Tim Chiang

Tim Chiang is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily, mainly covering Varsity Men's Tennis. He is a senior majoring in Economics and English. Tim can be reached at [email protected]

Men’s tennis beat Bates, fall to Brandeis

The No. 18 Tufts Jumbos earned their third straight conference win with an 8–1 victory over Bates on Saturday. In a heated matchup between two nationally-ranked top 20 teams, Tufts took its first loss of the season against No. 8 Brandeis 6–3 on Sunday. 

Men’s Tennis conquers Colby in season debut

The No. 18 Tufts Jumbos opened their long-awaited return to competition with a 6–3 win over the No. 37 Colby Mules. Colby suffered their first loss of the season and fell to 2–1 (1–1 NESCAC). Senior co-captain Boris Sorkin and sophomore Josh Belandres, the No. 7 doubles team in the country, tallied the first win for the Jumbos by defeating Jan Wenger and Joey Barrett at No. 1 doubles, 8–5.

Sorkin wins second straight ITA Cup Div. III national championship

In an extraordinary finale to his fall season, fourth-seeded junior co-captain Boris Sorkin won the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Cup singles national championship for the second straight year at Berry College in Rome, Ga., on Saturday. Sorkin defeated Middlebury’s Stan Morris in three tight sets, 7–6 (5), 3–6, 6–1. After a shot by Morris sailed […]

Gorelik leads men’s tennis in promising Wallach Invitational performances

The Tufts men’s tennis team sent several athletes to Lewiston, Maine, to compete in the Wallach Invitational hosted by Bates College this weekend.  From the moment he first stepped on the court for the Jumbos, sophomore Isaac Gorelik has dug deep to deliver day in and day out. The Weston, Mass., native has accumulated an […]

Sorkin wins 2nd straight ITA New England Singles Championship

Second-seeded junior co-captain Boris Sorkin won the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Singles Championship for the second straight year Sunday, defeating No. 9–16 seed sophomore Stan Morris of Middlebury in straight sets, 6–3, 6–3. Earlier that day in the semifinals, Sorkin came back from a set down against sophomore Noah Lilienthal from Wesleyan in […]

While we were away: Tufts delivers strong performances in summer postseason play

Baseball wins NESCAC Championship in midst of successful season It was a summer of success for the Tufts baseball team, who was once again crowned NESCAC champion in an 8–3 game seven win over Middlebury on May 12. Coach John Casey added milestones to his already illustrious career, being inducted into the American Baseball Coaches […]

Fall Sports Previews

Football The Jumbos will return to the gridiron Sept. 14 as they open the season in a home game against the defending NESCAC champions, the Trinity Bantams. In the weeks to follow, their schedule will not get any easier, as they are set to face off against the Williams Ephs and Amherst Mammoths, who finished […]

Jumbos cruise comfortably over Conn. College, Colby

The No. 18 Tufts men’s tennis team (7–7, 3–4 NESCAC) rallied back for a two-match win streak this weekend after cruising to a comfortable victory over Conn. College at home 9–0 on Saturday and a 8–1 win against Colby on Sunday. Against Conn. College, Tufts held its own on Senior Day, where the team honored […]

Men’s tennis tops Trinity, falls to Williams and Middlebury in season run-in

The No. 18 Tufts Jumbos (5–7, 1–4 NESCAC) suffered their second straight 5–4 loss in the final set to No. 10 Williams on April 7 after falling to No. 5 Wesleyan by the same score the week prior. Tufts bounced back on Wednesday, April 10 by downing Trinity 9–0 before losing to No. 8 Middlebury 6–3 on […]

Men’s tennis impresses in 5–4 loss to No. 7 Wesleyan

In their opening home game, the No. 17 Tufts Jumbos (4–5, 0–2 NESCAC) displayed their most impressive form of the season on Sunday against the No. 7 Wesleyan Cardinals (9–2, 2–1 NESCAC). Tufts pushed Wesleyan to the brink in a marathon match: It started at 10 a.m. outdoors, and finished after seven hours indoors. Tufts ultimately […]