Julia Atkins is an Editor and Staff Writer at the Tufts Daily. She is a senior studying Sociology, Film and Media Studies, and Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies. She can be reached at julia.atkins@tufts.edu.

Men’s soccer brings home 2nd NESCAC Championship title

The Tufts men’s soccer team brought home the 2019 NESCAC Championship title on Sunday after competing in Amherst, Mass., all weekend. The Jumbos defeated the Middlebury Panthers 2–1 on Sunday after shutting out the Williams Ephs 1–0 in overtime of Saturday’s semifinal contest. This victory marks the Jumbos’ second NESCAC title in program history, earning […]

No. 12 men’s soccer defeats No. 11 Conn. College 2–0 on Homecoming

The No. 12 Tufts men’s soccer team defeated a strong No. 11 Conn. College side 2–0 on Saturday afternoon on Bello Field. After a midseason slump lasting much of October that saw them go 1–2–2, the Jumbos saw the Homecoming game as an opportunity to get back on track. Tufts is now 9–2–2 overall and […]

Men’s soccer competes in difficult double-header weekend, loses No. 1 ranking

Tufts men’s soccer was on the road this past weekend, competing first against Amherst on Saturday followed by Hamilton on Sunday. The Jumbos, who came into the weekend ranked No. 1, fell 2–1 in overtime play to the Amherst Mammoths, who assumed the Jumbos’ first-place position. The following day’s contest at Hamilton finished in a 1–1 tie […]

Jumbos tower over Mules in 2018 NESCAC quarterfinal rematch

Tufts men’s soccer continued its roll Saturday against Colby on Bello Field with another dominant shutout. Defeating the Mules 4–0, the Jumbos improved to 6–0 and 2–0 in NESCAC competition, safely holding onto their No. 1 national rank.  It was a different story the last time the Jumbos faced the Mules. Last fall, a visiting […]

Men’s soccer advances to 5–0 with another shutout against Wheaton

The No. 1 Tufts men’s soccer team is on a rampage, moving on to a record of 5–0 this season after shutting out the Wheaton College Lyons 6–0 Tuesday night on Bello Field. The Jumbos rolled out their formation to tremendous effect, scoring three goals in each half. The team is undefeated in their last […]

Men’s soccer finds 2nd win of season against Williams

The reigning NCAA Div. III champion Tufts Jumbos were on the road this weekend competing against the Williams Ephs in their second game of the season and first NESCAC matchup. Despite entering the second half down 2–1, the Jumbos came back onto the field full steam ahead, regaining the lead and beating out the Ephs […]

Field hockey looks forward to opener against Williams

The ‘Bos are back this Saturday, kicking off their 2019 campaign on NESCAC rival Williams’ home turf. The 2018 NCAA runner-up Tufts field hockey team ended their last season on a 19–3 high, with No. 1 Middlebury claiming all three losses for Tufts as well as the national title. Despite having lost in the NCAA […]

No. 7 women’s tennis dominates NESCAC play over weekend

Tufts women’s tennis had a busy weekend, facing off against the No. 1 team in the nation, Emory, at home on Friday, and then competing in back-to-back matches against Bates and Colby on the road. The top-ranked Eagles took a 6–3 victory home with them, but the Jumbos came back in full force the 9–0 […]

Tufts women’s tennis falls to Wesleyan in month’s last match

Tufts women’s tennis dropped two matches to close out the month of March, sliding to 3–4 in its spring season. On March 31, the Jumbos fell to the Wesleyan Cardinals 5–1, playing only six matches until the decision could be reached. Normally, women’s tennis plays nine matches in head-to-head contests, but inclement weather forced both […]

Women’s fencing brings home 3 wins in Fairleigh Dickinson University Invitational

The Jumbos traveled to Fairleigh Dickinson University to compete in the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Invitational on Sunday, Feb. 24, matching up against seven other schools: Stevens Institute of Technology, FDU, Drew University, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Long Island University Post (LIU Post), The City College of New York (CCNY) and Wagner College. The Jumbos […]