Jack Adgate is an Assistant News Editor & Sports Staff Writer at The Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying political science. Jack can be reached at [email protected]

Former Jumbo Paul Svagdis named head coach of baseball team

Paul Svagdis (A93, AG96), an alum of the Tufts baseball and football programs, assumed his role as the new head coach of the baseball team last month. Svagdis comes to Tufts after serving as head coach at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California since 2002.  Svagdis takes the reins from John Casey, who was Svagdis’ […]

Men’s club soccer searches for funding after qualifying for national tournament

On Nov. 17, the Tufts men’s club soccer team flew to Foley, Ala., to participate in the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Championship tournament. The road there, however, has not been completely smooth. After winning its own league and qualifying for the regional tournament, the Tufts club soccer team advanced all the […]

Football triumphs in season finale at Middlebury

Tufts football was victorious in its final game of the season on Nov. 13, defeating Middlebury 34–27. The win marked the fourth in a row for the Jumbos after dropping their first five games of the year. They finished the 2021 season with a record of 4–5, tied for fifth in the NESCAC.  The first […]

Men’s soccer claims NESCAC title

With victories over Middlebury on Saturday and Connecticut College on Sunday, the Tufts men’s soccer team claimed the NESCAC tournament title. The championship win marks the Jumbos’ third in the last four seasons.  Sunday’s championship game was a defensive battle, with both teams combining for only five shots on goal across 90 minutes.  Tufts junior […]

Men’s soccer completes regular season with loss, draw

The men’s soccer team completed its regular season this week, losing to Connecticut College on Saturday and drawing Bowdoin on Tuesday. The loss to Conn. College was the Jumbos’ first of the season.  Tuesday afternoon’s road matchup with Bowdoin proved difficult in many different aspects for the Jumbos. Torrential rain combined with strong winds created […]

Men’s soccer completes road trip with win over Trinity, draw at Middlebury

Tufts men’s soccer remains undefeated after a 3–0 victory over Trinity on Saturday and a 0–0 double overtime draw against Middlebury on Sunday. The Jumbos moved to 9–0–2 for the season and 5–0–2 in conference play. In a back-and-forth physical battle, Sunday’s matchup between Tufts and Middlebury ended in a 0–0 draw after 110 minutes […]

Men’s soccer completes weekend sweep of Bates and Hamilton

Tufts men’s soccer was victorious this weekend over both Bates on Saturday and Hamilton on Sunday. With two wins over NESCAC schools, the Jumbos have improved on their undefeated record of 8–0–1 on the season.  The Jumbos dominated both games this weekend, registering five goals from four different players, while conceding none. The shutouts now […]

Athletics Department upholds firm COVID-19 protocols

Prior to a Friday, Sept. 17 volleyball game between Tufts and Connecticut College, a Connecticut player tested positive for COVID-19. No Tufts athletes tested positive after the game. Although it is unknown whether or not the player was vaccinated, Tufts varsity teams are only permitted to play schools with a vaccine mandate according to John […]

Ghenwa Hakim leaves Tufts International Center after 10 years

Ghenwa Hakim, associate director of the Tufts International Center, stepped down from her position to pursue a career in immigration law earlier this month. Hakim worked at Tufts for 10 years, holding positions in both the Tufts University School of Medicine and undergraduate programs. She assumed her role at the International Center in 2018, and […]

Men’s soccer keeps rolling, dominates Brandeis and Salem State

This week, the men’s soccer team stayed hot, defeating Brandeis University and Salem State University. Tufts showcased an offensive outburst on Saturday, netting four goals and blanking Brandeis. The Jumbos followed up this performance by putting in five more goals on Tuesday night en route to a 5–1 victory over the Salem State Vikings.  Super-senior […]

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