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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 […]

Men’s track and field takes 2nd at Div. III New England Indoor Championships

Last weekend, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the Div. III New England Indoor Championships hosted by MIT in Cambridge, Mass. The Jumbos performed well at the meet, with many athletes earning their season bests and notching national-qualifying marks. The Jumbos took second place out of the 23 teams at the meet, […]

Men’s basketball picks up win against Lasell, loses to Trinity

The Jumbos picked up a win against Lasell and a loss against Trinity College this week to go 4–6 in the NESCAC and 11–13 on the season. Tufts won handily against Lasell, beating the Boomers 101–90. The Jumbos were not so successful in their game against Trinity, however, and suffered an 87–67 blowout loss to […]

Women’s track and field team takes third place finish at Bowdoin Invitational

On Saturday, the Jumbos finished third out of six teams at the Bowdoin Invitational held in Brunswick, Maine. An abundance of individual first-place finishes and the 4×400 meter relay team’s top-10 ranked time highlighted the Jumbos’ performance in their third event of the season. Coming off of a dominant performance at the Tufts Invitational, a meet […]

Women’s cross country places 12th at NCAA Championship

The Jumbos competed in the NCAA Championship held at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wis. on Nov. 17. The team qualified for the championship through an at-large bid after garnering fifth place at Regionals on Nov. 10. In their sixth straight championship race, the Jumbos finished 12th out of 32 teams, with a total of […]

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 […]