9–0 men’s soccer posts best start since 1994

The Jumbos moved to 9–0, their best start to the season since 1994, with two victories over Homecoming weekend. Tufts defeated its closest NESCAC rival, Amherst, 2–1, before downing Hamilton, 1–0, at Bello Field in a pair of hard-fought conference matchups. With fewer than three minutes remaining in the Jumbos’ tilt against the Continentals on Sunday, senior defender Jackson Najjar picked up […]


Men’s soccer remains undefeated after two wins

The Jumbos team continued its undefeated 2018 campaign with two victories this week, placing it for a tie for first place in the NESCAC with Connecticut College. With a 1–0 shutout of the Wesleyan Cardinals (2–4) on home turf Wednesday night and a 2–1 victory on the road against the Brandeis Judges (4–4) on Sept. 21, […]


No. 3 men’s soccer atop NESCAC after trio of victories

At a perfect 5–0 in the season after only two weeks, the Jumbos moved to No. 3 in the nation and are one of only two NESCAC teams in the Top 25, the other being the Conn. College Camels, who sit at No. 21. While the Jumbos conceded their first goal of the season in a non-conference […]


Men’s soccer goes 2–0 to open 2018 campaign

The No. 5 Jumbos kicked off their season with back-to-back wins against a pair of regional opponents. On Tuesday, they faced the UMass Boston Beacons (1–4) at home, scoring three unanswered goals for a comfortable victory, and followed with a 1–0 overtime victory in Waterville, Maine against the Colby Mules (1–1) on Saturday. Sophomore forward Max Jacobs scored the […]


No. 5 Jumbos look strong ahead of season opener

It’s been four years since the Tufts men’s soccer team rocked Div. III in capturing its first-ever NCAA championship. Since then, the Jumbos have established their reputation as a powerhouse in both the NESCAC and the entire division — they repeated their NCAA championship success in 2016 and claimed their first-ever NESCAC title last season. Despite the string of […]


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 prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]


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 […]


Coleman, Zinner lead golden age for men’s soccer

Graduating seniors Conor Coleman and Matt Zinner anchored the defense for a Tufts men’s soccer team that conceded just two goals throughout the entire 2017 season. The center back and left back, respectively, leave an impressive legacy, which includes the program’s first two national titles and its first-ever NESCAC title. For their efforts, the two were showered […]


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