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] […]


Cross country teams set ambitious goals for 2018 season

After months of individual training runs and long-distance workouts, followed by a few weeks running together, Tufts’ men’s and women’s cross country teams are ready to kick off their 2018 campaigns. The men’s squad is coming off of a strong 2017 season, during which it placed highly in many of its meets and went on to finish sixth out of 11 […]


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 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 […]


Jumbos excel in early-season meets on both coasts

The No. 18 Tufts men’s track and field team competed over spring break at the Ross and Sharon Irwin Collegiate Scoring Meet at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. and at the Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) Collegiate Invitational, held at the same venue. Upon returning from the West Coast, the Jumbos also competed in […]


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 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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