Men’s track and field competes at NCAA Championships, gets eliminated in preliminaries

On Friday, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the NCAA Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury Crossing, Mass. Only athletes with top-20 times in their respective events were invited to the NCAA Championships. From Tufts, those athletes included senior co-captain Hiroto Watanabe and seniors Colin Raposo and Josh Etkind. Watanabe came into the […]


After final qualifying meet, Jumbos set for nationals in Boston

It’s championship season for the Tufts men’s track and field team this weekend after the final regular season meet of the indoor season on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted the Tufts National Qualifying Meet, which has been called the “last chance” meet in past years. It is the final opportunity for athletes to qualify for the […]


Men’s track and field takes 2nd at Div. III New England Indoor Championships

Last weekend, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the Div. III New England Indoor Championships hosted by MIT in Cambridge, Mass. The Jumbos performed well at the meet, with many athletes earning their season bests and notching national-qualifying marks. The Jumbos took second place out of the 23 teams at the meet, […]


Men’s track and field gears up for success in the New England Div. III Championships

The New England Div. III Championships, the most important event of the indoor season, is finally upon us. Tufts has won the championship the past two consecutive years, and hopes to continue its trajectory at the two-day event hosted at MIT on Friday and Saturday. In preparation for the upcoming championship, a group of Jumbos competed in the Triangle […]


Men’s cross country places 25th at NCAA Championship after two-year absence

Tufts placed 25th out of 32 teams at the Div. III NCAA Championship in Winneconne, Wis. on Nov. 17, as the team returned to the national competition for the first time in three years. The 25th-place finish in the 8K event saw Tufts accrue a total score of 601, finishing just ahead of NESCAC foe Bates (604), one […]


Men’s cross country takes fifth at NCAA Regionals, advances to Nationals

Tufts competed at the NCAA Regional Championship on Saturday, hosted by Bowdoin in Brunswick, Maine. The team excelled at the competition and finished in fifth place out of 58 teams, with a total of 160 points. Amherst finished first with 65 points, followed by Williams (86), Middlebury (142) and MIT (145). The Jumbos’ fifth-place finish granted them […]


Men’s cross country places seventh at NESCAC Championship, looks to Regionals

Tufts hosted the 2018 NESCAC Cross Country Championship at Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday, claiming seventh place as Amherst established itself as the conference champion for the second straight year. The Jumbos totaled 159 points, coming just shy of the sixth-place Bowdoin Polar Bears (156 points). Tufts was outperformed by some of its NESCAC rivals, including Williams, Middlebury, […]


Men’s cross country demonstrates strength in numbers, secures fourth at Conn. College Invitational

Tufts bested four NESCAC schools at this weekend’s Conn. College Invitational in Waterford, Conn. — including its host — to secure fourth of 27 competing teams. The Jumbos received strong performances from a number of runners, with many finishing within seconds of each other. Senior co-captain Colin Raposo led the pack for Tufts, finishing i13th […]


Men’s cross country places seventh at Purple Valley Classic

In its second meet of the season, Tufts took on 15 other teams at last Saturday’s Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams at Mt. Greylock High School in Williamstown, Mass. and finished a respectable seventh. Tufts totaled a score of 235, which trumped WPI’s 247 points, but came just 10 points short of Conn. College. RPI, […]


Men’s cross country starts season off on the right foot

On Saturday the Jumbos completed and won an 8,000-meter race at the Pineland Super XC Shootout to launch their 2018 campaign. The Jumbos registered a score of 124, edging the host Bates Bobcats, who totaled 128 points. Southern Maine finished third. “It was a sunny morning and … one of our teammates said [the scenery] […]


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