Senior Profile: Elizabeth Ahrens

Rounding out her career in impressive fashion, Elizabeth Ahrens, the four-year starting middle hitter from Richmond, Va. earned an All-NESCAC first team selection and an All-American honorable mention in her final season as a Jumbo. Ahrens posted 1.96 kills per set during her senior season while hitting at a solid .310 percentage. Coming in as a […]

Jumbos bow out in NCAA Quarterfinal Round

In just its second trip ever to the NCAA quarterfinal match on Thursday, the Tufts women’s volleyball team fell in five sets to Southwestern (Tex.). The team ends its season with a 27-4 record, its best since 2009 when the team finished 31-5 after also losing in the NCAA Quarterfinal Round. The Jumbos’ final match was tight all the way, […]

From the Sidelines | Cora Thompson

Growing up in the small town of Half Moon Bay in northern California, Tufts’ volleyball coach Cora Thompson was a three-sport athlete in high school, playing volleyball, softball and basketball. Thompson credits the mentors she had while playing sports for a great deal of what made her want to coach. “My youth softball coaches were […]