2019-20 News

  • Neely Earns 200th Win as No. 22 Women's Volleyball Beats No. 13 Tufts, Middlebury for New England Challenge Title
    October 19, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—No. 22 Babson College head coach Eric Neely recorded his 200th career win and the Beavers defeated 13th-ranked Tufts University and Middlebury College to capture the program's first New England Challenge title on Saturday afternoon inside Rockwell Cage. The Beavers outlasted the previously unbeaten Jumbos in five sets (25-23, 26-28, 25-14, 27-29, 15-10) and followed it up with a three-set sweep of the Panthers (25-21, 25-22, 27-25).
  • No. 22 Women’s Volleyball Handles Williams in New England Challenge Opener, 3-0
    October 18, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) and first-year Laura Zuloaga (Naples, Fla.) combined for 24 kills while hitting .550 as 22nd-ranked Babson College defeated visiting Williams College in three sets (25-16, 25-20, 25-16) on the opening night of the New England Challenge inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • Tournament Preview: No. 22 Women's Volleyball Set to Face Top NESCAC Foes at New England Challenge
    October 17, 2019
    THE SETUP • Babson will host Williams on Friday night before traveling to MIT to face No. 13 Tufts and Middlebury on Saturday in the fifth edition of the New England Challenge. • The Beavers are 4-8 all-time in the New England Challenge.
  • No. 22 Women’s Volleyball Runs Winning Streak to Nine with Four-Set Victory at Wheaton
    October 15, 2019
    NORTON, Mass.—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) recorded 13 kills and classmate Cassidy Witten (Honolulu, Hawaii) led all players with a career-high 25 digs to help No. 22 Babson College rally for a four-set (17-25, 25-22, 25-11, 26-24) win over Wheaton College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's volleyball action inside Emerson Gymnasium.
  • Match Preview: No. 23 Women's Volleyball at Wheaton
    October 14, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Basbon is 17-32 all-time against Wheaton in a series that dates back to 1980. • The Beavers have won nine of their last 12 matches against the Lyons but are just 2-2 in their last four trips to Norton. • Each of Babson's last four victories in the series have come in three sets.
  • Carosotto Becomes Career Blocks Leader as No. 23 Women's Volleyball Upends Brandeis, Endicott
    October 12, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Kristin Carosotto (East Greenwich, R.I.) became the program's all-time blocks leader as 23rd-ranked Babson College defeated Brandeis University and Endicott College in non-conference women's volleyball action on Saturday afternoon at Staake Gymnasium.
  • Tri-Match Preview: No. 23 Women's Volleyball Welcomes Brandeis, Endicott to Staake Gymnasium on Saturday
    October 11, 2019
    THE SETUP • No. 23 Babson will wrap up a five-match home stand on Saturday when it hosts Brandeis and Endicott inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • No. 23 Women's Volleyball Rallies to Beat MIT, 3-1
    October 08, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) recorded a season-high 19 kills and 23rd-ranked Babson College hit .372 over the final three sets on the way to defeating visiting MIT, 3-1 (23-25, 25-13, 25-21, 25-20), in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's volleyball action on Tuesday night inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • Match Preview: No. 24 Women's Volleyball vs. MIT
    October 07, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 6-36 all-time against MIT in a series that dates back to 1982. • The Beavers and Engineers have split their last 10 meetings since 2013, and the Green and White has won two of the last three matches against MIT inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • No. 24 Women's Volleyball Downs Coast Guard, Vassar in Three Sets
    October 05, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) totaled 23 kills and 24th-ranked Babson College hit .258 as a team on the way to defeating the Coast Guard Academy and Vassar College on Saturday afternoon inside Staake Gymnasium. The Beavers topped the Bears 25-12, 25-21, 26-24 to pick up a key league win and followed with a 25-10, 25-22, 25-13 victory over the Brewers.
  • Tri-Match Preview: No. 24 Women's Volleyball Set to Host Coast Guard and Vassar
    October 04, 2019
    THE SETUP • Following a week off, 24th-ranked Babson welcomes Coast Guard and Vassar to Staake Gymnasium for a tri-match on Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 17 Women's Volleyball Handles Smith, Keene State in Three Sets
    September 28, 2019
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—No. 17 Babson College finished with a .255 hitting percentage on the way to defeating Smith College and Keene State College on Saturday afternoon inside Ainsworth Gymnasium. The Beavers eased past the host Pioneers 25-16, 25-17, 25-18 in their first match before cruising to a 25-12, 25-14, 25-22 straight-set triumph over the Owls.
  • Tri-Match Preview: No. 17 Women's Volleyball Hits the Road to Battle Smith, Keene State
    September 27, 2019
    THE SETUP • No. 17 Babson closes out the month of September with a pair of matches at Smith on Saturday afternoon. The Beavers take on the host Pioneers in a conference tilt in their opening match of the day before taking on Keene State for the second year in a row.
  • Match Preview: No. 17 Women's Volleyball vs. UMass Dartmouth
    September 25, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 8-11 all-time against UMass Dartmouth in a series that dates back to 1980. • The Beavers have won four of their last five against the Corsairs, although last year's match was the first between the teams since 2012.
  • No. 17 Women's Volleyball Sweeps UMass Dartmouth, 3-0
    September 25, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—First-year Jordan Lapins (Calgary, Alberta) paced a balanced attack with 10 kills and sophomore Maddie Malee (Orlando, Fla.) led all players with 13 digs to help 17th-ranked Babson College record a three-set (25-16, 25-18, 25-16) win over visiting UMass Dartmouth in non-conference women's volleyball action on Wednesday night inside Staake Gymasium.
  • No. 17 Women's Volleyball Stunned by Emerson, 3-1
    September 24, 2019
    BOSTON—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) led players with a season-high 19 kills but 17th-ranked Babson College recorded its lowest hitting percentage of the year and suffered a four-set (26-24, 15-25, 25-21, 25-23) loss to Emerson College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's volleyball action on Tuesday night inside Brown-Plofker Gymnasium.
  • Cameron Named NEWMAC Women's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week
    September 23, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College senior Elizabeth Cameron (El Dorado Hills, Calif.) was tabbed as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • Match Preview: No. 17 Women's Volleyball at Emerson
    September 23, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 8-2 all-time against Emerson in a series that dates back to 2009. • The Beavers have won the last five matches in the series since suffering a five-set loss to the Lions in Boston back in 2013.
  • No. 21 Women's Volleyball Takes Out Clark, Kean to Equal Best Start in Program History
    September 21, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The 21st-ranked Babson College women's volleyball team matched the best start in school history with victories over Clark University and Kean University inside Staake Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The Beavers opened the day with a three-set (25-16, 25-17, 25-12) win over Clark, and defeated Kean in four sets, 25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 25-5, in the final match of the day.
  • No. 21 Women's Volleyball Welcomes Clark, Kean to Staake Gymnasium on Saturday
    September 20, 2019
    THE SETUP • No. 21 Babson, which is off to its best start since 1992, welcomes Clark and Kean to Staake Gymnasium for a tri-match on Saturday as part of the Back To Babson Centennial Celebration. The Beavers host Clark at 11 a.m. in a NEWMAC match and will face Kean to conclude the day at 3 p.m.
  • No. 21 Women's Volleyball Coasts Past Simmons, 3-0
    September 19, 2019
    BOSTON—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) led all players with 14 kills and 21st-ranked Babson College finished with a .340 hitting percentage in its three-set (25-14, 25-19, 25-14) win over Simmons College in non-conference women's volleyball action non Thursday night inside Moore Gymnasium.
  • Match Preview: Women's Volleyball at Simmons
    September 18, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 18-7 all-time against Simmons in a series that dates back to 1980. • The Beavers have won eight of their last nine matches against the Sharks, but dropped their last trip to the Holmes Sports Center in 2017.
  • No. 21 Women’s Volleyball Sweeps WPI in NEWMAC Opener, 3-0
    September 17, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) matched her season high with 14 kills and senior Elizabeth Cameron (El Dorado Hills, Calif.) finished with 27 assists, seven kills and four service aces to help 21st-ranked Babson College defeat visiting WPI, 3-0 (25-13, 26-24, 25-21), in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's volleyball action on Tuesday night inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • Match Preview: No. 20 Women's Volleyball vs. WPI
    September 16, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 31-11 all-time against WPI in a series that dates back to 1977. • The Beavers have won three straight and 13 of their last 16 matches overall against the Engineers.
  • No. 20 Women's Volleyball Tops Bowdoin, RIT to Capture MIT Invitational Crown
    September 14, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—No. 20 Babson College hit .288 as a team to finish off an undefeated weekend at the MIT Invitational with victories over Bowdoin and RIT. The Beavers took out the Polar Bears in three sets, 25-21, 25-17, 25-19, in their opening match of the day, and followed it up with a four-set 25-21, 27-25, 22-25, 25-9 triumph over the Tigers.
  • No. 20 Women's Volleyball Sweeps Geneseo to Stay Unbeaten, 3-0
    September 13, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) and first-year Jordan Lapins (Calgary, Alberta) combined for 23 kills to help 20th-ranked Babson College defeat visiting SUNY Geneseo, 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 27-25), on the opening night of the MIT Invitational inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • Tournament Preview: No. 20 Women's Volleyball Set for Tough Tests at MIT Invitational
    September 12, 2019
    THE SETUP • Following a nine-day break, 20th-ranked Babson returns to action with three matches over the weekend at the MIT Invitational. • The Beavers host SUNY Geneseo on Friday night before travelling to Cambridge for matches against Bowdoin and RIT on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Volleyball Downs Southern New Hampshire, 3-0
    September 06, 2019
    MANCHESTER, N.H.—Junior Allie Puccio (New Hartford, N.Y.) finished with a season-high 14 kills to help 18th-ranked Babson College defeat Southern New Hampshire University, 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-23), in non-conference women's volleyball action on Wednesday night.
  • Match Preview: No. 20 Women's Volleyball at Southern New Hampshire
    September 04, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson and Southern New Hampshire will meet for the first time on Tuesday in Manchester. • While the Beavers will be playing for the fourth time this fall, the match will serve as a scrimmage for the Penmen, which officially open the 2019 season against Merrimack on Saturday.
  • No. 20 Women's Volleyball Overpowers Suffolk, 3-0
    August 31, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Kristin Carosotto (East Greenwich, R.I.) led all players with 11 kills and classmate Elizabeth Cameron (El Dorado Hills, Calif.) dished out 30 assists as 20th-ranked Babson College defeated visiting Suffolk University, 3-0 (25-9, 25-12, 25-13), in non-conference women's volleyball action on Saturday afternoon.
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