BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College rising junior Matilda Kocaj was recently selected as a Collegiate All-American and will participate in the USA Rugby's All Star Week beginning on Thursday in Greeley, Colorado.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Pamela P. and Brian M. Barefoot Senior Director of Athletics and Athletics Advancement Mike Lynch recently announced that longtime administrators Judy Blinstrub and Jon Anderson ’75 have both been elevated to the position of Senior Associate Athletics Director within the department.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following limited regional success in its early years, Babson College athletics became a major player in Division III by winning four national championships in two different sports over a nine-year stretch between 1975-84.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—One of the most prominent individuals in the growth and success of Babson College Athletics is former coach and administrator Bob Hartwell. A three-sport head coach who also served as the department's athletics director, he was instrumental in upgrading the department's facilities in addition to laying the foundation for women's athletics programs at the College.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Athletics Communications and Marketing Coordinator Temitope Bajulaiye has been elevated to a new full-time position in the department titled marketing & new media specialist, effective immediately.
The history of varsity athletics at Babson College dates all the way back to 1931, but it was not until the mid-1980s that the Beavers first joined an official athletics conference. The women's programs were the first to make the leap as Babson joined Brandeis University, MIT, Smith College, Wellesley College and Wheaton College as part of the New England Women's 6 Conference (NEW 6) prior to the 1985-86 academic year.
Although official outside competition would not begin until January 1931 when the men's basketball team faced the Wollaston Ramblers, the tradition of athletics is deeply rooted in the early history of Babson College.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following the announcement of its hall of fame induction class, the Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation is releasing plans for a Celebration of Champions, its marquee event over Back to Babson weekend as part of the College’s Centennial celebration inside the new Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) on Friday, September 20.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Advancement and Events Management Offices in conjunction with the Department of Athletics and Recreation hosted the Centennial Golf Tournament on Monday afternoon at the Wellesley Country Club.
WESTWOOD, Mass.—Following a year that included three regular season titles and one conference tournament crown, Babson College finished fourth when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its final Presidents Cup women's standings on Tuesday afternoon.
WESTWOOD, Mass.—After capturing a pair of regular season titles, Babson College finished third when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its final men's Presidents Cup standings on Tuesday afternoon.
In a conversation with Babson student-athletes, President-elect Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92 shared his entrepreneurial experiences and reflected on how he separated himself and his company from the competition.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics held its 38th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night to honor 74 student-athletes in the Class of 2019. A Night of Champions was highlighted by the selections of field hockey and softball's Ashley Tango (Reading, Mass.) as the Female Athlete of the Class and Jackson Greenspan (Meriden, N.H.) of the men's soccer program as the Male Athlete of the Class.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College's Departments of Athletics and Recreation and Health and Wellness are currently in the middle of a three-year, $30,000 NCAA CHOICES grant that funds Project TEAM (Team Engagement for Alcohol Management). Following a successful first workshop during the 2017-18 academic year, the Beavers' 22 programs started workshop two in the fall, which includes a team development activity funded through the grant.
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.