Dibbayawan of Men's Swimming & Diving Named Student-Athlete of the Week

Dibbayawan of Men's Swimming & Diving Named Student-Athlete of the Week

Babson College men's swimming & diving senior Lachlan Dibbayawan (Bangkok, Thailand) was selected as the department's Student-Athlete of the Week on Friday afternoon. Dibbayawan set a new school mark with a time of 57.85 in the 100-yard breaststroke at the 2019 NEWMAC Championships and is a part of four other school records in the relay events. 

A two-time NEWMAC Academic All-Conference honoree, Dibbayawan placed 10th in the A final of the 100 breaststroke and was fifth in the B final of the 50-yard freestyle after posting a time of 21.46 in the prelims at last winter's conference meet. He was part of the Beavers' school record in the 400 free relay in 2019 and helped the team set three more marks last season's NEWMAC Championships.

In order to be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be either a junior or senior and carry a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.30. 

Find out more about Lachlan:

Strategic Management and Business Analytics

Academic Highlights
Named to Dean's List every semester at Babson, member of the Honors Program, two-time NEWMAC Academic All-Conference honoree

Internship Experience
Financial Advisory with PKF (Thailand) and Grant Thornton, and interned at Spirit of 69 Company in Thailand

Clubs and Activities on Campus
Previously a member of SAAC and served as an athletics tutor

Community Service Activities
Habitat 4 Humanity

Athletic Highlights
School-record holder in the 100-yard breaststroke and is part of four records in the relays

Favorite Class at Babson
Management Consulting because of the real-life application and engaging discussions

Favorite Professor at Babson
Jonathan Sims because of the time spent in Chile to enjoying his ASM class

Plans Following Graduation
Pursue a career in management consulting

Previous Student-Athlete of the Week Award Winners

September 4 Cassidy Witten, women's volleyball
September 11 Grace Regan, women's cross country/track & field
September 25 Reed Wilson, men's golf
October 2 Matthew Campbell, men's cross country/track & field
October 9 Evan Gaudreau, men's soccer
October 16 Grace Smith, women's soccer
October 23 Burt Gesner, men's golf
October 30 Samantha Hardan, women's volleyball
November 6 Emma Cavanagh, women's cross country
November 13 Katie Korzec, women's soccer
November 20 Caroline Winicki, women's cross country/track & field
November 27 Eamon Keenan, men's soccer
December 4 Taras Polakoff, men's swimming & diving
December 11 Julia Martin, women's alpine ski
December 18 Abigail Voce, women's swimming & diving
January 8 Matt Pattyson, men's basketball
January 15 Zach Richterman, men's ice hockey
January 22 Kevin Luu, men's swimming & diving
January 29  Patrick Flynn, men's ice hockey
February 5 Nicole Hiller, women's basketball 
February 12 Brendan Casey, men's ice hockey