Eddie Samuels

Eddie Samuels is a sports editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior majoring in English. He can be reached at Edward.Samuels@tufts.edu.


Jumbos surge to third-place finish at NESCACs

Following a strong showing in the spring season, the Tufts men’s track and field team traveled to Trinity on Saturday to compete in the NESCAC championship meet. The team finished third in the event with 137 points, three behind second-place Williams’ 140. Middlebury won the event by a considerable margin, finishing the day with 172 points. […]


Tufts inducts inaugural Hall of Fame class

The Tufts Athletics Department hosted its first-ever Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday, in front of over 300 current and former athletes, coaches and administrators packed into Cousens Gymnasium. The night was emceed by radio host and two-time Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year Tony Massarotti (A ’89). University President Anthony Monaco delivered the opening remarks, in which […]


Tufts defeats Trinity in regular season finale

Wrapping up its regular season with a final home win before the NESCAC playoffs, Tufts (6–4 in the NESCAC) hosted Trinity (4–6) in a Sunday afternoon game. With the Jumbos sitting at sixth in the conference and the Bantams seventh, the game had the potential to flip the standings ahead of the NESCAC tournament, but the hosts pulled out […]


Letter from the managing board

The Daily has a proud history of speaking truth to power. Now in our last issue of the semester, we, the managing board, can only hope that we’ve upheld that legacy to the best of our ability. The Daily talked to Anita Posadas, who had been injured on the job and mistreated by Cushman & […]


Letter from the Managing Board

As another summer comes to a close and students return to our home away from home on the Hill, we, the Managing Board of The Tufts Daily, would like to introduce our plan of action for the upcoming semester. Central to this plan is our continual aim to increase outreach in crafting accurate and comprehensive […]


Jumbos look to claim more titles at nationals

With nationals still to come starting Thursday, expectations are as high as ever for the Jumbos, who’ve put together an impressive spring following a dominant showing in the indoor season. During the indoor season, the Jumbos battled in a number of meets leading up to the New England Div. III Championships. The Jumbos handily won the […]


Senior Profile: Speros Varinos

Speros Varinos grew up on baseball. The graduating senior pitcher and Middleton, Mass. native played a variety of sports in high school, but baseball was always his focus. Growing up just a half hour outside of Boston, Varinos was attracted to the prospect of playing for Tufts. “I chose to play at Tufts because it was […]


Jumbos gearing up for ICSA Championships

Tufts sailing had an up-and-down year throughout the fall and the spring seasons. Both the women’s and co-ed teams still have the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Championships to come, events for which they’ve been preparing since the end of the regular season in April. For the co-ed sailors, the team’s fall season culminated in a […]


O’Connor puts up top time in 3,000-meter steeple as Jumbos look to NESCACs

Adding to what has already been an illustrious career at Tufts, senior tri-captain Luke O’Connor notched one of the best times in the nation in the 3,000 steeplechase at the first of two meets over the weekend. O’Connor put up the result on Friday in Princeton’s Larry Ellis Invitational. He competed against a diverse field, […]


Must-see marathon moments

Kenyan Geoffrey Kirui set the pace in the 121st Boston Marathon, crossing the finish line with a time of 2:09:37. Fellow Kenyan Edna Kiplagat claimed the women’s title with a time of 2:21:52. At 37 years old, Kiplagat was the second oldest woman to ever win the marathon. While the titles are the biggest story […]


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