Alison Kuah is the former Executive Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily.

Jumbos rebound from slow start with eight straight victories over break

After an unexpected 5-2 start to the season, the Jumbos have rebounded with eight straight victories, including four consecutive wins against conference opponents this year. After a 61-55 loss to Conn. College, the team took an extended break before resuming the season on Dec. 29 at Baruch, where Tufts held its opponent to just 35 […]

Bowdoin, 0-2, looks to upset 2-0 Tufts at Homecoming

As Tufts hosts Bowdoin in its home season opener at Homecoming this Saturday, coach Jay Civetti will face his former offensive line coach, Bowdoin’s JB Wells, in their first ever matchup as head coaches. “Both coming from Trinity, we have similar backgrounds, we had the same coach…a former coach that used to work [at Tufts], […]

Reggie Love speaks to student-athletes at roundtable discussion

“Who’s tougher to work for: President Obama or Coach K?” Drew Madsen, junior forward for the Tufts men’s basketball team, asked Reggie Love.  Love was at Tufts last week as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series, an event co-sponsored by the Department of Athletics and the Political Science Department. A private roundtable discussion held prior […]

Tufts faces new challenges this weekend at Bates

Tufts and Bates both finished 4-4 in the 2014 season. The Bobcats graduated their team’s quarterback and offensive MVP Matt Cannone last season, and the Jumbos’ junior quarterback Alex Snyder has big shoes to fill following Jack Doll’s (A ’15) senior-season total of 1,119 yards, or 186.5 yards per game. Both teams experienced considerable roster turnover on defense since […]

Jumbos finish eighth at Purple Valley Classic

The men’s cross-country team took eighth place in the Purple Valley Classic at Mount Greylock High School in Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday, Sept. 26. Twenty-two teams participated in the eight-kilometer race, which was hosted by Williams. The Jumbos also finished in third place out of six teams in the five-kilometer event. Amherst emerged at the top of the podium in the […]

Tufts takes on Hamilton again in season opener

When the Jumbos played the Hamilton Continentals on Sept. 20, 2014, the former were bearing the burden of a 31-game losing streak. That game had been touted as the Jumbos’ best chance of breaking their run of losses. They were playing another struggling team. They were playing at home. And they won. Tufts went on to finish the season […]

Tufts wins singles tournaments at Middlebury

Two Jumbos, sophomore Garrett Weinstein and senior Jay Glickman, came away with the C and D singles crowns respectively this past weekend at the Middlebury Invitational. “Obviously, Jay won his flight, so he’s playing very well, [and] every time a player wins a tournament, that’s a big deal; it’s not something we take for granted,” senior tri-captain […]

The beginning of the best kept secret in basketball

I am from San Diego, but my family is originally from the San Francisco area. Go Warriors! This column will discuss relevant basketball topics, mostly in the National Basketball Association (NBA) but occasionally around the world. The U.S. basketball team has been put in quite a predicament with the announcement of the new International Basketball […]

First-years gain valuable starts in opening weekend

The two best skippers and the two best dinghy crews for Tufts competed at the 43rd Annual Harry Anderson Trophy hosted by Yale this past weekend. They finished 15th out of 18 teams in their season opener. “As an A team, this was our first big regatta, our first high-level intersectional,” senior tri-captain Caroline Atwood […]

Sailing team welcomes 30 first-years before season opener

Tufts sailing begins their fall season this weekend. The team will look to match or surpass their previous season’s achievements with a roster that is almost completely new. After losing strong sailors from the class of 2015, the team has taken on 30 first-years, who now comprise almost half of the team’s 64-person roster. “The biggest obstacle […]