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 Director of Athletics Communications Jeremy Viens and Coordinator of Athletics Communications and Marketing 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.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams began the spring postseason on Saturday and will be joined by six other programs this week as the championship season commences in earnest on Tuesday afternoon.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Department held its 37th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night to honor 84 student-athletes in the Class of 2018. A Night of Champions was highlighted by the selections of Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) of softball as the Female Athlete of the Class and John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) of the men’s track & field and cross country teams as the Male Athlete of the Class.
In late January, senior Melanie Plattner and junior Jake Fishkin of the Babson College cross country and track & field teams and baseball sophomore Sean Harrington attended an Apple Training Institute Conference through the athletics department’s partnership with Project TEAM (Team Engagement for Alcohol Management).
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation is the winner of the March NCAA Division III Special Olympics Spotlight Poll, which is a storytelling initiative located on ncaa.org/D3SpecialOlympics.
The Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge is underway and runs until midnight on Thursday, March 29! Former Babson president Brian Barefoot '66, H'09, P'01 will be matching gifts dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 during specific times that will be announced throughout the challenge.
Your sport may also have additional money on the table – find your team’s page to learn how your gift may secure additional funding for your favorite Babson program through sport specific challenges. You can also score limited edition Babson Athletics gear!
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation is partnering with the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) and the Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD) to host From Athlete to Entrepreneur featuring former WNBA player Michelle Brooke-Marciniak in Knight Auditorium on Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation partnered with Special Olympics of Massachusetts for a two-day community basketball event on February 11 and 18 inside Staake Gymnasium, as student-athletes, coaches and staff volunteered as announcers, fans, referees, scorekeepers and timekeepers.
Sophomores Katie Gademsky (Hillsborough, N.J.) and Maggie McCabe (Weston, Mass.) experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity traveling to Tanzania during the winter break. “It was Disney World in real life,” said Gademsky, a pitcher on the softball team who was referencing their two-day safari.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Departments of Athletics and Recreation and Health and Wellness were awarded a three-year, $30,000 NCAA CHOICES grant to fund Project TEAM (Team Engagement for Alcohol Management), an original and innovative model to address the culture of high-risk drinking at the school.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Several Babson College student-athletes and athlete alumni participated in Wednesday night’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD) networking event in the Needham Wellesley Room inside Olin Hall.
Babson Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Lawrence P. Ward presided over the Babson Recreation and Athletics Center (BRAC) groundbreaking ceremony during Back to Babson. The completion of the project is scheduled for fall 2019.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation was well represented for the second year in a row when College Factual, in conjunction with its partner USA Today, released its 2018 rankings on Monday.
New multipurpose space to nearly double the size of Babson’s current athletic and recreation facilities; construction to begin this year with a completion date set for the college’s Centennial celebration in Fall 2019
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Three Babson College athletes earned BESBY Awards as top conference tournament performers in polls conducted on twitter last week. Track & field sophomore Katherine Tamulionis (Foxboro, Mass.) was the women's winner, while baseball junior Mark Webber (Norwell, Mass.) and classmate John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) of track & field shared the men's award.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men's basketball team's 91-85 come-from-behind victory over then-No. 1 and previously unbeaten Whitman in the national semifinals of the NCAA Tournament was voted as the BESBY Award winner for Game of the Year in a vote conducted on twitter earlier this week.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Men's basketball's 79-78 win over Augustana (Ill.) in the NCAA Division III National Championship game and softball's 1-0 victory over Williams in the NCAA Super Regionals took home BESBY awards for the most dramatic wins of the 2016-17 season.