Men’s track and field finishes in 1st place at Sunshine Classic

The Jumbos sent athletes to two different events Saturday: the Larry Ellis Invitational held at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. and the fourth-annual Sunshine Classic held at Tufts’ own Ellis Oval. These meets marked Tufts’ final regular-season competitions ahead of the NESCAC championships next weekend. The team performed well across both meets and claimed its […]

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 & field begins preparation for New England Div. III Nationals

In its build-up to the New England Div. III Championships, the men’s track & field team competed in the Cupid Challenge in the Gantcher Center on Saturday and in the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championships (NEICAAA) on Friday and Saturday in Roxbury, Mass. The NEICAAAs featured 27 teams, while the Cupid Challenge featured 11. […]

Men’s track and field claims first victory of season

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts men’s track and field team emerged victorious at the second annual Branwen Smith-King Invitational held at the Gantcher Center. In their second scoring meet of the season, the Jumbos competed against 18 other teams, putting up a total of 121 team points, improving on their second-place finish in last year’s […]

Track and field teams gear up for upcoming winter season

As November transitions into December, Tufts runners have begun preparation for the indoor track and field season. Many of the Jumbos were members of the men’s and women’s cross country teams that finished 12th and 25th, respectively, at the NCAA Championship, but they will now turn their attention to the track. Men’s track and field The Jumbos look […]

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. […]