Mackenzie Bright is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily


Jumbos to face final challenge at NCAA Championships

The Tufts Women’s track team came in with one goal this year — to learn how to be a successful team together after graduating several key runners. “I think that wanting to prove we could be as good a team as before without relying on the ‘heavy-hitters’ was a huge motivation for our team,” graduating senior […]


Several Jumbos set PRs in last regular-season meet

Tufts competed this weekend at the Trinity College Invitational, the team’s last regular-season meet before the start of NESCACs.  The team was smaller than usual last weekend because many of the players took time off to rest. “The girls who did compete were able to hit some solid marks, and even got some [personal records],” junior Jennifer […]


Jumbos claim first at Sunshine Classic

The Jumbos took home the win at the second annual Sunshine Classic on Saturday, compiling a slew of first-place finishes over the course of the day. The Classic lived up to its name, as the weather was breezy and beautiful, a perfect day for running. “The team performed really well this weekend,” junior Jennifer Sherwill said. […]


Jumbos set several season bests in third-place finish at weekend quad-meet

Tufts competed in a quad-meet at windy Bates this past weekend and finished third overall with 154 team points.  They were 57 points ahead of last-place Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and 40 points short of second-place Bates. MIT claimed first at the meet with 235 team points. “Our team performed well this weekend, given the […]


Tufts takes second hosting postponed Snowflake Classic

The Snowflake Classic nearly lived up to its name once again, as the Jumbos wondered if they would be able to host the meet after Saturday’s snowstorm. Thankfully, the track was cleared in time for the even to begin bright and early on Sunday morning.  “Our coach saw that Saturday’s weather would be poor and made a […]


Jumbos kick off outdoor season in sweltering Vegas

The Jumbos officially started their outdoor season with an invitational meet at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas over spring break.   “We ended up getting in really late the night before, or more like early that morning, so we hadn’t practiced on an outdoor track yet,” sophomore hurdler and jumper Kylene DeSmith said. “So for us to […]


Jumbos return home with a no. 19 national ranking

The Tufts women’s squash team (17-7) return from the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships in Princeton, N.J. ranked 19th in the country. On Sunday, the Jumbos faced off against William Smith College (14-8), and they were victorious with a 6-3 win. First-year Claire Davidson fought a long five-game match in the first position. She won the first two, dropped the next […]


Jumbos take eighth at NESCACs

Tufts traveled to Bowdoin over the weekend to compete in the NESCAC Championships, where it amassed a total of 700.5 team points to rank eighth out of 11 teams. Junior Jess Lee was proud of the effort the team put in at Bowdoin. “A three-day meet at the end of a season is [tough],” Lee said. “At that point, […]


Jumbos take down Camels, fall to Panthers, Polar Bears and Mules

Tufts started the NESCAC Championship weekend off strong with a win against Conn. College but fell short in its matches against Middlebury, Bowdoin and Colby. It was a long weekend in Amherst, with four matches for the team over a span of three days. Sixth-seeded Tufts took on ninth-seeded Colby on Sunday in a consolation round. Sophomore […]


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