Men’s track and field competes at NCAA Championships, gets eliminated in preliminaries

On Friday, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the NCAA Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury Crossing, Mass. Only athletes with top-20 times in their respective events were invited to the NCAA Championships. From Tufts, those athletes included senior co-captain Hiroto Watanabe and seniors Colin Raposo and Josh Etkind. Watanabe came into the […]

After final qualifying meet, Jumbos set for nationals in Boston

It’s championship season for the Tufts men’s track and field team this weekend after the final regular season meet of the indoor season on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted the Tufts National Qualifying Meet, which has been called the “last chance” meet in past years. It is the final opportunity for athletes to qualify for the […]

Men’s track & field begins preparation for New England Div. III Nationals

In its build-up to the New England Div. III Championships, the men’s track & field team competed in the Cupid Challenge in the Gantcher Center on Saturday and in the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championships (NEICAAA) on Friday and Saturday in Roxbury, Mass. The NEICAAAs featured 27 teams, while the Cupid Challenge featured 11. […]

Men’s track and field claims first victory of season

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts men’s track and field team emerged victorious at the second annual Branwen Smith-King Invitational held at the Gantcher Center. In their second scoring meet of the season, the Jumbos competed against 18 other teams, putting up a total of 121 team points, improving on their second-place finish in last year’s […]

Track and field teams gear up for upcoming winter season

As November transitions into December, Tufts runners have begun preparation for the indoor track and field season. Many of the Jumbos were members of the men’s and women’s cross country teams that finished 12th and 25th, respectively, at the NCAA Championship, but they will now turn their attention to the track. Men’s track and field The Jumbos look […]

While we were away

While we were away, many of the Jumbos’ seasons stretched into the summer. Here’s what went down: Postseason success for women’s tennis After finishing its regular season with an impressive 11–5 record and respectable performances in the NESCAC and NCAA tournaments, two members of the women’s tennis team progressed to the NCAA Individual Championships in […]

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 […]

Jumbos showcase depth in strong outdoor season

The 2018 outdoor season for the Tufts men’s track and field team was chock-full of first-place finishes and nationally ranked times. The Jumbos also finished third overall at the NESCAC Championships in late April and fifth overall at the New England Div. III Championships. Tufts hit the ground running on March 17 with the Ross […]

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 […]

In staying close to home, DiMaiti goes far

Graduating senior co-captain Drew DiMaiti has been the backbone of the Tufts men’s track and field team this year. DiMaiti, consistently a top performer for the Jumbos, garnered numerous first-place finishes throughout the 2017–18 season and is a big reason why the indoor and outdoor teams have been so successful. One of the Medford, Mass. native‘s most notable performances this […]