Women’s lacrosse opens season with decisive conference win

The No. 10 Jumbos started their season off with a decisive 18–11 win against the Hamilton Continentals on Saturday. Seven different goal scorers combined for 18 goals and 10 assists in a game that highlighted the depth and strength of this year’s team. “The fact that we had seven scorers is great, because it means […]


Women’s basketball advances to Sweet 16

This weekend, the No. 4 Jumbos (27–2), fresh off of its NESCAC championship victory, competed in the first and second round of the NCAA Championship Tournament. In Tufts’ 11th successive trip to the NCAA tournament, the team defeated Western New England and Haverford to secure their ninth Sweet 16 appearance in program history. Junior guard/forward and […]


Women’s basketball prepares for semifinal against rival Amherst

It’s been 10,000 years since the legendary mammoth and the mighty elephant coexisted on Earth. But on Saturday, the two behemoths clash again as the juggernaut No. 6-ranked Tufts Jumbos Women’s Basketball team (23–2) travels to Brunswick, Maine to face off against their rivals, the No. 4-ranked Amherst College Mammoths (23–2). The stakes have not been higher […]


Women’s squash goes 2–2 over break, gears up for the rest of the season

The No. 19 Tufts women’s squash team played a slew of matches during the last full week of winter break, the Jumbos’ first time back on the court since their last official match on Dec. 8, 2018. During the break in competition, the team prepared diligently for upcoming matches against Yale, Amherst, Conn. College and Dickinson College. “We […]


Sailing team wins Nickerson Trophy amidst nor’easter conditions

As the days become shorter and colder in the New England autumn, the sailing team looks to wrap up its successful season, competing in five regattas this past weekend. However, the Jumbos did not ease off the gas despite the relaxed schedule and the frigid air. On Thursday night, four lark boats, “Jumbalaya,” “Jumbutts,” “Jumblitty” and […]


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, […]


The state of Jumbo athletics

Tufts University is a Div. III athletic powerhouse. Last year, the Jumbos placed third in the 2016-17 Learfield Directors’ Cup with 926.75 points. The Directors’ Cup aggregates points for 18 different sports — nine women’s and nine men’s — over all three athletic seasons to rank universities by athletic success. Tufts’ third place finish is the best […]


Tufts heads to Amherst for NESCAC Championship weekend

After downing Williams 58-40 in the opening round of the NESCAC tournament last weekend, second-seeded Tufts (24-1 overall, 9-1 NESCAC) will take on third-seeded Bowdoin (21-3 overall, 8-2 NESCAC) at Amherst in the semifinals Saturday. The nationally-ranked No. 3 Jumbos hope to have a repeat of their Jan. 6 match-up against the No. 17 Polar […]


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