Women’s soccer dominates Wesleyan in NESCAC quarterfinal

After consecutive 1–0 losses in the final matches of the regular season, the fourth-seeded Jumbos (10–4–2) bounced back in emphatic fashion on Bello Field on Sunday, beating the fifth-seeded Wesleyan Cardinals (8–5–3) in a NESCAC quarterfinal matchup, 2–0. The scoreline was gracious to the Cardinals who failed to register a shot on target for the entire game, […]


Women’s soccer keeps clean sheets against Middlebury, Salem State

This past week, the Jumbos picked up a 0–0 draw away against Middlebury on Saturday and a 3–0 win at home against Salem State on Tuesday. With the draw and win, the Jumbos brought their record to 7–2–2, recovering from their slight dip in form over Homecoming weekend. On Tuesday afternoon, the Jumbos faced off against the Salem […]


Lloyd’s stunning strike returns women’s soccer to winning ways

Tufts hosted two non-conference opponents in the build-up to Homecoming weekend, splitting the decisions. Falling 2–1 in an overtime defeat to the Brandeis Judges (7–0) on Saturday, the Jumbos recovered in midweek to defeat the neighboring MIT Engineers (7–2–1) in another overtime game. With that, the Jumbos now sit at 6–1 overall and third in […]


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 prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]


Women’s soccer falls short in NCAA first round

Making the almost 300-mile trip down south to The College of New Jersey, Tufts women’s soccer ultimately came up short in its first-round NCAA match against the Virginia Wesleyan University Marlins (15–7–1), losing 3–2. With that, the Jumbos finish the season at 10–6–3, an improvement of their 7–6–3 record from the previous season. Virginia Wesleyan finished as the […]


Women’s soccer falls to undefeated Williams 3–0

Tufts women’s soccer traveled to Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday to face undefeated NESCAC powerhouse Williams. This was an especially important match up for the Jumbos, who have struggled against the Ephs in recent years, with their last victory coming in 2006. Heading into the weekend, Tufts was ranked third in the NESCAC with a league record […]


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 […]


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