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Ananda is a staff writer and assistant sports editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore studying International Relations and Economics. Ananda can be reached at [email protected]


Paro leads on and off the court

Playing in 78 games throughout her time at Tufts, graduating senior guard and co-captain Lilly Paro ended her career on the Tufts women’s basketball team with an impressive 63 3-pointers in just four seasons. Hailing from Maryland, Paro red-shirted her first year on the team due to an ACL injury. However, she used that time […]


Women’s basketball wins 1st 2 NCAA tournament games

Senior guard/forward and co-captain Erica DeCandido and junior guard/forward Emily Briggs combined for 75 points in the women’s basketball team’s first two games of the NCAA tournament, a 79–53 victory against State University of New York (SUNY) Cortland on Saturday and a blowout against SUNY Poly 72–34 the night before. The Jumbos now advance to […]


Undefeated women’s basketball advances to NESCAC semifinals

The No. 1 women’s basketball team continued its undefeated season after beating Wesleyan 58–48 in the NESCAC tournament quarterfinals on Saturday. As the top seed, the Jumbos are set to host both semifinal games on Saturday and the finals on Sunday. Although the score remained close, the game consisted of only two ties and three […]


Women’s basketball remains undefeated, ranked No. 1 nationally

The No. 1 women’s basketball team beat Conn. College 78–59 and Trinity 77–61 this past weekend at Cousens Gym. The two NESCAC wins bring the Jumbos’ record to a perfect 22–0 in the overall season and 8–0 in conference play with two games left in the regular season. In preparation for yet another NESCAC doubleheader […]


Undefeated No. 1 women’s basketball edges out No. 2 Bowdoin, defeats Bates, Colby

With conference wins on the road against Bates, No. 2 Bowdoin and Colby, the No. 1 women’s basketball remains undefeated with only four games left in the regular season. Their 20–0 record (6–0 in NESCAC games) puts the Jumbos atop the NESCAC and No. 1 in the NCAA Div. III national rankings. Tufts dominated Saturday’s […]


No. 1 women’s basketball improves to 17–0 after close victories

The women’s basketball team improved to an undefeated 17–0, after wins against Hamilton, Amherst and Babson College. The team now ranks No. 1 nationally and is atop the NESCAC alongside undefeated Bowdoin. After two Tufts offensive rebounds, senior guard Sadie Otley drained a three-point shot to give the Jumbos a 38–32 lead with three seconds […]


Women’s basketball extends undefeated streak to 7 games after defensive battle

After tallying her 1,000th career point in the previous game against Emerson, senior co-captain and guard/forward Erica DeCandido continued her run with a team-leading 18 points in the women’s basketball team’s win over Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on Saturday.  The Jumbos edged out the Engineers 56–44, extending their winning streak to an undefeated seven games. […]


Women’s basketball jumps ahead of Brandeis in 4th quarter, beats Skidmore

Senior guard/forward and co-captain Erica DeCandido scored 19 points against both Brandeis University and Skidmore College to lead the women’s basketball team to two consecutive wins. These wins bring the No. 2 ranked Jumbos to an undefeated 5–0 this season. On Tuesday, the Jumbos defeated the Skidmore Thoroughbreds 66–43. Both DeCandido and senior guard Cailin […]


Women’s basketball opens season with 3 consecutive victories

Led by sophomore guard Molly Ryan, who put up 19 points on Friday, and junior guard and forward Emily Briggs, who hit a career-high 21 points on Saturday, Tufts women’s basketball opened its 2019-2020 season with a 2–0 sweep at the Tufts Tip Off Tournament this past weekend. Following the sweep, Tufts also beat the […]


Women’s soccer to host NESCAC semifinals after double overtime win

In the 104th minute of the women’s soccer NESCAC quarterfinal game, junior forward Liz Reed crossed the ball in off a corner kick and junior forward Sophie Lloyd slipped it by the Bowdoin goalie to win the game for Tufts 2–1. This ending was all too familiar for both teams, as their last matchup was […]


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