Jorge Monroy-Palacio is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily.

Tufts loses close matches, finishes 0-3 on the weekend

The early-season woes of the men’s squash team continued as the team dropped three straight matchups against NESCAC rivals Connecticut College, Hamilton and Middlebury last week. The Jumbos kicked off the season with a 9-0 defeat at the hands of another NESCAC team, Wesleyan, but got right back on track when they beat MIT 6-3 only three days […]

Squash team bounces back from season-opening loss

The men’s squash team traveled to Connecticut on Saturday to play Wesleyan, the 20th ranked team in the nation. Though there were two five-game matches and a pair of four-game encounters, the team left winless, losing 9-0 to the Cardinals. The three co-captains, junior Aditya Advani, and seniors Zachary Schweitzer and Elliot Kardon played in […]

Tufts looks to makes strides in national rankings as winter season begins

After strong preseason practice and training, the members of the men’s squash team feel that it is ready to once again take to the courts for a successful season. Tufts finished 6-18 last year, and is looking to begin with a bang in their season opener at Wesleyan on Saturday. Two veteran players that are eager to […]

Men’s tennis ends season with strong showing

After a few lackluster years, the Jumbos have shown immense improvement in both their play and their results this fall under the tutelage of interim head coach Karl Gregor. The Jumbos’ positive showing continued this weekend as they hosted the Boston Invitational tournament. On the Voute courts this past Saturday, the Jumbos played individually against NESCAC rival Middlebury […]

Rookies shine in last fall invitational tournament

After starting off the season with impressive wins from veterans and rookies alike, the Tufts men’s tennis team continued to show signs of something special at this past weekend’s Wallach Invitational Tournament. While regular team leaders Rob Jacobson and Nik Telkedzhiev were unable to win their respective tournament openers, rookies including Ben Battle and Danny Coran […]

Jumbos finish eighth in sectional championships

Every year, matriculation sees the arrival of dozens of new Tufts students with tennis experience. Whether it was 10-and-under tennis lessons at a local park, or more intense training at internationally acclaimed American academies like the Nick Bollettieri IMG Tennis Academy, Jumbos tend to have some kind of experience with a racquet. As a result, […]

Veterans and rookies show promise with deep runs in Regional Championships

After a strong season opener performance at the Middlebury Invitational Tournament, the men’s tennis team went into this past weekend’s USTA/ITA Regional Tournament with a chance to cement its consistent early-season play. The United States Tennis Association/International Tennis Association Regional Championships, which only enters top players from each team’s roster, was hosted by Middlebury and featured only one […]

Seven Jumbos reach semifinals in first invitational

Despite a lackluster spring season in which the men’s tennis team lost several key players, the expectations remain high for this year’s team, as the Jumbos return several important members to the roster this fall. Tufts got off to a hot start this year at the Middlebury Invitational, where seven of the nine Jumbos who competed advanced […]

Jumbos look for strong start to fall campaign

After a summer away from competition, the men’s tennis team will hit the courts again in a few days. After a lackluster 2013-2014 campaign, the Jumbos look to build a solid run from start to finish. The team finished last season with a 4-6 match record, and while that mirrors the season’s record before that, […]

Men’s Tennis | Jumbos return to form with win over Judges

Despite facing strong adversity at key points throughout their season, the Jumbos are back on track for a strong finish following last weekend’s 6-3 defeat of local rival Brandeis. With the departure of sophomore Nik Telkedzhiev and prolonged injuries sidelining fellow classmates Jay Glickman and Rob Jacobson, the team has had to rely on the […]