Senior Profile: Basketball captain Molly Ryan looks back on mentors, memories

It may be hard to believe that the Class of 2022 is enjoying its last weeks as Tufts students. Such a time is due for reminiscing on the memories made over these past four years in Medford. For senior basketball Captain Molly Ryan, her time at Tufts has forged long-lasting friendships and memories that will […]

The class that changed the women’s lacrosse program

Eight seconds left. Tufts up by one against the best team in the nation with a final free position opportunity for Middlebury’s Hope Shue versus senior Molly Laliberty in goal. The whistle blows, and the ball is blocked out of bounds by the Jumbos’ defense. Game over — Jumbos win the NESCAC Championship. The last […]

Senior Profile: Isaac Gorelik’s impact on tennis

“Everyone on our team knows Isaac has the best forehand in the country.” This was tennis co-captain senior Jack Moldenhauer’s first thought in a message to the Daily about his classmate and co-captain Isaac Gorelik. On a typical spring day, Gorelik can be found sporting a monochromatic sweatsuit, equipped with a headband and a radiant […]

Strength staff raises over $10,000 in first annual Sufferfest

The first ever Strength Staff Sufferfest commenced at 9 a.m. on April 14. Three members of the Tufts Strength and Conditioning staff — Dan Kopsco, Alex O’Keefe and Ethan Bare —  participated in a 24-hour long fundraiser to increase the number of people of color entering into the strength and conditioning field. “Currently, we’re standing […]

Getting to know the faces of men’s soccer in 2021: Kyle Dezotell, Calvin Aroh, Travis Van Brewer

The 2021 season was a pivotal one for the Tufts men’s soccer program. It was the first season played under Head Coach Kyle Dezotell, who was hired in March 2020 after the Jumbos won their second consecutive Division III National Championship ― their fourth in six seasons ― under former Head Coach Josh Shapiro. Seven […]

Senior Profile: Dual athlete Mac Bredahl leaves his mark on the lacrosse field, golf course

Two-sport star athlete Mac Bredahl graduates this spring after leaving his mark on the Tufts athletics world. Bredahl, a senior from Chatham, New Jersey, is an attacker and captain of the Tufts men’s lacrosse team as well as a top player for the Tufts golf team in the fall. Despite his seasons as a Jumbo […]

Senior Profile: Adam Pidedjian named Rugby All-American, reflects on season 

Playing rugby takes guts. It takes getting up after big hits, playing through painful injuries and making the right decision in high-pressure situations. Senior Adam Pidedjian came into Tufts with barely any rugby experience. He played soccer in high school but joined the rugby team as a first-year at Tufts and quickly fell in love […]

Senior Profile: Justin Brandt reflects on Tufts hockey career

Justin Brandt has been a staple of the Tufts men’s hockey team for the past four years, leading his teammates to success in three competitive seasons. Hailing from the hockey mecca of Ann Arbor, Mich., the senior forward entered his collegiate career looking to simply have the opportunity to keep playing.  “When I first came […]

Reliving women’s volleyball’s NCAA Elite 8 run

The players on the Tufts women’s volleyball team excitedly rushed to celebrate with tears in their eyes, exchanging hugs all around and forming an eventual Jumbo pile of winners on the court. The Brown and Blue had just won their NCAA Regional Championship against the No. 1 nationally ranked team and defending national champions, the […]

Tufts pickup basketball scene struggles without space to play

Last year, the Daily covered the booming pickup basketball scene on the Tufts campus. Particularly when Tufts’ COVID-19 policies were the most restrictive, the consistently packed courts served as a rare beacon of normalcy. Every warm and sunny day, countless full and half-court games were played while skateboarders added to the engaging atmosphere. Now, as […]