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 triumphs over Middlebury to win first NESCAC championship in team history

With just under three minutes remaining in the NESCAC championship match Sunday, both Tufts and Middlebury were scoreless despite many close second-half opportunities. At 87:04 of regulation, senior defender Matt Zinner fed the ball wide right to sophomore midfielder Zach Lane who was barreling down the right flank. Lane crossed the ball into the box […]


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 […]


Men’s soccer atop NESCAC after three game road trip

The Tufts men’s soccer team recently underwent its most demanding stretch of the season yet, playing on the road against three top NESCAC teams in six days. The No. 12 Jumbos (7–1–1 overall, 4–1–1 NESCAC) demonstrated how they became the reigning national champions, as they gave up just one goal in recording two wins and one loss. On […]


Teams to watch this fall

Volleyball Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA championships’ Elite Eight, just the second time in program history the team had made it that far, the Jumbos are eyeing even greater success. They return five of their starters, most of them concentrated in strong sophomore and junior classes including sophomore All-NESCAC libero Kelly Klimo 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 headed to Final Four after double overtime win

The Jumbos hosted the third round and the quarterfinals of the NCAA Div. III Tournament over the weekend at Bello Field, coming away with 1-0 victories in both games. Tufts faced No. 15 UMass Boston on Saturday and, thanks to junior midfielder Dexter Eichhorst’s second-half goal, was able to progress to the quarterfinals. On Sunday, the Jumbos […]


Jumbos begin NCAA run with two shutouts

The Jumbos have, so far, made the most of the at-large bid to the NCAA Div. III tournament they received last Monday, their third in as many years. Only two NESCAC teams, the other being Amherst, were given bids to the tournament this year, and Tufts was lucky to receive one after falling out of the […]


Tufts enters NESCAC tournament seeded second

The Jumbos closed out the regular season with a loss to the Bowdoin Polar Bears on Tuesday, finishing with a conference record of 6-2-2. Nationally ranked No. 19, Tufts enters Saturday’s NESCAC tournament as the second seed to No. 4 Amherst (8-1-1). Tufts overcame Williams (6-3-1) on Saturday in a hard-fought 1-0 contest to maintain its lead over Williams in the NESCAC standings. […]


Jumbos shutout Camels and Bantams, move up in NESCAC

The Jumbos were on the road this weekend for a pair of conference match-ups against the Conn. College Camels and the Trinity Bantams. Tufts extended its win streak to three games with two clean sheet victories, 1-0 and 2-0 respectively, with senior forward Gaston Becherano netting all three of Tufts’ goals. Against the Bantams, Tufts applied pressure early, as junior […]


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