Jumbos cruise comfortably over Conn. College, Colby

The No. 18 Tufts men’s tennis team (7–7, 3–4 NESCAC) rallied back for a two-match win streak this weekend after cruising to a comfortable victory over Conn. College at home 9–0 on Saturday and a 8–1 win against Colby on Sunday. Against Conn. College, Tufts held its own on Senior Day, where the team honored […]


Men’s basketball stuns Middlebury in playoffs, eliminates top seed

Tufts dethroned No. 25 Middlebury in the NESCAC tournament quarterfinal in Middlebury, Vt. on Saturday, taking down the NESCAC regular season champions 85–76. This is the first time in conference history that an eighth seed has knocked off a first seed, a remarkable feat for a team comprised mostly of underclassmen. Junior captain Eric Savage led […]


Jumbos face top seed Middlebury in NESCAC Tournament

Despite falling to Trinity in their final game of the regular season on Sunday in Hartford, Conn., Tufts managed to clinch the eighth and final spot in the NESCAC Conference Tournament that begins this weekend. Ultimately, the Jumbos finished with a record of 11–13 overall and 4–6 in the NESCAC, just good enough to give them […]


Volleyball clinches fifth seed for postseason play

Closing out the regular season facing two NESCAC opponents, Tufts went 1–1 over the weekend to finish the regular season with a 15–9 overall record and a 6–4 conference record. In the final game of the season, Tufts lost to Wesleyan in a five-set game on Saturday, a day after it trounced Conn. College in […]


Tufts basketball teams prepare for conference tournament

Women’s Basketball After both teams ended their regular season action with wins, the men’s and women’s teams embark on their postseason journeys this weekend with the commencement of the NESCAC tournament. The women’s team wrapped up its regular season at Trinity last week, winning 59–40. The victory pushed the Jumbos’ record to 21–3 on the season, with an 8–2 […]


Volleyball season comes to a close with wrenching loss to MIT

The Tufts volleyball team’s season came to an abrupt end on Saturday, as it fell to the No. 18 MIT Engineers (30–3) in the second round of the NCAA regional tournament. After a 3–0 victory over the UMass-Boston Beacons (15–6) on Friday afternoon, the Jumbos dropped Saturday’s match to the Engineers in five sets, ending the season with a 23–7 […]


Championship game ends in heartbreak for volleyball, still headed to NCAA Tournament

The Tufts volleyball team hosted the NESCAC tournament this past weekend, with aims to finish what they could not last year, as they lost in the championship game. The Jumbos entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed for the second year in a row, after finishing the season with a 10–0 record in NESCAC play. After […]


Field hockey upset by Bowdoin, postseason status in jeopardy

A week that began with much optimism ended in dismay for the Tufts field hockey team, which hosted Bowdoin twice in the span of four days due to a scheduling coincidence. On Oct. 25, the Jumbos closed out the regular season by clinching second place in the NESCAC standings with a 3–0 win over the […]


Middlebury spoils field hockey Homecoming

On a picturesque Homecoming day in Medford, No. 3 Middlebury defeated No. 5 Tufts, 3–2, thanks to a pair of second-half goals. The result snapped the host’s four-game winning streak, which included key wins over No. 6 Amherst and No. 11 Hamilton. On the flip side, the Panthers’ victory avenged their two losses to the Jumbos […]


Senior Profile: Speros Varinos

Speros Varinos grew up on baseball. The graduating senior pitcher and Middleton, Mass. native played a variety of sports in high school, but baseball was always his focus. Growing up just a half hour outside of Boston, Varinos was attracted to the prospect of playing for Tufts. “I chose to play at Tufts because it was […]


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