Softball unable to extend NESCAC and NCAA title streaks

Tufts softball’s season ended on May 15, with a 4-2 loss to WPI in the NCAA tournament’s regional championship round. After three consecutive NCAA titles, the early exit was disappointing for coach Cheryl Milligan’s talent-packed team. Tufts also fell to Williams in the final game of the NESCAC championship tournament over the weekend of May 6-8. […]

Milligan: ‘Tufts was always going to be a great place to coach’

Cheryl Milligan’s first softball coach, despite not teaching her much about the game at the tender age of seven, kick-started her interest in softball — a game that would eventually become a life-long passion. “My coach when I was a kid was just a lot of fun,” Milligan said. “He didn’t know anything about softball, but he […]

Tufts ahead of the game with commitment to coaching equality

Ten of the 21 head coaches at Tufts are female. That’s refreshingly a far cry from the national norm, for which only one in five head coaches is female. A look at the head of Tufts Athletics Department, Athletics Director (AD) Bill Gehling, could shed light on why Tufts is ahead of the game. While programs headed by […]