Volleyball clinches fifth seed for postseason play

Closing out the regular season facing two NESCAC opponents, Tufts went 1–1 over the weekend to finish the regular season with a 15–9 overall record and a 6–4 conference record. In the final game of the season, Tufts lost to Wesleyan in a five-set game on Saturday, a day after it trounced Conn. College in […]

Volleyball tops field at New England Challenge with three victories

With consecutive victories over Springfield, Babson and MIT, Tufts swept the New England Challenge tournament to improve its overall record to 14–8. Tufts faced then-No. 21 MIT in its third tournament game, looking to lock up an undefeated record for the weekend. The first set proved to be a back-and-forth battle, as the teams stayed within a few points […]

Volleyball responds to Amherst disappointment with dominant win over Trinity

Tufts sits third in the NESCAC with a 11–7 record (5–2 in-conference) with a pair of wins this week. The team dominated UMass Boston (11–7) on the road on Tuesday before falling to NESCAC rival Amherst (12–3) at home on Friday night. The Jumbos then bounced back to take down the Trinity Bantams (8–6) at Cousens […]

Volleyball victorious vs. Clark in season opener

Tufts got off to a strong start in its 2018 season, picking up a 3–1 victory over Clark on Tuesday. The Jumbos picked up the first, third and fourth sets on their way to victory over the Cougars (2–1) at Cousens Gymnasium. Tufts started slowly in the first set, falling behind 7–4 before junior middle hitter Christina […]

With senior night win over Middlebury, Tufts volleyball remains atop conference

Tufts volleyball (15–5) faced a jam-packed weekend, playing a home match on Friday night followed by two away matches on Saturday. The Jumbos held their own by finishing the weekend 2–1, with their one loss coming in a five-set match. On Saturday, the team traveled to Endicott College in Beverly, Mass., where they faced the Worcester Polytech […]

Volleyball earns key conference victories, extends win streak to seven

Tufts (13–4, 7–0 conference) extended its winning streak to seven games with three wins on the road over the past week, including conference matchups against Amherst and Trinity. The Jumbos remain undefeated in NESCAC play after seven games and are hoping to replicate last year’s perfect NESCAC record as they head into the final stretch of their […]

Volleyball: Jumbos go 1–3 in weekend non-conference play

The Jumbos (8–4, 3–0 NESCAC) struggled to find their rhythm at times over the weekend, as they returned home from the Barker Chevrolet Classic II at the campus of Illinois Wesleyan with a 1–3 record for the weekend. Their only win over the weekend came in a thrilling five-set game against Wisconsin Oshkosh on Saturday. […]

Back-to-back sweeps cement dominant weekend for volleyball

Disclaimer: Mackenzie Bright has previously worked as a staff writer at the Daily. She was not involved in the writing of this article. It was a weekend of perfection for Tufts volleyball, opening up NESCAC play with a pair of emphatic victories against conference rivals. In spite of their earlier victories, adjustments were paramount heading into Saturday’s contest against Colby, […]

Volleyball has successful weekend, yet questions remain

The Jumbos wrapped up their first week of the season with a 3–1 record and clinched two victories out of three games at the New England Invitational, yet they still have multiple questions to answer. With no single player jumping out as the obvious choice, coach Cora Thompson has tried out multiple different first-year and sophomore players at […]

Jumbos graduate three seniors after most successful season since 2009

Tufts women’s volleyball ended this season with an overall record of 27-4, while going 10-0 in regular season conference play. It was the team’s best season on record since 2009. Tufts advanced all the way to the Elite Eight of the Div. III NCAA tournament in Oshkosh, Wis. before being eliminated in a tight 3-2 match against […]