2019-20 News

  • Men's Tennis Sees Seven Earn ITA All-Academic Scholar Honors
    August 04, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Seven members of the Babson College men's tennis program were selected as Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Scholars when the organization announced its 2020 honorees last Wednesday.
  • Babson Athletics Top Moments of 2019-20: #8-6
    July 09, 2020
    As we continue to move up our the list of top moments, our next group includes women's volleyball repeating as conference champions and historic performances by members of the men's ice hockey and men's tennis programs.
  • Men's Tennis Incoming Class Ranked 17th by Tennis Recruiting Network
    June 15, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men's tennis program has the 17th-ranked recruiting class in Division III according to the Tennis Recruiting Network, which released its 2020 rankings on Monday morning.
  • Nordby, Conlin Conclude Season in ITA Men's Tennis Rankings
    May 12, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men's tennis program was well-represented when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final team and player rankings for the 2019-20 campaign in late April.
  • Nordby Earns ITA Men's Tennis Division III All-America Honors
    April 29, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College junior Markus Nordby (Oslo, Norway) made history on Wednesday afternoon becoming just the second player in program history and first since 1998 to earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America singles honors.
  • Men's Tennis Places Three on NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Squad
    April 26, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Three members of the Babson College men's tennis program were recognized 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 Friday.
  • 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.
  • Senior Reflection: Men's Tennis' Dan Levitan
    April 13, 2020
    Tennis has always been an integral part of my life, and it has taught me a plethora of life lessons. As someone who grew up competing in tournaments and training after school on a daily basis, it was always a dream of mine to play college tennis.
  • No. 37 Men's Tennis Suffers 8-1 Loss to Colby
    March 08, 2020
    WINCHESTER, Mass.—No. 37 Babson College fell behind 3-0 after doubles and was unable to rally, suffering an 8-1 loss to Colby College in non-conference men's tennis action on Sunday afternoon at the Winchester Indoor Tennis Center.
  • No. 37 Men's Tennis Topped by No. 18 Tufts, 6-3
    March 07, 2020
    WINCHESTER, Mass.—Babson College junior Markus Nordby (Oslo, Norway) and first-year Maxwell Conlin (Alameda, Calif.) both picked up points in singles and doubles play but it wasn't enough as the Beavers suffered a 6-3 loss to 18th-ranked Tufts University in non-conference men's tennis action at the Winchester Indoor Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Weekend Preview: No. 37 Men's Tennis Set to Take On No. 18 Tufts and Colby
    March 06, 2020
    WHAT TO KNOW • Babson will travel to the Winchester Indoor Tennis Center for a pair of matches this weekend as it takes on Tufts as the road team on Saturday and will be the home team against Colby on Sunday.
  • Men's Tennis Makes ITA National Poll Debut at No. 37
    March 03, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following its win over then-32nd-ranked TCNJ back on February 23, the Babson College men's tennis team earned the first national ranking in program history when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its latest poll last Thursday.
  • Three from Men's Tennis Collect NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    March 02, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Three Babson College men's tennis players were recognized when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its weekly award winners on Monday afternoon. Junior Markus Nordby (Oslo, Norway) was selected as the league's singles player of the week, while classmates Chris Kolesnik (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Andre Libnic (Coral Gables, Fla.) were tabbed as the doubles team of the week.
  • No. 37 Men's Tennis Downs No. 38 Vassar, 8-1
    February 29, 2020
    MEDFIELD, Mass.—Three players recorded points in both singles and doubles play as 37th-ranked Babson College rolled to an 8-1 win over 38th-ranked Vassar College in non-conference men's tennis action on Saturday at the Kingsbury Tennis Club.
  • Match Preview: No. 37 Men's Tennis vs. No. 38 Vassar
    February 28, 2020
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 2-1 all-time against Vassar in a series that dates back to 2003. • The Beavers won 5-4 in 2003 and 8-1 in 2015 before suffering their only loss to the Brewers at home in 2017.
  • Conlin, Nordby Sweep NEWMAC Men's Tennis Weekly Awards
    February 24, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College junior Markus Nordby (Oslo, Norway) and first-year Maxwell Conlin (Alameda, Calif.) swept the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's tennis awards on Monday afternoon.
  • Men's Tennis Rallies to Topple No. 32 TCNJ, 6-3
    February 23, 2020
    MEDFIELD, Mass.—Junior Markus Nordby (Oslo, Norway) and first-year Maxwell Conlin (Alameda, Calif.) were both victorious in singles and doubles as Babson College knocked off 32nd-ranked TCNJ in non-conference men's tennis action on Sunday afternoon inside the Kingsbury Club.
  • Men's Tennis Drops Spring Opener at Bryant, 4-3
    February 22, 2020
    CUMBERLAND, R.I.—The Babson College men's tennis team opened the spring portion of its schedule on Saturday, suffering a 4-3 loss to Division I Bryant University inside the Fore Court Tennis Center.
  • 2020 Season Preview: Men's Tennis
    February 21, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following a seventh straight trip to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament final last spring, the Babson College men's tennis program looks to continue its success in 2020.
  • Weekend Preview: Men's Tennis Opens Spring Schedule against Bryant and No. 32 TCNJ
    February 21, 2020
    WHAT TO KNOW • After winning all three of its matches in the fall, the Babson men’s tennis team opens the spring with back-to-back matches this weekend. • The Beavers will travel to Bryant on Saturday before hosting nationally-ranked TCNJ in Medfield, Mass., on Sunday.
  • Men's Tennis Picked Second in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    February 13, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—The Babson College men’s tennis team garnered a pair of first-place votes and came in second when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) unveiled its preseason coaches’ poll Thursday afternoon.
  • Men's Tennis Announces 2020 Spring Schedule
    January 21, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After putting together a 3-0 start back in the fall, second-year Babson College men's tennis head coach Michael Kopelman released the spring portion of his program's schedule on Tuesday morning. Ten of the Beavers' 19 spring matches will come against teams that are ranked in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) preseason top 40.
  • Leavitt Named Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Coach at Babson
    October 07, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Babson College head men's and women's tennis coach Michael Kopelman recently announced the hiring of Olivia Leavitt as the program's new assistant coach.
  • Men's Tennis Downs Franklin Pierce, Connecticut College in Fall Finale
    October 04, 2019
    RINDGE, N.H.—The Babson College men's tennis wrapped up the fall portion of its schedule with a pair of victories on Friday at Franklin Pierce University. The Beavers edged the host Ravens 5-4 in their opening match of the day, and followed it up by topping Connecticut College 6-3 to complete the sweep.
  • Men's Tennis Sweeps Eastern Nazarene, 9-0
    October 01, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Eight different players recorded a victory and Babson College won five of six singles matches in straight sets on the way to defeating visiting Eastern Nazarene College, 9-0, in non-conference men's tennis action on Tuesday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Complex.
  • Men's Tennis Opens Season at ITA New England Championships
    September 27, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine—The Babson College men's tennis team kicked off its 2019-20 season on Friday after when it participated in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Championships at Colby College.
  • Centennial Moments: Weisman Wins it All
    August 26, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Already one of the nation's top tennis players, David Weisman '98 cemented his place in Babson College and Division III lore by capturing the 1998 NCAA Singles Championship at Williams College.
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