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 […]


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 […]


Jumbos to face final challenge at NCAA Championships

The Tufts Women’s track team came in with one goal this year — to learn how to be a successful team together after graduating several key runners. “I think that wanting to prove we could be as good a team as before without relying on the ‘heavy-hitters’ was a huge motivation for our team,” graduating senior […]


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 […]


Tufts takes second hosting postponed Snowflake Classic

The Snowflake Classic nearly lived up to its name once again, as the Jumbos wondered if they would be able to host the meet after Saturday’s snowstorm. Thankfully, the track was cleared in time for the even to begin bright and early on Sunday morning.  “Our coach saw that Saturday’s weather would be poor and made a […]


Tufts places third at New England Div. III Championships

Over the long weekend, Tufts tied with other NESCAC rivals Middlebury and Bates for a third place finish at the New England Div. III Indoor Championships with 62 points each. The trio finished behind Williams with 140 points and MIT, who won at its home track with 149 points. Tufts’ third-place finish is its best at the meet […]


Jumbos take advantage of last chance before first postseason meet

Tufts sent runners and field competitors to two separate meets over the weekend where the athletes looked to make personal records (PRs) and make good on their last chance to qualify for the New England Div. III Championships. Highlighting the weekend, the Jumbos competed in the DMR (distance medley relay) at the BU David Hemery Invitational […]


Young runners showing strength for Jumbos at Stampede Invitational

Several Jumbos set the pace at the Stampede Invitational, the first of two consecutive home track and field events. The Jumbos left on day one in eighth place out of 13 teams, but a number of strong individual performances buoyed the team. Senior quad-captain Sam Cox said the team was happy to have performed well […]


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