Marc Weisglass is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily

Rodopman finishes sixth at single-handed national championship

The 36 best men and women in college single-handed sailing ventured out to Galveston, TX, for the 2016 LaserPerformance Singlehanded Nationals this weekend hosted by Texas A&M. Among the 36 sailors was Tufts junior Alp Rodopman, who was competing for the Glen S. Foster Trophy in hopes of bringing home the first single-handed championship since Senet Bischoff […]

Nichols, O’Connor race to finish illustrious careers

In the fall of 2013, Tim Nichols and Luke O’Connor were newcomers to the Tufts cross country program. They joined a senior-heavy team one year removed from a NESCAC championship. However, the team had graduated some of their fastest runners a year earlier, such as Matt Rand (LA ’12) and Kyle Marks (LA ’12), and it had just enough […]

Nichols and O’Connor place first, second in NESCAC Championship

With the postseason in full swing, men’s cross country ventured out to Waterville, Maine to compete in the NESCAC championships at Colby College. Without any prior experience on Colby’s new course, the Jumbos were in for a challenge. Tufts tied with Middlebury for third, with each team scoring 126 points total. Amherst finished second with 100 […]

One-two punch, Nichols and O’Connor net Jumbos fourth at Connecticut College Invitational

The men’s cross country team entered the Connecticut College Invitational Sunday hot after finishing second at the James Earley Invitational last week. With senior captains Tim Nichols and Luke O’Connor racing, the team looked to further its recent success heading into championship season. The senior dynamic duo delivered for the Jumbos at the invitational as the team’s top two scorers. The […]

With captains sidelined, Jumbos place second at James Earley Invitational

With the season in full swing, the men’s cross country team entered the James Earley Invitational, an 8-kilometer hosted at Westfield State University, for its fourth meet of the year. After finishing 25th out of 38 teams at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University the week before, the Jumbos were out for retribution and retribution was […]

Rodopman finishes first in Singlehanded New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championship

It was a busy weekend for the Tufts sailing team as coach Ken Legler sent his sailors to eight different events. Two highlights of the weekend were the Singlehanded New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championships, where senior Alp Rodopman finished first out of 23 sailors, and the 34th interconference Professor Stedman Hood Trophy regatta, hosted by Tufts. Rodopman secured […]