Eddie Samuels is a sports editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior majoring in English. He can be reached at [email protected]


Nichols, Etkind set records as Tufts competes at Bates, Princeton

In a busy weekend for Tufts, the team claimed third in the four-team Bates Invitational on Saturday after senior Tim Nichols broke the Tufts’ 10,000-meter record at Princeton’s Sam Howell Invitational on Friday. While the overall finish was not an impressive one for the Jumbos, they were buoyed by strong performances in a few events. Sophomore […]


March Madness

March can only mean one thing … college basketball is at the forefront of everyone’s attention. The Daily and I, Eddie “The Ides” Samuels, are here to provide you with some of the most (and least) insightful bracket advice. Unsurprisingly, one-seeds dominated the final four picks, with Villanova, Gonzaga, UNC and Kansas each earning at […]


Super Bowl Preview

Your friendly neighborhood sports editor, Eddie “Pulled-Pork” Samuels here with your Super Bowl breakdown. After a lackluster set of playoff games this season, expectations are that the Patriots-Falcons game is going to be explosive enough to make up for the blowouts and blowups. All indications are those expectations will hold true, as Atlanta’s No. 1 offense […]


Football continues to climb in NESCAC, posts best record since ’98

Expectations reached an all-time high for Tufts football this season. With senior tri-captain running back Chance Brady returning as the reigning NESCAC Offensive Player of the Year and a young defense that added fresh talent to the roster, the Jumbos promised a lot of potential. The program is just three years removed from the 31-game losing […]


From the Sidelines: Jay Civetti

Long before he was head coach of Tufts’ football, Jay Civetti was a big kid from Wellesley with a penchant for playing the game. “Football was always a part of my life,” Civetti said. “My dad had played. My grandfather had played at Boston College. The transition always seemed natural.” He was recruited out of […]


Tufts finishes second in NESCAC, best record since ’98

In the final game of his Tufts career, senior tri-captain running back Chance Brady left his mark on the gridiron in Tufts’ 48-35 win over Middlebury. Brady’s dominant senior campaign continued, as he shattered the Tufts single season and career rushing yards records as well as the single-game touchdown record. He was selected as NESCAC […]


From the Sidelines | Cora Thompson

Growing up in the small town of Half Moon Bay in northern California, Tufts’ volleyball coach Cora Thompson was a three-sport athlete in high school, playing volleyball, softball and basketball. Thompson credits the mentors she had while playing sports for a great deal of what made her want to coach. “My youth softball coaches were […]


Brady sets all-time career touchdown record in Colby rout

In their penultimate game of the season, the 6-1 Jumbos beat the 2-5 Colby Mules 44-12 on Senior Day. Senior tri-captain running back Chance Brady broke tackles and records on Saturday as he demolished the career record for total touchdowns and single season rushing touchdowns. Brady’s three touchdowns on the day brought his career total to 30, shattering the record […]


Tufts rolls over Amherst for first time since 2007

The Jumbos trampled the Amherst Purple and White 27-10 this weekend, improving their record to 5-1. The win is Tufts’ first over Amherst since 2007 and the first at Amherst’s Lehrman Stadium since 2004. Going into the game, Amherst was touted for its extremely stout run defense. Before playing Tufts, the Purple and White had only allowed an average […]


Brady breaks Tufts career rushing touchdown record, ties single game record

The Jumbos did not allow the grey skies to dampen their chances of winning Saturday, as senior tri-captain running back Chance Brady ran in four touchdowns to break the Tufts record for career rushing touchdowns and tie the school’s single-game record in the team’s 35-16 win over the Williams Ephs. “Honestly, it’s huge,” Brady said. “Winning comes first, […]


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