Nate Hartnick is a Staff Writer for the Daily. He is a junior studying English and Political Science. Nate can be reached at nathaniel.hartnick@tufts.edu.


Jumbos ride wave of confidence into championship season

Following an inspiring performance at the Boston Winter Open at Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Tufts’ women’s swimming and diving team competes this coming weekend at the NESCAC Championships. The meet will be held at Wesleyan University, where the Jumbos will look to improve on their fourth-place finish from last season. The Boston Winter […]


Stat Talk: Talent evaluation in a changing league

Any NBA fan can attest to the evolution that the league has undergone in recent years. Basketball has transformed into a game centered around 3-point shooting and pace-and-space offense. Gone are the days of grind-it-out post play, as the defensive battles of the mid 2000s seem like a faraway memory. The average team today attempts […]


Stat Talk: Harden’s Houston Revolution

If there’s any player who most defines the current state of NBA basketball, it’s the Houston Rockets’ James Harden. The prolific guard makes a living on the two most efficient shots in basketball: field goal attempts from the paint and shots from behind the 3-point line. Harden’s domination of the Rockets’ offense is historic — […]


Men’s track and field claims first victory of season

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts men’s track and field team emerged victorious at the second annual Branwen Smith-King Invitational held at the Gantcher Center. In their second scoring meet of the season, the Jumbos competed against 18 other teams, putting up a total of 121 team points, improving on their second-place finish in last year’s […]


Men’s track and field team makes strong home debut

Tufts men’s track and field opened their season at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted a number of regional schools at the Gantcher Center in this non-scoring meet. While this meet represented an important starting point for the season, senior Benji Wallace maintained that the team did not place too much stock in its […]


Track and field teams gear up for upcoming winter season

As November transitions into December, Tufts runners have begun preparation for the indoor track and field season. Many of the Jumbos were members of the men’s and women’s cross country teams that finished 12th and 25th, respectively, at the NCAA Championship, but they will now turn their attention to the track. Men’s track and field The Jumbos look […]


Football closes season with win over Middlebury

The Jumbos closed out their 2018 season with a dominant win on Saturday. They traveled to Middlebury, Vt. to take on the Middlebury Panthers, finishing the match with a commanding 35–13 advantage. The win brought the Jumbos to a final record of 7–2 for the season. That mark grants them sole possession of the third […]


Football drops defensive battle at Amherst

The Jumbos traveled to Pratt Field in Amherst, Mass. on Saturday, with hopes of spoiling the Mammoths’ undefeated record. They came out on the losing end in a hard fought defensive battle, falling 19–13, as their opponent remained undefeated. This loss dropped Tufts’ overall record to a still-stellar 5–2 mark. Tufts is now tied with Williams for third […]


Football struggles with defense in defeat at Trinity

The Jumbos traveled to Hartford, Conn. on Saturday to take on the Trinity Bantams, the defending NESCAC champions. The Jumbos went into the game undefeated but came out on the losing end of this matchup, 38–24, dropping their overall record for the season to 4–1. Tufts is now tied with Trinity and Williams for second place in the NESCAC. Senior […]


Football looks to go 4–0 in clash with Bowdoin

Coming off their resounding 47–14 blowout of the Bates Bobcats in their annual Homecoming game, the Jumbos are looking like serious contenders for the NESCAC crown. They will look to continue their strong start as they go on the road to the face the Bowdoin Polar Bears in Brunswick, Maine, who will be hosting their […]


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