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Track And Field

Jumbos win third consecutive NESCAC championship

For the third year in a row, the men’s track and field team won the NESCAC championship. Tufts finished the day just 5.3 team points ahead of Williams to become the second NESCAC team in history to win the competition three years in a row, with 22 different Jumbos playing a part in aggregating the team score of 169.333.


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Harrison, Allen lead Jumbos at UMass Lowell

As a final tuneup for next weekend's NESCAC Championships, the women's track and field team competed in a small tri-meet against Dartmouth College and UMass Lowell at the George Davis Invitational, held at UMass Lowell on Saturday.The meet was unscored, but Tufts, led by its sprinters, impressed ...


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Jumbos compete in one last meet before NESCACs

This week marked the last meet of the regular season for the men’s track and field team, as most of the team traveled to UMass Lowell to compete in the annual George Davis Invitational. It also was the last week for team members to qualify for the NESCAC Championships.The Jumbos impressed the most ...


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Tufts earns another spring victory

Riding the momentum from last week’s dominant performance, the men’s track and field team once again placed first in its meet this weekend at Conn. College’s two-day Silfen Invitational. Tufts won with a score of 188, finishing 57 points ahead of runner-up Worcester State. As the regular season ...



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Tufts takes first at Amherst's Spring Fling

The men’s track and field team dominated at the Amherst Spring Fling this Saturday. The team scored a total of 176 points, over 100 more than second-place Amherst (72). It was the team's second victory in as many weeks after besting a field of 22 at home the previous week. Once again, the conditions ...



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Tufts dominates at Amherst

On Saturday, the women’s track and field team traveled to Amherst College where it won the school’s Spring Fling Invitational. Winds reached speeds as high as 30 miles per hour, but the weather did not stop the Jumbos from taking first with 133 points, beating out second-place host Amherst’s ...


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Jumbos win Snowflake Classic

The snowy weather may have disappointed in Tufts’ first outdoor meet, the aptly named Snowflake Classic, but the team’s results certainly did not. On Saturday, the track team opened its spring season account with the best possible result: a first-place finish out of 22 competitors. While the weather ...


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Despite snowy conditions, Tufts wins Snowflake Classic

For the first time in over a month, the women’s track and field team had its full squad in competition at its own Snowflake Invitational, held at the Ellis Oval. The Snowflake Classic, which ushers in the outdoor season, was run in miserable conditions. Temperatures hovered in the low 30s with a wind ...


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Tufts runners compete at NCAA Div. III nationals

Last weekend, 10 athletes from the men's and women's track and field teams traveled to the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C. for the NCAA Div. III National Championships. For the men's team, juniors Mitchell Black and Veer Bhalla qualified individually while the 4x400-meter team of ...


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Black takes home first national title with win in 800

Seven minutes felt like a long time. Seven minutes spent standing next to the starting line after the official had called junior Mitchell Black and his competitors over before the 2015 Div. III 800-meter national championship race kicked off.Plenty of things must have been running through Black's ...


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Bhalla joins Black, relay as NCAA qualifier

The Jumbos recorded several season­-best performances at the Tufts Last Chance Meet on March 6. The meet gave some of Tufts' top athletes an opportunity to qualify for the NCAA Div. III National Championships.One runner who thrived under the pressure was sophomore Luke O’Connor, who notched ...


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Allen, DMR officially headed to Nationals

On Friday evening, junior Marilyn Allen, the distance medley relay (DMR) and a number of other Tufts athletes competed at the Last Chance Meet, held at the Gantcher Center. Allen again showed why she is one of the best hurdlers in the nation, as she posted another very fast 8.90 second time in the preliminary ...


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Tufts rebounds at Open New Englands

This past weekend the Jumbos bounced back from their disappointing results in the New England Div. III Championships two weekends ago with impressive performances at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Assocation Championships, colloquially known as Open New Englands. The competition, ...


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Allen continues to roll at Open New Englands

Over the weekend, a few members of the women's track and field team traveled to Boston University's Track and Tennis Center for the annual New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association (NEICAAA) Championships, colloquially known as Open New Englands. At this meet, top teams and individuals ...


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Jumbos place sixth at Springfield

The men’s track and field team started its championship season with a sixth-place finish at the New England Div. III Championships at Springfield College this past Saturday. A total score of 52.5 placed Tufts behind MIT, Bates, Williams, Southern Maine and Bridgewater State. Amherst, Bowdoin, Coast ...



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Black blazes BU on Valentine

At Boston University’s David Hemery Invitational this past Saturday, junior Mitch Black reset the Tufts 800-meter record with an impressive time of 1:49.16.It replaced the standing school record (1:51.14) set by Black last season.“It wasn’t something I was looking to break," Black said, "I ...



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Fahey, Allen lead Tufts to second place at Cupid

The No. 9 women's track and field team hosted its final large indoor invitational of the season, the Cupid Invitational, at the Gantcher Center on Saturday.The Jumbos fared well in the competition, scoring 115 points and taking second overall after No. 7 MIT. Across the board, the Jumbos had some ...