BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men’s ice hockey program and athletes from women’s cross country and women’s tennis will be volunteering at the College’s third annual Fresh Check Day on Friday from 12-3 p.m. inside the Reynolds Campus Center.
Babson Associate Athletics Director and head men’s soccer coach Jon Anderson ’75 reminisces about Homecoming over the years, speaks to alumni and families returning this weekend, and previews their golf tournament.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—For the third year in a row, the Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation was well represented when College Factual released its 2019 rankings last week. Seven programs were listed among the top 15 of their respective sports, highlighted by field hockey and men’s basketball being ranked first overall.
WALPOLE, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation held its 37th annual President's Cup Golf Tournament on Monday at Walpole Country Club. The event, which had been postponed due to poor weather back in early June, was played at Walpole CC for the third year in a row and featured more than 100 golfers and 30 corporate sponsors.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—When Shannon Torosian runs the upcoming New York City Marathon, she will have a familiar face to many in the Babson College athletics department helping push her along. Torosian, who is part of the Boston Children's Hospital team, is running for eight-year-old Will McHugh as part of the Patient Partner program.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch announced that Shannon Torosian has been promoted from athletics coordinator to the Athletics Business and Operations Specialist. Torosian replaces Omar Abdi, who took a position at the Reggie Lewis Center earlier this month.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch has unveiled the department’s updated strategic plan that will assist with sports and recreational programming through 2021 and beyond.
BABSON PARK, Mass—Following nearly three decades of service to the Babson College athletic department, assistant athletics director of facilities and recreation Andy Dutton announced his resignation last week to become the general manager of the Beede Swim and Fitness Center in the town of Concord.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Coordinator of Athletics Communications and Marketing Temitope Bajulaiye is the NCAA Division III recipient of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Excellence in Communications Award for the 2018 track & field season.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Nearly a year into the construction process, the transformation of the Babson College athletics facilities and the Babson Recreation and Athletics Center (BRAC) are starting to come into focus.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Director of Athletics Communications Jeremy Viens and Coordinator of Athletics Communications and Marketing Temitope Bajulaiye are among the 2017-18 award winners for the annual College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Fred Stabley Sr. Writing Contest.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement Mike Lynch took part in a professional development opportunity on mentoring at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Women in Athletics Symposium last month at Roanoke College. Lynch joined MIT Director of Athletics Julie Soriero for the presentation.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The 37th annual President's Cup Golf Tournament at the Walpole Country Club scheduled for Monday, June 4, has been postponed due to the projected weather forecast. A makeup date will be announced as soon as one is determined.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams began the spring postseason on Saturday and will be joined by six other programs this week as the championship season commences in earnest on Tuesday afternoon.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Department held its 37th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night to honor 84 student-athletes in the Class of 2018. A Night of Champions was highlighted by the selections of Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) of softball as the Female Athlete of the Class and John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) of the men’s track & field and cross country teams as the Male Athlete of the Class.
In late January, senior Melanie Plattner and junior Jake Fishkin of the Babson College cross country and track & field teams and baseball sophomore Sean Harrington attended an Apple Training Institute Conference through the athletics department’s partnership with Project TEAM (Team Engagement for Alcohol Management).
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation is the winner of the March NCAA Division III Special Olympics Spotlight Poll, which is a storytelling initiative located on ncaa.org/D3SpecialOlympics.
The Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge is underway and runs until midnight on Thursday, March 29! Former Babson president Brian Barefoot '66, H'09, P'01 will be matching gifts dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 during specific times that will be announced throughout the challenge.
Your sport may also have additional money on the table – find your team’s page to learn how your gift may secure additional funding for your favorite Babson program through sport specific challenges. You can also score limited edition Babson Athletics gear!
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation is partnering with the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) and the Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD) to host From Athlete to Entrepreneur featuring former WNBA player Michelle Brooke-Marciniak in Knight Auditorium on Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation partnered with Special Olympics of Massachusetts for a two-day community basketball event on February 11 and 18 inside Staake Gymnasium, as student-athletes, coaches and staff volunteered as announcers, fans, referees, scorekeepers and timekeepers.
Sophomores Katie Gademsky (Hillsborough, N.J.) and Maggie McCabe (Weston, Mass.) experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity traveling to Tanzania during the winter break. “It was Disney World in real life,” said Gademsky, a pitcher on the softball team who was referencing their two-day safari.
BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Departments of Athletics and Recreation and Health and Wellness were awarded a three-year, $30,000 NCAA CHOICES grant to fund Project TEAM (Team Engagement for Alcohol Management), an original and innovative model to address the culture of high-risk drinking at the school.