2014-15 Women's Cross Country News

  • Women Come In Sixth In NEWMAC Presidents Cup Standings
    June 18, 2015
    BOSTON—Following a successful campaign that included three conference tournament championships, the Babson College women came in sixth for the second year in a row when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its Presidents Cup standings on Wednesday.
  • Capalbo Named To CoSIDA Capital One Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-District Team
    May 25, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.) was honored for her work in the arena and the classroom on Friday as she was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Capital One Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-District team on Friday afternoon. By virtue of her selection, she is now eligible for the Academic All-America team, which will be released in June.
  • Athletics’ Capalbo Lands Prestigious Roger W. Babson Award
    May 15, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—A four-year member of both the Babson College women’s cross country and track & field programs, senior Marina Capalbo was honored with the prestigious Roger W. Babson Award on Friday afternoon at the Senior Awards Ceremony in the Sorenson Theater.
  • Capalbo, Women's Cross Country Garner USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
    February 11, 2015
    NEW ORLEANS—After capping her superb career with a second consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III National Championship in November, Babson College senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.) added to her achievements on Wednesday as she earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assocation (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors for the third straight year.
  • Capalbo Ends Career With Strong Showing At NCAA Division III Championship
    November 22, 2014
    MASON, Ohio—Babson College senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.) made her second consecutive NCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country Championship appearance on Saturday afternoon, coming in 92nd overall in a field of 275 runners with a time of 23:10 at Wilmington College’s 6k Golf Center at Kings Island course.
  • Capalbo Set To Compete At NCAA Division III Championship
    November 20, 2014
    THE SETUP: Senior Marina Capalbo will compete in the NCAA Division III National Championship for the second consecutive season on Saturday at the Golf Center at Kings Island 6k course in Mason, Ohio.
  • Capalbo Earns Second Straight Bid To NCAA Division III Cross Country Championship
    November 16, 2014
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After becoming the only runner in the history of the program to earn All-New England honors in three consecutive seasons, Babson College senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.) was one of seven harriers from New England to be selected for the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championship on Sunday afternoon.
  • Capalbo Earns Third Straight All-New England Honor; Men Come In 21st At NCAA Regional Championship
    November 15, 2014
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—Standout senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.) became the first harrier in program history to earn All-New England honors in three consecutive seasons as the women came in 28th, while the men finished 21st at the NCAA Division III New England Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Mount Greylock High School course.
  • Meet Preview: Women's Cross Country at the NCAA New England Championship
    November 14, 2014
    THE SETUP: The Babson College men’s and women’s cross country teams will return to the Mount Greylock High School course on Saturday for the NCAA Division III New England Championships. The men will take part in an 8k race at 11 a.m., followed by the women’s 6k race at 12:30 p.m.
  • Five From Women's Cross County Named To NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Squad
    November 03, 2014
    BOSTON—The Babson College women’s cross country team had five runners honored 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 Monday afternoon.
  • Capalbo Earns Third Straight All-Conference Selection; Men Finish Fifth At NEWMAC Championships
    November 01, 2014
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—Senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.) became the first female in Babson College history to earn all-conference honors for the third time with her 12th-place finish at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Cross Country Championships on Saturday afternoon at Smith College. Capalbo helped the Beavers come in ninth in the women's meet, while the Babson men finished fifth.
  • 2014 NEWMAC Cross Country Championship Preview
    October 30, 2014
    THE SETUP: The 2014 NEWMAC men’s and women’s cross country championships, hosted by Smith College, will be held on Saturday at the Smith College Cross Country Course in Northampton, Mass. The men will open the day with an 8K race at 11 a.m., while the women will compete in a 5K race at 12 p.m.
  • Capalbo, Gulesian Record Victories at the Saints Invitational
    October 17, 2014
    BOSTON—Led by victories from standout seniors Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.) and Mark Gulesian (Miami, Fla.), the Babson College men's and women's cross country teams put together a pair of pair of tremendous performances on Friday afternoon at the Emmanuel College Saints Invitational. The Beavers' men's squad won the event for the second consecutive year, while the women posted their best finish of the fall, coming in second on the course at Franklin Park.
  • Meet Preview: Cross Country at the Emmanuel Saints Invitational
    October 16, 2014
    THE SETUP: The Babson College men's and women's cross country teams will return to the Emmanuel Saints Invitational for the sixth time in the last seven years on Friday. The women's 5k race will start at 4 p.m., followed by the men's 8k event at Franklin Park, which hosted last season's NEWMAC Championships.
  • Men Finish 7th, Women 18th At James Earley Invitational
    October 11, 2014
    WESTFIELD, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's cross country teams returned to action following a two-week hiatus with a number of strong performances at the Jack Earley Invitational hosted by Westfield State University on Saturday afternoon. The men, paced by senior Mark Gulesian's (Miami, Fla.) third-place finish, came in seventh out of 37 teams, while the women's squad, sparked by the return to standout senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.), placed 18th in the 44-team field.
  • Meet Preview: Cross Country at the James Earley Invitational
    October 10, 2014
    THE SETUP: The Babson College men's and women's cross country teams return to action for the first time since September 27 on Saturday at the James Earley Invitational hosted by Westfield State. The 47-team women's 5k race will get underway at 11 a.m., while the men's 8k race, which features a field of 43 teams, will start at 12 p.m. on the Stanley Park course. The men have finished in the top-10 in back-to-back seasons at Westfield State, while the women's best result was finishing 10th back in 2010.
  • Men Finish Ninth, Women 20th At Purple Valley Classic
    September 27, 2014
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's cross country teams battled warm temperatures and a challenging course to post strong results at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College on Saturday afternoon. In a field that featured many of the northeast's top teams, the men came in ninth and the women, who were competing in their first 6k race of the year, finished 21st on the Mount Greylock Regional High School course that will host the NCAA New England Championships in mid-November.
  • Meet Preview: Cross Country at the Purple Valley Classic
    September 26, 2014
    THE SETUP: The Babson College men's and women's cross country teams will get their first look at the NCAA New England Championship course this weekend when they compete at the Williams College Purple Valley Classic on Saturday afternoon. The men will take part in an 8k race at 12:15 p.m., followed by the women's 5k race at 1:00 p.m. at the Mount Greylock Regional HS course.
  • Men Finish 8th, Women 18th At UMass-Dartmouth Invitational
    September 20, 2014
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's cross country teams returned to action with a tremendous performance that featured 13 personal-best times on Saturday at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational. Led by a seventh-place finish from senior Mark Gulesian (Miami, Fla.), the men posted their best-ever result at the event, coming in eighth out of 34 teams, while the women finished 18th in a field of 38 teams.
  • Meet Preview: Cross Country at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational
    September 18, 2014
    UMD Cross Country Course—North Dartmouth, Mass. THE SETUP: After a weekend off the Babson men’s and women’s cross country squads return to action on Saturday at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational for the 17th time in the last 19 seasons. The men will take part in an 8k event start at 10:30 a.m. while the women’s 5k race will follow at 11:30 a.m.
  • Cross Country Takes Part in Smith Invitational
    September 06, 2014
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's cross country teams got their first look at the course for November's New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship meet when they competed at the Smith College Invitational on Saturday. The men, who were without their top four runners, came in seventh, while the women, who raced without standout senior Marina Capalbo (Gainesville, Va.), came in 15th in their half of the meet.
  • Event Preview: Cross Country at the Smith Invitational
    September 05, 2014
    THE SETUP: The Babson College men’s and women’s cross country teams will return to the Smith College Invitational for the first time since 2012 and just the third time since 2005 on Saturday. The women will compete in a 5k race while the men will take part in their first 8k event of the year.
  • Cross Country Teams Start Strong At NEC Invitational
    August 29, 2014
    HENNIKER, N.H.—The Babson College men’s cross country team opened its season with a victory for the fourth consecutive season and the women’s squad, despite missing some of its top veterans, posted a fifth-place finish at the New England Mayflower Invitational on Friday evening.
  • Meet Preview: Cross Country at the New England College Mayflower Invitational
    August 28, 2014
    THE SETUP: Babson will open its season at the New England College Mayflower Invitational for the third consecutive season on Friday afternoon. Both squads will compete in the 5k against some of the top teams from northern New England.
  • Women's Cross Country Eighth In NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    August 28, 2014
    BOSTON—Following back-to-back ninth-place finishes at the conference meet, the Babson College women’s cross country team was picked to come in eighth when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday morning.
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