Yuan Jun Chee

Yuan Jun Chee is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior majoring in history and international relations. Yuan Jun can be reached at [email protected]

No. 1 Bowdoin snaps No. 6 Women’s Basketball twelve-game undefeated streak

Tufts picked up five victories in its six games over winter break as it kicked off its NESCAC season, emerging victorious with sizable margins until falling to No. 1 Bowdoin on Jan. 5. In a competitive Div. III women’s basketball season, the Jumbos fell to be ranked sixth despite only losing one game this season. Tufts closed out its winter […]

Women’s basketball stretches winning run to eight games

Tufts (8–0) continued its unbeaten start to the season, defeating Bridgewater State (2–6) at home on Tuesday and the University of New England (4–6) away on Saturday. Neither were close affairs. On Saturday, Tufts’ strong start to the season stretched to eight straight wins after besting the University of New England on the road , 85–59. The […]

Squash teams fall to Middlebury, Williams in challenging doubleheaders

Back-to-back matches over the weekend ended in disappointment for Tufts men’s and women’s squash teams, as both squads fell on consecutive days to Middlebury and Williams. Nonetheless, coach Joe Raho noted the teams’ optimism heading into the remainder of their seasons. Men’s squash First-years Marco Rodriguez and Will Dewire recorded No. 23 Tufts’ only two victories in its […]

Kevin Love discusses mental health activism at The New York Times event

Content warning: This article discusses mental health. Five-time All-Star and NBA champion Kevin Love discussed his experience coping with mental health issues at a discussion in Cohen Auditorium on Nov. 29. Moderated by The New York Times sports columnist Juliet Macur, the talk was part of a series of Times-backed conversations, titled “Get with the Times,” dedicated […]

Tufts falls to WPI at home in 2–2 start to season

Tufts recorded a mixed start to the season, winning both games at the RWU / Courtyard by Marriott Tournament, before losing its next two games, including its home opener against WPI. The WPI Engineers traveled to Cousens Gymnasium Tuesday for an out-of-conference game against the Jumbos. This was the home opener for Tufts, as well […]

Jumbos Give Back, Part 2: Athletic teams find meaning in community involvement

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part story highlighting Tufts athletic teams’ contributions to their community. Part 1 was published Nov. 19 and Part 3 was published Nov. 29. Several of Tufts’ sports teams organize specific community involvement efforts of their own, in addition to Athletics’ involvement with Team IMPACT and Big […]

Jumbos Give Back, Part 1: Athletes brighten children’s lives through bonds of friendship

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a three-part story highlighting Tufts athletic teams’ contributions to their community. Part 2 was published Nov. 28 and Part 3 was published Nov. 29.. It is easy to lose sight of the things that matter in life in the small bubble of competitive collegiate sports. Preseasons and […]

Softball coach steps down after 15 years in charge, three national titles

Tufts softball coach Cheryl Milligan has decided to step down from her position after 15 years at the helm of the program. Milligan said her decision to leave her post was not an easy one and was made based on the interest of her five-year-old son, Henry. Milligan’s husband, Jamie Pinzino, is the pitching coach at Army. “I have […]

Field hockey, men’s soccer, women’s soccer receive NCAA at-large bids

Tufts’ field hockey, men’s soccer and women’s soccer teams received at-large bids to the NCAA tournament, as announced Sunday and Monday. The Daily will preview these matchups later in the week. Field hockey The No. 4 team in the country received a first-round bye after its outstanding 16–2 season, only losing twice to defending national champions […]

Bettez leads women’s cross country to fourth-place finish at NESCAC Championship

Despite muddy conditions on the course at Franklin Park in Boston, the Jumbos finished fourth at Saturday’s NESCAC Championship. Middlebury earned 47 points from its top five runners to win its 14th NESCAC Championship in program history, while three-time defending champion Williams finished second with 73 points. Wesleyan (84 points) placed third, followed by Tufts with […]