Jumbos dominate Sunshine Classic, look strong ahead of NESCAC Championships

This Saturday, the men’s track and field team hosted the first annual Sunshine Classic at the Dussault Track, a relatively small event which served as the team’s final tune-up before this weekend’s heavily anticipated NESCAC Championships at Amherst. The six-team meet also featured cameo performances from notable Tufts alumni and athletes from the Greater Boston Track Club, who […]

Tufts men’s track and field dominates Silfen Invitational at Conn. College

The men’s track and field team appears to be reaching championship form at the right time after they took first place out of 17 schools at the Silfen Invitational, held at Conn. College on Friday and Saturday. The event is one of the final building blocks as the team gears up for the NESCAC Championships […]

Track and field update

The men’s and women’s track and field teams began to ease into the spring outdoor season over spring break as a number of athletes from both teams competed at various meets across the country. Less than two weeks after the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 11 to 12, the women’s team took […]

Men’s Track Update

The men’s track and field team continued to make the case that they are one of the strongest teams the program has seen in recent years with a third-place finish at the New England Div. III Championships last weekend at the Massachusetts Institute of  Technology (MIT). Senior tri-captain Mitchell Black and senior Veer Bhalla led the […]

Jumbos repeat as NESCAC runners-up for second straight year

On a windy and cool Saturday, the women’s track team traveled to Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. for the 2015 NESCAC Championship. Tufts finished second overall, behind host Williams, for the second year in a row. The Ephs defeated the Jumbos by a score of 170-148. The two juggernauts kept the score close for most of the […]

Jumbos win third consecutive NESCAC championship

For the third year in a row, the men’s track and field team won the NESCAC championship. Tufts finished the day just 5.3 team points ahead of Williams to become the second NESCAC team in history to win the competition three years in a row, with 22 different Jumbos playing a part in aggregating the team score of 169.333. The Tufts squad was far from the […]

Harrison, Allen lead Jumbos at UMass Lowell

As a final tuneup for next weekend’s NESCAC Championships, the women’s track and field team competed in a small tri-meet against Dartmouth College and UMass Lowell at the George Davis Invitational, held at UMass Lowell on Saturday. The meet was unscored, but Tufts, led by its sprinters, impressed nonetheless. Junior Marilyn Allen improved her personal […]

Jumbos compete in one last meet before NESCACs

This week marked the last meet of the regular season for the men’s track and field team, as most of the team traveled to UMass Lowell to compete in the annual George Davis Invitational. It also was the last week for team members to qualify for the NESCAC Championships. The Jumbos impressed the most on […]

Tufts earns another spring victory

Riding the momentum from last week’s dominant performance, the men’s track and field team once again placed first in its meet this weekend at Conn. College’s two-day Silfen Invitational. Tufts won with a score of 188, finishing 57 points ahead of runner-up Worcester State.  As the regular season winds down, many team members are still […]

Allen leads Jumbos to team victory at Conn. College

This past Friday and Saturday, the women’s track and field team traveled to New London, Conn. for Conn. College’s Silfen Invitational. On Friday evening, many Jumbos participated in a competition that was branded as an “elite distance night.” The rest of the team competed on Saturday, and they did not disappoint: they took the team title […]