Savannah Mastrangelo is an Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in Computer Science and Russian. Savannah can be reached at [email protected]

The next chapter for Tom Brady

After months of tormenting speculation, otherwise dubbed as “Bradygate,” Patriots fans and football fans alike have the answer they’ve been fearfully anticipating. Tom Brady is ending his near 20-season tenure with the New England Patriots in favor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While this is not the first time that a prolific professional athlete has […]

Jumbos prosecute Judges in season opener

The Jumbos opened their 2019 season with a comeback victory against the Brandeis Judges at the New England Baseball Complex, edging out their opponents in a 17–15 shootout. This marks the first official outdoor game for Tufts baseball since their loss to Amherst last season in the NESCAC Championship. “Well, having it be our first […]

Senior swimmer Colleen Doolan hits qualification mark as Jumbos prepare for NCAAs

As the regular season came to a close, four Tufts swimmers competed in the February Invite at Middlebury on Sunday in an attempt to hit pre-qualification marks for the upcoming NCAA Div. III national tournament. Senior Colleen Doolan raced in the 200-yard butterfly, earning a season-best qualifying mark with a 2:05.69 time in the non-team […]

Women’s swimming & diving finish 2nd in NESCAC for first time in program history

The Jumbos finished second at the NESCAC championship this weekend, their best finish in program history. After four third-place finishes between the 2008–2009 and 2012–2013 seasons, the team had not returned to the podium until this weekend. Tufts bested perennial power Amherst, who has finished second in the NESCAC for the last three years, has never dropped […]

Women’s swimming and diving earns multiple personal records in Boston Winter Open

Despite competing as the only Div. III team at the Boston Winter Open, Tufts women’s swimming and diving claimed multiple collegiate and personal records to end its regular season. The competing Div. I teams included host Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern and Fairfield. “I think all of us were so happy with how we did,” […]

Women’s swimming and diving falls to MIT in penultimate regular season meet

Closing in on the last few races of the regular season, the Jumbos competed against MIT for the second time this season in its penultimate regular season meet on Jan. 25 and lost 201–99. Despite the second consecutive loss for the Jumbos, the team had multiple first-and second-place showings in various events. Both the first-year […]

Swimming and diving teams break records, defeat Middlebury in opening meets

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their seasons in the best possible way at Hamilton Pool on Nov. 18, winning their first meets of the season 168–89 and 167–116, respectively. The Jumbos cited a strong work ethic and team chemistry that the two squads share as the keys to their victories. “I would definitely attribute this […]

Volleyball clinches fifth seed for postseason play

Closing out the regular season facing two NESCAC opponents, Tufts went 1–1 over the weekend to finish the regular season with a 15–9 overall record and a 6–4 conference record. In the final game of the season, Tufts lost to Wesleyan in a five-set game on Saturday, a day after it trounced Conn. College in […]

Volleyball tops field at New England Challenge with three victories

With consecutive victories over Springfield, Babson and MIT, Tufts swept the New England Challenge tournament to improve its overall record to 14–8. Tufts faced then-No. 21 MIT in its third tournament game, looking to lock up an undefeated record for the weekend. The first set proved to be a back-and-forth battle, as the teams stayed within a few points […]

Volleyball bounces back from losing streak to defeat two NESCAC opponents

After a week of uncharacteristic defeats, Tufts got back on track this weekend with two strong NESCAC wins over Hamilton and Williams. On Saturday, the Jumbos dueled against the Williams Ephs (7–7) in Williamstown, Mass. The match started off tight, with the teams splitting the first two sets. Tufts took the first 26–24 and conceded […]