New coach Joe Raho brings new perspective to Tufts squash

When Tufts squash returns to the courts this winter season, the Jumbos will compete with a new coach guiding the way. Bringing passion, ingenuity and a readily apparent sense of excitement to the sport, Joe Raho is eager to both join in on and help generate a brand-new era of men’s and women’s squash at Tufts. After former coach […]

Jumbos return home with a no. 19 national ranking

The Tufts women’s squash team (17-7) return from the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships in Princeton, N.J. ranked 19th in the country. On Sunday, the Jumbos faced off against William Smith College (14-8), and they were victorious with a 6-3 win. First-year Claire Davidson fought a long five-game match in the first position. She won the first two, dropped the next […]

Tufts remains undefeated with record 12-0 start

After a busy weekend that included matchups against Dickinson, Georgetown and Boston University, the Tufts women’s squash team managed to protect their perfect record and advance to 12-0 on the season. The 18th-ranked Jumbos have outdone expectations throughout the season, utilizing both young talent and veteran leadership. The Jumbos lost four matches for the third time this […]

Jumbos off to hottest start in program history

The Jumbos are off to an unprecedented start to their season. After wins against Bard College and Vassar College on Dec. 4, the Jumbos head into the holiday break with an undefeated record of  7-0. Tufts has shown in early performances that it has what it takes to make noise in the College Squash Association […]

Senior Profile: Paget Stanco

Graduating senior Paget Stanco women’s squash reign at Tufts would never have happened if she did not walk into coach Joe McManus’ office her sophomore year to ask to try out for the team. Stanco came to Tufts as a student athlete from her high school in Connecticut, but took her first year off athletics in college […]

Stanco, Porges fall at CSA Individual Nationals as squash season comes to an end

The squash season officially came to an end this past weekend for both the men’s and women’s teams as first-year Aidan Porges of the men’s team and senior captain Paget Stanco of the women’s team competed in the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Nationals. Unfortunately for the Jumbos, both Porges and Stanco lost in the opening […]

Promising season for Jumbos culminates in rough make-or-break weekend at NESCACs

The men’s squash team had a disappointing series of matches in the opening days of the NESCAC tournament this weekend. Tufts finished the weekend without a win as they exited the tournament, having lost tough matches against Amherst in the opening round and against Conn. College and Hamilton in the consolation rounds. Following a 9-0 […]

Tufts ends season on high note, takes home Epps Cup

The women’s squash team saw significant improvement this year as it ended its season ranked No. 25 nationally and more significantly, took home the Epps Cup at the College Squash Association (CSA) Championships. The players worked hard on and off the court as the season progressed, and their on-court results reflected that work. “There were a few […]

Tufts finishes No. 28 in the national rankings

The men’s squash team traveled to Trinity College last weekend to play in the College Squash Association’s (CSA) Team Championships. The Jumbos competed in the D division in the hopes of winning the Conroy Cup and a higher national ranking than their current one, No. 28. The Jumbos opened up play with a 6-3 win […]

Tufts ends season with Epps Cup victory in CSA Team Championships

Despite having been snowed out of several practices leading up to the Collegiate Squash Association’s (CSA) Team Championships, the women’s squash team defied the odds and concluded its season with a stellar spate of performances at Harvard this past weekend. Sitting at 6-13 overall heading into the event, the Jumbos nevertheless went into the tournament with a decidedly positive attitude. They kicked […]