2019-20 News

  • Three From Women's Tennis Named to NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    April 27, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Three Babson College women's tennis players were honored for their success in the classroom when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced 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.
  • ‘In Times Like These, It Is So Important to Think of Others’
    April 01, 2020
    One of the cruel realities of the coronavirus outbreak is how isolating it is. To stop its spread, people must hunker down and shut themselves away from so much that defines their regular day-to-day lives: work and school, shops and restaurants, neighbors and communities.
  • Akgul, Yao Sweep NEWMAC Women's Tennis Weekly Awards
    March 09, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College first-years Ipek Akgul (Istanbul, Turkey) and Zhiheng Yao (Nanjing, China) swept the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week honors on Monday afternoon. Yao was tabbed as the league's singles player of the week while partnering with Akgul to earn doubles team of the week recognition.
  • Women's Tennis Blanks Endicott, 9-0
    March 08, 2020
    BEVERLY, Mass.—Babson College dropped just four games in three doubles matches and won all six singles matches in straight sets en route to a 9-0 win over Endicott College in non-conference women's tennis action on Sunday afternoon.
  • Match Preview: Women's Tennis vs. Endicott
    March 07, 2020
    SERIES HISTORY • Babson is 7-1 all-time against Endicott. • The Beavers and Gulls split a pair of matches last season with Babson avenging a 5-4 loss in its fall opener by blanking Endicott in April.
  • Women's Tennis Tops Franklin Pierce in Spring Opener, 6-3
    February 28, 2020
    WALPOLE, Mass.—Senior Emily Roeper (Belle Mead, N.J.) and first-year Morgan Mann (Newport Coast, Calif.) both won their matches in singles and doubles as Babson College defeated Franklin Pierce University, 6-3, in non-conference women's tennis action on Friday at the Wimbledon 109 Tennis Center.
  • 2020 Season Preview: Women's Tennis
    February 27, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following a 14-win campaign that ended with a trip to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament final, the Babson College women's tennis team will look to continue its run of success in 2020.
  • Match Preview: Women's Tennis vs. Franklin Pierce
    February 27, 2020
    SERIES HISTORY • Friday's match will be the first between Babson and Franklin Pierce.
  • Women's Tennis Finishes Second in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    February 13, 2020
    WESTWOOD, Mass.—The Babson College women’s tennis team was picked to finish second when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday morning.
  • Women's Tennis Unveils 2020 Spring Schedule
    January 29, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following a 14-win season in 2019, second-year Babson College head women's tennis coach Michael Kopelman officially announced his program's 2020 spring schedule on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Semester Abroad: Women's Tennis' Marissa Madison in Barcelona
    December 30, 2019
    My name is Marissa Madison and I am a second semester junior on the Babson women's tennis team. I am from Columbus, Ohio, and this fall semester I studied abroad for four months in Barcelona, Spain. The time flew by very quickly. Going into the semester, I knew that being away from home for four months would be tough, but also knew that this would help me grow personally. I went into this past semester with a few intentions: to grow personally and professionally, to meet new people, and to make sure that I would not end the experience with any regrets.
  • Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Competition at NEWITT Tournament
    October 13, 2019
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—The Babson College women's tennis team wrapped up the fall portion of its schedule at the New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament (NEWITT) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Tennis Enjoys Strong Start at NEWITT Tournament
    October 11, 2019
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—The Babson College women's tennis team began play at the New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament (NEWITT) on Friday afternoon, winning two of its three contests in the best-of-three format.
  • 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.
  • Women's Tennis Edged by Merrimack, 5-4
    October 03, 2019
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Despite victories from both junior Carolina Merz (Santa Tecla, El Salvador) and first-year Ana Makatsaria (Georgia) in singles and doubles, Babson College suffered a 5-4 loss to visiting Merrimack College in non-conference women's tennis action on Thursday afternoon at the Babson Tennis Complex.
  • Merz, Roeper Bow Out of ITA New England Championships
    September 28, 2019
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt.—Babson College senior Emily Roeper (Belle Mead, N.J.) and junior Carolina Merz (Santa Tecla, El Salvador) wrapped up play at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Championships on Saturday at Middlebury College.
  • Merz Shines for Women's Tennis on Opening Day of ITA New England Championships
    September 27, 2019
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt.—The Babson College women's tennis team opened the 2019-20 season with a strong day one showing at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Championships at Middlebury College. Senior Emily Roeper (Belle Mead, N.J.), junior Carolina Merz (Santa Tecla, El Salvador) and first-year Ipek Akgul (Istanbul, Turkey) all recorded at least one victory on Friday for the Beavers.
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