Top 10 moments of 2018–19 year

It has been a stellar year for sports at Tufts. Through the fall and winter of the 2018–19 season, Tufts stands at No. 8 in the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup competition, which ranks all Div. III schools by their sporting success across all varsity programs. With numerous spring sports still in contention for national […]

Men’s soccer dominates Trinity after drawing Conn. College in double overtime

After earning a 0–0 draw against No. 5 Conn. College (11–0–2) on Saturday and then defeating Trinity 6–0 on Sunday afternoon, Tufts remains one of the best teams in the NESCAC. In doing so, the Jumbos regained their position as the top-ranked NESCAC team, at No. 3 in the nation. After a frustrating match against […]

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 […]

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, […]

Men’s Soccer: Jumbos remain undefeated ahead of trio of conference away games

The stifling defense of the Tufts men’s soccer team remained the theme this past weekend, as it continued its unbeaten streak with a 0–0 double-overtime tie against Conn. College on Saturday afternoon and a 2–0 victory against Trinity the following day. The Jumbos still have yet to concede a goal all season. The weekend results brought the […]

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 […]

Jumbos knocked out of NESCAC tournament in quarterfinals, await NCAA at-large bid

Tufts was eliminated from the NESCAC tournament on Saturday after falling 2-1 to the Bowdoin Polar Bears, thus losing in the quarterfinal round for the fourth consecutive season. It was a frustrating loss for Tufts, as the team had lost to Bowdoin 2-1 earlier that week and was looking for redemption. The Jumbos entered the NESCAC tournament as the No. 2 seed with […]

Kenyon scores in final minute, ends Tufts’ tournament run

When the final whistle sounded, the referee ended not only the third round NCAA tournament game between Tufts and Kenyon, but also the careers of six seniors who have led the Tufts program to new heights. Tufts fell to Kenyon, 3-2, on Friday in Gambier, Ohio in a hard fought game from beginning to end. […]

Sullivan, Brown help Tufts advance to Sweet 16

On Nov. 9, the Jumbos gathered and watched the NCAA Div. III tournament selection show, hoping that their name would be called. The selection committee decided to give Tufts a chance to defend its national title. Two games later, a pair of defeated teams probably wish that the committee had thought differently. Tournament action kicked off this […]

Tufts makes NCAA Tournament, looks to defend national title

Tufts’ fate was in the hands of the selection committee as the team sat and watched the selection show on Monday for the Div. III national tournament. The Jumbos were fighting for one of 19 at-large bids for the tournament and were hoping that their resume was good enough to receive one, even though they knew that they […]