The Tufts women’s swim and dive team took second place out of 11 teams at the 2024 NESCAC Championship Meet held at Middlebury College, scoring 1,628.5 points over the course of four days, outsourcing all but winner Williams College. The team was led by two first-place finishes from senior Jillian Cudney in the 100-freestyle and sophomore Quinci Wheeler in the 50-breaststroke. Wheeler set a NESCAC record in the 50 breaststroke with a time of 28.47. Several Tufts’ team records were also set in competition.
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Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams triumphed over Hamilton College on Friday. The women’s team won 175–113, and the men’s team won 166–109. The meet, the last home meet of the year, also served as an opportunity to celebrate Senior Night and honor the 19 swimmers and divers in the Class of 2024.
The Tufts swimming and diving program returned to competition after winter break with back-to-back meets against Bates College on Friday and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s teams won decisive victories over the Bates Bobcats; the men’s team also defeated the MIT Engineers.
The men’s cross country team finished in a strong second place out of 34 teams at the NCAA Division III East Regional championship in New Hampshire on Saturday. All seven runners were in the top 35 to secure all-regional honors, and this performance, along with a strong record this season, secured the team an at-large berth for the NCAA National championship that will take place on Saturday.
The Tufts cross country program competed in NESCAC championships held in Amherst, Mass. this weekend. In a field of 11 teams, the women’s team finished sixth and the men were third in the best finish for the men’s team since 2016.
The Tufts cross country program had a successful weekend at the Connecticut College Invitational. The team provided strong performances in all four races at the invitational, with the men’s team finishing second overall and the women’s team finishing ninth in the more competitively seeded Blue races. The program showed its depth by handily winning the White races across both gender divisions.
In a busy weekend for the Tufts cross country program, the mens’ and womens’ teams competed at two different meets on Oct. 7, sending team members to the NCAA DIII Pre-Nationals Invitational in Pennsylvania and the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championship in Boston. In a field of nearly 40 teams at Pre-Nationals, the women’s team achieved 13th place and the men came in tenth overall. Back in Boston, the women’s team was 11th at the NEICAAA championship while the men’s team placed fifth.
The Tufts cross country program was victorious at the 55th annual Codfish Bowl, held Sept. 23 at Franklin Park in Boston. Both the men’s and women’s teams boasted strong performances to win their respective races and junior team captain Ivan Appleton received the NESCAC Performer of the Week award, finishing second overall in the men’s eight-kilometer race to lead Tufts to a commanding win.
The Tufts men's golf team have made their fall season debut, placing 16th out of 24 teams at the 39th annual Duke Nelson Invitational over the past weekend. Hosted by Middlebury College at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course, the Tufts golf squad faced competition from a varied field, including many NESCAC opponents.