Crew teams open season at Green Mountain Head

The Jumbos will kick off their fall season on Sunday at the Green Mountain Head (GMH) regatta in Putney, Vt. Tufts’ men’s and women’s squads will face top scullers from across the Northeast. The GMH, a three-mile course that starts upstream and turns around downstream at the 1.5-mile mark, is regularly the Jumbos’ first competition of the […]

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 cap eventful season with strong postseason showings

The Tufts men’s crew team took part in five regular-season regattas this spring — three at home on the Malden River in Medford and two in Worcester, Mass. These races came prior to the team’s two championship regattas: the New England Rowing Championships and the National Invitational Rowing Championships, both of which also took place […]

Before representing nation, MacMillen takes final strokes as a Jumbo

It’s not often that a Div. III athlete gets selected to represent their country on an international stage. However, that is exactly what happened in the case of graduating senior and co-captain Andrew MacMillen of the Tufts men’s crew team. MacMillen, or “AMac” as his friends and teammates call him, was selected to USRowing’s initial […]

After months of preparation, Tufts crew teams begin new season at home

It has been about five months since the Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams have taken part in any competition, as their fall seasons ended in late October. The teams will kick off their spring seasons this weekend, with both hosting regattas on the Malden River in Medford, Mass. The weekend will feature action on Saturday and Sunday for […]

Men’s crew puts on strong performance at Head of the Fish despite unfavorable conditions

The Tufts men’s crew team competed at the Head of the Fish in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Saturday. The rowing conditions proved to be a challenge for the Jumbos, with larger waves and strong winds picking up in the afternoon. Despite the unruly weather, the team still finished the day with four victories and an overall successful […]

Men’s and women’s crew have impressive showings at annual Head of the Charles

The Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams competed at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday. The Jumbos competed in the men’s collegiate four, eight and the Director’s Challenge, and in the women’s collegiate eight and the Director’s Challenge. Though neither team placed in the top 10 in any of the races, it […]

Men’s Crew: Tufts opens 2017 fall season with impressive individual performances

Competing in the very first race of its fall campaign, the Tufts men’s crew team traveled to Putney, Vt. for the Green Mountain Head Regatta, an elite sculling event. Facing off against mostly non-collegiate rowers in an unusual racing format where rowers each race in their own boat, the Jumbos focused primarily on improving their personal technique rather than coming home […]

Teams to watch this fall

Volleyball Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA championships’ Elite Eight, just the second time in program history the team had made it that far, the Jumbos are eyeing even greater success. They return five of their starters, most of them concentrated in strong sophomore and junior classes including sophomore All-NESCAC libero Kelly Klimo and […]

Jumbos net four fish heads in Saratoga Springs

With its dominant performance at the Head of the Fish Regatta on Saturday, Oct. 29, men’s crew came home with some new decorations for the Shoemaker boathouse in hand: lacquered fish heads. The Jumbos, in their last varsity event of the fall season, claimed victory in four different races, building momentum that will surely carry them […]