Julie A. Tienken Comiskey '94, M'01

Sports Played: Soccer, Basketball

Year Inducted: 1999 (seventh induction class)

Accomplishments: A star in both soccer and basketball, few people have enjoyed a more successful athletics career than Julie Tienken Comiskey. A native of Wilton, Connecticut, Tienken Comiskey dominated on the soccer field from day one, earning NEW 8 All-Conference honors as a first-year in 1990. She then proceeded to win the NEW 8 Player of the Year award while repeating as an All-Conference selection in each of her final three seasons. As a junior in 1992, Tienken Comiskey became the first women's soccer player in Babson history to be selected as an All-American, a feat she then repeated during her senior campaign. A two-time captain and four-time team MVP, she still ranks first on Babson's all-time scoring list with 60 goals and 25 assists for 145 points, and holds the team record for game-winning goals with 27. In addition to her soccer exploits, Tienken Comiskey also excelled on the basketball court, helping Babson to its first-ever NCAA Tournament bid in 1992-93. A year later, she helped the Beavers return to the Big Dance after winning the NEW 8 Championship. The team's top defensive player, Tienken Comiskey led Babson in steals in each of her four seasons, finishing her career with a school-record 313 thefts. As a result, she was named to the NEW 8 All-Conference team in both her junior and senior seasons.