Younger runners gain experience at Purple Valley Classic

Tufts placed 14th out of 23 teams on Saturday at the Purple Valley Classic in Williamstown, Mass. The Jumbos finished with 429 points, eight points behind the 13th place Norwich Cadets. SUNY Geneseo won the eight-kilometer race with a total of just 48 points. Sophomore Brian Reaney placed highest for the Jumbos in the 8,000-meter race, finishing in 27:23.9, good for 98th […]

Men’s cross country places second at Bates Invitational

Men’s cross country finished second out of four teams on Saturday at the Bates Invitational at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine. Tufts finished with 171 points, behind Bates’ 115 points but ahead of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) 196 and Southern Maine’s 397. Senior co-captains Tim Nichols and Luke O’Connor led Tufts with first and second place finishes respectively. Nichols ran a blistering 25:11.9 […]

Men’s Cross Country poised to build on 15th place NCAA finish

The Tufts men’s cross country team enjoyed resounding success last season, earning its highest-ever placement at the NCAA Outdoor Meet — a 15th place finish — with several runners also taking home All-American Honors. The program lost one of its most decorated runners in history, Mitchell Black (LA ’16), who was a four-time national 800m champion and […]

Men’s tennis wins three, drops one over past week

In a busy past week, the men’s tennis team defeated Brandeis, Babson and NESCAC foe Trinity in a series of hard-fought wins before losing to Williams on Sunday. The results improve the team’s record to 11-5 overall and 4-3 in NESCAC play, with just three matches, including two conference matches, left in the regular season. Tufts is tied for […]

Tufts beats top 10 Amherst program before cruising to wins in Connecticut

The men’s tennis team unloaded a 12-year-old burden this weekend when it defeated men’s tennis powerhouse and 2014 NESCAC champion Amherst for the first time since 2004. Though the Amherst Purple and White has been one of the conference’s top teams for many years and was ranked No. 8 in Div. III heading into the match, the Jumbos […]

Men’s tennis starts season strong over spring break

The men’s tennis team got into form quickly to start its spring campaign, posting a strong 5-2 record during their California trip over spring break. The team beat Vassar College 7-2, Whitman College 5-4, UC Santa Cruz 8-1, Stevens College 8-1 and Colby 7-2. The team only dropped a pair of matches to the University of Chicago and Redlands […]

Jumbos’ performance at regional championships headlined by Hewes’ strong showing

Eight members of the women’s fencing team participated in the 2016 NCAA Regional Championships on Sunday at Vassar College. The team was led by junior foilist Juliet Hewes, who advanced to the third round of the tournament. Six other team members — senior captain Alexandra Boden in saber, senior Julia Malleck in epee, junior Anna Gooch in epee, […]

Fencing team successful at NEIFC Championships

The women’s fencing team had a successful meet on Saturday, coming in fourth place out of 13 teams at the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference (NEIFC) Championships, behind winners Boston College, runner-up Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and third-place Brandeis University. The championships — a different kind of challenge from the head-to-head matchups the Jumbos have been used to this […]

Tufts Fencing Succeeds at Smith Fencing Conference

The women’s fencing team had a successful meet on Saturday, defeating five different teams at the third Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season, hosted by Smith College. Tufts beat Wellesley University 18-9, Boston University (BU) 24-3, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) 23-4, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) 17-10 and Smith College 18-9. The only setback Tufts suffered on the […]

Inside the NBA | All-Star Game Selections

With the NBA season heading into February, the All-Star Game is quickly approaching and rosters for both the Western and Eastern Conferences have already been released. The Daily enters the fray with its own picks for the all-star teams, each with five starters, two guards and three forwards, along with seven bench players consisting of two guards, three […]