Emily Burstein is a first-year Assistant Sports Editor for the Tufts Daily. She can be reached at Emily.Burstein@tufts.edu.


No. 6 Jumbos continue strong run with convincing results

The No. 6 Tufts women’s lacrosse team (10–1, 6–0 NESCAC) won all three of its games in the last week, extending its winning streak to six games leading up to what figures to be a difficult end to the regular season. On Sunday, the Jumbos defeated the Babson Beavers (6–5) in a non-conference game in Wellesley, Mass. The hosts got on the board […]


Tufts continues strong start to season with big wins over Colby, Trinity

The Tufts women’s lacrosse team put together a string of impressive performances in its four games since a win over MIT on March 10, earning three victories and suffering one defeat. The Jumbos, tied for seventh in Div. III, now have a 5–1 record overall and a perfect record of 3–0 in NESCAC play while averaging […]


Jumbos’ postseason run ends with 66–48 loss to Polar Bears in Elite Eight

Playing in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament on Saturday night, the Tufts women’s basketball team fell to a familiar foe: Bowdoin. The Jumbos defeated the Polar Bears in the NESCAC tournament semifinals on Feb. 24, with a decisive 60–48 victory. That win was redemption for Tufts, as Bowdoin won 66–53 in the teams’ regular-season matchup on Jan. […]


Tufts comes up just short in NESCAC Championship game for third straight year

The Tufts women’s basketball team continued its run through the NESCAC tournament over the weekend. On Saturday, Tufts defeated Bowdoin to advance to its fifth straight NESCAC Championship game the following day, where it fell just short in a low-scoring contest to a familiar foe: Amherst. The Mammoths and Jumbos have met in the conference championship in four of the last five […]


Jumbos push for top spot in NESCAC

Disclaimer: Katie Martensen is a copy editor at the Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts women’s basketball team secured a trio of crucial victories in a three-game home stand this weekend, taking down a pair of NESCAC opponents. Friday, Tufts defeated Conn. College with a score of 75–54 before taking down Wesleyan on Saturday in a 67–56 […]


Women’s basketball returns, well-prepared for the season

The Tufts women’s basketball team is back and ready to build game by game. The Jumbos finished their tremendous season last March with an overall record of 30–3. Tufts fell in the national championship game to Amherst, the team that handed them their only three losses of the season. While coming just short of a national title […]


Championship game ends in heartbreak for volleyball, still headed to NCAA Tournament

The Tufts volleyball team hosted the NESCAC tournament this past weekend, with aims to finish what they could not last year, as they lost in the championship game. The Jumbos entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed for the second year in a row, after finishing the season with a 10–0 record in NESCAC play. After […]


Tufts’ sailing teams persevere in spite of difficult wind conditions

It was a busy weekend for both of Tufts’ sailing teams. The Jumbos were deployed at six different races, including the Fall Foliage, the NEISA Southern Seven, the Mrs. Hurst Bowl, the Sherman Hoyt Trophy, the Oberg Trophy and the Central Series. It was a mostly successful weekend for the team. Coach Ken Legler was […]


Sam Agnew’s balancing act

For sophomore Sam Agnew, there is no such thing as a day off. Agnew is one of a few members of the Tufts community with the overlapping distinctions of being both a varsity athlete and a dual-degree student; he is a member of the men’s crew team and is also seeking a combined degree from the […]


Women’s Tennis: After strong postseason, Jumbos look fresh for the fall

Women’s tennis is back and ready to hit the ground running during its fall campaign. The Jumbos are coming off of a strong spring season where they finished with a 15–7 overall record, and had a 6–3 log in conference play. Tufts made it to the NESCAC semifinals last season for the first time since […]


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