Volleyball records first win over Middlebury in NESCAC tournament, falls in semifinals

After a momentous victory against the Middlebury Panthers in the NESCAC quarterfinals, the Tufts volleyball season came to an end in a 3–2 loss to the undefeated Bowdoin Polar Bears. The Jumbos finished the 2018 season fifth in the NESCAC with a 6–4 record in conference and 16–10 overall. Tufts traveled to Brunswick, Maine for the […]


Volleyball tops field at New England Challenge with three victories

With consecutive victories over Springfield, Babson and MIT, Tufts swept the New England Challenge tournament to improve its overall record to 14–8. Tufts faced then-No. 21 MIT in its third tournament game, looking to lock up an undefeated record for the weekend. The first set proved to be a back-and-forth battle, as the teams stayed within a few points […]


Volleyball enters final stretch with four-set loss to Middlebury

Tufts fell short in a spirited NESCAC battle with Middlebury on Friday, ultimately losing 3–1 despite a mid-match rally. The Jumbos entered the road match third in the conference standings with an 11–7 overall record (5–2 conference), while the host Panthers sat just behind them with an 11–3 overall mark (4–2 conference). Following Middlebury’s loss to Bowdoin on […]


Volleyball responds to Amherst disappointment with dominant win over Trinity

Tufts sits third in the NESCAC with a 11–7 record (5–2 in-conference) with a pair of wins this week. The team dominated UMass Boston (11–7) on the road on Tuesday before falling to NESCAC rival Amherst (12–3) at home on Friday night. The Jumbos then bounced back to take down the Trinity Bantams (8–6) at Cousens […]


Volleyball bounces back from losing streak to defeat two NESCAC opponents

After a week of uncharacteristic defeats, Tufts got back on track this weekend with two strong NESCAC wins over Hamilton and Williams. On Saturday, the Jumbos dueled against the Williams Ephs (7–7) in Williamstown, Mass. The match started off tight, with the teams splitting the first two sets. Tufts took the first 26–24 and conceded […]


Volleyball posts strong performances against regional, national competition

Only two weeks into the season, Tufts already has eight games under its belt. The Jumbos traveled over 1,000 miles south to take part in the Emory National Tournament on September 7 and 8 to play some of the top teams in the country. Tufts picked up two wins on the first day of the tournament […]


Volleyball victorious vs. Clark in season opener

Tufts got off to a strong start in its 2018 season, picking up a 3–1 victory over Clark on Tuesday. The Jumbos picked up the first, third and fourth sets on their way to victory over the Cougars (2–1) at Cousens Gymnasium. Tufts started slowly in the first set, falling behind 7–4 before junior middle hitter Christina […]


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 […]


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