Liam Finnegan is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying biology. Liam can be reached at Liam.Finnegan@tufts.edu.


Men’s cross country takes fifth at NCAA Regionals, advances to Nationals

Tufts competed at the NCAA Regional Championship on Saturday, hosted by Bowdoin in Brunswick, Maine. The team excelled at the competition and finished in fifth place out of 58 teams, with a total of 160 points. Amherst finished first with 65 points, followed by Williams (86), Middlebury (142) and MIT (145). The Jumbos’ fifth-place finish granted them […]


Bettez leads women’s cross country to fourth-place finish at NESCAC Championship

Despite muddy conditions on the course at Franklin Park in Boston, the Jumbos finished fourth at Saturday’s NESCAC Championship. Middlebury earned 47 points from its top five runners to win its 14th NESCAC Championship in program history, while three-time defending champion Williams finished second with 73 points. Wesleyan (84 points) placed third, followed by Tufts with […]


Women’s soccer keeps clean sheets against Middlebury, Salem State

This past week, the Jumbos picked up a 0–0 draw away against Middlebury on Saturday and a 3–0 win at home against Salem State on Tuesday. With the draw and win, the Jumbos brought their record to 7–2–2, recovering from their slight dip in form over Homecoming weekend. On Tuesday afternoon, the Jumbos faced off against the Salem […]


Women’s cross country continues strong form with third-place finish at Purple Valley Classic

Disclaimer: Madeleine Oliver is a staff photographer for the Daily. She was not involved in the writing of this article. The Jumbos competed in the Purple Valley Classic on Saturday in Williamstown, Mass., where they built upon last week’s first-place finish with more success, as they came in third place out of the 13 teams running at the event. In the 6,000-meter […]


Women’s cross country hits ground running with win in season opener

The Jumbos competed in its season opener at the Pineland Super XC Shootout in Gloucester, Maine on Saturday. While it was a straight shootout between two teams, Tufts beat out Bates to start its season on a victorious note. The 5,000-meter run was the only event of the competition. Tufts senior co-captain Natalie Bettez took first […]


Golf team looks ahead to Dietrick Invitational

Tufts returns this fall coming off a strong 2017–18 campaign marked by consistent results. Though the team did perform well, it did not manage to place first in any of its major tournaments, and it will be looking to do just that this season. “The team is looking as solid as ever this year,” senior co-captain […]


While we were away

While we were away, many of the Jumbos’ seasons stretched into the summer. Here’s what went down: Postseason success for women’s tennis After finishing its regular season with an impressive 11–5 record and respectable performances in the NESCAC and NCAA tournaments, two members of the women’s tennis team progressed to the NCAA Individual Championships in […]


Jumbos showcase depth in strong outdoor season

The 2018 outdoor season for the Tufts men’s track and field team was chock-full of first-place finishes and nationally ranked times. The Jumbos also finished third overall at the NESCAC Championships in late April and fifth overall at the New England Div. III Championships. Tufts hit the ground running on March 17 with the Ross […]


In staying close to home, DiMaiti goes far

Graduating senior co-captain Drew DiMaiti has been the backbone of the Tufts men’s track and field team this year. DiMaiti, consistently a top performer for the Jumbos, garnered numerous first-place finishes throughout the 2017–18 season and is a big reason why the indoor and outdoor teams have been so successful. One of the Medford, Mass. native‘s most notable performances this […]


Jumbos take first place at Sunshine Classic

The Tufts men’s track team split up across two competitions over the weekend. A handful of athletes competed at Friday’s Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., while the others competed at the Sunshine Classic, which Tufts hosted at Dussault Track on Saturday. The two meets were the final competitions of the team’s regular season, and they served as […]


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