Top 10 moments of 2018–19 year

It has been a stellar year for sports at Tufts. Through the fall and winter of the 2018–19 season, Tufts stands at No. 8 in the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup competition, which ranks all Div. III schools by their sporting success across all varsity programs. With numerous spring sports still in contention for national […]


Tufts Daily Sports awards

After much debate, research and fanfare, the Tufts Daily Sports Section has come to its conclusions for the annual Tufts Daily sports awards. Here’s the shakedown: Male Athlete of the Year: Roger Gu After leading the men’s swimming and diving team to its first-ever conference win, shattering countless records along the way and finishing second […]


Green in Greensboro: Gu’s national title marks another top 10 showing for men’s swimming and diving

Junior Roger Gu and the Tufts Jumbos had the green light to success at the NCAA Championships in Greensboro, N.C., placing 10th overall to mark the third successive season in which the Jumbos finished in the top 10 nationally. “There are a lot of teams that crack the top 10 from time to time,” coach Adam […]


Ellise LaMotte named director for STEM diversity

Ellise LaMotte is the new director of STEM diversity as of this semester, and she has plans to enrich community outreach at the Center for STEM Diversity as well as improve visibility of minority students in STEM at Tufts. LaMotte holds a Ph.D. in education from University of Massachusetts Boston and has worked at institutions such as Olin College of Engineering […]


Men’s and women’s swimming and diving return to action with similar showings

The Tufts men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams returned to action this weekend with nearly identical results: decisive victories at Wheaton College and hard-fought home defeats to Boston College on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. After winter break, both teams jumped into the competitive pool for the first time since Dec. 8. The women’s team impressed […]


Swimming and diving teams face steep competition in final fall meet

The Jumbos headed to Middletown, Conn. to race against NESCAC rivals Wesleyan and Williams alongside non-conference opponents WPI on Saturday. The women defeated Wesleyan and WPI but fell to 2018 conference champion Williams, while the men soundly defeated Wesleyan but fell to both WPI and Williams at the quad-meet. Women’s swimming and diving Meanwhile, in […]


Swimming and diving teams impress at MIT Invitational

After defeating Middlebury at home on Nov. 18 to open their seasons, Tufts’ swimming and diving teams enjoyed a free weekend before competing in the three-day MIT Invitational over the weekend. The women’s side came out on top of the eight-team field, while the men’s team finished second of six teams. Men’s swimming and diving […]


Swimming and diving teams break records, defeat Middlebury in opening meets

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their seasons in the best possible way at Hamilton Pool on Nov. 18, winning their first meets of the season 168–89 and 167–116, respectively. The Jumbos cited a strong work ethic and team chemistry that the two squads share as the keys to their victories. “I would definitely attribute this […]


Swimming, diving teams hope to make big splash to start season

The Tufts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had an impressive performance last year and will look to begin their seasons on a strong note at home in a dual meet with Middlebury starting Sunday at 11 a.m. However, for the first time in 36 years, the Jumbos will compete without associate head coach […]


Jumbos finish seventh at Nationals behind strong individual and relay performances

In a historic weekend for Tufts swimming and diving, the men’s team captured seventh place in the Div. III NCAA Championships in Indianapolis — its best finish since 1982. The team’s superb performance was buoyed by a plethora of strong individual performances, All-American honors and program records. While many athletes shined over the four-day event, the Jumbos’ particularly […]


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