Men’s soccer season ends after conceding second goal of the season

The No. 3 Jumbos’ season ended in the 109th minute of play against the No. 19 Brandeis Judges this weekend, when senior forward Patrick Flahive capitalized on a poorly cleared ball, scoring from 30 yards out. Tufts played Sunday thanks to its shootout victory over No. 23 Johns Hopkins the previous day. Hosting the Blue Jays at Bello Field […]


Zazzali juggles life as a dual-sport athlete

These days, senior Chris Zazzali is a highly successful collegiate athlete — a key member of Tufts’ men’s soccer and baseball teams. Growing up in Scotch Plains, N.J., however, Zazzali strove simply to keep up with his two older siblings, Eddie and Allie, both of whom also went on to play soccer in college. “My […]


Men’s Soccer triumphs over Middlebury to win first NESCAC championship in team history

With just under three minutes remaining in the NESCAC championship match Sunday, both Tufts and Middlebury were scoreless despite many close second-half opportunities. At 87:04 of regulation, senior defender Matt Zinner fed the ball wide right to sophomore midfielder Zach Lane who was barreling down the right flank. Lane crossed the ball into the box […]


Men’s soccer progresses to NESCAC semifinals for the first time since 2012

Though the Jumbos have two national championship titles under their belts since 2014, they have not repeated the same success in the NESCAC tournament. Saturday marked the first time since 2012 that the Jumbos have won a NESCAC quarterfinal matchup to move forward to the semifinals. Tufts hosted the eighth-seeded Bates Bobcats on Saturday under sunny […]


Mens Soccer Bounces Back with 4-0 Homecoming Victory

A week after their first NESCAC loss, the Tufts Men’s Soccer team bounced back with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Middlebury Homecoming afternoon. Tufts dominated from the start and had the game well in hand by the halftime whistle. Tufts held the advantage in shots 15 to 3 and the advantage in corner kicks 7 […]


Men’s soccer atop NESCAC after three game road trip

The Tufts men’s soccer team recently underwent its most demanding stretch of the season yet, playing on the road against three top NESCAC teams in six days. The No. 12 Jumbos (7–1–1 overall, 4–1–1 NESCAC) demonstrated how they became the reigning national champions, as they gave up just one goal in recording two wins and one loss. On […]


Men’s soccer remains undefeated with Brandeis shutout

The top two men’s soccer teams in New England battled each other on Friday night, as national No. 3 Tufts edged No. 12 Brandeis, 1-0, under the lights at Tufts’ Bello Field. Only a second-half goal by the Jumbos’ sophomore midfielder Brett Rojas separated the two sides, both of which advanced to the final four in last year’s […]


Jumbos, once the underdogs, gear up for a season in the spotlight

The 2016 Div. III National Champions will be a team to watch this season after winning their second national title in three years — the first came in 2014.  Tufts entered the NCAA tournament unranked last season, and by the end was ranked No. 1 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll. Coach Joshua Shapiro and […]


Teams to watch this fall

Volleyball Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA championships’ Elite Eight, just the second time in program history the team had made it that far, the Jumbos are eyeing even greater success. They return five of their starters, most of them concentrated in strong sophomore and junior classes including sophomore All-NESCAC libero Kelly Klimo and […]


Senior Profile: Scott Greenwood and Daniel Sullivan

In 2013, graduating seniors goalkeeper Scott Greenwood and defender Daniel Sullivan joined a program that had only seen NCAA gameplay three times in history. Since then, the two graduating seniors have helped the program win two national titles in three years in an unprecedented rise to the top of Div. III soccer. In their season as first-years, the […]


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