Jumbos prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]


Field hockey upset by Bowdoin, postseason status in jeopardy

A week that began with much optimism ended in dismay for the Tufts field hockey team, which hosted Bowdoin twice in the span of four days due to a scheduling coincidence. On Oct. 25, the Jumbos closed out the regular season by clinching second place in the NESCAC standings with a 3–0 win over the […]


Field hockey trounces Gordon, falls to Bates

The No. 5 Jumbos traveled to Lewiston, Maine on Saturday, where they lost 1–0 to a red-hot Bates Bobcats side that got an early goal and hung on down the stretch. Bates may be the most dangerous team in Div. III right now, having defeated No. 2 Babson, Tufts and No. 6 Amherst in a […]


Middlebury spoils field hockey Homecoming

On a picturesque Homecoming day in Medford, No. 3 Middlebury defeated No. 5 Tufts, 3–2, thanks to a pair of second-half goals. The result snapped the host’s four-game winning streak, which included key wins over No. 6 Amherst and No. 11 Hamilton. On the flip side, the Panthers’ victory avenged their two losses to the Jumbos […]


Field hockey sweeps pair of NESCAC opponents

Following last week’s emotional 2–3 overtime loss to No. 6 Babson, No. 1 Tufts faced two critical games against NESCAC opponents. The team responded with a vengeance, defeating Conn. College 5–0, and Trinity 3–1, on Saturday and Sunday respectively. “You learn a lot when you lose,” sophomore goalie Samantha Ward said. “I think we did a good […]


Field hockey begins revenge tour with split results

The last time the Tufts field hockey team took the field — for last November’s 1–0 loss to Messiah College in the NCAA Div. III national championship game — the weather favored a snowball fight to a sporting event. Players on the sidelines bundled up in oversized parkas and wool hats to combat the 20-degree-Fahrenheit […]


Jumbos suffer setback but come out on top of NESCAC shake-up

This past weekend brought a cascade of unusual results and surprising upsets to the NESCAC, and Tufts wasn’t immune as the team suffered an unexpected 1-0 loss to second-to-last place in the NESCAC Conn. College on Saturday. The Jumbos bounced back quickly to take down a tougher Trinity Bantam team 4-2 on Sunday and came […]


Field hockey, still undefeated, extends shutout streak to five games

The Jumbos have not slowed down since the start of the season, racking up two more decisive wins to move to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in NESCAC play. No. 6 Tufts did not allow a goal from the opposing team in either game, extending the team’s shutout streak to five games. Over the weekend, No. 17 Mary Washington flew […]


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