Ethan Grubelich is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily.

Getting to know the faces of men’s soccer in 2021: Kyle Dezotell, Calvin Aroh, Travis Van Brewer

The 2021 season was a pivotal one for the Tufts men’s soccer program. It was the first season played under Head Coach Kyle Dezotell, who was hired in March 2020 after the Jumbos won their second consecutive Division III National Championship ― their fourth in six seasons ― under former Head Coach Josh Shapiro. Seven […]

Women’s swimming and diving wins 2 national championships

The Tufts women’s swimming and diving program put on a display for the ages two weeks ago at the 2022 NCAA Division III Championships held at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. The team’s seventh place finish at the meet, the best for the Jumbos since 1982, was headlined by championship-winning performances in the […]

Women’s fencing places second at New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference Championships

The Tufts University women’s fencing team traveled to Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. on Saturday to compete in the 2022 New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference Championships. For each weapon, each school had one individual compete in one of three pools ― A, B and C ― in qualifying. The final team standings were determined by […]

Men’s swimming and diving places second at 2022 NESCAC Championship meet

The Tufts men’s swimming and diving team spent Presidents Day weekend at Colby College competing in the 2022 NESCAC Championship Meet. As a team, Tufts finished as runner-up at the meet with a score of 1,577.5 points — well behind meet winners Williams College at 2,086 points but well ahead of third-place finishers Amherst College […]

Men’s, women’s swimming and diving compete at Boston Winter Open

The Tufts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed at the Boston Winter Open at Boston University on Friday and Saturday. Tufts’ swimmers and divers who were not initially selected for this season’s NESCAC Championships roster shaved and tapered for this meet. While the meet represented the last one of the season for most […]

‘Keep pushing forward’: First-year Zack Cummings’ extraordinary journey from Team IMPACT player to football team manager

At first glance, Zack Cummings is a cheerful 19-year-old from Saugus, Mass., a first-year undergraduate student at Tufts University who plans on studying political science and is a die-hard New England Patriots fan. But behind his contagious positivity and unending smile is a story of adversity and an extraordinary will to overcome. When Cummings was […]

Lauta’s shootout heroics, Daly’s hat trick lead men’s soccer to NCAA Championship Sweet 16

On Sunday, Tufts men’s soccer hosted the Stevens Institute of Technology Ducks in the second round of the NCAA Div. III Men’s Soccer Championship.  The Ducks advanced to the second round of the tournament with a 1–0 victory over Swarthmore College at Bello Field the day before. The Jumbos and Ducks traded blows for both […]

Tufts football defeats Colby, extends winning streak to three on senior day

For their last home game of the 2021 NESCAC football season, the Jumbos hosted the Colby College Mules on Saturday and pulled out a 26–21 win. After five straight losses to start the season, the Jumbos entered the game with a record of 2–5, having won their last two games at Bowdoin and Hamilton. The […]

Men’s soccer demolishes Bowdoin en route to NESCAC semifinals

The Tufts University Jumbos hosted the Bowdoin College Polar Bears in a NESCAC men’s soccer quarterfinals matchup on Saturday. The Jumbos hold the third seed in the tournament and the Polar Bears are the 6th seed. The Jumbos dropped to the third seed after a 2–-0 loss at Connecticut College and a 1–1 draw with […]

Tufts football falls to Williams in back-and-forth overtime battle

Tufts football welcomed fans back to Ellis Oval for the first time on their new turf field on Saturday where they hosted the Williams College Ephs. The new synthetic turf field was recently installed as part of a $2.7 million renovation project. After a tightly fought battle, the Jumbos ultimately fell to the Ephs 32–29 […]