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Women’s cross country takes 2nd at the NESCAC Championship

On Nov. 2, the women’s cross country team competed at the NESCAC Championship held at Mount Greylock High School in Williamstown, Mass. The team consistently performed at a high level throughout the course of the season, and that translated to a second-place finish at the NESCAC Championship. Along with the high-ranking finish, two Jumbos were […]

Women’s soccer suffers 1–0 loss to Middlebury, snaps unbeaten streak

On Saturday, women’s soccer faced off at home against the Middlebury Panthers. The game was a fierce battle for the No. 1 spot at the top of the NESCAC, as Middlebury entered 5–1–2 and Tufts entered 6–1–1 in conference play. The two were even close in terms of national ranking, as Tufts was ranked No. […]

Women’s cross country takes 6th at NEICAAA Championship

The Tufts women’s cross country team competed at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association (NEICAAA) Championship  Saturday at Franklin Park in Boston. The race featured teams from all NCAA divisions. Despite facing Div. II and Div. I competition, the Jumbos finished sixth out of the 22 teams competing at the race, and two Jumbos finished within the […]

Women’s cross country finishes 3rd at Bowdoin Invitational

Last week, the No. 8 Tufts women’s cross country team competed in the Bowdoin Invitational held at the Pickard Field Cross-Country Course in Brunswick, Maine. The team performed well, despite missing some of their top performers from the Bates Invitational. The Jumbos finished third at the Invitational out of the eight teams there, continuing their […]

First-years lead men’s cross country to 3rd at Bates Invitational

The Tufts men’s cross country team opened its season Saturday at the Bates Invitational, held at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine. The race featured many of Tufts’ NESCAC rivals, including Bates College, Conn. College and Middlebury College. The fifth team that competed at the invitational was the University of Southern Maine. The Jumbos placed […]

Women’s soccer dominates Emerson, falls to Williams

This week, Tufts women’s soccer played its first two games of the season against Emerson College as well as the defending NCAA Div. III champions — and its fierce NESCAC rivals — Williams. The team picked up a convincing 3–0 win at home against Emerson but lost a late winner away at Williams to start […]

Men’s track and field finishes in 1st place at Sunshine Classic

The Jumbos sent athletes to two different events Saturday: the Larry Ellis Invitational held at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. and the fourth-annual Sunshine Classic held at Tufts’ own Ellis Oval. These meets marked Tufts’ final regular-season competitions ahead of the NESCAC championships next weekend. The team performed well across both meets and claimed its […]

Women’s track and field earns 2nd consecutive first-place finish at MIT Quad Meet

On Saturday, the Tufts women’s track and field team competed against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), MIT and NESCAC opponent Bates at MIT’s Morrison Track in Cambridge, Mass. Many of the athletes had nationally ranked times and the team took first in the event, their second consecutive first-place finish of the outdoor season. Senior Kylene DeSmith had an […]

Men and women’s track and field kick off outdoor season with spring break meets

Over spring break, the Tufts men and women’s track and field teams each competed in a number of meets to mark the start of the outdoor season. The men’s team travelled to San Diego, Calif., where they competed in the Ross and Sharon Irwin Collegiate Scoring Meet, the 41st Annual Aztec Invitational and the PLNU […]

Men’s track and field competes at NCAA Championships, gets eliminated in preliminaries

On Friday, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the NCAA Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury Crossing, Mass. Only athletes with top-20 times in their respective events were invited to the NCAA Championships. From Tufts, those athletes included senior co-captain Hiroto Watanabe and seniors Colin Raposo and Josh Etkind. Watanabe came into the […]