Spring sports season recaps

Baseball Men’s baseball had another impressive regular season, going 29–9 overall and 10–2 in conference en route to the team’s sixth NESCAC title. The Tufts Jumbos clinched the title in a seven-game thriller against the Middlebury Panthers, after securing their 11th NESCAC East Pennant on May 4 in a doubleheader against the Bates Bobcats. On […]

Men’s crew gets clean sweep at Baker Cup

A successful season for the Jumbos rolled on over the weekend when they took to the road for the first time in the spring season. The team took their annual trip to Lake Quinsigamond near Worcester, Mass., to race against Skidmore and host Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Tufts put three boats on the water and […]

Men’s crew celebrates Senior Day at final home regatta

The Jumbos put their boats on their home course, the Malden River in Medford, Mass., for the second and final time this season this past Saturday. Tufts hosted Bates, Wesleyan and UMass in the regatta, which also marked the final time that several seniors would row competitively for the Jumbos on the Malden. The Jumbos celebrated Senior Day to […]

Men’s rowing opens spring season on the Malden

The first regatta of the spring season took place in the Jumbos’ backyard on the Malden River in Medford, Mass. The men’s crew team raced competitively for the first time since late October 2018, competing against three other teams: the Williams Ephs, the Coast Guard Bears and the MIT Engineers on the 2.3-mile-long river. Senior Nick […]

Crew teams kick off spring season on Malden this weekend

After a long offseason, Tufts’ oars will power-glide their sleek boats through the water once again when the men’s and women’s crew teams host their first competition of the spring. The Malden River, which runs through part of Medford and acts as the ‘home field’ for Tufts rowing, will be the venue for the inaugural […]

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 […]