Jumbos take two out-of-three from Polar Bears

The Jumbos (18-12) concluded their 12-game road trip this weekend by traveling to Pickard Field in Brunswick, Maine for a three-game swing against their NESCAC East rivals, the Bowdoin Polar Bears (24-8). Although the Polar Bears entered the series on a 12-game winning streak, the Jumbos won two out of three games to keep their […]

Jumbos 5-1 in April games, face three-game series at Trinity

After wet weather washed out a week of games, the Jumbos (14-6) returned to the diamond eager to extend their four-game winning streak that began during spring break. The team played six games in four days, starting with home contests against the Colby Mules (7-12) and the Bates Bobcats (5-7) before traveling to face the […]

Jumbos blow out Blue to close out spring break trip

Powered by a six-RBI performance by senior tri-captain first baseman Cassie Ruscz, the Jumbos (9-5) torched the Wellesley Blue (1-1) in the last installment of their 14-game road trip to Clermont, Fla. The Jumbos won 12-2 in five innings on March 25. Wellesley opened the scoring in the top half of the first inning. After […]

Veteran bats and young arms prepare for new softball season

For the first time in four years, the Jumbos will begin the regular season without the title of national champions. While the team’s aspirations remain as high as ever, coach Cheryl Milligan – entering her fourteenth year heading the program – emphasized the importance of keeping early results in context. “We’ll be tested [on] day one […]

Changes in TA system accompany growth of Computer Science Department

This semester, Computer Science Professors Mark Sheldon and Bruce Molay have implemented a new system by which Data Structures (COMP 15) teaching assistants (TAs) and students can interact. According to Sheldon, creating an effective TA system has become increasingly more important to keep up with the growth of the computer science department. New TA System Sheldon and Molay created […]

Softball unable to extend NESCAC and NCAA title streaks

Tufts softball’s season ended on May 15, with a 4-2 loss to WPI in the NCAA tournament’s regional championship round. After three consecutive NCAA titles, the early exit was disappointing for coach Cheryl Milligan’s talent-packed team. Tufts also fell to Williams in the final game of the NESCAC championship tournament over the weekend of May 6-8. […]

Jumbo bats heat up as softball finishes another perfect season in NESCAC East

Tufts softball won six out of seven games over the past nine days, including a sweep of Bates over the weekend to finish the season undefeated in the NESCAC East, further demonstrating it deserves the division’s No.1 seed heading into the playoffs. The stretch also included a sweep of a doubleheader against Endicott last Wednesday, with […]