• Two Babson Records Broken on Final Day of NEWMAC Men's Swimming and Diving Championship
    February 27, 2011
    Babson College first-years Isaac Breen-Franklin (Severna Park, Md.) and Steven Jacobi (Cranbury, N.J.) both broke program records on the third and final day of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) swimming and diving championships hosted by MIT. As a team, the Beavers finished in seventh place with a team score of 241.
  • Men's Swimming and Diving Completes Day Two of NEWMAC Championship
    February 26, 2011
    The Babson College men’s swimming and diving team remain in seventh place after the completion of day two of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship. Highlighting day two for the Beavers was a third place finish in the 800 freestyle relay. A team made up of first-year Isaac Breen-Franklin (Severna Park, Md.) and sophomores Michael Flaherty (Walpole, Mass.), Edvard Arnet (Tokyo, Japan) and Greg Bissett (Cerritos, Calif.) that finished in a time of 7:10.18.
  • Breen-Franklin Sets 500 Free Record On Day One Of NEWMAC Championships
    February 25, 2011
    The Babson College men's swimming and diving team traveled to MIT to compete in the 2011 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships on Friday. After day one of the three-day meet, the Beavers stood in seventh place with a team score of 85 points. Highlighting the day for Babson was first-year Isaac Breen-Franklin (Severna Park, Md.), who placed seventh overall and set a new school record in the 500 yard freestyle. The freshman star finished with a time of 4:42.19, cutting more than four and a half seconds off the previous Babson mark of 4:46.96 set by Rich Chute back in 2001.
  • Breen-Franklin Named NEWMAC Men's Swimmer of the Week
    January 31, 2011
    Babson College first-year Isaac Breen-Franklin (Severna Park, Md.) has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Swimmer of the Week. This marks the first weekly honor of the rookie’s career. Breen-Franklin amassed four individual victories and one relay win in a 2-0 week for Babson. The Beavers will visit Wellesley College on Tuesday evening for a tri-meet with Coast Guard and Gordon beginning at 5pm.
  • Men's Swimming and Diving Defeats Springfield, 122-110
    January 29, 2011
    The Babson College men’s swimming and diving team defeated host Springfield College on Saturday afternoon, 122-110. Both of Babson’s relay teams took top points as well as first-years Isaac Breen-Franklin (Severna Park, Md.) and Steven Jacobi (Cranbury, N.J.) who each placed first in two individual swims. Babson will next take the pool on Tuesday evening when they face Coast Guard and Gordon at Wellesley College at 5pm.
  • Swimming and Diving Sweeps Bridgewater on Senior Night
    January 27, 2011
    The Babson College swimming and diving teams defeated visiting Bridgewater State University on Thursday evening in their final home meet of the 2010-11 season. The men won by a score of 109-71 while the women defeated the Bears, 96-92. Junior Ryan Pope (Hawthorne, N.Y.) led the way for the men with three victories while senior captain Mia Filippini (Lake Forest, Ill.) finished out her career in Morse Pool with four first place finishes on the night. Thursday marked the final collegiate home meet for Babson’s eight seniors. Over the last four years, Katelynn Conlon, Mia Filippini, Christina Stone, Joel Bonina, Joseph Dimuccio, Mauricio Krantzberg, Mark Merolle, and Paul Rollinger played instrumental roles in the success of the Babson swimming and diving program. The men will next compete at Springfield College this Saturday for a 1pm meet and the women will take on Coast Guard, Gordon and Wellesley in a quad meet on February 1st at 5pm.
  • Swimming and Diving Falls to Wheaton
    January 22, 2011
    The Babson College swimming and diving teams both fell to host Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon. The men were defeated by a score of 174-119 and the women fell by a score of 202-88. First-years Isaac Breen-Franklin (Severna Park, Md.) and Steven Jacobi (Cranbury, N.J.) led the men with three individual first place finishes each. Both teams will host Bridgewater State University in their final home meet of the season on Thursday evening at 6pm.
  • Bentley Too Strong For Swimming And Diving
    January 19, 2011
    The Babson College swimming and diving teams lost both ends of a dual meet at Bentley University on Wednesday, as the men fell to the Falcons, 130-99, and the women lost, 143-82. The men's team amassed a total of six event victories in their half of the meet. First-year Isaac Breen-Franklin led the way with three wins, as he placed first in the 200 free, 500 free, and 1000 free. Fellow rookie Steven Jacobi added victories in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke, while junior Ryan Pope placed first in the 3-meter diving event. First-year Lincoln Flynn recorded the lone victory for the Babson women, as she finished in a tie for first in the 3-meter diving event.
  • Swimming and Diving Resumes Season With Sweep Of Norwich
    January 15, 2011
    After a pair of postponements due to inclement weather, the Babson College swimming and diving teams finally resumed their 2010-11 season by sweeping a dual meet at Norwich University on Saturday. The men's team defeated the Cadets by a score of 146-96, while the women prevailed, 160-49. In the men's half of the meet, the Beavers were led by first-years Isaac Breen-Franklin and Steven Jacobi, who each accounted for three of the team's 12 event victories. Breen-Franklin finished first in the 200 free, 500 free, and 1000 free, while Jacobi earned wins in the 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 IM.
  • Swimming and Diving Teams Fall To Nationally-Ranked MIT, Bowdoin
    November 20, 2010
    The Babson College swimming and diving teams both fell to a pair of nationally-ranked teams at MIT on Saturday, despite a plethora of strong individual performances. The women’s team lost to the host Engineers, 251-44, and to Bowdoin College, 203-79, while the Babson men fell to MIT, 226-60, and to the Polar Bears, 176-112. The men’s squad was once again led by junior diver Ryan Pope (Hawthorne, N.Y.), who recorded Babson’s only two victories of the day. He finished first in the 3-meter competition with a score of 214.35, and then won the 1-meter event with a season-high score of 255.85. The Babson women were led by junior Mallory Mosk (San Celemente, Calif.) and first-year Mika Cucullo (South Salem, N.Y.), who each finished in the top four in a pair of events.
  • Pope Named NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week
    November 15, 2010
    Following a dominating performance in his team's meet at WPI on Saturday, Babson College junior Ryan Pope (Hawthorne, N.Y.) was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Diver of the week on Monday. Pope swept the diving events in the Beavers' tough 157-132 loss to the Engineers on Saturday. He won the 1-meter competition with a score of 247.15 points, and then finished first in the 3-meter event with a score of 252.00 points. Both scores were season highs for the junior, who also showed his versatility by placing third in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.83).
  • Engineers Slip Past Men's Swimming and Diving
    November 13, 2010
    Eric Spazzarini (Enfield, CT) won the 1000-yard freestyle, 200-yard backstroke and was part of the winning 200-yard medley relay team to lead WPI past Babson 157-132 in Men's Swimming and Diving on Saturday afternoon at Clark. With the win WPI moves to 2-0, while Babson drops to 2-1 on the season. The Babson 200-yard freestyle relay team of Greg Bissett (Cerritos, CA), Mauricio Krantzberg (Cancun, Mexico), Michael Flaherty (Walpole, MA), Edvard Arnet (Tokyo, Japan) won with a time of 1:31.28. Bissett would go on to finish first in the 50-yard (22.30) and 100-yard freestyle (48.63) in addition to the 200-yard IM (2:05.17). Arnet would see individual success in the 200-yard freestyle posting a time of 1:50.43.
  • Swimming and Diving Sweeps UMass Dartmouth
    October 30, 2010
    The Babson College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon with the men winning by a score of 123-110 and the women finishing with a score of 133—106. The Babson men have improved to 2-0 on the season and the women are now 1-1. Juniors Mallory Mosk (San Clemente, Calif.) and Brittany Bishop (Little Neck, N.Y.) led the way for the women with three first place finishes each and sophomore Greg Bissett (Cerritos, Calif.) led the men also with three first place finishes.
  • Swimming and Diving Splits with Clark
    October 23, 2010
    The Babson College men’s and women’s swimming and diving team opened up the 2010-11 season with a home meet against Clark University. The men came out on top winning by a score of 128-114 while the women fell to the Cougars, 133-95. For the men, sophomores Edvard Arnet (Tokyo, Japan) and Greg Bissett (Lakewood, Calif.) each had three first place finishes.
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