Tufts extends run of fine form at Cupid Challenge

Disclaimer: Madeleine Oliver is a staff photographer at The Tufts Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Dialing in a number of strong performances at the Cupid Challenge over the weekend, the Tufts women’s track and field team continued its string of impressive results throughout the indoor season. Following a fifth-place finish at […]

Tufts takes second hosting postponed Snowflake Classic

The Snowflake Classic nearly lived up to its name once again, as the Jumbos wondered if they would be able to host the meet after Saturday’s snowstorm. Thankfully, the track was cleared in time for the even to begin bright and early on Sunday morning.  “Our coach saw that Saturday’s weather would be poor and made a […]

Senior Profile: Alexis Harrison

Graduating senior track quint-captain Alexis Harrison did not become the fourth fastest NCAA Div. III woman to ever compete in the 60-meter, or the national runner-up in the event, overnight; her accomplishments have been in the works since she first stepped foot onto the tracks at Gantcher and Ellis Oval a little over three years ago. As a first-year, […]

Women’s track and field grabs fourth at Div. III New Englands indoors, third at NESCACs outdoors

The first five months of 2016 have seen the women’s track and field team maintain the same level of success that it has had over the last few years, in a new era of top nationally-ranked athletes, however. For the entire squad, the indoor season started off with a first-place finish at the Tufts Invite, held […]

Jumbos take third at NESCACs, look to weeks ahead

On Saturday, the women’s track and field team was at Amherst for the NESCAC Championships. Although Tufts kept it tight for most of the meet, they eventually finished third with 123 points, behind Williams, which finished first with 165 points, and Middlebury, which finished second with 140 points. The Jumbos’ senior captains led the charge on Saturday. Senior quint-captain […]

Jumbos post top marks in Sunshine Classic win

On Saturday, the women’s track and field team hosted the first annual Sunshine Classic at Ellis Oval. Despite the relatively small size of the meet, with just seven teams competing, the women’s team was still able to hit top marks and take first place for the third time this season. The meet served as a dress rehearsal before next weekend’s […]

Sprints highlight Saturday, distance lights up Friday in Silfen Invitational win

Over the weekend, the women’s track and field team traveled to Conn. College for the annual Silfen Invitational and looked dominant as it cruised to first place out of 19 teams at the event. The Tufts squad racked up 143.5 points over the two days of competition, handily beating out second-place Assumption College’s 95 points […]

Jumbos post fast times in MIT, Princeton meets

Splitting up its squad over the weekend, the women’s track and field team sent senior quint-captain Audrey Gould and classmate Olivia Beltrani five hours down the coast on Friday evening to Princeton’s annual Sam Howell Invitational, while the majority of the team stayed in the area and traveled just a few miles down the road to […]

Jumbos take Snowflake Classic with strong performance at Ellis Oval

The women’s track and field team opened its outdoor season at full strength at Saturday’s Tufts Snowflake Classic, held at Ellis Oval. On a cold and rainy day, the Jumbos emerged victorious, scoring 210 points as they finished first out of a field of 15 teams. Dartmouth College was second with 181 points, far behind […]

Harrison, Smith nab All-American honors at Div. III Indoor National Championships

Senior quad-captains Marilyn Allen, Sydney Smith and Alexis Harrison of the women’s track and field team went out with a bang in its final indoor competitions of its careers this past weekend at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track Championships in Grinnell, Iowa. As Harrison grabbed second place in the 60-meter dash, Smith took eighth in the one-mile […]