Tufts takes second at NESCAC Championships

The NESCAC Championships took place at Trinity on Saturday, where the Tufts women’s track and field team put on a strong performance, finishing second overall. This is an improvement from last year’s NESCAC tournament at Bowdoin, where the team finished in sixth place. The Jumbos earned a total of 115.5 points, trailing only an outstanding 200-point performance […]


Tufts outshines competition at last meet before NESCACs

Under an appropriately bright blue sky, the Tufts women’s track and field team took first place at the third annual Tufts Sunshine Classic on Saturday. The Jumbos won 13 events on Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track in their final tuneup before this weekend’s NESCAC Championships. Junior Kelsey Tierney explained that the warmer weather was a boon for the […]


Jumbos win annual SnowFlake Classic at Ellis Oval

Tufts hosted the annual Snowflake Classic at the Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track and Field Complex on Saturday. Every year, the SnowFlake Classic attracts many schools from around New England to Somerville for an early-season meet. This year was not an exception. A total of 22 universities and colleges participated in the meet, competing in 21 events. The late-March weather conditions — not […]


Tufts finishes fourth at New England Div. III Championships

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts women’s track and field team turned in numerous impressive results to place fourth at the New England Div. III Championships, yet ultimately fell short of its goal to finish in the top three. Williams was crowned New England Div. III champion with a score of 149 points, while runner-up MIT scored 127 […]


Jumbos to face final challenge at NCAA Championships

The Tufts Women’s track team came in with one goal this year — to learn how to be a successful team together after graduating several key runners. “I think that wanting to prove we could be as good a team as before without relying on the ‘heavy-hitters’ was a huge motivation for our team,” graduating senior […]


Jumbos claim first at Sunshine Classic

The Jumbos took home the win at the second annual Sunshine Classic on Saturday, compiling a slew of first-place finishes over the course of the day. The Classic lived up to its name, as the weather was breezy and beautiful, a perfect day for running. “The team performed really well this weekend,” junior Jennifer Sherwill said. […]


Jumbos set several season bests in third-place finish at weekend quad-meet

Tufts competed in a quad-meet at windy Bates this past weekend and finished third overall with 154 team points.  They were 57 points ahead of last-place Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and 40 points short of second-place Bates. MIT claimed first at the meet with 235 team points. “Our team performed well this weekend, given the […]


Jumbos kick off outdoor season in sweltering Vegas

The Jumbos officially started their outdoor season with an invitational meet at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas over spring break.   “We ended up getting in really late the night before, or more like early that morning, so we hadn’t practiced on an outdoor track yet,” sophomore hurdler and jumper Kylene DeSmith said. “So for us to […]


Tufts places third at New England Div. III Championships

Over the long weekend, Tufts tied with other NESCAC rivals Middlebury and Bates for a third place finish at the New England Div. III Indoor Championships with 62 points each. The trio finished behind Williams with 140 points and MIT, who won at its home track with 149 points. Tufts’ third-place finish is its best at the meet […]


Jumbos take advantage of last chance before first postseason meet

Tufts sent runners and field competitors to two separate meets over the weekend where the athletes looked to make personal records (PRs) and make good on their last chance to qualify for the New England Div. III Championships. Highlighting the weekend, the Jumbos competed in the DMR (distance medley relay) at the BU David Hemery Invitational […]


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