Jumbos dominate Sunshine Classic, look strong ahead of NESCAC Championships

This Saturday, the men’s track and field team hosted the first annual Sunshine Classic at the Dussault Track, a relatively small event which served as the team’s final tune-up before this weekend’s heavily anticipated NESCAC Championships at Amherst. The six-team meet also featured cameo performances from notable Tufts alumni and athletes from the Greater Boston Track Club, who […]

Tufts beats top 10 Amherst program before cruising to wins in Connecticut

The men’s tennis team unloaded a 12-year-old burden this weekend when it defeated men’s tennis powerhouse and 2014 NESCAC champion Amherst for the first time since 2004. Though the Amherst Purple and White has been one of the conference’s top teams for many years and was ranked No. 8 in Div. III heading into the match, the Jumbos […]

Baseball team gets ready for an intense start to its season

On the verge of a new season, the baseball team is ready to shake off last year’s disappointing performance in the NESCAC tournament as it sits in a strong position to get back to the postseason and claim its first NESCAC title since 2011. The Jumbos are about to kick off the season in full swing with […]

Men’s basketball surges to first-ever Elite Eight matchup but falls to Amherst

Tufts men’s basketball ended a historic NCAA run Saturday night with a tough loss to NESCAC rival Amherst in an Elite Eight matchup at Cousens Gym. With a pair of close wins to open the NCAA tournament last weekend in the first NCAA games the men’s team has ever hosted at Cousens, the Jumbos made it to […]

Vinny sets the Pace, but Tufts still falls to Amherst in NESCAC semifinals

In one of the team’s closest and hardest-fought games of the season, Tufts fell to Amherst 86-83 in the conference semifinals Saturday evening, ending its NESCAC tournament run. Mitigating that defeat, however, was the news announced yesterday on the NCAA Div. III selection show that Tufts still received an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament and will […]

North puts up career-high 28 points, but women’s basketball falls just short of third straight NESCAC title

As the Patriots in 2008 and numerous other great teams in history have found out the hard way, perfect regular seasons aren’t always followed by championships. Tufts women’s basketball team learned the same lesson unfortunately yesterday. No. 1-seeded Tufts duked it out with No. 2-seeded Amherst on the Cousens Gym court yesterday in a 40-minute […]

NESCAC Postseason Updates

Tufts ice hockey repeated last year’s David-taking-down-Goliath feat this weekend to stay alive in the NESCAC hockey tournament. Going into the tournament as the eighth seed, Tufts played top-seeded Williams on Saturday and upset the favorites 2-1 in the quarterfinals once again, despite being expected to lose after being shut out in both regular season games against […]

Tufts Sports Weekend Preview

Though several teams have already wrapped up their seasons, the winter season — and more importantly, the championship season — isn’t over yet. Several teams are still battling their ways through the postseason, with their targets set on NESCAC crowns or even bigger prizes, and the Daily is here to give you a rundown of […]

Men’s squash wins Chaffee Cup to end their season

Men’s squash capped off their 2015-2016 team season by winning the Chaffee Cup at the CSA Team Championships this past weekend. The final two weeks of the season saw Tufts put together an impressive comeback series after a dismal showing at the NESCAC Championships on Feb. 5 to 6. The Jumbos exited the tournament without a win, […]

Women’s squash upsets Wellesley, but falls to higher-ranked Amherst and Hamilton

At the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals over the weekend, No. 24 Tufts stumbled early and could not overcome strong opposition from Amherst and Hamilton on Friday and Saturday. It did, however, take down No. 23 Wellesley College on Sunday to end the weekend, ending the season on a positive note. The Jumbos had an impressive stretch […]