Tufts struggles against Div. I titans at Boston College

The women’s fencing team defeated Dartmouth 17-10 on Saturday at Boston College in Northeast Conference competition to start off its spring semester season. Despite having strongly contested several more hard-fought matches that followed later in the day, the Dartmouth victory was the lone win for Tufts on Saturday. Tufts was beaten 22-5 by a strong […]

Tufts finishes fifth at ECAC Championships

Tufts continued its successful season, finishing fifth place out of 40 teams at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III Cross Country Championship at Mount Greylock High School on Saturday. First-year Dylan Jones led the team, finishing in seventh place. He ran the eight-kilometer race in 26:59.94. The second Jumbo to finish in the race was first-year Matthew McDermott, who […]

Jumbos finish third at NESCAC Championship

Tufts continued its impressive season by finishing in third place out of 11 teams in the eight-kilometer NESCAC Championship race at Wesleyan this past Saturday.  Tufts scored 99 points, losing out to first place Williams, who scored 36 points, and second place Amherst, who registered 61 points. Points are tallied by adding the places of the top five runners […]

Tufts heads into NESCAC Championships as favorites

On Oct. 31, both the Tufts men’s and women’s cross-country teams will compete in the NESCAC Championship hosted at Wesleyan University. The NESCAC Championships mark the start of the postseason and also serve as a preview for the all-important Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships and the NCAA Regional Championships, which will take place on Nov. 7 and Nov. […]

Jumbos place 11th out of 26 at Conn. College Invitational

The men’s cross-country team sustained its successful season at the Connecticut College Men’s Invitational this past weekend, finishing in 11th place, with 269 points, out of 26 teams. The eight-kilometer race was run at Harkness State Park in Waterford, Connecticut on a crisp Saturday afternoon. MIT won the race with an impressive 49 points. Conn. College […]

Jumbos finish in 11th place at All-New Englands

The Tufts men’s cross-country team continued its solid season with a strong display in Saturday’s All-New England Championship at Franklin Park in Boston. The team finished in 11th place out of 38 schools in the varsity race, competing against runners from a mix of Div. I and Div. III schools. The Jumbos finished in eighth place out of 20 schools […]

Whiting reflects on path from student-athlete to grad assistant to head coach

The women’s soccer team is arguably one of Tufts’ most successful teams. In 2000, it went to the Div. III National Championship, and in 2005, it competed in the national semifinals before losing to the College of New Jersey — the same team that had defeated them five years earlier. The 2005 team featured completely new faces on the field, […]