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Tufts University: 2022-2023 Season Preview

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2022-2023 Season Preview 

  • Tufts head coach Joe Raho is feeling confident coming into this season on the back of impressive performances to finish out the 2022 championship season. 
  • The women’s team finished 12th in the country and second in the NESCAC, setting program bests in both areas, and they don’t appear to be stopping their push for better results this season.
  • Not to be outdone, the Tufts men took their fifth seed in the Summers (C) Division all the way to the final and finished in 18th as the third highest ranked NESCAC men’s team. Look out for the men to push for a B Division berth this season.

Head Coach: Joseph Raho
Assistant Coach: Alex Grayson 

Women’s Team Captains: Caroline Chin and Sanjana Vissapragada
Men’s Team Captains: Kunal Valia ,Vivaan Jaikishan and Sanjeev Jeyabalan 

Women’s Team Roster
Aleezah Burhan
Kate Chang
Caroline Chin
Vharshamithraa Dinesh
Riddhi Joshi
Nieve Monderer
Maria Fernanda Pinot
Ami Sao
Isabella Schneider
Sanjana Vissapragada
Ellyn Xu

Women’s Team Goal: Finish in the top 10 CSA Rankings and finish in the top 3 for NESCAC
Women’s Key Matches: Dartmouth, Amherst, Williams, Bates

Men’s Team Roster
Mustafa Ayaz
Harry Charlton
Samuel Charlton
Jared Chin
Oliver Eielson
Youssef Ezzo
Javier Hurtado
Vivaan Jaikishan
Sanjeev Jeyabalan
Shivin Kumar
Siddharth Nandakumar
Shloke Sahay
Krish Shah
Kerwin Teh
Kunal Valia
Rohan Valia

Men’s Team Goal: Finish in the top 15 CSA Rankings and finish in the top 3 for NESCAC
Men’s Key Matches: Franklin & Marshall, St. Lawrence, MIT, Amherst, Williams

Quote from Coach: “We are just trying to get better every year. We are trying to help each player reach their fullest potential and to enjoy the process. In terms of expectations, I think we have a fantastic group of men and women and I think we’re going to have an excellent season”.