Jumbos enter final stretch looking strong

As the No. 17 Tufts women’s track and field team prepares for the final meet of its season, the NCAA Championships, it can reflect on a season replete with strong performances up and down the roster, stretching all the way back to the middle of March. The squad kicked off the 2018 outdoor season with a training trip to Jacksonville, Fla., during which it competed […]


Tufts takes second at NESCAC Championships

The NESCAC Championships took place at Trinity on Saturday, where the Tufts women’s track and field team put on a strong performance, finishing second overall. This is an improvement from last year’s NESCAC tournament at Bowdoin, where the team finished in sixth place. The Jumbos earned a total of 115.5 points, trailing only an outstanding 200-point performance […]


Tufts outshines competition at last meet before NESCACs

Under an appropriately bright blue sky, the Tufts women’s track and field team took first place at the third annual Tufts Sunshine Classic on Saturday. The Jumbos won 13 events on Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track in their final tuneup before this weekend’s NESCAC Championships. Junior Kelsey Tierney explained that the warmer weather was a boon for the […]


DeBari, Bowman lead Tufts to second place at Conn. College

The Tufts women’s track team traveled to Conn. College for the Silfen Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Jumbos managed to finish second out of 19 competing schools while providing their younger athletes with valuable experience across multiple events. The weather in New London, Conn. proved to be excellent for the Invitational, with mostly sunny skies and minimal wind. In these […]


Jumbos take second in quad meet at Ellis Oval

The Tufts women’s track and field team played host to Bates, MIT and RPI in a meet at Ellis Oval on Saturday. Multiple Jumbos won events and recorded personal-best times in the third meet of their spring season. Individual event winners received nine points for their teams, second-place finishers garnered seven and each successive athlete through tenth place earned one […]


Jumbos win annual SnowFlake Classic at Ellis Oval

Tufts hosted the annual Snowflake Classic at the Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track and Field Complex on Saturday. Every year, the SnowFlake Classic attracts many schools from around New England to Somerville for an early-season meet. This year was not an exception. A total of 22 universities and colleges participated in the meet, competing in 21 events. The late-March weather conditions — not […]


Record-breaking Bowman wins national championship in 5,000 meters

Senior co-captain Brittany Bowman won the 5,000-meter race to lead the Tufts women’s track and field team to a tie for 11th place at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend. The two-day meet — hosted by Birmingham-Southern University and held at the CrossPlex complex in Birmingham, Ala. — featured athletes representing […]


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. […]


Tufts athletes climb national rankings in preparation for NCAA Championships

On Saturday, the Tufts women’s track and field team competed in a qualifying meet at the Gantcher Center. The purpose of the meet was to give athletes a final chance to improve their positions going into the NCAA Championships, which will begin on March 9 in Birmingham, Ala. The national meet will include the top 17 […]


Tufts eyes NCAA Championships with three relays at Boston University

The Tufts women’s track and field team traveled to Boston University on Sunday for the first of its two Last Chance Qualifying Meets. The Jumbos ran three relays at the meet, but they were unable to record any times that would qualify them for the upcoming NCAA Championships, to be held March 9–10 in Birmingham, Ala. Tufts […]


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