Tufts improves on 2017 record, advances to NCAA second round

In its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2015, the Tufts women’s lacrosse team reached the second round, where it lost to Franklin and Marshall. The team qualified for the tournament after wrapping up its regular season campaign with an impressive 12–3 record to earn the No. 3 seed in the NESCAC tournament, where it fell in the quarterfinals to […]

Tufts falls to Trinity in NESCAC quarterfinals

Three days after defeating Bowdoin 11–10 to earn the third seed in the NESCAC tournament, the No. 8 Tufts women’s lacrosse team fell to sixth-seeded Trinity 12–10 in the quarterfinal round on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted the No. 11 Bantams (11–5, 6–4 NESCAC) under sunny skies at Bello Field due to a quirk in the […]

Middlebury steals victory on Senior Day with second-half comeback

The sun shone down on the Bello Field turf on Saturday afternoon, while the temperature hovered in the mid-50s — perfect conditions for a lacrosse game. No. 6 Tufts (11–3, 7–2 NESCAC) played host to No. 8 Middlebury (12–2, 8–1 NESCAC) in a contest with real ramifications for conference tournament seeding. It was also the last guaranteed home contest for Tufts’ three seniors — midfielder […]

Jumbos falter against Mammoths, bounce back in league contests

With the end of the regular season in sight, the No. 6 Tufts women’s lacrosse team (11–2, 7–1 NESCAC) recently faced off against some of its toughest opponents so far. After falling to NESCAC rival Amherst on Saturday, Tufts quickly bounced back to best another league opponent, Bates, on Tuesday. In a resounding home victory at Bello Field, the Jumbos relied on their […]

No. 6 Jumbos continue strong run with convincing results

The No. 6 Tufts women’s lacrosse team (10–1, 6–0 NESCAC) won all three of its games in the last week, extending its winning streak to six games leading up to what figures to be a difficult end to the regular season. On Sunday, the Jumbos defeated the Babson Beavers (6–5) in a non-conference game in Wellesley, Mass. The hosts got on the board […]

Tufts continues mid-season success with pair of commanding wins

The No. 7 Tufts women’s lacrosse team continued its mid-season domination with impressive wins over Endicott College and Conn. College on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. The Jumbos are now 7–1 on the season and 4–0 against NESCAC opponents. Fresh off its commanding victory over Endicott, Tufts visited a NESCAC opponent in Conn. College (3–6) on Saturday. After defeating the Camels 17–4 at home last […]

Tufts continues strong start to season with big wins over Colby, Trinity

The Tufts women’s lacrosse team put together a string of impressive performances in its four games since a win over MIT on March 10, earning three victories and suffering one defeat. The Jumbos, tied for seventh in Div. III, now have a 5–1 record overall and a perfect record of 3–0 in NESCAC play while averaging […]

Jumbos put on strong offensive display in win over Engineers

The No. 12 Tufts women’s lacrosse team took on MIT (1–2) at home on Saturday, winning handily by a score of 21–10. The game came a few days after the team was scheduled to play Endicott, but last week’s harsh weather postponed that game until further notice. Continuing a high-scoring trend from last week’s season opener (a […]

Tufts falls to Wesleyan, drops below .500 in NESCAC play

Playing in just one game over the last week, an at-home conference match-up against No. 17 Wesleyan, No. 20 Tufts (9-5, 4-5 conference) fell in a lopsided affair with a score of 15-8. The Jumbos now sit at just seventh in the NESCAC less than a week before the conference tournament begins. Tufts began the […]

Tufts drops two games to top-20 opponents, shuts out Castleton over break

Playing three games over spring break, the 3-3 Jumbos won one and dropped two. Despite losing two of their three games, both losses were close and against highly-ranked teams: No. 6 Trinity and No. 20 Colby. A single dominating win showcased some of the potential of the Jumbos’ new offense. Tufts went on the road against Trinity […]