Crew teams prevail at Head of the Fish amid nor’easter conditions

The Jumbos battled through the first nor’easter of the year at the Head of the Fish regatta in Saratoga, N.Y. on Oct. 27, their final event of the fall season. The team found the meet, which was called off at 1 p.m., to be a strong opportunity to prepare for its spring season. “Head of the Fish is […]

Crew teams kick off 2018–19 season with Green Mountain Head regatta

The Jumbos’ season commenced on Sunday at the annual Green Mountain Head (GMH) regatta in Putney, Vt. Singles and doubles rowers of all affiliations and ages, from an under-19 division to an over-75 division, competed on the Connecticut River. Four rowers from Tufts’ women’s team, led by senior co-captain Libby Lichter, took on the three-mile course. Lichter finished 11th in the singles […]

Jumbos prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]

Jumbos cap eventful season with strong postseason showings

The Tufts men’s crew team took part in five regular-season regattas this spring — three at home on the Malden River in Medford and two in Worcester, Mass. These races came prior to the team’s two championship regattas: the New England Rowing Championships and the National Invitational Rowing Championships, both of which also took place […]

Before representing nation, MacMillen takes final strokes as a Jumbo

It’s not often that a Div. III athlete gets selected to represent their country on an international stage. However, that is exactly what happened in the case of graduating senior and co-captain Andrew MacMillen of the Tufts men’s crew team. MacMillen, or “AMac” as his friends and teammates call him, was selected to USRowing’s initial […]

Jumbos host final home regattas of the season

Both the Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams hosted regattas on the Malden River on Saturday. As the Jumbos’ final home competitions of the season for the Jumbos, the regattas served as a farewell to the Malden for the teams’ graduating seniors. The women’s squad failed to tally a win against some tough competition in its seven races, while the men’s […]

Jumbos shine with near-perfect start to spring season

The Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams kicked off their spring seasons over the weekend. Both teams hosted a pair of regattas, each on the Malden River, with one on Saturday and the other on Sunday. The women’s team saw its first varsity eight finish 3–1 on the weekend, while the second varsity eight put up a perfect […]

After months of preparation, Tufts crew teams begin new season at home

It has been about five months since the Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams have taken part in any competition, as their fall seasons ended in late October. The teams will kick off their spring seasons this weekend, with both hosting regattas on the Malden River in Medford, Mass. The weekend will feature action on Saturday and Sunday for […]

Sports and service: exploring the lives of athletes in ROTC

For seniors Andrew Seiter and Tyler Hagedorn, school can sometimes feel like the least of their worries. Hagedorn and Seiter are the only two students at Tufts who are in the U.S. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) and also play varsity sports. Hagedorn captains the men’s crew team, while Seiter plays attack for men’s lacrosse. […]

Men’s crew puts on strong performance at Head of the Fish despite unfavorable conditions

The Tufts men’s crew team competed at the Head of the Fish in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Saturday. The rowing conditions proved to be a challenge for the Jumbos, with larger waves and strong winds picking up in the afternoon. Despite the unruly weather, the team still finished the day with four victories and an overall successful […]