Men’s basketball splits with Wesleyan and Trinity, sets up playoff date with Middlebury

Coming off of a three-game win streak that culminated with a dominant 37-point victory over Colby-Sawyer, Tufts entered the weekend with confidence but awareness of the challenges ahead. A win in Friday’s away game at Wesleyan would’ve guaranteed the Jumbos a home game in the first round of the NESCAC playoffs and likely a more […]

Women’s swimming sets records en route to victory at 2023 NESCAC Championship Meet

In 2022, Tufts won their first-ever NESCAC Women’s Swimming and Diving title, which ended Williams’ streak of seven consecutive titles. Tufts capped off their best-ever season in 2021–22 by winning their first-ever NCAA titles in women’s swimming — won by Claire Brennan taking first in the 200-yard freestyle and by a team of Mary Hufziger […]

Sports and Society: Unfairly psychoanalyzing referees

Refereeing is literally impossible. That makes no sense, so I’m going to explain it with my favorite overly-complex comedy bit: responding to an imaginary heckler. Action. Imaginary Heckler: “Ahem, that’s uh … (fixes glasses) NOT what the word literally means. Heheh.” Ok, listen here, Mr. I-haven’t-evolved-my-sense-of-humor-since-the-seventh-grade, you were supposed to comment on the egregious take […]

Women’s squash comes out of NESCAC finals with runner-up title

Entering the competition seeded No. 2, Tufts women’s squash emerged from the NESCAC Championship this past weekend as the runners-up to Trinity College in their second straight final. After a hard-fought battle, the No. 1 seed and now 16th consecutive league title holders, the Bantams, were able to secure the win with a 9–0 performance […]

Extra Innings: Thoughts on the MLB’s 2023 rule changes

Given that I was disappointed when a new collective bargaining agreement in 2022 forced the National League to adopt the designated hitter, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I’m not the biggest fan of the rule changes that the MLB is introducing for 2023. And yet, like the universal DH, I understand why the […]

Undefeated at home, women’s basketball enters the NESCAC as the No. 1 seed

Cousens Gym witnessed some thrilling basketball this weekend as Tufts extended its winning streak to six with triumphs over NESCAC opponents Wesleyan and Trinity. First, the Jumbos took on the Wesleyan Cardinals in what turned out to be a comfortable victory with several standout performances. Sophomore guard Sofia Gonzalez led the scoring with 17 points […]

World record falls and Olympic champions clash at New Balance Grand Prix in Boston

In a weekend of sub-zero temperatures, the New Balance Grand Prix returned to Boston for the first time since 2020.  The Grand Prix was the first professional track and field meet held at the TRACK at new balance facility with almost 5,000 spectators in attendance at the sold-out event. In her first time ever running […]

Women’s basketball freezes opponents, increases win streak to 4

Despite record-low temperatures outside, Tufts women’s basketball stayed hot on the courts in Maine, securing two road victories over conference opponents Colby and Bowdoin. The Jumbos returned from the trip on a four-game winning streak, building crucial momentum as the end of regular season approaches and they gear up for NESCAC tournament play. Travel delays […]

The Final Whistle: A renaissance in Naples

While most will remember Diego Maradona in the iconic sky blue and white of Argentina, some might recall his time in Italy, where the Argentine magician wore a darker shade of blue. A symbol of hope for a suffering city, Maradona brought life to Naples, taking Napoli from near relegation to its first-ever Scudetto in […]

Men’s track and field continues success heading into end of indoor season

Men’s track and field took first place out of nine teams at the Tufts Cupid Challenge hosted in Gantcher this past weekend. The team has tallied two other first place finishes in its indoor track season thus far. Coming off a strong 2022 season, junior thrower Petey Lemmon spoke to high standards for Tufts track […]