Ethan is a staff writer for the Tufts Daily. He is a first-year who has yet to declare a major. Ethan can be reached at [email protected]

2020: A year in review

Despite a pandemic that threatened to shut down the entire sporting world, athletes were able to persevere and provide fans with a much needed reprieve from the harshness of reality.

Men’s swim and dive finishes 2nd at NESCAC championships for 2nd straight year

The men’s swim and dive team traveled to Williams to compete at the NESCAC Championships over the weekend. Hoping to upset the host team and retake the top spot in the conference, the Jumbos finished as runners-up for the second consecutive year. Finishing the meet with 1797.5 points — a higher point total from a […]

Women’s swim and dive finishes 2nd at NESCACs for 2nd straight year

The women’s swim and dive team finished second at the NESCAC Championships at Middlebury over the weekend, tying its highest finish in program history for the second consecutive year. Finishing the meet with 1593.5 points, Tufts battled back and forth with first-place Williams (1930.5 points) over the course of the four days. Ultimately, Tufts fell […]

Swim and dive prepares for NESCAC Championships at BU meet

This past weekend, the men’s and women’s swimming teams kicked off their championship season at the Boston Winter Open held at Boston University (BU). Although many of the team’s swimmers were not competing as they are preparing for the NESCAC Championships, the Jumbos still put up several top-three finishes in a competitive field that included […]

Men’s, women’s swim and dive set several pool records despite losses to MIT

The Tufts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams hosted their final home meet of the season at Hamilton Pool against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the annual Senior Day meet. In the second meet against MIT this season, both the men’s and women’s teams suffered narrow defeats, with the men’s team falling 155–139 […]

First-years dazzle as Tufts swim and dive teams defeat WPI, Wesleyan in quad meet season opener

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Williamstown, Mass., on Saturday for their season-opening quad meet. The men’s team emerged victorious over Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) 251–68 and over Wesleyan 259–56, but were topped by the hosting team Williams 175–138. The women’s team similarly downed WPI and Wesleyan 267–54 and 255–57, respectively, […]

Record-setting performances propel football to a 35–10 victory over Colby

The Tufts football team traveled up north to Waterville, Maine, on Saturday for its final road game of the season against the Colby Mules. The visiting Jumbos, dominant through every phase of the game, routed the home team with a 35–10 victory. Coach Jay Civetti spoke about the victory, highlighting the elements that led to […]