While we were away

While we were away, many of the Jumbos’ seasons stretched into the summer. Here’s what went down: Postseason success for women’s tennis After finishing its regular season with an impressive 11–5 record and respectable performances in the NESCAC and NCAA tournaments, two members of the women’s tennis team progressed to the NCAA Individual Championships in […]

Jumbos showcase depth in strong outdoor season

The 2018 outdoor season for the Tufts men’s track and field team was chock-full of first-place finishes and nationally ranked times. The Jumbos also finished third overall at the NESCAC Championships in late April and fifth overall at the New England Div. III Championships. Tufts hit the ground running on March 17 with the Ross […]

Jumbos surge to third-place finish at NESCACs

Following a strong showing in the spring season, the Tufts men’s track and field team traveled to Trinity on Saturday to compete in the NESCAC championship meet. The team finished third in the event with 137 points, three behind second-place Williams’ 140. Middlebury won the event by a considerable margin, finishing the day with 172 points. […]

Jumbos take first place at Sunshine Classic

The Tufts men’s track team split up across two competitions over the weekend. A handful of athletes competed at Friday’s Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., while the others competed at the Sunshine Classic, which Tufts hosted at Dussault Track on Saturday. The two meets were the final competitions of the team’s regular season, and they served as […]

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 […]

Jumbos repeat as New England Div. III champions

The Tufts men’s track and field team traveled to Middlebury, Vt. over the weekend for the New England Div. III Indoor Championships, where it brought home its second consecutive title. The Jumbos posted an overall score of 110 points to beat out the second-place MIT Engineers (97 points). The result marked Tufts’ sixth New England indoor championship in its […]

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, […]

O’Connor puts up top time in 3,000-meter steeple as Jumbos look to NESCACs

Adding to what has already been an illustrious career at Tufts, senior tri-captain Luke O’Connor notched one of the best times in the nation in the 3,000 steeplechase at the first of two meets over the weekend. O’Connor put up the result on Friday in Princeton’s Larry Ellis Invitational. He competed against a diverse field, […]

Tufts wins fifth Div. III New England title

Tufts hosted the New England Div. III Championships at Gantcher Center on Friday and Saturday. Tufts won the event with a total of 127 points and boasted a 35-point gap from second-place Williams. Tufts even beat out MIT, ranked No. 2 in the nation. This was also the Jumbos’ fifth Division III New England Indoor Championship, their […]

Jumbos show speed at first of two home meets

Over the weekend, the Jumbos hosted the Tufts Stampede Invitational, during which the team finished sixth out of nine teams after day one. Tufts runners also earned a handful of nationally-ranking times, most notably senior distance runner Tim Nichols’ then-first-in-the-nation 3000-meter time. On Saturday, the Jumbos dominated the 3000-meter event. Nichols ran the event in 8:21.51, earning him first […]