2019-20 News

  • Men's Basketball's Brennan Set to Appear on Hoopsville Thursday Night
    December 12, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College head men’s basketball coach Stephen Brennan is set to appear on Thursday night’s edition of Hoopsville with Dave McHugh. The interview is set to air live at approximately 8:05 p.m.
  • Oftring Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    December 11, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Coming off his conference player of the week selection on Monday, Babson College senior Frank Oftring (North Attleboro, Mass.) was named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week on Tuesday night.
  • 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. 
  • Oftring Collects NEWMAC Men's Basketball Offensive Player of the Week Honors
    December 09, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College senior Frank Oftring (North Attleboro, Mass.) was tabbed as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • Men’s Basketball Races Past Tufts to Claim Big 4 Challenge Title, 99-85
    December 08, 2019
    SALEM, Mass.—Senior Frank Oftring (North Attleboro, Mass.) scored a game-high 29 points, junior Andrew Jaworski (Tolland, Conn.) added 26 and Babson College shot 70 percent in the first half on its way to defeating Tufts University, 99-85, in the championship game of the New England Big 4 Challenge on Sunday afternoon inside Twohig Gymnasium.
  • Men's Basketball Fends Off Salem State to Reach Big 4 Challenge Title Game, 81-75
    December 07, 2019
    SALEM, Mass.—Senior Jack Coolahan (Newtown, Pa.) scored 22 points and sophomore Colin Bradanese (Billerica, Mass.) added a career-high 18 points to help Babson College defeat Salem State University, 81-75, on the opening day of the New England Big 4 Challenge on Saturday afternoon inside Twohig Gymnasium.
  • Tournament Preview: Men's Hoops Opens with Salem State in 11th New England Big 4 Challenge
    December 06, 2019
    WHAT TO KNOW • The 11th edition of the New England Big 4 Challenge will be hosted by Salem State on Saturday and Sunday. • Brandeis and Tufts meet in Saturday's first semifinal at 12 p.m., while the Beavers take on the host Vikings in the second game of the day at 2 p.m. The consolation game is set for 12 p.m. on Sunday with the championship game to follow.
  • Men’s Basketball Picks Off No. 14 Amherst, 87-82
    December 04, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Frank Oftring (North Attleboro, Mass.) finished with a career-high 30 points and junior Andrew Jaworski (Tolland, Conn.) scored four points over the final 30 seconds to help Babson College secure an 87-82 win over 14th-ranked Amherst College in non-conference men's basketball action on Wednesday night inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • Game Preview: Men's Basketball vs. No. 14 Amherst
    December 03, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 15-24 all-time against Amherst in a series that dates back to 1977. • The Beavers have won two straight games in the series and the Beavers and Mammoths have split their last eight meetings going back to 2012. • The road team has won eight of the last nine matchups between the teams with Babson defeating Amherst 72-71 on three free throws with 0.5 seconds remaining for the lone home win during this stretch back in 2017.
  • Late Run Helps Men’s Hoops Edge Bowdoin to Stay Unbeaten, 76-66
    December 01, 2019
    BRUNSWICK, Maine—Senior Jack Coolahan (Newtown, Pa.) paced five players in double figures with a game-high 19 points and visiting Babson College closed the game with a 12-2 run to defeat Bowdoin College, 76-66, in non-conference men's basketball on Sunday afternoon inside Morrell Gymnasium.
  • Game Preview: Men's Basketball at Bowdoin
    November 30, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 18-21 all-time against Bowdoin in a series that dates back to 1974. • Five of the last eight games between the Beavers and Polar Bears have been decided by five points or less, and the home team has won nine of the last 10 meetings dating back to 2009. • Babson is looking for its first win in Brunswick since January 2003.
  • 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.
  • Oftring Earns NEWMAC Men's Basketball Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    November 25, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College senior Frank Oftring (North Attleboro, Mass.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's basketball Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • Men’s Basketball Stifles Bates for Fifth Straight Win, 76-48
    November 24, 2019
    LEWISTON, Maine—Senior Frank Oftring (North Attleboro, Mass.) recorded a double-double with 16 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and visiting Babson College opened the game with a 22-4 run en route to a dominating 76-48 victory over Bates College in none-conference men's basketball action on Sunday afternoon inside Alumni Gym.
  • Game Preview: Men's Basketball at Bates
    November 22, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 14-13 all-time against Bates in a series that dates back to 1960. • The home team has won the last four meetings between the teams going back to 2016 and the Beavers are looking for their first win in Lewiston since 1992. • Each of Babson's last three losses to the Bobcats (2015, 2016, 2018) have come by five points or less.
  • Men's Basketball Races Past Salve Regina for Fourth Straight Win, 92-68
    November 16, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Jack Coolahan (Newtown, Pa.) scored a season-high 22 points to lead three players in double figures as Babson College defeated visiting Salve Regina University, 92-68, in non-conference men's basketball on Saturday afternoon inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • Game Preview: Men's Basketball vs. Salve Regina
    November 15, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 9-2 all-time against Salve Regina in a series that dates back to the 1982-83 campaign. • The Beavers have won the last five meetings between the teams but have faced the Seahawks just three times since 2008. • Saturday's contest will be the fifth straight played between Babson and Salve Regina in Babson Park.
  • Men's Hoops Rides Big First Half Past Lasell, 93-70
    November 13, 2019
    NEWTON, Mass.—Junior Andrew Jaworski (Tolland, Conn.) recorded his first career double-double with 28 points and 11 rebounds to help visiting Babson College defeat Lasell University, 93-70, in non-conference men's basketball on Wednesday night inside the Lasell Athletic Center.
  • Game Preview: Men's Basketball at Lasell
    November 12, 2019
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 13-3 all-time against Lasell in a series that dates back to 1998. • The Beavers have won six consecutive meetings against the Lasers, and have been victorious in their last four trips to the Lasell Athletic Center. • Eight of the 16 all-time matchups between the programs have been decided by five points or less.
  • Fast Start Helps Men’s Basketball Cruise Past Suffolk, 97-70
    November 10, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Crew Ainge (Wellesley, Mass.) led six players in double figures with 17 points as Babson College built a 24-point halftime lead on the way to defeating visiting Suffolk University, 97-70, on the second day of the Babson Invitational Tournament on Sunday afternoon inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • Men's Basketball Pulls Away from Anna Maria in Babson Invitational Tournament Opener, 99-60
    November 09, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Jack Coolahan (Newtown, Pa.) scored a game-high 18 points and sophomore Beau Smith (Germantown, N.Y.) contributed a career-high 17 points to lead five players in double figures as Babson College opened the season with a 99-60 win over Anna Maria College in the opening round of the 34th Babson Invitational Tournament on Saturday inside Staake Gymnasium.
  • 2019-20 Season Preview: Men's Basketball
    November 08, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—In the midst of one of the most successful runs in the 85-year history of the program, the Babson College men's basketball team is looking to return to national prominence in 2019-20.
  • Tournament Preview: Men's Basketball Hosts Anna Maria, Suffolk in 34th Babson Invitational Tournament
    November 08, 2019
    WHAT TO KNOW • The Babson men's basketball team will kick off the 2019-20 campaign on Saturday when it hosts the 34th Babson Invitational Tournament. • This year's event is set up as a classic with the Beavers facing Anna Maria on Saturday and Suffolk on Sunday afternoon.
  • Men's Basketball Picked Third in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    November 05, 2019
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—The Babson College men’s basketball team was picked to finish third when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its preseason coaches’ poll on Tuesday morning.
  • 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.
  • Men's Basketball Unveils 2019-20 Schedule
    October 16, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Coming off a second consecutive 15-win campaign last winter, Babson College head men's basketball coach Stephen Brennan announced his program's 2019-20 schedule on Thursday morning.
  • What I Did This Summer: Men's Basketball Junior Matt Pattyson
    September 19, 2019
    My name is Matt Pattyson and I am a rising junior on the men's basketball team. This summer, through one of the programs offered by the honors college, I had the opportunity to study abroad in London. While in London, I spent five weeks as an associate at KPMG UK and three weeks taking classes at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
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