Record-breaking Bowman wins national championship in 5,000 meters

Senior co-captain Brittany Bowman won the 5,000-meter race to lead the Tufts women’s track and field team to a tie for 11th place at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend. The two-day meet — hosted by Birmingham-Southern University and held at the CrossPlex complex in Birmingham, Ala. — featured athletes representing […]

Tufts track and field travels to Alabama for national championships

This weekend, members of the Tufts men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in the 2018 NCAA Div. III National Indoor Championships at Birmingham-Southern University in Birmingham, Ala. The men’s team is sending six athletes, who are entered in five events, while the women’s team will be represented by six athletes who will compete in four events. […]

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 […]

Tufts finishes fourth at New England Div. III Championships

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts women’s track and field team turned in numerous impressive results to place fourth at the New England Div. III Championships, yet ultimately fell short of its goal to finish in the top three. Williams was crowned New England Div. III champion with a score of 149 points, while runner-up MIT scored 127 […]

Tufts extends run of fine form at Cupid Challenge

Disclaimer: Madeleine Oliver is a staff photographer at The Tufts Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Dialing in a number of strong performances at the Cupid Challenge over the weekend, the Tufts women’s track and field team continued its string of impressive results throughout the indoor season. Following a fifth-place finish at […]

Women’s track and field kicks off indoor season with encouraging performances

Over the last few weeks, the women’s track and field team has sprung strongly into the indoor season, coming in second at the Bowdoin Invitational in Brunswick, Maine. Tufts scored 127 points, while first-place MIT earned 212. Bowdoin came in third with 102, followed by Southern Maine (78) and Merrimack (59). At the Tufts Invitational on […]

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 […]

Jumbos kick off outdoor season in sweltering Vegas

The Jumbos officially started their outdoor season with an invitational meet at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas over spring break.   “We ended up getting in really late the night before, or more like early that morning, so we hadn’t practiced on an outdoor track yet,” sophomore hurdler and jumper Kylene DeSmith said. “So for us to […]

Jumbos place fifth at USATF New England Championship

While the top 10 runners for the women’s cross country team rested and continued to prepare for the NCAA Regional Championships on Nov. 12, the rest of the team took to the course this past Sunday at the USA Track and Field Cross Country (USATF) championships, held in sunny Franklin Park, Boston. The Jumbos placed fifth […]