Jumbos Give Back, Part 2: Athletic teams find meaning in community involvement

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part story highlighting Tufts athletic teams’ contributions to their community. Part 1 was published Nov. 19 and Part 3 was published Nov. 29. Several of Tufts’ sports teams organize specific community involvement efforts of their own, in addition to Athletics’ involvement with Team IMPACT and Big […]

Jumbos Give Back, Part 1: Athletes brighten children’s lives through bonds of friendship

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a three-part story highlighting Tufts athletic teams’ contributions to their community. Part 2 was published Nov. 28 and Part 3 was published Nov. 29.. It is easy to lose sight of the things that matter in life in the small bubble of competitive collegiate sports. Preseasons and […]

Football closes season with win over Middlebury

The Jumbos closed out their 2018 season with a dominant win on Saturday. They traveled to Middlebury, Vt. to take on the Middlebury Panthers, finishing the match with a commanding 35–13 advantage. The win brought the Jumbos to a final record of 7–2 for the season. That mark grants them sole possession of the third […]

Football travels to Middlebury for finale as seniors look to match all-time wins record

It has all come down to this for the Tufts football team, which will play its ninth and final game of the season in Middlebury, Vt. tomorrow. The Jumbos currently sit in third place in the NESCAC standings with a 6–2 record and will face off against the Middlebury Panthers (5–3), who are right behind them […]

Football routs Colby in second shutout of season

Tufts hosted Colby on Saturday for its final home game this season. The Jumbos came away victorious in the seniors’ final game in their careers at Ellis Oval, staying undefeated at home for this season. The 48–0 shutout of the Mules brought the Jumbos’ record to 6–2, placing them in third place in the NESCAC […]

Football to host Colby in final home game of 2018 season

The Jumbos (5–2) will take on the Colby Mules (2–5) tomorrow at Ellis Oval in their final home game of the 2018 season. Tufts is currently tied with Williams for third place in the NESCAC standings after losing 19–13 to undefeated Amherst on the road last week, but a win over Colby would solidify the team’s finish […]

Football drops defensive battle at Amherst

The Jumbos traveled to Pratt Field in Amherst, Mass. on Saturday, with hopes of spoiling the Mammoths’ undefeated record. They came out on the losing end in a hard fought defensive battle, falling 19–13, as their opponent remained undefeated. This loss dropped Tufts’ overall record to a still-stellar 5–2 mark. Tufts is now tied with Williams for third […]

Football visits Amherst in matchup with championship implications

Tufts faces perhaps its most important game of the season tomorrow. The Jumbos, now 5–1 after last week’s win over the Williams Ephs, will visit the Amherst Mammoths (6–0) and try to spoil their undefeated season. Amherst sits atop the NESCAC standings with Tufts and Trinity one game back, so tomorrow’s tilt could very well decide the conference […]

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 […]

Football set to clash with Williams in battle of 4–1 teams

Tufts will take on Williams at Ellis Oval on Saturday in what is perhaps the highest-stakes game of its season so far. The two teams are currently locked in a three-way tie with Trinity for second place in the NESCAC with matching 4–1 records. The only team ahead in the standings is first-place Amherst (5–0), […]