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 tennis wins back-to-back home matches, inches closer to end of regular season

No. 8 Tufts hosted unranked Connecticut College at Gantcher Center on Saturday, claiming an 8–1 victory over the Camels. The Jumbos won three of three doubles matches, taking an early 3–0 lead. First-year Anna Lowy and junior Kat Wiley and No. 1 doubles sophomore Patricia Obeid and senior Tomo Iwasaki both shut out out their […]

Back from California, women’s tennis to play home games against Bowdoin, Wesleyan

The No. 8 Tufts women’s tennis team (3–2, 2–0 NESCAC) returned from their spring trip to Southern California last Sunday. With five games in a week across the Los Angeles area, the team was on the move. On March 23, Tufts fell to No. 4 Pomona-Pitzer 7–2 in the team’s final spring break match-up. All three doubles […]

Women’s tennis trumps Trinity, heads to California for spring break

In its season opener, the No. 8 Tufts Women’s tennis team (1–0) defeated NESCAC rival Trinity in Hartford, Conn., comfortably winning 8–1 on Saturday afternoon. The Jumbos’ doubles players dominated the court, with all three pairs winning their respective matches. The No. 2 doubles pair sophomore Kiara Rose and first-year Nicole Frankel swiftly defeated their opponents, doubles […]

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 […]