2018-19 News

  • Men's Tennis Falls to No. 24 Denison, 8-1
    March 22, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif.—The Babson College men's tennis team wrapped up its trip to southern California with an 8-1 loss to 24th-ranked Denison College in non-conference action on Friday afternoon.
  • Men's Tennis Suffers First Loss to No. 3 Bowdoin, 8-1
    March 20, 2019
    CLAREMONT, Calif.—The Babson College men's tennis team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday afternoon as it dropped an 8-1 decision to third-ranked Bowdoin College at the Claremont Club.
  • Men's Tennis Rolls Past Nichols, 7-2
    March 18, 2019
    WHITTIER, Calif.—Sophomores Chris Kolesnik (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Andre Libnic (Coral Gables, Fla.) both won in singles and doubles to help Babson College defeat Nichols College, 7-2, in non-conference men's tennis action on Monday afternoon.
  • Libnic, Kolesnik Sweep NEWMAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week Honors
    March 18, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College sophomores Chris Kolesnik (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Andre Libnic (Coral Gables, Fla.) swept the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly awards on Monday afternoon. The duo was tabbed as the league's doubles team of the week, while Libnic also collected singles player of the week recognition.
  • Men's Tennis Takes Down Whittier to Stay Unbeaten, 6-3
    March 16, 2019
    WHITTIER, Calif.—Sophomores Andre Libnic (Coral Gables, Fla.) and Chris Kolesnik (Staten Island, N.Y.) and first-year Tyler Zhang (Southborough, Mass.) were all victorious in both singles and doubles as visiting Babson College defeated Whittier College, 6-3, in non-conference men's tennis action on Saturday at the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts.
  • Spring Break Preview: Men's Tennis Set for Five Matches in Southern California
    March 15, 2019
    The Babson College men's tennis team travels to southern California for five matches in the span of seven days beginning on Saturday. The Beavers, who are off to their best start since 1997, will face a pair of ranked teams during the trip.
  • Men's Tennis Sweeps NEWMAC Weekly Awards
    March 11, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—After winning its first two matches of the spring, three members of the Babson College men's tennis team were honored when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its weekly award winners on Monday afternoon.
  • Men's Tennis Edges Trinity to Stay Unbeaten, 5-4
    March 10, 2019
    NEEDHAM, Mass.—The Babson College men's tennis team rallied from a one-point lead after doubles by winning four of the first five completed singles matches and defeated visiting Trinity College, 5-4, in non-conference action on Sunday afternoon at the Boston Sports Club.
  • Match Preview: Men's Tennis vs. Trinity
    March 07, 2019
    THE SERIES • Babson and Trinity will meet for the 12th time since 2002 on Sunday. The Bantams have won all 11 of the previous matches between the programs in the last two decades.
  • Men's Tennis Downs Holy Cross in Spring Opener, 8-1
    March 02, 2019
    NEEDHAM, Mass.—Five players earned points in both singles and doubles play to help Babson College open the spring portion of its schedule with an 8-1 victory over visiting Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon inside the Boston Sports Club.
  • Match Preview: Men's Tennis vs. Holy Cross
    March 01, 2019
    THE SERIES • Babson and Holy Cross will meet for the first time since 2006 and just the fourth time in the last two decades on Saturday. The Beavers won two of three matches between the teams from 2004-06.
  • 2019 Season Preview: Men's Tennis
    February 28, 2019
    NEW MAN IN CHARGE First-year head coach Michael Kopelman was hired back in September to lead the Beavers' men's and women's tennis programs. The 2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year, Kopelman enjoyed a successful three-year stint at Brandeis that included leading both their men's and women's programs to top-20 rankings in the ITA national polls.
  • Men's Tennis Second in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    February 14, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—The Babson College men’s tennis team collected one first-place vote and was picked to finish second when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday.
  • Men's Tennis Announces Spring Schedule
    January 28, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After opening the 2018-19 season with a pair of wins under the direction of first-year head coach Michael Kopelman, the Babson College men’s tennis program released the spring portion of its schedule on Monday afternoon. The Beavers will face four teams that appear in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national poll and two others that reached the NCAA Tournament last spring.
  • Men's Tennis Downs Merrimack in Fall Finale, 7-2
    October 16, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Four different players were victorious in singles and doubles to help Babson College defeat visiting Merrimack College, 7-2, in non-conference men's tennis action on Tuesday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Complex.
  • De Mendiola, Rosenbluth Bow Out of Doubles Bracket at ITA New England Championships
    September 29, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt.—The Babson College duo of senior Brandon Rosenbluth (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) and junior Alberto De Mendiola (San Jose, Costa Rica) saw their weekend come to a close with a loss in the doubles bracket of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Championships on Saturday at Middlebury College.
  • De Mendiola, Rosenbluth Advance on Opening Day of ITA New England Championships
    September 28, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt.—Two members of the Babson College men's tennis team picked up victories on the opening day of competition at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Championships on Friday at Middlebury College.
  • Men's Tennis Posts Strong Showing at Connecticut College Tournament
    September 23, 2018
    NEW LONDON, Conn.—The Babson College men's tennis team had a successful day at the Connecticut College Tournament on Saturday as it went unbeaten in five of nine singles flights and captured titles in a pair of doubles flights against the host Camels, Trinity College and Wheaton College.
  • Men's Tennis Tops Eastern Nazarene in Season Opener, 8-1
    September 20, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Three different players were victorious in both singles and doubles to help lift Babson College to an 8-1 win over Eastern Nazarene College in non-conference men's tennis action on Thursday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Complex.
  • Kopelman Named Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach at Babson
    September 11, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch announced the appointment of Michael Kopelman as the head men’s and women’s tennis coach. Kopelman replaces longtime coach Jim Berrigan, who stepped away in August after a 19-year tenure.
  • Berrigan Steps Down from Men's and Women's Tennis Post at Babson
    August 17, 2018
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After leading Babson College men's and women's tennis for the last 19 years, head coach Jim Berrigan MBA'15 has decided to step away from the programs and pass the torch on to a new leader.
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