Jumbos are ready to impress in 2018

After a rebuilding season in 2016 and a year of promising improvement in 2017, 2018 looks to be a breakout season for Tufts women’s soccer. Last season, the Jumbos reached the NESCAC final for the first time in over 10 years before falling to Virginia Wesleyan University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. […]

Women’s soccer beats Bates, loses to Lesley

At home on Kraft Field, the Jumbos (7–3–3 overall, 5–1–2 NESCAC) fell 1–0 to the Lesley Lynx (11–2–2 overall) in a closely contested non conference matchup on Tuesday. The game was locked dead even until Lesley’s junior forward Samantha Bessey scored the lone goal in the eighth minute of overtime to earn her side the victory. Heading […]

Senior Profile: Scott Greenwood and Daniel Sullivan

In 2013, graduating seniors goalkeeper Scott Greenwood and defender Daniel Sullivan joined a program that had only seen NCAA gameplay three times in history. Since then, the two graduating seniors have helped the program win two national titles in three years in an unprecedented rise to the top of Div. III soccer. In their season as first-years, the […]

Tufts hands Middlebury first loss of season in shutout

Men’s soccer returned to action against the No. 19 Middlebury Panthers on Saturday after a week-long break to hand Middlebury its first loss of the season. Tufts is now 3-1-2 in NESCAC play and 5-3-2 overall, a strong recovery from its slow start to the season that saw the team record one draw and two defeats. “Having midweek games can hurt […]

Men’s soccer rebounds with two 3-0 wins at home

In the Jumbos’ home opener at Bello Field on Saturday, the team earned its first win of the season, defeating Bates 3-0. On Sunday, Tufts repeated its success at home in a 3-0 win over non-conference opponent Plymouth State. Prior to last weekend the Jumbos were 0-2-1, marking their worst start since 2009 when they opened the season 0-4-1. According to senior forward Gaston Becherano, the main difference for the […]

Tufts splits weekend series at home

Following Saturday’s overtime victory over defending NESCAC champion Conn. College at Kraft Field, the women’s soccer team lost a close game to Trinity College on Sunday, 3-1. For Tufts, the story for much of the weekend was one of constant improvement, as nearly half the team is made up of new players. “[The first-years] could not […]

After five games undefeated, Jumbos drop two of three

After starting the season with a 4-1 record, the Jumbos have dropped two of their last three games, bringing their season record to 5-2-1. The Jumbos suffered their first loss of the season on Homecoming against Amherst. They bounced back a couple of days later with a 2-1 victory on the road against Lesley before finding […]