• Babson Celebrates Class of 2011 At 30th Annual Senior Awards Banquet
    April 29, 2011
    The Babson College Athletics Department held its 30th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night, where a total of nine individuals were honored. Field Hockey senior Colleen Kelly was named Female Athlete of the Class, while baseball senior Dave Ahern was named Male Athlete of the Class. Soccer and lacrosse senior Kristy Benoit and baseball senior Andrew Aizenstadt were named Scolar-Athletes of the Class, and men's basketball senior Matt Zoia took home the Michael J. Conlon Award. In addition to the senior awards, Gene Begin and the Undergraduate Marketing Team were the recipients of the prestigious Paul C. Staake Award for outstanding contributions to Babson Athletics, while a pair of first-year athletes were also honored. Field hockey and lacrosse first-year Morgan Lockwood received the Lori Vengrow Award, and men’s soccer freshman Mike Fisher claimed the Colin "Chip" Brown Award.
  • Anderson Dubbed ECAC New England All-Star, Offensive Player of the Year
    January 06, 2011
    After notching All-New England and All-America First Team honors from the NSCAA, Babson College men’s soccer sophomore Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) recently capped off his incredible list of 2010 accolades by earning the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Offensive Player of the Year award. The Beavers’ star forward was also one of only 12 players named to the ECAC New England All-Star Team – marking his second straight All-ECAC honor. A First Team All-Conference and All-New England honoree and the NEWMAC and ECAC New England Rookie of the Year in 2009, Anderson followed up his spectacular freshman campaign with an even better second season. The 6-foot-3 forward led the team and the conference with 13 goals and 14 assists for 40 total points - the third highest single-season point total in Babson men's soccer history.
  • Babson 34th In Final Fall Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
    December 30, 2010
    The final fall standings for the 2010-11 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup have been released, and Babson College ranks 34th out of more than 400 Division III schools across the nation. The Beavers’ 117 total points is sixth among New England schools in the race for the Directors’ Cup, which awards points based on each school’s NCAA Tournament finishes in 18 sports throughout the year. Tying for 34th with The College of New Jersey and Wheaton-Illinois, Babson amassed 117 points based on fantastic fall seasons from its men’s soccer and field hockey teams, which both advanced to the Sectional Semifinals of their respective NCAA Tourneys.
  • Anderson Named NSCAA All-America First Team
    December 14, 2010
    Capping off a spectacular sophomore season, Babson College men’s soccer forward Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-America First Team on Monday. He is just the sixth player in the program’s storied history to garner national First Team status, and he is the first to do so in his sophomore season. A First Team All-Conference and All-New England honoree and the NEWMAC and ECAC New England Rookie of the Year in 2009, Anderson followed up his spectacular freshman campaign with an even better second season. The 6-foot-3 forward led the team and the conference with 13 goals and 14 assists for 40 total points - the third highest single-season point total in Babson men's soccer history.
  • Four Beavers Named To Men's Soccer All-New England Team
    December 09, 2010
    The National Soccer Coach Association of America (NSCAA) announced its regional men's soccer awards on Thursday, and four members of NEMWAC Champion Babson College were honored. Junior Peter Crowley (Lexington, Mass.), sophomore Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.), and sophomore Josh Danesh (Brookline, Mass.) were each named to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-New England East First Team, while junior captain Max Walker (Newton, Mass.) was selected to the All-New England East Second Team.
  • Meyerson Selected to Play in NEISL Senior All-Star Game
    November 28, 2010
    Babson College senior Ben Meyerson (South Nyack, N.Y.) has been selected to participate in the 2010 New England Intercollegiate Soccer League (NEISL) Senior All-Star Game on Sunday, November 28th at Harvard University at 1 p.m. Meyerson played in 44 games throughout his career at Babson. This fall he started all 22 contests and amassed six assists from the backfield as he helped lead the Beavers to a record of 16-4-2, its third straight NEWMAC title, and the program's 22nd bid to the NCAA tournament.
  • Men's Soccer Falls To No. 14 Middlebury, 1-0, In NCAA Sectional Semifinals
    November 20, 2010
    Junior Otis Pitney (Washington, D.C.) scored the game-winning goal at the 79-minute mark to snap a scoreless tie and give Middlebury College a thrilling 1-0 victory over Babson College in the Third Round of the 2010 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament at Bowdoin College on Saturday morning. With the victory, the Panthers (16-3-1), ranked 14th in the nation by the NSCAA, advance to Sunday’s Sectional Final where they will meet either Amherst College or the host Polar Bears at 1 p.m. Meanwhile, Babson sees its outstanding 2010 season come to a close with a record of 16-4-2.
  • Men's Soccer Set To Crash NESCAC Party In NCAA Third Round
    November 18, 2010
    The Babson College men’s soccer team will represent the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) in the third round of the 2010 NCAA Division III Tournament at Bowdoin College this weekend, where the Beavers will be joined by a trio of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) schools. Babson will take on 14th-ranked Middlebury College in Saturday’s opening game at 10:30 a.m., followed by No. 6 Bowdoin versus No. 24 Amherst College in the second matchup at 1 p.m. The two winners will then meet in the Sectional Final on Sunday at 1 p.m. for a trip to the National Semifinals in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Iwuagwu's Goal In Second OT Send Men's Soccer Past No. 19 Williams In NCAA Tournament
    November 14, 2010
    Sophomore Ayo Iwuagwu (Lagos, Nigeria) scored the game-winning goal with just 1:26 left in the second overtime session to propel the Babson College Beavers to a thrilling 2-1 victory over host Williams College in the second round of the 2010 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament on Sunday. With the victory, Babson (16-3-2) advances to the third round for the first time in 19 years, where the Beavers will take on Middlebury College next weekend. Junior goalie Peter Crowley (Lexington, Mass.) finished with eight saves in the victory for Babson, including five in the pivotal second half.
  • Anderson Earns 300th Win as Men's Soccer Downs Salem State 4-1 in NCAA First Round
    November 13, 2010
    Babson College sophomore and New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Year, Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) had three assists Saturday afternoon, propelling Babson College to a 4-1 victory over Salem State University in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament in a game played Cole Field on the campus of Williams College. Saturday’s win marks the 300th career win for Babson’s head coach Jon Anderson who led his Beavers to their third consecutive NEWMAC title this season and their 22nd appearance in the NCAA tournament.
  • Anderson's Player of the Year Award Highlights Men's Soccer Conference Honors
    November 11, 2010
    Following their third consecutive New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship, the Babson College men’s soccer team placed four players on the league’s All-Conference Team as well as two others on the Academic All-Conference squad when the postseason awards were announced this week. Leading the way was sophomore forward Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.), who was named NEWMAC Player of the Year after leading the league in scoring. He was joined by junior captain Max Walker (Newton, Mass.), junior goalie Peter Crowley (Lexington, Mass.), and sophomore Josh Danesh (Brookline, Mass.) on the All-Conference First Team, while junior captain Clint Mason (Williamstown, Mass.) received All-NEWMAC Second Team honors. Rounding out Babson’s list of award winners were sophomores Justin LeBlanc (Manchester, Conn.) and Zach Willner (Lorton, Va.), who were both selected to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team in their first year of eligibility.
  • Men's Soccer To Battle Familiar Foe In NCAA Tournament First Round
    November 09, 2010
    The Babson College men’s soccer team will face a familiar foe in the First Round of the 2010 NCAA Division III Championship Tournament at Williams College on Saturday, as the Beavers take on Salem State University, coached by former Babson assistant Don Goodwin, at 1:30 p.m. The winner of that game will take on either the host Ephs or Suffolk University in the Second Round on Sunday at 1 p.m. Tickets for all games will be $6 for adults, $3 for students with ID and senior citizens, and $2 for children 12 and under.
  • ANDERSON'S OVERTIME GOAL GIVES MEN'S SOCCER ITS THIRD STRAIGHT NEWMAC CHAMPIONSHIP
    November 07, 2010
    Sophomore Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal with 5:09 left in the second overtime period to lift the top-seeded Babson College Beavers to a thrilling 2-1 victory over third-seeded Wheaton College in the championship game of the 2010 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Soccer Tournament at Babson’s Hartwell-Rogers Field on Sunday. With the win, Babson (14-3-2) secured its third consecutive conference title and the program’s 22nd bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Anderson’s game-winning goal came midway through the second overtime session. Junior Jimmy Stento (Needham, Mass.) gained possession on Babson’s half of the midfield line and lofted a cross toward the left side of the box. There, a streaking Anderson headed a perfect shot over charging senior keeper Chris Smart (Brookfield, Conn.) and into the middle of the goal at 105:51.
  • Men's Soccer Holds Off Springfield, 1-0, In NEWMAC Semifinals
    November 06, 2010
    First-year back Bryan Rust (Granby, Conn.) scored his first collegiate goal in the 42nd minute to lift the top-seeded Babson College Beavers to a dramatic 1-0 victory over fifth-seeded Springfield College in the semifinals of the 2010 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Soccer Tournament at Babson’s Hartwell-Rogers Field on Saturday. With the win, Babson advances to Sunday’s championship game at 1 p.m. versus either second-seeded MIT or third-seeded Wheaton College. The Engineers and Lyons meet in Saturday’s second semifinal game at 1:30 p.m.
  • Men's Soccer Set To Defend NEWMAC Title At Home This Weekend
    November 04, 2010
    For the third straight year, Babson College will host the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Soccer Semifinals and Finals this weekend at Hartwell-Rogers Field. Top-seeded Babson (12-3-2) will take on fifth-seeded Springfield (12-7-1) in the first semifinal contest on Saturday, November 6, at 10:30 a.m., followed by the second semifinal matchup between second-seeded MIT (10-2-2) and third-seeded Wheaton (10-5-3) at 3 p.m. The winners will advance to the championship game, which will take place on Sunday, November 7, at 1 p.m. Cost of admission for each day of the conference championships is $4 for adults, $2 for senior citizens, $1 for students with ID, and free for children 11 and under. All Babson students with OneCards will be admitted free courtesy of the Athletic Department and the Undergraduate School.
  • Anderson Three-Peats as NEWMAC Men's Soccer Player of the Week
    November 01, 2010
    Babson College sophomore Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for the third consecutive week. Anderson recorded one goal and one assist to lead Babson to a 3-2 double-overtime win at Clark on Saturday. In doing so, he helped the Beavers clinch their third straight regular season conference title and the top seed in this week's NEWMAC Tournament.
  • Men's Soccer Edges Clark 3-2 in Overtime to Earn Top Seed in NEWMAC Tournament
    October 30, 2010
    In need of a win to secure the program's 13th straight appearance in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference men's soccer tournament, host Clark University saw its 2-1 lead late in the second half slip away and visiting Babson recorded a dramatic 3-2 double-overtime win on Saturday at Granger Soccer Field. The Cougars wrap up their season at 5-9-2, while the Beavers, who have won four straight games and now sit at 12-3-2 on the season, earn the No. 1 seed in the upcoming NEWMAC tournament and share the regular season conference title with MIT with identical 4-0-2 conference marks.
  • Anderson Named NEWMAC and ECAC New England Player of the Week
    October 25, 2010
    Babson College sophomore Eric Anderson received his second straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Soccer Player of the Week honors on Monday, and a day later was named ECAC New England Offensive Player of the Week. Anderson recorded three goals and four assists for ten points in a 2-0 weekend for the Beavers. Babson now has an overall record of 11-3-2 and 3-0-2 in the NEWMAC and will take on Clark University this coming Saturday at 1pm in their final regular season game.
  • Men's Soccer Rallies Past Plymouth State, 5-3
    October 24, 2010
    Babson College spoiled Plymouth State University’s Senior Day on Sunday, scoring four unanswered goals to pull out a 5-3 victory in non-conference men’s soccer action at Panther Field. Sophomore Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.), Babson’s leading scorer, tallied two goals in the victory, and junior Max Walker (Newton, Mass.) and sophomore Brandon Masterson (Ellington, Conn.) contributed a goal and an assist each. The Beavers won their third in a row to improve to 11-3-2 overall.
  • Men's Soccer Edges Wheaton in Overtime, 2-1
    October 23, 2010
    The Babson College men’s soccer team earned their fourth straight win over Wheaton College and third by a single goal during Saturday's key New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match, as the Lyons fell to the Beavers by a 2-1 count in overtime during a battle between regionally-ranked teams on Keefe Field. Babson sophomore Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) scored the 80th-minute marker before assisting classmate Joshua Danesh (Brookline, Mass.) on the game-winner just over six minutes into the first overtime period.
  • Anderson Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
    October 18, 2010
    After scoring four goals in two games, Babson College sophomore forward Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) was named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Soccer Player of the Week on Monday. On Monday, Anderson accounted for the Beavers' lone goal in a close 2-1 loss to Bowdoin, which came into the game ranked 22nd in the nation. Then on Saturday, the sophomore forward erupted for three goals in a key 6-1 NEWMAC win over Springfield. It was his first hat trick of the season and second of his collegiate career.
  • Men's Soccer Throttles Springfield, 6-1
    October 16, 2010
    Sophomore Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) scored three goals to lead the Babson College Beavers to a convincing 6-1 victory over the visiting Springfield College Pride in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s soccer tilt at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, Babson upped its record to 9-3-1 overall and 2-0-2 in league play, while the Pride fell to 9-5-1 overall and 1-3-1 in the conference.
  • Bowdoin Escapes With 2-1 Win Over Men's Soccer
    October 11, 2010
    The Bowdoin College men’s soccer team scored two goals in a four-minute span of the first half en route to a 2-1 victory over host Babson College in a non-conference matchup of regionally-ranked squads on Monday afternoon. With their fifth straight win, the Polar Bears, ranked sixth in New England, improved to 6-1-2 on the season. Meanwhile, the Beavers, ranked fourth in the region, see their five-game unbeaten streak come to an end as they fall to 8-3-2. Babson netted the game’s first goal in the 28th minute, as sophomore Josh Danesh (Brookline, Mass.) hit a perfect breakaway feed from midfield to classmate Eric Anderson (Scituate, Mass.) on the left side. Anderson then tucked a shot past charging senior goalie Dan Hicks (New York, N.Y.) and into the center of the net for his team-leading fifth goal of the season at 27:28.
  • Babson, MIT Play To 0-0 Tie In Key NEWMAC Matchup
    October 09, 2010
    Babson College junior goalie Peter Crowley (Lexington, Mass.) and MIT junior keeper Dylan Rankin (Providence, R.I.) each made four saves in their respective nets as the Beavers and Engineers played to a 0-0 double-overtime tie in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s soccer contest at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Saturday afternoon. With the deadlock, Babson, ranked fourth in the most recent NSCAA New England poll, moved to 8-2-2 overall and 1-0-2 in the conference, while MIT, ranked eighth in the region, moved to 8-2-1 overall and 2-0-1 in the NEWMAC.
  • Men's Soccer vs. Connecticut College Postponed Due To Rain
    October 06, 2010
    Wednesday's men's soccer contest between Babson and visiting Connecticut College has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions. A make-up date has not yet been determined but will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
  • Men's Soccer Salvages 1-1 Tie With WPI
    October 02, 2010
    The Babson and WPI men’s soccer teams battled to a 1-1 double overtime draw Saturday morning on Homecoming at WPI’s sun-soaked Alumni Field. With the result, the host Engineers are now 4-5-1 on the season and 0-2-1 in NEWMAC play while the Beavers move their record to 8-2-1 overall and 1-0-1 in conference action. Both teams had quality scoring chances during a scoreless first half. Babson’s Ayo Iwuagwu (Lagos, Nigeria) had his initial shot in the 37th minute repelled by WPI goalkeeper Paul Moan (Watertown, MA) and his follow-up header floated just over the crossbar.
  • Men's Soccer Buries Keene State, 5-0, In Key Regional Matchup
    September 29, 2010
    The Babson College men’s soccer team erupted for four goals in the first half on its way to a convincing 5-0 victory over visiting Keene State College in a matchup of regionally-ranked foes at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Wednesday. The Beavers, ranked fourth in the most recent NSCAA New England poll, improved to 8-2-0 with the win, while the Owls, ranked 10th in the region, fell to 7-3-0. Junior captain Max Walker (Newton, Mass.) scored a pair of goals for Babson, while sophomore Josh Danesh (Brookline, Mass.), junior Billy Nickerson (Middleton, Mass.), sophomore Ayo Iwuagwu (Lagos, Nigeria) each netted one goal apiece.
  • Walker Lifts Men's Soccer To 2-1 Overtime Win Over Brandeis
    September 25, 2010
    Babson College junior captain Max Walker (Newton, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal with just over seven minutes remaining in the second overtime to lift the Beavers men’s soccer team to a thrilling 2-1 victory over longtime rival Brandeis University at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Saturday afternoon. With the win, Babson, ranked ninth in New England, improved to 7-2-0 on the year, while the Judges, ranked eighth in the region, fell to 6-2-0. As part of the College’s annual Back To Babson Weekend celebration, Saturday’s game also featured a halftime ceremony in honor of the Beavers’ 1975, 1979, and 1980 National Championship teams. Several members of all three teams were on hand for the event, including Hall of Fame head coach Bill Rogers and current head coach Jon Anderson ’75.
  • Iwuagwu Lifts Men's Soccer To 2-1 Overtime Win At Framingham State
    September 22, 2010
    Sophomore Ayo Iwuagwu scored the game-winner just 3:04 into overtime to lift the Babson College men’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over the Framingham State University Rams in non-conference action this afternoon at Maple Street Field. With the win, the Beavers, who are ranked ninth in New England in this week’s NSCAA/HendrickCars.com Regional Rankings, improve to 6-2 on the season. Sophomore Joshua Danesh also scored a goal for the Beavers, while junior goalie Peter Crowley finished with nine saves in net.
  • No. 4 Williams Snaps Men's Soccer Win Streak, 3-1
    September 19, 2010
    The Babson College men's soccer team saw its three-game win streak come to an end on Sunday, as the Beavers fell to fourth-ranked Williams College, 3-1, in the Ephs' home opener. Babson (5-2-0) got on the board early in the 11th minute of the game when sophomore Eric Anderson received a pass from junior Ryan Obolewicz in the box and put the ball past keeper Andrew Lyons-Berg inside the far post. Unfortunately, that would prove to be the Beavers' only goal of the day, as the Ephs rattled off three unanswered to claim the 3-1 win.
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