Following success against Brandeis, No. 8 women’s tennis falls to Middlebury

The No. 8 Tufts hosted Brandeis at Voute Courts on Thursday, claiming a 6–3 victory before traveling to Vermont to take on Middlebury on Saturday. The Jumbos fell 7–2 to the Panthers, dropping their overall record to 6–6 and their in-conference record to 4–3  with a quarter of their regular season left to play.  Transitioning into NESCAC […]

No. 7 women’s tennis dominates NESCAC play over weekend

Tufts women’s tennis had a busy weekend, facing off against the No. 1 team in the nation, Emory, at home on Friday, and then competing in back-to-back matches against Bates and Colby on the road. The top-ranked Eagles took a 6–3 victory home with them, but the Jumbos came back in full force the 9–0 […]

Tufts women’s tennis falls to Wesleyan in month’s last match

Tufts women’s tennis dropped two matches to close out the month of March, sliding to 3–4 in its spring season. On March 31, the Jumbos fell to the Wesleyan Cardinals 5–1, playing only six matches until the decision could be reached. Normally, women’s tennis plays nine matches in head-to-head contests, but inclement weather forced both […]

Back from California, women’s tennis to play home games against Bowdoin, Wesleyan

The No. 8 Tufts women’s tennis team (3–2, 2–0 NESCAC) returned from their spring trip to Southern California last Sunday. With five games in a week across the Los Angeles area, the team was on the move. On March 23, Tufts fell to No. 4 Pomona-Pitzer 7–2 in the team’s final spring break match-up. All three doubles […]

Women’s tennis set to start spring season at Trinity

The No. 7 Jumbos begins their spring season at Hartford, Conn. on Saturday against the No. 38 Trinity Bantams, an in-conference opponent, on March 9. The team looks to start off play in March in the same dominant fashion with which it finished its fall season earlier this academic year. The Jumbos last took to the courts in October […]

Women’s tennis closes out fall season with strong performance at Bowdoin

As the first sign of winter’s chill gripped the courts in Brunswick, Maine, this weekend, the Jumbos battled for supremacy at the Bowdoin Invitational to close out their fall season. According to coach Kate Bayard, the results of the Bowdoin Invitational only served the players’ individual rankings. Nevertheless, Tufts returned to Medford after a strong collective […]

Garrido shines for women’s tennis at New England ITA Regionals

First-year Caroline Garrido racked up four wins over the weekend at the New England Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships in Williamstown, Mass., where she placed third after reaching the singles semifinals. The ITA Tournament is widely regarded as the most important tournament of the fall season and is played out on a national stage. […]

Tennis teams look forward to opening the fall season

The Jumbos will be back on the courts again this weekend as they look to make use of a short fall season to put themselves in good stead for the spring. The men’s tennis team will travel up to Vermont this weekend to open their fall season at the first tournament of the year — […]

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 […]