Sejal Dua

Sejal Dua is an Assistant Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore studying biomedical engineering. Sejal can be reached at Sejal.Dua@tufts.edu.


Men’s cross country demonstrates strength in numbers, secures fourth at Conn. College Invitational

Tufts bested four NESCAC schools at this weekend’s Conn. College Invitational in Waterford, Conn. — including its host — to secure fourth of 27 competing teams. The Jumbos received strong performances from a number of runners, with many finishing within seconds of each other. Senior co-captain Colin Raposo led the pack for Tufts, finishing i13th […]


Bettez becomes first Jumbo to win All-New England Championship in 38 years

At Franklin Park on Saturday, Tufts senior co-captain Natalie Bettez had a performance for the record books. She clocked in a 17:57.85 time to win the All-New England Championship, a feat that no Tufts runner has accomplished since Kathy Whitcomb in 1975. Bettez was also recently named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association […]


Men’s cross country places seventh at Purple Valley Classic

In its second meet of the season, Tufts took on 15 other teams at last Saturday’s Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams at Mt. Greylock High School in Williamstown, Mass. and finished a respectable seventh. Tufts totaled a score of 235, which trumped WPI’s 247 points, but came just 10 points short of Conn. College. RPI, […]


Men’s cross country starts season off on the right foot

On Saturday the Jumbos completed and won an 8,000-meter race at the Pineland Super XC Shootout to launch their 2018 campaign. The Jumbos registered a score of 124, edging the host Bates Bobcats, who totaled 128 points. Southern Maine finished third. “It was a sunny morning and … one of our teammates said [the scenery] […]


Cross country teams set ambitious goals for 2018 season

After months of individual training runs and long-distance workouts, followed by a few weeks running together, Tufts’ men’s and women’s cross country teams are ready to kick off their 2018 campaigns. The men’s squad is coming off of a strong 2017 season, during which it placed highly in many of its meets and went on to finish sixth out of 11 […]


While we were away

While we were away, many of the Jumbos’ seasons stretched into the summer. Here’s what went down: Postseason success for women’s tennis After finishing its regular season with an impressive 11–5 record and respectable performances in the NESCAC and NCAA tournaments, two members of the women’s tennis team progressed to the NCAA Individual Championships in […]


Tufts competes in four regattas to gear up for championship events

The Tufts sailing team once again encountered shifty winds over the weekend, as its sailors participated in their last regattas before qualifiers. The Jumbos competed in four different regattas: the Owen/Mosbacher/Knapp Trophy at Kings Point, N.Y., the President’s Trophy hosted by Boston University, the Thompson Trophy at Conn. College and Northeastern’s Oberg Trophy. Tufts struggled in difficult conditions at […]


Tufts sailing wraps up action-packed spring break

In polar opposition to one’s stereotypical spring break, the Tufts co-ed and women’s sailing teams headed down to Maryland, where they competed in two regattas and trained for 10 consecutive days. The teams bonded through camping in tents and braving the elements. Though their training was intensive and physically draining, the Jumbos seized on their spring […]


Tufts sweeps Boston University on Senior Day

This weekend, the No. 17 Tufts women’s squash team (13–6) secured a landslide 9–0 victory over Boston University (2–13) at Belmont Hill’s Jordan Athletic Center. It was the Jumbos’ third sweep of the Terriers in as many years. With NESCAC Championships behind them and College Squash Association (CSA) Nationals right around the corner, the Jumbos approached this non-conference matchup with […]


Jumbos fall to Mammoths at NESCAC Championships

The fifth-seeded Tufts women’s squash team surveyed its competition this weekend at the NESCAC Championships in Clinton, N.Y., where it fell to fourth-seeded Amherst, 7–2, in the first round of play before taking on Hamilton and Bates in the consolation bracket. With large crowds packed into Hamilton’s Little Squash Center, the Jumbos prepared themselves to play a handful of […]


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