Tufts set to sail through the elements in fall season

The Tufts sailing team has been beating the heat so far at Mystic Lake in preparation for its fall season, slated to begin on Sept. 8. The Jumbos will race in numerous regattas over the course of its scattershot fall schedule, which is unlike those of other teams. Tufts competes in the New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association, home to […]


Jumbos prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]


Jumbos make waves in 2018 season

After braving the wild New England weather in the late-winter and early-spring months, the Tufts sailing team posted strong results in a handful of championship regattas. The women’s team qualified for the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championships (ICSA) semifinals later this month with its performance at the New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Championship in New London, Conn. from […]


Jumbos qualify for national regatta with 11th-place finish

The Tufts sailing teams competed in a staggering seven regattas over the weekend, including two conference championship regattas. The top women’s squad finished 11th at the New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Championship in New London, Conn. Meanwhile, the co-ed team prepared for the upcoming New England Dinghy Championships with a sixth-place showing at the […]


Tufts competes in four regattas to gear up for championship events

The Tufts sailing team once again encountered shifty winds over the weekend, as its sailors participated in their last regattas before qualifiers. The Jumbos competed in four different regattas: the Owen/Mosbacher/Knapp Trophy at Kings Point, N.Y., the President’s Trophy hosted by Boston University, the Thompson Trophy at Conn. College and Northeastern’s Oberg Trophy. Tufts struggled in difficult conditions at […]


Sailing roster tested during competitive weekend

The Jumbos set sail for a busy weekend on Nov. 4–5, returning with impressive showings in numerous environments in both individual and team efforts. These regattas featured all along the East Coast, including two strong individual showings in sunny Florida. Senior Alp Rodopman and first-year Talia Toland competed at the highly competitive LaserPerformance Singlehanded Nationals at […]


With qualifiers around the corner, sailing focuses on consistency

This weekend, the Tufts co-ed sailing team, No. 2 in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) performance rankings, split its fleets among two interconference regattas: Truxtun Umsted and the Captain Hurst Bowl, hosted by Navy and Dartmouth, respectively. Meanwhile, the Tufts women’s sailing team competed in Branford, Conn. at an interconference regatta hosted by Yale. From […]


Jumbo sailing makes waves at Mystic Lake

Tufts sailing steered past the competition over the weekend, with the co-ed team snagging first place out of 20 schools at the 35th Professor Stedman Hood Trophy on their home waters of Mystic Lake in Medford. The Tufts A and B Division teams finished with scores of 23 and 15 points, respectively, adding up to a total score of 38 points […]


Tufts places second in field of 18 at Atlantic Coast Dinghy Championship

Tufts’ co-ed sailing team capped off its fall season on the weekend of Nov. 12, racing close to home on the Charles. The team finished second out of 18 at the MIT-hosted Atlantic Coast Dinghy Championship. Tufts’ skipper senior Scott Barbano and sophomore crew Ian Morgan led the team over the weekend with a second place finish in […]


Rodopman finishes sixth at single-handed national championship

The 36 best men and women in college single-handed sailing ventured out to Galveston, TX, for the 2016 LaserPerformance Singlehanded Nationals this weekend hosted by Texas A&M. Among the 36 sailors was Tufts junior Alp Rodopman, who was competing for the Glen S. Foster Trophy in hopes of bringing home the first single-handed championship since Senet Bischoff […]


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