Men’s tennis competes at MIT Fall Invitational

Tufts competed in MIT’s Fall Invitational on Oct. 13–15, taking on NESCAC rivals and various Div. III teams from the Northeast. The doubles team of senior tri-captain Benjamin Battle and sophomore Zach Shaff made an impressive run, advancing to the quarterfinals of the tournament. Battle and Shaff opened with an 8–5 win over their bracket’s […]


Men’s tennis issues statement wins at weekend tournaments

The Tufts men’s tennis team kicked off its fall season at the Middlebury Invitational (Sept. 23–24) and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships (Sept. 29–30). Over the course of both weekends, the Jumbos competed against NESCAC rivals and Div. III teams from across the region. Although the regular season starts midway through March, the team competes in […]


Men’s Tennis: Five newcomers to face their first match this weekend

Blasting music and popping serves at 8 a.m. on Wednesday at the Voute Tennis Courts, the Tufts men’s tennis team prepares for the start of its fall season this weekend at the Middlebury Invitational. The team was supposed to start the season on Sept. 15 at the MIT Invitational, but Tufts ended up not taking part. Under the […]


Men’s tennis looks ahead after missing NESCAC tournament

The opening of the fall season is quickly approaching for the men’s tennis team, which will travel to Vermont on Saturday for its first meet, the Middlebury Invitational. This competition will be the first for the team since April 29 when, despite the best efforts of then-juniors Rohan Gupte and Zain Ali, Tufts suffered a tense 5–4 loss against Bowdoin. This […]


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 […]


Promising season for men’s tennis ends prematurely

The No. 16 Jumbos flashed plenty of potential throughout the 2017 season, but a few missed opportunities proved costly with a schedule that had little margin for error. In splitting its final two matches against No. 19 Brandeis (a 6-3 victory) and No. 7 Bowdoin (a 5-4 loss), the team solidified a 9-7 record while displaying many […]


Tufts rolls to victories over Hamilton, Coast Guard Academy

The last few weeks have been objectively difficult for the Tufts men’s tennis team. Yet as the losses to highly ranked opponents piled up, the Jumbos refused to succumb to negativity. Speaking after the team’s 6-3 loss to No. 9 Williams on April 16, junior Rohan Gupte reflected this optimism. “If we keep playing like […]


Jumbos fall to No. 1 Middlebury, bounce back against Bates

Playing through the heart of its schedule, Tufts fell to a trio of top-ranked opponents. In the span of a week, Tufts dropped matches to No. 4 Middlebury, No. 8 Wesleyan and No. 9 Williams. The team did manage to rebound, defeating No. 28 Bates on April 20. “For a lot of us, it [was] […]


Jumbos split a pair of NESCAC matches

Two matches against NESCAC opponents last weekend revealed the double-edged sword that is the Jumbos’ youth. A day after displaying its depth and promise during its game against Amherst, which it lost 5-4, the team then labored to defeat Trinity 5-4. Coming off an encouraging performance against Amherst, a makeshift Tufts squad traveled to Hartford, Conn. […]


Jumbos win four of six in California

The Jumbos kicked off the season in a rapid fashion on their annual sun-bathed swing through California, winning four out of six matches in a span of seven days. For the young team — six of its members are first-years — the trip was an extremely beneficial experience. “It’s a great way for the team to […]


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