Field hockey begins postseason campaign with win over Amherst

In one of the best seasons in team history, the No. 4 Jumbos completed their regular season on Wednesday, defeating the No. 12 Bowdoin Polar Bears by a score of 2–1. The Jumbos didn’t have much time to celebrate the season’s success, though, as the NESCAC Tournament began on Sunday after rain delayed the initial Saturday start. […]


Field hockey continues perfect streak against MIT, Kean

No. 3 Tufts picked up right where it left off last week to continue a promising 2018 campaign with a pair of 1–0 wins against MIT (6–3) and Kean University (4–6). While the box scores reveal tight games for the Jumbos, a stout defensive effort prevented either of their opponents from issuing much of a threat in the attacking third […]


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 trounces Gordon, falls to Bates

The No. 5 Jumbos traveled to Lewiston, Maine on Saturday, where they lost 1–0 to a red-hot Bates Bobcats side that got an early goal and hung on down the stretch. Bates may be the most dangerous team in Div. III right now, having defeated No. 2 Babson, Tufts and No. 6 Amherst in a […]


Middlebury spoils field hockey Homecoming

On a picturesque Homecoming day in Medford, No. 3 Middlebury defeated No. 5 Tufts, 3–2, thanks to a pair of second-half goals. The result snapped the host’s four-game winning streak, which included key wins over No. 6 Amherst and No. 11 Hamilton. On the flip side, the Panthers’ victory avenged their two losses to the Jumbos […]


Field hockey remains atop NESCAC after pair of road wins

No. 4-ranked Tufts added two more in-conference wins over the weekend against Amherst and Hamilton to remain the only undefeated team in the NESCAC. Senior forward Mary Travers talked about the experience of playing multiple conference games on the road over the weekend. “They were two huge games going into the weekend. We were and still […]


Field hockey sweeps pair of NESCAC opponents

Following last week’s emotional 2–3 overtime loss to No. 6 Babson, No. 1 Tufts faced two critical games against NESCAC opponents. The team responded with a vengeance, defeating Conn. College 5–0, and Trinity 3–1, on Saturday and Sunday respectively. “You learn a lot when you lose,” sophomore goalie Samantha Ward said. “I think we did a good […]


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