• Centennial Moments: Facilities Expansion Fuels Success
    December 31, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.--Although Babson College has undergone a great deal of change over the last century, the opening of the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) back in September ensured that the roots of athletics at the College will not soon be forgotten.
  • Centennial Moments: Becoming the Beavers
    December 27, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The history of the beaver as the mascot at Babson College can be traced back to the founding of the school by Roger Babson a century ago. A graduate of MIT, Babson followed the lead of his alma mater and selected the industrious builder to represent his new college.
  • Centennial Moments: The Rise of Rugby
    December 20, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Although it has never been recognized as a varsity sport at Babson College, both the men’s and women’s rugby programs have enjoyed a proud history as the school’s premier club sport.
  • Centennial Moments: Pioneers of the 1950s
    December 17, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Forced to close for a two-year period during World War II, Babson Institute reopened in the fall of 1945. During the next decade, Waldo Pratt ’55, M’56, John Dolan ’56 and Jesse Putney ’56, M’59, P’90 would emerge as leaders that helped pave the way for the growth and future sucess of athletics at the College. 
  • Babson Skating Center, Webster Center Undergo Facility Enhancements
    December 16, 2019
    BABASON PARK, Mass.—As part of the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) project, Staake Gymnasium inside the Webster Center and the Babson Skating Center both underwent a number of facility upgrades over the last few months.
  • Strong Fall has Babson Tied for 32nd in Division III Directors' Cup Standings
    December 13, 2019
    CLEVELAND—Coming off a successful fall season that included three programs participating in NCAA Division III Championship play, Babson College sits tied for 32nd place among 450 schools in the most recent fall update of the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings.
  • Centennial Moments: Two of a Kind
    December 10, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Few collegiate athletic departments have enjoyed the type of individual success bestowed upon Babson College in 2016 when men's ice hockey goaltender Jamie Murray '16 and men's basketball's Joey Flannery '17 were selected as the Division III national player of the year in their respective sports. 
  • Centennial Moments: The Spirit of '79
    December 03, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Just four years removed from nearly being dropped as a varsity sport, the 1979 Babson College men's lacrosse team made history by winning its first conference title and earning the only NCAA Tournament bid in program history.
  • Centennial Moments: Men's Basketball Wins One for the Ages
    November 25, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following trips to the NCAA Division III Final Four in 2015 and the Sweet 16 in 2016, the Babson College men's basketball program put together a historic 2017 campaign that culminated with the Beavers capturing their first national championship.
  • Six Athletes Named to NEWMAC Fall Sportsmanship Team
    November 20, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Six student-athletes from six programs were recognized when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its fall Sportsmanship Team award winners on Wednesday morning.
  • 3 Babson College Teams to Compete Against Nation’s Best in NCAA Tournaments
    November 13, 2019
    A new postseason begins Wednesday for the Babson College field hockey, women’s volleyball, and men’s soccer teams, when NCAA Tournament play opens and student-athletes begin this season’s pursuit of a national title.
  • Babson Athletics Receives Grant from Yawkey Foundations for Community Service
    November 04, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation secured a grant from the Yawkey Foundations with the funds being utilized toward a leading community service program that develops relationships with youth organizations and serves the disadvantaged.
  • Centennial Moments: Running into the History Books
    October 28, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—With more than four decades of history since its inception as a varsity program in 1977, the fall of 1991 remains one of the best in Babson College men's cross country history.
  • Celtics Assistant Coach Kara Lawson Will Visit Babson on Monday Night
    October 20, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson will visit Babson College on Monday night and speak to the community in the state-of-the-art Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) at 7:30 p.m.
  • Centennial Moments: Badminton Enjoys Successful One-Year Stint as a Varsity Sport
    October 18, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Nearly a decade before Babson Institute became a four-year college, badminton enjoyed one season as a varsity sport thanks to graduate student Dave Sime M'60.
  • Babson Athletics Welcomes 17th Annual Cruickshank Race for Shelter to BRAC
    October 17, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson athletics department is partnering with the College and the Lewis Institute during the Centennial Family and Friends Weekend’s 17th annual Cruickshank Race for Shelter on Saturday at 10 a.m. outside of the new state-of-the-art Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC).
  • Babson Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Receives Makeover
    October 16, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) entered the 2019-20 academic year with a revised structure and mission, as the leadership group’s makeover began during last January’s APPLE Training Institute.
  • Centennial Moments: Women's Programs Compete for MAIAW State Crowns
    October 08, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Prior to the formation of the NEW 6 conference in the fall of 1985, many of the women's athletics programs at Babson College participated in the Massachusetts Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (MAIAW) State Championships.
  • Athletics Unveils Babson SuperFan Mobile Rewards App
    October 08, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation in conjunction with the Campus Activities Board (CAB) announced the release of the Babson SuperFan mobile rewards app on Tuesday morning.
  • Babson SAAC Members to Participate in Fourth Annual Fresh Check Day
    October 03, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Members of the Babson College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) are slated to participate in the College's fourth annual Fresh Check Day on Friday from 12-3 p.m. inside the Reynolds Campus Center.
  • Centennial Moments: Saint-Amour, Hobbs Take Men's Swimming & Diving Program to New Heights
    September 30, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.--Following a decade of popularity after the opening of Millea Pool in 1949, men's swimming & diving officially earned varsity status at Babson College beginning in the fall of 1959. Over the years the program has enjoyed tremendous team and individual success, and boasts two of the most decorated athletes in the history of Babson athletics in Craig Saint-Amour '75 and Michael Hobbs '92.
  • Jake Munick Named Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations at Babson
    September 26, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Pamela P. and Brian M. Barefoot Director of Athletics and Athletics Advancement Mike Lynch announced the hiring of Jake Munick as the department’s Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations on Thursday morning.
  • Centennial Moments: Athletics Hall of Fame Welcomes National Champions
    September 24, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College athletics department held a historic celebration on Friday night honoring all five of its national championship squads by making them the first teams inducted into the Babson Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • Centennial Moments: Streaks for the Ages
    September 16, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The athletics programs at Babson College have enjoyed tremendous success over the years. The department owns five Division III national championships, countless conference regular season and tournament titles, and two of the great New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) unbeaten streaks in league history.
  • Centennial Moments: Field Hockey Becomes First Babson's Women's Program to Reach Final Four
    September 09, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Four decades after the birth of women's athletics at Babson College, the 2016 field hockey team put together a historic campaign on the way to becoming the Beavers' first women's program to reach the Division III Final Four.
  • BRAC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Made Official During Centennial Celebration
    September 05, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—A picture-perfect day was greeted with close to a couple of hundred smiling faces during Thursday morning's Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) ribbon cutting ceremony on the south lawn of the Lamere Plaza.
  • Babson Unveils New BRAC Recreation and Fitness Facility
    September 03, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following years of planning, the College unveiled the largest and most highly anticipated piece of the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) on Tuesday morning when the new recreation and fitness spaces, Babson RecFit, officially opened to the public.
  • Centennial Moments: Babson Forms Hall of Fame to Honor All-Time Greats
    September 02, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.--Athletics has a history that dates all the way back to the spring of 1920 at Babson College, and 1991 marked a new chapter with the formation of the Babson Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • Centennial Moments: Weisman Wins it All
    August 26, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Already one of the nation's top tennis players, David Weisman '98 cemented his place in Babson College and Division III lore by capturing the 1998 NCAA Singles Championship at Williams College.
  • Post Joins Babson Sports Medicine Team
    August 23, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.?Babson College Director of Athletics Performance Rick Burr announced the hiring of Timothy Post, ATC, as an athletic trainer on Friday morning.
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