Women’s tennis improves to 8–2 with trio of wins

The Tufts women’s tennis team, ranked No. 10 nationally, pushed its record to 8–2 overall and 3–2 in the NESCAC with a strong two weeks that included three dominant wins against Babson, Brandeis and Connecticut College, along with a tightly contested defeat against Wesleyan. The Jumbos kicked off their home season with a match against […]

The genius of Pedri Gonzalez

Every generation, the football world is blessed with a handful of talents who come to define the game. These stars aren’t just serial winners but rather those who redefine their positions and the tactical philosophies embedded in them. In the 2010s, the great Spanish central midfielder led by goalkeeper Iker Casillas was a collection of […]

Golf comes one shot short of first at Detrick Invitational, secures second place

After two days and 36 holes of play, Tufts golf tied a strong Trinity team at 621 strokes apiece at the Trinity College annual Bill Detrick Invitational tournament this past weekend. Due to this team tie, it came down to a fifth-player tiebreaker in which the Trinity Bantams won 79–80, placing the Jumbos second on […]

The Intangibles: My NBA momentum winners losers

Momentum in basketball is everything. Teams that are playing their best basketball in the crunch months of March and April are often more likely to succeed than higher-seeded counterparts who did all their winning in November and December. This creates final standings that can mislead the casual or even seasoned fan when bracket-filling time comes. […]

Softball sweeps Bowdoin in opening NESCAC Series

After losing in extra innings to Bowdoin last year, the Tufts softball team seized its revenge in three games against the Polar Bears this weekend. A foundation of their success so far this season, the Jumbos’ pitching and defense shined again in their first conference challenge. Tufts took Friday’s game with a score of 2–1 […]

Tufts outdoor track teams have robust start at Snowflake Classic

The Tufts men’s and women’s track teams had an excellent weekend as the hosts of the Snowflake Classic, held at the Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track and Field Complex. While some athletes raced over spring break in San Diego at the Point Loma Nazarene University Collegiate Invitational, this weekend was the first all-team meet and the […]

Baseball wins thrilling opening series

Tufts baseball got the series win in its conference opener, beating Colby twice in a three-game set. Both teams were coming off of their respective spring break trips with strong records, with Tufts sitting at 12–1 and Colby’s record at 10–1. Going into the series, both teams knew it would be a tough matchup.  “Colby […]

Men’s tennis improves to 8–1, extends winning streak

Tufts men’s tennis continued its hot start to the spring season. The No. 8 team picked up wins over NESCAC rivals Trinity College and Connecticut College to extend its win streak to seven and improve its overall record to 8–1 and 3–1 in the NESCAC. Tufts opened the weekend with a trip to Hartford to […]

Men’s lacrosse cruises past Trinity, falls to Union and Middlebury

Tufts men’s lacrosse added another NESCAC win to their record after beating Trinity College 21–10 on Saturday, March 26. However, Tufts suffered its first loss of the season on March 29 in a home matchup against seventh-ranked Union College with a 17–12 final game score. Tufts also lost to Middlebury on Saturday, April 2, 21–14. […]

Women’s lacrosse beats MIT, falls to No. 1 Middlebury

After winning five straight games, Tufts faced an out-of-conference opponent in Massachusetts Institute of Technology, whom Tufts beat 22–3 in an all-around performance. With 14 different Tufts scorers, the Jumbos outclassed the Engineers who previously held a 4–3 record. First-year attacker Margie Carden and junior attacker and midfielder Caroline Walter led the Jumbos in scoring […]