Women’s basketball falls to Scranton in Elite Eight

The Tufts Jumbos’ national championship hopes ended on Saturday after it was unceremoniously knocked out by the University of Scranton Royals in the Elite Eight. While the team defeated Messiah College 55–41 on Friday in the Sweet Sixteen, Tufts fell 44–40 to the sectional hosts the next day. This is the second straight year the Jumbos […]

Men’s track and field competes at NCAA Championships, gets eliminated in preliminaries

On Friday, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the NCAA Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury Crossing, Mass. Only athletes with top-20 times in their respective events were invited to the NCAA Championships. From Tufts, those athletes included senior co-captain Hiroto Watanabe and seniors Colin Raposo and Josh Etkind. Watanabe came into the […]

Stat Talk: Lebron James — a king dethroned?

LeBron James has an annual tradition: He coasts through the regular season, then activates “playoff mode” just in time to make a remarkable Finals run. Each year, doubters inevitably claim that he has ceded his title as the best player in the world only to end up looking awfully foolish. But his first season in […]

Men’s tennis falls in season opener to Brandeis

The No. 22 Tufts Jumbos fell short in their season-opening match to the No. 10 Brandeis Judges 7–2 on Saturday. After working hard in the off-season since October, the Jumbo’s were disappointed by their performance in singles, but first-year Isaac Gorelik found a silver lining in the team’s strong play in doubles. “Brandeis has some of the […]

Toth, Tierney represent Jumbos at NCAA Championships

The Div. III Indoor Track & Field NCAA Championships took place over the weekend, with two Jumbos qualifying and showing out at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Junior mid-distance runner Rhemi Toth competed in the mile, placing seventh in the finals to earn All-American honors. Senior distance runner and co-captain Kelsey Tierney in the […]

Men’s lacrosse No. 4 in the nation after undefeated opening weekend

The Jumbos (3–0) opened their weekend by skyrocketing themselves to an undefeated record, securing their place as the fourth-best team in the nation. Tufts played a grueling three games in four days en route to the three-game sweep. On Saturday, Tufts opened the season by traveling to Clinton, N.Y. to face off against NESCAC rival Hamilton […]

After final qualifying meet, Jumbos set for nationals in Boston

It’s championship season for the Tufts men’s track and field team this weekend after the final regular season meet of the indoor season on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted the Tufts National Qualifying Meet, which has been called the “last chance” meet in past years. It is the final opportunity for athletes to qualify for the […]

Off the Crossbar: The changing identity of the MLS

In the MLS’s 23rd season kickoff this weekend, the Los Angeles Galaxy commemorated its best-known No. 23 and star, David Beckham. The Galaxy unveiled a statue outside their home stadium of the international icon, who moved to the MLS in 2007 at the age of 32 in a benchmark moment for the budding league. Beckham was the […]

Litman, Davidson represent Tufts at College Squash Association individual nationals

Junior Claire Davidson and senior Alan Litman wrapped up Tufts’ 2018–2019 women’s and men’s squash seasons by representing the Jumbos at the College Squash Association (CSA) individual championships at Brown University in Providence, R.I. this weekend. Litman competed in the Molloy Cup South Division, while Davidson squared off against opponents in the Holleran East Cup. […]

Two track and field athletes prepare for upcoming NCAA Championships

Two Jumbos travel to the nearby town of Roxbury, Mass. this weekend to compete in the Div. III NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships. Senior co-captain Kelsey Tierney will be making her first trip to represent Tufts at the NCAA, while junior Rhemi Toth returns for the second consecutive year. With the meet happening so close […]