Men’s basketball beats Middlebury after an up and down winter break

The Jumbos have gained ground since the end of last semester, when they struggled out of the gate, finishing at 2–4. They are now at 8–9 overall and 2–2 in the NESCAC, good for seventh out of 11 in the conference. This past weekend, Tufts stole a dramatic last-second win from Middlebury (now 13–5, 2–2 NESCAC). Playing at home […]


Women’s basketball prepares for season opener

Winter is coming for Tufts sports, and with the change of season comes the opening games of several of Tufts’ most successful sports teams. Sitting high among these is the Tufts women’s basketball team, currently ranked No. 6 in the country. The Jumbos have proven time and time again in recent years why they are one […]


Field hockey wins two NESCAC contests against Conn. College, Trinity

The Jumbos bounced back from its first loss of the season against Middlebury (13–0) with a pair of crucial NESCAC wins last weekend, edging out No. 17 Trinity College (9–4) by a score of 1–0 and recording another shutout on Saturday against Conn. College (3–10) by a score of 2–0. These wins cemented Tufts’ position as […]


Who’s Who in the NESCAC

Hamilton College Chartered in 1812, Hamilton College is the only New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) school located outside of New England, calling Clinton, N.Y. home. Hamilton College pays homage to founding father Alexander Hamilton, the namesake of the school. Hamilton’s school colors are buff and blue, in reference to the colors of the New […]


Jumbos receive strong showings from all boats in weekend regattas

The Jumbos hosted two regattas on the Malden River over the weekend. Tufts competed against Amherst, Middlebury and UMass on Sunday, taking second out of the four teams. The day before, the Jumbos won two out of three races against the Coast Guard Academy. On Sunday, the Jumbos won four out of five races against the three other competing schools, losing only […]


New faces power Tufts past MIT in season opener

The Jumbos (1-0) kicked off their season on Saturday with a 12-5 win over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineers (1-1), easily handling MIT’s offense and securing a comfortable victory. While Tufts only led 1-0 after the first 11 minutes of play, sophomore attacker Dakota Adamec then scored twice within 20 seconds, and Tufts rode the momentum to a 6-3 […]


Tufts places third at New England Div. III Championships

Over the long weekend, Tufts tied with other NESCAC rivals Middlebury and Bates for a third place finish at the New England Div. III Indoor Championships with 62 points each. The trio finished behind Williams with 140 points and MIT, who won at its home track with 149 points. Tufts’ third-place finish is its best at the meet […]


Jumbos split weekend road trip, cling to first place in NESCAC

The Jumbos were on the road against the Amherst Purple and White and the Trinity Bantams over the weekend. Coming off the back of road losses last week, Tufts fought hard against Trinity on Friday night, eventually coming away with a narrow 78-75 win in overtime. On Saturday, the No. 9 Jumbos fell to the […]


Men’s hockey, plagued by injuries, stuck in mid-season slump

Despite a hot start to the season, Tufts is mired in a four-game losing streak after suffering another pair of tough losses this weekend. Following two losses and major injuries to four key players from the previous weekend, Tufts failed to recover as the team lost 5-4 to NESCAC leader Williams on Friday in the last three minutes […]


Field hockey falls just short of best season in program history

Though a loss in the national championship game on Nov. 20 marred what could have been a fairytale season, Tufts field hockey still finished with one of the most successful records in program history. The Jumbos ended their season 19-3 (8-2 in NESCAC play), going undefeated over a 10-game span from Oct. 16 through the […]


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