One hundred and one spring sport athletes at Tufts were awarded Academic All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) honors on Thursday. Recipients have achieved at least sophomore academic standing with a grade point average of 3.35 or better and are letter-winners on their teams.
The Tufts men's tennis team capped the 2011-12 season with a hard-fought 6-3 victory against Colby in a NESCAC match played at Voute Courts on Sunday afternoon. Junior Andrew Lutz (Baltimore, MD) and sophomore Matt Pataro (Coral Gables, FL) had doubles and singles wins for the Jumbos.
MEDFORD - Sophomore Matt Pataro (Coral Gables, FL) was part of a #1 doubles win and was victorious in #4 singles to help the Tufts men's tennis team to a 6-3 win over Brandeis University on Monday afternoon.
The 10th ranked Bowdoin College men's tennis team scored an 8-1 victory over Tufts in a NESCAC match played at the newly-refurbished Voute Courts on Saturday afternoon. The win was the fourth straight for Bowdoin, who improved to 6-5 overall and 3-1 in NESCAC. The Jumbos fell to 8-5 and 2-2 with their first loss in five matches.
The Tufts men's tennis team improved to 8-4 overall with its fourth straight win, an 8-1 score over NCAA Division II squad Merrimack College in non-conference play at Voute Courts on Wednesday afternoon.
The Tufts men's tennis team had a 9-0 victory over Wesleyan University on Sunday afternoon at home. Coupled with a 9-0 victory against Connecticut College on Friday, the Jumbos opened their home and NESCAC schedules with an unbeaten weekend.
The Tufts men's tennis team swept through nine doubles and singles matches with relative ease while opening their 2012 home and NESCAC schedule with a 9-0 victory against Connecticut College on Thursday. The match was played indoors at the Gantcher Center due to the cold temperature.
The Tufts men's tennis team closed its five-match spring break trip to Hilton Head with an 8-1 victory against Graceland University on Friday. The Jumbos won every match except first doubles and moved over .500 to 5-4 overall for the year.
Tufts University junior Ben Barad (San Rafael, CA) won the #1 singles match, but the University of Chicago men's tennis team took all of the other matches to post an 8-1 victory over the Jumbos in Hilton Head on Thursday afternoon.
For the second straight match, the Tufts University men's tennis team was narrowly defeated 5-4 at the College of Coastal Georgia on Tuesday afternoon. The Jumbos had lost 5-4 on Monday against Carleton.
In the first match of their spring break trip to Hilton Head, the Tufts men's tennis team posted an easy 9-0 victory against Frostburg State on Monday morning. The Jumbos breezed in straight sets for all nine matches.
Though the Jumbos played in a few matches and tournaments during the fall season, the new era for the Tufts men's tennis team truly begins with the spring season set to start on Friday with a NESCAC match at ninth-ranked Middlebury College.
Visiting Tufts University won all three doubles matches and took five of six singles contests en route to an impressive 8-1 victory over host Babson College in non-conference men's tennis action at the Farwell Courts on Friday afternoon.
Senior tri-captain Sam Laber (Cincinnati, OH) won matches in singles and doubles play at the 2011 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships hosted by Williams College Friday through Sunday.
The Tufts University men's tennis team completed a perfect opening day on Sunday with a 9-0 victory against Salve Regina in a match played at Roger Williams. The Jumbos had defeated Roger Williams earlier in the day 9-0, giving new head coach Jaime Kenney a pair of shutout wins in her first action with the team.
Jaime Kenney, an Intercollegiate Tennis Association Assistant Coach of the Year last season, has been named the new men's tennis coach at Tufts University. The announcement was made today by Director of Athletics Bill Gehling.