No. 7 women’s tennis dominates NESCAC play over weekend

Tufts women’s tennis had a busy weekend, facing off against the No. 1 team in the nation, Emory, at home on Friday, and then competing in back-to-back matches against Bates and Colby on the road. The top-ranked Eagles took a 6–3 victory home with them, but the Jumbos came back in full force the 9–0 […]

Weidner’s Words: Pierce vs. Wade

Saturday marked a day in NBA Twitter that no one saw coming. If you were scrolling through the thread at all, you had to have noticed a weird theme in all the tweets. Saturday was the day that the entirety of Twitter turned on Paul Pierce. It started this past week when Pierce was asked on ESPN […]

Men’s track and field impresses at MIT Quad Meet

On Saturday, April 6, Tufts competed against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Bates in a quad meet hosted at MIT. The Jumbos amassed an impressive 185 points at the meet, finishing a close second place behind MIT (190.5). The team reached many personal and season bests, setting the stage for future success […]

Stat Talk: A disenchanted NBA fan’s playoff preview

As a die-hard basketball fan, I want to be excited for the NBA playoffs. But a fatalistic dread is creeping in, a feeling that has become familiar since the summer of 2016. Beyond watching our hometown teams lift the Larry O’Brien trophy, all that fans really want to see is legitimate competition: the thrill of a tightly […]

Men’s lacrosse suffers season’s 1st loss to Wesleyan

On Saturday, the No. 4 Men’s Lacrosse team (10–1) was met with its first heartbreak of the season, losing a tightly contested 10–9 battle against their NESCAC rivals, the No. 6 Wesleyan College Cardinals (8–2). The defeat marks the Jumbos’ first loss since May 16, 2018, when the Jumbos were defeated by the Cardinals in another one-score, […]

Crew teams kick off spring season on Malden this weekend

After a long offseason, Tufts’ oars will power-glide their sleek boats through the water once again when the men’s and women’s crew teams host their first competition of the spring. The Malden River, which runs through part of Medford and acts as the ‘home field’ for Tufts rowing, will be the venue for the inaugural […]

Women’s track and field wins Snowflake Classic at home

On Saturday, the women’s track and field team hosted and placed first in the Snowflake Classic — aptly named for a sunny day with the mercury nearing 70 degrees. In the first of two home meets at Ellis Oval, the Jumbos saw only two first-place finishes in events, but several athletes scored points for the […]

9–0 women’s lacrosse scores 42 goals in 2 games

The Tufts Jumbos have extended their unbeaten record following two wins over NESCAC opponents in the last week. On Saturday, the team dominated the Conn. College Camels (3–7, 0–5 NESCAC) 21–7, and later matched that number of goals in a 21–13 victory over the Williams Ephs. In doing so, the Jumbos moved to No. 6 in […]

Men’s lacrosse survives against Williams to save undefeated record

The No. 4 men’s lacrosse team chugged along this week, winning two matches by its lowest and highest margins of victory all year. The Jumbos demonstrated their dominance on Saturday when they beat Conn. College 24–6, and on Wednesday on Bello Field, Tufts’ nail-biting 15–14 win over Williams showed why the NESCAC may well be the most […]

Tufts women’s tennis falls to Wesleyan in month’s last match

Tufts women’s tennis dropped two matches to close out the month of March, sliding to 3–4 in its spring season. On March 31, the Jumbos fell to the Wesleyan Cardinals 5–1, playing only six matches until the decision could be reached. Normally, women’s tennis plays nine matches in head-to-head contests, but inclement weather forced both […]