Fall and winter sports season reviews

Men’s cross country Led by coach Joel Williams, the men’s cross country team finished 25th out of 32 teams after a two-year hiatus from national competition. The team competed at the Lake Breeze Golf Course, courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, in Winneconne, Wis., on Nov. 17, 2018. After missing out on top-30 ranks for […]

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 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 […]

Swimming, diving teams look to make a Jumbo mark on NCAA Championships

Six Jumbo swimmers and divers — four from the men’s team and two from the women’s — travel to Greensboro, N.C. today to compete in this weekend’s NCAA Div. III Swimming and Diving Championships, beginning tomorrow and continuing through Saturday. First-years Kingsley Bowen and Colleen Doolan, juniors Amanda Gottschalk and Matt Rohrer, and senior tri-captain Michael […]

Jumbos look to shake up NESCAC championships

The Jumbos are a formidable force heading into the most important weekend of their season. The past three months have tested the 46-man team as they’ve worked to become faster between the lanes and more precise off the diving boards. The successes are evident — Tufts has consistently broken personal records, Tufts records and NESCAC […]

Jumbos swim confidently in last race before NESCAC Championships

Over the weekend Tufts competed in a two-day Invitational held at Middlebury College, competing against the host and NESCAC rival Williams College, among other New England schools. Although the meet was not scored, it still gave all three teams the opportunity to size up their opponents, and it gave swimmers who will not be swimming […]

Jumbos shine in season’s lone home meet

Tufts secured a definitive victory over Wheaton College in its only home meet of the season Saturday afternoon. The meet, which also featured the team’s annual Seniors Day, ended in success; the team scored the best marks in 19 of the 20 events, racking up 198 points to Wheaton’s 136. As the team customarily does in its annual Wheaton meet, […]

Successful weekend sees new records in second-to-last 2015 meet

Tufts competed in a three-day invitational at MIT last weekend that pitted them against tough rivals like NYU, Keene State and Wheaton College. Although Tufts ultimately finished third behind MIT and NYU, individuals shone in certain races, setting new records and qualifying for nationals. First-year Brandon Jinn, previously highlighted as a potential star by this year’s […]

Jumbos defeat conference rivals at first dual meet of season

In their first meet of the season on Nov. 21, Tufts comfortably defeated NESCAC rivals Middlebury and Conn. College at Middlebury. Multiple victories by senior tri-captain Michael Winget and a strong showing from first-year Brandon Jinn spurred the team to victory with winning scores of 159 and 176 points versus Conn. College’s 152 and Middlebury’s 112, respectively. […]