Jumbos take first place at Silfen Invitational

The Tufts men’s track and field team competed in the Silfen Invitational, held at Conn. College in New London, Conn., on Friday and Saturday. Over the course of the two-day event, the Jumbos earned an abundance of first-place finishes, and many of the athletes improved their national standings. Moreover, the Jumbos captured first place at the meet — the team’s second […]


Duvivier’s national title leads Tufts to 13th-place finish at NCAA Championships

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the NCAA Div. III Championships held at Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala. It was a strenuous weekend for the Jumbos, but the athletes competed at the top level and placed highly in their respective events. Led by a host of All-American performances, including a […]


Tufts track and field travels to Alabama for national championships

This weekend, members of the Tufts men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in the 2018 NCAA Div. III National Indoor Championships at Birmingham-Southern University in Birmingham, Ala. The men’s team is sending six athletes, who are entered in five events, while the women’s team will be represented by six athletes who will compete in four events. […]


Jumbos qualify for NCAA Championships at Tufts National Qualifying Meet

The Tufts men’s track and field team hosted and competed at the Tufts National Qualifying Meet at Gantcher Center on Saturday. The competition was the last chance for the Tufts athletes to post qualifying times for selection to NCAA Championships in Birmingham, Ala., and many seized the opportunity. Only the top 15 athletes in each event nationwide are […]


Jumbos set school record, win three events at MIT, BU

The No. 16 Tufts men’s track and field team split up this weekend to attend two separate meets: the David Hemery Valentine Invitational held at Boston University on Friday and Saturday, and the Gordon Kelly Invitational at MIT on Saturday. The team performed well at both meets, with strong field showings at MIT and multiple personal […]


Jumbos win five events, record top times at Cupid Challenge

The Tufts men’s track and field team hosted the Cupid Challenge in Gantcher Center over the weekend. The Jumbos performed well in the unscored meet, winning five events and turning in a handful of nationally ranked performances. Visiting schools included Amherst, Brandeis, Conn. College, Williams, Widener, WPI and MIT, among others. While team scores were not recorded for the meet, […]


Cross country closes out seasons with top finishes at regional and national championships

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams ended their 2017 seasons on a high note, as the men finished eighth of 55 teams at regionals while the women finished seventh of 32 teams at nationals. The men’s final race of the season was the New England regional championships hosted by the University of Southern Maine on Nov. […]


Cross country prepares for New England Div. III Race this weekend

Following a successful run at the NESCAC Championships on Oct. 28, the Jumbos will compete at the New England Div. III Regional Championship on Saturday as both the men’s and women’s teams look to build on an impressive season. For the men’s team, juniors Colin Raposo, Brian Reaney, Dylan Jones, Christian Swenson, Hiroto Watanabe and Andrew […]


Cross country: Jumbos earn third and sixth in NESCAC Championship meet

The annual Cross Country NESCAC Championship took place on Oct. 28 at Pineland Farms in Gray, Maine. Pineland Farm does not raise elephants; otherwise there would have been loud cheers for the Jumbos. But the Jumbos had a great time running alongside farm animals: the men’s team finished in sixth place out of 11 teams overall, and the […]


Cross country keeps up competitive spirit at Conn. College

The Tufts women’s and men’s cross country teams wrapped up an ostensibly successful weekend at Conn. College with second and seventh place finishes, respectively. By some measures, however, the Jumbos failed to meet their high standards, providing a source of motivation for the final month of the season. The women’s team was led by the strong performance of senior […]


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