Lacrosse teams headline this weekend’s NESCAC tournament pushes

Lacrosse The Tufts women’s lacrosse team (14–1, 9–1 NESCAC) opens its NESCAC tournament play against the Trinity Bantams (8–7, 3–7 NESCAC) on Bello Field on Saturday at 12 p.m. as one of the many Tufts sports teams that begin its postseason play this weekend. The team’s No. 2 seed is coach Courtney Shute’s squad’s best […]


No. 4 men’s lacrosse dominates Middlebury on Senior Day

The No. 4 ranked Tufts Jumbos (13–1, 8–1 NESCAC) celebrated its Senior Day in style on Saturday, comfortably defeating the Middlebury College Panthers (7–7, 4–5 NESCAC) by a final score of 23–14. With the victory, the Jumbos maintained their spot atop the NESCAC power rankings with the best record in the conference. The Jumbos were […]


No. 4 men’s lacrosse crushes Amherst’s comeback attempt

This week, the No. 4 nationally ranked Tufts men’s lacrosse team (12–1) dethroned two of its closest NESCAC rivals, winning a 19–4 game against the Bates Bobcats (9–3, 6–2 NESCAC) on Tuesday and defeating the Amherst Mammoths (11–2, 6–2 NESCAC) in a nail-biting 15–14 away win on Saturday. Following Saturday’s game, in an affair that could […]


Men’s lacrosse suffers season’s 1st loss to Wesleyan

On Saturday, the No. 4 Men’s Lacrosse team (10–1) was met with its first heartbreak of the season, losing a tightly contested 10–9 battle against their NESCAC rivals, the No. 6 Wesleyan College Cardinals (8–2). The defeat marks the Jumbos’ first loss since May 16, 2018, when the Jumbos were defeated by the Cardinals in another one-score, […]


No. 3 men’s lacrosse remains undefeated through spring break

Most Jumbos soaked up the sun and saw friends and family over spring break, but for one of the undefeated sports team on campus, the week-long break was anything but.  This week, the 54 players of the No. 3 nationally ranked Tufts men’s lacrosse team continued on their promising start of the season by amassing victories […]


Men’s lacrosse remains undefeated with wins over Stevens, Endicott

The Jumbos are off to a scintillating start to the 2019 season, improving to 5–0 with wins over the Endicott Gulls on Tuesday and the Stevens Ducks on Saturday. The Jumbos are familiar with getting off to a strong start — they have lost just once during their opening 10 games in the last four seasons. No. […]


Men’s lacrosse No. 4 in the nation after undefeated opening weekend

The Jumbos (3–0) opened their weekend by skyrocketing themselves to an undefeated record, securing their place as the fourth-best team in the nation. Tufts played a grueling three games in four days en route to the three-game sweep. On Saturday, Tufts opened the season by traveling to Clinton, N.Y. to face off against NESCAC rival Hamilton […]


Men’s lacrosse gears up for start of season

As piles upon piles of snow descend onto campus, the Tufts men’s lacrosse team prepares to leave Massachusetts this weekend in the hopes of kicking off its season on the right foot. On Saturday, Tufts will travel to Clinton, N.Y. to face off against NESCAC rival Hamilton. Immediately afterwards, the Jumbos will travel to Cortland […]


Jumbos win NESCAC title, meet Cardinals again in NCAA quarters

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team breezed through the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, defeating Merchant Marine 25–8 and Ithaca 18–11 to reach the quarterfinals for the eighth time in the last nine years. The Jumbos advanced to face the Wesleyan Cardinals, whom they defeated 12–9 in the NESCAC championship game on May […]


Jumbos advance to NESCAC semifinals with win over Panthers

After downing Bowdoin 19–11 in its regular-season finale, the No. 5 Tufts men’s lacrosse team cruised to a 16–12 win over Middlebury (9–7, 5–5 NESCAC) on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament. Just one week after the Jumbos defeated the Panthers 13–10 on the road, the two teams met again in Medford to kick […]


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