Mieth makes two penalty kick saves, sends team to third round of NCAA tournament

After two full scoreless halves and two overtime periods, the second-round NCAA tournament match entered penalty kicks. Junior goalkeeper Connor Mieth made two consecutive diving saves, blocking Saint Joseph’s first and second attempts, while Tufts made their first two. Ultimately Tufts sealed the victory, outshooting its opponent 4–2. This game was a defensive battle, as both […]


Men’s soccer progresses to NESCAC semifinals for the first time since 2012

Though the Jumbos have two national championship titles under their belts since 2014, they have not repeated the same success in the NESCAC tournament. Saturday marked the first time since 2012 that the Jumbos have won a NESCAC quarterfinal matchup to move forward to the semifinals. Tufts hosted the eighth-seeded Bates Bobcats on Saturday under sunny […]


Men’s Soccer: Jumbos on five-game winning streak, remain No. 1 in the NESCAC

Victories over Bates and Keene State afford Tufts a five-game winning streak as the team maintains its No. 1 position in the NESCAC. The Jumbos defense has rendered them practically unstoppable, as they have yet to concede a goal in five games and boast a 0.08 goals against average after giving up only one goal on […]


Formula for success: how the men’s soccer team has stayed on top in recent years

Current Tufts students see the men’s soccer team as the rest of the NESCAC and Div. III soccer teams do — dominant and happily riding a wave that includes two Div. III national championships in the past three years. Their start to the 2017 campaign has been no different. With a current record of 8–1–1, […]


Men’s soccer atop NESCAC after three game road trip

The Tufts men’s soccer team recently underwent its most demanding stretch of the season yet, playing on the road against three top NESCAC teams in six days. The No. 12 Jumbos (7–1–1 overall, 4–1–1 NESCAC) demonstrated how they became the reigning national champions, as they gave up just one goal in recording two wins and one loss. On […]


Men’s soccer remains undefeated with Brandeis shutout

The top two men’s soccer teams in New England battled each other on Friday night, as national No. 3 Tufts edged No. 12 Brandeis, 1-0, under the lights at Tufts’ Bello Field. Only a second-half goal by the Jumbos’ sophomore midfielder Brett Rojas separated the two sides, both of which advanced to the final four in last year’s […]


Men’s Soccer: Jumbos remain undefeated ahead of trio of conference away games

The stifling defense of the Tufts men’s soccer team remained the theme this past weekend, as it continued its unbeaten streak with a 0–0 double-overtime tie against Conn. College on Saturday afternoon and a 2–0 victory against Trinity the following day. The Jumbos still have yet to concede a goal all season. The weekend results brought the […]


Men’s Soccer: Jumbos start season with three consecutive shutouts and two overtime goals

Tufts remains undefeated in a tremendous start to the season after two overtime wins at home against Babson and Colby, before recording a 4–0 win at Plymouth State. In the process of three straight wins to open the season, the Jumbos also remain solid at the back, yet to concede a goal this season. On Sunday, the […]


Jumbos, once the underdogs, gear up for a season in the spotlight

The 2016 Div. III National Champions will be a team to watch this season after winning their second national title in three years — the first came in 2014.  Tufts entered the NCAA tournament unranked last season, and by the end was ranked No. 1 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll. Coach Joshua Shapiro and […]


Teams to watch this fall

Volleyball Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA championships’ Elite Eight, just the second time in program history the team had made it that far, the Jumbos are eyeing even greater success. They return five of their starters, most of them concentrated in strong sophomore and junior classes including sophomore All-NESCAC libero Kelly Klimo and […]


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