The results of the 2019 Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge are both final and historic! Thanks to our many faithful alumni, parents, student-athletes and friends of the athletics program, the department and varsity programs as a whole experienced more donors and dollars than ever before. Congratulations to Babson field hockey, men's lacrosse and softball on emerging victorious during the three separate challenges, with softball winning the top prize of $5,000 for having the highest rate of participation among alumni and parents.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—During his undergraduate years at Babson College, Roger P. Miller ’62, and his close friend and classmate Robert M. Mitchell ’62, are credited with restoring the men’s ice hockey program to varsity status after it had spent multiple seasons in the late 1950s as a club sport.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—For the second consecutive year, the Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation partnered with Special Olympics Massachusetts for a regional basketball tournament on January 27 and community basketball games on February 3 in Staake Gymnasium.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—As the College’s largest capital fund project to date nears completion, the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) has taken significant strides on both the exterior and interior of the building.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson President Emeritus Brian M. Barefoot ’66, H’09, MP’01 and his wife, Pamela P. Barefoot MP’01, have made a $2 million gift to establish the Pamela P. and Brian M. Barefoot Athletics Director position and to inspire other donors to endow as many of Babson’s other 22 coaching positions as possible.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation became the first NCAA Division III institution in the country to sign with Keemotion, the leader in automated sports production technology and partners with the likes of the Golden State Warriors, Washington Capitals and Villanova Wildcats.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation was honored when the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) announced its 2017-18 Community Service Awards earlier this week. Babson was the third-place recipient in the Special Olympics Activity category for a two-day community basketball event last winter.
Babson Athletics experienced history being made on more than occasion during the fall semester, witnessed its coaching family growing, enjoyed the progress of the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex, and is excited by the number of enhancements in the department. Learn more about what it means to be a Babson Beaver!
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Hall of Fame Committee announced that it will induct the school's five national championship squads as part of the College's Centennial Celebration on September 20, 2019, inside the new Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC). The department's 18th induction class will include teams for the first time, as men's soccer's 1975, 1979 and 1980 champions, men's ice hockey's 1984 squad, and the 2017 men's basketball team are all set to be honored.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation has named REELY Corp. its official highlight solutions partner, utilizing the company’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform to produce real-time game clips and highlights from live or on-demand video.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Athletics Communications Director Jeremy Viens is the recipient of the 2018 Fall Division III and D3SIDA Recognition Award. Division III and D3SIDA recognized Viens for his story titled Men’s Basketball Alums Droney, Flannery Bring National Championship Pedigree to The Basketball Tournament.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation in conjunction with video streaming provider Stretch Internet is now offering its home broadcasts via OTT (over-the-top) apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku devices.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—On Monday inside Knight Auditorium, Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch will introduce former Boston University hockey player and motivational speaker Travis Roy, who will share his story in front of a large audience predominantly comprised of students, faculty and staff.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men’s ice hockey program and athletes from women’s cross country and women’s tennis will be volunteering at the College’s third annual Fresh Check Day on Friday from 12-3 p.m. inside the Reynolds Campus Center.
Babson Associate Athletics Director and head men’s soccer coach Jon Anderson ’75 reminisces about Homecoming over the years, speaks to alumni and families returning this weekend, and previews their golf tournament.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—For the third year in a row, the Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation was well represented when College Factual released its 2019 rankings last week. Seven programs were listed among the top 15 of their respective sports, highlighted by field hockey and men’s basketball being ranked first overall.
WALPOLE, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation held its 37th annual President's Cup Golf Tournament on Monday at Walpole Country Club. The event, which had been postponed due to poor weather back in early June, was played at Walpole CC for the third year in a row and featured more than 100 golfers and 30 corporate sponsors.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—When Shannon Torosian runs the upcoming New York City Marathon, she will have a familiar face to many in the Babson College athletics department helping push her along. Torosian, who is part of the Boston Children's Hospital team, is running for eight-year-old Will McHugh as part of the Patient Partner program.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch announced that Shannon Torosian has been promoted from athletics coordinator to the Athletics Business and Operations Specialist. Torosian replaces Omar Abdi, who took a position at the Reggie Lewis Center earlier this month.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch has unveiled the department’s updated strategic plan that will assist with sports and recreational programming through 2021 and beyond.
BABSON PARK, Mass—Following nearly three decades of service to the Babson College athletic department, assistant athletics director of facilities and recreation Andy Dutton announced his resignation last week to become the general manager of the Beede Swim and Fitness Center in the town of Concord.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Coordinator of Athletics Communications and Marketing Temitope Bajulaiye is the NCAA Division III recipient of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Excellence in Communications Award for the 2018 track & field season.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Nearly a year into the construction process, the transformation of the Babson College athletics facilities and the Babson Recreation and Athletics Center (BRAC) are starting to come into focus.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Athletics Communications Director Jeremy Viens and Athletics Communications and Marketing Coordinator Temitope Bajulaiye are among the 2017-18 award winners for the annual College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Fred Stabley Sr. Writing Contest.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch took part in a professional development opportunity on mentoring at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Women in Athletics Symposium last month at Roanoke College. Lynch joined MIT Director of Athletics Julie Soriero for the presentation.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The 37th annual President's Cup Golf Tournament at the Walpole Country Club scheduled for Monday, June 4, has been postponed due to the projected weather forecast. A makeup date will be announced as soon as one is determined.