Julia Atkins is a Staff Writer at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore studying Sociology, Film and Media Studies, and Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies. She can be reached at julia.atkins@tufts.edu.


Jumbos win NESCAC title, meet Cardinals again in NCAA quarters

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team breezed through the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, defeating Merchant Marine 25–8 and Ithaca 18–11 to reach the quarterfinals for the eighth time in the last nine years. The Jumbos advanced to face the Wesleyan Cardinals, whom they defeated 12–9 in the NESCAC championship game on May […]


Tufts seeks revenge against fourth-ranked Wesleyan

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team will face off against Wesleyan at Bello Field on Saturday for the teams’ first matchup of the 2018 season. Last year, the team from Middletown, Conn. defeated the Jumbos three times. With Tufts (8–0) currently ranked third in Div. III and Wesleyan (8–1) right behind them at No. 4, the game is bound to be neck-and-neck. The […]


Jumbos improve to 6–0 with narrow victories, climb to No. 3 in Div. III

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team picked up three crucial wins over spring break, remaining undefeated with a 6–0 record (3–0 NESCAC) and moving up four spots in the national rankings to No. 3. On March 17, Tufts defeated Colby at home, 20–6, to record its second conference win of the season. A week later, the Jumbos hit the road again […]


Tufts takes down MIT in first match of spring season

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team traveled to MIT on Saturday to compete in its first match of the 2018 season. The Jumbos won all three doubles matches and three out of the six singles matches, winning with a final score of 6–3. Having lost to MIT in 2016, the Jumbos were thrilled to exact […]


Tufts to hit the courts on Saturday for season opener against MIT

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team kicks off its 2018 season with an away match at No. 21 MIT on Saturday afternoon. After a rigorous but promising preseason campaign, the Jumbos are confident heading into their spring schedule. After ending their 2016–17 season with a final record of 9–7, the Jumbos are looking to refine their skills and improve […]


Jumbos kick off season with weekend double-header

The No. 9 Tufts men’s lacrosse team opens its 2018 season with a pair of away games this weekend, traveling to Clinton, N.Y. to face Hamilton at 1 p.m. on Saturday before playing SUNY Cortland the following day at noon. Tufts worked hard in the offseason, and after a successful scrimmage against Babson on Feb. 20, the team feels prepared […]


Jumbos’ season ends in first round of NESCAC tournament with loss to Bantams

On Saturday, the Tufts men’s hockey team traveled to Hartford, Conn. to take on Trinity in the first round of the NESCAC tournament. The defending NESCAC champion Bantams defeated the Jumbos in a 2–0 shutout, improving their record to 18–5–2 and putting an end to the visitors’ season. Trinity holds the top seed in the conference tournament and is ranked eighth in the […]


Jumbos defeat Polar Bears to clinch eighth seed in conference tournament

Over the weekend, the Tufts ice hockey team battled for the eighth and final spot in the upcoming NESCAC Championship tournament, facing Bowdoin on Friday evening and Colby the following afternoon. In a game that they could not lose if they were to sneak into the postseason, the Jumbos defeated the Polar Bears 4–2 at home, moving past the visitors in the […]


Jumbos to make postseason push in final weekend of NESCAC play

The Tufts ice hockey team takes on Bowdoin and Colby this weekend in back-to-back home games to top off its 2017–18 regular season. With Tufts currently ninth in the NESCAC standings, the team needs to win both games this weekend to have a chance to steal eighth place and continue on to the conference tournament. Friday night’s game against Bowdoin […]


Jumbos battle Conn. College to overtime on successive nights

The Tufts ice hockey team competed in a home-and-home doubleheader against Conn. College over the weekend, with both games advancing into overtime. Friday night’s community awareness home game celebrated the Jumbos’ continued partnership with the East Coast Jumbos, a hockey team for children with developmental disabilities. On the ice, the matchup finished scoreless — a first for the Tufts hockey program […]


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