Women’s squash finishes season ranked No. 12, sets sights on top ten ranking for next season

Dropping its last contest of the season against well-renowned Brown University by only one match, Tufts women’s squash challenged teams that were previously a tier or two above Tufts, finishing the 2021–22 season as the second highest nationally ranked NESCAC team at No. 12. While infiltrating the top ten may have been a pipe dream […]

Women’s basketball splits NESCAC road trip

This past weekend, the Tufts women’s basketball team went 1–1 in a brief two-game road trip where it faced NESCAC opponents Trinity College and Connecticut College. The Jumbos dropped Friday’s game to the rival Bantams by a score of 60–42, but regained their footing the following day in a 78–45 domination of the Camels. The […]

Men’s and women’s squash triumph over Bates

Coming into December undefeated in NESCAC play, both the men’s and women’s squash teams collected their third conference win against Bates College last Friday. At their home Tufts Squash Center, the Jumbos won both matches 7–2, defeating a Bates team that had dominated the series in previous years.  Coming into the match, the men’s team […]

Men’s and women’s squash topped by powerhouse Harvard

Both Tufts men’s and women’s teams dropped all nine matches to the visiting Harvard Crimson in their home opener at the glistening Tufts Squash Courts on Tuesday. This is the first loss for both the men’s and women’s Jumbo teams, which are both now 3–1 on the season. Boasting one of the most elite squash […]

Volleyball raises regional title, next stop St. Louis

In the Gateway City of St. Louis, Mo., preparing for its NCAA “Elite Eight” match, Tufts volleyball (21–5) is putting together a historic season with hopes of extending it even longer. Today, they will face the University Wisconsin–Eau Claire (32–3), two wins away from a National Championship appearance. For those who haven’t been following the […]

Women’s tennis hits its stride, men’s Marley shines

With both Tufts tennis teams’ fall seasons winding down, these squads showed off the hard work they’ve been putting in throughout the semester this past weekend. The women’s team was up at Middlebury for a three-team draw that included the host Panthers, the Bowdoin Polar Bears and the Jumbos. The men’s team was in Lewiston, […]

Volleyball wins 2 in Maine, falls to Springfield

Coming off of a five set match where Wesleyan handed Tufts volleyball its first defeat of the season, the Jumbos had a few days to sharpen their skills in preparation for three consecutive road games. Tufts fell to Springfield College 3–1 last Thursday before defeating Bowdoin 3–1 and Maine Maritime Academy 3–0 in Brunswick on […]

Tufts tennis teams look to build off promising starts

This past weekend, both Jumbo tennis teams left their home courts adjacent to Harleston Hall for competitions that spanned the entire weekend. While Tufts men’s tennis trekked to Middlebury to face off against five other teams, Tufts women’s tennis commuted to nearby Cambridge for a four team tournament at MIT.  The women’s side lined up […]

Senior Profile: Niko Hereford looks back on moments and mentors

Students in the Class of 2021 may find it hard to believe it’s been four years since they arrived in Medford, anxious and exhilarated for what life would look like at Tufts. For graduating senior tennis player Niko Hereford, mentorship on and off the court helped him come into his own as a leader.  As […]

Tufts athletic trainers keep Jumbos running

Tufts’ athletic training staff is invaluable to the success and health of all Jumbo sports teams. They help athletes get back on the field, and they connect with the hobbled Jumbos who can’t be practicing with their teammates. With March being National Athletic Training Month, what better time to meet Pat Cordeiro and Emily Young, two women that come to work with the goal of seeing athletes succeed.