Women’s track and field wins Snowflake Classic at home

On Saturday, the women’s track and field team hosted and placed first in the Snowflake Classic — aptly named for a sunny day with the mercury nearing 70 degrees. In the first of two home meets at Ellis Oval, the Jumbos saw only two first-place finishes in events, but several athletes scored points for the […]


Women’s track and field successful in relays, field events at NEICAAA Championships, Cupid Challenge

Even though the women’s track and field team won only one event on Saturday’s annual Cupid Challenge hosted at the Gantcher Center, several Jumbos set season and career bests. On Friday, four runners competed in the NEICAA Championships at the Reggie Lewis Track & Field Center in Boston, Mass., where they placed fourth in the distance medley. […]


4 first-place finishes highlight a busy weekend for women’s track and field

At the second annual Branwen Smith-King Invitational hosted at the Gantcher Center last Friday and Saturday, Tufts athletes captured first-place finishes in four events. The Jumbos finished second out of 19 teams on Saturday and third out of 13 teams on Friday. Earlier in the day, the team also sent four runners to Boston University’s […]


Women’s track and field captures victories in 10 events in first indoor home meet

Led by several strong performances from first-years and sophomores, the women’s indoor track and field team captured victories in 10 individual events in the first full meet of the winter season on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted teams from ten schools — Bridgewater State, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Coast Guard, Emmanuel, Keene State, Springfield, UMass Dartmouth, UMass Lowell, Wentworth […]


Jumbos enter final stretch looking strong

As the No. 17 Tufts women’s track and field team prepares for the final meet of its season, the NCAA Championships, it can reflect on a season replete with strong performances up and down the roster, stretching all the way back to the middle of March. The squad kicked off the 2018 outdoor season with a training trip to Jacksonville, Fla., during which it competed […]


Tufts takes second at NESCAC Championships

The NESCAC Championships took place at Trinity on Saturday, where the Tufts women’s track and field team put on a strong performance, finishing second overall. This is an improvement from last year’s NESCAC tournament at Bowdoin, where the team finished in sixth place. The Jumbos earned a total of 115.5 points, trailing only an outstanding 200-point performance […]


Tufts outshines competition at last meet before NESCACs

Under an appropriately bright blue sky, the Tufts women’s track and field team took first place at the third annual Tufts Sunshine Classic on Saturday. The Jumbos won 13 events on Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track in their final tuneup before this weekend’s NESCAC Championships. Junior Kelsey Tierney explained that the warmer weather was a boon for the […]


Jumbos take second in quad meet at Ellis Oval

The Tufts women’s track and field team played host to Bates, MIT and RPI in a meet at Ellis Oval on Saturday. Multiple Jumbos won events and recorded personal-best times in the third meet of their spring season. Individual event winners received nine points for their teams, second-place finishers garnered seven and each successive athlete through tenth place earned one […]


Jumbos win annual SnowFlake Classic at Ellis Oval

Tufts hosted the annual Snowflake Classic at the Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track and Field Complex on Saturday. Every year, the SnowFlake Classic attracts many schools from around New England to Somerville for an early-season meet. This year was not an exception. A total of 22 universities and colleges participated in the meet, competing in 21 events. The late-March weather conditions — not […]


Tufts eyes NCAA Championships with three relays at Boston University

The Tufts women’s track and field team traveled to Boston University on Sunday for the first of its two Last Chance Qualifying Meets. The Jumbos ran three relays at the meet, but they were unable to record any times that would qualify them for the upcoming NCAA Championships, to be held March 9–10 in Birmingham, Ala. Tufts […]


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