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Sailing teams turn in competitive performances across New England

Both the co-ed and women’s sailing teams went out for a packed weekend schedule. The co-ed team raced in the Hatch Brown Trophy, the Nicholas Barnett Trophy and the Donaghy Bowl, while the women’s side sailed in the Regis Trophy. Meanwhile, both teams sent sailors to the two-day New England Singlehanded Championships at Boston College. The co-ed team […]

Tufts takes second at NESCAC Championships

The NESCAC Championships took place at Trinity on Saturday, where the Tufts women’s track and field team put on a strong performance, finishing second overall. This is an improvement from last year’s NESCAC tournament at Bowdoin, where the team finished in sixth place. The Jumbos earned a total of 115.5 points, trailing only an outstanding 200-point performance […]

DeBari, Bowman lead Tufts to second place at Conn. College

The Tufts women’s track team traveled to Conn. College for the Silfen Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Jumbos managed to finish second out of 19 competing schools while providing their younger athletes with valuable experience across multiple events. The weather in New London, Conn. proved to be excellent for the Invitational, with mostly sunny skies and minimal wind. In these […]

Jumbos take second in quad meet at Ellis Oval

The Tufts women’s track and field team played host to Bates, MIT and RPI in a meet at Ellis Oval on Saturday. Multiple Jumbos won events and recorded personal-best times in the third meet of their spring season. Individual event winners received nine points for their teams, second-place finishers garnered seven and each successive athlete through tenth place earned one […]

Jumbos win annual SnowFlake Classic at Ellis Oval

Tufts hosted the annual Snowflake Classic at the Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track and Field Complex on Saturday. Every year, the SnowFlake Classic attracts many schools from around New England to Somerville for an early-season meet. This year was not an exception. A total of 22 universities and colleges participated in the meet, competing in 21 events. The late-March weather conditions — not […]

Tufts athletes climb national rankings in preparation for NCAA Championships

On Saturday, the Tufts women’s track and field team competed in a qualifying meet at the Gantcher Center. The purpose of the meet was to give athletes a final chance to improve their positions going into the NCAA Championships, which will begin on March 9 in Birmingham, Ala. The national meet will include the top 17 […]

Jumbo fencers compete at Mount Holyoke, Fairleigh Dickinson

The Tufts women’s fencing team faced a packed schedule over the weekend. The Jumbos competed in back-to-back tournaments on Saturday and Sunday. A day after competing at the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference (NEIFC) Championships at Mount Holyoke College, the Jumbos traveled to the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Invitational in Hackensack, N.J., where they competed against six other schools. Tufts won three of […]

Tufts overcomes injury woes to win three matches at Smith

On Saturday, the Tufts women’s fencing team attended the second Northeast Fencing Conference Multi-Meet of the season, which took place at Smith College. After managing only one victory at the first meet, hosted by Boston College on Jan. 28, Tufts rebounded for a 3–3 record Saturday, picking up wins over Boston University, UMass and the University of New […]

Tufts fencing foils Dartmouth, falls to others

The Jumbos’ 2017-2018 season continued with the Northeast Fencing Conference Multi-Meet at Boston College on Sunday. Tufts fencers competed against opponents from six other teams: Dartmouth, Vassar, Brandeis, MIT, Boston College and Brown. After opening the day with a victory over the Big Green, the Jumbos fell short against their other opponents. Tufts began its day by beating Dartmouth, 15–12. The Jumbos dominated […]

Tufts falls narrowly to Boston College, easily dispatches Wheaton

While many Tufts students were still enjoying their winter breaks, the men’s swimming and diving team raced in a pair of meets, against Boston College and Wheaton College. On Jan. 16, Tufts visited Boston College, losing 191–179. However, the Jumbos were not discouraged by the loss, as they reestablished themselves by beating the Wheaton Lyons 180–112. Against Wheaton on Jan. […]