucci added as assist as the Babson women's soccer team recorded a 2-1 victory over host Bates College in a non-conference soccer tilt on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore Sarah Macary played the entire game in net for the Beavers, finishing with three saves.
  • Babson Women's Soccer Clubs Emmanuel, 5-0
    September 18, 2008
    The Babson women’s soccer team scored five goals for the third time this season as the Beavers shut out visiting Emmanuel College, 5-0, in a non-conference match at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Thursday afternoon. The Beavers received goals from senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.), senior Kirsten Schmid (Babylon, N.Y.), first-year Annie Kenney (Weston, Mass.), sophomore Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass.), and junior Julie Berenz (Hanover ,Mass.), while goalies Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) and Kristy Benoit (Shrewsbury, Mass.) combined to make three saves in net.
  • Babson Women's Soccer Throttles Framingham State, 4-0
    September 16, 2008
    The Babson College women’s soccer team scored three times during an eight-minute span of the first half on its way to an impressive 4-0 victory over visiting Framingham State College in a non-conference match at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, the Beavers improved to 3-2-2 on the year, while the Rams fell to 1-3-0. After 20 minutes of scoreless play, Babson erupted for three straight goals to take command of the contest. Senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) netted the first, first-year Lisa Wojnar (Bellaire, Texas) tallied the second, and first-year Lauren Clement (Pittsfield, Mass.) scored the third as the Beavers led 3-0 at the break.
  • Babson Women's Soccer Ties Bridgewater State, 2-2
    September 13, 2008
    Junior Kayla Pomponi (Belmont, Mass.) and sophomore Patty Pytlik (Wellesley, Mass.) both scored goals to help the Babson women's soccer team earn a 2-2 tie with host Bridgewater State College in a non-conference tilt on Saturday morning. Bridgewater State (0-1-1) got on the board first with a goal by Kaitlin Lamothe at 12:13, but Babson (2-2-2) evened the contest when Pytlik scored her second goal of the year off a Pomponi assist at 48:52. The Beavers then took the lead when Pomponi netted her second of the season at 60:49, but the Bears would knot the score again when Lamothe tallied her second of the day at 71:44.
  • Brandeis Denies Babson Women's Soccer, 2-0
    September 10, 2008
    Brandeis University received two first-half goals from Tiffany Pacheco on its way to a 2-0 victory over visiting Babson College in a non-conference women's soccer contest on Wednesday evening. The loss evened the Beavers' record at 2-2-1 on the year, while the Judges remained unbeaten at 4-0 with the win. Sophomore Saray Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) made her second straight start in net for Babson, finishing with six saves in defeat.
  • Macary Helps Women's Soccer Notch 1-1 Tie With Bowdoin
    September 07, 2008
    Sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) made her first career start in net and made nine saves to help the Babson women's soccer team earn a 1-1 tie with host Bowdoin College in a non-conference contest on Sunday afternoon. Senior tri-captain Shir Castel (Boston, Mass.) netted the Beavers' lone goal early in the second half, while Macary made two of her nine stops in overtime.
  • Babson Women's Soccer Thumps RIC, 5-0
    September 06, 2008
    The Babson College women’s soccer team won their second straight game defeating Rhode Island College 5-0 in a non-conference match Saturday afternoon at Hartwell-Rogers Field on the Babson College campus. Senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.) and first-year midfielder Annie Kenney (Weston, Mass.) both contributed two goals apiece in the victory as the Beavers outshot the Anchorwomen 33-5. Junior Sam Scarpato (Weston, Mass.) and sophomore Sarah Macary (Woodbury, Conn.) split time in goal for the Beavers, with Macary making the only two saves for Babson – both in the second half of play.
  • Babson Defeats St. Joseph’s 5-2 for First Victory of the Season
    September 03, 2008
    Senior tri-captain Shir Castel (Boston, Mass.) scored two goals and added an assist as the Babson College Beavers notched their first win of the 2008 season with a 5-2 victory over visiting St. Joseph’s College (ME) at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Wednesday afternoon. With the win, Babson evened its record at 1-1 on the year, while the Monks slipped to 0-2.
  • Endicott Downs Women's Soccer In Season Opener
    September 01, 2008
    The Babson women's soccer team lost its season opener at Endicott on Monday afternoon, falling to the Gulls by a score of 2-0. Junior sam Scarpato (Weston, Mass.) started in net and made three saves in 80 minutes before giving way to sophomore Kristy Benoit (Shrewsbury, Mass.), who didn't face a shot on net in the final 10 minutes.
  • 2008 Season Preview: Women's Soccer
    August 31, 2008
    Coming off its highest win total since 2001 and its first appearance in the conference finals in nearly a decade, the Babson College women's soccer team is prepared for another stellar season 2008. Depsite the loss of four-time All-Conference honoree Meg Lynch '08, the Beavers will feature a host of returning veterans this fall. Offensively, Babson returns seven of its top eight goal scorers from a year ago, including senior tri-captain Shir Castel (Boston, Mass.), who led the squad with eight goals and six assists for 22 points, junior tri-captain Kayla Pomponi (Belmont, Mass.), who ranked second with seven goals and four assists for 18 points, and senior tri-captain Jackie Graham (Winchester, Mass.), who placed fourth with six goals and four assists for 16 points.
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