Cara Gustafson begins her seventh year as an assistant athletics trainer at Babson College in the fall of 2019.
Gustafson, who graduated from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C., in 2010, joined the Babson Sports Medicine staff in July of 2013. A member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), Gustafson came to Babson after two years as a graduate assistant at fellow NEWMAC member MIT where she covered numerous sports, including field hockey, swimming and diving, and softball.
While working at MIT, Gustafson attended graduate school at nearby Boston University, receiving her master's degree in physical education in 2013. Prior to her time at MIT she spent five months as a graduate assistant at Hodgson Vocational-Technical High School in Newark, Delaware.