Tufts heads to Amherst for NESCAC Championship weekend

After downing Williams 58-40 in the opening round of the NESCAC tournament last weekend, second-seeded Tufts (24-1 overall, 9-1 NESCAC) will take on third-seeded Bowdoin (21-3 overall, 8-2 NESCAC) at Amherst in the semifinals Saturday. The nationally-ranked No. 3 Jumbos hope to have a repeat of their Jan. 6 match-up against the No. 17 Polar […]

The Elephant in the Room: Scheduled happiness

Despite only gracing the planet with my presence for 19 years, I sometimes feel like I’ve been living for an eternity. The lines between the weeks start to blur together after a semester really gets into full swing. For example, on any given Wednesday, I can tell you exactly where I will be and for […]

The Elephant in the Room: ‘Holiday Time’ or ‘Time to Reevaluate my Life’

It’s hard to feel adequate at a university like Tufts. I spent many precious hours of my winter break updating my LinkedIn and resume in order to secure a summer internship. I know I’m not alone in this thought process; we all came out of high school at the top of our game. It takes […]

No. 1 Tufts remains unbeaten

Tufts continued its dominance as the No. 1 team in the nation, racking up seven victories so far in 2017 to maintain its 16-game unbeaten start to the season. “[Our winning streak] is something that we take pride in,” junior tri-captain point guard Lauren Dillon said. “It’s obviously awesome to say that we’re 16-0, but it’s really […]

Goetcheus sets Tufts record twice at MIT Invitational

Tufts continued its positive start to the season last weekend with a third place finish at the MIT Invitational. The Jumbos recorded 762 points and built a comfortable 162-point lead over fourth-place Wheaton College. New York University (NYU) garnered first place at the meet with 1664 points while the hosts, MIT, finished as runner-ups with 1572 points. First-year Grace […]

Field hockey falls just short of best season in program history

Though a loss in the national championship game on Nov. 20 marred what could have been a fairytale season, Tufts field hockey still finished with one of the most successful records in program history. The Jumbos ended their season 19-3 (8-2 in NESCAC play), going undefeated over a 10-game span from Oct. 16 through the […]

Coach Casey D’Annolfo returns to Tufts after nine year coaching stint at Taft High School

Growing up in West Hartford, Conn., newly-hired Tufts men’s lacrosse head coach Casey D’Annolfo (LA ’06) was surrounded by sports all year-round. Playing football, basketball and baseball throughout his childhood, he quickly developed a competitive and athletic drive. However, it was not until later in his upbringing that D’Annolfo’s father introduced him to lacrosse. His father coached the […]

Jumbos fall just short of second NCAA title in shootout

Tufts field hockey extended its season as long as possible and delivered plenty of drama, battling through two overtime periods in a scoreless national championship game on Sunday before falling to Messiah College in a heartbreaking 2-1 shootout. Tufts advanced to its third NCAA title game — having won in 2012 and lost in 2008 — […]

Young team poised to improve on 7th place NESCAC finish

When the women’s swimming and diving team starts its season on Sunday, it will be looking to build on a strong 2015-16 campaign, which saw the team send swimmers to the NCAA Championships for the first time in two years. After a productive offseason, senior captain Amanda Gottschalk is looking for the team to be even better this year. “We […]