Women’s lacrosse kicks off season strong with pair of easy wins

The women’s lacrosse team started the season off strong with back-to-back home wins against Castleton College and MIT this week. After downing Castleton in a dominant 23-5 victory on Monday, Tufts came back from an early deficit to handle MIT in a 13-9 win on Wednesday night. The game against MIT started with relatively inexperienced first-year Audrey Evers […]

Men’s lacrosse ready to begin NCAA title defense in 2016 season

The roar of the Jumbo crowd last year on Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia marked the end of the NCAA Div. III National Championship as Tufts men’s lacrosse became back-to-back national champions. In their 2015 season, the Jumbos had to overcome injuries of some of their leading players at inopportune times in the season, but still […]

Men’s squash wins Chaffee Cup to end their season

Men’s squash capped off their 2015-2016 team season by winning the Chaffee Cup at the CSA Team Championships this past weekend. The final two weeks of the season saw Tufts put together an impressive comeback series after a dismal showing at the NESCAC Championships on Feb. 5 to 6. The Jumbos exited the tournament without a win, […]

Tufts Mock Trial team wins second place at tournament, look to heading to nationals

The Tufts Mock Trial A and B teams attended the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) regional tournament in Central Islip, New York last weekend, moving the A team one step closer to advancing to the National Championship. At the AMTA tournament, hosted by the Suffolk Academy of Law, the A team took second place out of a pool 26 teams, earning a place in […]

Promising season for Jumbos culminates in rough make-or-break weekend at NESCACs

The men’s squash team had a disappointing series of matches in the opening days of the NESCAC tournament this weekend. Tufts finished the weekend without a win as they exited the tournament, having lost tough matches against Amherst in the opening round and against Conn. College and Hamilton in the consolation rounds. Following a 9-0 […]

Tufts bounces back from losses with win over Boston College

The men’s squash team dominated Boston College in a 9-0 win on Monday night. The win saw the team bounce back from a pair of losses to strong MIT and Colby teams the week before, and it hopes to leverage that momentum as it enters this weekend’s NESCAC Championship. Not allowing the losses to MIT and Colby to dictate its play on Monday night, the […]

Tufts scores easy 76-40 win against Bridgewater State

The Jumbos achieved an impressive 76-40 win over the Bridgewater State Bears on Tuesday, coming back from a tough loss against the Bowdoin Polar Bears on Saturday. Through five games, Tufts is continuing to adjust. After Tufts’ defeat against Bowdoin — its first loss against a NESCAC opponent in two years — the team utilized its strong work ethic to get […]

First-year hockey players make college transition on, off ice

A cursory glance at any of the first-year hockey players reveals a physical and mental maturity that surpasses that of most other first-years — undoubtedly a benefit of their being one to three years older than their peers. This maturity is a plus when playing a competitive contact sport such as hockey. This trend of recruiting older […]

Jumbos win three events for best finish in program history

Tufts celebrated a record weekend at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga, N.Y. The event marked the end of their fall season, reflecting their hard work and improvement. The women’s open collegiate quad was the highlight of the event, as one Tufts team — comprised of sophomore Emma Conroy and seniors Leah Fortson, tri-captain Rachel […]

Ali takes Middlebury’s de Quant to third set tie-breaker

The Boston Invitational has been a much-anticipated event all season, touted as an opportunity for the men’s tennis team to flex their muscles against Colby, Boston University (BU) and Middlebury. More schools — and thus more competitors — raised the stakes for the Jumbos as they competed in their last tournament of the fall season. According to coach Karl […]