• Margel, Cross Country Teams Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
    February 25, 2011
    The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recently announced its 2010 Division III All-Academic Cross Country awards, and Babson College received both team and individual recognition. Sophomore Charlotte Margel (Ridgewood, N.J.) became the program's first female in six years to earn All-Academic status, while both the men and women earned Team All-Academic honors for the sixth time in the last seven years. The academic recognition is yet another noth on the belt of Margel, who turned in one of the greatest seasons in Babson women's cross country history this fall.
  • Margel Makes History With All-New England Honors At NCAA Regional Championships
    November 13, 2010
    Sophomore Charlotte Margel (Ridgewood, N.J.) made program history at the 2010 NCAA Division III New England Championships on Saturday, as she became just the second Babson College runner overall and the first female to earn All-New England honors when she placed 30th in the region. With Margel leading the charge, the Beavers finished 19th out of 51 scoring teams, while the men’s team also vaulted up the standings to place 24th out of 49 scoring squads. Margel capped off her brilliant sophomore season with yet another sensational performance on Saturday, as she finished the 6k event in 30th place out of 336 total competitors. Her time of 23:17.20 was nearly 50 seconds faster than her previous best in a 6k race, and it broke Claudia Schulz’ three-year-old program record by nine seconds.
  • Cross Country Places Eight On Academic All-Conference Team
    November 09, 2010
    The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) recently announced its Academic All-Conference Team for men's and women's cross country, and Babson College saw eight of its athletes garner honors for their efforts in the classroom. Junior Michelle Black (San Diego, Calif.), junior Wendy Glickenhouse (Red Hook, N.Y.), and sophomore Charlotte Margel (Ridgewood, N.J.) received academic recognition for the women’s team, while senior Kyle Fitzpatrick (Toledo, Ohio), junior Mike Smith (Brockton, Mass.), sophomore Chris Pierce (Wilton, Conn.), sophomore Jake Williams (Scaggsville, Md.), and sophomore Scott Worth (Laurel, N.Y.) all earned honors for the men’s team.
  • Margel, Fitzpatrick Lead Cross Country At NEWMAC Championships
    October 30, 2010
    Sophomore Charlotte Margel (Ridgewood, N.J.) became the first runner in Babson women's cross country history to earn All-Conference honors in multiple seasons on Saturday, as she led the Beavers to a sixth-place finish at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships - the best finish in program history. Also earning a spot on the All-Conference Team was senior Kyle Fitzpatrick (Toledo, Ohio), who helped lead the men's team to a fifth-place finish.
  • Cross Country Teams Both Place Second At Emmaunel
    October 15, 2010
    The Babson College cross country teams both turned in fantastic performances at the 2010 Saints Invitational hosted by Emmaunel College on Friday. Despite battling difficult weather and muddy terrain, the men's team finished second out of 15 teams in their half of the meet, while the women also took second in a field of 18 squads. The Babson women boasted three of the top four finishers in their race, including sophomore star Charlotte Margel (Ridgewood, N.J.), who claimed the first victory of her collegiate career by blowing away the field of 175 runners with a time of 19:48. It was the third top-ten finish of the fall for Margel, who was named NEWMAC Runner of the Week for the first time this past Monday.
  • Margel Named NEWMAC Cross Country Runner of the Week
    October 11, 2010
    Babson College sophomore Charlotte Margel (Ridgewood, N.J.) has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week. Margel was sensational at the James Early Invitational at Westfield State this past Saturday, placing seventh out of 311 runners and setting a new personal 5k record with a time of 19:04. It was the second fastest time in Babson women's cross country history behind only Lydia Halloran's mark of 18:55 set back in 2004.
  • Margel's Personal Best Run Helps Women's Cross Country Place 10th At Westfield State
    October 09, 2010
    Fueled by a magnificent run by sophomore Charlotte Margel (Ridgewood, N.J.), the Babson College women's cross country team posted a 10th-place finish out of 31 teams at the James Early Invitational at Westfield State on Saturday. The Babson men finished 20th out of 26 squads at the same meet. Margel was sensational for the women's team, placing seventh out of 311 runners and setting a new personal record with a time of 19:04. It was the second fastest time in program history behind only Lydia Halloran's mark of 18:55 set back in 2004.
  • Margel Sets 6k PR As Cross Country Runs At Williams
    September 25, 2010
    The Babson College cross country teams participated in a pair of races at the Williams College Invitational on Saturday. The men's team placed 14th out of 18 squads in their half of the meet, while the women tied for 14th out of 19 competing schools in a 6k run. Competing on the same course as last year's ECAC Championships, sophomore Charlotte Margel cut more than two and a half minutes off her previous best 6k run, as she placed 49th overall with a time of 24:06. It was the sixth fastest 6k run in Babson women's cross country history. She was followed by rookie Natalie Cullings, who finished 75th with a time of 24:46 - the 14th fastest time in program history.
  • Cullings Sparkles In Debut As Cross Country Opens At UMass-Dartmouth
    September 18, 2010
    The Babson College cross country teams competed in their first full-length races of the year at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, where the women placed 19th out of 39 scoring teams and the men took 19th out of 36 scoring squads. Highlighting the day for the Beavers was the magnificent debut of first-year Natalie Cullings (Castelton, N.Y.), who in her first collegiate race placed 31st out of 290 total runners. The Beavers' star rookie finished in a time of 19:13 - the second fastest run in program history behind only Lydia Halloran's 18:55 set back in 2004. Meanwhile, the Babson men were anchored by sophomore Jake Williams (Scaggsville, Md.), who just missed a PR with a time of 27:15, placing him 105th.
  • 2010-11 Season Preview: Cross Country
    September 10, 2010
    Armed with the largest group of runners of his seven-year tenure, Babson College men's and women's cross country head coach Russ Brennen has high hopes for his programs this fall. Both teams will feature a strong core of veterans, as the men's squad returns its top five runners from a year ago and the women welcome back three of their top four harriers from 2009.
  • Cross Country Opens With Shortened Races At Keene State Invitational
    September 04, 2010
    The Babson College cross country teams opened their 2010 season with two shortened races at the Keene State Invitational on Saturday. The women's team finished third out of the six squads, while the Babson men placed fifth out of seven teams. Leading Babson in the women's two-mile race was sophomore Charlotte Margel, who finished fourth overall with a time of 12:25. First-year Natalie Cullings followed in seventh place with a run of 12:36, while juniors Michelle Black and Colleen Carr came in 16th and 17th with respective times of 13:16 and 13:18. In the men's 5k race, first-year AJ Skains anchored Babson with a run of 18:06, placing him 36th overall. Junior Andrew Oram came in 43rd with a time of 18:15, followed by freshman Michael Liachowitz in 54th with a time of 18:34, sophomore Chris Pierce in 63rd in 19:02, and first-year Daquan Oliver in 69th in 19:12.
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