2019-20 News

  • Babson Athletics Top Moments of 2019-20: #20-18
    June 12, 2020
    The Babson Athletics top moments of 2019-20 countdown begins with a record-setting performance by the women's swimming & diving team, women's cross country's first all-conference honor since 2014 and a milestone victory in dramatic fashion by the softball squad.
  • Senior Reflection: Softball's Victoria Casey
    May 18, 2020
    Playing for the Babson softball program is an experience I will forever be grateful for. It gave me an amazing community of people that support and encourage each other, along with memories and lessons that I will carry with me throughout the rest of my life. It is hard to put into words everything these past four years have done for me, but my goal is to convey the gratitude and love I have for my time at Babson.
  • Senior Reflection: Softball's Kayla Schinik
    May 11, 2020
    Looking back at my experience at Babson, I would not change a thing. All of the laughs, tears, injuries, and accomplishments during the past four years have made me the person I am today. I met some of my best friends in college, experienced playing in championships with my team, faced and overcame obstacles along the way, and traveled to some places I could have never imagined.
  • 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.
  • Senior Reflection: Softball's Jacqueline Paul
    May 04, 2020
    It was my sophomore year and we were getting amped up to play what was always my favorite game of the season - the playoff game against WPI. Tensions were never higher, our cheers were never louder, and neither team ever played harder than in this game.
  • D'Agostino, Harnick Named to NEWMAC Softball Academic All-Conference Squad
    April 30, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College junior Elizabeth D'Agostino (Newton, Mass.) and sophomore Cara Harnick (Sammamish, Wash.) represented the softball program when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its Academic All-Conference team on Thursday.
  • Senior Reflection: Softball's Katie Gademsky
    April 22, 2020
    Trying to put a pen to paper to start describing the past four years is anything but easy. Babson has given me lifelong friends, a place to call home away from home, and most importantly a team that has become a second family.
  • 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.
  • Not the break — or ending — Roche expected
    April 08, 2020
    The length of time it takes the average person to go through the five stages of grief and loss – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance – could take anywhere from six weeks to four years for the average person.
  • Annie Mitchell: Interview from Afar
    April 02, 2020
    Babson softball senior Annie Mitchell talks about her final week on campus and the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA softball season.
  • Aguilar Collects NEWMAC Softball Player of the Week Honors
    March 09, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College sophomore Isabel Aguilar (Avon, Conn.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • Softball Uses 11-Run Third Inning to Top LeTourneau in NFCA Leadoff Classic Finale, 14-7
    March 08, 2020
    TUCSON, Ariz.—Senior Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) recorded the first four-hit day of her career and Babson College erupted for 11 runs in the third inning on the way to defeating LeTourneau University, 14-7, on the final day of the NFCA Leadoff Classic.
  • Fast Start Carries Softball Past Pacific Lutheran in Season Opener, 11-4
    March 07, 2020
    TUCSON, Ariz.—Junior Jamie Hoffman (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) and sophomore Isabel Aguilar (Avon, Conn.) each recorded three hits and drove in two runs apiece to help Babson College open the season with an 11-4 win over Pacific Lutheran University at the NFCA Leadoff Classic on Friday night at the Lincoln Park Complex.
  • Softball Falls to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Rallies Past Emory & Henry as Canan Collects 500th Win
    March 07, 2020
    TUCSON, Ariz.—After seeing a late-inning rally fall short in a loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scrips, Babson College scored three times in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Emory & Henry College and help head coach Dave Canan earn his 500th career win in the nightcap of Saturday's split doubleheader at the NFCA Leadoff Classic.
  • Tournament Preview: Softball Opens 2020 Season at NFCA Leadoff Classic
    March 05, 2020
    SERIES HISTORY vs. Pacific Lutheran: First meeting vs. Texas Lutheran: 0-1 | The Beavers suffered a 14-4 five-inning loss to the Bulldogs at the 2018 NFCA Leadoff Classic. vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps: First meeting vs. Emory & Henry: First Meeting vs. LeTourneau: First Meetings vs. Alma: 1-0 | Babson defeated the Scots 5-2 in the only meeting between the teams back in 2007.
  • 2020 Season Preview: Softball
    March 04, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Coming a fourth straight season with at least 25 wins, the Babson College softball team is primed to once again challenge for a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title and a spot in the NCAA Tournament in 2020.
  • Softball Picked Second in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    February 27, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—The Babson College softball team collected four first-place votes and was picked to finish second when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday.
  • Softball Announces 2020 Schedule
    February 11, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Coming off a fourth consecutive season of at least 25 wins, Babson College head coach Dave Canan officially released his program's 2020 schedule on Thursday afternoon.
  • Softball Set to Return to NFCA Leadoff Classic in March
    November 26, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Babson College softball team is one of 24 programs selected to participate in the 2020 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Leadoff Classic, which will be held at the Lincoln Park Complex held in Tucson, Ariz., from March 6-8.
  • Four From Softball Earn Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors
    October 10, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Four members of the Babson College softball program were honored for their work in the classroom when the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and Easton released its All-America Scholar-Athletes last week.