2015-16 Men's Track & Field News

  • LaPointe, Kerester Earn BESBY Awards for Top Performance by a Junior Athlete
    July 27, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sam LaPointe (Wells, Maine) of men's track & field and Olivia Kerester (Chappaqua, N.Y.) of women's soccer were tabbed as the BESBY award winners for top performance by a junior male and female student-athlete in polls conducted on twitter.
  • Best of Babson Athletics 2015-16: Moment #15
    June 09, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—First-year Matthew Dynan (Reading, Mass.) used a late charge to finish 0.06 seconds ahead of sophomore John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) as the Babson College men's track & field team took second and third place in the 800-meter run at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships on April 30 in New London, Conn.
  • Men Come In Third In NEWMAC Presidents Cup Standings
    June 08, 2016
    BOSTON—After claiming a pair of conference tournament championships to go along with one regular season title, the Babson College men finished third for the third year in a row when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its final Presidents Cup standings on Wednesday.
  • Men's Track & Field Wraps Up Season at ECAC Championships
    May 19, 2016
    WESTFIELD, Mass.—The Babson College men's track & field team wrapped up the 2016 campaign with a pair of races at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships on Thursday afternoon.
  • Men's Track & Field Sets New Mark in 4x400-Meter Relay at ECAC Championships
    May 18, 2016
    WESTFIELD, Mass.—The Babson College men's track & field team opened the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships with a record-setting performance in the 4x400-meter relay on Wednesday evening at Westfield State University.
  • Meet Preview: Men's Track & Field at the ECAC Championships
    May 17, 2016
    THE SETUP Five members of the Babson College men's track & field team will take part in four different events at the ECAC Championships beginning on Wednesday afternoon at Westfield State University. Beavers' junior Sam LaPointe and the 4x400-meter relay team will compete on Wednesday, while sophomore John Decker and first-year Matthew Dynan will both race on Thursday afternoon.
  • Men's Track & Field Competes at New Balance Twilight Meet
    May 14, 2016
    WALTHAM, Mass.—The Babson College men's track & field team wrapped up its preparation for next week's ECAC Championships by competing at the New Balance Battle Road Twilight meet on Saturday afternoon at Bentley University.
  • Meet Preview: Men's Track & Field at the New Balance Twilight Meet
    May 13, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's track & field squad will prepare for next week's ECAC Championships by competing at the New Balance Twilight meet at Bentley on Saturday afternoon. The Beavers have six runners competing in four different events on Saturday.
  • Track & Field Teams Earn All-New England Honors in Three Events at NCAA Regional Meet
    May 07, 2016
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Babson College track & field teams had five different athletes earn all-region honors on the final day of competition at the NCAA Division III New England Championships as the men finished 28th among scoring teams, while the women came in 30th on Saturday at Blake Track.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at the NCAA New England Championships
    May 04, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will send 16 athletes to take part in the NCAA Division III New England Championships beginning on Friday afternoon at Springfield College. The Green and White has four athletes competing on Friday, while the majority of the team will get the meet underway on Saturday.
  • Men's Track & Field Finishes Fifth at NEWMAC Championships
    April 30, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn.—The Babson College men's track & field team set two program records , earned a pair of all-conference awards and had seven different athletes qualify for postseason meets as it finished fifth at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships at the Coast Guard Academy on Saturday. The Beavers finished with 43 points to match last year's squad for the highest total in program history.
  • NEWMAC Track & Field Championships Preview
    April 29, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will travel to Coast Guard for the second time this spring to take part in the 2016 NEWMAC Championships on Saturday. The Green and White men's and women's squads combined to earn points in 18 events at the Coast Guard Invitational back on April 2.
  • Three From Men's Track & Field Earn NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Recognition
    April 27, 2016
    BOSTON—The Babson College men's track & field team had three athletes recognized for their work in the classroom when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its Academic All-Conference team on Wednesday. Sophomore Trevor Lomba (Dartmouth, Mass.) was honored for the second year in a row, while sophomores Jonathan Martin (Valrico, Fla.) and Jonathan Miller (Westford, Mass.) were both named to the team for the first time.
  • Decker Collects NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week Honors
    April 25, 2016
    BOSTON—Babson College sophomore John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) was tabbed as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track Athlete of the Week on Monday after his record-breaking performance at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Friday.
  • LaPointe Competes at Larry Ellis Invitational
    April 24, 2016
    PRINCETON, N.J.—Coming off of his record-setting performances in the 100- and 200-meter dash, Babson College junior Sam LaPointe (Wells, Maine) competed in both events at the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Track & Field Squads Set Three More Records at Sean Collier Invitational
    April 23, 2016
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams set three more school records and added another NCAA New England Championships qualifier at the Sean Collier Invitational hosted by MIT on Saturday at Steinbrenner Track.
  • Decker Breaks Own School Record in 800-Meter Run at Princeton
    April 23, 2016
    PRINCETON, N.J.—Sophomore John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) opened a busy weekend for the Babson College track & field teams with a record-setting performance in the men’s 800-meter run on Friday evening at the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University.
  • Weekend Preview: Track & Field at Princeton/MIT
    April 22, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams enter the final weekend of preparation for the NEWMAC Championships with a pair of events on the schedule. Junior Sam LaPointe and sophomore John Decker will travel to the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University, while the remainder of the Beavers will compete at the Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday at MIT.
  • Track & Field Sets Four School Records at Connecticut College Silfen Invitational
    April 16, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams combined to set four school records while finishing with three postseason qualifying times at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Babson men came in 11th overall in the two-day event, while the women's squad placed 16th overall.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at Connecticut College
    April 14, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams head to New London for the second time in three weeks to compete at Connecticut College on Friday and Saturday. Five athletes will compete in the Camels' Elite Meet on Friday afternoon, while both the men's and women's squads will take part in the Open Meet on Saturday starting at 10 a.m.
  • Greenfield's Record in the 400 Meters Highlights Strong Day at AIC Invitational
    April 09, 2016
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—Junior JD Greenfield (Reading, Mass.) set a new school record in the 400-meter dash to highlight a number of strong performances by the Babson College men's and women's track & field teams at the AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational on Saturday.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at AIC Invitational
    April 08, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will head to American International College to compete for the third straight weekend on Saturday.
  • Men Finish Eighth, Women 11th at Coast Guard Invitational
    April 02, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams combined to earn points in 18 events as the men came in eighth while the women finished 11th at the Coast Guard Academy Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at the Coast Guard Invitational
    April 01, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will return to competition at the Coast Guard Spring Invitational for the 10th consecutive season on Saturday.
  • Men's and Womens' Track & Field Gets Off To Strong Start at BSU Invitational
    March 26, 2016
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams combined for 19 top-10 finishes in a strong team showing at the season-opening Bridgewater State University Invitational on Saturday.
  • Meet Preview: Track & Field at Bridgewater State
    March 25, 2016
    THE SETUP The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will begin the 2016 season on Saturday morning at the Bridgewater State Invitational. The Beavers last competed at BSU in their first meet of the 2014 campaign.
  • 2016 Season Preview: Men's Track & Field
    March 23, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After putting together arguably the best season in program history last spring, the Babson College men's track & field team is looking to continue its individual and team success in 2016.
  • Men's Track & Field Picked Sixth In NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    February 18, 2016
    BOSTON—Following one of its most successful conference meets in program history last spring, the Babson College men's track & field team was picked to finish sixth when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its preseason coaches' poll on Thursday.
  • Brennen Elevated To Full-Time Head Coach of Cross Country and Track & Field Programs
    January 21, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Russ Brennen, who has served as the head coach of the Babson College men's and women's cross country and track & field programs in a part-time role since 2004, has been promoted to full time effective March 1 in an announcement made by Director of Athletics and Recreation Josh MacArthur on Thursday.
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