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Tufts outdoor track teams have robust start at Snowflake Classic

The Tufts men’s and women’s track teams had an excellent weekend as the hosts of the Snowflake Classic, held at the Clarence “Ding” Dussault Track and Field Complex. While some athletes raced over spring break in San Diego at the Point Loma Nazarene University Collegiate Invitational, this weekend was the first all-team meet and the official season opener for the men and women.


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Jaidyn Appel, Lia Rotti win individual national championships in track and field

Tufts women’s indoor track and field team performed extremely well in the NCAA Division III Championships this past weekend. With four athletes competing in separate events, the team accrued 20 points all together, enough for an eighth place overall finish. Two Jumbos won individual national championships in their respective events, with junior Jaidyn Appel winning the high jump and junior Lia Rotti winning the triple jump.



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Tufts indoor track teams continue to shine

The Tufts men’s and women’s indoor track teams had a busy weekend competing in both the Branwen Smith-King Multi and Tufts Cupid Challenge. Due to snowstorm rescheduling, the Branwen Smith-King Multi was pushed back a week for competing athletes. In spite of the extra effort, both teams had a strong showing.



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Features

Seeing double: Twins reflect on shared experience at Tufts and their journeys here

Twinhood can be a complicated relationship — it can be like having an ingrained best friend, or it can encourage constant competition. Many children who are not twins might romanticize the idea. "The Parent Trap" (1998) made the relationship seem appealing with its depiction of mischievous pranks and adventures. However, according to three sets of twins at Tufts, having a person with whom you share almost everything, including your college, is a more nuanced experience.


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Coaching in COVID-19: How athletics staff adapted

For almost a year, Tufts athletics has faced limited and distanced practices, uncertainty regarding when competition will resume and teams left waiting for the day when things turn back to normal. For coaches, scheduling, recruiting and connecting with their teams continues to be difficult. In the face of extraordinary circumstances, Tufts coaches have been forced to adapt to the challenges. 





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Men's track and field finishes 2nd at Snowflake Classic

The Jumbos finished second at the Snowflake Classic this weekend, taking place at their very own Ellis Oval. It was the first outdoor meet this year. The event was most teams’ first New England meet of the spring season, featuring NESCAC rivals Amherst, Wesleyan, Conn. College, Hamilton and Trinity, ...




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Track and field update

The men's and women's track and field teams began to ease into the spring outdoor season over spring break as a number of athletes from both teams competed at various meets across the country. Less than two weeks after the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 11 to 12, ...


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Men's Track Update

The men's track and field team continued to make the case that they are one of the strongest teams the program has seen in recent years with a third-place finish at the New England Div. III Championships last weekend at the Massachusetts Institute of  Technology (MIT). Senior tri-captain Mitchell ...