Tufts improves on 2017 record, advances to NCAA second round

In its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2015, the Tufts women’s lacrosse team reached the second round, where it lost to Franklin and Marshall. The team qualified for the tournament after wrapping up its regular season campaign with an impressive 12–3 record to earn the No. 3 seed in the NESCAC tournament, where it fell in the quarterfinals to […]

Tufts falls to Trinity in NESCAC quarterfinals

Three days after defeating Bowdoin 11–10 to earn the third seed in the NESCAC tournament, the No. 8 Tufts women’s lacrosse team fell to sixth-seeded Trinity 12–10 in the quarterfinal round on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted the No. 11 Bantams (11–5, 6–4 NESCAC) under sunny skies at Bello Field due to a quirk in the […]

Middlebury steals victory on Senior Day with second-half comeback

The sun shone down on the Bello Field turf on Saturday afternoon, while the temperature hovered in the mid-50s — perfect conditions for a lacrosse game. No. 6 Tufts (11–3, 7–2 NESCAC) played host to No. 8 Middlebury (12–2, 8–1 NESCAC) in a contest with real ramifications for conference tournament seeding. It was also the last guaranteed home contest for Tufts’ three seniors — midfielder […]

Jumbos falter against Mammoths, bounce back in league contests

With the end of the regular season in sight, the No. 6 Tufts women’s lacrosse team (11–2, 7–1 NESCAC) recently faced off against some of its toughest opponents so far. After falling to NESCAC rival Amherst on Saturday, Tufts quickly bounced back to best another league opponent, Bates, on Tuesday. In a resounding home victory at Bello Field, the Jumbos relied on their […]

No. 6 Jumbos continue strong run with convincing results

The No. 6 Tufts women’s lacrosse team (10–1, 6–0 NESCAC) won all three of its games in the last week, extending its winning streak to six games leading up to what figures to be a difficult end to the regular season. On Sunday, the Jumbos defeated the Babson Beavers (6–5) in a non-conference game in Wellesley, Mass. The hosts got on the board […]

Jumbos put on strong offensive display in win over Engineers

The No. 12 Tufts women’s lacrosse team took on MIT (1–2) at home on Saturday, winning handily by a score of 21–10. The game came a few days after the team was scheduled to play Endicott, but last week’s harsh weather postponed that game until further notice. Continuing a high-scoring trend from last week’s season opener (a […]

Tufts to open 2018 campaign against Hamilton on Saturday

The No. 19 Tufts women’s lacrosse team will kick off its 2018 season on Saturday with a home matchup against its NESCAC rival, No. 13 Hamilton. The team hopes to build momentum for the rest of the season with an opening-day victory, as it did last year against MIT, though it won’t be so easy. In 2017, the Jumbos put up a […]

Four Jumbos graduate after mixed season

Unless they are granted an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament, the Jumbos will have finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 10-6, 5-5 in the conference. At the beginning of the season, graduating senior quad-captain Olivia Veillette noted that this was a transition year for the team after graduating both top scorers and […]

Tufts falls to Wesleyan, drops below .500 in NESCAC play

Playing in just one game over the last week, an at-home conference match-up against No. 17 Wesleyan, No. 20 Tufts (9-5, 4-5 conference) fell in a lopsided affair with a score of 15-8. The Jumbos now sit at just seventh in the NESCAC less than a week before the conference tournament begins. Tufts began the […]

Jumbos expand win streak with vital conference victory

Tufts stretched its winning streak to four on Tuesday as it captured key conference wins over Amherst and Bates to improve its record to 9-4 overall. The Jumbos pulled out a tight win over the Bobcats, 13-10 on Tuesday. The game was a back-and-forth affair, as Tufts opened the scoring on a goal from sophomore attacker Dakota […]