Isaac Karp is sophomore and a double major in Economics and History. Isaac can be reached at [email protected]fts.edu.


Men’s basketball 1–5 on season after weekend with one win and one loss 

In a close bout between Emerson and Tufts on Nov. 28, the Lions just squeaked by the Jumbos 75–72 to hand Tufts its fifth loss of the season. The 2019 NESCAC champions continue to struggle without senior co-captain Luke Rodgers, who exited the first game of the season with a knee injury. Without Rodgers, junior […]


Without Rogers, men’s basketball loses regular season opener

After a two-year hiatus from seeing action on the court, Tufts men’s basketball returned on Tuesday to play its first regular season game of the 2021–22 season against the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Since their successful 2019 postseason run, the Jumbos have hired a new coach in Brandon Linton and return four starters and thirteen […]


Tufts football beats Hamilton in overtime thriller

After claiming its first victory of the 2021–22 season on Oct. 23, Tufts football continued its hot streak on Saturday, beating Hamilton 30–24 in overtime. The Jumbos have had a difficult season with injuries to many of their key starters, but it seems as though the offense and defense finally clicked. Junior wide receiver Philip […]


Football falls to Bates, still searching for first win

After a tough 0–3 start to the 2021 season, Tufts football came into its bout with Bates College believing that it could secure its first win of the season. Both NESCAC schools held an 0–3 record prior to Saturday’s matchup. The Jumbos had some close games against better teams, and they hoped to turn their […]


Women’s soccer rolls past NEC and Colby, falls to MIT

After a breakout 2019 season, where Tufts University women’s Soccer danced to the NCAA tournament’s Sweet Sixteen, the Jumbos began their 2021 season with NESCAC title hopes, and their performances so far have rarely disappointed.  Most recently, Tufts squared off against Colby on Saturday, ultimately defeating the Mules 6–0. The Jumbos’ three captains combined for […]


Who’s who in the NESCAC: Fall edition

The colleges that make up the New England Small College Athletic Conference have more to offer than just large financial endowments, a liberal arts education and an Ivy League inferiority complex. In fact, this Division III conference contains some of the most interesting and historic athletic programs in the country. The COVID-19 pandemic may have […]


Tufts softball sweeps Williams in NESCAC Championship

Fly the banner and start the parade because on Saturday, May 8, Tufts softball won its 12th NESCAC Championship at Williams. The series was a best of three, but the Jumbos only needed the first two games to claim victory over their in-state rivals. The journey up to Williamstown, Mass. had an added element of […]


Softball’s journey to the NESCAC Championship

From a canceled season in 2020 to a condensed schedule in 2021, to qualifying for the NESCAC Championship, Tufts softball has endured and finally become the zenith of NESCAC sports. On May 9, Tufts will play Williams College for the NESCAC title. Williams held an undefeated 12–0 record during the regular season, while Tufts ended at 15–3 with losses to Middlebury, Bowdoin and Brandeis. 


Softball clinches NESCAC Championship bid with wins over Wesleyan, Bates

Tufts softball has clinched its trip to the NESCAC Championship with a four-game sweep over Bates and Wesleyan to improve to 12–2 on the season.


Tufts softball stays resilient through nail-biters and blowouts

Sitting atop the East Division with an 8–2 overall record and 5–1 mark in conference play, the Jumbos seem sure to make the NESCAC championship, but not without some obstacles along the way. In terms of their strength of schedule, the teams Tufts has beaten have a combined winning percentage of around .455 in the NESCAC, while Bowdoin — who split wins with Tufts in their matchup this weekend — is the only opponent with a winning percentage for conference play of at least .500.


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