No. 1 women’s basketball improves to 17–0 after close victories

The women’s basketball team improved to an undefeated 17–0, after wins against Hamilton, Amherst and Babson College. The team now ranks No. 1 nationally and is atop the NESCAC alongside undefeated Bowdoin. After two Tufts offensive rebounds, senior guard Sadie Otley drained a three-point shot to give the Jumbos a 38–32 lead with three seconds […]

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 […]

Men’s basketball continues successful start to season, improves to 13–3

After defeating Hamilton and Amherst over the weekend, the men’s basketball team remains undefeated in NESCAC play and owns an impressive 13–3 overall record. In their last game on Jan. 18, junior center Luke Rogers’ 25 points paired with senior guard and co-captain Eric Savage’s 18 points, eight rebounds and nine assists propelled the Jumbos […]

Women’s track and field places first in Tufts Invitational, men’s team places third

The members of the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams completed their first invitational on Jan. 18 at their home track, the Gantcher Center.  The Jumbo Invitational was an exciting and successful season opener for both squads, resulting in many personal records. Overall, the men’s team placed third out of eight. Senior Matt […]

Swim and dive impresses in meets against Wheaton College, Boston College

The Tufts men’s and women’s swim and dive team had an outstanding performance against Wheaton College on Saturday, despite racing after its grueling training trip to South Florida and meet against Boston College (BC) on Jan. 14. The Jumbos hosted the Lyons at their home Hamilton Pool, with both the men’s and women’s teams emerging […]

Shapiro hired as Harvard men’s soccer coach

After leading the men’s soccer team to four NCAA Div. III Championship titles since he came to Tufts in 2010, head coach Josh Shapiro has been hired as the new head coach at Harvard, announced in releases from both Tufts and Harvard on Tuesday morning. Although he will only be moving just a few stops […]

No. 1 Jumbos skyrocket to 14–0 start under new coach Jill Pace

First-year coach Jill Pace and the Tufts women’s basketball team could not have asked for a better start to their 2019–2020 season. As the season nears its halfway point, the Jumbos stand atop the NCAA Div. III rankings with a perfect 14–0 record, defeating teams from a range of conferences on the East Coast. Pace […]

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 soccer wins NCAA Championship for 4th time in 6 years

After winning national championships in 2014, 2016 and 2018, the men’s soccer team (20–2–2) completed its campaign for its first-ever repeat championships, beating Amherst 2–0 in the national championship game on Saturday evening. The successful weekend cemented Tufts as the preeminent Div. III men’s soccer dynasty in the country. Tufts is now the third program […]

Women’s basketball extends undefeated streak to 7 games after defensive battle

After tallying her 1,000th career point in the previous game against Emerson, senior co-captain and guard/forward Erica DeCandido continued her run with a team-leading 18 points in the women’s basketball team’s win over Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on Saturday.  The Jumbos edged out the Engineers 56–44, extending their winning streak to an undefeated seven games. […]