Jumbos finish seventh at Nationals behind strong individual and relay performances

In a historic weekend for Tufts swimming and diving, the men’s team captured seventh place in the Div. III NCAA Championships in Indianapolis — its best finish since 1982. The team’s superb performance was buoyed by a plethora of strong individual performances, All-American honors and program records. While many athletes shined over the four-day event, the Jumbos’ particularly […]

Nationals-bound Jumbos hope to close season on high note in Indianapolis

For one member of the Tufts women’s swimming and diving team and 11 members of the men’s team, spring break will be anything but a break. The NCAA Championships, held in Indianapolis at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Natatorium, will start on Wednesday and extend for four full days. Senior co-captain Anna Kimura is the lone Jumbo on […]

Jumbos win first-ever NESCAC Championship, set 13 programs records at Bowdoin

In the late hours of Sunday night in Brunswick, Maine, the Tufts men’s swimming and diving team finally ascended the mountain of the NESCAC Championships, winning its first conference title in program history. In doing so, Tufts halted Williams’ 15-year reign atop the NESCAC. The former champions finished second in an intense three-team race that went down […]

Swimmers close regular season on high note at Middlebury Invitational

After a decisive 180–112 win over Wheaton on Jan. 20, the Tufts men’s swimming and diving team enjoyed a week off from competition before gearing up for its final race of the regular season. The Jumbos then faced off against the Middlebury Panthers and the Williams Ephs in the Middlebury Invitational on Feb. 2–3. Although there was […]

Tufts falls narrowly to Boston College, easily dispatches Wheaton

While many Tufts students were still enjoying their winter breaks, the men’s swimming and diving team raced in a pair of meets, against Boston College and Wheaton College. On Jan. 16, Tufts visited Boston College, losing 191–179. However, the Jumbos were not discouraged by the loss, as they reestablished themselves by beating the Wheaton Lyons 180–112. Against Wheaton on Jan. […]

Jumbos engineer third-place finish at MIT Invitational behind strong showings from Bowen, Gu

Tufts men’s swimming and diving earned a respectable third-place finish in the largest meet of the curtailed fall semester season. Competing against five other teams at the MIT Winter Invitational on Dec. 1–3, the No. 11 Jumbos — led by junior Kingsley Bowen and sophomore Roger Gu — earned 1016.5 points, trailing only the No. 4 Engineer hosts (1683) and the […]

Men’s swimming and diving: Hard work and new staff push Tufts past Coast Guard, Middlebury

The weekend of Nov. 18, the Jumbos made their debut in the pool with back-to-back wins against the Coast Guard Academy (170–126) at home on Saturday and away at Middlebury (175–100) on Sunday. Against the Coast Guard Academy, Tufts tapped the wall first in nine out of the 16 races and took down three Hamilton Pool […]

Jumbos look to establish themselves in NESCAC, nationally

The very first race of the 2017–18 Tufts swimming and diving season will take place on Saturday, when the No. 11 Jumbos host the No. 21 Coast Guard Bears (3–0). After a period of rests and preseason practices, Tufts’ swimmers and divers are ready for a months-long campaign that climaxes with the NCAA Div. III National Championships on March 21–24, […]

Jumbos cap successful season with third-place finish at NESCACs

A hectic weekend saw plenty of action from the 11 participating teams at the men’s swimming and diving NESCAC Championships at Wesleyan. In their last meet before the NCAA Championships, the Jumbos placed third in the conference with 1,391 points. Just 11 points ahead of Tufts was Amherst, which came in second with 1,402 points. The perennial […]

Tufts caps off regular season at Middlebury Invitational

Tufts wrapped up its regular season over the weekend at the Middlebury Invitational. Despite resting some of their top swimmers, the Jumbos — led by first-year Tommy Gillespie and sophomore Kingsley Bowen — earned 10 first-place finishes. While the team prepared with one eye on next month’s NESCAC Championships, coach Adam Hoyt highlighted the importance of the two-day […]