Jumbos ride wave of confidence into championship season

Following an inspiring performance at the Boston Winter Open at Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Tufts’ women’s swimming and diving team competes this coming weekend at the NESCAC Championships. The meet will be held at Wesleyan University, where the Jumbos will look to improve on their fourth-place finish from last season. The Boston Winter […]

After victory over Babson, women’s basketball prepares for final game of regular season

As temperatures in New England soared above those in Los Angeles, Calif. this week, the Tufts women’s basketball team (21–2) continued to play with fiery passion in their penultimate regular season game. Currently ranked at No. 6 in the nation, the Jumbos have never lost fewer than three games in a single season in program history.  […]

Women’s squash to play Amherst at NESCACs, loses to Harvard to end regular season

For the second year in a row, the Jumbos will be playing at the NESCAC tournament. Squash powerhouse Trinity will host the tournament in Hartford, Conn. on Feb. 10 and 11. Last Tuesday, the regular season ended on a rather bleak note, with the Jumbos falling to No. 1 Harvard 9–0, dropping No. 16 Tufts to 8–5 on […]

Women’s basketball earns NESCAC victory after defensive loss

Prior to Super Bowl Sunday, the No. 4 Tufts women’s basketball team (20–2) demonstrated the importance of playing strong, defensive basketball on the collegiate court. Nowhere is defensive play more important than in the NESCAC — a conference that currently hosts three of the top five teams in the nation — and this weekend, the Jumbos welcomed two […]

Women’s squash wins 3 matches to end regular season

The Jumbos conquered the courts on a perfect three for three during its last weekend of regular season play. The team is No. 17 in the nation, according to the College Squash Association (CSA). On Friday, Tufts played on their home Harvard courts against No. 19 Bates. Six players were victorious in their matches against […]

Women’s basketball victorious in back-to-back defensive games

This past weekend brought huge victories for a praised New England dynasty, led by a head coach who has been at the helm since the early 2000s. The 16–1 Jumbos rumbled on this week, picking up a 65–49 win over the Worcester State Lancers (12–5) on Wednesday and a 72–51 victory over the Bates Bobcats (7–8) […]

Undefeated women’s basketball bounces past New England College, Williams

The 6–0 women’s basketball team has lived up to its high expectations as it kept its unbeaten streak alive, picking up two wins on the road against Williams (3–3) Saturday and New England College (3–5) Friday, at the Williams Tournament hosted in Williamstown, Mass. Coach Carla Berube, in her 17th year coaching at Tufts, spoke […]

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 […]