Brigitte Wilson is a Staff Writer and Assistant Sports Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a senior studying Clinical Psychology, French and Education. Brigitte can be reached at [email protected].

Tufts outdoor track teams have robust start at Snowflake Classic

The Tufts men’s and women’s track teams had an excellent weekend as the hosts of the Snowflake Classic, held at the Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track and Field Complex. While some athletes raced over spring break in San Diego at the Point Loma Nazarene University Collegiate Invitational, this weekend was the first all-team meet and the […]

Men’s squash finishes a strong season

Last weekend, the Tufts men’s squash team officially finished their 2021–22 season at the College Squash Association National Collegiate Individual Championships in Philadelphia.  While the team championships were in mid-February, junior Sanjeev Jeyabalan explained that the event formatting meant that every squash team only received one or two bids. “You get in on a qualification […]

Tufts indoor track teams continue to shine

The Tufts men’s and women’s indoor track teams had a busy weekend competing in both the Branwen Smith-King Multi and Tufts Cupid Challenge. Due to snowstorm rescheduling, the Branwen Smith-King Multi was pushed back a week for competing athletes. In spite of the extra effort, both teams had a strong showing. The Branwen Smith-King Multi, […]

Tufts indoor track teams compete at season opener

Tufts’ men’s and women’s track and field teams began the indoor track season admirably at the Sharon Colyear-Danville meet, hosted by Boston University on a banked track on Saturday, Dec. 4.  The men’s team had record-breaking results, with junior Alex Lemieux finishing the 60-meter dash in 6.86 seconds. He broke the previous school record of […]

Tufts cross country shines at NCAA Regional Championships

Tufts men’s and women’s cross country continued their excellent stretch of the season in last weekend’s NCAA Regional Championship in Boston, Mass.  The women’s team finished in first place out of 29 teams, marking their first-ever NCAA Regional Championship win. Senior co-captain Danielle Page came in second overall in the 6K race, finishing in 21:32, […]

Men’s and women’s rowing teams succeed at Head of the Charles

Both the men’s and women’s rowing teams competed in the three-mile course at the annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston over the weekend, continuing their respective remarkable fall seasons.  The women’s first varsity eight boat raced with a time of 17:41.80, finishing fifth out of 40 teams. The second varsity boat finished 14th […]

Tufts rowing begins season by dominating at Head of the Riverfront

The Tufts men’s and women’s rowing teams had an impressive start to their season at the Head of the Riverfront this past weekend, with several boats placing in the top 15 of their respective events. In the Men’s Open 8+ event of a 2.5 mile course, the men’s first varsity boat finished in first place […]

Tufts cross country teams both finish second at Bates

The Tufts men’s and women’s cross country teams looked robust at the Bates Super XC Shootout meet on Saturday, continuing their excellent start to the season. Both finished second overall, with a number of strong individual finishes among the men and women’s teams. The men’s event had 10 Jumbo representatives in the top 25, while […]

6 Class of 2025 recruits look toward their futures at Tufts

While COVID-19 posed a significant threat to the Tufts Class of 2025 athletic recruits, six incoming student-athletes were able to make the most of the situation and land with the Jumbos.  These recruits fit the mold of a typical collegiate athlete — organized, passionate and eager — with parents that encouraged them to play whenever […]

Tennis, field hockey, squash players talk return to practice after Tufts’ loosening of restrictions

Due to COVID-19 restrictions implemented by the university and the state, the concept of returning to competitive play seemed like a far-off fantasy for many Tufts athletes. Tufts’ early March announcement that spring sports are anticipated to play a shortened, NESCAC-only season beginning in mid-April brought about mixed emotions for many students who were given only a few weeks to prepare.