Women’s track and field gears up for New England Div. III Championships

As the Jumbos prepare for the New England Div. III Championships at Bowdoin College over the weekend, the team sent a partial squad to compete at Springfield’s College Triangle Classic on Saturday. Although most of the team did not compete, several Tufts athletes put up personal bests, season bests and top finishes at the non-team-scoring meet. […]


Women’s track and field successful in relays, field events at NEICAAA Championships, Cupid Challenge

Even though the women’s track and field team won only one event on Saturday’s annual Cupid Challenge hosted at the Gantcher Center, several Jumbos set season and career bests. On Friday, four runners competed in the NEICAA Championships at the Reggie Lewis Track & Field Center in Boston, Mass., where they placed fourth in the distance medley. […]


Women’s track and field team takes third place finish at Bowdoin Invitational

On Saturday, the Jumbos finished third out of six teams at the Bowdoin Invitational held in Brunswick, Maine. An abundance of individual first-place finishes and the 4×400 meter relay team’s top-10 ranked time highlighted the Jumbos’ performance in their third event of the season. Coming off of a dominant performance at the Tufts Invitational, a meet […]


Women’s track and field begins season at Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener

Tufts opened its season at the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener, hosted at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center on Saturday. Only four runners competed for the Jumbos, typical for the early winter tune-up for the team’s distance runners. Both senior co-captain Jennifer Jackson and junior Nicole Kerrigan competed in the 3,000 meters. Jackson placed 24th and Kerrigan placed […]


Women’s cross country places 12th at NCAA Championship

The Jumbos competed in the NCAA Championship held at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wis. on Nov. 17. The team qualified for the championship through an at-large bid after garnering fifth place at Regionals on Nov. 10. In their sixth straight championship race, the Jumbos finished 12th out of 32 teams, with a total of […]


Women’s cross country places fifth at NCAA Regionals, qualifies for national championship

Tufts placed fifth of the 57 schools participating in the NCAA Regional Championships at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine on Saturday. The Jumbos’ performance in the 6K event earned the team an at-large bid to the NCAA National Championship held in Winneconne, Wisc. on Nov. 17. Tufts’ score of 159 put it in front of sixth-place Bates’ 187. MIT finished first […]


Bettez leads women’s cross country to fourth-place finish at NESCAC Championship

Despite muddy conditions on the course at Franklin Park in Boston, the Jumbos finished fourth at Saturday’s NESCAC Championship. Middlebury earned 47 points from its top five runners to win its 14th NESCAC Championship in program history, while three-time defending champion Williams finished second with 73 points. Wesleyan (84 points) placed third, followed by Tufts with […]


Women’s cross country places third at Conn. College in NESCAC Championship tune-up

Tufts competed at the Conn. College Invitational in Waterford, Conn. on Saturday, finishing third out of 25 teams to continue its successful trajectory in the 2018 season. Tufts totaled 82 points, falling just short of second-place Dickinson, which scored 72. Fellow NESCAC member Middlebury captured first place with 67 points, while Williams claimed fourth with a score of 116.  […]


Bettez becomes first Jumbo to win All-New England Championship in 38 years

At Franklin Park on Saturday, Tufts senior co-captain Natalie Bettez had a performance for the record books. She clocked in a 17:57.85 time to win the All-New England Championship, a feat that no Tufts runner has accomplished since Kathy Whitcomb in 1975. Bettez was also recently named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association […]


Women’s cross country hits ground running with win in season opener

The Jumbos competed in its season opener at the Pineland Super XC Shootout in Gloucester, Maine on Saturday. While it was a straight shootout between two teams, Tufts beat out Bates to start its season on a victorious note. The 5,000-meter run was the only event of the competition. Tufts senior co-captain Natalie Bettez took first […]


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