Sruthi is a Staff Writer and Sports Assistant Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a first-year studying Human Factors Engineering and Mathematics. Sruthi can be reached at Sruthi.Kocherlakota@tufts.edu


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 […]


Swim and dive impresses in meets against Wheaton College, Boston College

The Tufts men’s and women’s swim and dive team had an outstanding performance against Wheaton College on Saturday, despite racing after its grueling training trip to South Florida and meet against Boston College (BC) on Jan. 14. The Jumbos hosted the Lyons at their home Hamilton Pool, with both the men’s and women’s teams emerging […]


Swim and dive cruises past Brandeis University

After wins against Wesleyan and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the season-opening meet, the Tufts women’s and men’s swim and dive team traveled to Brandeis University for their second meet of the season. Both teams dominated during the meet, with the women’s team winning 252‒44 and the men’s team winning 222‒74. The women’s team had substantial […]


Field hockey falls short to Johns Hopkins in overtime in NCAA quarterfinals

After falling to Middlebury in the NESCAC Championship game earlier this month, the field hockey team began to prepare for its run in the NCAA Div. III championship bracket. Last year, the Jumbos reached the championship game, but fell short to Middlebury 2–0. On Sunday, the Jumbos entered the quarterfinal game against Johns Hopkins on […]


After overtime loss to end regular season, field hockey wins NESCAC quarterfinal 4–1

Coming off its first home loss this fall against Bowdoin in the final game of the regular season, the Tufts field hockey team defeated Colby 4–1 during the quarterfinal round of the NESCAC tournament. The Jumbos are the No. 3 seed in the tournament, and this year marks the 17th year in a row that […]


Field Hockey defeats No. 1 Middlebury, breaking the Panthers’ win streak

In a captivating game against the then-No. 1 Middlebury Panthers during Parents and Family Weekend, the Tufts field hockey team put up an impressive fight, defeating Middlebury 1‒0. This win leaves the Jumbos with a 12‒2 overall record and an 8‒1 record in NESCAC play. The Middlebury Panthers lost their 20-game winning streak, marking their […]


Field hockey shuts out Conn. College 8–0 in Homecoming game

The Tufts field hockey team blew past the Conn. College Camels this weekend during the Homecoming game, with a score of 8–0 as the final whistle blew. This win puts the Jumbos tied at No. 2 in NESCAC play and improves their overall record to 11–2. The Camels fell to a record of 2–10 with […]


Field hockey earns 5th home victory with win against Trinity

In a close game this weekend against the Trinity Bantams, the Tufts field hockey team pulled away 1–0. The victory on Ounjian Field this Saturday propelled the Jumbos to 7–2 for the season and to a 4–1 record in the NESCAC, while the Bantams fell to 5–5 and 1–5 in NESCAC play after losses this […]


Last-minute goal propels field hockey to victory over Colby

Coming off of a 1–0 loss against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last week, the No. 5 Tufts field hockey team defeated the Colby Mules (4–1) Saturday at home on Ounjian Field, propelling the Jumbos to an overall record of 4–1. The Colby game marked the Tufts’ second conference game of the season. Colby, who […]


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