Haley Rich is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore majoring in international relations and economics. Haley can be reached at haley.rich@tufts.edu.

Kimura sets school record, earns honorable mention All-American honors in final meet

For Tufts senior co-captain Anna Kimura, there was no better way to finish off her collegiate swimming career than to compete at her first national championship. Kimura, the only member of the women’s team to travel to the NCAA Championships, competed in the 200-yard individual medley, the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard breaststroke over the course of the […]

Nationals-bound Jumbos hope to close season on high note in Indianapolis

For one member of the Tufts women’s swimming and diving team and 11 members of the men’s team, spring break will be anything but a break. The NCAA Championships, held in Indianapolis at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Natatorium, will start on Wednesday and extend for four full days. Senior co-captain Anna Kimura is the lone Jumbo on […]

Idelson and Chong dive into steep competition at NCAA Qualifier

This weekend, first-year Amber Chong and senior Aaron Idelson competed for Tufts at the NCAA Zone Diving Qualifier at Middlebury College. Both athletes performed 11-dive routines at both the one-meter height — held on Friday for the men and Saturday for the women — and the three-meter height (Saturday for the men and Friday for the women). The top […]

Nutritionists Knudsen and Clark piece together dietary puzzle for Tufts athletics

Among Tufts’ graduate schools, often overshadowed by the Tufts School of Medicine and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy is the lesser-known gem that is the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Ranked second in the nation and fourth in the world for Nutrition and Dietetics by the Center for World University Rankings, the Friedman School is staffed by respected […]

Preview: Attitude is key for women’s swimming and diving at NESCAC Championship

After about half of the Tufts women’s swimming and diving roster closed out its seasons at the Middlebury Invitational on Feb. 2 and 3, the remaining 24 athletes have been tapering and fine-tuning their strokes in preparation for this weekend’s NESCAC Championship. Williams, which will host the event, has won the conference championship in four consecutive years and has a promising chance […]

Swimmers close regular season on high note at Middlebury Invitational

After a decisive 180–112 win over Wheaton on Jan. 20, the Tufts men’s swimming and diving team enjoyed a week off from competition before gearing up for its final race of the regular season. The Jumbos then faced off against the Middlebury Panthers and the Williams Ephs in the Middlebury Invitational on Feb. 2–3. Although there was […]

Men’s swimming and diving: Hard work and new staff push Tufts past Coast Guard, Middlebury

The weekend of Nov. 18, the Jumbos made their debut in the pool with back-to-back wins against the Coast Guard Academy (170–126) at home on Saturday and away at Middlebury (175–100) on Sunday. Against the Coast Guard Academy, Tufts tapped the wall first in nine out of the 16 races and took down three Hamilton Pool […]

Women’s Soccer: Tufts falls to top-seeded Williams in NESCAC final

This weekend, the women’s soccer team reached the NESCAC final for the first time since 2005 with a 3–2 semifinal victory over Hamilton on Saturday in Williamstown, Mass. Unfortunately, the fourth-seeded Jumbos fell 2–1 to the top-seeded Ephs of Williams on their home turf the next day in an intense overtime battle. Although the Jumbos […]

Gritty play pushes field hockey past Wellesley, Williams

After a tough 1–0 loss to Bates on Oct. 14, the No. 6 Tufts field hockey team bounced back with two promising wins over Wellesley and No. 7 Williams on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. Visiting Wellesley’s home turf for the first time since a 1–0 loss two years ago, the team put together a dominant 4–0 victory. “Bates was […]

Jumbo sailing makes waves at Mystic Lake

Tufts sailing steered past the competition over the weekend, with the co-ed team snagging first place out of 20 schools at the 35th Professor Stedman Hood Trophy on their home waters of Mystic Lake in Medford. The Tufts A and B Division teams finished with scores of 23 and 15 points, respectively, adding up to a total score of 38 points […]