Jumbos to face final challenge at NCAA Championships

The Tufts Women’s track team came in with one goal this year — to learn how to be a successful team together after graduating several key runners. “I think that wanting to prove we could be as good a team as before without relying on the ‘heavy-hitters’ was a huge motivation for our team,” graduating senior […]

Jumbos claim first at Sunshine Classic

The Jumbos took home the win at the second annual Sunshine Classic on Saturday, compiling a slew of first-place finishes over the course of the day. The Classic lived up to its name, as the weather was breezy and beautiful, a perfect day for running. “The team performed really well this weekend,” junior Jennifer Sherwill said. […]

Jumbos set several season bests in third-place finish at weekend quad-meet

Tufts competed in a quad-meet at windy Bates this past weekend and finished third overall with 154 team points.  They were 57 points ahead of last-place Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and 40 points short of second-place Bates. MIT claimed first at the meet with 235 team points. “Our team performed well this weekend, given the […]

Tufts takes second hosting postponed Snowflake Classic

The Snowflake Classic nearly lived up to its name once again, as the Jumbos wondered if they would be able to host the meet after Saturday’s snowstorm. Thankfully, the track was cleared in time for the even to begin bright and early on Sunday morning.  “Our coach saw that Saturday’s weather would be poor and made a […]

Senior Profile: Alexis Harrison

Graduating senior track quint-captain Alexis Harrison did not become the fourth fastest NCAA Div. III woman to ever compete in the 60-meter, or the national runner-up in the event, overnight; her accomplishments have been in the works since she first stepped foot onto the tracks at Gantcher and Ellis Oval a little over three years ago. As a first-year, […]

Women’s track and field grabs fourth at Div. III New Englands indoors, third at NESCACs outdoors

The first five months of 2016 have seen the women’s track and field team maintain the same level of success that it has had over the last few years, in a new era of top nationally-ranked athletes, however. For the entire squad, the indoor season started off with a first-place finish at the Tufts Invite, held […]