2016-17 News

  • Best of Babson Athletics 2016-17: Moment #6
    August 04, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore Annie Quine (Santa Monica, Calif.) hit a go-ahead grand slam in the first game of the day and senior Leslie Moore (Atkinson, N.H.) went deep in game two as the Babson College softball team rallied from a pair of deficits on its way to advancing to the NCAA Tournament Super Regionals with back-to-back wins over Rowan University on May 15.
  • Devaney, Reilly Selected as BESBY Award Winners for Top Performance by a Junior
    July 26, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Men's ice hockey forward Rob Devaney (Reading, Mass.) and softball pitcher Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) were named as the BESBY Award winners for top performance by a junior athlete in polls conducted on twitter on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Best of Babson Athletics 2016-17: Moment #10
    July 20, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—First-year Jacqueline Paul (Burlington, N.J.) hit a go-ahead grand slam and sophomore Ashley Tango (Reading, Mass.) added a two-run triple as the Babson College softball team rallied for six runs in the sixth inning on its way to defeating Springfield College, 8-3, in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament championship game on May 6.
  • Damiecki, Paul Earn BESBY Awards for Top First-Year Performances
    July 19, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Men's swimmer Alex Damiecki (Centerville, Mass.) and Jacqueline Paul (Burlington, N.J.) of softball were tabbed as the BESBY Award winners for top performance by a first-year athlete in polls conducted on twitter earlier this week.
  • Canan, Babson Softball Earn NFCA Regional Coaching Staff of the Year Honors
    June 06, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—After leading his program to the NCAA Tournament Super Regionals last month, Dave Canan and the Babson College softball program was awarded with National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) New England Region Coaching Staff of the Year honors on Monday.
  • Babson Athletics’ Historic Year Leads to Top 25 Finish in Directors’ Cup Standings
    June 01, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Thanks to a historic spring coupled with a record-breaking fall and winter, Babson College Athletics is among the country’s top five percent of 450 NCAA Division III institutions with a 23rd-place finish in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings.
  • Women Place Fourth in NEWMAC Presidents Cup Standings
    May 31, 2017
    BOSTON—Coming off a banner year that included four conference tournament championships and a pair of league regular season titles, Babson College came in fourth when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the women's Presidents Cup standings on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Historic Spring Caps Banner Year for Babson Athletics
    May 24, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.— For the first time in school history, three spring programs captured conference championships and two advanced to the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 to cap a banner year for Babson College Athletics.
  • Softball Falls to No. 19 Williams in NCAA Tournament Super Regional Series, 2-1
    May 20, 2017
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—Junior Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) tossed a three-hit shutout in game two, but visiting Babson College saw its NCAA Tournament run come to an end when 19th-ranked Williams College rallied for six runs in the sixth inning of game three to win the Williamstown Super Regional series, 2-1.
  • Softball Drops Game 1 of Super Regional to No. 19 Williams, 6-2
    May 19, 2017
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—No. 19 Williams College scored three first-inning runs and homered three times on its way to defeating visiting Babson College, 6-2, in game one of an NCAA Tournament Super Regional series on Friday afternoon at Cole Field.
  • NCAA Tournament Super Regional Preview: Softball at No. 19 Williams
    May 17, 2017
    THE SERIES Babson and Williams have met just twice and will face each other for the first time since March 21, 2007, to begin a best-of-three series on Friday afternoon. The Beavers are 0-2 all-time against the Ephs.
  • Softball Takes Two From Rowan to Win Babson Park Regional
    May 15, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore Annie Quine (Santa Monica, Calif.) hit a go-ahead grand slam in a game six win and senior Leslie Moore (Atkinson, N.H.) gave Babson College the lead with a two-run homer in a winner-take-all game seven as the Beavers defeated Rowan University twice to claim the Babson Park Regional crown on Monday at Alumni Field.
  • Rain Forces Monday Finish at Babson Park Regional
    May 14, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sunday’s NCAA Tournament regional final between Babson College and Rowan University has been postponed due to rain. The game will now be played on Monday with first pitch set for 12 p.m. at Alumni Field. Should the Beavers defeat the Profs, a winner-take-all contest will follow at 2:30 p.m.
  • Softball Edged by Rowan, 4-3, in NCAA Tournament Regional
    May 13, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Rowan University scored four two-out runs over the first two innings and held off Babson College, 4-3, in a winner's bracket game at the Babson Park Regional on Saturday morning.
  • Reilly, Roche Help Softball Stay Alive in NCAA Tournament with 1-0 Win Over Framingham State
    May 13, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) lost her no-hit bid with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, but recorded her second shutout in as many NCAA Tournament starts to help Babson College defeat Framingham State University, 1-0, in an elimination game at the Babson Park Regional on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field.
  • Softball Blanks Lesley, 4-0, in NCAA Tournament Opener
    May 12, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) tossed a four-hit shutout and sophomore Annie Quine (Santa Monica, Calif.) drove in a pair of runs as Babson College defeated Lesley University, 4-0, to open NCAA Tournament play at the Babson Park Regional on Friday afternoon.
  • NCAA Softball Tournament: Babson Park Regional Preview
    May 11, 2017
    WHAT TO KNOW Babson was selected as one of 16 regional hosts for the opening weekend of the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament. The double-elimination tournament begins on Friday and the Beavers are joined in their pod by Framingham State, Lesley and Rowan.
  • NCAA Softball Tournament Central - Babson Park Regional
    May 11, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.--After claiming its first NEWMAC Tournament championship since 2006 last weekend, Babson College was selected as one of 16 NCAA Division III Softball Tournament regional hosts.
  • Moore, Mares Earn NEWMAC All-Conference Softball Honors
    May 08, 2017
    BOSTON—Fresh off its first conference tournament championship since 2006, Babson College senior Leslie Moore (Atkinson, N.H.) and sophomore Josephine Mares (Houston, Texas) collected All-New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) honors on Monday.
  • Softball Selected as NCAA Tournament Regional Host
    May 08, 2017
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After capturing its first New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament championship since 2006 on Saturday, the Babson College softball team was selected as one of 16 regional hosts when the 62-team field was announced for the 2017 NCAA Division III Tournament on Monday afternoon.
  • Softball Downs Springfield, 8-3, to Capture First NEWMAC Title Since 2006
    May 06, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—First-year Jacqueline Paul (Burlington, N.J.) hit a grand slam as part of a six-run sixth inning as fourth-seeded Babson College defeated second-seeded Springfield College, 8-3, in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Tournament final on Saturday afternoon at Potter Field.
  • NEWMAC Tournament Championship Game Preview: No. 4 Softball at No. 2 Springfield
    May 05, 2017
    THE SERIES Babson and Springfield will meet for the 56th time on Saturday in a series that dates back to 1999. The Beavers are 20-35 all-time against the Pride and the teams have split four games this season.
  • Softball Fights Off WPI, 1-0, in NEWMAC Tournament Elimination Game
    May 04, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass.—First-year Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) tossed a complete-game shutout and classmate Jacqueline Paul (Burlington, N.J.) drove in the only run of the game in the top of the eighth inning to lift fourth-seeded Babson College to a 1-0 victory over top-seeded WPI in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament elimination game on Thursday at Rooftop Field.
  • Softball Stays Alive in NEWMAC Tournament with 5-3 11-Inning Win over Springfield
    May 04, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass.—Sophomore Ashley Tango (Reading, Mass.) drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the 11th inning as fourth-seeded Babson College staved off elimination with a 5-3 win over second-seeded Springfield College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament action on Thursday night at Rooftop Field.
  • NEWMAC Tournament Elimination Game Preview: No. 4 Softball at No. 1 WPI
    May 03, 2017
    THE SERIES Babson and WPI will meet for the second time in seven days and the fourth time in less than two weeks in a NEWMAC Tournament elimination game on Thursday afternoon. The Beavers are 30-33 all-time against the Engineers in a series that dates back to 1989 and have won two of three matchups this season.
  • NEWMAC Tournament Preview: No. 4 Softball vs. No. 2 Springfield
    April 29, 2017
    THE SERIES Babson and Springfield will meet for the 54th time on Saturday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1999. The Beavers are 19-34 all-time against the Pride and the teams traded shutouts in their regular season doubleheader on April 15.
  • Softball Falls to Springfield, 2-0, in NEWMAC Tournament
    April 29, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass.—First-year Kayla Schinik (Watchung, N.J.) had two hits and classmate Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) allowed just one earned run, but fourth-seeded Babson College suffered a 2-0 loss to second-seeded Springfield College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament contest on Saturday at Rooftop Field.
  • Reilly, Stock Lead Softball to NEWMAC Tournament Wins over MIT and WPI
    April 28, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass.—Junior Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) tossed a two-hitter against fifth-seeded MIT and first-year Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) recorded a career-high 14 strikeouts against top-seeded WPI as fourth-seeded Babson College opened New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament play with a pair of victories on Friday afternoon at Rooftop Field.
  • Tango Garners NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Recognition
    April 27, 2017
    BOSTON—Babson College sophomore Ashley Tango (Reading, Mass.) was recognized for her work in the classroom on Thursday when she was named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference team.
  • NEWMAC Tournament Preview: No. 4 Softball vs. No. 5 MIT
    April 27, 2017
    THE SERIES Babson and MIT will meet for the 57th time in the opening game of the 2017 NEWMAC Tournament. The Beavers are 38-18 all-time against the Engineers and swept the regular season doubleheader.
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