Sorkin clinches ITA Cup Div. III singles title as men’s tennis concludes fall season

In a storybook ending to his fall season, sophomore Boris Sorkin captured the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Cup Div. III singles national championship on Saturday at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Ga., the first Jumbo to do so. No. 4 seed Sorkin broke past No. 2 seed senior Chad LeDuff of UC Santa Cruz […]


Tennis teams look forward to opening the fall season

The Jumbos will be back on the courts again this weekend as they look to make use of a short fall season to put themselves in good stead for the spring. The men’s tennis team will travel up to Vermont this weekend to open their fall season at the first tournament of the year — […]


Tufts undone by Bates, bounces back with two victories

The No. 15 Tufts men’s tennis team registered a 2–1 record on the road this weekend. Tufts fell 7–2 to No. 24 Bates in a high-stakes NESCAC matchup on Friday. Yet, the Jumbos fired back in two non-conference contests, routing Rensselaer 6–3 on Saturday and subduing Skidmore by the same scoreline on Sunday. After losing […]


Tufts falls to Wesleyan, splits Saturday doubleheader

The No. 15 Tufts men’s tennis team went 1–2 across three road NESCAC matches over the weekend. On Saturday, Tufts fell to No. 13 Wesleyan, 8–1. The following day, the Jumbos beat the Hamilton Continentals, 6–3, in the morning before losing to the No. 4 Williams Ephs, 7–2, in the afternoon. Senior co-captain Ben Battle expressed […]


Jumbos sweep doubleheader, impress in loss to Panthers

The No. 15 Tufts men’s tennis team bounced back from its 7–2 loss to then-No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on March 24, defeating Vassar, 9–0, at home on Saturday morning and Babson, 7–2, in the afternoon. After winning both ends of the doubleheader, the Jumbos lost a close contest to the Middlebury Panthers at the Gantcher Center on Sunday. Despite the loss, […]


Tufts extends unbeaten start to season before falling to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team continued its strong start to the season over spring break, recording a 3–1 record during its week-long trip to the West Coast. Tufts triumphed over Connecticut College (7–2), Sewanee (5–4) and Whittier (7–2). After a three-match win streak to open the trip, the Jumbos fell 7–2 to the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags on Saturday. Sophomore Jason Scanlon […]


Tufts takes down MIT in first match of spring season

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team traveled to MIT on Saturday to compete in its first match of the 2018 season. The Jumbos won all three doubles matches and three out of the six singles matches, winning with a final score of 6–3. Having lost to MIT in 2016, the Jumbos were thrilled to exact […]


Tennis closes out fall season with strong showing at Bates

The Tufts men’s tennis team traveled to Lewiston, Maine this past weekend for their final matches of the fall season. The Wallach Invitational was hosted by Bates College and featured eight schools playing on Saturday and Sunday. Tufts competed against Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin, Brandeis, Colby, Trinity and Wheaton. The invitational was broken into six flights, A, […]


Men’s tennis issues statement wins at weekend tournaments

The Tufts men’s tennis team kicked off its fall season at the Middlebury Invitational (Sept. 23–24) and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships (Sept. 29–30). Over the course of both weekends, the Jumbos competed against NESCAC rivals and Div. III teams from across the region. Although the regular season starts midway through March, the team competes in […]


Jumbos win four of six in California

The Jumbos kicked off the season in a rapid fashion on their annual sun-bathed swing through California, winning four out of six matches in a span of seven days. For the young team — six of its members are first-years — the trip was an extremely beneficial experience. “It’s a great way for the team to […]


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