Golf team prepares for promising spring season

After a middling finish to its fall season, the Tufts golf team will look to improve in its upcoming spring campaign. The Jumbos, who are led by coach George Pendergast, finished third at the NESCAC Qualifier and seventh at the New England Championships in October. The former result earned the team a spot in the NESCAC Championship later […]

Golf places third in qualifier, advances to NESCAC Championships for first time in history

On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, the Tufts golf team finished third out of 10 teams at the NESCAC Fall Qualifier at Indian Hill Country Club. Their strong play earned them a spot at the NESCAC Championship in the spring, marking the first time in history that the Jumbos have qualified. The team most recently competed at the Blazer’s Fall […]

Teams to watch this fall

Volleyball Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA championships’ Elite Eight, just the second time in program history the team had made it that far, the Jumbos are eyeing even greater success. They return five of their starters, most of them concentrated in strong sophomore and junior classes including sophomore All-NESCAC libero Kelly Klimo and […]

Tufts kicks off spring season with a six-stroke win

Tufts traveled to Allendale Country Club in North Dartmouth, Mass. to compete in the Hampton Inn Invite over the weekend. The golfers played well at the tournament and shot consistent scores throughout both rounds to win their first tournament of the spring season. The win was the first No. 1 finish of the 2016–2017 season […]

Tufts closes season, sends off seniors at Johnson and Wales

The golf team ended its 2015-2016 season last week with the last of its more low-profile spring meets, the Johnson and Wales Spring Invitational. The invitational also marked the last time that senior co-captains Brendan Koh and Jay Wong, who have been stalwarts for the team throughout their careers, stepped on the golf course as Jumbos. Tufts was […]

Golf drives to 14th in second spring tournament

It may seem too soon, but Tufts’ golf team has already played in its penultimate event of the semester. The spring season is a short one for the team, consisting of just three tournaments during the month of April. The second tournament came this past weekend as the Jumbos competed at the Westport Hampton Inn Spring Invitational on […]

Golf opens spring season with a 12th finish in rain-shortened tournament

With their first event since October, the Jumbos kicked off their spring season by finishing 12th out of 16 teams at Friday’s Rhode Island College Invitational. The event was cut in half due to rain on Saturday, but Tufts’ four best scorers totaled a 337, which tied the team with Roger Williams. Tufts sophomore Aaron Corn led with […]

Strong second day jumps Tufts to ninth place finish at NEIGA Championship

Tufts scored third-highest amongst all Div. III teams on Monday to finish ninth at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship. The two-day tournament was held in Brewster, Mass. Sophomore Taylor Nordan led the Jumbos on Monday with a score of 73, which tied for the best Div. III round of the day. Nordan’s score […]

Tufts dominates at Newbury Invitational

Tufts finished in first place at the Newbury Invitational at Franklin Park in Boston this past Wednesday with a score of 287 — 10 points lower than Babson, whose team finished second. Junior Owen Elliott and sophomore Aaron Corn each shot 70, tying them for first place among all competitors. Each of the Jumbos’ five golfers […]

Tufts places fifth in Rhode Island

Pouring rain and blistering winds couldn’t stop the Jumbos from placing fifth out of 17 teams at the Rhode Island College Invitational. The par-72, 6,458-yard Valley Country Club course was in good condition considering the inclement weather and recently melted snow. This was the first of three tournaments for Tufts this spring, and a solid finish […]