Tufts earns 16–7 victory over Stevens on Saturday

The No. 7 Tufts men’s lacrosse team cruised to its third win of the season on Saturday with a decisive 16–7 victory over the Stevens Institute of Technology. The Jumbos were only winning by two goals at halftime, but with a stifling defensive effort in the second half, they were able to shut out the Ducks in […]

Sports and service: exploring the lives of athletes in ROTC

For seniors Andrew Seiter and Tyler Hagedorn, school can sometimes feel like the least of their worries. Hagedorn and Seiter are the only two students at Tufts who are in the U.S. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) and also play varsity sports. Hagedorn captains the men’s crew team, while Seiter plays attack for men’s lacrosse. […]

Jumbos miss National Championship game for the first time in five years

For the third time this season, the Jumbos fell to the Wesleyan Cardinals in the third round of the NCAA tournament, 17-8. The first quarter saw Tufts quickly fall behind 4-0, and the lead ballooned to six points at the half. The Jumbo offense never got off the ground, unable to score more than three […]

Jumbos drop two straight after setting program record

After a record breaking 11 wins to start the season, the Jumbos succumbed to back-to-back defeats at the hands of the Bates Bobcats and the Amherst Mammoths. In a heartbreaking 19-18 loss on Tuesday, Tufts conceded their No. 2 rank to undefeated Bates, and now sit at No. 3 nationally. After being tied for first […]

Jumbos remain unbeaten after seven games

The No. 2 Jumbos had a productive spring break, increasing their run of wins to seven on the season so far, remaining unbeaten. Tufts faced two conference opponents – Trinity and Colby, who they defeated 22-9 and 10-7 respectively — and non-conference rival Stevenson 16-13, who at the time of the matchup was ranked No. 8. […]

Tufts at 4-0 after three wins in one week

The No. 3 Jumbos are 4-0 after sweeping all three match-ups of the last week, including their first — and likely their toughest — conference match-up of the regular season against the then-12th-ranked Middlebury Panthers. Tufts matched the program’s sixth-highest single-game goal total in a 24-16 win in the home opener against Keene State, then overcame Middlebury […]

Jumbos overcome Ducks by 15 goals, prepare for first conference game

The Jumbos easily overcame the Stevens Institute Ducks on Saturday in their season opener, winning 19-6 to extend their record against the Ducks to 4-0 in the last four seasons. The match-up was a stark contrast from last season’s narrow 14-13 victory during which the Jumbos came from behind to win. Freezing temperatures and high […]

Jumbos gear up for an eighth consecutive NESCAC title

Last May, Tufts graduated 15 seniors who made up one of the most successful classes on the lacrosse team in history. Although they lost 14-13 to the Salisbury Sea Gulls in the final seconds of the NCAA Championship, losing out on the chance to be the first team in history to win three consecutive national titles, […]

From player to coach, Pt. II – Connor Brown, John Uppgren, Jon Sax

Tufts athletics has recently experienced widespread success across sports, and a huge reason for that is the series of former players trading their spots on the roster for new positions on their respective teams as coaching staff after graduation. The first part of this series covered women’s tennis assistant coach Samantha Gann and women’s basketball assistant […]

Coach Casey D’Annolfo returns to Tufts after nine year coaching stint at Taft High School

Growing up in West Hartford, Conn., newly-hired Tufts men’s lacrosse head coach Casey D’Annolfo (LA ’06) was surrounded by sports all year-round. Playing football, basketball and baseball throughout his childhood, he quickly developed a competitive and athletic drive. However, it was not until later in his upbringing that D’Annolfo’s father introduced him to lacrosse. His father coached the […]