Field hockey advances to fifth Final Four after wins over Smith, Salisbury

On the heels of its thrilling shootout victory against Salisbury Sunday and a dominant performance against Smith Saturday, Tufts is heading to the Final Four for the fifth time in the program’s history. Coach Tina Mattera’s program has been a force to reckon with in Div. III field hockey since her arrival, and now the […]


Field hockey falls to Middlebury in conference title game

After a resounding 3–0 victory over Williams on Saturday, Tufts had just one team in the way of a NESCAC title: Middlebury. The Panthers handed the Jumbos their only loss of the season, 2–1, earlier in the year in a tight overtime affair. Tufts failed to flip the script on Sunday, falling in the conference championship game, 1–0. […]


Field hockey shuts out Haverford, Williams in push for postseason

Entering the final stretch of their regular season schedule, Tufts made major statements with a pair of 2–0 shutout victories against Haverford and No. 16 Williams. The impressive defensive performances were the fourth and fifth straight shutouts for the Jumbos (13–1). The stakes were high when the Jumbos hosted the Williams Ephs (10–4) at Ounjian […]


Field hockey wins two NESCAC contests against Conn. College, Trinity

The Jumbos bounced back from its first loss of the season against Middlebury (13–0) with a pair of crucial NESCAC wins last weekend, edging out No. 17 Trinity College (9–4) by a score of 1–0 and recording another shutout on Saturday against Conn. College (3–10) by a score of 2–0. These wins cemented Tufts’ position as […]


Field hockey remains hot despite overtime loss to No. 1 Middlebury

It was an up-and-down week for No. 3 Tufts after it dropped an important matchup against No. 1 Middlebury in overtime before defeating out-of-conference Wellesley on Wednesday night. Overall, the Jumbos are now 9–1 on the season, with a 5–1 conference record that puts them in second place in the NESCAC. On Wednesday, Tufts scored eight goals for the second time this […]


Field hockey sweeps NESCAC opponents during Homecoming week

The Jumbos had quite a bit at stake going into Homecoming week. Sitting at 5–0 and ranked No. 3 in Div. III, three crucial home games lay before the team: Wesleyan, Amherst and Hamilton. The Jumbos swept the three conference opponents last year and sought to do the same and improve to 8–0, their best start since 2010. Tufts […]


Field hockey off to 3–0 start with wins over Babson and Bates

This time last year, the Tufts field hockey team sat at 2–1, with a tinge of disappointment after a tough overtime loss against Babson. With its rematch last Tuesday, the No. 8 Jumbos had a direct chance to exact revenge and get off to a perfect start in their beginning trio of games this season. They did […]


Field hockey displays strong defense in shutout of Colby

Tufts began its season in earnest on Saturday, playing its first regular season match of the year in Waterville, Maine against Colby. The NESCAC rivals have played each other on opening day in each of the past three seasons, with the Jumbos coming out on top over the Mules every time. This year proved to be […]


Field hockey to kick off 2018 campaign against Colby

Tufts will begin its 2018 campaign in earnest when it heads to Waterville, Maine to take on conference foe Colby. This season’s squad follows in the footsteps of a 2017 group that was full of talent but ultimately fell 2–1 to Bowdoin early in the NESCAC Tournament and failed to receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Last year’s senior class was a […]


Field hockey upset by Bowdoin, postseason status in jeopardy

A week that began with much optimism ended in dismay for the Tufts field hockey team, which hosted Bowdoin twice in the span of four days due to a scheduling coincidence. On Oct. 25, the Jumbos closed out the regular season by clinching second place in the NESCAC standings with a 3–0 win over the […]


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