Men’s crew gets clean sweep at Baker Cup

A successful season for the Jumbos rolled on over the weekend when they took to the road for the first time in the spring season. The team took their annual trip to Lake Quinsigamond near Worcester, Mass., to race against Skidmore and host Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Tufts put three boats on the water and […]

Lacrosse teams headline this weekend’s NESCAC tournament pushes

Lacrosse The Tufts women’s lacrosse team (14–1, 9–1 NESCAC) opens its NESCAC tournament play against the Trinity Bantams (8–7, 3–7 NESCAC) on Bello Field on Saturday at 12 p.m. as one of the many Tufts sports teams that begin its postseason play this weekend. The team’s No. 2 seed is coach Courtney Shute’s squad’s best […]

No. 5 women’s lacrosse suffers first defeat, bounces back in overtime win against Bowdoin

Tufts suffered its first defeat of the season at the hands of No. 3 Middlebury on Saturday (14–1, 9–1 NESCAC) in a tense 10–9 showdown. Despite the loss, the Jumbos bounced back with a 14–13 overtime win over Bowdoin (9–6, 5–5 NESCAC) on Wednesday night. The Jumbos played their last home game of the regular […]

Off the Crossbar: PFA Player of the Year

Offense always grabs the headlines in sports, and soccer is no exception. The Ballon d’Or is the world’s most prestigious individual award for a soccer player. But since its first edition in 1956, only three defenders have won the award — and none since 2006. Defenders are often the unsung heroes in soccer, but Liverpool’s […]

Women’s tennis wins back-to-back home matches, inches closer to end of regular season

No. 8 Tufts hosted unranked Connecticut College at Gantcher Center on Saturday, claiming an 8–1 victory over the Camels. The Jumbos won three of three doubles matches, taking an early 3–0 lead. First-year Anna Lowy and junior Kat Wiley and No. 1 doubles sophomore Patricia Obeid and senior Tomo Iwasaki both shut out out their […]

Jumbos cruise comfortably over Conn. College, Colby

The No. 18 Tufts men’s tennis team (7–7, 3–4 NESCAC) rallied back for a two-match win streak this weekend after cruising to a comfortable victory over Conn. College at home 9–0 on Saturday and a 8–1 win against Colby on Sunday. Against Conn. College, Tufts held its own on Senior Day, where the team honored […]

The Anti-Bostonian: Provocative Edition

There are thousands of campus newspapers across the United States. Within those pages of print are thousands of columns, where thousands of disgruntled young adults project their bubbling grievances (or perhaps, their joyous musings! Sorry, I’m pessimistic) upon an audience of (HOPEFULLY) hundreds to skim through. I know the situation, but I need human eyes […]

Men’s track and field finishes in 1st place at Sunshine Classic

The Jumbos sent athletes to two different events Saturday: the Larry Ellis Invitational held at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. and the fourth-annual Sunshine Classic held at Tufts’ own Ellis Oval. These meets marked Tufts’ final regular-season competitions ahead of the NESCAC championships next weekend. The team performed well across both meets and claimed its […]

Women’s track and field looks toward championship season

The Jumbos hosted the Sunshine Classic last Saturday, taking first place overall in what was the last meet of the regular season. Tufts amassed an impressive 305 points over the course of the day, distancing themselves from runner-up Plymouth State by 181 points. The team didn’t let the rainy conditions interfere with its performance, as […]

Men’s baseball starts off their long road stretch strong with win over Colby

The Tufts baseball team started off its 12-game-long road trip on April 19 strong, as it secured a 4–1 win over Colby. It was the team’s fifth win in a row and they are now 20–5 overall with an impressive 6–1 conference record on the season. The Jumbos started off the scoring in the game […]