Senior Profile: Mason Pulde

Tufts hockey will be losing a fantastic goal-tender this year in graduating senior Mason Pulde. In 2016, the Lexington, Mass. native was awarded the Academic All-America At-Large Honors, an award that recognizes student athletes for peak athletic and academic performance. To qualify, athletes must have above a 3.30 GPA out of a 4.0 scale and […]

Jumbos outscored 11-2 in losses to Trinity, Wesleyan

Tufts suffered more than a few setbacks this weekend after two major losses against Trinity and Wesleyan 7-1 and 4-1 respectively. Additionally, senior goaltender Mason Pulde tore his ACL after leaning awkwardly on his leg in an attempt to prevent Wesleyan from scoring on Saturday and will be out for the rest of the season. Fortunately, […]

Hockey secures playoff berth, but in tough eighth seed

Coming off a 4-3 win over Hamilton, Tufts played Bowdoin to a 4-4 tie on Friday and fell 4-1 to Colby during Senior Night on Saturday. The Jumbos, 9-9-6 overall and 5-8-5 in conference play, failed to secure a win over the weekend, but guaranteed their NESCAC playoff berth with the tie against the Bowdoin […]

Canadiens’ struggle leaves Atlantic open

Entering the 2015-16 NHL season, the Montreal Canadiens were clear Stanley Cup contenders, bringing back veteran rosters and a slew of All-Stars between them. Injuries and overlooked roster moves, however, have turned the Atlantic Division into a packed race heading out of the All-Star break. There is no secret to what is currently ailing the Canadiens. […]

Tufts proves ice hockey program is on the upswing

In the final 13 games of Tufts’ 2013-14 season, the team went 1-11-1, including a 10-game losing streak. The Jumbos lost a talented group of seniors and would only have inexperienced goalies on the roster for the 2014-15 season. Yet, by the end of the year, Tufts was two goals away from reaching the finals of […]

Tufts ends season in NESCAC semifinals

Tufts’ (9-15-2) postseason run concluded at Orr Rink with a close 3-2 loss to No. 9 Amherst (20-4-2). The Lord Jeffs, seeded second in the NESCAC, will advance to the tournament finals for the second straight year, where they will host the fourth seeded Williams Ephs. Even though the Jumbos came up short in their search for […]

Tufts to face Amherst in NESCAC semifinals

After Tufts (9-14-2) shocked the NESCAC world with its 2-1 upset over top-seeded Trinity, the team will move on to face the 19-4-2 NESCAC No. 2 Amherst Lord Jeffs in the conference semifinals. On Saturday, Amherst prevented an upset from Middlebury by defeating the tournament’s seventh seed 3-0. Middlebury surprisingly outplayed Amherst for the first 30 minutes […]

Lee, Pulde earn NESCAC Player of the Week honors

Capping off a memorable weekend for Tufts athletics, sophomores Josie Lee and Mason Pulde earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors. Pulde, a goalie on the ice hockey team, is the first Tufts hockey player to win the award this season. Lee, a guard on the women’s basketball team, follows senior tri-captain forward Haley Kanner, who won […]

Tufts upsets Trinity to open NESCAC playoffs

Heavy underdogs going into the game, Tufts (9-14-2) defeated No. 2 Trinity (21-3-1) for the program’s first victory in the quarterfinal round of the NESCAC tournament. Tufts will advance to take on No. 10 Amherst, while Trinity’s season is at the mercy of the NCAA selection committee. “We kind of put our stamp on history,” senior forward […]

Tufts to face Trinity in first round of playoffs

Tufts will face the top-seeded Trinity Bantams in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC Championship this weekend. The Jumbos finished their regular season with an 8-14-2 record, the team’s best since the 2011-12 season, when the team won 12 games. While the Jumbos are facing the intimidating 21-2-1 Bantams, the team remains confident that it can […]