2013-14 Babson College Women's Volleyball News Releases

  • Staake Gym Floor Receives Facelift
    July 09, 2014
    Shortly after graduation, the Staake Gymnasium floor received a full makeover in preparation for summer programs and the upcoming academic year.
  • Women Come In Sixth In Presidents Cup Standings
    June 10, 2014
    BOSTON—Following another strong year across all three seasons, the Babson College women finished sixth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Presidents Cup standings.
  • Best of Babson Athletics 2013-14: #14
    May 21, 2014
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—First-year Brittany Goldschmidt (Delray Beach, Fla.) piled up a career-high 10 kills and sophomore Krissy Robertson (Dedham, Mass.) dished out 19 assists, helping the Babson College women’s volleyball team clinch its best conference finish since 1993 with a 3-1 victory over Wheaton College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match on October 29 at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Donahue, Robertson Named To NEWMAC All-Conference Women's Volleyball Team
    November 11, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass.—Coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history, sophomore Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) and Krissy Robertson (Dedham, Mass.) were selected to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball second team, when the league announced its postseason awards on Monday afternoon.
  • Coast Guard Edges Women’s Volleyball, 3-1, In NEWMAC Quarterfinals
    November 05, 2013
    BABSON PARK, Mass.--Senior Kelsey DePorto (Frankfort, Ill.) had a match-high 16 kills while first-year Rebekah Muller (Denair, Calif.) had 15 kills and 14 digs as Coast Guard became the first ever sixth-seed to advance to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball tournament semifinals with a 3-1 win over third-seeded Babson College in a conference tournament quarterfinal on Tuesday night at Staake Gymnasium.
  • NEWMAC Quarterfinal Preview: Women's Volleyball vs. Coast Guard Academy
    November 05, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and Coast Guard will meet for the 29th time on Tuesday night in a series that dates back to 1981. The Beavers are just 6-22 all-time in the series, beat won the regular-season meeting for their first win over the Bears since 1993.
  • Donahue, Stewart Tabbed For NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Women’s Volleyball Team
    November 04, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass.—A pair of Babson College women’s volleyball student-athletes, sophomores Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) and Sophie Stewart (Bejing, China) were named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference Team on Monday afternoon when the league released the first of its postseason awards.
  • Match Preview--Women's Volleyball vs. Wheaton
    October 29, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and Wheaton with meet for the 44th time on Tuesday night in a series that dates back to 1980. Despite a four-set loss last season, the Beavers have won four of the last six matches against the Lyons since 2008.
  • Women’s Volleyball Tops Wheaton 3-1; Clinches Best Conference Finish Since 1993
    October 29, 2013
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—First-year Brittany Goldschmidt (Delray Beach, Fla.) notched a career-high 10 kills and sophomore Krissy Robertson (Dedham, Mass.) posted team-highs of 19 assists and six service aces, helping Babson College pick up a 3-1 victory over visiting Wheaton College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball action on Tuesday night at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Women’s Volleyball Rallies For 3-1 Win Over Framingham State
    October 26, 2013
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomores Alicia Wilde (Franklin, Mass.) and Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) combined for 24 kills, and classmate Krissy Robertson (Dedham, Mass.) chipped in with a team-high 21 assists to go along with nine digs and five kills as Babson College rallied for a 3-1 victory over Framingham State in a non-conference women’s volleyball match on Saturday afternoon at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball vs. Framingham State
    October 25, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and Framingham State will meet for the 28th time on Saturday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1978. The Beavers lead the all-time series 23-4 and have won three consecutive matches going back to 2008.
  • Women’s Volleyball Rallies For Five-Set Triumph Over Regionally-Ranked MIT
    October 22, 2013
    Beavers’ Earn Program’s First Win Over Engineers Since 1992 BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) had three of her team-high 15 kills in the decisive fifth set as Babson College rallied for a 3-2 (20-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-22, 15-10) victory over visiting MIT in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball action on Tuesday night at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball vs. MIT
    October 22, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and MIT will meet for the 37th time on Tuesday night in a series that dates back to 1976. The series has been dominated by the Engineers, who have won 35 of the previous 36 meetings.
  • Emerson Shocks Regionally-Ranked Volleyball In Five Sets
    October 15, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass.—Senior Alyssa Thorne (Pittsburgh, Pa.) registered a team-high 10 kills and Emerson College won the first two sets before hanging on to win a five-set thriller, defeating visiting Babson College, 25-8, 25-23, 23-25, 16-25, 15-12, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball action on Tuesday night at Plofker Gym.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball at Emerson
    October 15, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and Emerson will meet for the fifth consecutive season on Tuesday night in a series that dates back to 2009. The Beavers hold a 3-1 edge all-time, and have won two straight meetings over the Lions, who are in their first season in the NEWMAC.
  • Volleyball Drops A Pair Of Matches at UMass-Boston Invitational
    October 13, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass.—The Babson College women’s volleyball team, currently ranked 12th in the region, wrapped up play at the UMass-Boston Beacons Invitational on Sunday, dropping a pair of matches. The Beavers fell 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-20) to the hosts in their first match of the day, and lost to regionally-ranked Endicott, 3-2 (26-24, 16-25, 21-25, 25-16, 15-12), in the nightcap.
  • Regionally-Ranked Women's Volleyball Tops Colby-Sawyer, Falls To Haverford
    October 12, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass.—The Babson College women’s volleyball team, currently ranked 12th in the latest NEWVA Division III poll, opened play at the UMass-Boston Beacon Invitational on Saturday, splitting a pair of matches. The Beavers opened with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-7) over regionally-ranked Colby-Sawyer College, before falling 3-2 (25-9, 24-26, 25-18, 23-25, 17-15) to Haverford College.
  • Tournament Preview: Women's Volleyball at the Beacon Invitational
    October 11, 2013
    SCOUTING THE CHARGERS: Colby-Sawyer (13-6), which is currently ranked 14th in the region, enters the weekend having won six of its last seven matches. Emilee McBride is one of four players averaging more than two kills per set, as she leads the Chargers with 2.78 and 39 blocks, while hitting .322 on the season. Laura Smolinski is contributing 9.56 assists per set, and Ally Le-Bruno leads the team with 328 digs on the year. Colby-Sawyer is 5-1 on the year in neutral court matches.
  • Women's Volleyball Powers Past WPI, 3-0, For Fifth Straight Win
    October 08, 2013
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) had a match-high eight kills while classmate Krissy Robertson (Dedham, Mass.) led all players with 14 assists and five service aces, helping Babson College to a straight-set, 25-12, 25-19, 25-9, victory over WPI in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball action at Staake Gymnasium on Tuesday night.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball vs. WPI
    October 08, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and WPI will meet for the 37th time on Tuesday night in a series that dates back to 1977. The Beavers hold a 26-10 edge over the Engineers all-time, and have won eight of the last 10 matches going back to 2004.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball vs. St. Joseph's
    October 03, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and St. Joseph’s will meet for the fourth time on Thursday night in a series that dates back to 1996. The Beavers are 3-1 all-time against the Monks, winning three straight matches in the series, but tonight’s match will be the first between the two teams since 2007.
  • Women's Volleyball Rolls Past St. Joseph's, 3-0, For Fourth Straight Win
    October 03, 2013
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore Alicia Wilde (Franklin, Mass.) registered a match-high 10 kills and first-year Lorraine Mackiewicz (Edison, N.J.) chipped in with nine kills and a team-high three blocks as Babson College cruised to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-14) victory over visiting St. Joseph’s College in non-conference women’s volleyball action on Thursday night at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball at Coast Guard
    October 01, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and Coast Guard will meet for the 28th time on Tuesday night in a series that dates back to 1981. The Beavers are just 5-22 all-time against the Bears and are looking for their first win over CGA since 1993.
  • Women's Volleyball Hangs On To Win Five-Set Thriller At Coast Guard
    October 01, 2013
    Beavers' Earn First Win Over the Bears Since 1993 NEW LONDON, Conn.—Sophomore Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) had 15 kills while classmate Krissy Robertson (Dedham, Mass.) notched 26 assists and 10 digs as Babson College won the first two sets before holding on for a dramatic 3-2 win (25-18, 25-19, 25-27, 20-25, 15-13) over the Coast Guard Academy in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball action on Tuesday night.
  • Tennis Helps Keep Sullivans Prepared
    September 30, 2013
    The twins Sara and Elizabeth Sullivan agree that their anticipation and footwork, perfected as the top two singles players on the girls’ tennis team at North Quincy High, helped them to develop into quicker and more skilled athletes at the collegiate level.
  • Women's Volleyball Sweeps Past Clark and Westfield State
    September 28, 2013
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Sophomore Krissy Robertson (Dedham, Mass.) registered 23 kills against just one error, while putting up 45 assists and 15 digs as the Babson College women’s volleyball team swept a pair of matches against Clark and Westfield State at the Back-to-Babson tri-match at Staake Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Match Preview: Babson vs. Clark/Westfield State
    September 27, 2013
    SERIES NOTES: Babson and Clark will meet for the 28th time on Saturday morning in a series that dates back to 1977. The Beavers are just 9-18 against the Cougars all-time, but have won two straight matches and five of the last six meetings overall. The Green and White, which won last year’s meeting 3-0, are facing Clark at home for the third consecutive season…Babson and Westfield State will meet for the first time in the day’s final match.
  • Women's Volleyball Comes Up Short In 3-0 Loss to Wellesley
    September 26, 2013
    WELLESLEY, Mass. -- The Wellesley College volleyball team topped Babson, 3-0, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Thursday evening. The win improves the Blue, who are currently ranked fourth in New England, to 14-2 overall with a 3-0 mark in NEWMAC play, while Babson dips to 9-7 overall, 2-2 in the NEWMAC.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball at Wellesley
    September 26, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and Wellesley will meet for the 34th time on Thursday night in Wellesley in a series that dates back to 1980. The Beavers are just 2-31 all-time against their cross-town rivals and are seeking their first win over the Blue since 1993.
  • Match Preview--Women's Volleyball vs. Springfield
    September 24, 2013
    THE SERIES: Babson and Springfield will meet for the 16th time on Tuesday night with the Beavers looking for their first win in the series. The Pride have won all 15 previous meetings, including 11 by straight sets, going back to 1998.
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