Softball beats Colby, clinches NESCAC East pennant on Senior Day

The Tufts softball team continued its regional domination with three wins over the Colby White Mules to secure the NESCAC East pennant for the regular season. In the doubleheader on Friday, the Jumbos honored their seniors for Senior Day in the team’s final home action of the year against NESCAC opposition. The Jumbos eviscerated the […]

Football drops defensive battle at Amherst

The Jumbos traveled to Pratt Field in Amherst, Mass. on Saturday, with hopes of spoiling the Mammoths’ undefeated record. They came out on the losing end in a hard fought defensive battle, falling 19–13, as their opponent remained undefeated. This loss dropped Tufts’ overall record to a still-stellar 5–2 mark. Tufts is now tied with Williams for third […]

Jumbos are ready to impress in 2018

After a rebuilding season in 2016 and a year of promising improvement in 2017, 2018 looks to be a breakout season for Tufts women’s soccer. Last season, the Jumbos reached the NESCAC final for the first time in over 10 years before falling to Virginia Wesleyan University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. […]

Jumbos suffer tough loss to Panthers, look to bounce back against Mules

Tufts jumped right into its season with two games over the last week, facing off against No. 1 ranked Middlebury on Sunday and then against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Wednesday. After losing to Middlebury, the Jumbos knew they had to regroup heading into this week’s game, according to senior quad-captain Olivia Veillette.  “On Sunday, we didn’t play together as a […]

Brady sets all-time career touchdown record in Colby rout

In their penultimate game of the season, the 6-1 Jumbos beat the 2-5 Colby Mules 44-12 on Senior Day. Senior tri-captain running back Chance Brady broke tackles and records on Saturday as he demolished the career record for total touchdowns and single season rushing touchdowns. Brady’s three touchdowns on the day brought his career total to 30, shattering the record […]

Field hockey upsets top ten team in 2-0 start to season

Field hockey is already off to a solid 2-0 start in its first week of play this season. In their season debut, the No. 12 Tufts handily knocked off Colby in Maine on Saturday by a 6-2 margin before traveling again on Tuesday to edge out a tough No. 10 Babson team 2-1.  Tufts was confident in its ability […]

Tufts secures NESCAC East pennant with sweep of Colby

In a successful stretch of five wins in six games over five days this past week, Tufts baseball guaranteed its place on top of the NESCAC East Division with a three-game sweep of Colby over the weekend, staying undefeated in conference play. The team also split its Sunday doubleheader at Keene State and won Monday at home against Eastern Nazarene College. Monday’s […]

Tufts continues dominance with explosive five-game win streak

Tufts baseball recovered from its fourth loss of the season last week to belt out five straight wins at home over a four-day span, including a sweep of a three-game NESCAC series against Trinity. The Jumbos came out on top against the Trinity Bantams 7-4 in a game on Friday afternoon before winning two very different kinds of games […]

After troubled start to season, Jumbos get back to impressive form

The softball team got back to its usual style of play this weekend, sweeping a three-game series at Colby from Friday to Saturday and then returning home to sweep a doubleheader against Bowdoin on Sunday. Playing five games over three days seemed to have little effect on the team’s stamina or on its offensive production as the Jumbos beat the Colby […]

Tufts Sports Weekend Preview

Though several teams have already wrapped up their seasons, the winter season — and more importantly, the championship season — isn’t over yet. Several teams are still battling their ways through the postseason, with their targets set on NESCAC crowns or even bigger prizes, and the Daily is here to give you a rundown of […]