Women’s Fencing | Klinkov brings new level of dedication as fencing coach

Normally, the college coach is supposed to recruit the high school athlete. But when a vacancy arose at the coaching spot for the Tufts fencing team last year, Julia Hisey, then an incoming freshman, turned to her high school and club coach Ariana Klinkov. “When I heard there was no coach, I told her to […]


Football | ‘Hard Knocks’: Revis, media and expectations pressure Jets

The AFC East has recently belonged to the New England Patriots. But with a fortuitous run to the conference championship and an overly active off-season profiled by HBO’s television miniseries “Hard Knocks,” the New York Jets have become division favorites as well as the most interesting team in the National Football League. The Jets surprised […]


Women’s Track and Field | Victorious 4×400 team leads way at New England Div. III Championships

The women’s indoor track and field team got its championship season underway on a strong note Friday with its second consecutive third−place showing at the New England Div. III Championships. The meet, which was held last Friday and Saturday at the University of Southern Maine, was highlighted with a first−place finish by the 4×400 meter […]


Fencing | Jumbos to experience roster overhaul over break

Already having experienced a changing roster and a reshuffled lineup due to studying overseas and graduation, the 1-3 fencing team will be faced with more changes as fencers come and go in the next semester. “One graduated, two are abroad and two had academic advisors recommend they not do it, so we’ve been starting a […]


Faller, Wilfert earn All-Americans honors

With just one runner each from both the Tufts men’s and women’s cross country teams competing Saturday at the NCAA Div. III Championship, senior Jesse Faller and junior Amy Wilfert took full advantage of the chance to represent the Jumbos on the national stage. Both earned All-American status after finishing in the top 35. In […]


Cross Country | Faller, Wilfert earn All-Americans honors

With just one runner each from both the Tufts men’s and women’s cross country teams competing Saturday at the NCAA Div. III Championship, senior Jesse Faller and junior Amy Wilfert took full advantage of the chance to represent the Jumbos on the national stage. Both earned All-American status after finishing in the top 35. In […]


Women’s Cross Country | Wilfert leads Tufts to 12th place at New Englands

Junior Amy Wilfert will be returning to the NCAA Div. III Women’s Cross Country Championship, but this time she will be going alone. With a seventh place finish at Saturday’s New England Championship at the University of Southern Maine, Wilfert qualified for the NCAA Championship to be held Nov. 21 in Cleveland, Ohio. Last year, […]


Women’s Cross Country | Tufts hoping to earn team trip to nationals

Last year at the NCAA New England Championship, the women’s cross country finished sixth out of 49 teams, missing out on qualifying for the NCAA Div. III Championship by one spot. On Saturday, the Jumbos will head to Southern Maine to again take part in the New England Championship, this time looking for a shot […]


Women’s Cross Country | Wilfert two seconds from winning NESCAC Championship

Sometimes in cross country, two seconds make all the difference in the world. Such was the case for junior Amy Wilfert at Sunday’s NESCAC Championship, as she was edged out at the finish line and ultimately finished in third place — just two seconds behind the eventual champion, Amherst senior Sophia Galleher. Galleher won the […]


Women’s Cross Country | Jumbos triumph in 5k after missing out on 6k race

Transportation issues marred Saturday’s meet for the women’s cross country team, but junior Amy Wilfert had no problem reaching the finish line, winning her second race of the season in the Plansky Invitational 5k race on Saturday. The Jumbos were scheduled to compete in several events at Williams this weekend, but arrived late to Williamstown. […]


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