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 […]


Jumbos advance to NESCAC semifinals with win over Panthers

After downing Bowdoin 19–11 in its regular-season finale, the No. 5 Tufts men’s lacrosse team cruised to a 16–12 win over Middlebury (9–7, 5–5 NESCAC) on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament. Just one week after the Jumbos defeated the Panthers 13–10 on the road, the two teams met again in Medford to kick […]


Jumbos score 10 unanswered goals to stun Panthers

The No. 5 Tufts men’s lacrosse team continued its excellent 2018 campaign with another conference win on Saturday, defeating Middlebury (8–6, 4–5 NESCAC) on the road, 13–10. Like in their victory over the Bates Bobcats earlier in the week, the Jumbos relied on an impressive comeback to triumph in Vermont. The first quarter passed by with back-and-forth action, as senior attacker […]


Jumbos suffer first loss, bounce back against Bobcats

The No. 6 Tufts men’s lacrosse team suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, losing 20–16 to No. 4 Amherst. The Jumbos bounced back, however, with a 20–12 win over the Bates Bobcats on Tuesday night. The up-and-down week has Tufts (11–1, 7–1 NESCAC) tied atop the conference standings with Amherst and Wesleyan. Tufts’ game against […]


Tufts maintains dominant form with victory over fourth-ranked Wesleyan

The No. 3 Tufts men’s lacrosse team (9–0) triumphed over No. 4 Wesleyan (8–2) by a score of 14–10 on Saturday afternoon at Bello Field. Both teams were undefeated in NESCAC play heading into the game, sporting matching 5–0 conference records. The Jumbos used a 4–0 run in the second quarter to separate themselves in an […]


Tufts seeks revenge against fourth-ranked Wesleyan

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team will face off against Wesleyan at Bello Field on Saturday for the teams’ first matchup of the 2018 season. Last year, the team from Middletown, Conn. defeated the Jumbos three times. With Tufts (8–0) currently ranked third in Div. III and Wesleyan (8–1) right behind them at No. 4, the game is bound to be neck-and-neck. The […]


Jumbos remain unbeaten with close win over Camels

The No. 3 Tufts men’s lacrosse team earned another hard fought victory on Saturday afternoon, besting NESCAC opponent Conn. College (7–2) by a score of 11–8. The Jumbos are now 7–0 overall and 4–0 in conference play. After a dominant first two weeks of the season — a stretch in which the Jumbos won games by an average of almost 14 goals per game — their […]


Jumbos improve to 6–0 with narrow victories, climb to No. 3 in Div. III

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team picked up three crucial wins over spring break, remaining undefeated with a 6–0 record (3–0 NESCAC) and moving up four spots in the national rankings to No. 3. On March 17, Tufts defeated Colby at home, 20–6, to record its second conference win of the season. A week later, the Jumbos hit the road again […]


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