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Winter Sports Recaps

Men’s basketball The men’s basketball team finished a stellar 2019–20 season as NESCAC tournament champions en route to an automatic bid in the Div. III NCAA tournament. The Jumbos went 12–4 in non-conference play before winning their first eight NESCAC games. Despite losing their final two NESCAC regular season games on the road against Middlebury […]

Fall Sports Recaps

Men’s cross country In the regular season, the Jumbos finished third at the Bates Invitational, eighth at the Purple Valley Classic, 17th at the Paul Short Run and 16th at the Connecticut College Invitational. The team took a dip in form when it entered the NESCAC Championship, where it finished eighth out of the 11 […]

The Daily’s Complete Coverage of Tom Brady

After 20 years in New England, quarterback Tom Brady, known as the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) to some fans, signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily’s sports writers — some die-hard Pats fans, others just keen NFL observers — offered their take on this historic decision. Check out our team’s” […]

Fall and winter sports season reviews

Men’s cross country Led by coach Joel Williams, the men’s cross country team finished 25th out of 32 teams after a two-year hiatus from national competition. The team competed at the Lake Breeze Golf Course, courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, in Winneconne, Wis., on Nov. 17, 2018. After missing out on top-30 ranks for […]

Top 10 moments of 2018–19 year

It has been a stellar year for sports at Tufts. Through the fall and winter of the 2018–19 season, Tufts stands at No. 8 in the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup competition, which ranks all Div. III schools by their sporting success across all varsity programs. With numerous spring sports still in contention for national […]

Tufts Daily Sports’ senior profiles

The Daily’s sports section caught up with some of the school’s most prolific senior athletes across the fall, winter and spring seasons. Dakota Adamec Dakota Adamec is a Jumbo athlete not to be underestimated. A back-to-back NESCAC Player of the Year and women’s lacrosse’s 10th highest point scorer of all time, Adamec has secured a […]

Tufts Daily Sports awards

After much debate, research and fanfare, the Tufts Daily Sports Section has come to its conclusions for the annual Tufts Daily sports awards. Here’s the shakedown: Male Athlete of the Year: Roger Gu After leading the men’s swimming and diving team to its first-ever conference win, shattering countless records along the way and finishing second […]

Daily Sports Awards

Female Athlete of the Year: Brittany Bowman (Women’s track and field) With not one but two All-American performances, graduating senior Brittany Bowman, a co-captain of the women’s cross country, indoor track and outdoor track teams, has rightfully earned the title of Female Athlete of the Year. At the NCAA Div. III Indoor Championships in March, she won […]

Fall and Winter Seasons in Review

Men’s Cross Country The men’s cross country team capped a successful season at Div. III New England Regionals in Gorham, Maine on Nov. 11. The Jumbos earned top-10 finishes in their seven meets this season, culminating in an eighth-place resultout of the 55 teams at the regional meet. Rising senior Colin Raposo was consistently a top finisher for Tufts […]

Top 10 Moments of 2017–18

10. McDonald throws for 336 yards in win over Williams (Oct. 21) Coming off of a close loss to Trinity one week prior, the Tufts football team needed to rebound against Williams to keep alive any hopes of a NESCAC title. Rising senior quarterback Ryan McDonald delivered with a career-high 336 passing yards and a touchdown […]