Green in Greensboro: Gu’s national title marks another top 10 showing for men’s swimming and diving

Junior Roger Gu and the Tufts Jumbos had the green light to success at the NCAA Championships in Greensboro, N.C., placing 10th overall to mark the third successive season in which the Jumbos finished in the top 10 nationally. “There are a lot of teams that crack the top 10 from time to time,” coach Adam […]


Men’s swimming and diving win 3 races in loss at MIT, prepares for championship meets

The Engineers of MIT brought their full toolbox to their home swimming pool on Friday, defeating the Jumbos by a convincing score of 215.5–80.5. Tufts did not perform in full force; however, many of its swimmers are gearing up for the NESCAC Championships that start on Feb. 22. MIT, the sixth-ranked team in the nation, capped […]


Men’s and women’s swimming and diving return to action with similar showings

The Tufts men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams returned to action this weekend with nearly identical results: decisive victories at Wheaton College and hard-fought home defeats to Boston College on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. After winter break, both teams jumped into the competitive pool for the first time since Dec. 8. The women’s team impressed […]


Swimming and diving teams impress at MIT Invitational

After defeating Middlebury at home on Nov. 18 to open their seasons, Tufts’ swimming and diving teams enjoyed a free weekend before competing in the three-day MIT Invitational over the weekend. The women’s side came out on top of the eight-team field, while the men’s team finished second of six teams. Men’s swimming and diving […]


Swimming and diving teams break records, defeat Middlebury in opening meets

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their seasons in the best possible way at Hamilton Pool on Nov. 18, winning their first meets of the season 168–89 and 167–116, respectively. The Jumbos cited a strong work ethic and team chemistry that the two squads share as the keys to their victories. “I would definitely attribute this […]


Jumbos Give Back, Part 3: Student-athletes come together to help Puerto Rico

Editor’s note: This is the final part of a three-part story highlighting Tufts athletic teams’ contributions to their community. Part 1 was published Nov. 19 and Part 2 was published Nov. 28. After the devastating effects of Hurricanes Maria and Irma in August and September 2017, the Tufts swimming and diving teams hosted a swimathon […]


Meet you at Mile 9: Megerle’s legacy extends nearly five decades, many more miles

You can find Donald Megerle, director of the Tufts University President’s Marathon Challenge, at Mile 9 of the Boston Marathon every year, banana in hand and arms outstretched, ready for a hug from Tufts runners donning golden singlets. “I like thinking, as far as I’m concerned, that they’re running to me,” Megerle said. “It’s not an […]


Who’s Who in the NESCAC

Hamilton College Chartered in 1812, Hamilton College is the only New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) school located outside of New England, calling Clinton, N.Y. home. Hamilton College pays homage to founding father Alexander Hamilton, the namesake of the school. Hamilton’s school colors are buff and blue, in reference to the colors of the New […]


Tufts takes eighth in 2017–18 Learfield Directors’ Cup

After a year of achievement, triumph and at times heartbreak for Tufts athletics, the Jumbos finished eighth in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings for the 2017–18 school year. The Directors’ Cup, which ranks colleges based on their performance in up to 18 sports that must include men’s and women’s basketball and soccer, was won by Williams for […]


Fall and Winter Seasons in Review

Men’s Cross Country The men’s cross country team capped a successful season at Div. III New England Regionals in Gorham, Maine on Nov. 11. The Jumbos earned top-10 finishes in their seven meets this season, culminating in an eighth-place resultout of the 55 teams at the regional meet. Rising senior Colin Raposo was consistently a top finisher for Tufts […]


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