Men’s squash competes in Summers Cup for 1st time since 2010

For the first time in almost 10 years, Tufts competed at the Summers Cup at the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals at Yale beginning on Feb. 15. The Summers Cup division includes the No. 17 through No. 24 nationally ranked teams. Tufts entered the tournament as the eighth seed. Going into the weekend, the […]

Weidner’s Words: Kaepernick and the NFL settle

On Friday afternoon, it was reported that the ongoing collusion case between former 49ers quarterback and prominent social activist Colin Kaepernick, his former teammate Eric Reid and the NFL had finally reached a conclusion. Kaepernick and Reid’s lawyers decided to settle with the NFL before the case entered the full hearing, according to a statement […]

Women’s basketball defeats Williams in NESCAC quarterfinal play

Tufts saw off Williams on Saturday at Cousens Gym and moved on to the NESCAC semi-finals for the sixth straight season with a 75–51 victory over its sixth-seeded rivals. Despite beating Williams twice already this season, Tufts did not take anything for granted. “We knew we were playing them for the third time and we knew that […]

Women’s swimming & diving finish 2nd in NESCAC for first time in program history

The Jumbos finished second at the NESCAC championship this weekend, their best finish in program history. After four third-place finishes between the 2008–2009 and 2012–2013 seasons, the team had not returned to the podium until this weekend. Tufts bested perennial power Amherst, who has finished second in the NESCAC for the last three years, has never dropped […]

Jumbos face top seed Middlebury in NESCAC Tournament

Despite falling to Trinity in their final game of the regular season on Sunday in Hartford, Conn., Tufts managed to clinch the eighth and final spot in the NESCAC Conference Tournament that begins this weekend. Ultimately, the Jumbos finished with a record of 11–13 overall and 4–6 in the NESCAC, just good enough to give them […]

Men’s track and field gears up for scoring meets

On Feb. 8 and 9, the men’s track and field team competed in the two-part David Hemery Valentine Invite at Boston University and the MIT Invitational. Both meets were non-scoring, and were attended by different runners — the MIT Invitational is known for jumps, and the David Hemery Valentine Invite is favored for running events.  […]

Jumbos ride wave of confidence into championship season

Following an inspiring performance at the Boston Winter Open at Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Tufts’ women’s swimming and diving team competes this coming weekend at the NESCAC Championships. The meet will be held at Wesleyan University, where the Jumbos will look to improve on their fourth-place finish from last season. The Boston Winter […]

Off the Crossbar: Manchester City has the swagger of champions

Great teams can often have that aura of invincibility — the feeling that no matter what, they will come out in front. They give their fans a sense of inevitability. It’s the feeling you get when Steph Curry starts to hit a couple of 3-pointers in quick succession to light up the crowd in Oakland. […]

Women’s squash turn in top-5 performance at NESCAC Championships

After losing 6–3 to Amherst in the quarterfinal of the NESCAC Championship on Saturday, the Jumbos wrapped up NESCAC tournament play with a 9–0 win over Trinity in the consolation round and 5–4 win over Bates in the fifth-place match. In Sunday’s fifth-place match against the Bobcats, sophomore Julie Young defeated senior Kristyna Alexova (8–11, 11–4, 11–9, […]

Women’s basketball prepares for NESCAC quarter-final against Williams

The Jumbos will face the Williams Ephs this season for the third time, but on this occasion, the fate of both teams’ seasons on the line. Given the familiarity that both teams now have with each other, senior guard and co-captain Jac Knapp recognized that Tufts will have to be at the top of its game. […]