Squash teams enter 2018–19 season with high hopes

A long offseason of training and preparation is about to end for Tufts’ men’s and women’s squash teams. Jumbos on both squads will pick up their rackets in the coming days for the start of their 2018–19 campaigns. The teams kick off their schedules against Wesleyan on Saturday and Colby on Sunday, with all matches hosted by Harvard, looking to start […]


Jumbos fall to Mammoths at NESCAC Championships

The fifth-seeded Tufts women’s squash team surveyed its competition this weekend at the NESCAC Championships in Clinton, N.Y., where it fell to fourth-seeded Amherst, 7–2, in the first round of play before taking on Hamilton and Bates in the consolation bracket. With large crowds packed into Hamilton’s Little Squash Center, the Jumbos prepared themselves to play a handful of […]


Women’s squash goes 2–1 against NESCAC opponents in final weekend

Over the weekend, the Tufts women’s squash team visited conference rivals Bates, Bowdoin and Colby for its final three matches of the regular season. After falling to the Bobcats on Friday, the No. 17 Jumbos (11–4) wrapped up the swing through Maine with two consecutive victories to provide some critical momentum for next weekend’s NESCAC Championship. On Sunday, the Jumbos defeated […]


Women’s squash set up for a successful season

A reinvigorated Tufts women’s squash team will be looking to dominate the courts this winter after it had one of its most successful seasons ever last year. Armed with a new coach, Joe Raho, and excited young players, the Jumbos are poised to build on the success of their 2016–17 season, in which they jumped out […]


Spotlight on international student athletes at Tufts

While the Tufts athletics program sees hundreds of students pass through its doors every year, the handful of international students that represent the Brown and Blue across the country in various sports can go unnoticed. Two of those individuals are rising juniors Mina Karamercan and Julia Keller, both of whom play for the women’s tennis […]


Jumbos return home with a no. 19 national ranking

The Tufts women’s squash team (17-7) return from the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships in Princeton, N.J. ranked 19th in the country. On Sunday, the Jumbos faced off against William Smith College (14-8), and they were victorious with a 6-3 win. First-year Claire Davidson fought a long five-game match in the first position. She won the first two, dropped the next […]


Tufts remains undefeated with record 12-0 start

After a busy weekend that included matchups against Dickinson, Georgetown and Boston University, the Tufts women’s squash team managed to protect their perfect record and advance to 12-0 on the season. The 18th-ranked Jumbos have outdone expectations throughout the season, utilizing both young talent and veteran leadership. The Jumbos lost four matches for the third time this […]


Jumbos off to hottest start in program history

The Jumbos are off to an unprecedented start to their season. After wins against Bard College and Vassar College on Dec. 4, the Jumbos head into the holiday break with an undefeated record of  7-0. Tufts has shown in early performances that it has what it takes to make noise in the College Squash Association […]


Women’s squash upsets Wellesley, but falls to higher-ranked Amherst and Hamilton

At the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals over the weekend, No. 24 Tufts stumbled early and could not overcome strong opposition from Amherst and Hamilton on Friday and Saturday. It did, however, take down No. 23 Wellesley College on Sunday to end the weekend, ending the season on a positive note. The Jumbos had an impressive stretch […]


Tufts strings along a win streak leading up to Nationals

Tufts wrapped up its regular season with victories against Boston University (BU), Wesleyan and Vassar College, and is now focusing on the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals this coming weekend. This puts the Jumbos at 12-7 for the season, moving them up to No. 24 in the rankings. Just two weeks ago, Tufts found itself in […]


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