Jason is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore who has yet to declare a major. Jason can be reached at jason.schwartz@tufts.edu.


Women’s squash to play Amherst at NESCACs, loses to Harvard to end regular season

For the second year in a row, the Jumbos will be playing at the NESCAC tournament. Squash powerhouse Trinity will host the tournament in Hartford, Conn. on Feb. 10 and 11. Last Tuesday, the regular season ended on a rather bleak note, with the Jumbos falling to No. 1 Harvard 9–0, dropping No. 16 Tufts to 8–5 on […]


Women’s squash wins 3 matches to end regular season

The Jumbos conquered the courts on a perfect three for three during its last weekend of regular season play. The team is No. 17 in the nation, according to the College Squash Association (CSA). On Friday, Tufts played on their home Harvard courts against No. 19 Bates. Six players were victorious in their matches against […]


Women’s squash goes 2–2 over break, gears up for the rest of the season

The No. 19 Tufts women’s squash team played a slew of matches during the last full week of winter break, the Jumbos’ first time back on the court since their last official match on Dec. 8, 2018. During the break in competition, the team prepared diligently for upcoming matches against Yale, Amherst, Conn. College and Dickinson College. “We […]


Squash teams sweep first two NESCAC matches, men fall to Harvard 8–1

Tufts’ men’s and women’s squash teams played their first slate of matches in the 2018–19 season before the recent Thanksgiving break. Both teams turned in impressive performances, crushing NESCAC rivals Wesleyan and Colby. After returning to campus, however, the men’s side was walloped by Harvard. Men’s squash On Wednesday, No. 23 Tufts fell 8–1 to No. 2 Harvard. The Jumbos’ sole win […]


Carlson shines in maiden sailing season at Tufts, finishes 13th at Nationals

First-year Abbie Carlson impressed in her maiden season on the Tufts sailing teams, culminating in a 13th-place finish at the LaserPerformance Women’s Singlehanded Nationals. The regatta included 14 races over the weekend of Nov. 3–4 at Grand Valley State in Allendale, Mich. At Nationals, Carlson competed against some of the fiercest competition around the nation […]


Sailing team wins Nickerson Trophy amidst nor’easter conditions

As the days become shorter and colder in the New England autumn, the sailing team looks to wrap up its successful season, competing in five regattas this past weekend. However, the Jumbos did not ease off the gas despite the relaxed schedule and the frigid air. On Thursday night, four lark boats, “Jumbalaya,” “Jumbutts,” “Jumblitty” and […]


Sailing victorious at Fairfield, posts competitive performances elsewhere

Tufts was largely able to escape the local fervor surrounding the Red Sox run to the World Series, but it could not fully escape the weekend’s prevailing winds. Instead, the Jumbos were caught in a swirling October breeze that affected everyone from college sailors to kickers in the NFL. One Tufts group that did not get out of town competed at the […]


Sailing team wins McGill Cup, posts impressive results at other regattas

The Jumbos outclassed their competition over the weekend, competing at various regattas throughout New England, and even one in Canada. The team sent two boats to the McGill Cup, which was hosted by the eponymous university in Montreal, Canada. Sophomores Evan Robison and Delilah Roberts handled the A Division boat under cloudy skies and a consistent breeze of 12 […]


Sailing team shines at various events, looks to finish fall schedule strong

The Jumbos’ fall season has reached its halfway point, with the sailors from Somerville having participated in over 30 regattas in six weeks. The team cranked out yet another seven-regatta weekend, posting impressive results and reinforcing their ability to compete at a high level. Sophomore Delilah Roberts noted that the conditions enabled the Jumbos to perform […]


Sailing squadron maneuvers through seven regattas

The Tufts sailing team participated in seven regattas over the weekend of Sept. 22, its third week of the 2018–19 season, with several impressive results. The women’s team took part in the Mrs. Hurst Bowl, hosted by Dartmouth, while co-ed boats took part in various regattas throughout New England. At the Harvard Invitational, with winds ranging from three to six knots on the […]


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