Tufts moves onto NESCAC semifinals for first time since 2013

Tufts won its NESCAC quarterfinal matchup against Trinity 1–0 this past Saturday, banishing memories of its disappointing defeat at this same stage last year against the same opponent once and for all. The match started out tentatively, with both sides conceding corners early on. Tufts slowly grew into the game, with the two first-year forwards […]


Women’s soccer beats Bates, loses to Lesley

At home on Kraft Field, the Jumbos (7–3–3 overall, 5–1–2 NESCAC) fell 1–0 to the Lesley Lynx (11–2–2 overall) in a closely contested non conference matchup on Tuesday. The game was locked dead even until Lesley’s junior forward Samantha Bessey scored the lone goal in the eighth minute of overtime to earn her side the victory. Heading […]


Homecoming loss drives women’s soccer to two huge victories

After a 1–0 defeat on Senior Day and Homecoming to the Middlebury Panthers (9–2–1), Tufts recovered to record victories at the Hamilton Continentals (6–4–2) and the Endicott Gulls (7–4–1) this past week to move to 6–2–3 overall and 4–1–2 in NESCAC play. On a dark Wednesday night, Tufts faced off against Endicott at Hempstead Stadium, just a […]


Women’s Soccer: Tufts wins in overtime battle at Amherst to remain unbeaten in the NESCAC

Tufts sealed the deal this past weekend, finally clinching a 2–1 overtime win at Amherst after three of the team’s first eight games resulted in double-overtime draws. With the win, Tufts now stands at 4–1–3 overall and 3–0–2 in NESCAC, placing the team third in the conference at the season’s halfway point. Williams holds the top […]


Women’s soccer: Tufts’ unbeaten run ends at MIT

Tufts suffered its first defeat of the season at neighboring MIT on Tuesday night, falling 2–1 in Steinbrenner Stadium. Prior to the loss, Tufts drew Brandeis 1–1 on Saturday. The Jumbos are now 3–1–3 this season. “It’s frustrating because we’re good but sometimes you just want the results to back you up a little,” head coach Martha […]


Women’s Soccer: Tufts maintains undefeated start to the season

Women’s soccer recorded a draw and a victory in its double-header weekend against Conn. College and Trinity, respectively. This came on the back of a 1-0 midweek victory at Wesleyan. With these results against their NESCAC rivals, the Jumbos continue their unbeaten start to the season, moving to 3-0-2 overall and 2-0-2 in the NESCAC. The […]


Jumbos fall 1-0 to Bantams in NESCAC tournament quarterfinal

The fifth-seeded Jumbos were eliminated from the NESCAC tournament in the quarterfinals by the fourth-seeded Trinity Bantams on Oct. 29. This marks the second consecutive year that Tufts has been defeated in the NESCAC quarterfinals. As the Jumbos did not receive a bid to the NCAA tournament, the loss was their final contest this season. “That’s four years that […]


Jumbos nearly best defending national champion Williams, fall 2-1

Tufts traveled to Bowdoin on Tuesday where it pulled off a 1-0 victory after falling to the No. 2 Williams Ephs 2-1 on Saturday. Tufts ended the regular season 5-4-1 in the NESCAC and 7-5-3 overall, finishing 5th in the NESCAC thanks to winning the tiebreaker over Bowdoin and Conn. College. Against Bowdoin, Tufts put on a strong display in the first half […]


Jumbos outlast Camels, held scoreless in loss to Bantams

Women’s soccer traveled to Connecticut College on Saturday and won 1-0 on the road in a hard-fought victory. On Sunday at Trinity College, the Bantams defeated Tufts 2-0. The Jumbos boast a 4-3-1 record in the NESCAC and are 6-4-3 overall. The Jumbos fell 2-0 to their NESCAC rival Bantams in the second game of the Jumbos’ double-header away […]


Jumbos post largest margin of victory this season against Endicott

Tufts rebounded from Saturday’s narrow 3-2 defeat at Middlebury to defeat Endicott 4-0 in Tufts’ penultimate home game of the season on Tuesday. The four-point margin of victory on Tuesday was Tufts’ largest since defeating Suffolk 10-0 back in Sept. 2014. The Jumbos’ record now stands at 5-3-3 overall and 3-2-1 in NESCAC play. On Tuesday, the Jumbos recorded their […]


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