Tim Chiang is an Assistant Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore studying economics and English. Tim can be reached at timothy.chiang@tufts.edu


Sorkin clinches ITA Cup Div. III singles title as men’s tennis concludes fall season

In a storybook ending to his fall season, sophomore Boris Sorkin captured the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Cup Div. III singles national championship on Saturday at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Ga., the first Jumbo to do so. No. 4 seed Sorkin broke past No. 2 seed senior Chad LeDuff of UC Santa Cruz […]


Sorkin seizes New England singles title to lead men’s tennis at Middlebury

The Jumbos continued their stellar fall season at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Championships in Vermont, as sixth-seeded sophomore Boris Sorkin broke past senior co-captain Jerry Jiang of the Bowdoin Polar Bears 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 to win the competition’s singles title. With a singles victory at the Middlebury Invitational two weeks ago, Sorkin has reeled […]


Men’s tennis takes two titles, makes deep runs at Middlebury

The Jumbos launched their fall season on the road in Vermont at the Middlebury Invitational, securing two singles titles and deep runs in the 2017–18 season’s opening tournament. Sophomore sensation Boris Sorkin, who was seeded second in the tournament, steamrolled Bates first-year Pieter Wernink 6–0, 6–2 to take the A flight singles title. Sorkin, who saw action […]


Tennis teams look forward to opening the fall season

The Jumbos will be back on the courts again this weekend as they look to make use of a short fall season to put themselves in good stead for the spring. The men’s tennis team will travel up to Vermont this weekend to open their fall season at the first tournament of the year — […]


Jumbos prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]


Encouraging season for Tufts falls just short

The Tufts men’s tennis team stormed out of the gates in its 2018 season, but several runs of misfortune, as well as a failure to capitalize on key opportunities, ended its campaign prematurely. Tufts split its final two matches against No. 3 Bowdoin (an 8–1 loss) and Colby (a 7–2 victory), registering a 10–6 overall record and a 3–5 […]


Tufts undone by Bates, bounces back with two victories

The No. 15 Tufts men’s tennis team registered a 2–1 record on the road this weekend. Tufts fell 7–2 to No. 24 Bates in a high-stakes NESCAC matchup on Friday. Yet, the Jumbos fired back in two non-conference contests, routing Rensselaer 6–3 on Saturday and subduing Skidmore by the same scoreline on Sunday. After losing […]


Tufts falls to Wesleyan, splits Saturday doubleheader

The No. 15 Tufts men’s tennis team went 1–2 across three road NESCAC matches over the weekend. On Saturday, Tufts fell to No. 13 Wesleyan, 8–1. The following day, the Jumbos beat the Hamilton Continentals, 6–3, in the morning before losing to the No. 4 Williams Ephs, 7–2, in the afternoon. Senior co-captain Ben Battle expressed […]


Jumbos sweep doubleheader, impress in loss to Panthers

The No. 15 Tufts men’s tennis team bounced back from its 7–2 loss to then-No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on March 24, defeating Vassar, 9–0, at home on Saturday morning and Babson, 7–2, in the afternoon. After winning both ends of the doubleheader, the Jumbos lost a close contest to the Middlebury Panthers at the Gantcher Center on Sunday. Despite the loss, […]


Tufts extends unbeaten start to season before falling to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team continued its strong start to the season over spring break, recording a 3–1 record during its week-long trip to the West Coast. Tufts triumphed over Connecticut College (7–2), Sewanee (5–4) and Whittier (7–2). After a three-match win streak to open the trip, the Jumbos fell 7–2 to the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags on Saturday. Sophomore Jason Scanlon […]


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