Sruthi is the executive sports editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore studying human factors engineering. Sruthi can be reached at [email protected]

Tufts suspends athletic practices through the calendar year to combat rising COVID-19 cases

The update disclosed that effective immediately, athletic practices will be discontinued for the remainder of the year. As indicated in the email, there is no evidence that the rise in COVID-19 cases is linked to athletics practices, but the cancellation of practices will be a precaution that the university will take in effort to reduce contact among students.

Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center opens for semester with restrictions, reservations

The gym opened mid-September and has not run into any major issues that have prevented it from staying open.

UNC field hockey dominates in season opener against Wake Forest

The ACC began conference play last Sunday, with UNC and Wake Forest competing at Chapel Hill after a slew of postponed games. Despite the large COVID-19 outbreaks at UNC that forced thousands of students to return home in August after a mere week on campus, the Tar Heels hosted the Deacons for the matchup.

Fitness, recreation to be restricted on campus

In the midst of the Tufts COVID-19 reopening plan, the university has placed restrictions and regulations on many facilities on campus. Included among these restrictions are the athletic facilities and fields, where social distancing protocols will be placed in order to curb the traffic flow and limit the number of students and faculty that seek […]

NESCAC cancels fall sports season

The NESCAC announced last Friday that all sports events for the upcoming 2020 fall academic semester will be suspended. The statement did not outline how the conference will approach the winter and spring seasons, but stressed that the conference will continue to monitor public health and NCAA guidance and update the NESCAC rules accordingly. The […]

Baldwin leaves behind legacy of leadership despite canceled season

Graduating senior defender Lily Baldwin has left an incredible legacy of leadership and has had a profound impact on the women’s lacrosse team’s defensive unit during her time at Tufts. Baldwin’s success as a Jumbo stemmed from her commitment to the sport and to her teammates, which has allowed her to develop as a tremendous […]

Salamone ‘engineers’ with intensity on the field

As one of Tufts field hockey’s most prolific offensive and defensive players, graduating senior midfielder Marguerite Salamone has left an impressive impact. Salamone’s intensity and grit is unmatched, and her consistent efforts have earned her a spot on the All-American first team, the All-Region team and the All-Conference team in her final season. Playing in […]

Spring sports canceled, winter NCAA competitions to continue

All spring sports have been canceled, while winter sports teams still competing in NCAA postseason competitions will continue as scheduled, according to an email sent to the Tufts community on Tuesday evening by University President Anthony Monaco. The announcement came as the university joined a growing group of institutions that have suspended in-person classes and […]

No. 2 women’s lacrosse starts season 3–0

The No. 2 women’s lacrosse team dominated in its season opener against Colby and followed with a pair of victories over Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and No. 9 Amherst this past week. In just these three games, the team has scored a total of 47 goals. The Jumbos are now 3‒0 on the season, […]

Tufts Club Cricket kicks off 1st season as club sport

Most people in the U.S. typically associate the term cricket to an insect. But, cricket — the sport — is the second most watched sport in the world and is popular across countries such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and England, where it is deeply rooted in the culture. While cricket remains unfamiliar to many […]