Alex Schroeder (LA'16) was an Editor in Chief and Executive Sports Editor at The Tufts Daily.

Men’s tennis makes strides in conference after 2015-16 season

The No. 13 Tufts men’s tennis ended the season with promising results. The Jumbos took down the Bowdoin Polar Bears — ranked No. 4 in the country and No. 2 in the NESCAC — in their last game of the regular season with a 5-4 win in Gantcher Center. This locked down a No. 5 […]

From basketball court to lacrosse field, Dillon builds on prolific Tufts sports career

Entering Tufts as a member of the Class of 2018, rising junior Lauren Dillon may not have expected to take over as point guard for the women’s basketball team — a 2014 NESCAC Champion and Final Four participant — especially before conference play even started. She also may not have expected to be a two-sport varsity athlete, competing both on the […]

After finishing weekend with win, Jumbos move on to NESCAC tournament

After a loss against MIT and an indoor win against Bowdoin on Sunday, Tufts is set to play in the conference tournament as one of the NESCAC’s top six seeds. The Jumbos have locked down the No. 5 seed after a strong spring season. On Sunday, Tufts hosted conference rival Bowdoin, the NESCAC’s No. 2 seed. The […]

Tufts men’s tennis completes comeback with win at Bates

Tufts tennis had been trailing for the entirety of its matchup against Bates going into the final two singles matches on Friday. At No. 5 singles, sophomore Danny Coran of the Jumbos was locked in battle against junior co-captain Pat Ordway of the Bobcats, and at No. 2, Tufts sophomore Zain Ali took on Bates […]

Men’s tennis pick up first NESCAC losses of season

Tufts took to the road on Saturday for a matchup against No. 11 Wesleyan and returned home Sunday for a competition against No. 3 Middlebury on the Voute Courts. After two NESCAC victories in the previous week, this weekend saw the Jumbos take their first two conference losses of the spring season. The Middlebury Panthers won […]

Tufts’ national title efforts fall just short against back-to-back champion Thomas More

The Jumbos came out in the first quarter of the NCAA Div. III National Championship and executed exactly as they needed to. They kept Thomas More’s three-time Div. III Player of the Year and NCAA Tournament MVP senior Sydney Moss from getting hot, they worked the ball inside and out, knocking down jump shots and […]

After historic tournament run, Jumbos are set to play in Indianapolis for Div. III championship

The NCAA women’s basketball championships this year provide an especially valuable opportunity to all of the teams that advanced to the Div. I, II and III semifinals and title games in Indianapolis. The commemoration of the 35th anniversary of these collegiate championships will include celebrations, the opportunity to meet and watch some of the country’s biggest […]

Championship Bound: Jumbos bring home win in semifinals, advance to historic NCAA title game

Things were uncharacteristically up in the air at the beginning of the 2015-2016 season for the Tufts women’s basketball team, which had won back-to-back NESCAC championships and made consecutive Final Four appearances. A loss by 18 points to conference foe Bowdoin just four games into the season, followed by another loss at Conn. College three games later, […]

Back to the Final Four: Jumbos book trip to NCAA tournament semifinals for third year in a row

For the past two years, Tufts had gotten it done at home in the postseason. The Jumbos had qualified for the NCAA tournament by winning the NESCAC championship, earned home court advantage and fought their way through dominant first-round wins and overtime thrillers alike to reach the NCAA Div. III championship semifinals, the Final Four. This […]

Jumbos take care of business in opening rounds of NCAA tournament

For the fifth year in a row the Jumbos are headed to the third round of the NCAA women’s basketball championship in hopes of finally breaking through to the title game. After double-digit wins against Regis (Mass.) College on Friday and Moravian College on Saturday, No. 7 Tufts is headed back to the Sweet 16 where it […]

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