• Babson Athletics Celebrates Class of 2020 at 39th Annual Senior Awards Banquet
    May 09, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Despite being forced to celebrate virtually, the Babson College Department of Athletics honored 86 student-athletes in the Class of 2020 with its 39th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night. Eleven awards in all were handed out, highlighted by men's golfer Chris Bornhorst (West Newton, Mass.) and Elizabeth Cameron (El Dorado Hills, Calif.) being recognized as the Male and Female Athletes of the Class, and men's soccer's Steven Heintzelman (Middleton, Mass.) and Kristin Carosotto (East Greenwich, R.I.) winning the Eric Dosal and George C. Wilson awards, respectively.
  • Babson Athletics Set for Virtual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday Night
    May 06, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation is set to hold its 39th annual senior awards banquet on Friday, May 8. Pamela P. and Brian M. Barefoot Senior Director of Athletics and Athletics Advancement Mike Lynch will host a Night of Champions, which is set to premiere on Babson’s YouTube channel at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Babson Athletics Teams Celebrated in Division III Week
    April 17, 2020
    In troubling times, sports can serve as a distraction. They briefly allow us to take our mind off current concerns, and provide a community with something to celebrate.
  • Eight Spring Athletes Named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Teams
    April 16, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Eight Babson College student-athletes were recognized when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its Sportsmanship team for the spring season this week.
  • Babson Athletics Announces Game of the Week Series
    April 01, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College athletics department is excited to announce that it will be replaying some of the top games from the last calendar year as part of its Game of the Week series, which is set to debut on Friday night.
  • Recreation and Fitness Community Notice
    March 30, 2020
    To the Babson Community, The Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) is currently closed in compliance with the Massachusetts "Stay at Home" advisory that requires non-essential businesses including gyms and fitness centers to close.
  • Working (Out) From Home
    March 24, 2020
    For Babson College students and faculty, Monday marked the start of the transition to the online classroom due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As the College has spent countless hours preparing students for this new experience, members of the Babson Athletics strength and conditioning and training staff have performed similar work, creating remote exercise programming for student-athletes, continuing injury rehabilitation plans, and establishing a virtual recreation home for students, staff, and faculty.
  • Babson Athletics Community Message from Mike Lynch
    March 18, 2020
    To the Babson Athletics Community, First and foremost, thank you for your continued support during this time of uncertainty. These past two weeks have been unimaginable, and the impact this global pandemic has had on our campus and specifically our student-athletes was very real, sudden and life altering.
  • Babson Athletics Announces Cancelation of Spring Sport Seasons
    March 12, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—In response to the evolving situation related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pamela P. and Brian M. Barefoot Senior Director of Athletics and Athletics Advancement Mike Lynch announced the difficult decision to cancel the spring sport seasons, effective Monday, March 16.
  • Babson’s Response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    March 10, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College and Babson Athletics are actively monitoring the evolving situation related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). There are no cases of Coronavirus on Babson’s campuses. The College remains in normal operations, and continuity planning is actively underway.
  • Four Student-Athletes Selected as NEWMAC Winter Sportsmanship Team Honorees
    March 06, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Four Babson College student-athletes were recognized when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its winter Sportsmanship Team award winners on Thursday afternoon.
  • Supporting the Babson Student-Athlete Experience at the President's Cup
    February 11, 2020
    Mark your calendars for this impactful event that enhances the Babson student-athlete experience. The President's Cup Golf Tournament is the department’s single largest fundraiser. All proceeds go to the Athletics Excellence Fund. Help Babson provide a best in class experience for its student-athletes. More information to follow. Click on link below for the Wellesley Country Club site.
  • Babson Athletics Hosts Special Olympics Massachusetts
    February 11, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—For the third consecutive winter, the Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation partnered with Special Olympics Massachusetts for community basketball games on January 26 and a regional basketball tournament on February 9 inside the brand new Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex.
  • Babson Athletics Honored by NADIIIAA in the Special Olympics Activity Category
    January 28, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation is the recipient of the 2018-19 National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) Community Service Award in the Special Olympics Activity category for a two-day community basketball event last winter.
  • Centennial Moments: Success in the 2000s and Beyond
    January 06, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Beginning with men's swimmer Ramon Lopez '02 and the men's golf team qualifying for the 2000 NCAA Championships, Babson College has enjoyed two decades of athletics success unmatched in department history.
  • Centennial Moments: Facilities Expansion Fuels Success
    December 31, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.--Although Babson College has undergone a great deal of change over the last century, the opening of the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) back in September ensured that the roots of athletics at the College will not soon be forgotten.
  • Centennial Moments: Becoming the Beavers
    December 27, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The history of the beaver as the mascot at Babson College can be traced back to the founding of the school by Roger Babson a century ago. A graduate of MIT, Babson followed the lead of his alma mater and selected the industrious builder to represent his new college.
  • Centennial Moments: The Rise of Rugby
    December 20, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Although it has never been recognized as a varsity sport at Babson College, both the men’s and women’s rugby programs have enjoyed a proud history as the school’s premier club sport.
  • Centennial Moments: Pioneers of the 1950s
    December 17, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Forced to close for a two-year period during World War II, Babson Institute reopened in the fall of 1945. During the next decade, Waldo Pratt ’55, M’56, John Dolan ’56 and Jesse Putney ’56, M’59, P’90 would emerge as leaders that helped pave the way for the growth and future sucess of athletics at the College. 
  • Babson Skating Center, Webster Center Undergo Facility Enhancements
    December 16, 2019
    BABASON PARK, Mass.—As part of the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) project, Staake Gymnasium inside the Webster Center and the Babson Skating Center both underwent a number of facility upgrades over the last few months.
  • Strong Fall has Babson Tied for 32nd in Division III Directors' Cup Standings
    December 13, 2019
    CLEVELAND—Coming off a successful fall season that included three programs participating in NCAA Division III Championship play, Babson College sits tied for 32nd place among 450 schools in the most recent fall update of the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings.
  • Centennial Moments: Two of a Kind
    December 10, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Few collegiate athletic departments have enjoyed the type of individual success bestowed upon Babson College in 2016 when men's ice hockey goaltender Jamie Murray '16 and men's basketball's Joey Flannery '17 were selected as the Division III national player of the year in their respective sports. 
  • Centennial Moments: The Spirit of '79
    December 03, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Just four years removed from nearly being dropped as a varsity sport, the 1979 Babson College men's lacrosse team made history by winning its first conference title and earning the only NCAA Tournament bid in program history.
  • Centennial Moments: Men's Basketball Wins One for the Ages
    November 25, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following trips to the NCAA Division III Final Four in 2015 and the Sweet 16 in 2016, the Babson College men's basketball program put together a historic 2017 campaign that culminated with the Beavers capturing their first national championship.
  • Six Athletes Named to NEWMAC Fall Sportsmanship Team
    November 20, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Six student-athletes from six programs were recognized when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its fall Sportsmanship Team award winners on Wednesday morning.
  • 3 Babson College Teams to Compete Against Nation’s Best in NCAA Tournaments
    November 13, 2019
    A new postseason begins Wednesday for the Babson College field hockey, women’s volleyball, and men’s soccer teams, when NCAA Tournament play opens and student-athletes begin this season’s pursuit of a national title.
  • Babson Athletics Receives Grant from Yawkey Foundations for Community Service
    November 04, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation secured a grant from the Yawkey Foundations with the funds being utilized toward a leading community service program that develops relationships with youth organizations and serves the disadvantaged.
  • Centennial Moments: Running into the History Books
    October 28, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—With more than four decades of history since its inception as a varsity program in 1977, the fall of 1991 remains one of the best in Babson College men's cross country history.
  • Celtics Assistant Coach Kara Lawson Will Visit Babson on Monday Night
    October 20, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson will visit Babson College on Monday night and speak to the community in the state-of-the-art Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) at 7:30 p.m.
  • Centennial Moments: Badminton Enjoys Successful One-Year Stint as a Varsity Sport
    October 18, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Nearly a decade before Babson Institute became a four-year college, badminton enjoyed one season as a varsity sport thanks to graduate student Dave Sime M'60.
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