Spring sports season recaps

Baseball Men’s baseball had another impressive regular season, going 29–9 overall and 10–2 in conference en route to the team’s sixth NESCAC title. The Tufts Jumbos clinched the title in a seven-game thriller against the Middlebury Panthers, after securing their 11th NESCAC East Pennant on May 4 in a doubleheader against the Bates Bobcats. On […]


No. 4 men’s lacrosse dominates Middlebury on Senior Day

The No. 4 ranked Tufts Jumbos (13–1, 8–1 NESCAC) celebrated its Senior Day in style on Saturday, comfortably defeating the Middlebury College Panthers (7–7, 4–5 NESCAC) by a final score of 23–14. With the victory, the Jumbos maintained their spot atop the NESCAC power rankings with the best record in the conference. The Jumbos were […]


No. 4 men’s lacrosse crushes Amherst’s comeback attempt

This week, the No. 4 nationally ranked Tufts men’s lacrosse team (12–1) dethroned two of its closest NESCAC rivals, winning a 19–4 game against the Bates Bobcats (9–3, 6–2 NESCAC) on Tuesday and defeating the Amherst Mammoths (11–2, 6–2 NESCAC) in a nail-biting 15–14 away win on Saturday. Following Saturday’s game, in an affair that could […]


Men’s lacrosse survives against Williams to save undefeated record

The No. 4 men’s lacrosse team chugged along this week, winning two matches by its lowest and highest margins of victory all year. The Jumbos demonstrated their dominance on Saturday when they beat Conn. College 24–6, and on Wednesday on Bello Field, Tufts’ nail-biting 15–14 win over Williams showed why the NESCAC may well be the most […]


No. 3 men’s lacrosse remains undefeated through spring break

Most Jumbos soaked up the sun and saw friends and family over spring break, but for one of the undefeated sports team on campus, the week-long break was anything but.  This week, the 54 players of the No. 3 nationally ranked Tufts men’s lacrosse team continued on their promising start of the season by amassing victories […]


Men’s lacrosse gears up for start of season

As piles upon piles of snow descend onto campus, the Tufts men’s lacrosse team prepares to leave Massachusetts this weekend in the hopes of kicking off its season on the right foot. On Saturday, Tufts will travel to Clinton, N.Y. to face off against NESCAC rival Hamilton. Immediately afterwards, the Jumbos will travel to Cortland […]


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 […]


Tufts takes eighth in 2017–18 Learfield Directors’ Cup

After a year of achievement, triumph and at times heartbreak for Tufts athletics, the Jumbos finished eighth in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings for the 2017–18 school year. The Directors’ Cup, which ranks colleges based on their performance in up to 18 sports that must include men’s and women’s basketball and soccer, was won by Williams for […]


Jumbos win NESCAC title, meet Cardinals again in NCAA quarters

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team breezed through the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, defeating Merchant Marine 25–8 and Ithaca 18–11 to reach the quarterfinals for the eighth time in the last nine years. The Jumbos advanced to face the Wesleyan Cardinals, whom they defeated 12–9 in the NESCAC championship game on May […]


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 […]


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