Fall and Winter Seasons in Review

Men’s Cross Country The men’s cross country team capped a successful season at Div. III New England Regionals in Gorham, Maine on Nov. 11. The Jumbos earned top-10 finishes in their seven meets this season, culminating in an eighth-place resultout of the 55 teams at the regional meet. Rising senior Colin Raposo was consistently a top finisher for Tufts […]


Top 10 Moments of 2017–18

10. McDonald throws for 336 yards in win over Williams (Oct. 21) Coming off of a close loss to Trinity one week prior, the Tufts football team needed to rebound against Williams to keep alive any hopes of a NESCAC title. Rising senior quarterback Ryan McDonald delivered with a career-high 336 passing yards and a touchdown […]


Jumbos defeat Polar Bears to clinch eighth seed in conference tournament

Over the weekend, the Tufts ice hockey team battled for the eighth and final spot in the upcoming NESCAC Championship tournament, facing Bowdoin on Friday evening and Colby the following afternoon. In a game that they could not lose if they were to sneak into the postseason, the Jumbos defeated the Polar Bears 4–2 at home, moving past the visitors in the […]


Jumbos battle Conn. College to overtime on successive nights

The Tufts ice hockey team competed in a home-and-home doubleheader against Conn. College over the weekend, with both games advancing into overtime. Friday night’s community awareness home game celebrated the Jumbos’ continued partnership with the East Coast Jumbos, a hockey team for children with developmental disabilities. On the ice, the matchup finished scoreless — a first for the Tufts hockey program […]


Tufts turns season around over break

The Tufts ice hockey team entered January in the midst of a four-game losing streak with an overall record of 1–7–1. The team resumed its season at the W.B. Mason Winter Classic in Plattsburgh, N.Y. on Jan. 5–6, resulting in two more losses to Plattsburgh State (then 5–7) and No. 2 Endicott (then 13–1–1). The Jumbos redeemed themselves […]


Tufts duels Williams to draw, outscores Middlebury 5-3

Tufts hit the road last weekend for a doubleheader against NESCAC rivals Williams and Middlebury. The Jumbos never trailed in the 3-3 tie against the Ephs on Friday, and they led the Panthers from start to finish in a 5-3 win on Saturday. Tufts’ overall record is now 5-1-1 and the team ranks second in the NESCAC behind No. 12 Colby. […]


Jumbos defeat rival Bantams in season opener, outscore Cardinals

The Jumbos opened their season this weekend with two-back-to back wins, defeating the Trinity Bantams, last year’s conference champions, 3-1 and the Wesleyan Cardinals 4-2. D3hockey.com ranks Trinity No. 13 nationally after it went 1-1 over the weekend.  Tufts hosted Wesleyan on Saturday in the Malden Valley Forum where junior forward Brian Brown scored his second game-winner of the weekend. […]


Tufts hosts No. 9 Trinity in home opener, NESCAC semifinals rematch

With nine skilled incoming first-years and two of the NESCAC’s best goalkeepers, Tufts men’s hockey is looking to improve on last season’s 10-10-6 overall record, striving for a NESCAC championship. Although the team is relatively young this year, with only six seniors, the new recruits have shown promise in the preseason and coach Pat Norton expects them to lead the […]


Tufts upsets Trinity to open NESCAC playoffs

Heavy underdogs going into the game, Tufts (9-14-2) defeated No. 2 Trinity (21-3-1) for the program’s first victory in the quarterfinal round of the NESCAC tournament. Tufts will advance to take on No. 10 Amherst, while Trinity’s season is at the mercy of the NCAA selection committee. “We kind of put our stamp on history,” senior forward […]


Tufts clinches playoff berth with win over Colby

Tufts (8-14-2 overall, 5-11-2 in conference) defeated Colby (5-16-3, 2-13-3) on Friday at Alfond Arena 4-1 to clinch a playoff berth as the eighth seed before falling to Bowdoin (14-7-3, 8-7-3) 4-0 on Saturday. The Jumbos have not made the NESCAC playoffs since their ’11-’12 season, when they were seeded fourth. Williams upset Tufts 4-3 in […]


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