Top 10 moments of 2018–19 year

It has been a stellar year for sports at Tufts. Through the fall and winter of the 2018–19 season, Tufts stands at No. 8 in the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup competition, which ranks all Div. III schools by their sporting success across all varsity programs. With numerous spring sports still in contention for national […]

Softball beats Colby, clinches NESCAC East pennant on Senior Day

The Tufts softball team continued its regional domination with three wins over the Colby White Mules to secure the NESCAC East pennant for the regular season. In the doubleheader on Friday, the Jumbos honored their seniors for Senior Day in the team’s final home action of the year against NESCAC opposition. The Jumbos eviscerated the […]

Behind Van Meter’s perfect game, softball wins 3 of 5 against Bowdoin, Babson

The unranked Tufts softball team (20–5) played five games over just as many days, winning three games against Babson College and conference rival Bowdoin. The team won one of two of its two-game day against crosstown rival Babson on Wednesday in Wellesley, Mass., and over the weekend, Tufts battled against Bowdoin, winning two out of three against the […]

Tufts earns best-ever fourth place in 2015-2016 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

Though the 2015-16 athletic year may have lacked the excitement of a national championship win, Tufts quietly had one of the best years in the history of its athletics programs last year. The Jumbos finally broke into the top five in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Div. III standings, which were announced on June 9, […]

Softball unable to extend NESCAC and NCAA title streaks

Tufts softball’s season ended on May 15, with a 4-2 loss to WPI in the NCAA tournament’s regional championship round. After three consecutive NCAA titles, the early exit was disappointing for coach Cheryl Milligan’s talent-packed team. Tufts also fell to Williams in the final game of the NESCAC championship tournament over the weekend of May 6-8. […]

Softball sets sights on fifth straight NESCAC title

Softball already locked up a perfect season in the NESCAC East and the No. 1 seed heading into the playoffs with a sweep of Bates last weekend, but this Saturday, they continued to dominate the NESCAC with a shutout sweep of a doubleheader against Hamilton at home to celebrate Senior Day. Hamilton (12-24 overall, 3-9 NESCAC) […]

Jumbo bats heat up as softball finishes another perfect season in NESCAC East

Tufts softball won six out of seven games over the past nine days, including a sweep of Bates over the weekend to finish the season undefeated in the NESCAC East, further demonstrating it deserves the division’s No.1 seed heading into the playoffs. The stretch also included a sweep of a doubleheader against Endicott last Wednesday, with […]

Tufts sweeps Trinity to stay undefeated in NESCAC East

Over the weekend, Tufts swept a three-game series at home against NESCAC East foe Trinity to stay undefeated within division play and atop its division, with just one more division series against Bates remaining before the conference playoffs next month. The team’s winning-streak of nine games, the Jumbos’ longest of the season, came to an end yesterday […]

After troubled start to season, Jumbos get back to impressive form

The softball team got back to its usual style of play this weekend, sweeping a three-game series at Colby from Friday to Saturday and then returning home to sweep a doubleheader against Bowdoin on Sunday. Playing five games over three days seemed to have little effect on the team’s stamina or on its offensive production as the Jumbos beat the Colby […]

Softball wins first NESCAC East game, but off to troubled start in 2016

This past week, the softball team dropped two games in a home doubleheader against Williams before recovering with a win against Bowdoin in a tight NESCAC East battle. The Jumbos came away with a 7-5 win over the Bowdoin Polar Bears on Friday in their first and only conference game so far, while the 6-4 and 6-5 losses […]