Lloyd’s stunning strike returns women’s soccer to winning ways

Tufts hosted two non-conference opponents in the build-up to Homecoming weekend, splitting the decisions. Falling 2–1 in an overtime defeat to the Brandeis Judges (7–0) on Saturday, the Jumbos recovered in midweek to defeat the neighboring MIT Engineers (7–2–1) in another overtime game. With that, the Jumbos now sit at 6–1 overall and third in […]


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: Tufts falls to top-seeded Williams in NESCAC final

This weekend, the women’s soccer team reached the NESCAC final for the first time since 2005 with a 3–2 semifinal victory over Hamilton on Saturday in Williamstown, Mass. Unfortunately, the fourth-seeded Jumbos fell 2–1 to the top-seeded Ephs of Williams on their home turf the next day in an intense overtime battle. Although the Jumbos […]


Tufts moves onto NESCAC semifinals for first time since 2013

Tufts won its NESCAC quarterfinal matchup against Trinity 1–0 this past Saturday, banishing memories of its disappointing defeat at this same stage last year against the same opponent once and for all. The match started out tentatively, with both sides conceding corners early on. Tufts slowly grew into the game, with the two first-year forwards […]


Women’s soccer falls to undefeated Williams 3–0

Tufts women’s soccer traveled to Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday to face undefeated NESCAC powerhouse Williams. This was an especially important match up for the Jumbos, who have struggled against the Ephs in recent years, with their last victory coming in 2006. Heading into the weekend, Tufts was ranked third in the NESCAC with a league record […]


Jumbos look ready to roll again this year

Tufts looks to build on its improved offensive performances last year, the first season after moving from a 4–2–3–1 to a 3–5–2 formation. In doing so, the team improved from a 6–8–2 record in 2015 to 7–6–3 in 2016, and in the process of doing so, scored 24 goals, up 10 from 2015, while remaining solid […]


Jumbos post largest margin of victory this season against Endicott

Tufts rebounded from Saturday’s narrow 3-2 defeat at Middlebury to defeat Endicott 4-0 in Tufts’ penultimate home game of the season on Tuesday. The four-point margin of victory on Tuesday was Tufts’ largest since defeating Suffolk 10-0 back in Sept. 2014. The Jumbos’ record now stands at 5-3-3 overall and 3-2-1 in NESCAC play. On Tuesday, the Jumbos recorded their […]


Jumbos force tie against No. 9 Brandeis

Women’s soccer picked up two ties this week, snapping No. 9 Brandeis’ eight-game winning streak and remaining unbeaten so far this season. The 1-1 tie against Brandeis on Saturday followed a Wednesday 0-0 tie against Wesleyan. The Jumbos moved to 3-0-3 overall and 2-0-1 in NESCAC play. Brandeis carried an eight-game winning streak into Saturday’s match, having scored 24 […]


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