Women’s soccer closes season with second round loss

The 2018 campaign for the Tufts women’s soccer team (11–6–2) came to an end after a second-round loss in the NCAA tournament to William Smith in double overtime. It was the second game of a back-to-back weekend, after Tufts defeated Penn State Behrend 2–0 in first-round action on Saturday afternoon. This was the second straight season that […]


Women’s soccer falls to Williams in NESCAC semifinals

Tufts (10–5–2) suffered a 3–2 loss to Williams in the NESCAC tournament semifinal on Saturday afternoon in Williamstown, Mass. It was the team’s second loss of the year at the hands of Williams. The Jumbos, however, received an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament which begins this weekend. Tufts came into the semifinal confident, despite […]


Women’s soccer dominates Wesleyan in NESCAC quarterfinal

After consecutive 1–0 losses in the final matches of the regular season, the fourth-seeded Jumbos (10–4–2) bounced back in emphatic fashion on Bello Field on Sunday, beating the fifth-seeded Wesleyan Cardinals (8–5–3) in a NESCAC quarterfinal matchup, 2–0. The scoreline was gracious to the Cardinals who failed to register a shot on target for the entire game, […]


Women’s soccer earns two key victories on the road

Tufts travelled to Connecticut this weekend and emerged with two crucial late-season NESCAC wins. The two wins, 2–0 over Trinity and 2–1 against Conn. College, bring Tufts to an overall record of 9–2–2 and a conference record of 5–1–2, good enough for fourth in the NESCAC. This week also featured individual recognition for the Jumbos […]


Women’s soccer dominant in opening week

Through one week of the 2018 season, Tufts is off to as good a start as it could have imagined. In the span of five days, the Jumbos racked up three wins and an 11–0 total scoring margin. With convincing wins over all three of its opponents — away at Emerson and Colby, and at […]


Women’s soccer falls short in NCAA first round

Making the almost 300-mile trip down south to The College of New Jersey, Tufts women’s soccer ultimately came up short in its first-round NCAA match against the Virginia Wesleyan University Marlins (15–7–1), losing 3–2. With that, the Jumbos finish the season at 10–6–3, an improvement of their 7–6–3 record from the previous season. Virginia Wesleyan finished as the […]


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 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 […]


Women’s Soccer: Tufts maintains undefeated start to the season

Women’s soccer recorded a draw and a victory in its double-header weekend against Conn. College and Trinity, respectively. This came on the back of a 1-0 midweek victory at Wesleyan. With these results against their NESCAC rivals, the Jumbos continue their unbeaten start to the season, moving to 3-0-2 overall and 2-0-2 in the NESCAC. The […]


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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