While we were away

While we were away, many of the Jumbos’ seasons stretched into the summer. Here’s what went down: Postseason success for women’s tennis After finishing its regular season with an impressive 11–5 record and respectable performances in the NESCAC and NCAA tournaments, two members of the women’s tennis team progressed to the NCAA Individual Championships in […]


Jumbos prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]


Field hockey upset by Bowdoin, postseason status in jeopardy

A week that began with much optimism ended in dismay for the Tufts field hockey team, which hosted Bowdoin twice in the span of four days due to a scheduling coincidence. On Oct. 25, the Jumbos closed out the regular season by clinching second place in the NESCAC standings with a 3–0 win over the […]


Gritty play pushes field hockey past Wellesley, Williams

After a tough 1–0 loss to Bates on Oct. 14, the No. 6 Tufts field hockey team bounced back with two promising wins over Wellesley and No. 7 Williams on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. Visiting Wellesley’s home turf for the first time since a 1–0 loss two years ago, the team put together a dominant 4–0 victory. “Bates was […]


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 picks up two road wins during season’s longest away stretch

With tough matchups on its schedule, the No. 6 Tufts field hockey team persevered with strength and poise, gathering momentum as the season marches forward. On Tuesday, Tufts battled the Wesleyan Cardinals on foreign turf to remain undefeated in the NESCAC. When the two teams squared off last year, the Jumbos defeated the Cardinals 6–0. Paying little attention to […]


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 […]


Field hockey begins revenge tour with split results

The last time the Tufts field hockey team took the field — for last November’s 1–0 loss to Messiah College in the NCAA Div. III national championship game — the weather favored a snowball fight to a sporting event. Players on the sidelines bundled up in oversized parkas and wool hats to combat the 20-degree-Fahrenheit […]


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