Henry Molot is a Contributing Writer at the Tufts Daily. Henry is a first-year who has not yet declared a major and can be reached at [email protected]

Football looks ahead to road battle against Bates

In what has been a wild season for NESCAC football thus far, no team has established itself as a clear favorite. Similarly, not a single school appears out of the running for the division crown, as even the winless teams still pose a threat to conference powerhouses.  The Tufts Jumbos (1–2) will look to get […]

Football looks to strike back against Amherst

Through the first two weeks of the season, the Jumbos have shown two vastly different faces on Saturdays. Against the Trinity Bantams in its opening week win, the Jumbos defense was able to limit the three-time defending league champions to only six points on offense, sending a rousing message to the league that the they […]

After upsetting Trinity, football looks to capture road win against Williams

Heading into the second week of the season, the Tufts football team has already secured what was arguably the program’s biggest win in the last decade, grinding out a 14–8 victory over the Trinity Bantams on a stormy opening day in Medford. The Bantams are familiar with starting the season with a target on their […]

Softball beats Colby, clinches NESCAC East pennant on Senior Day

The Tufts softball team continued its regional domination with three wins over the Colby White Mules to secure the NESCAC East pennant for the regular season. In the doubleheader on Friday, the Jumbos honored their seniors for Senior Day in the team’s final home action of the year against NESCAC opposition. The Jumbos eviscerated the […]

Behind Van Meter’s perfect game, softball wins 3 of 5 against Bowdoin, Babson

The unranked Tufts softball team (20–5) played five games over just as many days, winning three games against Babson College and conference rival Bowdoin. The team won one of two of its two-game day against crosstown rival Babson on Wednesday in Wellesley, Mass., and over the weekend, Tufts battled against Bowdoin, winning two out of three against the […]

Men’s track and field finishes 2nd at Snowflake Classic

The Jumbos finished second at the Snowflake Classic this weekend, taking place at their very own Ellis Oval. It was the first outdoor meet this year. The event was most teams’ first New England meet of the spring season, featuring NESCAC rivals Amherst, Wesleyan, Conn. College, Hamilton and Trinity, among others. Despite resting many of their top distance […]

Men’s lacrosse remains undefeated with wins over Stevens, Endicott

The Jumbos are off to a scintillating start to the 2019 season, improving to 5–0 with wins over the Endicott Gulls on Tuesday and the Stevens Ducks on Saturday. The Jumbos are familiar with getting off to a strong start — they have lost just once during their opening 10 games in the last four seasons. No. […]

Litman, Davidson represent Tufts at College Squash Association individual nationals

Junior Claire Davidson and senior Alan Litman wrapped up Tufts’ 2018–2019 women’s and men’s squash seasons by representing the Jumbos at the College Squash Association (CSA) individual championships at Brown University in Providence, R.I. this weekend. Litman competed in the Molloy Cup South Division, while Davidson squared off against opponents in the Holleran East Cup. […]

Women’s squash falls in national C Division finals

The Jumbos put out a strong showing in the C Division of the College Squash Association (CSA) national championship, also known as the Walker Cup, finishing second to NESCAC rival Bates. Tufts lost 6–3 to a strong Bates team in the finals, after beating that same side 6–3 in the regular season and 5–4 in the NESCAC fifth […]

Women’s squash prepares for Walker Cup showdown

The Women’s College Squash Association National Championships kicks off this weekend on Feb. 22 in Hartford, Conn., the home of 13-time NESCAC champion Trinity. The Bantams split hosting duties with the nearby Wesleyan Cardinals of Middletown, Conn. through Feb. 24, when five champions will be crowned. The tournament is set up in a five division […]