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 […]

Football emerges victorious in one-possession game against Williams

It was Parents Weekend on Saturday, and families visiting from near and far congregated at Ellis Oval to witness the Jumbos (5–1) battle the Williams Ephs (4–2) for a high-stakes football game that ultimately determined which team would take second place in the overall ranking of the NESCAC. The Jumbos emerged victorious with a final score of 28–21, following an outstanding […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tufts extends unbeaten start to season before falling to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team continued its strong start to the season over spring break, recording a 3–1 record during its week-long trip to the West Coast. Tufts triumphed over Connecticut College (7–2), Sewanee (5–4) and Whittier (7–2). After a three-match win streak to open the trip, the Jumbos fell 7–2 to the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags on Saturday. Sophomore Jason Scanlon […]

Jumbos suffer disappointing losses in Maine

The Tufts men’s squash team came away from a tough road trip, 0–3 to close out its regular season. The No. 28 Jumbos (6–8) fell to NESCAC opponents Bates, Bowdoin and Colby in consecutive days. However, in a rebuilding year for the team, there were some positives to take away from an otherwise disappointing weekend. The final match of […]

Jumbos asphyxiate Bobcats for fifth straight win

After a taut first quarter, the No. 8 Tufts Jumbos (16–2) besieged the Bates Bobcats (7–12) to earn a 67–28 victory at Alumni Gymnasium in Lewiston, Maine. The opening 10 minutes suggested a competitive contest to come. Junior forward Katie Martensen contributed the Jumbos’ first six points, starting with a jump shot at the 8:52 mark. […]

Jumbos look to establish themselves in NESCAC, nationally

The very first race of the 2017–18 Tufts swimming and diving season will take place on Saturday, when the No. 11 Jumbos host the No. 21 Coast Guard Bears (3–0). After a period of rests and preseason practices, Tufts’ swimmers and divers are ready for a months-long campaign that climaxes with the NCAA Div. III National Championships on March 21–24, […]

Seasoned Jumbos set to tip off in St. Louis

No. 6 Tufts’ men’s basketball squad enters the 2017–18 season with high expectations, having compiled two straight seasons with over 20 wins and a run in the NCAA Div. III National Tournament. The Jumbos posted a 22–7 record last season and reached the Sweet Sixteen before falling to the eventual national champions, the Babson Beavers. The year before, […]

New Athletic Hall of Fame to honor past, unite present

The Tufts Athletics Department instated its very own Athletics Hall of Fame this September. The Hall of Fame will honor and celebrate the full history of athletics at Tufts, inducting its first honorees in the spring of 2018. Although it does not yet have a physical space on campus, the hall’s existence is a step […]