No. 5 Jumbos look strong ahead of season opener

It’s been four years since the Tufts men’s soccer team rocked Div. III in capturing its first-ever NCAA championship. Since then, the Jumbos have established their reputation as a powerhouse in both the NESCAC and the entire division — they repeated their NCAA championship success in 2016 and claimed their first-ever NESCAC title last season. Despite the string of […]


Men’s soccer season ends after conceding second goal of the season

The No. 3 Jumbos’ season ended in the 109th minute of play against the No. 19 Brandeis Judges this weekend, when senior forward Patrick Flahive capitalized on a poorly cleared ball, scoring from 30 yards out. Tufts played Sunday thanks to its shootout victory over No. 23 Johns Hopkins the previous day. Hosting the Blue Jays at Bello Field […]


Men’s soccer progresses to NESCAC semifinals for the first time since 2012

Though the Jumbos have two national championship titles under their belts since 2014, they have not repeated the same success in the NESCAC tournament. Saturday marked the first time since 2012 that the Jumbos have won a NESCAC quarterfinal matchup to move forward to the semifinals. Tufts hosted the eighth-seeded Bates Bobcats on Saturday under sunny […]


Men’s Soccer: Jumbos on five-game winning streak, remain No. 1 in the NESCAC

Victories over Bates and Keene State afford Tufts a five-game winning streak as the team maintains its No. 1 position in the NESCAC. The Jumbos defense has rendered them practically unstoppable, as they have yet to concede a goal in five games and boast a 0.08 goals against average after giving up only one goal on […]


Formula for success: how the men’s soccer team has stayed on top in recent years

Current Tufts students see the men’s soccer team as the rest of the NESCAC and Div. III soccer teams do — dominant and happily riding a wave that includes two Div. III national championships in the past three years. Their start to the 2017 campaign has been no different. With a current record of 8–1–1, […]


Jumbos, once the underdogs, gear up for a season in the spotlight

The 2016 Div. III National Champions will be a team to watch this season after winning their second national title in three years — the first came in 2014.  Tufts entered the NCAA tournament unranked last season, and by the end was ranked No. 1 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll. Coach Joshua Shapiro and […]


Tufts claims second NCAA championship in three years

Despite almost missing out on the NCAA tournament, Tufts was crowned Div. III National Champions for the second time in three years on Saturday. Tufts defeated the University of St. Thomas Tommies in the semifinal on Friday and the Calvin College Knights in the final on Saturday in Salem, Va. The members of the six-man senior class, who were part of […]


Jumbos earn historic victory over Homecoming weekend

Men’s soccer treated its returning alumni to a victorious Homecoming match on Saturday as Tufts beat No. 16 Amherst for the first time since 2005 in a decisive 3-0 victory. The Jumbos returned to Bello Field on Sunday to face the Hamilton Continentals, who currently top the NESCAC, and came away with a 2-2 tie. Tufts’ record stood at 2-1-1 […]


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