Alex Viveros

Alex Viveros is the Managing Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore majoring in Biology and Community Health. Alex can be reached at

Men’s soccer prepares for Final Four

On Friday, the men’s soccer team will compete in its fourth Final Four appearance under coach Josh Shapiro in Greensboro, N.C. The team will face a familiar foe in the Calvin University Knights, who the Jumbos beat by one point in their last two NCAA Div. III championship finals appearances in 2016 and 2018. Last […]

Men’s soccer advances to Final Four of NCAA tournament

This weekend, the men’s soccer team advanced to the Final Four of the NCAA Div. III tournament with back-to-back wins over Washington and Lee University and Conn. College. On Sunday, the Jumbos beat the Conn. College Camels in the quarterfinal game by a score of 3–1. The Jumbos qualified for that Elite Eight match following […]

Volleyball, men’s soccer, field hockey compete in NESCAC championships

On NESCAC championship weekend, Tufts’ sports teams once again proved why it feels good to be on top. On Sunday, three of Tufts’ most prolific fall sports teams competed in their respective NESCAC championship games. The volleyball and men’s soccer team came out of the weekend as champions in extremely close games. Volleyball defeated Bowdoin […]

Men’s soccer defeats Hamilton in 3–0 NESCAC quarterfinal blowout

On Saturday, the No. 5 Tufts men’s soccer team soundly defeated the Hamilton Continentals in a decisive 3–0 shutout to clinch their first win in the NESCAC championship tournament. With the win, Tufts now moves on to face Williams on Saturday for the NESCAC semifinal in Amherst, Mass. Despite their ultimate three-score margin of victory […]

Football prepares for Colby in wake of Hamilton loss

The Tufts football team will travel north to Waterville, Maine, to face Colby in its second-to-last game of the season on Saturday. The Jumbos, who are currently ranked No. 7 in the NESCAC with a 3–4 record, will look to find a reinvigorating win against the 1–6 Mules. Currently, the only teams ranked lower than […]

Football falls 36–21 to Hamilton on Parents and Family Weekend

On Saturday, the Tufts football team fell in a 36–21 battle against the Hamilton Continentals (4–3) during the Friends and Family day game. With the loss, the Jumbos fall to a record of 3–4 and now hold seventh place in a competitive NESCAC conference. Fresh off their 49–0 victory over the Bowdoin Polar Bears the […]

Women’s crew finishes 6th, 17th at Head of the Charles

This weekend, the Tufts women’s crew team sent two boats to the esteemed Head of the Charles regatta. Competing in the women’s collegiate eights race, the team stunned the competition with its first varsity boat finishing in sixth place and its second varsity boat finishing in 17th place. Thousands upon thousands of people traveled across […]

Women’s soccer earns impressive win over Colby

In a hard-fought battle between two NESCAC opponents, the Tufts women’s soccer team was able to come out on top, beating the Colby Mules 3–1 on Saturday. The home victory was the team’s first conference victory of the season, following a 2–1 loss against Williams on Sept. 7. With the win, the Jumbos improve their […]

No. 1 men’s soccer gears up for start of season

As herds of Jumbos stormed Medford this weekend for the official start of the fall semester, Tufts’ most dominant sports team of last year prepared to once again take the pitch for what they hope to be a 2019 season capitulated with a run for a consecutive NCAA Div. III national title. Coming off of […]

NESCAC Who’s Who

Amherst For most of their history donning purple and white colors, the now-Mammoths of Amherst, Mass. were informally known as the “Lord Jeffs.” It was only in 2016 that the mascot of the school was changed in reference to a large mammoth skeleton that is on display in one of the school’s museums. With the […]