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Senior center Drew Madsen runs the ball down the court in the game against the University of Massachusetts Boston Beacons on Dec. 6, 2016. (Evan Sayles / The Tufts Daily)

Jumbos 5-0 in January games

The Jumbos (13-2) were unbeaten in their five games over winter break, and their 4-0 record in conference games places them atop the NESCAC standings. For coach Bob Sheldon, the recent results attest to improvements in team chemistry. “I like the...

Junior guard Lauren Dillon shoots at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on the day of the NCAA Div. I championship on April 4, 2016. (Evan Sayles / The Tufts Daily)

No. 1 Tufts remains unbeaten

Tufts continued its dominance as the No. 1 team in the nation, racking up seven victories so far in 2017 to maintain its 16-game unbeaten start to the season. “ is something that we take pride in,” junior tri-captain...

Junior Brittany Bowman runs at the Conn. College Cross Country Invitational at Harkness Memorial State Park on Oct. 15. (Evan Sayles / The Tufts Daily Archive)

Jumbos to make a run at Learfield Cup

Tufts finished fourth in Div. III in the Learfield Directors’ Cup last year, and after the fall season, it ranks No. 2 behind only Washington University in St. Louis.  The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics awards...

Senior center Drew Madsen dribbles down the court in the game against the UMass Boston Beacons on Dec. 6. (Evan Sayles / The Tufts Daily)

Tufts outscores Wentworth, falls short to UMass

The Jumbos moved to 7-2 on the season on Saturday after a convincing 78-63 win over the Wentworth Institute of Technology Leopards (2-5). A tough loss on Dec. 6, courtesy of a buzzer beater by the UMass Boston Beacons (6-3), consigned the team to...

Out of Left Field: 12 Days of baseball

On the first day of Christmas, baseball gave to me: a Bartolo Colon home run. On the second day of Christmas, baseball gave to me: two David Ortiz stolen bases and a Bartolo Colon home run. On the third day of Christmas, baseball gave to me:...

Jumbos off to hottest start in program history

The Jumbos are off to an unprecedented start to their season. After wins against Bard College and Vassar College on Dec. 4, the Jumbos head into the holiday break with an undefeated record of  7-0. Tufts has shown in early performances that it has...

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