Regional Women’s Volleyball Powers Babson and MIT to Appear on Facebook Live

Regional Women’s Volleyball Powers Babson and MIT to Appear on Facebook Live

Watch Tuesday's Match Here

BABSON PARK, Mass.—
The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation will bring Tuesday's highly-anticipated women's volleyball match to Facebook Live at 6 p.m. when the regionally-ranked Beavers host nationally-ranked MIT at Staake Gymnasium in a matchup featuring the last three New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament champions.

The match will be simulcast on Facebook Live and Stretch Internet, Babson's live video streaming provider. In addition to the traditional broadcast, the Facebook Live platform will provide Babson fans and followers an interactive experience. Engagement opportunities include viewers comments showing beside the live action and post likes while reacting to the game action in front of them on their mobile devices and/or desktops.

During the broadcast, there will be fun facts and series notes between the volleyball rivals who went head to head in two of the last three NEWMAC Tournament championship matches. Additionally, trivia questions between two of the sets will give viewers the opportunity to win Babson Athletics gear and prizes.

With Babson's alumni scattered throughout the world, streaming to Facebook Live creates another way for Athletics to engage with alumni, students, faculty and staff, prospects, family and friends in addition to connecting with new fans.

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