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.

Ice hockey falls to 2 NESCAC opponents on home ice

Tufts hockey took a double hit this past weekend in NESCAC play on home ice at the Valley Forum, first losing to Hamilton 4–1 on Friday and then falling to Amherst 5–2 on Saturday. The Jumbos drop to an overall 4–10 record, 2–6 in conference play.  “We obviously aren’t getting the results we want right […]

After 0–5 start, hockey moves into 2nd half of season at 4–8

With a slow start to the 2019–20 season, the 4–8 Jumbos are starting to settle into their skates moving into 2020 play. In their first five games, the Jumbos lost by close margins to some of their toughest conference competitors. As November progressed, the team began finding a way to work better together, securing its […]

Men’s basketball improves to 5–0 with 10-point win over MIT

The 5­–0 men’s basketball team picked up a 73­–63 win over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in Cousens Gym. Coming off of three home victories and senior guard and co-captain Eric Savage’s 1,000th career point, the Jumbos are in high spirits and working well together. “Being 5–0 feels great,” Savage […]

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 […]