Women’s tennis closes fall season with promising performance at NEWITT invitational

The Tufts women’s tennis team concluded its fall season with two semifinal appearances at the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament (NEWITT) held at Smith College. Jumbos got the better of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Engineers in the first round of the A Draw, with first-year Tilly Rigby and sophomore Maggie Dorr defeating MIT duo of Seraphin […]

Women’s tennis set to start spring season at Trinity

The No. 7 Jumbos begins their spring season at Hartford, Conn. on Saturday against the No. 38 Trinity Bantams, an in-conference opponent, on March 9. The team looks to start off play in March in the same dominant fashion with which it finished its fall season earlier this academic year. The Jumbos last took to the courts in October […]

Women’s tennis closes out fall season with strong performance at Bowdoin

As the first sign of winter’s chill gripped the courts in Brunswick, Maine, this weekend, the Jumbos battled for supremacy at the Bowdoin Invitational to close out their fall season. According to coach Kate Bayard, the results of the Bowdoin Invitational only served the players’ individual rankings. Nevertheless, Tufts returned to Medford after a strong collective […]

Garrido shines for women’s tennis at New England ITA Regionals

First-year Caroline Garrido racked up four wins over the weekend at the New England Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships in Williamstown, Mass., where she placed third after reaching the singles semifinals. The ITA Tournament is widely regarded as the most important tournament of the fall season and is played out on a national stage. […]

Jumbos prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]

Tufts improves to 6–2 with wins over Trinity, Brandeis and Bates

The No. 6 Tufts women’s tennis team (6–2) continues to battle its way through NESCAC opponents as it enters the business end of its regular season schedule. The Jumbos recorded a 9–0 rout of the Trinity Bantams on Thursday in their first match following a busy West Coast swing. The team then claimed a pair of 8–1 victories on Saturday, defeating Brandeis and […]

Women’s tennis wraps up fall season with 26 wins at Bowdoin Invitational

The Tufts women’s tennis team competed in its final match of the fall season this weekend, traveling up to Brunswick, Maine for the Bowdoin Invitational. The Jumbos fought hard in both individual and doubles matches against various regional opponents, winning a total of 26 matches. In the round-robin style tournament, no players were given seeds or rankings, and […]

Women’s tennis serves up strong debut at MIT Invitational

The Tufts women’s tennis team traveled just a few stops down the T this weekend to take their shot at the MIT Invitational, their first match of the season. Because this was an invitational, Tufts played as individuals in a tournament-style draw, facing off against Amherst, Wesleyan and MIT on Sept. 15 through 17. Although the […]

Teams to watch this fall

Volleyball Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA championships’ Elite Eight, just the second time in program history the team had made it that far, the Jumbos are eyeing even greater success. They return five of their starters, most of them concentrated in strong sophomore and junior classes including sophomore All-NESCAC libero Kelly Klimo and […]

Tufts falls to Johns Hopkins in NCAA play

Tufts improved its regular season record to 15-7 this year, making 2016–2017 one of the program’s best seasons under coach Kate Bayard. This year’s roster of 14 players is also one of the deepest that Bayard has had in her 12-year tenure at Tufts. The team started the spring season off strong during its annual spring break trip to California, racking up […]