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


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 […]


Tufts avenges early-season losses to Williams and Middlebury

The Tufts ice hockey team was on the road over the weekend, taking on Williams (10–8–0) and Middlebury (4–12–2) for the second time this season. The weekend provided an opportunity for the Jumbos to avenge their losses to both teams in December. Despite coming off difficult losses to Trinity and Wesleyan the previous weekend, Tufts dominated Williams for […]


Tufts turns season around over break

The Tufts ice hockey team entered January in the midst of a four-game losing streak with an overall record of 1–7–1. The team resumed its season at the W.B. Mason Winter Classic in Plattsburgh, N.Y. on Jan. 5–6, resulting in two more losses to Plattsburgh State (then 5–7) and No. 2 Endicott (then 13–1–1). The Jumbos redeemed themselves […]


Ice hockey: Tufts battles undefeated Williams, shut-out by Middlebury in frustrating losses

This past weekend, the Tufts hockey team competed against two other NESCAC teams on its home ice. Tufts faced off against Williams College on Friday and then hosted Middlebury College on Saturday. Although the Jumbos lost both games, they still felt they improved as a team. “Any time we have two NESCAC teams coming to play at Tufts, we […]


Ice hockey opens season with doubleheader against Trinity, Wesleyan

The Jumbos took to the road for their season opener on Nov. 17 against their rivals, the Trinity Bantams, before travelling to take on Wesleyan on Saturday. The Jumbos fell 5–1 to the Bantams, but they did not allow the loss to affect their play versus the Cardinals. Tufts tied Wesleyan 3–3 in overtime, with two first-years scoring their […]


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