Noah Stancroff is a Sports Editor for the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore studying Psychology and Education. Noah can be reached at [email protected]

Ice hockey drops first 2 games of season against tough NESCAC opponents

The Tufts hockey team opened its season with two of its toughest opponents in the NESCAC. The Jumbos hit the road to face the Wesleyan Cardinals (1–1–0) on Friday and the Trinity Bantams (2–0) on Saturday. The Jumbos’ very experienced team, returning with 25 players from last year, did not get off to the start […]

Football blows out Bowdoin 49–0 in Homecoming game

The Tufts football team won its third game of the season on Saturday as former Jumbos returned to campus for Homecoming on a beautiful, sunny day at Ellis Oval. The 49–0 win over the Bowdoin Polar Bears evens the Jumbos’ season record at 3–3. The Jumbos have now won their past five meetings with the […]

Football improves to 2–2 with win against Bates

The Tufts football team (2–2) added its second victory during its trip to Bates on Saturday. The Jumbos came out on top, 33–28, in a high-scoring battle with the Bobcats (0–4) at Garcelon Field in Lewiston, Maine. The loss for the Bobcats marks their fourth defeat of the season, tied with two other teams — […]

Football falls to 1–1 in Williamstown

Coming off a huge victory against the Trinity Bantams, the Jumbo football team was unable to find the same success in Williamstown, Mass., against the Williams Ephs, losing the match by a score of 44–8. It was a much different story for the Jumbos this week on both sides of the ball, as the offense […]

Jumbos take down 3-time defending NESCAC champions Trinity

The Jumbos opened the 2019 season with an impressive 14–8 victory over the three-time defending NESCAC champions the Trinity Bantams on Saturday at Ellis Oval. Tufts’ win marks its first win against Trinity since the 2007 season. Additionally, the final score of Saturday’s game deviated from recent history in that Trinity has put more than […]

Fall Sports Previews

Football The Jumbos will return to the gridiron Sept. 14 as they open the season in a home game against the defending NESCAC champions, the Trinity Bantams. In the weeks to follow, their schedule will not get any easier, as they are set to face off against the Williams Ephs and Amherst Mammoths, who finished […]

Fencing season ends following NCAA Regionals in Poughkeepsie, NY

The Jumbos wrapped up their 2018–2019 season on Sunday in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., where they participated in the NCAA Regionals hosted at Vassar College. None of the fencers that represented Tufts in Poughkeepsie qualified for the NCAA Fencing Championships, ending the team’s season. “We were a little short-staffed this season … because we had a lot of […]

Women’s tennis set to start spring season at Trinity

The No. 7 Jumbos begins their spring season at Hartford, Conn. on Saturday against the No. 38 Trinity Bantams, an in-conference opponent, on March 9. The team looks to start off play in March in the same dominant fashion with which it finished its fall season earlier this academic year. The Jumbos last took to the courts in October […]

Hockey season comes to a close with shutout loss at the hands of the No. 1 Trinity

The Jumbos’ season came to a close on Feb. 23 after a 3–0 shutout by the first-seeded Trinity Bantams (17–3–5) in the NESCAC tournament opener. Tufts finished the 2018–19 season with a 6–16–3 record, giving them a .300 winning percentage, an improvement from their .280 percentage last season. Given their track record in their past seven matchups against […]

Offensive success in weekend trip to Maine keeps hockey’s season alive

The Jumbos had arguably their best weekend of the calendar year as they took on the Bowdoin Polar Bears (6–16–2) and the Colby Mules (10–9–5) in their final two games of the regular season. With a 5–0 win to open the weekend against Bowdoin on Friday night and a 3–3 tie the following day in […]